Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 09: 10 Nov, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1162

Editorial
Gerontophobia, Ageing and Retirement
p. 1163 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
On the selection procedure of lecturers in universities and degree colleges
p. 1165 | Shukla, S. K.; Singh, Vivek; Shukla, P. K.; Srivastava, G. K.

Trickle down research: Do we need to turn from top-down to bottom-up?
p. 1166 | Bachhawat, Anand K.

Yumthang: less-known valley of flowers in Sikkim Himalaya
p. 1166 | Husain, Tariq; Garg, Arti; Agnihotri, Priyanka

Meeting Report
Perspectives in nonlinear dynamics 2004
p. 1167 | Gupte, Neelima; Ramaswamy, Ram

Research News
Riboswitch: A new mechanism of gene regulation in bacteria
p. 1168 | Ray, Suvendra Kumar

The row over earth's mantle plume concept
p. 1170 | Sankaran, A. V.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1173

Commentary
Science and its applications to societal security
p. 1174 | Parthasarathi, Ashok

Scientific Correspondence
Chitosan: A potential biomaterial effective against typhoid
p. 1176 | Yadav, A. V.; Bhise, S. B.

Chromosomal studies in Aedes (Finlaya) niveus, a vector for filariasis
p. 1179 | Das, M. K.; Adak, T.; Subbarao, S. K.

Preconcentration and determination of mercury in natural waters using immobilized biosorbent of Aspergillus niger
p. 1180 | Karunasagar, D.; Krishna, M. V. Balarama; Mohan, P. Maruthi; Arunachalam, J.

Rapid detection of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, the bacterium associated with citrus Huanglongbing (Greening) disease using PCR
p. 1183 | Das, A. K.

Inducible expression of green fluorescence protein in Lactococcus lactis
p. 1185 | Varma, N. R. S.; Raha, A. R.; Ross, E.; Mariana, N. S.; Yusoff, K.

Frugivory of Phyllanthus emblica at Rajaji National Park, northwest India
p. 1188 | Prasad, Soumya; Chellam, Ravi; Krishnaswamy, Jagadish; Goyal, S. P.

Conserving the breeding habitat of the near threatened Oriental White ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
p. 1190 | Balakrishnan, Manoj; Thomas, Sabu K.

General Articles
Microzonation of earthquake hazard in Greater Delhi area
p. 1193 | Iyengar, R. N.; Ghosh, S.

Review Articles
Dietary restriction and its multifaceted effects
p. 1203 | Sharma, R.

Polygalacturonase-inhibiting proteins in plant defence
p. 1211 | Gomathi, V.; Gnanamanickam, S. S.

Research Articles
Influence of reinforcement on microstructure and mechanical response of a magnesium alloy
p. 1218 | Jayamathy, M.; Seshan, S.; Kailas, S. V.; Kumar, K.; Srivatsan, T. S.

Coastal erosion and habitat loss along the Godavari delta front - a fallout of dam construc­tion(?)
p. 1232 | Malini, B. Hema; Rao, K. Nageswara

Laminar and turbulent forced convection in accelerating and decelerating curved flows
p. 1237 | Umur, H.; Ozalp, A. A.

Some characteristics of low pressure systems and summer monsoon rainfall over Orissa
p. 1245 | Mohapatra, M.; Mohanty, U. C.

Structural stabilization by Hoechst 33258 in ɣ-irradiated DNA: Evidenced by spectroscopic studies
p. 1256 | Chaudhury, N. K.; Bharadwaj, R.

Degradation of p-hydroxybenzoate via protocatechuate in Arthrobacter protophormiae RKJ100 and Burkholderia cepacia RKJ200
p. 1263 | Paul, Debarati; Chauhan, Ashwini; Pandey, Gunjan; Jain, Rakesh K.

ESR dating of interfault gypsum from Katrol hill range, Kachchh, Gujarat: Implications for neotectonism
p. 1269 | Mathew, George; Rao, T. K. Gundu; Sohoni, P. S.; Karanth, R. V.

Research Communication
A study on the growth of continuous culture cell lines embedded in Mebiol gel
p. 1275 | Madhavan, H. N.; Malathi, J.; Joseph, Patricia Rinku; Yuichi, Mori; Yoshioka, Hiroshi; Abraham, Samuel JK

Species determination and authentication of meat samples by mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene sequence analysis and conformation-sensitive gel electrophoresis
p. 1278 | Rastogi, Gurdeep; Dharne, Mahesh; Bharde, Atul; Pandav, V. S.; Ghumatkar, S. V.; Krishnamurthy, R.; Patole, M. S.; Shouche, Yogesh S.

Diversity and management of wild mammals in tea gardens in the rain­forest regions of the Western Ghats, India: A case study from a tea estate in the Anaimalai Hills
p. 1282 | Kumara, H. N.; Kumar, M. Ananda; Sharma, A. K.; Sushma, H. S.; Singh, Mridula; Singh, Mewa

Thidiazuron-induced high-frequency shoot proliferation in Cineraria maritima Linn.
p. 1287 | Banerjee, Suchitra; Tripathi, Jyoti; Verma, Praveen Chandra; Dwivedi, Prem Dutt; Khanuja, Suman Preet Singh; Bagchi, G. D.

Accumulation of astaxanthin in flagellated cells of Haematococcus pluvialis - cultural and regulatory aspects
p. 1290 | Brinda, B. R.; Sarada, R.; Kamath, B. Sandesh; Ravishankar, G. A.

Fauna and palaeoenvironment of a Late Quaternary fluvio-lacustrine basin in Central Kumaun Himalaya
p. 1295 | Kotlia, B. S.; Sanwal, Jaishri

Book Reviews
A History of Vector Analysis - The evolution of the idea of a vectorial system by Michael J. Crowe
p. 1300 | Shankar, P. N.

Photosynthesis in Algae by Anthony Larkum Et Al
p. 1301 | Mohanty, Prasanna

Story of the Oceans
p. 1302

Personal News
T. A. Venkitasubramanian (1924-2003)
p. 1303 | Tyagi, Jaya Sivaswami

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