Nazia Akbar

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Leptin, originally identified as an anti-obesity hormone, also has an important role in the regulation of mood and emotion. The present study was designed to monitor effects of injected leptin on immobilization stress-induced anorexia, behavioral deficits, and plasma corticosterone secretion in rats. Exposure to 2 h immobilization stress decreased food(More)
Present study describes the results of an efficient protocol for the isolation of good quality DNA from human saliva. The protocol includes collection of saliva in sterile specimen tubes, followed by the cell lysis. After formation of cell lysate, proteins wereextracted by phenol chloroform treatment for purification of DNA. The purified DNA was(More)
The contamination of aquatic systems with heavy metals is affecting the fish population and hence results in a decline of productivity rate. River Kabul is a transcountry river originating at Paghman province in Afghanistan and inters in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan and it is the major source of irrigation and more than 54 fish species have been(More)
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