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Analysis

Integer Points on the Homogeneous Cone 2x2+3y2=35z2

Gopalan MA, Vidhyalakshmi S, Maheswari D

The ternary quadratic equation 2x2+3y2=35z2 representing a homogeneous cone is analysed for its non-zero distinct integral points. A few interesting properties among the solutions and special numbers, namely, polygonal numbers, centered polygonal numbers, pyramidal numbers and centered pyramidal numbers are presented.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 7(17), 6-10

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Research

Effect of nitrogen fertilization on the growth and nutritional status of rough lemon (Citrus jambhiri Lush) seedlings

Rattanpal HS, Harpreet Singh

The present study was conducted in the College Orchard, Department of Fruit Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. The growth parameters like plant height and total dry weight was found maximum in rough lemon (Citrus jambhiri Lush) seedlings treated with 500 kg nitrogen ha-1at 30 days intervals.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 7(17), 11-15

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Analysis

Psychosocial factors associated with depression in women

Younus MZ, Muzamil J

Depression is a condition characterized by unhappy feelings of hopelessness. It can be a response to stressful events, hormonal imbalances, biochemical abnormalities, or other causes. The study was conducted to find the extent of depression among women as per their socio-economic characteristics.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 7(18), 19-27

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Vegetation Composition, Species diversity and Soil Carbon Storage in Tropical Dry deciduous forests of Southern Haryana

Vikram Singh, Gupta SR, Narender Singh

This study was carried out in tropical dry deciduous forests of Aravalli hills located in Gurgaon district ( 270 27’ to 280 32’ North latitude and 760 39’ to 770 32’ East longitudes; altitude 186 m to 437 m above mean sea level) in southern Haryana. The study sites were located at Bhondsi,Gawalpahari, and Raisina hills.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 7(18), 28-39

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Analysis

The generalization of the concept of prime number and its application

Jamel Ghanouchi

In this paper, we generalize the concept of prime number and define the real primes. It allows to apply the new concept to cryptology.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(19), 7-9

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In vitro antibacterial activity of two medicinal plants used in Bénin to treat microbial infections

Lagnika L, Amoussa AMO, Sanni A

Dichloromethane, methanol and hydroethanol extracts of Casuarina equisetifolia L. and Oxalis corniculata L., two medicinal plants used by traditional doctors to treat microbial infections, were screened for their antibacterial activity against seven Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(19), 10-15

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The comparative study of basicities, Li+ and Na+ affinities of a series of heterocyclic molecules (Pyrrole, Furan, Thiophene and Pyridine) in the ground state. A DFT Study

Biswarup Mandal, Bikash Kumar Panda, Suman Sengupta

A comparative study of the proton affinities (PA), Li+ affinities and Na+ affinities of a series of heterocyclic molecules Pyrrole, Furan, Thiophene and pyridine and their protonated, lithium and sodium complexes in the gas phase have been performed theoretically by B3LYP(DFT) method using 6-311G(d,p) basis set with complete geometry optimization both before and after protonation, Li+ complex formation and Na+ complex formation.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(19), 16-20

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Isolation of Pterocarpus santalinus L genomic DNA, for quality check and quantification with reference to Telangana region, Andhra Pradesh, India

Jyothi Chaitanya P, Chandrashekar R, Lakshmi Bhavani N

Various molecular techniques like polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and restriction enzyme digestion require isolation of genomic DNA of suitable purity. Successful extraction of genomic DNA that can be amplified by PCR and digested by restriction enzymes can lead to the establishment of DNA finger printing for the individual genotypes.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(19), 21-24

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Case Study

Utilization of forest produce by native tribal people of Sringeri Taluk in Karnataka: A Case Study

Santhosh NR, Kumaraswamy Udupa ES, Raju R, Daivasikamani S

A study was conducted in Sringeri Taluk constituted with 49 villages in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka, India to assess the population structure, literacy level, live stock and their management, dependence of people on forest and its products so as to develop measures for sustenance income generation to the people living in the study area and to conserve the forest ecosystem.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(20), 29-34

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Characterization studies of new textile dyes based on vinylsulfone reactive groups using different analytical techniques; UV-Vis., FTIR, 1H-NMR and ESI-MS

Bazgha Ahmad, Ijaz Ahmad Bhatti, Muhammad Tahir Hussain, Haq Nawaz Bhatti, Muhammad Shahid

Three new vinyl-sulfone reactive dyes have been synthesized following with condensation and diazotization-coupling reactions and then purified by a physico- chemical method.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(20), 35-43

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Polymers from renewable resources: polyester resin based upon acid anhydride - cured hydroxylated soybean oil

Shakina J, Anita A, Alamelu K

Bio based polyesters from soybean oil have been investigated. The oligomeric fumarated soybean oil resin was prepared from insitu condensation of maleic anhydride with hydroxylated soybean oil under controlled reaction conditions.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(20), 44-54

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Food and feeding habit and length-weight relationship of the Asian striped catfish Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1794) (Siluriformes: Bagridae) in the Vadavar River, Lower Anicut, Tamil Nadu

Victor Raj M, Sivakumar R, Mathialagan R

This study aimed to provide information on the food and feeding habit and length-weight relationship of freshwater catfish Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1794) based on 360 specimens (Juveniles 41, males 138 and females 181) collected from the Vadavar river, Lower Anicut, Tamil Nadu during the period between December 2009 to November 2010.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 8(20), 55-64

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Review

Selective Study on Pathological Uses of Organotellurium and Organoselenium Compounds - A Review

Tiwari MM, Rakhi Sharma

Organometallic compounds plays important role in the treatment of number of diseases. Organometallic compounds of selenium and tellurium are found to posses antioxidant, neuroprotective, feprotective, antiinflamatory properties.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 9(21), 6-7

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Effect of urea and Butanol on the micelle formation of anionic surfactants at different temperatures

Sandeep Kumar, Punam Yadav, Dinkar Malik, Vijai Malik

The micellar behaviour of anionic surfactants, potassium dodecyl sulphate, sodium dodecyl sulphate, sodium dodecyl benzene sulphonate (KDS, NaDS and NaDBS) in presence of urea (0.5 M) in 2.5% butanol-water systems at different temperature (30-45º C) has been measured by conductivity measurements.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 9(21), 8-14

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Analysis

Ground Water Modeling For Evaluation of Effect of Water Harvesting Structures on Groundwater Recharge

Kalgapurkar Anita, Gurunadharao VVS

Many watersheds in state of Andhra Pradesh, India have ground water as the main source of water for agriculture as well as other purposes in absence of any irrigation project. One such watershed named Mondi –Gaurelli lies in semiarid regions of Andhra Pradesh. Geographical extent of watershed is 7.8 sq.km.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 9(22), 18-25

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Detoxified lipopolysaccharide protects mice against pyelonephritis caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae

Hina, Chhibber S

Klebsiella pneumoniae infects urinary tract, especially in nosocomial settings with multi-drug resistant strains leading to treatment failure. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) has been found to be protective against K. pneumoniae infections; however, the toxicity of LPS restricts its prospects for vaccine development.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 9(22), 26-34

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Studies of kinetics and thermodynamic parameters in the adsorption of Cadmium (II) on Cucumis melo Peel

Anita Gloria Chellam, Shakina J, Usha R

The presence of heavy metals such as cadmium in water is hazardous to the environment and human health and their discharge in to the surface waters is of great concern world wide. The uses of natural adsorbents such as musk melon peel for heavy metal removal from water replacing expensive imported synthetic adsorbents.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 9(22), 35-41

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Perspective

Types of Surgical mask: A perspective

Chinta SK, Shridhar Dhumal

The researches in the production field of the reasonable biomaterials with textile structures have the following main objectives; the ensuring of the biological characteristics and especially of the biocompatibility of the products depending on the category they belongs to (implant or medical article for external use).

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(23), 7-9

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Perspective

Use of Nonwoven textiles in surgical mask: A perspective

Chinta SK, Shridhar Dhumal

The medical industry is challenged by the presence of microorganisms and the negative effects they cause. Cross contamination, deterioration, defacement and odours are all dramatic effects which occur from the microbial contamination of surfaces as varied as carpeting to medical nonwoven fabrics.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(23), 10-13

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Analysis

Illustrative Morphological Systematics of Catfish Genus: Mystus (Scopoli, 1777) (Siluriformes: Bagridae) in Lower Anicut, Tamil Nadu, India

Francis A, Sivakumar R, Mathialagan R

Teleost fishes like ‘ catfishes’ is an important part of the ichthyofauna in wetlands and many of them are economically important one. Morphological identification of Bagridae fishes (Genus: Mystus atrifasciatus, M.dibrugarensis, M.albolineatus and M.bleekeri) were studied based on morphometric and meristic analyses.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(23), 14-31

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Research

Tungsten toxicity in soil and biological role of tungsten in bacteria

Shanware AS, Priya Phadtare

Over the years, deposition of tungsten has increased in the environment, especially in soil that has lead to a shift in the biogeochemical cycle of several microbial species. Studies conducted on certain plant crop species have suggested that tungsten soil toxicity is detrimental to the growth of plants and also causes death of essential bacteria by affecting the physico-chemical properties of the soil.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(24), 36-42

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Analysis

Effect of feed supplement on growth of Labeo rohita

Choudhary D, Saroch JD, Borana K, Jana AK

Fish require adequate nutrition in order to grow and survive. The role of artificial feed in intensive fish farming cannot be ignored as nutritional requirements of fish depend upon the feed supplied.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(24), 43-46

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Analysis

Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Hill Stream Fish, Devario aequipinnatus (McClelland)

Dey S, Ramanujam SN

Length-weight relationship (LWR) and condition factor (K) in ornamental hill stream fish Devario aequipinnatus were investigated from Mamulu hill stream in Sohra, Meghalaya.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(24), 47-52

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Review

Revisiting two common Drugs in India: Paracetamol and Aspirin

Sarkar Saikat, Chattopadhyay Sudip Kumar

Hippocrates stated ‘Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometime also a matter of opportunity’ and this opportunity has been served to all the lives in the form of life saving drugs. The drugs play the crucial role to survive the world.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(25), 56-63

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Analysis

Carbon footprint analysis of rural households with respect to fuel and energy consumption in village Chak Chua of district Jammu, J & K

Shahima Akhter, Piyush Malaviya

The household is a basic micro unit of the nation which can play an important role in protecting environment by curbing the emission of carbon footprints. The present study was carried out to analyze the carbon footprints of rural households with respect to fuel and energy consumption at household level in village Chak Chua of Jammu district, J&K.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 10(26), 67-71

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Evaluation of in vitro Spermicidal Potential of Mimusops elengi Linn. (Bakul) in Wild Mice

Gupta PC

Different extracts (aqueous, 95% ethanolic and petroleum ether) prepared from fruits were used at different concentrations (10, 20, 40, 80 and 160 mg/ml) and alterations in motility, viability, plasma membrane integrity and morphology of cauda epididymal sperm were studied to evaluate the in vitro spermicidal potential of Mimusops elengi Linn. in wild mice.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(27), 7-14

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Ranking Murrah buffalo Sires using average daily milk yield

Vijay Kumar, Chakravarty AK

Data on first lactation traits of 832 Murrah buffaloes sired by 95 bulls were used for the study. Farm had significant effect on average first lactation daily milk yield (MY/FLL), while season and year of calving did not affect significantly in the present study. Breeding value for MY/FLL was estimated using simple regressed least-squares (SRLS) method.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(27), 15-20

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Carbon Accumulation, Nitrogen Uptake and Mycorrhizal Root Colonization in a Tropical Rice-Wheat System in Northern India

Pushpa Devi, Aggarwal A, Gupta SR

The aim of this study was to analyze the effect of conservation tillage on crop biomass production, carbon accumulation, nitrogen use efficiency, soil carbon storage, and AM mycorrhizal root colonization in a rice-wheat cropping system (located at Mirzapur; 30º16' 15.7''N, 76º 46' 21.3'' E, 252 m) in Ambala district in northern Haryana.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(27), 21-31

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Removal of Fluoride from Drinking water using Fly Ash of Chulhas

Soni R, Modi S

The adsorption capacity of fly ash is much higher than the other adsorbents. The Fly ash was an effective adsorband especially at high concentration of fluoride. This may be because of the presence of unburnt carbon particles in the fly ash which are known to be very efficient adsorbing materials.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(28), 36-39

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Investigations on the Effect of Tungsten Resistant Soil Bacteria against the Toxicity of Tungsten on Spinacea oleracea: a Case Study

Shanware AS, Priya Phadtare

A vegetation experiment was performed to test the bioaccumulation capabilities of two Tungsten Resistant Soil Bacteria (TRSBs) as a consortium - Proteus mirabilis (2K) and Bordetella sp. (3K) – based on their tungsten tolerating and accumulating capacities measured by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) in a previous study.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(28), 40-48

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The proton affinities of a series of heterocyclic compounds pyrrole, furan, thiophene and pyridine in their low-lying excited triplet state: A DFT based comparative study

Biswarup Mandal, Umasankar Senapati, Bikash Kumar Panda, Suman Sengupta

Gas phase proton affinities(PAs) and transition energies of a series of heterocyclic compounds (pyrrole, furan, thiophene and pyridine) and their protonated counterparts have been performed using density functional theory (Becke, Lee, yang and parr [B3LYP]) method using 6-311G(d,p) basis set with complete geometry optimization in their low-lying excited triplet state.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(28), 49-53

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Analysis

Agarics of Konkan, India

Pramod Borkar, Anila Doshi, Makarand Joshi, Sudhir Navathe

The family Agaricaceae is the largest mushroom family with its most of the members in the genus Agaricus. Many Indian mycologists have reported different species of this genus from different states of the country.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(29), 58-65

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Response of Chilli Varieties and Genotypes to Bacterial Wilt Caused By Ralstonia Solanacearum and its Management

Pawaskar JR, Kadam, Sudhir Navathe, Kadam JS

Among thirty three varieties/genotypes of chilli evaluated, no variety was immune to bacterial wilt incited by Ralstonia Solanacearum. Eleven varieties found moderately resistant while nine were susceptible and two were highly susceptible.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(29), 66-72

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Persistence of Potential Marine Vibrio sp. in Seafoods and Screening using Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern

Sunith Shine SR, Godwin Wesley S, Satheesh S, Moses Ezhil Raj A

Vibrio species have ubiquitous distribution in marine environments and their inhabitants. Marine Vibrio sp. were isolated from 10 marine fish species collected from Kanyakumari, a fish-landing centre located in Tamilnadu.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(29), 73-77

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Perspective

Termitomyces of Konkan, India

Pramod Borkar, Anila Doshi, Sudhir Navathe

The genus Termitomycesis currently placed in the family Tricholomataceae. Total 68 species of this genus have been recorded worldwide. Most of the recorded species of the genus Termitomyces genus all over the world occur mainly in Asian and African countries.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(30), 82-89

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Analysis

The Indoor concentrations of radon in dwellings belonging to some areas of Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh, India

Ajay Kumar

The natural radioactivity present in the environment is a health hazard for human populations. The work has been undertaken for the health risk assessments. The results of radon activity recorded in 29 dwellings of Kangra area, Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh, India are reported.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(30), 90-93

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Analysis

Evaluation of optimal fry size for fingerling production of Horabagrus brachysoma in indoor condition

Paramanik M, Ferosekhan S, Sahoo SK, Giri SS

A six weeks experiment was conducted to ascertain the best size of fry at stocking during fingerling production of Horabagrus brachysoma in a hatchery condition.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(30), 94-99

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Effect of chemicals and plant extract on sclerotial viability and exploration of phytoextracts against Sclerotium Rolfsii. Sacc. inciting collar rot of gerbera

Pandav SM, Kadam JJ, Agale RC, Dhekale JS

The collar rot disease of gerbera caused by Sclerotium Rolfsii. Sacc. is a major challenge for gerbera growers in its successful cultivation under greenhouse conditions. The disease was noticed in the range of 21.60 to 45.20 per cent in different greenhouses from different tahasils of Ratnagiri district (M.S).

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(31), 104-108

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Optimization of exopectinase enzyme production by the fungus Monilia using taguchi statistical method

Rajaei N, Naghavi NS, Beheshtimaal K

Pectinases are known as a large group of enzymes which degrade pectic polysaccharides of the first and middle walls of plant tissues into simpler molecules such as galacturonic acid.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(31), 109-115

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Antioxidant properties of the preparation Trametin on xylotrophe fungus Trametes pubescens(Shumach.:Fr.)Pilat.

Chkhenkeli VA, Anisimova AV, Romanova ED

The work represents the data from experimental research on the influence of the Trametin preparation, which is based on the products of the xylotrophe - fungi Trametes submerged cultivation, on the level of primary and intermediary products of lipid peroxidation in the animal blood serum during experimental colibacteriosis modelling.

Indian journal of science, 2014, 11(31), 116-121

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