Current research advances in Science and Technology of South Africa

The Scientific and Technological research in South Africa is advancing at a notable pace and remarkable research contribution by researchers from South Africa are getting recognition world over. This special issue intend to cover the current research advances in South Africa for publication in JIST journal.

The Journal of Integrated Science and Technology has been publishing research from interdisciplinary fields of Science and Technology and as a integrated approach for covering the recent advances in the scientific and technological research, the editors of journal are considering articles for a special issue covering the current research advances in scientific and technological research from South Africa to extend an opportunity for the researchers towards priority publication of their research output.

The editors of the journal invite Research Articles, Review Articles, Short communication articles from researchers from (and working in) South Africa in the interdisciplinary research in following subjects

  • Materials Science * Physics * Environmental Science * Chemical Sciences * Polymer Science * Solar Materials * Water Research * Energy Materials * Energy Storage Materials * Engineering Sciences * Energy engineering * Application of Science and Technology Research * Biomaterials * Biological Sciences * Applied Chemistry * Physics and Chemistry of materials, * synthesis, development, properties studies and applications of different Inorganic and Organic materials and compounds * Mathematics and studies related to physical properties of materials. *Developments in Computer Sciences and engineering and applications studies *Research and advances in understanding different aspects of environment, pollution, toxicological studies, and developments in remediation / protection of environment *Engineering of new materials development, application development, * materials engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering and technological development in materials applications *Development of different biological materials (biomass etc) sciences, * biomaterials engineering, * polymers, and *studies in pharmaceutical sciences

How to Submit

Authors need to prepare their manuscript according the author guidelines provided on the journal site and submit online on journal site. http://pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/jist

Important Dates
Last date of submission: 20 March 2021.
Completion of Issue : 10 April 2021

Articles will be published with open access. There is NO fees or APC for publishing in this issue (Platinum Open Access – Authors do not pay any kind of charges).

Submissions are ongoing (researchers can submit now), and articles will be processed and published continuously (as we go model) till the final completion of the issue.

Issue Editors:

The articles will be edited by editors of respective sections with support of all editorial board members including
Prof. S. Khasa, (Editor-in-Chief) Department of physics, DCRUST,
Prof. Hendrik C Swart, Editor (South Africa), University of Free State,
Prof. S. Padmanaban, University of Johannesburg
and other EAB members (see the member details at journal site).

Journal of Integrated Science and Technology

Covid-19 : Evaluation, Challenges and New Avenues

Articles are invited from academic fraternity for publication in special issue for covering the issues, aspects and advances of COVID-19 pandemic. The special issue ‘Covid-19: Evaluation, Challenges and New Avenues‘ is scheduled for publication in ‘Integrated Journal of Social Sciences

Subjects covered: All fields from social sciences, arts and humanities covering Education, Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Society, Social studies, literacy, computer science, artificial intelligence, industrial impact, commerce, employment, business, personal care, disaster management, academics, COVID-19 impact, corona virus and similar other virus disease and their impact on society and human health, international relations, and all other aspects related to COVID-19 pandemic.

Integrated Journal of Social Sciences is a multidisciplinary peer reviewed journal. We are now inviting research papers, review papers and case studies based on the challenges and issues posed by the current times of global pandemic of Corona Virus.

Editors:

Dr. Vinod Shanwal,
Gautam Buddha University

Annie Khanam Singh
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Gautam Buddha University. India

Submission

Article must be prepared strictly according to author guidelines provided on the journal site http://www.pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/ijss/about/submissions and submit on journal site.

This last date for submission of articles is June 30, 2020.

There is no fees for publication in this special issue.

Journal site: http://www.pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/ijss

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Nanobiotechnology and Biomaterials in Nuclear Medicine – special issue

Nuclear Medicine, a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances and magnetic materials in the diagnosis and treatment of disease have been highly successful in diagnosis of difficult to detect diseases and therapy of various dreaded diseases. Recently, there have been a tremendous research progress in development of newer methods, conjugates and pharmaceuticals for diagnosis and therapy using nanomaterials and nanomedicine approaches in radioactive materials.

The purpose of this special issue proposal is to summarize the recent advances in the field of new NanoMedicinal and Nanobiotechnological advances in development of probes and materials for potential molecular targets and understanding of their mechanism of actions, new radioconjugates development using nanobiomaterials, clinical evaluation and application of new Nano-radiopharmaceuticals, and new techniques/therapy development using Biomaterials. Recent progress will be covered through research articles, review articles and short communications.

The subtopics to be covered in this issue are (though not limited to):

NanoChemistry of new radioactive elements.
– Organic chemistry of Nano-radiopharmaceuticals, chelating agents and standalone Nano-radiopharmaceuticals.
– Progress in SPECT using Nanobiomaterials.
– Progress in Nano-Positron Emission Tomography (nanoPET).
– Application of nanoscience and nanotechnology to Nuclear Medicine.
– Identification of new therapeutic targets.
– Treatment advances of various diseases – cancer, infections, inflammations etc using nano-radiopharmaceuticals.
– Clinical studies and evaluation of nano-radiopharmaceuticals.
– Malarial/mycobacterial/microbial/viral diagnosis and therapy development using nano(bio)materials including biochemical aspects of nano-biomaterials.
– Therapeutic and diagnostic applications of new nano and biomaterials.
– New therapeutic policies and emerging targets for Nuclear nanoMedicine.
– New approaches adopted for the development of nanomedicine of new radiodiagnostic and radiotherapeutic molecules.
– Rational design and drug discovery-Structure-activity relationship (SAR).
NanoDrug Delivery of radiopharmaceuticals – application of different nanobiotechnology conjugates and systems in radiopharmaceuticals.
– Synthetic strategies of new radioactive conjugate molecules.
– Molecular self-assembly as drug delivery carriers of radiopharmaceuticals – Nanotechnology and Biotechnology.
– Environmental aspects, safety measures advances in nuclear medicine.

Provisional Schedule:

Manuscript submission: Submission open and ongoing now.
Issue Completion: August 2020.

Editors:

Dr. Anil Mishra
Dr. Anil Kumar Mishra
Scientist ‘G’ and Add Director,
Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Science,
DRDO, Timarpur, Delhi. India
Dr. B.S. Chhikara,
University of Delhi
email: drbs @ aditi. du.ac.in

Nuclear and Nano-Medicine researchers are invited to submit their research / review article for this special issue. Manuscript should be prepared and submitted as per author guidelines provided on journal site.

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Author Guidelines for preparation of manuscript:

Manuscript template (download): Download template MS word 2007-2010, Citation manager style files and other details are provided in author guidelines section on journal site.

http://thesciencein.org/author-guidelines-for-journal-of-nanomedicine section -nanomaterials-materials-nanoscience/

Manuscript Submission: Authors need to submit their manuscript on http://thesciencein.org/journal/index.php/jmns/about/submissions OR http://pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/cbl/about/submissions (India-regional site).

There is no fees for publication in special issue or journal.

Antiproliferative effect of Mosinone-A on expression of apoptotic and cell cycle associated proteins in DMBA induced hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis – retraction note

Antiproliferative effect of Mosinone-A on expression of apoptotic and cell cycle associated proteins in DMBA induced hamster buccal pouch carcinogenesis

Submitted to: Chemical Biology Letters

Sugunadevi Govindasamy1, Anbu Singaravelu2 and Suresh Kathiresan3

1Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts & Science for Women (Autonomous), Perambalur -621212 2Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Sacred heart college (Autonomous), Thirupattur -635 601 3Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry& Biotechnology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar.

Abstract

The present study aimed to investigated the antiproliferative potential of Mosinone-A on cell proliferation, apoptosis and cell cycle proteins during 7, 12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA) induced hamster buccal pouch (HBP) carcinogenesis. A total number of 40 golden Syrian hamsters were randomized into 4 groups of 10 animals in each. Group I animals were served as untreated control. Groups II and III animals were painted with 0.5% DMBA in liquid paraffin three times per week for 14 weeks on the left buccal pouches. Group III animals were orally administered with Mosinone-A (2 mg kg-1 b.wt) starting one week before the exposure to the carcinogen and continued on days alternate to DMBA painting, until the sacrification of the animals. Groups IV animals were received Mosinone-A alone throughout the experimental period. Topical application of DMBA for 14 weeks induced buccal pouch carcinomas associated with increased expression of Cox-2, P21, iNos and SIAT1 whereas decreased expression of Bax, Cleaved caspase-9, P12DOC-1, p16INK4A and p15INK4B. Oral administration of Mosinone-A significantly inhibited the development of HBP carcinomas as revealed by decreased expression of Cox-2, P21, iNos and  SIAT1 and over expression  Bax, Cleaved caspase-9, P12DOC-1, p16INK4A and  p15INK4B. The result of the present study indicates that Mosinone-A can exerts protective effects against DMBA induced buccal pouch carcinogenesis by inhibiting cell proliferation and inducing differentiation and apoptosis.

Key words: Oral cancer; Mosinone-A; DMBA; hamster; carcinogenesis; apoptosis

Note: this manuscript has been removed from journal due to ‘no response from authors’. It was reviewed and accepted by editor for consideration in Chemical Biology Letters, however, authors did not respond to emails and reminders for required revisions and submission of revised/updated manuscript.

Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences towards Green and Sustainable Environment 2017: RACSGSE-SBAP

2017: RACSGSE-SBAP

Proceedings ISBN: 978-93-5311-552-4

UGC funded National Conference on Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences towards Green and Sustainable Environment – Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Perspective RACSGSE-SBAP 2017

Organized by

Department of Chemistry
Aditi Mahavidyalaya
University of Delhi
Delhi, India

Table of Contents

Articles

Summary Report of National Conference RACSGSE-SBAP 2017 Bhupender Singh PDF 1-6
Creating Environmental Awareness among Children: Swachh Bharat Mission Perspective Manisha Wadhwa nee Dabas PDF 7-16
Decentralization of solid wastes: a sustainable step towards Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Suruchi Suruchi, Savita Bargujar PDF 17-20
Sustainable development – its goal and strategies Poonam Lakra PDF 21-28
Renewable energy scenario in India – Scope and challenges Shikha Yadav PDF 29-34
Heavy metals and sewage toxicity impact on seed germination, plant growth and yield of Pigeon Pea Jyoti Singh PDF 35-38
Nanotechnology approach towards green and sustainable environment Shashi Prabha PDF 39-44
Organic Light Emitting Diode: Energy efficient material for sustainable green environment Tanya Dhawan, Aarti Aarti, Astha Kotnala, Bhupender S. Chhikara PDF 45-56
Management of e – waste in India: A Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan perspective Mamta Sharma, Sandeep Sharma, Parul Chopra PDF 57-60
Trash to treasure: processing the solid waste in useful manner Saloni Nischal, Indu Nashier Gahlawat PDF 61-70
Global warming: Causes and Effects Varsha Sharma, Indu Nashier Gahlawat PDF 71-74
Threat inside house -Indoor pollution Asha Asha, Indu Nashier Gahlawat PDF 75-78

Phytomedicine Journal Special issue on Plant medicine | Biomedical and Therapeutic Sciences

Phytomedicine is plant based therapeutics development, a discipline of modern scientific analysis and application of traditional medicinal practices based on various plant materials in prevention and therapy of diseases. The special issue on phytomedicine covering recent advances on research in scientific advances on plant based medicine development span the subfields (though not limited to as phytomedicine is a very wide discipline):

  1. Ethnobotanical and Ethnomedicinal practices research advances
  2. Phytopharmaceutical analysis
  3. Active constituent identification and characterization
  4. New plant identification for different disease treatment
  5. Modern Ayurvedic practices
  6. Drug delivery methods for phytopharmaceuticals
  7. Extraction and Isolation Methods development

Editor:

Dr. Rambir Singh
HOD
Institute of Biomedical Sciences
Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, UP.

How to submit:

Research Article, Review Articles, Short Communication and Experts View on phytomedicine should be prepared as per author guidelines and submitted on the Journal website at http://www.pubs.iscience.in/journal/index.php/jbts/

Last date of submission: Ongoing Submission

Note: there is no publication charges for publishing in the special issue or in journal.

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Integrated Environmental Science : BS Chhikara | ScienceIn Publishing

Book: Integrated Environmental Science

Author: BS Chhikara


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Table of Content

Unit 1: Introduction to environmental studies

  • Multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies
  • Scope and Importance; Need for public awareness.

Unit 2:  Ecosystems

  • What is an ecosystem? Structure and function of ecosystem; Energy flow in an ecosystem: food chains, food webs and ecological succession. Case studies of the following ecosystems:
  • Forest ecosystem
  • Grassland ecosystem
  • Desert ecosystem
  • Aquatic ecosystems (ponds, streams, lakes, rivers, oceans, estuaries)

Unit 3: Natural Resources: Renewable and Non-renewable Resources

  • Land Resources and land use change; land degradation, soil erosion and desertification.
  • Deforestation: Causes and impacts due to mining, dam building on environment, forests, biodiversity and tribal populations.
  • Water: use and over exploitation of surface and ground water, floods, droughts, conflicts over water (international and inter-state).
  • Energy resources: Renewable and non-renewable energy sources, use of alternate energy sources, growing energy needs, case studies.

Unit 4: Biodiversity and Conservation

  • Levels of biological diversity: genetic, species and ecosystem diversity; Biogeographic zones of India; Biodiversity patterns and global biodiversity hot sports.
  • India as a mega-biodiversity nation; Endangered and endemic species of India
  • Threats to biodiversity: Habitat loss, poaching of wildlife, man-wildlife conflicts, biological invasions; Conservation of biodiversity: In-situ and Ex-situ conservation of biodiversity.
  • Ecosystem and biodiversity services: Ecological, economic, social, ethical, aesthetic and informational value.

Unit 5: Environmental Pollution

  • Environmental Pollution: types, causes, effects and controls, Air, water, soil and noise pollution
  • Nuclear Hazard and human health risks
  • Solid waste management: Control measures of urban and Industrial waste
  • Pollution case studies

Unit 6: Environmental Policies and Practices

  • Sustainability and sustainable development
  • Climate change, global warming, ozone layer depletion, acid rain and impact of human communities and agriculture
  • Environment Laws: Environment protection act; Air (prevention and control of pollution) Act; Water (Prevention and control of Pollution) Act; Wildlife Protection Act: Forest Conservation Act.
  • Nature reserves, tribal population and rights, and human wildlife conflicts in Indian context.

Unit 7: Human communities and the Environment

  • Human population growth: Impacts on environment, human health and welfare.
  • Resettlement and rehabilitation of project affected persons: case studies
  • Disaster management: flood, earthquake, cyclones and landslides.
  • Environmental Movements: Chipko, Silent Valley, Bishnois of Rajasthan
  • Environmental Ethics: Role of Indian and other religions and cultures in environmental conservation
  • Environmental communication and public awareness, case studies (e.g. CNG vehicles in Delhi).

Unit 8: Field work

  • Visit to an area to document environmental assets: river/forest/flora/fauna etc.
  • Visit to local polluted site – Urban/Rural/Industrial/Agricultural
  • Study of common plants, insects, birds and basic principles of identification.

Study of simple ecosystems – pond, river, Delhi ridge etc.