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Dr. K Sreejith


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Qualifications :   Ph.D. Biochemistry, M.Phil. Biophysics, M.Sc. Biochemistry

Areas of Research:

  • Antimicrobial Peptides / Lipopeptides
  • Bio-molecules from medicinal plants and their beneficial roles on Cancer / Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome.

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Contributions to Teaching:

  • More than 19 years of Post Graduate level teaching experience
  • Subjects handled include Biochemistry and Environmental Microbiology

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Research Publications:

  • Shabeer Ali H, Ajesh K, Dileep KV, Prajosh P, Sreejith K Structural characterization of Kannurin isoforms and evaluation of the role of β-hydroxy fatty acid tail length in functional specificity Scientific Reports, 2020, 0 (1),1-12, Nature Publishing Group, IF: 4.01

  • Shabeer Ali H, Prajosh P, Shruthi P Nath, Sreejith K Influence of Lipopeptide Biosurfactant ‘Kannurin’ on Petrochemical Consumption Exhibited by Bacillus cereus AK1 Pollution Research 2019, Vol 38 (3) 844-851, EM International Publishers

  • Jenson J, Sreejith K Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Pterospermum rubiginosum Heyne Ex Wight and Arn and Pterospermum reticulatum Wight and Arn (sterculiaceae): an in vitro comparative study. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 2019, Vol 12, (2), 272-275

  • Ajesh K, Nagaraja BK, Sreejith K Kyasanur Forest Disease Virus (KFDV) Breaking the Endemic Barrier: An Investigation into Ecological Effects on Disease Emergence and Future Outlook Zoonoses and Public Health, 2017, Vol.64 (7) 73-80, Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, IF: 2.46

  • Sandeep PM, Bovee THF, Sreejith K Anti-androgenic activity of Nardostachys jatamanasi.DC and Tribulus terrestris. L with their beneficial effects on PCOS Induced Rat models Metabolic Syndrome & Related Disorders, 2015, 13(6)248-54, Mary Ann Liebert Publishers, IF: 2.00

  • Ajesh K, Sreejith K A novel antifungal protein with Lysozyme-like activity from seeds of Clitoria ternatea Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2014, 173:682–693, Springer–Nature Publishers, IF: 2.27

  • Shabeer Ali H, Sreejith K Multi-targeted action of a plant derived flavonoid glucoside ‘apigetrin’ against important macromolecular targets in cancer - An in-silico validation International Journal of Pharma and Biosciences, 2014, 5(3): 478 - 490

  • Ajesh K, Sreejith K Disease of the shells of Indian apple snails (Ampullariidae: Pila globosa) Ruthenica – Russian Malacological Journal, 2014, Vol. 24 (1): 31-33, Russian Academy of Sciences Publishers

  • Ajesh K, Sudarslal S, Arunan C, Sreejith K Kannurin, a novel lipopeptide from Bacillus cereus strain AK1: isolation, structural evaluation and antifungal activities. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2013, 115(6):1287-1296, Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, IF: 3.06

  • Ajesh K, Sreejith K Cryptococcus laurentii Biofilms: Structure, Development and Antifungal Drug Resistance. Mycopathologia, 2012, 174(5-6): 409-419, Springer–Nature Publishers, IF: 2.45

  • Ajesh K, Sreejith K Peptide antibiotics: An alternative and effective antimicrobial strategy to circumvent fungal infections. Peptides, 2009, 30, (5) 999-1006. Elsevier Publishers, IF: 2.88

  • Benny PJ., Kurup GM., Sreejith K Levels of enzymes in tumor bearing mice treated with L- Asparaginase isolated from Aeromonas.
    Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, 1999, Vol. 14 (2), pp. 189-197, Springer–Nature Publishers.

  • Benny PJ., Kurup GM., Sreejith K. Lipid metabolism in tumor bearing mice treated with Aeromonas L - Asparaginase.
    Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, 1997, Vol.12, pp.108 – 113, Springer–Nature Publishers

  • Benny PJ., Kurup GM., Sreejith K and Jayashree G. Protein and glycoprotein metabolism in tumor bearing mice treated with Aeromonas Asparaginase. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 1996, Vol. 33 Dec. pp.527-530, Scientific Publishers

Chapter in Books:

  • Ajesh K, Sreejith K ‘’Purification and characterization of antifungal lipopeptide from a soil isolated strain of Bacillus cereus”. In: Worldwide Research Efforts in the Fighting against Microbial Pathogens: from Basic Research to Technological Developments, Brown Walker Press / Universal Publishers, Inc. USA, 227-231(2013)

  • Shabeer Ali H., Tripathi Renu, Sreejith K. ‘’Plant Metabolites: Methods for Isolation, Purification, and Characterization’’ In: Plant Metabolites: Methods, Applications and Prospects, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020 (in press)