Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 48 - Number 2 April - 2004

Guest Editorial
Review Articles
Orignial Articles
Short Communications

Guest Editorial

A Timeless Personality – A Delightful Memory : G. S. Chhina ... 125

Remembering Sir Bernard Katz (1911–2003) : S. Manjunatha ... 132

Review Article

Why the Medial Preoptic Area is Important for Sleep Regulation : Velayudhan Mohan Kumar ... 137

Original Articles

Persistent/Delayed Toxic Effect of Low-Dose Sarin and Pyridostigmine under Physical Stress (Exercise) in Mice : Kazim Husain and Satu M. Somani ... 150

Short-Term Physical Training Alters Cardiovascular Autonomic Response Amplitude and Latencies : Rajesh K. Sharma, K. K. Deepak, R. L. Bijlani and P. S. Rao ... 165

Effect of Prenatal Species-Specific and Music Stimulation on the Postnatal Auditory Preference of Domestic Chick : Suman Jain, Ratna Sharma and Shashi Wadhwa ...174

Energy Cost and Cardiorespiratory changes during the Practice of Surya Namaskar : B. Sinha, U. S. Ray, A. Pathak and W. Selvamurthy ...184

The Effect of L-Arginine on the Memory Impairing Action of Phenobarbitone in Rats that Convulsed after the Injection of Picrotoxin : Vanaja Paul, Leema Reddy and P. Ekanbaram ...191

Lipid Peroxidation, Hemolysis and Antioxidant Enzymes of Erythrocytes in Stroke : Sudha K., Ashalatha V. Rao, Suryanarayana Rao and Anjali Rao ...199

Lysosomal Enzyme Activity during Development of Carbon Tetrachloride induced Cirrhosis in Rats : Premila Abraham ... 206

Tilt Table Testing in the Diagnostic Evaluation of Presyncope and Syncope : A Case-Series Report : E. S. Prakash, Madanmohan, Sunil K. Narayan, Uday Prashanth, M. G. Kamath, Kaviraj Udupa, K. R. Sethuraman, S. Srinivasan and R. Anil Kumar ... 213

Iodine Nutritional Status of School Children in a Rural Area of Howrah District in the Gangetic West Bengal : Amar K. Chandra, Smritiratan Tripathy, Dishari Lahari and Sanjukta Mukhopadhyay ...219

Non-Secretor Status; A Predisposing Factor for Vaginal Candidiasis : Dayaprasad G. Kulkarni and Venkatesh D. ... 225

Effect of High Altitude on Human Auditory Brainstem Responses : S. B. Singh, L. Thakur, J. P. Anand, Deepak Yadav, Amitabh, P. K. Banerjee and W Selvamurthy ... 230

Respiratory Functions in Kalaripayattu Practitioners : C. Kesava Chandran, R. Harikumaran Nair and S. Shashidhar ... 235

Phytochemical Determination and Extraction of Momordica Charantia Fruit and its Hypoglycemic Potentiation of Oral Hypoglycemic Drugs in Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) : Abhishek Tongia, Sudhir Kumar Tongia and Mangala Dave ... 241

Short Communications

Peripheral Plasma FSH Concentration in Relation to Expression of Estrus in Sahiwal Cattle (Bos Indicus) : S. Mondal, B. S. Prakash and P. Palta ... 245


Prof. A. Namasivayam (1941–2003)