1. Banerjee C, Singh A., Das TK, Rajagopal R., Shrivastava A., Mazumder S. 2014. Ameliorating ER-stress attenuates Aeromonas hydrophila-induced mitochondrial dysfunctioning and caspase mediated HKM apoptosis in Clarias batrachus. Scientific Reports 4, Article nu: 5820 doi:10.1038/srep05820

2. Banerjee C, Khatri P, Rajagopal R, Bhatia H, Datta M, Mazumder S. 2014. Role of Calmodulin-Calmodulin Kinase II, cAMP/Protein Kinase A and ERK 1/2 on Aeromonas hydrophila-Induced Apoptosis of Head Kidney Macrophages. PLoS Pathog 10(4): e1004018. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004018

3. Pandey, N., Singh, A., Rana, V.S. and Rajagopal, R. 2013. Molecular Characterization and Analysis of Bacterial Diversity in Aleurocanthus woglumi (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Environmental Entomol. 42(6): 1257 – 1264. DOI:

4. Singh, S.T., Kumar, J. Thomas, A., Ramamurthy, V.V. and Rajagopal, R. 2013. Detection and Localization of Rickettsia sp in Mealybug. Environmental Entomol. 42(4): 711 – 716. DOI:

5. Adlakha N., Kushwaha H., Rajagopal R., and Yazdani S.S. 2013. Draft Genome Sequence of the Paenibacillus sp. ICGEB2008 (MTCC 5639) isolated from the gut of Helicoverpa armigera. Genome Announcements. 1 (1) e00026-12.

6. 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., Rajagopal 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(9): e46219.

7. Rana, V.S., Singh, S.T., Gayatri Priya, N., Kumar, J. and Rajagopal, R. 2012. Arsenophonus GroEL interacts with CLCuV and is localized in midgut and salivary gland of whitefly B. tabaci. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42168.

8. Malhotra, J., Dua, A., Saxena, A., Sangwan, N., Mukherjee, U., Pandey, N., Rajagopal, R., Khurana, P., Khurana, J.P. and Lal, R. 2012. Draft Genome Sequence of Acinetobacter sp. HA isolated from Gut of Polyphagus Insect Pest Helicoverpa armigeraI. J. Bacteriol. 194 (18), 5156-5156. doi: 10.1128/ JB.01194-12

9. Gayatri Priya, N., Pandey, N. and Rajagopal, R. 2012. LNA probes substantially improve detection of bacterial endosymbionts in whole mount of insects by fluorescent in-situ hybridization. BMC Microbiology 12 (1), 81.

10. Singhal, J., Agrawal, N., Vashishta, M., Gayatri Priya N., Tiwari, B.K., Singh, Y., Rajagopal, R and Natarajan, N. 2012. Suppression of Dendritic Cell Mediated Responses by Genes in the Calcium and Cysteine Protease Pathways During Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection. J. Biol. Chem. (In Press).

11. Singh, S.T., Gayatri Priya, N., Kumar, J., Rana, V.S., Ellango, R., Joshi, A., Priyadarshini, G., Asokan, R., Rajagopal, R. 2012. Diversity and Phylogenetic Analysis of Endosymbiotic Bacteria from Field Caught Bemisia tabaci from Different Locations of North India Based on 16S rDNA Library Screening. Infection Genetics & Evolution.

12. 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. 10.1099/ijs.0.037721-0

13. Gayatri Priya, N., Ojha, A., Kajla, M.K., Raj, A., Rajagopal, R. 2012. Host Plant induced variation in gut bacteria of Helicoverpa armigera. PLoS ONE. 7(1): e30768.

14. Banerjee, C., Goswami, R., Datta, S., Rajagopal, R., Mazumder, S. 2011. Arsenic-induced alteration in intracellular calcium homeostasis induces head kidney macrophage apoptosis involving the activation of Calpain 2 and ERK in Clarias batrachus. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2011.07.007

15. Kapoor, M., Rajagopal, R. 2011. Enzymatic bioremediation of organophosphorus insecticides by recombinant organophosphorous hydrolase. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2010.12.017

16. Adlakha, N., Rajagopal, R., Kumar, S., Reddy, V.S., Yazdani, S.S. 2011. Synthesis and characterization of chimeric proteins based on cellulase and xylanase from an insect gut bacterium. Appl Environ Microbiol. 77(14): 4859-66.

17. Arora, N., Hoque, M.E., Rajagopal, R., Sachdev, B., Bhatnagar, R.K. 2009. Expression, purification and characterization of pro-phenol oxidase activating serine protease from Spodoptera litura. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 72, 61-73

18. Rani A., Sharma A., Rajagopal R., Adak T. and Bhatnagar R.K. (2009) Bacterial diversity analysis of larvae and adult midgut micro-flora using culture-dependent and culture-independent methods in lab-reared and field-collected Anopheles stephensi-an Asian malarial vector. BMC Microbiology 9: 96. doi:10.1186/1471-2180-9-96

19. Rajagopal R., Arora N., Sivakumar S., Rao NGV, Nimbalkar S.A. and Bhatnagar R.K. (2009) Resistance of Helicoverpa armigera to Cry1Ac toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis is due to improper processing of the protoxin. Biochemical J. 419: 309 – 316.

20. Sivakumar S., Rajagopal R., Raja Venkatesh, G. , Srivastava A. & Bhatnagar R.K. (2007) Knockdown of Aminopeptidase-N from Helicoverpa armigera larvae and in transfected Sf21 cells by Rna Interference reveals its functional interaction with Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal protein Cry1Ac. J. Biol. Chem. 282 7312-7319. 21. Rajagopal R,. Mohan S. and Bhatnagar, R.K. (2006). Direct Infection of Spodoptera litura by Photorhabdus luminescens Encapsulated in Alginate Beads. J. Invet. Pathol. 93: 50 – 53.

22. Rajagopal, R.,Thamilarasi, K., Raja Venkatesh, G. Srinivas, P., and Bhatnagar, R.K. (2005). Immune cascade of Spodoptera litura: cloning, expression and characterization of inducible pro-phenol oxidase. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Commu. 337: 394 - 400.

23. Ahmad, T., Rajagopal, R. and Bhatnagar, R.K. (2003). Molecular characterization of chitinase from polyphagus pest Helicoverpa armigera. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Commu. 310: 188 – 195.

24. Arora, N., Ahmad, T., Rajagopal R. and Bhatnagar, R.K. (2003). A constitutively expressed 36kDa exochitinase from Bacillus thuringiensis HD-1. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Commu. 307: 620 – 625.

25. Rajagopal R., Agrawal N., Selvapandian A., Ahmad S. & Bhatnagar R. K. ( 2003) Recombinantly expressed isozymic aminopeptidases from Helicoverpa armigera midgut display differential interaction with closely related cry proteins. Biochemical J. 370: 971 - 978

26. Mohan S., Rajagopal R. and Gaur H.S. (2003) Foliar application of Photorhabdus luminescens, symbiotic bacteria from entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis indica, to kill cabbage butterfly Pieris brassicae. Current Science. 84 (11): 1397.

27. Rajagopal R., Sivakumar S., Agrawal N., Malhotra P.& Bhatnagar R.K. (2002) Silencing of midgut aminopeptidase N of Spodoptera litura by dsRNA establishes its role as Bt toxin receptor. J. Biol. Chem. 277 46849-46851.

28. Rajagopal R. and Bhatnagar R.K.(2002) Insecticidal toxic proteins produced by Photorhabdus luminescens akhurstii, the symbiont of Heterorhabditis indica. J. Nematology 34 (1) 23 – 27.

29. Reddy VS, Leelavathi S, Selvapandian A, Rajagopal R. Giovanni F, Shukla V and Bhatnagar RK. (2002) Analysis of chloroplast transformed tobacco plants with Cry1 Ia5 under rice psbA transcriptional elements reveal high level expression of Bt toxin without imposing yield penalty and stable inheritance of transplastome. Molecular Breeding 9: 259 – 269.

30. Rajagopal R, Sirohi A and Dasgupta DR (2002) Pathogenesis related proteins induced by Meloidogyne incognita and Heterodera cajani in Cowpea. Indian J. Nematology. (accepted, in press)

31. Selvapandian A, Arora N, Rajagopal R, Jalali SK, Venkatesan T, Singh SP and Bhatnagar RK (2001) Toxicity analysis of N- and C- terminus-deleted vegetative insecticidal protein from Bacillus thuringiensis. Appl & Env. Microbiol. 67 (12): 5855-5858.

32. Dasgupta DR, Ganguly,AK, Sirohi A, Pankaj and Rajagopal R. (1995) Plant parasitic nematode management: physiological and molecular approaches. In Swarup. Dasgupta & Gill (Ed) Nematode pest management, an appraisal of eco-friendly approaches, pp 12 – 27. Nematological Society of India, New Delhi.

33. Ganguly AK, Rajagopal R. and Dasgupta DR. (1993) Studies on two oxidoreductases and polyphenol oxidase from cowpea infected by M. incognita Race 1. Indian J. Nematol. 22: 139-145.

34. Rajagopal R., Ganguly AK and Dasgupta DR. (1992) Qualitaitve and quantitative changes in protein in cowpea inoculated with the root knot nematode M. incognita Indian J. Nematol 21: 113 – 122.