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Research Publications

  1. Abirami G, Alexpandi R, Durgadevi R, Kannappan A and Ravi AV* (2020). Inhibitory effect of morin against Candida albicans pathogenicity and virulence factor production: An in vitro and in vivo approaches. Frontiers in Microbiology. (Accepted Manuscript) (IF: 4.235).

  2. Alexpandi R, De Mesquita JF, Pandian SK and Ravi AV* (2020) Quinolines-Based SARS-CoV-2 3CLpro and RdRp Inhibitors and Spike-RBD-ACE2 Inhibitor for Drug-Repurposing Against COVID-19: An in silico Analysis. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11:1796. (IF: 4.235).

  3. Alexpandi R, Chandu VV. Muralee G, Durgadevi R, Hee-Je Kim, Pandian SK and Ravi AV* (2020). Metal sensing-carbon dots loaded TiO2 nanocomposite for photocatalytic bacterial deactivation and control acute-hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) in aquaculture. Scientific Reports, 10: 12883. (IF: 3.998).

  4. Durgadevi R, Kaleeshwari R, Swetha TK, Alexpandi R, Pandian SK and Ravi AV* (2020). Attenuation of Proteus mirabilis colonization and swarming motility on indwelling urinary catheter by antibiofilm impregnation: an in vitro study. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 111207. (IF: 4.389).

  5. Kannappan A, Durgadevi R, Srinivasan R, Lagoa R, Packiavathy IASV, Pandian SK and Ravi AV* (2020). 2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzaldehyde from Hemidesmus indicus is antagonist to Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm formation. Biofouling, (Article accepted, in press) (IF: 2.786).

  6. Balaji M, Nithya P, Kasirajan K, Alexpandi R, Mayakrishnan A, Palanisamy S, Jegatheeswaran S, Selvam S, Ravi AV, Karunakaran M, Cai Y (2020). Fabrication of heteroatom doped NFP-MWCNT and NFB-MWCNT nanocomposite from imidazolium ionic liquid functionalized MWCNT for antibiofilm and wound healing in Wistar rats: Synthesis, characterization, in-vitro and in-vivo studies. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 110791 (IF: 5.88).

  7. Venil CK, Velmurugan P, Dufossé L, Devi, PR, Ravi AV* (2020). Fungal Pigments: Potential Coloring Compounds for Wide Ranging Applications in Textile Dyeing. Journal of Fungi, 6, 68. (IF: 4.621).

  8. Princely SX, Puja P, Vinita MN, Devan U, Velangani AJ, Sunita S, Yuvakkumar R, Velmurugan P, Ravi AV*, Govarthanan M, Kumar P (2020). Anti-proliferative and anti-migratory effects of flower-like bimetallic (Au@ Pt) nanoparticles. Materials Letters, 267, 127491 (IF: 3.019).

  9. Elango D, Manikandan V, Jayanthi P, Velmurugan P, Balamuralikrishnan B, Ravi AV, Shivakumar MS (2020). Selection and characterization of extracellular enzyme production by an endophytic fungi Aspergillus sojae and its bio-efficacy analysis against cotton leaf worm, Spodoptera litura. Current Plant Biology, 100153.

  10. Suresh G, Kokila D, Suresh TC, Kumaran S, Velmurugan P, Vedhanayakisri KA, Sivakumar S, Ravi AV (2020). Mycosynthesis of anticancer drug taxol by Aspergillus oryzae, an endophyte of Tarenna asiatica, characterization, and its activity against a human lung cancer cell line. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 24, 101525.

  11. Durgadevi R, Abirami G, Alexpandi R, Nandini N, Kumar P, Ravi AV* (2019). Explication of the potential of 2-hydroxy-4-methoxy benzaldehyde in hampering uropathogenic Proteus mirabilis crystalline biofilm and virulence. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10:2804. (IF: 4.235).

  12. Kannappan A, Santhakumari S, Srinivasan R, Pandian SK and Ravi AV. (2019). Hemidesmus indicus, a traditional medicinal plant, targets the adherence of multidrug-resistant pathogens to form biofilms. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 21, 101338.

  13. Alexpandi R, Prasanth MI, Ravi AV, Balamurugan K, Durgadevi R, Srinivasan R, De Mesquita JF, Pandian SK. (2019). Protective effect of neglected plant Diplocyclos palmatus on quorum sensing mediated infection of Serratia marcescens and UV-A induced photoaging in model Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 25:111637. (IF: 4.067)

  14. Kannappan A, Srinivasan R, Nivetha A, Annapoorani A, Pandian SK and Ravi AV. (2019). Anti-virulence potential of 2-Hydroxy-4- methoxybenzaldehyde against Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and its clinical isolates. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1-12. (IF: 3.340).

  15. Durgadevi R, Ravi AV, Alexpandi R, Swetha TK, Abirami G, Vishnu S and Pandian SK (2019). Virulence targeted inhibitory effect of linalool against the exclusive uropathogen Proteus mirabilis. Biofouling (Accepted for Publication, In Press) (IF: 2.786)

  16. Packiavathy IASV, Maruthamuthu S, Gnanaselvan G,  Manoharan S, Paul JPJ, Annapoorani A, Kannappan A and Ravi AV. (2019). The control of microbially induced corrosion by methyl eugenol – a dietary phytochemical with quorum sensing inhibitory potential. Bioelectrochemistry (Accepted for Publication, In Press) (IF: 3.789)

  17. Sivaranjani M, Leskinen K, Aravindraja C, Saavalainen P, Pandian SK, Skurnik M and Ravi AV. (2019). Deciphering the antibacterial mode of action of alpha-mangostin on Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A through an integrated transcriptomic and proteomic approach. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, 150. (IF: 4.019)

  18. Kannappan A, Balasubramaniam B, Ranjitha R, Srinivasan R, Abraham SVPI, Balamurugan K and Ravi AV. (2019). In vitro and in vivo biofilm inhibitory efficacy of geraniol-cefotaxime combination against Staphylococcus spp. Food and Chemical
    Toxicology
    (IF: 3.977)

  19. Salini R, Santhakumari S, Ravi AV, Pandian SK (2018). Synergistic antibiofilm efficacy of undecanoic acid and auxins against quorum sensing mediated biofilm formation of luminescent Vibrio harveyi. Aquaculture. (IF: 2.71).

  20. Kannappan A, Mohankumar R, Srinivasan R, Archunan G,  Pandian SK, Ruckmani K and Ravi AV (2018). In vivo protective effect of geraniol on colonization of Staphylococcus epidermidis in rat jugular vein catheter model. Pathogens and Disease [Formerly FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology] [Oxford University Press, UK] (Accepted for Publication, In Press) (IF: 2.335). 

  21. Santhakumari S, Jayakumar R, Logalakshmi R, Prabhu NM, Nazar AK, Pandian SK, Ravi AV (2018). In vitro and in vivo effect of 2, 6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol as an antibiofilm agent against quorum sensing mediated biofilm formation of Vibrio spp. International Journal of Food Microbiology. (IF: 3.339).

  22. Sivaranjani M, Srinivasan R, Aravindraja C, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2018). Inhibitory effect of α -mangostin on Acinetobacter baumannii biofilms - an in vitro study. Biofouling (Accepted Article, In Press) (DOI: 10.1080/08927014.2018.1473387) (IF: 3.08).

  23. Devi KR, Srinivasan S and Ravi AV (2018). Inhibition of quorum sensing-mediated virulence in Serratiamarcescens by Bacillus subtilis R-18. Microbial Pathogenesis (Accepted Article, In Press) (DOI: 10.1016/j.micpath.2018.04.023) (IF: 2.009).

  24. Srinivasan R, Kannappan A, Sivasankar C, Rathika S, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2018). Biofilm inhibitory efficiency of phytol in combination with cefotaxime against nosocomial pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii. Journal of Applied Microbiology (DOI: 10.1111/jam.13741) [Society of Applied Microbiology, Wiley Online Library] (IF: 2.099).

  25. Durgadevi R, Srinivasan R, Kannappan A, Ponraj GJ, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2018). Phytosynthesized silver nanoparticles as anti-quorum sensing and antibiofilm agent against the nosocomial pathogen Serratia marcescens: an in vitro study. Journal of Applied Microbiology [Society of Applied Microbiology, Wiley Online Library] (Accepted Article, In Press) (IF: 2.099).

  26. Srinivasan R, Vigneshwari L, Rajavel T, Durgadevi R, Kannappan A, Balamurugan K, Devi KP and Ravi AV (2017). Biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Piper betle aqueous extract and evaluation of its anti-quorum sensing and antibiofilm potential against uropathogens with cytotoxic effects: An in vitro and in vivo approach. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, (Accepted article) (In Press) [Springer, The Netherlands] (IF: 2.741).

  27. Srinivasan R, Mohankumar R, Kannappan A, Karthick Raja V, Archunan G,   Pandian SK, Ruckmani K and   Ravi AV (2017) Exploring the anti-quorum sensing and antibiofilm efficacy of phytol against Serratia marcescens associated acute pyelonephritis infection in Wistar rats. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, DOI: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00498. (Accepted article) (IF: 4.3).

  28. Srinivasan R, Durgadevi R, Kannappan A and Ravi AV (2017) Inhibition of quorum sensing-dependent biofilm and virulence genes expression in environmental pathogen Serratia marcescens by petroselinic acid. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, DOI:10.1007/s10482-017- 0971-y. (Accepted article) (IF: 1.795).

  29. Satish L, Santhakumari S, Gowrishankar S, Pandian SK, Ravi AV and Ramesh M (2017). Rapid biosynthesized AgNPs from Gelidiella acerosa aqueous extract mitigates quorum sensing mediated biofilm formation of Vibrio species-An in vitro and in vivo approach. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI: 10.1007/S11356-017-0296-4. (Accepted article) (IF: 2.741)

  30. Santhakumari S, Nilofernisha NM, Ponraj JG, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2017). Invitro and invivo exploration of palmitic acid from Synechococcus elongatus as an antibiofilm agent on the survival of Artemia franciscana against virulent vibrios. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2017.09.001. (Accepted article) (IF: 2.379).

  31. Kannappan A, Sivaranjani M, Srinivasan R, Rathna J, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2017). Inhibitory efficacy of geraniol on biofilm formation and development of adaptive resistance in Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A. Journal of Medical Microbiology, DOI: 10.1099/jmm.0.000570. (Accepted article) [Society for General Microbiology, UK] (IF: 2.159).

  32. Kannappan A, Gowrishankar S, Srinivasan R, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2017). Antibiofilm activity of Vetiveria zizanioides root extract against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Microbial Pathogenesis, 110: 313-324 (IF: 2.009)

  33. Srinivasan R, Santhakumari S and Ravi AV (2017). In vitro antibiofilm efficacy of Piper betle against quorum sensing mediated biofilm formation of luminescent Vibrio harveyi. Microbial Pathogenesis, 110:232-239 (IF: 2.009)

  34. Sivaranjani M, Prakash M, Gowrishankar S, Rathna J, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2017). In vitro activity of α-mangostin in killing and eradicating Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A biofilms. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. Article in Press (IF: 3.376)

  35. Srinivasan R, Rama Devi K, Kannappan A, Karutha Pandian S, Ravi AV (2016). Piper betle and its bioactive metabolite phytol mitigates quorum sensing mediated virulence factors and biofilm of nosocomial pathogen Serratia marcescens in vitro. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 193:592-603 (IF: 3.055).

  36. Rama Devi K, Srinivasan R, Kannappan A, Santhakumari S, Bhuvaneswari M, Rajasekar P, Prabhu NM and Ravi AV (2016). In vitro and in vivo efficacy of rosmarinic acid on quorum sensing mediated biofilm formation and virulence factor production in Aeromonas hydrophila. Biofouling, 32(10):1171-1183 (IF: 3.000).

  37. Sivaranjani M, Gowrishankar S, Kamaladevi A, Pandian SK, Balamurugan K, Ravi AV (2016). Morin inhibits biofilm production and reduces the virulence of Listeria monocytogenes – An in vitro and in vivo approach. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 237:73-82 (IF: 3.445).

  38. Gowrishankar S, Sivaranjani M, Kamaladevi A,  Veera Ravi A, Balamurugan K and  Pandian SK (2016). Cyclic dipeptide cyclo(l-leucyl-l-prolyl) from marine Bacillus amyloliquefaciens mitigates biofilm formation and virulence in Listeria monocytogenes. FEMS Pathogen and Disease, 74 (4): ftw017 (Impact factor: 2.483).

  39. Sivaranjani M, Krishnan SR, Kannappan A, Ramesh M and Ravi AV (2016). Curcumin from Curcuma longa affects the virulence of Pectobacterium wasabiae and P. caratovorum subsp. caratovorum via quorum sensing regulation. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 146(4): 793–806 (IF: 1.490).

  40. Santhakumari S, Kannappan A, Pandian SK, Thajuddin N, Rajendran RB and Ravi AV (2015). Inhibitory effect of marine cyanobacterial extract on biofilm formation and virulence factor production of bacterial pathogens causing vibriosis in aquaculture. Journal of Applied Phycology, 28 (1): 313-324 (IF: 2.492),

  41. Annapoorani A, Kalpana B, Musthafa KS, Pandian SK, and Ravi AV (2013). Antipathogenic potential of Rhizophora spp. against the quorum sensing mediated virulence production in drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Phytomedicine,20(11):956-63 (IF: 3.268).

  42. Musthafa KS, Sahu SK, Ravi AV and Kathiresan K (2013). Anti-quorum sensing potential of the mangrove Rhizophora annamalayana. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 29(10):1851-8 (IF: 1.532).

  43. Packiavathy IASV, Sasikumar P, Pandian SK, Ravi AV (2013). Prevention of quorum sensing mediated biofilm development and virulence factors production in Vibrio spp. by curcumin. Applied microbiology and Biotechnology, 97(23): 10177-87 (IF: 3.425).

  44. Packiavathy IASV, Priya S, Pandian SK, Ravi AV (2012). Inhibition of biofilm development of uropathogens by curcumin – An anti-quorum sensing agent from Curcuma longa. Food Chemistry, 148: 453-460 (IF: 3.655).

  45. Musthafa KS, Sivamaruthi BS, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2012). Quorum sensing inhibition in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 by antagonistic compound phenyl acetic acid. Current Microbiology, 65: 475-480 (IF: 1.51).

  46. Annapoorani A, Umamageswaran V, Parameswari R, Pandian SK, Ravi AV (2012). Computational discovery of putative quorum sensing inhibitors against LasR and RhlR receptor proteins of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Computer - Aided Molecular Design, 26: 1067-1077 (IF: 3.386).

  47. Annapoorani A, Jabbar AKKA, Musthafa SKS, Pandian SK, Ravi AV (2012). Inhibition of quorum sensing mediated virulence factors production in urinary pathogen Serratia marcescens PS1 by marine sponges. Indian Journal of Microbiology, 52: 160-166 (IF: 0.938).

  48. Annapoorani A, Parameswari R, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2012). Methods to determine antipathogenic potential of phenolic and flavonoid compounds against urinary pathogen Serratia marcescens. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 91: 208-211 (IF: 2.018).

  49. Musthafa KS, Balamurugan K, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2012). 2, 5 –  piperazinedione inhibits quorum sensing dependent factors production in
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 52:1–8 (IF:1.395).

  50. Packiavathy ISV, Agilandeswari P, Musthafa KS, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2012). Antibiofilm and quorum sensing inhibitory potential of Cuminum cyminum and its secondary metabolite methyl eugenol against Gram negative bacterial pathogens. Food Research International, 45: 85–92 (IF: 3.150).

  51. Musthafa KS, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2012). Inhibition of quorum sensing dependent phenotypic expressions in Serratia marcescens by marine sediment Bacillus spp. SS4. Annals of Microbiology,  62:443–447 (IF:  0.358)

  52. Packiavathy ISV, Agilandeswari P, Rajendran RB, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2011). Anti-quorum sensing and antibiofilm potential of Capparis spinosa. Archives of Medical Research, 42: 658–668 (IF:1.733).

  53. Musthafa KS, Saroja V, Pandian SK and Ravi AV (2011). Antipathogenic potential of marine Bacillus sp. SS4 on N-acyl homoserine lactone mediated virulence factors production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PAO1). Journal of Biosciences, 36: 55 – 67 (IF: 1.956)

  54. Nithyanand P, Indhumathi T, Ravi AV and Pandian SK (2011). Culture independent characterization of bacteria associated with the mucus of the coral Acropora digitifera from the Gulf of Mannar. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 27:1399-1406 (IF: 1.082).

  55. Musthafa KS, Ravi AV, Annapoorani A, Packiavathy ISV and Pandian SK (2010). Evaluation of antiquorum sensing activity of edible plants and fruits through inhibition of the N-acyl homoserine lactone system in Chromobacterium violaceum and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Chemotherapy, 56: 333-339 (IF: 1.554)

  56. Kadhirvel K, Ramya S, Sudha TPS, Ravi AV, Rajasekaran C, Selvi RV and Jayakumararaj R (2010). Ethnomedicinal survey on plants used by tribals in Chitteri Hills. Environment and We - An International Journal of Science and Technology, 5:35-46.

  57. Sivaperumal R, Ramya S, Ravi AV, Rajasekaran C and Jayakumararaj R Ethnopharmacological studies on the medicinal plants used by tribal inhabitants of Kottur Hills, Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu, India. Environment and We - An International Journal of Science and Technology, 5:57-64.

  58. Musthafa KS, Ravi AV, Annapoorani Jayakumararaj R, Pandian SK (2009). Cross species signal transfer mediated induction of antibiotic production in Actinomycetes against Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 3: 397-400.

  59. Sivaperumal R, Ramya S, Ravi AV, Rajasekaan C and Jayakumararaj R (2009). Herbal Remedies practiced by Malayali’s to treat skin diseases, Environment and We - An International Journal of Science and Technology, 4: 65 – 74.

  60. Ravi AV, Musthafa KS, Jegathammbal G, Kathiresan K and Pandian SK (2007). Screening and evaluation of probiotics as a biocontrol agent against pathogenic Vibrios in marine aquaculture, Letters in Applied Microbiology, 45: 219-223 (Impact factor: 1.64).

  61. Kannupandi T, Ravi AV and Soundrapandian P (2006). Biochemical changes in relation to larval development of the Portunid crab Charybdis lucifera (Fabricius). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 53: 225-230.

  62. Kannupandi T, Ravi AV and Soundrapandian P (2003). Efficacy of enriched diets on the larval development and survival of an edible crab Charybdis lucifera (Fabricius). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 50: 21-23.

  63. Godfred J, Ravi AV and Kannupandi T (1997). Larval feed preference of the estuarine edible Portunid crab Thalamita crenata.  Indian Journal of Fisheries, 44: 69-74.

  64. Godfred J, Ravi AV and Kannupandi T (1995). Seed production of the edible estuarine Portunid crab Thalamita crenata.  Indian Journal of Aquaculture Tropics, 10: 213-219.

  65. Ravi AV and Kathiresan K (1990). Seasonal Variation in gallotannins.  Indian Journal of Marine Science, 19: 224-225.

  66. Kathiresan K and Ravi AV (1990). Seasonal changes in the content of mangrove leaves. The Indian Forester, 116: 390-392.

 

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