National Academy Science Letters

( Vol. 30, No. 3 & 4, 2007 )



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Lead Articles

Chromatin and cancer : Reprogramming the chaos in the cell

Lakshminarasimhan Pavithra and Samit Chattopadhyay, F.N.A.Sc.... 71

Wildfire: Causes, impacts and control

            R.D. Gaur and C.M. Sharma... 83

Science & Technology Policy Issue

Directed basic research

            R. Chidambaram, F.N.A.Sc., ... 91

Short Research Communications

Water diffusivity of germinating seed - Theory and experiment

            M.L. Sood... 99

Electroluminescence of Sm doped ZnS luminophor 

            Rajneesh Kumar Srivastava and S.G. Prakash... 113

Two stage in vitro digestion assay of non-starchy polysaccharides of feed ingredients by cellulase enzyme

            N. Syamala Devi and Devegowda... 117

Effect of orexigenic neuropeptide-Y (NPY) on cortisol secretion : A direct effect of NPY on adrenal gland

            N. Venkat Appa Rao, Luxmi Sah, Nirdosh Tete and M. Firoz Ahmed... 121

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