Selected Publications

76 Biji C. L. and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Benchmark dataset for Whole Genome Sequence Compression
IEEE Transaction on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics,
(In press), 2016. (DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2016.2568186) (IF: 1.438)
75 Pravi Vidyadharan, Lekshmysree S. Nair, Aswathy S., Umesh P., Achuthsankar S. Nair and Sudhakaran P. R
An Insilico Analysis of Candida albicans Phospho Mannose Isomerase as a Drug Target:
Identification of Lead Compounds in a Poly herbal Formulation
Trends In Carbohydrate Research, Vol. 8, Issue No. 1, pp. 36-44, 2016. (IF: 0.562)
74 Abhinand C. S., Raju R., Soumya S. J., Arya P. S. and Sudhakaran P. R.
VEGF-A/VEGFR2 signaling network in endothelial cells relevant to angiogenesis
Cell Communication and Signaling, Vol. 10,Issue No. 4, pp. 347-54, 2016. (IF: 3.123)
73 Biju V.C., van Dam P., Rep M., Cornelissen B. J. C. & Fokkens L.
Non-canonical Helitrons in Fusarium oxysporum
Mob. DNA7, 27, 2016. (DOI: 10.1186/s13100-016-0083-7) (IF:2.520)
72 Achuthsankar S. Nair
Scientific Method and Research Methodology in Music Field
Nadamrutham Journal of Music, University of Kerala, 2016
71 Deepthi Varughese, Vineetha V. I. Nair., Vipin Thomas, Navya Raj, Shidhi P. R., Ramakrishnan,Juveria Khan,
Monika Kaushik, Pawan K. Dhar and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Function annotation of peptides generated from the non-coding regions of D. melanogaster genome
Bioinformation,Vol. 12, Issue No. 3, pp. 202-208, 2016. (IF:0.5)

70 Priya Das, Umesh P., Pawan K. Dhar, Achuthsankar S. Nair and Oommen V. Oommen
Computational approach to reveal the modulation of Wnt and TGF-β signaling induced by Solenopsin B,
an ant venom alkaloid
International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications”, 2016. (In press) (h-index :13)

69 Anusha Abdul Rahiman, Jithin and Vinod Chandra
An Integrated Computational Schema for Analysis, Prediction and Visualization of piRNA Sequences
Proceedings of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2015.
68 Christopher Leela Biji, Manu K Madhu, Vineetha Vishnu, Satheesh Kumar K, Vijayakumar2 and Achuthsankar S Nair
Compression of Large genomic datasets using COMRAD on Parallel Computing Platform
Bioinformation, vol 11(5), 2015.
67 Vidhya R. V., PawanDhar and Achuthsankar S Nair
In Silico Characterization of Novel Chikungunya Non-Structural Protein 2 Target Peptides
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Springer Journal, 2015.
66 Vipin Thomas, Shidhi P.R., DeepthiVarughese, Navya Raj and Pawan K. Dhar
Making Synthetic protein from Non coding DNA
Systems and Synthetic Biology, Springer (ISBN 978-94-017-9513-5), 2015.
65 Pravi V., Jeeva M. L. and Archana P. V.
Nucleic acid spot hybridization based species-specific detection of Sclerotiumrolfsii
associated with collar rot disease of Amorphophalluspaeoniifolius.
World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 31(2), 315-320, 2015.
64 Pawan K.Dhar
Engineering Biological Systems: A Brief Overview
Systems and Synthetic Biology, Springer, pp. 375-381, 2014.
63 Remya Krishnan and Pawan K.Dhar
Systems Biology of Micro RNA
Systems and Synthetic Biology, Springer, pp. 217-225, 2014.
62 Silpa Bhaskaran,Umesh P. and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Hill Equation in Modeling Transcriptional Regulation
Systems and Synthetic Biology, Springer, pp. 77-92, 2014.
61 Sudhakaran P.R., Surolia A. and Mandal C.
Highlights 2014 on glycoscience; glycosyltransferases and glycobiomarkers
Glycoconjugate Journal, Vol. 31, pp. 401-2, 2014.
60 AnurajNayarisseri, AnjanaSuppahia, Anuroopa G. Nadh and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Identification and characterization of a pesticide degrading flavobacterium species
EMBS0145 by 16S rRNA gene sequencing
Interdisciplinary Sciences: Computational Life Sciences, Vol. 6,pp. 1-7, 2014.
59 ShyamasreeLaskar, Sheeba K, Mrinal Bhattacharyya, Achuthsankar S. Nair, Pawan K. Dhar and Sunanda Bhattacharyya
Heat stress induced Cup9 dependent transcriptional regulation of Sir2
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Vol. 35, pp. 437-450, 2014.
58 P. R. Shidhi, A. S. Nair, and P. Suravajhala
Identifying pseudogenes from hypothetical proteins for making synthetic proteins.
Syst. Synth. Biol., vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 169–71, 2014.
57 P. R. Shidhi, P. Suravajhala, A. Nayeema, A. S. Nair, S. Singh, and P. K. Dhar
Making novel proteins from pseudogenes.
Bioinformatics, vol. 31, no.1, pp. 33–39, 2014.
56 Priya Das, Dileepkumar R., Anaswara Krishnan S., Achuthsankar S Nair, Pawan K Dhar, and Oommen V Oommen
Decahydroquinolines from the venom of a formicinae ant, Oecophyllasmaragdina
Toxicon, 92, 50-53, 2014.
55 Pravi V., Jeeva M. L., and Archana P. V.
Rapid and Sensitive Detection of Sclerotiumrolfsii Associated with Collar Rot Disease
of Amorphophalluspaeoniifolius by Species-Specific Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay
Molecular biotechnology, 56(9), 787-794, 2014.
54 Silpa Bhaskaran, Achuthsankar S. Nair and Umesh P
Cell phenomena are reminiscent of electric circuits
IEEE Potentials, Vol. 32(1), pp. 32-35, Feb 2013.
53 Navya Raj, Vipin Thomas and Pawan K. Dhar
In search of novel vaccine candidates among putative peptidome from E. coli junk regions
Proceedings of International Conference on Biomolecular Forms and Functions: A celebration of 50 years of the Ramachandran Map, IISC, Bangalore, p.199, 2013.
52 Hareesh N. Nampoothiri, Achuthsankar S. Nair and SubashKuttan
Communication Aspects of Responsive Web Design
Science Communicator, Vol. 04 (01 & 02), pp. 56-67, 2013.
51 Deepthi Varughese, Vipin Thomas and Pawan K. Dhar
Identifying Novel Functional peptides from the non-coding Genome of Drosophila melanogaster
Proceedings of International Conference onBiomolecular Forms and Functions, IISc, Bangalore, p.112, 2013.
50 Anaswara Krishnan S., Dileep Kumar R. and Oommen V. Oommen
Scientific validation of Ophiorrhizamungos Linn. – a phyto-antidotes for Snakebite used by Kani tribes of South Western Ghats
Proceedings 22th Swadeshi ScienceCongress, , p. 129, 2012.
49 D. Sajilal and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Prototype of a Log-odds Scoring Matrix forApproximate/Fuzzy String Matching in Malayalam Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Advanced Engineering Research (ICETT 2012), Kerala, 2012.
48 Anaswara Krishnan S., Dileep Kumar R. and Oommen V. Oommen
AristolochiaIndica,Plant anti-dote to replace serum therapy for snake bite treatment
Proceedings of 24th Kerala Science Congress, p. 569, 2012.
47 Anju C. P., Anusooya N. J., Deepasree M., Deepak O. M. and Krishnan Namboothiri P. K.
De Novo designing of HDAC inhibitors in cancer therapy
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Health Care, Vol. 4, pp. 59-66, 2012.
46 D. Sajilal
Spectral Analysis of Projection Histogram for Enhancing Close matching character Recognition in Malayalam
International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology, Vol. 4(2), pp. 141-147, 2012.
45 Baharak Goli, Aswathi B. L. and Achuthsankar S. Nair
A Novel Algorithm for Prediction of Protein Coding DNA from Non-coding DNA in Microbial Genomes Using Genomic Composition and Dinucleotide Compositional Skew
Advances in computing and information technology– Springer, Vol. 198, pp. 535-542, 2012.
44 Aswathi B. L., BaharakGoli and Achuthsankar S. Nair
A Novel Algorithm for Prediction of Hub Proteins from Amino acid sequences
in Eukaryotic proteome using global Amino acid features
Advances in computing and information technology– Springer, Vol. 198 , pp. 204-211, 2012.
43 Amjesh R., Achuthsankar S. Nair and Sugunan V.S.
Structure based virtual screening for Allosteric site binding inhibitors of Hepatitis C Virus RNA dependent RNA Polymerase
Bioinformation, Vol. 8(15), pp. 716-719, 2012.
42 Amjesh R., Achuthsankar S. Nair and Sugunan V.S.
Diversity of Hepatitis C Virusin southern India based on 5’UTR sequence
Indian Journal of Virology, Vol. 23 (3), pp. 349-353, 2012.
41 Abdul Rahiman Anusha and Vinod Chandra S. S.
Prediction of Antisense Oligonucleotides using Structural and Thermodynamic Motifs
Bioinformation, Vol. 8(23), pp. 1162-1166, 2012.
40 Saritha Namboodiri, Alessandro Giuliani, Achuthsankar S. Nair and Pawan K. Dhar
Looking for a sequence based allostery definition: A statistical journey at different resolution scales
Journal of Theoretical Biology, Vol. 304, pp. 211-218, 2012.
39 BaharakGoli, Achuthsankar S. Nair
The Elusive short Gene- An EnsembleMethod for Recognition for Prokaryotic Genome
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Vol. 422(1), pp. 36-41, 2012.
38 Geetha Govindan and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Composition, Transition AndDistribution (CTD) - A Dynamic Feature For Predictions Based on HierarchicalStructure Of Cellular Sorting
Proceedings of the International conference on IEEEINDICON, p. 29, 2011.
37 Aswathi B. L., Achuthsankar S. Nair, Athmaja Sivasankaran and Pawan K. Dhar
Identification of hub proteins from sequence
Bioinformation, Vol. 7(4), 2011.
36 Achuthsankar S. Nair and Kashyap Chhatbar
File Operations in Perl
Communications of the Computer Society of India, Vol. 35(6), p. 28., 2011.
35 Balakrishnan Vasanthakumari Premkrishnan and Vadivel Arunachalam
In Silico RAPD Priming Sites in Expressed Sequences and iSCAR Markers for Oil Palm
Comparative and Functional Genomics, 2011.
34 Saritha Namboodiri, Chandra Verma, Pawan K. Dhar, Alessandro Giuliani and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Application of Recurrence Quantification Analysis (RQA) in Biosequence Pattern Recognition
ACC2011 Springer Proceedings, 2011.
33 Geetha Govindan and Achuthsankar S. Nair
New Feature Vector for Apoptosis Protein Subcellular Localization Prediction
ACC2011 Springer Proceedings, 2011.
32 Vrinda V. Nair, Anita Mallya, Bhavya Sebastian, Indu Elizabeth and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Hurst CGR (HCGR) – A Novel Feature Extraction Method from Chaos Game Representation of Genomes
ACC2011 Springer Proceedings, 2011.
31 G. Gopakumar and Achuthsankar S. Nair
Lacunarity Analysis of Protein Sequences Reveal Fractal Like Behavior of Amino Acid Distributions
ACC2011 Springer Proceedings, 2011.
30 Pawan K. Dhar
Finding New Laws in Biology
Nature India, Mar 2011.
29 Pawan K. Dhar
Biology by Design
Nature India, February 2011.
28 Saritha Namboodiri, Chandra Verma, Pawan K. Dhar, Alessandro Giuliani, Achuthsankar S. Nair
Sequence Signatures of Allosteric Proteins towards Rational Design
Systems and Synthetic Biology, 271-280, Vol 4(4), 2011.
27 P. Umesh, F. Naveen, Chanchala Uma Maheswara Rao, Achuthsankar S. Nair
Programming Languages for Synthetic Biology
Systems and Synthetic Biology; 265 - 269, Vol 4(4), 2011.
26 Pawan K. Dhar
Zincing towards Genome Engineering
Nature India, January 2011.
25 Betsy Sheena Cherian, Achuthsankar S. Nair
Protein location prediction using atomic composition and global features of the amino acid sequence
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications; January 2010.
24 Pawan K. Dhar
'Promoting' DNA Once Again
Nature India, December 2010.
23 Pawan K. Dhar
The Language of Life
Nature India, October 2010.
22 Gopakumar G., Achuthsankar S. Nair
Fractality of numeric and symbolic sequences
IEEE Potentials, (ISSN: 0278-6648), Vol. 29, Issue 2
pp. 36-39, April 2010.
21 Arun K.S., Achuthsankar S. Nair
60 years since “kpbw wcy xz” became more informative than “I love you”
IEEE Potentials (ISSN: 0278-6648), Vol. 29, Issue 6
pp. 16 - 19., Dec. 2010.
20 Vinod Chandra S.S., Reshmi G., Achuthsankar S. Nair, Sreenathan S. and M. Radhakrishna Pillai
MTar: A Computational microRNA Target Prediction Architecture for Human Transcriptome
BMC Bioinformatics (ISSN 1471-2105), Vol.10, S:1, pp. 1 – 9, January 2010.
19 Smitha Dharan, Achuthsankar S. Nair
Biclustering of Gene expression Data using Reactive Greedy Randomized Adaptive Search Procedure, BMC Bioinformatics, Vol 10, Suppl 1: s27, 2009.
18 Lissy Anto P., Vrinda V. Nair, Achuthsankar S. Nair
Phylogenic Reconstruction by Spectral Content Method
International Conference SIWN Congress-BSB09 organized by Leipzig University, Germany, 23-25 March 2009.
17 Vrinda V. Nair, Lissy Anto P., Achuthsankar S. Nair
Naive Bayesian Classification of Unknown Sequence Fragments based on Chaos Game Representation of Mitochondrial Genomes
International Conference SIWN Congress-BSB09 organized by Leipzig University, Germany, 23-25 March 2009.
16 Achuthsankar S. Nair and T. Mahalakshmi
Are categorical periodograms and indicator sequences of genomes spectrally equivalent?
In Silico Biology, International Journal of Computational Molecular Biology , IOS Press, Vol. 6, pp 215-222, 2006.
15 Achuthsankar S. Nair
Combatting Diseases with Computer-Aided Drug Design
IEEE Potentials, Vol 25, pp 39-41, 2006.
14 Achuthsankar S. Nair , Sugunan V.S., Amjesh R., Prasanth V.
Theoretical model for the structure of HCV NS3 Protease (Indian Strain)
Brookhaven Protein Data Bank, Pdb id :2ijs, Released on 17 Oct 2006.
13 Achuthsankar. S. Nair and Sreenadhan S.
An improved digital filtering technique using nucleotide frequency indicators for locating exons
Journal of the Computer Society of India, Vol. 36, No.1, pp 60-66, 2006.
12 Pawan K. Dhar, A. Giuliani
Laws in Biology: why so few?
Sys. Synth. Biol, Vol. 4, 7-13, 2010.
11 Rao R,. Kyaw Tun, Yuko Makita, Lakshminarayanan S., Pawan K. Dhar
Amino-acid Residue Association models for large scale protein-protein interaction prediction,
In Silico Biology Vol. 9, 2009.
10 Kyaw Tun, Raghuraj Rao, Lakshminarayan S., Pawan K. Dhar
Rich can get poor – an evolutionary study of hub proteins
Sys. Synth. Biol. 2(3-4), p. 75-82, 2009.
9 Pawan K. Dhar
The next step in biology: A periodic table?
J. of Biosciences, Vol. 2(5), 2007.
8 Pawan K. Dhar
Systems Biology is all noise
Current Science Vol. 88 (7), 2005.
7 Hao Zhu, Yinghui Wu, Sui Huang, Yan Sun, Pawan K. Dhar
Cellular Automata qith Object-Oriented Features For Parallel Molecular Network Modeling
IEEE Transactions in NanoBioscience Vol. 4, p. 141-148, 2005.
6 Pawan K. Dhar, Zhu Hao, Santosh Mishra
Computational approach to systems biology: from fraction to integration and beyond
IEEE Transactions on Nano-Bioscience Vol.3, P.144-152, 2004.
5 Achuthsankar S. Nair & T. Mahalakshmi
Visualisation of Genomic Data Using Inter-neucleotide Distance Signals
Paper presented in the IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing, Bucharest, July 2005.
4 Achuthsankar S. Nair, Koshy P. Vaidyan
Homology Modeling of Myoglobin using Adaptive Neurofuzzy Systems
Proceedings of International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology ( BIOCOMP 2006), Las Vegas, USA, pp. 24-30, 2006.
3 Vinod Chandra S.S., Achuthsankar S. Nair, Vrinda V. Nair, Mahalakshmi T.
A Lingusitic Coloring Editor for Processing Mutilingual Text Corpora Using Hidden Markov Models
Journal of the Computer Society of India, Vol 35, 2008.
2 Achuthsankar S. Nair, Vrinda V. Nair, Arun K.S., Krishna Kant, Alpana Dey
Bio-sequenceSignatures Using Chaos Game Representation
Chapter in the book of Bioinformatics: Applications in Life and Environmental Sciences, published by Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi, 2008.
1 Vinod Chandra S.S., Achuthsankar S. Nair.
Se2Si: A Software Tool for Biological Sequence Analyser
International Journal of Bioinformatics (ISSN 0973-2926), Vol. 2, No.2, pp. 696-703, 2008.