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Dr. P.V. Mohanan

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Assistant Professor
mohan (at) cusat.ac.in
0091 484 2862429, 0091 9447184874,                           2429 (intercom)

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 Education

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Ph. D., 1995
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), M. Sc. Applied chemistry, 1986
  • University of Kerala, B. Sc. Chemistry, 1984

Research Interests

  • Enzyme Catalysis
  • Nanomaterial Synthesis
  • Biological Studies of Inorganic Complexes
  • Microbial Transformation of Organic Compounds

Research Teaching Experience : 15 Years

Projects Completed: 1 (UGC Minor)

Ph. D. Thesis Supervised: 3

  • A study on the Immobilizaton of Enzymes on Polymeric Supports, Ashly, P. C. 2009
  • Curcumin and its derivatives as Antioxidants and DNA Intercalators, Priya Rajan, S. 2013
  • Immobilization of Diastase α-amylase on to synthetic and natural polymers, Navya Antony, 2014

M. Phil. Thesis Supervised: 7

Recent Publications (Selected)

  1. Preparation and characterization of Rhizopus amyloglucosidase immobilized on poly(o-toluidine), P.C. Ashly, P.V. Mohanan, Process Biochemistry 45 (2010) 1422–1426.
  2. Activity of diastase α-amylase immobilized on polyanilines (PANIs), P.C., Ashly , M.J, Joseph , P.V., Mohanan, Food Chem. 2011;127, 1808–1813.
  3. Bioactive derivatives of curcumin attenuate cataract formation in vitro., R Asha, R Sudha Devi, V Sasikala, S Priya Rajan, S Balachandran, P V Mohanan, Annie Abraham, Chemical Biology & Drug Design. 2012; 80; 887-892  
  4. Effect of surfactant on catalytic activity of Diastase α-amylase., Navya Antony, Sreedharan Nair Balachandran and Puzhavoor parambil Velayudhan Mohanan, Journal of Surfactants and Detergents 2014, 17: 703-708 
  5. The Possible Role of Reactive Centre’s of Curcumin in Deciding its Biological Activity, Priya Rajan S, Balachandran S, Vineetha V P, Raghu K G, Vigneshwar M, Jamespandi Annaraj, Mohanan P V, Journal of material science and EngineeringB ,, B10: 269-278
  6. Reactive Centers of Curcumin and the Possible Role of Metal Complexes of Curcumin as Antioxidants, Priya.  R S,   Balachandran.  S R,, Daisy Joseph, Mohanan P V, Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B, 2015, 3(1), 6-16
  7. Activity of diastase α-amylase immobilized on polyanilines (PANIs), P.C., Ashly , M.J, Joseph , P.V., Mohanan, Food Chem. 2011;127, 1808–1813.
  8. Synthesis of polypyrrole Nanoparticle In Surfactant Gel, Navya Antony and P.V Mohanan, Research lines 2010 vol III No. 11-A , 84-89     ISSN 0975-8941
  9. Effect of complexation on the antioxidant property of Curcumin., K.M .Divya, S.Priya Rajan, S. Balachandran and P.V.Mohanan, 23rd Swadeshi Science Congress – 2013
  10. Synthesis , Characterization and antioxidant activity of Hydrazones., Jessica Elizabeth Philip,, S. Balchandran, P.V. Mohanan, 23rd Swadeshi Science Congress – 2013, ISBN 978-81-928 129 1-5
  11. Immobilization of Diastase α-amylase on nano Zinc Oxide. Navya Antony, S Balachandran,  P V Mohanan, Food Chemistry, 2016, 211, 624-630