Indian Journal of Experimental Biology
 
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VOLUME 48

NUMBER 5

MAY 2010

CODEN: IJEB (A6) 48 (5) 421-524 (2010)

ISSN: 0019-5189 (Print); 0975-1009 (Online)

 

CONTENTS

 

Review Article

 

Free radicals: Their beneficial and detrimental effects on sperm function

425

      Shiva Kothari, Aaron Thompson, Ashok Agarwal & Stefan S du Plessis

 

 

 

Papers

 

A novel DNA vaccine constructed by heat shock protein 70 and melanoma antigen-encoding gene 3 against tumorigenesis

436

      Ping Qu, Jia-Hai Ma, Xiu-Min Zhang, Xiao-Jun Huang, Xin-Wei Yang &
Yan-Fang Sui

 

 

 

Noggin induces human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells to differentiate into neural and photoreceptor cells

444

      Yu X Tao, Hai W Xu, Zheng Q Yin & Thomas FitzGibbon

 

 

 

Effect of dihydrotestosterone on gastrointestinal tract of male Alzheimer’s disease
transgenic mice

453

      Sritulasi Karri, Veronica Acosta-Martinez & Gopalakrishnan Coimbatore

 

 

 

Effect of anti-depressants on neuro-behavioural consequences following impact accelerated traumatic brain injury in rats

466

      Radhakrishnan Mahesh, Dilip Kumar Pandey, Shruti Katiyar, Gaurav Kukade,
Shruti Viyogi & Anjuman Rudra

 

 

 

Hydroalcoholic extract of Emblica officinalis Gaertn. affords protection against PTZ-induced seizures, oxidative stress and cognitive impairment in rats

474

      Mahaveer Golechha, Jagriti Bhatia & Dharamvir  Singh Arya

 

 

 

Effect of Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy. and Asparagus racemosus Willd on learning and memory in young and old mice: A comparative evaluation

479

      Komal Sharma, Maheep Bhatnagar & S K Kulkarni

 

 

 

Cysteine rich cyanopeptide b2 from Spirulina fussiformis exhibits plasmid DNA
pBR322 scission prevention and cellular antioxidant activity

486

      H Madhyastha & T M Vatsala

 

 

 

Anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory and anti-lipidperoxidant effects of
Cassia occidentalis Linn.

494

      G Sreejith, P G Latha, V J Shine, G I Anuja, S R Suja, S Sini, S Shyamal ,
S Pradeep , P Shikha & Rajasekharan

 

(Contd)

Effect of Cyclea peltata Lam. roots aqueous extract on glucose levels, lipid profile, insulin, TNF-a and skeletal muscle glycogen in type 2 diabetic rats

499

      H Kirana & B P Srinivasan

 

 

 

Effect of carnitine supplementation on mitochondrial enzymes in liver and skeletal muscle of rat after dietary lipid manipulation and physical activity

503

      Jyothsna Karanth & K Jeevaratnam

 

 

 

Racial divergence of a rare laboratory evolved centromeric fission Cytorace of
nasuta-albomicans complex of Drosophila

511

      Thongatabam Bijaya & Nallur B Ramachandra

 

 

 

Enhancement of magnetotactic bacterial yield in a modified MSGM medium without alteration of magnetosomes properties

518

      Srikanya Kundu & Gauri R Kulkarni

 

 

 

Book Review

 

Animal Cell Technology

524

      Sukh Mahendra Singh

 

 

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