Tasleem Arif

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Alterations in cellular metabolism and bioenergetics are vital for cancer cell growth and motility. Here, the role of the mitochondrial protein voltage-dependent anion channel (VDAC1), a master gatekeeper regulating the flux of metabolites and ions between mitochondria and the cytoplasm, in regulating the growth of several cancer cell lines was investigated(More)
Co-authorship is one of the most tangible and well documented forms of research collaboration. Data mining techniques and social network analysis can be used to extract and study these collaborations. Social network analysis provides an insight into the connections between groups of individuals. It is these connections that channel flow of information and(More)
BACKGROUND Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a generalized disorder of unknown etiology affecting the connective tissue of the body. It affects the skin and various internal organs. Gastrointestinal tract involvement is seen in almost 90% of the patients. Esophagus is the most frequently affected part of the gastrointestinal tract. Esophageal motility disturbance(More)
In many cancers, cells undergo re-programming of metabolism, cell survival and anti-apoptotic defense strategies, with the proteins mediating this reprogramming representing potential biomarkers. Here, we searched for novel biomarker proteins in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that can impact diagnosis, treatment and prognosis by comparing the protein(More)
The advent of Web 2. 0 has been instrumental in paradigm shift of how people communicate? These communications are a rich source of relationship data. Analyzing such a vast amount of relationship data is not a trivial task. Social Network Analysis is a promising field of research to take advantage of this huge pool of relationship data. But before this data(More)
Academics establish relations among them in multitude ways, co-authorship being one of them. In fact co-authorship has the advantage of being the best recorded among all forms of academic collaborations. Co-authored publications appear in the form of research articles, conference and workshop proceedings, technical reports, etc. As per DBLP, one of the(More)
Differentiating people on the basis of their names has always been a complex issue and our desire for grouping people, in a particular domain, based on their attributes is growing day by day. Despite years of research and a bunch of proposed techniques, the name ambiguity problem remains largely unsolved and the so far proposed techniques have faced one(More)
BACKGROUND A gradual increase in the longevity due to advancement of treatment modalities and a subsequent surge in elderly population in India have led to a growing curiosity in the geriatric age group with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) represent epiphenomena of AD. However, no comprehensive study has(More)
Academics establish relationships by way of various interactions like jointly authoring a research paper or report, jointly supervising a thesis, working jointly on a project, etc. Some of these relationships are ubiquitous whereas other are hard to keep track of. Of all types of possible academic and research collaborations, co-authorship is best(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence, clinical presentation, and patterns of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) vary in different parts of the world. The scenario of PsA in west is different from that of Asia. Moreover, the oligoarticular type which was considered most prevalent earlier has been replaced by polyarticular type. AIM The study was to the clinical profile of(More)