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Agricultural Chemicals      (13 scientists)

Dr Virendra Singh Rana


Field of Specialisation : Natural Product Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)

Dr Virendra Singh Rana

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand

Ph.D : HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agricultural chemicals

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   3

   Ph.D :   2

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

  1. Rana, VS, and Blazquez, MA. Volatile constituents of the seed coat of Zanthoxylum rhetsa (Roxb).DC. Journal of Essential Oil Research.2010,22(5), 430-432.
  2. Rana, VS, Verdeguer, M. and Blazquez, MA.GC and GC/MS analysis of the volatile constituents oils of Alpinia galanga and A. officinarum rhizomes. Journal of Essential Oil Research, 2010,22(6), 521-524
  3. Rana,VS, Langoljam, RD, Verdeguer,M and Blazquez,MA. Chemical variability in the essential oils of Cinnamomum tamale leaves from India. Natural Product Research. 2012, 26,1355-1357
  4. Rana, V.S. Separation and identification of swertiamarin from Enicostema axillare Lam. Raynal by centrifugal partition chromatography and nuclear magnetic resonance-mass spectrometry. J. Pharm.Sci Emerg.Drug. 2013,2:1 (Doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/jpsed. 1000102)
  5. Rana, VS and Blazquez MA. Composition of volatile oils of Citrus macroptera Montr. and C. maxima. Natural Product Communication. 2012, 7(10), 1371-1372
  6. Smitha, GR and Rana, VS. Variations in the essential oil yield, geraniol and geranyl acetate conttents in Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii Roxb.) influenced by inflorescence development. Industrial Crops and Products. 2015, 66, 150-160
  7. Singh, MD, Laishrama,S, Rana, VS, Borah, JC and Talukdar NC. Essential oil of Cephalotaxus griffithii needles inhibits the proliferation and migration of cervical cancer cells:Involvement of mitochondria-initiated and death receptor- mediated apoptosis pathways. Natural Product Research. 2015, 29, 1161-1165
  8. Rana, VS, Ahluwalia, V, Shakil, NA and Prasad, L. Essential oil composition, antifungal, and seedling growth inhibitory effects of zerumbone from Zingiber zerumbet Smith. Journal of Essential Oil Research, 2017,29 (4), 320-329
  9. Dinesh,KY, Kausik,P, Pankaj, Rana,VS, Kamil,D, Khatri,D and Shakil,NA. Microwave assisted synthesis, characterization and biological activities of ferrocenyl chalcones and their QSAR analysis, Frontiers in Chemistry DOI:10.3389/fchem 2019.00814
  10. Mazumder, S, Kaushik, P, Rana,VS,Sinha, P and Shakil, NA. Amphiphilic polymer based nano formulations of mancozeb for management of early blight in Tomato, Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B. DOI: 10.1080/03601234.2020.1724850

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

  1. Processes for separation of swertiamarin, andrographoloide, curcumin and agnuside from E. axillare, Andrographis paniculata, curcuma longa and Vitex negundo
  1. Process of purification of zerumbone from Zingiber zerumbet

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Member state medicinal plant board. Manipur (2005-July 2009)
  1. Secretary, Medicial and aromatic plants association of India (Oct 2009 -2011)