Prof. Bhavanath Jha

Designation: Chief Scientist
Phone No:
2567352
Phone Ext. No: 6100
E-Mail: bjha[at]csmcri.res.in

Research Activities


Transgenics for enhanced abiotic stress tolerance, Molecular Systematics, Metagenomics, Bioprospection, Planning and coordination of R & D in the area of Marine Biotechnology


Expertise


Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology; Marine Biotechnology; Gene Mining and Translational Research; Bioprospection


 

Research publications:

 

No. of Research publication :185 (in SCI journals ; average IF ~  3.9)

No. of Technical reports:  30

No. of Gene sequences/EST submitted >3500

No. of Book (authored):   02;  Book Chapters:  16

No. of Patents granted/applied for: 15

List of Publications in peer reviewed SCI Journals from  2011 till December 2014

185.    R.  K. Sardar, K. Kavita, and B. Jha (2014)

Lipopolysaccharide of Marinobacter litoralis inhibits swarming motility and biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA01I,  Carbohydrate Polymers,

184.   A. Mishra, M.K. Patel and B. Jha (2014)

Non- targeted metabolomics and scavenging activity of reactive oxygen species reveal the potential of Salicornia brachiata as a functional food, J. Functional Food,   (DOI: 10.1016/j.jff.2014.12.027)

183.   D. R. Chaudhary, R. K. Gautam, A. Ghosh, J.  Chikara and B. Jha (2014)

Effect of nitrogen management on soil microbial community and enzymatic activities in Jatropha curcas (L) plantation: A bio-fuel crop, Clean  Soil, Air, Water, (DOI:  10.1002/clen.201400357).

182.     V. Tiwari, A. K.  Chaturvedi, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2014)

An efficient method of Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation and regeneration in local Indian cultivar of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) using grafting, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (DOI: 10.1007/s12010-014-1286-3)

181.    B. Yousuf, R. Kumar, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2014)

Differential distribution and abundance of diazotrophic bacterial communes across different soil niches using gene targeted clone library approach, FEMS Microbiology Letters, 360, 117-125.

180.   P. Shukla, A. K. Das, B. Jha and P. K. Agarwal (2014)

High-frequency in vitro shoot regeneration in Cucumis sativus by inhibition of endogenous auxin, In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Plant, 50, 729-737. 

179.    K. Gupta, B. Jha, and P. K. Agarwal (2014)

A dehydration responsive element binding (DREB) transcription factor from the succulent halophyte Salicornia brachiata enhances abiotic stress tolerance in transgenic tobacco, Marine Biotechnology, 16, 657-673.  

178.     A.  K.  Chaturvedi, M. K. Patel, A. Mishra, V. Tiwari and B. Jha (2014)

The SbMT-2 gene from a halophyte confers abiotic stress tolerance and modulates ROS scavenging in transgenic tobacco, PlosOne, 9(10), e111379,

177.    R. S, Baghel, P.  Kumari, C. R. K Reddy and B.  Jha (2014)

Growth, pigments and biochemical composition of marine red alga Gracilaria crassa. J. Appl. Phycol, 26, 2143-2150.

176.     B. Yousuf, R. Kumar, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2014)

Unravelling the carbon and sulphur metabolism in coastal soil ecosystems using comparative cultivation-independent genome-level characterisation of microbial communities, PlosOne,  9 (9), e107025

175.     D. Singh and B. Jha (2014)

The isolation and identification of salt- responsive novel microRNAs from Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte, Plant Biotechnology Reports, 8, 325-336.

174.  N. Yadav, D. Singh, V. K. Singh and B. Jha (2014)

A novel gene SbSI-2 encoding nuclear protein from a halophyte confers abiotic stress tolerance in E. coli and tobacco, PlosOne, 9 (7), e101926.

  173.  N. Singh, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2014)

Ectopic over-expression of peroxisomal ascorbate peroxidase (SbpPAX) gene confers salt stress tolerance in transgenic peanut (Arachis hypogaea), Gene, 547, 119-125.

 172.     R. M. Jain, K. H. Mody, J. Keshri and B. Jha (2014)

Biological neutralization and biosorption of dyes of alkaline textile industry wastewater, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 84, 83-89.

 171.    M. Kumar, P. Kumari, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2014)

Salinity and desiccation induced oxidative stress acclimation in seaweeds, Advances in Botanical Research, 71, 91-123.

       170.V. Gupta, R. S. Thakur, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2014)

 Seaweed Metabolomics: A new facet of functional genomics, Advances in Botanical Research, 71, 31-52.

169.     M.  Patel, K. Baxi, P. Dayma, D. Upadhyay, N. Parmar, S.     Kundu,S. Haldar , K. Mody and  B.  Jha (2014)      

Assessment of ground water quality of Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India with respect to bacteriological contamination, CLEAN – Soil Air Water, 42, 1-12.

 168.      N. Singh, A. Mishra and B. Jha(2014)

Over-expression of the peroxisomal ascorbate peroxidase (SbpAPX) gene cloned from halophyte Salicornia brachiata confers salt and drought stress tolerance in transgenic tobacco, Marine Biotechnology, 16, 321-332.  

  167.      R. S Baghel, C. R. K Reddy and B.  Jha (2014)

Characterization of agarophytic seaweeds biomass from the bio-refinery context, Bioresource Technology, 159, 280-285

.166.   K. Kavita, V. K. Singh and B. Jha, (2014)

24-Branched Δ5 sterols from Laurencia papillosa red seaweed with antibacterial activity against human pathogenic bacteria, Microbiological Research, 169, 301-306. 

    165.   V. Tiwari, A. K. Chaturvedi, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2014)

The Transcriptional regulatory mechanism of the peroxisomal ascorbate peroxidase (pAPX) gene cloned from an extreme halophyte, Salicornia brachiata, Plant Cell Physiology, 55, 201-217.

 164.     P. Kumari, M. Kumar, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2014)

Nitrate and phosphate regimes induced lipidomic and biochemical changes in intertidal macroalga Ulva lactuca (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta), Plant Cell Physiology, 55, 52-63.

 163.      P. Udawat, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2014)

Heterologous expression of an uncharacterized universal stress protein gene (SbUSP) from the extreme halophyte, Salicornia brachiata, which confers salt and osmotic tolerance to E. coli, Gene, 536, 163-170. 

 162.     K. Kavita, V. K. Singh, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2014)

Characterisation and anti-biofilm activity of extracellular polymeric substances from Oceanobacillus iheyensis, Carbohydrate Polymers, 101, 29-35.

 161.     P. Kumari, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2014)

Quantification of select endogenous hydroxy-oxylipins from tropical marine macroalgae, Marine Biotechnology, 16, 74-87. 

2013

 160.   M. A. Kazi, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

Molecular phylogeny and barcoding of Caulerpa (Bryopsidales) based on the tufA, rbcL, 18S rDNA and ITS rDNA genes, PloS ONE, 8 (12), e82438.

 159.     K. Harshvardhan and B. Jha (2013)

Biodegradation of low density polyethylene by marine bacteria from pelagic waters, Arabian Sea, India, Marine  Pollution  Bulletin, 77, 100-106.

 158.     N. Trivedi, V. Gupta ,C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

 Enzymatic hydrolysis and production of bioethanol from common macrophytic green alga Ulva fasciata Delile,  Bioresource Technology, 150, 106-112.

 157.   A. K.  Parida and B. Jha (2013)

Inductive responses of some organic metabolites for osmotic homeostasis in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) seedlings during salt stress, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 35, 2821-2832.  

156.     S. Pandey, A. Mishra, M. K. Patel and B. Jha (2013)

An efficient method for Agrobacteruim - mediated genetic transformation and plant regeneration in cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.), Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 171, 1-9.

 155.     R. M. Jain, K. Mody, N. Joshi, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2013)

Effect of unconventional carbon sources on biosurfactant production and its application in bioremediation, Int. J.  Biological Macromolecules, 62, 52-58.

 154.     B. Jha, A. Mishra, A. Jha and M. Joshi (2013)

Developing transgenic Jatropha using the SbNHX1 gene from an extreme halophyte for cultivation in saline wasteland, PlosOne 8(8): e71136. (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071136)

 153.     V. K. Singh, K. Kavita, R. Prabhakaran and B. Jha (2013)

Cis-9-octadecenoic acid from a rhizospheric bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia BJ01 shows quorum quenching and anti-biofilm activities, Biofouling, 29, 855-867.

 152.     J. Keshri, K. Mody and B. Jha (2013)

Bacterial community structure in a semi-arid haloalkaline soil using culture independent method, Geomicrobiology J, 30, 517-529.

151.     K. Harshvardhan, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2013)

Purification and characterization of cellulase from a marine Bacillus sp. H1666: A potential agent for single step saccharification of seaweed biomass, J. Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 93, 51-56

 150.     A. K. Parida and B. Jha (2013)

Physiological and biochemical responses reveal the drought tolerance efficacy of the halophyte Salicornia brachiata, J Plant Growth Regulation, 32, 342-352.

 149.     V. Gupta, R. Thakur, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

Central metabolic processes of marine macrophytic algae revealed from NMR based metabolome analysis, RSC Advances, 3, 7037-7047.

 148.     P. K. Agarwal, P. S. Shukla, K. Gupta and B. Jha (2013)

 Bioengineering for salinity tolerance in plants: State of the art, Molecular Biotechnology, 54, 102-123.

147.     R. M. Jain, K. H. Mody, N. Joshi, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2013)

Production and structural characterization of biosurfactant produced by an alkaliphilic bacterium, Klebsiella sp.: Evaluation of different carbon sources,Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 108, 199-204.

146.     N. Trivedi, V. Gupta, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

 Detection of ionic liquid stable cellulase produced by the marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas sp. isolated from brown alga Sargassum polycystum C. Agardh, Bioresource Technology, 132, 313-319.

145.     K. Kavita,A. Mishra and B. Jha (2013)

Extracellular polymeric substances from two biofilm forming Vibrio species: characterization and applications, Carbohydrate Polymers, 94, 882-888.

144.     M. Kumar, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

The ameliorating effect of Acadian marine plant extract against ionic liquids-induced oxidative stress and DNA damage in marine macroalga Ulva lactuca, J. Applied Phycology, 25: 369-378.

 143.     J. Keshri, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2013)

Microbial population index and community structure in saline-alkaline soil using gene targeted metagenomics, Microbiological Research, 168, 165-175.

142.     V. Gupta, N. Trivedi, M. Kumar, C. R. K Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

Purification and characterization of exo-β-agarase from an endophytic marine bacterium and its catalytic potential in bioconversion of red algal cell wall polysaccharides into galactans, Biomass and Bioenergy, 49, 290-298.

141.     B. Jha, K.  Kavita, J. Westphal, A. Hartmann, P. Schmitt-Kopplin (2013)

Quorum sensing inhibition by Asparagopsis taxiformis, a marine macro alga: Separation of the compound that interrupts bacterial communication, Marine Drugs, 11, 253-265.

 140.    P. Kumari, A. J. Bijo, V. A. Mantri, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

Fatty acid profiling of tropical marine macroalgae: an analysis from chemotaxonomic and nutritional perspectives, Phytochemistry, 86, 44-56. 

 139.     A. Mishra, M. Joshi and B. Jha (2013)

Oligosaccharide mass profiling of nutritionally important Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte, Carbohydrate Polymers, 92, 1942-1945.  

 138.     R. P. Singh, M. K. Shukla, A. Mishra, C. R. K Reddy and B. Jha (2013)

Bacterial extracellular polymeric substances and their effect on settlement of zoospores of Ulva fasciata, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 103, 223-230.

 2012

 137.     P. Kumari, R. P. Singh. A. J. Bijo, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2012)

Estimation of lipid hydroperoxide levels in tropical marine macroalgae, J. Phycology, 48, 1362-1372.

                                                                                                 

136.     B. Jha, S. Lal, V. Tiwari, S. K. Yadav and P. K. Agarwal (2012)

The SbASR-1 gene cloned from an extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata enhances salt tolerance in transgenic tobacco, Marine Biotechnology, 14, 782-792.

 135.     V. Gupta, A. J. Bijo, M. Kumar, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha  (2012)

Detection of epigenetic variations in the protoplast-derived germlings of Ulva reticulata  using methylation sensitive amplification polymorphism (MSAP), Marine Biotechnology, 14, 692–700.  

 134.     N.S. Yadav, P. S. Shukla, A. Jha, P.K. Agarwal and B. Jha (2012)

The SbSOS1gene from the extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata enhances Na+ loading in xylem and confers salt tolerance in transgenic tobacco, BMC Plant Biology, 12:188, ( DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-12-188).

133.     B. Yousuf,  P. Sanadhya, J. Keshri and B. Jha (2012)

Comparative molecular analysis of chemolithoautotrophic bacterial diversity and community structure from agroecosystem and coastal saline soils in Gujarat, India, BMC Microbiology, 12:150, 1-15. 

 132.     B. Yousuf, J. Keshri, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2012)

Application of targeted metagenomics to explore abundance and diversity of CO2-fixing bacterial community using cbbL gene from the rhizosphere of Arachis hypogaea, Gene, 506, 18-24. 

 131.     B. Jha,I. Gontia and   A. Hartmann (2012)

The roots of the halophyte Salicornia brachiata are a source of new halotolerant diazotrophic bacteria with plant-growth promoting potential, Plant & Soil, 356, 265-277.  

 130.     R. M.Jain, K.  Mody, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2012)

Physicochemical characterization of biosurfactant and its potential to remove oil from soil and cotton cloth, Carbohydrate Polymers, 89, 1110-1116.

 129.     P. Shukla, P. K. Agarwal and B. Jha (2012)

Improved salinity tolerance of Arachis hypogaea (L.) by the interaction of halotolerant plant growth promoting rhizobacteria, J. Plant Growth Regulation, 31, 195-206.

128.     B. Jha, N. Singh and A. Mishra (2012)

Proteome profiling of seed storage proteins reveals the nutritional potential of Salicornia brachiata Roxb, an extreme halophyte, J. Agr. Food Chem, 60, 4320-4326.

127.     A. K. Chaturvedi, A. Mishra, V. Tiwari and B. Jha (2012)

Cloning and transcript analysis of type 2 metallothionein gene (SbMT–2) from extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata and its heterologous expression in E. coli, Gene,  499, 280-287. 

126.   M. K.Shukla, R. P. Singh, C. R. K.  Reddy and B. Jha (2012)

Synthesis and characterization of agar-based silver nanoparticles and nanocomposite film with antibacterial applications, Bioresource Technology, 107, 295-300.

125.     N. S. Yadav, D. Rashmi, D.  Singh, P. K.  Agarwal and B.  Jha (2012)

A novel salt-inducible gene SbSI-1 from Salicornia brachiata confers salt and desiccation tolerance in E. Coli, Molecular Biology Reports, 39, 1943- 1948. 

 124.     R. M. Jain, K. Mody, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2012)

Isolation and structural characterization of biosurfactant produced by an alkaliphilic bacterium Cronobacter sakazakii isolated from oil contaminated wastewater, Carbohydrate Polymers, 87, 2320 - 2326. 

 123.     M.  Kumar, A. J. Bijo, R. S. Baghel, C. R. K.  Reddy and B. Jha (2012)

Selenium and spermine alleviate cadmium  induced toxicity in the seaweed Gracilaria dura by regulating antioxidants and DNA methylation, Plant Physiol. Biochem., 51, 129-138. 

122.   M. Joshi, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2012)

NaCl plays a key role for in vitro micropropagation of Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte, Industrial Crops and Products, 35, 313-316.

 2011

 121.     I. Gontia, K. Kavita, M. Schmid, A. Hartmann and B. Jha (2011)

Brachybacterium saurashtrense sp. nov., a halotolerant root-associated bacterium with plant growth promoting potential, Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 61, 2799 – 2804.

 120.     V. Gupta, M. Kumar, H.  Brahmbhatt, C. R. K.  Reddy, A. Seth and B. Jha (2011)

Simultaneous determination of different endogenetic plant growth regulators in common green seaweeds using dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction method, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 49, 1259-1263. 

 119.     M. Kumar, N. Trivedi, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Toxic effects of imidazolium ionic liquids on the green seaweed Ulva lactuca: Oxidative stress and DNA damage, Chem. Res.  Toxicol., 24, 1882-1890.

 118.   R. M. Jain, K. H. Mody, J. Keshri and B. Jha (2011)

Biological neutralization of chlor-alkali industry wastewater, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62, 2377-2383.

 117.     M. Kumar, P. Kumari, N. Trivedi, M. K. Shukla, V. Gupta , C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Minerals, PUFAs and antioxidant properties of some tropical seaweeds from Saurashtra coast of India, J. Appl. Phycol, 23, 797-810.

 116.     B. Jha, A. Sharma and A.  Mishra (2011)

 Expression of SbGSTU (tau class glutathione S-transferase) gene isolated from Salicornia brachiata in tobacco for salt tolerance. Molecular Biology Reports, 38, 4823-4832.

 115.     R. P. Singh, V. Gupta, P. Kumari, M. Kumar, C R K Reddy, K.  Prasad and B. Jha (2011)

Purification and partial characterization of an extracellular alginate lyase from Aspergillus oryzae isolated from brown seaweed, J. Appl. Phycol, 23, 755 - 762.

 114. V. Gupta, R. S. Baghel, M. Kumar, P.  Kumari, V. A. Mantri, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Growth and agarose characteristics of isomorphic gametophyte (male and female) and sporophyte of Gracilaria dura and their marker assisted selection, Aquaculture, 318, 389-396.

 113.     R. S. Baghel, P. Kumari,  A. J.  Bijo, V. Gupta, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Genetic analysis and marker assisted identification of life phases of red alga Gracilaria corticata (J. Agardh). Molecular Biology Reports, 38, 4211-4218.  

 112.     M.Ganesan, S. Thiruppathi, K. Eswaran , C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha   (2011)

Development of an improved method of cultivation to obtain high biomass of the red alga Gelidiella acerosa (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in the open sea,Biomass and Bioenergy, 35, 2729-2736.

 111.     P. Kumari, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Comparative evaluation and selection of a method for lipid and fatty acid extraction from  macroalgae, Analytical Biochemistry, 415, 134-144.

 110.     M.Kumar, V. Gupta,  N. Trivedi, P. Kumari, A. J. Bijo, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Desiccation induced oxidative stress and its biochemical responses in intertidal red alga Gracilaria corticata (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), Environmental and Experimental Botany, 72, 194-201. 

 109.     V.  A. Mantri, R.  P.  Singh, A.  J. Bijo, P. Kumari, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Differential response of varying salinity and temperature on zoospore induction, regeneration and daily growth rate in Ulva fasciata (Chlorophyta, Ulvales),  J. Applied Phycology, 23, 243-250.

 108.   R. P. Singh, A. J. Bijo, R. S. Baghel, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha  (2011)

 Role of bacterial isolates in enhancing the bud induction in the industrially important red alga Gracilaria dura, FEMS Mocribiol Ecol, 76, 381-392.

 107.     S. Datta, K.  Mody, G. Gopalsamy and B. Jha (2011)

Novel application of κ-Carrageenan: As a gelling agent in microbiological media to study biodiversity of extreme alkaliphiles, Carbohydrate Polymers, 85, 465-468.  

 106.   A. Mishra and B. Jha (2011)

Antioxidant response of the microalga Dunaliella salina under salt stress, Botanica Marina, 54, 195-199.

 105.     A. Mishra and B. Jha (2011)

Cloning differentially expressed salt induced cDNAs from Dunaliella salina under super saturated salt stress using subtractive hybridization. Botanica Marina, 54, 189-193.

 104.     V. Gupta, M. Kumar, P. Kumari, C R K Reddy and B. Jha  (2011)

Optimization of protoplasts yields from red algae Gracilaria dura (C. Agardh) J. Agardh and G. verrucosa (Huds.) Papenfuss, J. Appl. Phycol, 23, 209-218.

 103.     N. Trivedi, V. Gupta, M. Kumar, P. Kumari, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha  (2011).

Solvent tolerant marine bacterium Bacillus aquimaris secreting organic solvent stable alkaline cellulose, Chemosphere, 83, 706-712.

 102.     M. K. Shukla, M. Kumar, K. Prasad, C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha (2011)

Partial characterization of sulfohydrolase from Gracilaria dura and evaluation of its potential application in improvement of the agar quality, Carbohydrate Polymers, 85, 157-163. 

 101.     S. Basha, Z. V. P. Murthy and B. Jha (2011)

Kinetics, isotherms and thermodynamics of Hg(II) biosorption onto Carica papaya, Bioremediation J, 15, 26-34.

 100.     K. Kavita, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2011)

 Isolation and physiochemical characterization of extracellular polymeric substancesproduced by marine bacterium, Vibrio parahaemolyticus , Biofouling, 27, 309-317.

 99.       R. P. Singh, V. A.  Mantri, C. R. K.  Reddy and B. Jha (2011)Isolation of seaweed associated bacteria and their morphogenesis inducing capability in axenic cultures of the green alga Ulva fasciata, Aquatic Biology, 12, 13-21.

 98.       M. Kumar, V. Gupta, P.  Kumari, C. R. K. Reddy, and B. Jha (2011)

Assessment of nutrient composition and antioxidant potential of Caulerpaceae seaweeds, J. Food Composition Analysis, 24, 270- 278.  

 97.       R. P. Singh, M. S. Shukla, A.  Mishra, P.  Kumari,  C. R. K. Reddy and B. Jha  (2011)

Isolation and characterization of exopolysaccharides from seaweed associated bacteria Bacillus licheniformis, Carbohydrate Polymers, 84, 1019-1026.

 96.       Y.Khambhaty, K. Mody, S. Basha and   B. Jha  (2011)

Equilibrium modeling for biosorption of safranin onto chemically modified biomass of marine Aspergillus wentii, Water  Air & Soil Pollution, 215, 679-691.

  95.       A. Jha, M. Joshi, N. S. Yadav, P. K. Agarwal and   B. Jha (2011)

Cloning and characterization of the Salicornia brachiata Na+/H+ antiporter gene SbNHX1 and its expression by abiotic stress, Molecular Biology Reports, 38, 1965-1973. 

 94.       N. Trivedi, V. Gupta, M. Kumar, P.  Kumari, C. R. K. Reddy andB.  Jha (2011)

An alkali-halotolerant cellulase from Bacillus flexus isolated from greenseaweed Ulva lactuca, Carbohydrate Polymers, 83, 891-897.

 93.       A. Mishra, K.  Kavita and  B. Jha (2011)

 Characterization of extracellular polymeric substances produced by micro-algae Dunaliella salina, Carbohydrate Polymers, 83, 852-857.

 92.       S. Haldar, K. H. Mody and B. Jha (2011)

Abundance, diversity and antibiotics resistance pattern of Vibrio spp. in coral ecosystem of Kurusadai island, J. Basic Microbiology, 51, 153-162. 

 91.       M. Joshi, A. Mishra and B. Jha (2011)

Efficient genetic transformation of Jatropha curcas L. by microprojectile bombardment using embryo axes. Industrial Crops and Products, 33, 67-77.