Senthil Kumar Venugopal

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BACKGROUND C-reactive protein (CRP), the prototypic marker of inflammation, has been shown to be an independent predictor of cardiovascular events. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) deficiency is a pivotal event in atherogenesis. METHODS AND RESULTS We tested the effect of CRP on eNOS expression and bioactivity in cultured human aortic endothelial(More)
Inflammation appears to be pivotal in all phases of atherosclerosis from the fatty streak lesion to acute coronary syndromes. An important downstream marker of inflammation is C-reactive protein (CRP). Numerous studies have shown that CRP levels predict cardiovascular disease in apparently healthy individuals. This has resulted in a position statement(More)
  • Preeti Damania, Bijoya Sen, Sadaf Bashir Dar, Satendra Kumar, Anupama Kumari, Ekta Gupta +2 others
  • 2014
Hepatitis B viral infection-induced hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the major problems in the developing countries. One of the HBV proteins, HBx, modulates the host cell machinery via several mechanisms. In this study we hypothesized that HBV enhances cell proliferation via HBx-induced microRNA-21 in hepatocellular carcinoma. HBx gene was over-expressed,(More)
BACKGROUND Mineral Pitch (MP) is a dark brown coloured humic matter originating from high altitude rocks. It is an Ayurvedic medicinal food, commonly used by the people of the Himalayan regions of Nepal and India for various body ailments. METHODS The Huh-7 cells were treated with different concentrations of MP for 24 h, and both apoptosis and(More)
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