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  1. Aayadi, H., Mittal, S.P.K., Deshpande, A., Gore, M., Ghaskadbi, S.S. (2017). Cytoprotective effect exerted by geraniin in HepG2 cells is through microRNA mediated regulation of BACH-1 and HO-1 BMB Reports, 50 (11), pp. 560-565.

  2. Aayadi, H., Mittal, S.P.K., Deshpande, A., Gore, M., Ghaskadbi, S.S. (2017). Protective effect of geraniin against carbon tetrachloride induced acute hepatotoxicity in Swiss albino mice. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 487 (1), pp. 62-67.

  3. Bendigiri, C., Zinjarde, S., Ravikumar, A. (2017). Ylehd, an epoxide hydrolase with promiscuous haloalkane dehalogenase activity from tropical marine yeast Yarrowia lipolytica is induced upon xenobiotic stress Scientific Reports, 7 (1), art. no. 11887, .

  4. Choudhary, A.G., Somalwar, A.R., Sagarkar, S., Rale, A., Sakharkar, A., Subhedar, N.K., Kokare, D.M. (2017). CART neurons in the lateral hypothalamus communicate with the nucleus accumbens shell via glutamatergic neurons in paraventricular thalamic nucleus to modulate reward behaviour. Brain Structure and Function, pp. 1-16. Article in Press.

  5. Dofe, V.S., Sarkate, A.P., Kathwate, S.H., Gill, C.H. (2017).Synthesis, antimicrobial activity and anti-biofilm activity of novel tetrazole derivatives. Heterocyclic Communications, 23 (4), pp. 325-330.

  6. Dofe, V.S., Sarkate, A.P., Lokwani, D.K., Kathwate, S.H., Gill, C.H. (2017). Synthesis, antimicrobial evaluation, and molecular docking studies of novel chromone based 1,2,3-triazoles. Research on Chemical Intermediates, 43 (1), pp. 15-28.

  7. Dofe, V.S., Sarkate, A.P., Lokwani, D.K., Shinde, D.B., Kathwate, S.H., Gill, C.H. (2017). Novel O-Alkylated Chromones as Antimicrobial Agents: Ultrasound Mediated Synthesis, Molecular Docking and ADME Prediction.Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 54 (5), pp. 2678-2685.

  8. Eigil Kjeldsen, C. Nielsen, J.F. Roy, A. Tesauro, C. Jakobsen, A.K. Stougaard M. and Knudsen B.R. (2017). Characterization of camptothecininduced genomic changes in the camptohecin-resistant T-ALL derived cell line CPT-K5.Accepted in Cancer Genomics and Proteomics.

  9. Hese, S.V., Meshram, R.J., Kamble, R.D., Mogle, P.P., Patil, K.K., Kamble, S.S., Gacche, R.N., Dawane, B.S. (2017). Antidiabetic and allied biochemical roles of new chromeno-pyrano pyrimidine compounds: synthesis, in vitro and in silico analysis Medicinal Chemistry Research, 26 (4), pp. 805-818.

  10. Jadhav, A., Bansode, B., Phule, D., Shelar, A., Patil, R., Gade, W., Kharat, K., Karuppayil, S.M. (2017). The antibacterial agent, moxifloxacin inhibits virulence factors of Candida albicans through multitargeting. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 33 (5), art. no. 96, .

  11. Jadhav, A., Mortale, S., Halbandge, S., Jangid, P., Patil, R., Gade, W., Kharat, K., Karuppayil, S.M. (2017). The Dietary Food Components Capric Acid and Caprylic Acid Inhibit Virulence Factors in Candida albicans Through Multitargeting. Journal of Medicinal Food, 20 (11), pp. 1083-1090.

  12. Joshi, P.V., Sayed, A.A., Ravikumar, A., Puranik, V.G., Zinjarde, S.S. (2017). 4-Phenyl quinoline derivatives as potential serotonin receptor ligands with antiproliferative activity. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 136, pp. 246-258.

  13. Katre, G., Raskar, S., Zinjarde, S., Ravi Kumar, V., Kulkarni, B.D., Ravikumar, A.(2018). Optimization of the in situ transesterification step for biodiesel production using biomass of Yarrowia lipolytica NCIM 3589 grown on waste cooking oil. Energy, 142, pp. 944-952.

  14. Khan, F.A.K., Zaheer, Z., Sangshetti, J.N., Patil, R.H., Farooqui, M. (2017). Antileishmanial evaluation of clubbed bis(indolyl)-pyridine derivatives: One-pot synthesis, in vitro biological evaluations and in silico ADME prediction. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 27 (3), pp. 567-573.

  15. Kyzar, E.J., Zhang, H., Sakharkar, A.J., Pandey, S.C. (2017). Adolescent alcohol exposure alters lysine demethylase 1 (LSD1) expression and histone methylation in the amygdala during adulthood. Addiction Biology, 22 (5), pp. 1191-1204.

  16. Meshram, R.J., Baladhye, V.B., Gacche, R.N., Karale, B.K., Gaikar, R.B. (2017). Pharmacophore mapping approach for drug target identification: A chemical synthesis and in silico study on novel thiadiazole compounds Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 11 (5), pp. KF01-KF08.

  17. Patil, K.K., Gacche, R.N. (2017). Inhibition of glycation and aldose reductase activity using dietary flavonoids: A lens organ culture studies International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 98, pp. 730-738.

  18. Patil, S.R., Asrondkar, A., Patil, V., Sangshetti, J.N., Kalam Khan, F.A., Damale, M.G., Patil, R.H., Bobade, A.S., Shinde, D.B. (2017). Antileishmanial potential of fused 5-(pyrazin-2-yl)-4H-1,2,4-triazole-3-thiols: Synthesis, biological evaluations and computational studies. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 27 (16), pp. 3845-3850.

  19. Radhakrishnan, K., Panneerselvam, P., Ravikumar, A. (2017). A hybrid magnetic core-shell fibrous silica nanocomposite for a chemosensor-based highly effective fluorescent detection of Cu(II). RSC Advances, 7 (72), pp. 45824-45833

  20. Sagarkar, S., Bhamburkar, T., Shelkar, G., Choudhary, A., Kokare, D.M., Sakharkar, A.J. (2017). Minimal traumatic brain injury causes persistent changes in DNA methylation at BDNF gene promoters in rat amygdala: A possible role in anxiety-like behaviors. Neurobiology of Disease, 106, pp. 101-109.

  21. Sagarkar, S., Mahajan, S., Choudhary, A.G., Borkar, C.D., Kokare, D.M., Sakharkar, A.J.(2017). Traumatic stress-induced persistent changes in DNA methylation regulate neuropeptide Y expression in rat jejunum. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 29 (9), art. no. e13074, .

  22. Sangshetti, J.N., Joshi, S.S., Patil, R.H., Moloney, M.G., Shinde, D.B. (2017) Mur ligase inhibitors as anti-bacterials: A comprehensive review. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 23 (21), pp. 3164-3196.

  23. Shaik, S.P., Sultana, F., Ravikumar, A., Sunkari, S., Alarifi, A., Kamal, A. (2017). Regioselective oxidative cross-coupling of benzo[d] imidazo[2,1- b] thiazoles with styrenes: A novel route to C3-dicarbonylation. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 15 (36), pp. 7696-7704

  24. Singh, MK. Bhaumik, SK. Karmakar, S. Paul, J. Sawoo, S. Majumder H.K. and Roy, A. (2017). Copper Salisylaldoxime (CuSAL) Imparts Protective efficacy against visceral leishmaniasis by Targeting Leishmania donovani Topoisomerase IB. Experimental Parasitology, 175:8-20.

  25. Vatsal, A., Potdar, C., Zinjarde, S.S., Ravi Kumar, V., Kulkarni, B.D., Ravikumar, A. (2017). Role of aliasing and interacting factors in the enhanced production of dehalogenase from Yarrowia lipolytica for degradation of brominated compounds. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 41, pp. 114-121.

  26. Vatsal, A.A., Zinjarde, S.S., Ravikumar, A. (2017). Phenol is the initial product formed during growth and degradation of bromobenzene by tropical marine yeast, Yarrowia lipolytica NCIM 3589 via an early dehalogenation step. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8 (JUN), art. no. 1165, .


  1. Datir S and Joshi, S. (2016). Studies on sucrose metabolizing enzymes in different sugar cane cultivars. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology, An Int J of Plant Physiology, 21(1):76-82.

  2. Datir, S. & Joshi, S. (2016). The contribution of sucrose metabolism enzymes to sucrose accumulation in sugarcane (Saccharumofficinarum L.) genotypes. Ind J Plant Physiol. 21: 76.

  3. Dubey, R., Minj, P., Malik, N., Sardesai, D.M., Kulkarni, S.H., Acharya, J.D., Bhavesh, N.S., Sharma, S., Kumar, A. (2017). Recombinant human islet amyloid polypeptide forms shorter fibrils and mediates β-cell apoptosis via generation of oxidative stress

  4. Ganga Reddy, V., Srinivasa Reddy, T., Lakshma Nayak, V., Prasad, B., Reddy, A.P., Ravikumar, A., Taj, S., Kamal, A. (2016). Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of N-((1-benzyl-1H-1,2,3-triazol-4-yl)methyl)-1,3-diphenyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamides as CDK1/Cdc2 inhibitors. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 122, pp. 164-177.

  5. Gholap, H., Warule, S., Sangshetti, J., Kulkarni, G., Banpurkar, A., Satpute, S., Patil, R. (2016). Hierarchical nanostructures of Au@ZnO: antibacterial and antibiofilm agent. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (13), pp. 5849-5858.

  6. Jasti, V.P. Sharma, S. Althaus, I. Weinstein, A. Ramani, S. Canman, C. (2017). Repairing Interstrand DNA Crosslinks (ICL): Characterization of an ICL Incision/Lesion Bypass Polymerase Complex regulated by the Fanconi anemia pathway FASEB J. 31:996.3

  7. Kamble, R.D., Meshram, R.J., Hese, S.V., More, R.A., Kamble, S.S., Gacche, R.N., Dawane, B.S. (2016). Synthesis and in silico investigation of thiazoles bearing pyrazoles derivatives as anti-inflammatory agents Computational Biology and Chemistry, 61, pp. 86-96.

  8. Kamble, S., Utage, B., Mogle, P., Kamble, R., Hese, S., Dawane, B., Gacche, R. (2016). Evaluation of Curcumin Capped Copper Nanoparticles as Possible Inhibitors of Human Breast Cancer Cells and Angiogenesis: a Comparative Study with Native Curcumin AAPS PharmSciTech, 17 (5), pp. 1030-1041.

  9. Kathwate, G.H., Karuppayil, S.M. (2016).Tramadol, an Opioid Receptor Agonist: An Inhibitor of Growth, Morphogenesis, and Biofilm Formation in the Human Pathogen, Candida albicans. Assay and Drug Development Technologies, 14 (10), pp. 567-572.

  10. Khan, F.A.K., Jadhav, K.S., Patil, R.H., Shinde, D.B., Arote, R.B., Sangshetti, J.N. (2016). Biphenyl tetrazole-thiazolidinediones as novel bacterial peptide deformylase inhibitors: Synthesis, biological evaluations and molecular docking study. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 83, pp. 1146-1153.

  11. Khan, F.A.K., Patil, R.H., Patil, M., Arote, R., Shinde, D.B., Sangshetti, J.N. (2016). Bacterial Peptide Deformylase Inhibition of Tetrazole-Substituted Biaryl Acid Analogs: Synthesis, Biological Evaluations, and Molecular Docking Study. Archiv der Pharmazie, 349 (12), pp. 934-943.

  12. Khan, F.A.K., Patil, R.H., Shinde, D.B., Sangshetti, J.N. (2016). Design and synthesis of 4′-((5-benzylidene-2,4-dioxothiazolidin-3-yl)methyl)biphenyl-2-carbonitrile analogs as bacterial peptide deformylase inhibitors. Chemical Biology and Drug Design, 88 (6), pp. 938-944.

  13. Khan, F.A.K., Patil, R.H., Shinde, D.B., Sangshetti, J.N. (2016).Bacterial Peptide deformylase inhibition of cyano substituted biaryl analogs: Synthesis, in vitro biological evaluation, molecular docking study and in silico ADME prediction.Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 24 (16), pp. 3456-3463.

  14. Kim, J., Vaish, V., V., V., Feng, M., Field, K., Chatzistamou, I., Shim, M. (2016). Transgenic expression of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX2) causes premature aging phenotypes in mice.Aging, 8 (10), pp. 2392-2406.

  15. Kulkarni, A.P., Mittal, S.P.K. (2016). Sequence data mining in search of hookworm (Necator americanus) microRNAs. Gene, 590 (2), pp. 317-323.

  16. Kumar, G.B., Nayak, V.L., Sayeed, I.B., Reddy, V.S., Shaik, A.B., Mahesh, R., Baig, M.F., Shareef, M.A., Ravikumar, A., Kamal, A. (2016). Design, synthesis of phenstatin/isocombretastatin-oxindole conjugates as antimitotic agents. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 24 (8), pp. 1729-1740.

  17. Mathai, J., Mittal, S.P.K., Alam, A., Ranade, P., Mogare, D., Patel, S., Saxena, S., Ghorai, S., Kulkarni, A.P., Chattopadhyay, S. (2016). SMAR1 binds to T(C/G) repeat and inhibits tumor progression by regulating miR-371-373 cluster Scientific Reports, 6, art. no. 33779.

  18. Mittal, S.P.K., Khole, S., Jagadish, Ravikumar, A. N., Ghosh, D., Gadgil, V., Sinkar, V., Ghaskadbi, S.S. (2016). Andrographolide protects liver cells from H2O2 induced cell death by upregulation of Nrf-2/HO-1 mediated via adenosine A2a receptor signalling. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects, 1860 (11), pp. 2377-2390.

  19. Mogle, P.P., Meshram, R.J., Hese, S.V., Kamble, R.D., Kamble, S.S., Gacche, R.N., Dawane, B.S. (2016). Synthesis and molecular docking studies of a new series of bipyrazol-yl-thiazol-ylidene-hydrazinecarbothioamide derivatives as potential antitubercular agents MedChemComm, 7 (7), pp. 1405-1420.

  20. Niels Frank Jensen, N.F. Agama, K. Roy, A. Smith, D. H. Pfister, T. D. Unni Rømer, M. Zhang, H.L. Doroshow, J.H. Knudsen, B.R. Stenvang, J. Brünne N. Pommier Y. (2016). Characterization of DNA topoisomerase I in three SN-38 resistant human colon cancer cell lines reveals a new pair of resistanceassociated mutations. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, 35:56.

  21. Patil, K.K., Meshram, R.J., Dhole, N.A., Gacche, R.N. (2016). Role of dietary flavonoids in amelioration of sugar induced cataractogenesis Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 593, pp. 1-11.

  22. Patil, K.K., Meshram, R.J., Gacche, R.N. (2016). Effect of monohydroxylated flavonoids on glycation-induced lens opacity and protein aggregation Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry, 31, pp. 148-156.

  23. Sagarkar, S., Gandhi, D., Devi, S.S., Sakharkar, A., Kapley, A. (2016). Atrazine exposure causes mitochondrial toxicity in liver and muscle cell lines. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 48 (2), pp. 200-207.

  24. Sagarkar, S., Sakharkar, A. (2016). Epigenetics and alcohol use disorders. Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Epigenetics, pp. 361-397.

  25. Sakharkar, A.J., Vetreno, R.P., Zhang, H., Kokare, D.M., Crews, F.T., Pandey, S.C. (2016). A role for histone acetylation mechanisms in adolescent alcohol exposure-induced deficits in hippocampal brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression and neurogenesis markers in adulthood. Brain Structure and Function, 221 (9), pp. 4691-4703. Khan, F.A.K., Jadhav, K.S., Patil, R.H., Shinde, D.B., Arote, R.B., Sangshetti, J.N. (2016). Biphenyl tetrazole-thiazolidinediones as novel bacterial peptide deformylase inhibitors: Synthesis, biological evaluations and molecular docking study. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, 83, pp. 1146-1153.

  26. Sangshetti, J.N., Kalam Khan, F.A., Kulkarni, A.A., Patil, R.H., Pachpinde, A.M., Lohar, K.S., Shinde, D.B. (2016). Antileishmanial activity of novel indolyl-coumarin hybrids: Design, synthesis, biological evaluation, molecular docking study and in silico ADME prediction. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 26 (3), pp. 829-835.

  27. Satpute, S.K., Banpurkar, A.G., Banat, I.M., Sangshetti, J.N., Patil, R.H., Gade, W.N. (2016). Multiple roles of biosurfactants in biofilms. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 22 (11), pp. 1429-1448.

  28. Satpute, S.K., Kulkarni, G.R., Banpurkar, A.G., Banat, I.M., Mone, N.S., Patil, R.H., Cameotra, S.S. (2016). Biosurfactant/s from Lactobacilli species: Properties, challenges and potential biomedical applications. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 56 (11), pp. 1140-1158.

  29. Shaikh, R.U., Dawane, A.A., Pawar, R.P., Gond, D.S., Meshram, R.J., Gacche, R.N. (2016). Inhibition of Helicobacter pylori and Its Associate Urease by Labdane Diterpenoids Isolated from Andrographis paniculata Phytotherapy Research, 30 (3), pp. 412-417.

  30. Shaikh, R.U., Pund, M.M., Gacche, R.N. (2016). Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of selected medicinal plants used in Indian traditional medication system in vitro as well as in vivo Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, 6 (4), pp. 355-361.

  31. Sharma, S., Mathew, A.B., Chugh, J. (2017).miRNAs: Nanomachines That Micromanage the Pathophysiology of Diabetes Mellitus. Advances in Clinical Chemistry, 82, pp. 199-264.

  32. Srikanth, P.S., Nayak, V.L., Suresh Babu, K., Kumar, G.B., Ravikumar, A., Kamal, A. (2016). 2-Anilino-3-Aroylquinolines as Potent Tubulin Polymerization Inhibitors. ChemMedChem, pp. 2050-2062.

  33. Tembe S, Ghosh P, Sukhi S. (2017). Influence of methylation on the bacterial efflux pump-inducing property of triclosan. Journal of Hospital Infection , Volume 0 , Issue 0 ,

  34. Teppen, T.L., Krishnan, H.R., Zhang, H., Sakharkar, A.J., Pandey, S.C. (2016). The Potential Role of Amygdaloid MicroRNA-494 in Alcohol-Induced Anxiolysis. Biological Psychiatry, 80 (9), pp. 711-719.

  35. Tien, N.T., Karaca, I., Tamboli, I.Y., Walter, J. (2016). Trehalose alters subcellular trafficking and the metabolism of the Alzheimer-associated amyloid precursor protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291 (20), pp. 10528-10540.

  36. Vaish, V., Kim, J., Shim, M. (2016). Lentivirus-mediated somatic recombination and development of a novel mouse model for sporadic colorectal cancer. Genes Chromosomes and Cancer, 55 (7), pp. 577-590.

  37. Zaheer, Z., Khan, F.A.K., Sangshetti, J.N., Patil, R.H., Lohar, K.S. (2016). Novel amalgamation of phthalazine–quinolines as biofilm inhibitors: One-pot synthesis, biological evaluation and in silico ADME prediction with favorable metabolic fate. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 26 (7), pp. 1696-1703.


  1. Pal, J.K., Rao, S.J. and Godbole, D.J. (2015). Detection of blotted proteins on nitrocellulose/PVDF membranes by Alta. Methods Mol Biol. 1314, 279-285. In Detection of Blotted Proteins: Methods and Protocols (eds. Kurien, B.T. and Scofield, R.H.), Humana Press, New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2718-0_29.

  2. Ghosh S., Jagtap S., More P., Shete U.J., Maheshwari N.O., Rao S. J., Kitture R., Kale S., Bellare J.R., Patil S., Pal J.K. and Chopade B.A. (2015). Dioscorea bulbifera mediated synthesis of novel AucoreAgshell nanoparticles with potent antibiofilm and antileishmanial activity. J. Nanomaterials http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/562938.

  3. Bhatia P, Raina S, Chugh J and Sharma S. miRNAs: Early prognostic biomarkers for Type 2 Diebetes Mellitus? Biomarkers in Medicine. 2015; In press.

  4. Rajendra R, Bhatia P, Justin A, Sharma S, Ballav N. Homogeneously-Alloyed Gold-Silver Nanoparticles as per Feeding Moles. J Phys Chem C. 2015; 119(10): 5604-13.

  5. Manisha Karani, Ravindranath Shashidhar, Aarti Kakatkar, Raj Kamal Gautam, Shibani Sukhi, Lipika Pansare-Godambe, Jayant Bandekar (2015). Radiation-resistant Macrococcus caseolyticus (A) isolated from radiation-processed semidried prawns. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 61(1): 89-92, 10.1139/cjm-2014-0636

  6. Avneesh Kumar Gautam, Yogesh Panse, Payel Ghosh, Malik Johid Reza, Jayati Mullick, Arvind Sahu, Mutational analysis of Kaposica reveals that bridging of MG2 and CUB domains of target protein is crucial for the cofactor activity of RCA proteins, PNAS (2015) In Press.

  7. Patil R, Gholap H, Warule S, Banpurkar A, Kulkarni G, Gade G. (2015) Quantum dots conjugated zinc oxide nanosheets: Impeder of microbial growth and biofilm. Applied Surface Science 326: 73-81.

  8. Antileishmanial drug discovery: comprehensive review of the last 10 years JN Sangshetti, FAK Khan, AA Kulkarni, R Arote, RH Patil RSC Advances 5 (41), 32376-32415, 2015.

  9. Biofilm inhibition of linezolid-like Schiff bases: Synthesis, biological activity, molecular docking and in silico ADME prediction, JN Sangshetti, FAK Khan, RH Patil, SD Marathe, WN Gade, DB Shinde, Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 15; 25(4):874-80, 2015.

  10. Innovative biofilm inhibition and anti-microbial behavior of molybdenum sulfide nanostructures generated by microwave-assisted solvothermal route, N Qureshi, R Patil, M Shinde, G Umarji, V Causin, W Gade, U Mulik, A Bhalerao, DP Amalnerkar Applied Nanoscience, 5:331–341, 2015


  1. Sonali Rohamare, Sushama Gaikwad, Dafydd Jones, Varsha Bhavnani, Jayanta Pal, Ranu Sharma, Prathit Chatterjee (2014). Cloning, expression and in silico studies of a serine protease from a marine actinomycete (Nocardiopsis sp. NCIM 5124). Process Biochemistry 50, 378-387.

  2. Pal, Jayanta K. and Chatterjee, Sangeeta (2014). Translation regulation of gene expression and human diseases. In Gene and its Engineering (ed. Das, H.K.). Chapter 15, pp. 219-233. Wiley India, New Delhi.

  3. Pal, Jayanta K. and Chatterjee, Sangeeta (2014). Translation of mRNA into protein: Classic and recent experiments. In Gene and its Engineering (ed. Das, H.K.).Chapter 14, 194-218. Wiley India, New Delhi.

  4. Mittal, Smriti P.K., Kulkarni, Abhijeet P., Mathai, Jinumary, Chattopadhyay, Samit and Pal, J.K. (2014). Dose-dependent differential response of mammalian cells to cytoplasmic stress is mediated through the heme-regulated eIF-2a kinase.Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol.54, 186-197.

  5. Godbole, D. Coux, O. and Pal, J.K. (2014). Tyrosinase Degradation in Amelanotic Melanoma Cells is mediated by cytoplasmic factors in addition to proteasome-mediated mechanism. Proc. Natl. Acad Sci. India Section B: Biol. Sci.10.1007_s40011-014-0358-z.

  6. Atoshi Banerjee, Ronald Benjamin, KannanBalakrishnan, PayelGhosh, Sharmistha Banerjee, Human protein Staufen-2 promotes HIV-1 proliferation by positively regulating RNA export activity of viral protein Rev, Retrovirology (2014), 11:18.

  7. Ghosh A, Banerjee T, Bhandary S and Surolia A. Formulation of nanotized curcumin and demonstration of its anti-malarial efficacy. (2014) International Journal of Nanomedicine, 9, 5373-5387

  8. Watanabe S, Pinto JM, Bashir ME, De Tineo M, Suzaki H, Baroody FM, Naclerio RM, Sharma S$. Effect of Prednisone on Nasal Symptoms and Peripheral Blood T-cell Function in Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2014; 4(8):609-16.

  9. Nanostructured microspheres of silver@ zinc oxide: an excellent impeder of bacterial growth and biofilm, SS Patil, RH Patil, SB Kale, MS Tamboli, JD Ambekar, WN Gade, SS Kolekar, BB Kale. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 16:2717, 2014.

  10. Proteomics of arsenic stress in the gram-positive organism Exiguobacterium sp. PS NCIM 5463, P Sacheti, R Patil, A Dube, H Bhonsle, D Thombre, S Marathe, R Vidhate, P Wagh, M Kulkarni, S Rapole, W Gade., Applied microbiology and biotechnology 98 (15), 6761-6773, 2014.

  11. Biomineralized Anisotropic Gold Microplate–Macrophage Interactions Reveal Frustrated Phagocytosis-like Phenomenon: A Novel Paclitaxel Drug Delivery Vehicle, AV Singh, M Batuwangala, R Mundra, K Mehta, S Patke, E Falletta, R Patil, WN Gade., ACS applied materials & interfaces 6 (16), 14679-14689

  12. Synthesis, Antileishmanial Activity and Docking Study of N′-Substitutedbenzylidene-2-(6, 7-dihydrothieno [3, 2-C] pyridin-5 (4H)-yl) acetohydrazides, JN Sangshetti, RI Shaikh, FAK Khan, RH Patil, SD Marathe, WN Gade, DB Shinde, Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters 24 (6), 1605-1610, 2014.

  13. Cost effective technologies and renewable substrates for biosurfactants’ production IM Banat, SK Satpute, SS Cameotra, R Patil, NV Nyayanit, Frontiers in microbiology 5, 2014.

  14. Self assembly of nanostructured hexagonal cobalt dendrites: an efficient anti-coliform agent, RP Panmand, RH Patil, BB Kale, LK Nikam, MV Kulkarni, DK Thombre, WN Gade, SW Gosavi, RSC Advances 4 (9), 4586-4595, 2014.


  1. Joshi, Manali, Kulkarni, Abhijeet and Pal, Jayanta K. (2013). Small molecule modulators of eukaryotic initiation factor 2a kinases, the key regulators of protein synthesis. Biochimie95, 1980-1990.

  2. Mittal, Smriti P.K., Mathai, Jinumary, Kulkarni, Abhijeet P., Pal, J.K. and Chattopadhyay, Samit. (2013). Mir-320a regulates erythroid differentiation through MAR binding protein SMAR1. Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol.45, 2519-2529.

  3. Chatterjee, S., Panda, A.C., Berwal, S., Sreejith, R.K., Ritvika, C., Seshadri,V. and Pal, J.K. (2013). Vimentin is a component of a complex that binds to the 5'UTR of human heme-regulated eIF2a kinase mRNA and regulates its translation. FEBS Lett.587, 474-480.

  4. Tank, C., Raman, S., Karan, S., Gosavi, S., Lalla, N.P., Sathe, V., Berndt, R., Gade, W.N., Bhoraskar, S.V., Mathe, V.L. (2013). Antimicrobial activity of silica coated silicon nano-tubes (SCSNT) and silica coated silicon nano-particles (SCSNP) synthesized by gas phase condensation. J Mater Sci Mater Med 14, 14.

  5. PoonamSacheti, HemangiBhonsle, RajendraPatil, Mahesh J. Kulkarni, RapoleSrikanth, WasudevGade (2013). Arsenomics of Exiguobacterium sp. PS (NCIM 5463). RSC Advances 10.1039/c0xx00000x

  6. HaribhauGholap ,RajendraPatil , Prasad Yadav , ArunBanpurkar , SatishchandraOgale, WasudeoGade (2013). CdTe-TiO2Nanocomposite: An Impeder of Bacterial Growth and Biofilm. IOP Nanotechnology 24,195109


  1. Pal, J.K., Berwal, S.K. and Soni, R.N. (2012). A single-step simultaneous protein staining procedure for polyacrylamide gels and nitrocellulose membranes by alta during Western blot analysis. Methods Mol Biol. 869, 551-559. In Protein Electrophoresis: Methods and Protocols (eds. Kurien, B.T. and Scofield, R.H.), Humana Press, New York.

  2. Sinha, Surajit, Malonia, Sunil Kumar, Mittal, Smriti P.K., Mathai, Jinumary, Pal, Jayanta K. and Chattopadhyay, Samit (2012). Chromatin remodelling protein SMAR1 inhibits p53 dependent transactivation by regulating acetyl transferase p300. Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol.44, 46-52.

  3. Sreejith, R.K., C. G. Suresh, Siddharth H. Bhosale, VarshaBhavnani, Avinash Kumar, Sushama M. Gaikwad and Jayanta K. Pal (2012). Conformational transitions of the catalytic domain of heme-regulated eukaryotic initiation factor 2α kinase, a key translational regulatory molecule. J. Fluorescence22, 431-441.

  4. Shinde, M., Patil, R., Karmakar, S., Bhoraskar, S., Rane, S., Gade W.N., Amalnerkar, D.(2012). Antimicrobial properties of uncapped silver nanoparticles synthesized by DC arc thermal plasma technique.J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 12, 887-893

  5. Tamboli, M.S., Kulkarni, M.V., Patil, R.H., Gade, W.N., Navale, S.C., Kale, B.B. (2012). Nanowires of silver-polyanilinenanocompositesynthesized via in situ polymerization and its novel functionality as an antibacterial agent.Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 92, 35-41.

  6. Daware, V., Kesavan, S., Patil, R., Natu, A., Kumar, A., Kulkarni, M., Gade, W. (2012). Effects of arsenite stress on growth and proteome of Klebsiellapneumoniae. J Biotechnol. 158, 8-16.

  7. Wagh Nee Jagtap, M.S., Patil, R.H., Thombre, D.K., Kulkarni, M.V., Gade, W.N., Kale, B.B. (2012). Evaluation of anti-quorum sensing activity of silver nanowires.ApplMicrobiolBiotechnol 8, 8.

  8. Kamat, S., Khot, M., Zinjarde, S., Ravikumar, A., Gade, W.N. (2012). Coupled production of single cell oil as biodiesel feedstock, xylitol and xylanase from sugarcane bagasse in a biorefinery concept using fungi from the tropical mangrove wetlands.BioresourTechnol 23, 01742-01747.

  9. Singh, A.V., Vyas, V., Salve, T.S., Cortelli, D., Dellasega, D., Podesta, A., Milani, P., Gade, W.N. (2012). Biofilm formation on nanostructured titanium oxide surfaces and a micro/nanofabrication-based preventive strategy using colloidal lithography.Biofabrication.4, 025001.doi: 025010.021088/021758-025082/025004/025002/025001. Epub 022012 Mar 025012.

  10. Singh, A.V., Khare, M., Gade, W.N., Zamboni, P. (2012). Theranostic implications of nanotechnology in multiple sclerosis: a future perspective. Autoimmune Dis 160830, 30.



  1. Molybdenum sulfide nanoparticles containing formulation. Qureshi Nilam, Shinde Manish, Umarji Govind, Patil Rajendra, Gade Wasudev, Mulik Uttamrao, and Amalnerkar Dinesh.2583/MuM/2011/dt 13 september 2011

  2. Ajay Vikram Singh, VarunVyas, RajendraPatil, Vimal Sharma, Pasquale EmanueleScopelliti, GeroBongiorno, Alessandro Podesta, Cristina Lenardi, WasudevNamdevGade, Paolo Milani (2011). Quantitative Characterization of the Influence of the Nanoscale Morphology of Nanostructured Surfaces on Bacterial Adhesion and Biofilm Formation, PLoS One, 6, 25029.

  3. Sushma Mane, WasudeoGade, SahayogJamdar (2011). Purification and characterization of prolineaminopeptidase from chicken Intestine Process Biochemistry46, 1384-1389.

  4. Poonam Gautam, Santosh Kumar Upadhyay, Wazid Hassan, Taruna Madan, Ravi Sirdeshmukh, Curam Sreenivasacharlu Sundaram, Wasudev Namdeo Gade, Seemi Farhat Basir, Yogendra Singh, Puranam Usha Sarma (2011). Transcriptomic and Proteomic Profile of Aspergillusfumigatus on Exposure to Artemisinin, Mycopathologia, 172, 331-346.


Patents: Pal, J. K., Godbole, D. and Sharma, K. (2010). “Method of staining proteins using Alta”. An United States Patent 7833797 (16th November, 2010)

  1. Chatterjee, S., Berwal, S.K. and Pal, J.K. (2010). Pathological variations in 5’-untranslated regions of human genes. Encyclopedia Life Sci. (Sept., 2010) [DOI:10.1002/9780470015902. a0022408]

  2. Berwal, S.K., Sreejith, R.K. and Pal, J.K. (2010). Distance between RBS and AUG plays an important role in overexpression of recombinant proteins. Anal. Biochem.405, 275-277.

  3. Pal, J.K., Chatterjee, S. and Berwal, S. K. (2010). Pathological variations in 3’-untranslated regions of human genes. Encyclopedia Life Sci. (March, 2010) [DOI:10.1002/9780470015902.a0022450].

  4. Kulkarni, Abhijeet P., Mittal, Smriti P.K., Devasagayam, T.P.A. and Pal, Jayanta K. (2010). Activation of the Heme Regulated eIF-2α Kinase is mediated by Hsp90 and Hsp70 during oxidative stress. Ind. J. Biochem. Biophys.47, 67-74.

  5. Sinha, S., Malonia, S.K., Mittal, S.P.K., Singh, K., Kadreppa, S. Kamat, R., Mukhopadhyay, R., Pal, J.K. and Chattopadhyay, S. (2010). Coordinated regulation of p53 apoptotic targets BAX and PUMA by SMAR1 through an identical MAR element. EMBO J. 29, 830-42.

  6. Sushma Mane, MadhujitDamle, PadmanabhakurupHarikumar, SahayogJamdar, SahayogJamdar, WasudeoGade (2010).Purification and characterization of aminopeptidase N from chicken intestine with potential application in debittering. Process Biochemistry45, 1011-1016.

  7. Ajay V Singh,RajendraPatil, Cristina Lenardi, Paolo Milani and W.N.Gade (2010). Biocompatible Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications.Nanobiomaterial Applications in Tissue Repair and Ulcer Management: A New Role for Nanomedicine , Chapter 4.

  8. Ajay V Singh RajendraPatil, Atul, Paolo Milani, W.N.Gade (2010). Biological synthesis of copper oxide nanoparticles using E.coli.Current nanoscience, vol 6,345-365.


  1. Sreejith, R.K., Yadav, V.N., Varshney, N.K., Berwal, S.K., Suresh, C.G., Gaikwad, S.M. and Pal, J.K. (2009). Conformational characterization of human eukaryotic initiation factor 2a: A single tryptophan protein. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 390, 273-279.

  2. Kulkarni, Abhijeet P., Mittal, Smriti P.K., Devasagayam, T.P.A. and Pal, Jayanta K. (2009). Oxidative Stress perturbs cell proliferation in human K562 cells by modulating protein synthesis and cell cycle. Free Radical Research43, 1090-110.

  3. Chatterjee, S. and Pal, J.K. (2009). The role of 5’- and 3’-UTR of mRNAs in human diseases. Biol. Cell101, 251-262.

  4. Singh, Vir B., Pavitra, L., Chattopadhyay, Samit and Pal, Jayanta K. (2009). Stress-induced overexpression of the heme-regulated human eIF-2a kinase is regulated by Elk-1, activated through ERK pathway. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 379, 710-715.

  5. Singh AV, Patil R, Kasture MB, Gade W.N, Prasad BL. (2009). Synthesis of Ag-Pt alloy nanoparticles in aqueous bovine serum albumin foam and their cytocompatibility against human gingival fibroblasts.Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 69(2), 239-45.

Book : Pal, Jayanta K. and Ghaskadbi, Saroj S. (2009). Fundamentals of Molecular Biology. pp. 1- 408. Oxford University Press (New Delhi).

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