Dr. Anbazhagi  Muthukumar

Dr. Anbazhagi Muthukumar

Principal Investigator
Bharathiar University, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Environmental Biotechnology from National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, India

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Dr. Anbazhagi Muthukumar is currently working as Principal Investigator at Bharathiar University, India. She obtained her Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology from same University. Her area of expertise includes Pathogens, Waterborne Pathogens, Enteric Viru, Foodborne Pathogens, Cryptosporidium, PCR, Phages Inactivation, Norovirus, Rotavirus, Ozonation, and Food Safety. She has 8 publications in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
Environmental Biotechnology
Foodborne Pathogens

Selected Publications

  1. Viji, S., M. Anbazhagi, N. Ponpandian, D. Mangalaraj and S. Jeyanthi et al., 2014. Diatom-based label-free optical biosensor for biomolecules. Applied Biochem. Biotechnol., 174: 1166-1173.
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  2. Muthukumar, A and M. Muthuchamy, 2014. Contribution of ozone, pH and temperature in the inactivation of a foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes- A study using response surface methodology. Int. J. Appl. Bioeng., 8: 5-13.
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  3. Muthukumar, A. and M. Muthuchamy, 2013. Optimization of ozone in gaseous phase to inactivate Listeria monocytogenes on raw chicken samples. Food Res. Int., 54: 1128-1130.
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  4. Kamatchiammal, S.S and S.A. Brindha, 2013. Enumeration and characterisation of coliforms from automated teller machines (atm) centres in urban areas. J. Mod. Biotechnol., 2: 14-22.
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  5. Muthukumar, A and S. Kamatchiammal, 2011. Epidemiological study to determine the parameters responsible for Norovirus based viral gastroenteritis in southern India. J. Gen. Mol. Virol., 3: 27-34.

  6. Anbazhagi, S. and S. Kamatchiammal, 2010. Prevalence of norovirus in sea food of India. Int. J. Virol., 6: 138-149.

  7. Anbazhagi, S. and S. Kamatchiammal, 2010. A comparative study for the efficient detection of norovirus from drinking water by RT-PCR and real time-PCR. Water Air Soil Pollution, 213: 71-84.
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  8. Subramani, T., A. Sakkarai, K. Senthilkumar, S. Periasamy, G. Abraham and S. Rao, 2007. Expression of insulin like growth factor binding protein-5 in drug induced human gingival overgrowth. Indian J. Med. Res., 125: 43-48.
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  9. Anbazhagi, M., D. Loganathan, S. Tamilselvan, R. Jayabalou, S. Kamatchiammal and R. Kumar, 2007. Cryptosporidium oocysts in drinking water supply of chennai city, Southern India. CLEAN-Soil Air Water, 35: 167-171.
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  10. Kamatchiammal, S., S. Anbazhagi, D. Loganthan, U. Manivel and R. Jayabalou, 2005. Molecular biology based detection of human enteric viruses (POLIO, ROTA, HAV, HEV) in pulicat lake. Pollut. Res., 24: 185-190.

  11. Thivaharan, V., S. Kamatchiammal, S. Anbazhagi, D. Loganathan, U. Manivel and R. Jayabalou, 2004. Isolation and detection of listeria monocytogenes using polymerase chain reaction. Indian J. Environ. Prot., 24: 599-602.