CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.A. Gnanamani
Sr. Principal Scientist
Academic Qualifications
Contact Details
Dr.A. Gnanamani
Sr. Principal Scientist
Head & Professor - AcSIR
Microbiology Lab
CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
e-mail: gnanamani@clri.res.in,
Phone:91 44 24437135

Area of Specialization
  • Environmental Microbial Biotechnology
Research experience
  • More than Ten years of research experience in environmental science, microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology:  Biodegradation of pollutants, enzyme production and enzymatic route for product development, collagen,  development of biomaterials, application to wound healing; development of bioactive compounds from microbes and plants to combat potential pathogens like MRSA, prooxidant and antioxidant studies, MMPs expression; polyphenol oxidase, peroxidase, laccase, catalase, collagenase for pollutants removal and product development,  antimicrobial compounds, development of microbial mediated nano-strucutres, vesicles, biosurfactants, bioadhesives. Cell cultures, neutrophil isolation and maintenance, culturing and maintenance of macrophages and fibroblasts, assessment of collagen expression in cell lines, immunohistochemical studies.

Membership in the professional body
  • Member of Society of Biological Chemists India,  since 1998
  • Member of Annual wound healing society of India
  • Member American Chemical Society from 2009 onwards
  • Member in Association of Microbiologists of India.
Academic and Industrial activities
  1. Delivered invited lecturers in various colleges and Universities
  2. Delivered inaugural address in symposia and seminars
  3. Delivered guest lecturers in schools, colleges and Universities
  4. Member in Board of studies
  5. Provide guidance to Ph.D, M.Phil., M.Sc., M,S by Research,  M.Tech, B.Sc., B.Tech for projects
  6. Sample analysis, evaluation and testing of samples for microbial analysis, pollutants levels.
Academic and Industrial activities
  1. Delivered invited lecturers in various colleges and Universities
  2. Delivered inaugural address in symposia and seminars
  3. Delivered guest lecturers in schools, colleges and Universities
  4. Member in Board of studies
  5. Provide guidance to Ph.D, M.Phil., M.Sc., M,S by Research,  M.Tech, B.Sc., B.Tech for projects
  6. Sample analysis, evaluation and testing of samples for microbial analysis, pollutants levels.
Patents filed
  1. Arumugam  Gnanamani, Narayanaswamy Radhakrishnan, Varadharajan  Kavitha, Ganesansekaran, Gopal Suseela Rajkumar, Chellappa Muralidharan, Victor John Sundar, Boreddy Siva Rami  Reddy:  A novel collagense and a process for the preparation there of.
  2. G.Sekaran, A.Gnanamani, MaryBabu, K.A.Shanmugasundaram, T.Ramasami; E.Coli  free  domestic wastewater through CAACO technology; 1110 DEL; 2001
  3. G.Sekaran,A.Gnanamani, B.Prasad Rao, A.Ganesh kumar & S.Rajamani; A process for recovery of salt from salt laden water containing dissolved organics    for reusable    option’ 317 DEL 2004.
  4. G.Sekaran, L.John Kennedy, A.Gnanamani & J.J. Vijaya; A process for the      Preparation of Metal Impregnated activated carbon polymer composite for industrial  applications;  320 DEL 2004.
  5. G.Sekaran, A.Ganeshkumar, L.John kennedy and A.Gnanamani; A novel catalyst  useful for the  removal of pathogen from wastewater; 2497 DEL 2005
List of Publications
1 Barakath Nisha, Ishwarya, S., Kavitha, V, A.B. Mandal, Gnanamani, A. (2014). Anti-aspergillus activity of Lantana camara Linn. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research. IJPSR Vol 5(10) 1000-05. [IF - 2.2]
2 Varadharajan Kavitha, Asit Baran Mandal and Arumagam Gnanamani (2014). Microbial biosurfactant mediated removal and or solubilization of crude oil contamination from soil and aqueous phase. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 94; 24-30. [IF-2.0]
3 S. Swaathy, V. Kavitha, A. Sahaya Pravin, G. Sekaran and AB Mandal, Arumguam Gnanamani  (2014). A study on anthracene degradating potential of marine Bacillus sps.and the gene responsible for the catabolism.  Pollution Research 33(2) 1-8.
4 Iswarya Kumar, V. Kavitha, N. Radhakrishnan, A. Gnanamani (2014).  Collagenase inhibiting activity of Indian medicinal plants: An approach to moderate collagen turnover.  International Journal of Bioassays.   3 (05), 2075-2078. [IF – 2.76]
5 Kajal Ghosal, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal,  Arumugam Gnanamani. Collagen coated electrospun polycaprolactone (PCL) with titanium dioxide (TiO2) from an environmentally benign solvent: preliminary physico-chemical studies for skin substitute. J Polym Res (2014) 21:410.
6 Mohanapriya Venkataraman, Rajesh Mishra, V. Subramaniam, A. Gnanamani, and T. S. Subha. Application of Silver Nanoparticles to Industrial Sewing Threads: Effects on Physico-functional Properties & Seam Efficiency. Fibers and Polymers 2014, Vol.15, No.3, 510-518
7 Varadharajan Kavitha and Arumugam Gnanamani. (2014) Microbial mediated dimerization of fattyacids of sunflower oil: An effective role of lipase and biosurfactant. Journal of applied polymer science. DOI: 10.1002/APP.40555 IF 1.6
8 Saba Maanvizhi, N.Radhakrishnan, A.Gnanamani. (2014) HAA Inhibitory effect of embelin and its metal complexes on diabetic complications: An approach with molecular docking studies, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. 2014, 6(2):679-682
9 Radhakrishnan, N., Gnanamani, A. 2, 5-dihydroxy-3-undecyl-1, 4-benzoquinone (embelin)-a second solid gold of india- a review. International journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. 6(2), 2014, 23-30.
10 R.Aravindhan, Srilatha, P.T.Peruaml, A.Gnanamani.  (2014) Synthesis and biological profile of metal and azo-metal complexes of embelin. Complex metals. 1(1), 69-79.
11 Swaathy S, V.Kavitha, A. SahayaPravin, G.Sekaran, A.B.Mandal, A.Gnanamani. (2014) Phylogenetic framework and biosurfactant gene expression analysis of marine Bacillus sps. of eastern coastal plain of Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Bacteriology. Article ID – 860491
12 Tapas Mitra, Sailakshmi and A. Gnanamani (2014). Could glutaric acid (GA) replace glutaraldehyde in the preparation of biocompatible biopolymers with high mechanical and thermal properties?  Journal of Chemical Sciences. 126, 127-140. [IF- 1.3].
13 Sethuraman C, A. Gnanamani, K. Srinivas, G. Sekaran. Co-pyrolysis of Chrome Tanned Buffing Dust and Low Density Polyethylene Wastes and Analysis of Products for Energy Recovery. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 4, Issue 12, December-2013
14 Radhakrishnan, N., S. Ashok, V. Kavitha, G. Ramesh kumar and A. Gnanamani. Molecular docking studies of embelin (simple natural benzoquinone) and its derivatives as a potent tyrosinase inhibitor. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, 5(10):320-326.
15 Radhakrishnan, N., V. Kavitha and A. Gnanamani. Studies on synthesis, characterization and biological properties of Copper (II)-embelin complex. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, 5(10):72-77.
16 Radhakrishnan, N., Kamal Rullah, Rina Chakrabarti and A. Gnanamani (2013) Inhibition of UVB induced oxidative stress in Catla catla & Glutamate pyruvate transaminase (GPT) activities by embelin using molecular docking tool. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2013, 5(12) 1094-1099.
17 Gnanamani Arumugam, Chitra Krishnan, Mary Babu, and Saba Maanvizhi. Preparation and Characterization of Embelin Nanoparticle. 2nd International Conference on Chemical, Environmental and Biological Sciences (ICCEBS'2013) March 17-18, 2013 Dubai (UAE).
18 Karthikeyan, S., N. Rajendra Prasad, A. Gnanamani, E. Balamurugan. Anticancer activity of resveratrol-loaded gelatin nanoparticles on NCI-H460 non-small cell lung cancer cells. Biomedicine & Preventive Nutrition 3 (2013) 64–73.
19 Debasis Samanta,   Adhigan Murali,   Jaya Prakash A,   Pentela Nagaraju,   Ramakrishnan Ramesh,   Tapas Mitra,   Arumugam Gnanamani,   Sellamuthu Nagappan Jaisankar,  Ranganathan Mohan,   Md. Sayem Alamf and   Asit Baran Mandal.  Chromium-assisted immobilization of N-isopropylacrylamide-based methacrylic acid copolymers on collagen and leather surfaces: thermo-responsive behaviour. (2013). RSC Advances 3; 16626-16631. [IF- 2.56]
20 Triupathi Kumara Raja, S., Thiruselvi, T., Sailakshmi, S, Gnanamani, A., (2013).  Rejoining of cut wounds using engineered gelatin-keratin glue, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, Volume 1830, Issue 8, August 2013, Pages 4030-4039. [IF-3.85]
21 Sethumadhavan Sudhaparimala, Gnanamani, A., and Mandal A.B. (2013).  Exploring nanocrystalline strucutre, surface morphology and adsoprtion of tin based herbal drug formulation durings its preparation (calcinations).  Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.Vol 3(5) 4033-4044 [IF-0.85]
22 Radhakrishnan,N.,  S. Ashok, V. Kavitha, G. Ramesh kumar and A. Gnanamani. Molecular docking studies of L-cysteine (a non-essential sulfur containing aminoacid) as a potent Tyrosinase inhibitor.  Journal of Applied Cosmetology, 2013, 31(1-2): 183-189 (ISSN: 0392-8543).
23 Varadharajan Kavitha and Arumugam Gnanamani. A multilayered supramolecular Self-assembled structure from soybean oil by insitu polymerization and its applications. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 51 (2013) 400-405.[IF-1.29]
24 Pandurangan Harikrishnan, Thillai Saku Subha, Varadharajan Kavitha, Arumugam Gnanamani. Microbial Adhesion on Orthodontic Ligating Materials: An in Vitro Assessment. Advances in Microbiology, 2013, 3, 108-114
25 Manikantan Syamala Kiran, Tamitake Itoh, Hiroko Abe, Yasuko Fujita, Kazuya Tomimoto Vasudevanpillai Biju, Varadharajan Kavitha, Arumugam Gnanamani & Mitsuru Ishikawa SERS microscopic imaging as novel tool for assessing viability and enumerating yeast cells at various stages of cell cycle in lag, log, exponential and stationary phases of growth in culture. Journal of Experimental Nano science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17458080.2012.762811 (2013) [IF-0.9]
26 Sailakshmi G, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, A. B. (2013) Mandal. Engineering of Chitosan and collagen macromolecules using sebacic acid for clinical applications. Progress in Biomaterials, 2 :11, 1-12.
27 G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, Suvro Chatterjee, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. Chemistry behind the elastic nature of the biomaterial prepared using oxidized form of glutaraldehyde and chitosan - An approach at 2D and 3D level. International Journal of Life Science and Medical Research, 2013: VOL. 3 (2) 63-74.
28 G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, Suvro Chatterjee. Engineering chitosan using α, w- dicarboxylic acids – An approach to improve the mechanical strength and thermal stability. Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, 2013: Vol. 4(2) 151-164.
29 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. (2013) The effect of Pimelic acid interaction on the mechanical and thermal properties of Chitosan and Collagen. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 62, 572-582.
30 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. (2013) Studies on cross-linking of succinic acid with chitosan/collagen. Materials Research, 16 (4), 755-765.  (IF-0.2090)
31 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. Exploring the dual role of α, w- di-carboxylic acids in the preparation of collagen based biomaterial. Journal of Porous Materials (2013)  20:647–661 (IF-1.238)
32 Dayanandan A, S. Hilda Vimala Rani, M. Shanmugavel, A. Gnanamani, G. Suseela Rajakumar. Solid State Bioprocessing for Scale up of Aspergillus tamari MTCC5152 Lipase and its Degreasing Effect on Cow Hide. Indian Journal of science and technology. 2012, 5(7), 2978-2983. .
33 Radhakrishnan N, V. Kavitha, S. Anandan and A. Gnanamani. L-Cysteine (a non-essential sulfur containing aminoacid)-A Potential Cosmetic Agent. Journal of Applied Cosmetology, 2012, 30(3-4): 95-101 (ISSN : 0392-8543).
34 Madhava Charyulu E, Arumugam Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2012Identification and Discrimination of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains Isolated from Burn Wound Sites Using PCR and Authentication with MALDI-TOF–MS. Indian J Microbiol 52(3): 337–345.. [IF-0.46]
35 Gnanamani A, G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra. Use of dicarboxylic acid (azelaic acid) to prepare carbohydrate and protein based scaffold biopolymer with improved mechanical and thermal property for biomedical applications. Trends in Biomaterials & Artificial Organs, Vol 26, No 4 (2012). 183-196  [IF-0.79]
36 Sudha Parimala, S. Christina Selin, A. Gnanamani and A B Mandal (2012). Synthesis and characterization of nano crystalline Tin (IV) oxide from Tin (II) chloride using combine microwave and traditional calcinations procedures. Current Research in Chemistry, 4(3); 60-67.
37 Sudha S. Parimala  A. Gnanamani  and Asit Baran Mandal (2012) Bulk and surface properties of tin based herbal drug during its preparation: fingerprinting of the active pharmaceutical constituent. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research,  3(4) 1037-1042.
38 Madhava Charyulu E, Japyesan Subramanian, Gnanamani Arumugam (2012). Antioxidant and antimicrobial profile of a secondary metabolite of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: ESR and spectrophotometric method. Oxidants and  Antioxid Medical Sciences. 2012; 1(2): 119-126
39 Sethumadhavan Sudha parimala, Arumugam Gnanamani, Asit Baran Mandal (2012). Egg Shell Powder as the precursor for the synthesis of nano-crystalline Calcium stannate (CASnO3) with orthorhombic Perovskite strucutre: Exploration on phase, morphology and antioxidant property.  Chemical Science Review and Letters  2(5) 267-277
40 Radhakrishanan, N., V. Kavitha and Gnanamani, A. (2012). Synthesis, characterization and biological properties of zinc II embelin complex.  Journal of Science and Innovative Engineering & Technology May 2012
41 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. Structural interactions between collagen and di-carboxylic acids (DCAs): an improved platform model for 3d tissue engineering research. Journal of Tissue Engineering and regenerative medicines (2012) 6, Suppl 1, 44.  (IF-3.28)
42 G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. Engineering chitosan using sebacic acid: A novel wound dressing material. Journal of Tissue Engineering and regenerative medicines (2012) 6,Suppl. 1, 62. (IF-3.28).
43 G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. Suberic acid acts as a dissolving agent as well as a cross-linker for natural polymers (carbohydrate and protein):  A detailed discussion on the chemistry behind the interaction. J Of Macromolecular Science Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry, 49 (2012) 619-629. (IF-0.816)  (IF-0.887)
44 Hemalatha T., Imran P.K.M., Gnanamani A., Nagarajan S. (2012) QSAR and evaluation of molecular electrostatic potential for N-nitrosopiperidinone semicarbazones. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems. 116, 87-93. (IF-1.920)
45 Boopathy, R., Gnanamani, A., Mandal, A.B., Sekaran, G.
A first report on the selective precipitation of sodium chloride from the evaporated residue of reverse osmosis reject salt generated from the leather industry
(2012) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 (15), pp. 5527-5534. (IF-2.237)
46 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. (2012) Adipic Acid Interaction Enhances the Mechanical and Thermal Stability of Natural Polymers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 125 (2012) E490-E500. (IF-1.240)
47 Chakrapani, V.Y., Gnanamani, A., Giridev, V.R., Madhusoothanan, M., Sekaran, G.
Electrospinning of type I collagen and PCL nanofibers using acetic acid
(2012) Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 125 (4),  3221-3227. (IF-1.240)
48 Mandal, V. Meda, W.J. Zhang, M.K. Farhan, A. Gnanamani (2012) Synthesis, characterization and comparison of antimicrobial activity of PEG/TritonX-100 capped silver nanoparticles on collagen scaffold. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces Volume 90; 191–196. (IF-3.354)
49 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. Preparation and characterization of malonic acid cross-linked chitosan and collagen 3D scaffolds: an approach on non covalent interactions. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 23 (2012) 1309-1321. (IF-2.316).
50 Narayanaswamy Radhakrishnan , Arumugam Gnanamani  , Nagarajan  Rajendra Prasad  & Asit Baran Mandal. (2012) Inhibition of UVB-induced oxidative damage and apoptotic biochemical changes in human lymphocytes by 2,5-dihydroxy- 3-undecyl-1,4-benzoquinone (embelin) International Journal of Radiation Biology,  88(8): 575–582. (IF-1.895)
51 S.Sudha parimala, C.Mullai kodi, A.Gnanamani, A.B.Mandal (2011) Quality assessment ofcommercial formulations of tin based herbal drug by physico-chemical fingerprints. Indian J of Sci & Tech, 4(12), 1710-1714.
52 G. Sekaran,  S. Karthikeyan,  K. Ramani,  B. Ravindran,  A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. (2011) Heterogeneous Fenton oxidation of dissolved organics in salt-laden wastewater from leather industry without sludge production. Environ Chem Lett  9:499–504. (IF-1.881)
53 S. Karthikeyan, A. Titus, A. Gnanamani, A.B. Mandal, G. Sekaran, Treatment of textile wastewater by homogeneous and heterogeneous Fenton oxidation processes. Desalination 281 (17) 2011, 438-445. (IF-2.590)
54 P. Vijayalakshmi, G. Bhaskar Raju, and A. Gnanamani (2011). Advanced Oxidation and Electrooxidation As Tertiary Treatment Techniques to Improve the Purity of Tannery Wastewater. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 50, 10194-10200.  (IF-2.237)
55 Victor John Sundar, Arumugam Gnanamani, Chellappa Muralidharan, Narasiman Kannan Chandrababu and Asit Baran Mandal (2011). Recovery and utilization of proteinous wastes of leather making: a review. Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 2011, Volume 10, Number 2, Pages 151-163.
56 Radhakrishnan Narayana Swamy, A Gnanamani, Sangeetha Shanmugasamy, Ramesh Kumar Gopaland Asit Baran Mandal (2011). Bioinformatics in crosslinking chemistry of collagen with selective cross linkers. BMC Research Notes 4: 399.
57 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, Gnanamani, A., A.B.Mandal. (2011) Cross-linking with acid chlorides improves thermal and mechanical properties of collagen based biopolymer material   Thermochimica Acta  525 (2011) 50– 55. (IF-1.809)
58 Subha TS, Gnanamani A, Mandal AB. (2011) Pharamcognostic Evaluation of Acorus calamus L. Pharmacognosy Journal, 3 (23).
59 N. Radhakrishnan, V. Kavitha, E. Madhava Charyulu,  Arumugam Gnanamani,  A.B. Mandal (2011). Isolation, production and characterization of bioemulsifiers of marine bacteria of coastal Tamil Nadu.  Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences Vol. 40(1) 76-82.
60 N. Radhakrishnan, V. Kavitha, STK. Raja, A. Gnanamani (2011). Embelin- a natural potential cosmetic agent.  Journal of Applied Cosmetology, Vol. 29 (2); 99-107.
61 Tapas Mitra,  G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal (2011). Di-carboxylic acid cross-linking interactions improves thermal stability and mechanical strength of reconstituted type I collagen: part I (oxalic acid). Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry105 (2011) 325–330.   (IF-1.604)
62 G. Sailakshmi,  Tapas Mitra,  A. Gnanamani ,  S. Thirupathy Kumara Raja,  T. Thiruselvi, Naga Vignesh Selvaraj, Gopal Ramesh ,  A. B. Mandal (2011). Bonding interactions and stability assessment of biopolymer material prepared using type III collagen of avian intestine and anionic polysaccharides. J Mater Sci: Mater Med. 22 (6) 1419-1429. (IF-2.316)
63 S. Subathra, Mazher Sultana, Gnanamani A (2011). Collogenolytic activity of serine protease of Perionyx excavatus. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 4 (3)  197-200.
64 N. Radhakrishnan, A. Gnanamani,  A.B. Mandal (2011).  A potential antibacterial agent, Embelin-a natural benzoquinone extracted from Embelia ribesBiology and Medicine, Vol 3 (2) Special issue 1-7.
65 V. Kavitha, N. Radhakrishnan, Arumugam Gnanamani,  A.B. Mandal (2011).  Management of chromium induced oxidative stress by marine Bacillus licheniformisBiology and Medicine Vol 3(2) Special Issue 16-26.
66 T.S. Subha and A. Gnanamani (2011) Topical therapy of 1-2, 4, 5 Trimethoxy phenyl 1' methoxypropionaldehyde in experimental Tinea pedis in Wistar rats. Biology and Medicine Vol 3 (2) Special Issue 81-85.
67 Bikash Sahay, Anju Singh, Arugamam Gnanamani, Rebeca L. Patsey*, J. Edwin Blalock, and Timothy J. Sellati (2011). CD14 Signaling Reciprocally Controls Collagen Deposition and Turnover to Regulate the Development of Lyme Arthritis.  The American Journal of Pathology, Volume 178 (2) 724-734.(IF-4.890)
68 Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, S. Thirupathi Kumara Raja, T. Thiruselvi, V. Mangala Gowri, Naga Vignesh Selvaraj, Gopal Ramesh, A.B. Mandal (2011) Preparation and characterization of a thermostable and biodegradable biopolymers using natural cross-linker. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 48, 276-285. (IF-2.453) 
69 T.S. Subha, A. Gnanamani, A.B.Mandal (2011) Role of TMPMP and TMAP on virulence factors of C. albicans. Global Journal of Biochemistry, 2(1) 74-80
70 Madhava Charyulu, Syamantak Majumder, Suvro Chatterjee, Arumugam Gnanamani (2010). Assessment of Pro-angiogenic Activities of a Free Radical Compound.   Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Volume 49, Supplement 1, 2010, Page S17. (IF-5.423)
71 Arumugam Gnanamani, V. Kavitha, N. Radhakrishnan, A.B. Mandal (2010). Bioremediation of crude oil contamination using microbial surface-active agents: Isolation, production and characterization.  Journal of Bioremediation and Biodegradation.  Vol. 1(2). 107 Pp 1-8. (IF-3.5)
72 E. Madhava Charyulu and Armugam Gnanamani (2010).  Condition Stabilization for Pseudomonas aeruginosa MTCC 5210 to Yield High Titers of Extra Cellular Antimicrobial Secondary Metabolite using Response Surface Methodology. Current Research In Bacteriology. Vol. 3 (4): 197-213.
73 V. Kavitha, N. Radhakrishnan, E. Madhavacharyulu, G. Sailakshmi, G. Sekaran, B.S.R. Reddy, G. Suseela Rajkumar, Arumugam Gnanamani  (2010). Biopolymer from microbial assisted in situ hydrolysis of triglycerides and dimerization of fatty acids. Bioresource Technology, Volume 101, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 337-343. (IF-4.980)
74 Arumugam Gnanamani, V. Kavitha, N. Radhakrishnan, G. Sekaran, G. Suseela       Rajakumar, A.B. Mandal (2010). Microbial biosurfactants and hydrolytic enzymes mediates insitu development of stable supra–molecular assemblies in fatty acids released from triglycerides. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 78, Issue 2, 1 July 2010, Pages 200-207. (IF-3.456)
75 A.Gnanamani, V. Kavitha, N. Radhakrishnan, G. Suseela Rajakumar, G. Sekaran, A.B. Mandal (2010). Microbial products (biosurfactant and extracellular chromate reductase) of marine microorganism are the potential agents reduce the oxidative stress induced by toxic heavy metals. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 79, Issue 2, 1 September 2010, Pages 334-339. (IF-3.456)
76 J. Rajaram , B. Rajnikanth  A. Gnanamani (2009). Preparation, Characterization and Application of Leather Particulate-Polymer Composites (LPPCs). J Polym Environ (2009) 17:181–186. (IF-1.349)
77 Madhava Charyulu E , Sekaran G., G. Suseela Raj Kumar and  Arumugam Gnanamani (2009). Antimicrobial activity of secondary metabolite from marine isolate, Pseudomonas sp. against Gram positive and negative bacteria including MRSA. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (2009) Vol.47 (12), 964-68.(IF-0.55)
78 T.S. Subha and A. Gnanamani (2009). Candida biofilm perfusion using active fractions of Acorus calamus. Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 2009. Vol. 4, Issue 2: 363 – 371.
79 Subha T.S and Gnanamani A (2009). Combating oral candidiasis in albino rats using bioactive fraction of Acorus calamus. Journal of Applied Biosciences Volume 21: 1265 - 1276. Published September 7, 2009.
80 T.S. Subha and A. Gnanamani (2009). In vitro assessment of anti - dermatophytic effect of active fraction of methanolic extracts of Acorus calamus. J. Anim. Plant Science.  5 (1): 450 – 455.
81 Kavitha, V., Radhakrishnan, N., Madhavacharyulu, E., Sailakshmi, G.,Reddy, B.S.R., Sadulla, S. and Arumugam Gnanamani (2009). Production of adhesives from triglycerides for industrial applications. JILTA, 59 (9), 692-702.
82 Subha T.S. and Gnanamani A. (2008) Effect of active fraction of methanolic extract of Acorus calamus on sterol metabolism of Candida albicans. Journal of applied biosciences.8(1) 243-250.
83 H. Hemalatha, S. Nagarajan and A. Gnanamani (2008) Synthesis, antibacterial and antifungal activities of some N-nitroso-2,6-diarylpiperidin-4-one semicarbazones and QSAR analysis. Nitric Oxide, Volume 19, Issue 4, December 2008, Pages 303-311. (IF-3.548)
84 Bakajyothi, K., V.J. sundar, A. Gnanamani and C. Muralidharan (2008). Bio-oxidation of oil tanned leathers. Journal of Society of Leather Technologists and chemists, vol. 92, p. 210.
85 M. Sudha and A. Gnanamani (2008) In vitro studies on evaluation of pro and antioxidant properties of unspent tannins. Current science, vol 95(1) 87-98 (IF-0.778)
86 M. Sudha, A. Gnanamani, G. Deepa, M. Sudha, E. Madhavacharyulu, K. Deivanai, S. Sadulla, (2008). Haematological and biochemical effects of polyphenolics in animal models. Chemosphere, Volume 72, Issue 9, July 2008, Pages 1321-1326. (IF-3.206)
87 T. S. Subha and A. Gnanamani, (2008) Perfusion of antifungal agents through biofilms of Candida sp. Current Science 94(6). 774-79.
88 M. Sudha, A. Gnanamani, G. Deepa, M. Sudha, E. Madhavacharyulu, K. Deivanai, S. Sadulla, (2008) In vivo studies on evaluation of potential toxicity of unspent tannins using albinorats (Rattus norvegicus). Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2008, Volume 46, Issue 6June 2008, Pages 2288-2295. (IF-2.999)
89 Gnanamani A, Kavitha V, Sekaran G, Rajakumar GS. Vesicle formation in hydrocarbons assisted with microbial hydrolases and biosurfactants. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. (2008) 67(2): 192-8. (IF-3.456)
90 K. Dhayalan, N. Nishad Fathima, A. Gnanamani, J. Raghava Rao, B. Unni Nair and T. Ramasami (2007). Biodegradability of leathers through anaerobic pathway. Waste ManagementVolume 27, Issue 62007, Pages 760-767.   (IF-2.428)
91 G. Sekaran, K. Ramani, A. Ganeshkumar, B. Ravindaran, L. JohnKennedy and   A. Gnanamani (2007). Oxidative destabilization of dissolved organics and E. coli in domestic wastewater through immobilized cell reactor system. Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 84, Issue 2Pages 123-133. (IF-3.245)
92 Gowri A.M., Gnanamani A., Nainar A.M. (2007) In-vitro isolation and characterization of mesenchymal stem cells from murine bone marrow. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences. 9(4).
93 M. Srividhya, S. Preethi, A. Gnanamani and B.S.R. Reddy (2006).  Sustained release of protein from poly(ethylene glycol) incorporated amphiphilic comb like polymers. International Journal of PharmaceuticsVolume 326, Issues 1-21 December 2006, Pages 119-127. (IF-3.350)
94 Prabu, G.R.,  A. Gnanamani, S. Sadulla (2006). Guaijaverin – a plant flavonoid as potential antiplaque agent against Streptococcus mutans. Journal of Applied Microbiology, Volume 101, Issue 2, Page 487-495. (IF-2.337)
95 Somasundaram Swarnalatha, Munusamy Arasakumari,  Arumugam Gnanamani, Ganesan Sekaran (2006). Solidification/stabilization of thermally-treated toxic tannery sludge. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology,Volume 81, Issue 7, 1307-1315. (IF-2.168)
96 Gnanamani,A.,  M. Jayaprakashvel, M. Arulmani and S. Sadulla (2006). Effect of inducers and culturing processes on laccase synthesis in Phanerochaete    chrysosporium NCIM 1197 and the constitutive expression of laccase isozymes. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, Volume 38, Issue 7, 2 1017-1021. (IF-2.367)
97 Radhakrishnan, N., A. Gnanamani, S. Sadulla (2005) Effect of licorice (Glycyhrriza glabra linn.), a skin-whitening agent on black molly (Poecilia latipinnaa), Journal of Applied Cosmetology 23, 149-158 (October/December 2005).
98 Gnanamani, A., M. Bhaskar, R. Ganeshjeevan, R. Chandrasekar, G. Sekaran, S. Sadulla and Ganga Radhakrishnan (2005) Enzymatic and chemical catalysis of xylidine ponceau 2R and evaluation of products released.  Process Biochemistry,  40(11) 3497-3504.  (IF-2.627)
99 Jayaprakashvel, M., S. Sahaya Pravin., Gnanamani, A., Mary Babu and Sadulla, S., (2005).  Influence of heavy metals on growth and laccase production in Phanerochaete chrysosporium NCIM 1977, Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental sciences 7 (2), 315-318.
100 Gnanamani, A., M. Bhaskar, Radhakrishnan Ganga, G. Sekaran and S. Sadulla (2004) Chemical and enzymatic interactions of Direct Black 38 and Direct Brown 1 on release of carcinogenic amines.  Chemosphere, Volume 56, Issue 9, 833-841. (IF-3.206)
101 Gopal, A., A. Gnanamani, R. UdayaKumar and S. Sadulla (2004) Enicostemma littorale Blume- A potential hypolipidemic plant. Natural product Radiance Vol 3(6) 401-405.
102 Gnanamani, A., C. Arvind Janakiram, V. Prabu and S. Sadulla (2004) An Enzymatic alternative route for the production of commercially important chemicals.  Chemical weekly, Vol. XLIX (30) 133.
103 Sekaran G, Gnanamani, A. and Yogesh, P. (2004). Preparation of biocatalyst for the removal of dissolved organics in wastewater.  Indian Journal of Chemical Technology 11, 95-102. (IF-0.267)
104 Shanmuga Priya, K.,   Gnanamani A, Bhuvaneswari R, Alan Wells, Mary    Babu (2004). Celosia argentea Linn. leaf extract improves wound healing in a rat burn wound model.  Wound Repair and Regeneration, 12 (6), 618-625. (IF-2.911)
105 Gnanamani, A., ShanmugaPriya, K, RadhaKrishnan, N and Mary Babu  (2003)  Antimicrobial activity of two plants on eight burn pathogens.  Journal of   Ethanopharmacology 86(1), 59-61. (IF-3.014)
106 Malayappan Bhaskar, Arumugam Gnanamani, Rama Jeevan Ganeshjeevan, Raghavan Chandrasekar, Sayeed Sadulla and Ganga Radhakrishnan (2003). Analyses of carcinogenic aromatic amines released from harmful azo colorants by Streptomyces SP. SS07. Journal of Chromatography A, Volume 1018, Issue 1, 7 November 2003, 117-123. (IF-4.531)
107 Shanmuga Priya K, Gnanamani A, Radhakrishnan , N and Mary Babu (2002) Healing potential  of Datura alba on burn wounds in albino rats. Journal of Ethanopharmacology,  83(3), pp. 193 – 199. (IF-3.014)
108 Shanmuga Priya K, Gnanamani A, Radha Krishnan N and Mary Babu (2002).      Antibacterial activity of Datura albaIndian Drugs 39(2) 113-116.
109 Gnanamani A., Sekaran G., Babu M.(2002) A new approach to removal of sulphate in wastewater under sub-oxic environment. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection  22(5) .
110 Gnanamani, A, G. Sekaran, Mary Babu (2001).  Removal of tannin from crosslinked open chain polymeric tannin substrates using heme peroxidases of Phanerochaete cchrysosporium. BioProcess and Biosystems Engineering 24; 211-217. (IF-1.809).
111 Gnanamani, A, Mary Babu and G. Sekaran (2001).  Biological degradation of phenolic        condensates in aqueous phase.  Indian Journal of Environmental Protection 21(2); 138-145.
112 Sekaran, G., Gnanamani, A. Ganesh Kumar, K.A. Shanmuga Sundaram, S.   Rajamani (2001).  Tunable aerobic technology for treatment of wastewater discharged from industries.  Environmental Pollution control Journal 5(1); 32- 37.
113 Sekaran, G., K.A. ShanmugaSundaram, A. Gnanamani and S. Rajamani (2000).  Leachates from chromium impregnated solid wastes generated in Leather Industries.     IJEP 20 (11) 805-810.
114 Ganga, N., Kasturi Bai, R and Gnanamani, A. (1995). Fixed film reactor for treatment of tannery wastewater. J. Pollution Control. 11 (1) pp. 55-62.
115 Gnanamani, A and Kasturi Bai, R. (1994). Field scale cultivation of anaerobically digested cowdung slurry on the sequential cultivation of rice-pulse-rice. Intl. J.  Tropical Agriculture XX (1) pp. 25-32.
116 Gnanamani, A and Kasturi Bai, R. (1994). Changes in physical and chemical properties of soil treated with biogas slurry. J.Pollution Research. 13 (1) pp. 17-29.
117 Gnanamani, A and Kasturi Bai, R. (1992). Influence of biodigested slurry on rice-gram cultivation. Intl.J.Bioresource Technology 41: pp. 217-221. (IF-4.980)
Prizes / Honours Awarded
  • Winner of the IIGP (India Innovative Growth Programme)2014 with Gold medal and cash prize of 1 L.
  • Delivered Lecture at LIDI, Ethiopia, in the Popular Lecture Series during 19th Dec. 2012.
  • Received EMPOWER Phase II project for the grant amount of Rs. 61.48 lakhs
  • Received Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (TANSA) for the year 2011-2012
  • Received DBT-Crest Award for the year 2011-2012 to do collaborative research at UPMC, Pittsburgh, USA
  • Received Certificate from Director for the paper publication with the Impact Factor above 5.0 for the year 2011
  • Received citation and honor from Mother Teresa University, Kodikanal for research contribution in Environmental Microbial Biotechnology during National Science Day celebrations, at the national level selection on 28th Feb. 2011.
  • Awarded TATA INNOVATIVE FELLOWSHIP, from Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi  for the year 2008.
  • Received EMPOWER project from CSIR, New Delhi for the amount of Rs. 32 Lakhs
  • Awarded DBT Overseas Associateship Fellowship, from Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi  for the year 2008.
  • Received certificate from Editor-in-Chief, Biomaterials Journal as the Young Scientists Refereeing Programme as a qualified reviewer.
  • Received certificate from Director, Central Leather Research Institute, as one of the top ten scientists based on the publications made during the year 2008-2009 with total impact factor of 11.364.
  • Awarded prize for the Young scientist seminar held during September 2009, during CSIR  Foundation day celebrations.
  • Awarded prize for Oral Presentation in the WOUNDCON –2008, National Conference, held at Ahemedabad during Jan19-21, 2008.
  • Awarded Research Associateship by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India.
  • Awarded Research Associateship by Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, India
  • Awarded best paper Prize for the research article presented on CSIR foundation day 1999.
  • Awarded Senior Research Fellowship by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, INDIA.
  • Awarded Junior Research Fellow by Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sciences,  New Delhi,  INDIA.