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    Editor-in-chief EditorProf. Basudev Bhattacharya Prof. Mohan Chandra Mondal

    Kolkata Kolkata

    Joint Editors Assistant EditorProf. Soma Gupta Prof. Mousumi Mukherjee

    Kolkata Kolkata

    Prof. Dines PuriDelhi

    Ex-Officio MembersProf. K. Santhi Naidu Prof. V. Govindaraju

    Hony. Genl. Secretary AMBI Ex. Hony. Secretary AMBIHyderabad Bangalore

    Members of the Advisory Board

    Prof. Sasanka Chakraborti Prof. Bina Singh GallotKolkata Rohtak

    Prof. Y. B. Sharma Prof. D. K. SrivastavaAmbala Delhi

    Prof. V Mallika Prof. W. Ebenezer WilliamNew Delhi Chennai

    Prof. S. Chakraborty Prof. Subimal ChoudhuryNICED, Kolkata Kolkata

    Prof. P. C. Mahapatra Dr. Kaushik PanditCuttack Kolkata

    Dr. S. R. Gupta Dr. Siddhartha GuptaCleveland, USA Kolkata

    Editorial Board

    Prof. B. C. Kabi Prof. Arora Murali MohanNew Delhi Pune

    Prof. G. Sarkar Prof. Kushal DasMeerut Bijapur

    Dr. Rohini Goswami Prof. U. D. GuptaDibrugarh Agra

    Prof. H. Virupaksha Prof. Ranju BoseMysore Kolkata

    Prof. P. K. Patra Prof. H. N. DasRaipur Kolkata

    Prof. Srikrishna Mahapatra Prof. W. G. SinghBehrampur RIMS Imphal

    Prof. M. Jaiprakash babu Prof. Ajanta RoyKakinada Kolkata

    Prof. Chandan Chakrabarti Prof. Chinmoy BiswasGujarat Agartala

    Prof. Gorachand Bhattacharya Dr. Sujit BhattacharyaKolkata ICMR, Kolkata


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    Instructions to AuthorsIndian Journal of Medical Biochemistry entertains papers, original articles, experimental research,reviews on topics of recent interest and short technical reports in the field of clinical chemistry in itsbroadest sense. Clinical reports are also welcome, if the use of biochemical techniques have playedan important part in the work. Papers on normal and abnormal findings related to human metabolicprocesses will be within the scope of the journal provided the matter has direct relevance to the studyof human diseases. Papers submitted should not have been previously published in wholeor part and should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

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    1. Shapiro AMJ, Lakey JRT, Ryan EA, et al. Islet transplantation in seven patients with type Idiabetes mellitus using a glucocorticoid-free immunosuppressive regimen. N Engl J Med2000;343:230-8.

  • 2. Goadsby PJ. Pathophysiology of headache. In: Silberstein SD, Lipton RB, Dalessio DJ, eds.Wolffs headache and other head pain. 7th ed. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press,2001:57-72.

    3. Kuczmarski RJ, Ogden Lc, Grammer-Strawn LM, et al. CDC growth charts: United States.Advance data from vital and health statistics. No. 314. Hyattsville, Md.: National Centre forHealth Statistics, 2000. (DHHS publication no. (PHS) 2000-1250 0-0431.)

    4. U.S. positions on selected issues at the third negotiating session of the Framework Conventionon Tobacco Control. Washington, D.C.: Committee on Government Reform, 2002. (AccessedMarch 4, 2002, at

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