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Biochemistry      (12 scientists)

Dr Archana Singh


Field of Specialisation : Plant stress management and nutritional enhancement of crop plants.

Dr Archana Singh

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Division of Biochemistry, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India

Ph.D : Division of Biochemistry, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Biochemistry

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   04

   Ph.D :   05

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

  1. Krishnan V, Awana M, Kulshreshta A, Praveen S, Singh A (2022) A quick and simple gel diffusion assay to visualize and quantify pullulanase activity for resistant starch content in food crops. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Accepted)
  2. Sasi M, Awana M, Samota MK, Tyagi A, Kumar S, Sathee L, Krishnan V, Praveen S, Singh A (2021) Plant growth regulator induced mitigation of oxidative burst helps in the management of drought stress in rice(Oryza sativa L.).Environmental and Experimental Botany,185: 104413-104426.
  3. Veda Krishnan, Monika Awana A. P. Raja Rani, Navita Bansal, Haritha Bollinedi, Sudhir Srivastava,Susheel Kumar Sharma, Ashok Kumar Singh, Archana Singh, Shelly Praveen (2021)Quality matrix reveals the potential of Chak?hao as a nutritional supplement: a comparative study of matrix components, antioxidants and physicochemical attributes. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization,15:826840.
  4. Monika Awana, Neha Jain, Mahesh Kumar Samota , Kirti Rani, Arbind Kumar, Mrinmoy Ray ,Kishor Gaikwad , Shelly Praveena, Nagendra Kumar Singh , Archana Singh (2020) Protein and gene integration analysis through proteome and transcriptome brings new insight into salt stress tolerance in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.).International Journal of Biological Macromolecules,164:35893602.
  5. Krishnan V, Awana M, Samota MK, Warwate SI, Kulshreshtha A, Ray M, Bollinedi H, Singh AK, Thandapilly SJ, Praveen S, Singh A (2020) Pullulanase activity: A novel indicator of inherent resistant starch in rice (Oryza sativa. L).International Journal of Biological Macromolecules,152:1213-1223.
  6. Monika Awana, Karmveer Yadav, Kirti Rani, Kishor Gaikwad, Shelly Praveen, Suresh Kumar, Archana Singh (2019) Insights into Salt Stress-Induced Biochemical, Molecular and Epigenetic Regulation of Spatial Responses in Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.). Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 38:15451561.
  7. Mahesh K. Samota, Minnu Sasi, Monika Awana, Om P. Yadav, S. V. Amitha Mithra,Aruna Tyagi, Suresh Kumar and Archana Singh (2017)Elicitor-Induced Biochemical and Molecular Manifestations to Improve Drought Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) through Seed-Priming. Frontiers in Plant Sciences. 8:934.
  8. Archana Singh, Bharat Bhushan, Om Prakash Yadav, Suresh Kumar, Raj Deo Rai (2015) Induced defence responses of contrasting bread wheat genotypes under differential salt stress imposition. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 52:75-85.
  9. Archana Singhand Madhav Singh ((1997) Incompatibility of Cuscuta haustoria with the resistant host Ipomoea batatas L. and Lycopersicon esculentum. ). Journal of Plant Physiology, 150: 592-596.
  10. Archana Singh and Madhav Singh (1993)Cell wall degrading enzymes in Orobanchea egyptiaca Pers. and its host Brassica campestris. Physiologia Plantarum, 89: 177 181.

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

  1. A quick and simple gel diffusion assay to visualize and quantify pullulanase activity for resistant starch content in food crops was conceptualized and developed.
  1. Methodology/Process: A cost effective and user friendly bio-elicitor (Methyl Jasmonate; MJ) and nutrient seed priming technology for the mitigation of drought stress and to improve the starch quality of rice was developed.
  1. Low Glycemic Index (GI) Atta Product was developed for the commercialization.
  1. Eight Biosamples of transcripts (4 each of root and shoot) of contrasting pigeonpea genotypes for salt stress tolerance were generated and submitted in public database.
  1. A nutritional quality matrix (NQM) of pigmented rice was developed for the rice eaters and for industrial benefits as a functional food supplement.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Young Scientist Award (1994)International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB)
  1. International Technology Award to IRGSP-Consortium (2005)World Technology Network
  1. Letter of Appreciation to Consortium - IIRGSP (2005) Indian Prime Minister- Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Government of India
  1. Letter of appreciation to First Indian scientists group to sequence Arhar Genome (2012) Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India
  1. Special Mention - Excellence in Research (2015)3rd Academic Brilliance Awards, Education Expo TV (EET CRS), India