Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 86 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0003

Editorial
Sivaraj Ramaseshan
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Instrumentation facilities for research in India
p. 0007 | Kar, A.

The standard of doctoral programmes
p. 0007 | Balasundaram, Chellam

Accessing biological collections data of Indian origin
p. 0008 | Watve, Aparna V.; Gaikwad, Jitendra; Chavan, Vishwas

Corchorus pseudo-olitorius
p. 0009 | Raju, Vatsavaya S.; Singh, H. B.

International citation analysis of materials research institutions
p. 0009 | Roy, Rustum

News
Indian scientists honoured by Third World Academy of Sciences
p. 0010

Meeting Report
Vetiver system ecotechnology for water quality improvement and environmental enhancement
p. 0011 | Lavania, U. C.

Research News
Next time we hear a frog croak, let's say thank you!
p. 0015 | Gadagkar, Raghavendra

Commentary
New strides in seismology in India -- Pointers to progress and prospects
p. 0017 | Mahadevan, T. M.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0020 | Vishwanath, B.

Scientific Correspondence
Growth of copper oxide nanorods
p. 0022 | Srivastava, A. K.; Tiwari, Pragya; Kumar, Ashwani; Nandedkar, R. V.

Immunolocalization of sorghum antifungal protein in embryogenic seed tissues
p. 0024 | Ghosh, Modhumita; Ulaganathan, Kandasamy

Dodonaea angustifolia -- a potential biopesticide against Helicoverpa armigera
p. 0026 | Subashini, H. D.; Malarvannan, S.; Pillai, Renjith R.

Vivipary in white clover (Trifolium repens L. )
p. 0029 | Majumdar, Sudipta; Banerjee, Somenath; De, K. K.

Efficient shoot regeneration in pigeon pea, Cajanus cajan (L) Millsp. using seedling petioles
p. 0030 | Srinivasan, T.; Verma, Vinod K.; Kirti, P. B.

General Articles
A comparative analysis of shifting of doctorates
p. 0033 | Kumar, Naresh

Global promotion of herbal medicine: India's opportunity
p. 0037 | Dubey, N. K.; Kumar, Rajesh; Tripathi, Pramila

Review Articles
Functional and pathophysiological study of disease processes in humans and animal systems: Role of magnetic resonance imaging and in vivo MR spectroscopy
p. 0042 | Jagannathan, N. R.

Physiological functions of multidrug transporters in yeast
p. 0062 | Prasad, Rajendra; Panwar, Snehlata

Special Section: Tuberculosis (Guest Editor: D. Chatterji)
Cavitary pulmonary tuberculosis: The Holey Grail of disease transmission
p. 0074 | Yoder, Mark A.; Lamichhane, Gyanu; Bishai, William R.

Using Mycobacterium marinum and its hosts to study tuberculosis
p. 0082 | Ramakrishnan, Lalita

Signal transduction systems of mycobacteria with special reference to M. tuberculosis
p. 0093 | Tyagi, Jaya Sivaswami; Sharma, Deepak

Mycobacteria within its intracellular niche: survival of the pathogen or its host?
p. 0103 | Basu, Joyoti

Glycopeptidolipid synthesis in mycobacteria
p. 0111 | Billman-jacobe, H.

Host genetics and tuberculosis susceptibility
p. 0115 | Selvaraj, P.

Cellular signaling pathways and transcriptional regulation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Stress control and virulence
p. 0122 | Fontan, Patricia A.; Walters, Shaun; Smith, Issar

Regulation of DNA topology in mycobacteria
p. 0135 | Nagaraja, V.

Homologous recombination in mycobacteria
p. 0141 | Muniyappa, K.; Ganesh, N.; Guhan, N.; Singh, Pawan; Manjunath, G. P.; Datta, S.; Chandra, Nagasuma R.; Vijayan, M.

Deletion of the rel gene in Mycobacterium smegmatis reduces its stationary phase survival without altering the cell-surface associated properties
p. 0149 | Mathew, Renjith; Ojha, Anil Kr; Karande, Anjali A.; Chatterji, Dipankar

Protection against tuberculosis: How close are we to a perfect vaccine?
p. 0154 | Tyagi, Anil K.; Khera, Aparna

Drug discovery for tuberculosis: Bottlenecks and path forward
p. 0167 | Balganesh, T. S.; Balasubramanian, V.; Kumar, S. Anand

Research Communication
An extended matched filter approach for the detection of hidden periodicities smeared by roughness
p. 0177 | Vani, V. C.; Chatterjee, S.

Arabian Sea mini warm pool during May 2000
p. 0180 | Sanilkumar, K. V.; Kumar, P. V. Hareesh; Joseph, Jossia; Panigrahi, J. K.

Monitoring of glacial mass balance in the Baspa basin using accumulation area ratio method
p. 0185 | Kulkarni, Anil V.; Rathore, B. P.; Alex, Suja

Sediment contamination by arsenic in parts of central-east India and analytical studies on its mobilization
p. 0190 | Pandey, Piyush Kant; Nair, Sumita; Bhui, Ashish; Pandey, Madhurima

Ammonites as biological stopwatch and biogeographical black box -- a case study from the Jurassic--Cretaceous boundary (150 Ma) of Kutch, Gujarat
p. 0197 | Shome, Sabyasachi; De, Soma; Roy, Pinaki; Das, Shiladri S.

Genetic diversity of rhizobia isolated from medicinal legumes growing in the sub-Himalayan region of Uttaranchal
p. 0202 | Pandey, P.; Sahgal, M.; Maheswari, D. K.; Johri, B. N.

The climbing perch (Anabas testudineus Bloch), a freshwater fish, prefers larger unfamiliar shoals to smaller familiar shoals
p. 0207 | Binoy, V. V.; Thomas, K. John

Jurassic frogs and the evolution of amphibian endemism in the Western Ghats
p. 0211 | Dutta, Sushil K.; Vasudevan, Karthikeyan; Chaitra, M. S.; Shanker, Kartik; Aggarwal, Ramesh K.

Book Reviews
Sustainable Aquaculture -- Global Perspectives
p. 0217 | Murthy, H. Shivananda

Dangerous Liaisons? When Cultivated Plants Mate with their Wild Relatives
p. 0217 | Bhatia, C. R.

Personal News
Light, lattices and leadership: remembering Ramaseshan
p. 0220 | Nityananda, Rajaram

S. Ramaseshan: The crystallography phase
p. 0222 | Venkatesan, K.; Manohar, H.

Sivaraj Ramaseshan (1923--2003): A tribute
p. 0223 | Rao, C. N. R.

Ramaseshan and the Raman legacy
p. 0224 | Srinivasan, G.

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