SANATANA DHARMA COLLEGE
Dr. P. R. Unnikrishna Pillai ( Pricipal and Associate Professor)
M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

ARTICLES IN JOURNALS

1.P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAII PADMA NAMBISAN V.P.N. NAMPOORI & C.P.G. VALLABHAN 1997 Induction of Mitotic Chromosomal Aberrations by Lasers in Comparison to Gamma Radiations. J. Hereditas Vol.19 No.5 5-9

2. P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAII PADMA NAMBISAN V.P.N. NAMPOORI & C.P.G. VALLABHAN 1998 Laser as Mutagens. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research Vol.57 658-663

3. MARYKUTTY ABRAHAM & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2009 Studies on the effect of colchicines induced polyploidy in Sida species J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 10 No.2 21-27

4. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2009 in vitro germination of immature seeds of Andrographis paniculata using gamma irradiation J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 10 No.2 51-58

5. MARYKUTTY ABRAHAM & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2009 The effect of colchicines on ephedrine production In in vitro cultures of Sida species J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 11(NS) 47-52

6. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2010 iStudies on the effect of gamma irradiation on callus proliferation in Andrographis paniculata J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 11 (NS) 69-75

7. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2011 iA study on the effect of gamma irradiation on andrographolide production in Andrographis echiodes J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 12(NS) 41-45.

8. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2016 In vitro germination and growth kinetics in Andrographis paniculata J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 17(NS) 21-26

9. .ANITHA CHANDRAN.N. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2017 In vitro studies on the effect of EMS on secondary mettabolite production in Andrographis paniculata J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 18(NS) 59-65

10. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2017 In vitro studies on in vitro rapid regeneration and shoot multiplication in Andrographis paniculata J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 18(NS) 75-80

11. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2017 A comparative in vitro study on the effect of chemical mutagens on andrographolide production in Andrographis paniculata J. Cytology and Genetics Vol. 18(NS) 81-86

D. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED AND PURE SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE

12. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2016 In vitro studies on callus culture and enhanced andrographolide production using Sodium azide in Andrographis paniculata J. International journal of applied and pure science and agriculture Vol.2 No.6 254-261

13. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2017 A comparative study of the effect of SA and EMS on in vitro production of andrographolide in Andrographis paniculata J. International journal of applied and pure science and agriculture Vol.3 No.8 33-37

14.. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2017 In vitro effect of Sodium azide and Ethyl Methanesulphonate on Secondary Metabolite Production in Andrographis paniculata (Burn.F.) Nees International journal of applied and pure science and agriculture Vol.3 No.10 25-30

15. P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAII PADMA NAMBISAN V.P.N. NAMPOORI & C.P.G. VALLABHAN 1996/1997 Induction of Mitotic Aberrations by Argon ion Lasers in Vicia faba L. and Allium cepa L. J. Genetics and Breeding Vol.28 No.3-4 27-33

16. SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2015 iEnhanced production of andrographolide through the effect of gamma irradiation on iAndrographis paniculata. American Journal of Biopharmacology Biochemistry and Life Sciences Vol . 4.No.2 1-8

BOOKS PUBLISHED

1..Induced Mutation on Plants by Laser and other Mutagens 2012 P.R.UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI & PADMA NAMBISAN Lambert Academic Publishing Germany, USA and UK

2. In vitro Andrographolide Production From Irradiated Andrographis Sps. 2012 SUSILA KURUVILLA & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2012 Lambert Academic Publishing Germany, USA and UK

3. In vitro production of ephedrine through colchiploidy from Sida sps. 2012 MARYKUTTY ABRAHAM & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI Lambert Academic Publishing Germany, USA and UK

4. In vitro production of Andrrographolide induced by chemical Mutagens ANITHA CHANDRAN .N. & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI 2018 Lambert Academic Publishing Germany, USA and UK

PAPERS PUBLISHED/ PRESENTED IN SEMINARS, CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA

A I NTERNATIONAL

1.P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai, Padma nambisan, V.P.N. Nampoori & C.P.G. Vallabhan Laser as Mutagens International Conference on Frontiers in Biotechnology Nov.26-29, 1997 pp 92. Regional Research Laboratory, CSIR, Trivandrum

2.Anitha Chandran. N. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Enhanced Andrographolikde Production Using Sodium Azide in Andrographis paniculata International Seminar on New Frontiers in Cytogenetics and XIII Conference of the Society of Cytologists and Geneticists Dec.15-17, 2016 pp 68. Department of Botany, University of Kerala

B. NATIONAL

1. P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai & R.C. Verma A comparison of induced chromosomal aberrations in Vicia faba and Phlox drummondii Proceedings on Cytology and Genetics 1992 3: 17-25

2. .P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai, Padma nambisan, V.P.N. Nampoori & C.P.G. Vallabhan Influence of Laser radiation on mitotic index of germinating plants Proceedings of National Laser Symposium, 1997 301-302

3. Susila Kuruvilla & Unnikrishna Pillai.P.R. in vitro germination of Andrographis paniculata using immature seeds National Biotechnology Conference Feb.9-11, 2007 pp.5 Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Botany, S.D. College

4. P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Hortus Malabaricus Documentation National Seminar on Shared Heritage Cultural Legacy of the Dutch in Kerala January 27, 2010 Department of History, S.D. College, Alappuzha

5. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Studies on the effect of Gamma Irradiation on Callus Proliferation in Andrographis paniculata National Seminar on Frontiers In Biotechnology October 13, 2010, KVM College of Engineeering

6. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Effect of gamma irradiation on andrographolide production from Andrographis paniculata National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology September 1-2, 2011, Department of Biotechnology, CUSAT

7. .Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Conservation of a Medicinal Plant, Andrographis paniculata Through Biotechnological Methods Proceeding of the National Conference on Biodiversity Sep.28-29, 2011 84-88

8. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Study of Andrographolide in seed callus of Andrographis paniculata using gamma irradiation. National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology 2012 Department of Biotechnology, CUSAT

9. Anitha Chandran. N. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai in vitro germination of immature seeds of Andrographis paniculata Proceedings National Symposium on emerging trends in nanobiotechnology January 8, 2015 20-24

10. Anitha Chandran. N. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai A study on the enhancement of in vitro germination and the growth parameters of immature seeds of Andrographis paniculata induced by PEG 6000 National Seminar Advancement of Biosystematics on Biodiversity Conservation October 8th & 9th 2015 pp 20 Department of Botany, Sree Narayana College, Sivagiri, Varkala

11. Anitha Chandran. N. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Effect of Sodium azide on callus induction and proliferation from Andrographis paniculata Proceedings of the 9thNational Seminar on Medicinal Plants January 14 & 15, 2016 41-44 Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram

C.STATE LEVEL

1.P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Induction of Mutational Effect by Lasers in Plants 8th Swadeshi Science Congress Nov.5-7, 1998 Swadeshi Science Movement

2. P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai 9th Swadeshi Science Congress Nov.5-7, 1999 Swadeshi Science Movement

3. Unnikrishna Pillai.P.R. , Padma nambisan & V.P.N. Nampoori Induction of Mitotic chromosomal aberrations by laser in comparison to other mutagens in Vicia faba Proceedings of the 12th Kerala Science Congress, January 2000, Kumily. pp 166-170

4. Anitha Chandran. N. Susila Kuruvilla & P.R. Unnikrishna Pillai Effect of EMS on Callus Induction and Proliferation from Andographis paniculata 25th Swadeshi Science Congess Dec.16-18 2015 139