Dr Munish Puri

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Position

Visitor

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

SRC Biotech Chem & Systs Biol

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Biography

Dr Puri is an established leader in the area of enzyme biotechnology. His lab employs bioprocessing and nanotechnology approaches for enhancing the efficiency of various bioprocesses that have application in food, pharmaceutical and bio-energy sector.

His research focuses on:
• Bioprocessing: It is defined as the use of microorganism for producing and processing chemicals for the benefit of mankind. He has contributed in this area by producing hydrolytic microbial enzymes and Omega-3 fatty acid.

• Nutraceutical: His group addresses enzyme assisted cost-effective extraction of such bioactives since it's considered green and environment-friendly. His group has developed bench-scale technologies for the extraction of microbial and plant based “bioactive”s such as low molecular weight proteins (RIPs), low-calorie sugar substitutes (i.e inulin/ stevioside) and lipids (PUFAs) from marine algae. These bioactives can be used as food supplements.

• Nanobiotechnology for Biofuels: It helps in designing biocatalysts with excellent activity, greater selectivity, and high stability. We have developed nanomaterial-based enzyme immobilization technique for a variety of applications in food and biofuel processing industry. His group has recently optimised an enzymatic saccharification of locally available lignocellulose biomass for biofuel production; a process most sought after in biofuel industry.

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Research interests

Bioprocessing (Enzymes and Metabolite production)

Bioactives: Nutraceutical, therapeutics and Functional Foods

Bioenergy and Nanobiotechnology

Affiliations

Group Head Bioprocessing Laboratory, Deakin University, Australia (2009- Present)

Professor/Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, PUP, India (2003-2009)

Australia-Asia Fellow, The University of Queensland, Australia (2004-05)

Commonwealth Fellow, University of Oxford, UK (2002-03)

Teaching interests

Principles of Bioprocessing

Fundamentals of Biotechnology

Professional activities

ISEKI Food Association, SIG  Member, Austria

Member International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, France

Editorial board member of journals (Springer Plus; ISRN Journal Biotechnology; Journal of Bioprocessing and Biotechnology; AIMS Energy)

Reviewers for various journals (Bioresource Technology, Biotechnology Journal, PloS one, Food Chemistry, Food and Function, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Process Biochemistry etc)

Research groups

HDR supervision

Completed

  1. Dr. Reinu Elsa Abraham (Molecular characterization of cellulase for bioenergy generation; December 2014)
  2. Dr. Adarsha Gupta (Isolation and characterization of marine species for producing high levels of Omega 3 fatty acids; December 2014)
  3. Dr TamilSelvi Thyagrajan (Fermentation of omega 3 and carotenoid producing microorganism; June 2015)
  4. Dr. Dilip Singh (Development of oil producing microorganism from Indian and Australian marine biodiversity; Dec 2015)
  5. Dr Shailendra Sonkar (Metabolic engineering of yeast for PUFA production; June 2015)
  6. Dr. Avinash Byreddy (Downstream processing of lipids and lipases from thrasutochytrids; April 2016)
  7. Kiran Mahle (Ionic liquid assisted extraction of flavonoids from citrus sp; 2011)
  8. Sudher Sahoo  (Screening of glucosidase for bioenergy generation; 2011)
  9. Alvin K Wong  (Pretreatment of biomass for biofuel production; 2012)
  10. Eman  (Enzyme immobilization on nanomaterial; 2012)
  11. Khaled Sase  (Role of bioactives in omega-3 production; 2013)
  12. Halima M  (Screening of marine microbes for biofuel production; 2013)
  13. Alvin Wong  (Molecular characterization of RIPs from Australian sp; 2013)
  14. Eldhose George (Characterizing novel bioactives from marine environment; 2015)

Current students

  1. Lovis K (Gene pathways for astaxanthin production; 2013-)
  2. Nisha Singh (Characterizing anaerobic enzymes for biofuel production; 2013- )
  3. Parminder Ajii (Characterizing recombinant RIPs; 2013- )
  4. Nishat Sharma (Nanofibres for enzyme immobilisation; Nov 2013-)
  5. Pooja Dixit (GH-Hydrolysing enzymes; 2014- )
  6. Bharat Chandok  (Olive pomace utilisation; 2015-)
  7. K Pandikonds       (Citrus bioactives extraction; 2015-) 

Awards

1. Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC, 2015)

2. Australia Asia UNSW Fellowship (2004)

3. Commonwealth Fellowship (University of Oxford, 2002)

Publications

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2016

Exploring omega-3 fatty acids, enzymes and biodiesel producing thraustochytrids from Australian and Indian marine biodiversity

Mr Adarsha Gupta, Mr Dilip Singh, Mr Avinesh Reddy Byreddy, Ms Tamilselvi Thyagarajan, Mr Shailendra Pratap Sonkar, Anshu Mathur, Deepak Tuli, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 345-355, Biotechnology journal, London, Eng., C1

journal

Recent trends in nanomaterials immobilised enzymes for biofuel production

Dr Madan Verma, Dr Munish Puri, Prof Colin Barrow

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 108-119, Critical reviews in biotechnology, London, Eng., C1

journal

Bead milling for lipid recovery from thraustochytrid cells and selective hydrolysis of Schizochytrium DT3 oil using lipase

Mr Avinesh Reddy Byreddy, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2016), Vol. 200, pp. 464-469, Bioresource technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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A quick colorimetric method for total lipid quantification in microalgae

Mr Avinesh Reddy Byreddy, Mr Adarsha Gupta, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2016), Vol. 125, pp. 28-32, Journal of microbiological methods, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Selective enrichment of omega-3 fatty acids in oils by phospholipase A1

Tushar Ranjan Moharana, Mr Avinesh Reddy Byreddy, Dr Munish Puri, Prof Colin Barrow, Nalam Madhusudhana Rao

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1-14, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Combination of calcium and magnesium ions prevents substrate inhibition and promotes biomass and lipid production in thraustochytrids under higher glycerol concentration

Mr Dilip Singh, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri, Deepak Tuli, Anshu Mathur

(2016), Vol. 15, pp. 202-209, Algal research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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BacHbpred: support vector machine methods for the prediction of bacterial hemoglobin-like proteins

Selvaraj Muthukrishnan, Dr Munish Puri, Kanak Dikshit, A/Prof Christophe Lefevre

(2016), Vol. 2016, pp. 1-11, Advances in bioinformatics, Cairo, Egypt, C1

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Understanding physicochemical changes in pretreated and enzyme hydrolysed hemp (Cannabis sativa) biomass for biorefinery development

Miss Reinu Abraham, Miss Jitraporn Vongsvivut, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 127-138, Biomass conversion and biorefinery, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Enrichment of cellulosic waste hemp (Cannabis sativa) hurd into non-toxic microfibres

Miss Reinu Abraham, Dr Cynthia Wong, Dr Munish Puri

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 1-13, Materials, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Functional analysis of a Type-I ribosome inactivating protein balsamin from Momordica balsamina with anti-microbial and DNase activity

Ms Parminder Kaur Ajji, Prof Ken Walder, Dr Munish Puri

(2016), Vol. 71, pp. 265-271, Plant foods for human nutrition, New York, N.Y., C1

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Isolation and polyphasic characterization of a novel hyper catalase producing thermophilic bacterium for the degradation of hydrogen peroxide.

Balwinder Singh Sooch, Baljinder Kauldhar, Dr Munish Puri

(2016), Vol. 39, pp. 1759-1773, Bioprocess and biosystems engineering, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal
2015

Omega-3 fatty acid production from enzyme saccharified hemp hydrolysate using a novel marine thraustochytrid strain

Mr Adarsha Gupta, Miss Reinu Abraham, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2015), Vol. 184, pp. 373-378, Bioresource Technology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Understanding response surface optimisation to the modeling of Astaxanthin extraction from a novel strain Thraustochytrium sp. S7

Mr Dilip Singh, Mr Adarsha Gupta, Serena Wilkens, Anshu Mathur, Deepak Tuli, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 113-120, Algal research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The inhibitory effect of stevioside on bacillus cereus growth in milk: validation and its response surface optimization

Deepika Sharma, Dr Munish Puri

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 56-64, Current biotechnology, Bussum, The Netherlands, C1

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Optimization of zeaxanthin and β-carotene extraction from Chlorella saccharophila isolated from New Zealand marine waters

Mr Dilip Singh, Prof Colin Barrow, Anshu Mathur, Deepak Tuli, Dr Munish Puri

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 166-173, Biocatalysis and agricultural biotechnology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Comparison of cell disruption methods for improving lipid extraction from thraustochytrid strains

Mr Avinesh Reddy Byreddy, Mr Adarsha Gupta, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 5111-5127, Marine drugs, Bern, Switzerland, C1

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Propyl gallate and butylated hydroxytoluene influence the accumulation of saturated fatty acids, omega-3 fatty acid and carotenoids in thraustochytrids

Mr Dilip Singh, Anshu Mathur, Deepak Tuli, Dr Munish Puri, Prof Colin Barrow

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 186-192, Journal of functional foods, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Omega-3 fatty acids produced from microalgae

Dr Munish Puri, Ms Tamilselvi Thyagarajan, Mr Adarsha Gupta, Prof Colin Barrow

(2015), pp. 1043-1057, Springer handbook of marine biotechnology, Berlin, Gemany, B1

chapter

Synchrotron-FTIR microspectroscopy enables the distinction of lipid accumulation in thraustochytrid strains through analysis of individual live cells

Dr Pimm Vongsvivut, Philip Heraud, Mr Adarsha Gupta, Ms Tamilselvi Thyagarajan, Dr Munish Puri, Don McNaughton, Prof Colin Barrow

(2015), Vol. 166, pp. 106-121, Protist, Muenchen, Germany, C1

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Biotechnological applications of microbial bioconversions

Carrie Perkins, Sana Siddiqui, Dr Munish Puri, Arnold Demain

(2015), Vol. 36, pp. 1050-1065, Critical reviews in biotechnology, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Addition of magnesium chloride to enhance mono-dispersity of a coiled-coil recombinant mouse macrophage protein

Mr Parveen Pahuja, Alagiri Srinivasan, Dr Munish Puri

(2014), Vol. 389, pp. 133-139, Molecular and cellular biochemistry, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Evaluation of bread crumbs as a potential carbon source for the growth of Thraustochytrid species for oil and omega-3 production

Ms Tamilselvi Thyagarajan, Dr Munish Puri, Dr Pimm Vongsvivut, Prof Colin Barrow

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 2104-2114, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Suitability of magnetic nanoparticle immobilised cellulases in enhancing enzymatic saccharification of pretreated hemp biomass

Miss Reinu Abraham, Dr Madan Verma, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 1-12, Biotechnology for Biofuels, London, England, C1

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Support vector machine (SVM) based multiclass prediction with basic statistical analysis of plasminogen activators

Selvaraj Muthukrishnan, Dr Munish Puri, A/Prof Christophe Lefevre

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 63-73, BMC Research Notes, London, United Kingdom, C1

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Recent insights into microbial catalases: isolation, production and purification

Balwinder Singh Sooch, Baljinder Singh Kauldhar, Dr Munish Puri

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 1429-1447, Biotechnology advances, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2013

Innovation in technology development with reference to enzymatic extraction of flavonoids

Dr Munish Puri, Dr Madan Verma

(2013), pp. 331-342, Innovation in healthy and functional foods, Boca Raton, Fl., B1-1

chapter

Nanobiotechnology as a novel paradigm for enzyme immobilisation and stabilisation with potential applications in biodiesel production

Dr Madan Verma, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), Vol. 97, pp. 23-39, Applied microbiology and biotechnology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Characterization of a new zeaxanthin producing strain of Chlorella saccharophila isolated from New Zealand marine waters

Mr Dilip Singh, Dr Munish Puri, Serena Wilkens, Anshu Mathur, D.K. Tuli, Prof Colin Barrow

(2013), Vol. 143, pp. 308-314, Bioresource technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Immobilization of b-glucosidase on a magnetic nanoparticle improves thermostability : application in cellobiose hydrolysis

Dr Madan Verma, Mr Rajneesh Chaudhary, Dr Takuya Tsuzuki, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), Vol. 135, pp. 2-6, Bioresource technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Developing pre-treatment technologies for biomass processing : current scenario and future perspectives in biofuel production

Miss Reinu Abraham, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), pp. 41-61, Solutions to environmental challenges through innovations in research, New Delhi, India, B1

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Exploring potential use of Australian thraustochytrids for the bioconversion of glycerol to omega-3 and carotenoids production

A. Gupta, Mr Dilip Singh, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), Vol. 78, pp. 11-17, Biochemical engineering journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Exploring novel ultrafine Eri silk bioscaffold for enzyme stabilisation in cellobiose hydrolysis

Dr Madan Verma, Dr Rangam Rajkhowa, Prof Xungai Wang, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), Vol. 145, pp. 302-306, Bioresource technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Enzyme immobilisation on amino-functionalised multi-walled carbon nanotubes : structural and biocatalytic characterisation

Dr Madan Verma, Dr Minoo Naebe, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 1-9, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Pollen baiting facilitates the isolation of marine thraustochytrids with potential in omega-3 and biodiesel production

Mr Adarsha Gupta, Serena Wilkens, Dr Jacqui Adcock, Dr Munish Puri, Prof Colin Barrow

(2013), Vol. 40, pp. 1231-1240, Journal of industrial microbiology and biotechnology, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Relationship to reducing sugar production and scanning electron microscope structure to pretreated hemp hurd biomass (Cannabis sativa)

Miss Reinu Abraham, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), Vol. 58, pp. 180-187, Biomass and bioenergy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Analysis and prediction of major blood proteins based on their amino acid and dipeptide composition

Selvaraj Muthukrishnan, Dr Munish Puri, A/Prof Christophe Lefevre

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 285-288, International journal of bioinformatics research, Mumbai, India, C1-1

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Yield optimization of a heterologously expressed novel mouse macrophage protein

Mr Parveen Pahuja, Alagiri Srinivasan, Dr Munish Puri

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 173-181, Biosciences biotechnology research Asia, Bhopal, India, C1-1

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FTIR microspectroscopy for rapid screening and monitoring of polyunsaturated fatty acid production in commercially valuable marine yeasts and protists

Miss Jitraporn Vongsvivut, Philip Heraud, Mr Adarsha Gupta, Dr Munish Puri, Don McNaughton, Prof Colin Barrow

(2013), Vol. 138, pp. 6016-6031, Analyst, London, Eng., C1-1

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Inhibition of HIV-1 replication by balsamin, a ribosome inactivating protein of Momordica balsamina

Inderdeep Kaur, Dr Munish Puri, Zahra Ahmed, Fabien Blanchet, Bastien Mangeat, Vincent Piguet

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 1-9, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal
2012

Optimisation of novel method for the extraction of steviosides from Stevia rebaudiana leaves

Dr Munish Puri, Deepika Sharma, Prof Colin Barrow, Ashok K Tiwary

(2012), Vol. 132, pp. 1113-1120, Food chemistry, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Immobilization of beta-D-galactosidase from kluyveromyces lactis on functionalized silicon dioxide nanoparticles : characterization and lactose hydrolysis

Dr Madan Verma, Prof Colin Barrow, John F Kennedy, Dr Munish Puri

(2012), Vol. 50, pp. 432-437, International journal of biological macromolecules, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Updates on naringinase : structural and biotechnological aspects

Dr Munish Puri

(2012), Vol. 93, pp. 49-60, Applied microbiology and biiotechnology, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Balsamin, a novel ribosome-inactivating protein from the seeds of Balsam apple Momordica balsamina

Inderdeep Kaur, Santosh K. Yadav, Gururao Hariprasad, Rita Gupta, Alagiri Srinivasan, J. K. Batra, Dr Munish Puri

(2012), Vol. 43, pp. 973-981, Amino acids, Vienna, Austria, C1

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Omega-3 biotechnology : thraustochytrids as a novel source of omega-3 oils

A. Gupta, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2012), Vol. 30, pp. 1733-1745, Biotechnology advances, New York, N. Y., C1

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Biofuel production : prospects, challenges and feedstock in Australia

Dr Munish Puri, Miss Reinu Abraham, Prof Colin Barrow

(2012), Vol. 16, pp. 6022-6031, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Oxford, England, C1

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Plant extract assisted extracellular tannase production by Aspergillus sp MIK 23

Inderdeep Kaur, Dr Munish Puri

(2012), Vol. 6, pp. 185-194, Journal of pure and applied microbiology, Bhopal, India, C1

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Molecular identification of marine yeast and its spectroscopic analysis establishes unsaturated fatty acid accumulation

A. Gupta, Dr Pimm Vongsvivut, Prof Colin Barrow, Dr Munish Puri

(2012), Vol. 114, pp. 411-417, Journal of bioscience and bioengineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Enzyme-assisted extraction of bioactives from plants

Dr Munish Puri, Deepika Sharma, Prof Colin Barrow

(2012), Vol. 30, pp. 37-44, Trends in biotechnology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Ribosome-inactivating proteins : current status and biomedical applications

Dr Munish Puri, Inderdeep Kaur, A/Prof Matthew A Perugini, Raghbir C. Gupta

(2012), Vol. 17, pp. 774-783, Drug discovery today, London, England, C1

journal

Milk proteins and human health

Prof Jagat Kanwar, Dr Rupinder Kanwar, Dr Munish Puri

(2012), pp. 1-1, Food biotechnology : principles and practices, New Delhi, India, B1-1

chapter

Structure, rhelogy and texturization of food proteins

Dr Munish Puri, Mr Parveen Pahuja, Prof Jagat Kanwar

(2012), pp. 1-1, Food biotechnology : principles and practices, India, B1-1

chapter
2011

Citrus peel influences the production of an extracellular naringinase by Staphylococcus xylosus MAK2 in a stirred tank reactor

Dr Munish Puri, Aneet Kaur, Prof Colin Barrow, Ram Sarup Singh

(2011), Vol. 89, pp. 715-722, Applied microbiology and biotechnology, Heidelberg, Germany, C1

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Molecular characterization and enzymatic hydrolysis of naringin extracted from kinnow peel waste

Dr Munish Puri, Aneet Kaur, Wolfgang H. Schwarz, Satbir Singh, John F Kennedy

(2011), Vol. 48, pp. 58-62, International journal of biological macromolecules, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Ribosome inactivating proteins from plants inhibiting viruses

Inderdeep Kaur, Rita Gupta, Dr Munish Puri

(2011), Vol. 26, pp. 357-365, Virologica sinica, Heidelberg, Germany, C1

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Antibacterial activity of stevioside towards food-borne pathogenic bacteria

Dr Munish Puri, Deepika Sharma

(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 326-329, Engineering in life sciences, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Downstream processing of stevioside and its potential applications

Dr Munish Puri, Deepika Sharma, Ashok K. Tiwari

(2011), Vol. 29, pp. 781-791, Biotechnology advances, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Processing of citrus peel for the extraction of flavonoids for biotechnological applications

Dr Munish Puri, Dr Madan Verma, Mr Kiran Mahale

(2011), pp. 443-459, Handbook on flavonoids : dietary sources, properties, and health benefits, Hauppauge, New York, B1-1

chapter
2010

Hydrolysis of citrus peel naringin by recombinant α-L-rhamnosidase from Clostridium stercorarium

Aneet Kaur, Satbir Singh, Ram Sarup Singh, Wolfgang H. Schwarz, Dr Munish Puri

(2010), Vol. 85, pp. 1419-1422, Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology, West Sussex, England, C1

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Antiamnesic effect of stevioside in scopolamine-treated rats

Deepika Sharma, Dr Munish Puri, Ashok K Tiwary, Nirmal Singh, Amteshwar Singh Jaggi

(2010), Vol. 42, pp. 164-167, Indian journal of pharmacology, Mumbai, India, C1

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Sequence analysis of a salt tolerant metagenomic clone

Raj Kishor Kapardar, Mr Ravi Ranjan, Dr Munish Puri, Rakesh Sharma

(2010), Vol. 50, pp. 212-215, Indian journal of microbiology, New Delhi, India, C1

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Identification and characterization of genes conferring salt tolerance to Escherichia coli from pond water metagenome

Raj Kishor Kapardar, Mr Ravi Ranjan, Amit Grover, Dr Munish Puri, Rakesh Sharma

(2010), Vol. 101, pp. 3917-3924, Bioresource technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Molecular identification of Staphylococcus xylosus MAK2, a new α-l-rhamnosidase producer

Dr Munish Puri, Aneet Kaur

(2010), Vol. 26, pp. 963-968, World journal of microbiology and biotechnology, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1

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One-step purification and immobilization of his-tagged rhamnosidase for naringin hydrolysis

Dr Munish Puri, Aneet Kaur, Ram Sarup Singh, Wolfgang H. Schwarz, Amrit Kaur

(2010), Vol. 45, pp. 1-6, Process biochemistry, Oxford, England, C1

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Response surface optimisation of medium components for naringinase production from staphylococcus xylosus MAK 2

Dr Munish Puri, Aneet Kaur, Ram Sarup Singh, Anubhav Singh

(2010), Vol. 162, pp. 181-191, Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, Totowa, United States, C1

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Cell disruption optimization and covalent immobilization of beta-D-galactosidase from kluyveromyces marxianus YW-1 for lactose hydrolysis in milk

Dr Munish Puri, Sabrina Gupta, Mr Parveen Pahuja, Aneet Kaur, Prof Jagat Kanwar, J F Kennedy

(2010), Vol. 160, pp. 98-108, Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, Totowa, United States, C1

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2009

Molecular recognition of physiological substrate noradrenaline by the adrenaline-synthesizing enzyme PNMT and factors influencing its methyltransferase activity.

Nyssa Drinkwater, Christine L. Gee, Dr Munish Puri, Kevin R Criscione, Michael J. McLeish, Gary L. Grunewald, Jennifer L. Martin

(2009), Vol. 422, pp. 463-471, Biochemical journal, London, England, C1

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Ribosome inactivating proteins (RIPs) from momordica charantia for anti viral therapy

Dr Munish Puri, Inderdeep Kaur, Dr Rupinder Kanwar, Rita Gupta, Ashok Chauhan, Prof Jagat Kanwar

(2009), Vol. 9, pp. 1080-1094, Current molecular medicine, Bussum, Netherlands, C1

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Molecular and biotechnological advances in milk proteins in relation to human health

Prof Jagat Kanwar, Dr Rupinder Kanwar, Dr Vasu Punj, Hittu Matta, Somasundaram M. Morley, Prof Andrew Parratt, Dr Munish Puri

(2009), Vol. 10, pp. 308-338, Current protein and peptide science, Bussum, Netherlands, C1

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2008

Immobilized enzyme technology for debittering citrus fruit juices

Dr Munish Puri, Aneet Kaur, Ram Sarup Singh, Prof Jagat Kanwar

(2008), pp. 91-103, Food enzymes : application of new technologies, Kerala, India, B1

chapter

Development of a stable continuous flow immobilized enzyme reactor for the hydrolysis of inulin

Dr Munish Puri, Ram Sarup Singh, Rajesh Dhaliwal

(2008), Vol. 35, pp. 777-782, Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Overview of the pipeline for structural and functional characterization of macrophage proteins at the University of Queensland.

Weining Meng, Jade K Forwood, Gregor Guncar, Gautier Robin, Nathan P. Cowieson, Pawel Listwan, Dmitri Mouradov, Gordon King, Ian L Ross, Jodie Robinson, Dr Munish Puri, Justine M Hill, Stuart Kellie, Thomas Huber, David A Hume, Jennifer L. Martin, Bostjan Kobe

(2008), pp. 577-587, Structural proteomics : high-throughput methods, Clifton, N.J., B1-1

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2007

Optimization of medium and process parameters for the production of inulinase from a newly isolated Kluyveromyces marxianus YS-1

Balwinder Singh Sooch, Ram Sarup Singh, Dr Munish Puri

(2007), Vol. 98, pp. 2518-2525, Bioresource technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Partial purification and characterization of exoinulinase from kluyveromyces marxianus YS-1 for preparation of high-fructose syrup

Ram Sarup Singh, Rajesh Dhaliwal, Dr Munish Puri

(2007), Vol. 17, pp. 733-738, Journal of microbiology and biotechnology, Seoul, Korea, C1-1

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Production of high fructose syrup from asparagus inulin using immobilized exoinulinase from Kluyveromyces marxianus YS-1

Ram Sarup Singh, Rajesh Dhaliwal, Dr Munish Puri

(2007), Vol. 34, pp. 649-655, Journal of industrial microbiology and biotechnology, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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2006

Focusing in on structural genomics : the University of Queensland structural biology pipeline

Dr Munish Puri, Gautier Robin, Nathan P. Cowieson, Jade K Forwood, Pawel Listwan, Shu-Hong Hua, Gregor Guncar, Thomas Huber, Stuart Kellie, David A Hume, Bostjan Kobe, Jennifer L. Martin

(2006), Vol. 23, pp. 281-289, Biomolecular engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Production of inulinase from Kluyveromyces marxianus YS-1 using root extract of Asparagus racemosus

Ram Sarup Singh, Dr Munish Puri

(2006), Vol. 41, pp. 1703-1707, Process biochemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2005

Isolation of fungal cultures producing extracellular inulinase

Ram Sarup Singh, Balwinder Singh, Dr Munish Puri

(2005), pp. -, The fungi : diversity and conservation in India, Dehradun, India, B1-1

chapter

Incorporation of oxygen into the succinate co-product of iron(II) and 2-oxoglutarate dependent oxygenases from bacteria, plants and humans.

Richard W D Welford, Joanna M Kirkpatrick, Luke A McNeill, Dr Munish Puri, Neil J Oldham, Christopher J Schofield

(2005), Vol. 579, pp. 5170-5174, FEBS Letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Optimization of process parameters for the production of naringinase by Aspergillus niger MTCC 1344

Dr Munish Puri, Anirban Banerjee, U.C. Banerjee

(2005), Vol. 40, pp. 195-201, Process biochemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Purification and characterization of naringinase from a newly isolated strain of Aspergillus niger 1344 for the transformation of flavonoids

Dr Munish Puri, Sukirti Kalra

(2005), Vol. 21, pp. 753-758, World journal of bicrobiology and biotechnology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Isolation of thermostable aspartase producing microorganisms from hot water springs

Ram Sarup Singh, Dr Munish Puri, S Sharma

(2005), Vol. 45, pp. 301-304, Indian journal of microbiology, Calcutta, India, C1-1

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Covalent immobilization of naringinase for the transformation of a flavonoid

Dr Munish Puri, Harsimran Kaur, John F Kennedy

(2005), Vol. 80, pp. 1160-1165, Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology, Oxford, England, C1-1

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2002

Partial purification and characterization of limonoate dehydrogenase from Rhodococcus fascians for the degradation of limonin

Dr Munish Puri, Lakhwinder Kaur, Satwinder Singh Marwaha

(2002), Vol. 12, pp. 669-673, Journal of microbiology and biotechnology, Korea, C1-1

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Grants

No grants found

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Parminder Kaur Ajji

Thesis entitled: Functional characterization of a novel ribosome inactivating protein from Momordica balsamina

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Co-supervisor
2015

Avinesh Byreddy

Thesis entitled: Downstream processing of lipids and lipases from thraustochytrids

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Tamilselvi Thyagarajan

Thesis entitled: Fermentation of Omega-3 and Carotenoid Producing Marine Microorganisms

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2014

Reinu Elsa Abraham

Thesis entitled: Bioprocessing of hemp hurd (Cannabis sativa) for biofuel production

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), BioDeakin

Associate Supervisor
2015

Shailendra Pratap Sonkar

Thesis entitled: Synthetic Biology based Metabolic Engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Omega 6 and 3 PUFA Production

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Dilip Singh

Thesis entitled: Isolation and development of Oil producing microorganisms including Thraustochytrids from Indian and Australian marine biodiversity

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2014

Adarsha Gupta

Thesis entitled: Isolation and characterisation of omega-3 fatty acids producing marine microbes

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences