Ramasamy Harikrishnan

Summary

Affiliation: Pachaiyappas College for Men
Location: Kanchipuram, India
Summary:
fish molecular biologist
Grants:
Professor
Publications:
yes

Publications

  1. Harikrishnan R, Balasundaram C, Kim M, Kim J, Han Y, Heo M. Innate immune response and disease resistance in Carassius auratus by triherbal solvent extracts. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;27:508-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The study indicates that all the doses of ethanol or methanol triberbal solvent extracts could be positively influence the immune response and protect the heath status of goldfish against A. hydrophila infection. ..
  2. Harikrishnan R, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Herbal supplementation diets on hematology and innate immunity in goldfish against Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010;28:354-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results indicate that 400 or 800 mg kg(-1) of mixed herbal supplementation feeds were restored the altered hematological parameters and triggering the innate immune system of goldfish against A. hydrophila...
  3. Harikrishnan R, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Inonotus obliquus containing diet enhances the innate immune mechanism and disease resistance in olive flounder Paralichythys olivaceus against Uronema marinum. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2012;32:1148-54 pubmed publisher
    ..The results clearly indicate that supplementation diet with I. obliquus at 0.1% and 1.0% level positively enhance the immune system and confer disease resistance which may be potentially used as an immunoprophylactic in finfish culture...
  4. Harikrishnan R, Kim J, Kim M, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Molecular characterization, phylogeny, and expression pattern of c-type lysozyme in kelp grouper, Epinephelus bruneus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2011;31:588-94 pubmed publisher
    ..This study is a first step on the genetics and functions of the c-type lysozyme in kelp grouper, and their role in anti-bacterial activity with reference to immunological properties which might have biotechnological applications. ..
  5. Jawahar S, Nafar A, Paray B, Al Sadoon M, Balasundaram C, Harikrishnan R. Bentonite clay supplemented diet on immunity in stinging catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis against Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;75:27-31 pubmed publisher
    ..hydrophilla. Hence, sodium bentonite can be used as a feed additive to stimulate immunity and for disease resistance in the effective production of economically valuable freshwater catfish, H. fossilis. ..
  6. Harikrishnan R, Jin C, Kim J, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Philasterides dicentrarchi, a histophagous ciliate causing scuticociliatosis in olive flounder, Philasterides dicentrarchi--histopathology investigations. Exp Parasitol. 2012;130:239-45 pubmed publisher
    ..dicentrarchi in farmed olive flounder. ..
  7. Dhayanithi N, Kumar T, Arockiaraj J, Balasundaram C, Harikrishnan R. Dietary supplementation of Avicennia marina extract on immune protection and disease resistance in Amphiprion sebae against Vibrio alginolyticus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015;45:52-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reports that in clownfish challenged with V. alginolyticus, dietary administration of the 1% or 4% of A. marina extract improved the immune status and survival rate. ..
  8. Harikrishnan R, Kim D, Hong S, Mariappan P, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Non-specific immune response and disease resistance induced by Siegesbeckia glabrescens against Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Epinephelus bruneus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2012;33:359-64 pubmed publisher
    ..glabrescens extract enriched diet at 1.0% and 2.0% levels significantly enhance the immunological parameters, increase the disease resistance and minimize the cumulative mortality in E. bruneus against V. parahaemolyticus. ..
  9. Harikrishnan R, Jawahar S, Srikanthan C, Paray B, Al Sadoon M, Balasundaram C. Kaolin incorporated diet on growth and immune response in Ctenopharyngodon idellus against Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;77:364-373 pubmed publisher
    ..The present results suggest that C. idellus fed with kaolin enriched diet promotes growth, hematology, innate and adaptive immune response against Aeromonas hydrophila infection. ..

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  1. Harikrishnan R, Jin C, Kim M, Kim J, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Effectiveness and immunomodulation of chemotherapeutants against scuticociliate Philasterides dicentrarchi in olive flounder. Exp Parasitol. 2010;124:306-14 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that Jenoclean bath treatment can be used for ensuring the heath of cultured marine fish against internal parasites such as P. dicentrarchi. ..
  2. Harikrishnan R, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Effect of probiotics enriched diet on Paralichthys olivaceus infected with lymphocystis disease virus (LCDV). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010;29:868-74 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that Lactobacil individually or mixed with Sporolac act as immunostimulants that enhance the innate immune response and disease resistance in lymphocystis disease virus (LCDV) infected olive flounder. ..
  3. Harikrishnan R, Jawahar S, Thamizharasan S, Paray B, Al Sadoon M, Balasundaram C. Immune defense of emodin enriched diet in Clarias batrachus against Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;76:13-20 pubmed publisher
    ..batrachus against A. hydrophila infection. ..
  4. Harikrishnan R, Naafar A, Musthafa M, Ahamed A, Arif I, Balasundaram C. Effect of Agaricus bisporus enriched diet on growth, hematology, and immune protection in Clarias gariepinus against Flavobacterium columnare. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2018;73:245-251 pubmed publisher
    ..bisporus at 5% or 10% level to achieve better growth without side effect, and enhance the nonspecific immune system that prevent mortalities from F. columnare infection in C. gariepinus. ..
  5. Musthafa M, Jawahar Ali A, Hyder Ali A, Mohamed M, War M, Naveed M, et al. Effect of Shilajit enriched diet on immunity, antioxidants, and disease resistance in Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man) against Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;57:293-300 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that diet enriched with Shilajit at 2 g kg(-1) or 4 g kg(-1) positively enhances the antioxidant activity, immunity, and disease resistance in M. rosenbergii against A. hydrophila. ..
  6. Jawahar S, Nafar A, Vasanth K, Musthafa M, Arockiaraj J, Balasundaram C, et al. Dietary supplementation of Zeolite on growth performance, immunological role, and disease resistance in Channa striatus against Aphanomyces invadans. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016;51:161-169 pubmed publisher
    ..striatus against A. invadans. ..
  7. Harikrishnan R, Kim J, Kim M, Dharaneedharan S, Kim D, Hong S, et al. Effect of dietary supplementation with Suaeda maritima on blood physiology, innate immune response, and disease resistance in olive flounder against Miamiensis avidus. Exp Parasitol. 2012;131:195-203 pubmed publisher
    ..1% and 1.0% S. maritime-supplemented diets protect the hematological and biochemical parameters, improving the innate immunity, affording protection disease from M. avidus infection in olive flounder...
  8. Musthafa M, Jawahar Ali A, Arun Kumar M, Paray B, Al Sadoon M, Balasundaram C, et al. Effect of Cucurbita mixta (L.) seed meal enrichment diet on growth, immune response and disease resistance in Oreochromis mossambicus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;68:509-515 pubmed publisher
    ..mixta seed meal enriched diet at 4 g kg-1 and 6 g kg-1 enhance the better growth performance, innate immunity, and disease resistance against A. hydrophilla in O. mossambicus. ..
  9. Harikrishnan R, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Poly D,L-lactide-co-glycolic acid (PLGA)-encapsulated vaccine on immune system in Epinephelus bruneus against Uronema marinum. Exp Parasitol. 2012;131:325-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The results from the present study suggest that PLGA-encapsulated vaccine is useful for further design of immunoprophylatic nano formulation against scuticociliatosis...
  10. Harikrishnan R, Kim J, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Dietary supplementation with chitin and chitosan on haematology and innate immune response in Epinephelus bruneus against Philasterides dicentrarchi. Exp Parasitol. 2012;131:116-24 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study suggests that supplementation of 1.0% chitin or chitosan in diets positively enhances immune response and affords disease resistance in kelp grouper, E. bruneus against P. dicentrarchi infection...
  11. Harikrishnan R, Kim J, Kim M, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Styrax japonica supplementation diet enhances the innate immune response in Epinephelus bruneus against bacterial and protozoan infections. Exp Parasitol. 2011;129:260-5 pubmed publisher
    ..0% enriched diet. The study suggests that incorporation of S. japonica at 1.0% and 2.0% level in the diet significantly enhances the immune responses in the kelp grouper E. bruneus against V. harveyi and U. marinum...
  12. Harikrishnan R, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Korean mistletoe enriched diet enhances innate immune response in kelp grouper, Epinephelus bruneus against Philasterides dicentrarchi. Vet Parasitol. 2011;183:146-51 pubmed publisher
    ..0% and 2.0% KM-E-diets from weeks 1 to 4 as compared to control. The present study suggests that 1.0% or 2.0% KM-E-supplementation diet positively enhances the innate immune response in E. bruneus against P. dicentrarchi infection...
  13. Syed Raffic Ali S, Ambasankar K, Saiyad Musthafa M, Harikrishnan R. Jerusalem artichoke enriched diet on growth performance, immuno-hematological changes and disease resistance against Aeromonas hydrophila in Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017;70:335-342 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of the study revealed that 20 g kg-1 JA supplementation has a beneficial effect in the biochemical, immunological and disease resistance in L. calcarifer juveniles. ..
  14. Harikrishnan R, Kim J, Kim M, Balasundaram C, Heo M. Kalopanax pictus as feed additive controls bacterial and parasitic infections in kelp grouper, Epinephelus bruneus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2011;31:801-7 pubmed publisher
    ..1% and 2.0% diets. Therefore this study suggests that 1.0% and 2.0% K. pictus-supplementation diets positively protected and enhanced the immune system in kelp grouper E. bruneus against V. alginolyticus and P. dicentrarchi infection...
  15. Harikrishnan R, Heo J, Balasundaram C, Kim M, Kim J, Han Y, et al. Effect of traditional Korean medicinal (TKM) triherbal extract on the innate immune system and disease resistance in Paralichthys olivaceus against Uronema marinum. Vet Parasitol. 2010;170:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Administration of 50 and 100 mg kg(-1) TKM solvent extracts clearly enhanced the innate immune responses and disease resistance in P. olivaceus against U. marinum. ..