Tajinder Singh

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OBJECTIVE This study was designed to investigate the effect of angiotensin (1-7), a Mas receptor agonist, and A-779, a Mas receptor antagonist, in rats with diabetic cardiomyopathy (DC). METHODS Rats treated with a single injection of streptozotocin (50 mg/kg, intraperitoneal), developed DC after 8 weeks. The extent of DC was assessed by measuring the(More)
Diabetes mellitus is often associated with altered fatty acids composition. This study was designed to investigate the role of angiotensin (Ang) (1-7)/Mas receptor in improving fatty acids composition in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic nephropathy (DN) in rats. Rats treated with STZ (50 mg/kg, i.p. once) developed DN after 8 weeks. Fatty acid(More)
The present study was designed to investigate the effects of angiotensin(1-7) (Ang(1-7)) a Mas receptor agonist, and A-779, a Mas receptor antagonist, in streptozotocin-induced diabetic nephropathy (DN). A single administration of streptozotocin (STZ) (50 mg/kg i.p.) to rats produced diabetes, and diabetic nephropathy developed after 8 weeks of STZ(More)
A 27 -year -old unmarried male presented with typical clinical features of lepromatous leprosy which was confirmed by slit-skin smear and histopathological examinations. He also had history of intra-venous use of heroin and tested positive for HIV-I antibody by ELISA and Western blot. This is the first case report of co-infection of leprosy and HIV from(More)
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