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Details of Dr Swaminathan Palanisami   


Gender male
Job title Project Scientist
Department Marine Biotechnology
Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Tel 00919962877570
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Website http://www.niot.res.in
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products
Research Activities Basic microbiological and Molecular biological techniques, Isolation, purification and characterization of protein, Genetic transformation techniques- [Electroporation and Conjugation], Electrophoresis techniques-Protein-[IEF Isoelctric focusing and Two dimensional gel electrophoresis], DNA-[PFGE-Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis] HPLC, GC, PCR, Circular dichroic spectral analysis of DNA, Activity staining of enzymes: Superoxide dismutase, Peroxidase, Catalase. Glutathione Peroxidase, Glutathione S transferase, Glutathione reductase, Ascorbate peroxidase. Laccase, Polyphenoloxidase, Lignin peroxidase. Esterases, Tannase, Malatedehydrogenase. Pigment exactraction and quantification Chlorophyll, Phycobilliproteins, Carotenoids and Scytonemin. Image analysis, application of bioinformatics in molecular biology, pathway prediction of biodegradation of xenobiotics by bioinformatics tools.etc. Acclimatizing marine organisms in Laboratory and measuring sublethal biological endpoints against toxicants and pollutants and Biomarker analysis.
Research Region 46
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Environmental Biotechnology – Bioremediation and Eco-toxicology: ●Microbial degradation of xenobiotics-[Synthetic dyes, pesticides] and investigation of its responsible degradation enzyme system and stress stabilizing factors viz enzymes and metabolites. ●Microbial detoxification of heavy metals-[Chromium, Copper, Cadmium, Lead, Mercury] and investigation of its detoxifying enzyme system and stress stabilizing factors viz enzymes and metabolites. ●Enzyme characterization and overexpresion. ●Microbial [Cyanobacterial] water channels.
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PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Swaminathan PALANISAMI)

1. Fate of few pesticide-metabolizing enzymes in the marine cyanobacterium Phormidium valderianum BDU 20041 in perspective with chlorpyrifos exposure. Swaminathan Palanisami, Dharmar Prabaharan, Lakshmanan Uma. Elsevier Publication. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 2009, 95:.68-72. 2. Laccases and polyphenol oxidases activities of marine cyanobacteria: a study with Poly R-478 decolourization. Swaminathan Palanisami, Sushanta Kumar Saha, D. Prabaharan, G. Subramanian, L. Uma. Springer Publication. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2010, 26:63-69. 3. Chromium-induced in vivo DNA changes in marine cyanobacterium Oscillatoria willei BDU 130511. Swaminathan Palanisami, Venugopal Rajendiran, Mallayan Palaniandavar, Lashmanan Uma. International Journal on Algae. 2009, 11: 394 ? 402. 4. Response of antioxidative and ligninolytic enzymes of a marine cyanobacterium Oscillatoria willei BDU 130511 during Poly R-478 decolourization. Sushanta Kumar Saha, Palanisami Swaminathan, C Raghavan, Lakshmanan Uma, Gopalakrishnan Subramanian. Elsevier Publication, Bioresource Technology. 2010, 101: 3076 ? 3084. 5. Cleavage of Proteins by a Mixed-Ligand Copper(II) Phenolate Complex: Hydrophobicity of the Diimine Coligand Promotes Cleavage. Venugopal Rajendiran, Mallayan Palaniandavar, Palanisami Swaminathan, and Lakshmanan Uma. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 10446 ? 10448. 6. Role of copper in Poly R-478 decolourization by Phormidium valderianum BDU 140441. Swaminathan Palanisami, L. Uma. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Springer Publication. [Accepted]. 7. Tannase activity from marine cyanobacterium Phormidium valderianum BDU140441. Swaminathan Palanisami, KrishnaKannan, Uma Lakshmanan. J. Applied Phycology. Springer Publication. [Accepted]. 8. Vertical distribution of biological characteristics and phytoplankton community structure in the shelf waters off southwest coast of India. R.S. Robin, K. Vishnu Vardhan, Prdipta, R. Muduli, J.S.I. Rajkumar, Swaminathan Palanisami. International Journal of Current Research. 2010, 8:16-34. 9. Chromium (VI) induced stress and antioxidative responses of marine cyanobacterium Oscillatoria willei BDU 130511. Swaminathan Palanisami, Brindha Thirugnanam, Uma Lakshmanan. Elsevier Publication. Aquatic Toxicology. [under revision]. 10. Stress defensive responses of green mussel Perna viridis against chronic copper exposure. Swaminathan Palanisami, Robin Radhakrishnan Subhadra, Mohan Dhandapani, Sureshkumar Chellasamy. Bulletin of Environmental contamination and Toxicology, Springer Publication. [under Review].

Created: 2011-03-19 Last Updated: 2016-07-02 by Swaminathan PALANISAMI