Vaibhav Jain

Rolf Renne4
Arnab Mukhopadhyay3
4Rolf Renne
3Arnab Mukhopadhyay
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DNA methylation is crucial for gene regulation and maintenance of genomic stability. Rat has been a key model system in understanding mammalian systemic physiology, however detailed rat methylome remains uncharacterized till date. Here, we present the first high resolution methylome of rat liver generated using Methylated DNA immunoprecipitation and high(More)
A major fraction of the transcriptome of higher organisms comprised an extensive repertoire of long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) which express in a cell type and development stage-specific manner. While lncRNAs are a proven component of epigenetic gene expression modulation, epigenetic regulation of lncRNA itself remains poorly understood. Here we have analysed(More)
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is a γ-herpesvirus associated with KS and two lymphoproliferative diseases. Recent studies characterized epigenetic modification of KSHV episomes during latency and determined that latency-associated genes are associated with H3K4me3 while most lytic genes are associated with the silencing mark H3K27me3. Since(More)
KSHV is a DNA tumor virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma. Upon KSHV infection, only a limited number of latent genes are expressed. We know that KSHV infection regulates host gene expression, and hypothesized that latent genes also modulate the expression of host miRNAs. Aberrant miRNA expression contributes to the development of many types of cancer.(More)
We have developed a graphical user interface based dendrimer builder toolkit (DBT) which can be used to generate the dendrimer configuration of desired generation for various dendrimer architectures. The validation of structures generated by this tool was carried out by studying the structural properties of two well known classes of dendrimers:(More)
Hemangioma is the most common benign tumor of liver and is often asymptomatic. Spontaneous rupture is rare but has a catastrophic outcome if not promptly managed. Emergent hepatic resection has been the treatment of choice but has high operative mortality. Preoperative transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) can significantly improve outcome in such(More)
Dietary restriction (DR) increases life span and delays the onset of age-related diseases across species. However, the molecular mechanisms have remained relatively unexplored in terms of gene regulation. InC. elegans, a popular model for aging studies, the FOXA transcription factor PHA-4 is a robust genetic regulator of DR, although little is known about(More)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is a causative agent of tuberculosis (TB) disease, which has affected approximately 2 billion people worldwide. Due to the emergence of resistance towards the existing drugs, discovery of new anti-TB drugs is an important global healthcare challenge. To address this problem, there is an urgent need to identify new drug(More)
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) encodes 12 viral microRNAs that are expressed during latency. Research into the function of these microRNAs has suffered from the lack of an experimental system that allows for the systematic removal of individual microRNAs. Here we have used the E. coli Red recombination system in conjunction with a new bacmid(More)
A quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) analysis was performed on a data set of 104 molecules showing N-type calcium channel blocking activity. Several types of descriptors, including electrotopological, structural, thermodynamics and ADMET, were used to derive a quantitative relationship between N-type calcium channel blocking activity and(More)