S. M. Abdullah

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OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of blind nasal intubation technique, in cases of ankylosis of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) without the facility of fiber optic bronchoscope. DESIGN Analytical study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, from August 2002 to October 2003.(More)
Current study was conducted to identify constituents of Taxus wallichiana Zucc. that might be responsible for its folk use in anti-inflammatory conditions. Taxusabietane A was isolated from the bark extract of Taxus wallichiana Zucc. Taxusabietane A was analyzed for in-vitro and in-vivo anti-inflammatory activities using Lipoxygenase (LOX) inhibition assay(More)
A new taxoid Taxawallin I (1) along with two known taxoids (2-3) were isolated from methanolic bark extract of Taxus wallichiana Zucc. Structural characterization was confirmed by mass and NMR spectral techniques. Taxawallin I exhibited significant in-vitro anticancer activity against HepG2, A498, NCI-H226 and MDR 2780AD cancer lines. Tubulin binding assay(More)
In modern life, interactions between human beings frequently occur in meetings, where topics are discussed. Semantic knowledge of meetings can be revealed by discovering interaction patterns from these meetings. An existing method mines interaction patterns from meetings using tree structures. However, such a tree-based method may not capture all kinds of(More)
Catalytic cores of skeletal and smooth muscle myosin light chain kinases and Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II are regulated intrasterically by different regulatory segments containing autoinhibitory and calmodulin-binding sequences. The functional properties of these regulatory segments were examined in chimeric kinases containing either the(More)
The purpose of this study is to investigate teaching efficacy among a group of college studentteachers. Data were collected using a 12-item questionnaire with a sample size of 442 student-teachers. Descriptive statistics were used to describe the degree of teaching efficacy, while differences among relevant groups were analyzed using an independent sample(More)
Ontology has been recognized, and prominently used, as tool to facilitate shared understanding (and knowledge sharing) in a particular domain. Ensuring that such an ontology is relevant to a particular domain, however, remains a challenging task to the ontology developer. Motivated by the lack of consistent holistic guidelines to assist development of(More)
In these few years, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have made rapid progress and have become the important force of most countries, With the rapid growth of SMEs, the market competition have become more intense, thus the SMEs are facing more challenges, Many small companies are still experience several problems in various areas such as fulfilling(More)