Dr. Rohit  Kumar

Dr. Rohit Kumar

Principal Investigator
CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, India

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Molecular Biology
62%
Endocrinology
90%
Biochemistry
75%
Biotechnology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Kumar, R., S.P. Singh and A. Mitra, 2017. Short-hairpin mediated myostatin knockdown resulted in altered expression of myogenic regulatory factors with enhanced myoblast proliferation in fetal myoblast cells of goats. Anim. Biotechnol. 10.1080/10495398.2017.1299744.
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  2. Walia, V., R. Kumar and A. Mitra, 2015. Lipopolysaccharide and concanavalin a differentially induce the expression of immune response genes in caprine monocyte derived macrophages. Anim. Biotechnol., 26: 298-303.
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  3. Rathoure, A.K., K. Rohit and L.G.P.R. Bindurani, 2015. Ecology, Ethology and Toxicology, New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi, India., ISBN: 978-81-85503-03-5, 446.
  4. Raina, A., S. Kumar, R. Shrivastava and A. Mitra, 2015. Testis mediated gene transfer: In vitro transfection in goat testis by electroporation. Gene, 554: 96-100.
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  5. Singh, S.P., R. Kumar, P. Kumari, S. Kumar and A. Mitra, 2014. Characterization of 5’ upstream region and investigation of TTTTA deletion in 5’ UTR of myostatin (MSTN) gene in indian goat breeds. Anim. Biotechnol., 25: 55-68.
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  6. Singh, S.P., P. Kumari, R. Kumar, M. Negi, S.K. Sharma et al., 2014. Molecular characterization and phylogeny based analysis of complete coding sequence of myostatin (MSTN) gene in Indian goat breeds. Small Ruminant Res., 116: 100-110.
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  7. Masih, P., R.K. Luhariya, R. Das, A. Gupta, V. Mohindra, R.K. Singh, S. Rohit et al., 2014. Cross-priming of microsatellite loci in subfamily cyprininae (family cyprinidae): their utility in finding markers for population genetic analysis in three Indian major carps. Mol. Biol. Rep., 41: 5187-5197.
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  8. Kumar, R., S.P. Singh, P. Kumari and A. Mitra, 2014. Small interfering RNA (siRNA)-mediated knockdown of myostatin influences the expression of myogenic regulatory factors in caprine foetal myoblasts. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol., 172: 1714-1724.
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  9. Kumar, R., R.K. Pramod, R. Kumar, M. Negi, S.P. Singh, R. Singh and A. Mitra, 2014. Testicular biometry and seasonal variations in semen parameters of black bengal goats. Indian J. Anim. Sci., Vol. 84. .
  10. Kumar, R., P.W. Ramteke, S.K. Sharma and A. Mitra, 2014. Molecular evolution, characterization and expression profiling of uterine aldoketoreductase 1B5 gene in endometrium of goat (Capra hircus). Anim. Biotechnol., 26: 8-16.
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  11. Singh, S.P., R. Kumar, P. Kumari and A. Mitra, 2013. An alternate protocol for establishment of primary caprine fetal myoblast cell culture: an in vitro model for muscle growth study. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. Anim., 49: 589-597.
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  12. Pramod, R.K., S.K. Sharma, R. Kumar and A. Rajan, 2013. Genetics of ovulation rate in farm animals. Vet. World, 6: 833-838.
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  13. Kumar, R., P.W. Ramteke, Amarnath and S.K. Sharma, 2013. Differential expression of prostaglandin F receptor in goat endometrium during estrous cycle and early pregnancy. Vet. World, 6: 978-981.
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  14. Kumar, R., P.W. Ramteke, A. Nath, R.K. Pramod, S.P. Singh, S.K. Sharma and S. Kumar, 2013. Role of candidate genes regulating uterine prostaglandins biosynthesis for maternal recognition of pregnancy in domestic animals. ISRN Phys., 10.1155/2013/854572.
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  15. Kumar, R., P.W. Ramteke, A. Nath and S.P. Singh, 2013. Role of candidate genes in regulation of embryonic survival and maternal recognition of pregnancy in farm animals. Vet. World, 6: 280-284.
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  16. Kandasamy, S., A. Jain, P. Baviskar, R. Kumar, P. Joshi, S.K. Agarwal and A. Mitra, 2013. Molecular characterization and expression profile of ghrelin gene during different reproductive phases in buffalo (I>Bubalus bubalis). Domestic Anim. Endocrinol., 45: 55-63.
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  17. Nath, A., V. Sharma, N.E. Gade, M.D. Pratheesh, R. Kumar and P.K. Dubey, 2012. Temporal expression of marker transcripts: Key to successful maturation and development of mammalian oocytes. Vet. World, 5: 121-127.
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  18. Jain, A., P.S. Baviskar, S. Kandasamy, R. Kumar and R. Singh, 2012. Interferon stimulated gene 15 (ISG15): Molecular characterization and expression profile in endometrium of buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Anim. Reprod. Sci., 133: 159-168.
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  19. Kandasamy, S., A. Jain, R. Kumar, S.K. Agarwal, P. Joshi and A. Mitra, 2010. Molecular characterization and expression profile of uterine serpin (SERPINA14) during different reproductive phases in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). Anim. Reprod. Sci., 122: 133-141.
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