Neera Sarin School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
1 protocol

Meryam Sardar Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
1 protocol

Preeti Singh Department of Biosciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
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Mohd Yusuf School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
1 protocol

Deepak Kumar
  • School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, 2014

Current position

Research Scholar at School of Life Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


  1. Rustagi, A.*, Kumar, D.*, Shekhar, S., Yusuf, M. A., Misra, S. and Sarin, N. B. (2014). Transgenic Brassica juncea Plants Expressing MsrA1, a Synthetic Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide, Exhibit Resistance to Fungal Phytopathogens. Mol Biotechnol. (Epub ahead of print) (*Equal contribution)
  2. Kumar, D., Yusuf, M. A., Singh, P., Sardar, M. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). Modulation of antioxidant machinery in alpha-tocopherol-enriched transgenic Brassica juncea plants tolerant to abiotic stress conditions. Protoplasma 250(5): 1079-1089.
  3. Singh, M., Kumar, D., Yusuf, M. A., Sardar, M. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). Effects of wild-type and alpha-tocopherol-enriched transgenic Brassica juncea on the components of xenobiotic metabolism, antioxidant status, and oxidative stress in the liver of mice. Transgenic Res 22(4): 813-822.
  4. Kumar, D., Singh, P., Yusuf, M. A., Upadhyaya, C. P., Roy, S. D., Hohn, T. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). The Xerophyta viscosa aldose reductase (ALDRXV4) confers enhanced drought and salinity tolerance to transgenic tobacco plants by scavenging methylglyoxal and reducing the membrane damage. Mol Biotechnol 54(2): 292-303.
  5. Jain, S., Kumar, D., Jain, M., Chaudhary, P., Deswal, R. and Sarin, N. B. (2012). Ectopic overexpression of a salt stress-induced pathogenesis-related class 10 protein (PR10) gene from peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) affords broad spectrum abiotic stress tolerance in transgenic tobacco. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC) 109(1): 19-31.
  6. Yusuf, M. A., Kumar, D., Rajwanshi, R., Strasser, R. J., Tsimilli-Michael, M., Govindjee and Sarin, N. B. (2010). Overexpression of gamma-tocopherol methyl transferase gene in transgenic Brassica juncea plants alleviates abiotic stress: physiological and chlorophyll a fluorescence measurements. Biochim Biophys Acta 1797(8): 1428-1438.
1 Protocol published
Authors:  Deepak Kumar, Mohd Aslam Yusuf, Preeti Singh, Meryam Sardar and Neera Bhalla Sarin, date: 04/20/2014, view: 26739, Q&A: 3
Plant cells continually produce reactive oxygen species (ROS) as a by-product of aerobic metabolism. Increased production of ROS occurs under unfavorable conditions imposed by various abiotic and biotic factors. Accumulation of ROS is damaging to ...
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