Kirankumar Mysore Noble Research Institute, LLC, United States
4 protocols

Vemanna Ramu Crop physiology , University of agriculture Sciences
2 protocols

Clemencia Rojas Plant Biology Department, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, USA
2 protocols

Amita Kaundal
  • Faculty, Utah State University
Research focus
  • Molecular biology
  • 3 Author merit


Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh - Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi


• Aditya S. Vaidya, Jonathan D. M. Helander1, Francis C. Peterson, Dezi Elzinga, Wim Dejonghe, Amita Kaundal, Sang-Youl Park, Zenan, Ryousuke Mega, Jun Takeuchi, Bardia Khanderahoo, Steven Bishay, Brian F. Volkman, Yasushi Todoroki, Masanori Okamoto, Sean R. Cutler 2019. Dynamic control of plant water use using designed ABA receptor agonists. Science 366, 446
• Amita Kaundal, Devinder Sandhu, Marco Duenas, Jorge F.S. Ferreira (2019) Expression of the high-affinity K+ transporter 1 (PpHKT1) gene from almond rootstock ‘Nemaguard’ improved salt tolerance of transgenic Arabidopsis. Plos One 14 (3), e0214473
• Dezi Elzinga, Erin Sternburg, Davide Sabbadin, Michael Bartsch, Sang-Youl Park, Aditya Vaidya, Assaf Mosquna, Amita Kaundal, Sebastian Wendeborn, Mathilde Lachia, Fedor V Karginov, Sean R Cutler (2019) Defining and exploiting hypersensitivity hotspots to facilitate abscisic acid receptor agonist optimization. ACS chemical biology, 2019
• Devinder Sandhu, Manju V. Pudussery, Rakesh Kaundal, Donald L. Suarez, Amita Kaundal and Rajandeep S. Sekhon(2018) Molecular characterization and expression analysis of the Na+/H+ exchanger gene family in Medicago truncatula. Functional & Integrative Genomic 18:141–153.
• Amita Kaundal, Vemanna S Ramu, Sunhee Oh, Hee-kyung Lee, Seonghee Lee, Clemencia M. Rojas, Muthappa SenthilKumar, Kirankumar S. Mysore. (2017). GENERAL CONTROL NONREPRESSIBLE4 Degrades 14-3-3 and the RIN4 Complex to Regulate Stomatal Aperture with Implications on Nonhost Disease Resistance and Drought Tolerance. The Plant Cell, Vol. 29: 2233–2248.
• Aditya S Vaidya, Francis C. Peterson, Dmitry Yarmolinsky, Ebe Merilo, Inge Verstraeten, Sang- Youl Park, Dezi Elzinga, Amita Kaundal, Jonathan Helander, Jorge Lozano-Juste, Masato Otani, Kevin Wu, Davin R. Jensen,Hannes Kollist, Brian F. Volkman, and Sean R. Cutler(2017) A rationally designed agonist defines subfamily IIIA ABA receptors as critical targets for manipulating transpiration. ACS Chemical Biology, doi: 10.1021/acschembio.7b00650
• Venkategowda Ramegowda, Muthappa Senthil-Kumar, Yasuhiro Ishiga, Amita Kaundal, Makarla Udayakumar, Kirankumar S Mysore (2013). Drought Stress Acclimation Imparts Tolerance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Pseudomonas syringae in Nicotiana benthamiana. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 14(5): 9497-513.
• Rojas, C. M., Senthil-Kumar, M., Wang, K., Ryu, C-M., Kaundal Amita, & Mysore, K. S. (2012). Glycolate oxidase modulates reactive oxygen species–mediated signal transduction during nonhost resistance in Nicotiana benthamiana and Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 24(1): 336-352.
• V. B. Srinivasan, R. K. Virk, Amita Kaundal, R. Chakraborty, B. Datta, T. Ramamurthy, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, and A. Ghosh. (2006). Mechanism of Drug Resistance in Clonally Related Clinical Isolates of Vibrio fluvialis Isolated in Kolkata, India. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(7): 2428-2432.
• Amita, Chaudhuri SR, Thungapathra M, Ramamurthy T, Nair GB, Ghosh A. (2003). Class 1 integrons and SXT elements in El Tor strains isolated before and after 1992 Vibrio cholerae O139 outbreak, Calcutta, India. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 9(4): 500- 502.
• Thungapathra M, Amita, Sinha KK, Chaudhuri SR, Garg P, Ramamurthy T, Nair GB, Ghosh A. (2002). Occurrence of antibiotic resistance gene cassettes aac (6')-Ib, dfrA5, dfrA12, and ereA2 in class 1 integrons in non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae strains in India. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 46(9): 2948-2955


• Kaundal, A., Rojas, C. M. and Mysore, K. S. (2012). Glycolate Oxidase Activity Assay in Plants. Bio-protocol 2(20): e277. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.277.
• Kaundal, A., Rojas, C. M. and Mysore, K. S. (2012). Measurement of NADPH Oxidase Activity in Plants. Bio-protocol 2(20): e278. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.278.

Devinder Sandhu, Amita Kaundal (2018) Dynamics of Salt Tolerance: Molecular Perspectives. Biotechnologies of Crop Improvement, Volume 3, 2018
Mysore, K.S., Kaundal, A., and Lee, S.H. (2016) Methods and compositions for stomata regulation, plant immunity and drought tolerance. US Patent App. 15/404,071, 2017
3 Protocols published
The ATPase Activity of Escherichia coli Expressed AAA+-ATPase Protein
Authors:  Amita Kaundal, Vemanna S. Ramu and Kirankumar S. Mysore, date: 08/05/2020, view: 1285, Q&A: 0
ATPases are the enzymes that breakdown ATP to ADP and release inorganic phosphate (Pi). Here we provide a detailed protocol to determine the ATPase activity of a recombinant AAA+-ATPase protein (GENERAL CONTROL NON-REPRESSIBLE-4 [GCN4]) ...
Measurement of NADPH Oxidase Activity in Plants
Authors:  Amita Kaundal, Clemencia M. Rojas and Kirankumar S. Mysore, date: 10/20/2012, view: 17384, Q&A: 1
NADPH oxidase is a membrane-bound enzyme that generates (O2-) by transferring electrons from NADPH to molecular oxygen O2. O2-is spontaneously dismasted to the more stable form H2O2. Both O2- ...
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