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Dr M. Jayanthi


Field of Specialisation : Plant tissue culture and molecular biology.

Dr M. Jayanthi

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Tamil Nadu Agriculture University

Ph.D : M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Biotechnology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   21

   Ph.D :    1

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Kanchan B. M. Singh, Pawan Jayaswal, Uma Rao, Jayanthi Madhavan, P. K. Mandal (2022) Comparative transcriptome profiling of Polianthes tuberosa during a compatible interaction with root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita https://doi.org/10.1007/s11033-022-07294-4
  2. Jayanthi, M., Singh, K.B.M., Anand, A. et al.(2021) Estimation of endogenous indole-3-acetic acid in leaf explants and a protocol for direct regeneration in Lilium cv. Pavia. In vitro Cell.Dev.Biol.-Plant (2021). 57, 10511056
  3. Jayanthi Madhavan, Kanchan B. M. Singh, RaghunathSadhukhan, Shivani Chandra, Uma Rao, P. K. Mandal (2020) Production of nematode free plantlets in Polianthes tuberosa using in vitro culture techniques, Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology, 61, 929937.
  4. Jayanthi M, Nagavara Prasad Gantasala, Pradeep Kumar Papolu, Prakash Banakar, ChanchalKumari and Uma Rao(2015) Identification and Evaluation of Internal Control Genes for Gene Expression Studies by Real-Time Quantitative PCR normalization in different tissues of Tuberose (Polianthestuberosa).Scientia Horticulturae,194: 63-70
  5. Jayanthi, M,Susanthi B, Murali Mohan N. And Mandal, P. K. (2015) In vitro somatic embryogenesis and plantlet regeneration from immature male inflorescence of adult dura and tenera palms of Elaeis guineensis (Jacq). Springer Plus, 4:256 doi:10.1186/s40064-015-1025-4
  6. Jayanthi M and P. K. Mandal (2001) In vitro propagation of Tylophora indica by somatic embryogenesis and RAPD analysis of regenerants, In vitro Cellular and Development Biology 37 (5) 576-580
  7. Jayanthi, M., and Anjali Anand (2018) Exposure to magnetic fields reveals a positive effect on in vitro propagation of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni),Sugartech,, (2019) 21, 4, 691-695
  8. Jayanthi. M,Murali Mohan N., Mandal P.K.(2011) Direct embryogenesis and plantlet regeneration in oil palm , Journal Of Plant Biochemistry And Biotechnology, 20(2): 249-251.
  9. Jayanthi M and P. K. Mandal (2001) Low genetic polymorphism in natural populations of Crotalaria longipes Wight &Arn. an endangered legume, Biologia Plantarum 44 (3) 455-457
  10. Jayanthi. M.,Jaiswal, P., Singh, K.B.M, & Rao, U. (2018). Identification of putative flowering genes and transcription factors from flower de novo transcriptome dataset of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa L.). Data in brief. 20, 2027-2035. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2018.09.051

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Tissue culture technology of oil palm
  1. Micropropagation protocol developed for medicinal plants Rauvolfia tetraphylla, Tylophora indica, Rauvolfia micrantha submitted for commercialization
  1. Tissue culture and genetic transformation protocol in tuberose
  1. Tissue culture and genetic transformation protocol in lilium
  1. A novel technology developed for the DNA extraction from oil palm spear leaves without the use of a detergent and developed SSR primers for oil palm diversity analysis and genetic fidelity analysis.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Four best research paper awards in 2008, 2018, 2019 and 2022 for research in oil palm, tuberose, lilium and maize
  1. ASPEE Gold Medal/Dr. Govindasamy Gold Medal
  1. DST SERB fellowship Fast Track Scientist/DBT Women scientist Fellowship
  1. Selected under the NAIP programme and Trained on Allele mining of somatic embryogenesis genes at the University of Guelph, Canada
  1. M. S. Swaminathan Gold medal for best student