Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2011, Volume: 4, Issue: 8, Pages: 967-982
R. Raziya Sultana1 , S.N. Zafarullah2 and N. Hephzibah Kirubamani3*
1Deptartment of Physics, Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai-600018, India
2Department of Physics, Easwari Engineering College, Chennai 600089, India
3Obstetrics & Gyneacology, Stanley Medical College & Superintendent i/c, Govt. RSRM Lying in Hospital, Chennai600013, India
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FTIR spectroscopy has been successfully employed to compare the saliva of the diseased and normal pregnant women. The absorption values of the specific bands of the spectra in each trimester compared, and the internal ratio parameter are calculated. The study shows that there is a change in the salivary pattern of normal and diseased women in each trimester.
Keywords: Saliva, normal pregnant women, diabetic pregnant women, trimester, FTIR spectroscopic analysis.
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