Nirmala Thampuran

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characterization of typical and atypical Escherichia coli from fish sold at retail in Cochin, India
    Nirmala Thampuran
    Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin 682 029, India
    J Food Prot 68:2208-11. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular screening, isolation, and characterization of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 from retail shrimp
    Alagarsamy Surendraraj
    Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin 682 008, India
    J Food Prot 73:97-103. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid quantification of Salmonella in seafood by real-time PCR assay
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Mastyapuri, Cochin 682 029, India
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 20:569-73. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Functional characterization of trehalose biosynthesis genes from E. coli: an osmolyte involved in stress tolerance
    Toms C Joseph
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin, Kerala, India
    Mol Biotechnol 46:20-5. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of ectoine biosynthesis genes from Bacillus halodurans
    Lawrance Anbu Rajan
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin, 682029 Kerala, India
    Arch Microbiol 190:481-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Analysis of antimicrobial resistance and plasmid profiles in Salmonella serovars associated with tropical seafood of India
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology, Fermentation, and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Mastyapuri, Cochin, India
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:621-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Differential gene expression profile of the hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus infected Fenneropenaeus indicus by suppression subtractive hybridization
    Roswin James
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin 682 029, Kerala, India
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 29:884-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of culture media for selective enrichment and isolation of Salmonella in seafood
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Mastyapuri, P O, Cochin 682 029, India
    J AOAC Int 93:1468-71. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Cloning and heterologous expression of ectoine biosynthesis genes from Bacillus halodurans in Escherichia coli
    Lawrance Anbu Rajan
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin 682 029, Kerala, India
    Biotechnol Lett 30:1403-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Molecular fingerprinting of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Typhimurium and Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica derby isolated from tropical seafood in South India
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, 682 029, India
    Mol Biotechnol 40:95-100. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characterization of typical and atypical Escherichia coli from fish sold at retail in Cochin, India
    Nirmala Thampuran
    Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin 682 029, India
    J Food Prot 68:2208-11. 2005
    ..coli is absent in the fish and fishery environments of Cochin (India). However, the presence of MUG and sorbitol-negative strains that are also hemolytic indicates the existence of aberrant strains, which require further investigation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular screening, isolation, and characterization of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 from retail shrimp
    Alagarsamy Surendraraj
    Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin 682 008, India
    J Food Prot 73:97-103. 2010
    ..Isolation of E. coli O157:H7 in fish and shellfish indicates that strict adherence to hygienic handling methods and proper cooking or processing is needed before consumption of these products...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid quantification of Salmonella in seafood by real-time PCR assay
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Mastyapuri, Cochin 682 029, India
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 20:569-73. 2010
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  4. doi request reprint Functional characterization of trehalose biosynthesis genes from E. coli: an osmolyte involved in stress tolerance
    Toms C Joseph
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin, Kerala, India
    Mol Biotechnol 46:20-5. 2010
    ..86 mg/l of trehalose. The sequence of otsA and otsB genes reported in this study contains several base substitutions with that of reported sequences in GenBank, resulting in the altered amino acid sequences of the translated proteins...
  5. doi request reprint Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of ectoine biosynthesis genes from Bacillus halodurans
    Lawrance Anbu Rajan
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Matsyapuri P O, Cochin, 682029 Kerala, India
    Arch Microbiol 190:481-7. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic analysis revealed sequence identities ranging from 36-73% for ectA gene, 55-81% for ectB gene and 55-80% for ectC gene indicating that the enzymes are evolutionarily well conserved...
  6. doi request reprint Analysis of antimicrobial resistance and plasmid profiles in Salmonella serovars associated with tropical seafood of India
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology, Fermentation, and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Mastyapuri, Cochin, India
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:621-5. 2009
    ..enterica Weltevreden, Salmonella Rissen, Salmonella Bareilly, Salmonella Irumu, Salmonella Ohio, Salmonella Oslo, and Salmonella Typhi isolated from seafood...
  7. doi request reprint Differential gene expression profile of the hepatopancreas of white spot syndrome virus infected Fenneropenaeus indicus by suppression subtractive hybridization
    Roswin James
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin 682 029, Kerala, India
    Fish Shellfish Immunol 29:884-9. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of culture media for selective enrichment and isolation of Salmonella in seafood
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Mastyapuri, P O, Cochin 682 029, India
    J AOAC Int 93:1468-71. 2010
    ..The present study showed that the combination of RV with XLD was the most efficient media for isolation of Salmonella from seafood when compared to other isolation media combinations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cloning and heterologous expression of ectoine biosynthesis genes from Bacillus halodurans in Escherichia coli
    Lawrance Anbu Rajan
    Microbiology, Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin 682 029, Kerala, India
    Biotechnol Lett 30:1403-7. 2008
    ..The transgenic E. coli accumulated upto 4.6 mg ectoine/l culture. This is the first report of an engineered E. coli strain carrying the ectoine genes of the alkaliphilic bacterium, B. halodurans...
  10. doi request reprint Molecular fingerprinting of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Typhimurium and Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica derby isolated from tropical seafood in South India
    Rakesh Kumar
    Microbiology Fermentation and Biotechnology Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, 682 029, India
    Mol Biotechnol 40:95-100. 2008
    ..enterica Typhimurium and Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Derby were detected in same or different seafood throughout the study period...