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Review

Women health problems and remedies

Sandhya M Pawar

Women’s health refers to health issues specific to human female anatomy. It includes areas where biological sex differences between women and men exist. There are a variety of women’s health problems that require specific attention, specific treatment and action.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(32), 1-5

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Research

Chromosomal anomalies screening in the workup of male infertility in Northern Region of India

Deepika Jaiswal, Sameer Trivedi, Neeraj K Agrawal, Kiran Singh

Infertility is a multifactorial disorder effecting 8% of couples worldwide and among this about half could be traced to the male partner. Different factors contribute to male infertility including various gene defects and chromosomal abnormalities.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(32), 6-10

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Analysis

Structural Characterization of Mycobiome from the Metagenome of Lonar Lake Sediment using Next Generation Sequencing

Pravin Dudhagara, Anjana Ghelani, Shreyas Bhatt

Extreme environments are a major source of potentially significant untapped fungal diversity for impending use as resources for industrially valuable compounds. However, fungal communities (mycobiome) have received little attention due to their culturability problems.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(33), 11-16

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Research

Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of some Iron(Iii) complexes with Tetradentate Schiff base ligands

Sarkar Saikat, Nag Sanat Kumar, Chattopadhyay Asoke Prasun, Dey Kamalendu

The reaction of diacetylmonoxime with 1,3-diamnopropane and 1,3-diaminopropoane-2-ol produces two different tetradentate imine-oxime Schiff base ligands. Some iron(III) complexes along with some mixed ligand heterochelates have been synthesized using these ligands.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(33), 17-24

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Isolation, Identification, Partial Purification, Optimization and Characterization of Alkaline Protease from Proteous vulgaris

Shruti Shukla, Verma OP

Microbial alkaline proteases are among the important hydrolytic enzyme and have been used extensively since the advent of enzymology. Bacterial extracellular alkaline proteases are of great importance due to its wide spectrum applications in detergent industries, bioremediation, food industries, and leather processing and bio-film degradation.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(33), 25-38

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Analysis

Adsorptive removal of aqueous SO2 by using Orange Peel Powder

Sirisha D, Smita Asthana, Gandhi N, Hasheena M

Air is life sustaining, a precious natural resource. Air pollution adversely affects the public health and the environment, the concentration of air pollutants is primarily a function of source emissions and meteorological conditions which are closely related to the population density and land-use patterns.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(34), 39-51

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Algorithm

Simulation study of a mathematical model of molecular communication based on ligand-receptor binding

Indrajit Sharma B

Molecular nanomachines are artificial or biological components which are in need to communicate with each other to perform a specific task. For this purpose, we consider two nanomachines called as transmitter nanomachine (TN) and receiver nanomachine (RN).

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(34), 52-58

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Research

In vitro plant regeneration through callus in Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers ex Hook. f & Thoms.)

Hemant Sharma, Vashistha BD

A simple and efficient plant regeneration system was developed for Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) through callus development. Leaf explants were inoculated on MS medium and woody plant medium supplemented with different concentrations (0.5, 1.0, 2.0 and 4.0 mg/l) of growth regulators IAA, NAA; 2, 4-D, BAP and Kn. Activated charcoal (5 g/l) was also added in the medium.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(34), 59-68

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Analysis

Comparison of mechanical and nonlinear properties of Bisthiourea lanthanum halide crystals

Kumar VS, Sundararajan RS

Non linear optical materials has emerged as one of the attractive fields of recent research in view of various applications in the areas such as optical logic, frequency conversion, frequency shifting and optical data storage.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(35), 69-72

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Analysis

A theoretical evaluation of electronic structure analysis of 5-(4-chlorophenyl)-1h- tetrazole using DFT method

Boopathi M, Udhayakala P, Rajendiran TV, Gunasekaran S

A comprehensive investigation of the ground state structural and electronic properties of phenyltetrazole substituted compound, 5-(4- chlorophenyl)-1H- tetrazole,(Cl-PT) has been performed using B3LYP/6-311++G (d,p) level of theory. The optimized structural parameters bond length and bond angle of the title compound were obtained using the above basis set.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(35), 73-77

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Analysis

Characterization of α-Cyclodextrin Using Adjacency and Distance Matrix

Dhanalakshmi A, Srinivasa Rao K, Sivakumar K

α-cyclodextrin is a torus shaped cyclic oligomers consisting of 6-glucose units with a hydrophobic cavity and hydrophilic exterior. The Wiener index is a distance-based topological invariant used in the study of the structure-property and the structure-activity relationships of the molecules.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 12(35), 78-83

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Analysis

Analysis of speed of acoustic waves in binary liquid systems through mathematical and experimental methods

Gayathri A, Venugopal T

The estimation of the speed of ultrasound in liquids is the fundamental requirement for investigating the transport properties of liquid and solid systems. The standard mathematical methods of measuring the ultrasonic velocity may be classified into three types.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(36), 1-4

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Analysis

Highest occupied molecular orbital and lowest unoccupied molecular orbital study of 1-Phenyl-2-propanamine using Density Functional Theory method

Kurinjinathan P, Lavanya J, Rajalakshmi K

1-phenyl-2-propanamine is a psychostimulant drug of the phenethylamine class used in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The molecular structure of 1-phenyl-2propaniamine is shown in fig.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(36), 5-6

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Spectroscopic and Computational insights into the structure of Chlorthalidone using HF and DFT methods

Latha B, Gunasekaran S, Srinivasan S, Ramkumaar GR

This study deals with the identification of the title compound, Chlorthalidone by means of quantum chemical calculations.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(36), 7-19

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Analysis

Theoretical Vibrational study of 4-imino-1,3-diazabicyclo[3.1.0]hexan-2-one: A Density functional theory study

Lavanya J, Kurinjinathan P, Rajalakshmi K

4-imino-1,3-diazabicyclo[3.1.0]hexan-2-one is a small molecule chemotherapeutic agent that belongs to a novel class of promising anticancer agents. It induce oxidative stress in tumor cells. The molecular structure of 4-imino-1,3-diazabicyclo[3.1.0]hexan-2-one is shown in Figure.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(37), 20-23

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Analysis

Prediction of hydrophobic core using contact map and minimal connected dominating set

Mageswari R, Srinivasa Rao K, Sivakumar K

Three dimensional structure of a protein is well determined by its continuous folds. Hydrophobic (water hating) amino acids reside at the core of the protein to avoid water and therefore it dominates the hydrophilic residues.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(37), 24-28

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Analysis

Domination Number on Balanced Signed Graphs

Malathi R

A signed graph based on F is an ordinary graph F with each edge marked as positive or negative. Such a graph is called balanced if each of its cycles includes an even number of negative edges.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(37), 29-36

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Analysis

Graph colouring problem applied in genetic algorithm

Malathi R

In this paper we present a hybrid technique that applies a genetic algorithm followed by wisdom of artificial crowds that approach to solve the graph-coloring problem. The genetic algorithm described here, utilizes more than one parent selection and mutation methods depending u p on the state of fitness of its best solution.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(38), 37-41

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Characteristic analysis of Zn–doped CdO thin films – doping concentration effect

Usharani K, Balu AR, Nagarethinam VS

Zn–doped CdO (ZCO) thin films were deposited on glass substrates at 375°C using a perfume atomizer. Zinc concentration was varied in the films from 0 at.% to 8 at.% in steps of 2 at.% and the effect of doping concentration on the properties of CdO thin films were investigated.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(38), 42-47

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Studies on the physical properties of undoped AND Zn-doped CdS thin films prepared by spray pyrolysis technique using perfume atomizer

Anbarasi M, Nagarethinam VS, Balu AR

Thin films of undoped and Zn-doped CdS have been deposited on glass substrates at 400°C using perfume atomizer. Zn concentration in the CdS films is varied from 0 to 8 at. % in steps of 2 at.% and the effect of Zn incorporation on the physical properties of the CdS films has been studied.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(38), 48-52

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Analysis

Experimental and theoretical studies of ultrasonic velocity in binary liquid mixtures of toluene with benzene and carbon tetra chloride

Siddharthan N, Jayakumar S

Ultrasonic studies of solutions yield valuable information about the molecular interactions, the nature and strength of the interactions. Velocity of sound waves in a liquid medium is fundamentally related to the binding forces between the molecules.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(39), 53-59

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Analysis

Cissus quadrangualaris as green corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in acid medium

Thirumalai S, Sridevi N, Rani S

The inhibition effect of Cissus Quadrangualris extract on mild steel in 1N HCl was studied by weight loss measurement. The inhibition effect increases with increase in concentration of green inhibitor and immersion period. Studies on the effect of temperature indicated that the inhibition efficiency increased with temperature.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(39), 60-68

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Determination of Compatibility nature of blends of PMMA 350000 in Toluene by Physical methods

Padmanaban R, Venkatramanan K, Elango JK

Polymer blends are capable of providing materials with extended useful properties beyond the range that can be obtained from single polymer equivalents. From the beginning of the plastic industry it has been recognized that blending yields materials with properties superior to the feature of the individual components.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 13(39), 69-74

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A comparative study of analysis of electrical circuit using graph theory and circuit lab

Pramila K, Kanchana K, Balaji S

Graph theory is one of the most important topics in Mathematics. It is applied to various engineering topics. One of its applications is electrical circuit analysis. This paper is about the comparative study of analysis of an electrical circuit using graph theory and an in-browser circuit lab.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(40), 1-12

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Spectroscopic and provenance studies of archaeological artifacts recently excavated from Tamilnadu

Seetha D, Velraj G

The ancient materials characterization will bring back the more evidence of the ancient people life styles. In this study, the archaeological pottery shards recently excavated from Kodumanal, Erode district in Tamilnadu, were investigated.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(40), 13-19

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Refractive index of AlAs and AlSb compounds: An ab-initio study

Rameshkumar S, Jaiganesh G, Jayalakshmi V

Using the Full Potential Linear Muffin Tin Orbital (FP-LMTO) method, we have explored the electronic and optical properties as well as refractive index of zinc blende type AlAs and AlSb compounds.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(41), 29-34

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Spectroscopic and nuclear analytical studies of archaeological pottery samples recently excavated from Uraiyur, Tamilnadu, India

Tamilarasu S, Velraj G, Acharya R, Reddy AVR, Swain KK, Basavaiah N

These studies focus on firing temperature, elemental study and provenance studies of the ancient pottery collected from the recently excavated site in Uraiyur in Tamilnadu, South India.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(41), 35-42

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Analysis

Experimental and theoretical investigations of spectroscopic properties of acitretin

Swarnalatha N, Gunasekaran S, Muthu S, Rajesh P

The FT-IR and FT-Raman spectra of aciretin were recorded in the region 4000–400 cm-1 and 4000–100 cm-1, respectively.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(41), 43-62

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Analysis

Host–guest interaction of 2-hydroxy-1-naphthoic acid: β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex

Ragi TR, Parameswari M, Sivakumar K

Inclusion complex of 2-hydroxy -1-naphthoic acid (2H1NA) with β-Cyclodextrin (β-CD) has been investigated by UV spectroscopy and fluorescence techniques.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(42), 63-70

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Analysis

Growth and characterization of pure and metal doped KDP crystals in gel medium

Usharani Pisipaty, Dhanabalan O, Abirami S

Optically good quality pure and metal doped KDP crystals have been grown by microbial free gel growth method at room temperature and their characterization have been studied.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(42), 71-83

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Molecular Structure and vibrational spectroscopic (FT-IT, FT-Raman) analysis of Diphenyl Carbazide by DFT calculations

Ragavendran V, Muthunatesan S

In the recent years, various studies has been done in the Diphenyl carbazide (DPC) due to its industrial importance. DPC was a perfect absorber of chromium from the industrial effluents.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(42), 84-97

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Analysis

Quantum computing for big data analysis

Abhishek Pandey, Ramesh V

Today the computing world is facing the problem of data storage and massively parallel processing because data on internet is getting bigger and bigger.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(43), 98-104

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Analysis

Growth and Computation Studies of Para-Nitroaniline

Raja R, Seshadri S, Santhanam V, Gnanasambandan T

The crystal structure of Para Nitroaniline (PNA) was determined by X-ray single crystal diffraction technique. The structure was also examined using the density functional theory.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(43), 105-118

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Characterization of an NLO crystal - Diphenlamine

Raja R, Seshadri S, Santhanam V, Gnanasambandan T

The organic nonlinear optical crystal of Diphenylamine(DPA) has been successfully grown by slow evaporation technique. Functional groups of the Diphenylamine(DPA) were confirmed by FTIR.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(43), 119-134

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Ultrasonic studies of copper nano particles in industrially important liquids – nano fluids

Shubhashree NS, Jayakumar S, Preetha Mary George, Divya P, Anees Ahmed M

The stability constant and molecular interaction parameter play a key role in identifying strongly interacting molecular systems. The determination of association constant (K) and molecular interaction parameter (α) determine the strength of the molecular complexation between interacting molecules.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(43), 135-142

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Numerical modeling of an autogenous butt joint welding of low carbon ferritic steel sheets using a pulsed Nd: YAG laser beam

Suresh Kumar K

A three dimensional finite element model was developed for a pair of 2 mm thick low carbon ferritic steel sheets that are butt welded using a moving pulsed Nd: YAG laser beam.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 14(43), 143-150

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Review

Antimicrobial Spectrum of Allium Species – A Review

Packia Lekshmi NCJ, Viveka S, Jeeva S, Raja Brindha J

Onion and garlic are best known for their pungent aromas, but these potent veggies have powerful effects on health and also there is urgent need to identify superior populations.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(44), 1-5

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Research

Influence of Rain on Activity of the Indian Flying Fox Pteropus giganteus

Baskaran S, Kaliraj P, Maruthupandian J, Marimuthu G, Elangovan V

Because individuals of colonies of the Indian flying fox, Pteropus giganteus openly roost in trees by exposing themselves to broad daylight, we raised a question on their adaptation to rains.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(44), 6-12

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Analysis

Acetylene black filled Elastomeric conductive composites based on EPDM, NBR and Silicone rubber

Kalipada Sau

Elastomeric conductive composites filled with acetylene black with substantial elastic stretch have been prepared.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(44), 13-19

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Analysis

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

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

Gas phase lithium affinities(ΔEs) and transition energies of a series of heterocyclic compounds (pyrrole, furan, thiophene and pyridine) and their Li+ complexes 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, 2015, 15(44), 20-24

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Opinion

Biopiracy

Pallavi Sharma, Ravi Shringi, Zainul Abideen Ansari

Biopiracy (biocolonialism) is the smuggling of biowealth of country. Biopiracy may be as “The theft of various natural products and then selling them by getting patents or intellectual property right without giving any benefits (financial or technological) back to the source country of origin.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(45), 25-26

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Analysis

Macro and micronutrient analysis of vermicompost obtained from greengram wastes

Deivanayaki M, Sathya R

Soil parameters such as pH, EC, Macronutrients (N,P and K) and micronutrients ( Fe, Mn, Cu and Zn) present in the PSR (per cent substrate ratio) samples of vermicomposts obtained from greengram waste materials after using them by the earthworm, Eisenia fetida were studied.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(45), 27-33

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Comparative study on the efficiency of vermicompost produced using cow dung of different cow breeds

Mahadevi D, Venkatalakshmi S

Vermicomposting is the conversion of organic waste into bio-fertilizers through the action of earth worm. Cow dung is an important ingredient for vermicomposting.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(45), 34-41

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Studies on the nutrients status from two different wastes by using Eisenia foetidae

Akila D, Ramasubramanian V

The word vermitechnology implies a modern technique. The ecosystem for effective utilization of the organic waste with help of earthworm, which results into generation of useful organic manure.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(45), 42-49

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Quantification of micro and macro nutrients from different types of vermiwashes

Durga S, Ramasubramanian V

Vermiwash is a liquid fertilizer used ass foliar spray collected after the passage of water through a column of worm activation. The mixture of vermiwash with diluted urine of cow can be treated as pesticide on certain horticultural crops.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(45), 50-58

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Research

Herbal nanosilver synthesized from Terminalia Paniculata (Combretaceae) by green chemistry approach and testing its antimicrobial efficacy against human pathogen

Bhagyasri Ganesh, Karthick Thulukkanan, Thangaraja Amirthalingam

Nanotechnology is the emerging field over the past few decades and more attention given to synthesizing distinguished novel types of nanoparticles from various sources and different reduction materials.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(46), 59-68

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Nutritional and biotechnological means of enhancing nutraceutical value of milk through conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) content and its anticarcinogenic potency

Kathirvelan C, Banupriya S, Tyagi AK

A study was conducted to investigate influence of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) feeding on cancer incidence in, 7, 12 dimethyl benz (a) anthracene (DMBA) induced mammary gland carcinogenesis and oxidative stress in rats.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(46), 69-74

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Antitumour activity of plant associated endophytic actinomycetes

Kanchanadevi D, Hemashenpagam N

In our study we have isolated the endophytic actinomycetes from plant samples like cabbage (Brassica oleraecea), tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and maize (Zea mays). The total 40 actinomycetes were isolated using Starch casein agar.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(46), 75-91

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Impact of the supplemented dietary iron in the biological cycle among the adolescent girls

Ilangovan M, Chandra Prabha D, Narayanasamy K, Nirmala Devi N, Rathi MA

India has one of the fastest growing youth populations in the World. Adolescents are tomorrow’s adults and 80 per cent of them live in developing countries. Anemia is primarily a metabolic disorder marked by a progressive decline in the iron content in the blood.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(46), 92-98

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Effect of an anticancer drug-Methotrexate in the serum and seminal vesicles of adult male albino rats

Kalyani P, Chandra Prabha K

Methotrexate (MTX) an anti-folate is widely used for the treatment for both neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases. Though effective drug, methotrexate toxicity to normal proliferating tissue such as bone marrow, intestinal mucosa and gonads is often encountered.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(46), 99-108

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Design and fabrication of airlift fluidized bioreactor using marine sponges for treating wastewater

Kamesh N, Kannan KP

Water-related problems are increasingly recognized as one of the most immediate and serious environmental threats to humankind. Lack of access to a safe water supply and sanitation affects the health of 1.2 billion people annually.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(46), 109-119

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Production, purification and characterization of keratinase using chicken feather as a substrate by Bacillus sp.

Saranya M, Uma Maheswari P, Sashi V

Chicken feather is recognized as a solid waste generated from poultry farms and is highly resistant to degradation. Microorganisms play a vital role in degradation of insoluble keratins.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(47), 120-126

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Development of bio-bandages using herbal plants for human applications

Naga Priya Dharshini D, Anu Rekha M, Murugesan GS

An adhesive bio-bandage is used personally to cover a minor injury on a human body, especially on a finger or a toe. Bio-bandages are made from herbal compounds that impart host compatible therapeutic properties. Bio-bandages are prepared from the herbals.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(47), 127-137

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Composting of Areca nut leaf sheath and its effects on growth and biochemical contents of Vigna unguiculata l.

Uma Maheswari P, Saranya M, Nandhini K, Gajalakshmi K, Kanchana M

Landfills and incineration have until now been the most widely used means of solid waste disposal throughout the world. The land filling of biodegradable waste is proven to contribute to the environmental degradation, mainly through the production of highly polluting leachate and methane gas.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(47), 138-148

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Analysis

Diversity of Fusarium spp associated with sugarcane wilt

Poonkothai M

Wilt is a widely prevalent disease of sugarcane causing considerable loss to cane production in different parts in India. Fusarium sacchari has been identified as the major causative organism of wilt in sugarcane.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(47), 149-163

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Analysis

A Study of antimicrobial activity and immunomodulatory role of white button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus)

Poonkothai M, Selvi S

Agaricus bisporus is commonly known as button or table mushroom. It is an edible Basidiomycete fungus which grown naturally in Europe and North America, cultivated in more than 70 countries and is one of the most commonly and widely consumed mushrooms in the world.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(47), 164-169

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Analysis

Phytotoxicity studies on leaf fractions of Tabebuia rosea (Bertol.) DC

Ramalakshmi S, Muthuchelian K

The present study was aimed to investigate the phytotoxicity of various organic extracts from the leaves of medicinal plant Tabebuia rosea (TR). The leaf powder of TR was extracted with different solvents such as petroleum ether, chloroform, ethyl acetate, acetone and aqueous ethanol.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(48), 189-201

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Analysis

Serological study for torch infection in women with bad obstetric history by Nano Elisa method

Aresh N, Vishwa Bharathi HA, Chitra S

Death of an infant in utero or at birth has always been a scandalous experience for perinatal mortality and remain a challenge in the care of pregnant women worldwide.Anatomical defects of the reproductive system is one of the commonest cause of bad obstetric history.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(48), 202-217

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Analysis

In-vitro Cytotoxicity studies of psidium guajava against Ehrlich ascites carcinoma cell lines

Shakeera Banu M, Sujatha K

The Current research explains the in-vitro anticancer activity of psidium guajava plant extract against Ehrlich ascites carcinoma cell lines.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(48), 218-231

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Analysis

Production of laccase BT solid state fermentation and application in textile dye removal

Urmila N Pai, Atteena Andrews

Laccase is a copper containing poly phenol oxidase that acts on a wide range of substrates. This enzyme is found in many plant species and is widely distributed in fungi including wood rot fungi, where it is often associated with the lignin peroxidase, manganese dependent peroxidase or both.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 15(48), 232-238

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Analysis

Production and Mechanical Properties of Fly ash and Basalt ash reinforced Al 6061 composites

Kumaravel S, Mohanraj D, Channankaiah

This paper presents the characterization of Al 6061 metal matrix composite (MMC) reinforced with fly ash and basalt ash produced by stir casting method. Basalt is a natural material that is found in volcanic rocks.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(49), 10-15

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Analysis

Synthesis and Characterization of SnO2 Nanopowder

Divya priya B, Raji P, Archana R, Monisha M

Nanocrystalline tin oxide (SnO2) powders with the particle size distribution in the range of 50-100nm were synthesizes by hydrothermal method. The tin oxide nanopowder in higher temperature at 700˚C and time 2hrs.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(50), 21-24

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Green Synthesis and Characterization of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles from the Leaf Extract of Piper betle

Karthika Muthuramalingam, Sahana Pon Sakthi B, Benitha VS

Green advancement in nanoparticles synthesis are more approachable in recent years. In this work, iron oxide nano particles have been synthesized using aqueous extract of Paan (Piper betle) leaf.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(50), 30-33

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Analysis

Optimization of friction welding process to eliminate forking in Engine valves

Periyasamy P, Elaiyaraja K, Kavitha K

Optimization of friction welding process to eliminate valve forking which is resulting in valve breakage in bend test followed by friction welding process and in engine as well. In Engine valve austenitic material and martensitic stainless steel material will be welded through friction welding process to reduce cost and improve temperature gradient.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(50), 34-39

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Analysis

Enzymatic extraction of rice bran oil from microwave stabilized and sieved bran

Gautam Misra, Sumit Nandi

Rice bran oil has been regarded as ‘heart oil’ for the last few years. The oil offers some health benefits, as it contains oryzanol, an antioxidant which helps to prevent heart attacks

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(51), 40-46

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Analysis

Removal of organic dye from aqueous solution by using Fly ash assisted with UV light and Fly ash assisted with Solar light and their comparison

Lakshmi Priya, Swaminathan G

Fly ash, which is obtained as a residue from combustion of coal is used for degradation of an organic dye. SEM image of fly ash was examined. Fly ash assisted with UV light and Fly ash assisted with solar light was used for dye degradation.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(51), 47-50

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Analysis

Analysis of Piled Raft Foundations

Jayarajan P, Kouzer KM

In a combined piled raft foundation (CPRF) the performance of the raft in terms ultimate capacity , total and differential settlement is enhanced by the addition of a limited number of piles strategically located below the raft.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(51), 51-57

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Analysis

Different forms of potential transform of Banach space valued distribution

Sahu ND, Gudadhe AS

In this paper new version of generalized Potential transform extended to Banach space. Then the kernel theorem and different operators viz.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 16(52), 77-83

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Research

Plant Biomass, Productivity, and Carbon Storage in an Ecologically Restored Grassland on a sodic soil in North-Western India

Jangra R, Gupta SR, Singh Neeraj

The aim of this study was to analyze plant diversity, biomass production, and carbon storage in the soil-plant system of an ecologically restored grassland on a sodic soil at Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal (29º59' N, 76º51' E 250 msl) in northern India.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 20(70), 85-96

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Analysis

A Study on Reading Habits of students in University VOC College of Engineering Anna University Thoothukudi Campus Library users

Murugan K

The present study aims to find out reading habits in University VOC College of Engineering Anna University Thoothukudi Campus Library users. The samples of 166 students selected randomly were studied.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 13-19

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A Study on Usability of District Central Library Resources in Thoothukudi

Muthu Krishnan P, Lawrence Mary A, Murugan K

The study is very useful to study the user and resources available in the library and its usability and the impact of the Thoothukudi District Central Library in the district etc.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 20-25

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Access pattern of E-resources under N-list programme by post-graduate students and research scholars in Kongu arts and Science College, Erode: a study

Annadurai P, Venkatachalam AM

The study tries to find out the usage of e-resources available under UGC-INFONET-N-List programme by the Post-Graduate students and research scholars of Kongu Arts and Science College.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 31-39

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Authorship productivity in “Green Propulsion” research

Aswathy S, Saravanan G

Spacecraft research is a significant research field in Science and Technology development and “Green Propulsion” has its importance as a sub domain which directs the Spacecraft Propulsion field to non-hazardous and tries to keep the environment clean.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 60-67

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Awareness and utilization of information and communication technology (ICT) based resources and services among the faculty in self financing medical college libraries in Pondicherry: a survey

Saravanan K, Sevukan R

The study explores the status of ICT infrastructure facilities available in self financing medical college libraries in Puducherry. It also presents the results of awareness and utilization of ICT based resources and services of these libraries among the Faculties from seven medical colleges.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 68-78

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Awareness of E- resources among faculty members in Sri Durgadeve Polytechnic College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India- a case study

Saravanan M, Mohammed Esmail S

The paper focuses on use and awareness of electronic resources among faculty members of Sri Durgadevi Polytecnic, Chennai. It highlights the use of e-resources by faculty members of SDDP College.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 79-85

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Analysis

Bibliometric Analysis of Indian Journal of Marketing Journal

Kandhimathinathan S, Amudha G

Bibliometrics is a statistical analysis of written publications, such as books or articles and is used to provide quantitative analysis of academic literature.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 86-91

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Bibliometric Analysis of Indian Journal of Psychiatry (2009-2013)

Sivasubramanian G, Vijayakumar P

Bibliometric analysis of 512 articles published for a period of five years (2009-2013) in the source journal ‘Indian Journal of Psychiatry’, along with citations in five volumes has been carried out.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 92-98

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Analysis

Challenges and opportunities in building infra structure, physical space and budget: a case study of Government College for men, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Jahan Ara S, Chandran D

Libraries have an important role to play in social, cultural, Political and economic development of a country. Libraries have a noble mission of imparting education and knowledge to the faculty, research scholars, students and other patrons.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 107-115

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Analysis

Challenges for Library and Information Science Professionals in Information and Knowledge Based Society

Ranganathan C

The rapid inventions and expansion in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are responsible for creating a revolution on account of their unimaginable networking capacity, thereby, leading to global competition.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 116-121

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Analysis

Collection development policy (CDP) in Kerala University Library system: A Study

Sureshkumar C, Sukumaran C

Libraries are the hearts and soul of educational system in general and University education in particular. Library collections are developed by librarians and library staff by buying or otherwise acquiring materials over a period, based on assessment of the information needs of the users of library.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 132-144

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Analysis

Community Information Services in Public Libraries - A solution to Information Poverty

Jaba Joselin J, Panneerselvam P

Information explosion and the rapid growth in the field of Information and Community Information Technology have made tremendous changes in the life of human beings.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(71), 145-151

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Analysis

Digitization: The Force to Remove the Darkness of Information Hiding

Vijayalakshmi N, Ranganathan C

Digitization reduces the gap between the documents and its users. One of the prominent characters of digital library is its frankness or openness in the arrangement of data. Digital information which is kept-in a website can be equally accessed by all the users.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 180-183

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Analysis

Empowering libraries with discovery tools

Kohila GT, Elavazhagan K

This paper attempts to highlight the influence and impact of discovery tools to attain the optimum usage level of resources available in the libraries.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 195-200

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Analysis

Enhance user Empowerment through Information Communication Technology in engineering college library at Coimbatore District: a Study

Rajeswary A, Venkatachalam AM

ICT has brought extraordinary changes and reconstruction to academic library and information services, user’s services. An information infrastructure would provide the networks and standards to allow providers within a community to share information electronically.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 201-207

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Analysis

Enhancing the Users Need and Expectations in LIS

Kamatchi S, Arumugam J

In this information revolutionized era, the library and information professionals are subjected to market their products and services where as the users are provided with the information to their desktop itself.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 208-212

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Analysis

E-Resources for E-learning in Karunya Library, Coimbatore: A case study

Dominic J

This paper describes about the impact of e-resources for e-learning in Karunya University Library. A survey has been conducted in the form of questioner and data were collected from 95 users who used the library actively.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 225-230

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Analysis

Food Chemistry: A Bibliometric Analysis of Publications Output during 2004-2013

Ravichandran P, Vijayakumar P

This study is the bibliometric analysis of Food Chemistry related search. The documents studies were retrieved from the Scopus database for the period from 2004 to 2013 The analysis cover year wise distribution, document type, authorship pattern, citation analysis and country wise distribution and etc.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 231-240

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Analysis

Green and sustainable libraries

Srilakshmi, Radhakrishnan V, Arumugam J

This paper deals with libraries going green starting from the green buildings to recycling of waste, small steps of going green will have a good impact on the image of the library, the concept of reduce, reuse and recycle would be the aim for libraries going green.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 247-251

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Analysis

Information access pattern of users of engineering college library- a case study

Arumugam R, Malliga R, Nithyanandam K

This paper reports the results of empirical studies which explored the information seeking behavior of engineering college library. Finding of this paper reveals that patterns in the information seeking behavior between students studying to become professionals and information seeking patterns of these groups identified in the Leckie et al. model.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 273-278

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Analysis

Information Literacy on Workers in Match and Fireworks Industries Scenario in Tamil Nadu: An Overview

Karunai Raghavan K, Manoharan A

Information Literacy on Workers in Match and Fireworks Industries Scenario in Sivakasi of Tamilnadu in and around 450 Match and firework industries employing about 40,000 direct workers and 1,00,000 indirect workers, an equal proportion of unauthorized manufacturing sector is controlling the manufacturing of Match and firework products.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 279-284

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Analysis

Information Seeking Behavior of Faculty Members and Students in the Digital Environment Great Lakes Institute of Management: A Case Study

Kumar A

This paper entitled of Information Seeking Behavior of Faculty Members and Students in the Digital Environment Great Lakes Institute of Management - a Case Study.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(72), 285-294

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Analysis

Knowledge Management for Library and Information Centres in Digital Environment System

Ranganathan C

In digital environment age a library and information centres is gaining more impotence for knowledge management. Knowledge management is emerging as a key concern of organizations, particularly those who have already redesigned their business processes and embedded a total quality approach into their practices. Knowledge management may mean management knowledge, both explicit and tacit knowledge.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(73), 327-331

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Analysis

Mapping of nanosensor research output: a Scientometric analysis

Abu KS, Balasubramani R

This study analyzed the growth of research publications in the field of Nanosenors.A total of 1925 records were downloaded from Web of science database.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(73), 363-371

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Analysis

Metrics of Harvard Business Review (South Asia)

Manase Prabu F, Venkatachalam AM

This paper presents a bibliometrics analysis of the journal “Harvard Business Review (South Asia Edition) for the period January 2014 to December 2014.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(73), 378-384

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Analysis

Open Access Books for Library and Information Science: A Study Based on DOAB

Dhanavandan S, Tamizhchelvan M

The Directory of Open Access Books provides a searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business model, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(73), 428-436

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Perception of Young Adults towards Advancement Public Library Services

Isabella Mary A, Dhanavandan S

The purpose of this study was to explore patronage and usage of the young adult user of a public library. Patrons of the young user of a public library are Dindigul District Library.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(73), 458-462

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Analysis

Pros and cons of virtual learning system: a study

Radhakrishnan V, Arumugam J

A virtual learning environment is a collection of software tools supporting academic administration, teaching and research using the Internet, particularly the World Wide Web.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(73), 463-466

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Analysis

Nanotechnology in Medicine: A Scientometric analysis

Grace M, Jeyshankar R

Scientometrics analyzes the quantitative aspects of the generation, propagation and utilization of scientific information in order to contribute to a better understanding of the mechanism of scientific research activities.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 479-485

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Research publication output of Thiagarajar College of engineering, Madurai: a Scientometric study

Mandhirasalam M

This study is a scientometric analysis of the research publication output of Thiagarajar College of Engineering (TCE), Madurai. Data for the study have been collected from the Scopus database from the beginning of 1972 to 2014.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 490-498

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Scientometric Analysis of Global research output on MEMS (2010-2014)

Bathrinaryanan AL, Tamizhchelvan M

The present study examines the research output in MEMS contributed by the global research output during the period 2010-2014 from the Scopus multi discipline database.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 503-510

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Analysis

Scientometric Analysis of Growth of Literature in Nuclear Medicine

Mini Devi

The article analyses scientometrically the growth of nuclear medicine literature. The data was taken from the database Web of Science Core Collection provided by Thomson Reuters from 1999 to 2014.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 511-520

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Scientometric study on the New England journal of medicine

Janaarthanan Pi, Nithyanandam K

Scientometric analysis of 1118 research articles published in “THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE” of the year 2000 has been carried out. 2 volumes of journals containing 52 issues have been taken into consideration for the present study.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 521-525

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Analysis

Social Networking Tools for Research Scholars: an overview

Jeyapragash B, Issac Arputharaj J

Social networking sites are profile based websites that allow users to maintain social relationships by viewing, visiting, and sharing their lists of social connections with other members.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 560-564

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Analysis

The Indian Concrete Journal - A Scientometric Study

Paramasivam S, Venkatachalam AM

This paper discusses the Scientometric analysis of the journal titled “The Indian Concrete Journal, January 2012 – December 2012”. This article study specifically focus on number of articles in each issue of the volume of journal, authorship pattern , Institution wise contributions, Geographical distribution of contributions (both State wise (India) and Country wise contributions) etc.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 571-579

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The adoption of information and communication technology (ICT) by women library professionals

Mathurajothi S

This study aims to explore the extent of adoption of information and communication technology (ICT) in the college libraries of India. This study discusses the present conditions of using ICT by the women library & information Science professionals in south India.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 580-587

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Traditional Library Services VS Digital: A Survey

Dibyendu Mondal, Pubalika Bhattacharya Maitra

Education aims to impart knowledge and make good citizens. According to Public library Manifesto (1954 and its several amendments up to 1994), the general citizen of a country or continent is directly related to be successfully knowledgeable by the help of public libraries only.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 593-600

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Analysis

Growth of literature on Liver Diseases (1993 – 2013)

Ramakrishnan J, Thavamani K

This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of the growth of literature output in the field of Liver Diseases covered in the bibliographic database namely MEDLINE which are covered in the Pubmed.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 606-615

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Analysis

Use of E-Journals by the Faculty Members of Engineering College in Villupuram District: A Case Study

Mohan Kumar M

Development is a continuous process. Each new development of larger social relevance brings new opportunities to the respective field. The field of education has no exception to this.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 616-621

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Use of ICT and best practices for Tumkur university library: a study

Kumara B, Ravivenkat B

This paper examines the initiative taken by the Academic Library(Tumkur University Library) by taking clue from the NAAC policy on adopting best practice in the Library.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 622-628

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Use of social networking sites for research by faculty and research scholars of science and technology disciplines in Pondicherry University: a study

Sevukan R, Mohammed Muneer MC

This study was an attempt to explore the feasibility of using social networking sites for academic purposes based on the opinion of faculty and research scholars of various science and technology departments in Pondicherry University.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 629-637

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Use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) by selected library and information science professionals in Pondicherry region – A study

Suresh C, Hema R, Sankarasubramaniam N

The paper explores the result of a survey based on Use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) by selected library and information science professionals in Pondicherry region – A study.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 638-644

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Analysis

Use pattern of E-Resources among the Women Academicians in Medical Sciences: A Study

Selvi M, Dhanavandan S

This study is aimed to analyse the Use pattern of E-Resources among the Women Academicians in Medical Sciences in Chennai (Faculty members working in Medical Colleges).

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 645-652

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Analysis

Use Pattern of Resources and Services in Erode Sengunthar Engineering College – A Study

Gopalakrishnan S, Maheswari K, Selvi M

This study is aimed to analyse the use pattern of information resources and services. Questionnaire method was adopted to collect the data. Out of 250 questionnaires only 194 were received from respondents.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 653-657

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Analysis

Users reading habits in Punjai Puliampatti Ayyan Thiruvalluvar College of arts and science (ATCAS) student: a study

Rameshkumar G, Venkatachalam AM

This paper defines the terms reading and its objectives and important in Arts and Science College. Reading habits among the Arts and Science students are most effective process in enhancing ones knowledge.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 21(74), 658-662

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Analysis

Some Important Coumarin Derivatives and Their Pharmacological Activities

Chattopadhyay SK

Coumarins occupy an important position in the area of natural products and synthetic organic chemistry due to their various applications. Owing to the wide spectrum of biological activities like anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti HIV etc.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(75), 1-9

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Analysis

Monte Carlo Simulation study on electron beam interaction with resist and GaP semiconductor substrate

Shubhakanta Singh M, Indrajit Sharma B

In this paper, Monte Carlo method is used to simulate and understand the electron beam interaction with resist and semiconductor substrates.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(75), 10-17

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Perspective

Recent trends in effective utilization of by-product of corn

Josephine Miriam Gwendlin V, Induja TA, Jony Blessing Manoj J, Shivasamy MS

Maize (Zea mays.L) is the third most planted food crop and one of the major energy sources. Indian corn or corn is a cereal that is one of the most important edible grains in the world. In addition to the grains, leaves, corn silks, stalk and inflorescence of the maize plant are used for the treatment of several ailments.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 18-26

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Perspective

Requirements of macronutrients in hemodialysis subjects

Girija K, Radha R

Kidneys perform the important function of excreting nitrogenous waste products, regulating the volume and composition of body fluids. When kidney function is impaired, these functions are affected.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 27-33

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Review

Nutrition profile of grape juice – a review

Sara Janitha R

Vitis vinifera (grapes) is a well known tropical fruit which has been used in India since 1300 AD. Grape juice is well relished by all age groups of the society. It was reported that consumption of grape juice at moderate level helps in prevention of aging related diseases.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 34-46

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Analysis

Processing and preservation of Ready - to - Eat mushroom based products in retortable pouches

Suriya BR, Varadharaju N, John Kennedy Z, Saraswathy Eswaran

Ready-To-Eat (RTE) foods are considered the “Ultimate processed foods” with very high value addition. Demand of ready-to-eat products is on a constant rise and hence ready-to-eat mushroom gravy and mushroom soup was prepared, packed and stored in retortable pouches.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 47-52

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Pre and probiotic dietary package for better gut health and immunopotency of the adolescent girls in erode town

Maragatham N

Pre and Probiotic foods like garlic, onion, whole grains and fermented products play a vital role in maintaining the healthy microbial environment of the gut and develops the overall health of the community.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 53-58

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Analysis

Phytochemical analysis of Glycyrrhiza glabra

Radha R, Rajaathi G

The World Health Organization estimates that over 80 percent of people in developing countries depend upon traditional medicine for treatment of disease in their primary health care.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 59-68

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Analysis

Sensory evaluation of stirred papaya yoghurt during storage period

Punnagaiarasi A, Elango A, Rajarajan G, Karthikeyan N, Pandiyan C

Yoghurt is a fermented milk product traditionally obtained by lactic acid fermentation through the action of lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus salivarius subsp. thermophilus.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 69-74

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Research

Optimization of extraction of bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) extract

Navveen Raj M, Priya B, Preetha R

The objective of the present work is to identify an appropriate extraction method for bitter gourd with maximum retention of active components in the bitter gourd extract.

Indian journal of science, 2015, 22(76), 75-82

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