Dr. T. Kalaivani
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Dr. T. Kalaivani

Vellore Institute of Technology University, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Vellore Institute of Technology University, Tamil Nadu, India

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Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Biological Sciences
Secondary Metabolites

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Shama, E.M., K. Archana, M.A. Dhanoop, C. Rajasekaran and T. Kalaivani, 2015. Neuroprotective effecct of ethanolic extract of bbark and leaf of Symplocos cochinensis (Lour.) Moore ssp. laurina (Retz.) Nooten against oxidative stress induced by methylmercury in rat bbrain mitochondira fractions. Int. J. Pharmaceut. Sci. Rev. Res., 30: 205-210.
  2. Mohan, S., K. Thiagarajan and R. Chandrasekaran, 2015. In vitro evaluation of antiproliferative effect of ethyl gallate against human oral squamous carcinoma cell line KB. Nat. Prod. Res., 29: 366-369.
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  3. Ayyathan, D.M., R. Chandrasekaran and K. Thiagarajan, 2015. Neuroprotective effect of Brahmi, an ayurvedic drug against oxidative stress induced by methyl mercury toxicity in rat brain mitochondrial-enriched fractions. Nat. Prod. Res., (In Press). 10.1080/14786419.2014.968153.
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  4. Archana, K., E.M. Shama, M.A. Dhanoop, C. Rajasekaran and T. Kalaivani, 2015. Comparative phytochemical and antioxidant analysis in leaf and bark of Symplocos cochinchinensis (Lour.) Moore ssp. laurina (Retz.) Nooteb. Res. J. Pharma. Biol. Chem. Sci., 6: 292-299.
  5. Vimala, V., R. Mathew, P. Deepashankar and T. Kalaivani, 2014. Phytochemical analysis in Ocimum accessions. Int. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 6: 555-557.
  6. Mohan, S., K. Thiagarajan, R. Chandrasekaran and J. Arul, 2014. In vitro protection of biological macromolecules against oxidative stress and in vivo toxicity evaluation of Acacia nilotica (L.) and ethyl gallate in rats. BMC Complement. Altern. Med., Vol. 14. 10.1186/1472-6882-14-257.
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  7. Balaji, S., T. Kalaivani, C. Rajasekaran, M. Shalini, R. Siva, R.K. Singh and M.A. Akthar, 2014. Arthrospira (Spirulina) species as bioadsorbents for lead, chromium and cadmium: A comparative study. Clean: Soil Air Water, 42: 1790-1797.
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  8. Kalaivani, T., 2013. Antimicrobial property of potent medicinal plant Acacia nilotica (L.) wild. Ex. Delile subsp. indica (Benth.) Brenan. Int. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 5: 467-470.
  9. Kalaivani, T., M. Sasirekha, D. Arunraj, V. Palanichamy and C. Rajasekaran, 2012. In vitro evaluation of antibacterial activity of phytochemical extracts from aerial parts of Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettest (Scorphulariaceae). J. Pharm. Res., 5: 1636-1639.
  10. Navaneethan, P., T. Kalaivani, C. Rajasekaran and N. Sunil, 2011. Nutritional status of children in rural India: A case study from Tamil Nadu, first in the world to initiate the Mid-Day Meal scheme. Health, 3: 647-655.
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  11. Navaneethan, P., S. Nautiyal, T. Kalaivani and C. Rajasekaran, 2011. Cross-cultural ethnobotany and conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants in the Nilgiris, Western Ghats: A case study. Med. Plants Int. J. Phytomed. Relat. Ind., 3: 27-45.
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  12. Kalaivani, T., C. Rajasekaran and L. Mathew, 2011. Free radical scavenging, cytotoxic, and hemolytic activities of an active antioxidant compound ethyl gallate from leaves of Acacia nilotica (L.) wild. Ex. Delile subsp. Indica (Benth.) Brenan. J. Food Sci., 76: T144-T149.
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  13. Kalaivani, T., C. Rajasekaran, K. Suthindhiran and L. Mathew, 2010. Free radical scavenging, cytotoxic and hemolytic activities from leaves of Acacia nilotica (L.) Wild. ex. Delile subsp. indica (Benth.) Brenan. Evidence-Based Comple. Altern. Med., 10.1093/ecam/neq060.
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  14. Kalaivani, T., C. Rajasekaran and L. Mathew, 2010. In vitro free radical scavenging potential of Picrorhiza kurroa. J. Pharmacy Res., 3: 849-854.
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  15. Kalaivani, T. and L. Mathew, 2010. Free radical scavenging activity from leaves of Acacia nilotica (L.) Wild. ex Delile, an Indian medicinal tree. Food Chem. Toxicol., 48: 298-305.
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  16. Rajasekaran, C., T. Kalaivani, S. Ramya and R. Jayakumararaj, 2009. Studies on hepatoprotective activity of ethanolic extracts of fruit pulp of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. J. Pharmacy Res., 2: 1419-1423.
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  17. Rajasekaran, C., T. Kalaivani, R. Jayakumararaj, A. Singh, V.R. Pusalkar and R. Marimuthu, 2009. Studies on the impact of altitudinal gradient on ammonium assimilatory metabolism in Glycine max L. (Fabaceae). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 13: 301-309.
  18. Kalaivani, T., N. Premkumar, S. Ramya, R. Siva and V. Vijayakumar et al., 2009. Investigations on hepatoprotective activity of leaf extracts of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. (Rutaceae). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 13: 47-50.
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  19. Kalaivani, T., E. Meignanam, N. Premkumar, R. Siva and V. Vijayakumar et al., 2009. Studies on hepatoprotective properties of leaf extracts of Azadirachta indica A. Juss (Meliaceae). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 13: 165-170.
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  20. Kalaivani, T. and L. Mathew, 2009. Phytochemistry and free radical scavenging activities of Oroxylum indicum. Environ. We Int. J. Sci. Technol., 4: 45-52.
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