Shweta Kulshrestha

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A transposon-based split-marker protocol was used to produce insertional mutations in the fadA ortholog of the maize anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum graminicola. The mutants grew more slowly in culture, produced fewer oval spores, produced fusiform rather than falcate phialospores, lost their normal clockwise spiral growth pattern in culture, and were(More)
Endoplasmic reticulum stress elicits unfolded protein response to counteract the accumulating unfolded protein load inside a cell. The chemical chaperone, 4-Phenylbutyric acid (4-PBA) is a FDA approved drug that alleviates endoplasmic reticulum stress by assisting protein folding. It is found efficacious to augment pathological conditions like type 2(More)
BACKGROUND In the present study, extracts prepared from the leaves of Rhus parviflora Roxb. (Anacardiaceae) were evaluated for their anti-HIV activity, which have been traditionally used for the treatment of neurological disorders such as anxiety, insomnia and epilepsy. METHODS Aqueous and 50% ethanolic extracts prepared from leaves of the plant were(More)
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