Murali Sreepathi Food Microbiology Division, Defence Food Research Laboratory, India
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Chandranayaka Siddaiah Department of Biotechnology, Mysore University, India
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Nirmaladevi Dhamodaran Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bangalore University, India
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Naveen Kalagatur Food Microbiology Division, Defence Food Research Laboratory, India
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Venkataramana Mudili
  • Toxicology and Immunology Division, DRDO-BU-Centre for Life Sciences, India
Research focus
  • Microbiology
  • 1 Author merit


Ph. D., in Biotechnology, Mysore University, India, 2013.

Current position

Research Scientsit, DRDO-BU-CLS, Bharathiar University Campus, India.


  1. George, E., Kasipandi, M., Vekataramana, M., Kumar, K. N., Allen, J. A., Parimelazhagan, T. and Gopalan, N. (2016). Nirmaladevi, D., Venkataramana, M., Srivastava, R. K., Uppalapati, S. R., Gupta, V. K., Yli-Mattila, T., Clement Tsui, K. M., Srinivas, C., Niranjana, S. R. and Chandra, N. S. (2016). Molecular phylogeny, pathogenicity and toxigenicity of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Sci Rep 6: 21367.
  2. Sellamani, M., Kalagatur, N. K., Siddaiah, C., Mudili, V., Krishna, K., Natarajan, G. and Rao Putcha, V. L. (2016). Antifungal and Zearalenone Inhibitory Activity of Pediococcus pentosaceus Isolated from Dairy Products on Fusarium graminearum. Front Microbiol 7: 890.
  3. Mudili, V., Makam, S. S., Sundararaj, N., Siddaiah, C., Gupta, V. K. and Rao, P. V. (2015). A novel IgY-Aptamer hybrid system for cost-effective detection of SEB and its evaluation on food and clinical samples. Sci Rep 5: 15151.
  4. Venkataramana, M., Rashmi, R., Uppalapati, S. R., Chandranayaka, S., Balakrishna, K., Radhika, M., Gupta, V. K. and Batra, H. V. (2015). Development of sandwich dot-ELISA for specific detection of Ochratoxin A and its application on to contaminated cereal grains originating from India. Front Microbiol 6: 511.
  5. Ramesha, A., Venkataramana, M., Nirmaladevi, D., Gupta, V. K., Chandranayaka, S. and Srinivas, C. (2015). Cytotoxic effects of oosporein isolated from endophytic fungus Cochliobolus kusanoi. Front Microbiol 6: 870.
  6. Kalagatur, N. K., Mudili, V., Siddaiah, C., Gupta, V. K., Natarajan, G., Sreepathi, M. H., Vardhan, B. H. and Putcha, V. L. (2015). Antagonistic activity of Ocimum sanctum L. essential oil on growth and zearalenone production by Fusarium graminearum in maize grains. Front Microbiol 6: 892.
  7. Venkataramana, M., Chandra Nayaka, S., Anand, T., Rajesh, R., Aiyaz, M., Divakara, S. T., Murali, H. S., Prakash, H. S. and Lakshmana Rao, P. V. (2014). Zearalenone induced toxicity in SHSY-5Y cells: The role of oxidative stress evidenced by N-acetyl cysteine. Food Chem Toxicol 65: 335-342.
  8. Kumar, K. N., Venkataramana, M., Allen, J. A., Chandranayaka, S., Murali, H. S. and Batra, H. V. (2016). Role of Curcuma longa L. essential oil in controlling the growth and zearalenone production of Fusarium graminearum. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 69, 522-528.
  9. Nirmaladevi, D., Venkataramana, M., Chandranayaka, S., Ramesha, A., Jameel, N. M. and Srinivas, C. (2014). Neuroprotective effects of bikaverin on H2O2-induced oxidative stress mediated neuronal damage in SH-SY5Y cell line. Cell Mol Neurobiol 34(7): 973-985.
  10. Venkataramana, M., Navya, K., Chandranayaka, S., Priyanka, S. R., Murali, H. S. and Batra, H. V. (2014). Development and validation of an immunochromatographic assay for rapid detection of fumonisin B1 from cereal samples. J Food Sci Technol 51(9): 1920-1928.
  11. Mudili, V., Siddaih, C. N., Nagesh, M., Garapati, P., Naveen Kumar, K., Murali, H. S., Yli Mattila, T. and Batra, H. V. (2014). Mould incidence and mycotoxin contamination in freshly harvested maize kernels originated from India. J Sci Food Agric 94(13): 2674-2683.
  12. Priyanka, S. R., Venkataramana, M., Kumar, G. P., Rao, V. K., Murali, H. C. and Batra, H. V. (2014). Occurrence and molecular detection of toxigenic Aspergillus species in food grain samples from India. J Sci Food Agric 94(3): 537-543.
  13. Ramana, M. V., Balakrishna, K., Murali, H. C. and Batra, H. V. (2011). Multiplex PCR-based strategy to detect contamination with mycotoxigenic Fusarium species in rice and fingermillet collected from southern India. J Sci Food Agric 91(9): 1666-1673.
  14. Premasudha, P., Venkataramana, M., Abirami, M., Vanathi, P.,  Krishna, K. and Rajendran, R. (2015). Biological synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using Eclipta alba leaf extract and evaluation of its cytotoxic and antimicrobial potential. Bulletin of Materials Science. 38: 965- 973.
1 Protocol published
Antifungal and Zearalenone Inhibitory Activity of Ocimum sanctum L. Essential Oil on Fusarium graminearum Determined by UHPLC and RT-qPCR
Fusarium graminearum has been given special attention in the context of agricultural commodities due to its ability to grow in diverse climatic conditions, and to produce different mycotoxins including zearalenone (ZEA) and type-B ...
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