Dr. A.   Arun
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Dr. A. Arun

Associate Professor
Alagappa University, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Alagappa University, India

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
Microbial Genetics

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Sudhakar, M., S. Ozgur, T. Boobalan and A. Arun, 2018. Biopolymer Synthesis and Biodegradation. In: Sustainable Biotechnology-Enzymatic Resources of Renewable Energy, Om, V.S. and A.K. Chandel (Eds.)., Springer International Publishing AG., Cham, Switzerland.
  2. Rasu, K.M., T. Boobalan, A. Arun and M. Sudhakar, 2018. Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Ecological Applications: A Move Towards to Manufacturing Sustainable Biodegradable Plastic Products. John Wiley-Scrivener, USA.
  3. Mohanrasu, K., N. Premnath, G.S. Prakash, M. Sudhakar, T. Boobalan and A. Arun, 2018. Exploring multi potential uses of marine bacteria; an integrated approach for PHB production, PAHs and polyethylene biodegradation. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol., 185: 55-65.
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  4. Ananthi, V., G.S. Prakash, K.M. Rasu, K. Gangadevi and T. Boobalan et al., 2018. Comparison of integrated sustainable biodiesel and antibacterial nano silver production by microalgal and yeast isolates. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biology, 186: 232-242.
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  5. AlYahya, S., B.J. Rani, G. Ravi, R. Yuvakkumar, A. Arun, F. Ameen and S. AlNadhary, 2018. Size dependent magnetic and antibacterial properties of solvothermally synthesized cuprous oxide (Cu2O) nanocubes. J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Elect., 29: 17622-17629.
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  6. Sivaprakash, G., G.H. Dinesh, M. Dhivya and A. Arun, 2017. Biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles from Cardiospermum halicacabum decorated with Graphene oxide for enhancing antibacterial ability. Alagappa Univ. J. Biol. Sci., 1: 80-87.
  7. Prakash, G.S., P. Tharmaraj, M. Jothibasu and A. Arun, 2017. Antimicrobial analysis of schiff base ligands pyrazole and diketone metal complex against pathogenic organisms. Int. J. Adv. Res., 5: 2656-2663.
  8. Nagarajan, A., S. Soorangkattan, K. Thangavel, B. Thulasinathan, J.B. Muthuramalingam and A. Alagarsamy, 2017. Campus-wide floristic diversity of medicinal plants in indian institute technology-Madras (IIT-M), Chennai. Am. J. Plant Sci., 8: 2995-3012.
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  9. Mohanrasu, K., R. Raja and A. Arun, 2017. Marine Microbes: Potential Candidates in Bioremediation Process. In: Encyclopaedia of Marine Biotechnology, Kin, S.K. (Ed.)., Willey-Blackwell, USA.
  10. Mohanrasu, K., B.V. Devi and A. Arun, 2017. Biomedical applications of Polyhydroxyalkanoates. Curr. Trends Biomed. Eng. Biosci., Vol. 3. .
  11. Arumugam, N., B. Thulasinathan, R. Pasubathi, K. Thangavel, J.B. Muthuramalingam and A. Arunachalam, 2017. Biogenesis of silver nanoparticles using selected plant leaf extract; characterization and comparative analysis of their antimicrobial activity. Nanomed. J., 4: 208-217.
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  12. Ananthi, V. and A. Arun, 2017. Studies on biosynthesis of xanthan gum using Xanthomonas sp., isolated from infected cotton leaves. Alagappa Univ. J. Biol. Sci., 1: 88-94.
  13. Ananthi, V. and A. Arun, 2017. Characterization and determination of antibacterial activity of bacteriocin producing Lactic acid bacteria isolated from curd sample. Alagappa Univ. J. Biol. Sci., 1: 95-102.
  14. Arun, A., 2016. Manual on Genetics. Jayalakshmi Publication, Madurai.
  15. Arun, A., 2016. Manual on Food Microbiology. Jayalakshmi Publication, Madurai.
  16. Arun, A. and T. Kavitha, 2016. Recent Trends in Microbiology. Poocharam Printers, India.
  17. Ananthi, V., R.S. Subramanian and A. Arun, 2016. Detoxification of Aflatoxin B1 using lactic acid bacteria. Int. J. Biosci. Technol., 9: 40-45.
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  18. Pothiraj, C., A. Arun and M. Eyini, 2015. Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of cassava waste for ethanol production. Biofuel Res. J., 2: 196-202.
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  19. Arun, A., M. Jothibasu, R. Vigneshwari, G.H. Dinesh, K.M. Rasu, G.S. Prakash and R.S. Murugan, 2015. Biological corrosion inhibition of steel alloy by pani nano fiber. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 9: 886-891.
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  20. Arun, A., K.M. Rasu, G.H. Dinesh, R.S. Murugan, G.S. Prakash and V. Ananthi, 2015. A comparative study on bio-polymer (ε-Poly-L-Lysine) production by using forest soil microbial isolates and Streptomyces albulus (MTCC 1137). Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 17: 16-20.
  21. Karruppuchamy, S., A. Arun, Y. Andou, Y. Shirai, M.A. Hassen, 2013. Development of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites. In: Recent Trends in Textile and Electrochemical Sciences, Manishankar, P., G. Gopu and S. Viswanathan (Eds.)., Universal Publisher, Chennai, pp: 82.
  22. Arun, A., S. Karruppuchamy and M. Jothibasu, 2013. Bio Plastic Production by Marine Microbes. In: Recent Trends in Textile and Electrochemical Sciences, Manishankar, P., G. Gopu and S. Viswanathan (Eds.)., Universal Publisher, India, pp: 26-27.
  23. Arumugaraja, K., A. Murugeshwari and A. Arun, 2013. Carbon Sequestration (Flue Gas Utilisation) Biohydrogen and Biodiesel Production Using Algal Isolates. TNSCST., India.
  24. Arun, A. and M. Eyini, 2011. Comparative studies on lignin and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degradation by basidiomycetes fungi. Bioresour. Technol., 102: 8063-8070.
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  25. Saravanan, R., A. Arun and S. Venkatamohan, 2010. Membraneless dairy wastewater-sediment interface for bioelectricity generation employing Sediment Microbial Fuel Cell (SMFC). Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 4: 2640-2646.
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  26. Arun, A., R. Arthi, V. Shanmugabalaji and M. Eyini, 2009. Microbial production of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate by marine microbes isolated from various marine environments. Bioresour. Technol., 100: 2320-2323.
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  27. Arun, A., P.P. Raja, R. Arthi, M. Ananthi, K.S. Kumar and M. Eyini, 2008. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) biodegradation by basidiomycetes fungi, Pseudomonas isolate and their cocultures: Comparative in vivo and in silico approach. Applied Biochem. Biotechnol., 151: 132-142.
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  28. Arun, A., P. Balaji, P.S. Naveen and M. Eyini, 2008. A Preliminary Survey on the Basidiomycetes Diversity of Thandigudi Hills of Western Ghats. In: Forest Biodiversity, Muthuchelian, K., S. Kannaian and A. Gopalam (Eds.)., Associated Publishing Co., New Delhi, India, pp: 162-168.
  29. Arun, A., R.M. Murrugappan, A.D. Ravindran, V. Veeramanikandan and S. Balaji, 2006. Utilization of various industrial wastes for the production of poly-b-hydroxy butyrate (PHB) by Alcaligenes eutrophus. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 5: 1524-1527.
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  30. Arun, A., A.P.U. maheshwari and K. Thillai, 2004. Biodegradation of Tannery Effluent by using Tannery Effluent Isolate. In: Environmental Contamination and Bioreclamation, Kumar, A. (Ed.)., APH Publishing Corp., New Delhi, India, pp: 451-453.
  31. Arun, A. and Thillai, 2004. Biodegradation of cyanide in gold processing wastes using the microbial isolates. J. Curr. Sce., 5: 295-298.
  32. Arun, A. and Thilaka, 2004. Optimization study for the production of gamma linolenic acid by Mucor sps. J. Curr. Sce., 5: 269-272.
  33. Ananthi, S., K.U. Maheshwari, R.U. Rani, Saravanan and A. Arun, 2004. Assessment and Management of Water Pollution. In: Water Pollution-Assessment and Management, Kumar, A. and Tripathi (Eds.)., Daya Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp: 27-36.
  34. Murugappan, R., A. Arun and R. Prakash, 2003. Comparative study of the efficacy of microbial pesticides on the polyphagous pest, asian armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius). Thejas, 1: 12-15.