Publications

Paper publication

2017

Roshan Ara Begum E, Bhavani K, Sheela Kumari S, Maliga Devi S, Chidambaranathan Gowri Priya, Shenbagarathai R (2017) Evaluation of Extracted Β-chitosan from Loligo duvauceli for the Preparation of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. DOI:10.1007/s10924-017-1020-7

2016

  • Asnet Mary J, Paramasivan R, Shenbagarathai R (2016) Identification of sequence motifs involved in Dengue virus-host interactions. Journal of biomolecular structure & dynamics 34(3):676-87. PMID: 25905427. DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2015.1042914

  • Rajeswari V, Kalaivani Priyadarshini S, Saranya V, Suguna P, Shenbagarathai R (2016) Immunostimulation by phospholipopeptide biosurfactant from Staphylococcus hominis in Oreochromis mossambicus. Fish & shellfish immunology 48:244-53. PMID: 26549172. DOI: 10.1016/j.fsi.2015.11.006

  • Saranya V, Rajeswari V, Abirami P, Poornimakkani K, Suguna P, Shenbagarathai R (2016) Statistical media design for efficient polyhydroxyalkanoate production in Pseudomonas sp. MNNG-S. Preparative biochemistry & biotechnology 46(5):446-53. PMID: 26444052. DOI: 10.1080/10826068.2015.1068801


2014

  • Asnet MJ, Rubia AG, Ramya G, Nagalakshmi RN, Shenbagarathai R (2014) DENVirDB: a web portal of dengue virus sequence information on Asian isolates. Journal of vector borne diseases 51(2):82-5. PMID: 24947213

  • Shabna A, Saranya V, Malathi J, Shenbagarathai R, Madhavan HN (2014) Indigenously produced polyhydroxyalkanoate based co-polymer as cellular supportive biomaterial. Journal of biomedical materials research Part A 102(10):3470-6. PMID: 24222470. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.35029

  • Suguna P, Binuramesh C, Abirami P, Saranya V, Poornima K, Rajeswari V, Shenbagarathai R (2014) Immunostimulation by poly-beta hydroxybutyrate-hydroxyvalerate (PHB-HV) from Bacillus thuringiensis in Oreochromis mossambicus. Fish & shellfish immunology 36(1):90-7. PMID: 24161774. DOI: 10.1016/j.fsi.2013.10.012


2013

  • Asnet Mary J, Paramasivan R, Tyagi BK, Surender M, Shenbagarathai R (2013) Identification of structural motifs in the E2 glycoprotein of Chikungunya involved in virus-host interaction. Journal of biomolecular structure & dynamics 31(10):1077-85. PMID: 23025271. DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2012.721496


2012

  • Mary JA, Priyadharshini KC, Amal GP, Ramya G, Nithya R, Ambika MB, Shenbagarathai R (2012) MEDDB: a medicinal plant database developed with the information gathered from tribal people in and around Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Bioinformation 8(8):391-3. PMID: 22570521. DOI: 10.6026/97320630008391

  • Poornima K, Saranya V, Abirami P, Binuramesh C, Suguna P, Selvanayagam P, Shenbagarathai R (2012) Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of B.t.LDC-391 strain that produce cytocidal proteins against human cancer cells. Bioinformation 8(10):461-5. PMID: 22715300. DOI: 10.6026/97320630008461

  • Ramakrishnan K, Shenbagarathai R, Kavitha K, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P, Rathinasabapati R (2012) Selenium levels in persons with HIV/tuberculosis in India, Madurai City. Clinical laboratory 58(1-2):165-8. PMID: 22372360.

  • Saranya V, Poornimakkani, Krishnakumari MS, Suguna P, Binuramesh C, Abirami P, Rajeswari V, Ramachandran KB, Shenbagarathai R (2012) Quantification of intracellular polyhydroxyalkanoates by virtue of personalized flow cytometry protocol. Current microbiology 65(5):589-94. PMID: 22875103. DOI: 10.1007/s00284-012-0198-0


2011

  • Saranya V, Shenbagarathai R (2011) Production and characterization of PHA from recombinant E. coli harbouring phaC1 gene of indigenous Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 using molasses. Brazilian journal of microbiology 42(3):1109-18. PMID: 24031729. DOI: 10.1590/S1517-838220110003000032


2010

  • Mahalakshmi A, Shenbagarathai R (2010) Homology modeling of Cry10Aa toxin from B. thuringiensis israelensis and B. thuringiensis subsp. LDC-9. Journal of biomolecular structure & dynamics 28(3):363-78. PMID: 20919752. DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2010.10507366

  • Poornima K, Selvanayagam P, Shenbagarathai R (2010) Identification of native Bacillus thuringiensis strain from South India having specific cytocidal activity against cancer cells. Journal of applied microbiology 109(1):348-54. PMID: 20337765. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2010.04697.x


2009

  • Sujatha K, Mahalakshmi A, Solaiman DK, Shenbagarathai R (2009) Sequence analysis, structure prediction, and functional validation of phaC1/phaC2 genes of Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 and its importance in polyhydroxyalkanoate accumulation. Journal of biomolecular structure & dynamics 26(6):771-9. PMID: 19385705. DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2009.10507289


2008

  • Mahalakshmi A, Sujatha K, Shenbagarathai R (2008) Molecular modeling and characterization of the B. thuringiensis and B. thuringiensis LDC-9 cytolytic proteins. Journal of biomolecular structure & dynamics 26(3):375-86. PMID: 18808203. DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2008.1050725


2007

  • Sujatha K, Mahalakshmi A, Shenbagarathai R (2007) Molecular characterization of Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 involved in accumulation of poly 3-hydroxybutyrate and medium-chain-length poly 3-hydroxyalkanoates. Archives of microbiology 188(5):451-62. PMID: 17653530.DOI: 10.1007/s00203-007-0265-2


2006

  • Sujatha K, Shenbagarathai R (2006) A study on medium chain length-polyhydroxyalkanoate accumulation in Escherichia coli harbouring phaC1 gene of indigenous Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5. Letters in applied microbiology 43(6):607-14. PMID: 17083705. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2006.02016.x




GenBank submission

  1. Mowna Sundari, T and Shenbagarathai, R. Macrofungal Diversity in Southern India. Accession No: KX957798, KX957801 - KX957805, KY471286 - KY471289, KY491658 & KY491659

  2. Mowna Sundari, T., Malarvizhi, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Macrofungal Diversity in Southern India. Ac. No: KX957799, KX957800

  3. Mowna Sundari, T., Jenifer, P. and Shenbagarathai, R. Macrofungal Diversity in Southern India. Ac. No.: KY009864 - KY009873, KY111249 - KY111254

  4. Abirami, P., Suguna, P., Poornima, K., Binuramesh, C. and Shenbagaratha R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC507 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: KF779471

  5. Sharon, F. B., Daniel, R. R. and Shenbagarathai, R. Streptomyces sp. KOD1 gene for 16S ribosomal RNA, partial sequence. Ac. No.: AB847958, AB818455, AB818454

  6. Suganya, G., Asnet Mary,J., Abirami, P. and Shenbagarathai, R. Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI) gene,mitochondrial partial CDS. Ac. No.: KC250017

  7. Poornima, K, Abirami, P., Selvanayagam, P. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain Bt LDC391. Capsular biosynthesis gene. Ac. No.: JQ319804

  8. Abirami, P. and R.Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC 501 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: JQ988062

  9. Suguna, P. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain PSA102 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence. Ac. No.: JN 205290

  10. Suguna, P., Saranya, V. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain T106 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: JX051373.1

  11. Suguna, P., Saranya, V. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain E101 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: JX051371.1

  12. Suguna, P., Saranya, V. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain T103 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: JX051372.1

  13. Saranya, V., Suguna, P. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus cereus strain P2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: JX051375.1

  14. Saranya, V., Suguna, P. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus cereus strain P1 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: JX051374.1

  15. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis ITS sequence. Ac. No.: AJ639659

  16. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC-9 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac.: No. DQ078742

  17. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC-9 pesticidal crystal protein cry4B-like (cry4B) gene, complete cds. Ac. No.: DQ078743

  18. Mahalakshmi, A., Padmavathy, S., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC-9 cry4A insecticidal protein (cry4A) gene, partial cds, Ac. No.: DQ078744

  19. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC-9 16S ribosomal RNA gene and 16S-23S intergenic spacer, partial sequence. Ac. No.: DQ078745

  20. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC-9 mosquito toxic crystal protein-like (cry11Aa) gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: DQ166531

  21. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis strain LDC-9 pesticidal crystal protein c10Aa-like (cry10Aa) gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: DQ167578

  22. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis cytolytic insecticidal protein 2 gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ171939

  23. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis Cry4A(cry4a) gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ174290

  24. Mahalakshmi, A., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Bacillus thuringiensis cytolytic insecticidal protein 1 (cyt1Aa) gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ200984

  25. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R., Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 PhaC1 synthase (phac1) gene, partial cds; and PhaZ-like and PhaC2 polymerase-like genes, complete sequence Ac. No.: DQ444320

  26. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R., Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 partial phaC gene for polyhydroxybutyrate synthase. Ac. No.: AJ586810

  27. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R., Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 polyhydroxybutyrate synthase (phaC) gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: AY633754

  28. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R., Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase C2 (phaC2) gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: AY773480

  29. Shenbagarathai, R., Sujatha, K. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 PhaC1 gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: AY792327

  30. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 PHA synthase 1 (phaC1) gene, complete cds; and depolymerase gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: AY903604

  31. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 polyhydroxyalkanoate polymerase (phaC1) gene, complete cds. Ac. No.: DQ076644

  32. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: DQ076645

  33. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Ac. No.: DQ082863

  34. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 PhaC2 polymerase-like (phaC2) gene, complete sequence, partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ082864

  35. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 PhaC2 polymerase-like (phaC2) gene, complete sequence. Ac. No.: DQ166530

  36. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 mutant phaC2 polymerase (phaC2) gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ312396

  37. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 mutant phaC2 polymerase (phaC2) gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ437643

  38. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 PhaC2 polymerase-like (phaC2) gene, complete sequence. Ac. No.: DQ437642

  39. Sujatha, K., Shenbagarathai, R. and Mahalakshmi, A. Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 mutant phaC2 polymerase (phaC2) gene, partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ437664

  40. Mahalakshmi, A., Poornima, K., Sujatha, K. and Shenbagarathai, R. Mutant mosquitocidal cry 11Aa partial cds. Ac. No.: DQ914923



Protein DataBank (PDB) submission

S.No PDB code Description Authors list
1. 2J2D Bacillus thurigiensis LDC-9 cyt1 A. Mahalakshmi, K. Sujatha and R. Shenbagarathai
2. 2J2B Bacillus thurigiensis LDC-9 cry4Aa A.Mahalakshmi, K. Sujatha and R. Shenbagarathai
3. 2J2E Bacillus thurigiensis LDC-9 cyt2 A. Mahalakshmi, K. Sujatha and R. Shenbagarathai
4. 2J2G Bacillus thurigiensis LDC-9 cry11Aa A. Mahalakshmi, K. Sujatha and R. Shenbagarathai
5. 2J2A Bacillus thurigiensis LDC-9 cry10Aa A. Mahalakshmi, K. Sujatha and R. Shenbagarathai
6. 2J29 Pseudomonas sp.LDC-5 phaC2 K. Sujatha, A. Mahalakshmi and R. Shenbagarathai
7. 2J26 Pseudomonas sp.LDC-5 phaZ K. Sujatha, A. Mahalakshmi and R. Shenbagarathai
8. 2J2H Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 phaC1 K. Sujatha, A. Mahalakshmi and R. Shenbagarathai
9. 2J3A Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 mutant (UV-P) K. Sujatha, A. Mahalakshmi and R. Shenbagarathai
10. 2J3C Pseudomonas sp. LDC-5 MNNG mutant (MNNG-S) K. Sujatha, A. Mahalakshmi and R. Shenbagarathai



PhD thesis (from DBT-BIF)

Student Name Title Year of Registration Year of completion
T. Mowna Sundari Bioprospection and domestication of native strains of Ganoderma lucidum. 2013 On Going
J. Asnet Mary Identification and characterization of biomolecules involved in the Dengue virus - host interaction. 2011 Thesis submitted



PhD thesis (using DBT-BIF facility for their PhD research)

Student Name Title Year of Registration Year of completion
V. Rajeswari Integrated fermentative production of Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) and Biosurfactant (BS) using Staphylococcus hominis LDC-108 and its applications 2011 Completed draft thesis presentation
P. Suguna Production of PHA from nature Bacillus thuringiensis strain and its application as immunostimulant 2011 2017
P. Abirami Screening and characterization of non-insecticidal Bacillus thuringiensis strains with specific cytocidal action on human cancer cell lines 2010 2016
V. Saranya Production and characterization of PHA from Indigenous Pseudomonas sp for tissue engineering applications 2009 2013
Poornima Kkani A study on the efficacy of specific proteins from indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis strains on human cancer cell lines 2005 2012
K. Ramakrishnan A study on epidemiology of coexisting infections and health status of tuberculosis patients in Madurai region 2003 2010
A. Mahalakshmi Screening of Bacillus thuringiensis isolates from Madurai District, Tamil Nadu and molecular characterization of the potential toxic strain 2001 2008
K. Sujatha Screening of indigenous Microflora for Poly Hydroxyl Alkanoate (PHA) production from Madurai Dt., Tamilnadu (India) and Molecular characterization of the Potential Microbial strains 2001 2008


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