Dr. K.N.   Madhusudhan

Dr. K.N. Madhusudhan

Research Scientist
Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biotechnology from University of Mysore, India

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Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
100%
Biotechnology
62%
Microbiology
90%
Molecular Biology
75%
Plant Pathology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Madhusudhan, K.N., K. Aakash, V.P. Gupta, A.H. Naqvi, G.P. Singh and A.K. Sinha, 2016. Development of Slide agglutination method for detection of Nosemamylitta in tasar silkworm using polyclonal antibody produced against proteins of pebrine spores. Int. J. Pham. Drug Anal., 4: 212-216.
  2. Madhusudhan, K.N., Chakrapani, V.P. Gupta, A.H. Naqvi and AlokSahay, 2016. Studies on transmission rate of pebrine (Nosemamylitta) to healthy tropical tasar silkworm (Anthereaemylitta D.) from secondary source of contamination in silkworm rearing plots. J. Biol. Sci. Opin., 4: 75-79.
  3. Kamaraj, S., K.P. Karthik, K.N. Madhusudhan, N. Serani, C. Malliga and A.K. Sinha, 2016. Studies on impact of population density of larva on the commercial characters of silkworm. J. Chem. Biol. Phys. Sci., 6: 946-950.
  4. Singh, G.P., K.P. Kiran Kumar, K.N. Madhusudhan and AlokSahay, 2015. Impact of botanical formulation on containment of virosis disease and cellular and humoral response in tasar silkworm Antheraeamylitta D. Int. J. Res. Zool., 5: 13-20.
  5. Pandey, J.P., K.B. Jena, A.K. Sinha, Smitha, K.P.K. Kumar, K.N. Madhusudhan and A.K. Sahay, 2015. Intonation of biomolecular indices in tasar silkworm challenged with Nosema spores. Sericologia, 55: 55-60.
  6. Madhusudhan, K.N., N. Singh, S. Kamaraj, A.H. Naqvi, V.P. Gupta, G.P. Singh and AlokSahay, 2015. Impact of leaf quality on the rearing performance of pebrinized larva of tropical tasar silkworm (Antheraeamylitta D). Int. J. Res. Pure Applied Microbiol., 5: 8-10.
  7. Madhusudhan, K.N., Chakrapani, V.P. Gupta, A.H. Naqvi, G.P. Singh and AlokSahay, 2015. Studies on the pathogenicity of pebrine spores isolated from ichneumon fly (Xanthopimpla pedator) infesting tropical tasar silkworm on healthy silkworm larvae. Int. J. Sci. Res. Sci. Technol., 4: 164-166.
  8. Madhusudhan, K.N., A.K. Nisha-Kachhap, Sinha, G.P. Singh, V.P. Gupta, A.H. Naqvi and A. Sahay, 2015. Inhibition of bacterial pathogens of tropical tasar silkworm (Anthereaemylitta d.) by using foliose lichens isolated from sal plant (Shorearobusta). Int. J. Pharm. Drug Anal., 3: 282-287.
  9. Kamaraj, S., N.K. Shabnam, K.N. Madhusudhan, C. Malliga and M.D. Tiwari et al., 2015. Comparative studies on the rearing performances of normal and delayed mother moth laid eggs and their cocoon assessment. J. Chem. Biol. Phys. Sci., 5: 4035-4039.
  10. Madhusudhan, K.N., Minz, Prerana, A.K. Sinha and M. Deka et al., 2014. Screening of Rhizobacterium, Burkholderia for Biocontrol of Bacterial Pathogens of Tropical Tasar Silkworm, Antheraea mylitta D. and induction of growth in silkworm host plant, Terminalia Arjuna. J. Chem. Biol. Phys. Sci., 5: 450-456.
  11. Madhusudhan, K.N., K. Aakash, Mohitkumar, M.D. Tiwari, A.K. Sinha, K.P. Kirankumar, M.K. Sinha and C. Jaishankar, 2014. Identification of suitable stains for easy identification of pebrine spores infecting tropical tasar silkworm (Anthereamylitta D.). Indian J. Biotechnol. Biochem., 1: 87-90.
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  12. Madhusudhan, K.N., D.S. Kumar, Mohitkumar, A.K. Sinha, K.P. Kirankumar, P.M.M. Reddy, M.K. Sinha and C. Jaishankar, 2014. Homology modeling and Active site prediction of RNA binding protein of Anthereamylitta Cytoplasmic polyhedrosis (AmCPV) infecting tropical tasar silkworm. Indian J. Biotechnol. Biochem., 1: 91-96.
  13. Kumar, K.K.P., A.K. Sinha, K.N. Madhusudhan, S. Rai and AlokSahay, 2014. The effect of different stress factors on the spread of virosis and pebrine diseases in tasar silkworm rearing. Int. J. Dev. Res., 4: 1543-1546.
  14. Kamaraj, S., M.D. Tiwari, M. Minakshi, N.K. Shabnam and K.N. Madhusudhan et al., 2014. Studies on effect of antennae amputation on the fecundity and hatching performance of tropical tasarsilkmoths during grainage. J. Chem. Biol. Phys. Sci., 5: 960-963.
  15. Madhusudhan, K.N., Sandhya-Kumari, A.K. Sinha, G.P. Singh and K.P. Kirankumar, 2013. Identification of carbon source to enhance multiplication of Bacillus laterosporus utilized for the control of bacterial diseases of Tropical Tasar Silkworm. Int. J. Res. Pure Applied Microbiol., 3: 8-10.
  16. Kumar, K.K.P., A.K. Sinha, S. Rai, M. Sangma, K.N. Madhusudhan and B.C. Prasad, 2013. Determination of dose specific susceptibility of different larval instars and effect on the cocoon economic traits of Antheraeamylitta D. to cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus. Int. J. Res. Biol. Sci., 3: 22-27.
  17. Kumar, K.K.P., A.K. Sinha, K.N. Madhusudhan, V. Kulshrestha and K. Satayanarayana, 2013. Rate of horizontal and vertical transmission of Nosemamylittansis, a Microsporidian Sp. causing pebrine disease in the tasar silkworm, Antheraeamylitta D. Int. J. Res. Biol. Sci., 3: 51-54.
  18. Lokesh, G., P.P. Pao, K.N. Madhusudhan, P.K. Kar and A.K. Srivastava et al., 2012. Study of phenotypic variability in silk gland characters in three ecoraces of tropical tasar silkworm antheraea mylitta drury. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 7: 80-84.
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  19. Kumar, K.P.K., G.P. Singh, A.K. Sinha, K.N. Madhusudhan and B.C. Prasad, 2012. Antiviral action of certain medicinal plants against AmCPV and their effect on cellular and biochemical changes in tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta D. Res. J. Med. Plant, 6: 92-99.
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  20. Vinayarani, G., K.N. Madhusudhan, S.A. Deepak, S.R. Niranjana and H.S. Prakash, 2011. Detection of mixed infection of Tabomoviruses in tomato and bell pepper by using RT-PCR and duplex RT-PCR. Int. J. Plant Pathol., 2: 89-95.
  21. Singh, G.P., A.K. Sinha, K.N. Madhusudhan, P.K. Kumar, B.C. Prasad, D.K. Roy and A. Sahay, 2011. Attenuation of Antheraea mylitta Cytoplasmic Polyhedrosis Virus (AmCPV) and its potential as an oral vaccine against virus diseases in tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta D. Int. J. Virol., 7: 33-38.
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  22. Singh, G.P., A.K. Sinha, D.K. Roy, A. Sahay, K.N. Madhusudhan, P.K. Kumar and B.C. Prasad, 2011. Cellular and biochemical changes of Antheraea mylitta D. on Immunization with attenuated Antheraea mylitta cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus. Int. J. Zool. Res., 7: 263-271.
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  23. Madhusudhan, K.N., G. Vinayarani, S.A. Deepak, S.R. Niranjana and H.S. Prakash et al., 2011. Antiviral activity of plant extracts and other Inducers against Tobamoviruses infection in bell pepper and tomato plants. Int. J. Plant Pathol., 2: 35-42.
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  24. Madhusudhan, K.N., C. Nungshi-Devi, G. Lokesh, G.P. Singh, A.K. Sinha, K.P. Kiran Kumar and B.C. Prasad, 2011. Impact of Nosema mylitta (pebrine) infection on the larval parameters, protein concentration and total hemocyte level in daba ecorace of Antheraea Mylitta D. (Tropical tasar silkworm). Microbiol. J., 1: 97-104.
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  25. Kumar, K.K.P., A.K. Sinha, G.P. Singh and K.N. Madhusudhan, 2011. Efficacy of systemic fungicides for control of white muscardine in tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta D. Res. J. Microbiol., 6: 805-812.
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  26. K.P. Kiran Kumar, A.K. Sinha, S.K. Gupta, K.N. Madhusudhan, B.C. Prasad 2011. Competency in Mother Moth Examination Methods of Antheraea mylitta D. in the Detection of Pebrine Spores and Quality Evaluation Int. J. Zool. Res., 7: 376-381.
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  27. Madhusudhan, K.N., D. Sivakumar and H.S. Prakash, 2010. Pectin methylesterase estimation in plant-Tobamovirus interaction and comparative modelling, active site prediction and docking between the proteins involved in the movement of Tobamoviruses. J. Comput. Intell. Bioinf., 3: 163-174.
  28. Ramesh, C.K., M.N. Prabha, S.A. Deepak and K.N. Madhusudhan, 2009. Screening of antiviral property against tobamoviruses in latex of Euphorbia Tirucalli L. Biotechnol. Indian J., 3: 1-7.
  29. Madhusudhan, K.N., B.M. Srikanta, M.D. Shylaja, H.S. Prakash and H.S. Shetty, 2009. Changes in Antioxidant Enzymes, Hydrogen Peroxide, Salicylic Acid and Oxidative Stress in Compatible and Incompatible Host-Tobamovirus Interaction. J. Plant Interact., 4: 157-166.
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  30. Chandrashekar, M., K.N. Madhusudhan, T.S. Avinash, B.N. Sathish, 2009. Report on blight disease of semecarpus kathalekanensis caused by Curvularia geniculata. Biotechnology: An Indian Journal. Vol. 3.http://tradescienceinc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=688&Itemid=106.
  31. Madhusudhan, K.N., S.A. Deepak, H.S. Prakash, K.A. Ganesh, N.S. Jwa and R. Rakwal, 2008. Acibenzolar-S-Methyl (ASM) induced resistance against tobamoviruses involves induction of RNA dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp) and Alternative Oxidase (AOX) genes. J. Crop Sci. Biotech., 11: 127-134.
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  32. Deepthi, N., K.N. Madhusudhan, A.C. Uday shankar, H.B. Kumar, H.S. Prakash and H.S. Shetty, 2007. Effect of plant extracts and acetone precipitated proteins from six medicinal plants against tobamovirus infection. Int. J. Virol., 3: 80-87.
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  33. Madhusudhan, K.N., M.S. Nalini, H.S. Prakash and H.S. Shetty, 2005. Effect of inducers against tobamovirus infection in tomato and bell pepper. Int. J. Bot., 1: 59-61.
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