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2018



-> Maji, A., Misra, R., Dhakan, D. B., Gupta, V., Mahato, N. K., Saxena, R., Mittal, P., Thukral, N., Sharma, E., Singh, A., Virmani, R., Gaur, M., Singh, H., Hasija, Y., Arora, G., Agrawal, A., Chaudhry, A., Khurana, J. P., Sharma, V. K., Lal, R. and Singh, Y. 2018. Gut microbiome contributes to impairment of immunity in pulmonary tuberculosis patients by alteration of butyrate and propionate producers. Environ. Microbiol. 20: 402-419.

2017



1. Kohli, P., Richnow, H.H., Lal, R. 2017. Compound Specific stable isotope analysis: implications in hexachlorocyclohexane in-vitro and field assessment. Indian J. Microbiol. 57: 11-22.

2. Singh, P., Kumari, R., Nayyar, N., Lal, R. 2017. Pontibacter aurantiacus sp. nov. isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 67: 1400-1407.

3. Sood, U., Singh, Y., Shakarad, M., Lal, R. 2017. Highlight on Engineering Mycobacterium smegmatis for testosterone production. Microbial biotechnol. 10: 73-75.

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

5. Rani, P., Mahato, N.K., Sharma, A., Rao, D.L.N., Kamra, K., Lal R. 2017. Genome Mining and Predictive Functional Profiling of Acidophilic Rhizobacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens Pt14. Indian J. Microbiol. 57: 155-161.

6. Kumar, R., Verma, H., Haider, S., Bajaj, A., Sood, U., Ponnusamy, K., Nagar, S., Shakarad, M., Negi, R. K., Singh, Y., Khurana, J. P., Gilbert, J.A., Lal, R. 2017. Comparative Genomic Analysis Reveals Habitat-Specific Genes and Regulatory Hubs within the Genus Novosphingobium. mSystems 2: e00020-17.

7. Tripathi, C., Mishra, H., Khurana, H., Dwivedi, V., Kamra, K., Negi, R. K., Lal, R. 2017. Complete genome analysis of Thermus parvatiensis and comparative genomics of Thermus spp. provide insights into genetic variability and evolution of natural competence as strategic survival attributes. Frontiers Microbiol. 8: 1410.

8. Verma, H., Bajaj, A., Kumar, R., Kaur, J., Anand, S., Nayyar, N., Puri, A., Singh, Y., Khurana, J.P., Lal, R. 2017. Genome Organization of Sphingobiumindicum B90A: An Archetypal Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) Degrading Genotype. Genome Biol. Evol. 9: 2191-2197.

9. Mahato, N., Gupta, V., Singh, P., Kumari, R., Verma, H., Tripathi, C., Rani, P., Sharma, A., Singhvi, N., Sood, U., Hira, P., Kohli, P., Nayyar, N., Puri, A., Bajaj, A., Kumar, R., Negi, V., Talwar, C., Khurana, H., Nagar, S., Sharma, M., Mishra, H., Singh, A.K., Dhingra, G., Negi R.K., Shakarad, M., Singh, Y., Lal, R. 2017. Microbial Taxonomy in the era of OMICS: application of DNA sequences, computational tools and techniques. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 110: 1357-1371.

10. Singh, A. K., Kohli, P., Mahato, N. K., Lal, R. 2017. Paracoccus sordidisoli sp. nov., isolated from an agricultural field contaminated with hexachlorocyclohexane isomers. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 67: 4365-4371.

11. Singh, P., Kumari, R., Lal, R. 2017. Bedaquiline: Fallible Hope Against Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. Indian J. Microbiol. 57: 371-377.

2016



12. Rani, P., Mukherjee, U., Verma, H., Kamra, K., Lal, R. 2016. Luteimonas tolerans sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane- contaminated soil. India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 1851-1856.

13. Kumari, R., Singh, P., Schumann, P., Lal, R. 2016. Tessaracoccus flavus sp. nov., isolated from the drainage system of a lindane-producing factory. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 1862-1868.

14. Nayyar, N., Kohli, P., Mahato, N. K., Lal, R. 2016. Pontibacter mucosus sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated pond sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 2234-2240.

15. Puri, A., Rai, A., Dhanaraj, P., Lal, R., Patel, D., Kaicker, A., Verma M. 2016. An in silico approach for identification of the pathogenic species, Helicobacter pylori and its relatives. Indian J. Microbiol. 56: 277-286.

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

17. Nayyar, N., 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.

18. Sharma, A., Kohli, P., Singh, Y., Schumann, P., Lal R. 2016. Fictibacillus halophilus sp. nov., isolated from a microbial mat of a hot spring situated atop the Himalayan Range. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 2409-2416.

19. Kumari, R., Singh, P., Lal, R. 2016. Genetics and genomics of the genus Amycolatopsis. Indian J. Microbiol. 56: 233-246.

20. Sharma, A., Gilbert, J. A., Lal, R. 2016. (Meta)genomic insights into the pathogenome of Cellulosimicrobium cellulans. Sci. Rep. 6: 25527.

21. Garg, N., Lata, P., Jit, S., Sangwan, N., Singh, A. K., Dwivedi, V., Niharika, N., Kaur, J., Saxena, A., Dua, A., Nayyar, N., Kohli, P., Gueke, B., Kunz, P., Rentcsch, D., Holliger, C., Kohler, H. P., Lal, R. 2016. Laboratory and field scale bioremediation of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soils by means of bioaugmentation and biostimulation. Biodegradation. 27: 179-193.

22. Negi, V., Singh Y., Schumann, P., Lal, R. 2016. Corynebacterium pollutisoli sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated soil, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 3531-3537.

23. Kohli, P., Nayyar, N., Sharma, A., Singh, A. K., Lal, R. 2016. Algoriphagus roseus sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 3558-3565.

24. Lal, D., Verma, M., Behura, S., Lal, R. 2016. Codon usage bias in phylum Actinobacteria: relevance to environmental adaptation and host pathogenicity. Res. Microbiol. 167: 669–677.

25. Gupta, V., Haider, S., Sood, U., Gilbert, J. A., Ramjee, M., Forbes, K., Singh, Y., Lopes, B.S., Lal, R. 2016. Comparative genomic analysis of novel Acinetobacter symbionts: A combined systems biology and genomics approach. Sci. Rep. 6: 29043.

26. Kohli, P., Nayyar, N., Sharma, A., Singh, A. K., Lal, R. 2016. Pontibacter virosus sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane contaminated dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 4395-4400.

27. Tripathi, C., Mahato, N. K., Rani, P., Singh, Y., Kamra, K., 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.

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

2015



29. Gupta, P., Sangwan, N., Lal, R., Vakhlu J. 2015. Bacterial diversity of Drass, cold desert in Western Himalaya, and its comparison with Antarctic and Arctic. Arch. Microbiol. 197: 851-860.

30. Malhotra, J., Aparna, K., Dua, A., Sangwan, N., Trimurtulu, N., Rao, D. L. N., Lal, R. 2015. Microbial and genetic ecology of tropical Vertisols under intensive chemical farming. Environ. Monit. Assess. 187: 4081.

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

32. 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 enriched across hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. BMC Genomics 16: 313.

33. Singh, A. K., Garg, N., Lal, R. 2015. Pontibacter chinhatensis sp. nov., isolated from pond sediment containing discarded hexachlorocyclohexane isomer waste. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 65: 2248-2254.

34. Sangwan, N., Lambert, C., Sharma, A., Gupta, V., Khurana, P., Khurana, J. P., Gilbert, J. A., Sockett, R. E., Lal, R. 2015. Arsenic rich Himalayan hot spring metagenomics reveal genetically novel predator-prey genotypes. Environ. Microbiol. Rep. 7: 812-823.

35. Dwivedi, V., Kumari, K., Gupta, S. K., Kumari, R., Tripathi, C., Lata, P., Niharika, N., Kumar, R., Singh, A. K., Nigam, A., Garg, N., Lal, R. 2015. Thermus parvatiensis RL sp. nov., isolated from hot water spring located atop the Himalayan Ranges at Manikaran, India. Indian J. Microbiol. 55: 357-365.

36. Verma, H., Rani, P., Singh, A. K., Kumar, R., Dwivedi, V., Negi, V., Lal, R. 2015. Sphingopyxis flava sp. nov., isolated from an hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)- contaminated soil, India. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 65: 3720-3726.

37. Mahato, N. K., Tripathi, C., Nayyar, N., Singh, A. K., Lal, R. 2015. Pontibacter ummariensis sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane-contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 66: 1080-1087.

38. Tripathi, C., Mahato, N. K., Singh, A. K., Kamra, K., Korpole, S., 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. 66: 1156-1162.

39. 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. Mol. Genet. Microbiol. Virol. 31: 187-196.

2014



40. 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. Ind. J. Bioinfo. Biotechnol. 3: 1–15.

41. Nayyar, N., Sangwan, N., Kohli, P., Verma, H., Kumar, R., Negi, V., Oldach, P., Mahato, N. K., Gupta, V., Lal, R. 2014. Hexachlorocyclohexane: persistence, toxicity and decontamination. Rev. Environ. Health. 29: 49-52.

42. Nigam, A., Almabruk, K. H., Saxena, A., Jongtae, Y., Mukherjee, U., Kaur, H., Kohli, P., Kumari, R., Singh, P., Zakharov, L. N., Singh, Y., Mahmud, T., Lal, R. 2014. Modification of rifamycin polyketide backbone leads to improved drug activity against rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J. Biol. Chem. 289: 21142-21152.

43. Pandey, R., Lucent, D., Kumari, K., Sharma, P., Lal, R., Oakeshott, J. G., Pandey, G. 2014. Kinetic and sequence-structure-function analysis of LinB enzyme variants with β- and δ-hexachlorocyclohexane. PLoS One 9: e103632.

44. 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.

45. Mahato, N. K., Tripathi, C., Verma, H., Singh, N., Lal, R. 2014. Draft genome sequence of Deinococcus sp. strain RL isolated from sediments of hot Spring. Genome Announc. 2: e00703-14.

46. 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.

47. Negi, V., Lata, P., Sangwan, N., Gupta, S. K., Das, S., Rao, D. L. N., Lal, R. 2014. Draft genome sequence of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) degrading Sphingobium lucknowense strain F2T isolated from the HCH dumpsite. Genome Announc. 2: e00788-14.

48. 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.

49. Grewal, S., Vakhlu, J., Gupta, V., Sangwan, N., Kohli, P., Nayyar, N., Rani, P., Sance, S. S., Lal, R. 2014. Draft genome sequence of Pseudomonas sp. JMM, a sediment hosted environmental isolate. Genome Announc. 2: e00879-14.

50. Sharma, A., Hira, H., Shakarad, M., Lal, R. 2014. Draft genome sequence of Cellulosimicrobium sp. Strain MM, isolated from arsenic-rich microbial mats of a Himalayan hot spring. Genome Announc. 2: e01020-14.

51. Saxena, A., Mukherjee, U., Kumari, R., Singh, P., Lal R. 2014. Synthetic biology in action: Developing a drug against MDR-TB. Indian J. Microbiol. 54: 369-375.

52. 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.

53. Dubey, M., Yadav, G., Kapuria, A., Ghosh, A., Muralidharan, M., Lal, D. Lal, R., Dhanaraj P. S., Verma, M. 2014. Exploring bacterial diversity from contaminated soil samples from river Yamuna. Microbiol. 83: 585-588.

54. Sharma, P., Jindal, S., Bala, K., Kumari, K., Niharika, N., Kaur, J., Pandey, G., Pandey, R., Russell, R. J., Oakeshott, J. G., Lal, R. 2014. Functional screening of enzymes and bacteria for the dechlorination of hexachlorocyclohexane by a high-throughput colorimetric assay. Biodegradation. 25: 179-187.

55. Singh, A. K., Garg, N., Lata, P., Kumar, R., Negi, V., Vikram, S., Lal, R. 2014. Pontibacter indicus sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64: 254-259.

2013



56. Niharika, N., Moskalikova, H., Kaur, J., Sedlackova, M., Hampl, A., Damborsky, J., Prokop, Z., Lal, R. 2013. Novosphingobium barchaimii sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane-contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 667-672.

57. Niharika, N., Moskalikova, H., Kaur, J., Khan, F., Sedlackova, M., Hampl, A., Damborsky, J., Prokop, Z., Lal, R. 2013. Sphingobium czechense sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 723-728.

58. Singh, A. K., Garg, N., Sangwan, N., Negi, V., Kumar, R., Vikram, S., Lal, R. 2013. Pontibacter ramchanderi sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane-contaminated pond sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 2829-2834.

59. Dua, A., Malhotra, J., Saxena, A., Khan, F., Lal, R. 2013. Devosia lucknowensis sp. nov., a bacterium isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated pond soil. J. Microbiol. 51: 689-694.

60. Verma, M., Lal, D., Saxena, A., Anand, S., Kaur, J., Kaur, J., Lal, R. 2013. Understanding alternative fluxes/effluxes through comparative metabolic pathway analysis of phylum actinobacteria using a simplified approach. Gene 531: 306-317.

61. Gupta, S. K., Lal, D., Lata, P., Sangwan, N., Garg, N., Holliger, C., Lal, R. 2013. Changes in the bacterial community and lin genes diversity during biostimulation of indigenous bacterial community of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite soil. Microbiol. 82: 234-240.

62. Dwivedi, V., Niharika, N., Lal, R. 2013. Pontibacter lucknowensis sp. nov. isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 309-313.

63. Jindal, S., Dua, A., Lal, R. 2013. Sphingopyxis indica sp. nov., isolated from a high dose point hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 2186-2191.

64. Gueka, B., Miska, M. E., Poiger, T., Restsch, D., Lal, R., Holliger, C., Kohler, H. P-E. 2013. Enantioselective dehydrochlorination of δ- Hexachlorocyclohexane & δ- pentachlorocyclohexane by Lin A1 & LinA2 from Sphingobium indicum B90A. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 79: 6180-6183.

65. Lal, D., Jindal S., Kumari, H., Jit, S., Nigam, A., Sharma, P., Kumari, K., 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.

66. Verma, M., Lal, D., Kaur, J., Saxena, A., Kaur, J., Anand, S., Lal, R. 2013. Phylogenetic analyses of phylum Actinobacteria based on whole genome sequences. Res. Microbiol. 164: 718-728.

67. Dua, A., Sangwan, N., Kaur, J., Saxena, A., Kohli, P., Gupta, A. K., 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.

68. Niharika, N., Sangwan, N., Ahmad, S., Singh, P., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Sphingobium chinhatense strain IP26T isolated from the hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Genome Announc. 1: e00680-13

69. Saxena, A., Nayyar, N., Sangwan, N., Kumari, R., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2013. Genome Sequence of Novosphingobium lindaniclasticum LE124T, isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite. Genome Announc. 1: e00715-13.

70. Singh, A. K., Sangwan, N., Sharma, A., Gupta, V., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Sphingobium quisquiliarum P25T, a novel hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)-degrading bacterium isolated from the HCH dumpsite. Genome Announc. 1: e00717-13.

71. Mukherjee, U., Kumar, R., Mahato, N. K., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Sphingobium sp. HDIPO4, an avid degrader of hexachlorocyclohexane. Genome Announc. 1: e00749-13.

72. Kaur, J., Verma, H., Tripathi, C., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2013. Draft genome sequence of a hexachlorocyclohexane-degrading bacterium, Sphingobium baderi strain LL03T. Genome Announc. 1: e00751-13.

73. Kumar, R., Dwivedi, V., Negi, V., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Sphingobium lactosutens strain DS20 isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Genome Announc.1: e00753-13.

74. Kohli, P., Dua, A., Sangwan, N., Oldach, P., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2013. Draft genome sequence of Sphingobium ummariense strain RL-3, a hexachlorocyclohexane-degrading bacterium. Genome Announc. 1: e00956-13.

75. Sangwan, N., Verma, H., Kumar, R., Negi, V., Lax, S., Khurana, P., Khurana, J. P., Gilbert, J. A., Lal, R. 2013. Reconstructing an ancestral genotype of two hexachlorocyclohexane degrading Sphingobium species using metagenomic sequence data. ISME J. 8: 398-408.

2012



76. Anand, S., Bala, K., Saxena, A., Lal, R. 2012. Microbacterium amylolyticum sp. nov., isolated from an industrial waste site. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2114-2120.

77. Lata, P., Lal, D., Lal, R. 2012. Flavobacterium ummariense sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane- contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2674-2679.

78. Malhotra, J., Anand, S., Jindal, S., Rajagopal R., Lal, R. 2012. Acinetobacter indicus sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2883-2890.

79. Kaur, J., Kaur, J., Niharika, N., Lal, R. 2012. Sphingomonas laterariae sp. nov. isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane-contaminated dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2891-2896.

80. Niharika, N., Jindal, S., Kaur, J., Lal, R. 2012. Sphingomonas indica sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)-contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2997-3002.

81. Bala, K., Geueke, B., Miska, M., Rentsch, D., Poiger, T., Dadhwal M., Lal, R., Holliger, C., Kohler, H, P. 2012. Enzymatic conversion of ε-Hexachlorocyclohexane and a-heptachlorocyclohexane isomer, two neglected components of technical hexachlorocyclohexane. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 4051-4058.

82. Dwivedi, V., Sangwan, N., Nigam, A., Garg, N., Niharika, N., Khurana, P., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2012. Draft genome sequence of Thermus sp. Strain RL, isolated from hot water spring located atop the Himalayan Ranges at Manikaran, India. J. Bacteriol. 194: 3534-3535.

83. Kaur, J., Moskalikova, H., Niharika, N., Sedlackova, M., Hampl, A., Damborsky, J., Prokop, Z., Lal, R. 2012. Sphingobium baderi sp. nov., isolated from a hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 673-678.

84. Anand, S., Sangwan, N., Lata, P., Kaur, J., Dua, A., Singh, A., Verma, M., Kaur, J., Khurana, J. P., Khurana, Mathur S., Lal, R. 2012. Genome Sequence of Sphingobium indicum B90A, a hexachlorocyclohexane-Degrading Bacterium. J. Bacteriol. 194: 4471-4472.

85. Malhotra, J., Dua, A., Saxena, A., Sangwan, N., Mukherjee, U., Pandey, N., Raman, R., Khurana, P., Khurana, J. P., Lal, R. 2012. Genome sequence of Acinetobacter sp. HA isolated from the gut of polyphagous insect pest Helicoverp aarmigera. J. Bacteriol. 194: 5156-5157.

86. Lal, D., Khan, F., Gupta, S. K., Schumann, P., Lal, R. 2012. Edaphobacillus lindanitolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) contaminated soil. J. Basic Microbiol. 53: 758-765.

87. 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., Lal, R. 2012. Comparative Metagenomic analysis of soil microbial communities across three Hexachlorocyclohexane contamination levels. PLoS One 7: e46219.

88. Geueke, B., Garg, N., Ghosh, S., Fleischmann T., Holliger, C., Lal, R., Kohler H. P-E. 2012. Metabolomics of HCH-transformation: LinA to LinB ratio determines metabolic fate of HCH isomers. Environ. Microbiol. 15: 1040-1049.

89. Sangwan, N., Lata, P., Singh, A. K., Lal, R. 2012. Recruiting Environmental genomes from metagenomes. Indian J. Microbiol. 52: 109-110.

90. Saxena, A., Anand, S., Dua, A., Sangwan, N., Khan, F., Lal, R. 2012. Novosphingobium lindaniclasticum sp. nov., a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)-degrading bacterium isolated from HCH dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 2160-2167.

91. Garg, N., Bala, K., Lal, R. 2012. Sphingobium lucknowense sp. nov., a hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)- degrading bacterium isolated from HCH-contaminated soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 618-623.

2011



92. Khanna, M., Solanki, R., Lal, R. 2011. Selective isolation of rare actinomycetes producing novel antimicrobial compounds. Int. J. Adv. Biotechnol. Res. 2: 357-375.

93. Kaur, J., Verma, M., Lal, R. 2011. Rhizobium rosettiformans sp.nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane dump site in India, and reclassification of Blastobacter aggregatus Hirsch et al. 1985 as Rhizobium aggregatum comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 61: 1218-1225.

94. Kumari, K., Sharma, P., Tyagi, K., Lal, R. 2011. Pseudoxanthomonas indica sp. nov., isolated from hexachlorocyclohexane dumpsite. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 61: 2107-2111.

95. Vogne, C., Kumari, H., Arias, S., Lal, R., 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.

96. Lal, D., Verma, M., Lal, R. 2011. Exploring internal features of 16S rRNA gene for identification of clinically relevant species of the genus Streptococcus. Ann. Clin. Microbiol. Antimicrob. 10: 28.

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