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Rabies- symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention

Rabies

Rabies is a lethal viral infection of humans. The rabies lyssavirus or commonly known, rabies virus belongs to rhabdovirus family of neurotrophic viruses. These viruses mainly attack the peripheral nervous system when enter the human body. Moreover, the virus is mostly transmitted through animal bite

top health benefits of aloe vera gel

Top 6 health benefits of Aloe vera

Aloe Vera, ‘the wonder plant’ is a short stemmed shrub and belongs to genus aloe of succulent plants. The leaves are succulent and form a dense rosette. The gel in these leaves is useful for numerous purposes. In addition to its utility in cosmetics and

Folic acid benefits for health and for pregnant women

Folic acid benefits

Folic acid is a vitamin B derivative whose main source is food. In many foods such as leafy green vegetables, folic acid is present as folate which later transforms to folic acid in body. Both folate and folic acid have same functioning in body. Folic

Why marijuana should be legal?

Marijuana is herb obtained from a dried flower, Cannabis sativa as a greenish-gray powdery mixture. You may be aware of a number of slang terms used for this herb such as pot, weed, grass, Mary Jane and ganja etc. This is because the herb has

Bioluminiscence - a step forward towards a brighter future.

Bioluminescence- A step forward to brighter future

Doesn’t it sound cool and intriguing idea to have a our home and streets lustrous with beautiful luminescence? And of course with no or least expenses and where the concept of ‘energy crisis’ is just a mere thought.  Yes. Sounds great. Ever heard of term

resting membrane potential

Resting membrane potential

The potential of neuron, generated in its resting state, when there is no conduction of nerve impulse through it, is termed as resting membrane potential. On average its value is -70mV that is because the inside of neuron has less K+ ions compared to higher

proteins structure elucidation techniques

Techniques for structural elucidation of proteins

Proteins are nitrogenous organic compound that are polymers of large numbers of amino acid units joined together by peptide bonds. Proteins are essential part of living systems as they are involved in structure and function of cell. All the proteins are composed of amino acid

the world is getting short of antibiotics the multidrug resistant organisms

The world is getting short of antibiotics!

The uncontrolled and frequent use of antibiotics even for treatment of common infections has given rise to antimicrobial resistance AMR and the microbes are termed as multidrug resistant organisms (MDRO’s). Multidrug resistance is a global issue and a threat to health care. The emergence of

staphylococcus aureus an emerging multidrug resistant organism

Staphylococcus aureus- A multidrug resistant organism

Staphylococcus are spherical, gram positive bacteria that belongs to family styphylococcaceae and genus staphylococcus. This family consists of more than twenty species out of which two are common, namely staphylococcus aureus, S. epidermidis or S. albus and S.saprophyticus. General characteristics Staphylococci are round cells of

radioimmunoassay RIA for detection of immune complexes in given sample

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Radioimmunoassay is an assay technique for detection and estimation of immune molecule complexes, antibodies, hormones and related substances from a given sample. This is sensitive and specific in vitro technique for research work laboratories. Because of the fact that this technique involves using radioactive isotopes,