Taniya Roy Chowdhury

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Phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) as biomarkers, is widely used to profile microbial communities in environmental samples. However, PLFA extraction and derivatization protocols are not standardized and have widely varied among published studies. Specifically investigators have used either HCl/MeOH or KOH/MeOH or both for the methylation step of PLFA analysis,(More)
The brown plant hopper, Nilaparvata lugens Stål (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) is an important pest of rice, Oryza sativa L. (Poales: Poaceae). The need for N. lugens-resistant rice varieties able to cope with stressful conditions obviously requires that breeders better comprehend the physiology and genetic control of N. lugens resistance. In spite of several(More)
The occurrence and distribution of glycogen was investigated in cervical cells exfoliated under different physiologic and pathologic conditions using cytochemical parameters. The conditions studied included the menstrual cycle, menopause, the reproductive cycle and neoplastic lesions of the cervix in both premenopausal and postmenopausal and postmenopausal(More)
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