Sowmya Swaminathan

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  • Basirudeen Syed Ahamed Kabeer, Rajasekaran Sikhamani, Sowmya Swaminathan, Venkatesan Perumal, Paulkumaran Paramasivam, Alamelu Raja
  • 2009
BACKGROUND A rapid and specific test is urgently needed for tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis especially among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected individuals. In this study, we assessed the sensitivity of Interferon gamma release assay (IGRA) in active tuberculosis patients who were positive for HIV infection and compared it with that of tuberculin skin(More)
The RanGTPase activating protein RanGAP1 has essential functions in both nucleocytoplasmic transport and mitosis. In interphase, a significant fraction of vertebrate SUMO1-modified RanGAP1 forms a stable complex with the nucleoporin RanBP2/Nup358 at nuclear pore complexes. RanBP2 not only acts in the RanGTPase cycle but also is a SUMO1 E3 ligase. Here, we(More)
  • Ramya Ananthakrishnan, Kaliyaperumal Kumar, Marimuthu Ganesh, Ajay M. V. Kumar, Nalini Krishnan, Sowmya Swaminathan +3 others
  • 2013
BACKGROUND With changing demographic patterns in the context of a high tuberculosis (TB) burden country, like India, there is very little information on the clinical and demographic factors associated with poor treatment outcome in the sub-group of older TB patients. The study aimed to assess the proportion of older TB patients (60 years of age and more),(More)
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