Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics

CODEN: IJBBBQ ISSN: 0301-1208

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  VOLUME46

NUMBER6

DECEMBER2009

Special Issue
Molecular Mechanisms in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary System

 

CONTENTS

 

 

Preface

417

 

 

Reviews

 

Oxidative Stress in Cardiovascular Disease

421

S V Vijaya Lakshmi, G Padmaja, Periannan Kuppusamy & Vijay Kumar Kutala

 

 

 

Homocysteine, Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and NMDA-Receptor in Heart Failure

441

Neetu Tyagi, Paras K Mishra & Suresh C Tyagi*

 

 

 

Emerging Molecular Targets for the Treatment of Asthma

447

Pawan Sharma* & Andrew J Halayko

 

 

 

New Directions in Inflammation and Immunity: The Multifunctional Role of the Extracellular RNA/RNase System

 

461

Elisabeth Deindl*, Silvia Fischer & Klaus T Preissner

 

 

 

Potential Health Benefits of Indian Spices in the Symptoms of the Metabolic Syndrome:

A Review

 

467

Abishek Iyer, Sunil Panchal, Hemant Poudyal & Lindsay Brown*

 

 

 

Papers

 

Pulmonary vascular remodelling in congenital heart disease: Enhanced expression of
heat shock proteins

 

482

Ralph Geiger, Hari S Sharma, Wolter J Mooi & Ralf M F Berger*

 

 

 

Novel multi-layer APPPA microcapsules for oral delivery: Preparation condition, stability and permeability

 

491

Wei Ouyang, Hongmei Chen, Mitchell L Jones, Tasima Haque, Christopher Martoni, Fateme Afkhami & Satya Prakash*

 

 

 

Therapeutic role of L-arginine on free radical scavenging system in
ischemic heart diseases

 

498

Pratima Tripathi & M K Misra*

 

 

 

Blood pressure lowering, fibrinolysis enhancing and antioxidant activities of
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)

 

503

S K Verma* Vartika Jain & S S Katewa

 

 

 

 

Hypolipidemic activity of Hibiscus rosa sinensis root in rats

507

Vishnu Kumar, Pradyumn Singh, Ramesh Chander, Farzana Mahdi, Sushma Singh, Ranjana Singh, Ashok Kumar Khanna, Jitendra Kumar Saxena, Abbas Ali Mahdi, Vinod Kumar Singh & Raj Kumar Singh*

 

 

 

Annual Author Index

511

 

 

Annual Subject Index

514

 

 

List of Reviewers

528

 

 

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Invitation of Nominations for the National Fellowship Awards for Pitamber Pant National Environment Fellowship and Dr. B.P. Pal National Enviornment Fellowship Award for Biodiversity for the year 2009

 

*Author for correspondence