Sunil Kumar Verma

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GTP hydrolysis by GTPases requires crucial residues embedded in a conserved G-domain as sequence motifs G1-G5. However, in some of the recently identified GTPases, the motif order is circularly permuted. All possible circular permutations were identified after artificially permuting the classical GTPases and subjecting them to profile Hidden Markov Model(More)
BACKGROUND Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common among cancer patients. This paper reviews the use of CAM in a series of patients with locally advanced breast cancer (LABC). METHODS Women with LABC attending a specialist clinic at a single Canadian cancer centre were identified and approached. Participants completed a(More)
Monofunctional and bifunctional classes of Rel proteins catalyze pyrophosphoryl transfer from ATP to 3'-OH of GTP/GDP to synthesize (p)ppGpp, which is essential for normal microbial physiology and survival. Bifunctional proteins additionally catalyze the hydrolysis of (p)ppGpp. We have earlier demonstrated that although both catalyze identical the (p)ppGpp(More)
Chronic pain afflicts millions of people, commonly causing depression and anxiety. These conditions must be treated to achieve a good functional outcome from pain treatment. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, tricyclics, and newer antidepressants effectively treat both depression and selected anxiety disorders. Antidepressants with noradrenergic and(More)
— The keyloggers are covert security threat to the privacy and identity of users. The attackers are exploring different techniques of keylogging using hardware keyloggers, software keyloggers and screen capturing software to steal the user sensitive data. The Incognizance of the user is imposing greater risk. To overcome this problem, we have proposed a(More)
GlmU is a bifunctional enzyme that catalyzes the final two steps in the biosynthesis of UDP-GlcNAc. Crystals of GlmU from Mycobacterium tuberculosis obtained using ammonium sulfate as a precipitant diffracted poorly (to 3.4 A resolution) and displayed an unusually high solvent content (>80%) with sparse crystal packing that resulted in large solvent(More)
Huntington's disease (HD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that is caused by abnormal expansion of CAG trinucleotide repeats. Neuroinflammation is a typical feature of most neurodegenerative diseases that leads to an array of pathological changes within the affected areas in the brain. The neurodegeneration in HD is also caused by aberrant immune(More)
Within PrefHer (NCT01401166), patients and healthcare professionals (HCPs) preferred subcutaneous (SC) over intravenous (IV) trastuzumab. We undertook a prospective, observational time and motion study to quantify patients' time in infusion chairs and active HCP time in PrefHer. Patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer received four adjuvant cycles(More)
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a fatal congenital heart disease in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped, impairing the systemic circulation. Underdeveloped left ventricle exerts biomechanical stress on the right ventricle that can progress into heart failure. Genome-wide transcriptome changes have been identified at early stages in(More)
Fortilin, a pro-survival molecule, inhibits p53-induced apoptosis by binding to the sequence-specific DNA-binding domain of the tumor suppressor protein and preventing it from transcriptionally activating Bax. Intriguingly, fortilin protects cells against ROS-induced cell death, independent of p53. The signaling pathway through which fortilin protects cells(More)