Dr. Debdulal  Banerjee

Dr. Debdulal Banerjee

Professor
Vidyasagar University, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbial Biotechnology from Vidyasagar University, India

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Biography

Did Postdoctoral work at Montana State University under Professor Gary Strobel. Presently serving as Professor and Head, Department of Botany and Forestry at Vidyasagar University. Working with endophytic microorganisms. Exopolysaccharides roduced from endophytic fungal members.

Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
100%
Microbial Biotechnology
62%
Endophytic Fungi
90%
Metabolism
75%
Mycology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2019. Volatile Organic Compounds from Endophytic Fungi. In: Recent Advancement in White Biotechnology through Fungi, Volume 2: Perspective for Value-Added Products and Environments, Yadav, A.N., S. Singh, S. Mishra and A. Gupta (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-030-14845-4, pp: 149-175.
  2. Mandal, S. and D. Banerjee, 2019. Proteases from Endophytic Fungi with Potential Industrial Applications. In: Recent Advancement in White Biotechnology through Fungi, Volume 1: Diversity and Enzymes Perspectives, Yadav, A.N., S. Mishra, S. Singh and A. Gupta (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-030-10479-5, pp: 319-359.
  3. Roy, S., R. Parvin, S. Ghosh, S. Bhattacharya, S. Maity and D. Banerjee, 2018. Occurrence of a novel tannase (tan BLP) in endophytic Streptomyces sp. AL1L from the leaf of Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. 3 Biotech, Vol. 8, No. 1. 10.1007/s13205-017-1055-4.
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  4. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2018. Diversity of Endophytes in Tropical Forests. In: Endophytes of Forest Trees: Biology and Applications, Pirttila, A.M. and A.C. Frank (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-94-007-1598-1, pp: 43-62.
  5. Sengupta, J., S. Saha, D. Banerjee and S.M. Mandal, 2017. A comparative analysis of antifungal susceptibility of keratitis associated fungal biofilm and planktonic cultures. Int. J. Adv. Res., 5: 1248-1252.
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  6. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2017. Bioactive metabolites of actinomycetes-screening from genomic and metabolomic approach. Metabolomics, Vol. 7. 10.4172/2153-0769.1000e154.
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  7. Roy, S., S. Yasmin, S. Ghosh, S. Bhattacharya and D. Banerjee, 2016. Anti-infective metabolites of a newly isolated Bacillus thuringiensis KL1 associated with kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata Nees.), a traditional medicinal herb. Microbiol. Insights, Vol. 9. 10.4137/MBI.S33394.
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  8. Roy, S., S. Halder and D. Banerjee, 2016. Multi-response optimization of granaticinic acid production by endophytic Streptomyces thermoviolaceus NT1, using response surface methodology. Bioengineering, Vol. 3, No. 3. 10.3390/bioengineering3030019.
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  9. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2016. Production and structural elucidation of exopolysaccharide from endophytic Pestalotiopsis sp. BC55. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 82: 182-191.
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  10. Dey, K., D. Banerjee and B.R. Pati, 2016. Characterization of a biopigment from newly isolated endophytic fungus Pezicula sp. BDF9/1 and its antimicrobial activity. J. Adv. Microbiol., 2: 76-84.
  11. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2015. Broad spectrum antibacterial activity of granaticinic acid, isolated from Streptomyces thermoviolaceus NT1; an endophyte in Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don. J. Applied Pharmaceut. Sci., 5: 6-11.
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  12. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2015. Bioactive endophytic actinomycetes of Cinnamomum sp.; isolation, identification, activity guided purification and process optimization of active metabolite. Am. J. Microbiol., 6: 4-13.
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  13. Maji, A.K., S. Mahapatra, P. Banerji and D. Banerjee, 2015. Immunomodulatory effect of Wedelia chinensis and demethylwedelolactone by interfering with various inflammatory mediators. Oriental Pharm. Exp. Med., 15: 23-31.
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  14. Maji, A.K., S. Mahapatra, P. Banerji and D. Banerjee, 2015. Effects of standardized Wrightia tinctoria and Stereospermum suaveolens extracts on various immuno-inflammatory parameters. J. Herbs Spices Med. Plants, 21: 75-85.
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  15. Saha, S., J. Sengupta, D. Chatterjee and D. Banerjee, 2014. Rhodotorula mucilaginosa keratitis: A rare fungus from Eastern India. Indian J. Ophthalmol., 62: 341-344.
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  16. Saha, S., J. Sengupta, D. Banerjee, A. Khetan and M. Mandal, 2014. Systemic evaluation on antifungal susceptibility of keratitis associated fungal pathogens in Eastern India. J. Med. Microbiol. Diagn., Vol. 3. 10.4172/2161-0703.1000134.
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  17. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2014. Distribution of endophtyicactinomycetes of three medicinal plants and evaluation of their antibacterial potencies. J. Adv. Microbiol., 1: 218-226.
  18. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2014. Bioactive Streptomyces sp. S5 associated with Marsilea minuta Linn.; purification and characterization of antimicrobial substance. J. Adv. Microbiol., 1: 274-285.
  19. Pandey, A. and D. Banerjee, 2014. Daldinia bambusicola Ch4/11 an endophytic fungus producing volatile organic compounds having antimicrobial and olio chemical potential. J. Adv. Microbiol., 1: 330-337.
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  20. Maji, A.K., S.K. Samanta, S. Mahapatra, P. Banerji and D. Banerjee, 2014. In-vivo immunomodulatory activity of standardized Stereospermum suaveolens (Roxb.) DC. root extract. Oriental Pharm. Exp. Med., 14: 47-54.
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  21. Maji, A.K., S. Pandit, P. Banerji and D. Banerjee, 2014. A validated RP-HPLC method for simultaneous determination of betulin, lupeol and stigmasterol in Asteracantha longifolia nees. Int. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 6: 691-695.
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  22. Maji, A.K., S. Pandit, P. Banerji and D. Banerjee, 2014. Pueraria tuberosa: A review on its phytochemical and therapeutic potential. Nat. Prod. Res., 28: 2111-2127.
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  23. Maji, A.K., S. Mahapatra and D. Banerjee, 2014. In-vivo immunomodulatory potential of standardized Pueraria tuberosa extract and its isoflavonoids. Int. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 6: 861-867.
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  24. Banerjee, D., A. Pandey, M. Jana and G. Strobel, 2014. Muscodor albus MOW12 an endophyte of Piper nigrum L. (Piperaceae) collected from North East India produces volatile antimicrobials. Indian J. Microbiol., 54: 27-32.
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  25. Bagchi, B. and D. Banerjee, 2014. Endophytic fungal diversity from four woody lianas plants of Chilkigarh, West Medinipur, WB. Int. J. Sci. Environ. Technol., 3: 1375-1383.
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  26. Saha, S., J. Sengupta, D. Banerjee, A. Khetan and S.M. Mandal, 2013. Schizophyllum commune: A new organism in eye infection. Mycopathologia, 175: 357-360.
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  27. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2013. Actinomycetes-The Most Promising Reservoir of Novel Class of Antimicrobial Compounds. In: Microbiology Applications, Rath, C.C. (Ed.). Chapter 3, Har Krishan Bhalla & Sons, Dehradun, India, ISBN: 978-81-905771-3-7, pp: 49-63.
  28. Maji, A.K., N. Maity, P. Banerji and D. Banerjee, 2013. Validated RP-HPLC-UV method for the determination of betulin in Asteracantha longifolia (L.) Nees. extract. Int. J. Phytomed., 5: 131-135.
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  29. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2013. Optimization of a bioactive exopolysaccharide production from endophytic Fusarium solani SD5. Carbohydr. Polym., 97: 627-634.
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  30. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2013. Fungal exopolysaccharide: Production, composition and applications. Microbiol. Insights, Vol. 6. 10.4137/MBI.S10957.
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  31. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2013. Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant potency of exopolysaccharide from endophytic Fusarium solani SD5. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 53: 62-66.
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  32. Bagchi, B. and D. Banerjee, 2013. Diversity of fungal endophytes in Bauhinia vahlii (a lianas) from different regions of Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal. Int. J. Sci. Environ. Technol., 2: 748-756.
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  33. Sengupta, J., A. Khetan, S. Saha, D. Banerjee, N. Gangopadhyay and D. Pal, 2012. Candida keratitis: Emerging problem in India. Cornea, 31: 371-375.
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  34. Saha, S., J. Sengupta, D. Banerjee and A. Khetan, 2012. Lasiodiplodia theobromae keratitis: A case report and review of literature. Mycopathologia, 174: 335-339.
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  35. Pandey, A. and D. Banerjee, 2012. Biosorption of cadmium (II) using discarded biomass of Aspergillus aculeatus DBF9. Terrestrial Aquat. Environ. Toxicol., 6: 8-13.
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  36. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2012. Structural elucidation and bioactivity of a novel exopolysaccharide from endophytic Fusarium solani SD5. Carbohydr. Polym., 90: 683-689.
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  37. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2012. Production and characterization of thermal acid amylase from Aspergillus aculeatus DBF9. Dyn. Biochem. Process Biotechnol. Mol. Biol., 6: 109-112.
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  38. Banerjee, D., A.K. Maji, S. Mahapatra and P. Banerji, 2012. Barleria prionitis Linn.: A review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology and toxicity. Res. J. Phytochem., 6: 31-41.
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  39. Banerjee, D. and S. Mahapatra, 2012. Fungal tannase: A journey from strain isolation to enzyme applications. Dyn. Biochem. Process Biotechnol. Mol. Biol., 6: 49-60.
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  40. Sengupta, J., S. Saha, A. Khetan, D. Pal, N. Gangopadhyay and D. Banerjee, 2011. Characteristics of microsporidial keratoconjunctivitis in an Eastern Indian cohort: A case series. Indian J. Pathol. Microbiol., 54: 565-568.
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  41. Maji, A.K., S. Bhadra, S. Mahapatra, P. Banerji and D. Banerjee, 2011. Mast cell stabilization and membrane protection activity of Barleria prionitis L. Pharmacogn. J., 3: 67-71.
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  42. Banerjee, D., 2011. Endophytic fungal diversity in tropical and subtropical plants. Res. J. Microbiol., 6: 54-62.
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  43. Roy, S. and D. Banerjee, 2010. Isolation of antimicrobial compound by endophytic bacteria from Vinca rosea. Int. J. Curr. Res., 5: 47-51.
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  44. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2010. Diversity and screening for antimicrobial activity of endophytic fungi from Alstonia scholaris. Acta Microbiol. Immunol. Hung., 57: 215-223.
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  45. Dey, S.K., D. Banerjee, S. Chattapadhyay and K.B. Karmakar, 2010. Antimicrobial activities of some medicinal plants of West Bengal. Int. J. Pharma Bio Sci., Vol. 1, No. 3. .
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  46. Banerjee, D., G.A. Strobel, E. Booth, B. Geary, J. Sears, D. Spakowicz and S. Busse, 2010. An endophytic Myrothecium inundatum producing volatile organic compounds. Mycosphere, 1: 229-240.
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  47. Banerjee, D., G.A. Strobel, B. Geary, J. Sears, D. Ezra, O. Liarzi and J. Coombs, 2010. Muscodor albus strain GBA, an endophytic fungus of Ginkgo biloba from United states of America, produces volatile antimicrobials. Mycology, 1: 179-186.
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  48. Saha, S., D. Banerjee, A. Khetan and J. Sengupta, 2009. Epidemiological profile of fungal keratitis in urban population of West Bengal, India. Oman J. Opthalmol., 2: 114-118.
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  49. Mahapatra, S. and D. Banerjee, 2009. Extracellular tannase production by endophytic Hyalopus sp. J. Gen. Applied Microbiol., 55: 255-259.
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  50. Dey, S.K., D. Banerjee, P.K. Nandi, S. Chattopadhyay and K. B. Karmakar, 2009. Antimicrobial properties of Indian spices. Nat. Prod. Indian J., 5: 104-110.
  51. Banerjee, D., S. Manna, S. Mahapatra and B.R. Pati, 2009. Fungal endophytes in three medicinal plants of lamiaceae. Acta Microbiol. Immunol. Hungarica, 56: 243-250.
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  52. Banerjee, D., M. Jana and S. Mahapatra, 2009. Production of exopolysaccharide by endophytic Stemphylium sp. Micologia Applicada Int., 21: 57-62.
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  53. Banerjee, D., S. Mahapatra and B.R. Pati, 2007. Gallic acid production by submerged fermentation of Aspergillus aculeatus DBF9. Res. J. Microbiol., 2: 462-468.
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  54. Banerjee, D., K.C. Mondal and B.R. Pati, 2007. Tannase production by Aspergillus aculeatus DBF9 through solid-state fermentation. Acta Microbiologica Immunologica Hungarica, 54: 159-166.
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  55. Banerjee, D. and B.R. Pati, 2007. Optimization of tannase production by Aureobasidium pullulans DBS66. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 17: 1049-1053.
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  56. Banerjee, D., S. Mahapatra, S. Manna, R. Mukherjee, S. Mukherjee and B.R. Pati, 2006. Occurrence of Endophytic fungi in Vitex negundo L. (Verbenaceae). J. Botanical Soc. Bengal, 60: 28-31.
  57. Banerjee, D., S. Mahapatra, P.K. DasMohapatra and B.R. Pati, 2006. An assessment of Tannase and Gallic acid production by Aspergillus aculeatus DBF9 from different plant tannin. J. Biolog. Sci., 12: 31-36.
  58. Banerjee, D., K.C. Mondal, B.R. Pati, 2003. Optimization of gallic acid production from tannic acid by Aspergillus aculeatus DBF9. J. Sci. Technol., 14 and 15: 05-09.
  59. Banerjee, D., P.K. DasMohapatra, K.C. Mondal and B.R. Pati, 2002. Regulation of tannase synthesis in Aureobasidium pullulans DBS66. J. Biol. Sci., 8: 66-69.
  60. Mondal, K.C., D. Banerjee, R. Banerjee and B.R. Pati, 2001. Production and characterization of tannase from Bacillus cereus KBR9. J. Gen. Applied Microbiol., 47: 263-267.
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  61. Mondal, K.C., D. Banerjee, M. Jana and B.R. Pati, 2001. Colorimetric assay method for determination of the tannin acyl hydrolase (EC 3.1.1.20) activity. Anal. Biochem., 295: 168-171.
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  62. Banerjee, D., K.C. Mondal and B.R. Pati, 2001. Production and characterization of extracellular and intracellular tannase from newly isolated Aspergillus aculeatus DBF 9. J. Basic Microbiol., 41: 313-318.
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