Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 49 - Number 1 Jan - 2005

Guest Editorial
Review Articles
Orignial Articles
Short Communication
Letter to Editor
News and Announcement

Guest Editorial

Research using Animals : An Ethical Dilemma : .....1

Review Article

Lung Functions with Spirometry : An Indian Prespective  - I Peak Expiratory Flow Rates : M. B. Dikshit, S. Raje and M. J. Agrawal ... 8

Pulmonary Blood Flow Increment and Augmentation of Ventilation : A Review of Mechanisms : Ashima Anand ....19

Original Articles

Effect of (ALA8,13,18) - Magainin on Human Trophoblast Cells In Vitro : P. Lamba, Manisha Kar, Jayasree Sengupta and D. Ghosh ... 27

Effect of Dexfenfluramine on Dopamine Dependent Behaviours in Rats : V. M. Thorat, R.K. Gaonkar, K. B. Bhosale and J. J. Balsara ... 39

Serum Lipid Response to Introducing Ghee as a Partial Replacement for Mustard Oil in the Diet of Healthy Young Indians : S. Ravishankar, R. K. Yadav, Rooma Basu Ray, R. L. Bijlani, Tarun Baveja, Nishi Jauhar, S. C. Mahapatra,  Nalin Mehta and S. C. Manchanda ... 49

Effect of Ambroxol,  Spirulina and  Vitamin E in Naphthalene Induced Cataract in Female Rats : S. E. Haque and K. M. A. Gilani ... 57

Prospective Effects of Piper Nigrum and Vinca Rosea in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rats : M. Kaleem, Sheema, H. Sarmad and B. Bano ... 65

Effects of Calcium, Strontium and Barium on Isolated Phrenic Nerve - Diaphragm Preparation of Rats and their Interactions with Diltiazem and Nifedipine : Premendran John, Shilpa Kaore and Ramji Singh ... 72

CNS a1 Receptor in Tonic Pain during Estrous Cycle in Rats : M. Taherianfard, H. Rajaian, A. Bahaoddini and A. Dabbaghlotfi ... 77

Management of Chronic Hepatitis B with New Livfit ® in End Stage Renal Disease : C. K. Kaatiyar, D. Arora, R. Mehrotra, A. R. Nandi, A. Dutta and A. K. Jain .....83

Sympathetic Hyperactivity in Patients of Bronchial Asthma : Manoj Kumar, N. S. Verma, S. Tiwari,and U. S. Pandey ... 89

Oxidative Stress and Protein Glycation in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease : Madhuri Parija, Zachariah Bobby, Vinod Kumar S and Saradha B.  ... 95

Salt Preference Across Different Phases of Menstrual Cycle : Punam Verma, Krishna Mahajan, Sunita Mittal and Archana Ghildiyal ... 99

Atenolol or Butoxamine Injection at the Lateral Septum Does'nt Inhibit Male Sexual Behaviour in Rats : K. K. Gulia, H. N. Mallick and V. M. Kumar ... 103

Cerebrospinal Fluid Lactate Dehydrogenase and Glutamine in Meningtis : B. S. Nayak and Rama Bhat ... 108

Short Communication

Protective Effect of Curcumin during Selenium Induced Toxicity on Dehydrogenases in Hepatic Tissue : S. Padmaja and T. N. Raja ... 111

Effect of Garlic (Allium) Oil on Exercise Tolerance in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease : S. K. Verma, Rajevan V., P. Jain and A. Bordia ... 115

Letter to Editor

Identification of Susceptibility to Hypertension by the Cold Pressor Test : Vivek Verma, S. K. Singh and S. Ghosh ... 119

News and Announcement