Department of Biotechnology Publications

Dr LAKHMIR SINGH

 PATENTS GRANTED 

  1. L. Singh, V. Hallan and A. A. Zaidi, Development of diagnostic kit for the detection of Chrysanthemum virus B. RU Patent #2380424, January 27, 2010, LK Patent  #14730, May 26, 2010, U.S. Patent #7803526 granted

Publications:

  1. Singh, E. Glick, Y. Levy, Y. Gafni, Expression kinetics of the Tomato yellow leaf curl virus-IsrIntergenic promoters in planta.Current Topics in Virology (In press) 2015.
  2. Singh, V. Hallan, D. P. Martin, R. Ram, A. A. Zaidi, Genomic sequence analysis of four new Chrysanthemum virus B isolates: evidence of RNA recombination.Archives of Virology, 157, 531-537,2012
  3. Singh, V. Hallan, A. A. Zaidi, Intermolecular Interactions of Chrysanthemum virus B Coat Protein: Implications for Capsid Assembly. Indian J. Virol. 22(2), 111-116, 2011
  4. Singh, V. Hallan, N. Jabeen, A. K. Singh, R. Ram , A. A. Zaidi, Coat protein gene diversity amongChrysanthemum virus B isolates from India. Archives of Virology, 152, 405-413,2007.
  5. Verma, L. Singh, A. K. Singh, S. Kulshrestha, Raikhy, V. Hallan, R. Ram, A. A. Zaidi, Ornithogalum: a new host of Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) from India. Plant Pathology, 54, 256, 2005.
  6. Verma, A. K. Singh, L. Singh, G. Raikhy, S. Kulshrestha, M. K. Singh, V. Hallan, R. Ram, A. A. Zaidi, Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) infecting Alstroemeriahybridus in India. Australasian Journal of Plant Pathology 34, 119-120,2005.
  7. Verma, A. K. Singh, L. Singh, S. Kulshrestha, G. Raikhy, V. Hallan, R. Ram, A. A. Zaidi, Occurrence of Cucumber mosaic virus in Gerbera jamesonii from India. Plant Disease88(10), 1161, 2004.
  1. S. Sharma, L. Singh, P. Roshan, A. Kulshreshtha, N. Singh, V. Hallan, Complete Nucleotide Sequence of Ageratum enation virus and an Alphasatellite Infecting a New Host Glycine max in India. Jouranl of Phytopathology (doi: 10.1111/jph.12434),  2015.
  2. M. Girshengorn, A. Zaltsman, L. Singh, Y. Levy, Y. Gafni, siRNA targeted against TYLCV V2 protein transcripts leads to inhibition of its activity as a suppressor of RNA silencing. Current Topics in Virology,10, 31-38, 2013.
  3. R. Kumari, P. Bhardwaj, L. Singh, A. A. Zaidi, V. Hallan, Biological and Molecular characterization of Cucumber mosaic virus Subgroup II Isolate causing severe mosaic in Cucumber. Indian J. Virol. 24(1), 27-34,2013.
  4. S. Kumar, L. Singh, V. Hallan, R. Ram, A. A. Zaidi, Simultaneous detection of major pome fruit viruses and viroid.Indian J. Microbial.54(2),203-210, 2013
  5. S. Kumar, L. Singh, L. Ferretti, M. Barba, A. A. Zaidi, V. Hallan, First report of Grapevine leafroll associated virus-1, Grapevine fleck virus and Grapevine virus B from Himachal Pradesh (India). Indian J. Virol.24(1), 66-69, 2013
  1. L. Singh, V. Hallan, R. Ram, A. A. Zaidi, Expression of recombinant Chrysanthemum virus B coat protein for raising polyclonal antisera. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology,20(1), 96-101,2011.
  1. N. Verma, A. Mehra, L. Singh, V. Hallan, A. K. Singh, N. Jabeen, M. K.Singh, R. Ram, A. A.Zaidi, Screening for viruses infecting chrysanthemum cultivars in India. Scientia Horticulture111, 260-265, 2007.
  1. N. R. Ram, N. Verma, A. K. Singh, L. Singh, V. Hallan, A. A. Zaidi, Indexing and production of virus-free chrysanthemums. BiologiaPlantarum 49:149-152, 2005.
  2. A. Sharma, B. K. Mahinghara, A. K. Singh, S. Kulshrestha, G. Raikhy, L. Singh, N. Verma, V. Hallan, R. Ram, A. A. Zaidi, Identification, detection and frequency of lily viruses in northern India. ScientiaHorticulturae 106(2), 213-227, 2005.

BOOK CHAPTER

  1. A. Zaidi, V. Hallan, G. Raikhy, L. Singh, A.K. Singh and R. Ram. Viruses Infecting Commercial Floriculture Crops in India. In: Recent trends in Plant Virology, G.P. Rao, V. K. Baranwal, B. Mandal and N. Rishi (eds.), Studium Press, LLC, Houstan, USA;, pp. 169-193, 2012

 

 

Conference PresentationsInternational/National:

  • Singh, VipinHallan, Raja Ram and A. A. Zaidi. Molecular variability and expression of coat protein of Chrysanthemum virus B for development of diagnostics. InNational Symposium on Strategic Issues in Plant Pathological Research held at CSK HPKV Palampur on 24th -25th November 2011
  • Singh, V. Hallan and A. A. Zaidi. Homotypic interactions of Chrysanthemum virus B coat protein: implications for capsid aassembly. InNational Symposium on Strategic Issues in Plant Pathological Research held at CSK HPKV Palampur on 24th -25th November 2011
  • Kumar, L. Singh, R. Ram, V. Hallan and A. A. Zaidi. Disease incidence of major viral and sub viral pathogens in apple growing areas of Himachal Pradesh. InNational Symposium on Strategic Issues in Plant Pathological Research held at CSK HPKV Palampur on 24th -25th November 2011
  1. L. Singh, V. Hallan, R. Ram and A. A. Zaidi. Genomic sequence analysis of four new Chrysanthemum virus B isolates: evidence of RNA recombination. VIROCON-2011, XX National Conference on “Managing Emerging and Re-emerging Plant, Animal, Human and Aquatic Viral Diseases: One Health Perspective” by Indian Virological Society held at National Research Centre on Equines, Hisar on 29-31 December, 2011.

 

  1. R. Kumari, P. Bhardwaj, L. Singh, V. Hallan and A. A. Zaidi. Genome characterization of Cucucmber mosaic virus infecting cucumber and elucidating its movement. In VIROCON-2011, XX National Conference on “Managing Emerging and Re-emerging Plant, Animal, Human and Aquatic Viral Diseases: One Health Perspective” by Indian Virological Society held at National Research Centre on Equines, Hisar on 29-31 December, 2011.
  • Singh, Y. Levy and Y. Gafni, Expression kinetics of promoter of Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus-Israel a MonopartiteBegmovirus. Conference on whitefly and thrips transmitted viruses at University of Delhi - South Campus New Delhi INDIA, August 27-28, 2010
  • Gafni, Y. Levy, E. Glick,L. Singh, V. Citovsky, TYLCV-Is V2 Role in Suppression RNA Silencing. Conference on whitefly and thrips transmitted viruses University of Delhi - South Campus New Delhi INDIA August 27-28, 2010
  • Gafni, E. Glick, Y. Levy and L. Singh,Suppression of gene silencing in Tomato yellow leaf curl virus-Israel. INTERNATIONAL BARD WORKSHOP Induction and suppression of RNA silencing: insights from plant viral infections, Eilat, Israel, March 14-17, 2010
  1. Singh, V.Hallan, N.Jabeen, A. K.Singh, R.Ram and A. A.Zaidi, Molecular characterization, expression and coat protein interaction studies ofChrysanthemum virus B. In International Symposium on Viruses of Ornamentals and Temperate Fruit Crops at IHBT, Palampur (H.P.), India 17-18 December 2007
  2. Glick, L.Singh, Y.Levy and Y.Gafni, Suppression of gene silencing in Tomato yellow leaf curl virus- Israel. In International Symposium on Viruses of Ornamentals and Temperate Fruit Crops at IHBT, Palampur (H.P.), India17-18 December 2007
  3. Singh, V.Hallan,N.Jabeen, A. K.Singh, R.Ram and A. A. Zaidi,Coat protein variability among different geographical isolates of Chrysanthemum virus B infecting chrysanthemum.In XVI Annual Convention and International Symposium on Management of Vector -Borne Viruses held at ICRISAT on 7-10 February 2006

  

Dr Praveen Guleria

 Publications in journal:

 

  1. Guleria, S. Masand, S.K. Yadav, Diversion of carbon-flux from gibberellin to steviol biosynthesis by overexpressing SrKA13H induced dwarfism, abnormality in pollen germination and seed set behaviour of transgenic Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 66, 3907-3916, 2015. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv198.
  2. Guleria, S. Masand, S.K. Yadav, Overexpression of SrUGT85C2 from Stevia reduced growth and yield of transgenic Arabidopsis by influencing MEP pathway. Gene, 539, 250-257, 2014. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2014.01.071.
  3. Guleria, S.K. Yadav, Overexpression of a glycosyltransferase gene SrUGT74G1 from Stevia improved growth and yield of transgenic Arabidopsis by catechin accumulation. Molecular Biology Reports, 41, 1741-1752, 2014. doi: 10.1007/s11033-014-3023-y.
  4. Guleria, S.K. Yadav, Agrobacterium Mediated Transient Gene Silencing (AMTS) in Stevia rebaudiana: Insights into Steviol Glycoside Biosynthesis Pathway. PloS One, 8, e74731, 2013. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074731.
  5. Guleria, S.K. Yadav, Insights into Steviol Glycoside Biosynthesis Pathway Enzymes Through Structural Homology Modeling. American Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3, 1-19, 2013. doi: 10.3923/ajbmb.2013.1.19.
  6. Kumar, P. Guleria, V. Kumar, S.K. Yadav, Gold nanoparticle exposure induces growth and yield enhancement in Arabidopsis thaliana. Science of The Total Environment, 461, 462-468, 2013. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.05.018.
  7. K. Yadav, P. Guleria, Steviol glycosides from Stevia: Biosynthesis pathway review and their application in foods and medicine. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 52, 988-998, 2012. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2010.519447.
  8. Kumar, A. Kumari, P. Guleria, S.K. Yadav, Evaluating the toxicity of selected types of nanochemicals. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 215, 39-121, 2012. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1463-6_2.
  9. Guleria, D. Goswami, S.K. Yadav, Computational identification of miRNAs and their targets from Crocus sativus L. Archives of Biological Sciences, 64, 65-70, 2012. doi:10.2298/ABS1201065G. 65.
  10. Guleria, S.K. Yadav, Identification of miR414 and Expression Analysis of Conserved miRNAs from Stevia rebaudiana.Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, 9, 211-217, 2011. doi: 10.1016/S1672-0229(11)60024-7.
  11. Guleria, M. Mahajan, J. Bhardwaj, S.K. Yadav, Plant Small RNAs: Biogenesis, Mode of Action and Their Roles in Abiotic Stresses. Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, 9, 183-199, 2011. doi: 10.1016/S1672-0229(11)60024-7.
  12. Guleria, V. Kumar, S.K. Yadav, Effect of Sucrose on Steviol Glycoside Biosynthesis Pathway in Stevia rebaudiana. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 10, 401-407, 2011. doi: 10.3923/ajps.2011.401.407.

 

Book chapters:

 

  1. Guleria, D. Goswami, M. Mahajan, V. Kumar, J. Bhardwaj, S.K. Yadav, MicroRNAs and Their Role in Plants During Abiotic Stresses. In: Environmental Adaptations and Stress Tolerance of Plants in the Era of Climate Change, Eds: Ahmed, P. and Prasad, M.N.V. Springer-Verlag New York, pp. 265-278, 2012.
  2. Kumar, P. Guleria, S.K. Mehta. Nanoparticles: A Useful Tool to Sense Food Quality. In: Nanoscience in Food and Agriculture, Eds: Ranjan,S., Dasgupta, N. and Lichtfouse, E. Springer Publishers, Berlin, Germany, 2016 (Accepted)

Conference Presentations, International/National:

 

  1. Guleria, S.K. Yadav. Enhanced production of Steviol glycosides. Asian Network for Natural and Unnatural Materials conducted at Department of Chemistry and Centre of Advanced Studies in Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
  2. Participated in National Conference of “Emerging Trends in Host-Microbe Interactions” conducted at DAV University, Jalandhar.

Patent: NA

 

 

Dr.Yogesh Kumar

  1. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A.A. Zaidi, Chilli leaf curl Palampur virus is a distinct begomovirus species associated with a betasatellite. Plant Pathology, 60(6), 1040-1047, 2011.
  2. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A.A. Zaidi, First report of Ageratum enation virus infecting Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S. Moore and Ageratum conyzoides in India. Journal of General Plant Pathology, 77, 214-216, 2011.
  3. M. Zaim, Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A.A. Zaidi, Velvet bean severe mosaic virus: A distinct begomovirus species causing severe mosaic in Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC. Virus Genes, 43, 138-146, 2011.
  4. Y. Kumar, P. Bhardwaj, V. Hallan, A. A. Zaidi, Detection and characterization of Ageratum enation virus and a nanovirus-like satellite DNA1 from zinnia showing leaf curl symptoms in India. Journal of General Plant Pathology, 76, 395-398, 2010.
  5. T. Rana, V. Chandel, Y. Kumar, R. Ram, V.  Hallan, A. A. Zaidi, Molecular variability analyses of Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus capsid protein. Journal of Biosciences, 35(4), 605-615, 2010.
  6. O.F. Ayman, Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A.A. Zaidi, Molecular characterization of the phytoplasmas associated with toon trees and periwinkle in India. Journal of General Plant Pathology, 76(5), 351-354, 2010.
  7. A. Negi, T. Rana, Y. Kumar, Analysis of coat protein gene of Indian strain of Apple stem grooving virus. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 19(1), 91-94, 2010.
  8. Y. Walia, Y. Kumar, T. Rana, Molecular characterization and variability analysis of Apple scar skin viroid in India. Journal of General Plant Pathology, 75, 307-311, 2009.
  9. A. Negi, T. Rana, Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A.A Zaidi, First report of Apple stem grooving virus from pome and stone fruits in India. Journal of Plant Pathology, 91(2), 501, 2009.
  10. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A. A. Zaidi, First finding of Freesia mosaic virus infecting freesia in India. Plant Pathology, 58, 404, 2009.
  11. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A. A. Zaidi, Identification and characterization of Bean yellow mosaic virus infecting Freesia. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 18(2), 253-255, 2009.
  12. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A. A. Zaidi, Molecular characterization of a distinct bipartite

     begomovirus species infecting tomato in India. Virus Genes, 37, 425-431, 2008.

 

Book Chapters

  1. V. Chandel, T. Rana, Y. Kumar, V. Hallan and A.A. Zaidi, Stone fruit viruses: Economic importance and biotechnological approaches towards management strategies. In: Recent Trends in Plant Virology, G.P. Rao, V.K. Baranwal, B. Mandal and N. Rishi (eds.), Studium Press, LLC, Houstan, USA, pp. 301-332, 2012.
  2. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan and A. A. Zaidi, Emerging Begomovirus problems in India. In: Emerging Geminiviral Diseases and their Management, Ed: Sharma, P., Gaur, R. K. and Ikegami, M. Nova Science Publishers, Inc, pp. 105-128, 2010.

Conference Presentations

  1. A. Kumari, Y. Kumar, V. Chandel, N. Rishi, Molecular Characterization of a Distinct Bipartite Begomovirus infecting Mucuna pruriens in India and Identification of its RNA Silencing Suppresoors, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, India, 23-27 February 2016.
  2. Y. Kumar, V. Chandel, N. Rishi, RNA silencing and its suppression by plant viruses. In: Advancement in Convergence of Technologies. Khurana S.M.P., Singh P. (eds.) Allied Publishers Pvt. Ltd. India, 2011.
  3. Y.Kumar, V.Hallan and A.A. Zaidi, Generation of infectious clones and infectivity of tomato leaf curl Palampur virus. Conference on Whitefly and thrips transmitted viruses, Delhi University South Campus, 27-28 August 2010.
  4. T. Rana, V. Chandel, Y. Kumar, R. Ram, V. Hallan and A. A. Zaidi, Analysis of molecular variability of the capsid protein of Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus. PETRIA-Giornale di Pathologia delle Piante, 20(2), 309-310, 2010. 
  5. K. Biswas, Y. Singh, Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A.A. Zaidi, Viral diseases of Capsicum spp. in Himachal Pradesh. Indian Journal of Virology, 20(1), 45, 2009.
  6. A. Negi, T. Rana, Y. Kumar, V. Hallan and A.A. Zaidi,Molecular characterization of Apple stem grooving virus from pome and stone fruits in India. Indian Journal of Virology, 20(1), 43, 2009.
  7. A.F. Omar, S.A. El-kewey, S.A. Sidaros, S. Abdallah, Y. Kumar, V. Hallan, A.A. Zaidi, Incidence of Papaya ringspot virus infecting squash in Egypt. Indian Journal of Virology, 20(1), 46, 2009.
  8. Y.Kumar, V.Hallan and A.A. Zaidi, Application of Ф29 DNA polymerase for whole genome analysis of DNA viruses. 30th Annual Meeting of Plant Tissue Culture Association (India) & National Symposium on "Plant Propagation, Conservation, Modification and Characterization", IHBT Palampur, HP, India, 3-4 April 2009.
  9. Y. Walia, Y. Kumar, T. Rana et al., Molecular characterization and variability analysis of Apple scar skin viroid. Indian Journal of Virology, 20(1), 43, 2009.

 

  1. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan and A.A. Zaidi, Emerging diseases caused by begomoviruses in sub-temperate regions. 10th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium, ICRISAT, Hyderabad, AP, India, 15 - 19 October 2007.
  2. Y. Kumar, V. Hallan and A. A. Zaidi, Incidence of potyviruses infecting Freesia in India. International Symposium on Viruses of Ornamental and Temperate Fruit Crops, IHBT, Palampur, HP, India, 17-18 December 2007.

 

 

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