DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF DELHI

 

Recent Publications

2016

Negi, V., Lal, R. 2017. Metagenomic Analysis of a Complex CommunityPresent in Pond Sediment. J Genomics 5:36-47.

Singh, P., Kumari, R., Nayyar, N., Lal, R. 2017. Pontibacter aurantiacus sp. nov. isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. Doi 10.1099/ijsem.0.001833.

Sharma, A., Lal, R. 2016. Survey of (Meta) genomic Approaches for Understanding Microbial Community Dynamics. Indian J Microbiol 57: 23-38.

Kohli, P., Richnow, H.H., Lal, R. 2016. Compound Specific stable isotope analysis : implications in hexachlorocyclohexane in-vitro and field assessment. Indian J Microbiol 57: 11-22.

Tripathi, C., Mahato, N. K., Rani, P., Singh, Y., Kamra, K., and Lal, R . 2016. Draft genome sequence of Lampropedia cohaerens strain CT6T isolated from arsenic rich microbial mats of a Himalayan hot water spring. Stand. Genomic Sci. 11: 64.

Kohli, P., Nayyar, N., Sharma, A., Singh, A. K. and Lal, R. 2016. Pontibacter virosus sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001363.

Gupta, V., Haider, S., Sood, U., Gilbert, J.A., Ramjee, M., Forbes, K., Singh, Y., Lopes, B.S. and Lal, R. 2016. Comparative genomic analysis of novel Acinetobacter symbionts: A combined systems biology and genomics approach. Sci. Rep. doi:10.1038/srep29043

Lal, D., Verma, M., Behura, S. and Lal, R. 2016. Codon usage bias in phylum Actinobacteria: relevance to environmental adaptation and host pathogenicity. Res. Microbiol. (Accepted)

Kohli, P., Nayyar, N., Sharma, A., Singh, A. K. and Lal, R. 2016. Algoriphagus roseus sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001233.

Negi, V., Schumann, P. and Lal, R. 2016. Corynebacterium pollutisoli sp. nov., isolated from Hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated soil at Ummari, Lucknow, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001228.

Garg, N., Lata, P., Jit, S., Sangwan, N., Singh, A. K., Dwivedi, V., Nihariks, N., Kaur, J., Saxena, A., Dua, A., Nayyar, N., Kohli, P., Gueke, B., Kunz, P., Rentcsch, D., Holliger, C., Kohler, H. P. and Lal, R. 2016. Laboratory and field scale bioremediation of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soils by means of bioaugmentation and biostimulation. Biodegradation. doi:10.1007/s10532-016-9765-6.

Sharma, A., Gilbert, J. A. and Lal, R. 2016. (Meta)genomic insights into the pathogenome of Cellulosimicrobium cellulans.Scientific Reports. doi.1038/srep25527

Kumari, R., Singh, P. and Lal, R. 2016. Genetics and Genomics of the genus Amycolatopsis. Indian. J. Microbiol. doi: 10.1007/s12088-016-0590-8.

Tripathi, C., Mahato, N. K., Rani, P., Singh, Y., Kamra, K. and Lal, R. 2016. Draft genome sequence of Lampropedia cohaerens strain CT6T isolated from arsenic rich microbial mats of a Himalayan hot water spring. Standards in Genomic Sciences. (Accepted)

Sharma, A., Kohli, P., Singh, Y., Schumann, P. and Lal, R. 2016. Fictibacillus halophilus sp. nov., isolated from a microbial mat of a hot spring situated atop the Himalayan Ranges at Manikaran. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001051.

Nayyar, N. and Lal, R. 2016. Hexachlorocyclohexane Contamination and Solutions: Brief History and Beyond. Emerging Model to Study Evolution of Catabolic Genes and Pathways. . J. Bioremed. Biodeg. 7:338.

Madamwar, D., Patel, V., Sharma, A., Lal, R. and Al-Dhabi, N. A. 2016. Response and resilience of soil microbial communities inhabiting in edible oil stress/contamination from industrial estates. BMC Microbiology. 16:50

Puri, A., Rai, A., Dhanaraj, P., Lal, R., Patel, D., Kaicker, A. and Verma M. 2016. An in silico approach for identification of the pathogenic species, Helicobacter pylori and its relatives. Indian J. Microbiol. doi:10.1007/s12088-016-0575-7. 16:50

Nayyar, N., Kohli, P., Mahato, N. K. and Lal, R. 2016. Pontibacter mucosus sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated pond sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (Accepted)

Kumari, R., Singh, P., Schumann, P. and Lal, R. 2016. Tessaracoccus flavus sp. nov., isolated from the drainage system of a lindane producing factory. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi:10.1099/ijsem.0.000958.
Rani, P., Mukherjee, U., Verma, H., Kamra, K. and Lal, R. 2016. Luteimonas tolerans sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil, Lucknow, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi:10.1099/ijsem.0.000956.
2015

Tripathi, C., Mahato, N. K., Singh, A. K., Kamra, K., Korpole, S. and Lal R.2015. Lampropedia cohaerens sp. nov., a biofilm forming bacterium isolated from the microbial mats of a hot water spring, located atop the Himalayan ranges at Manikaran, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000853.

Mahato, N. K., Tripathi, C., Nayyar, N., Singh, A. K. and Lal, R. 2015. Pontibacter ummariensis sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexanecontaminated soil. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.000840.

Muralidharan, M. S., Ghosh, A., Dhanaraj, P. S., Singhvi, N., Lal, R., Patel, D., Kaicker, A. and Verma, M. (2015). Identification of genus Campylobacter up to species level using internal features of 16S rRNA gene sequences. Russian Journal of Genetics. (Accepted)

Verma, H., Rani, P., Singh, A. K., Kumar, R., Dwivedi, V., Negi, V. and Lal, R . (2015). Sphingopyxis flava sp. nov., isolated from an hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated soil, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. doi:  10.1099/ijsem.0.000482 .

Dwivedi, V., Kumari, K., Gupta, S. K., Kumari, R., Tripathi, C., Lata, P., Niharika, N., Kumar, R., Singh, A. K., Nigam, A., Garg, N. and Lal, R . Thermus parvatiensis RL sp nov isolated from hot water spring located atop the Himalayan Ranges at Manikaran, India. 2015. Ind. J. Microbiol. doi:10.1007/s12088-015-0538-4.

Kumar, R., Dwivedi, V., Nayyar, N., Verma, H., Singh, A. K., Rani, P., Rao, D. L. N. and Lal, R . 2015. Parapedobacter indicus sp. nov., isolated from Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol . 65: 129–134.

2014

Malhotra, J., Aparna, K., Dua, A., Sangwan, N., Trimurtulu, N., Rao, D. L. N. and Lal, R . 2014. Microbial and genetic ecology of tropical Vertisols under intensive chemical farming. Environ Monit Assess .187:4081. doi: 10.1007/s10661-014-4081-2.

Sangwan N., Lambert C., Sharma A., Gupta V., Khurana P., Khurana J.P., Sockett R.E., Gilbert J.A., Lal R. 2015. Arsenic rich Himalayan hot spring metagenomics reveal genetically novel predator-prey genotypes. Environ. Microbiol. Reports DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12297. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1758-2229.12297/abstract;jsessionid=A06D0DFD46F2434D496BFC3F85CFB92E.f01t01

Sharma A., Sangwan N., Negi V., Kohli P., Khurana J.P., Rao D.L.N., Lal R. 2015. Pan-genome dynamics of Pseudomonas gene complements across hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. BMC Genomics. 16:313. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/16/313

Dubey, M., Yadav, G., Kapoor, A., Ghosh, A., Muralidharan, M., Lal, D. Lal, R ., Dhanarazh P. S. and Verma, M. 2014. Exploring bacterial diversity from contaminated sediment samples from River Yamuna. Microbiology . 83 :585-588.

Gupta, P., Sangwan, N., Lal, R. and Vakhlu J. 2015. Bacterial diversity of Drass, cold desert in Western Himalaya, and its comparison with Antarctic and Arctic. Arch Microbiol. doi: 10.1007/s00203-015-1121-4

Verma H., Kumar R., Oldach P., Sangwan N., Khurana J.P., Gilbert J.A., Lal R. 2014. Comparative genomic analysis of nine Sphingobium strains: Insights into their Evolution and Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degradation Pathway. BMC Genomics.15:1014. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/15/1014

Malhotra J., Aparna K., Dua A., Sangwan N., Trimurtulu N., Rao D.L.N., Lal R. 2014. Microbial and genetic ecology of tropical vertisols under intensive chemical farming. Environmental monitoring and assessment. 187:4081. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10661-014-4081-2#page-1

Sharma A, Hira P, Shakarad M, Lal R. 2014. Draft genome sequence of Cellulosimicrobium sp. MM, isolated from arsenic rich microbial mats of a Himalayan Hot Spring. Genome Announc. 5: e01020-14. http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/5/e01020-14.full

Grewal S, Vakhlu J, Gupta V, Sangwan N, Kohli P, Nayyar N, Rani P, Sance SS, Lal R. 2014.Draft genome sequence of Pseudomonas sp. JMM , a sediment hosted environmental isolate. Genome Announc. 2(5): e00879-14 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25189587

Singh P, Kumari R, Mukherjee U, Saxena A, Sood U, Lal R. 2014. Draft Genome Sequence of Rifamycin Derivatives Producing Amycolatopsis mediterranei Strain DSM 46096 /S955 . Genome Announc. 2: e00837-14 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4132629/

Mukherjee U, Saxena A, Kumari R, Singh P, Lal R. 2014. Draft genome sequence of Amycolatopsis mediterranei DSM 40773, a tangible antibiotic producer. Genome Announc. 2: e00752-14. http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/4/e00752-14.full

Negi V., Lata Pushp, Sangwan N., Gupta S., Das S., Rao D.L.N., and Lal R. 2014.Draft genome sequence of Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)- degrading Sphingobium lucknowense Strain F2, isolated from the HCH Dumpsite. Genome Announc. 2: e00788-14 http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/4/e00788-14.full

Pandey R., Lucent D., Kumari K., Sharma P., Lal R., Oakeshott J. G., and Pandey G. 2014. Kinetic and sequence-structure-function analysis of LinB enzyme variants with β- and δ-hexachlorocyclohexane. PLoS One. 9: e103632. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0103632

Kaur J., Anand S., Verma M., Lal R. 2014. Role of Horizontal Gene Transfer Events in the Evolution of Phenol 2–Monooxygenase Gene: a Comparative Study across 75 Prokaryotic Genomes. Indian Journal of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology . 3 : 1-15 http://ijbb.informaticspublishing.com/index.php/ijbb/article/view/46202

Nayyar N., Sangwan N., Kohli P., Verma H., Kumar R., Negi V., Oldach P., Mahato NK., Gupta V., Lal R. 2014. Hexachlorocyclohexane: Persistence, Toxicity and Decontamination. Rev Environ Health . 29 : 49-52 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24622782

Dubey M., Yadav G., Kapoor A., Ghosh A. , Muralidharan M., Lal D., Lal R. , Dhanarazh PS., Verma M. 2014. Exploring bacterial diversity from contaminated sediment samples from River Yamuna. Microbiology .

Rozahon M., Ismayil N., Hamood B., Erkin R., Abdurahman M., Mamtimin H., Abdukerim M., Lal R., Rahman E. 2014. Rhizobium populi sp. nov., an endophytic bacterium isolated from Populus euphratica at the ancient Ugan river. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64: 3215-21 . http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24972613

Saxena A., Kumari R., Mukherjee U., Singh P., Lal R. 2014. Draft Genome Sequence of Rifamycin producer Amycolatopsis rifamycinica 46095. Genome Announc. 2: e00662-14. http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/4/e00662-14.full

Mahato NK., Tripathi C., Verma H., Singh N., Lal R.2014. Draft genome sequence of Deinococcus sp. strain RL isolated from sediments of hot Spring located at Manikaran, India. Genome Announc. 2: eA.00703 http://genomea.asm.org/content/2/4/e00703-14.full.pdf

Nigam, A., Almabruk, K. H., Saxena, A., Yang, J., Mukherjee, U., Kaur, H., Kohli, P., Kumari, R., Singh, P., Zakharov, L. N., Singh, Y., Mahmud, T., and Lal, R. 2014. Modification of Rifamycin Polyketide Backbone Leads to Improved Drug Activity Against Rifampicin-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis . J Biochem. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.572636. http://www.jbc.org/content/early/2014/06/12/jbc.M114.572636.abstract

Sangwan, N., Verma, H., Kumar, R., Negi, V., Lax, S., Khurana,P., Khurana, J.P., Gilbert, J. A. and Lal, R. 2014. Reconstructing an ancestral genotype of two hexachlorocyclohexane degrading Sphingobium species using metagenomic sequence data. ISME J. 8: 398-408. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24030592

2013

Sharma , P., Jindal , S., Bala , K., Kumari, K., Niharika, N., Kaur ,J., Pandey , G., Pandey , R., Russell , R. J., Oakeshott , J. G. and Lal, R. 2013. Functional screening of enzymes and bacteria for the dechlorination of hexachlorocyclohexane by a high-throughput colorimetric assay. Biodegradation. 48: 65–79. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10532-013-9650-5

Dua, A., Malhotra, J., Saxena, A., Khan, F. and Lal, R. 2013. Devosia lucknowensis sp. nov., a Bacterium Isolated from Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Contaminated Pond Soil. J. Microbiol. 51: 689-694. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24037653

Singh, A. K., Garg, N., Sangwan, N., Negi, V., Kumar, R.,Vikram, S., Lal, R. 2013. Pontibacter ramchanderi sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated pond sediment located in the vicinity of a lindane production unit. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol . 63: 2829-2834. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23315403

Lal, D., Jindal S., Kumari, H., Jit, S., Nigam, A., Sharma, P., Kumari, K. and Lal, R . 2013. Bacterial diversity and Real-time PCR based assessment of linA and linB gene distribution at Hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated sites. J. Basic Microbiol. 53: 1-11. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24002962

Verma , M., Lal , D., Kaur , J., Saxena , A., Kaur ,J., Anand , S. and Lal , R . 2013. Phylogenetic analyses of phylum Actinobacteria based on whole genome sequences. Res Microbiol. 164: 718–728. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0923250813000685

Dua, A., Sangwan, N., Kaur, J., Saxena, A., Kohli, P., Gupta, A.K. and Lal, R . 2013. Draft Genome Sequence of Agrobacterium sp. Strain UHFBA-218, Isolated from Rhizosphere Soil of Crown Gall-Infected Cherry Rootstock Colt. Genome Announc.1:e00302-13. http://genomea.asm.org/content/1/3/e00302-13.full.pdf

Niharika, N., Sangwan, N., Ahmad, S., Singh, P., Khurana, J.P. and Lal, R. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Sphingobium chinhatense strain IP26 T isolated from the hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Genome Announc. 1: e00680-13. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3757456/

Saxena, A., Nayyar, N., Sangwan, N., Kumari, R., Khurana, J.P., and Lal, R. 2013. Genome Sequence of Novosphingobium lindaniclasticum LE124 T , isolated from a Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite. Genome Announc. 1: e00715-13. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3772145/

Singh, A. K., Sangwan, N., Sharma, A., Gupta, V., Khurana, J.P., and Lal, R . 2013. Draft Genome Sequence of Sphingobium quisquiliarum P25 T , a Novel Hexachlorocylohexane (HCH) Degrading Bacterium Isolated from the HCH Dumpsite. Genome Announc. 1 : e00717-13. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3772147/

Mukherjee, U., Kumar, R., Mahato, N.K.., Khurana, J.P., and Lal, R. 2013. Draft Genome Sequence of Sphingobium sp. HDIPO4, an Avid Degrader ofHexachlorocyclohexane. Genome Announc. 1: e00749-13. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3778204/

Kaur, J., Verma, H., Tripathi, C., Khurana, J.P., and Lal, R. 2013. Draft Genome Sequence of a Hexachlorocyclohexane-DegradingBacterium, Sphingobium baderi Strain LL03 T . Genome Announc. 1: e00751-13. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3778205/

Kumar, R., Dwivedi, V., Negi, V., Khurana, J.P., and Lal, R. 2013. Draft Genome Sequence of Sphingobium lactosutens DS20Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Dumpsite. Genome Announc.1:e00753-13. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3778206/

2012

Malhotra, J., Anand, S., Jindal, S and Lal, R . 2012. Acinetobacter indicus sp. nov., isolated from Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62 : 2883-2890. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22247213

Kaur, J., Kaur, J., Niharika, N and Lal, R . 2012. Sphingomonas laterariae LNB2 T sp. nov. isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated dumpsite in Lucknow. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62 :2891-2896. http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/early/2012/01/10/ijs.0.034686-0

Niharika, N., Jindal, S., Kaur, J and Lal, R . 2012. Sphingominas indica sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2997-3002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22307515

Bala, K., Geueke, B., Miska, M., Rentsch, D., Poiger, T., Lal, R ., Holliger, C., and Kohler, H, P. 2012. Enzymatic conversion of ε-Hexachlorocyclohexane and a-Heptachlorocyclohexane isomer, two neglected components of technical hexachlorocyclohexane. Environmental Science and Technology. 46: 4051-4058. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22385211

Dwivedi, V., Niharika, N and Lal, R . 2012. Pontibacter lucknowensis DM9T sp. nov. isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 309-313. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22427446

Dwivedi, V., Sangwan, N., Nigam, A., Garg, N., Niharika, N., Khurana, P., Khurana, J,P., and Lal, R. 2012. Draft genome sequence of Thermus sp . RL isolated from hot water spring located atop the Himalayan Ranges at Manikaran, India. J. Bacteriol : 194: 3534-3535. http://jb.asm.org/content/194/13/3534.full.pdf

Kaur, J., Moskalikova, H., Niharika, N., Sedlackova, M., Hampl, A., Damborsky, J., Prokop, Z and Lal, R . 2012. Sphingobium baderi sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite in Spolana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 673-678. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22544800

Niharika, N., Moskalikova, H., Kaur, J., Sedlackova, M., Hampl, A., Damborsky, J., Prokop, Z and Lal, R . 2012. Novosphingobium barchaimii sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 667-672.http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/early/2012/04/23/ijs.0.039826-0

Niharika, N., Moskalikova, H., Kaur, J., Khan, F., Sedlackova, M., Hampl, A., Damborsky, J., Prokop, Z and Lal, R. 2012. Sphingobium czechense sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 723-728. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22561590

Anand, S., Sangwan, N., Lata, P., Kaur, J., Dua, A., Singh, A., Verma, M., Kaur, J., Khurana, J., Khurana, P., Raghuvanshi, S and Lal, R . 2012. Genome Sequence of Sphingobium indicum B90A, a Hexachlorocyclohexane-Degrading Bacterium. J. Bacteriol. 194 , 4471-4472. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22843598

Malhotra, J., Dua, A., Saxena, A., Sangwan, N., Mukherjee, U., Pandey, N., Raman, R., Khurana, P., Khurana, J,P and Lal, R . Genome sequence of Acinetobacter sp . HA isolated from the gut of polyphagous insect pest Helicoverpa armigera. J. Bacteriol. 194 , 5156-5157. p://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22933775

Lal, D., Schumann, P and Lal, R .2012. Edaphobacillus lindanitolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Journal of basic microbiology. 53: 758-765. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23322487

Sangwan, N., Lata, P., Dwivedi, V., Singh, A., Niharika, N., Kaur, J ., Anand, S., Malhotra, J., Jindal, S., Nigam, A., Lal, D., Dua, A., Saxena, A., Garg, N., Verma, M., Kaur, J., Mukherjee, U., Gilbert, J.A., Dowd, S.E., Raman, R., Khurana, P., Khurana, J.P.and Lal, R . 2012. Comparative Metagenomic analysis of soil microbial communities across three Hexachlorocyclohexane contamination levels. PLos One. 7: e46219. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0046219

Geueke, B., Garg, N., Ghosh, S., Holliger, C., Lal, R. and Kohler. H.P.E. 2012. Metabolomics of HCH-transformation: LinA to LinB ratio determines metabolic fate of HCH isomers. Environ Microbiol. 15: 1040-1049. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23121161

Gupta, S.K, Lal, D., Lata, P., Sangwan, N., Garg, N., Holliger, C. & Lal, R. 2012. Changes in the bacterial community and lin genes diversity during biostimulation of indigenous bacterial community of Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite soil. Microbiology. 82: 234-240. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1134%2FS0026261713020185

Sangwan, N., Lata, P., Singh, A.K. and Lal, R. 2012. Recruiting Environmental genomes from metagenomes. Indian J Microbiol. 52: 109-110. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12088-012-0254-2

Saxena, A., Anand, S., Dua, A., Sangwan, N., Khan, F, and Lal, R . 2012. Novosphingobium lindaniclasticum s. nov., a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) degrading bacterium isolated from HCH dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 2160-2167.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23104365

Jindal, S., Dua, A. and Lal, R . 2012. Sphingopyxis indica sp. nov., isolated from a high dose point hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 2186-2191. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23125320

2011

Jit, S., Dadhwal, M., Kumari, H., Jindal, S., Kaur, J., Lata, P., Niharika, N., Lal, D., Garg, N., Gupta, S. K., Sharma, P., Bala, K., Singh, A., Vijgen, J., Weber, R. and Lal, R. 2011. Evaluation of hexachlorocyclohexane contamination from the last lindane production plant operating in India. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 18: 586-597. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20967504

Vogne, C., Kumari, H., Arias, S., Lal, R . and Van der Meer, J. R. 2011. Characterisation of the putative effector binding site of the regulatory HbpR protein from Pseudomonas azelaica by site-directed mutagenesis. PLoS One. 6: e16539. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0016539

Garg, N., Bala, K., and Lal, R . 2011. Sphingobium lucknowense sp. nov., a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) degrading bacterium isolated from HCH contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 618-623.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21551337

Lal, D., Verma, M., and Lal, R . 2011. Exploring internal features of 16S rRNA gene for identification of clinically relevant species of the genus Streptococcus. Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. 10: 28. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3151204/

Verma, M., Kaur, J., Kumar, M., Kumari, K., Saxena, A., Anand, S., Nigam, A., Ravi, V., Raghuvanshi, S., Khurana, P., Tyagi, A.K., Khurana, J.P., and Lal, R . 2011. Whole Genome Sequence of Rifamycin B Producing Amycolatopsis mediterranei S699. J. Bacteriol. 193: 5562-5563. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3187414/

Sharma, P., Pandey, R., Kumari, K., Pandey, G., Jackson, C,J., Russell, R,J., Oakeshott, J,G., and Lal, R . 2011. Kinetic and sequence-structure-function analysis of known LinA variants with different hexachlorocyclohexane isomers. Plos One. 6: e25128 . http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0025128

Kaur, J., Anand, S., Verma, M., and Lal, R. 2014. Role of horizontal gene transfer events in the evolution of phenol 2-monooxygenase gene: a comparative study across 75 prokaryotic genomes. Indian Journal of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology. 3 :1–15. http://ijbb.informaticspublishing.com/index.php/ijbb/article/view/46202

Anand, S., Bala, K., Saxena, A., and Lal, R . 2011. Microbacterium amylolyticum sp. nov., N5T a bacterium isolated from industrial waste soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2114-2120. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22039005

Lata, P., Lal, D and Lal, R . 2011. Flavobacterium ummariense sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2674-2679. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22199225