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Research Highlights

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Leishmania infection triggers hepcidin-mediated proteasomal degradation of Nramp1 to increase phagolysosomal iron availability.

Macrophage cells export iron from the phagosomal/phagolysosomal lumen to the cytosol via the action of Nramp1.  (Sourav Banerjee and Rupak Datta)

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Recent study of earthquake wave propagation and its decay across eastern India.

Recent study of earthquake wave propagation and its decay across eastern India, Himalaya and southern Tibet, reveal (a) strong frequency dependence and (b) lateral variations dependent on the heterogeneity in the underlying crustal structure.

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Manganese-Catalyzed Direct Olefination of Methyl-Substituted Heteroarenes With Primary Alcohols.

Barman, Milan K.; Waiba, Satyadeep; and Maji, Biplab. 2018. “Manganese-Catalyzed Direct Olefination of Methyl-Substituted Heteroarenes With Primary Alcohols” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 57, 9126-9130

 

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The First-order Mott Transition in V2O3 has Traits of Second Order Transitions.

This work shows that the strongly hysteretic first-order phase transition in V2O3, and possibly other similar materials with long-ranged interactions, can have features usually associated with second-order transitions
 

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