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Defensin gene family in Medicago truncatula: structure, expression and induction by signal molecules
A large gene family encoding the putative cysteine-rich defensins was discovered in Medicago truncatula. Sixteen members of the family were identified by screening a cloned seed defensin from M.Expand
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Anti-stress and anti-oxidant effects of roots of Chlorophytum borivilianum (Santa Pau & Fernandes).
The aqueous extract of C. borivilianum (250 mg/kg for 7 days) significantly reverted the elevated levels of plasma glucose, triglycerides, cholesterol and serum corticosterone and also reduced theExpand
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Selection of human isolates of bifidobacteria for their use as probiotics
An attempt was made to isolate human strains of Bifidobacteria, all together 36, from fecal samples of 15 breast-fed infants ages 1–6 mo. These isolates were checked for their ability to grow in theExpand
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Antiimplantation agents: Part II. 1,2-Diaryl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinolines
1,2-Diaryl-3,4-dihydroisoquinolinium derivatives (5) have been synthesised from N-aryl-N-aroyl-α-phenethylamines (4) and found to exhibit no antiimplantation activity in the rat whereas many of theExpand
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A pilot survey of the traditional use of the patuka round the waist for the prevention of back pain in Nepal.
  • R. K. Shah
  • Medicine
  • Applied ergonomics
  • 1 October 1993
A pilot survey of 55 persons from the traditional patuka-wearing population in the central region of Nepal was conducted during May 1991 to study the significance of the traditional use of the patukaExpand
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Condensed Heterotricycles. Synthesis and Reactions of b-Fused 1(2H)-Isoquinolinones with unusual enaminic properties†
Homophthalic acid (1) undergoes reaction with 1,2-, 1,3-, and 1,4-diamines to give condensed 1(2H)-isoquinolinones like 2, 4, 13, and 25, which exhibit marked enamine character. These are attacked byExpand
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Cyclization of N-(2-chloro-5-nitrobenzoyl)-8-hydroxy-l,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinolines (7)-(9) using hot aqueous alkali affords pyridodibenzoxazepinones 10, 11 and 12 respectively. Heating the sodiumExpand
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Derivatives of 3-mercaptoindole - synthesis of a potent vasoconstrictor,3-(2-imidazolin-2-ylthio)indole (Tinazoline)
Indoles are oxidatively coupled with various cyclic and acyclic thioureas using iodine to give rise to 3-(2-imida-zolin-2-yIthio)indole, 1-30, 32 and 36-40. Similar products 33, 34 and 35 areExpand
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Reaction of acetylenic esters with 1,8-diaminonaphthalene, 1,8-dihydroxynaphthalene and 8-hydroxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroquinoline
Addition of 1,8-diaminonaphthalene1 to dimethylacetylene dicarboxylate (DMAD) leads to the perimidine4a and the naphthodiazepine3a. A similar reaction with the diethyl ester (DEAD) gave rise to3bExpand