Dr. Manish Kumar

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International Peer Reviewed Journals

List of Research Publications

International Peer Reviewed Journals:


  1. Gidhi A.,Mohapatra A., Fatima M., Jha S.K., Kumar M., Mukhopadhyay K. (2022) Insights of auxin signaling Fbox genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and their dynamic expression during the leaf rust infection. Protoplasma. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00709-022-01808-4.
  2. Akansha, K., Yadav, A.N., Kumar, M. Chakraborty D., Sachan S. G. (2022) Decolorization and degradation of reactive orange 16 by Bacillus stratosphericus SCA1007. Folia Microbiol 67, 91–102. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12223-021-00914-9. IF-2.099.


  1. Shweta Singh S., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2021) Analysis of secondary metabolites present in Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees plant parts using LC-ESI-MS, South African Journal of Botany, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.08.013. IF-2.315


  1. Chandra S, Satapathy L., Basu S., Jha S., Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K. (2020) Characterization of the leaf rust responsive ARF genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Plant Cell Rep 39, 1639–1654 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-020-02591-3. IF- 4.570
  2. Singh S., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2020) Rhizobium rhizogenes Mediated Hairy Root Transformation and Analysis of Secondary Metabolites in Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees Hairy Roots using GC-MS. Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, 79:590-594.IF-1.056
  3. Singh A, Ghosh Sachan S, Mukhopadhyay K, Kumar M, Sachan A (2020) A rapid and simple ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography method for the simultaneous determination of methoxyphenol derivatives involved in the eugenol catabolic pathway. Journal of Separation Science 43(5): 848-1018. DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201900939. IF-3.645
  4. Gaggar P, Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K (2020) Genome-scale identification, in silico characterization and interaction study between wheat SNARE and NPSN gene families involved in vesicular transport. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2020.2981896. IF-3.71
  5. Gidhi A, Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K (2020) The Auxin Response Factor gene family in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): Genome-wide identification, characterization and expression analyses in response to leaf rust. South African Journal of Botany. DOI:1 0.1016/j.sajb.2020.06.017. IF-2.315


  1. Dutta S., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2019) Identification and validation of leaf rust responsive wheat isomiRs and their target genes in both wheat and Puccinia triticina. Tropical Plant Biol. 12, 318–335. DOI: 10.1007/s12042-019-09235-1. IF-1.512
  2. Dutta S., Kumar D., Jha S. Prabhu K. V., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2019) Leaf rust (Puccinia triticina) mediated RNAi in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) prompting host-susceptibility. Functional & Integrative Genomics.19, 437–452 DOI: 10.1007/s10142-019-00655-6. IF-3.410
  3. Dutta S., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2019) Development of a rapid RNA extraction procedure from urediniospores of the leaf rust fungus, Puccinia triticina. Journal of Microbiological Methods. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2019.01. 010. IF-2.363


  1. Singh S., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2018) Gas Chromatography analysis of different plant parts of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees. Res. J. Biotech. 13 (3):66-70. E-ISSN 2278-4535; PRINT-ISSN 0973-6263.
  2. Satapathy L., Kumar D., Kumar M., Mukhopadhyay K. (2018) Functional and DNA–protein binding studies of WRKY transcription factors and their expression analysis in response to biotic and abiotic stress in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). 3 Biotech. 8: 40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-017-1064-3. IF-2.406
  3. Singh S., Sarkar B., Mukhopadhyay K., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2018) Antioxidants, DNA Damage Protective Properties and Antibacterial Activity of Leaf Extract of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees. Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc. 20: S145-S151.


  1. Singh D., Kumar D., Satapathy L., Pathak J., Chandra S., Riaz A., Bhaganagre G., Dhariwal R., Kumar M., Prabhu K. V., Balyan H.S., Gupta P. K., Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Insights of Lr28 mediated wheat leaf rust resistance: Transcriptomic approach. Gene 637: 72–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene. 2017.09.028. IF-3.688
  2. Dutta S., Kumar D., Jha S. Prabhu K. V., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Identification and molecular characterization of a trans-acting small interfering RNA producing locus regulating leaf rust responsive gene expression in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Planta. 246(5):939-957 DOI 10.1007/s00425-017-2744-2. IF: 4.116
  3. Chandra S., Singh D., Pathak J., Kumari S., Kumar M., Poddar P., Balyan H. S., Prabhu K.V., Gupta P. K. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) SNP discovery from next-generation transcriptome sequencing data and their validation using KASP assay in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Mol Breeding. 37:92-1-15. DOI 10.1007/s11032-017-0696-7. IF: 2.589
  4. Chandra S., Kazmi A. Z., Ahmed Z. Choudhary G., Kumari V., Kumar M and Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Genome-wide identification and characterization of NB-ARC resistant genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and their expression during leaf rust infection. Plant Cell Rep. 36:1097–1112. DOI 10.1007/s00299-017-2141-0. IF-4.570
  5. Chandra S, Halder P, Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Genome-wide identification, cloning and characterization of SNARE genes in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and their response to leaf rust. Agri Gene. 3:12-20.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aggene.2016.11.002.


  1. Kumar D., Dutta S., Singh D., Prabhu K. V., Kumar M., Mukhopadhyay KUncovering leaf rust responsive miRNAs in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) using high throughput sequencing and prediction of their targets through degradome analysis. Planta.245:161–182. DOI 10.1007/s00425-016-2600-9. IF – 4.116
  2. Chandra S., Singh D, Pathak J, Kumari S, Kumar M, Poddar R, Balyan HS, Gupta P K., Prabhu K V., Mukhopadhyay K. (2016) De Novo Assembled Wheat Transcriptomes Delineate Differentially Expressed Host Genes in Response to Leaf Rust Infection. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148453. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148453. IF – 3.54
  3. S. Chandra, K. Mukhopadhyay, M. Kumar (2016) Mining Single Nucleotide Polymorphism from publicly available ESTs of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Int J Pharm Pharm Sci., 8 (1):189-196.IF – 1.59


  1. Kumar A., Sasmal. D., Sharma N., Bhaskar A., Chandra S., Mukhopadhyay K., Kumar M. (2015) Deltamethrin, a pyrethroid insecticide, could be a promising candidate as an anticancer agent. Medical Hypotheses. 85:145-147.IF – 1.538


  1. Kumar M. (2014) Estimation and characterization of flavonoids in two different forma of O. tenuiflorum. International Journal of Basic and Applied Biology.2(2):34-37.
  2. Bhaskar A., Mukhopadhyay K. and Kumar M. (2014) Effect of polysorbate-80 concentration on G-CSF formulation using liquid chromatography. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci., 6(9):299-302. (IF= 1.59)
  3. Kumar D., Kapoor A., Singh D., Satapathy, L., Singh A., Kumar M., Prabhu K. V., Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Functional characterization of a WRKY Transcription Factor of wheat and its expression analysis during leaf rust pathogenesis. Functional Plant Biology.41:1295–1309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/FP14077. (IF= 3.10)
  4. Satapathy, L., Singh D., Ranjan P., Kumar M., Prabhu K. V., Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Transcriptome-wide analysis of WRKY transcription factors in wheat and their leaf rust responsive expression profiling. Mol Genet Genomics. 289:1289–1306. DOI 10.1007/s00438-014-0890-9. (IF= 3.291)
  5. Kumar D., Singh D., Kanodia P., Prabhu K. V., Kumar M., Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Discovery of novel leaf rust responsive microRNAs in wheat and prediction of their target genes. Journal of Nucleic Acids. Article ID 570176, 12 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/570176. IF – 2.98
  6. Vyas P., Haque I., Kumar M., Bandopadhyay R. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Photocontrol of differential gene expression and alterations in foliar anthocyanin accumulation: a comparative study using red and green forma Ocimum tenuiflorum L. Acta Physiol Plant. 36:2091–2102. DOI 10.1007/s11738-014-1586-9. (IF= 2.354).
  7. Renu I.K., Haque I., Kumar M., Poddar R., Rai A., Bandopadhyay R. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Characterization and functional analysis of Eugenol O-methyltransferase gene reveal metabolite shifts, chemotype specific differential expression and developmental regulation in Ocimum tenuiflorum L. Mol Biol Rep.  41:1857–1870. DOI 10.1007/s11033-014-3035-7. (IF= 2.316).
  8. Manaswita S., Bhaskar A., Poddar R., Mukhopadhyay K. and Kumar M. (2014)Insilicostudy to evaluate the molecular interactions between somatostatin and its receptor (sstr5). World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 3(3): 1824-1837. ISSN 2278 – 4357.


  1. Mehta K., Poddar R., Mukhopadhyay K. and Kumar M. (2013). Insight into interaction of γ- synuclein inhibiting α- synuclein oligomers – A possible strategy to cure Parkinson’s disease. Int. J. Adv. Biotechnol. Res., 4(4): 488-495.ISSN  0976-2612. (IF= 1.506).


  1. Haque I., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2009) Rapid and simultaneous determination of medicinally important E- and Z-guggulsterone from oleogum-resins of Commiphora wightii by ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Chromatographia. 70: 1613-1619. DOI: 10.1365/s10337-009-1347-x. (IF= 2.044)
  2. Sinha M., Gupta D. K., Kumar M., Srivastava R., and Sinha R. (2004) Suitability of an earthworm Perionyx sansibaricus (Michaelsen) as verm meal for catfish Clarius batrachus (Linn). Aquacult, Vol. 5 (2):199-206.
  3. Sinha M., Srivastava R., Gupta D.K. and Kumar M. (2003) Systematics of earthworms from Jharkhand. III. Megascolecidae, Oikoassay, Vol.17, No. 2: 49-55.
  4. Sinha M., Srivastava R., Kumar M. and Singh MPN (2003) Laboratory observation on C/N ratio of soil by earthworm inoculation. Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc., Vol.5, No. (2): 87-89.
  5. Sinha M, Kumar M. and Srivastava R. (2001) Bioaccumulation of zinc in earthworm Perionyx sansibaricus and its impact on growth and metabolism. J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Hlth. 1: 265-274.
  6. Sinha M, Kumar M., Toppno R. S. and Srivastava R. (2001) Calorific changes in liver, ovary and muscle of hill stream fish Garramullya (sykes) due to cadmium toxicity. J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Hlth. 1: 375-384.

National Peer Reviewed Journals:

  1. Sinha M., Srivastava R., Gupta D.K. and Kumar M. (2003) Systematics of earthworms from Jharkhand. I. Moniligastridae, Proc. Zool. Soc. India. 2 (2): 15-20.
  2. Sinha M., Srivastava R., Kumar M. and Gupta D.K. (2003) Systematics of earthworms from Jharkhand. II. Octochaetidae and Ocnerodrilidae, Proc. Zool. Soc. India. 2 (2): 21-28.
  3. Sinha M., Srivastava R., Kumar M., Gupta D. K. and Sen N. S. (2003) Population biology and reproductive strategy of Ocnerodrilus occidentalis (Oligochaeta: Ocnerodrilidae) from tropical agroecosystem at Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Trans. Zool. Soc.East. India, 7(2):33-41.
  4. Srivastava R., Kumar M., Choudahary A. K. and Sinha M.P. (2003) Earthworm diversity in Jharkhand state. Journal of Nature, Environment & Pollution Technology, Vol. 2(3):357-362.
  5. Sinha M., Srivastava R., Kumar M., Gupta D. K. and Swarnim K. (2003) Secondary production of the earthworm Perionyx sansibaricus (Michaelsen) in a garbage site at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Journal of Science and Techn.: Sambalpur University (SUJST), 1. Vol. XIV &XV(A):39-45.
  6. Kumar M. and Sinha M.P. (2003) Impact of copper accumulation on growth and secondary production of a megascolocid earthworm Perionyx sansibaricus (Michaelsen). Ranchi University Journal of Science and Technology (ROUJST). Vol. 1, No. 1: 5-8.
  7. Sinha M, Kumar M., Srivastava R. and Choudhary.A. (2002) Vermiculture biotechnology for pollution control. Nature Environment and Pollution Technology, 1(4): 401-405.
  8. Sinha M., Srivastava R Swarnim K. and Kumar M. (2002) Population density, biomass and secondary production of Ocnerodrilus occidentalis (Eisen) from a tropical cropland agroecosystem at Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Proc. Zool. Soc. India. 1 (1& 2): 111-125.