Manika Sharma

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Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. var. botrytis) and mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Czern] are important cruciferous crops facing serious yield and quality loss in India from dark leaf spot disease caused by Alternaria brassicae (Berk.) Sacc. Genetic variation among 32 pathogenic A. brassicae isolates from both crops was analyzed with random amplified(More)
N-Myc is a global transcription factor that regulates the expression of genes involved in a number of essential cellular processes including: ribosome biogenesis, cell cycle and apoptosis. Upon deregulation, N-Myc can drive pathologic expression of many of these genes, which ultimately defines its oncogenic potential. Overexpression of N-Myc has been(More)
The article by Ufuk F. et al. [1] on CT features of hepatic sarcoidosis was quite informative and made an interesting reading. Sarcoidosis is a systemic disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by non-caseating epitheloid granulomas. It has been suggested that sarcoidosis results from exposure to antigens like aerosols and infectious agents in(More)
BACKGROUND Congenital epulis is a rare benign jaw tumor. It is a reactive or degenerative lesion having a mesenchymal origin; presenting as an obvious mass arising from the gingival mucosa of the maxilla or mandible, presenting in neonates. Its etiology, histopathogenesis and natural history are still not well established. It is seen usually in the female(More)
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