Dr. K. Jeevaratnam

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Dr. K. JEEVARATNAM, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Pondicherry University, has done M.Sc. Biochemistry at JIPMER, Pondicherry, and Ph. D. in Biochemistry at IISc, Bangalore. Served for 23 years and 6 months in Defence R&D Organization, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India and presently more than 14 years at Pondicherry University. Publications – 99 in both Indian and Foreign Journals; Ph.D. – 9 in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and 3 in Biochemistry from University of Mysore. Awards – Young Scientist Award of M.P. Council of Science & Technology, Shakuntala Amir Chand Prize of Indian Council of Medical Research, FELLOW of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists and SERC Visiting Fellowship from DST.

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Notable Publications

"V Vidhyasagar and K. Jeevaratnam (2013) Evaluation of Pediococcus pentosaceus strains isolated from idli batter for probiotic properties in vitro. J Functional Foods. 5: 235-243 [IF – 3.470]"

"Divya Lakshmanan, A Harikrishnan, S Vishnupriya and K Jeevaratnam (2019) ACS Omega DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.9b02471 [IF – 2.584] "

"S Kavitha, A Harikrishnan and K Jeevaratnam (2019) Characterization and evaluation of antibacterial efficacy of a novel antibiotic-type compound from a probiotic strain Lactobacillus plantarum KJB23 against food-borne pathogens. LWT - Food Science and Technology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2019.108759 [IF - 3.970]"

"Divya Lakshmanan, A. Harikrishnan, K. Jyoti, M. Idul Ali and K. Jeevaratnam (2019) A compound isolated from Alpinia officinarum Hance. inhibits swarming motility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and down regulates virulence genes. Journal of Applied Microbiology doi:10.1111/jam.14563 [IF – 2.683]"

"G Ladha and K Jeevaratnam (2020) Characterization of purified antimicrobial peptide produced by Pediococcus pentosaceus LJR1, and its application in preservation of white leg shrimp. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology https://doi.org/10.1007/s11274-020-02847-w [IF - 2.652]"

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