CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute
Dr.A. Gnanamani
Chief Scientist
Academic Qualifications
    M.Sc., (Chemistry) Phd (Science)
Contact Details
Dr.A. Gnanamani
Chief 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: Environment and Healthcare (basic and applied research)
  • Microbes and microbial enzymes for synthesis of new compounds; new antibacterial and antifungal agents; degradation of pollutants especially dyes and polyphenolic compounds; degradation of leather wastes; management of expanded polystyrene wastes; UV B inhibitors from microbial species as well as from medicinal plants; identification of gene responsible for enzyme production and degradation; development kit for pathogens identification

  • Recovery of potentially important chemical namely L-DOPA; conversion of polysaccharides to aldehydes, production of nanoparticles using plant active components; self –assembly structures, identification of origin of the leather and allied products

  • Development biocompatible biomaterial and development of material for soft tissue engineering Development of new cross-linkers for stabilization of collagen; bioengineering the proteins for development of a bio adhesive for wet environment and MMP inhibitors; development of hydrogel for tissue regeneration and myoblasts expansion

Teaching and professional Experience
  1. Project and PhD supervision and guidance to students AcSIR, University of Madras and Anna University, SRMC and other deemed universities.
  2. Handling classes for Leather technology students and PhD students
  3. Delivered endowment lectures, invited lectures keynote lectures, guest lectures in various national and international seminars/ symposia and conferences.
  4. Chaired technical sessions in National/International seminars/conferences.
  5. Reviewer for various National/International journals related to the research on environment and health care
  6. Serving as a Editor for the book on bio plastics
Memberships & Professional Activities
  1. Member of Society of Biological Chemists India, since 1998
  2. Member of Annual wound healing society of India
  3. Member American Chemical Society from 2009 onwards
  4. Member in National Academy of Biological Sciences
Research students
PhD – 21 Completed 5 (ongoing); M.Phil – 10; M.Sc - >70;
External Projects Handled
  • An approach on surfactant production form marine sources for industrial applications – DBT, New Delhi
  • Enzymatic conversion of polysaccharide of seaweeds to respective aldehyde for stabilization of collagen, DBT, New Delhi
  • Preparation, characterization and application of antimicrobial biomaterial using avian collagen with selective cross-linkers, Empower Phase I – CSIR, New Delhi
  • Role of Embelin on Melanogenesis, IADVL-L’OREAL Pigmentation Research Grant, 2012-2013
  • Preparation of bioadhesives for wet environment, TATA Innovative Project, DBT, New Delhi, 2011-2015
  • Evaluating and identifying potentiality of two products and three formulations for hair growth, GENCOR PACIFIC ORGANICS, 2012
  • 12th Five Year Plan- Net Work Project – EMEP – CSC0127; Encapsulated microorganisms for environmental protection, CSIR, New Delhi
  • Exploring the importance and role of marine mircoorgansism for the management of expandable polystyrene wastes: an approach towards marine eco-sytem cleanup, DBT, New Delhi
  • A healthcare product for wound management
  • Development of point of contact detection of pathogens in food products, CSIR, New Delhi 2020-2022
Technology commercialized
  • A Process Patent on “E.coli free domestic wastewater through CAACO technology; vide Patent file number 1110 DEL 2001 AND 317 DEL 2004; has been commercialized for different volumes of wastewater for different industries
  • Technology developed on A novel bio- adhesive and a process for the preparation thereof 1413DEL 2013, has been transferred to a pharmaceutical industry.
Societal Activities
  • Nodal Officer: COVID 19 Testing activities – CSIR-CLRI
Countries visited
  • University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 1990
  • Gordon Research Conference (GRC) held at Colby sawyer college, New Hampshire, USA, 2000
  • The 2nd Asian Landfill Symposium, NIER, Seoul, South Korea, 2002
  • XXIX congress of IULTCS and 103rd ALCA meeting held at Washington DC, USA, 2007
  • Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, USA, 2009
  • LIDI, Ethioppia, 2012
  • UPMC, Pittsburg, USA, 2013
  • MMDRM, Nepal, 2014
  • University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia, 2019
List of Publications
Total Number of Publications : 188 + 8 (book chapters)
  1. S Iswarya, N Radhakrishnan, A Gnanamani (2021) Bioinformatic insights on biochemical efficacy of a fungal metabolite: Asperyellone, New Journal of Chemistry, 45, 17941-17950. DOI: 10.1039/d1nj02938j

  2. R Radhakrishnan, U Mani, A Gnanamani, M Shanmugavel (2021) Myco-Fabricated Gold Nanoparticles from Aspergillus tamarii MTCC5152, its Characterization and Dye Biodegradation. Applied Microbiology: Theory & Technology, 52-62.

  3. Thilagam, R and Gnanamani, A (2021). Preparation, characterization and cell response studies on bioconjugated 3D protein hydrogels with wide – range stiffness: an approach on cell therapy and cell storage. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces , 11843

  4. Gnanadickam Jerald Maria Antony, Priya Poulose, S.T. Aruna, S.K. Shanuja, A. Gnanamani, Y.K Suneetha, S. Raja (2021). Synthesis and properties of a new chitosan – based shape memory polymer and its composites. Chemistry Select, 6, 808-819.

  5. Pavithra, N., Aishwarya, AB., Sahaya Pravin, A., John Sundar, V., and A. Gnanamani (2021) Exploring DNA Diversity in Leathers: An approach on identification of Origin. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association (JALCA) 116(1), 22-29.

  6. Periasamy H, Gnanamani A. Polymyxins resistance among Gram-negative pathogens in India. The Lancet. Infectious Diseases. 2020 Nov. DOI: 10.1016/s1473-3099(20)30855-0

  7. Subbarayan, R., Barathidasan, R., Raja, S.T., Arumugam, G., Kuruvilla, S., Shanthi, P. and Ranga Rao, S., 2020. Human gingival derived neuronal cells in the optimized caffeic acid hydrogel for hemitransection spinal cord injury model. Journal of cellular biochemistry, 121(3), pp.2077-2088.

  8. Kalachaveedu, M., Jenifer, P., Pandian, R. and Arumugam, G., 2020. Fabrication and characterization of herbal drug enriched Guar galactomannan based nanofibrous mats seeded with GMSC's for wound healing applications. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 148, pp.737-749.

  9. Ebciba, C. and Gnanamani, A., 2020. Detailed studies on microbial adhesion and degradation of polystyrene foam wastes (PSFW) for clean environment. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp.1-10.

  10. Ebciba, C., Pavithra, N. and Gnanamani, A., 2020. Exploring the styrene metabolism by aerobic bacterial isolates for the effective management of leachates in an aqueous system. RSC Advances, 10(44), pp.26535-26545.

  11. Thilagam, R. and Gnanamani, A., 2020. Preparation, characterization and stability assessment of keratin and albumin functionalized gold nanoparticles for biomedical applications. Applied Nanoscience, 10, 1879–1892.

  12. Mahesh, M., Swarnalatha, S., Gnanamani, A. and Sekaran, G., 2020. Preparation and characterization of sulfide: Quinone oxidoreductase immobilized carbon matrix for the treatment of sulphide rich post-tanning wastewater. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, p.101457.

  13. Shanmugavel, M., Vasantharaj, S., Anu, C., Paul, L.E., Kumar, R.P. and Gnanamani, A., 2019. Wealth from waste: Recovery of the commercially important waxy ester from enzymatic dehaired sheep wool. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 20, p.101255.

  14. Sripriya, N., Vasantharaj, S., Mani, U., Shanmugavel, M., Jayasree, R. and Gnanamani, A., 2019. Encapsulated enhanced silver nanoparticles biosynthesis by modified new route for nano- biocatalytic activity. Biocatalysis and agricultural biotechnology, 18, p.101045.

  15. Mannacharaju, M., Villalan, A.K., Shenbagam, B., Karmegam, P.M., Natarajan, P., Somasundaram, S., Arumugam, G. and Ganesan, S., 2019. Towards sustainable system configuration for the treatment of fish processing wastewater using bioreactors. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp.1-13.

  16. Periasamy, H S. Iswarya, N.Pavithra, S.Senthilnathan and Arumugam, G 2019. In vitro antibacterial activity of plumbagin isolated from Plumbago zeylanica L.against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 69(1):41-49. DOI doi:10.1111/lam.13160

  17. Thanikachalam, T., Selvaraj, T.K.R., Ayyappan, M. and Arumugam, Gnanamani., 2019. Gap closure of different shape wounds: In vitro and in vivo experimental models in the presence of engineered protein adhesive hydrogel. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 13(2), pp.174- 178.

  18. Santhakumaran, I., Kesavan, S.S. and Arumugam, Gnanamani., 2019. Asperyellone pretreatment protects HaCaT cells from UVB irradiation induced oxidative damages: Assessment under in vitro and in vivo conditions and at molecular level. Journal of cellular biochemistry 120(6):10715- 10725.

  19. Santhakumaran, I., Shanuja, S.K., Narayanaswamy, R. and Gnanamani, A., 2019. Asperyellone prevents HDF cells from UVB irradiation damages: An elaborated study. Journal of cellular biochemistry, 120(5), pp.7560-7572.

  20. Bagavad Gita, J, Ann V George, Pavithra, N, Chandrasekaran, S.C, Latchumanadhas, K, and A. Gnanamani 2019 Dysregulation Of miR-146a by Periodontal Pathogens: a risk for Acute Coronary , Journal of Periodontology, 90(7):756-765., http://doi.org/10.1002/JPER. 18-0466

  21. Jenifer, P., Kalachaveedu, M., Viswanathan, A., Gnanamani, A. and Mubeena, 2018. Fabricated approach for an effective wound dressing material based on a natural gum impregnated with Acalypha indica extract. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 33(6), pp.612-628.

  22. Manikandan, A., Raja, S.T.K., Thiruselvi, T., Vaishnavi, M., Siva, R. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Engineered protein hydrogel for open wound management in Canines. Wound medicine, 22, pp.32- 36.

  23. Shanmugavel, M., Vasantharaj, S., Yazhmozhi, A., Bhavsar, P., Aswin, P., Felshia, C., Mani, U., Ranganathan, B. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. A study on pectinases from Aspergillus tamarii: Toward greener approach for cotton bioscouring and phytopigments processing. Biocatalysis and agricultural biotechnology, 15, pp.295-303.

  24. Shanuja, S.K., Iswarya, S., Sridevi, J. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Exploring the UVB-protective efficacy of melanin precursor extracted from marine imperfect fungus: Featuring characterization and application studies under in vitro conditions. International Microbiology, 21, pages59– 71(2018).

  25. Manikandan, A., Thirupathi Kumara Raja, S., Thiruselvi, T. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Engineered fish scale gelatin: An alternative and suitable biomaterial for tissue engineering. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 33(3), pp.332-346.

  26. Karthick, N.A., Thangappan, R., Arivanandhan, M., Gnanamani, A. and Jayavel, R., 2018. A Facile Synthesis of Ferrocene Functionalized Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite for Electrochemical Sensing of Lead. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 28(3), pp.1021- 1028.

  27. Aruna, S.T.R., Shilpa, M., Lakshmi, R.V., Balaji, N., Kavitha, V. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Plasma Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Bioceramic Coatings from Coprecipitation Synthesized Powder: Preparation, Characterization and in vitro Studies. Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society, 77(2), pp.90-99.

  28. Shanuja, S.K., Iswarya, S. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Marine fungal DHICA as a UVB protectant: Assessment under in vitro and in vivo conditions. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 179, pp.139-148.

  29. Vasantharaj, S., Sripriya, N., Shanmugavel, M., Manikandan, E., Gnanamani, A. and Senthilkumar, P., 2018. Surface active gold nanoparticles biosynthesis by new approach for bionanocatalytic activity. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 179, pp.119-125.

  30. Gita, J.B., Aishwarya, A.B., Pavithra, N., Chandrasekaran, S.C., George, A.V. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. A molecular technique to explore the relationship between Porphyromonas gingivalis and severity of chronic periodontitis: A clinical approach. Anaerobe, 49, pp.1-4.

  31. Pravin, M.D. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Preparation, characterization and reusability efficacy of amine-functionalized graphene oxide-polyphenol oxidase complex for removal of phenol from aqueous phase. RSC Advances, 8(67), pp.38416-38424.

  32. Chris Felshia, S., AshwinKarthick, N., Thilagam, R. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Elucidation of 2, 4- Dichlorophenol degradation by Bacillus licheniformis strain SL10. Environmental technology, pp.1- 12.

  33. Shanuja, S.K., Iswarya, S., Rajasekaran, S., Dinesh, M.G. and Gnanamani, A., 2018. Pre-treatment of extracellular water soluble pigmented secondary metabolites of marine imperfect fungus protects HDF cells from UVB induced oxidative stress. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 17(9), pp.1229-1238.

  34. Bhowmick, A., Banerjee, S.L., Pramanik, N., Jana, P., Mitra, T., Gnanamani, A., Das, M. and Kundu, P.P., 2018. Organically modified clay supported chitosan/hydroxyapatite-zinc oxide nanocomposites with enhanced mechanical and biological properties for the application in bone tissue engineering. International journal of biological macromolecules, 106, pp.11-19.

  35. Saranya K., Thirupathi Kumara Raja S., Subhasree R.S., Gnanamani A., Das S.K., Rajendran N. 2017 Fabrication of nanoporous sodium niobate coating on 316L SS for orthopaedics. Ceramics International 43 (15) 11569 – 79.

  36. Chris Felshia S, N. Aswin Karthick , R. Thilagam , A. Chandralekha , K.S.M.S. Raghavarao , A. Gnanamani 2017 Efficacy of free and encapsulated Bacillus licheniformis strain SL10 on degradation of Phenol: A comparative study of degradation kinetics. Journal of Environmental Management. 197, 373-383.

  37. S.Thirupathi Kumara Raja, T. Prakash, A. Gnanamani 2017. Redox responsive albumin autogenic nanoparticles for the delivery of cancer drugs. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 152, 393- 405

  38. Thiruselvi, T., Raja, S.T.K., Shanuja, S.K., Iswarya, S. and Gnanamani, A., 2017. Induced oxidative stress management in wounds through phenolic acids engineered fibrous protein: An in vitro assessment using polymorphonuclear (PMN) cells. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 96, pp.485-493.

  39. Bhowmick, A., Pramanik, N., Jana, P., Mitra, T., Gnanamani, A., Das, M. and Kundu, P.P., 2017. Development of bone-like zirconium oxide nanoceramic modified chitosan based porous nanocomposites for biomedical application. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 95, pp.348-356.

  40. Bhowmick A., Pramanik N., Mitra T., Gnanamani A., Das M., Kundu P.P. 2017. Mechanical and biological investigations of chitosan-polyvinyl alcohol based ZrO2 doped porous hybrid composites for bone tissue engineering applications. New Journal of Chemistry, 41 (15) 7524 - 30.

  41. Bhowmick, A., Pramanik, N., Mitra, T., Gnanamani, A., Das, M. and Kundu, P.P., 2017. Fabrication of porous magnetic nanocomposites for bone tissue engineering. New Journal of Chemistry, 41(1), pp.190-197.

  42. Baskaran, J., A. Gnanamani, V. Amalan Stanley, M. Kamaraj and Shaleesha A. Stanley 2017. In vivo preclinical evaluation of rasagenthi mezhugu, a siddha formulation, on anti cancer potential in

    Balb/c mice with CT26 murine colon carcinoma. Indo American Journal of Pharmacy, Vol. 3(5), 266-277.

  43. Baskaran, J., A. Gnanamani, V. Amalan Stanley and Shaleesha A. Stanley 2017. Studies on the anticancer potential (GI50) of the siddha formulation, rasagenthi mezhugu on human cell lines. Journal of chemical and Pharmaceutical research Vo. 9(9), 254-257.

  44. Raut A.V., Yadav H.M., Gnanamani A., Pushpavanam S., Pawar S.H. 2016. Synthesis and characterization of chitosan-TiO2:Cu nanocomposite and their enhanced antimicrobial activity with visible light. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 148, 566 – 75.

  45. Jana, P., Mitra, T., Selvaraj, T.K.R., Gnanamani, A. and Kundu, P.P., 2016. Preparation of guar gum scaffold film grafted with ethylenediamine and fish scale collagen, cross-linked with ceftazidime for wound healing application. Carbohydrate Polymers, 153, pp.573-581.

  46. Bhowmick, A., Jana, P., Pramanik, N., Mitra, T., Banerjee, S.L., Gnanamani, A., Das, M. and Kundu, P.P., 2016. Multifunctional zirconium oxide doped chitosan based hybrid nanocomposites as bone tissue engineering materials. Carbohydrate Polymers, 151, pp.879-888.

  47. Raut, A.V., Satvekar, R.K., Rohiwal, S.S., Tiwari, A.P., Gnanamani, A., Pushpavanam, S., Nanaware,

    S.G. and Pawar, S.H., 2016. In vitro biocompatibility and antimicrobial activity of chitin monomer obtain from hollow fiber membrane. Designed Monomers and Polymers, 19(5), pp.445-455.

  48. Venkataraman M., Mishra R.,Subramaniam V., Gnanamani A., Kotresh T.M., Militky J. 2016. Dynamic heat flux measurement for advanced insulation materials. Fibers and Polymers. 17(6) 925-31

  49. Bhowmick, A., Mitra, T., Gnanamani, A., Das, M., Kundu, P.P. 2016 Development of biomimetic nanocomposites as bone extracellular matrix for human osteoblastic cells Carbohydrate Polymers, 141, pp. 82-91.

  50. Hariharan, P., Paul-Satyaseela, M., Gnanamani, A. 2016 In vitro profiling of antimethicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus activity of thymoquinone against selected type and clinical strains . Letters in Applied Microbiology, 62 (3), pp. 283-289.

  51. Thiruselvi, T., Thirupathi Kumara Raja, S., Aravindhan, R., Shanuja, S.K., Gnanamani, A. 2016 Handling and managing bleeding wounds using tissue adhesive hydrogel: A comparative assessment on two different hydrogels. RSC Advances, 6 (24), pp. 19973-19981.

  52. Jana, P., Sarkar, K., Mitra, T., Chatterjee, A., Gnanamani, A., 2016 Chakraborti, G., Kundu, P.P. Synthesis of a carboxymethylated guar gum grafted polyethyleneimine copolymer as an efficient gene delivery vehicle. RSC Advances, 6 (17), pp. 13730-13741.

  53. Iswarya, S., Subha, T.S., Sundar, J. and Gnanamani, A., 2016. Microsphere formulation of essential oil of Acoruscalamus l. controls aspergillus niger growth in finished leather at an extended period of storage: featuring extraction, formulation and evaluation. International journal of Pharmacognosy, 3(7), 254

  54. Gita, J.B., Chandrasekaran, S.C., Darshani, D.D. and Gnanamani, A., 2016. Gram-Positive Anaerobes in Periodontal Pathogenesis: New Kids on the Block? A Mini Review. J Bacteriol Mycol, 2(7), p.00052.

  55. Rao, S.R., Subbarayan, R., Dinesh, M.G., Arumugam, G. and Raja, S.T.K., 2016. Differentiation of human gingival mesenchymal stem cells into neuronal lineages in 3D bioconjugated injectable protein hydrogel construct for the management of neuronal disorder. Experimental & molecular medicine, 48(2), p.e209.

  56. Raja, S.T.K., Thiruselvi, T., Mandal, A.B., Gnanamani, A. 2015 PH and redox sensitive albumin hydrogel: A self-derived biomaterial. Scientific Reports, 5, art. no. 15977.

  57. Manna, P.J., Mitra, T., Pramanik, N., Kavitha, V., Gnanamani, A., Kundu, P.P. 2015 Potential use of curcumin loaded carboxymethylated guar gum grafted gelatin film for biomedical applications . International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 75, pp. 437-446.

  58. Thirupathi Kumara Raja, S., Thiruselvi, T., Mandal, A.B., Gnanamani, A. 2015 Serum albumin as a source of natural hydrogel precursor. Materials Today.

  59. Thirupathi Kumara Raja, S., Thiruselvi, T., Aravindhan, R., Mandal, A.B., Gnanamani, A. 2015 In vitro and in vivo assessments of a 3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-2-propenoic acid bioconjugated gelatin-based injectable hydrogel for biomedical applications Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 3 (7), pp. 1230-1244.

  60. Kavitha, V., Mandal, A.B., Gnanamani, A. 2015 Biotransformation of soybean oil to a self-healing biopolymer Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 33 (1), pp. 29-37.

  61. Mercy Lavanya., Gnanamnai A., Ilavarasan R. 2015 Evaluation of the antibacterial activity of the extracts of the whole plant of Orthosiphon thymiflorus (Roth.) Sleesen. Journal of chemical and pharmaceutical Research 7 (2): 872-875.

  62. Mitra, T., Manna, P.J., Raja, S.T.K., Gnanamani, A., Kundu, P.P. 2015 Curcumin loaded nano graphene oxide reinforced fish scale collagen-a 3D scaffold biomaterial for wound healing applications . RSC Advances, 5 (119), pp. 98653-98665.

  63. Bhowmick, A., Pramanik, N., Manna, P.J., Mitra, T., Raja Selvaraj, T.K., Gnanamani, A., Das, M., Kundu, P.P. 2015 Development of porous and antimicrobial CTS-PEG-HAP-ZnO nano- composites for bone tissue engineering. RSC Advances, 5 (120), pp. 99385-99393.

  64. Pramanik, N., Mitra, T., Khamrai, M., Bhattacharyya, A., Mukhopadhyay, P., Gnanamani, A., Basu, R.K., Kundu, P.P. 2015 Characterization and evaluation of curcumin loaded guar gum/polyhydroxyalkanoates blend films for wound healing applications. RSC Advances, 5 (78), pp. 63489-63501.

  65. Sreedhar Swaathy, Varadharajan Kavitha, Arokiyasamy SahayaPravin, Ganesan Sekaran, Asit Baran Mandal, Arumugam Gnanamani. 2014 Microbial surfactant mediated degradation of anthracene in aqueous phase by marine Bacillus licheniformis MTCC 5514. Biotechnology Reports 4; 161 – 170

  66. 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

  67. Saba Maanvizhi, N.Radhakrishnan, Arumugam, G. 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

  68. Mohammed, H., Aysanew, G., Aravindhan, R., Gnanamani, A., Raghava Rao, J., Chandrababu, N.K. 2014 Studies on Ethiopian sheep skins as an opportunity for value addition part I: Histological, microscopic and chemical characterization of Abyssinian and Wanke Sheepskins. Journal of the American Leather Chemists Association, 109 (3), pp. 76-81.

  69. Saba Maanvizhi, Radhakrishnan Narayanaswamy, Lam Kok Wai , Arumugam Gnanamani 2014 Molecular docking analysis of embelin and its metal complexes as human aldose reductase (HAR) inhibitor. Der Pharmacia Lettre 6 (2)165-168.

  70. Saba Maanvizhi, Tejaswi Boppana, Chitra Krishnan, Gnanamani Arumugam 2014 Metal complexes in the management of Diabetes Mellitus: A new therapeutic strategy. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6(7), 40-44.

  71. Radhakrishnan Narayanaswamy, Majumder Shymatak, Suvro Chatterjee, Lam Kok Wai, Gnanamani Arumugam. 2014 Inhibition of Angiogenesis and Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS), by Embelin & Vilangin Using in vitro, in vivo & in Silico Studies. Advanced Pharmaceutical Bulletin 4 (Suppl 2): 543 -548.

  72. Chris Felshia Sailas Gnanadoss,Yazhmozhi Anbarasu, Kavitha Varadharajan, Asit Baran Mandal, Sekaran Ganesan, Gnanamani Arumugam. 2014 Maximum phenol tolerance and subsequent degradation profile of a Bacillus pumilus strain MCG 03 an isolate from tannery wastewater contaminated soil. International Journal of Current Research 6(11) 9734-9744

  73. 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. 5(10) 1000-05.

  74. 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.

  75. 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.

  76. 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.

  77. Kajal Ghosal, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Arumugam Gnanamani 2014 Collagen coated electrospun polycaprolactone (PCL) with titanium dioxide (TiO2) from an environmentally benign solvent: preliminary physico-chemical studies for skin substitute. J Polym Res 21:410.

  78. Mohanapriya Venkataraman, Rajesh Mishra, V. Subramaniam, A. Gnanamani, And T. S. Subha 2014 Application of Silver Nanoparticles to Industrial Sewing Threads: Effects on Physico- functional Properties & Seam Efficiency. Fibers and Polymers , Vol.15, No.3, 510-518.

  79. Radhakrishnan, N., Gnanamani, A. 2014. 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), 23-30.

  80. R.Aravindhan, Srilatha, P.T.Peruaml, Arumugam, G. 2014 Synthesis and biological profile of metal and azo-metal complexes of embelin. Complex metals. 1(1), 69-79.

  81. Swaathy S, V.Kavitha, A. SahayaPravin, G.Sekaran, A.B.Mandal, Arumugam, G. 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

  82. 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.

  83. Sethuraman C, A. Gnanamani, K. Srinivas, G. Sekaran. 2013. 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

  84. Radhakrishnan, N., S. Ashok, V. Kavitha, G. Ramesh kumar and A. Gnanamani. 2013. Molecular docking studies of embelin (simple natural benzoquinone) and its derivatives as a potent tyrosinase inhibitor. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, , 5(10):320-326.

  85. Radhakrishnan, N.; Majumder, S.; Chatterjee, Suvro; Gnanamani, A. 2013. Evaluation of wound healing and chemotactic activities of Embelin and Vilangin using human dermal fibroblast (in vitro) model. Journal of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Research. 5 (11) 768.

  86. Radhakrishnan, N., V. Kavitha and A. Gnanamani. 2013. Studies on synthesis, characterization and biological properties of Copper (II)-embelin complex. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 5(10):72-77.

  87. 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, 5(12) 1094-1099.

  88. Karthikeyan, S., N. Rajendra Prasad, A. Gnanamani, E. Balamurugan. 2013. Anticancer activity of resveratrol-loaded gelatin nanoparticles on NCI-H460 non-small cell lung cancer cells. Biomedicine & Preventive Nutrition 3 64–73.

  89. 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. 2013. Chromium-assisted immobilization of N-isopropylacrylamide-based methacrylic acid copolymers on collagen and leather surfaces: thermo-responsive behaviour. RSC Advances 3; 16626-16631.

  90. 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.

  91. 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.

  92. Radhakrishnan,N., S. Ashok, V. Kavitha, G. Ramesh kumar and A. Gnanamani. 2013 Molecular docking studies of L-cysteine (a non-essential sulfur containing aminoacid) as a potent Tyrosinase inhibitor. Journal of Applied Cosmetology, 31(1-2): 183-189 (ISSN: 0392-8543).

  93. Varadharajan Kavitha and Arumugam Gnanamani. (2013) A multilayered supramolecular Self- assembled structure from soybean oil by insitu polymerization and its applications. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 51, 400-405

  94. Dayanandan A., Rani S.H.V., Shanmugavel M., Gnanamani A., Rajakumar G.S. 2013. Enhanced production of Aspergillus tamarii lipase for recovery of fat from tannery fleshings. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 44 (4) 1089-95

  95. Pandurangan Harikrishnan, Thillai Saku Subha, Varadharajan Kavitha. Arumugam Gnanamani. 2013 Microbial Adhesion on Orthodontic Ligating Materials: An in Vitro Assessment. Advances in Microbiology, 3, 108-114

  96. Manikantan Syamala Kiran, Tamitake Itoh, Hiroko Abe, Yasuko Fujita, Kazuya Tomimoto Vasudevanpillai Biju, Varadharajan Kavitha, Arumugam Gnanamani & Mitsuru Ishikawa 2013 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.

  97. Sailakshmi G, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2013 Engineering of Chitosan and collagen macromolecules using sebacic acid for clinical applications. Progress in Biomaterials, 2 :11, 1-12.

  98. G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, Suvro Chatterjee, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2013 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, 3 (2) 63-74.

  99. G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, Suvro Chatterjee. 2013 Engineering chitosan using α, w- dicarboxylic acids – An approach to improve the mechanical strength and thermal stability. Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, Vol. 4(2) 151-164.

  100. 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.

  101. 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.

  102. Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2013 Exploring the dual role of α, w- di- carboxylic acids in the preparation of collagen based biomaterial. Journal of Porous Materials 20:647–661.

  103. Dayanandan A, S. Hilda Vimala Rani, M. Shanmugavel, A. Gnanamani, G. Suseela Rajakumar. 2012 Solid State Bioprocessing for Scale up of Aspergillus tamari MTCC5152 Lipase and its Degreasing Effect on Cow Hide. Indian Journal of science and technology. 5(7), 2978-2983.

  104. Radhakrishnan N, V. Kavitha, S. Anandan and A. Gnanamani. 2012 L-Cysteine (a non-essential sulfur containing aminoacid)-A Potential Cosmetic Agent. Journal of Applied Cosmetology, 30(3- 4): 95-101 (ISSN : 0392-8543).

  105. Madhava Charyulu E, Arumugam Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2012 Identification 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.

  106. Gnanamani A, G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra. 2012 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. 183-196 [IF-0.675]

  107. 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.

  108. 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.

  109. 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

  110. 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

  111. 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.

  112. Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2012 Structural interactions between collagen and di-carboxylic acids (DCAs): an improved platform model for 3d tissue engineering research. Journal of Tissue Engineering and regenerative medicine. 6, Suppl 1, 44.

  113. G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. (2012) Engineering chitosan using sebacic acid: A novel wound dressing material. Journal of Tissue Engineering and regenerative medicines 6,Suppl. 1, 62.

  114. G. Sailakshmi, Tapas Mitra, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2012 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, 49 619-629.

  115. 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.

  116. Boopathy, R., Gnanamani, A., Mandal, A.B., Sekaran, G. 2012 A first report on the selective precipitation of sodium chloride from the evaporated residue of reverse osmosis reject salt generated from the leather industry. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 (15), pp. 5527-5534.

  117. 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.

  118. 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.

  119. 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.

  120. Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi, A. Gnanamani, A. B. Mandal. 2012 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;1309-1321.

  121. 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.

  122. 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.

  123. 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.

  124. S. Karthikeyan, A. Titus, A. Gnanamani, A.B. Mandal, G. Sekaran, 2011 Treatment of textile wastewater by homogeneous and heterogeneous Fenton oxidation processes. Desalination 281 (17), 438-445.

  125. 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.

  126. 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.

  127. Radhakrishnan Narayana Swamy, A Gnanamani, Sangeetha Shanmugasamy, Ramesh Kumar Gopal and Asit Baran Mandal 2011. Bioinformatics in crosslinking chemistry of collagen with selective cross linkers. BMC Research Notes 4: 399.

  128. 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.

  129. Subha TS, Gnanamani A, Mandal AB. 2011 Pharamcognostic Evaluation of Acorus calamus L.

    Pharmacognosy Journal, 3 (23).

  130. 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.

  131. N. Radhakrishnan, V. Kavitha, STK. Raja, A. Gnanamani 2011. Embelin- a natural potential cosmetic agent. Journal of Applied Cosmetology, Vol. 29 (2); 99-107.

  132. 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 Calorimetry 105 (2011) 325–330.

  133. 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.

  134. 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.

  135. N. Radhakrishnan, A. Gnanamani, A.B. Mandal 2011. A potential antibacterial agent, Embelin-a natural benzoquinone extracted from Embelia ribes. Biology and Medicine, Vol 3 (2) Special issue 1-7.

  136. V. Kavitha, N. Radhakrishnan, Arumugam Gnanamani, A.B. Mandal 2011. Management of chromium induced oxidative stress by marine Bacillus licheniformis. Biology and Medicine Vol 3(2) Special Issue 16-26.

  137. 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.

  138. 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.

  139. 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.

  140. 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

  141. 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.

  142. 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.

  143. 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.

  144. 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.

  145. 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 Pages 200-207.

  146. Arumugam, G, 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, Pages 334-339.

  147. J. Rajaram , B. Rajnikanth A. Gnanamani 2009. Preparation, Characterization and Application of Leather Particulate-Polymer Composites (LPPCs). J Polym Environ (2009) 17:181–186.

  148. 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.

  149. 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.

  150. 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.

  151. 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.

  152. 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.

  153. 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.

  154. 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.

  155. 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.

  156. 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.

  157. 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.

  158. T. S. Subha and A. Gnanamani, 2008 Perfusion of antifungal agents through biofilms of Candida sp. Current Science 94(6). 774-79.

  159. 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 6, June 2008, Pages 2288- 2295.

  160. Gnanamani A, Kavitha V, Sekaran G, Rajakumar GS. 2008 Vesicle formation in hydrocarbons assisted with microbial hydrolases and biosurfactants. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 67(2): 192-8.

  161. K. Dhayalan, N. Nishad Fathima, A. Gnanamani, J. Raghava Rao, B. Unni Nair and T. Ramasami 2007. Biodegradability of leathers through anaerobic pathway. Waste Management, Volume 27, Issue 6, Pages 760-767.

  162. 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 2, Pages 123-133.

  163. 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), 949-951.

  164. 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 Pharmaceutics, Volume 326, Issues 1-2, 1 December 2006, Pages 119-127.

  165. Prabu, G.R., A. Gnanamani, S. Sadulla 2006. Guaijaverin – a plant flavonoid as potential antiplaque agent against Streptococcus mutants. Journal of Applied Microbiology, Volume 101, Issue 2, Page 487-495.

  166. 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.

  167. 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.

  168. 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).

  169. 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.

  170. 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.

  171. 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.

  172. 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.

  173. 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.

  174. 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.

  175. 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.

  176. 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.

  177. 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.

  178. 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.

  179. Shanmuga Priya K, Gnanamani A, Radha Krishnan N and Mary Babu 2002. Antibacterial activity of Datura alba. Indian Drugs 39(2) 113-116.

  180. 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) 481-485.

  181. 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.

  182. 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.

  183. 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.

  184. 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.

  185. 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.

  186. 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.

  187. 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.

  188. Gnanamani, A and Kasturi Bai, R. 1992. Influence of biodigested slurry on rice-gram cultivation.

    Intl.J.Bioresource Technology 41: pp. 217-221. (IF-7.5) LIST OF BOOK CHAPTERS

  189. List of Book Chapters

  190. Arumugam Gnanamani, Periasamy Hariharan and Maneesh Paul-Satyaseela (2017). Overview of bacteriology, clinical Diseases, Epidemiology, Antibiotic Resistance and Therapeutic Approach, Shymaa Enany and Laura E.Crotty Alexander (Eds.) InTech Publishers. ISBN 978-953-51-2981-3, Published during 8th March 2017 under CC by 3.0 licence.

  191. A. Gnanamani and M.Sudha (2015). Impact of selected tannins on biochemical, haematological and Major Tissue organelles in Albino Rats (Rattus Norvegicus) Wistar Strain. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija (Ed.) Nova Science Publishing Inc. 163-192.

  192. A. Gnanamani and M.Sudha (2015). Genotoxicity Assay of Synthetic Tannins and Potential Impacts to Ecosystems. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija (Ed.) Nova Science Publishing Inc. 163-193- 214.

  193. Arumugam Gnanamani, Varadharajan Kavitha, Ganesan Sekaran and Asit Baran Mandal (2011). Transformation of soybean oil to various self-assembled supramolecular structures In. Soybean

    - Genetics and novel techniques for yield enhancement, Dora Krezhova (Ed.), InTech publishers.pp:281-296, Chapter - 14, ISBN: 978-953-307-721-5.

  194. Arumugam Gnanamani, Varadharajan Kavitha,Ganesan Sekaran and Asit Baran Mandal (2011). Microbial product mediated in situ transformation of vegetable oils to fatty acid vesicles In. Fatty acids: types, roles and health effects, Grace Chen (Ed.), Nova Science publishers. pp:131-154, Chapter 7. ISBN: 978-1-61324-704-4.

  195. Arumugam Gnanamani, Varadharajan Kavitha (2015) Biodegradation of chemical pollutants of tannery waste waters In. Environmental waste management Ed. Ram Chandra. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, pp 371-398. Chapter - 13 ISBN: 13:978-1-4987-2475-3.

  196. A. Gnanamani, Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi and A B Mandal. Cross-linking chemistry of Type I and Type III collagen with anionic polysaccharides (2011). Advances in Natural Polymers,

    Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends and IPNs. Volume 2 of the Recent Advances in Materials Sciences book series Apple Academics, Canada. Sabu Thomas (Ed.), ISBN: 978-1- 926895-16- 1, Chapter 15 (169-179).

  197. Tapas Mitra, G. Sailakshmi and A. Gnanamani. Non Covalent Modification Is the Next Probable Step to Prepare A Collagen Based Biomaterial Using Di-Carboxylic Acids (Glutaric and Sebacic Acid) (2012). Nano Biomaterials, bloomsbury publishing India.V. Rajendran, P. Prabu, K.E. Geckeler (Eds.), ISBN: 978-93- 82563-37- 2, Chapter 15. (35-38).

Details of Patents Filed/granted

  1. An Enzymatic composition and a process for the preparation thereof (2016) (201611004505). G. Susella Rajakumar, A. Gnanamani. M. Shanmugavel. V. John Sundar, Dr. A.B. Mandal

  2. Two stage pyrolysis cum controlled incineration device and process for the conversion of leather solid waste using the same (795DEL2014) Dr. G Sekaran, Shri C Sethuraman (CSIR-CSIO), Shri K Srinivas (CSIR-CSIO), Dr. A Gnanamani, Dr. A.B. Mandal, Dr. Pawan Kapur (CSIR-CSIO)

  3. A novel bio- adhesive and a process for the preparation thereof” (2013) Granted as a joint patent of CSIR and DBT with vide no. 1413DEL 2013. The inventors are Arumugam Gnanamani, Selvaraj Thirupathi Kumara Raja, ThiruSelvi, Asit Baran Mandal

  4. An improved from denture substrate composition and a process for the preparation thereof (0081DEL2012) V. John Sundar, A. Gnanamani, J. Raghava Rao, C. Muralidharan, N.K. Chandrababu, A.B. Mandal

  5. A novel compound for pharmaceutical applications and a process for the preparation thereof (1578DEL2011). A. Gnanamani, E. Madhavacharyulu, G. Sekaran, A. B. Mandal (Granted during 2019).

  6. A novel adhesive and a microbial process for the preparation thereof (2010) (DEL : 2067/2010) Dr.

    A. Gnanamani, Ms.V.Kavitha, Mr.N.Radhakrishnan, Dr.G.Sekaran, Dr.G.Suseela Rajkumar, Sayeed Sadulla, B.S.R.Reddy, A.B. Mandal.

  7. Process for the preparation of bioorganic manure from proteinaceous solid wastes (2513DEL2011),

    G. Sekaran, Ravindran Balasubramani, Nagalakshmi Chinnasamy, A. Gnanamani, AB Mandal

  8. A novel water soluble bio-surfactant and a process for the preparation thereof (2010). (DEL: 1261/2010) Dr. A. Gnanamani, Mr.N.Radhakrishnan, Ms.V.Kavitha, Dr.G.Sekaran, Dr.G.Suseela Rajkumar, Dr.B.S.R.Reddy Dr. A. B. Mandal

  9. A Process for separation of inorganic salts from a mixture containing inorganic salts and organic matter for industrial applications (1898 DEL 2010). G. Sekaran,R. Boopathy, G. Rajagopal, K. Chitra.

    S. Karthikeyan, A. Gnanamani, A B Mandal

  10. A Novel collagenase and a process for the preparation thereof (2010) (DEL: 0125/ 2010). Dr.A. Gnanamani, Mr.N.Radhakrishnan, Ms.V.Kavitha, Dr.G.Sekaran, Dr.G.Suseela Rajkumar, Dr.C.Muralidharan, Mr.V.John Sundar and Dr.B.S.R.Reddy.

  11. E.Coli free domestic wastewater through CAACO technology (2001) (1110 DEL 2001). G.Sekaran, Arumugam, G, MaryBabu, K.A.Shanmugasundaram, T.Ramasami

  12. A process for recovery of salt from salt laden water containing dissolved organics for reusable option (2004) (317 DEL 2004). G.Sekaran,Arumugam, G, B.Prasad Rao, A.Ganesh kumar & S.Rajamani

  13. A process for the Preparation of Metal Impregnated activated carbon polymer composite for industrial applications (320 DEL 2004) G.Sekaran, L.John Kennedy, Arumugam, G & J.J. Vijaya

  14. A novel catalyst useful for the removal of pathogen from wastewater; (2005) (DEL 2497 2005), G.Sekaran, A.Ganeshkumar, L.John kennedy and Arumugam, G.

Prizes / Honours received

  • Received Scientific Excellence Award for the year 2020 from Saveetha Dental College, Chennai

  • Received appreciation mail from intechopen publishers for the maximum downloads (6336 times) of our book chapter from the date of publication to till Sept.2021.

  • Received SKOCH order of merit award for the innovation made during Dec. 2017

  • Received NABS-Best Women Scientist Award for the year 2016

  • Winner of the IIGP (India Innovative Growth Programme) 2014 with Gold medal & cash prize of 1 L.

  • Delivered Lecture at LIDI, Ethioppia, 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.

  • Received 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 Senior 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

PhD /MS (By research) students