Research Publications: Year 2018

  1. Thomas Shalu, Ravishankaran S, Aswin A, Justin JA, Kalsingh TMJ, Mathai MT, Valecha N and Eapen Alex. Socio-demographic and household attributes may not necessarily influence malaria: evidence from a cross sectional study of households in an urban slum setting of Chennai, India. Malaria Journal. 2018; 17:4. PubMed PMID: 29304794.
  2. Thomas Shalu, Ravishankaran S, Justin JA, Aswin A, Kalsingh TMJ, Mathai MT, Valecha N, Montgomery J, Thomas MB and Eapen Alex. Microclimate variables of the ambient environment deliver the actual estimates of the extrinsic incubation period of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum: a study from a malaria-endemic urban setting, Chennai in India. Malaria Journal. 2018; 17:201. 
  3. Uragayala S, Kamaraju R, Tiwari SN, Ghosh SK, Valecha N. Field testing and evaluation of the efficacy and duration of effectiveness of a biolarvicide, Bactivec® SC (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis SH-14), in Bengaluru, India. Indian Journal of Medical Research March 2018; 147 (3): 299-307
  4. Uragayala S, Kamaraju R, Tiwari SN, Sandhya S,  Ghosh SK, Valecha N. Village scale (Phase III) evaluation of the efficacy and residual activity of SumiShield 50% WG (Clothianidin 50%) for indoor spraying for the control of pyrethroid resistant Anopheles culicifacies Giles in Karnataka state, India. Tropical Medicine Int Health 2018 Jun;23(6):605-615
  5. Das De T, Hasija Y, Dixit R. Transcriptional responses of attractin gene in the mosquito Anopheles culicifacies: A synergistic neuro-olfactory regulation. J Vector Borne Dis. 2018 Apr-Jun;55(2):89-97. doi: 10.4103/0972-9062.242569.
  6. Das De T, Thomas T, Verma S, Singla D, Chauhan C, Srivastava V, Sharma P, Kumari S, Tevatiya S, Rani J, Hasija Y, Pandey KC, Dixit R. A Synergistic Transcriptional Regulation of Olfactory Genes Drives Blood-Feeding Associated Complex Behavioral Responses in the Mosquito Anopheles culicifacies. Front Physiol. 2018 May 23;9:577. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2018.00577. eCollection 2018.
  7. Chahar M, Anvikar A, Dixit R, Valecha N. Evaluation of four novel isothermal amplification assays towards simple and rapid genotyping of chloroquine resistant Plasmodium falciparum. Exp Parasitol. 2018 Jul;190:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2018.05.001. Epub 2018 May 8.
  8. Das De T, Sharma P, Thomas T, Singla D, Tevatiya S, Kumari S, Chauhan C, Rani J, Srivastava V, Kaur R, Pandey KC, Dixit R. Interorgan Molecular Communication Strategies of “Local” and “Systemic” Innate Immune Responses in Mosquito Anopheles stephensi. Front Immunol. 2018 Feb 20;9:148. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00148. eCollection 2018
  9. Joy S, Ghosh SK, Achur RN, Gowda DC, Surolia N. Presence of novel triple mutations in the pvdhfr from Plasmodium vivax in Mangaluru city area in the southwestern coastal region of India. Malar J. 2018 Apr 16;17(1):167. doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2316-3.
  10. Joy S, Mukhi B, Ghosh SK, Achur RN, Gowda DC, Surolia N. Drug resistance genes: pvcrt-o and pvmdr-1 polymorphism in patients from malaria endemic South Western Coastal Region of India. Malar J. 2018 Jan 19;17(1):40. doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2188-6.
  11. Joy S, Ghosh SK, Achur RN, Gowda DC, Surolia N. Analysis of merozoite surface protein-3β in Plasmodium vivax isolates collected from south-western coastal region of India. European J Pharaceutical Med Res. 5(4), 297-299, 2018.
  12. Kadian K, Vijay S, Gupta Y, Rawal R, Singh J, Anvikar A, Pande V, Sharma A. Structural modeling identifies Plasmodium vivax 4-diphosphocytidyl-2C-methyl-d-erythritol kinase (IspE) as a plausible new antimalarial drug target. Parasitol Int. 2018 Mar 14;67(4):375-385. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2018.03.001. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Kleinschmidt I, Bradley J, Knox TB, Mnzava AP, Kafy HT, Mbogo C, Ismail BA, Bigoga JD, Adechoubou A, Raghavendra K, Cook J, Malik EM, Nkuni ZJ, Macdonald M,  Bayoh N, Ochomo E, Fondjo E, Awono-Ambene HP, Etang J, Akogbeto M, Bhatt RM, Chourasia MK, Swain DK, Kinyari T, Subramaniam K, Massougbodji A, Okê-Sopoh M, Ogouyemi-Hounto A, Kouambeng C, Abdin MS, West P, Elmardi K, Cornelie S, Corbel V, Valecha N, Mathenge E, Kamau L, Lines J, Donnelly MJ. Implications of insecticide resistance for malaria vector control with long-lasting insecticidal  nets: a WHO-coordinated, prospective, international, observational cohort study.  Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Apr 9. pii: S1473-3099(18)30172-5. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30172-5. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Kumar A, Singh KP, Bali P, Anwar S, Kaul A, Singh OP, Gupta BK, Kumari N, Noor Alam M, Raziuddin M, Sinha MP, Gourinath S, Sharma AK, Sohail M. iNOS polymorphism modulates iNOS/NO expression via impaired antioxidant and ROS content in P. vivax and P. falciparum infection. Redox Biol. 2018 May;15:192-206. doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2017.12.005. Epub 2017 Dec 14.
  15. Kumar D, Kumar G, Agrawal V. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Holarrhena antidysenterica (L.) Wall.bark extract and their larvicidal activity against dengue and filariasis vectors. Parasitol Res. 2018 Feb;117(2):377-389. doi: 10.1007/s00436-017-5711-8. Epub 2017 Dec 17.
  16. Kumar D, Kumar G, Das R, Kumar R, Agrawal V. In vitro elicitation, isolation,  and characterization of conessine biomolecule from Holarrhena antidysenterica (L.) Wall. callus and its larvicidal activity against malaria vector, Anopheles stephensi Liston. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2018 Mar;25(7):6783-6796. doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-1038-3. Epub 2017 Dec 20.
  17. Kumar G, Tanwar O, Kumar J, Akhter M, Sharma S, Pillai CR, Alam MM, Zama MS. Pyrazole-pyrazoline as promising novel antimalarial agents: A mechanistic study.  Eur J Med Chem. 2018 Apr 10;149:139-147. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2018.01.082. Epub  2018 Feb 15.
  18. Kumar P, Kadyan K, Duhan M, Sindhu J, Singh V, Saharan BS. Correction to: Design, synthesis, conformational and molecular docking study of some novel acyl  hydrazone based molecular hybrids as antimalarial and antimicrobial agents. Chem  Cent J. 2018 Feb 6;12(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s13065-018-0374-9.
  19. Kumar V, Kaur J, Singh AP, Singh V, Bisht A, Panda JJ, Mishra PC, Hora R. PHISTc protein family members localize to different subcellular organelles and bind Plasmodium falciparum major virulence factor PfEMP-1. FEBS J. 2018 Jan;285(2):294-312. doi: 10.1111/febs.14340. Epub 2017 Dec 10.
  20. Mittal M, Biswas SK, Singh V, Arela N, Katoch VM, Das R, Yadav VS, Bajaj B, Mohanty KK. Association of Toll like receptor 2 and 9 gene variants with pulmonary tuberculosis: exploration in a northern Indian population. Mol Biol Rep. 2018 Apr 19. doi: 10.1007/s11033-018-4182-z. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Poonam, Gupta Y, Gupta N, Singh S, Wu L, Chhikara BS, Rawat M, Rathi B. Multistage inhibitors of the malaria parasite: Emerging hope for chemoprotection  and malaria eradication. Med Res Rev. 2018 Jan 26. doi: 10.1002/med.21486. [Epub  ahead of print] Review.
  22. Raghavendra K, Velamuri PS, 2018. Spinosad: A biorational mosquito larvicide for vector control. Indian J Med Res. , 147 : 4-6
  23. Rao MRK, Padhy RN, Das MK. Episodes of the epidemiological factors correlated  with prevailing viral infections with dengue virus and molecular characterization of serotype-specific dengue virus circulation in eastern India. Infect Genet Evol. 2018 Mar;58:40-49. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2017.12.005. Epub 2017 Dec 13.
  24. Roman DNR, Rosalie NNA, Kumar A, Luther KMM, Singh V, Albert MS. Asymptomatic Plasmodium malariae infections in children from suburban areas of Yaoundé, Cameroon. Parasitol Int. 2018 Feb;67(1):29-33. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2017.02.009. Epub 2017 Mar 2.
  25. Singh KP, Shakeel S, Naskar N, Bharti A, Kaul A, Anwar S, Kumari S, Kumar A, Singh JK, Kumari N, Gupta BK, Manna P, Roy V, Lata S, Singh OP, Sinha MP, Sharma  AK, Sohail M. Role of IL-1β, IL-6 and TNF-α cytokines and TNF-α promoter variability in Plasmodium vivax infection during pregnancy in endemic population  of Jharkhand, India. Mol Immunol. 2018 May;97:82-93.
  26. Sofi NY, Jain M, Kapil U, Seenu V, R L, Yadav CP, Pandey RM, Sareen N. Reproductive factors, nutritional status and serum 25(OH)D levels in women with breast cancer: A case control study. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2018 Jan;175:200-204. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2017.11.003. Epub 2017 Nov 11. Review.
  27. Sreehari U, Raghavendra K, Tiwari SN, Ghosh SK, Valecha N. Field testing and evaluation of the efficacy and duration of effectiveness of a biolarvicide, Bactivac® SC (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis SH-14), in Bengaluru, India. Indian J Med Res, 2018,147, 299-307.
  28. Sreehari U, Kamaraju R, Tiwari SN, Sreedharan S, Ghosh SK, Valecha N. Village‐scale (Phase III) evaluation of the efficacy and residual activity of SumiShield® 50 WG (Clothianidin 50%, w/w) for indoor spraying for the control of pyrethroid‐resistant Anopheles culicifacies Giles in Karnataka state, India. Trop Med Int Hlth, ——————2018
  29. Vandana, Singh AP, Singh J, Sharma R, Akhter M, Mishra PK, Saxena AK, Dixit R, Rathi B, Katyal A, Pandey KC. Biochemical characterization of unusual cysteine protease of P. falciparum, metacaspase-2 (MCA-2). Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2018 Mar;220:28-41. 
  30. Sreenivasamurthy SK, Dey G, Kumar M, Mohanty AK, Kumar A, Prasad TSK. “Quantitative proteome of midgut, Malpighian tubules, ovaries and fat body from sugar-fed adult An. stephensi mosquitoes” Data in Brief. 2018 Oct; 20: 1861–1866.
  31. Kocher DK, Jamwal S, Bakshi DK, Kumar A. Mosquito larvae specific predation by native cyclopoid copepod species, Mesocylopsaspericornis (Daday, 1906). J. Entomology and Zoology Studies. 2018 Apr; 6(3):983-987.
  32. Dey G, Mohanty AK, Kumar K, Sreenivasamurthy SK, Patil AH, Prasad TSK, Kumar A. Proteome data of Anopheles stephensi ovary using high-resolution mass spectrometry. Data in Brief. 2018 Oct; 20:723-731
  33. Mohanty AK, Nina PB, Ballav S, Vernekar S, Parkar S, D’souza M, Zuo W , Gomes E, Chery L, Tuljapurkar S, Valecha N, Rathod PK, Kumar K. Susceptibility of wild and colonized Anopheles stephensi to Plasmodium vivax infection. Malar J. 2018 June; 17: 225
  34. Dey G, Mohanty AK, Kumar M, Sreenivasamurthy SK, Kumar A, Prasad TSK. Proteome data of Anopheles stephensi hemolymph using high resolution mass spectrometry. Data in Brief. 2018 June; 1441–1447. 
  35. Mohanty AK, Dey G, Kumar M, Sreenivasamurthy SK, Garg S, Prasad TSK, Kumar A. Mapping Anopheles stephensi midgut proteome using high-resolution mass spectrometry. Data in Brief 2018 April; 1295–1303.