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Department :  Microbiology

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Name:Amarjeet Kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationBioactive molecules from fungi
Best Ten Publications:Best ten publications : Thakur, A., Kaur S., Kaur, A. and Singh, V. (2012). Detrimental effects of endophytic fungus Nigrospora sp. on survival and development of Spodoptera litura. Biocontrol Science and Technology 22 (2): 151-161. Singh, B., Thakur, A., Kaur, S., Chadha, B.S. and Kaur, A. (2012). Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitory Potential and Insecticidal Activity of an Endophytic Alternaria sp. from Ricinus communis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 168: 991-1002 Bhagat J, Kaur A, Sharma M, Saxena AK, Chadha BS. 2012 Molecular and functional characterization of endophytic fungi from traditional medicinal plants. World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 28(3):963-71. Thakur, A., Kaur, S., Singh, V. and Kaur, A. (2013). Enhanced Resistance to Spodoptera litura in Endophyte Infected Cauliflower Plants. Environmental Entomology 42(2): 240-246. Thakur, A., Singh, V., Kaur, A. and Kaur, S. (2013). Insecticidal potential of an endophytic fungus, Cladosporium uredinicola, against Spodoptera litura. Phytoparasitica. 41(4) 373-382. Kaur, H.P., Singh, B., Kaur, A and Kaur, S (2013). Antifeedent and toxic activity of endophytic Alternaria alternata against tobacco caterpillar Spodoptera litura. Journal of Pest Science, 86(3), 543-552. Singh, B., Bhagat. J., Chadha, B.S., and Kaur, A. (2014). Cholinesterase inhibitory potential of different Alternaria spp. and their phylogenetic relationships. Biologia. January 2014, 69(1), 10-14 Thakur A , Singh, V , Kaur, A. and Kaur, S. (2014). Suppression of cellular immune response in Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae by endophytic fungi Nigrospora oryzae and Cladosporium uredinicola. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 107(3), 674-679. Singh, B; Kaur, T., Kaur, S., Manhas, R.K. and Kaur. (2014), An alpha glucosidase inhibitor from an endophytic Cladosporium sp. with potential as a biocontrol agent. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1007/s12010-014-1325-0.
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