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Biochemistry      (12 scientists)

Dr Vinutha T. Gowda


Field of Specialisation : 1. Gene Editing in soybean for high yield 2. Protein quality - aiming to define in vitro protein digestibility models mimicking gastro-intestinal digestion in human body 3. Processing methods: aiming to address rancidity problem in pearlmillet flour.

Dr Vinutha T. Gowda


M.Sc. : UAS, Bengaluru

Ph.D : IARI, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Biochemistry

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   05

   Ph.D :   3 pursuing

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

  1. Vinutha T, Kumar D, Bansal N, Krishnan V, Goswami S, Kumar RR, Kundu A, Poondia V, Rudra SG, Muthusamy V, Prashat GR, P Venkatesh, Sweta Kumari, Jaiswal P, Singh A, Sachdev A, Singh SP, Satyavathi CT, Ramesh SV and Praveen S (2022). Thermal treatments reduce rancidity and modulate structural and digestive properties of starch in pearl millet flour. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 195: 207-216 [IF-6.95].
  2. T. Vinutha, S. Vanchinathan, Navita Bansal, Gaurav Kumar, Vipin Permar, Archana Watts, S. V. Ramesh, Shelly Praveen (2020) Tomato auxin biosynthesis/signaling is reprogrammed by the geminivirus to enhance its pathogenicity. Planta 252:51 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-020-03452-9 [IF-4.68]
  3. Kumari, K., Rai, M.P., Bansal, N. Prashat, G. R., Kumari, S., Srivathsa, R., Dahuja, A., Sachdev, A., Praveen, P and Vinutha, T* (2020). Study of subcellular localization of Glycine max ?-tocopherol methyl transferase isoforms in N. benthamiana. 3 Biotech 10, 110 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-020-2086-9 [IF- 2.89]
  4. Bansal, N., Dahiya,P., Prashat G. R., Kumari, S., Pushkar,S., Kumar, S., Singh, B., Sachdev, A., Vinutha T*, Shelly Praveen. (2020). Effects of gamma irradiation on soybean oil stability by enhancing tocopherol content in soybean. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nucelar Chemistry, 326: 1617-1629 [IF-1.63]
  5. Swapnil S. Thakare, Navita Bansal, S. Vanchinathan, G. Rama Prashat, Veda Krishnan, Archan Sachdev, Shelly Praveen, T. Vinutha* (2019). GFP tagging based method to analyze the genome editing efficiency of CRISPR/Cas9-gRNAs through transient expression in N. benthamiana Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13562-019-00540-0 [IF-1.6]
  6. Kumari, K., Rai, M.P., Bansal, N. Prashat, G. R., Kumari, S., Srivathsa, R., Krishnan, V., Dahuja, A., Sachdev, A., Praveen, P and Vinutha, T* (2019). Analysis of ?-Tocopherol methyl transferase3 promoter activity and study of methylation patterns of the promoter and its gene body. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 144 375385. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2019 [IF-5.4]
  7. Vinutha T, Kumar G, Garg V, Canto T, Palukaitis P, Ramesh SV, Praveen S. (2018). Tomato geminivirus encoded RNAi suppressor protein, AC4 interacts with host AGO4 and precludes viral DNA methylation. Gene. 15; 678:184-195. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2018.08.009 [IF-3.9].
  8. Vinutha, T; Bansal, Navita; Kumari, Khushboo ; G, Rama; Sreevathsa, Rohini; Krishnan, Veda; Kumari, Sweta; Dahuja, Anil; Lal, Sanjay; Sachdev, Archana ; Praveen, Shelly Comparative analysis of tocopherol biosynthesis genes and its transcriptional regulation in soybean seeds (2017) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.7b03448 [IF-5.5]
  9. Vinutha T, Chirag Maheswari, Navita Bansal, Rama Prashat G, Veda Krishnan, Sweta Kumari, Anil Dahuja, Archana Sachdev and R.D. Rai (2015) Expression analysis of ?-tocopherol methyl transferase genes and alpha- tocopherol content in developing seeds of soybean (Glycine max). Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics. 52 (1): 267-273 [IF-1.91]
  10. Gupta, O.P.; Dahuja, A; Sachdev, A; Jain, P. K.; Kumari, S,; Vinutha, T and Praveen, S (2019). Cytosine Methylation of Isoflavone Synthase Gene in the Genic Region Positively Regulates Its Expression and Isoflavone Biosynthesis in Soybean Seeds. DNA Cell Biology. doi.org/10.1089/dna.2018.4584. [IF-3.3]

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

  1. VInutha, T, Suneha Goswami, Ranjeet R Kumar and Shelly Praveen (2023). Licensed a technology of "thermal treatment to enhance shelf life of pearl millet flour" to a private company, AgroZee Organics Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra. Vinutha T and Shelly Praveen (2020) Efficient methodology for natural vitamin E extraction from edible vegetable oils. [Patent Application No. � 202011035828].
  1. Shelly Praveen, Vinutha T, Suneha Goswami and R.R. Kumar (2020) Effect of Successive treatments of hydro, hydro-thermal and thermal near infrared rays treatments on nutritional quality of pearl millet. [(Patent Application No. 202011037363 and filing date- August 31, 2020).
  1. Vinutha T, Shelly Praveen, Suneha Goswami, Ranjeet Ranjan Kumar and Shalini Gaur Rudra (2021). A process of vital wheat gluten extraction from wheat refined flour and its regeneration in gluten free pearl millet flour. [(Patent Application No. : 202111012967 and filing date- August 31, 2020).
  1. Developed and commercialized 4 products 1. �High Protein Atta� (30 % protein); 2. "Nutri-Grain Multi-Millet Atta" (low glycemic index with high folic acid); 3."Soft-Bajra Atta and 4. "Soft Makka Atta" for superior dough quality. [F. No. BC/2021-22/52/6, Dt. 14th Sept, 2021; No.23-14/ITMC/ZTM2021; Dated 24.09.2021].
  1. Collaborator 1. Chickpea variety � BGM10217 (Pusa Chana Vijay) released in the year 2022 for UP state; 2. Pigeonpea variety � Pusa Arhar 2018-2 recommended for release in NCT of Delhi in the year 2021 Technology: Developed CRISPR/Cas9-ALC binary vector constructs for prolonged shelf life of tomato [Available with Agrinnovate India Ltd. (AgIn), Department of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India ]

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. DBT, Global Bio India, 2020-Best Poster Award for development of efficient protocol for natural vitamin extraction from soymeal
  1. StartUp Research Grant for Young Scientists in the category of Life Sciences. Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  1. IARI-Merit Medal for outstanding academic performance in the PhD programme, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  1. "Young Scientist award" in the National Conference on Biotic Science Congress by the Society for Biotic and Environmental Science, (BioSCon), July 26-27, 2019,
  1. Served as a "Content Writer" for five chapters under Molecular biology and biotechnology in e-PG-Patshala: Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India. Best Oral presentation awards-3