Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences

Table of Contents
Volume 9, 2013

Storability and Chips Quality of Chemical Treated Potatoes under Ordinary Condition – Pages 1-10
Ishwori P. Gautam, Moha D. Sharma, Bhim B. Khatri, Resham B. Thapa and Kanti Shrestha

Mineral Content in Dehydrated Mango Powder – Pages 21-25
Mujahid Hussain Leghari, Saghir Ahmed Sheikh, M.B. Kumbhar and A.F. Baloch

Grain Phytic Acid Accumulation of Domestic and Exotic Rice Genotypes in Zinc-Deficient Soil – Pages 26-30
Nizamuddin Depar, Inayatullah Rajpar, Nabi Bux Sial and Muhammad Ibrahim Keerio

Black Watermelon Bug, Coridius viduatus (F.) (Heteroptera: Dinidoridae) in Hatay Region of Turkey – Pages 31-35
Şener Tarla, Halit Yetişir and Gülcan Tarla

Estimation of Heterosis, Heterobeltiosis and Potence Ratio Over Environments Among Pre and Post Green Revolution Spring wheat in Pakistan – Pages 36-43
Amarah Batool, Ijaz Rasool Noorka, Muhammad Afzal and Ali Hassan Syed

Quality Attributes of Immature Fruit of Different Mango Varieties– Pages 52-56
Mujahid Hussain Leghari, Saghir Ahmed Sheikh, Noor-un-nisa Memon, Aijaz Hussain Soomro and Aijaz A. Khooharo

Removal of Methylene Blue and Malachite Green Dye Using Different Form of Coconut Fibre as Absorbent – Pages 172-177
Y.C. Wong, M.S.R. Senan and N.A. Atiqah

Determining of Climatic Parameters Using CFD in Different Window Span in Naturally Ventilated Greenhouses– Pages 178-186
Ahmet Tezcan and Kenan Buyuktas

Socio-Economic Analysis of Soyabeanutilization in Akure South Local Government Area, Ondo State – Pages 236-242
J.A. Folayan and J.O. Bifarin

Spatial Appraisal of the Impacts of Drought on Agricultural Patterns in Karachi – Pages 352-360
Lubna Ghazal, Syed Jamil H. Kazmi and Sheeba Afsar

Detrimental Effects of Neem Seed on Different Life Stages of Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum – Pages 468-472
Syeda Azra Tariq, Muhammad Farhanullah Khan and Habibullah Rana

Seasonal Variability of Trace and Heavy Metals Concentration in Groundwater and its Quality for Drinking and Irrigation Purpose under Phuleli Canal Command Area (Sindh), Pakistan – Pages 550-561
Ashifa Soomro, Altaf Ali Siyal, Muhammad Saffar Mirjat and Nabi Bux Sial

Determination of Paraquat (Herbicide) Residue Level in Sandy Clay Loam Soil Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography – Pages 566-577
Y.C. Wong, N. Norsyamimi and W.A. Wan-Nurdiyana

C-Reactive Protein: An Overview – Pages 496-499
Sandeep Kumar Vashist

Botulinum Neurotoxin: Advances in Diagnostics and Healthcare Applications – Pages 562-565
Sandeep Kumar Vashist, Gregory B. Stevens and Thomas van Oordt

Serine Proteinases Secreted by Two Isolates of the Fungus Alternaria solani – Pages 105-115
Tatiana A. Valueva, Natalia N. Kudryavtseva, Ekaterina L. Gvozdeva, Alexis V. Sof’in, Natalia Yu. Il’ina, Marina A. Pobedinskaya and Sergei N. Elansky

Metabolic and Behavioral Effects of Serotonergic Antidepressants in Rats Exposed to Swim Endurance Stress– Pages 269-275
Mehnaz Gitay and Samina Bano

Editorial: Rapidly Growing Importance of Glycated Haemoglobin (HbA1c) in Diabetic Management – Pages 337-340
Sandeep Kumar Vashist and Khalid Al-Rubeaan

Inhibition of Isorhamnetin on β-Catenin/Tcf Signaling and β-Catenin-Activated Melanogenesis – Pages 401-409
Seyeon Park, Hana Choi and Yun Joo Kim

Identification of Calpain 10 Isoforms (b, d, e, f & h) Conserved Regions and Possible Functional Prophecy through Bioinformatics – Pages 489-495
Kausar Saboohi, Samina Bano and Bushra Chaudhry

Obesity and CRP, Adiponectin, Leptin, and Lipid Profile in Saudi Arabian Adolescent Females – Pages 500-509
Sawsan Hassan Mahassni and Rajaa Braik Sebaa

Biodegradation of Malachite Green by Extracellular Laccase Producing Bacillus thuringiensis RUN1 – Pages 543-549
Olumide D. Olukanni, Aliu Adenopo, Ayodeji O. Awotula and Akinniyi A. Osuntoki

The Importance of the Soil’s Occupation, of the Recovery and the Living Space of the Main Forest Species in the Sustainability of the Forest Areas of the Mountains of Dhaya and Mountains of Saïda (West Algeria) – Pages 473-478
Abdelkrim Kefifa and Khéloufi Benabdeli

Mortality Responses of Spodoptera litura Following Feeding on BT- Sprayed Plants – Pages 195-215
Saad A. AlOtaibi

Isolation and Identification of Plant Growth Promoting and Chromium Uptake Enhancing Bacteria from Soil Contaminated by Leather Tanning Industrial Waste – Pages 243-251
Retno Rosariastuti, Irfan Dwidya Prijambada, Ngadiman, Gani Sisca Prawidyarini and Angry Rosha Putri

Influence of the Growth Regulators Kinetin and 2,4-D on the Growth of Two Chlorophyte Microalgae, Haematococcus pluvialis and Dunaliella salina – Pages 302-308
Maria Filomena de Jesus Raposo and Rui Manuel Santos Costa de Morais

Protective Effect of Melatonin Against Malathion Induced Alterations in Antioxidant Defense System and Morphology of Erythrocytes in Wistar Rats – Pages 438-446
G.K. Bhatti, I.P.S. Sidhu and J.S. Bhatti

Structural and Phylogenetic Profiles of Muscle Actins from Cephalopods – Pages 606-614
Y. Ochiai, S. Watabe and G. Wang

Determination of Lead Acetate Effects on Heavy Weight Protein of Musca domestica – Pages 286-290
Rizwanul Haq

Adverse Effect of Lead Acetate on Light Weight Protein of Bactrocera cucurbitae – Pages 291-295
Rizwanul Haq, M. Farhan Ullah Khan and Ehtesham Ul Haq

Adverse Effects of Lead Acetate on Light Weight Protein of Bactrocera dorsalis – Pages 447-451
Rizwanul Haq, M. Farhanullah Khan and Ehteshamul Haq

Thermodynamics of Synthesis of New Phenoxazine Derivatives – Pages 16-20
V. José Cotuá, Sandra Cotes, Fernando Castro and Pedro Castro

Isolation of A New Sterol from Limonium stocksii and Antimicrobial Activities of Crude Extract – Pages 116-119
Rahat A. Ali, Shaheen Inam and Shaista Perveen

Viscosity and Thermodynamic Properties of Alkali Metal Bromides in the Presence of Acetonitrile, 3-Hydroxypropionitrile and Acetonitrile + 3-Hydroxypropionitrile Mixture at Various Temperatures – Pages 133-150
Shama, Fahim Uddin, Tehseen Ahmed and Talat Zamir

Biosorption of Heavy Metals from Acid Mine Drainages onto Pig Bristles, Poultry Feathers and Crustacean Shells Industrial Biowastes – Pages 510-524
Fernando I. Ramírez-Paredes, Teresa Manzano-Muñoz, Juan C. Garcia-Prieto, J. Felipe Bello-Estévez, Galina G. Zhadan, Valery L. Shnyrov, John F. Kennedy and Manuel G. Roig

Development and Validation of a RP-HPLC Method for Simultaneous Determination of Levofloxacin and Moxifloxacin in Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms – Pages 633-638
Farjahan Nur, Asma Rahman, Md. Zakir Sultan, Md. Gias Uddin, Mohammad A. Rashid, Amir Hassan and Mansoor Ahmed

Computer Sciences
A Quantitative Analysis of Firewall Impact on Critical Data Communication – Pages 11-15
Minhaj Ahmad Khan

Intelligent Decision Making Technique for Marketing Using Hypothetical Database and Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Method – Pages 44-51
A. Fareed, Ansar A. Khan, B. Mahmood and H. Shamsul

Time-Splitting Chebyshev-Spectral Method for the Schrödinger Equation in the Semiclassical Regime with Zero Far-Field Boundary Conditions – Pages 60-68
Hongsheng Wang, Yushan Ni and Junwan Li

The Suitability of Seashell, Animal Bone and Sodium Carbonate as Energizers in Case Carburization of Mild Steel – Pages 578-586
O.S. Fatoba, M.A. Bodude, O.L. Akanji, I.O. Adamson and S.C. Agwuncha

Environmental Sciences
Health Impacts of PM10 Using AirQ2.2.3 Model in Makkah – Pages 259-268
T.M. Habeebullah

Remapping Hydroecoregion Boundaries: A Proposal for Improving the Base of the Running Water Monitoring Procedures – Pages 533-537
Lorenzo Traversetti, Alessandro Manfrin and Massimiliano Scalici

Delineation of Water Logging and Salinity for Salvaging Built Environment – Pages 592-605
Rao Atif, Mohammed Raza Mehdi and Sheeba Afsar

Using Vapor Generation Equipment to Create Artificial Rain: The Design and Function of a New System – Pages 615-624
Hideyo Murakami

Differentially Expressed Proteins of Soybean (Glycine max) Pulvinus in Light and Dark Conditions – Pages 157-171
Hakme Lee, Wesley M. Garrett, Joe H. Sullivan, Irwin Forseth and Savithiry Natarajan

Analysis of Soybean Embryonic Axis Proteins by Two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis and Mass Spectrometry – Pages 309-332
Savithiry S. Natarajan, Hari B. Krishnan, Farooq Khan, Xi Chen, Wesley M. Garrett and Dilip Lakshman

Proteomic Analysis of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) by Two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis and Mass Spectrometry – Pages 424-437
Savithiry S. Natarajan, M.A. Pastor-Corrales, Farooq H. Khan and Wesley M. Garrett

Comparative Study of Temperature and Rainfall Fluctuation in Hunza-Nagar District – Pages 151-156
Sheeba Afsar, Nasir Abbas and Bulbul Jan

Quest of Urban Growth Monitoring from Myth to Reality – Pages 222-230
Sheeba Afsar, Syed Jamil Hassan Kazmi and Sumaiya Bano

Assessment the Quality of Life in Karachi City through the Integration of Space and Spatial Technologies – Pages 373-388
Sheeba Afsar, Syed Shahid Ali and Syed Jamil Hassan Kazmi

Changing Spatial Patterns of Agriculture in the Punjab Province and the Food Sustainability – Pages 389-400
Syed Shahid Ali

Ex Post Impacts of Chashma Right Bank Irrigation Project on Cropping Pattern in D.I. Khan district, Pakistan – Pages 452-467
Atta-ur-Rahman and Amir Nawaz Khan

Spatial Framework for the Assessment of Road Traffic Accidents in Karachi – Pages 525-532
Salman Zubair and Syed Jamil Hasan Kazmi

Seasonal Variations in Wave Energy and the Changing Beach Characteristics: A Case Study of Beaches of Karachi – Pages 361-367
Syed Shahid Ali and Sheeba Afsar

Two Integral Operators Defined with Bessel Functions on the Class N(β) – Pages 57-59
Nicoleta Ularu

Developing a Mathematical Model to Assess the Liveablity in Blighted Mega City – Pages 190-194
M. Arif Hussain, Syed Ghayasuddin, Shaheen Abbas and M. Rashid Kamal Ansari

Capital Estimation: Theory and US-Japan Comparative Study – Pages 216-221
Eric Iksoon Im and Tam Bang Vu

Medical Sciences
Easy and Effective Endoscopic Retrieval of Ingested Sharp Foreign Bodies – Pages 87-90
Leiming Xu, Chao Huang, Chunying Qu, Yi Zhang, Min Zhou and Ying Chen

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – Pages 333-336
Aashfa Hassan Shaikh, Sabeen Aatif and Tanweer Ahmed

Effect of Digoxin on the Color Vision Disorder, A Case-Control Study – Pages 479-482
Toba Kazemi, Mohammad Hossien Davari and Hanie Afrazande

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Comparison of Hepatic Parameters Following Administration of Antihypertensive, Hypolipidemic and Hypoglycemic Drugs – Pages 82-86
Afshan Siddiq, Rafeeq Alam Khan and Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui

Efficacy of Metronidazole in Combination with Amoxicillin and Doxycycline in Adult Periodontitis – Pages 99-104
Sarah Moideen, Rafeeq Alam Khan and Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui

Formulation Development and Evaluation of Sodium Bicarbonate Tablets by Direct Compression Method – Pages 231-235
Sadia Mehrban, Fouzia Hassan, Syed Muhammad Farid Hasan, Fozia Israr, Sabahat Jabeen and Naheed Haque

Evaluation of Antioxidant and Antitumor Activities of Wrightia arborea – Pages 625-632
Ronok Zahan, Laizuman Nahar, Ashik Mosaddik, Mohammad Abdur Rashid, Amir Hassan and Mansoor Ahmed

Fundamental Problems of Internal Gravity Waves Dynamics in Ocean – Pages 69-81
Vitaly V. Bulatov and Yury V. Vladimirov

Impact of Different Pollutant Sources on Human Health Using Solid Aerosol’s Elemental Analysis – Pages 91-98
Muhammad Attique Khan Shahid, Khadim Hussain and Ahmad Raza

Identification of Organic Compounds in Solid Aerosols Related to Faisalabad Environment Using XRD Technique – Pages 120-132
Muhammad Attique Khan Shahid, Khadim Hussain and Ahmad Raza

Radiation Exposure to Nuclear Medicine Technologists During Different Diagnostic Techniques – Pages 187-189
Areeb Fatima, Taqmeem Hussain, Sumera Perveen, Arfa Mubashir and Humera Noreen

Cost Effective Deposition of Aluminium Oxide Layers – Pages 252-258
I.A. Khan, A. Rashid, A. Fatima, M.A.K. Shahid, T.H. Bokhari and R. Ahmad

Design and Development of Efficient Domestic Electric Cum Solar Oven – Pages 296-301
Aamir Shahzad, Teyyiba Kanwal and Mao-Gang He

Dielectric Spectroscopy of Composites of Epoxy Resin – Pages 348-351
Fareeda Farrukh and Shahid H. Zaidi

Cost-Effective Micro Programmable Logic Controller for System Automation – Pages 368-372
Aamir Shahzad, Qamar ul Islam, Shaheen Akhtar and Mao-Gang He

Determination of Angstrom Coefficients for Masvingo and Makoholi Stations, Zimbabwe – Pages 410-415
Brain Mapurisa and Luckywell Seyitini

Radiation Induced Decoloration of Reactive Dye in PVA Films for Film Dosimetry – Pages 416-419
Shaheen Akhtar, Taqmeem Hussain, Aamir Shahzad, Qamar-ul-Islam, Muhammad Yousuf Hussain and Nasim Akhtar

The Feasibility of Reactive Dye in PVA Films as High Dosimeter – Pages 420-423
Shaheen Akhtar, Taqmeem Hussain, Aamir Shahzad and Qamar-ul-Islam

Investigating Explorative Character of Ozone Layer Depletion Between Pakistan and China: A Comparative Regional Study – Pages 483-488
M. Ayub Khan Yousuf Zai, Bulbul Jan and M. Rashid Kamal Ansari

Efficacy of Non-Linear Approach in the Study of Ozone Layer Depletion – Pages 587-591
M. Ayub Khan Yousuf Zai, M. Rashid Kamal Ansari, Afaq Ahmed Siddiqui and Faisal Ahmed Khan Afridi

Digestive Discomforts and Effect of Ingested Food in People Performing Hajj – Pages 341-347
Osama A. Shaikh-Omar, Eslam A. Header and Hassan M. Bukhari

Veterinary Sciences
Ractopamine for Pigs: A Review about Nutritional Requirements – Pages 276-285
Aloízio Soares Ferreira, Gregório Murilo de Oliveira Júnior, Francisco Carlos de Oliveira Silva, Rita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira and Edney Pereira da Silva

Intake of Some Biological Seeds and Root Extracts of Plants Improves Fertility and Hatchability of Turkey Eggs – Pages 538-542
Ndubuisi S. Machebe, Simeon O. Ugwu, C.S. Atu and Ndofor-Foleng H. Mbunwen