Research Publications by students/ faculty in National / International Journals:

1. Pratap Chandran.R, Sujeesh.B.V, Aswathi Chandran, Anoobraj. A.B, Lekshmi. R. Nair and Sreelekha. S. (2010). An Update on Influenza A (H1N1) Virus. IUP Journal of Biotechnology. 4 (3): 7 – 22.

2. Ramkumar, B. and Pratap Chandran R.(2010). Transgenic Animals: A Biotechnological Boon. Science India. 13 (10): 12-19.

 

3. Ramkumar, B. (2010). Creation of synthetic life: Remuneration and concerns. Life Science Industry News, Vol 3. p.1 & 11.

4. Pratap Chandran R, Jasim, B and Sabu, K. R. (2010). Presence of elemental sulfur (S°) in Ithikkara – lake clay: a biogeochemical study. Indian Journal of Environment and Ecoplanning. 17 (1-2):331-334.

5. Pratap Chandran R. and Potty V. P. (2010). Colonization of Glomus Microcarpum in Ri T- DNA transformed roots of Ipomoea batatas (S1010) in synthetic medium. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Asia. 7 (2): 819-824.

6. Ramkumar B, Pratap Chandran R. (2010). Patenting of Microorganisms: Systems and Concerns. Submitted to Journal of commercial Biotechnology. 16 (4): 337 – 347.

7. Pratap Chandran R. and Potty V. P. (2011). Initiation of hairy roots from Canavalia sp. using Agrobacterium rhizogenes 15834 for the co-cultivation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, Glomus microcarpum. Journal of Agricultural Technology. 7 (2): 235-245.

8. Ramkumar B, Pratap Chandran R. (2011). Effect of radiation on bacterial population during annular solar eclipse. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 5 (1) 137-141.

9. Kannan, M., Rajendran, P., Pratap Chandran, R., Vedha, Ashok, V. G., Anushka, S. And Karthikeyan, M. (2011). Inhibition of Hepatitis B Virus DNA polymerase and Modulation of TH1 & TH2 Cytokine secretion by three Indian Medicinal plants and its correlation with antiviral properties. Journal of Pharmacy Research. 2011, 4 (4), 1044 – 1046.

10. Mereena George U., Chandraja C. V., Immanuel, G and Pratap Chandran R. (2011). Petroleum degrading activity of actinomycetes isolated from the coastal areas of Tamilnadu. International Journal of Agriculture Environment and Biotechnology. 4 (1), 59-65.

11. Pratap Chandran R. and Potty V. P. (2011). Different inducer molecules and strains of Agrobacterium rhizogenes on enhancing transformation frequency in host plants. Biotechnology. 10 (2), 203-208.

12. Dibu Divakaran, Aswathi Chandran and Pratap Chandran R. (2011). Comparative Study on Production of α-Amylase from Bacillus licheniformis strains. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 42 (4), 1394 – 1404.

13. Pratap Chandran R., Kiran K., Dibu Divakaran and Prajisha P. K. (2011). Analysis Of Bacteriological Quality Of Drinking Water Samples From Cherthala Taluk, Kerala, India. Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution. 8 (4): 61-68.

14. Pratap Chandran R. and Potty V. P., Ramkumar, B, Mereena George U. (2011). Hairy roots for secondary metabolite production and for co-cultivation of am fungi”. Journal of Plant Pathology and Microbiology. Volume S1: 004(2011) /Special Issue 2011. doi: 10.4172/2157-7471.1000001.

15. Ramkumar, B. & Pratap Chandran, R (2011). Fostering scientific Innovations in India: an outlook. Science India. 14 (9) : 38-42.

16. Kiran K., Pratap Chandran R. and Aswathi Chandran. (2011). Extraction and purification of L-Asparaginase, L-Glutaminase from Capsicum annuum varieties and their molecular characterization. International Journal of Agriculture Environment and Biotechnology. 4 (4) 363-370.

17. Jasmin Basheer Kavapurayil, Sheela Karalam B and Pratap Chandran R. (2011). Analysis of physico-chemical, biochemical and antibacterial properties of honey samples with special reference to its non-conformity. Acta Alimentaria. (Under Review).

18. Pratap Chandran R., Kannan M., Suvanish Kumar V.S., Nithin N. and Kiran K. (2011). Chemotaxis of amino acids in root exudates of aquatic weed, Eichhornia crassipes and its influence on pathogenic microorganisms. Proceedings of the 21 st Swadeshi Science Congress. 153-160.

19. S. Anushka, P. Rajendran, V. Vedha, G. Ashok, M. Kannan and M.Karthikeyan. (2011). A study on the anti-viral properties of Azadirachta indica (A.Juss, Neem) against HBV, HIV, HSV-I, Vaccinia and Varicella zoster viruses and Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebr, Tree turmeric) against HBVand HIV. Biomedicine, 2011; 31(4): 482-486.

20. Anju Gopinath, Pratap Chandran R, Vysakhi M.V and Anu S. (2012). Physical and bacteriological quality of well water samples from Kanakkary Panchayath, Kottayam District, Kerala State, India. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences. 2 (3), 133- 138.

21. Karthikeyan M, Rajendran P, Anandan S, Ashok G, Kannan M, Nivedha R, Melani Rajendran S, and Porkodi. (2012). Extractable nuclear antigen and Anti-smith (sm) antibodies detection in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Chennai, Tamilnadu. Hygeia Journal for Drugs and Medicines. vol.4 (1), 69-72.

22. Sripriya M, Rajendran P, Seethalakshmi I, Kannan  M, Ashok G, Karthikeyan M, Selvarani P. (2012). A study on the distribution of Hepatitis B and C viral markers in the Weaver’s community of Tamil Nadu state, India. Hygeia Journal for Drugs and Medicines, Vol. 4 (2), 2012 : 57-64.

23. Mohan Kannan, Paramasivam Rajendran, Veerasami Vedha, Gnanasekaran Ashok Shanmugham Anushka, Pratap Chandran Ramachandran Nair. (2012) HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase inhibition by Vitex negundo L., leaf extract and quantification of flavonoids in relation to anti-HIV activity. Journal of Cell and Molecular Biology, 10 (2):53-59.

24. Ashok G, Rajendran P, Kannan M, Joseph C Daniel, Karthikeyan M, Umamaheshwari PK, Shivasankari, Meenakshisundaram C, Shivasankar M, Rajendran Melani and Nivedha Rajendran. (2012). Seroprevalence of certain bacterial and viral infections among irula tribal population of Marakkanam, tamilnadu state, India. Primary Health Care Research Development. 3:1-7.

25. Pratap Chandran, R., Manju S., Vysakhi M.V., Shaji, P. K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2013). In vitro antioxidant potential of methanolic and aqueous extracts of Ardisia solanacea Roxb. leaf. Journal of Pharmacy Research. 6 (5): 555- 558. (ISSN: 0974- 6943).

26. Pratap Chandran R., Vysakhi M.V., Manju S., Kannan M., Abdul Kadar S, and Sreekumaran Nair A. (2013). In vitro free radical scavenging activity of aqueous and methanolic leaf extracts of Aegle tamilnadensis Abdulkader (Rutaceae). International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 5 Suppl 3: 819-823. (ISSN: 0975 – 1491).

27. Manju S., Pratap Chandran, R., Shaji, P. K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2013). In vitro free radical scavenging potential of Acorus calamus L. rhizome from Kuttanad wetlands Kerala, India. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 5 Suppl 4: 376-380. (ISSN: 0975 – 1491).

28. Pratap Chandran, R., Manju S., Vysakhi M.V., Shaji, P.K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2013). In vitro antimicrobial activities of Hygrophila schulli (Buch.-Ham) leaf and root extracts against clinically important human pathogens. Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal. 6(2), 421- 428. (ISSN: 0974-6242).

29. Pratap Chandran, R., Manju S., Vysakhi M.V., Shaji, P. K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2014). Antibacterial and antifungal activities of Thespesia populnea leaf extracts against human pathogens. International Journal of PharmTech Research. 6(1), 290-297. (ISSN: 0974-4304).

30. Jasmin Basheer Kavapurayil, Sheela Karalam B and Pratap Chandran R. (2014). Analysis of physico-chemical, biochemical and antibacterial properties of Indian honey samples with special reference to its non-conformity. Acta Alimentaria. 43 (1), 9 -18. (ISSN: 0139-3006).

31. Pratap Chandran R. (2014). Harbouring of pathogenic microorganisms by aquatic weed, Eichhornia crassipes in its rhizosphere. International Journal of ChemTech Research. 6 (2), 1413-1417. (ISSN: 0974-4290).

32. Pratap Chandran, R., Manju S., Vysakhi M.V., Shaji, P. K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2014). HPTLC screening of amino acids from Acorus calamus rhizome and Ardisia solanacea leaf from Kuttanad Wetlands, Kerala, India. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 6 (4) 958-962.

33. Manju S., Pratap Chandran, R., Vysakhi M.V., Shaji, P. K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2014). Nutritional and Anti Nutritional Status of Acorus calamus L. Rhizome. Annals. Food Science and Technology. 15 (1), 51-59. (ISSN: 2065-2828).

34. Kannan M., Pratap Chandran R and Manju S. (2014). Preliminary phytochemical and antibacterial studies on leaf extracts of Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 6(7), 626-628. (ISSN: 0975 – 1491).

35. Ginto George, Pratap Chandran, R., Manju S., and Kannan M. (2014). Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of Parmotrema stuppeum (Taylor) Hale. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature. 4 (5-6), 365-370. (ISSN: 2231-1866).

36. Pratap Chandran, R., Manju S., Vysakhi M.V., Shaji, P. K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2015). Nutritional and anti nutritional properties of the leaf of Ardisia solanacea Roxb. (Myrsinaceae), a fodder additive. International Food Research Journal. 22(1): 324-331. (ISSN: 1985-4668)./p>

37. Pratap Chandran R. (2015). Antimycobacterial activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra root extract against Mycobacterium smegmatis. International Journal of PharmTech Research. 7 (3), 458-463. (ISSN: 0974-4304).

38. Pratap  Chandran R., Manju S., Vysakhi M.V., Shaji, P. K. and Achuthan Nair, G. (2016). In vitro cytotoxic activities of leaf extracts of Thespesia populnea and Hygrophilla schulli againstDalton’s lymphoma ascites and Ehrlich ascites carcinoma cell lines. Austin Journal of Lung Cancer Research. 1(2): 1007.

39. Pratap  Chandran R., Dibu Divakaran and Kannan M., OSDD consortium (2017). Isolation and characterization of antimycobacterial compounds from the leaf of Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. 7 (2), 217-222.

40. Sreeletha A.S., Lini J.J., Dhanyalekshmi C.S., Sabu K.R. and Pratap Chandran R. (2017). Proximate, phytochemical, nutritional, antioxidant and FTIR analyses of seeds of Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. Advances in Biotechnology and Microbiology. 5(1): 555653. DOI: 10.19080/AIBM.2017.05.555653.

41. Pratap Chandran R, Reshmi Sudhakaran, Abhiram Krishna, Arya B , Krishna Priya S, Surya Gayathry, Vandana R, Nino Joseph. (2017). Analysis of Phytochemical Constituents, Anthelmintic and Insecticidal Properties of Leaf Extracts of Andrographis paniculata. The Pharmaceutical and Chemical Journal, 4(5):98-106.

42. Pratap Chandran R, Deepak V, Sai Krishna, Saniya Fathima, Ameena Thaha, Jeenitha Raj. (2018). Analysis of Phytochemical Constituents and Anthelmintic Activity of Leaf Extracts of Mimosa pudica L. Asian journal of biomedical and pharmaceutical Science. 8 (65): 1-5. DOI:10.4066/2249-622X.65.18-614

43. Pratap Chandran R, Deepak V, Sai Krishna, Saniya Fathima, Ameena Thaha, Jeenitha Raj. (2018). Allelopathic Activity of Leaf Extracts of Mimosa pudica on growth parameters of Brassica juncea seeds. BAOJ Biotechnology. 4:033.

44. Sreeletha A.S., Lini J.J., Dhanyalekshmi C.S., Sabu K.R. and Pratap Chandran R.. Phytochemical analysis, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity evaluations of fruit of Artocarpus heteophyllus Lam. Integrative Food, Nutrition and Metabolism. 5(6): 1-7. DOI:10.15761/IFNM.1000233

45. Enrika Joy Ajit, Dilna Dominic, Faseela Farook, Athira Promod, Bhagya M. S. Kumar, Blesy V.J., Sabu K.R. , Rajesh B.R. and Pratap Chandran R. (2018).Preparation of wine from fruits of Musa accuminata and Ananas comosus; its physico- chemical analyses and sensory evaluation. Integrative Food, Nutrition and Metabolism. 5(6): 1-5. DOI: 10.15761/IFNM.1000232

46. Sreelekshmi Mohan M. R., Sayoojya K. P., Souparnika A.P., Sowparnika K., Pournami T. S., Sabu K.R. , Rajesh B. R. and Pratap Chandran R. (2018). Production of Coconut Sprout wine using Saccharomyces cerevisiae and its physico-chemical analysis. MOJ Food Processing and Technology. 6(5):445‒449. DOI: 10.15406/mojfpt.2018.06.00203

47. Pratap Chandran R., Ahlen Ig Barry, Reshma Shaji, J. Vineetha, Neeraja Unnikrishnan and Aswathy S. (2019). In vitro allelopathic activity of aqueous leaf extract of Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. against growth parameters of plant seeds and in situ analysis of rhizosphere microflora. International Journal of Current Research in Biosciences and Plant Biology. 6(2), 61-69.

48. Neethu Franklin, Gowtham G. Nair, Govind M. Suresh, Hitha K., Jennymol Joseph, Keerthana P., Rajesh B.R., Pratap Chandran R. (2019). Production and physiochemical analysis of Cantaloupe wine. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 6(4): 42-51.

49. Anjana Prakash, Ancy Philip, Archa S., Archana C.V., Arathy G. Nair, Arya B., Sabu K.R., Rajesh B.R., Pratap Chandran R. (2019). Evaluation of physicochemical and sensory properties of wine from Citrus maxima fruit. International Journal of Current Research in Biosciences and Plant Biology. 6(4), 24-31.

50. Athira T.S., BhavanaVijayan, G. Gopika, Teresa George, Reshmi Sudhakaran, Neethu Franklin, R. Pratap Chandran (2019). Screening and Identification of Pathogenic Microorganisms in Backwaters of Alappuzha District, Kerala State, India. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 6(4): 62-69.

51. Sabu K.R. and Pratap Chandran R. (2019). Biogeochemical cycling of sulphur and iron in Ithikkara lake; Kollam district, Kerala, India: a probable mechanism. Journal of Materials and Environmental Sciences 10(2), 95-100.

52. Mini, Gopinathan., Manju, S., Pratap Chandran, R., 2019. Phytochemical, antibacterial, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of methanol and aqueous leaf extracts of Pyrrosia heterophylla (L.) M.G. Price. International Journal of Current Research In Biosciences and Plant Biology. 6(5), 23-38.

53. Nittu B Aniyan, Hitha K and Shirly K Thomas. (2019). Solid state fermentation for prodigiosin production using Serratia marcescens.  International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology. 6(4): 330-335.

54. Sreelekshmi Mohan M.R., Aswathy Sanal, Shiburaj M.B. and Pratap Chandran R. (2019). Screening of amylase producing bacteria from soil samples of evergreen and deciduous forest. International Research Journal of Biological Sciences. 8(6), 1-6.

55. Jyothilekshmi S., Shilpa Sajan, Anjali P., Yadhu Krishnan R., Amal Kumar S., Reshmi Sudhakaran, Neethu Franklin and R. Pratap Chandran. (2019). Physicochemical and Microbiological analysis of well water samples collected from North of Punnapra village, Alappuzha district, Kerala state, India. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 6(6): 104-113.

56. Vidhu Krishna, Gowtham G. Nair, Priyanka P., Sona Salim, Sandesh M.A., Pratap Chandran R. (2019). Evaluation of Allelopathic Activity of Aqueous Leaf Extracts of Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze on Growth Parameters of Vigna radiata seeds. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 6(6): 114-120.

57. Swathy D, Aadil Shajahan, Devika Jayamohanan, Sharanya S.H. and Rajesh. B R. (2019). Comparative phytochemical screening and bioactive properties of two aquatic weeds – Pistia stratiotes and Eichhornia crassipes. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 6(8): 66-74.

58. Prathibha S.S., Anila S. Madhu., Rajesh B.R. and R. Pratap Chandran. (2019). Assessment of physicochemical and microbiological parameters in surface water of Ooty lake, a tourist hot spot in South India. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 6(8): 105-111.

59. Swathy D, Aadil Shajahan, Devika Jayamohanan, Sharanya S.H. and Rajesh. B R. (2019). Comparative phytochemical screening and bioactive properties of two aquatic weeds – Pistia stratiotes and Eichhornia crassipes. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 6(8): 66-74.

60. Cholassery S, Krishna V, Sreethu VS, Shabnam SR, Vandana R, Lisha CD, Sabu KR, Rajesh BR, Chandran RP. (2019). Analysis of physicochemical and sensory parameters of wine produced from Carica papaya. Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology. 7(05):74–78.