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Association of vitamin D receptor gene polymorphism with young onset diabetes millitus in a Bangladeshi population
(BRAC University, 2010-04)
Vitamin D has an important immunomodulatory property and also has been suggested to play an important role in cellular metabolism. Vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene polymorphism has also been found to be associated with insulin ...
Comparison of genotypic and phenotypic method for detection of Enterotoxigenic Escheichia coli isolated from diarrheal patients
(BRAC University, 2010-11)
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is one of the main causes of childhood diarrhea and in travelers in developing countries . ETEC expresses one or both of two different enterotoxin subtypes : heat-stable toxins ...
Detection of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi by nested PCR using different procedures of nucleic acid extraction
(BRAC University, 2010-05)
Typhoid fever is one of the major health problems in Bangladesh. It is caused by the bacterium Salmonella enterica serover Typhi (S. Typhi). The infection rate of S. Typhi is higher in children. The conventional diagnostic ...
Calpain 10 gene SNP-44 T>C polymorphism in type 2 diabetes mellitus of Bangladeshi origin
(BRAC University, 2010-03)
Insulin resistance and/or B cell secretory defect have been accepted as the fundamental features in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus, though the exact molecular defect affecting the insulin secretion or ...
In vitro antibacterial activity of ethanol, methanol and water extracts of persimmon fruit (diospyros peregrine) against some multi-drug resistant human pathogens
(BRAC University, 2010)
Diospyros peregrine is a small middle sized tree of costal Bangladesh. The fruits have ethno medicinal significance for the treatment of diarrhea. dysentery, cholera. ulcer of mouth and wounds. The world-wide increase ...