Dr. K.   Sundar

Dr. K. Sundar

Head and Associate Professor
Pondicherry Central University, India


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

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Microbiology
62%
Biotechnology
90%
Food Science and Technology
75%
Genetics
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Lakade, A.J., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2018. Gold nanoparticle-based method for detection of calcium carbide in artificially ripened mangoes (Magnifera indica). Food Addit. Contam. Part A, 35: 1078-1084.
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  2. Ragul, K., I. Syiem, K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2017. Characterization of probiotic potential of Bacillus species isolated from a traditional brine pickle. J. Food Sci. Technol., 54: 4473-4483.
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  3. Lakade, A.J., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2017. Nanomaterial-based sensor for the detection of milk spoilage. LWT, 75: 702-709.
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  4. Amrutha, B., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2017. Synergistic effect of copper and organic acids on growth of E. coli and Salmonella sp. from fresh fruits and vegetables. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 8: 1709-1716.
  5. Amrutha, B., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2017. Study on E. coli and Salmonella biofilms from fresh fruits and vegetables. J. Food Sci. Technol., 54: 1091-1097.
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  6. Amrutha, B., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2017. Spice oil nanoemulsions: Potential natural inhibitors against pathogenic E. coli and Salmonella spp. from fresh fruits and vegetables. LWT-Food Sci. Technol., 79: 152-159.
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  7. Amrutha, B., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2017. Effect of organic acids on biofilm formation and quorum signaling of pathogens from fresh fruits and vegetables. Microbial. Pathogen., 111: 156-162.
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  8. Venkadesaperumal, G., S. Rucha, K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2016. Anti-quorum sensing activity of spice oil nanoemulsions against food borne pathogens. LWT-Food Sci. Technol., 66: 225-231.
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  9. Singh, S.P., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2016. Aflatoxin b1 binding by microflora isolated from fermented foods. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 10: 625-630.
  10. Ragul, K., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2016. Isolation of histamine forming bacteria and quantification of histamine from fermented mango pickle. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 10: 2843-2848.
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  11. Subbaiya, R., M.M. Selvam and K. Sundar, 2015. Biological synthesis of silver nanorods from nocardia mediterranei-5016 and its antitumor activity against non-small cell lung carcinoma cell line. Int. J. Pharm.Tech. Res., 8: 974-979.
  12. Gopu, V., S. Kothandapani and P.H. Shetty, 2015. Quorum quenching activity of Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels and its anthocyanin malvidin against Klebsiella pneumonia. Microbial Pathogen., 79: 61-69.
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  13. Sumitha, D., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2014. Occurrence of histamine forming bacteria and histamine in dried fish. Adv. J. Food Sci. Technol., 6: 428-432.
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  14. Bai, M.K., K. Sundar, R. Supriya, P. Mahalakshmi and M. Venkatraman et al., 2013. Ecotoxicological studies on heavy metal tolerant microbes isolated from marine ecosystem. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 4: 1572-1586.
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  15. Sundar, K. and N. Chandrasekaran, 2012. Bioremediation Of Chromium Using Bacterial Biofilms: Biofilm strategy for chromium removal from tanneries. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8484-1283-9, 160.
  16. Lucose, F., K. Sundar and P.H. Shetty, 2012. Process improvement to enhance the nutritional quality of indian fermented food (Gundruk). Int J. Hum Gen Med. Biotechnol. Microbiol. Stud. 1: 1-12.
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  17. Sundar, K., I.M. Sadiq, A. Mukherjee and N. Chandrasekaran, 2011. Bioremoval of trivalent chromium using Bacillus biofilms through continuous flow reactor. J. Hazardous Mater., 196: 44-51.
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  18. Sundar, K., A. Mukherjee, M. Sadiq and N. Chandrasekaran, 2011. Cr (III) bioremoval capacities of indigenous and adapted bacterial strains from Palar river basin. J Hazard Mater., 187: 553-561.
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  19. Sundar, K., R. Vidya, A. Mukherjee and N. Chandrasekaran, 2010. High chromium tolerant bacterial strains from Palar River Basin: impact of tannery pollution. Res. J. Environ. Earth. Sci., 2: 112-117.
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  20. Sundar, K. and N. Chandrasekaran, 2010. Seasonal variations in the chromium concentration and chromium resistant bacterial populations in Vellore district. Res. J. Appl. Sci. Eng. Technol., 2: 378-380.
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  21. 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.
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  22. Vidya, R., K.N. Sundar and Chandrasekaran, 2009. Studies on induction of metal tolerant callus by in vitro propagation-phytoremediation by forest species. VIT JEMS., 1: 55-60.
  23. Vidya, R., K.D. Sundar and N. Chandrasekaran, 2009. Vidya, R., K.D. SundHeavy metal uptake by Casuarina equisetifolia-studies on phytoremediation. Nst Life Sci. Bioinf., 1: 103-107.