Drug Inspector Exam – OPSC

Drug Inspector Exam The Orissa Public Service Commission has issued the notification for recrutiment of Drug Inspector (Class II) The detailed notification is available here. Recommended books for drug inspector exam Drug Inspector Exam highlights The Drug Inspector Exam conducted by the public service commission of Indian states, is a very important [...]

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Pharmaceutics: The Science of Dosage Form Design: Edited by M.E. Aulton

  A comprehensive textbook covering the design of dosage forms and all aspects of drug delivery systems. 'Pharmaceutics' in its broadest sense is the 'art of the [...]

Choroideremia

Disorder characterized by atrophy of the choroid (the thin membrane covering most of the posterior of the eye between the retina and sclera) and degeneration of the retinal [...]

Chorionic Gonadotropin

Chorionic gonadotropin (CG) is produced in the placenta. Together with the pituitary hormones, luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), it constitutes [...]

Cholecystokinin

Cholecystokinin (CCK) is produced in the intestine and the brain. It appears to be an important mediator of anxiety. It also stimulates vasopressin secretion and slows [...]

Chemotherapy

Treatment for tumor patients with synthetic drugs – chemotherapeutics – that may be of completely different chemical structure. The main goal of tumor chemotherapy is to [...]

Chemoreceptor Trigger Zone

The chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) is a group of neurons in the area postrema of the medulla. Once stimulated, it activates the vomiting center, which is also located in the [...]

Cheese Reaction

Hypertensive reaction resulting fromrelease of noradrenaline by tyramine and other sympathomimetic amine as a consequence of irreversible inhibition of [...]

Caveolae

Caveolae are invaginations of the plasma membrane. They contain the protein caveolin and are rich in certain phospholipids. Similar to coated pits, they bud off internally [...]

Causalgia

Causalgia is burning pain evoked by the activation of sympathetic efferent fibres. The likely mechanism underlying this syndrome involves ectopic expression of [...]

Cathepsins

Cathepsins are intracellular proteinases that reside within lysosomes or specific intracellular granules. Cathepsins are used to degrade proteins or peptides that are [...]