Mr. Lokesh  Ravi

Mr. Lokesh Ravi

Ph.D. Student
VIT University, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. Student in Biotechnology from VIT University, India

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Lokesh Ravi is currently pursuing research in VIT University, as a PhD student. He is also supporting the teaching regimes to students of VIT University, by assisting professors, through a program called Research Associateship.
Lokesh Ravi,is highly interested in identification of natural products and studying its biological applications. His key area of research are, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Analytical Chemistry, Natural Products and Bioinformatics.
Lokesh Ravi, finished his M.Sc.Biomedical science in 2010 from Kingston University-London, one of the reputed University in UK. As he graduated, he joined Boots-Pharmacy as an Healthcare Advisor, and soon progressed to be Duty Manager in the Pharmacy. His contributions and hardwork made him continue his progress in the pharmacy for 3 years. He lived in UK from Sep`2009 to Mar`2013.
He finished his B.Sc.Biotechnology in 2009 from VIT University, with an outstanding 81%. Along with his bachelors he also finished a Diploma course, namely, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Techniques. Which further broadened his knowledge.
Recently he has published 5 research articles in Bioinformatics, and he has published 2 research articles from his project during

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Biomedical Sciences

Selected Publications

  1. Ravi, L. and K. Krishnan, 2017. Cytotoxic potential of N-hexadecanoic acid extracted from Kigelia pinnata leaves. Asian J. Cell Biol., (In Press). .
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  2. Vijayakumar, S., A. Ragunathan and L. Ravi, 2016. Interactions of shikonin a potent antitumor drug with its known protein targets. RJLBPCS, 2: 1-8.
  3. Ravi, L., V. Manasvi and B.P. Lakshmi, 2016. Antibacterial and antioxidant activity of saponin from Abutilon indicum leaves. Asian J. Pharmaceut. Clin. Res., 9: 344-347.
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  4. Ravi, L. and K. Krishnan, 2016. A handbook on protein-ligand docking Tool: AutoDock 4. Innovare J. Med. Sci., 4: 28-33.
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  5. Ravi, L. and A. Ragunathan, 2016. Potential drug targets for aloin and microdontin: an in-silico analysis. Asian J. Pharm. Clin. Res., 9: 194-196.
  6. Ravi, I., A. Manu, R. Chocalingum, V. Menta, V. Kumar and G. Khanna, 2016. Genotoxicity of tetrodotoxin extracted from different organs of Diodon hystrix puffer fish from South East Indian coast. Res. J. Toxins., 8: 8-14.
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  7. Papitha, R., R. Lokesh, R. Kaviyarasi and C.I. Selvaraj, 2016. Phytochemical screening, FT-IR and gas chromatography mass spectrometry analysis of Tinospora cordifolia (Thunb.) Miers. Int. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem. Res., 8: 2020-2024.
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  8. Hemalatha, K., G. Madhumitha, L. Ravi, V.G. Khanna, N.A. Al Dhabi and M.V. Arasu, 2016. Binding mode of dihydroquinazolinones with lysozyme and its antifungal activity against Aspergillus species. J. Photochem. Photobiol. Biol., 161: 71-79.
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  9. Ravi, L., V. Bhardwaj, M. Venkatraman and V.G. Khanna, 2015. Annoreticuin and sabadelin, a potential oncogenic transcriptional factor inhibitors: An in silico analysis. Der Pharm. Lett., 7: 204-212.
  10. Ravi, L., S.E. Jasmine, K. Krishnan and V.G. Khanna, 2015. In silico analysis of streptomyces sp secondary metabolite 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, mono (2- ethylhexyl) ester with ESBL proteins. Int. J. Pharm. BioSci., 6: 1190-1195.
  11. Ragunathan and L. Ravi, 2015. Potential antibacterial drug targets for Quercetin and Rutin: An in silico study using autodock. Der Pharmacia Lett., 7: 68-72.
  12. Ragunathan and L. Ravi, 2015. Natural compounds inhibiting replication in HCV by targeting the non-structural proteins: An in-silico analysis. J. Chem. Pharm. Res., 7: 411-416.
  13. Ragunathan and L. Ravi, 2015. Molecular docking analysis of anticancerous interactions of salinomycin. J. Chem. Pharm. Res., 7: 352-357.
  14. Lokesh, R.P. and A.R. Revathy, 2013. Larvicidal activity of methanol extract of neium oleander and trigonella foenum against cluex mosquito larvae, along with a survey of entire vellore district for mosquito. Int. J. Pharm. BioSci., 4: 574-580.
  15. Lokesh, R., E.L. Barnabas, P. Madhuri, K. Saurav and K. Sundar, 2010. Larvicidal activity of trigonella foenum and nerium oleander leaves against mosquito larvae found in Vellore city, India. Curr. Res. J. biol. Sci., 2: 154-160.