Neera Sarin School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
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Meryam Sardar Department of Biosciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
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Preeti Singh Department of Biosciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
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Deepak Kumar School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
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Mohd Aslam Yusuf
  • School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Current position

Assistant Professor, Banasthali University, Rajasthan, India


  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)
  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. Yusuf, M. A., Chuang, T., Bhat, G. J. and Srivenugopal, K. S. (2010). Cys-141 glutathionylation of human p53: Studies using specific polyclonal antibodies in cancer samples and cell lines. Free Radic Biol Med 49(5): 908-917.
  6. Kudugunti, S. K., Vad, N. M., Whiteside, A. J., Naik, B. U., Yusuf, M. A., Srivenugopal, K. S. and Moridani, M. Y. (2010). Biochemical mechanism of caffeic acid phenylethyl ester (CAPE) selective toxicity towards melanoma cell lines. Chem Biol Interact 188(1): 1-14.
  7. 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.
  8. Yusuf, M. A. and Sarin, N. B. (2007). Antioxidant value addition in human diets: genetic transformation of Brassica juncea with gamma-TMT gene for increased alpha-tocopherol content. Transgenic Res 16(1): 109-113.
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Authors:  Deepak Kumar, Mohd Aslam Yusuf, Preeti Singh, Meryam Sardar and Neera Bhalla Sarin, date: 04/20/2014, view: 26723, 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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