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Biotin-encoded Pullulan-Retinoic Acid Engineered Nanomicelles: Preparation, Optimization and In Vitro Cytotoxicity Assessment in MCF-7 Cells

F. Hassanzadeh, J. Varshosaz, G. A. Khodarahmi, Mahboubeh Rostami*, Fatemeh Hassanzadeh

Biotin and retinoic acid grafted pullulan conjugate was synthesized using carbodiimide activation ester bond formation strategy for biotin targeted delivery of doxorubicin in breast cancer c..

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Evaluation of Factors Influencing Renal Dysfunction Following Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Liniya Sunny, Emmanuel James, M. Krishnapriya, M. R. Mamatha and S. Sudhindran

Deterioration of kidney function is the most worrisome long term complication following liver transplantation. This study was performed to identify the risk factors of renal dysfunction foll..

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Chlorella vulgaris and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: Effective Antioxidant, Antibacterial and Anticancer Mediators

A. Jayshree*, S. Jayashree and N. Thangaraju

Algae are rich sources of structurally novel and biologically active metabolites. Primary and secondary metabolites produced by these organisms have drawn interest of the pharmaceutical indu..

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Adapting Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Strategies for Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Nepal: Lessons from Selected Low- And Lower-Middle-Income Countries

M. Acharya

Universal health coverage is increasingly being embraced by low- and high-income countries alike, and pharmaceuticals are an integral part of it. With Nepal adopting national health insuranc..

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The Quantitative Alteration of TLR4 in Rat Spleen after Exposure to Acrylonitrile and Subsequent Detoxification by Sodium Thiosulfate

X.J. LI, B. Li*, J.S. Huang, J.M. Shi, W. Fan and Y.L. Zhou

Acrylonitrile is a potent mutagen and carcinogen for hepatocytes. A role of toll-like receptor 4 in the immune toxicity of acrylonitrile has been suggested in many studies. The following stu..