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Volume 19; Issue 4; April 2023

 

Editorial

Dangerous Risk Group-4 (RG-4) emergent viruses

Sinnott et al. Bioinformation 19(4):345-347 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Review

Mycotoxin source and its exposure causing mycotoxicoses
Alshammari, Bioinformation 19(4): 348-357 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Molecular docking and dynamics simulation of main protease of SARS-CoV-2 with naproxen derivative
Hussein et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 358-361 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article
Alloantibody among Thalassemia patients receiving multiple blood transfusions at a tertiary care hospital in India
Thakur et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 362-368 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Exploring bioactive compounds from a symbiotic bacterial strain of Spongiobacter sp.
Bibi et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 369-374 (2023)
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Research Article
Role of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a prognostic marker for type 2 diabetic nephropathy among Indians
Subramani et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 375-379 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Vitamin D receptor (BsmI) gene polymorphism and allele frequency among chronic kidney disease patients in south Indian population
Badrachalam et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 380-384 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Phenotype, allele and genotype frequency distribution of ABO and Rh(D) blood group among blood donors attending regional blood transfusion centre in Delhi, India
Thakur et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 385-391 (2023)
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Research Article
SWATH-MS analysis of plasma proteins among Indian HIV-1 infected patients
Barik et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 392-398 (2023)
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Research Article

Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of Terminalia chebula mediated gold nano particles
Katariya et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 399-402 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Green synthesis, characterization, and antibacterial activity of Citrus lanatus based silver nanoparticles
Govindaraj et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 403-406 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant property of a novel floral mouthwash
Pawane & Rajasekar, Bioinformation 19(4): 407-410 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Molecular docking analysis of KRAS inhibitors for cancer management
Hakeem et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 411-416 (2023)
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Research Article
Effect of β-Caryophyllene on oxidative stress, glucose metabolism in the skeletal muscle of high fat diet and fructose-induced type-2 diabetic adult male rats
Bandaru et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 417-422 (2023)
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Research Article

Fluoride release by restorative materials after applying surface coating agents
Parashar et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 423-427 (2023)
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Research Article
Salivary physicochemical characteristics and antimicrobial human peptide among Indian children with dental caries
Rani et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 428-432 (2023)
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Views
Extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer as a biomarker for oral cancer
Katariya & Rajasekar, Bioinformation 19(4): 433-435 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Mandibular molar teeth deviations for fabrication of implant-specific strip crowns among Indians
Chhabra et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 436-440 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
In vitro assessment for the probiotic potential of Pichia kudriavzevii
Ganapathiwar & Bhukya, Bioinformation 19(4): 441-444 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Effect of lupeol on insulin resistance in adipose tissue by modulating the expression of insulin and inflammatory signaling molecules in high-fat diet and sucrose-fed diabetic rats
Daniel et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 445-453 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Physiotherapeutic interventions on quadriceps muscle architecture in patello-femoral pain syndrome
Kumar et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 454-459 (2023)
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Research Article
Histo-pathological patterns in hysterectomy specimens at a tertiary care centre in India
Pandey et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 460-463 (2023)
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Research Article

Molecular docking analysis of proflavin with the Wnt pathway targets for OSCC
Pazhani et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 464-466 (2023)
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Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of imiquimod with the TGF-β targets for oral carcinoma
Pazhani et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 467-470 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of cetuximab with NOTCH signalling pathway targets for oral cancer
Pazhani et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 471-473 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Influence of antagonist tooth on mandibular implant positioning during surgery among Indians
Surendran et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 474-476 (2023)
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Research Article
Post-operative pain management using two drugs following dental implant surgery among Indians
Surendran et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 476-478 (2023)
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Research Article
Efficacy of mucolytics and steam therapy in the management of sinusitis among Indians
Balakrishnan et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 479-483 (2023)
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Research Article
Comparison of pre and post-operative stresses among Indian patients undergoing intra-oral grafting procedures
Senthil et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 484-487 (2023)
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Research Article

Effect of different drugs for controlling post-operative swelling after implant surgery among Indians
Selladurai et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 488-490 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

STITCH enabled protein-protein interactions between Phyllanthus emblica and peri-implant microbiome
Selladurai et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 491-494 (2023)
PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Correlation between CT - derived bone density and optimal bone densities acquired from CBCT scans
Mehta et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 495-498 (2023)
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Research Article

STITCH enabled molecular interaction of glycrhizzin with peri-implant microbiota
Selladurai et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 499-501 (2023)
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Volume 19; Issue 3; March 2023

 

Research Article

Leber hereditary optic neuropathy presenting as bilateral visual loss and white matter disease
Algahtani et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 226-229 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Microsatellite diversity in four cultivated species of Actinidiaceae and Rutaceae
Kaur & Sharma, Bioinformation 19(3): 230-234 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Editorial

Neutrino and EM asterometric detection of habitable exoplanets
Shapshak et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 235-237 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Phytochemical screening and anti-obesity, anti- diabetic and anti-oxidant properties of Scoparia dulcis leaf decoction (crude)
Clara Mary et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 238-243 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
A study of socio clinical, biochemical and electrocardiographic changes of yellow oleander seed poisoning in India
Subramani et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 244-250 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Editorial
Colliding Pandemics and CoViD-19
Fotovat & Chiappelli, Bioinformation 19(3): 251-254 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of PET with MHET
Gowda et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 255-259 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Insights from the molecular docking analysis of EGFR antagonists
Kamal et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 260-265 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Fingerprint patterns in neuropsychological disorder depression among south Indian population
Hemasankar et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 266-271 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Review Article
A review on bigonial width reduction by botulinum toxin injections in masseter
Ghatge et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 272-277 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Is self-testing the next paradigm for diagnostics?
Chaudhari et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 278-283 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Molecular docking analysis of AGTR1 antagonists
Sayed Murad et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 284-289 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Feedback on dental implants with dynamic navigation versus freehand
Nirula et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 290-294 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
An update on diagnosis and therapeutics for type-2 diabetes mellitus
Babu et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 295-298 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Phytochemical cocktail of Asanadi gana extract in the management of diabetes
Dulala et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 299-306 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
A short note on hypertension management
Babu et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 307-309 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article
Anti-quorum sensing activity of Boerhavia diffusa against Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1
Shravani et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 310-318 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Micro RNA210 expression in pregnancies with preeclampsia
Paremmal et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 319-322 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Insights from the molecular docking and simulation analysis of P38 MAPK phytochemical inhibitor complexes

Prasada Rao et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 323-330 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Meta-analysis of lean and obese RNA-seq datasets to identify genes targeting obesity
Prabhakar & Dicky John, Bioinformation 19(3): 331-335 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Assigning new supergroups V and W to the Wolbachia diversity
Sharma & Som, Bioinformation 19(3): 336-340 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

A short note on bioglass in Periodontics
Vijiyalakshmi et al. Bioinformation 19(3): 341-344 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

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Volume 19; Issue 2; February 2023

 

Research Article

Repurposing of known drugs for COVID-19 using molecular docking and simulation analysis
Bhanu et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 149-159 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article

Molecular docking and dynamics simulation analysis of the human FXIIa with compounds from the Mcule database
Odhar et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 160-166 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article

Design and construction of multi epitope- peptide vaccine candidate for rabies virus
Odhar et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 167-177 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article

Molecular docking analysis of novel quercetin derivatives for combating SARS-CoV-2
Hussein et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 178-183 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article

Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity of Terminalia arjuna
Vijayalakshmi et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 184-189 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article

Antimicrobial evaluation and molecular docking studies of the combined ethanolic extract of Mollugo cerviana and Mukia maderspatana
Rebecca et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 190-195 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Frequency of convergence insufficiency among students at a tertiary care centre in rural Karnataka, India
Akhil et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 196-198 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article

Quorum sensing in bacteria of rice rhizospheres from Chhattisgarh, India
Kumar et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 199-205 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Serum adiponectin in Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Rajendra et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 206-210 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Association of obesity and insulin resistance to gestational diabetes mellitus
Thilak et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 211-214 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Oral Streptococcus mutans load among Indian children with cerebral palsy
Gandhi et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 215-220 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article
Implant abutment using hand drivers versus torque wrench
Singh et al. Bioinformation 19(2): 221-225 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

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Volume 19; Issue 1; January 2023

 

Research Article

Integration of palliative care in the management of oral squamous cell carcinoma
Republica et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 1-4 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Melatonin as preemptive analgesic for intra-operative pain
Katariya & Malaiappan, Bioinformation 19(1): 5-9 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Awareness on passive smoking among Indian adults
Sivasubramanian et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 10-13 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Review Article
Application of nanoparticles in Dentistry
Missier et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 14-18 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Ethnicity and risk factors among Indian coronary artery disease patients
Sah et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 19-23 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Analysis of common allergens affecting patients with allergic rhinitis
Kumari & Maheshwari, Bioinformation 19(1): 24-27 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of calcium channel blockers with ALR2 and RAGE
Kazmi et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 28-31 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Awareness on weaning diet among mothers of under five children in North Gujarat
Mahalakshmi et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 32-34 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
T-scans in implant procedures
Iyer et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 35-38 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Insights from the molecular docking analysis of GRP78 with natural compound inhibitors in the management of cancers
Elaimi et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 39-42 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

In-vitro anticancer activity of Rauvolfia tetraphylla extract on mcf-7 breast cancer cell lines
Sabu et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 43-47 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of juglone with parvulin-type PPiase PrsA from Staphylococcus aureus
Laskar et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 48-52 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Molecular docking analysis of Aza compounds with the heme-binding protein from Tannerella Forsythia
Sathiamurthy et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 53-56 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of a virulence factor protein dentilisin from Treponema denticola with oxazole piperazine derivatives
Parthiban et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 57-62 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of the oral tumor target JAK STAT 3 with oxo-azo compounds
Karikalan et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 63-68 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Sleep disorders and work-related stress with oral hygiene among Indian shift workers
Kumaresan et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 69-73 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of Indole based diaza-sulphonamides with JAK-3 protein
Nautiyal et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 74-78 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of Indole based oxadiazoles with the H-binding protein from Treponema denticola
Kumaran et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 79-84 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Diabetes linked oral complications in south Indian cohorts
Manisha et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 85-87 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of imidazole quinolines with gingipain R from Porphyromonas gingivalis
Reddy et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 88-93 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of thiazo inhibitors with the virulent factor cystalysin from Treponema denticola
Andrew et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 94-98 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of protein filamin-A with thioazo compounds
Satish et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 99-104 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of oxazole compounds with the heme-binding protein from Porphyromonas gingivalis
Manikandan et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 105-110 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Molecular docking analysis of the tumor protein beta arrestin-1 with oxadiazole compounds
Sharma et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 111-116 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

Research Article

Case report on meningoenceplapathy in an Indian patient post CoViD vaccination
Choudhry et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 117-119 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Management of zygomatico maxillary complex fractures among Indian patients
Payak et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 120-125 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
A review on accelerated orthodontics
Nadkerny et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 126-132 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Platelet-rich fibrin and titanium-prepared platelet-rich fibrin in endoperio lesion management
Choudhary et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 133-137 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Chronic inflammation on gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells
Sharma et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 138-142 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC
 

Research Article
Bilateral orthodontic extractions using physics versus conventional forceps among Indian patients
Sangra et al. Bioinformation 19(1): 143-148 (2023) PDF, HTML, DOI, PMC

 

Research Article

Effect of different drugs for controlling post-operative swelling after implant surgery among Indians
Selladurai et al. Bioinformation 19(4): 488-490 (2023)
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Open access
Access to available literature for advancement through the application of science for the society is secretly sensitive yet sacred.

The quote from BOAI "the promise was that removing access barriers would allow the world to "accelerate research,

enrich education, share the learning of the rich with the poor and the poor with the rich and lay the foundation for

uniting humanity in a common intellectual conversation and quest for knowledge" explains everything as

described elsewhere. Thus, the formation of several open access (free to read) journals through the initiatives

like PMC is engaging, entertaining and enlightening for everyone as listed elsewhere.

 

Open access and Scientific community

It is the responsibility of all stakeholders and beneficiaries especially the scientific community (advanced teaching and research) to make all reports available for the general public (tax payers (direct or indirect)).

Please be informed that all the about 8 billion people pay tax or render service for tax in one way or the other. Open access is a joint responsibility of all stakeholders in this context.

 

Science, Scientist, Society and Service

Science for service in a society is the success story of scientists with serenity as described elsewhere. The commerce in science publishing is highlighted in this note.

Science is not for the self success of scientists and it is for the society especially to serve the under privileged population.

Please be informed that farmers and farm workers contribute to tax money (either direct or indirect) that is used for science and

its advancement in all economies (developed, developing and under developed). Therefore, the research notes from science funded by tax payers should be made available and accessible

to the kins of all tax payers. It should be noted that all members of the globe participate (direct and indirect) in a democracy through contribution with pride and respect.

 

Note on predatory (meaning greedy) publications (meaning journals)

It is a pointless pondering on predatory (meaning greedy) publications (meaning journals) while practicing publishing through freedom of the Press.

It should be noted that a weak publication will vanish itself in an open access publishing model where contents are made available for free on the WWW.

The fundamental question in this context is the definition of host and predator. The second question is the type (data and or commercial) and subsequent measure of

effect of the predator on the host. Detailed discussion on this issue or any other related issue is welcomed under the freedom of the Press yet conclusion on it will be often biased and is clearly unwarranted.

The parties aware of such concerns should write to the publisher (with address for communication) to take such action within such time to stand corrected.

Please be informed that ISSN is unique for each publication and portals for ISSN is distributed throughout the world in each country.

This is well monitored and clearly streamlined. Therefore, NO two publication titles will be identical. Awareness from authors on misleading or misinformed or

misrepresented ISSN is important and such information should be petitioned to ISSN and  portals for ISSN that are distributed throughout the world with

state mechanisms to monitor such activities. Academia should be self aware on these issues and have discussions on the quality and

quantity of data taken to the context. Caveat Emptor is applicable among the literate community as in this case to a considerable extend. The only problem could arise because of compromised (unregistered or mirrored) ISSN number publsihed on the WWW which is already well regulated

through DNS lookup. Therefore, parties concerned about ethical issues on scientific publishing should write to concerned publishers with known address to stand corrected or to

ISSN and  portals for ISSN or to DNS lookup where address is not available to correct such issues through available state mechanisms. Hence, biased advisory notes from

government representations, society sponsored mass campaign through news/TV media and academic miss representation based on data collected by an individual without

physical address for communication is clearly unwarranted in this regard.

 

Academic freedom

It should be informed that academic freedom is an integral part of an academy where views and opinion of academicians should be entertained in a free and fair manner.

This will accelerate discovery and innovations with improved service having optimal checks and balances where required with transparency. Members of the academy have

tools such as the RTI and the Honorable ombudsman in all known democracies with modern civilization within the ambit of the

UN charter. Members should write to such authorities for such rights using a multi-faceted modus operandi to sustain natural justice.

The role of heads (Directors, Vice Chancellors, Presidents) of institutions (government or non-government) is critical even if voluminous (huge) in nature. Members of the

academy should follow general guidelines (These are not hard and fast rules. This may be local in perspective) as per natural justice.

 

EBSCO

EBSCO is an indexing database provider from the USA. It is neutral in its operation that is fair and just. However, it sponsors the DOAJ database that is latently linked to

a Sweden based Lund University with some unknown links to organizations in Netherlands.

 

Springer Nature Inc

Springer Nature (with several firms registered in India under different names as per MCA portal) is a major science publisher from Germany and or Switzerland.

The position taken by Springer Nature as a publisher in the open domain is unbiased. However, it is linked with a number of societies in Europe through "potential sponsor" related associations.

 

Web of Science

Web of Science is a product of about 3.55 billion USD with about 100 million USD 2019 revenue (November 14, 2020; WIKI data) Clarivate Analytics, Inc. (Clarivate Analytics (India)

Private Limited with CIN: U74999MH2016FTC283853 under Mumbai ROC, MCA India having with an authorised Capital of INR 50,00,000 as on November 14, 2020) a data analytics company based in the USA.

The position taken by Clarivate Analytics, Inc is unbiased. However, Clarivate Analytics, Inc as a private entity influence commerce from academia through capitalism

and listing of all known journals using transparent metrics (optimal metrics which is neither conservative or liberal) is highly warranted. In other words all journals after 5 years (or 3 years as in previous precedence) since its launch should be given an Impact Factor where possible in the interest of natural justice.

Let the community make the decision and private parties should restrict themselves within certain limits where possible in the interest of transparency. Ranking with transparent

metrics is acceptable. However, cut-off is not acceptable and it is unfair. This is not engagement. The service provided by Clarivate Analytics, Inc is exhaustive and therefore, the board taking such decision

should be transparent, comprehensive, representative and exhaustive to upheld the freedom of the press and natural justice. A couple of dozen people should not

make such decision to influence commerce at large across continents covering over about 8 billion people. Names and credibility of the board should be transparent and listed in both online

and offline media. It is in the interest of transparency that the "turn around time" to address and entertain any

issue raised by the "so called" board (usually latent) should be less than 14 days and clearly not 3 or 4 years. The message with such intention is clearly biased.

Please be advised that commerce is a function of time. Justice delayed is justice denied. A company capable of analyzing such huge data in a many to many map model should be all inclusive and

most transparent towards upholding the Freedom of the Press which is fundamental to any other debate in this regard. It should be noted that data from the under developed parts of the world is highly relevant

for the advancement of science. This is not possible without a broad spectrum of engagement.

 

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