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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Chief Scientist
Department Division of Marine Biotechnology and Ecology
Institution
CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute (
Gijubhai Badheka Marg Bhavnagar 364002
Address
CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute Gijubhai Badheka Marg
Bhavnagar
Gujarat
364002
India
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Tel +91 278 256 5801/08 Ext 614
Fax +91 278 256 7562
Email
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Website http://www.csmcri.org
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree M.Sc., Ph.D
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products
Research Activities Seaweed biomass as feedstock for bioenergy and chemicals Stress physiology Enzymes from marine environment for industrial applications Seaweeds as nutraceuticals and nutritional supplements
Research Region 71
Skills/Expertise Seaweed biology and cultivation, seaweed tissue and protoplast culture, ecophysiology and seaweed biotechnology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Radhakrishna CHENNUR)

Baghel R.S, Trivedi N, Vishal G, Neori A, Reddy CRK, Lali A, and Jha B (2015) Biorefining of marine macroalgal biomass for production of biofuel and commodity chemicals. Green Chem. 17: 2436?2443.
Singh R.P, Kumari P and Reddy CRK (2015). Antimicrobial compounds from seaweeds associated bacteria and fungi. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 99:1571-1586.
Singh R.P, Baghel R.S, Reddy CRK and Jha B (2015) Effect of quorum sensing signals produced by seaweed associated bacteria on carpospore liberation from Gracilaria dura. Front. Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00117.
Vishal G, Puja K and Reddy CRK (2015) Development of hybrids with improved functional traits through protoplast fusion between Ulva reticulata Forsskål (×) Monostroma oxyspermum (Kutz.) Doty. Front. Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015. 00003.
Charrier B, Rolland E, Vishal G and Reddy CRK (2015) Production of genetically and developmentally modified seaweeds: Exploiting the potential of artificial selection techniques. Front. Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00127.
Trivedi N, Reddy CRK, Radulovich R and Jha B (2015) Solid state fermentation (SSF)-derived cellulase for saccharification of the green seaweed Ulva for bioethanol production. Algal Res. 9:48-54.
Manoj K, Reddy CRK and Ralph PJ (2015) Polyamines in morphogenesis and development: a promising research area in seaweeds. Front. Plant Sci. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00027.
Baghel R.S, Puja K, Reddy CRK and Jha B (2014). Growth, pigments and biochemical composition of marine red alga Gracilaria crassa. J. Appl. Phycol. 26:2143 -2150.
Singh R.P and Reddy C.R.K (2014) Seaweed-microbial interactions: key activities of seaweed-associated bacteria. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 88:213-230.
Vishal G, Thakur RS, Baghel RS, Reddy CRK and Jha B (2014) Seaweed Metabolomics: A new facet of functional genomics. In: J-P. Jacquot, and P. Gadal (Serial Eds.) & N. Bourgougnon (Serial Vol. Ed.) Sea Plants. Adv. Bot. Res. 71: 31?52.
Baghel R.S, Puja K, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2014) Growth, pigments and biochemical composition of marine red alga Gracilaria crassa. J. Appl. Phycol. DOI: 10.1007/s10811-014-0250-5.
Puja K, Reddy C.R.K. and Jha B (2014) Quantification of select endogenous hydroxy-oxylipins from tropical marine macroalgae. Mar. Biotechnol. 16.74-87.
Kumar M, Puja K, Reddy CRK and Jha B (2014) Salinity and desiccation induced oxidative stress acclimation in seaweeds. In: J-P. Jacquot, and P. Gadal (Serial Eds.) & N. Bourgougnon (Serial Vol. Ed.) Sea Plants. Adv. Bot. Res. 71: 91-123.
Puja K, Manoj K, Reddy C.R.K. and Jha B (2014) Nitrate and phosphate regimes induced lipidomic and biochemical changes in intertidal macroalga Ulva lactuca (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Plant Cell Physiol. 55: 52-63.
Hui-Yin Y, Phang S.M, Reddy C.R.K and Khalid N (2014) Production of clonal planting materials from Gracilaria changii and Kappaphycus alvarezii through tissue culture and airlift photobioreactors. J. Appl. Phycol. 26:729-746.
Baghel R.S, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2014) Characterization of agarophytic seaweeds biomass from the bio-refinery context. Bioresource. Technol. 159:280-285.
Puja K, Kumar M, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2013) Algal lipids, fatty acids and sterols. In: Dominguez H (Ed.) Functional ingredients from algae for foods and nutraceuticals. Woodhead Publishing Ltd. Cambridge, U.K. pp 87 - 134.
Trivedi N, Gupta V, Reddy C.R.K. and Jha B (2013) Detection of ionic liquid stable cellulase produced by the marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas sp. isolated from brown alga Sargassum polycystum C. Agardh. Bioresour. Technol. 132:313-319.
Gupta V, Trivedi N, Manoj K, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2013). Purification and characterization of exo-?-agarase from an endophytic marine bacterium and its catalytic potential in bioconversion of red algal cell wall polysaccharides into galactans. Biomass Bioenerg. 49:290-298.
Gupta V, Thakur R.S, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2013) Central metabolic processes of marine macrophytic algae revealed from NMR based metabolome analysis. RSC Advances. 3:7037-7047.
Koilraj P, Antonyraj C.A, Gupta V, Reddy C.R.K and Kannan S (2013) Novel approach for selective phosphate removal using colloidal layered double hydroxide nanosheets and use of residue as fertilizer. J. Appl. Clay Sci. 86: 111-118.
Trivedi N, Gupta V, Reddy C.R.K. and Jha B (2013) Enzymatic hydrolysis and production of bioethanol from common macrophytic green alga Ulva fasciata Delile. Bioresour. Technol. 150:106-112.
Puja K, Bijo A.J, Mantri V.A, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2013) Fatty acid profiling of tropical marine macroalgae: an analysis from chemotaxonomic and nutritional perspective. Phytochemistry 86:44-56.
Singh R.P, Shukla M.K, Mishra A, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2013). Bacterial extracellular polymeric substances and their effect on settlement of zoospore of Ulva fasciata. Colloid Surface B. 103:223-230.
Manoj K, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2013). The ameliorating effect of Acadian marine plant extract against ionic liquids induced oxidative stress and DNA damage in the marine macroalga Ulva lactuca. J. Appl. Phycol. 25: 369-378.
Manoj K, Bijo A.J, Baghel R.S, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2012) Selenium and spermine alleviate cadmium-induced toxicity in the seaweed Gracilaria dura by regulating antioxidants and DNA methylation. Plant Physiol. Bioch. 51:129-138.
Gupta V, Bijo A.J, Manoj K, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2012) Detection of epigenetic variations in the protoplast-derived germlings of Ulva reticulata using methylation sensitive amplification polymorphism (MSAP). Mar Biotechnol. 14:692?700
Shukla M.K, Singh R.P, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2012) Synthesis and characterization of agar-based silver nanoparticles and nanocomposite film with antibacterial applications. Bioresource Technol. 107:295-300.
Puja K, Sing R.P, Bijo A.J, Reddy C.R.K and Jha B (2012) Estimation of lipid hydroperoxide levels in tropical marine macroalgae. J. Phycol. 48, 1362-1373.
Mantri, V.A. Ravindra, P.S. Bijo, A.J. Puja, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Differential response of varying salinity and temperature on zoospore induction, regeneration and daily growth rate in Ulva fasciata (Chlorophyta, Ulvales). J. Appl. Phycol. 23:243-250.
Kumar, M. Gupta, V. Trivedi, N. Puja, K. Bijo, A.J. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Desiccation induced oxidative stress and its biochemical responses in intertidal red alga Gracilaria corticata (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Environ. Exp. Bot. 72: 194-201.
Vishal, G. Manoj, K. Brahmbhatt, H. Reddy, C.R.K. Seth, A. and Jha, B. (2011). Simultaneous determination of different endogenetic plant growth regulators in common green seaweeds using dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction method. Plant Physiol. Bioch. DOI: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2011.08.004.
Trivedi, N. Gupta, V. Kumar, M. Puja, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Organic solvent tolerant marine bacterium Bacillus aquimaris producing organic solvent-stable alkaline cellulase. Chemosphere. 83:706-712.
Singh, R.P. Gupta, V. Puja, K. Kumar, M. Reddy, C.R.K. Prasad, K. and Jha, B. (2011). Purification and partial characterization of an extracellular alginate lyase from Aspergillus oryzae isolated from brown seaweed. J. Appl. Phycol. 23:755-762.
Trivedi, N. Gupta, V. Kumar, M. Puja, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). An alkali-halotolerant cellulase from Bacillus flexus isolated from green seaweed Ulva lactuca. Carbohyd. Polym. 83:891-897.
Gupta, V. Kumar, M. Puja, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Optimization of protoplasts yields from red algae Gracilaria dura (C. Agardh) J. Agardh and G. verrucosa (Huds.) Papenfuss. J Appl Phycol. 23:209-2018
Ganesan, M. Thiruppathi, S. Eswaran, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Development of an improved method of cultivation to obtain high biomass of the red alga Gelidiella acerosa (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in the open sea. Biomass Bioenerg. 35: 2729-2736.
Gupta, V. Baghel, R.S. Kumar, M. Puja, K. Mantri, V.A. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Growth and agarose characteristics of isomorphic gametophyte (male and female) and sporophyte of Gracilaria dura and their marker assisted selection. Aquaculture. 318:389-396.
Singh, R.P. Shukla, M.S. Mishra, A. Puja, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Isolation and characterization of exopolysaccharides from seaweed associated bacteria Bacillus licheniformis. Carbohyd. Polym. 84:1019-1026
Baghel, R.S. Puja, K. Bijo, A.J. Gupta, V. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Genetic analysis and marker assisted identification of life phases of red alga Gracilaria corticata (J. Agardh). Mol. Biol. Rep. 38:4211-4218.
Singh, R.P. Mantri, V.A. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Isolation of seaweed associated bacteria and their morphogenesis inducing capability in axenic cultures of the green alga Ulva fasciata. Aquat. Biol. 12: 13-21.
Kumar, M. Gupta, V. Puja, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Assessment of nutrient composition and antioxidant potential of Caulerpaceae seaweeds. J. Food Compos Anal. 24:270-278.
Puja, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Comparative evaluation and selection of a method for lipid and fatty acid extraction from marine macroalgae. Anal. Biochem. 415: 134-144.
Shukla, M.K. Kumar, M. Kamlesh, P. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Partial characterization of sulfohydrolase from Gracilaria dura and evaluation of its potential application in improvement of the agar quality. Carbohyd. Polym.85:157-163.
Kumar, M. Puja, K. Trivedi, N. Shukla, M.K. Gupta, V. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Minerals, PUFAs and antioxidant properties of some tropical seaweeds from Saurashtra coast of India. J. Appl. Phycol. DOI: 10.1007/s10811-010-9578-7.
Singh, R.P. Bijo, A.J. Baghel, R.S. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2011). Role of bacterial isolates in enhancing the bud formation in the red alga Gracilaria dura. FEMS Mocribiol Ecol. 76:381-392.
Ganesan, M. Veeragurunathan, V. Eswaran, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2010). Influence of ultraviolet radiation on spore liberation in marine macroalgae Ulva fasciata (Ulvales, Chlorophyceae) and Gracilaria cortiicata (Gracilariales, Rhodophyceae). Phycol. Res. 58:293-297.
Kumar, M. Puja, K. Gupta, V. Anisha, P.A. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2010). Differential responses to cadmium induced oxidative stress in marine macroalga Ulva lactuca (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Biometals 23: 315-325.
Puja, K. Kumar, M. Gupta, V. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2010). Tropical marine macroalgae as potential sources of nutritionally important PUFAs. Food. Chem, 120: 749-757.
Kumar, M. Puja, K. Gupta, V. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2010). Biochemical responses of red alga Gracilaria corticata (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) to salinity induced oxidative stress. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol. 391:27-34.
Thakur, M.C. Mantri, V.A. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2009). Dictyopteris serrata (Arschoug) Hyot: first record of male gametophytic plants. Curr. Sci. 96: 468-470.
Ganesan, M. Thiruppathi, S. Eswaran, K. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2009). Cultivation of Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskal) Feldmann et Hamel (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in the Open Sea on Southeast Coast of India. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 382: 49-57.
Mantri, V.A. Thakur, M.C. Kumar, M. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2009). The carpospore culture of industrially important red alga Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta). Aquaculture 297: 85-90.
Reddy, C.R.K. Manoj, K. Mantri, V.A. and Jha, B. (2008). Seaweed protoplasts: status and their biotechnological perspectives. J. Appl. Phycol. 20:619-632.
Thakur, M.C. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2008). Seasonal variation in biomass and species composition of seaweeds stranded along Port Okha, northwest coast of India. J Earth Syst. Sci. 117:211-218.
Reddy, C.R.K. Jha, B. Fujita, Y. and Ohno, M. (2008). Seaweed micropropagation techniques and their potentials: an overview. J. Appl. Phycol. 20:609-617.
Ganesan, M. Reddy, C.R.K. Eswaran, K. and Jha, B. (2008). Seasonal variation in the biomass, quantity and quality of agar from Gelidiella acerosa from the Gulf of Mannar Marine biosphere reserve. Phycol. Res. 56: 93-104.
Mantri, V.A. Thakur, M.C. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2007). Ulva taeniata (Setchell) Setchell et Gardner: a taxon new to Indian seaweed flora. Curr. Sci. 93, 773-774.
Rajakrishna Kumar, G. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2006). Callus induction and thallus regeneration from the callus of phycocolloid yielding seaweeds from the Indian coast. J. Appl. Phycol. 19(1): 15-25.
Reddy, C.R.K. Shikh, D. Rajakrishna Kumar, G. Jha, B. Cheney, D.P. and Fujita, Y. (2006). An improved enzyme preparation for rapid mass production of protoplasts as seed stock for aquaculture of macrophytic marine green algae. Aquaculture, 260 (1-4): 290-297.
Shikh, D. Reddy, C.R.K. and Jha, B. (2005). Production and seeding of protoplasts of Porphyra okhaensis (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) in the laboratory culture. J. Appl. Phycol. 17(4): 331 ? 337.
Raja Krishna Kumar, G. Reddy, C.R.K. Ganesan, M. Tiruppathi, S. Shikh, D. Eswaran, K. Subba Rao, P.V. and Jha, B. (2004). Tissue culture and regeneration of thallus from callus of Gelidiella acerosa (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia, 43 (5): 596-602.
Reddy, C.R.K. Rajakrishna Kumar, G. Eswaran, K. Siddhanta, A.K. and Tewari, A. (2003). In vitro somatic embryogenesis and regeneration of somatic embryos from pigmented callus of Kappaphycus alvarezii (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). J. Phycology, 39 (3): 610-616.
Rajakrishna Kumar, G. Addepalli, M.K. and Reddy, C.R.K. (1999). Regeneration of thallus from the protoplasts of Monostroma oxyspermum (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) in axenic culture. Phycologia, 38 (6): 503 - 507.
Reddy, C.R.K. Iima, M. and Fujita, Y. (1992). Induction of fast growing and morphologically different strains through inter-generic protoplast fusions of Ulva and Enteromorpha. J. Appl. Phycol. 4: 57 - 65.
Reddy, C.R.K. and Fujita, Y. (1991). Regeneration of plantlets from Enteromorpha (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) protoplasts in axenic culture. J. Appl. Phycol. 3: 265 - 275.
Reddy, C.R.K. Saito, M. Migita, S. and Fujita, Y. (1990). Intergeneric fusions of Ulva and Porphyra by electro-fusion method. Bull. Fac. Fish. Nagasaki Univ. 68: 21 - 27.
Untawale, A.G. Reddy, C.R.K. and Deshmukhe, G.V. (1989). Ecology of intertidal benthic algae of northern Karnataka coast. Ind. J. Mar. Sci. 18: 73 - 81.
Untawale, A.G. Reddy, C.R.K. and Ambiye, V. (1989). Marine algal flora of submerged Angria Bank (Arabian Sea). Ind. J. Mar. Sci. 18: 207 - 209.
Reddy, C.R.K. Migita, S. and Fujita, Y. (1989). Protoplast isolation and regeneration of three species of Ulva in axenic culture. Bot. Mar. 32: 483 - 490.
Dhargalkar, V.K. Reddy, C.R.K. Deshmukhe, G.V. and Untawale, A.G. (1987). Biochemical composition of some benthic marine algae of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. Ind. J. Mar. Sci. 16: 269 - 271.


Created: 2006-09-12 Last Updated: 2016-07-02 by Radhakrishna CHENNUR