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Science Sparks @ ACTREC
Date Image 13 March 2023 Vol. No. 12; Issue No. 569

1. Anwaar A, Varma AK, Baruah R (2023). In silico-based structural evaluation to categorize the pathogenicity of mutations identified in the RAD class of proteins. ACS Omega.

2. Majumdar S, Sharma N, Sengar M, Thorat J, Nayak L, Bonda A, Bagal B, Rajendra A, Sethi A, Jain H (2023). A phase II study to evaluate the efficacy of low-dose rasburicase (1.5mg) in adolescent and adult acute leukemia and high-grade lymphomas with tumor lysis syndrome. Leukemia and Lymphoma.

3. Agrawal T, Epari S, Prakash G, Menon S (2023). Splenic surprise in a case of renal cell carcinoma: Unusual case or association? Journal of Postgraduate Medicine.

4. Priyadharshn Selvarajan JM, Epari S, Sahu A, Dasgupta A, Chatterjee A, Gupta T (2023) . Pearls & Oy-sters: Primary diffuse leptomeningeal melanocytosis: A diagnostic conundrum. Neurology.

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Sonowal H, Rice WG, Howell SB. Luxeptinib interferes with LYN-mediated activation of SYK and modulates BCR signaling in lymphoma. PLoS One. 2023 Mar 8;18(3):e0277003.

Legends of Science
Kusum Marathe Kusum Marathe

Kusum Marathe obtained her PhD from the Institute of Science, Mumbai, in 1968. Her research interest was algae, metabolic products of algae, nitrogen-fixing algae, and the effects of algae extracts on the germination of seeds and seedling growth. She initiated a special subject, 'Algae' for MSc at Nagpur University. She was the Acting Director of the Institute of Science, Nagpur.

Manju Bansal Manju Bansal

Manju Bansal received her PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in 1977. She specialized in Molecular Biophysics, and her research topics were Unusual structures of DNA structure of filamentous phages. She was the visiting Professor at Rutgers University, USA and a visiting consultant at NIH, Bethesda, USA. She was the recipient of the INSA medal for Young Scientists in 1979. She is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore and the National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad.

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Blood test identifies acute myeloid leukemia patients at greater risk for relapse after bone marrow transplant

07 March 2023, EurekAlert

A small portion of adults in remission from a deadly blood cancer had persisting mutations that were detected, which predicted their risk of death from having the cancer return...

Researchers identify a protein that promotes cancer metastasis, providing a new potential treatment target

09 March 2023, MedicalXpress

The research findings were verified by in vitro and in vivo models, supported with clinical data, and are expected to provide a new potential target for cancer therapy...

Lung-sparing surgery is effective for some with early stage lung cancer

09 March 2023, National Cancer Institute

Results of a large international clinical trial show that, for certain people with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), surgery to remove a piece of the affected lobe is as effective as surgery to remove the whole lobe...

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