Dr. Ashok K. Munjal

Dr. Ashok K. Munjal

Professor
Barkatullah University, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biosciences from M.D. University, Rohtak, India

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Biography

Dr. Ashok K. Munjal is currently holds a position of Professor at Department of Biochemistry & Genetics, Barkatullah University, India. He earned his Ph.D. in Biosciences from M.D. University, Rohtak, India. He is having 20 years research experience and 18 years teaching experience. Previously he was appointed as Lecturer at Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali, and Associate Professor at Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, India. Dr. Ashok has published 62 research articles in journals as well as 3 books contributed as author/co-author. He has supervised 25 MSc and 12 PhD thesis.

Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
100%
Population Genetics
62%
Molecular Biology
90%
Zoology
75%
Genetics
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Mishra, N., V.L. Tandonn, K. Dhama, R. Khandia and A. Munjal, 2016. Does Bougainvillea spectabilis protect swiss albino mice from aflatoxin-induced hepatotoxicity. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 250-257.
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  2. Khandia, R., P. Vishwakarma, A. Dwivedi, R. Mehra, A. Kujur, K. Dhama and A. Munjal, 2016. Evaluation of the modulatory effects of copper salts on the process of Angiogenesis (Neovascularization) with therapeutic perspectives. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 4: 405-410.
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  3. Khandia, R., P. Vishwakarma, A. Dwivedi, A. Kujur, K. Dhama and A. Munjal, 2016. Molybdenum salts possess potent angiogenic modulatory properties: Validation on chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) of chicken. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv., .
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  4. Khandia, R. and A. Munjal, 2016. Pyrosequencing: A pioneer technique of new epoch. Curr. Trends Biotechnol. Pharm., 10: 290-298.
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  5. Shukla, S., N. Mishra, R. Bist and A. Munjal, 2015. Copper induced oxidative stress and antioxidant defense system in liver of Swiss albino mice. J. Exp. Zool., 18: 563-569.
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  6. Shukla, S., A. Deo, R. Bist, A. Munjal and B.N. Tripathi, 2015. Bioinformatics analysis of thiol-dependent peroxidases in various organisms: Phylogenetic analysis and promoter identification. Biochem. Cell. Arch., Vol. 15. .
  7. Khandia, R., A. Munjal, R.S. Bangrey, R. Mehra, K. Dhama and N.C. Sharma, 2015. Evaluation of silver nanoparticle mediated reduction of neovascularisation (angiogenesis) in chicken model. Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci., 3: 372-376.
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  8. Bahuguna, A.A., A. Munjal, S.K. Singh, A. Khan and R.N. Singh, 2015. Anthracene degradation by novel strain of Geobacillus stearothermophilus "AAP7919". J. Environ.Appl. Biorese., 3: 65-72.
  9. Aggarwal, A., B. Ezaki, A. Munjal and B.N. Tripathi, 2015. Physiology and Biochemistry of Aluminum Toxicity and Tolerance in Crops. In: Stress Responses in Plants. Tripathi, B.N. and M. Muller (Ed.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland., ISBN: 978-3-319-13367-6, pp: 35-57..
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  10. Singh, H., N. Kumar, A.K. Sharma, M. Kataria and A. Munjal et al., 2014. Activity of MMP-9 after repair of abdominal wall defects with acellular and crosslinked bovine pericardium in rabbit. Int. Wound J., 11: 5-13.
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  11. Mishra, S., S.K. Singh, A.K. Munjal, J. Aspi and S.P. Goyal, 2014. Panel of polymorphic heterologous microsatellite loci to genotype critically endangered Bengal tiger: A pilot study. SpringerPlus, Vol. 3. 10.1186/2193-1801-3-4.
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  12. Mishra, S., R. Sharma, S.K. Singh, A.K. Munjal and S.P. Goyal, 2014. A comparative study of the use of tiger-specific and heterologous microsatellite markers for population genetic studies of the Bengal tiger (panthera tigris tigris). Afr. J. Biotechnol., 13: 936-943.
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  13. Verma, S., M. Dimitrova, A. Munjal, J. Fontana and C.J. Crevar et al., 2012. Oligomeric recombinant H5 HA1 vaccine produced in bacteria protects ferrets from homologous and heterologous wild-type H5N1 influenza challenge and controls viral loads better than subunit H5N1 vaccine by eliciting high-affinity antibodies. J. Virol., 86: 12283-12293.
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  14. Kumar, A., A. Munjal, A. Khan and R.N. Singh, 2012. Mega Plasmid Mediated Anthracene (PAH) degradation by novel strain Geobacillus stearothermophilus AAP7919 isolated from oil contaminated soil. J. Pharm. Res., 5: 381-384.
  15. Singh, H., N. Kumar, A.K. Sharma, M. Kataria and A. Munjal, 2011. In-vitro study of matrix metalloproteinases in decellularized extracellular matrix of bovine diaphragm. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 81: 453-455.
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  16. Singh, H., N. Kumar, A.K. Sharma, M. Katareia and A. Munjal, 2011. Biochemical changes in rabbit organs after subcutaneous implantation with bovine pericardium and diaphragm. Int. J. Genetic Eng. Biotechnol., 2: 77-89.
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  17. Shukla, M., P. Kumar, V. Mishra, B.P. Chaudhari and A.K. Munjal et al., 2011. Carryover of cigarette smoke effects on hematopoietic cytokines to F1 mouse litters. Mol. Immunol., 48: 1809-1817.
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  18. Sharma, S., A. Munjal, S. Gupta and A. Khan, 2011. Kinetic characterization of Azoreductase enzyme enzyme isolated from xanthomonas campestris MTCC 10,108. J. Pharm. Res., 4: 2648-2650.
  19. Sharma, S., A. Munjal and S. Gupta, 2011. Decolorization of Azo dyes by using newly isolatyed Xanthomonas campestris MTCC 10,108 from textile effluent. Global J. Environ. Sci., 1: 197-206.
  20. Sharma, S., A. Munjal and S. Gupta, 2011. Comparative studies on decolorization of textile Azo dyes by different bacterial consortia and pure bacterial isolates. J. Pharm. Res., 4: 3180-3183.
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  21. Sharma, S., A. Khan, A. Munjal and S. Gupta, 2011. Localization of dye degrading enzymes in Xanthomonas campestris MTCC 10, 108. Environ. Conserv. J., 12: 53-58.
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  22. Gaur, P., A. Munjhal and S.K. Lal, 2011. Influenza virus and cell signaling pathways. Med. Sci. Monit., 17: 148-154.
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  23. Bahuguna, A., M.K. Lily, A. Munjal, R.N. Singh and K. Dangwal, 2011. Desulfurization of dibenzothiophene (DBT) by a novel strain Lysinibacillus sphaericus DMT-7 isolated from diesel contaminated soil. J. Environ. Sci., 23: 975-982.
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  24. Arun, K., S. Rajesh, M. Ashok and R.N. Singh, 2011. PAHs utilizing bacterial population and physico-chemical variability in oil contaminated soils. Nat. Sci., 9: 32-37.
  25. Arun, K., M. Ashok and S. Rajesh, 2011. Crude oil PAH constitution, degradation pathway and associated bioremediation microflora: An overview. Int. J. Environ. Sci., 1: 1420-1439.
  26. Singh, V., I. Bhatt, A. Aggarwal, B.N. Tripathi, A.K. Munjal and V. Sharma, 2010. Proline improves copper tolerance in chickpea (Cicer arietinum). Protoplasma, 245: 173-181.
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  27. Bahuguna, A., M.K. Lily, A. Munjal, R.N. Singh and K. Dangwal, 2010. A study on the physic-chemical analysis of automobile contaminated soil of Uttarakhand, India. Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2: 392-400.
  28. Shashank and A.K. Munjal, 2009. Intellectual Property Rights, Biopiracy and Patent Revocation. In: Recent Advances in Plant Biotechnology. Kumar, A. (Ed.). IK International, New Delhi, India., pp: 308-324..
  29. Mishra, N., V.L. Tandon and A. Munjal, 2009. Evaluation of medicinal properties of Hibiscus rosa sinensis in male Swiss albino mice. Int. J. Pharma. Clin. Res., 1: 106-111.
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  30. Mishra, N., S. Joshi, V.L. Tandon and A. Munjal, 2009. Evaluation of anti-fertility potential of aqueous extract of Bougainvillea spectabilis leaves in Swiss albino mice. Int. J. Pharmaceut. Sci. Drug Res., 1: 19-23.
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  31. Bahuguna, A., M.K. Lily, K. Dangwal, A. Munjal and R.N. Singh, 2009. Lysinibacillus sphaericus strain DMT-7 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Biotechnol., .
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  32. Munjal, A.K., J. Thakur and R. Kant, 2007. Genetically Modified Organisms: Commercial, Ethical and Environmental Issues. In: Globalization and Sustainable Agriculture in India. Panigrahy, R.L. and L.R. Patro (Ed.). Discovery Publishing House, New Delhi, India., pp: 42-60..
  33. Parkash, R. and A.K. Munjal, 2000. Evidence of independent climatic selection for desiccation and starvation tolerance in Indian tropical populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Evol. Ecol. Res., 2: 685-699.
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