Dr. P. R. Unnikrishna Pillai

Publications

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

1, ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN JOURNALS

A .  HEREDITAS

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

B. JOURNAL OF GENETICS AND BREEDING

2.   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

B.  JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH

3.   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

C. JOURNAL OF CYTOLOGY AND GENETICS

4. 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

5.  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

6.  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

7.  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

9.  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

10. .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

11.  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

12.  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. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOPHARMACOGNOSY, BIOCHEMISTRY AND LIFE SCIENCES

13. 2. 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

E. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED AND PURE SCIENCE AND AGRICULTURE

14.  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

15. 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

16.. 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

F. JOURNAL OF PHARMACOGNOSY AND PHYTOCHEMISTRY

17. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N.  & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI  2017 In vitro studies on the  effect of Sodium azide treatment on Secondary Metabolite Production in  Andrographis paniculata  (Burn.F.) Nees   Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemstry  Vol.7 No.5  2411-2415..

18. ANITHA CHANDRAN.N.  & P.R. UNNIKRISHNA PILLAI  2017 Acomparative study on the in vitro effect of treatment time on Secondary Metabolite Production in  Andrographis paniculata  (Burn.F.) Nees   Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry  Vol.7 No.6 313-317

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 Conservation of a Medicinal Plant, Andrographis paniculata Through Biotechnological Methods  Proceeding of the National Conference on Biodiversity Sep.28-29, 2011 84-88

6.  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

7. 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

8. 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

SEMINAR, SYMPOSIA, CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS ORGANISED

A. NATIONAL LEVEL

1.Member, Organizing Committee-  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RECENT TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY,    25-27, March 2000 Organized by the Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Botany, Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha

2.Member, Organizing Committee- NATIONAL SEMINAR ON BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION   8-10, October 2004 Organized by the Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Botany, Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha

3.Joint Secretary- NATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE,   09-11, February 2007 Organized by the Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in Botany, Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha

4.   Coconvenor-   NATIONAL SEMINAR ON ADVANCES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY, 15-16- December, 2014  Organized by the Department of Biotechnology, CUSAT and Alumni Association, DBT, CUSAT

B.STATE/ COLLEGE LEVEL

1.  Coordinator, WORKSHOP ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS , 9 December, 2011 in S.D.College, Alappuzha

2.  Coordinator,  ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON WASTE MANAGEMENT  AND ZERO ENERGY-ZERO DISCHARGE BUILDINGS 1 9 December 2017 in S.D. College, Alappuzha

DETAILS OF THE Ph.D. DEGREES PRODUCED

1).Dr. Marykutty   Abraham., Former Head, Dept. of Botany, St. Joseph’s College for Women, Alaapuzha

Title-“Studies on Ephedrine production in callus cultures derived from colchicines treated  seeds and seedlings of Sida species”, University of Kerala, April, 2009

2) Dr. Susila Kuruvila, Former Head, Dept. of Botany, Stt.Joseph’s College for Women, Alappzuza

Title-“Studies on secondary metabolite production in callus cultures derived from gamma irradiated seedlings of Andrographis  species”,  University of Kerala, June, 2009

3)Dr.Anitha Chandran.N.

Title—“Studies on the in vitro production of secondary metabolite induced by chemical mutagens in Andrographis paniculata (Burn.f.) nees,” University of Kerala, February, 2018