Dr Nishana Mayilaadumveettil
Assistant Professor Grade I (Biology)

Google Scholar Link : https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=q0E-VcAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

  1. Nilavar N.M.*, Nishana M.*, Paranjape A.M., Mahadeva R, Kumari R., Choudhary B., Raghavan S.C. (2020) Znc2 module of RAG1 contributes towards structure-specific nuclease activity of RAGs, Biochemical Journal 2020 Sep 30;477(18):3567-3582. doi: 10.1042/BCJ20200361. (* shared first author)
  2. Nishana M., Ha C., Rodriguez-Hernaez J., Ranjbaran A., Chio E., Nora E.P., Badri S.B., Kloetgen A., Bruneau B.G., Tsirigos A. and Skok J.A. (2020) Defining the relative and combined contribution of CTCF and CTCFL to genomic regulation, Genome Biology, 21:108, doi.org/10.1186/s13059-020-02024-0
  3. Saldaña-Meyer R., Rodriguez-Hernaez J., Escobar T., Nishana M., Jácome- López K., Nora E.P., Bruneau B.G., Tsirigos A., Furlan-Magaril M., Skok J.A., and Reinberg D. (2019) RNA interactions are essential for proper CTCF function, Molecular Cell 76, 412–422, doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2019.08.015
  4. Hewitt S.L., Wong J., Lee J.H., Nishana M., Chen H., Coussens M., Arnal S.M. Blumenberg L., Roth D.B., Tanya T. Paull and Skok J.A. (2017) The conserved ATM kinase RAG2-S365 phosphorylation site limits cleavage events in individual cells independent of any repair defect, Cell Reports Oct 24;21(4):979-993. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.09.08421
  5. Nishana M., Nilavar N.M., Kumari R., Pandey M. and Raghavan S.C. (2017) HIV Integrase Inhibitor, Elvitegravir, Impairs RAG Functions and Inhibits V(D)J Recombination, Cell Death and Disease Jun 1;8(6):e2852. doi: 10.1038/cddis.2017.237.
  6. Ananda H., Sharath Kumar K.S., Nishana M., Hegde M., Srivastava M., Byregowda R., Choudhary B., Raghavan S.C., Rangappa K.S. (2017) Regioselective Synthesis and Biological Studies of Novel 1-aryl-3, 5-bis (het) aryl Pyrazole Derivatives as Potential Antiproliferative Agents, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 426(1-2):149-160. doi: 10.1007/s11010-016-2887-7.
  7. Srivastava S., Ranganatha S.R., Hegde M., Nishana M., Tadi S.K., Srivastava M., Choudhary B., and Raghavan S.C. (2016) Quercetin, a Natural Flavonoid Interacts with DNA, Arrests Cell Cycle and Causes Tumor Regression by Activating Mitochondrial Pathway of Apoptosis, Scientific Reports 6:24049. doi: 10.1038/srep24049
  8. Chiruvella K.K., Nishana M., Gopalakrishnan V., Ranganatha S.R., Tadi S.K., Choudhary B. and Raghavan S.C. (2015) Plant-derived Tetranortriterpenoid, Methyl Angolensate Activates Apoptosis and Prevents Ehrlich Ascites Carcinoma Induced Tumorigenesis in Mice. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 12(11): 1-10. doi: 10.9734/BJMMR/2016/21952
  9. Nishana M., and Raghavan S.C. (2012) A non-B DNA can replace heptamer of V(D)J recombination when present along with a nonamer: implications in chromosomal translocations and cancer. Biochemical Journal 448(1), 115-125. doi: 10.1042/BJ20121031 (selected as “BJ spotlight” article of that issue)
  10. Nishana M., and Raghavan S.C. (2012) Role of recombination activating genes in the generation of antigen receptor diversity and beyond. Immunology 137(4), 271-281. doi: 10.1111/imm.12009