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Department of Botany

Dr. Arnab Sen

Dr. Arnab Sen


Ph.D.

Professor


Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 9434307487
Mailing Address Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail senarnab_nbu@hotmail.com

Subject Specialization: Cytogenetics

Areas of Research Interest: Molecular Biology, Tissue culture, Bioinformatics based characterization of prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 10      (b) Ongoing: 06.

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: Nil       (b) Ongoing: Nil .

No. of Publications:        (a) Journal(s) : 114 

Achievement & Awards:

Administrative Experiences:

Selective List of Publications:

  1. Sghaier H, K Hezbri, F Ghodhbane-Gtari, P Pujic, A Sen, D Daffonchio, A Boudabous, LS Tisa, H Klenk, J Armengaud, P Normand and M Gtari (2015). Stone-dwelling actinobacteria Blastococcus saxobsidens, Modestobacter marinus and Geodermatophilus obscurus proteogenomes. The ISME Journal (2016) 10, 21–29 (doi:10.1038/ismej.2015.108).  IF: 9.353
  2. Saha M, Dey P, Begum S, De B, Chaudhuri TK, Sarker DD, Das AP, Sen A (2016). Effect of Acacia catechu (L.f.) Willd. on Oxidative Stress with Possible Implications in Alleviating Selected Cognitive Disorders.PLoS One. 2016 Mar 7;11(3):e0150574. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150574. eCollection 2016 IF: 3.234
  3. Louis S. Tisa,Oshone R, Sarkar I, Ktari A, Sen A, Gtari M (2016) Genomic approaches toward understanding the actinorhizal symbiosis: an update on the status of the Frankia genomes (2016). Symbiosis doi:10.1007/s13199-016-0390-2 (publish online). IF: 1.438
  4. Rai R and A Sen (2015). Biochemical Characterization of French Bean Associated Rhizobia found in North Bengal and Sikkim. J Academia Industrial Res. 4(1) 2015.
  5. Tisa LS, N Beauchemin, M Cantor, T Furnholm, F Ghodhbane-Gtari, L Goodwin, A Copeland, M Gtari, M Huntemann, N Ivanova, N Kyrpides, V Markowitz, K Mavrommatis, N Mikhailova, I Nouioui, R Oshone, G Ovchinnikova, I Pagani, K Palaniappan, A Pati, A Sen, N Shapiro, E Szeto, L Wall, J Wishart, and T Woyke (2015). Permanent Draft Genome sequence of Frankia sp. strain DC12, an atypical, non-infective (Nod-) ineffective (Fix-) isolate from Datisca cannabina. GenomeA vol. 3 no. 6 e01483-15.
  6. Ray A, S Mukherjee, I Sarkar and A. Sen (2015). Comparative investigation of the various determinants that influence the codon and amino acid usage patterns in the genus Bifidobacterium. World J Microbiol Biotechnol 2015, 31(6), 959-98.1.IF: 1.353
  7. Mishra T, AK Goyal, M Bhattacharya, P Kar and A Sen. (2015). Polyethylene glycol mediated protoplast fusion of medicinally important Canna. Research in Plant Biology. 5(1): 20-24.
  8. Banerjee A, DK Sahoo, H Thatoi, BR Pati, KC Mondal, A Sen, PK Das Mohapatra (2015). Structural Characterization and Active Site Prediction of Bacterial Keratinase through Molecular Docking. J Bioinform 1:67-82.
  9. Mishra T, AK Goyal and A Sen (2015) An overview on the in vitro regeneration of Canna. Int. J. Fund. Appl. Sc. (in press)
  10. Goyal AK and A Sen (2015). In vitro regeneration of bamboos, the Green gold: An overview. Ind. J Biotechnol. (in press)
  11. Dey P, MR Saha, SR Chowdhuri, A Sen, MP Sarkar and TK Chaudhuri (2014). Assessment of anti-diabetic activity of an ethnopharmacological plant Nerium indicum through alloxan induced diabetes in mice. J Ethnopharma (publish online). IF: 2.939
  12. Saha MR, R Rai, P Kar, A Sen and DD Sarker (2015) Ethnobotany, traditional knowledge and socioeconomic importance of native drink among the Oraon tribe of Malda district in India. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol. 4: 34-39.
  13. Saha MR, P Dey, TK Chaudhuri, DD Sarker, AK Goyal and A Sen (2014). Assesment of haemolytic cytotoxic and free radical scavenging activities of an underutilized fruit, Baccaurea sapida (Roxb.) Muell. Arg. Ind. J. Expl. Biol. (accepted) IF: 0.753
  14. Sen A, V Daubin, D Abrouk, I Gifford, AM Berry, and P Normand (2014) The phylogeny of actinobacteria revisited in the light of complete genomes, the orders Frankiales and Micrococcales should be split into coherent entities. Proposal of Frankiales ord. nov., Geodermatophilales ord. nov., Acidothermales ord. nov. and Nakamurellales ord. nov. IJSEM (published online). IF: 2.798
  15. Goyal AK and A Sen (2014) Molecular phylogeny of North Bengal bamboos inferred through PCR-RFLP based on the trnL-trnF region. The Experiment 19: 1304-1315
  16. Goyal AK, S Pradhan, BC Basistha and A Sen (2014). Micropropagation and assessment of genetic fidelity of Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) Nees using RAPD and ISSR markers. 3Biotech. DOI: 10.1007/s13205-014-0244-7
  17. Mishra T and A Sen (2014). Antioxidant Potential of Canna: an overview. NBU J Pl Sc. (in press)
  18. Goyal AK and A Sen (2014). Phylogenetic relationships among 29 accessions of bamboos encountered in North Bengal, India based on RAPD and ISSR markers. Ind J Biotechnol (accepted). IF: 0.51
  19. Saha MR, P Kar, A Sen and DD Sarker (2014). Ethnobotany of Chanchal Block of Malda District of West Bengal (India): Plants used Local Healthcare. Pleione, 8:381-390.
  20. Saha MR, DD Sarker, P Kar, P Sengupta and A Sen (2014). Indigenous knowledge of plants in local healthcare management practices by tribal people of Malda district, India. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol. 3(4): 179-185.
  21. Ghosh S, UK Mondal, A Sen and AK Bothra (2014). Comparative analysis and codon usage study of nifD, nifK and nifH genes linked with free living nitrogen fixing bacteria. Int. J. Integ. Biol. 15:7-10
  22. Kar, P, AK Goyal AP Das and A Sen (2014). Antioxidant and pharmaceutical potential of Clerodendrum L.: an overview. Int. J. Green Pharma. 8(4): 210-216.
  23. Pal S, A Banerjee, PS Das, BR Pati, KC Mandal, B Chakraborty, A Sen and PKD Mohapatra (2014) Dengue virus type 4 evolution & genomics: a Bioinformatic approach. Ind J Biotechnol (accepted) IF: 0.51
  24. Banerjee A, S Pal, T Pal, KC Mondal, BR Pati, A Sen and PKD Mohapatra (2014) Characterization of Bacillus proteases through protein-protein interaction: an in silico study of anthrax pathogenicity. Hum. Trad. Med. 4:e6.
  25. Goyal AK and A Sen (2014). Molecular Phylogeny of North Bengal bamboos inferred through PCR-RFLP based on the trnL-trnF region. The Experiment Journal. 19:1304-1315.
  26. Saha MR, DD Sarker and A Sen (2014). Ethnoveterinary practices among the tribal community of Malda district of West Bengal, India. Ind. J. Tradit. Knowl. 13(2): 359-367.                      IF: 0.438
  27. Pal A, UK Mandal, S Mukherjee, A Sen and AK Bothra (2013). The Implication of Codon Usage Design and Expression Level in Determining the Nature of Selection and Functionality amongst the Amino Acid Biosynthetic Pathway coding sequences of Arthrobacter sp. FB24. Current Bioinformatics (published online). 1.726
  28. Dey P, Saha MR and Sen A (2013). An overview of drug-induced hepatotoxicity. Asian J Pharma. Clinic. Res. 6(4): 1-4.
  29. Goyal AK, Middha SK and Sen A (2013). Bambusa vulgaris ‘vittata’ attenuates oxidative stress- an in vitro biochemical assay. IJNPR 4: 436-440.
  30. Dey P, Saha MR and Sen A (2013). Hepatotoxicity and the present herbal hepatoprotective scenario. Int. J. Green Pharm. 7: 265-273.
  31. Tisa LS, N Beauchemin, M Gtari, A Sen, and LG Wall (2013). What stories can the Frankia genomes tell us? J Biosciences 38:719–726. 1.939
  32. Bhattacharya S, A Sen, S Thakur and LS Tisa (2013). Characterization of Hemoglobin from Actinorhizal Plants – An in-silico approach. J Biosciences 38:777–787. 1.939
  33. Goyal AK, T Mishra, M Bhattacharya, P Kar and A Sen (2013). Evaluation of phytochemical constituents and antioxidant activity of selected actinorhizal fruits growing in the sacred forests of North-East India. J Biosciences 38:797–803. 1.939
  34. Thakur S, AK Bothra and A Sen (2013) Functional divergence outlines the evolution of novel protein function in NifH/BchL protein family. J Biosciences 38:733–740. 1.939
  35. Sur S, S Saha, LS. Tisa, AK Bothra and A Sen (2013) Characterization of pseudogenes in members of the order Frankineae. J Biosciences 38:727–732. 1.939
  36. Thakur S, Normand P, Daubin V, Tisa LS and Sen A (2013). Contrasted evolutionary constraints on secreted and non-secreted proteomes of selected Actinobacteria. BMC Genomics doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-474. IF: 3.986
  37. Wall L, Beauchemin N, Bruce D, Chain P, Chen A, Walston Davenport K, Deshpande S, Detter C, Furnholm T, Ghodbhane-Gtari F, Goodwin L, Gtari M, Han C, Han J, Huntemann M, Ivanova N, Kyrpides N, Land ML, Markowitz V, Mavrommatis K, Nolan M, Nouioui I, Pagani I, Pati A, Pitluck S, Santos CL, Sen A, Sur S, Szeto E, Tavares F, Teshima H, Thakur S, Woyke T, Wishart J, Tisa LS. 2013. Draft Genome sequence of Frankia sp. strain BCU110501, a nitrogen-fixing actinobacterium isolated from nodules of Discaria trinevis. Genome Announc. 1: doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00503-13.
  38. Nouioui I, Beauchemin N, Bruce D, Chain P, Chen A, Walston Davenport K, Deshpande S, Detter C, Furnholm T, Ghodbhane-Gtari F, Goodwin L, Gtari M, Han C, Han J, Huntemann M, Ivanova N, Kyrpides N, Land ML, Markowitz V, Mavrommatis K, Nolan M, , Pagani I, Pati A, Pitluck S, Santos CL, Sen A, Sur S, Szeto E, Tavares F, Teshima H, Thakur S, Wall L, Woyke T, Wishart J, Tisa LS. 2013. Draft Genome sequence of Frankia sp. strain BMG5.12, a nitrogen-fixing actinobacterium isolated from Tunisian soils." Genome Announc. 1: doi:  10.1128/genomeA.00468-13.
  39. Ray A, Bhattacharya S, Bothra AK and Sen A. (2013) A Database for Mycobacterium secretome analysis: 'MycoSec' to accelerate global health research. Omics: A Journal of Integrative Biology 17:502-509. 2.73
  40. Bhattacharya M and Sen A (2013) In vitro regeneration of pathogen free Kaempferia galanga L. - a rare medicinal plant. Res. Plant Biol. 3(3): 24-30, 2013
  41. Thakur S, AK Bothra and A Sen (2013). Exploring the genomes of symbiotic diazotrophs with relevance to biological nitrogen fixation. In R. Bandopadhyay and PB Kavi (ed).  Agriculture bioinformatics. Springer publications Pp 235-257.
  42. Sen A, Beauchemin N, Bruce D, Chain P, Chen A, Walston Davenport K, Deshpande S, Detter C, Furnholm T, Ghodbhane-Gtari F, Goodwin L, Gtari M, Han C, Han J, Huntemann M, Ivanova N, Kyrpides N, Land ML, Markowitz V, Mavrommatis K, Nolan M, Nouioui I, Pagani I, Pati A, Pitluck S, Santos CL, Sur S, Szeto E, Tavares F, Teshima H, Thakur S, Wall L, Woyke T, Wishart J, Tisa LS. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Frankia sp. strain QA3, a nitrogen-fixing actinobacterium isolated from the root nodule of Alnus nitida. Genome Announc. 1(2):e00103-13. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00103-13.
  43. Thakur S, AK Bothra and A Sen (2013). Insights into the nitrogenase protein - an in silico approach. In: Biology of useful plants and microbes, A Sen (ed), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp 301-320.
  44. Goyal AK, P Kar and A Sen (2013).Advancement of bamboo taxonomy in the era of molecular biology: a review. In: Biology of useful plants and microbes, A Sen (ed), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp 197-208.
  45. Ghodhbane-Gtari F, Beauchemin N, Bruce D, Chain P, Chen A, Walston Davenport K, Deshpande S, Detter C, Furnholm T, Goodwin L, Gtari M, Han C, Han J, Huntemann M, Ivanova N, Kyrpides N, Land ML, Markowitz V, Mavrommatis K, Nolan M, Nouioui I, Pagani I, Pati A, Pitluck S, Santos CL, Sen A, Sur S, Szeto E, Tavares F, Teshima H, Thakur S, Wall L, Woyke T, Tisa LS. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Frankia sp. strain CN3, an atypical, noninfective (Nod–) ineffective (Fix–) isolate from Coriaria nepalensis. Genome Announc. 1(2):e00085-13. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00085-13.
  46. Goyal AK, T Misra and A Sen (2013) Antioxidant profiling of Latkan (Baccaurea ramiflora Lour.) wine. Ind. J Biotechnol. 12: 137-139.
  47. Sur S, AK Bothra and A Sen (2013) Proteome analysis reveals the influence of isoelectric point and amino acid usages on the lifestyle of nitrogen fixing microorganisms. Ind J Biotechnol. 12: 88-97.
  48. Bose D and A Sen (2012). Resent advances in Frankia research. In Biology of plants and microbes, D Bose & S Roy (eds) Lavent Books, Kolkata. Pp 42-47.
  49. Thakur S, AK Bothra, S Sur and A Sen (2012) Molecular dynamics simulation of pr-1 protein from Solanum tuberosum provides an in-depth view of its structural features. In ‘Microbial Resources for Crop Improvement’; BN Chakraborty and U Chakraborty (ed.); Satish Serial Publishing House Pp 173-181.
  50. Kundu, S, AK Bothra, LS Tisa and A Sen (2012). In silico analysis reveals the role of horizontally transferred genes (HGTs) in shaping the pathogenicity of Xanthomonas. Ind. J. Biotechnol. 11:404-411.
  51. Goyal AK, PK Ghosh, AK Dubey and A Sen (2012). Inventorying bamboo biodiversity of North Bengal: A Case Study. Int. J. Fundam Appl Sci. 2012, http://bma.org.in/jfaas.apx 1(1) , 5-8
  52. Saha, S, S Sur, A Bothra and A Sen (2012). A homology model for 16S rRNA tertiary structure of Frankia. NBU J Pl. Sc.6:89-94.
  53. Mondal, U, A Sen and A Bothra (2012). Bioinformatics of pathogenic food bacteria. NBU J Pl. Sc.6:9-17.
  54. Thakur S, A Bothra and A Sen (2012) In silico studies of NifH protein structure and its post-translational modification in Bradyrhizobium sp. ors278. Int. J Pharm Bio Sc (accepted)
  55. Mishra T, Das AP and Sen A (2012). Phytochemical screening and in vitro antioxidant profiling of solvent fractions of Canna edulis Ker Gawler. Free Rad. and Antiox. 2:13-20.
  56. Sen A, S Thakur, A Bothra, S Sur and L Tisa (2012). Identification of TTA codon containing genes in Frankia and exploration of the role of tRNA in regulating these genes. Archives of Microbiology.194: 35-45.
  57. Chakraborty D, UK Mondal, A Sen and AK Bothra (2011). Molecular dynamics simulation of hydrogenase isoenzyme formation protein HypC. IUP J Biotechnol. 5(3):56-64.
  58. Sur S, AK Bothra and A Sen (2011). Bioinformatics of Nitrogen fixation – a review, In Recent studies in biodiversity and traditional knowledge in India. C Ghosh & AP Das (eds.) pp35-43.
  59. Mishra T, AK Goyal, SK Middha and A Sen (2011) Antioxidative Properties of Canna edulis Ker Gawler. Ind. J Nat. Pro. Res. 2:315-321.
  60. Sen A and AK Misra (2011) Frankia and actinorhizal symbiosis. In: Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Biotechnology (ed. Satyanarayana T. Johri BN and Prakash A). Springer Science+Business Media B.V. DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2214-9_7 pp113-126.
  61. Goyal AK, BC Basistha, A Sen and SK Middha (2011). Antioxidant profiling of Hippophae salicifolia D. Don growing in sacred forests of Sikkim, India. Functional Plant Biol. 38(9) 697-701. 2.569
  62. Goyal AK, SK Middha and A Sen (2011). In vitro antioxidative profiling of different fractions of Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) Nees Leaf Extract. Free Radicals and Antioxidants. 1:42-48
  63. Mondal UK, A Pal, A Sen and AK Bothra (2011). Bioinformatic study of pathogenicity related genes of three species of Helicobacter. Int. J Appl. Biotech. Biochem. 1(2): 193-200.
  64. Thakur S, Z Patra, M Biswal and A Sen (2011). Exploration of proteis with signal peptides and their respective genes in some actinomycetes: a bioinformatics approach. Int. J. Integrative Biol. 11(2): 97-102.
  65. Basistha BC and A Sen (2011). Sea buckthorn and its microsymbiont-a review. NBU J Pl. Sc.5:67-84.
  66. Mishra T, AK Goyal, P Mondal and A Sen (2011). Free radical scavenging activity of different ornamental and cultivars of Canna available in Eastern India. NBU J Pl. Sc.5:41-45.
  67. Mondal UK, A Sen and AK Bothra (2011). Characterization of pathogenic genes through condensed matrix method, case study through bacterial Zeta toxin. International journal of Genetic Engneering and Biotechnology. 2(1): 109-114.
  68. Bose D, B Bajwa, M Bajwa and A Sen (2010) Physiological characterization of Frankia strains isolated from sub-Himalayan West Bengal, India reveals two distinct groups. Biotech 3:6-15.
  69. Goyal AK, SK Middha and A Sen (2010). Evaluation of DPPH Radical Scavenging Activity, Total Phenols And Antioxidant Activities In Indian Wild Bambusa vulgaris ‘Vittata’ Methanolic Leaf Extract. Journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals 1:40-45.
  70. Goyal AK, SK Middha, U Talambedu, S Chatterjee, AK Bothra, MB Nagaveni and A Sen (2010). Bambooinfoline- a database for North Bengal Bamboo’s. Bioinformation. 5(4):184-185.
  71. Goyal AK, A Sen, S Sur and AK Bothra (2010). Exploration of codon usage patterns in some Brucella genomes. IJPBS 1(4):B-239-252.
  72. Thakur S, AK Bothra, S Sur and A Sen (2010). Modeling and molecular dynamics simulation of PR-1 protein an integral part of plant defense. Int J of Biol and Chem Sci 4(4): 1251-1261.
  73. Goyal, AK, K Ganguly, T Mishra and A Sen (2010) In vitro multiplication of Curcuma longa Linn.–an important medicinal zingiber. NBU J Pl. Sc 4: 21-24.
  74. Ghosh MK, A Bothra and A Sen (2010) Bioinformatics of codon usage pattern in pathogenic proteobacteria Burkholderia mallei. NBU J Pl. Sc 4: 65-71.
  75. Sur S, A Bothra, TC Ghosh and A Sen (2010) Investigation of the molecular evolution of nitrogen fixation using nucleotide triplet based condensed matrix method. Int. J. Integrative Biol.10: 59-65
  76. Mondal UK, A Sen and A Bothra (2010) Homology modelling and molecular dynamics of CdtB of Helicobacter hepaticus ATCC51449. Int. J. Integrative Biol. 10: 35-40
  77. Sur S, A Bothra and A Sen (2010) Symbiotic nitrogen fixation-a bioinformatics perspective. Biotechnology DOI: 0000.19779-19779
  78. Basistha BC, NP Sharma, L Lepcha, ML Arrawatia and A Sen (2010). Ecology of Hippophae salicifolia d. Don of temperate and sub-alpine forests of north Sikkim Himalayas - a case study. Symbiosis 50:87-95. 0.941
  79. Sen A, S Sur, LS Tisa, AK Bothra, S Thakur and UK Mondal (2010) Homology modelling of nitrogenase iron proteins from Frankia strains. Symbiosis 50:37-44. 0.941
  80. Mondal U, A Sen, and A Bothra (2009) Comparison in motional properties of Staphylococcus aureus exfoliative toxins A and B as revealed by their MD simulation. Int. J. Integrative Biol. 8:19-24.
  81. Sur S, G Sen, S Thakur, AK Bothra and A Sen (2009) In silico analysis of evolution in swine flu viral genomes through re-assortment by promulgation and mutation. Biotechnol. 8:434-441.
  82. Mondal U, A Sen, and A Bothra (2009) Molecular dynamics simulation receptor-binding C-terminal domain from Clostridium difficile Toxin A. ICFAI J Biotech. III: 22-37.
  83. Bhattacharya M, P Mondal and A Sen (2009).  In vitro detection of antioxidants in different solvent fractions of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.). Ind J Plant Physiol. 14:23-27.
  84. Sur S, B Bajwa, M Bajwa, B Basistha, AK Bothra and A Sen (2009) Investigation of codon and amino-acid usages in a Rhizobium phage. NBU J Pl. Sc. 3: 49-51.
  85. Thakur S, S Sur, D Bose, AK Goyal, T Mishra, R Rai, M Bhattacharya, AK Bothra and A Sen (2009) Molecular modeling of a pathogenesis related protein from Solanum tuberosum. NBU J Pl. Sc. 3: 15-19.
  86. Mondal UK, Das B, Ghosh TC, Sen A, and Bothra AK (2008). Nucleotide Triplet Based Molecular Phylogeny of class-I and classII Aminoacyl t-RNA. J. Biomol. Str. Dyna (JBSD) 26:321-328. 2.983
  87. Mondal UK, S Sur, AK Bothra and A Sen (2008) Comparative analysis of codon usage patterns and identification of predicted highly expressed genes in five Salmonella genomes. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology (26) 4: 313-321. 1.037
  88. Sur S, AK Bothra, M Bajwa, LS Tisa & A Sen (2008). In Silico analysis of Chlorobium genomes divulge insights into the subsistence of the bacteria. Res. J. Microbiol. 3: 600-613.
  89. Sur S, M Bhattacharya, AK Bothra, LS Tisa and A Sen (2008). Bioinformatic analysis of codon usage patterns in a free living diazotroph, Azotobacter vinelandii. Biotechnology 7: 242-249.
  90. Sen A, S Sur, AK Bothra, DR Benson, P Normand, and LS Tisa. (2008) The implication of life style on codon usage patterns and predicted highly expressed genes for three Frankia Genomes. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 93(4) 335-346. 2.137
  91. Chaudhury J and Sen A (2008). Anthrax and Bioterrorism. NBU J Plant Sc. 2:13-29
  92. Sur S, A Sen & AK Bothra (2007). Codon usage analysis of some archaeal (methanogenic) nitrogen fixing genes: relationship to gene expression and bias. Bioinfo. Trends 2: 47-60.
  93. Sen A, A Pal and D Bose (2007) Economic uses of Seabuckthorn (Hippophae L.) In Advances in Ethnobotany eds. AP Das and AK Pandey, BSMPS Dehra Dun, India, pp309-315.
  94. Sen G, S Sur, D Bose, U Mondal, T Furnholm, A Bothra, L Tisa and A Sen (2007) Analysis of codon usage patterns and predicted highly expressed genes for six phytopathogenic Xanthomonas genomes shows a high degree of conservation. In silico Biology 7:0039 http://www.bioinfo.de/isb/2007/07/0039/
  95. Bose D, S Sur, A Bothra and A Sen (2007) Study of the diversity of heavy metal resistance genes and their codon usage profiling. ICFAI J Biotech 2:49-59.
  96. Ghosh MK, S Sur and A Sen (2007) Nitrogen fixation in various microorganisms with special reference to Frankia. In Rhizosphere Biotechnology: Plant growth-Retrospect and prospect, ed. AK Roy, Scientific Publishers. pp 167-182.
  97. Bose D and A Sen (2007) Heavy metal induced pigment production by Frankia isolates from Mirik of Darjeeling hills. J. Hill Res. 20:36-38.
  98. Bajwa B, M Bajwa, S Sur, A Bothra, A Sen (2007) Molecular Systematics of Frankia-Actinorhizal Symbiosis. In Microbial Biotechnology, ed. R Saikia, New India Publishing Agency (published).
  99. Mondal U, S Sur, A Sen, and A Bothra (2007) Codon volatility: an efficient tool to detect the purity of genes. ICFAI J Biotech. 1: 45-49.
  100. Sur S, A Sen and AK Bothra. (2007) Mutational drift prevails over translational efficiency in Frankia nif operons. Ind J Biotechnol 6:321-328.
  101. Bhattacharya M and A Sen (2006). Rapid in vitro multiplication of disease-free Zingiber officinale Rosc. Ind. J. Plant. Physiol. 11:379-384.
  102. Sur S, A Sen and AK Bothra (2006) Codon usage profiling and analysis of intergenic association of Frankia EuIK1 nif genes . Ind J Microbiol 46:363-369. 0.832
  103. Bose D and A Sen (2006) Isolation and heavy metal resistance pattern of Frankia from Casuarina equisetifolia nodules. Ind J Microbiol 46:9-12. 0.832
  104. Bose D and A Sen (2005) Heavy metal resistance pattern of Frankia isolated from sub-Himalayan West Bengal. In: Stress Biology (eds. U Chakraborty and BN Chakraborty) Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi. Pp 154-157.
  105. Sur S, A Pal, AK Bothra and A Sen. (2005) Moderate codon bias is attributed to translational selection for nitrogen fixing genes of Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA 110. Bioinformatics India. 3:59-64.
  106. Bajwa M, A Sen and B Bajwa (2005) High level of polymorphism found in alder based Frankia of Darjeeling as revealed by PCR-RFLP. Ind J Expl Biol. 43:813-816.
  107. Sen A and B Bajwa (2002) Taxonomy and evolution of actinorhizal plants and their microsymbionts. In Perspective of Plant Biodiversity. Ed. AP Das 417-436.
  108. Grover. A, Yashpal, A Sen, N Arora, P.B. Kirti and  R.P. Sharma (2001) Removal of vacuolar targeting signal from classI vacular chitinase leads to its extracelluar secretation in transgenic tobacco. J. Plant Biochem and Biotechnol. 10:139-142. 0.81
  109. Sarma G., A. Sen, R. Varghese and A. K. Misra (1998). A novel technique for isolation of Frankia and generation of single spore cultures. Canadian J. Microbiol. 44: 490-492. 1.182
  110. Yashpal, A Sen, J Venkateswari, P.B. Kirti, R.P. Sharma and A Grover (1998) Pyramiding of chitinase and glucanase genes for fungal resistance. Ind. J. Expl. Biol. 37:579-583.
  111. Varshney R.K., P.C. Sharma, P.K. Gupta, H.S. Balyan, B. Ramesh, J.K. Roy, A. Kumar, and A. Sen (1998). Low level of polymorphism detected by SSR probes in bread wheat. Plant Breeding 117:182-184. 1.338
  112. Borthakur M., A. Sen and A. K. Misra (1997). Exogenous nitrogen sources do not drastically reduce nitrogenase activity in polymer entrapped Frankia, Indian J. Exp. Biol., 35: 173-175.
  113. Sen A., H.S. Balyan, P.C. Sharma, B. Ramesh, A. Kumar, J.K. Roy, R.K. Varshney and P.K. Gupta (1997). DNA amplification fingerprinting (DAF) as a new source of Molecular markers in bread wheat. Wheat Information Service 85:35-42.
  114. Borthakur M., A. Sen and A. K. Misra (1996). Immobilized Frankia spores remained viable on dry storage and on restoration to medium regenerated active colonies, Plant and Soil, 181: 227-231. 3.235