Arunaksharan Narayanankutty
  • Graduate, Amala Cancer Research Centre
Research focus
  • Cancer biology
  • Nutraceuticals; Lipid Peroxidation products; Chronic degenerative diseases


Masters in Zoology, University of Calicut, 2012

Lab information

Dr. Achuthan C. Raghavamenon's Lab,
Amala Cancer Research Centre, Kerala, India


Narayanankutty A., Palliyil D.M., Kuruvilla K. and A. C Raghavamenon (2017) Virgin coconut oil reverses hepatic steatosis by restoring redox homeostasis and lipid metabolism in male Wistar rats. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, (DOI.
Lekshmi Sheela, D., Abdulla Nazeem P, Narayanankutty A., Shylaja Muthangaparambil R, Davis S P, James P, Valsalan R, Devassy Babu T and Raghavamenon A C (2017). Coconut phytocompounds inhibits polyol pathway enzymes: Implication in prevention of microvascular diabetic complications. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, 127: 20-24 DOI
Illam S.P. , Narayanankutty A., E.M. Shaji, V. Remya, M. Rosemol & A.C. Raghavamenon (2017) Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition in Cancer Progression: Preventive Phytochemicals. Recent Patents on Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery 12 (3): 234-246. DOI 10.2174/1574892812666170424150407.
Illam S.P. , Narayanankutty A., & A.C. Raghavamenon (2017) Polyphenols of Virgin coconut oil prevent pro-oxidant mediated cell death. Toxicology Mechanism and Methods. 27(6):442-450. DOI 10.1080/15376516.2017.1320458.
Roy N., Nazeem P. A., Babu T. D., Abida P. S., Narayanankutty, A., Valsalan R., Valsala P. A., and Raghavamenon A. C. (2017). EGFR gene regulation in colorectal cancer cells by garlic phytocompounds with special emphasis on S-Allyl-L-Cysteine Sulfoxide. Interdisciplinary Sciences: Computational Life Sciences (DOI 10.1007/s12539-017-0227-6).
Mukundan S. and Narayanankutty A. (2017) Traditional Fruits of Kerala: Bioactive Compounds and their Curative Potential in Chronic Diseases. Current Nutrition & Food Science (DOI. 10.2174/1573401313666170206164643).
Narayanankutty A., Anagha K., Shaji E.M., Illam S.P., Suseela I.M. and Achuthan C Raghavamenon (2017) Vitamin E supplementation modulates the effect of Omega 3 fatty acids treatment in aged rats, Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, 27(3): 207-214 (DOI.101080/15376516.2016.1273431).
Narayanankutty A., Jeksy J. M., Suseela I.M., Smitha K. R., Shaji E. M., Illam S.P., Babu T.D., Balu T. K. and Raghavamenon A.C. (2017) Deep fried edible oils disturbs hepatic redox equilibrium and heightens lipotoxicity and hepatosteatosis in rats. Human and Experimental Toxicology. 36 (9): 919-930.
Lekshmi D.S., Nazeem P.A., Narayanankutty A., Jeksy J.M., and Raghavamenon A.C. (2016) In Silico and Wet Lab Studies Reveal the Cholesterol Lowering Efficacy of Lauric Acid a Medium Chain Fat of Coconut Oil. Plant Foods for Human Nutrition. 71 (4): 410-415. DOI 10.1007/s11130-016-0577-y.
Narayanankutty A., Muneera V, Jeksy J.M., Smitha K.R., Indu M. Suseela, Babu T.D. and Raghavamenon A.C. (2016) Omega 3 fatty acids: Do they raise health concerns? JSM Biochemistry and Molecular biology, 3(1): 1016.
Roy N., Narayanankutty A., Nazeem P. A., Valsalan R, Babu T. D. and Mathew D. (2016) Plant phenolics ferulic acid and p-coumaric acid inhibits colorectal cancer cell proliferation by through EGFR down regulation. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 17(8): 4017-4021.
Roy N, Davis S, Narayanankutty A., Nazeem P, Babu T, Abida P, Valsala P, Raghavamenon AC (2016) Garlic phytocompounds possess anticancer activity by specifically targeting breast cancer biomarkers: An In silico study. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 17(6): 2883- 2888.
Narayanankutty A., Reshma K. M., Shabna K. A., Smitha K. R., Indu M. S., Jeksy J. M., Balu T. K. and Achuthan C. Raghavamenon (2016). Virgin coconut oil maintains redox status and improves glycemic conditions in high fructose fed rats. Journal of food science and technology, 53 (1): 895-901.
Jeksy J. M., Indu M. S., Smitha K. R., Narayanankutty A. and Achuthan C. Raghavamenon (2015). Component Authentication and Standardisation of an Anti-atherosclerotic Herbal Formulation-GSTC3. Pharmacognosy Journal, 7 (6): 339-343.
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