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May 27, 2018
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A report on Nipah virus outbreak ongoing in Kerela, written by Vishal Dashora (M.Sc. Final). 

May 19, 2018
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The online registration for admission to M.Sc. and Ph.D. Microbiology for academic year 2018-19 has started. The admission portals will remain open for registration till 07-Jun-2018. For registration, please visit P.G. admission portal of University here, and Ph.D. admission portal here.

May 7, 2018
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On 18-May-2018, Ms.Babbal will be presenting a paper titled 'DNA nanorobot functions as a cancer therapeutic...' which may be downloaded by clicking on the image below. This will be followed by work presentation by Ms. Meenu Saini.

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2010 Onwards:

Hemansi, Gupta, R., Kuhad, R.C. & Saini, J.K. (2018). Cost effective production of complete cellulase system by newly isolated Aspergillus niger RCKH-3 for efficient enzymatic saccharification: Medium engineering by overall evaluation criteria approach (OEC).Biochemical Engineering Journal.

Gupta, R., Hemansi, Gautam, S., Shukla, R. & Kuhad, R.C. (2017). Study of charcoal detoxification of acid hydrolysate from corncob and its fermentation to xylitol. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 5: 4573–4582.

Jain, K.K., Kumar, S., Deswal, D. & Kuhad, R.C. (2017). Improved production of thermostable cellulase from Thermoascus aurantiacus RCKK by fermentation bioprocessing and its application in the hydrolysis of office waste paper, algal pulp, and biologically treated wheat straw. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 181(2):784-800.

Shukla, R., Kumar, M., Chakraborty, S., Gupta, R., Kumar, S., Sahoo, D. & Kuhad, R.C. (2016). Process development for the production of bioethanol from waste algal biomass of Gracilaria verrucosa. Bioresource Technology. 220: 584–589.

Pal, S., Joy, S., Kumbhar, P., Trimukhe, K.D., Gupta, R., Kuhad, R.C., Varma, A.J. & Padmanabhan, S. (2016). Pilot-scale pretreatments of sugarcane bagasse with steam explosion and mineral acid, organic acid, and mixed acids: synergies, enzymatic hydrolysis efficiencies, and structure-morphology correlations. Biomass Conv. Bioref. 7:179–189.

Kumar, S., Jain, K.K., Rani, S., Bhardwaj, K.N., Goel, M. & Kuhad, R.C. (2016). In-Vitro refolding and characterization of recombinant Laccase (CotA) from Bacillus pumilus MK001 and its potential for phenolics degradation. Mol Biotechnol. 58:789–800.

Dey, T.B., Chakraborty, S., Jain, K.K., Sharma, A. & Kuhad, R.C. (2016). Antioxidant phenolics and their microbial production by submerged and solid state fermentation process: A review. Trends in Food Science & Technology 53: 60-74.

Mkhize, T., Mthembu, LD., Gupta, R., Kaur, A., Kuhad, R.C., Reddy, P. & Deenadayalu N. (2016). Enzymatic saccharification of acid/alkali pre-treated, mill-run, and depithed sugarcane bagasse. BioResources 11(3): 6267-6285.

Kuhad, R.C., Deswal, D., Sharma, S., Bhattacharya, A., Jain, K.K., Kaur, A., Pletschke, B.I., Singh, A. & Karp, M. (2016). Revisiting cellulose production and redefining current strategies based on major challenges. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 55: 249–272.

Dey T.B., Kumar A., Banerjee R., Chandna P. & Kuhad R.C. (2016). Improvement of microbial α-amylase stability: strategic approaches. Process biochemistry. 51: 1380–1390.

Chakraborty, S., Gupta, R., Jain, K.K. & Kuhad R.C. (2016). Cost-effective production of cellulose hydrolyzing enzymes from Trichoderma sp. RCK65 under SSF and its evaluation in saccharification of cellulosic substrates. Biosystem and Biproecess Engineering. 39(11):1659-70.

Kumar S., Jain, K.K., Bhardwaj, K.N., Chakraborty, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2015). Multiple Genes in a Single Host : Cost-effective production of bacterial laccase (cot A) pectate lyase (pel) and xylanase (xyl) by simultaneous expression and cloning in single vector in E. coli. Plos One DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144379

Gupta, R., Mehta, G. & Kuhad, R.C. (2015) Scale-up of abatement of fermentation inhibitors from acid hydrolysates for efficient conversion to ethanol as biofuel. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. DOI 10.1002/jctb.4775

Bhardwaj, K.N., Jain, K.K., Kumar, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2015). Microbiological Analyses of Traditional Alcoholic Beverage (Chhang) and its Starter (Balma) Prepared by Bhotiya Tribe of Uttarakhand, India. Indian Journal of Microbiology. DOI 10.1007/s12088-015-0560-6

Sharma, A., Shrivastava, B. & Kuhad, R.C. (2015). Reduced toxicity of malachite green decolorized by laccase produced from Ganoderma sp. Rckk-02 under solid-state fermentation. 3 Biotech. DOI 10.1007/s13205-014-0258-1

Kumar, S., Jain, K.K., Singh, A., Panda,  A.K. & Kuhad, R.C. (2015). Characterization of recombinant pectate lyase refolded from inclusion bodies generated in E. coli BL21(DE3). Protein Expression and Purification. 110:43-51

Jain, K.K.., Dey T.B., Kumar S. & Kuhad R.C. (2015). Production of thermostable hydrolases (cellulase and xylanase) from Thermoascus aurantiacus RCKK: A potential fungus. Biosystem and Bioprocess Engineering. 38:787-796.

Dey, T.B. & Kuhad, R.C. (2014) Enhanced production and extraction of phenolic compounds from wheat by solid-state fermentation with Rhizopus oryzae RCK2012. Biotechnology Reports. 4:120-127

Sharma  A., Shrivastava, B. & Kuhad R.C. (2014). Reduced toxicity of decolorized malachite green by laccase produced from Ganoderma sp. rckk02 under solid-state fermentation. 3Biotech. Doi. 10.1007/s13205-014-0258/1

Chandna, P., Gupta, S., Rajam, M.V. & Kuhad, R.C. (2014). Molecular identification and in vitro screening of antagonistic bacteria from agricultural byproduct compost: Effect of compost on development and photosynthetic efficiency of tomato plant. Annals of Microbiology. 64:571–580.

Dey, T.B. & Kuhad, R.C. (2014). Upgrading the antioxidant potential of cereals by their fungal fermentation under solidā€state cultivation conditions. Letters in applied Microbiology. 59:493-499

Antil, P., Gupta, R. & Kuhad, R.C. (2014). Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of pretreated sugarcane bagasse to ethanol using new thermotolerant yeast. Annals of Microbiology. DOI 10.1007/s13213-014-0875-2

Raghuwanshi, S., Deswal, D., Karp, M., Kuhad, R.C. (2014). Bioprocessing of enhanced cellulase production from a mutant of Trichoderma asperellum RCK2011 and its application in hydrolysis of cellulose. Fuel 124: 183–189.

Sharma, A., Thakur, V.V., Shrivastava, A., Jain, R.K., Mathur, R.M., Gupta, R. & Kuhad R.C. (2014). Xylanase and laccase based enzymatic kraft pulp bleaching reduces adsorbable organic halogen (AOX) in bleach effluents: A pilot scale study. Bioresource Technology.

Shrivastava, B., Jain, K.K., Kalra, A., & Kuhad R.C. (2014). Bioprocessing of wheat straw into nutritionally rich and digested cattle feed. Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/srep06360

Sharma S., Sharma K.K. & Kuhad R.C. (2013). An efficient and economical method for extraction of DNA amenable to biotechnological manipulations, from diverse soils and sediments. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 116: 923-33.

Kumar S., Shrivastava N., Gupta B.S., Kuhad R.C. & Gomes J. (2013). Lovastatin production by Aspergillus terreus using lignocellulose biomass in large scale packed bed reactor. Food and Bioproducts Processing.

Kidwai M., Jain A., Sharma A. & Kuhad R.C. (2013). Laccase catalyzed reaction between Meldrum’s acid and catechols/hydroquinones- An investigation. Comptes Rendus Chimie 16:728-735

Upadhyay, M., Shrivastava, B., Jain, A., Kidwai, M., Kumar, S., Gomes, J., Goswami, D.G., Panda, A.K. & Kuhad, R.C. (2014). Production of ganoderic acid by Ganoderma lucidum RCKB-2010 and its therapeutic potential. Annals of Microbiology. 64: 839–846

Deswal, D., Gupta, R., Nandal, P. & Kuhad R.C. (2014). Fungal pretreatment improves amenability of lignocellulosic material for its saccharification to sugars. Carbohydrate Polymers 99:264-269.

Kumar, L., Kumar, D., Nagar, S., Gupta, R., Garg, R., Kuhad, R.C. & Gupta, V.K. (2013). Modulation of xylanase production from alkaliphilic Bacillus pumilus VLK-1 through process optimization and temperature shift operation. 3 Biotech. DOI 10.1007/s13205-013-0160-2

Chandna, P., Mayil R. & Kuhad, R.C. (2013). Bacillus paraflexus sp. nov., isolated from compost. Int J SystEvolMicrobiol. PMID:23990650

Varma A.J., Kuhad R.C., Singh R., Gupta R., Adsul M. & Gokhale D. (2013). Biodegradation of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Coploymer via sugars attached to the polymer chain. Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry3: 112-118.

Nandal P, Ravella S.R. & Kuhad R.C. (2013). Laccase production by Coriolopsis caperata RCK2011: Optimization under solid stste fermentation by Taguchi DOE methodology. Scientific Reports. 3:1386

Sharma K.K., Shrivastava B., Sastry V.R.B., Sehgal N. & Kuhad, R.C. (2013). Middle redox potential laccase from Ganoderma sp: its application in imrovement of feed from monogastric animals. Scientific Reports. 3:1299

Kumar S., Gupta R., Kumar G., Sahoo D. & Kuhad, R.C. (2013). Bioethanol production from Gracilaria verrucosa, a red alga, in a biorefinery approach. Bioresource Technology. 135: 150–156

Chandna P., Mallik S. & Kuhad, R. C. (2012). Assessment of bacterial diversity in agricultural by-product compost by sequencing of cultivated isolates and amplified rDNA restriction analysis. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 97: 6991-7003.

Gupta R., Mehta G. & Kuhad R.C. (2012). Fermentation of pentose and hexose sugars from corncob, a low cost feedstock into ethanol. Biomass and Bioenergy. 47:334-341.

Deswal D., Gupta R. &  Kuhad R.C. (2012). Enhanced exoglucanase production by brown rot fungus Fomitopsis sp. RCK2010 and its application for cellulose saccharification. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 168: 2004-2016.

Kidwai, M., Jain, A., Sharma, A. & Kuhad, R.C. (2012). Ecofriendly approach for detection of phenols in water u sing laccase from different fungi. Water Science and Technology 66:385-393.

Sharma K.K., Sharma S., Karp M. & Kuhad, R.C. (2012). Ligninolytic enzymes improve soil DNA purity: Solution to methodological challenges of soil metagenomics. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 83: 73-79

Gupta R, Kumar S., Gomes J. & Kuhad, R.C. (2012). Kinetic study of batch and fed-batch enzymatic saccharification of pretreated substrate and their subsequent fermentation to ethanol. Biotechnology for Biofuels 5:16

Singh S, Kumar P, Gopalan N, Shrivastava B., Kuhad R.C. & Chaudhary H.S. (2012). Isolation and partial characterization of actinomycetes with antimicrobial activity against multidrug resistant bacteria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine.2:1147-1150

Pundir C.S., Rawal R., Chawla S., Renuka,& Kuhad R.C. (2012). Development of an amperometric polyphenol biosensor based on fungal laccase immobilized on nitrocellulose membrane. Artificial Cells, Blood Substitutes, and Biotechnology.40:163-70.

Kumar A., Gupta R., Shrivastava B., Khasa Y.P. & Kuhad R.C. (2012). Xylanase production from an alkalophilic actinomycete isolate Streptomyces sp. RCK-2010, its characterization and applicationinsaccharification of second generation biomass. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B.: Enzymatic. 74:170-177.

Shrivastava B., Nandal P., Sharma A., Jain K.K., Khasa Y.P., Das T.K., Mani V., Kewalramani N.J., Kundu S.S. & Kuhad R.C. (2012). Solid state bioconversion of wheat straw into digestible and nutritive ruminant feed by Ganoderma sp. rckk02. Bioresource Technology. 107:347-351

Sharma K.K., Shrivastava B., Nandal P., Sehgal N., Sastry V.R.B., Kalra A. &  Kuhad, R.C. (2011). Nutritional and toxicological assessment of white-rot fermented animal feed. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 52:185-190.


Kidwai, M., Poddar, R., Diwanian S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2010). Laccase from basidiomycetous fungus catalyzed synthesis of substituted Benzopyranocoumarins via Domino reaction. Synthetic Communications

Nagar, S., Gupta, V.K., Kumar, D., Kumar, L. & Kuhad, R.C. (2010). Production and optimization of cellulase-free, alkali-stable xylanase by Bacillus pumilus SV-85S in submerged fermentation. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Bioetchnology. 37: 71-83.

Diwanian, S., Kharb, D., Raghukumar C. & Kuhad, R.C. (2010). Decolorization of synthetic dyes and textile effluents by basidiomycetous fungi. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. DOI 10.1007/s11270-009-0263-x.

Kuhad, R.C., Chandna P., Lata & Singh A. (2010). Composting of lignocellulosic waste materials. In: Bioaugmentation, Biostimulation and Biocontrol. Soil Biology Series (Editors) Dr. Ajay Singh, Nagina Parmar and Dr. R. C. Kuhad. Springer Verlag, Germany (In Press).

Sanghi, A., Garg, N., Kuhar, K., Kuhad, R.C. & Gupta, V.K. (2009). Enhanced production of cellulase-free xylanase by alkalophilic Bacillus subtilits ASH and its application in Biobleaching of Kraft pulp. Bioresources 4:1109-1129.

Sharma, K.K., & Kuhad, R.C. (2009). An evidence of laccase in Archaea. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 49

Kidwai, M., Poddar, R., Diwanian S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2009). Laccase from basidiomycetous fungus catalyzed synthesis of substituted 5-deaza-10-oxaflavin via Domino reaction. Advance Synthesis and Catalysis. 351:589-595.

Kuhad, R.C. & Gupta, R. (2009). Biological remediation of Petroleum contaminants. In: Advances in Applied Bioremediation. Soil Biology Series. 17. (Editors) Dr. Ajay Singh, Dr. Ramesh C. Kuhad and Dr. O. P. Ward. Springer Verlag, Germany.

Singh, A., Kuhad, R.C. &. Ward, O.P. (2009). Biological remediation of soil – An overview of global Market and available technologies. In: Advances in Applied Bioremediation Soil Biology Series 17. (Editors) Dr. Ajay Singh, Dr. Ramesh C. Kuhad and Dr. O. P. Ward. Springer Verlag, Germany.

Gupta, R., Sharma, K.K. & Kuhad, R.C. (2009). Separate hydrolysis and fermentation (SHF) of Prosopis juliflora, a woody substrate, for the production of cellulosic ethanol by Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Pichia stipitis-NCIM 3498. Bioresource Technology. 100(3):1214-20.

Sanghi, A., Garg, N., Sharma, J., Kuhar, K., Kuhad, R.C. & Gupta, V.K. (2008). Optimization of xylanse production using inexpensive agro-residue by alkalophilic Bacillus subtilis ASH in solid-state fermentation. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 24:633-640.

Kuhar, S., Nair, L. M. & Kuhad, R.C. (2008). Pretreatment of lignocellulosic material with fungi capable of higher lignin degradation and lower carbohydrate degradation improves substrate acid hydrolysis and the eventual conversion to ethanol. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 54:305-13.

Pasha C, Thabit, H.M, Kuhad, R.C. & Rao, L.V. (2008). Bioethanol production from Prosopis juliflora using termotelerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae VS3 strain. Biobased Material Bioenergy. 2(3): 204-209.

Sharma, K.K. & Kuhad, R.C. (2008). Laccase: Enzyme revisited and function redifined. Indian Journal of  Microbiology. 48(3):309-316

Kapoor, M., Nair L. M. & Kuhad R.C. (2008) Cost-effective xylanase production from free and immobilized Bacillus pumilus strain MK001 and its application in saccharification of Prosopis juliflora. Biochemical Engineering Journal. 38(1): 88-97.

Ninawe, S., Kapoor, M. & Kuhad, R.C. (2008). Purification and Characterization of extracellular xylanase from Streptomyces cyaneus SN32. Bioresource Technology. 99:1252-1258.

Singh A. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Detoxification of sugarcane bagasse hydrolysate improves ethanol production by Candida shehatae NCIM 3501. Bioresource Technology. 98(10): 1947-1950.

Battan, B., Sharma, J., Dhiman S.S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Enhanced production of cellulase-free thermostable xylanase by Bacillus pumilus ASH and its potential application in paper industry. Enzyme and Microbial technology41(6-7):733-739.

Pasha, C., Kuhad, R.C. &  Rao, L. V. (2007). Strain improvement of thermotolerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae VS3 strain for better utilization of lignocellulosic substrates. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103(5):1480-1489.

Kapoor, M. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Immobilization of xylanase from Bacillus pumilus strain MK001 and its application in production of xylo-oligosaccharides. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 142(2): 125-138.

Kapoor, R.K. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Differential and synergistic effects of xylanase and laccase mediator system (LMS) in bleaching of soda and waste pulps. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103(2): 305-317.

Chandel, A.K., Kapoor, R.K., Narasu, M. L., Viswadevan, V., Kumaran S.G.S., Rudravaram, R., Rao, L. V., Tripathi, K.K., Lal, B. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Economic evaluation and environmental benefits of biofuel: an Indian perspective. International Journal of Global Energy. 28 (4): 357-381.

Prakash, O., Kumar, R., Kumar, R., Tyagi P. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Organoiodine(III) mediated synthesis of 3,9-diaryl- and 3,9-difuryl-bis-1,2,4-triazolo[4,3-a][4,3-c]pyrimidines as antibacterial agents. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 42(6): 868-872.

Gupta, S., Kapoor, M., Sharma, K.K. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Production and recovery of an alkaline exo-polygalacturonase from Bacillus subtilis RCK under solid-state fermentation using statistical approach. Bioresource Technology.  99:937-945.

Khurana, S., Kapoor, M., Gupta, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2007). Statistical optimization of alkaline xylanase production from Streptomyces violaceoruber under submerged fermentation using response surface methodology. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 47(2): 144-152.

Kothamas,I, S., Bhattacharyya, A., Kuhad, R.C. & Babu, C.R. (2006). Arbuscular mycorrrhizae and phosphate solubilizing bacteria of the mangrove ecosystem of Great Nicobar island, India. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 42:358-361.

Ninawe, S., Lal R. & Kuhad, R.C. (2006). Isolation of three xylanase producing strains of actinomycetes and their identification using molecular methods. Current Microbiology. 53(3): 78-182.

Battan, B., Sharma, J. & Kuhad, R.C. (2006). High level xylanase production by alkaliphilic Bacillus pumilus ASH under solid state fermentation. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 22: 1281-1287.

Kuhad, R.C., Chopra P., Battan B., Kapoor M. & Kuhar S. (2006) Production and partial purification and characterization of a thermo-alkali stable xylanase from Bacillus sp. RPP-1 Indian Journal of Microbiology. 46 (1): 13-23

Kuhad, R.C., Kapoor M. & Chaudhary K. (2006) Production of xylanase from Streptomyces sp. M-83 using cost-effective substrates and its application in improving digestibility of monogastric animal feed. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 46 (2): 109-119.

Sharma, K.K., Gupta, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2006)  Agrobacterium-mediated delivery of marker genes to Phanerochaete chrysosporium mycelial pellets: a model transformation   system for white-rot fungi. Biotechnology and Applied Biocehmistry 49:181–186

Ninawe, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2005). Bleaching of wheat straw using xylanase from thermoalkolphilc Streptomyces cyaneus SN32. Bioresource Technology. 97(18): 2291-2295. 

Ninawe, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2005). Use of xylan rich cost effective agroresides in the production of xylanase by Streptomyces cyaneus SN32. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 99: 1141–1148.

Kuhad, R.C., Sood, N., Tripathi, K.K., Singh, A. & Ward, O.P. (2004). Developments in microbial methods for the treatment of dye effluents. Advances in applied microbiology. 50: 185-213.

Sharma K.K., Kapoor, M., & Kuhad R. C. (2005). In-vivo enzymatic digestion (IVED), In-vitro xylanase digestion (IVXD), metabolic analogues, surfactants and polyethylene glycol ameliorate laccase production from Ganoderma sp. kk-02. Letters in Applied Microbiology . 41: 24-31.

Vasdev, K., Dhawan, S., Kapoor, K.R. & Kuhad, R.C. (2005). Biochemical characterization and molecular evidence of a laccase from the birds nest fungus Cyathus bulleri. Fungal Genetics Biology 42: 684-693.

Singh, A., Ward, O.P. & Kuhad, R.C. (2005). Feasibilty studies for microbial remediation of hydrocarbons. In: Methods for monitoring and assessing soil bioremediation. (eds) Margesin, R. and Schinner, F. springer-verlag, Germany.

Singh, A., Ward, O.P. & Kuhad, R.C. (2005). Feasibility studies for microbial remediation of hydrocarbons. In: Methods for monitoring and assessing soil bioremediation. Eds. Margesin, R. & Schinner, F. Springer-Verlag, Germany.

Dhawan, S., Lal, R. & Kuhad, R.C. (2005). Effect of antibiotics on growth and laccase production from Cyathus bulleri and Pycnoporus cinnabarinus. Bioresource Technology

Kuhad, R.C., Kapoor, R.K. & Lal, R. (2004) Improving the yield and quality of DNA isolated from white-rot fungi. Folia Microbiology. 49: 112-116.

Kuhad, R.C., Kothamasi, D., Tripathi, K.K. & Singh, A. (2004). Diversity and functions of soil microflora in development of plants. In: Plant surface microbiology. Eds Verma, A., Abbott, L., Werner, D. and Hampp, R. springer, Germany. 71-98.

Kuhad, R.C., Kapoor, M. &  Rustagi, R. (2004). Enhanced production of an alkaline pectinase from Streptomyces sp. RCK-SC by whole-cell immobilization and solid state cultivation. World journal of microbiology and biotechnology. 20: 257-263.

Dhawan, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2003). Ethidium bromide stimulated hyper laccase production from bird’s nest fungus Cyathus bulleri. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 36:1 1-3.



Taneja, K., Gupta, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2002). Properties and application of a partially purified alkaline xylanase from an alkalophilic fungus Aspergillus nidulans KK-99. Bioresource Technology 85: 39-42.

Kapoor, M. & Kuhad, R.C. (2002). Improved polygalacturonase production from Bacillus sp. MG-cp-2 using amino acids, vitamins and surfactants under submerged (SmF) and solid state(SSF) fermentation. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 34: 317-322.

Dhawan, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (2002). Effect of amino acids and vitamins on laccase production by the bird’s nest fungus Cyathus bulleri. Bioresource Technology 84:1, 35-38.

Kothamasi, D., Kuhad, R.C. & Babu, C.R. (2001). Arbuscular Mycorrhizae in plant survival strategies. Tropical Ecology. 42(1): 1-13.

Mishra, S., Jyot, J., Kuhad, R.C. & Lal, B. (2001). In situ Bioremediation potential of an oil sludge degrading bacterial consortium. Current Microbiology. 43: 328-335.

Mishra, S., Jyot, J., Kuhad, R.C. & Lal, B. (2001). Evaluation of Inoculum addition to stimulated In situ Bioremediation of oily-sludge- contaminated soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 67(4): 1675-1681.

Gupta, S., Kuhad, R.C. Bhushan, B. & Hoondal, G.S. (2001). Improved xylanase production form a haloalkalophilic Staphylococcus sp. SG-13 using inexpensive agricultural residues. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 17(1): 5-8.

Gupta, A., Gopal, M. & Kuhad, R.C. (2000). Production of Lignolytic enzymes and degradation of paddy husk by Cyathus spp. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 70(5): 331-333.

Singh, B.K. Kuhad, R.C., Singh, A., & Tripathi, K.K. (2000). Microbial Degradation of the Pesticide Lindane (g-Hexachloro-cyclohexane). Advances in Applied Microbiology. 47: 269-298.

Singh, B.K. & Kuhad, R.C., (2000). Degradation of Insecticides Lindane (g-HCH) by white-rot fungi Cyathus bulleri and Phanerochaete sordida. Pest Management Science. 56(2): 142-146.

Singh, B.K. & Kuhad, R.C. 1999). Biodegradation of Lindane (g-hexachlorocyclohexane) by the white-rot fungus Trametes hirsutus. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 28: 238-241.

Mishra, S., Lal, B., Jyot, J., Rajan, S., Khanna, S. & Kuhad, R.C. (1999). Field study: In Situ Bioremediation of Oily sludge contaminated land using “OILZAPPER”. Hazardous and Industrial Wastes 31st Mid-Atlantic Industrial & Hazardous Waste conference. Technomic Publishing Co., Inc. Lancaster.. 174-183.

Singh, B.K., Kuhad, R.C., Singh, A., Lal, R. & Tripathi, K.K. (1999). Biochemical and Molecular Basis of Pesticides Degradation of microorganisms. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 19(3): 197-225.

Singh, B.K., Arora, S., Kuhad, R.C. & Mukerji, K.G. (1999). Use of Fungi in the Control of Plant Pathogens. In: Singh, J. and Aneja, K.R. (eds). From Ethnomycology to Fungal Biotechnology: Exploiting fungi from Natural Resources for Novel Products. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press, New York, 153-162.

Kuhad, R.C., Manchanda, M. & Singh, A. (1999). Hydrolytic potential of celluloytic enzymes from a mutant strain of Fusarium oxysporum. Bioprocess Engineering. 20: 133-135.

Kuhad, R.C., Manchanda, M. and Singh, A.(1998). Optimization of xylanase production by hyper xylanolytic mutant and strain of Fusarium oxysporum. Process Biochemistry. 33: 641-647.

Bajpai, U., Kuhad, R.C. & Khanna, S. (1998). Mineralization of (C14) octadecane by Acinetobacter calcoaceticus S19. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 44: 681-686.

Kuhad, R.C., Singh, A., Tripathi, K.K. Saxena, R.K. & Eriksson, K.E.L. (1997). Microorganisms as an alternative source of protein. Nutrition Reviews. 55(3): 65-75.

Kuhad, R.C., Singh, A. & Eriksson, K.E.L. (1997). Microorganisms and enzymes involved in the degradation of the plant fibre cell walls. Special issue on ‘Biotechnology in pulp and paper industry’ for Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. 57: 45-125.

Abbi, M., Kuhad, R.C. & Singh, A. (1996). Fermentation of xylose and rice straw hydrolysate by Candida Sehatae NCL-3501. Journal of Industrial Microbiology. 17: 30-33.

Kuhad, R.C., Gupta, R. & Saxena, R.K. (1996). Cyclic-AMP and Fungal Differentiation. In: Mukerji, K.G., Singh, V.P. and Dwivedi, S. (eds). Concepts in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Aditya Books Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. 281-300.

Gupta, R., Mukherjee, K.G., Kuhad, R.C. & Saxena, R.K. (1996). Plant Surface Mycoflora-Its Role in Decomposition and Soil Fertility. In: Mukerji, K.G., Singh, V.P. and Dwivedi, S. (eds). Concepts in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Aditya Books Pvt. Ltd.. New Delhi, 120-137.

Abbi, M., Kuhad, R.C. & Singh, A. (1995). Bioconversion of pentose sugars to ethanol by free and immobilized cells of Candida sehatae NCL-3501: Fermentation Behaviour. Process Biochemistry. 31(6): 555-560.

Singh, A., Kuhad, R.C. & Kumar, M. (1995). Xylanase production by a hyper xylanolytic mutant of Fusarium oxysporum. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 17: 551-553

Vasdev, K., Kuhad, R.C. & Saxena, R.K. (1995). Decolorization of Triphenylmethane dyes by Cyathus bulleri. Current Microbiology. 30(5): 269-272.

Vasdev, K. & Kuhad, R.C. (1994). Induction of Laccase production in Cyathus bulleri under shaking and static conditions. Folia Microbiologica. 39(4): 326-330.

Vasdev, K. & Kuhad, R.C. (1994). Decolorization of poly R-478 (Polyvinylamie sulphonate Anthrapyridone) by Cyathus bulleri. Folia Microbiologica. 39(1): 61-64. 



Gupta, R., Singal, R., Shanker, A.B., Kuhad, R.C. and Saxena, R.K. (1994). A modified plate assay for screening phosphate solubilizing microorganisms. Journal of General and Applied Microbiology. 40: 255-260.

Kuhad, R.C., Kumar, M. & Singh, A. (1994). A hyper cellulolytic mutant of Fusarium oxysporum. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 19: 397-400.

Singh, A., Kuhad, R.C., Sahai, V. & Ghosh, P. (1994). Evaluation of Biomass. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. 51:47-70.

Saxena, A., Kuhad, R.C., Saxena, R.K. & Gupta, R. (1994). Production and characterization of xylanase from Cyathus stercoreus. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 10: 293-295.

Kuhad, R.C. & Singh, A. (1993). Lignocellulose Biotechnology: Current and Future Prospects. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology. 13(2): 151-172.

Khurana, N., Saxena, R.K., Gupta, R. & Kuhad, R.C. (1993). Light independent condidation in Trichoderma spp. A novel approach to microcyle conidiation. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 9: 353-356.

Kuhad, R.C., & Singh A. (1993). Enhanced Production of cellulases by Penicillium citrinum in solid state fermentation of cellulosic resides. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 9: 100-101.

Khurana, N., Gupta, R., Kuhad, R.C., & Saxena, R.K. (1992). Effect of protein synthesis and respiratory inhibitors on microcycle conidiation of Aspergillus tamarii. Journal of General and Applied Microbiology. 38: 617-622.

Kuhad, R.C. & Johri, B N. (1992). Fungal decomposition of Paddy straw: Light and scanning electron microscopic study. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 32(3): 255-258.

Saxena, R. K., Khurana, Kuhad, R. C. & Gupta, R. (1992). D-glucose soluble starch, a novel medium for inducing microcycle conidiation in Aspergillus. Mycological Research. 96(6): 490-494.

Kuhad, R.C. & Johri, B.N. (1991). Degradation of byproducts by Cyathus helenae. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 31(3): 291-296.

Singal, R., Gupta, R., Kuhad, R.C. & Saxena, R.K. (1991). Solubilization of inorganic phosphate by a Basidiomuyceteous fungus Cyathus. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 31(4): 397-401.

Singh, A., Kuhad, R.C. & Saxena, R.K. (1990). Microbial Enzymes and Food Industry. Microbiology Today. 1: 19-27.

Audholia, S., Saxena, R.K., Gupta R. & Kuhad, R.C. (1989). Modulation of Cyanobacterial Metabolism after Cyanophage Infection. Phykos. 28(1&2): 201-209.

Kuhad, R.C. & Johri, B.N. (1989). Bird’s Nest Fungus Cyathus, a record from Bhopal. Advances in Biosciences. 8(1): 67-69. 



Kuhad, R.C. (1988). Keratinophilic fungi from Kanha National Park (M.P.). India. Bionature 8(1): 75-77.

Kuhad, R.C. & Johri, B.N. (1987). Decomposition of sugarcane bagasse by the Bird’s Nest Fungus Cyathus. Current Science. 56(12) :609-611.

Moore, D., Liu, M. & Kuhad, R.C. (1987). Karyogamy dependent enzyme depression in the basidiomycete Coprinus. Cell Biology International Reports. 11(4): 335-341.

Kuhad, R.C., Rosin, I.V. & Moore, D. (1987). A possible relation between cyclic-AMP levels and glycogen mobilization in Coprinus cinereus. Transactions of the British Mycological Society. 88(2): 229-236.

Rohatagi, K., Kuhad, R.C. & Johri, B.N. (1986). Enrichment of ash and silica in paddy straw by Cyathus, Pleurotus and Sporotrichum. Journal of Microbial Biotechnology. 1:91-96.

Kuhad, R.C., Rohatagi, K. & Johri, B.N. (1985). Agrowastes from paddy and sugarcane cultivation as a resource for materials. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research. 4 : 607-612.

Kuhad, R.C. & Belsare, D.K. (1985). Incidence of Nematodes in Air. Pollution Research. 4(1): 45-56.

Kuhad, R. C. (1984): Lignocellulolytic enzymes of Bird’s Nest Fungi. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 24(2): 137.

Kuhad, R.C. & Johri, B.N. (1984). Production of Cyathus stercoreus fruit bodies in cultures. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 24(1): 45-56

Kuhad, R.C. (1984). Preliminary observations on the decomposition of Paddy straw by species of white-rot fungus Cyathus. Journal of Scientific Research. 6(2): 81-84.

Kuhad, R.C. (1983). Isolation of Mycroflora of Rice Straw. Journal of Scientific Research. 5(3): 189-190.

Kuhad, R.C. & Johri, B.N. (1983). Fermentative degradation of plant wastes by white-rot fungus Cyathus and it’s ability to release cellulase enzyme. Journal of Microbial Biotechnology. 1(1): 81-84. 

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