Dr. Bilqeesa Bhat

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Identifying molecules with therapeutic potential against COVID-19

Scientists employed machine learning to identify molecules with therapeutic potential against COVID.

Role of MyHC-embryonic protein in muscle development and disease

Dr. Sam J. Mathew, Assistant Professor at DBT’s Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad, found out that loss of MyHC-embryonic protein leads to muscle abnormalities, including alterations in muscle fiber type, fiber number, and fiber size. Secondly,...

Doughnut and headphone shaped proteins and their love for histones

Researchers found that in plants, doughnut shaped chaperones and headphone shaped proteins hold on to histone proteins very dearly, and help them in forming a stable coiled structure of DNA, called a nucleosome. The research is heald by...

Scientist found technique improves quality parameters of tomato-based beverage

The researchers reported that Atmospheric Cold Plasma (ACP) processing technology helped to improve the quality parameters of tomato-based beverages during storage. The research is conducted by Dr. Sudesh Kumar Yadav’s team at Mohali based research institute, the...

Research raises hope for immunocellular therapy to control food allergy

For the first time, scientists revealed that immune cell-like CCR9+ dendritic cells also have the ability to suppress a gut-associated allergic immune reaction to chicken egg albumin. The studies carried out in a pre-clinical model by Dr....

Interplay between intestinal celiac disease and the gut microbiome

Scientists headed by Dr. Yogesh Shouche at the National Centre for Cell Science, Pune have discovered differences in the gut microbiome of celiac disease (CD) patients and their first-degree relatives (FDR). They also found that the microbial...

THSTI is making efforts to develop Hepatitis E vaccine using yeast Pichia pastoris

Scientists headed by Dr. Milan Surjit at the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), Faridabad have directed their efforts to produce recombinant virus-like particles (VLPs) based protein in yeast Pichia pastoris, which appears to be a...

Scientists find pomegranate husk can prevent breast cancer

Pomegranate has a recorded history of medicinal properties, which can be attributed to the presence of a large number of phytochemicals present in it. With a lot of information available, Dr. Sreeja S and her colleagues at...