Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 111 - Issue 02: 25 Jul, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0238

Guest Editorial
Biomedical research in India: paradigm shift to translation
p. 0239 | Padmanaban, Govindarajan; Swarup, Renu

Leading Indian higher education institutions and the Leiden 2016 ranking
p. 0241 | Prathap, Gangan

Rediscovering our universities by increasing their level of support
p. 0241 | Periasamy, Mariappan

Relocation of Ophioglossum gramineum Willd (Ophioglossaceae)
p. 0243 | Rajput, Kishore S.; Kachhiyapatel, Ronak N.; Raole, V. M.; Singh, Anirudh Pratap

Science Last Fortnight
p. 0244

Visit KKNPP – an initiative for public understanding of nuclear power
p. 0246 | Devaprakash, J.

Meeting Report
Science writing workshop
p. 0247 | Madhu, K. P.

Would scientists be willing to write anonymous papers?
p. 0250

Drug discovery research in India
p. 0252 | Dikshit, D. K.; Dikshit, Madhu

Scientific Correspondence
Natural resource conservation through weather-based agro-advisory
p. 0256 | Palsaniya, D. R.; Rai, S. K.; Sharma, Purusottam; Ghosh, P. K.; Satyapriya

Mitochondrial genome sequence of Oryza sativa indica cultivar RP Bio-226
p. 0258 | Reddy, Mettu Madhavi; Ulaganathan, Kandasamy

Cysted forms of halophilic microalga Dunaliella salina under different stress conditions
p. 0261 | Keerthi, Suman; Koduru, Uma Devi; Venkata, Subba Rao Durvasula; Sarma, Nittala Subrahmanya

General Articles
Evolving human dimensions and the need for continuous health assessment of Indian rivers
p. 0263 | Nandi, Ipsita; Tewari, Ananya; Shah, Kavita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/263-271

Scaling-up of protected cultivation in Himachal Pradesh, India
p. 0272 | Choudhary, Anil K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/272-277

Special Section: Integrative Medicine
p. 0278 | Narahari, S. R.; Ryan, Terence J.; Aggithaya, M. Guruprasad

Expanding the scientific horizon of integrative medicine
p. 0280 | Narahari, S. R.; Ryan, Terence J.; Aggithaya, M. Guruprasad
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/280-282

Manasamitra Vataka and Shirodhara treatments preserve slow wave sleep and promote sleep continuity in patients with generalized anxiety disorder and co-morbid generalized social phobia
p. 0283 | Tubaki, Basavaraj R.; Verma, Anupriya; Sasidharan, Arun; Sulekha, S.; Sathyaprabha, T. N.; Sudhakar, D.; Chandrashekar, C. R.; Lavekar, G. S.; Kutty, Bindu M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/283-292

Status of regulation on traditional medicine formulations and natural products: Whither is India?
p. 0293 | Kumar, Nandini K.; Dua, Pradeep Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/293-301

Developing an integrative medicine patient care protocol from the existing practice of Ayurveda dermatology
p. 0302 | Narahari, S. R.; Aggithaya, Madhur G.; Morrow, Sara E.; Ryan, Terence J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/302-317

Integrative medicine atlas of skin diseases
p. 0318 | Narahari, S. R.; Aggithaya, Madhur G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/318-324

Disorders of pigmentation of the skin – hypotheses underlying interventions by multiple systems of medicine: is there a role for integrated medicine?
p. 0325 | Arianayagam, Sanju; Ryan, Terence J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/325-336

Reverse pharmacology effectuated by studies of Ayurvedic products for arthritis
p. 0337 | Raut, Ashwinikumar; Tillu, Girish; Vaidya, Ashok D. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/337-342

The integration of complementary and alternative medicine: the way forward for the health of skin and gut
p. 0343 | Kalsi, Dilraj S.; Ryan, Terence J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/343-350

Integrated care and leprosy in India: a role for Indian systems of medicine and traditional health practice in the eradication of leprosy
p. 0351 | Chandler, David
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/351-355

Research Articles
Chemometric modelling of PPAR- and PPAR- dual agonists for the treatment of type-2 diabetes
p. 0356 | Verma, Neha; Chouhan, Usha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/356-367

Influence of variable bifurcation angulation and outflow boundary conditions in 3D finite element modelling of left coronary artery on coronary diagnostic parameter
p. 0368 | Govindaraju, Kalimuthu; Badruddin, Irfan Anjum; Viswanathan, Girish N.; Kamangar, Sarfaraz; Ahmed, N. J. Salman; Al-Rashed, Abdullah A. A. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/368-374

Canopy temperature and water relations of kiwifruit cultivar Allison in response to deficit irrigation and in situ moisture conservation
p. 0375 | Pratima, Preet; Sharma, N.; Sharma, D. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/375-379

Conservation effectiveness across state and community forests: the case of Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, India
p. 0380 | Goswami, Rajkamal; Mariappan, Muneeswaran; Singh, Thangjam Somendro; Ganesh, T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/380-387

Studies on bio-pretreatment of pine needles for sustainable energy thereby preventing wild forest fires
p. 0388 | Dwivedi, R. K.; Singh, R. P.; Bhattacharya, T. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/388-394

Research Communication
Histological analysis of somatic embryogenesis in Itoh peony
p. 0395 | Boltenkov, E. V.; Kuritskaya, E. V.; Vrzhosek, E. V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/395-398

Nature of forest fires in Uttarakhand: frequency, size and seasonal patterns in relation to pre-monsoonal environment
p. 0398 | Singh, Ripu Daman; Gumber, Surabhi; Tewari, Pankaj; Singh, S. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/398-403

Flowering and fruiting patterns of woody species in the tropical montane evergreen forest of southern India
p. 0404 | Mohandass, D.; Hughes, Alice C.; Davidar, Priya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/404-416

Record of Gondwana plant mega- and microfossils in Nimugudem area, Telangana, India: palynodating and palaeoenvironmental interpretation
p. 0416 | Jha, Neerja; Joshi, Harinam; Mishra, Shreya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v111/i2/416-424

Book Reviews
Water Resource Economics: Towards a Sustainable Use of Water for Irrigation in India by M. G. Chandrakanth
p. 0425 | Bhat, Mahadev G.

Reaction Mechanism in Organic Chemistry, Revised Edition, S. M. Mukherji and S. P. Singh
p. 0426 | Prabhakaran, E. N.

Combating Hunger and Achieving Food Security by M.S. Swaminathan
p. 0427 | Dev, S. Mahendra

Personal News
Vinod V. Modi (1929–2016)
p. 0429 | Desai, Anjana

Water: Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship Program
p. 0430

DST Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy Fellowships - Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0431

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Advanced Quantum Mechanics
p. 0432

Senior Research Fellowship/Junior Research Fellowship - International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials
p. 0433

Workshop on Writing Science - Catalysed by Vigyan Prasar and organized by IISER Thiruvananthapuram
p. 0434

Visiting Fellowships Programme 2016–17 - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0434

Research Staff Position - Banaras Hindu University
p. 0435

Fellow and Senior Technical Assistant - Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
p. 0435

National Training Programs in Electron Microscopy (2016–2017) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
p. 0436

Temporary Vacancy of One Project Fellow and One Project Assistant - Kerala Forest Research Institute
p. 0436

Project Fellows - Kerala Forest Research Institute
p. 0437

Senior Research Fellow - Ahmedabad University
p. 0437

Hands-on Training Workshop on DNA Barcoding & Phylogenetics of Plants
p. 0438

Research Associate - Banaras Hindu University
p. 0438

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 0438

Nano Science & Technology Overseas Visiting Fellowships - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0439

Faculty Position in University Departments - Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad
p. 0439

Junior Research Fellow - Prof. M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre
p. 0439

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