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Dr. K. K. KUMAR



                                                                                           
PUBLICATIONS

 



2016

  • J. B. Joshi, G. Nallathambi, K. K. Kumar, E. Kokiladevi, L.  Arul, P. Balasubramanian, D. Sudhakar (2016). An efficient recovery of transgenic plants from a tropical Indian maize inbred line.  J Microbiol Biotech Food Sci, 5 (4):  335-340

  • T. Rajesh,    S. Maruthasalam,    K. Kalpana,    K.  Poovannan,    K. K. Kumar,    E. Kokiladevi,    D. Sudhakar,   R. Samiyappan,  P.  Balasubramanian (2016). Stability of sheath blight resistance in transgenic ASD16 rice lines expressing a rice chi11 gene encoding chitinase. Biologia Plantarum,  60 (4): 749-756

  • T. Anuradha, P. Prabha, K. K. Kumar, P.  Balasubramanian (2016). Development of putative transgenic lines of cassava variety H-226. African Journal of Biotechnology, 15(3): 497-504. 






2015

  • A. R. Sakthi, A. Naveenkumar,  P . S. Deepikha,  N. Balakrishnan,  K. K. Kumar,  E.  Kokiladevi,  V. Balasubramani, L. Arul,  P. K. Singh, D. Sudhakar, V.  Udayasuriyan, P. Balasubramanian (2015). Expression and inheritance of chimeric cry2AX1 gene in transgenic cotton plants generated through somatic embryogenesis. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. – Plant, 51(4): 379-389.

  • T. Anuradha, K. K. Kumar, P.  Balasubramanian (2015). Cyclic somatic embryogenesis of elite Indian cassava variety H-226. Indian Journal of Biotechnology,  14: 559-565.

  • V. Ramamoorthy, L. Govindaraj, M. Dhanasekaran, S. Vetrivel, K. K. Kumar, E. Ebenezar(2015). Combination of driselase and lysing enzyme in one molar potassium chloride is effective for the production of protoplasts from germinated conidia of Fusarium verticillioides. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 111: 127-134.

  • J. B. Joshi, S. Geetha, B. Singh, K. K. Kumar, E. Kokiladevi, L.  Arul, P. Balasubramanian, D. Sudhakar (2015). A maize α-zein promoter drives an endosperm-specific expression of transgene in rice. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants.   21(1):35-42.


  

2014
  • J. B. Joshi,      S. Geetha,   K. R. Yathish,   A. John Joel,   B. Singh,   K. K. Kumar,   E. Kokiladevi,   L. Arul,   P. Balasubramanian,  D. Sudhakar (2014). A high-throughput regeneration protocol for recalcitrant tropical Indian maize (Zea mays L) inbreds. Maydica, 59: 211-216.


2013

  • P. T. Prathima,   M. Raveendran,   K. K. Kumar,   P. R. Rahul,    V. Ganesh Kumar,      R. Viswanathan,     A. Ramesh Sundar,  P. Malathi,  D. Sudhakar, P. Balasubramaniam (2013). Differential Regulation of Defense-Related Gene Expression in Response to Red Rot Pathogen Colletotrichum falcatum Infection in Sugarcane. Appl Biochem Biotechnol 171: 488–503

2011

  • A. Chandrasekar ,  K. Kalaiponmani , S. Elayabalan , K. K. Kumar , K. Angappan and P. Balasubramanian (2011). Screening of banana bunchy top virus through multiplex PCR approach. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 44: 1920–1925


2009

  • B.N. Kidd, C.I Edgar, K.K. Kumar, E.A. Aitken, P.M. Schenk, J.M. Manners, and K. Kazan. (2009). The Mediator Complex Subunit, PFT1, is a Key Regulator of Jasmonate-dependent Defense in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 21:2237-2252.

  • S. Venkatesan, J.A.J Raja, S. Maruthasalam, K.K. Kumar, A. Ramanathan, D. Sudhakar and P. Balasubramanian. (2009). Transgenic resistance by N gene of a Peanut bud necrosis virus isolate of characteristic phgylogeny. Virus Genes 38: 445-454

 

2007

  • S.  Maruthasalam, K. Kalpana,K. K. Kumar, M.Loganathan, K. Poovannan,    J.  A.  J.  Raja,   E. Kokiladevi,   R. Samiyappan,  D. Sudhakar  and P. Balasubramanian. (2007).  Pyramiding transgenic resistance in elite indica rice cultivars against the sheath blight and bacterial blight. Plant Cell Rep:  26:791–804


 

2006

  • K. Kalpana, S.  Mauthasalam, T. Rajesh, K. Poovannan, K. K. Kumar, E.  Kokiladevi, J.A.J. Raja, D. Sudhakar, R. Velazhahan,  R. Samiyappan and P. Balasubramanian. (2006). Engineering sheath blight resistance in elite indica rice cultivars using genes encoding defense proteins. Plant Science 170: 203-215

  • S. Sareena, K. Poovannan, K. K. Kumar, J. A. J. Raja, R. Samiyappan, D. Sudhakar and P. Balasubramanian. (2006). Biochemical responses in transgenic rice plants  expressing a defence gene deployed against the sheath blight pathogen, Rhizoctonia solani. Current  Science 91: 1529-1532

2005

  • K. K. Kumar, S. Maruthasalam, M. Loganathan, D. Sudhakar and P. Balasubramanian. (2005) An improved Agrobacterium-mediated transformation protocol for recalcitrant elite indica rice cultivars. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 23: 67-73

 

2003

  • K. K. Kumar, Poovannan K, Nandakumar R, Thamilarasi K, Geetha C, Jayashree N, Kokiladevi E, Raja JAJ, Samiyappan  R, Sudhakar D and Balasubramanian P.(2003). A high throughput functional expression assay system for a defence gene conferring transgenic resistance on rice against the sheath blight pathogen, Rhizactonia solani.  Plant Science 165:  969-976

1998

  • K. K. Kumar and K. Parvathy Parameswaren. (1998) Characterization of storage protein from selected varieties of foxtail millet (Setaria italica (L.) Beauv). J. Sci. Food Agri. 77, 535-542

                       

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On-Going Projects Details:
 
 S. No Project Name  Funding Agency  Year of Completion Budget

1
Development and transfer of technology from Queensland University of Technology-Transfer and evaluation of Indian banana with BBTV construct.
  
BIRAC, New Delhi



113.30 lakhs   

Completed Projects Details:

 S. No Project Name  Funding Agency  Year of Completion Budget

1
Genetic engineering of cotton for leaf curl virus disease resistance through RNAi technology.
   Private Agency

  

     20 lakhs   

 2
Engineering novel disease resistance in wheat and rice by silencing disease susceptibility genes.
  DBT

 
   
  100.63 lakhs    

 3
Engineering resistance in papaya against the papaya ring spot virus through RNAi approach.   DBT
 
  58.84 lakhs