Publications - 2014 (September 2014 – March 2015)







  1. Anand S, Bhartiya D, Sriraman K, Patel H and Manjramkar DD. Very small embryonic-like stem cells survive and restore spermatogenesis after busulphan treatment in mouse testis. J Stem Cell Res Ther 4:216. doi:10.4172/2157-633.1000216, 2014.

  2. Ayyar K, Saha D, Shroff A and Reddy KVR. MicroRNAs: The key regulators of PRR signalling. Intl Trends Immunit 2: 116-121, 2014.

  3. Badgujar SB, Patel VV, Bandivdekar AH and Mahajan R. Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Ficus carica: A plant review. Pharm Biol 1–17, 2014.  (Review article)

  4. Badgujar SB, Patel VV and Bandivdekar AH. Foeniculum vulgare Mill: A Review of Its botany, phytochemistry, pharmacology, contemporary application and toxicology. BioMed Res Intl 1-32, 2014. (Review article)

  5. Bandivdekar AH. Development of antifertility vaccine using sperm specific proteins. Indian J Med Res(Suppl) 140: 73-77, 2014.

  6. Begum S, Naik DD, Nair S, Iddya U, Mali BN, Keskar PS and Donta B.  Mobilising women from a low income community to attend cervical cancer screening camps: Insights from a study in an urban slum of Mumbai. Gynecol Obstet 4: 197 doi:10.4172/2161-0932.1000197, 2014.

  7. Begum S, Nair S, Donta B and Prakasam CP. Prevalence of unmet need for contraception in urban slum communities of Mumbai. Intl J Reprod Contracep Obstet Gynecol 3: 627-630. DOI: 10.5455/2320-1770.ijrcog20140946, 2014.

  8. Bhagwat S, Dalvi V, Chandrasekhar D, Matthew T, Acharya K, Gajbhiye R, Kulkarni V, Sonawane S, Ghosalkar M and Parte P. Acetylated alpha tubulin is reduced in individuals with poor sperm motility. Fertil Steril 101:95-104, 2014.

  9. Bhagwat SR, Redij T, Phalnikar K, Nayak S, Iyer S, Gadkar S, Chaudhari U, Kholkute SD and Sachdeva G. Cell surfactomes of two endometrial epithelial cell lines that differ in their adhesiveness to embryonic cells.Mol Reprod Develop81: 326–340, 2014.

  10. Bhartiya D, Mundekar A, Mahale V and Patel H. Very small embryonic-like stem cells are involved in regeneration of mouse pancreas post-pancreatectomy. Stem Cell Res Ther 5:106, 2014.

  11. Bhartiya D, Hinduja I, Patel H and Bhilawadikar R. Making gametes from pluripotent stem cells – a promising role for very small embryonic-like stem cells. Reprod Biol Endocrinol 12:114, 2014. doi:10.1186/1477-78 27-12-114.

  12. Bhutada S, Basak T, Savardekar L, Katkam RR, Jadhav G, Metkari SM, Chaudhari UK, Kumari D, Kholkute SD, Sengupta S and Sachdeva G. High mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) protein in human uterine fluid and its relevance in implantation. Hum Reprod29:763-780, 2014.

  13. Chaudhari UK, Metkari SM, Manjaramkar DD, Sachdeva G, Katkam R, Bandivdekar AH, Mahajan A, Thakur MH and Kholkute SD. Echography of the cervix and uterus during the proliferative and secretory phases of the menstrual cycle in bonnet monkeys (Macaca radiata). J Am Assoc Lab AnimSci 53:18-23, 2014.

  14. Chavan VRChaudhari DAhir SAnsari ZMehta P and Mania-Pramanik J. Variations in KIR genes: a study in HIV-1 serodiscordant couples. Biomed Res Intdoi: 10.1155/2014/891402. Epub 2014, 2014.

  15. Das DK, Jadhav V, Ghattargi VC and Udani V. Novel mutation in Forkhead box G1 (FOXG1) gene in an Indian patient with Rett syndrome. Gene 538:109-112, 2014.

  16. Donta B, Begum S and Naik DD. Acceptability of male condom: An Indian scenario. Indian J Med Res (Suppl); 140:152-156, 2014.

  17. Gokhale PS, Sonawani A, Idicula-Thomas S, Kerkar S, Tongaonkar H and Mania-Pramanik J. HPV16 E6 variants: Frequency, association with HPV types and in silico analysis of the identified novel variants. J Med Virol 86: 968-974, 2014.

  18. Gokhale PS, Mania-Pramanik JSonawani AIdicula-Thomas SKerkar STongaonkar HChaudhari HWarke H and Salvi V. Cervical cancer in Indian women reveals contrasting association among common sub-family of HLA class I alleles. Immunogenetics 66: 683-691, 2014.

  19. Gokhale P, Kerkar S, Salvi V, Tongaonkar H and Mania-Pramanik J. Variations in    immunogenetics, HPV infection and predisposition to cervical cancer in Indian women. Indian J Med Res 140 (Suppl), 36-43, 2014.

  20. Jacob SNayak SFernandes GBarai RSMenon SChaudhari UKKholkute SD and Sachdeva G. Androgen receptor as a regulator of ZEB2 expression and its implications in epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in prostate cancer. Endocr Relat Cancer  21:473-86, 2014.

  21. Joshi CS, Khan SA and Khole VV. Regulation of acrosome reaction by Liprin 3, LAR and its ligands in mouse spermatozoa. Andrologia 2:165-174, 2014.

  22. Joshi BN, Chauhan SL, Pasi A, Kulkarni R, Sunil N, Bachani D and Mankeshwar R.  ART Adherence Study group. Level of suboptimal adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment & its determinants among HIV positive people in India. Indian J Med Res 140 (Suppl) 84-95, 2014.

  23. Joshi BN, Mukherji S, Patil A, Purandare A, Chauhan S and Vaidya R. A cross sectional study of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) among adolescent and young girls in Mumbai, India. Indian J Endocrinol Metab 18: 317-324,2014.

  24. Kadam KM and D’Souza SJ. Whole mount immuno electron microscopy for sperm cytoskeletal proteins: Translating dimensions. J Adv Microsc Res (Minireview) 9:1-6, 2014. 

  25. K G AR, Pandit H, Warty N and Madan T. Endometriotic mesenchymal stem cells exhibit distinct immune-phenotype. Int Immunol Nov 21. pii: dxu103, 2014.

  26. Kulkarni RN. Issues and challenges on informed consent in biomedical research involving human participants: An Indian perspective Asian Bioethics Rev 6: 371-390, 2014.

  27. Mukherjee A, Koli S and Reddy KVR. Regulatory non-coding transcripts in spermatogenesis: shedding light on ‘dark matter’. Andrology 2: 360-369, 2014.

  28. Pandit H, Gopal S, Sonawani A, Yadav AK, Qaseem AS, Warke H, Patil A, Gajbhiye, R, Kulkarni V, Al-Mozaini MA, Idicula-Thomas S, Kishore U and Madan T. Surfactant protein D inhibits HIV-1 infection of target cells via interference with gp120-CD4 interaction and modulates pro-inflammatory cytokine production. PLoS One 9(7):e102395, 2014.

  29. Parte S, Bhartiya D, Patel H, Daithankar V, Chauhan A, Zaveri K and Hinduja I.  Dynamics associated with spontaneous differentiation of ovarian stem cells in vitro. J Ovarian Res 7:25. doi:10.1186/1757-2215-7-25, 2014.

  30. Patel H, Chougule S, Chohan P, Shah N and Bhartiya D. An ideal oocyte activation protocol and embryo culture conditions for somatic cell nuclear transfer using sheep oocytes. Indian J Exp Biol  52: 925-34, 2014.

  31. Pethe P, Nagvenkar P and Bhartiya D. Polycomb group protein expression during differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into pancreatic lineage in vitro. BMC Cell Biol 15:18. doi: 10.1186/1471-2121-15-18, 2014.

  32. Prabhu V, Padwal VS, Velhal SM and Bandivdekar AH. Genotypic characterization of HIV-1 C variants in PBMCs and cervicovaginal cells. BMC Infectious Diseases, doi:10.1186/1471-2334-14-S3-E8, 2014.

  33. Raj A, Ghule M, Battala M, Dasgupta A, Ritter J, Nair S, Saggurti N, Silverman JG and Balaiah D. Parent adolescent child concordance in social norms related to gender equity in marriage findings from rural India. J Adoles 37: 1181-1184, 2014.

  34. Saha D, Patgaonkar MS, Shroff A, Ayyar K, Bashir T and Reddy KVR.  Hemoglobin expression in non-erythroid cells: Novel or ubiquitous? Intl J Inflamm 3: 1-8, 2014.

  35. Salian Mehta S, Doshi T and Vanage G. Exposure of neonatal rats to endocrine disrupter Bisphenol A affects ontogenic expression pattern of testicular steroid receptors and their co-regulators. J Appl Toxicol 34: 307-318, 2014.              

  36. Sathe A and Reddy KVR. TLR9 and RIG-I signaling in human endocervical epithelial cells modulates inflammatory responses of macrophages and dendritic cells in vitro. PLoS ONE, 9:e83882, 2014.

  37. Sathe A, Patgaonkar MS, Tahir B and Reddy KVR. MicroRNA let 7f:   A novel regulator of innate immune responses in human endocervical cells. Am J Rep Immunol 71: 137-153, 2014. 

  38. Sathe A, Ayyar K and Reddy KVR. MicroRNA let-7 in the spotlight: Role in innate immunity. Inflammn Cell Signal 1: e109, 2014.

  39. Shaikh N, Dadachanji R, Mukherjee S. Genetic markers of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Emphasis on insulin resistance. Intl J Medical Genet, 2014.

  40. Shroff A, Ayyar K, Saha D and Reddy KVR. Host autophagy response: Friend or foe in reproductive tract infections. Microbiol Inf Dis 2:1-9, 2014. 

  41. Tamhankar PMIyer SSanghavi S and Khopkar U. Chanarin-Dorfman syndrome: clinical report and novel mutation in ABHD5 gene. J Postgrad Me60:332-334, 2014.

  42. Tamhankar PM, Vasudevan L, Kondurkar S, Yashaswini K, Agarwalla SK, Nair M, Ramkumar TV, Chaubal N and Chennuri VS. Identification of novel ROR2 gene mutations in Indian children with Robinow syndrome. J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol 6: 79-83, 2014.

  43. Upadhyay RD, Kumar A and Balasinor NH. Localization of proteins involved in endocytosis at tubulobulbar complexes in rat testes. Adv Reprod Sci 2: 1-7, 2014.

  44. Vernekar VJ, Velhal SM, Pareira J and Bandivdekar AH. Involvement of human seminal plasma inhibin, a multifunctional protein, in anti HIV activity. Curr Sci 107: 853-857, 2014.

  45. Vernekar VJ, Velhal SM, Kadam K and Bandivdekar AH. Characterization of human seminal plasma protein fractions for anti-HIV activities. J Infect Dis 103: 277-288, 2014.

  46. Waghu FH, Gopi L, Barai RS, Ramteke P, Nizami B and Idicula-Thomas S. CAMP: Collection of sequences and structures of antimicrobial peptides. Nucleic Acids Res 42: D1154-D1158, 2014.

  47. Yadav AK, Chaudhari H, Warke H, Shah PK, Dodagatta-Marri E, Kishore U and Madan T. Differential expression of collectins in human placenta and role in inflammation during spontaneous labor. PLoS One 9(10):e108815, 2014.

Publications arising from Inter institutional projects:

  1. Ankala A, Tamhankar PM, Valencia CA, Rayam KK, Kumar MM and Hegde MR. Clinical Applications and Implications of Common and Founder Mutations in Indian Subpopulations. Human Mutation Oct 17. doi: 10.1002/humu.22704, 2014.

  2. Ankleshwaria C, Mistri M, Bavdekar A, Muranjan M, Dave U, Tamhankar P, Khanna V, Jasinge E, Nampoothiri S, Edayankara Kadangot S, Sheth F, Gupta S and Sheth J. Novel mutations in the glucocerebrosidase gene of Indian patients with Gaucher disease. J Hum Genet 59:223-228, 2014.

  3. Bidchol AM, Dalal A, Shah H, S S, Nampoothiri S, Kabra M, Gupta N, Danda S, Gowrishankar K, Phadke SR, Kapoor S, Kamate M, Verma IC, Puri RD, Sankar VH, Devi AR, Patil SJ, Ranganath P, Jain SJ, Agarwal M, Singh A, Mishra P, Tamhankar PM, Gopinath PM, Nagarajaram HA, Satyamoorthy K and Girisha KM. GALNS mutations in Indian patients with mucopolysaccharidosis IVA. Am J Med Genet A 164:2793-801, 2014.

  4. Dalal AB, Ranganath P, Phadke SR, Kabra M, Danda S, Puri RD, V H S, Gupta N, Patil SJ, Mandal K, Tamhankar P, Aggarwal S and Agarwal M. Prenatal diagnosis in India is not limited to sex selection. Genetics Medicine  Oct 16 doi: 10.1038/gim.2014.149, 2014

  5. Dighe VD, Singh AK, Thakuria D and Kumar S. Conformational Changes in Testis Specific Homing Peptide in Polar and Apolar Environment. J Pure Applied Microbiology; 8: 4171-4176, 2014.

  6. Dodagatta-Marri E, Qaseem AS, Karbani N, Tsolaki AG, Waters P, Madan T and Kishore U. Purification of surfactant protein D (SP-D) from pooled amniotic fluid and bronchoalveolar lavage. Meth Mol Biol 1100:273-90, 2014.

  7. Joshi RDas DTamhankar P and Shaikh S. Phenotypic variability in congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia. Indian Pediat 51: 399-400, 2014.

  8. Karbani N, Dodagatta-Marri E, Qaseem AS, Madhukaran P, Waters P, Tsolaki AG, Madan T and Kishore U. Purification of native surfactant protein SP-A from pooled amniotic fluid and bronchoalveolar lavage. Meth Mol Biol. 1100:257-72, 2014.

  9. Kewedar SMR, Bandivdekar A H and Deshmukh S. Effects of anticancer drugs doxorubicin and etoposide on cytochrome P450 and B5 in rats. Bionano Frontier 7: 187- 191, 2014.

  10. Kulkarni A, Mohite M, Vijaykumar R, Bansode P, Murade S and Tamhankar PM. Neonatal Severe Hyperparathyroidism due to Compound Heterozygous Mutation of Calcium Sensing Receptor (CaSR) Gene Presenting as Encephalopathy. Indian J Pediatr 81: 1228-9, 2014.

  11. Mahajan L, Gautam PDodagatta-Marri EMadan T and Kishore U. Surfactant protein SP-D modulates activity of immune cells: proteomic profiling of its interaction with eosinophilic cells. Expert Rev Proteomics 11:355-69, 2014.

  12. Malik S, Jain K, Talwar P, Prasad S, Dhorepatil B, Devi G, Khurana A, Bhatia V, Chandiok N, Kriplani A, Shah D, Sinha G, Unni J, Patil M, Singh M, Shah P, Chakraborty R, Bhattacharya SM, Chatterjee S, Barik S, Vaidya R, Kumar S WangnooMithal A,  Ganie MA, Sinha B, Gopal J, Khadilkar W, Nagpal R, VK KhannaVerma N, Zaheer A, Sthalekar B, Arya L, Khunger N, Sheth R,  Bhatia D, Duggal V, Khadilkar A and Joshi B. Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in India Fertil Sci Res 1:23-43, 2014

  13. Mhatre DR, Mahale SD, Khatkhatay MI, Desai SS, Jagtap DD, Dhabalia JV, Tongaonkar HB, Desai MP, Dandekar SP and Varadkar AM. Development of an ELISA for sPSP94 and utility of the sPSP94/sPSA ratio as a diagnostic indicator to differentiate between benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer. Clin Chim Acta 436:256-262, 2014.

  14. Mody SK, Nair S, Dasgupta A, Raj A, Donta B, Saggurti N, Naik DD and Silverman JG. Postpartum contraception utilization among low-income women seeking immunization for infants in Mumbai, India. Contraception 89:516-520, 2014.

  15. Patil MR, Bannalikar AS and Dighe VD. 16S rRNA gene for ribotyping Brucella: A monospecific genus. Veterinary Science Research J 5: 22-26, 2014.

  16. Prakash S, Ravikumar S, Reddy KVR and Kannapiran E. Spermicidal activity of Indian Seaweeds -  An in vitro study. Andrologia 46: 408-416, 2014.

  17. Rathore M, Gupta H, Singh D, Mohanti IR, Maheswari U, Vanage G and Joshi DS. Histopathological and ultra-structural effects of nanoparticles on rat testis following 90 days (Chronic study) of repeated oral administration. J Nanobiotech 12: 42, 2014. 2014 Oct 14. doi:  10.1186/s12951-014-0042-8

  18. Shete HR, Selkar N, Vanage GR and Patravale VB. Tamoxifen nanostructured lipid carriers: Enhanced in vivo antitumor efficacy with reduced adverse drug effects. Intl J Pharmaceut 468  :   1–14, 2014.

  19. Soni  MP, Shelkar N, Gaikwad RV, Vanage GV, Samad A and Devarajan  PV. Buparvaquone loaded solid lipid nanoparticles for targeted delivery in theleriosis. J Pharm Bioalli Sci 6: 22-30, 2014.

  20. Thakur M, Gupta H, Singh D, Mohanty IR, Maheswari U, Vanage G and Joshi A. Histopathological and ultra-structural effects of nanoparticles on rat testis following 90 days (Chronic study) of repeated oral administration. J Nanobiotechnol 12: 42, doi:10.1186/s12951-014-0042-8, 2014.



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