UM-DAE-CEBS Publications 2021

1 Cyclometalated group-16 compounds of palladium and platinum: Challenges and opportunities
V. K. Jain
Coord. Chem. Rev., 427 (2021) 213546 (22 pages).

2 Di-tert-butyltin(IV) 2-pyridyl and 4,6-dimethyl-2-pyrimidyl thiolates: versatile single source precursors for the preparation of SnS nanosheets as anode material for lithium ion batteries
Adish Tyagi, G. Karmakar, B. P. Mandal, D. D. Pathak, A. Wadawale, G. Kedarnath, A. P. Srivastava and V. K. Jain
Dalton Trans., 50 (2021) 13073-13085.

3 3,3′-Diselenodipropionic acid (DSePA): A redox active multifunctional molecule of biological relevance
A. Kunwar, K. I. Priyadarsini and V. K. Jain
Biochem. Biophys. Acta - General Subjects, 1865 (2021) 129768.

4 3,3′-diselenodipropionic acid (DSePA) induces reductive stress in A549 cells triggering p53-independent apoptosis: A novel mechanism for diselenides
V. V. Gandhi, K. A. Gandhi, L. B. Kumbhare, J. S. Goda, V. Gota, K. I. Priyadarsini and A. Kunwar
Free Radic. Biol. Med., 175 (2021) 1-17.

5 Development of Water-Dispersible Gelatin Stabilized Hydroxyapatite Nanoformulation for Curcumin Delivery
A. Gajipara, S. B. Shelar, K. I. Priyadarsini and P. A. Hassan
J. Drug Deliv Sci. Tech, 66 (2021) 102769.

6 Ultrafast Dynamics and Estimation of Singlet Exciton Diffusion Parameters for Nanoaggregates of peri and bay Anisyl Perylene
S. Dixit, A. A. Awasthi, K. R. S. Chandrakumar, B. Manna and N. Agarwal J. Phys.
Chem. C, 125 (2021) 20405-20415.

7 Phenanthroimidazole derivatives showing mild intramolecular charge transfer, high quantum yield and their applications in OLEDs
S. Dixit, C. Gupta, T. H. Tadavi, K. R. S. Chandrakumar, S. Bose and N. Agarwal.
New J. Chem., 45 (2021) 16238-16247.

8 peri-N-amine-perylenes, with and without phenyl bridge: Photophysical studies and their OLED applications
S. Dixit, C. Gupta, G. S. Naidu, S. Bose and N. Agarwal
J. Photochem. Photobio. A: Chem., 426 (2021) 113710-113718.

9 Photophysics of graphene quantum dot assemblies with axially coordinated cobaloxime catalysts
V. Singh, N. Gupta, G. Hargenrader, E. Askins, A. Valentine, G. Kumar, M. Mara, N. Agarwal, X. Li, L. Chen, A. Cordones and K. Glusac
J. Chem. Phys., 153 (2020) 124903;

10 Interaction of Zwitterionic osmolyte trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) with molecular hydrophobes: An interplay of hydrophobic and electrostatic interactions.
Subhadip Roy, A. Patra, D. K. Palit and Jahur Alam Mondal, J. Phys.
Chem. B, 125 (2021) 10939-10946.

11 Organocatalytic amination of pyrazolones with azodicarboxylates: Scope and limitations
B. Formánek, V. Šeferna, M. Meazza, R. Rios, M. Patil, J. Veselý Eur. J.
Org. Chem., 17 (2021) 2362-2366.

12 Proteomic and metabolomic approach to rationalize the differential mosquito larvicidal toxicity in Bacillus sp. isolated from the mid-gut of Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito larvae
D. Colvin, V. Dhuri, M. Samant, H. Verma, R. Lokhande and A. Kale
Analytical Science Advances, 2 (2021) 505-514.

13 Effect of tetracycline family of antibiotics on actin aggregation, resulting in the formation of Hirano bodies responsible for neuropathological disorders
S. Pathak, S. Tripathi, N. Deori, B. Ahmad, H. Verma, R. Lokhande, S. Nagotu and A. Kale
J. Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 39 (2021) 236-253.

14 Insights into the NF-κB-DNA interaction through NMR spectroscopy
T. Raza, N. Dhaka, D. Joseph, P. Dadhwal, K. Veera Mohana Rao, H. S. Atreya and S. P. Mukherjee
ACS Omega., 6 (2021) 12877–12886.

15 Mechanistic insights into chalcone butein-induced inhibition of α-synuclein fibrillation: Biophysical and in-silico approach
Tinku, H. Paithankar, A. R. Rane, R. V. Hosur and S. Choudhary
J. Mol. Liquids, 334 (2021) 116105.

16 Modulation of α-synuclein fibrillation by plant metabolites, daidzein, fisetin and scopoletin under physiological conditions
A. R. Rane, H. Paithankar, R. V. Hosur and S. Choudhary
Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 182 (2021) 1278-1291.

17 Replica exchange molecular dynamics simulations reveal self-association sites in M-crystallin caused by mutations provide insights of cataract
Sunita Patel and R.V. Hosur
Scientific Reports, 11 (2021) 23270.

18 Triphala polyphenols-functionalized gold nanoparticles impair cancer cell survival through induction of tubulin dysfunction
J. G. Nirmala, K. Rachineni, S. Choudhary, R. V. Hosur and M. Lopus.
J. Drug Deliv. Sci. Technol., 61 (2021) 102167.

19 Herbolomics – key to integrative medicine
R. V. Hosur
Annals of Ayurvedic Medicine, 10 (2021) 201-203.

20 Metal removal by metallothionein and an acid phosphatase PhoN, cells of the extremophile, Deinococcus radiodurans
C. S. Misra, S. Sounderajan and S. K. Apte
J. Hazardous Materials, 419 (2021) 126477.

21 Homology Modelled Structure of Glutaredoxin 2 from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
M. Yogesha, V. Saini, S. Mehta, A. A. Abdul Salam, S. Chidangil and J. S. D’Souza
J. Biochem. Biophys., 3 (2021) 102-114.

22 A potential screening method for epigenetic drugs: uncovering stress-induced gene silencing in Chlamydomonas
S. Kaginkar, S. Priya, U. Sharma, J. S. D’Souza and S. Sen
Free Rad. Res., 55 (2021) 800-813.

23 The spontaneous remission of cancer: Current insights and therapeutic significance
G. Radha and M. Lopus
Transl. Oncol., 14 (2021) 101166.

24 Mechanistic insights into encapsulation and release of drugs in colloidal niosomal systems: Biophysical aspects.
E. Judy, M. Lopus and N. Kishore
RSC Advances, 11 (2021) 35110-35126.

25 Induction of microtubule hyper stabilization and robust G2/M arrest by N-4-CN in human breast carcinoma MDA-MB-231 cells
P. Verma, N. K. Manchukonda, S. Kantevari and M. Lopus
Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology, 35 (2021) 955-967.

26 Nanotechnology-based wastewater treatment
Sanith C. and S.L. Vavilala
Water. Envi. J., 35 (2021) 123-132.

27 Elucidating the anti-biofilm and anti-quorum sensing potential of selenocystine against respiratory tract infections causing bacteria: Invitro and in silico studies
B. Patel, S. Mishra, I. K. Priyadarshini and S. L. Vavilala
Biolog. Chem., 402 (2021) 769-783.

28 Neuroprotective potential of bioactive sulfated polysaccharides from algae
B. Bisai and S. L. Vavilala
Acta Scientific Medical Sciences, 5 (2021) 169-182.

29 Plant platforms for efficient heterologous protein production
S. B. Ghag, V. S. Adki, T. R. Ganapathi and V. A. Bapat
Biotechnol. Bioproc. Eng., 26 (2021) 546-567.

30 A Cost-effective DNA isolation strategy from crustaceans enables the first molecular phylogenetic identification of Moina macrocopa from India.
S. Bhanushali, K. Katti, J. Ramchandani and S. Sen
Genetic. Aq. Organisms, 5 (2021) 77-85.

31 Transport across meso-junctions of highly doped Si with different superconductors
P. Parab and S. Bose
Physics Letters, A 391 (2021) 127115.

32 Superconductivity in amorphous RexZr (x≈ 6) thin films
S. Dutta, V. Bagwe, G. Chaurasiya, A. Thamizhavel, R. Bapat, P. Raychaudhuri, S. Bose
J. Alloys Comp., 877 (2021) 160258.

33 Woods-Saxon type of mean-field potentials with effective mass derived from the D1S Gogny
A. Bhagwat, X. Viñas, M. Centelles and P. Schuck
Phys. Rev. C, 103 (2021) 024320.

34 Microscopic-macroscopic approach for ground-state energies based on the Gogny force with the Wigner-Kirkwood averaging scheme
A. Bhagwat, M. Centelles, X. Viñas and P. Schuck
Phys. Rev. C, 103 (2021) 024321.

35 Numerical Design of Photonics Crystal based Nanostructured Substrate for Efficient Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering
R. Goel, V. Awasthi, P. Rai and S. K. Dubey
Plasmonics, 16 (2021) 107-114.

36 37. Surface enhanced Raman scattering from single-walled carbon nanotube decorated on Ag- nanowires
T. K. Das, R. Goel, V. Awasthi, T. Singh, V. Shukla, A. Kumar, H. K. Poshwal, A. P. Srivastava, S. K. Dubey and P. Rai
Plasmonics, 16 (2021) 1339–1348.

37 Design of polarization independent SERS substrate with Raman gain evaluated using Purcell factor
R. Goel, V. Awasthi, P. Rai and S. Dube
Plasmonics, 16 (2021) 1365–1373.

38 Electrically tunable SERS active substrate exploiting electro-optic property of LiNbO3 on Au-grating
R. Goel, V. Awasthi, P. Rai and S. Dubey
Optical Materials, 122 (2021) 111735.

39 Nanosecond isomers and the evolution of collectivity in stable, even-A Hg isotopes
S. Suman, S. K. Tandel, Ankit Kumawat, S. G. Wahid, M. Hemalatha, P. Chowdhury, R. V. F. Janssens, M. P. Carpenter, T. L. Khoo, F. G. Kondev, T. Lauritsen, C. J. Lister, D. Seweryniak and S. Zhu,
Physical Review C, 103 (2021) 014319.

40 Shapes, softness and non-yrast collectivity in 186W
V. S. Prasher, A. J. Mitchell, C. J. Lister, P. Chowdhury, Afanasieva, M. Albers, C. J. Chiara, M. P. Carpenter, D. Cline, N. D’Olympia, C. J. Guess, A. B. Hayes, C. R. Hoffman, R. V. F. Janssens, B. P. Kay, T. L. Khoo, A. Korichi, T. Lauritsen, E. Merchan, Y. Qiu, D. Seweryniak, R. Shearman, S. K. Tandel, A. Verras, C. Y. Wu, S. Zhu
Physical Review C, 104 (2021) 044318.

41 Antimagnetic rotation and role of gradual neutron alignment in 103Pd
A. Y. Deo, K. Yadav, Madhu, S. K. Tandel and R. Kumar
European Physical Journal A, 57 (2021) 126.

42 The sharpest ultraviolet view of the star formation in an extreme environment of the nearest Jellyfish Galaxy IC 3418
A. Hota, A. Devaraj, A. C. Pradhan, C S Stalin, K. George, A. Mohapatra, Soo-Chang Rey, Y. Ohyama, S. Vaddi, R. Pechetti, R. Sethuram, J. Jose, J. Roy and C. Konar
J. Astrophysics & Astronomy, 42 (2021) 86.

43 Suppression of transverse instability induced transparency in laser driven radiation pressure acceleration of ions
B. S. Paradkar
Phys. Plasmas, 28 (2021) 030702.

44 On viewing the Himalayas from the plains
Vijay A. Singh and A. Singh
American J. Phys., 89 (2021) 589-595.

45 Measurement of Fission excitation function for 19F + 194,196,198Pt reactions
V. Singh, B. R. Behera, M. Kaur, A. Jhingan, R. Kaur, P. Sugathan, D. Siwal, S. Goyal. K. P. Singh, S. Pal, A. Saxena and S. Kailas
J. Phys G. Nucl. Part. Phys., 48 (2021) 075104.

46 Unraveling the reaction mechanism for large alpha production and incomplete fusion in reactions involving weakly bound stable nuclei
S. K. Pandit, A. Srivastava, K. Mahata, N. Keeley, V. V. Parkar, R. Palit, P. C. Rout, K. Ramchandran, A. Kumar, S. Bhattacharyya, V. Nanal, S. Biswas, S. Saha, J. Sethi, P. Singh, S. Kailas
Physics letters B, 820 (20231) 136570.

47 Intra-Night optical variability of gamma-ray detected narrow-line-Seyfert1 galaxies
V. Ojha, H. Chand and Gopal-Krishna
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 501 (2021) 4110.

48 Studies of Cepheus X-4 during the 2018 outburst observed with AstroSat
K. Mukerjee and H. M. Antia
The Astrophysical Journal, 920 (2021) 139 (20 pp).

49 A search for blazer activity in broad-absorption-line quasars
S. Mishra, Gopal-Krishna, H. Chand, K. Chand, A. Kumar and V. Negi
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (Letters), 507 (2021) L46 - L51.

50 Gregory Margulis and the Oppenheim Conjecture: some random reflections
S. G. Dani
Nieuw Archif voor Wiskunde, 22 (2021) 21-27.

51 Rational points with large denominator on Erdos-Selfridge superelliptic curves
N. Saradha
Publ. Math. Debrecen, 99/3-4 (2021) 317-329.

Papers in Press

1 In vitro, in vivo and in silico rationale for the muscle loss due to therapeutic drugs used in the treatment of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
S. Pathak, N. Deori, A. Sharma, S. Nagotu, and A. Kale
Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, (2020), DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2020.1806928.

2 The role of Colchicine on actin polymerization dynamics; as a potent anti-angiogenesis factor
S. Pathak, R. Gupta, H. Parkar, N. Joshi, S. Nagotu, A. Kale
J. Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, (2021); DOI: 10.1080/07391102.2021.1965911.

3 Toxic and carcinogenic constituents of jewelry in the Indian retail market determined using x-ray fluorescence
N. Rathore and S. K. Tandel
X-Ray Spectrometry, (2021).

4 Diophantine approximation with nonsingular integral transformations
S. G. Dani and Arnaldo Nogueira
Mathematics Research Letters,

5 Algal polysaccharide's potential to combat respiratory infections caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae and Serratia marcescens biofilms.
J. Vishwakarma, B. Waghelka, B. Falcao, S. L. Vavilala
Appl Biochem Biotechnol (2021)

6 Strong MgII absorber blazars
S. Mishra, H. Chand, Gopal-Krishna, R. Joshi, Y. A. Shchekinov and T. A. Fatkhullin.
VizieR Online data catalog (2021).

7 PKS J1208-2032 & CGRaBS J1549+5038 radio spectra
M. Mhaskey, S. Paul, N. Gupta, D. Mukherjee and Gopal-Krishna
VizieR Online Data Catalog (2021).

8 Identifying the type of sugar adulterants in honey: Combined application of NMR spectroscopy and supervised machine learning classification
R. Kavitha, K. Veera Mohan Rao, A.P. Neeraj, S. Vrushali and S.C. Shukla
Current Research in Food Science (2021)

9 Detection of nitrogenous and nitro-aromatic compound with thin gold films roughened by cold Argon plasma as SERS-active substrate
V. Awasthi, R. Goel, P. Rai and S. K. Dubey
Surfaces and Interfaces, (2021) (in press).

10 A thermodynamic approach to understand the partitioning of tetracycline family antibiotics in individual and mixed micellar systems
Tinku, S. Choudhary
J. Chem. Thermodynamics, (in press)

11 Curcumin, a potential initiator of apoptosis via direct interactions with Bcl‐xL and Bid
S. Singh, C. A. Barnes, J. S. D'Souza, R. V. Hosur and P. Mishra,
Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics, (2021); [DOI: 10.1002/prot.26238].

12 Genome-wide in silico characterization and stress induced expression analysis of BcL-2 associated athanogene (BAG) family in Musa spp.
A. Dash and S. B. Ghag
Scientific Reports, (2021); [DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-04707-5].

13 Selenium and platinum compounds in cancer therapy: Potentiality of their progeny as future chemotherapeutics
K. I. Priyadarsini and V. K. Jain
Current Chem. Biol., 2021 (Under Revision).

14 Isomers in 203Tl and core excitations built on a five-nucleon-hole structure
V. Bothe, S.K. Tandel, S. G. Wahid, P. C. Srivastava, Bharti Bhoy, P. Chowdhury, R.V.F. Janssens, F. G. Kondev, M. P. Carpenter, T. Lauritsen, D. Seweryniak and S. Zhu
Arxiv, (2021) 2106.02314.

15 Dynamics in condensed phase for systems involving phase functions obeying Gaussian statistics
Alok Samanta, Swapan K. Ghosh J. Indian Chemical Society (Prof. Sadhan Basu Special Issue, 2021)
[DOI: 10.1016/j.jics.2021.100290 ].

16 Targeting disorders in unstructured and structured proteins in various diseases
S. Choudhary, M. Lopus and R.V. Hosur
Biophysical Chemistry,

Book Chapters / Bulletin

1 RNAi strategy for management of phytopathogenic fungi
S. B. Ghag
In: CRISPR and RNAi systems: Nanobiotechnology Approaches to Plant Breeding and Protection. 1st Edition, Abd-Elsalam KA and Lim K-T (eds.) Elsevier (2021) Chapter 24 pp. 535-550.

2 Pandemic versus infodemic: Tackling the devil and the deep sea
S. Sen
In: Inventa Science Magazine, 2021, a collaborative Magazine by the students of IISERs, CEBS, NISER and IISc. (2021) pp 94-97.

3 Nanoparticles as Artificial Chaperons Suppressing Protein Aggregation: Remedy in Neurodegenerative Diseases.
S. Tripathi, S. Pathak and A. Kale
In: H. Sarma, S. J. Joshi, R. Prasad and J. Jampilek (eds) Biobased Nanotechnology for Green Applications.

4 Chemical binding and reactivity parameters: A unified coarse-grained density functional view
Swapan K. Ghosh
In: Chemical Reactivity in Confined Systems: Theory, Modelling and Applications P. K. Chattaraj and D. Chakraborty (eds), John-Wiley (2021) 167-177.

5 Probing biological water using THz absorption spectroscopy,
Book Chapter in “Terahertz Technology”, Online Open-Access book, Intech Open (2021)
DOI: (Invited article).

6 Role of the cytoskeletal protein, actin in various disease polymorphisms
S. Pathak, A. Kale, C. M. Santoshkumar, M. Sheikh
In: C. Egbuna, S. Hassan (eds) Dietary Phytochemicals-A Source of Novel Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Obesity, Cancer, and Diabetes Springer, Volume VIII (2021); 978-3-030-72999-8.

7 Quantum transport under the influence of transverse magnetic field in coaxially-gated carbon nanotube field effect transistor
T. Singh and P. Rai
SMC Bulletin, 11 (3) (2020) 160; [ISSN 2394-5087].

8 Metal chalcogenolates: Synthesis and applications to materials science
V. K. Jan and R. S. Chauhan
In ‘Chalcogen Chemistry: Fundamentals and Applications’; E. V. Lippolis, C. Santi, E. J. Lenardao and A. L. Braga, RSC (2021) (UK).

9 Cognition of the circle in ancient India
S. G. Dani
In: Mathematics, its applications and history, S. G. Dani (Ed.), Narosa Publishing House (2022), 10.1 – 10.14.


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