Dr. Vinayagamurthy  Balamurugan

Dr. Vinayagamurthy Balamurugan

Senior Scientist
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Veterinary Virology from Deemed University, India

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Biography

Dr. Vinayagamurthy Balamurugan is currently working as Senior Scientist at Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India. He obtained his Ph.D. in Veterinary Virology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India. He is more than 10 years research experience in the field of Veterinary Microbiology including Animal Cell Culture Techniques and various Serological Diagnostic Techniques for Diagnosis of Infectious Viral Diseases, Molecular Virology, Immunology, Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering/ Recombinant Vaccines/ Designing / Recombinant Antigen production and Testing. As a faculty member of Veterinary Virology, IVRI at Deemed University, he has been extensively involving in Post Graduate Teaching since 2003 and involved as a Member of Advisory Committee for three Ph.D. and three M.V.Sc., scholars and guided Two M.V.Sc., student as Chairman. He is having more than five years in experience of teaching and training at the Post Graduate Level in the Veterinary Virology subject. He has successfully completed 15 research projects, three as Principal Investigator and ten as Collaborator. At present he is handling four research projects [two projects as principal Investigator and two projects as Co-PI (collaborator)]. So far, he has published more than 60 research articles in reputed international and national journal with more than 10 review articles in the areas of research field. He is life member of Indian Virological Society (IVS), Indian Association of Microbiologists, Immunologists and Specialists in Infectious Diseases, Indian Society for Veterinary Immunology and Biotechnology (ISVIB), Tamil Nadu Veterinary Council, Indian Veterinary Council, and Annual membership-2009 in Indian veterinary Journal. He is also acting as a Sectional Editor (Veterinary Virology) in Indian Journal of Virology-INJV is co-published by Springer since 2010 and globally distributed. He is also serving as reviewer in some of the reputed National and international Journals such as Journal of Virological Methods, Tropical Animal Health and Production, Journal of Biotechnology, Virological Sinica, Veterinary Immnology and Immunobiology, and so on.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Virus
62%
Animal Health
90%
Animal Production
75%
Veterinary Virology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Venkatesan, G., V. Bhanuprakash and V. Balamurugan, 2015. Development and comparative evaluation of loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for simple visual detection of orf virus in sheep and goats. Mol. Cell. Probes, 29: 193-195.
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  2. Rudramurthy, G.R., P.P. Sengupta, B. Metilda, V. Balamurugan, K. Prabhudas and H. Rahman, 2015. Development of an enzyme immunoassay using recombinant invariant surface glycoprotein (rISG) 75 for serodiagnosis of bovine trypanosomosis. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 53: 7-15.
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  3. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan and V. Bhanuprakash, 2014. Multiplex PCR for simultaneous detection and differentiation of sheeppox, goatpox and orf viruses from clinical samples of sheep and goats. J. Virol. Methods, 195: 1-8.
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  4. Shivamallu, C., U. Sharanaiah, S.P. Kollur, N.K. Mallesh, R.D. Hosakere and V. Balamurugan, 2014. Pseudo-peptides as novel antileptospiral agents: Synthesis and spectral characterization. Spectrochim. Acta, Part A., 118: 1152-1157.
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  5. Sen, A., P. Saravanan, V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash and G. Venkatesan et al., 2014. Detection of subclinical peste des petits ruminants virus infection in experimental cattle. Virusdisease., 25: 408-411.
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  6. Prabhu, M., V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, R. Yogisharadhya, D.P. Bora and V. Balamurugan, 2014. Evaluation of stability of live attenuated camelpox vaccine stabilized with different stabilizers and reconstituted with various diluents. Biologicals, 42: 169-175.
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  7. Balamurugan, V., S. Das, D.S.N. Raju, I. Chakravarty and M. Nagalingam et al., 2014. Prevalence of peste des petits ruminants in goats in North-East India. Virus Dis., 25: 488-492.
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  8. Balamurugan, V., P. Krishnamoorthy, D.S.N. Raju, K.K. Rajak and V. Bhanuprakash et al., 2014. Prevalence of Peste-des-petits-ruminant virus antibodies in cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats in India. Virusdisease, 25: 85-90.
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  9. Balamurugan, V., D. Hemadri, M.R. Gajendragad, R.K. Singh and H. Rahman, 2014. Diagnosis and control of peste des petits ruminants: a comprehensive review. VirusDisease, 25: 39-56.
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  10. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2014. Protective immune response of live attenuated thermo-adapted peste des petits ruminants vaccine in goats. Virusdisease, 25: 350-357.
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  11. Rudramurthy, G.R., P.P. Sengupta, V. Balamurugan, K. Prabhudas and H. Rahman, 2013. PCR based diagnosis of trypanosomiasis exploring invariant surface glycoprotein (ISG) 75 gene. Vet. Parasitology, 193: 47-58.
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  12. Balamurugan, V., N.L. Gangadhar, N. Mohandoss, C.R.A. Thirumalesh and M. Dhar et al., 2013. Characterization of leptospira isolates from animals and humans: phylogenetic analysis identifies the prevalence of intermediate species in India. SpringerPlus, 10.1186/2193-1801-2-362.
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  13. Balamurugan, V., G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2013. Camelpox, an emerging orthopox viral disease. Indian J. Virol., 24: 295-305.
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  14. Yogisharadhya, R., V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, A.B. Pandey and S.B. Shivachandra, 2012. Comparative sequence analysis of poxvirus A32 gene encoded ATPase protein and carboxyl terminal heterogeneity of Indian orf viruses. Vet. Microbiol., 156: 72-80.
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  15. Venkatesan, G., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, R.K. Singh and A.B. Pandey, 2012. Development of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Specific and Rapid Detection of Camelpox Virus in Clinical Samples. J Virol Methods, 183: 34-39.
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  16. Venkatesan, G., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, M. Prabhu, A.B. Pandey, 2012. TaqMan Hydrolysis Probe Based Real Time Pcr for Detection and Quantitation of Camelpox Virus in Skin Scabs. J Virol Methods, 181: 192-196.
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  17. Venkatesan, G., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, D.P. Bora, M. Prabhu, R. Yogisharadhya, A.B. Pandey, 2012. Rapid Detection and Quantification of Orf Virus From Infected Scab Materials of Sheep and Goats. Acta Virol., 56: 81-83.
  18. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, R. Yogisharadhya, A. Kumar and V. Bhanuprakash, 2012. Differentiation of sheeppox and goatpox viruses by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism. Virologica Sinica, 27: 352-358.
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  19. Singh, R.K., V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan and M. Hosamani, 2012. Emergence and Reemergence of Vaccinia-Like Viruses: Global Scenario and Perspectives. Indian J. Virology, 23: 1-11.
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  20. Sengupta, P.P., M. Balumahendiran, V. Balamurugan, G.R. Rudramurthy, K. Prabhudas, 2012. Expressed Truncated N-Terminal Variable Surface Glycoprotein (VSG) of Trypanosoma Evansi in E. coli Exhibits Immuno-Reactivity. Vet Parasitol, 187: 1-8.
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  21. Prabhu, M., M.S. Siva Sankar, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, D.P. Bora, R. Yogisharadhya and V. Balamurugan, 2012. Real time PCR: A rapid tool for potency estimation of live attenuated camelpox and buffalopox vaccines. Biologicals, 40: 92-95.
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  22. Patel, A., K.K. Rajak, V. Balamurugan, A. Sen, S.B. Sudhakar, V. Bhanuprakash, R.K. Singh and A.B. Pandey, 2012. Cytokines Expression Profile And Kinetics of Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus Antigen and Antibody in Infected and Vaccinated Goats. Virol. Sin., 27: 265-271.
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  23. Nagalingam, M., R. Shome, V. Balamurugan, B.R. Shome and K. NarayanaRao et al., 2012. Molecular typing of Brucella species isolates from livestock and human. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 44: 5-9.
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  24. Jagtap, S.P., K.K. Rajak, U.K. Garg, A. Sen and V. Bhanuprakash et al., 2012.. Effect of immunosuppression on pathogenesis of Peste des Petits ruminants (Ppr) virus infection in goats. Microb. Pathog., 52: 217-226.
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  25. Bora, D.P., V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan and M. Prabhu et al., 2012. Quantitative polymerase chain reaction: another tool to evaluate viable virus content in live attenuated orf vaccine. Veterinaria Italiana, 48: 425-430.
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  26. Bhanuprakash, V., M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, R. Yogisharadhya and R.K. Singh, 2012. Animal poxvirus vaccines: A comprehensive review. Expert Rev. Vaccines, 11: 1355-1374.
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  27. Balamurugan, V., P. Saravanan, A. Sen, K.K. Rajak and G. Venkatesan et al., 2012. Prevalence of Peste des petits ruminants among sheep and goats in India. J. Vet. Sci., 13: 279-285.
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  28. Balamurugan, V., P. Krishnamoorthy, B.M. Veeregowda, A. Sen and K.K. Rajak et al., 2012. Seroprevalence of Peste des petits ruminants in cattle and buffaloes from Southern Peninsular India. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 44: 301-306.
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  29. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav, V. Bhanot, V. Bhanuprakash, R.K. Singh, 2012. A rapid and sensitive one step-SYBR green based semi quantitative real time RT-PCR for the Detection of peste des petits ruminants virus in the clinical samples. Virologica Sinica, 27: 1-9.
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  30. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanot, V. Yadav, V. Bhanuprakash, R.K. Singh, 2012. Peste des petits ruminants virus detected in tissues from an Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) belongs to Asian lineage IV. J. Vet. Sci., 13: 203-206.
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  31. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, K.K. Rajak, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2012. Study on Passive Immunity: Time of Vaccination in Kids Born to Goats Vaccinated Against Peste Des Petits Ruminants. Virol. Sin., 27: 228-233.
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  32. Yogisharadhya, R., V. Bhanuprakash, M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan and V. Balamurugan et al., 2011. Comparative efficacy of live replicating sheeppox vaccine strains in Ovines. Biologicals, 39: 417-423.
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  33. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, D.P. Bora, R. Yogisharadhya, M. Prabhu and V. Bhanuprakash, 2011. Sequence and phylogenetic analyses of an Indian isolate of orf virus from sheep. Veterinaria Italiana, 47 : 323-332.
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  34. Riyesh, T., V. Balamurugan, A. Sen, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav and R.K. Singh, 2011. Evaluation of efficacy of stabilizers on the thermostability of live attenuated thermo-adapted Peste des petits ruminants vaccines. Virologica Sinica, 26: 324-337.
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  35. Malik, Y.P.S., S. Chakravarti, K. Sharma, N. Vaid and K.K. Rajak et al., 2011. Genomic analyses of toll-like receptor 4 and 7 exons of Bos indicus from temperate Sub-Himalayan region of India. Asian-Australasian J. Anim. Sci., 24: 1019-1025.
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  36. Bora, D.P., G. Venkatesan, V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, M. Prabhu, M.S. Siva Sankar and R. Yogisharadhya, 2011. TaqMan real-time PCR assay based on DNA polymerase gene for rapid detection of Orf infection. J. Virol. Methods, 178: 249-252.
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  37. Bhanuprakash, V., M. Prabhu, G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, K.M.L. Pathak and R.K. Singh, 2011. Camelpox: Epidemiology, diagnosis and control measures. Expert Rev. Anti-Infective Therapy, 8: 1187-1201.
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  38. Bhanuprakash, V., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, P. Narayan Gandhale, G. Venkatesan and R.K. Singh, 2011. Production and characterization of Monoclonal antibodies to bluetongue virus. Virologica Sinica, 26: 8-18.
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  39. Bera, B.C., K. Shanmugasundaram, S. Barua, G. Venkatesan and N. Virmani et al., 2011. Zoonotic cases of camelpox infection in India. Vet. Microbiol., 152 : 29-38.
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  40. Balamurugan, V., P. Saravanan, A. Sen, K.K. Rajak, V. Bhanuprakash, P. Krishnamoorthy and R.K. Singh, 2011. Sero-epidemiological study of peste des petits ruminants in sheep and goats in India between 2003 and 2009. Rev. Sci. Tech. Off. Int. Epiz., 30: 889-896.
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  41. Yadav, S., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2010. Partial genetic characterization of viruses isolated from pox-like infection in cattle and buffaloes: Evidence of buffalo pox virus circulation in Indian cows. Arch. Virol., 155: 255-261.
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  42. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, R.K. Singh and V. Bhanuprakash, 2010. Goat pox virus isolated from an outbreak at Akola, Maharashtra (India) phylogenetically related to Chinese strain. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42: 1053-1056.
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  43. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, P.N. Gandhale, R.K. Singh and V. Bhanuprakash, 2010. Viral zoonosis: A comprehensive review. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 77-92.
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  44. Venkatesan, G., V. Balamurugan, M. Prabhu, R. Yogisharadhya and D.P. Bora et al., 2010. Emerging and re-emerging zoonotic buffalopox infection: A severe outbreak in Kolhapur (Maharashtra), India. Veterinaria Italiana, 46: 439-448.
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  45. Sen, A., P. Saravanan, V. Balamurugan, K.K. Rajak and S.B. Sudhakar et al., 2010. Vaccines against peste des petits ruminants virus. Expert Rev. Vaccines, 9: 785-796.
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  46. Saravanan, P., V. Balamurugan, A. Sen, B.P. Sreenivasa and R.P. Singh et al., 2010. Long term immune response of goats to a Vero cell adapted live attenuated homologous PPR vaccine. Indian Vet. J., 87: 1-3.
  47. Saravanan, P., A. Sen, V. Balamurugan, K.K. Rajak and V. Bhanuprakash et al., 2010. Comparative efficacy of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) vaccines. Biologicals, 38: 479-485.
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  48. Gandhale, P.N., V. Bhanuprakash, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan and R.K. Singh, 2010. Detection of bluetongue virus group-specific antigen using monoclonal antibody based sandwich ELISA. Virologica Sinica, 25: 390-400.
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  49. Bhanuprakash, V., G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani and R. Yogisharadhya et al., 2010. Pox outbreaks in sheep and goats at makhdoom (Uttar Pradesh), India: Evidence of sheeppox virus infection in goats. Transbound. Emerg. Dis., 57: 375-382.
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  50. Balamurugan, V., G. Venkatesan, A. Sen, L. Annamalai, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2010. Recombinant protein-based viral disease diagnostics in veterinary medicine. Expert Rev. Mol. Diagn., 10: 731-753.
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  51. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2010. Isolation and identification of virulent peste des petits ruminants viruses from PPR outbreaks in India. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42: 1043-1046.
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  52. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav, V. Bhanot, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2010. Application of semi-quantitative m gene-based hydrolysis probe (TaqMan) real-time RT-PCR assay for the detection of Peste des petitis ruminants virus in the clinical samples for investigation into clinical prevalence of disease. Transbound. Emerg. Dis., 57: 383-395.
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  53. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, G. Venkatesan, V. Yadav and V. Bhanot et al., 2010. Sequence and phylogenetic analyses of the structural genes of virulent isolates and vaccine strains of Peste des petits ruminants virus from India. Transbound. Emerg. Dis., 57: 352-364.
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  54. Yadav, V., V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, A. Sen and V. Bhanot et al., 2009. Expression of Peste Des Petits Ruminants Virus Nucleocapsid Protein in Prokaryotic System and its Potential Use as a Diagnostic Antigen or Immunogen. J. Virol. Methods, 162: 56-63.
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  55. Singh, R.K., V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, A. Sen, P. Saravanan and M. Pal Yadav, 2009. Possible control and eradication of peste des petits ruminants from India: Technical aspects. Veterinarica Italica, 45: 449-462.
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  56. Sen, A., V. Balamurugan, K.K. Rajak, S. Chakraborty, V. Bhanuprakash and R.K. Singh, 2009. Role of heavy water in biological sciences with an emphasis on thermostabilization of vaccines. Expert Rev. Vaccines, 8: 1587-1602.
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  57. Sarkar, J., V. Balamurugan, A. Sen, P. Saravanan and B. Sahay et al., 2009. Sequence analysis of morbillivirus CD150 receptor-Signaling Lymphocyte Activation Molecule (SLAM) of different animal species. Virus Genes, 39: 335-341.
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  58. Kallesh, D.J., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, V. Yadav and R.K. Singh, 2009. Quantitative PCR: A quality control assay for estimation of viable virus content in live attenuated goat pox vaccine. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 47: 911-915.
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  59. Bhanuprakash, V., V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, G. Venkatesan and B. Chauhan et al., 2009. Isolation and characterization of Indian isolates of camel pox virus. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 42: 1271-1275.
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  60. Bhanuprakash, V., G. Venkatesan, V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani and R. Yogisharadhya et al., 2009. Zoonotic infections of buffalopox in India. Zoonoses Public Health, 57: e149-e155.
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  61. Bhanuprakash, V., B.K. Indrani, M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan and R.K. Singh, 2009. Bluetongue vaccines: The past, present and future. Expert Rev. Vaccines, 8: 191-204.
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  62. Bhanot, V., V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan and A. Sen et al., 2009. Expression of P32 protein of goatpox virus in Pichia pastoris and its potential use as a diagnostic antigen in ELISA. J. Virol. Methods 162: 251-257.
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  63. Balamurugan, V., V. Bhanuprakash, M. Hosamani, K.D. Jayappa, B. Chauhan, G. Venkatesan and R.K. Singh, 2009. A polymerase chain reaction strategy for the diagnosis of camelpox. J. Vet. Diagn. Invest., 21: 231-237.
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  64. Balamurugan, V., D.J. Kallesh, M. Hosamani, V. Bhanuprakash, G. Venkatesan and R.K. Singh, 2009. Comparative efficacy of conventional and taqman polymerase chain reaction assays in the detection of capripoxviruses from clinical samples. J. Vet. Diagn. Invest., 21: 225-231.
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  65. Singh, R.K., V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, D.J. Kallesh and V. Bhanuprakash, 2008. Sequence analysis of C18L gene of buffalopox virus: PCR strategy for specific detection and differentiation of buffalopox from orthopoxviruses. J. Virol. Methods, 154: 146-153.
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  66. Saravanan, P., A. Sen, V. Balamurugan, S.K. Bandyopadhyay and R.K. Singh, 2008. Rapid quality control of a live attenuated Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) vaccine by monoclonal antibody based sandwich ELISA. Biologicals 36: 1-6.
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  67. Hosamani, M., V. Bhanuprakash, D.J. Kallesh, V. Balamurugan and A. Pande et al., 2008. Cell Culture Adapted Sheeppox Virus as a Challenge Virus for Potency Testing of Sheeppox Vaccine. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 46: 685-689.
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  68. Bhanuprakash, V., P. Saravanan, M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, B. Mondal and R.K. Singh, 2008. Status of sheep sera to bluetongue, peste des petits ruminants and sheep pox in a few Northern states of India. Veterinarica Italica, 44: 527-536.
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  69. Bhanuprakash, V., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, P. Gandhale, R. Naresh, D. Swarup and R.K. Singh, 2008. In vitro antiviral activity of plant extracts on goatpox virus replication. Indian J. Exp. Biol., 46: 120-127.
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  70. Balamurugan, V., V. Bhanuprakash, M. Hosamani, V.A. Srinivasan and R.K. Singh, 2008. Comparative sequence analyses of B5R gene of Indian Camelpox virus isolates with other orthopoxviruses. Indian J. Virol., 19: 168-172.
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  71. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, P. Saravanan, V. Bhanuprakash and R.C. Patra et al., 2008. Potential effect of Acacia arabica on Peste des petits ruminants virus replication. Pharmaceut. Biol., 46: 171-179.
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  72. Singh, R.K., V. Balamurugan, M. Hosamani, U.K. De, B.M. Chandra Naik, G. Krishnappa and M.P. Yadav, 2007. B5r gene based sequence analysis of Indian buffalopox virus isolates in relation to other orthopoxviruses. Acta Virologica, 51: 47-50.
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  73. Singh, R.K., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, V. Bhanuprakash, T.J. Rasool and M.P. Yadav, 2007. Buffalopox: An emerging and re-emerging zoonosis. Anim. Health Res. Rev., 8: 105-114.
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  74. Saravanan, S., R.P. Singh, V. Balamurugan, P. Saravanan and A. Sen et al., 2007. Production and characterization of neutralizing monoclonal antibodies against haemagglutinin protein of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) vaccine virus of Indian origin. J. Applied Anim. Res., 32: 207-210.
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  75. Saravanan, P., V. Balamurugan, A. Sen, J. Sarkar and B. Sahay et al., 2007. A natural mixed outbreak of Peste des petits ruminants and Orf on a goat farm at Shahjahanpur, India. Vet. Rec., 160: 410-412.
  76. Priyadharshini, M.L., V. Balamurugan, K. Prabhudas, V.V.S. Suryanarayana and G.R. Reddy, 2007. Expression of 3AB protein of foot and mouth disease virus in Pichia pastoris. Indian J. Biotechnol., 6: 329-335.
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  77. Bhanuprakash, V., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, R.K. Singh and D. Swarup, 2007. In vitro antiviral activity of Eugenia jambolana plant extract on buffalopox virus: Conventional and QPCR methods. Int. J. Trop. Med., 2: 3-9.
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  78. Balamurugan, V., R.P. Singh, P. Saravanan, A. Sen and J. Sarkar et al., 2007. Development of an indirect ELISA for the detection of antibodies against Peste-des-petits-ruminants virus in small ruminants. Vet. Res. Commun., 31: 355-364.
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  79. Balamurugan, V., G.R. Reddy and V.V.S. Suryanarayana, 2007. Pichia pastoris: A notable heterologous expression system for the production of foreign proteins-vaccines. Indian J. Biotechnol., 6: 175-186.
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  80. Singh, R.K., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, C.C. Satheesh, T.J. Rasool and M.P. Yadav, 2006. Comparative sequence analysis of envelope protein genes of Indian buffalopox virus isolates. Arch. Virol., 151: 1995-2005.
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  81. Singh, R.K., M. Hosamani, V. Balamurugan, C.C. Satheesh and K.R. Shingal et al., 2006. An outbreak of buffalopox in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) dairy herds at Aurangabad, India. Rev. Sci. Tech., 25: 981-987.
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  82. Sen, A., V. Balamurugan, P. Saravanan and R.K. Singh, 2006. Biotechnology in the production of recombinant vaccine or antigen for animal health. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 487-495.
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  83. Satheesh, C.C., M. Hosamani, M.P. Yadav, R.K. Singh, T.J. Rasool and V. Balamurugan, 2006. Comparative polypeptide profiling: Isolation, propagation and purification of Indian isolates of buffalopox virus. J. Anim. Vet. Adv., 5: 260-265.
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  84. Saravanan, P., V. Balamurugan, A. Sen, B. Sahay and R.K. Singh, 2006. Development of dot-ELISA for diagnosis of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) in small ruminants. J. Applied Anim. Res., 30: 121-124.
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  85. Muthuchelvan, D., A. Sanyal, V. Balamurugan, P. Dhar and S.K. Bandyopadhyay, 2006. Sequence analysis of the nucleoprotein gene of Asian lineage peste des petits ruminants vaccine virus. Vet. Res. Commun., 30: 957-963.
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  86. Kumar, R.M., R. Anbazhagan, C.C. Satheesh, V. Balamurugan, V. Mrudula and K. Porteen, 2006. Role of viral cytokines (virokines) in viral infections-mini review. Int. J. Mol. Med. Adv. Sci., 2: 121-127.
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  87. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, P. Saravanan, T.J. Rasool, M.P. Yadav, S.K. Bandyopadhyay and R.K. Singh, 2006. Development and characterization of a stable vero cell line constitutively expressing Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) hemagglutinin protein and its potential use as antigen in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for serosurveillance of PPRV. Clin. Vaccine Immunol., 13: 1367-1372.
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  88. Balamurugan, V., A. Sen, P. Saravanan, R.P. Singh, R.K. Singh, T.J. Rasool and S.K. Bandyopadhyay, 2006. One-step multiplex RT-PCR assay for the detection of peste des petits ruminants virus in clinical samples. Vet. Res. Commun., 30: 655-666.
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  89. Balamurugan, V. and J.M. Kataria, 2006. Economically important non-oncogenic immunosuppressive viral diseases of chicken-current status. Vet. Res. Commun., 30: 541-566.
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  90. Balamurugan, V., R. Renji, G. Venkatesh, G.R. Reddy, S.P. Nair, K. Ganesh and V.V.S. Suryanarayana, 2005. Protective immune response against foot-and-mouth disease virus challenge in guinea pigs vaccinated with recombinant P1 polyprotein expressed in Pichia pastoris. Arch. Virol., 150: 967-979.
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  91. Saravanan, P., R.P. Singh, V. Balamurugan, P. Dhar and B.P. Sreenivasa et al., 2004. Development of a N gene-based PCR-ELISA for detection of Peste-des-petits-ruminants virus in clinical samples. Acta Virologica, 48: 249-255.
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  92. Balamurugan, V., R.M. Kumar and V.V. Suryanarayana, 2004. Past and present vaccine development strategies for the control of foot-and-mouth disease. Acta Virologica, 48: 201-214.
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  93. Balamurugan, V. and J.M. Kataria, 2004. The hydropericardium syndrome in poultry: A current scenario. Vet. Res. Commun., 28: 127-148.
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  94. Toroghi, R., J.M. Kataria and V. Balamurugan, 2003. Differentiation of Classical and very Virulent Strains/Isolates of Infectious Bursal Disease Virus by Reverse Transcription - Polymerase Chain Reaction. Acta Virologica, 47: 259-263.
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  95. Renji, R., V. Balamurugan, S.N.Saha, G.R. Reddy, and V.V.S. Suryanarayana, 2003. Expression of the Capsid Precursor Polypeptide (P1) of Foot and Mouth Disease Virus Vaccine Strains in Pichia Pastoris. Indian J. Biotechnol., 2: 533-538.
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  96. Balamurugan, V., R. Renji, S.N. Saha, G.R. Reddy and S. Gopalakrishna, 2003. Protective Immune Response of the Capsid Precursor Polypeptide (P1) of Foot and Mouth Disease Virus Type ‘O’ Produced in Pichia Pastoris. Virus Res., 92: 141-149.
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  97. Balamurugan, V., J.M. Kataria, R.S. Kataria, K.C. Verma and R. Torochi, 2003. Comparative Evaluation of Serological Techniques for Detecton of Fowl Adenovirus in Chicken. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 73: 53-54.
  98. Balamurugan, V., J.M. Kataria, R.S. Kataria, K.C. Verma and T. Nanthakumar, 2002. Characterization of fowl adenovirus serotype-4 associated with hydropericardium syndrome in chicken. Comp. Microbiol. Immunol. Infect. Dis., 25: 139-147.
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  99. Balamurugan, V., J.M. Katari, A.K. Tiwari, K.C. Verma and R. Toroghi et al., 2001. Development of Sandwich Elisa for the Detection of Fowl Adenovirus 4 Associated with Hydropericardium Syndrome in Experimentally Infected Chicken. Acta Virologica, 45: 95-100.
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  100. Balamurugan, V., J.M. Kataria, K.C. Verma, M.M. Chawak, 2000. Comparative Evaluation of Serological Tests for Detection of Fowl Adenoviral Group I Antibodies in Experimentally Infected Chickens. Indian J. Comp. Microbiol. Microbiol. Infectious Dis., 21: 149-150.
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  101. Balamurugan. V., J.M. Kataria and K.C.Verma, 1999. Detection of Fowl Adenovirus Group I Antigens in Chicken by DOT-ELISA. Indian J. Comp. Microbiol. Microbiol. Infectious Dis., 20: 11-13.
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