Publications - 2015








  1. Ahir S, Mania Pramanik J, Chavan VR, Kerkar SC, Samant P, Nanavati R, Mehta PR. Genetic variation in the promoter region of pro-inflammatory cytokine TNF-alpha in perinatal HIV transmission from Mumbai, India. Cytokines 72:25-30, 2015.

  2. Ajbani SP, Velhal SM, Kadam RB, Patel VV, Bandivdekar AH. Immunogenicity of Semliki Forest virus based self-amplifying RNAexpressing Indian HIV-1C genes in mice. Int J Biol Macromol 81: 794–802, 2015.

  3. Ajbani SP and Bandivdekar AH. Association of Host and Pathogenic Variation with Sexual Transmission of HIVMGM J Med Sci 2: 90-97, 2015.

  4. Ambekar AS, Kelkar DS, Pinto SM, Sharma R, Hinduja I, Zaveri K, Pandey A, Prasad TS, Gowda H, Mukherjee S. Proteomics of Follicular Fluid from Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Suggests Molecular Defects in Follicular Development. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100: 744-53, 2015.

  5. Anand S, Patel H, Bhartiya D. Chemoablated mouse seminiferous tubular cells enriched for very small embryonic-like stem cells undergo spontaneous spermatogenesis in vitro. Reprod Biol Endocrinol 13: 33. doi: 10.1186/s12958-015-0031-2, 2015.

  6. Badgujar S and Bandivdekar AH. Evaluation of a lactogenic activity of an aqueous extract of Cyperus Rotundus Linn. J Ethnopharmacology 163: 39–42, 2015.

  7. Banerjee AA, Dupakuntla M, Pathak BR, Mahale SD. FSH receptor specific residues L501 and I505 in extracellular loop 2 are essential for its function. J Mol Endocrinol 54:193-204 doi: 10.1530/JME-14-0275, 2015.

  8. Banerjee AA, Mahale SD. Role of the extracellular and intracellular loops of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor in its function. Front Endocrinol 6: doi: 10.3389/fendo.2015.00110, 2015.

  9. Begum S, Donta B, Nair S, Prakasam CP. Socio-demographic factors associated with domestic violence in urban slums, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Indian J Med Res 14: 783-788 DOI:10.4103/0971-5916.16070, 2015.

  10. Begum S, Schensul JJ, Nair S, Donta B. Initiating smokeless tobacco use across reproductive stages. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 16: 7547-54, 2015.

  11. Bendigeri T, Warty N, Sawant R, Dasmahapatra P, Padte K, Humane A, Chauhan A, Begum S, Khan S and Gajbhiye R. Endometriosis: Clinical experience of 500 Patients from India. Indian Practitioner 68: 34-40, 2015.

  12. Bhartiya D, Parte S, Patel H, Sriraman K, Zaveri K, Hinduja I. Novel Action of FSH on Stem Cells in Adult Mammalian Ovary Induces Postnatal Oogenesis and Primordial Follicle Assembly. Stem Cells Int, 2015.

  13. Bhartiya D. Ovarian Stem cells are always accompanied by very small embryonic-like stem cells in adult mammalian ovary. J Ovarian Res 8:70. doi: 10.1186/s13048-015-0200-0, 2015.

  14. Bhartiya D, Anand S, Parte S. VSELs may obviate cryobanking of gonadal tissue in cancer patients for fertility preservation. J Ovarian Res 8:75. doi: 10.1186/s13048-015-0199-2, 2015.

  15. Bhartiya D, Patel H. Very small embryonic-like stem cells are involved in pancreatic regeneration and their dysfunction with age may lead to diabetes and cancer. Stem Cell Res Ther 6:96. doi: 10.1186/s13287-015-0084-3, 2015.

  16. Bhartiya D and Singh J. FSH-FSHR3-Stem cells in ovary surface epithelium: Basis for adult ovarian biology, failure, aging and cancer. Reproduction 149:R35-R48, 2015.

  17. Bhartiya D. Stem cells, progenitors & regenerative medicine: A retrospection. Indian J Med Res 141: 154 161, 2015.

  18. Bhusane K, Gajbhiye R, Chaudhari U and Sachdeva G. Arrays to detect Erring factors of Endometrial origin in Endometriosis. MGM J Med Sci 2:44-49, 2015.

  19. Chauhan S, Kulkarni R and Agarwal D. Prevalence & factors associated with chronic obstetric morbidities in Nashik district, Maharashtra, India. Indian J Med Res 142: 479-488, 2015.

  20. Chauhan S and Kulkarni R. Status of obstetric morbidities in Maharashtra. Indian Practitioner 68: 60-65, 2015.

  21. Chauhan AR, Chamariya S, Prasad M, Thakkar H, Mittal K, Achrekar SK and Mahale SD. Novel FSH receptor mutation in a case of spontaneous ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome with successful pregnancy outcome. J Hum Reprod Sci. 8: 230–233, 2015.

  22. Chavan VR, Chaudhari D, Ahir S, Mehta P, Samant- Mavani P, Kerkar S, Mania-Pramanik J. Current scenario of opportunistic and co-infections in HIV infected individuals at a tertiary care hospital in Mumbai, India. Indian J Med Microbiol 33: 78-83, 2015.

  23. Chavan VR, Ahir S, Ansari Z, Samant-Mawani P, Nanavati R, Mehta P, Mania-Pramanik J. Diversity in KIR gene repertoire in HIV-1 infected and HIV exposed uninfected infants: a study from India. J Med Virol 9999: 1-9, 2015.

  24. Chaudhari DV, Kerkar SC, Chavan VR, Mehta PR, Mania-Pramnik J. Chemokine receptors CCR5 and CCR2 genes in HIV positive, HIV exposed seronegative and in HIV unexposed individuals: A study from Mumbai. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol DOI:10.4103/0378-6323.158642, 2015

  25. D’Souzaa AA, Yevate SV, Bandivdekar AH, Devarajana PV. In situ polyethylene sebacate particulate carriers as an alternative to Freund’s adjuvant for delivery of a contraceptive peptide vaccine—A feasibility study. International J Pharmaceutics 496: 601–608, 2015.

  26. Dadachanji R, Shaikh N, Khavale S, Patil A, Shah N, Mukherjee S. PON1 polymorphisms are associated with PCOS susceptibility, related traits and PON1 activity in Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril 104:207-16, 2015.

  27. Das D.K. Tapias V. D'Aiuto L. Chowdari K.V. Francis L. Zhi Y. Ghosh A. Surti U,Tischfield J. Sheldon M. Moore J.C. Fish K. Nimgaonkar V.L. Genetic and morphological features of human iPSC-derived neurons with chromosome 15q11.2 (BP1-BP2) deletions. Mol Neuropsychiatry 1:116–123, 2015.

  28. Daswani B, Gupta MK, Gavali S, Desai M, Sathe GJ, Patil A, Parte P, Sirdeshmukh R, Khatkhatay MI. Monocyte proteomics reveals involvement of phosphorylated HSP27 in the Pathogenesis of Osteoporosis. Dis Markers 2015: 196589 doi: 10.1155/2015/196589, 2015.

  29. Desai SS, Achrekar SK, Sahasrabuddhe KA, Meharji PK, Desai SK, Mangoli VS, Mahale SD.Functional characterization of two naturally occurring mutations (Val514Ala and Ala575Val) in follicle stimulating hormone receptor. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100:E638-45 doi: 10.1210/jc.2014-3662, 2015.

  30. Deshpande A, Padwal V and Bandivdekar AH. Paternal Transmission of HIV to the child of a seronegative mother and a seropositive father. Indian J Applied Research 5: 486-487, 2015.

  31. Dixit A and Modi D. Comparative Expression Analysis of Genes Associated with Gonadal Development in the Mouse. Int J Adv Res Biol Sci 2: 208–224, 2015.

  32. Donta B, Nair S, Begum S, Prakasam CP. Association of domestic violence from husband and women empowerment in slum community, Mumbai. J Interpers Violen DOI: 10.1177/0886260515573574, 2015.

  33. Dumasia K, Kumar A, Kadam L, Balasinor NH. Effect of estrogen receptor-subtype-specific ligands on fertility in adult male rats. J Endocrinol 225:169-80, 2015.

  34. Ghule M, Raj A, Palaye P, Dasgupta A, Nair S, Saggurti N, Battala M, Donta B. Barriers to use of contraceptive methods among rural young married couples in Maharashtra, India: Qualitative Findings. Asian J Res Social Sci and Humanities 8(1):9. doi: 5: 5-13, 2015

  35. Gunjal P, Bhartiya D, Metkari S, Manjramkar D, Patel H. Very small embryonic-like stem cells are the elusive mouse endometrial stem cells--a pilot study. J Ovarian Res 8(1):9. doi: 10.1186/s13048-015-0138-2, 2015.

  36. Joshi B, Velhal G, Chauhan SL, Kulkarni R, Begum S, Nandanwar YS et al.,Contraceptive Use and Unintended Pregnancies Among HIV-Infected Women in Mumbai. Indian J Community Medicine 3: 168-173, 2015.

  37. Kay S, Metkari SM, Madan T. Ovarian Hormones Regulate SP-D Expression in the Mouse Uterus During Estrous Cycle and Early Pregnancy. Am J Reprod Immunol 74: 77-88, 2015.

  38. Koippallil Gopalakrishnan Nair AR, Pandit H, Warty N, Madan T. Endometriotic mesenchymal stem cells exhibit a distinct immune phenotype. Int Immunol 27:195-204, 2015.

  39. Koli S, Mukherjee A and Reddy KVR. Retinoic acid triggers c-kit gene expression in spermatogonial stem cells through an enhanceosome constituted between transcription factor binding sites RARE, PFI1 PU.1 and ETS. Rep Fert Dev 3: 112-237, 2015.

  40. Kulkarni R and Saraiya U. Accreditation of ethics committees in India: experiences of an ethics committee. Indian J Med Ethics 12: 241-5, 2015

  41. Kutteyil SS, Pathak BR, Dighe RR, Mahale SD. Expression of Bioactive Callithrix jacchus Follicle-Stimulating Hormone in Pichiapastoris. Appl Biochem Biotechnol 176:399-411, 2015.

  42. Kulkarni R. Ethical Dilemmas in surrogacy. Hoekton International, J medical humanities published online, Winter 2015.

  43. Kumar A, Dumasia K, Gaonkar R, Sonawane S, Kadam L and Balasinor NH, Estrogen and androgen regulate actin-remodeling and endocytosis-related genes during rat spermiation. Mol Cell Endocrinol 404: 91–101, 2015.

  44. Lobo V, Rao P, Gajbhiye R, Kulkarni V, Parte P. Glucose Regulated Protein 78 phosphoforms in sperm undergo dynamic changes during epididymal maturation. PLoS One 30;10(11) 2015

  45. Madhukaran SP, Koippallil Gopalakrishnan AR, Pandit H, Marri ED, Kouser L, Jamil K, Alhamlan FS, Kishore U, Madan T. Expression of surfactant proteins SP-A and SP-D in murine decidua and immunomodulatory effects on decidual macrophages. Immunobiology 2015 Sep 16. pii: S0171-2985(15)30070-X. doi: 10. 1016/ j.imbio. 2015. 09. 019 (Epub ahead of print).

  46. Mahale SD, Achrekar SK, Banerjee AA. Multifaceted approaches to delineate the structural and functional determinants of follicle stimulating hormone receptor. Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad 81:643-662, 2015.

  47. Mhatre DR, Mahale SD, Dhabalia JV, Tongaonkar HB, Fernandes GC, Dandekar SP, Varadkar AM. Significance of expression of PSP94 isoforms in Etiology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostate Cancer. IJSS Journal of Surgery 1: 1-7, 2015.

  48. Mhatre DR, Mahale SD, Khatkhatay MI, Achrekar SK, Desai SS, Jagtap DD, Dhabalia JV, Tongaonkar HB, Dandekar SP, Varadkar AM. The rs10993994 in the proximal MSMB promoter region is a functional polymorphism in Asian Indian subjects. Springerplus 4:380 (doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1164-7) 2015

  49. Modi D and Bhartiya P. Physiology of Embryo Endometrial cross talk. Biomed Res J 2: 83-104, 2015.

  50. Mukherjee A, Koli S and Reddy KVR. Rapamycin (Sirolimus) alters mechanistic target of rapamycin pathway regulation and microRNA expression in mouse meiotic spermatocytes. Andrology 3:979-90, 2015.

  51. Nair S, Schensul JJ, Begum S, Pednekar, MS, Oncken C, Bilgi SM, Achhelal R. Pasi, Balaiah Donta. Use of Smokeless Tobacco by Indian Women aged 18–40 Years during Pregnancy and Reproductive Years. PLoS ONE 10: e0119814. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119814, 2015.

  52. Nimbkar-Joshi S, Katkam RR, Kakar R, Singh P, Chaudhari UK, Manjramkar DD, Metkari SM, Kholkute SD, Puri CP, Sachdeva G. Proliferation and decidualization of endometrial stromal cells during embryo-attachment stage in bonnet monkeys (Macaca radiata). Cell Tissue Research 361: 605-17, 2015 .

  53. Parab S, Shetty O, Gaonkar R, Balasinor N, Khole V, Parte P. HDAC6 deacetylates alpha tubulin in sperm and modulates sperm motility in Holtzman rat. Cell Tissue Res 359: 665-678, 2015.

  54. Parte S, Patel H, Sriraman K, Bhartiya D. Isolation and characterization of stem cells in the adult mammalian ovary. Methods Mol Biol. 2015;1235:203-229.doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-1785-3_16.

  55. Patil A, Shinde S, Sachdeva G, Pasi A, Chitlange S, Chandhiok N, Gajbhiye R, Chauhan S. Is testing of menstrual blood justifiable for diagnosis of endometrial Tuberculosis among infertile women? Indian J Obstetrics Gynaecology Res 2:103-107, 2015.

  56. Pethe P, Pursani V, Bhartiya D. Lineage specific expression of Polycomb Group Proteins in human embryonic stem cells in vitro. Cell Biol Int. 2015; 39(5):600-610. doi: 10.1002/cbin.10431.

  57. Patil A, Shinde S, Sachdeva G, Pasi A, Chitlange S, Chandhiok N, Gajbhiye R, Chauhan S. Is testing of menstrual blood justifiable for diagnosis of endometrial Tuberculosis among infertile women? Indian J Obstetrics Gynaecology Res 2:103-107, 2015.

  58. Sellappan S, Minde N , Pratibha Kokate, Gajbhiye R and Pasi A. Acceptability and utilization of female condom among couples attending a family welfare clinic in Mumbai. Asian J Res Social Sci Humanities 5:54-61,2015

  59. Sen S, Ambulkar P, Hinduja I, Zaveri K, Gokral J, Pal A, Modi D. Susceptibility of gr/gr rearrangements to azoospermia or oligozoospermia is dependent on DAZ and CDY1 gene copy deletions. J Assist Reprod Genet 32: 1333-41, 2015

  60. Shaikh A, Nagvenkar P, Pethe P, Hinduja I, Bhartiya D. Molecular and phenotypic characterization of CD133 and SSEA4 enriched very small embryonic-like stem cells in human cord blood. Leukemia doi: 10.1038/leu.2015.100, 2015 (Epub ahead of print).

  61. Sriraman K, Bhartiya D, Anand S, Bhutda S. Mouse Ovarian Very Small Embryonic-Like Stem Cells Resist Chemotherapy and Retain Ability to Initiate Oocyte-Specific Differentiation. Reprod Sci pii: 1933719115576727, 2015 (Epub ahead of print).

  62. Tahir B, Patgaonkar M, Kumar C and Reddy KVR. HbAHP-25, an In-Silico designed peptide, inhibits HIV-1 entry by blocking gp120 binding to CD4 receptor. PLoS ONE DOI:10.1371/0124839, 2015.

  63. Tamhankar PM, Iyer SV, Ravindran S, Gupta N, Kabra M, Nayak C, Kura M, Sanghavi S, Joshi R, Chennuri VS, Khopkar U. Clinical profile and mutation analysis of xeroderma pigmentosum in Indian patients. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 81:16-22, 2015.

  64. Vernekar V, Velhal S and Bandivdekar AH. Evaluation of cystatin C activities against HIV. Indian J Med Res 141, 423-430, 2015.

  65. Publications arising from Inter institutional projects:

  66. 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. Hum Mutat 36:1-10, 2015.

  67. 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, Sheth J. Novel mutations in the glucocerebrosidase gene of Indian patients with Gaucher disease. J Hum Genet 60:285, 2015.

  68. Bhattacharya A, Ray S, Singh D, Dhaked HPS, Panda D. ZapC promotes assembly and stability of FtsZ filaments by binding at a different site on FtsZ than ZipA. Int J Biol Macromol 81: 435–442, 2015.

  69. Dalal AB, Ranganath P, Phadke SR, Kabra M, Danda S, Puri RD, Sankar VH, Gupta N, Patil SJ, Mandal K, Tamhankar P, Aggarwal S, Agarwal M. Prenatal diagnosis in India is not limited to sex selection. Genet Med 17:88, 2015.

  70. Jain MR, Giri SR, Trivedi C, Bhoi B, Rath A, Vanage G, Vyas P, Ranvir R, Patel PR. Saroglitazar, a novel PPARα/γ agonist with predominant PPARα activity, shows lipid-lowering and insulin-sensitizing effects in preclinical models. Pharmacol Res Perspect. 3(3):e00136. 2015.

  71. More K, Badade ZG, Narshetty Jr, Mukherjee S. Association of Sperm DNA Integrity and Nitric Oxide in Infertile Men With Abnormal Semen Quality. Indian J Applied Research 5: 758-60, 2015.

  72. Raj A, Ghule M, Nair S, Saggurti N, Balaiah D, Silverman JG. Age at menarche, education, and child marriage among young wives in rural Maharashtra, India. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 131:103-4, 2015.

  73. Reed E, Donta B, Dasgupta A, Ghule M, Battala M, Nair S, Silverman JG, Jadhav A, Palaye P, Saggurti N, Raj A. Household Debt and Relation to Intimate Partner Violence and Husbands' Attitudes Toward Gender Norms: A Study Among Young Married Couples in Rural Maharashtra, India. Public Health Rep 130:664-71, 2015.

  74. Shete H, Sable S, Tidke P, Selkar N, Pawar Y, Chakraborty A, De A, Vanage G, Patravale V Mono-guanidine heterolipid based SMEDDS: A promising tool for cytosolic delivery of antineoplastics Biomaterials 57:116-32, 2015.

  75. Singh M, Mahajan L, Chaudhary N, Kaur S, Madan T, Sarma PU. Murine models of Aspergillosis: Role of collectins in host defense. Indian J Exp Biol 53(11):691-700. Review, 2015.

  76. Talwar GP, Gupta JC, Rullib SB, Sharma RS, Nandad KN, Bandivdekar AH, N Atreya and Singha P. Advances in development of a contraceptive vaccine against human chorionic gonadotropin Expert Opin Biol Ther 15 1183-1190, 2015.

  77. Tyebkahan, Vyas P, Wani R, Gogate J, Joshi B, Mukherjee S, Velaskar S and Vaidya R. Multidisciplinary debate on PCOS: An Indian perspective. The Indian Practitioner 68:22-30, 2015.




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