Bhavanath Jha

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Affiliation: Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute
Country: India

Publications

  1. doi request reprint SbDREB2A, an A-2 type DREB transcription factor from extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata confers abiotic stress tolerance in Escherichia coli
    Kapil Gupta
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, 364 002 Gujarat, India
    Plant Cell Rep 29:1131-7. 2010
  2. pmc Developing transgenic Jatropha using the SbNHX1 gene from an extreme halophyte for cultivation in saline wasteland
    Mukul Joshi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e71136. 2013
  3. pmc Quorum sensing inhibition by Asparagopsis taxiformis, a marine macro alga: separation of the compound that interrupts bacterial communication
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Mar Drugs 11:253-65. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The SbASR-1 gene cloned from an extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata enhances salt tolerance in transgenic tobacco
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Road, Bhavnagar, 364 002, Gujarat, India
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 14:782-92. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Proteome profiling of seed storage proteins reveals the nutritional potential of Salicornia brachiata Roxb., an extreme halophyte
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    J Agric Food Chem 60:4320-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Expression of SbGSTU (tau class glutathione S-transferase) gene isolated from Salicornia brachiata in tobacco for salt tolerance
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSMCRI, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, 364021 Gujarat, India
    Mol Biol Rep 38:4823-32. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Biosorption of Cd(II) and Pb(II) onto brown seaweed, Lobophora variegata (Lamouroux): kinetic and equilibrium studies
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, 364 002, Gujarat, India
    Biodegradation 20:1-13. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of salt-induced genes from Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte through expressed sequence tags analysis
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Gujarat, India
    Genes Genet Syst 84:111-20. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Selenium and spermine alleviate cadmium induced toxicity in the red seaweed Gracilaria dura by regulating antioxidants and DNA methylation
    Manoj Kumar
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Gijubhai Badheka Marg, Bhavnagar 364021, India
    Plant Physiol Biochem 51:129-38. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Production and structural characterization of biosurfactant produced by an alkaliphilic bacterium, Klebsiella sp.: evaluation of different carbon sources
    Rakeshkumar M Jain
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSIR CSMCRI, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364021, India
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 108:199-204. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint SbDREB2A, an A-2 type DREB transcription factor from extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata confers abiotic stress tolerance in Escherichia coli
    Kapil Gupta
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, 364 002 Gujarat, India
    Plant Cell Rep 29:1131-7. 2010
    ..This system can be applied in biotechnological applications, where growth of E. coli can be enhanced under salt stress for efficient recombinant protein production in a short span of time...
  2. pmc Developing transgenic Jatropha using the SbNHX1 gene from an extreme halophyte for cultivation in saline wasteland
    Mukul Joshi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e71136. 2013
    ..Apart from this, transgenic Jatropha can be cultivated with brackish water, opening up the possibility of sustainable cultivation of this biofuel plant in salty coastal areas...
  3. pmc Quorum sensing inhibition by Asparagopsis taxiformis, a marine macro alga: separation of the compound that interrupts bacterial communication
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Mar Drugs 11:253-65. 2013
    ..The presence of strong QS inhibitory compound in A. taxiformis indicates its potential use in antifouling preparations...
  4. doi request reprint The SbASR-1 gene cloned from an extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata enhances salt tolerance in transgenic tobacco
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Road, Bhavnagar, 364 002, Gujarat, India
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 14:782-92. 2012
    ..In the leaf tissues of transgenic lines, Na(+) and proline contents were significantly lower, as compared to Wt plant, under salt treatment, suggesting that transgenic plants are better adapted to salt stress...
  5. doi request reprint Proteome profiling of seed storage proteins reveals the nutritional potential of Salicornia brachiata Roxb., an extreme halophyte
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    J Agric Food Chem 60:4320-6. 2012
    ..Sulfur-rich proteins are of high nutritional value, and disulfides make S. brachiata a potential source of dietary supplementation...
  6. doi request reprint Expression of SbGSTU (tau class glutathione S-transferase) gene isolated from Salicornia brachiata in tobacco for salt tolerance
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSMCRI, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, 364021 Gujarat, India
    Mol Biol Rep 38:4823-32. 2011
    ..SbGST gene expressed conspicuously under salt stress leading to enhance seed germination and better growth. Furthermore, GST is a potential candidate gene to be used in genetic engineering for enhancing abiotic stress tolerance...
  7. doi request reprint Biosorption of Cd(II) and Pb(II) onto brown seaweed, Lobophora variegata (Lamouroux): kinetic and equilibrium studies
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, 364 002, Gujarat, India
    Biodegradation 20:1-13. 2009
    ..In this study, we have observed that L. variegata had maximum biosorption capacity for Cd(II) and Pb(II) reported so far for any marine algae...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of salt-induced genes from Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte through expressed sequence tags analysis
    Bhavanath Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Gujarat, India
    Genes Genet Syst 84:111-20. 2009
    ..ASR1 gene is made full length using 5' RACE and its potential role in imparting salt tolerance is being studied...
  9. doi request reprint Selenium and spermine alleviate cadmium induced toxicity in the red seaweed Gracilaria dura by regulating antioxidants and DNA methylation
    Manoj Kumar
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Gijubhai Badheka Marg, Bhavnagar 364021, India
    Plant Physiol Biochem 51:129-38. 2012
    ..The present findings reveal that both Se and Spm play a crucial role in controlling the Cd induced oxidative stress in G. dura...
  10. doi request reprint Production and structural characterization of biosurfactant produced by an alkaliphilic bacterium, Klebsiella sp.: evaluation of different carbon sources
    Rakeshkumar M Jain
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSIR CSMCRI, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364021, India
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 108:199-204. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Characterisation and anti-biofilm activity of extracellular polymeric substances from Oceanobacillus iheyensis
    Kumari Kavita
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, CSIR, New Delhi, India
    Carbohydr Polym 101:29-35. 2014
    ..This is the first report on the characterisation of EPS from the genus Oceanobacillus. The high viscosity, emulsifying properties and antibiofilm activity of EPS make it suitable for potential pharmaceutical and industrial applications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Enzymatic hydrolysis and production of bioethanol from common macrophytic green alga Ulva fasciata Delile
    Nitin Trivedi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 364002, India Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research AcSIR CSMCRI, Bhavnagar 364002, India
    Bioresour Technol 150:106-12. 2013
    ..It was also confirmed that enzyme can be used twice without compromising on the saccharification efficiency. The findings of this study reveal that Ulva can be a potential feedstock for bioethanol production...
  13. doi request reprint Cloning and characterization of the Salicornia brachiata Na(+)/H(+) antiporter gene SbNHX1 and its expression by abiotic stress
    Anupama Jha
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, 364 002 Gujarat, India
    Mol Biol Rep 38:1965-73. 2011
    ..The overexpression of SbNHX1 gene in tobacco plant showed NaCl tolerance. This study shows that SbNHX1 is a potential gene for salt tolerance, and can be used in future for developing salt tolerant crops...
  14. doi request reprint Microbial population index and community structure in saline-alkaline soil using gene targeted metagenomics
    Jitendra Keshri
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSMCRI, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Microbiol Res 168:165-73. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Toxic effects of imidazolium ionic liquids on the green seaweed Ulva lactuca: oxidative stress and DNA damage
    Manoj Kumar
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Gijubhai Badheka Marg, Bhavnagar 364021, India
    Chem Res Toxicol 24:1882-90. 2011
    ..The comet assay performed for the first time for seaweeds revealed the significant induction of DNA damage (>50-70% increase in % tail DNA over control) in alga exposed to ≥ LC(50) concentration...
  16. doi request reprint Extracellular polymeric substances from two biofilm forming Vibrio species: characterization and applications
    Kumari Kavita
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364 002, Gujarat, India
    Carbohydr Polym 94:882-8. 2013
    ..campbellii and V. fortis, so far. Detailed analytical (FT-IR, (1)H NMR, PXRD, etc.) and bio-physicochemical characteristics (thermostability, emulsifying and rheological properties) of EPSs showed potential for industrial applications...
  17. doi request reprint Bacterial extracellular polymeric substances and their effect on settlement of zoospore of Ulva fasciata
    Ravindra Pal Singh
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 364 002, India
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 103:223-30. 2013
    ..The EPS, thus investigated in this study was found to facilitate the primary settlement of spores that play crucial role in recruitment of macroalgal communities in coastal environment including intertidal regions...
  18. doi request reprint Detection of ionic liquid stable cellulase produced by the marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas sp. isolated from brown alga Sargassum polycystum C. Agardh
    Nitin Trivedi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 364002, India
    Bioresour Technol 132:313-9. 2013
    ..The cellulase activity enhanced by 1.35- to 1.72-fold over control when 5% (v/v) IL based reaction medium with algal biomass was used and thus showed potentials for saccharification of biomass in a single step process...
  19. doi request reprint Solvent tolerant marine bacterium Bacillus aquimaris secreting organic solvent stable alkaline cellulase
    Nitin Trivedi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Bhavnagar 364 021, India
    Chemosphere 83:706-12. 2011
    ..The change in fatty acid profile with different solvents further elucidated the physiological adaptations of the strain to tolerate such extreme conditions...
  20. doi request reprint Comparative evaluation and selection of a method for lipid and fatty acid extraction from macroalgae
    Puja Kumari
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar 364021, Gujarat, India
    Anal Biochem 415:134-44. 2011
    ..The buffered solvent system was found to be the most appropriate for lipid research in macroalgae...
  21. doi request reprint Simultaneous determination of different endogenetic plant growth regulators in common green seaweeds using dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction method
    Vishal Gupta
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Bhavnagar 364021, India
    Plant Physiol Biochem 49:1259-63. 2011
    ..In comparison to earlier methods of PGR analysis, sample preparation and analysis time were substantially reduced while allowing determination of more classes of PGRs simultaneously...
  22. pmc The SbSOS1 gene from the extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata enhances Na(+) loading in xylem and confers salt tolerance in transgenic tobacco
    Narendra Singh Yadav
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, G B Road, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364002, India
    BMC Plant Biol 12:188. 2012
    ..Here, we report the cloning and characterisation of the SbSOS1 gene from Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte...
  23. pmc Detection of epigenetic variations in the protoplast-derived germlings of Ulva reticulata using methylation sensitive amplification polymorphism (MSAP)
    Vishal Gupta
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, 364002, India
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 14:692-700. 2012
    ..Further, this variant could maintain itself for more than a year in the laboratory indicating its suitability for in vitro germplasm maintenance and propagation...
  24. doi request reprint Brachybacterium saurashtrense sp. nov., a halotolerant root-associated bacterium with plant growth-promoting potential
    Iti Gontia
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 61:2799-804. 2011
    ..Strain JG 06(T) represents a novel species of the genus Brachybacterium for which the name Brachybacterium saurashtrense sp. nov. is proposed (type strain JG 06(T)=DSM 23186(T)=IMCC 252(T))...
  25. doi request reprint Molecular characterization of the Salicornia brachiata SbMAPKK gene and its expression by abiotic stress
    Pradeep K Agarwal
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt, and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364 002, India
    Mol Biol Rep 37:981-6. 2010
    ..The phylogenetic analysis and genomic organization confirms that it is an intron less gene belonging 'D' group in MAPKK family...
  26. ncbi request reprint An efficient method for Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation and plant regeneration in cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.)
    Sonika Pandey
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, 364002, Gujarat, India
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 171:1-9. 2013
    ..Gene copy number was analysed by Southern blot analysis of hardened plants and single-copy gene integration was observed. This is the first successful attempt of Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of cumin...
  27. doi request reprint Fatty acid profiling of tropical marine macroalgae: an analysis from chemotaxonomic and nutritional perspectives
    Puja Kumari
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364002, India
    Phytochemistry 86:44-56. 2013
    ..This study further indicates that FA signatures could be employed as a valid chemotaxonomic tool to differentiate macroalgae at higher taxonomic levels such as family and orders...
  28. doi request reprint Cloning and transcript analysis of type 2 metallothionein gene (SbMT-2) from extreme halophyte Salicornia brachiata and its heterologous expression in E. coli
    Amit Kumar Chaturvedi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, GB Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Gene 499:280-7. 2012
    ..Halophyte S. brachiata has inherent resilience of varying abiotic tolerance therefore SbMT-2 gene could be a potential candidate to be used for enhanced metal tolerance and heavy metal phytoremediation...
  29. doi request reprint A novel salt-inducible gene SbSI-1 from Salicornia brachiata confers salt and desiccation tolerance in E. coli
    Narendra Singh Yadav
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364 021, Gujarat, India
    Mol Biol Rep 39:1943-8. 2012
    ..The ORF region of SbSI-1 was cloned in pET28a vector and transformed in BL21 (DE3) E. coli cells. The SbSI-1 recombinant E. coli cells showed tolerance to desiccation and salinity stress compared to only vector in the presence of stress...
  30. doi request reprint Effect of unconventional carbon sources on biosurfactant production and its application in bioremediation
    Rakeshkumar M Jain
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSIR CSMCRI, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364021, India
    Int J Biol Macromol 62:52-8. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint Oligosaccharide mass profiling of nutritionally important Salicornia brachiata, an extreme halophyte
    Avinash Mishra
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364002, India
    Carbohydr Polym 92:1942-5. 2013
    ..OLIMP supports use of Salicornia as a potential source of dietary supplementation. Further linkage-analysis is required to get the structural information of oligosaccharides...
  32. doi request reprint Isolation and physico-chemical characterisation of extracellular polymeric substances produced by the marine bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus
    Kumari Kavita
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    Biofouling 27:309-17. 2011
    ..This is the first report of a detailed characterisation of the EPS produced by V. parahaemolyticus, which could be further explored for biotechnological and industrial use...
  33. doi request reprint Application of targeted metagenomics to explore abundance and diversity of CO₂-fixing bacterial community using cbbL gene from the rhizosphere of Arachis hypogaea
    Basit Yousuf
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Gene 506:18-24. 2012
    ..The results exhibited bacterial community structure with high bacterial diversity and abundance of CO(2)-fixing bacteria, which can be explored further for their role in carbon cycling, sustainable agriculture and environment management...
  34. ncbi request reprint On the biosorption, by brown seaweed, Lobophora variegata, of Ni(II) from aqueous solutions: equilibrium and thermodynamic studies
    Shaik Basha
    Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    Biodegradation 21:661-80. 2010
    ..The thermodynamic parameters such as DeltaG (0), DeltaH (0) and DeltaS (0) have been determined, which indicates the sorption of Ni(II) onto L. variegata was spontaneous and endothermic in nature...
  35. doi request reprint Role of bacterial isolates in enhancing the bud induction in the industrially important red alga Gracilaria dura
    Ravindra Pal Singh
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 76:381-92. 2011
    ..dura when incubated with the total protein of B. pumilus. Our finding revealed for the first time that IAA coupled with nitrogen fixation induce and regenerate new buds in G. dura...
  36. ncbi request reprint Constitutive overexpression of a stress-inducible small GTP-binding protein PgRab7 from Pennisetum glaucum enhances abiotic stress tolerance in transgenic tobacco
    Pradeep K Agarwal
    International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Aruna Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi, 110 067, India
    Plant Cell Rep 27:105-15. 2008
    ..Transgenic plants also had increased alkaline phosphatase (ALP) activity. These results show that PgRab7 is a potential candidate gene for developing both salinity and dehydration tolerance in planta...
  37. pmc A novel gene SbSI-2 encoding nuclear protein from a halophyte confers abiotic stress tolerance in E. coli and tobacco
    Narendra Singh Yadav
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    PLoS ONE 9:e101926. 2014
    ..This identifies SbSI-2 as a novel determinant of salt/osmotic tolerance and suggests that it could be a potential bioresource for engineering abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants...
  38. ncbi request reprint Biological neutralization and biosorption of dyes of alkaline textile industry wastewater
    Rakeshkumar M Jain
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSIR CSMCRI, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364021, India
    Mar Pollut Bull 84:83-9. 2014
    ..The process proved to be efficient, inexpensive and eco-friendly as compared to conventional chemical neutralization process...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physicochemical characterization of biosurfactant and its potential to remove oil from soil and cotton cloth
    Rakeshkumar M Jain
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSIR CSMCRI, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364002, India
    Carbohydr Polym 89:1110-6. 2012
    ..The NMR, FT-IR, EDX-SEM, AFM and PSD analysis confirmed the presence of functional groups, bonds, elements and particle size respectively...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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
    Pushpika Udawat
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat 364002, India
    Gene 536:163-70. 2014
    ..However, further investigation will be required to determine its role as a molecular switch and mode of action during stress...
  41. doi request reprint The transcriptional regulatory mechanism of the peroxisomal ascorbate peroxidase (pAPX) gene cloned from an extreme halophyte, Salicornia brachiata
    Vivekanand Tiwari
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Road, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Plant Cell Physiol 55:201-17. 2014
    ..Furthermore, potential stress-responsive promoter-driven expression of introgressed gene(s) can be used for engineering crops with enhanced stress tolerance...
  42. doi request reprint Nitrate and phosphate regimes induced lipidomic and biochemical changes in the intertidal macroalga Ulva lactuca (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta)
    Puja Kumari
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Plant Cell Physiol 55:52-63. 2014
    ..lactuca copes with nitrate and phosphate nutritional stress by altering the metabolic pathways involved in lipid biosynthesis including a shift in lipid classes, fatty acids, oxylipins and indole-3-acetic acid/kinetin cross-talk. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Physiological characterization and stress-induced metabolic responses of Dunaliella salina isolated from salt pan
    Avinash Mishra
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 35:1093-101. 2008
    ..Evaluation of physiological and metabolic attributes of Dunaliella salina can be used to explore its biotechnological and industrial potential...
  44. doi request reprint Bioengineering for salinity tolerance in plants: state of the art
    Pradeep K Agarwal
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, G B Road, Bhavnagar, 364021 Gujarat, India
    Mol Biotechnol 54:102-23. 2013
    ..It also highlights the details of successes achieved in developing salt tolerance in plants thus far...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ectopic over-expression of peroxisomal ascorbate peroxidase (SbpAPX) gene confers salt stress tolerance in transgenic peanut (Arachis hypogaea)
    Natwar Singh
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, 364 002 Gujarat, India Electronic address
    Gene 547:119-25. 2014
    ..Transgenic peanut plants exhibited adequate tolerance under salt stress condition and thus could be explored for the cultivation in salt affected areas for the sustainable agriculture. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint Characterization of agarophytic seaweeds from the biorefinery context
    Ravi S Baghel
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research AcSIR, New Delhi, India
    Bioresour Technol 159:280-5. 2014
    ..7 ± 0.13% to 12.20 ± 0.45% and 9.17 ± 0.62% to 25.23 ± 0.50% dw, respectively. The overall finding of this study enable the selection and value addition of agarophytic feedstock for biorefinery...
  47. doi request reprint Biodegradation of low-density polyethylene by marine bacteria from pelagic waters, Arabian Sea, India
    Kumar Harshvardhan
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, GB Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, CSIR, New Delhi, India
    Mar Pollut Bull 77:100-6. 2013
    ..Polyethylene biodegradation was further confirmed by an increase in the Keto Carbonyl Bond Index, the Ester Carbonyl Bond Index and the Vinyl Bond Index, which were calculated from FT-IR spectra...
  48. doi request reprint 24-Branched Δ5 sterols from Laurencia papillosa red seaweed with antibacterial activity against human pathogenic bacteria
    Kumari Kavita
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, CSIR, New Delhi, India
    Microbiol Res 169:301-6. 2014
    ..The results also affirm the potential of seaweeds as an important natural source of antimicrobial compounds for pharmaceutical industries...
  49. doi request reprint Biological neutralization of chlor-alkali industry wastewater
    Rakeshkumar M Jain
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute CSMCRI, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, G B Marg, Bhavnagar Gujarat 364021, India
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:2377-83. 2011
    ..The time required for neutralization varied with size of inoculum. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on biological neutralization of a chlor-alkali industrial effluent...
  50. pmc Comparative molecular analysis of chemolithoautotrophic bacterial diversity and community structure from coastal saline soils, Gujarat, India
    Basit Yousuf
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, GB Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    BMC Microbiol 12:150. 2012
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  51. doi request reprint Cis-9-octadecenoic acid from the rhizospheric bacterium Stenotrophomonas maltophilia BJ01 shows quorum quenching and anti-biofilm activities
    Vijay Kumar Singh
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, India
    Biofouling 29:855-67. 2013
    ..It may have the potential to combat detrimental infections with P. aeruginosa. Further validation is required for any possible medical application. ..
  52. doi request reprint Synthesis and characterization of agar-based silver nanoparticles and nanocomposite film with antibacterial applications
    Mahendra K Shukla
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 364002, India
    Bioresour Technol 107:295-300. 2012
    ..DSC and XRD showed approximately the same crystalline index (CI(DSC) 0.73)...
  53. doi request reprint A thermoactive alpha-amylase from a Bacillus sp. isolated from CSMCRI salt farm
    Imran Pancha
    Salt Marine and Inorganic Chemicals, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, G B Marg, Bhavnagar 364021, India
    Int J Biol Macromol 47:288-91. 2010
    ..0 and 11.0 and observed to be active and thermostable after 30min of incubation at 60 degrees C. These properties indicated that the isolated alpha-amylase enzyme is suitable for starch liquefaction and other food processing...
  54. pmc Molecular Phylogeny and Barcoding of Caulerpa (Bryopsidales) Based on the tufA, rbcL, 18S rDNA and ITS rDNA Genes
    Mudassar Anisoddin Kazi
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research AcSIR, CSIR, New Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e82438. 2013
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  55. doi request reprint Differential responses to cadmium induced oxidative stress in marine macroalga Ulva lactuca (Ulvales, Chlorophyta)
    Manoj Kumar
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Bhavnagar 364021, India
    Biometals 23:315-25. 2010
    ..Induction of antioxidant enzymes and LOX isoforms together with storage of putrescine and n - 6 PUFAs in cadmium exposed thallus in the present study reveal their potential role in Cd(2+) induced oxidative stress in U. lactuca...
  56. doi request reprint Isolation and characterization of extracellular polymeric substances from micro-algae Dunaliellasalina under salt stress
    Avinash Mishra
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, GB Marg, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
    Bioresour Technol 100:3382-6. 2009
    ..Production of EPSs may allow further exploration of D. salina as potential EPSs producer and make it as a promising candidate for biotechnological and industrial exploitation...
  57. ncbi request reprint Over-expression of the peroxisomal ascorbate peroxidase (SbpAPX) gene cloned from halophyte Salicornia brachiata confers salt and drought stress tolerance in transgenic tobacco
    Natwar Singh
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, 362 002, Gujarat, India
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 16:321-32. 2014
    ..Present study revealed that the SbpAPX gene is a potential candidate, which not only confers abiotic stress tolerance to plants but also seems to be involved in plant growth. ..
  58. doi request reprint Quantification of selected endogenous hydroxy-oxylipins from tropical marine macroalgae
    Puja Kumari
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, CSIR Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar, 364002, Gujarat, India
    Mar Biotechnol (NY) 16:74-87. 2014
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Abundance, diversity and antibiotics resistance pattern of Vibrio spp. in coral ecosystem of Kurusadai island
    Soumya Haldar
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    J Basic Microbiol 51:153-62. 2011
    ..However, a continuous monitoring of the region will be prerequisite to envisage the role of these bacteria on the health status of the coral ecosystem...
  60. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of biosurfactant/bioemulsifier production by a marine bacterium
    Anita Suresh Kumar
    Discipline of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 364002, Gujarat, India
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 79:617-21. 2007
    ..07 mN m(-1)). It also decreased interfacial tension of hexane and xylene. Based on the emulsifying and tensiometric properties, this bacterium or its exopolymer could be used for bioremediation, enhanced oil recovery and in cosmetics...
  61. ncbi request reprint Characterization of an exopolysaccharide produced by a marine Enterobacter cloacae
    Anita Iyer
    Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, G B Marg, Bhavnagar, 364 002, India
    Indian J Exp Biol 43:467-71. 2005
    ..EPS 71a was found to have fucose, galactose, glucose and glucuronic acid in a molar ratio of 2: 1: 1: 1...