Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Volume 49 - Number 2 April - 2005

Review Articles
Orignial Articles
Letter to Editor


A Painful Year-Ending : ... 123

Review Article

Therapeutic Uses of Ocimum Sanctum Linn (Tulsi) with a Note on Eugenol and its Pharmacological Actions: A Short Review : P. Prakash and Neelu Gupta... 125

Original Articles

Corelation between Short Term Heart Rat Variability Indices and Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Indices, Pressor Reactivity to Isometric Handgrip in Healthy Young Male Subjects : Madanmohan, E. S. Prakash and A. B. Bhavananil ... 132

Effect of Tumour Necosis Factor -a (TNF - a) on Protein Synthesis by Mouse Preimplantation Stage Embryos in vitro : P.G.L. Lalitkumar, Jayasree Sengupta and D. Ghosh ... 139

Biochemical Effects of some Orgnophosphorus Pesticdes on the Ovaries of Albino Rats : Sukhdeep Kaur and C.K. Dhaneja ... 148

Structural Alteration of Speratozoa in the Persons Employed in Lead Acid Battery Factory : Nibedita Naha, R.B. Bhar, A. Mukherjee and Amal Roy Chawdhury ... 153

Antinociceptive Activity of Vitex-Negundo Linn Leaf Extract : R. K. Gupta and V.R. Tandon ... 163

Ocular and Cardiovascular Autonomic Fuction in Diabetic Patients with Varying Severity of Reinopathy :Shivaji Datta, N.R. Biswas, Rohit Saxena, K.K. Deepak, Vimla Menon, S.P. Garg and Radhika Tandon ... 171

A Reversalbt L-Arginine and Sodium Nitroprusside of Ageing-induced Memory Impairment in Rats by Increasing Nitric Oxide Concentration in Hippocampus : Vanaja Paul, Leema Reddy and P. Ekambaram ... 179

Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidant Status in Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy : Madhur M. Gupta and Suresh Chari .....187

Spinal Motoneuron Excitability in Iron Deficency Anaemia : Shivani Agarwal, Narseen Akhtar and Rashmi Babbar ... 193

An Experimental Evaluation of Anticonvulsant Activity of Vitex Negundo : V. R. Tandon andR.K. Gupta  ... 199

Influence of Dietary Fats on Weight Gain in Albino Rats : Nandita Pereira, Frida Monterio and Marjorie E. Abrahim ... 206

Regulation of Cardiovascular Functions during Acute Blood Loss : Rajinder K. Gupta and Mohammad Fahim ... 213 

Post-task Changes in Visual P300 and Reversibility through Brief Hyperventilation : Sabyasachi Sircar and Sujata Gautam ... 220

Time Dependent Immunomodulatory Response of Exogenous Melatonin to Killed Pasteurella Multocida (P52 strain) Vaccine in Albino Rats : J.P. Korde, R.S. Srivastava, S.C. Mishra and A.K. Sharma ... 227

Serum Tumor Necrosis Factor - a in Pre Eclampsia : Sazina Muzammil, Usha Singhal, Rajiv Gulati and Iman Bano ... 236

Letter to Editor

The Hypoglycaemic Effect of Curry Leaves ( Murraya Koenigii Spreng) : Mahantayya V. Math and P. Balasubramaniam ... 241

Study of Anti - Toxic Activity of Ocimum Sanctum Linn in Guinea Pigs : Pratibha D. Nadig and Laxmi S. ... 243


Autar Singh Paintal (1925-2004) : ... 247

Julius Axelrod (1912-2004) : ... 251