Recent Publications

2018

John J, Sharma A, Kukshal P, Bhatia T, Nimgaonkar VL, Deshpande SN, Thelma BK. Rare variants in tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 2 as a risk factor for schizophrenia: Evidence from familial and cohort analysis. Schizophr Bull. 2018 doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbx196.

Kashyap S, Kumar U, Pandey AK, Kanjilal M, Chattopadhyay P, Yadav C, Thelma BK. Functional characterisation of ADP ribosylation factor-like protein 15 in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2018 Feb 14. PMID:29465355

Lohia R, Jain P, Jain M, Mishra H, Burma PK, Shrivastava A, Saran S. Deletion of Dictyostelium discoideum Sir2A impairs cell proliferation and inhibits autophagy (in press) Journal of Biosciences. 2018

Yadav R, Nisha, Sarkar S. (2018) Drosophila globin1 is required for maintenance of the integrity of F-actin based cytoskeleton during development. Exp Cell Res. 366:16-23.

Sarkar S. (2018) Neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) mediated human neuronal tauopathies: Insights from fly models. J. Genet. 97:783-793.

Mandal S, Rajarammohan S, Kaur J. Alternaria brassicae interactions with the model Brassicaceae member Arabidopsis thaliana closely resembles those with Mustard (Brassica juncea). Physiol Mol Biol Plants. 2018 Feb;24(1):51-59.

Sharma PA, Burma PK. An in silico analysis of upstream regulatory modules (URMs) of tapetum specific genes to identify regulatory cis-elements and transcription factors American Journal of Molecular Biology 2018 8.15-25

Sharma PA, Verma V, Burma PK. Analysis of activity driven by Upstream Regulatory Modules (URM) of tapetum specific genes TA29 and A9 at ectopic locations in tobacco transgencis. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 2018 doi: 10.1007/s13562-018-0453-y

Singh P, Jenkins LM, Horst B, Alers V, Pradhan S, Kaur P, Srivastava T, Hempel N, Győrffy B, Broude EV, Lee NY, Mythreye K. Inhibin is a novel paracrine factor for tumor angiogenesis and metastasis. Cancer Res. 2018 Mar 13. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-2316.

Yadav R, Nisha, Sarkar S. Drosophila globin1 is required for maintenance of the integrity of F-actin based cytoskeleton during development. Exp Cell Res. 366:16-23.

2017

Chanu SI, Sarkar S. Targeted downregulation of dMyc restricts neurofibrillary tangles mediated pathogenesis of human neuronal tauopathies in Drosophila. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2017 Sep;1863(9):2111-2119.

Chanu SI, Sarkar S. Targeted downregulation of dMyc suppresses pathogenesis of human neuronal tauopathies in Drosophila by limiting heterochromatin relaxation and tau hyperphosphorylation. Mol Neurobiol. 2017 54:2706-2719.

Chaudhuri Z, John J, Aneja S, Thelma BK. Pedigree analysis of familial primary concomitant horizontal strabismus in Northern India. Strabismus. 2017 Dec;25(4):200-213

Choubey A, Rajam MV. Transcriptome response and developmental implications of RNAi-mediated ODC knockdown in tobacco. Funct Integr Genomics. 2017 Jul;17(4):399-412.

Chowdhury MR, Chauhan S, Dabral A, Thelma BK, Gupta N, Kabra M. Validation of Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Assay to Detect Actual Number of CGG Repeats in FMR1 Gene in Indian Fragile X Syndrome Patients. J Child Neurol. 2017 Mar;32(4):371-378.

Dhaka N, Rout K, Yadava SK, Sodhi YS, Gupta V, Pental D, Pradhan AK. Genetic dissection of seed weight by QTL analysis and detection of allelic variation in Indian and east European gene pool lines of Brassica juncea. Theor Appl Genet. 2017 Feb;130(2):293-307.

Haokip N, Naorem A. Functional characterisation of parvulin-type peptidyl prolyl cis-trans isomerase, PinA in Dictyostelium discoideum. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017 Jan 8;482(2):208-214.

He Z, Wang L, Harper AL, Havlickova L, Pradhan AK, Parkin IAP, Bancroft I. Extensive homoeologous genome exchanges in allopolyploid crops revealed by mRNAseq-based visualization. Plant Biotechnol J. 2017 May;15(5):594-604.

Israni B, Rajam MV. Silencing of ecdysone receptor, insect intestinal mucin and sericotropin genes by bacterially produced double-stranded RNA affects larval growth and development in Plutella xylostella and Helicoverpa armigera. Insect Mol Biol. 2017 Apr;26(2):164-180.

John J, Kukshal P, Bhatia T, Chowdari KV, Nimgaonkar VL, Deshpande SN, Thelma BK. Possible role of rare variants in Trace amine associated receptor 1 in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2017 Nov;189:190-195.

Kajla S, Mukhopadhyay A, Pradhan AK. Development of transgenic Brassica juncea lines for reduced seed sinapine content by perturbing phenylpropanoid pathway genes. PLoS One. 2017 Aug 7;12(8):e0182747.

Koul A, Yogindran S, Sharma D, Kaul S, Rajam MV, Dhar MK. Carotenoid profiling, in silico analysis and transcript profiling of miRNAs targeting carotenoid biosynthetic pathway genes in different developmental tissues of tomato. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2016 Nov;108:412-421.

Lohia R, Jain P, Jain M, Burma PK, Shrivastava A, Saran S. Dictyostelium discoideum Sir2D modulates celltype specific gene expression and is involved in autophagy. Int J Dev Biol. 2017;61(1-2):95-104.

Mamta B, Rajam MV. RNAi technology: a new platform for crop pest control. Physiol Mol Biol Plants. 2017 Jul;23(3):487-501.

Mukhi N, Kundu S, Kaur J. NO dioxygenase- and peroxidase-like activity of Arabidopsis phytoglobin 3 and its role in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum defense. Nitric Oxide. 2017 Aug 1;68:150-162.

Pandey N, Pal S, Sharma LK, Guleria R, Mohan A, Srivastava T. SNP rs16969968 as a Strong Predictor of Nicotine Dependence and Lung Cancer Risk in a North Indian Population. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2017 Nov 26;18(11):3073-3079.

Pareek M, Rajam MV. RNAi-mediated silencing of MAP kinase signalling genes (Fmk1, Hog1, and Pbs2) in Fusarium oxysporum reduces pathogenesis on tomato plants. Fungal Biol. 2017 Sep;121(9):775-784.

Prasad P, Mittal SA, Chongtham J, Mohanty S, Srivastava T. Hypoxia-Mediated Epigenetic Regulation of Stemness in Brain Tumor Cells. Stem Cells. 2017 Jun;35(6):1468-1478.