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  1. Ramesh, A., Rao, Vishnuvardhana M. and Nair, K.M. Impact of iron-fortified foods on Hb concentration in children (less than 10 years) : a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Public Health Nutr (2013).

  2. Nair, K.M., Brahmam, G.N.V., Radhika, M.S., Dripta, R.C., Ravinder, P., Balakrishna, N., Chen, Z., Hawthorne, K.M. and Abrams, S.A. Inclusion of guava enhances non-heme iron bioavailability but not fractional zinc absorption from a rice-based meal in adolescents. J Nutr 143 (2013) 852.

  3. Arlappa, N., Balakrishna, N., Laxmaiah, A., Madhavan Nair, K. and Brahmam, G.N.V. Prevalence of clinical and sub-clinical vitamin A deficiency among rural preschool children of West Bengal, India Indian Pediatr (2010).

  4. Raghu, P., Madhavan Nair, K., Sunanda, K., Sreenivasulu, K. and Tippeswamy G.T. Ferric reductase activity of low molecular weight human milk fraction is associated with enhanced iron solubility and uptake in caco-2 cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 374 (2008) 369.

  5. Sreenivasulu, K., Raghu, P., Ravinder, P. and Madhavan Nair, K. Effect of dietary ligands and food marices on zinc uptake in Caco-2 cells: Implications in assessing Zinc bioavailability. J Agric Food Chem 56 (2008) 10967.

  6. Sreedhar, B. and Madhavan Nair, K. Concurrent repletion of iron and zinc reduces intestinal oxidative damage in iron and zinc-deficient rats. World J Gastroenterol 13 (2007) 5707.

  7. Vasantha, L.K., Sesikeran, B. and Madhavan Nair, K. Evidence for a sequential transfer of iron amongst ferritin, transferrin and transferrin receptor during duodenal absorption of iron in rat and human. World J Gastroenterol 13 (2007) 1042.

  8. Lakshmaiah, A., Balakrishna, N., Vijayaraghavan, K. and Nair, K.M. Factors affecting prevalence of overweight among 12 to 17 year old urban adolescents in Hyderabad, India. Obesity 15 (2007) 1384.

  9. Satyanarayana, B., Raghu, P., Ravinder, P. and Madhavan Nair, K. Gastric digestion of pea ferritin and modulation of its iron bioavailability by ascorbic and phytic acids in caco-2 cells. World J Gastroenterol 13 (2007) 2083.

  10. Hambidge K Michael, Krebs Nancy F,   Zinc deficiency: a special challenge.  J Nutr 2006;137:1101- 5

  11. Sivakumar, B., Madhavan Nair, K., Sreeramulu, D., Suryanarayana, P., Ravinder, P., Shatrugna, Veena, Ajey Kumar, P., Raghunath, M., Vikas Rao, V., Balakrishna, N.. Udaykumar, P. and Raghuramulu, N. Effect of micronutrient supplement on health and nutritional status of school children: Biochemical status. Nutrition 22 (2006) S15.

  12. Sivakumar, B., Vijayaraghavan, K., Vazir, Shahnaz, Balakrishna, N., Shatrugna, Veena, Sarma, K.V.R., Madhavan Nair, K., Raghuramulu, N. and Krishnaswamy, Kamala. Effect of micronutrient supplement on health and nutritional status of school children: study design. Nutrition 22 (2006) S1.

  13. Sreedhar, B. and Madhavan Nair, K. Modulation of aconitase, metallothionein and oxidative stress in zinc-deficient rat intestine during zinc and iron repletion. Free Radic Biol Med 39 (2005) 999.

  14. Nair, K.M., Bhaskaram, P., Balakrishna, N., Ravinder, P. and Sesikeran, B. Response of hemoglobin, serum ferritin and serum transferrin receptor during iron supplementation in pregnancy: A prospective study. Nutrition 20 (2004) 896.

  15. Sreedhar, B. and Nair, K.M. Iron dependence and zinc inhibition of duodenal cytosolic aconitase of rat. Indian J Biochem Biophys 41 (2004) 250.

  16. Sreedhar, B., Subramanian, R. and Madhavan Nair, K. A protective role for zinc on intestinal peroxidative damage during oral iron repletion. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 318 (2004) 992.

  17. Bhaskaram P, Madhavan Nair K, Balakrishna N, Ravinder P, Sesikeran B.   Serum transferrin receptor in children with respiratory infections.  Eur J Clin Nutr. 2003;57:75- 80

  18. Binata Nayak, K. and Nair, K.M. In vitro bioavailability of iron from wheat flour fortified with ascorbic acid, EDTA and sodium hexametaphosphate, with or without iron. Food Chem 80 (2003) 545.

  19. Sivakumar B, Nair KM.   Double fortified salt at crossroads.  Indian J Pediatr. 2002;69:617- 23

  20. Srigiridhar K, Nair KM.   Supplementation with alpha-tocopherol or a combination of alpha-tocopherol and ascorbic acid protects the gastrointestinal tract of iron-deficient rats against iron-induced oxidative damage during iron repletion.  Br J Nutr. 2000;84:165- 73

  21. Nair, K.M. Iron absorption and its implications on strategies to control iron deficiency anaemia. ICMR Bull 30(2) (2000) 15.

  22. Brahmam, G.N.V., Nair, K.M., Lakshmaiah, A., Gal Reddy Ch. Ranganathan, S., Vishnu Vardhana Rao, M., Naidu A.N., Vijayaraghavan, K., Sivakumar, B., Krishnaswamy, Kamala, Gowrinath Sastry J., Mohanram, M., Prahalad Rao, N. and Reddy, Vinodini. Community trials with iron and iodine fortified salt (double fortified salt). In Proc of the 8th world Salt Symp vol 2, ed by R.M. Geertman, Amsterdam Elsevier (2000) 955.

  23. Nair, K.M., Brahmam, G.N.V., Lakshmaiah, A., Gal reddy Ch., Vishnuvardhana Rao, M., Ranganathan, S., Vijayaraghavan, K., Sivakumar, B. and Krishnaswamy, Kamala. Sodium hexametaphosphate (SHMP) as a stabiliser of double fortified (iron and iodine) salt does alter the calcium and phosphorus homeostasis. In Proc of the 8th World Salt Symp,, vol 2 ed by RM Geertman, Amsterdam elsevier (2000) 1253.

  24. Nair, K.M. Iron in health and disease - a review. Gujarat Med J 57(1) (2000) 5.

  25. Bhaskaram, P., Balakrishna, N. Nair, K.M. and Sivakumar, B. Vitamin A deficiency in infants : Effects of postnatal maternal vitamin A supplementation on the growth and vitamin A status. Nutr res 20(6) (2000) 769.

  26. Nair,K.M., Sesikeran,B., Raganathan,S., Sivakumar,B. Bioeffect and safety of long term feeding of common salt fortified with iron and iodine (double fortified salt) in rat. Nutr Res 18 (1998) 121.

  27. Srigiridhar K, Nair KM.   Iron-deficient intestine is more susceptible to peroxidative damage during iron supplementation in rats.  Free Radic Biol Med. 1998;25:660- 5

  28. Nair KM, Brahmam GN, Ranganathan S, Vijayaraghavan K, Sivakumar B, Krishnaswamy K.   Impact evaluation of iron & iodine fortified salt.  Indian J Med Res. 1998;108:203- 11

  29. Ravinder P, Nair KM, Sivakumar B.   Biological efficacy and plasma norethisterone levels of orally administered norethisterone enanthate in rat and hamster.  Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 1998;42:485- 90

  30. Srigiridhar K, Nair KM.   Protective effects of antioxidant enzymes and GSH in vivo on iron mediated lipid peroxidation in gastrointestinal tract of rat.  Indian J Biochem Biophys. 1997;34:402- 5

  31. Ravinder P, Shatrugna V, Nair KM, Sivakumar B.   Pharmacokinetics of orally administered norethisterone enanthate in rabbit, monkey, and women.  Contraception. 1997;55:373- 9

  32. Sreeramulu D, Nair KM, Qadri SS, Rao KV, Sivakumar B.   Changes in biochemical indicators of iron status during iron repletion and depletion in monkeys.  Ann Nutr Metab. 1997;41:126- 36

  33. Bhaskaram,P., Nair,K.M., Hemalatha,P., Neetha Murthy, Poornima Nair. Systemic and mucosal immune response to polio vaccination with additional dose in new born period. J Trop Pediatr 43 (1997) 232.

  34. Sreeramulu D, Madhavan Nair K, Sivakumar B.   Isolation and characterization of monkey liver ferritin.  Indian J Biochem Biophys. 1996;33:48- 52

  35. Murthy N, Nair KM, Bhaskaram P.   A direct ELISA technique to detect antibodies against polioviruses.  Indian J Biochem Biophys. 1995;32:249- 53

  36. Nair, K.M., Raman, Leela, Ramalakshmi, B.A. and Sreeramulu, D. Plasma iron tolerance of ferrous glycine sulphate and ferrous sulphate in women. Food Nutr Bull 16(1) (1995) 72.

  37. Sreeramulu D, Qadri SS, Nair KM, Sivakumar B.   Induction of dietary iron deficiency in rhesus monkeys: sequential changes in serum ferritin and other biochemical indicators of iron status.  Ann Nutr Metab. 1994;38:322- 30

  38. Narasinga Rao, B.S., Nair, K. Madhavan and Ayyagari Radha. Studies on indigenousproduction of iodized oil for goitre control in India. In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Environment, genetics and thyroid disorders. Thyroid Assoc (India) (1990) 63.

  39. Vijayaraghavan K., G.N. Brahmam, K.M. Nair, D. Akbar and N. Pralhad Rao. Evaluation of National Nutritional Anaemia Prophylaxis Programme. Indian J Pediatr 57 (1990) 183.

  40. Nair MK, Ebner KE, Cook JD.   Isolation and characterization of a transferrin binding protein from rat plasma.  Biochim Biophys Acta. 1990;1035:306- 12

  41. Narasinga Rao, B.S., K.M. Nair and Radha Ayyagari. Studies on indigenous production of iodized oil for goitre control in India. In "Environment, Genetics and Thyroid Disorders : Proc. of International Symposium held at New Delhi, March 5-8, 1989" ed. by M.G. Karmakar, New Delhi, Thyroid Association (India). (1989) 63.

  42. Narasinga Rao, B.S., K.M. Nair and Radha Ayyagari. Studies on indigenous production of iodized oil for goitre control in India. In "Environment, Geneticsand Thyroid Disorders : Proc. of International Symposium held at New Delhi, March 5-8, 1989" ed. by M.G. Karmakar, New Delhi,Thyroid Association (India). (1989) 63.

  43. Bhaskaram, P., Sarada, K., Sivakumar, B., Visweswara Rao, K. and Nair, K. Madhavan. Effect of iron and vitamin A deficiences on macrophage function in children. Nutr Res 9 (1989) 35.

  44. Sankolli GM, Naik VK, Prasad KV, Nair M, Joshi UM.   Influence of antisera on the estimations of norethisterone and levonorgestrel.  J Steroid Biochem. 1979;11:1159- 63

  45. Nair, K. Madhavan., Prasad, K.V.S., Sivakumar, B. and Narasinga Rao, B.S. Effectof food restriction on steady state kinetics and tissue distribution of Norithindrone and Levonorgestrel in rabbits. Indian J Exp Biol 26 (1988) 392.

  46. Nair KM, Prasad KV, Sivakumar B, Rao BS.   Effect of food-restriction on steady state kinetics and tissue distribution of norethindrone and levonorgestrel in rabbits.  Indian J Exp Biol. 1988;26:392- 6

  47. Pawashe AB, Raman L, Nair M, Sarma J.   Validity of using capillary blood for the measurement of plasma ferritin.  Clin Chim Acta. 1987;163:119- 20

  48. Madhavan Nair K, Sivakumar B, Prema K, Narasinga Rao BS.   Bioavailability of levonorgestrel from intravaginal rings in women of low income groups.  Contraception. 1986;33:307- 22

  49. Sivakumar B, Nair KM, Prasad KV, Rao BS.   Pharmacokinetics of norethisterone and levonorgestrel in experimental iron deficiency anemia in rabbits.  Contraception. 1985;32:473- 81

  50. Nair,K.M., Sivakumar,B., K.Prema. and Narasinga Rao,B.S. Pharmacokinetics of levonorgestrel in Indian women. Eur J Clin Pharmacol 24 (1983) 255.

  51. Raghuramulu,N., Madhavan Nair,K. and Kalyanasundaram,S. A manual of laboratory techniques. Ed. National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad. (1983).

  52. Prasad KV, Nair KM, Sivakumar B, Prema K, Rao BS.   Plasma levels of norethidrone in Indian women receiving norethidrone enanthate (20 mg) injectable.  Contraception. 1981;23:497- 506

  53. Prasad,K.V.S., Nair,K.Madhavan., Sivakumar,B. and Narasinga Rao,B.S. Effect of food restriction (undernutrition) on plasma sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) capacity, liver durg metabolizing enzymes and uterine cytosol progesterone receptors levels in rabbits. Contraception 23 (1981) 563.

  54. Madhavan Nair K, Sivakumar B, Narasinga Rao BS.   The rabbit as an animal model to study pharmacokinetics of levonorgestrel in women.  Contraception. 1981;23:89- 98

  55. Nair KM, Sivakumar B, Rao BS.   Effect of food restriction (undernutrition) on pharmacokinetics of levonorgestrel in rabbits.  Contraception. 1981;23:549- 61

  56. Nair KM, Sivakumar B, Prema K, Rao BS.   Pharmacokinetics of levonorgestrel in Indian women belonging to low socio-economic group.  Contraception. 1979;20:303- 17

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