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Key Publications

Total No. of Publications: 37, Patent Filled: 01

DK Saikia, C Chikkaputtaiah, N. Velmurugan*. (2023) A review of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) of marine zoosporic microorganisms and their commercialization. Botanica Marina. 66: 331-344.

S Singh, YS Sarki, R Marwein, DL Singha, N Velmurugan, C Chikkaputtaiah. (2023) Unraveling the role of effector proteins in Bipolaris oryzae infecting North East Indian rice cultivars through time-course transcriptomics analysis. Fungal Biology. 127: 1098-1110.

R Ahmed, S Sonowal, C Chikkaputtaiah, E Basar, N Velmurugan*. (2023) Bifunctional and metabolically stable Himalayan endophytic bacterium Pantoea sp. enhances microalgal productivity. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. In Press.

J Debbarma, B Saikia, DL Singha, D Das, AK Keot, J Maharan, N Velmurugan, KP Arunkumar, PS Reddy, C Chikkaputtaiah. (2023) CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutation in XSP10 and SISAMT genes impart genetic tolerance to Fusarium wilt disease of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Genes. 14: 488.

DK Saikia, C Chikkaputtaiah, N. Velmurugan*. (2022) Nutritional enrichment of fruit peel wastes using lipid accumulating Aurantiochytrium strain as feed for aquaculture in North-East Region of India. Environmental Technology. In Press

R Wahengbam, P Bharali, P Manna, T Phukan, MG Singh, G Gogoi, YB Tapadar, AK Singh, R Konwar, C Chikkaputtaiah, N Velmurugan, S Nagamani, HJ Mahanta, H Sarma, RK Sahu, P Dutta, SB Wann, J Kalita, GN Sastry. (2022) Seroepidemiological and genomic investigation of SARS-CoV-2 spread in North East Region of India. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. In Press. 

S Sonowal, NP Palani, R Ahmed, J Debbarma, C Chikkaputtaih, E Basar, N Velmurugan*. (2022) Himalayan bacterial endophytes enhance microalgal cell numbers and chlorophyll content in synthetic co-culture. Journal of Applied Phycology. 34: 2383–2400.

S Sonowal, YN Sarki, C Chikkaputtaiah, E Basar, GG Kumar, C Tamuly, N Velmurugan* Chemical characterization and comparative de novo transcriptome assembly and analysis uncovered the involvement of leaves in saponins production in Paris polyphylla Smith. 2022. Under Review

D Deka, Chikkaputtaiah, N. Velmurugan*. (2023) Feasibility study and  assessment of chitosan-based bioflocculant harvesting method for scale-up of microalgae Micractinium sp. Russian Journal of Marine Biology. 49: 294-306.

Sonowal, S., Ahmed, R., Chikkaputtaiah, C., Basar, E., & Velmurugan, N. (2022). A comprehensive characterization of culturable endophytic bacteria of Paris polyphylla and their potential role in microalgal growth in co-culture. Applied Soil Ecology, 174, 104410.

 Velmurugan, N., Sathishkumar, Y., Sonowal, S., Pang, K. L., & Lee, Y. S. (2021). Characterization of cellular development and fatty acid accumulation in thraustochytrid Aurantiochytrium strains of Taiwan. Botanica Marina, 64(6), 477-487.

Marwein, R., Singh, S., Maharana, J., Kumar, S., Arunkumar, K. P., Velmurugan, N., & Chikkaputtaiah, C. (2022). Transcriptome-wide analysis of North-East Indian rice cultivars in response to Bipolaris oryzae infection revealed the importance of early response to the pathogen in suppressing the disease progression. Gene, 809, 146049.

Debbarma, J., Saikia, B., Singha, D. L., Maharana, J., Velmuruagan, N., Dekaboruah, H., ... & Chikkaputtaiah, C. (2021). XSP10 and SlSAMT, Fusarium wilt disease responsive genes of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) express tissue specifically and interact with each other at cytoplasm in vivo. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 27(7), 1559-1575.

Deka, D., Sonowal, S., Chikkaputtaiah, C., & Velmurugan, N. (2020). Symbiotic Associations: Key Factors That Determine Physiology and Lipid Accumulation in Oleaginous Microorganisms. Frontiers in Microbiology, 3117.

Saikia, B., Debbarma, J., Maharana, J., Singha, D. L., Velmuruagan, N., Dekaboruah, H., ... & Chikkaputtaiah, C. (2020). SlHyPRP1 and DEA1, the multiple stress responsive eight-cysteine motif family genes of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) are expressed tissue specifically, localize and interact at cytoplasm and plasma membrane in vivo. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 26(12), 2553-2568.

Deka, D., Marwein, R., Chikkaputtaiah, C., Kaki, S. S., Azmeera, T., Boruah, H. P. D., & Velmurugan, N. (2020). Strain improvement of long-chain fatty acids producing Micractinium sp. by flow cytometry. Process Biochemistry, 96, 90-101.

Baruah, I., Baruah, G., Sahu, J., Singha, D. L., Dekaboruah, H., Velmurugan, N., & Chikkaputtaiah, C. (2020). Transient sub-cellular localization and in vivo protein-protein interaction study of multiple abiotic stress-responsive AteIF4A-III and AtALY4 proteins in arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 38(4), 538-553.

Saikia, B., Singh, S., Debbarma, J., Velmurugan, N., Dekaboruah, H., Arunkumar, K. P., & Chikkaputtaiah, C. (2020). Multigene CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing of hybrid proline rich proteins (HyPRPs) for sustainable multi-stress tolerance in crops: the review of a promising approach. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 26(5), 857-869.

Sonowal, S., Chikkaputtaiah, C., & Velmurugan, N. (2019). Role of flow cytometry for the improvement of bioprocessing of oleaginous microorganisms. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 94(6), 1712-1726.

Velmurugan, N., & Deka, D. (2018). Transformation techniques for metabolic engineering of diatoms and haptophytes: current state and prospects. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 102(10), 4255-4267.

Arriola, M. B., Velmurugan, N., Zhang, Y., Plunkett, M. H., Hondzo, H., & Barney, B. M. (2018). Genome sequences of Chlorella sorokiniana UTEX 1602 and Micractinium conductrix SAG 241.80: implications to maltose excretion by a green alga. The plant journal, 93(3), 566-586.

Kumar, S., Ramanjini Gowda, P. H., Saikia, B., Debbarma, J., Velmurugan, N., & Chikkaputtaiah, C. (2018). Screening of tomato genotypes against bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) and validation of resistance linked DNA markers. Australasian Plant Pathology, 47(4), 365-374.

B Barney, M Plunkett, N Velmurugan, F Mus, J Peters. (2017) Transcriptional analysis of an ammounium-excreting strain of Azotobactervinelandii deregulated for nitrogen fixation. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83: e01534-17

Velmurugan, N., Lee, H. M., Cha, H. J., & Lee, Y. S. (2017). Proteomic analysis of the marine-derived fungus Paecilomyces sp. strain SF-8 in response to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Botanica Marina, 60(4), 381-392.

Velmurugan, N., Kalpana, D., Cho, J. Y., & Lee, Y. S. (2018). Chemical composition and antioxidant capacity of the aqueous extract of Phellodendron amurense. Journal of Forestry Research, 29(4), 1041-1048.

Velmurugan, N., Sung, M., Yim, S. S., Park, M. S., Yang, J. W., & Jeong, K. J. (2014). Systematically programmed adaptive evolution reveals potential role of carbon and nitrogen pathways during lipid accumulation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Biotechnology for biofuels, 7(1), 1-15.

Velmurugan, N., Sathishkumar, Y., Yim, S. S., Lee, Y. S., Park, M. S., Yang, J. W., & Jeong, K. J. (2014). Study of cellular development and intracellular lipid bodies accumulation in the thraustochytrid Aurantiochytrium sp. KRS101. Bioresource technology, 161, 149-154.

Sathishkumar, Y., Velmurugan, N., Lee, H. M., Rajagopal, K., Im, C. K., & Lee, Y. S. (2014). Effect of low shear modeled microgravity on phenotypic and central chitin metabolism in the filamentous fungi Aspergillus niger and Penicillium chrysogenum. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 106(2), 197-209.

Velmurugan, N., Sung, M., Yim, S. S., Park, M. S., Yang, J. W., & Jeong, K. J. (2013). Evaluation of intracellular lipid bodies in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii strains by flow cytometry. Bioresource technology, 138, 30-37.

Velmurugan, N., Lee, H. M., Han, S. S., Sol, L., & Lee, Y. S. (2013). Xylariaceae diversity in Thailand and Philippines, based on rDNA sequencing. Annals of Forest Research, 56(1), 31-42.

Lee, J. H., Velmurugan, N., & Jeong, K. J. (2013). Novel strategy for production of aggregation-prone proteins and lytic enzymes in Escherichia coli based on an anchored periplasmic expression system. Journal of bioscience and bioengineering, 116(5), 638-643.

Jung, J. G., Lee, Y. J., Velmurugan, N., Ko, Y. J., Lee, H. S., & Jeong, K. J. (2013). High-yield production of the VP1 structural protein epitope from serotype O foot-and-mouth disease virus in Escherichia coli. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 40(7), 705-713.

Velmurugan, N., Kim, H. S., & Jeong, K. J. (2011). Enhanced production of human FcγRIIa receptor by high cell density cultivation of Escherichia coli. Protein Expression and Purification, 79(1), 60-65.

Jeong, K. J., Jang, S. H., & Velmurugan, N. (2011). Recombinant antibodies: engineering and production in yeast and bacterial hosts. Biotechnology journal, 6(1), 16-27.

Kalpana, D., Velmurugan, N., Shim, J. H., Oh, B. T., Senthil, K., & Lee, Y. S. (2012). Biodecolorization and biodegradation of reactive Levafix Blue E-RA granulate dye by the white rot fungus Irpex lacteus. Journal of Environmental Management, 111, 142-149.

Kalpana, D., Velmurugan, N., Wahab, R., Cho, J. Y., Hwang, I. H., & Lee, Y. S. (2012). GC-MS analysis and evaluation of antimicrobial, free radical scavenging and in vitro cytotoxic activities of the methanolic extract of Rheum undulatum. Science of Advanced Materials, 4(12), 1238-1246.

Velmurugan, N., Kalpana, D., Han, J. H., Cha, H. J., & Soo Lee, Y. (2011). A novel low temperature chitinase from the marine fungus Plectosphaerella sp. strain MF-1.

Velmurugan, N., Kalpana, D., Cho, J. Y., Lee, G. H., Park, S. H., & Lee, Y. S. (2011). Phylogenetic analysis of culturable marine bacteria in sediments from South Korean Yellow Sea. Microbiology, 80(2), 261-272.

Velmurugan, N., Hwang, G., Sathishkumar, M., Choi, T. K., Lee, K. J., Oh, B. T., & Lee, Y. S. (2010). Isolation, identification, Pb (II) biosorption isotherms and kinetics of a lead adsorbing Penicillium sp. MRF-1 from South Korean mine soil. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 22(7), 1049-1056.

Velmurugan, N., Choi, M. S., Han, S. S., & Lee, Y. S. (2009). Evaluation of antagonistic activities of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis against wood-staining fungi: in vitro and in vivo experiments. The Journal of Microbiology, 47(4), 385-392.

Velmurugan, N., Chun, S. S., Han, S. S., & Lee, Y. S. (2009). Characterization of chikusaku-eki and mokusaku-eki and its inhibitory effect on sapstaining fungal growth in laboratory scale. International Journal of Environmental Science & Technology, 6(1), 13-22.

Velmurugan, N., Kumar, G. G., Han, S. S., Nahm, K. S., & Lee, Y. S. (2009). Synthesis and characterization of potential fungicidal silver nano-sized particles and chitosan membrane containing silver particles.

Velmurugan, N., Han, S. S., & Lee, Y. S. (2009). Antifungal activity of neutralized wood vinegar with water extracts of Pinus densiflora and Quercus serrata saw dusts. International Journal of Environmental Research, 3(2), 167-176.

Publications in National Journals

Kumari, K., Suresh, A., Gallyot, E. J., Gurunadan, V., & Velmurugan, N. (2020). Mosquito larvicidal and bactericidal action of crude extract of marine brown alga Turbinaria conoides. Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology, 25(02).

K Kumari, A Suresh, EJ Gallyot, N Velmurugan

Sreedharan, A., Velmurugan, N., & Suresh, A. (2018). Nitrogen replete stress condition for enhanced lipid accumulation in microalgae Chlorella sp. J Algal Biomass Util, 9, 37-43.

A Sreedharan, N Velmurugan, A Suresh

Pihlanto, A., Virtanen, T., & Korhonen, H. (2010). Angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity and antihypertensive effect of fermented milk. International Dairy Journal, 20(1), 3-10.

EJ Gallyot, A Suresh, K Kumari, N Velmurugan

Sharmila, D., Suresh, A., Indhumathi, J., Gowtham, K., & Velmurugan, N. (2018). Impact of various color filtered LED lights on microalgae growth, pigments and lipid production. European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience, 6(6), 1-7.

D Sharmila, A Suresh, J Indhumathi, K Gowtham, N Velmurugan

Velmurugan, N., Han, S. S., Sa, D. M., & Lee, Y. S. (2007). Consideration of Daldinia childiae as a new record in Korea, based on morphological characteristics of Korea collections. Applied Microscopy, 37(4), 289-295.

N Velmurugan, SS Han, DM Sa, YS Lee

Velmurugan, N., Han, S. S., Sa, D. M., & Lee, Y. S. (2007). Consideration of Hypoxylon truncatum, based on morphological characteristics of Korean collection. Applied Microscopy, 37(4), 281-287.

N Velmurugan, SS Han, DM Sa, YS Lee

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