Dr. Gyan Singh Shekhawat

Dr. Gyan Singh Shekhawat

Associate Professor
Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology from Banasthali University, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Biotechnology
62%
Plant Tissue Culture
90%
Plant Physiology
75%
Molecular Biology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Mahawar, L. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2019. EsHO 1 mediated mitigation of NaCl induced oxidative stress and correlation between ROS, antioxidants and HO 1 in seedlings of Eruca sativa: Underutilized oil yielding crop of arid region. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 25: 895-904.
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  2. Mahawar, L., R. Kumar and G.S. Shekhawat, 2018. Evaluation of heme oxygenase 1 (HO 1) in Cd and Ni induced cytotoxicity and crosstalk with ROS quenching enzymes in two to four leaf stage seedlings of Vigna radiate. Protoplasma, 255: 527-545.
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  3. Mahawar, L., K. Khator and G.S. Shekhawat, 2018. Role of proline in mitigating NaCl induced oxidative stress in Eruca sativa Miller: An important oil yielding crop of Indian Thar Desert. Vegetos, 31: 55-63.

  4. Mahawar, L. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2018. Haem oxygenase: A functionally diverse enzyme of photosynthetic organisms and its role in phytochrome chromophore biosynthesis, cellular signalling and defence mechanisms. Plant Cell Environ., 41: 483-500.
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  5. Bulchandani, N. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2018. Role of phytohormones and PGR’s in micropropagation of Anethum graveolens L. through axillary shoots and evaluation of NaCl effect on growth parameters. Vegetos, 31: 1-6.

  6. Shekhawat, G.S., 2017. Engineered Nanoparticles (ENP’s): Synthesis, Applications and Challenges from Environmental Perspective. Himanshu Publication, Udaipur, India.

  7. Mathur, S., N. Bulchandani, S. Parihar and G.S. Shekhawat, 2017. Critical review on steviol glycosides: Pharmacological, toxicological and therapeutic aspects of high potency zero caloric sweetener. Int. J. Pharmacol., 13: 916-928.

  8. Verma, K., S. Dixit, G.S. Shekhawat and A. Alam, 2016. Antioxidant activity of heme oxygenase1 in Brassica juncea 1 (L.) Czern. (Indian mustard) under salt stress. Turk. J. Biol., 39: 540-549.
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  9. Rao, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2016. Phytotoxicity and oxidative stress perspective of two selected nanoparticles in Brassica juncea. 3 Biotech, Vol. 6. 10.1007/s13205-016-0550-3.
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  10. Mahawar, L. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2016. Salt induce oxidative stress and its tolerance mechanism in plant: Morphological, biochemical and molecular perspective. Biotech Today: Int. J. Biol. Sci., 6: 81-88.
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  11. Dwivedi, S., A. Alam, G.S. Shekhawat, V. Sharma and J. Kumari, 2016. Enzymatic and non-enzymatic behaviour of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) against fluoride induced Stress. Int. J. Sci. Res. Knowledge, 4: 69-76.
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  12. Dwivedi, S., A. Alam and G.S. Shekhawat, 2016. Relative production and quantification of stevioside from in-vitro generated shoots, callus, suspension culture and synseeds of stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni. Plant cell Biotechnol. Mol. Biol., 17: 155-166.

  13. Dwivedi, S., A. Alam and G.S. Shekhawat, 2016. Antioxidant response of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni (Angiosperms; Asteraceae) during developing phase of suspension cell culture. Plant Sci. Today, 3: 115-123.
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  14. Sunita, S. Jana and G.S. Shekhawat, 2015. Micropropagation of Chlorophytum borivilianum: In vitro Clonal Fidelity Test and Antioxidant Enzymatic Study. Am. J. Biol. Life Sci., 3: 36-42.
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  15. Rao, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2014. Toxicity of ZnO engineered nanoparticles and evaluation of their effect on growth, metabolism and tissue specific accumulation in Brassica juncea. J. Environ. Chem. Eng., 2: 105-114.
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  16. Dixit, S., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Alam, 2014. Heme oxygenase-1 (BJHO-1) functions in modulating antioxidant defence responses against Cadmium induced oxidative stress: An in vitro and in vivo comparative analysis. J. Int. Acad. Res. Multidisciplinary, 2: 27-44.
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  17. Dhir, R., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Alam, 2014. Improved protocol for somatic embryogenesis and calcium alginate encapsulation in Anethum graveolens L.: A medicinal herb. Applied Biochem. Biotechnol., 173: 2267-2278.
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  18. Dhir, R. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2014. In Vitro propagation using transverse thin cell layer culture and homogeneity assessment in Ceropegia bulbosa Roxb. J. Plant Growth Regulat., 39: 820-830.
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  19. Dhir, R. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2014. Ecorehabilitation and biochemical studies of Ceropegia bulbosa Roxb.: A threatened medicinal succulent. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum., 36: 1335-1343.
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  20. Verma, K., S.K. Mehta and G.S. Shekhawat, 2013. Nitric oxide (NO) counteracts cadmium induced cytotoxic processes mediated by reactive oxygen species (ROS) in Brassica juncea: cross-talk between ROS, NO and antioxidant responses. BioMetals, 26: 255-269.
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  21. Verama, K. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2013. Phytochrome-Chromophore Biosynthesis and Chloroplast Development: Possible Role and Regulation of HO (Haemoxygenase). In: New Developments in Chromophore Research, Moliere, A. and E. Vigneron (Eds.)., Nova Science Publishers, New York, pp: 267-280.

  22. Saxena, I. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2013. Nitric oxide (NO) in alleviation of heavy metal induced phytotoxicity and its role in protein nitration. Nitric Oxide, 32: 13-20.
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  23. Mathur, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2013. Establishment and characterization of Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) cell suspension culture: An in vitro approach for production of Steviosides. Acta Physiol. Planta., 35: 931-939.
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  24. Dixit, S., K. Verma and G.S. Shekhawat, 2013. In vitro evaluation of mitochondrial-chloroplast sub-cellular localization of Hemeoxygenase1 (HO1) in Glycine max. Protoplasma, 251: 671-675.
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  25. Dhir, R. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2013. Production, storability and morphogenic response of alginate encapsulated axillary meristems and genetic fidelity evaluation of in vitro regenerated Ceropegia bulbosa: A pharmaceutically important threatened plant species. Ind. Crops Prod., 47: 139-144.
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  26. Teotia, P.S., N. Srivastav, V. Garg, G.S. Shekhawat, N. Sharma and S.M. Chadha, 2012. Stevioside: A natural sweetener having potential of controlling glucose levels in diabetic patients. Int. J. Curr. Res., 4: 83-90.
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  27. Shekhawat, G.S. and S. Jana, 2012. In vitro Organogenesis: Induction, Regulation and Applications. In: Plant Tissue Culture: Totipotency to Transgenic, Sharma H.P. (Ed.). Agrobios Publications, Jodhpur.

  28. Pantola, R. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2012. Copper Induced Antioxidative Enzyme Indices in Leaves of Brassica juncea Seedlings. J. Pharma. Biomed. Sci., 15: 1-6.

  29. Mathur, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2012. Plant Tissue Culture Technology: A Promising Approach for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Resource Utilization. In: Biodiversity Management and Conservation, Khan, J.B. and G.S. Singh (Eds.). LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, pp: 46-71.

  30. Jana, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2012. RAPD analysis, antioxidant study during cell differentiation and standardization of in vitro regeneration protocol of Anethum graveolens: A medicinal herb and spice. Biol. Plant., 56: 9-14.

  31. Dhir, R. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2012. Critical review on Tecomella undulata: A medicinally potent endangered plant species of Indian Thar Desert. Int. J. Curr. Res., 4: 36-44.
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  32. Srivastava, A. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2011. BIOFILMS: Formation, Sustenance and Significance. In: Recent Advances in Environmental Biotechnology, Jain, P.K., V.K. Gupta and V. Bajpai (Eds.). LAP Lambert Acad. Publ., Germany, ISBN: 9783844306873, pp: 24-46.

  33. Shekhawat, G.S., S. Dixit, K. Verma, E.I. Nasybullina, O.V. Kosmachevskaya and A.F. Topunov, 2011. Heme oxygenase: Enzyme with functional diversity. J. Stress Physiol. Biochem., 7: 88-94.
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  34. Jana, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2011. Critical review on medicinally potent plant species: Gloriosa superba. Fitoterapia, 82: 293-301.
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  35. Shekhawat, G.S., K. Verma, S. Jana, K. Singh, P. Teotia and A. Prasad, 2010. In vitro biochemical evaluation of cadmium tolerance mechanism in callus and seedlings of Brassica juncea. Protoplasma, 239: 31-38.
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  36. Shekhawat, G.S. and K. Verma, 2010. Haem Oxygenase (HO): An overlooked enzyme of plant metabolism and defence. J. Exp. Bot., 61: 2255-2270.
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  37. Shekhawat, G.S. and A. Batra, 2010. Shoot organogenesis and high frequency plant regeneration through callus culture of Azadirachta indica A. juss. Plant cell Biotechnol. Mol. Biol., 9: 104-108.

  38. Pandey, P., S. Mukhopadhya, A.R. Naqvi, S.K. Mukherjee, G.S. Shekhawat and N.R. Choudhury, 2010. Molecular characterization of two distinct monopartite begomoviruses infecting tomato in India. BMC Virol. J., Vol. 7. 10.1186/1743-422X-7-337.
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  39. Kumar, D. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2010. Assessment of the soil pollution parameters of the various soil----Rajasthan. J. Chem. Environ. Res., 2: 75-78.

  40. Jana, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2010. Plant growth regulators, adenine sulfate and carbohydrates regulate organogenesis and in vitro flowering of Anethum graveolens. Acta Physiol. Planta., 33: 305-311.
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  41. Jana, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2010. Phytochemical analysis and antibacterial screening of in vivo and in vitro extracts of Indian medicinal herb: Anethum graveolens. Res. J. Med. Plant, 4: 206-212.
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  42. Jana, S. and G.S. Shekhawat, 2010. Anethum graveolens: An Indian traditional medicinal herb and spice. Pharmacol. Rev., 4: 179-184.
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  43. Jaiswal, A., N.K.Singh, G.S Shekhawat, M. Aktar and J.P. Jaiswal, 2010. Proline Biosynthesis and Accumulation in Plants: A Review. Int. Trans. Appl. Sci., 2: 651-660.
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  44. Jaiswal, A., N.K. Singh, M. Akhtar, J.P. Jaiswal and G.S. Shekhawat, 2010. Chromatography analysis for carotenoids in maize (Zea mays L.). Int. Trans. Applied Sci., 2: 117-122.

  45. Chaudhary, A., G.S. Shekhawat and R.V. Singh, 2010. Investigations on new revolutionary fertility inhibitors 9, 10-Diaminophenenthrene derivatives of bivalent manganese: Antifertility, antibacterial, Antifungal and percent disease incidence aspects. Rev. Inorganic Chem., 30: 113-134.
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  46. Shekhawat, G.S., S. Mathur and A. Batra, 2009. Role of phytohormones and nitrogen in somatic embryogenesis induction in cell culture derived from leaflets of Azadirachta indica. Biol. Plant., 53: 707-710.
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  47. Shekhawat, G.S., D. Kumar, K. Verma, K. Singh, S. Jana, P. Teotia and S. Yadav, 2009. Copper as a Biometal: An insight on Transport, Toxicity and Tolerance in Photosynthetic Organisms. In: Biometals: Molecular Structures, Binding Properties and Applications, Blanc, G. and D. Moreau (Eds.). Nova Science Publishers, New York., USA., ISBN: 9781608768523.

  48. Shekhawat, G.S. and V. Arya, 2009. Biological synthesis of Ag Nanoparticles through in vitro cultures of Brassica juncea C. zern. Adv. Mater. Res., 67: 295-299.
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  49. Verma, K., G.S. Shekhawat, A. Sharma, S.K. Mehta and V. Sharma, 2008. Cadmium induced oxidative stress and changes in soluble and ionically bound cell wall peroxidase activities in roots of seedling and 3-4 leaf stage plants of Brassica juncea (L.) czern. Plant Cell Rep., 27: 1261-1269.
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  50. Shekhawat, G.S., A. Prasad, K. Verma and A. Sharma, 2008. Changes in growth, lipid peroxidation and antioxidant system in seedlings of Brassica juncea (L.) czern. Biochem. Cell Arch., 81: 145-149.

  51. Shekhawat, G.S. and V. Arya, 2008. Nanomedicine: Emergence of a new era in biomedical sciences. Nanotrends J. Nanotechnol. Appl., 5: 1-12.

  52. Mathur, S., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Batra, 2008. Somatic embryogenesis and plantlet regeneration from cotyledon explants of Salvadora persica L. Phytomorphology, 58: 57-63.

  53. Sharma, A., N. Kansal and G.S. Shekhawat, 2006. In vitro culture and plant regeneration of economically potent plant species Jatropha curcas. Biochem. Cell. Arch., 6: 323-327.

  54. Mathur, S., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Batra, 2005. In vitro plant regeneration from nodal and shoot tip explants of Salvadora persica L. a medicinal plant. Proceeding of the Seminar and Expo on Botanical Products in New Millennium Development and Challenges, February 5-7, 2005, India, pp: 133-135.

  55. Shekhawat, G.S., A. Batra and S. Mathur, 2002. A reliable in vitro protocol for rapid mass propagation of Azadirachta indica Juss. J. Plant Biol., 29: 109-112.

  56. Mathur, S., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Batra, 2002. Micropropagation of Salvadora persica via cotyledonary nodes. J. Biotechnol., 1: 197-200.
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  57. Mathur, S., G.S. Shekhawat and A. Batra, 2002. Salvadora percisa: A rare drug plant. Botanica, 52: 194-198.

  58. Mathur, S., A. Batra and G.S. Shekhawat, 2002. An efficient in vitro method for mass propagation of Salvadora persica via apical meristem. J. Biochem. Biotechnol., 11: 125-127.
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  59. Batra, A., S. Mathur, S. Rajore and G.S. Shekhawat, 2002. Production of Herbal Drugs for Curing Diabetes. In: Role of Biotechnology in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Khan, I. and A. Khanum (Eds.). Vol. 6, Ukaaz Publication, Hyderabad, pp: 91-94.

  60. Shekhawat, G.S., S. Parihar, L. Mahawar, K. Khator and N. Bulchandani, 2001. Bilin metabolism in plants: Structure, function and haem oxygenase regulation of bilin biosynthesis. eLS. 10.1002/9780470015902.a0028352.
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  61. Batra, A., S. Mathur, G.S. Shekhawat and A. Paliwal, 2001. Salvadora persica: A Rare Plant Drug Plant of Arid Zone. In: Role of Biotechnology in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Khan, I. and A. Khanum (Eds.). Vol. 4, Ukaaz Publication, Hyderabad, pp: 81-89.

  62. Batra, A., S. Mathur and G.S. Shekhawat, 2001. Clonal propagation of Salvadora persica L. An important medicinal plant of arid zone. J. Plant Biol., 23: 277-281.