Jacinta S. D’Souza
Associate Professor
Jacinta D'souza

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.Sc in Molecular Biology from TIFR
  • PhD in Molecular Biology from TIFR
  • Ex-Scientific Officer (until Jan’09) from TIFR

Positions held, including current

  • Scientific Asstt. – TIFR (1985 – 1998)
  • Scientific Officer – TIFR (1998 – 2009)
  • Reader 'F' (2010-2015)
  • Adjunct Professor, Manipal University (August 2015- )
  • Associate Professor (January 2016- )

Research areas

  • Protein-Protein Interactions, Chlamydomonas stress physiology, Flagellar Biology

List of selected publications

  • Rao V. G., Sarafdar Ruhi, Twinkle Chaudhary, Priyanka Sivadas, Pinfen Yang and D’Souza J. S. (2016) An AKAP240 binding flagellar-associated protein from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. BMC Cell Biology 17: 24-33
  • J. A. Dharmadhikari, A. K. Dharmadhikari, K. C. Kasuba, H. Bharambe, J. S. D’Souza, K. D. Rathod and D. Mathur, (2016) Optical control of filamentation induced damage to DNA by intense, ultrashort, near-infrared laser pulses. Scientific Reports 6:27515 | DOI: 10.1038/srep27515.
  • Dolly K. Khona, Seema Shirolikar, Deodhar, Erik Hom, D’Souza J. S., (2016) NaCl-induced palmelloidy in the green chlorophyte, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Algal Research, 16: 434-448.
  • Sirisha V. L., Mahuya Sinha, Kanak Gawade and Jacinta S. D’Souza, (2016) KCl Induces PCD through a Mitochondrion-mediated Caspase-independent Pathway in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Phycologia, 55: 378-392
  • Aditya K. Dharmadhikari, Harish Bharambe, Jayashree A. Dharmadhikari, Jacinta S. D’Souza and Deepak Mathur, (2014) Ultrafast laser induces both single stranded and double stranded breaks in plasmid DNA. Physics Review Letters 112: 138105.
  • K. C. Kasuba, S. L. Vavilala, J. S. D'Souza (2015) Apoptosis-like cell death in unicellular photosynthetic organisms—A review. Algal Research 12: 126-133
  • S. L. Vavilala, K. K. Gawde, M. Sinha, J. S. D’Souza, (2015) Programmed cell death is induced by hydrogen peroxide but not by excessive ionic stress of sodium chloride in the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. European Journal of Phycology 50: 422-438.
  • Mustafa J. Motiwalla, Marilyn P. Sequeira and Jacinta S. D’Souza, (2014) Two Calcium-Dependent Protein Kinases from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii are transcriptionally regulated by nutrient starvation. Plant Signaling and Behaviour 9: e27969 (10.4161/psb.27969).
  • Sirisha V. L., Mahuya Sinha and Jacinta S. D’Souza, (2014) Menadione-induced caspase-dependent programmed cell death in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Journal of Phycology 50: 587–601.
  • Aditya K. Dharmadhikari, Harish Bharambe, Jayashree A. Dharmadhikari, Jacinta S. D’Souza and Deepak Mathur, (2014) Ultrafast laser induces both single stranded and double stranded breaks in plasmid DNA. Physics Review Letters 112: 138105.
  • Elvis A. F. Martis, Rakesh C. Chandarana, Mushtaque S. Shaikh, Premlata K. Ambre, Santosh R. Nandan, Jacinta S. D’Souza, Krishna R. Iyer, Evans C. Coutinho and Raghuvir R. S. Pissurlenkar, (2014) Quantifying Ligand-Receptor Interactions for Gorge Spanning Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 33: 1107-1125.
  • Dolly Khona*, Venkatramanan Rao*, Mustafa J. Motiwalla, Sreekrishna Varma P. C., Anisha Kashyap, Koel Chaudhary, Seema Shirolikar, Lalit Borde, Jayashree A. Dharmadhikari, Aditya K. Dharmadhikari, Siuli Mukhopadhyaya, D. Mathur and Jacinta S. D'Souza. (2013) Anomalies in the motion dynamics of long-flagella mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. (*Equal contribution) J of Biological Physics 39: 1-14.
  • Dolly K. Khona, Dongre Shounak and Jacinta S. D'Souza, (2013) BolA-like protein from the green chlorophyte Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is an oligomer and induces biofilm formation in E. coli. FEMS Letters 339: 39–47.
  • Rakesh C. Chandarana, Vikrant , Ashok K. Varma, Anil Saran, Evans Coutinho, Jacinta S. D'Souza, (2013) Over-expression, purification and isotopic labeling of a tag-less human glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (hGIP) 3Biotech 4: 501-506.
  • Motiwalla, M. J., Priyanka P. Punyarthi, Mansi K. Mehta, D'Souza, J. S. and Kelkar-Mane, V. (2013) Isolation and characterization of poly-capro-lactone degrading strain of Bacillus pumilus from the rhizosphere of the mangrove Sessuvium portulacastrum. J of Environmental Biotechnology, 34: 43-49.
  • J. S. D’Souza, J. A. Dharmadhikari, A. K. Dharmadhikari, B. J. Rao, and D. Mathur, (2011) Effect of intense, ultrashort laser pulses on DNA plasmids in their native state: Strand breakages induced by in situ electrons and radicals. Physics Review Letters 106: 118101. Comment in Nature, India; Laser tells tale of DNA injury, doi:10.1038/nindia.2011.50; Published online 18 April 2011 (http://www.nature.com/nindia/2011/110418/full/nindia.2011.50.html)
  • Jacinta S. D'Souza, Mohanram Gudipati, Jayashree A. Dharmadhikari, Aditya K. Dharmadhikari, *Abhishek Kashyap, *Manaswini Aiyer, Usha Rao, Deepak Mathur and Basuthkar Jagadeeshwar Rao, (2009) Flagella-generated forces reveal gear-type motor in single cells of the green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. (2009) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 380: 266–270 (*Equal contribution).
  • Swati Moharikar, Jacinta D’Souza and B. J. Rao. (2007) A homolog of the defender against apoptotic death gene (DAD1) is down regulated prior to the onset of apoptosis-like cell death in UV-exposed Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells. Journal of BioScience 32: 261-270.
  • JA Dharmadhikari, JS D'Souza, M Gudipati, AK Dharmadhikari, BJ Rao, Deepak Mathur, (2006) Sensitive, real-time monitoring of UV-induced stress in a single, live plant cell using an optical trap. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 115: 439-443.
  • Swati Moharikar, Jacinta D'Souza, Atul B. Kulkarni, and B. J. Rao, (2006) UV-C induced apoptotic-like cell death process in the unicellular chlorophyte Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Journal of Phycology 42: 423-433.
  • M Gudipati, J D'Souza, J Dharmadhikari, A Dharmadhikari, B Rao, D Mathur, (2005) Optically-controllable, micron-sized motor based on live cells. Optics Express 13: 1555-1560.
  • Motiwalla, M. J., Priyanka P. Punyarthi, Mansi K. Mehta, D'Souza, J. S. and Kelkar-Mane, V. (2013) Isolation and characterization of poly-capro-lactone degrading strain of Bacillus pumilus from the rhizosphere of the mangrove Sessuvium portulacastrum. J Environmental Microbiology.
  • Suruchi Jamkhedkar, Jyotsna Dongerdive, Kavita Jain, Siby Abraham and Jacinta S. D'Souza, (2013) Arrangement of flagella on cells: two flagella clusters emerge. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 4: 93-102
  • Rakesh C. Chandarana, Vikrant , Ashok K. Varma, Anil Saran, Evans Coutinho, Jacinta S. D'Souza, (2013) Over-expression, purification and isotopic labeling of a tag-less human glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (hGIP) 3 Biotech DOI 10.1007/s13205-013-0181-x
  • Mustafa J. Motiwalla, Marilyn P. Sequeira and Jacinta S. D'Souza, (2014) Two Calcium-Dependent Protein Kinases from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii are transcriptionally regulated by nutrient starvation, In Press, Plant Signaling and Behavior

Biology Faculty

Core Faculty

 

Jacinta D'Souza

Associate Professor

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Manu Lopus

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V.L. Sirisha

Assistant Professor

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Visiting Faculty

 

Dr. Surekha Zingade

Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Mumbai

Dr. Gotam Jarori

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

 

Prof. S. Sivakami

Formerly University of Mumbai

Dr. B. J. Rao

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

 

Dr. Tara Hariharan

D. Y. Patil International School

Dr. Sudha Gangal

INSA Member

 

Dr. Champakali Ayyub

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai

Dr. Sagrika Damle

K.C. College Mumbai

 

Dr. Shantini Nair

Swami Vivekanand College

Dr. Sudeepan Mukharjee

Haffkin Institute

 

Prof. Supreet Saini

Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

Dr. Mandar Karkhanis

South Indians Welfare Society College

 

Dr. Yasmin Khan

Sophia College

Prof. Shatrupa Sinha

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai

 

Dr. Jayashree Sainis

Formerly Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)

Prof. M. M. Johri

Formerly Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai

 

Dr. Leon Pereira

 

Dr. Aparna Kotekar

AVP, Personal Care and health care Mascot Universal Pvt Ltd

 

Dr. G. K. Rao

Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Versova

Manu Lopus
Reader 'F'
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Education:

  • Ph.D.: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (2007)
  • M.Sc. St. Berchmans’ College, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala (2000)
  • B.Sc.: St. Berchmans’ College, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala (1998)

Positions:

  • Faculty, UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai (2013 –)
  • Associate Specialist, University Of California, Santa Barbara (2011 – 2013)
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, Santa Barbara (2007 – 2011

Research:

  • Regulation of microtubule dynamics in cells
  • Tubulin isotype-mediated drug resistance
  • Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
  • Roles of microtubule dynamics in cancer metastasis

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Peer-reviewed Publications:

  • Mahaddalkar T, Mehta S, Muthurajan H, and Lopus M* (2017) Tryptone-stabilized gold nanoparticles target tubulin and inhibit cell viability by inducing an unusual form of cell cycle arrest. Exp Cell Res (In Press)
  • Cheriyamundath S, Choudhary S, and Lopus M* (2017) Safranal inhibits HeLa cell viability by perturbing the reassembly potential of microtubules. Phytother Res (In Press)
  • Pradhan S, Mahaddalkar T, Choudhary S, Manchukonda N, Nagireddy PR, Kantevari S, and Lopus M* (2017) Elucidation of the tubulin-targeted mechanism of action of 9-(3-pyridyl) noscapine. Curr Top Med Chem (accepted)
  • Mahaddalkar T, and Lopus M* (2017) From Natural Products to Designer Drugs: Development and Molecular Mechanisms Action of Novel Anti-Microtubule Breast Cancer Therapeutics. Curr Top Med Chem (accepted)
  • Cheriyamundath S, Mahaddalkar T, Kantevari S, and Lopus M* (2016) Induction of acetylation and bundling of cellular microtubules by 9-(4-vinylphenyl) noscapine elicits S-phase arrest in MDA-MB-231 cells. Biomed Pharmacother (In Press)
  • Pradhan M, Suri C, Choudhary C, Naik PK, and Lopus M* (2016) Elucidation of the anticancer potential and tubulin isotype-specific interactions of β-sitosterol. J Biomol Struct Dyn (In Press)
  • Mahaddalkar T, Naik PK, Choudhary S, Manchukonda N, Kantevari S, Sanith C, and Lopus M* (2016) Structural investigations into the binding mode of a novel noscapine analogue, 9-(4-vinylphenyl) noscapine, by biochemical analyses and molecular dynamic simulations. J Biomol Struct Dyn (In Press)
  • Mahaddalkar T, Manchukonda N, Choudhary S, Cheriyamundath S, Mohanpuria N, Kantevari S, and Lopus M* (2016) Subtle alterations in microtubule assembly dynamics by Br-TMB-noscapine strongly suppress triple-negative breast cancer cell viability without mitotic arrest. ChemistrySelect, 1, 4313–4319
  • Maninder M, Singh D, Mahaddalkar T, Lopus M, et al. (2016) Chemical synthesis, pharmacological evaluation and in silico analysis of new 2,3,3a,4,5,6-hexahydrocyclopenta[c]pyrazole derivatives as potential anti-mitotic agents. Bioorg Med Chem Lett, 26, 3855-3861
  • Lopus M, Smiyun G, Miller HP, Oroudjev E, Wilson L, and Jordan MA (2015). Mechanism of action of ixabepilone and its interactions with the βIII- tubulin isotype. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol (accepted). DOI: 10.1007/s00280-015-2863-z
  • Wilson L, Lopus M, Miller H, Azarenko O, Riffle S, Smith J, Jordan MA (2015) The effects of eribulin on microtubule binding and dynamic instability are strengthened in the absence of the βIII tubulin isotype. Biochemistry (accepted). DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.5b00745
  • Mahaddalkar T, Suri C, Naik PK, and Lopus M* (2015) Biochemical characterization and molecular dynamic simulation of β-sitosterol as a tubulin-binding anticancer agent. Eur J Pharmacol (in press). doi:10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.04.014.
  • Mishra RC, Gundala SR, Karna P, Lopus M, Gupta KK, Nagaraju M, Hamelberg D, Tandon V, Panda D, Reid MD, and Aneja R (2015) Synthesis and biological evaluation of di-substituted noscapine analogs as potent and microtubule-targeted anticancer agents. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. (in press). doi. 10.1016/j.bmcl.2015.03.076.
  • Santoshi S, Manchukonda NK, Suri C, Das SK, Hota SK, Joseph S, Lopus M, Kantevari S, and Naik PK (2014) Rational design of biphenyl pharmacophore substituted noscapine derivatives as potent tubulin binding anticancer compounds. J Comput Aided Mol Des, 29, 249-70.
  • Lopus M* and Naik PK (2014) Taking aim at a dynamic target: Noscapinoids as microtubule-targeted cancer therapeutics. Pharmacol Rep, 67, 56-62.
  • Risinger AL, Riffle SM, Lopus M, Jordan MA, Wilson L, Mooberry, SL (2014) The taccalonolides and paclitaxel cause distinct effects on microtubule dynamics and aster formation. Mol Cancer  13 (1): 41
  • Manchukonda NK, Naik PK, Santoshi S, Lopus M, Joseph S, Sridhar B, and Kantevari  S (2013) Rational Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of Third Generation α-Noscapine Analogues as Potent Tubulin Binding Anti-cancer Agents. PLoS One, 8(10):e77970
  • Lopus M (2013) Mechanism of mitotic arrest induced by dolastatin 15 involves loss of tension across kinetochore pairs. Mol Cell Biochem, 382, 93-102
  • Lopus M, Manatschal C, Martinez R, Bjelic S, Steinmetz MO, Miller HP, and Wilson L (2012) Cooperative stabilization of microtubule dynamics by EB1 and CLIP-170 involves displacement of stably-bound Pi at microtubule ends. Biochemistry, 51, 3021-30
  • Pannu V, Rida PCG, Ogden A, Cheng A, Clewley R, Cheng A, Lopus M, Mishra RC, Zhou J, and Aneja R (2012) Induction of robust de novo centrosome amplification, high-grade spindle multipolarity and metaphase catastrophe: A novel chemotherapeutic approach. Cell Death Dis, 3:e346
  • Naik PK, Lopus M, Aneja R, Vangapandu SN, and Joshi HC (2012) In silico inspired design and synthesis of a novel tubulin-binding anti-cancer drug: folate conjugated noscapine (Targetin). J Comput Aided Mol Des, 26, 233-47
  • Hinow P, Rasania V, Lopus M, Jordan MA, and Tuszynski J (2011) Modeling the effects of drug binding on dynamic instability of microtubules. Phys Biol, 8, 056004
  • Lopus M (2011) Antibody-DM1 conjugates as cancer therapeutics. Cancer Lett, 307, 113-8 (Journal cover article)
  • Mishra RC, Karna P, Gundala SR, Stanton RA, Robinson M, Pannu V, Gupta KK, Lopus M, Henary M, Wilson L, and Aneja R (2011) Synthesis and biological evaluation of benzofuranone ring substituted analogs of noscapine. Biochem Pharmacol, 82, 110-21
  • Davé RH, Saengsawang W, Lopus M, Davé S, Sharma A, Wilson L, and Rasenick MM (2011) A molecular and structural mechanism for G-protein mediated microtubule destabilization. J Biol Chem, 286, 4319-28
  • Lopus M, Oroudjev E, Wilson L, Wilhelm S, Widdison W, Chari R, and Jordan, MA (2010) Maytansine and cellular metabolites of antibody-maytansinoid conjugates strongly suppress microtubule dynamics by binding to microtubules. Mol Cancer Ther, 9, 2689-99
  • Oroudjev E, Lopus M, Wilson L, Audette C, Provenzano C, Erickson H, Kovtun Y, Chari R, and Jordan MA (2010) Maytansinoid-antibody conjugates induce mitotic arrest by suppressing microtubule dynamic instability. Mol Cancer Ther, 9, 2700-13 (Journal cover image)
  • Yenjerla M, Lopus M, and Wilson L (2010) Analysis of dynamic instability of steady state microtubules in vitro by video-enhanced differential interference contrast microscopy. Method Cell Biol, 95, 185-206
  • Yenjerla M, LaPointe NE, Lopus M, Cox C, Jordan MA, Feinstein SC, and Wilson L (2009) The neuroprotective peptide NAP does not directly affect polymerization or dynamics of reconstituted neural microtubules. J Alzheimer’s Dis, 19, 1377-86
  • Kotha S, Kashinath D, Lopus M, and Panda, D (2009) Synthesis of nano-sized C3-symmetric 2,4,6-triphenyl-1,3,5-s-triazene and 1,3,5-triphenyl benzene derivatives via the trimerization followed by Suzuki-Miyaura crosscoupling or O-alkylation reaction and their biological evaluation. Indian J Chem B: Org Chem Incl Med Chem, 12, 1766-70
  • Lopus M, Yenjerla M, and Wilson L (2009) Microtubule dynamics. In Wiley Encyclopedia of Chemical Biology, Begley TP, Ed. Wiley, NJ. 3, 153-60
  • Lopus M and Panda D (2006) The benzophenanthridine alkaloid sanguinarine perturbs microtubule assembly dynamics through tubulin binding: a possible mechanism for its antiproliferative activity. FEBS J, 273, 2139-50
  • Aneja R, Lopus M, Zhou J, Vangapandu SN, Ghaleb A, Yao J, Nettles JH, Zhou B, Gupta M, Panda D, Chandra R, and Joshi HC (2006) Rational design of a microtubule targeting anti-breast cancer drug, EM015. Cancer Res, 66, 3782-91
  • Aneja R, Vangapandu SN, Lopus M, Panda D, and Joshi HC (2006) Development of a novel nitro-derivative of noscapine for the potential treatment of drug-resistant ovarian cancer and T-cell lymphoma. Mol Pharmacol, 69, 1801-09
  • Aneja R, Vangapandu SN, Lopus M, Viswesarappa VG, Verma A, Chandra R, Panda D, and Joshi HC (2006) Synthesis of microtubule-interfering halogenated noscapine analogs that perturb mitosis in cancer cells followed by cell death. Biochem Pharmacol, 72, 415-26
V. L. Sirisha
Assistant Professor
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Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in Genetics from Osmania University (2010)
  • M.Sc in Genetics from Osmania University (2004)

Positions:

  • Assistant Professor at UM DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (Jan 2016 onwards)
  • Visiting Scientist-1 at UM DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (April 2014- Jan 2016).
  • Research Associate-II at UM DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (April 2012- April 2014).
  • Research Associate at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay (Jan 2011- March 2012).

Research:

  • Plant Metabolism, Stress Physiology, Molecular Biology and Metabolic Engineering.

Selected Publications:

  • V.L. Sirisha, Mahuya Sinha, Kanak Gawade and Jacinta S. D'Souza. (2016). Potassium Chloride induces caspase independent programmed cell death in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Phycologia 55(4): 378-392.
  • V.L. Sirisha, Kanak K. Gawade, Mahuya Sinha and Jacinta D’Souza. (2015). Programmed cell death is induced by hydrogen peroxide but not by excessive ionic stress of sodium chloride in the unicellular green algaa Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. European Journal of Phycology. DOI:10.1080/09670262.2015.1070437.
  • Chaitanya Krishna, V.L. Sirisha and Jacinta S. D'Souza. (2015). Physiological relevance of programmed cell death in plants: With special emphasis on unicellular species - A Review. Algal Research 12: 126-133.
  • V.L.Sirisha, Mahuya Sinha and Jacinta D’Souza. (2014). Menadione-induced caspase-dependent programmed cell death in the green chlorophyte Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Journal of Phycology. 50: 587–601.
  • Amita Jain, Rashmi Ranade, Prem Pritam, Neelu Joshi, Sirisha Lakshmi Vavilala, Ankita Jain. (2014). A comparative study of antioxidant activity, total phenolic and flavonoid contents in different parts of Helicteres isora L. American Journal of Life Sciences. 2(5): 292-302.
  • V.L.Sirisha, S.Prashant, D.Ranadheer Kumar, S. Pramod, N.Jalaja, P.Hima Kumari, P.Maheshwari Rao, S.Nageswar Rao, Preeti Mishra, S. Rao Karumanchi, B.M. Khan and P.B.Kavi Kishor. (2012). Cloning, characterization and impact of up and down regulating subabul Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase (CAD) gene on plant growth and lignin profiles in transgenic tobacco. Plant Growth Regulation. 66:239–253.
  • V.L.Sirisha, S.Prashant, D.Ranadheer, P.Ramprasad, N.M.Shaik, Manish Arha, S.K.Gupta, Sameer Srivastava, A.K.Yadav, P.S.Kulkarni, O.U.Abhilash, B.M.Khan, Shuban.K. Rawal and P.B.Kavi Kishor. (2008). Direct shoot organogenesis and plant regeneration from hypocotyls explants in selected genotypes of Leucaena leucocephala – A leguminous pulp wood tree. Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 7: 388-393.
  • S.Prashant, M.Srilakshmi Sunita, V.L.Sirisha, V.Vijaya Bhaskar, A. Maruti Rao, M. Lakshmi Narasu, P.B.Kavi Kishor. (2011). Isolation of cinnamoyl CoA reductase and cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase gene promoters from Leucaena leucocephala, a leguminous tree species, and characterization of tissue-specific activity in transgenic tobacco. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture. 108: 3421-436.
  • Sekhar N.P., Prashant S., Sirisha V.L., Kavi Kishor P.B. (2009). Phylogenetic analysis, homology modeling, molecular dynamics and structure based designing of new inhibitors against cinnamoyl alcohol dehydrogenase (CAD) cloned and sequenced from a leguminous tree subabul (Leucaena leucocephala). Online Journal of Bioinformatics. 11: 103-124.
  • Nataraj Sekhar Pagadala, Manish Arha, P.S.Reddy, Ranadheer Kumar, V.L.Sirisha, S.Prashant, K.Janardhan Reddy, Basheer Khan, S.K.Rawal, P.B.Kavi Kishor. (2009). Phylogenetic analysis, homology modeling, molecular dynamics and docking studies of Caffeoyl-CoA-O-methyl transferase) CCoAMT 1 and 2) isoforms isolated from Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala). Journal of Molecular Modeling. 15: 203-221.
  • N.Jalaja, V.L.Sirisha, S.Prashant, P.B.Kavi Kishor and Amita Jain. (2008). Sodium chloride and Thidiazuron enhanced somatic embryogenesis from Immature Inflorescence derived callus cultures of Pennisetum glaucum.L. (R.Br.)Breeding lines. Journal of Plant Biology. 35: 25-30.

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