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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alpha-2 Antiplasmin

alpha-2  antiplasmin, a naturally occurring inhibitor of fibrinolysis, is a single chain glycoprotein that forms a stable, inactive complex within plasmin and thereby [...]

Annexins

Annexins form an evolutionary conserved family of Ca2+ and phospholipid binding proteins implicated in membrane trafficking and the regulation of Ca2+ currents across [...]

Ames Test

The Ames test measures the reversion from mutant to wild type form (back-mutation) in a culture of Salmonella. The test is used to screen large numbers of compounds for their [...]

Allergen

An allergen is usually an inert substance (e.g. pollen, house dust mite faeces) that in some individuals can trigger the generation of an (inappropriate) antigenic response. [...]

Allodynia

The sensation of pain, following injury or disease, in response to a previously non-noxious stimulus is termed ‘allodynia’. Tactile allodynia is caused by recruitment [...]

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Arousal

Arousal is a state of vigilance regulated by subcortical parts of the nervous system, especially connections between the nuclei of the amygdala, the hypothalamus and the brain [...]

Area Postrema

The area postrema is a circumventricular brain region positioned on the dorsal surface of the medulla on the floor of the fourth ventricle. The  blood–brain barrier and [...]

Adiponectin

A major adipokine, molecular weight 28,000 Da (monomeric form), that is secreted only from adipocytes. It exists at high levels in the plasma and has a number of functions, [...]

Activins

Activins are growth and differentiation factors belonging to the transforming growth factor-β superfamily. They are dimeric proteins, consisting of two inhibin-β [...]