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Significant Contributions

 


Cr(III) as a structure maker/breaker Bull.Chem.Soc.Jpn., 73 , 1769-1775, 2000

First reports of chromium induced apoptosis of human lymphocytes Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 210 , 434-440, 1995

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Cr(III) complexes bring about DNA cleavage in the presence of cellular oxidants Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun., 271 , 731-734, 2000

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Energetics of DNA-Cr binding established through molecular simulation J. Biomol. St. Dyn. 19 , 1063-1071, 2002

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Energetics of H-bond interactions between collagen and vegetable tannins determined using MM calculations Chem. Phys. Lett. 346 , 334-340, 2001

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Structure affinity studies indicate presence of low affinity tetramer in basic chromium sulfate Biochim.Biophys.Acta., 1472 , 595-602, 1999

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Interaction between collagen/collagenase and chromium(III) found to be species specific
Biochim.Biophys.Acta, 1524 , 228-237, 2000
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 283 , 229-235, 2001

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Unified theory for tanning proposed J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass., 96, 290-304, 2001

 

Two dimensional crystalization of membrane proteins demonsrated Philosophical Magazine Letters, 76 , 99-103, 1997

Application of cyclic voltammetric technique in the characterization of micellar system Langmuir, 4 736-739, 1988

Micelle formation of Tyr-Phe, Val-Tyr-Val and Tyr-hydantoin in aqueous solution has been established, Chem.Phys. , 291 , 195-205, 2003

Site specific photocleavage of model protein bovine serum albumin in the presence of Schiff base and Co(III) ion has been demonstrated Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun., 265 , 311-314, 1999

Demonstrated helical assembly as well as parallel sheet of a copper(II) complex

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Electron density  topology of the first and second solvation shells of protonated water clusters

New hydropathy scale for amino acids

Role of crosslinking agents in stabilization of collagen against UV radiation; J. App. Poly. Sci. 106 3382–3386, 2007; Col. Sur. B: Biointerfaces 62 11–16, 2008


A semi-continous method for recovery proposed and demonstrated at 70 m 3 /day levels Green Chemistry, 2 , 37-41, 2000 J.Soc.Leather Technol.Chem., 83, 111-114, 1999

Selective recovery of chromium from semi-chrome effluents developed Green Chemistry, 2, 298-302, 2000

Pickle-tan closed loop system developed for secure chrome management. Economic feasibility demonstrated in over 12 tanneries in India

Natural shades – A reality!
Chrome-Iron tanning salts developed to enable natural shades without dyes J.Soc.Leather Technol.Chem., 84, 82-87, 2000 Clean Techn. Environ. Policy 4 ,115-121, 2002

Formaldehyde free synthetic tanning agents a reality – Providing pickle free tanning coupled with chloride, sulfate and chromium reduction in tanning process J. Clean. Prod. 9, 483-491, 2001

Paradigm shifts in leather processing – A shift from chemical to bio process Environ. Sci. Technol. 36 , 4187-4194, 2002 Environ. Sci. Technol . 37 , 2609-2617, 2003

Lime free unhairing and fibre opening methods developed for TDS, sulfide and solid waste management Environ, Sci. Technol. 36, 1372-1376, 2002 J.Soc.Leather Technol. Chem., 84 , 276-284, 2000 J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass. 96 , 222-233, 2001

Leather processing in a narrow pH range! J. Soc. Leather Technol. Chem. 85, 106-115, 2001

First reports on selective recovery of chromium from chromite ore processing residues J. Environ. Monit. 3, 526-530, 2001

New generation chrome free and less chrome tanning technologies; J. Am Leather Chem Ass, 99, 73, 2004, J. Am. Leather Chem. Ass. 100, 273, 2005

  

 Third generation leather processing J. Amer. Leather Chem. Ass. 98, 173-184, 2003 Environ. Sci. Technol. 37, 2609-2617, 2003

Shade card for leathers using natural dyes

 

Wealth from wastes – Developing chrome tanning salts from chrome shavings Environ, Sci. Technol. 36, 1372-1376, 2002

Rare earth based colorants for surface coating application

 

Solid waste to remove liquid waste and three pot approach; Environ. Sci. Technol. 39¸ 2804, 2005; Ind. Engg. Chem. Res. 43, 5310, 2004

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Reverse leather processing for clean and green environment; Environ. Sci. Technol. 40, 1069, 2006

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Generation of wealth from leather waste

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Aqueous two phase system for the recovery of valuables (proteins and glycosamino glycans) Chem. Engg Data, 51,1246, 2006; J Chem Tech Biotech, 81, 1814, 2006, Chem. Engg. Sci.62 969-978

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Low cost adsorbents for the removal of pollutants;Environ Sci and Technol, 38¸ 300, 2004; J Chem Tech Biotech, 79, 1251, 2004

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Commercialization of direct chrome liquor recycling, J Am Leather Chem Ass, 100, 233, 2005; J Am Leather Chem Ass, 100, 257, 2005

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Eco-efficient efficient leather processing for green environment; Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 1731-1739, 2008

For Further Information Please Contact

Head, Chemial Lab
Tel: +91 44 2441 1630
Fax: +91 44 2491 2150
Email: jrrao@clri.res.in