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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A capsid is a proteinaceous shell encasing the viral genome. Viral capsids are polymeric, ordered structures composed of one or more virus encoded [...]


Capsaicin, also known as N-Vanillyl-8-methyl-6-(E)- noneamide, is the most pungent of the group of compounds called capsaicinoids: It is a common ingredient in varieties of [...]


Small ubiquitous calcium-binding protein. Calmodulin binds and regulates the activity of many protein targets involved in cellular signal transduction pathways mediated by [...]


Apeptide hormone rapidly inhibiting osteoclast activity. The relevance of calcitonin in human calcium homeostasis is not well understood. Calcitonin has been used for the [...]


Calcium-dependent serine/threonine phosphatase (also known as protein phosphatase 2B or PP2B). Calcineurin is a heterodimer composed of a catalytic subunit (Calcineurin A) [...]


Cachexia refers to a physical wasting due to loss of muscle and fat. Cachexia is often found in end-stage cancer patients but is also caused by autoimmune disorders or by [...]

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)

BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) is a neurotrophin, i.e. a target-derived growth factor, which is expressed in the brain predominantly in the hippocampus. It acts [...]

Breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP)

The breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP) belongs to the G-branch of the ABC-transporter family (ABCG2). In contrast to most other ABC-proteins, BCRP consists of only one [...]


Bcl-2: Bcl-2 (B-cell lymphoma-related gene) is major mammalian gene that is known to inhibit apoptosis. Bax:  Bax is a bcl-2 homolog that forms with bcl-2 and acts to [...]

Bartter’s Syndrome

Bartter’s syndrome (antenatal Bartter syndrome, hyperprostaglandin E syndrome) is an autosomal-recessive electrolyte disorder, producing hypokalemia, metabolic alkalosis, [...]