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February Issue Published; Vol 5(2)

February issue of ALS is now published. This time, in our multidisciplinary reads, we are featuring articles from virology reporting HCV burden in a very dark taboo of society, the transgender community; Revisiting the diagonostic role of anti-C1q and ds-DNA in LN patients; Report on MAS for drought tolerant cotton; How bacteria are transforming the science of drug production; GWAS for natural selection in Bos Indicus and lastly a very thoughtful insight on WTO's regulations and their effects on Pakistan's agriculture in the form of a review article.


Volume 5, Issue 2 (25 February 2017)

In-Focus                        

WTO’s Implications on Agriculture Sector in Pakistan: Threats, Opportunities and Possible Strategies

Naeem Ullah Khan, Muhammad Ashfaq

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Health

Prevalence of hepatitis B and hepatitis C Virus infections among male to female (MFT) transgenders in Rawalpindi (Pakistan)

Hashaam Akhtar, Yasmeen Badshah, Samar Akhtar, Faheem Hasan, Muhammad Faisal, Najam us Sahar Sadaf Zaidi, Ishtiaq Qadri

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Association of anti C1q and ds-DNA levels with the pathogenesis of Lupus Nephritis among SLE patients

Zara Sohail, Arshad Jamal, Sajjad ullah, Khurshid Iqbal, Ahmed Bilal Waqar

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Veterinary Sciences

Genome-Wide Identification of Natural Selection Footprints in Bos Indicus Using Principal Component Analysis

Hamid Mustafa, Waqas Ahmad Khan, Tad Sonstegard, Yi Li, Noor Ul Ain, Adeela Ajmal


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Biotechnology

Production of Remedial Proteins through Genetically Modified Bacteria

Fatima Tariq, Muhammad Azmat Ullah Khan, Saqib Shahzad, Wajeeha Batool Chaudry, Amina Arif, Ghazaleh Gharib

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Molecular Biology

Marker Assisted Selection for Relative Water Content, Excised leaf Water Loss and Cell Membrane Stability in Cotton

Muhammad Asif Saleem, Muhammad Waqas Amjid, Muhammad Qadir Ahmad, Etrat Noor, Abdul Qayyum, Masood Iqbal Awan, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Nauman

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