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Biochemistry      (12 scientists)

Dr Anil Dahuja


Field of Specialisation : Bioactives and Bioprocessing for plant and human health

Dr Anil Dahuja

Professor, Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Ph.D : Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Biochemistry

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   08

   Ph.D :   06

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

  1. Sasi M., Kumar S., Hasan M., Arpitha S.R., Garcia-Gutierrez E., Kumari S., Om Prakash, Nain L., Sachdev A., and Dahuja A. (2022) Current trends in the development of soy-based foods containing probiotics and paving the path for soy-synbiotics. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition: doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2022.2078272. [NAAS rating: 17.18]
  2. Kumar M., Dahuja A., Sachdev A., Tomar M., Lorenzo Jos M., Dhumal, S., Radha, , Chandran D., Varghese E., Saha S., Sairam K.V.S.S., Singh S., Senapathy M., Amarowicz R., Kaur C., Kennedy J.F., Mekhemar M., (2022) Optimization of the use of cellulolytic enzyme preparation for the extraction of health promoting anthocyanins from black carrot using response surface methodology. LWT - Food Science and Technology, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.lwt.2022.113528. [NAAS rating : 10.01]
  3. Kumari S., Gupta O.P., Kumar S., Sasi M., Arpitha S.R., Amirtham D., Mishra C.B., Vinutha T., Krishnan V., Sachdev A., Kumar R.R., Dahuja Anil (2022) A novel continuous enzyme coupled colorimetric assay for phospholipase A2 and its application in the determination of catalytic activity of oil body-associated oleosin protein. Food Analytical Methods https://doi.org/10.1007/s12161-022-02284-5. [NAAS rating 9.37]
  4. Kumari S., Gupta O.P., Mishra C., Vinutha T., Krishnan V., Singh B., Sachdev A., Dahuja A. (2020) Gamma irradiation, an effective strategy to control the oxidative damage of soy proteins during storage and processing. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 177, 109134. doi.org/10.1016/j.radphyschem.2020.109134. [NAAS rating 8.86]
  5. Kumar M., Dahuja A., Sachdev A., Kaur C., Varghese E., Saha S., and Sairam K.V.V.S. (2019) Evaluation of enzyme and microwave-assisted conditions on extraction of anthocyanins and total phenolics from black soybean (Glycine max L.) seed coat. Int. J. Biol. Macromolecules. 135: 1070-1081. [NAAS rating: 12.95]
  6. Gupta O.P., Dahuja A., Sachdev A., Jain P.K., Kumari S., Vinutha T., and Praveen S. (2019) Cytosine methylation of isoflavone synthase (IFS) gene in the genic region positively regulates its expression and isoflavone biosynthesis in soybean seeds. DNA and Cell Biology 38(6): 1-11. DOI:10.1089/dna.2018.4584 . [NAAS rating: 9.31]
  7. Krishnan V., Gothwal S., Dahuja A., Vinutha T., Singh B., Jolly M., Praveen S., Sachdev A. (2018) Enhanced nutraceutical potential of gamma irradiated black soybean extracts. Food Chem. 245: 246-253. [NAAS rating: 13.51]
  8. Gupta O.P., Nigam, D., Dahuja A., Kumar S., Vinutha T., Sachdev A., and Praveen S. (2017) Regulation of isoflavone biosynthesis by miRNAs in two contrasting soybean genotypes at different seed development stages. Front. Plant Sci. 13 April 2017 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00567. [NAAS rating: 11.75]
  9. Kalpana T., Dahuja A., Sachdev, A., Ali K., Kumar V., Kumar A., Kumari S., (2017) Molecular Cloning, Heterologous Expression and Functional Characterization of Gamma Tocopherol Methyl Transferase (?-TMT) from Glycine max. Protein Expression and Purification. 140: 81-89. DOI: 10.1016 /j.pep.2017.08. 006 [NAAS rating 7.65]
  10. Kumari S., Memba J.S., Dahuja A., Vinutha T., Saha S., and Sachdev A. (2016) Elucidation of the role of oleosin in off-flavour generation in soymeal through supercritical CO2 and biotic elicitor treatments. Food Chemistry 205: 264-271. [NAAS rating: 13.51]

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

  1. Enzyme assisted extraction technology for producing soluble dietary fibre from underutilized coconut milk residual flour.
  1. Cost effective and eco-friendly microwave- and enzyme-assisted extraction methods were developed and optimized for the extraction of anthocyanins, without loss of stability and functionality, from black soybean seeds and black carrot.
  1. Coconut Milk Residue Dietary Fibre- Soluble, Gluten free, Phytate free and Low GI and Development of fiber-fortified functional products
  1. Identified and validated two novel Micro-RNAs controlling the accumulation of isoflavones in soybean seeds.
  1. Developed constructs for the over-expression of isoflavone synthase and down-regulation of Flavanone-3-hydroxylase for the metabolic engineering of phenylpropanoid pathway in soybean for developng high-isoflavone soybean.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Member, Expert Committee for the approval of Non-specified Food and Food Ingredients, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)-(2021-Till date).
  1. Member, Editorial Board, Frontiers in Nutrition-Nutrition & Environmental Sustainability (2014-till date)
  1. Fellowship Award, Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists (FISAB), 2013
  1. Young Scientist Award (2013)