National Academy Science Letters

( Vol. 30, No. 5 & 6, 2007 )



Editors' Page

Lead Articles

Distribution of total heterotrophic bacteria in the coastal waters of the Great Nicobar with special reference to human pathogens

N.S. Swarnakumar, T. Thangaradjou, K. Sivakumar and L. Kannan.... 129

A simple approach to the tautomerism of aromatic heterocycles

            Ibon Alkorta, Pilar Goya, Jose Elguero and Shiv P. Singh... 139

Science & Technology Policy Issues

Need for the conservation of wetland ecosystems : A case study of Ansupa Lake (Orissa, India) using remote sensing based data 

            Chiranjibi Pattanaik and C. Sudhakar Reddy ... 161

Short Research Communications

Effect of SO2 and NO2 generated acidification on nodulation of Alysicarpus monilifer and Phaseolus trilobus (Linn) in alluvials of U.P., India.

            Jaya Mishra and K.N. Mishra... 165

On existence conditions for a generalized Mellin-Barnes type integral  

            K.C. Gupta, Rashmi Jain and Rajani Agrawal... 169

CDDM noise characteristic of spherical current flow in low mobility insulator at low and high injection level of current

            S. Tiwari and Y.K. Sharma... 173

Comparative assessment of the mycotoxins Citrinin and Fumonisins on the liver function and metabolism in mice.

            Papiya Mitra Mazumder and D. Sasmal... 177

Regulation of corticosteroid secretion by somatostatin in albino rat 

            Shamshun Nehar and M. Firoz Ahmad... 183 

Academy News

A symposium on 'The Conservation of Natural Resources'                                                            ..187

Lecture                                                                                                                                     ..187

Summer School 2007                                                                                                                ..188