Rajeshwar Prasad Sinha

Professor
Ph.D. (BHU)
Contact Information:
Mobile: 9235601428; Email:r.p.sinha@gmx.net;rpsinhabhu@gmail.com; rajeshwarsinha@rediffmail.com
Employee No. 16855

 
Acaedemic Qualifications:
 
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.LNMU, DARBHANGA1988
2.M.Sc.LNMU, DARBHANGA1990
3.Ph. D.Banaras Hindu University1995
 
 
 
 
Brief writeup on area of specialization:
 


PHOTOBIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY

 
Awards:


  • Special State Merit Scholarship for getting position in B. Sc. (Hons) examination 1984-1986.
  • Fellow, Society for Applied Biotechnology, India
  • DAAD fellow (German Academic Exchange Service), Germany
  • Qualified GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), 1991.
  • Junior Research Fellowship from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, 1990-1993.
  • Short-Term Training Course on Biotechnology of Azolla Biofertilizer, sponsored by Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, held at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, 1993.
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Fellowship, Germany, 1993-1996.
  • German Language Course from Goethe Institute, Mannheim, Germany, 1993.
  • Research Associateship from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, India, 1996-1999.
  • European Community (EC) Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Germany, 1997-1998.
  • Visiting Scientist in Germany, from July 1999 - 2003.
  • Former Member, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, USA.
  • Former Member, ESP (European Society for Photobiology).
  • Member, ISSOL (International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life).
  • Associate member, COSPAR (Committee on Space Research).
  • Life member, Indian Photobiology Society
  • Selected for Gold Record of Achievements by American Biographical Institute (ABI), NC, USA, 1997.
  • Selected for Who’s Who in the World by Marquis, NJ, USA, 2000-2002.
  • Selected for Who’s Who in Science and Engineering` by Marquis, NJ, USA, 2001-2002.
  • Selected as an Outstanding Scientist of the 21st century by International Biographical Centre (IBC), Cambridge, England, 2001, in honor of an outstanding contribution in the field of ´Photobiology and Molecular Microbiology.
  • Only Indian out of around 40 reviewers worldwide selected to review the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel report-2006 of United Nations Environmental Programme and one among best 10 invited to physically attend the meeting at Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Invited to attend 74th meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences, New Delhi, 2008.
  • Advisory Editor, International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences.
  • Consulting Editor, Modern Journal of Life Sciences.
 
Current Research Projects:
 
Any additional information: Citations (total around 1000) spread over 620 peer reviewed journals and 21 books of various disciplines such as Nature (UK); Science (USA); Gene; Genome Biol.; Annu. Rev. Plant Physiol.; BBRC; Biol. Rev.; Cancer Res.; Cell Cycle; DNA repair; Nucleic Acid Res.; JBC; J. Biotech.; Meth. Enzymol.; Mut. Res.; PNAS, USA; Tetrahedron; Plant Physiol; Paleobiol.; PPS; JPPB; J. Proteome Res. etc.
Awarded travel grants to attend:
  • International Summer School at NATO Advanced Study Institute, Pisa, Italy, 2001.

  • 9th Congress of ESP, Lillehammer, Norway, 2001.

  • 1st Asian Conference on Photobiology, Awaji, Japan, 2002.

  • The Nordic workshop on UV, Skytterkollen, Oslo, Norway, 2002.

  • 11th International Symposium on phototrophic prokaryotes, Tokyo, Japan, 2003.

  • 10th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Vienna, Austria, 2003.

  • United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) meeting, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2006.

  • 74th meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences, New Delhi, 2008.

  • United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) meeting, Lancaster, UK, 2010.

  • United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) meeting, Zhengzhou, China, 2014.

  • United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) meeting, Essex, Vermont, USA, 2018.

 
Editorial Board Member:
  • Former Advisory Editor, International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences.

  • Advisory Editor, International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences.

  • Consulting Editor, Modern Journal of Life Sciences.

  • Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences.

  • Member, Editorial Board, Advances in Life Sciences.

  • Member, Editorial Board, Conference Papers in Science: Agriculture.

  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology.

  • Associate-editor, International Journal of Genomics and Proteomics.

  • Editor, Canadian Journal of Biotechnology.

  • Editor, Frontiers in Environmental Science.

 

Teaching and research experience: 17 Years.

Reviewed a number of papers for the international/national journals listed as below:
  • Photochemistry and Photobiology.

  • ournal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology.

  • Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.

  • Journal of Plant Physiology.

  • Plant Physiology .

  • Photosynthesis Research.

  • Microbial Ecology.

  • Advances in Space Research.

  • Jordan Journal of Biological Studies

  • Indian Journal of Experimental Biology.

  • Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy (PINSA: B), India.

  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Sec. B-Biol. Sci.), India.

  • Environmental Effects of Ozone Depletion, 2002 and 2006 Assessment, United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), Nairobi, Kenya, etc.

  • Environmental and Exprimental Botany

  • Marine Drugs Current job activities: In addition to research, teaching to B. Sc. (Botany), B. Sc. (Industrial Microbiology), M. Sc. (Botany), M. Sc. (Applied Microbiology), M. Sc. (Environmental Science) and Ph. D. students.

  • Courses taught: Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemical and Molecular Techniques and Bioinformatics, Photobiology and Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria, Microbial Genomics, Microbiology, Palnt Metabolism and Biochemistry, Biofertilizer Technology etc.

  • Warden, Bhabha Hostel, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2004-2006.

  • Course Coordinator, 7th Refresher Course in Botany, 2007, UGC-ASC, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.

  • Additional Superintendent (Examinations), Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2008-contnd.

  • Principle leader in the B. Sc. (Botany Hons.) excursion/educational tour to Gangtok, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Miric and adjoining places in 2004 and Dwarka, Okha, Ahmedabad, Somenath, Mount Abu, Jaipur, Ajmer, Pushkar and adjoining places in 2005.

  • Principle leader in the M. Sc. (Botany) excursion/educational tour to Coimbatore, Conoor, Ooty, Trivendrum, Kanniyakumari, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kodaikanal, Chennai and adjoining places in 2008.

  • Centre Superintendent, Undergraduate-Postgraduate Entrance Test (UET-PET) and PMT (screening) 2009 and 2010.

  • Joint Organizing Secretary, International Symposium on Phycological Research, Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, Feb. 25-27, 2010.

  • Observer, Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology (CEEB) Programme for the academic year 2010-11. Countries visited: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Greece, France, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and The Netherlands. Languages known: English, German and Hindi. Participation to Seminars/conferences/symposiums etc: Indian Botanical Society Conference, Dept. of Botany, B. H. U., Varanasi, India, 1990.

  • Biofertilizer Conference, sponsored by Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, in collaboration with Council of Science and Technology, Lucknow, held at Balia (U.P.), India, 1991.

  • Blue-Green Algal Biofertilizer, Demonstration and Training Programme held at Krishi Bhavan and Bakshi-Ka-Talab, Lucknow, India, 1991.

  • Seminar on Blue-Green Algal Biofertilizer, held at Mau (U.P.), India, 1992.

  • Seminar on Organic Farming held at M. P. K. V., College of Agriculture, Pune, India, 1992.

  • Symposium on Prospects and Problems of Biotechnology, Bioved Society, Allahabad, India, 1993.

  • Symposium on Stress and Adaptive Responses in Biological Systems, Vadodara, India, 1994.

  • Video Conference on Photobiology, Nürnberg, Germany, 1994.

  • Conference on Vegetation Stress, Munich-Neuherberg, Germany, 1995.

  • Seminar on Conservation of Endangered Species and Ecosystems: Biotechnological and Ecological Approach, B. H. U., Varanasi, India, 1996.

  • Seminar on Microbes for Health, Wealth and Environment Sustainability, CAMS, JNU, New Delhi, India, 1997.

  • Symposium on Algal Biology and Biotechnology, B. H. U., Varanasi, India, 1997.

  • Conference on Prospects of Environmental Research in 21st Century. J. N. College, Madhubani, India, 1999.

  • 8th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Granada, Spain, 1999.

  • Symposium on Fresh Water Algae: Taxonomy, Biogeography and Conservation, Meise, Brussels, Belgium, 1999.

  • Symposium on Exo/Astrobiology in Germany, Bremen, Germany, 2000.

  • UVAQTER Symposium, Erlangen, Germany, 2000.

  • 33rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Warsaw, Poland, 2000.

  • (19) Seminar on Light and Plants, Organized by German Academy for Photobiology and Phototechnology, Erlangen, Germany, 2000.

  • UVAQTER symposium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2001.

  • NATO Advanced Study Institute, Pisa, Italy, 2001.

  • 9th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Lillehammer, Norway, 2001.

  • 1st Asian Conference on Photobiology, Awaji, Japan, 2002.

  • Nordic workshop on UV, Skytterkollen, Oslo, Norway, 2002.

  • 11th International Symposium on phototrophic prokaryotes, Tokyo, Japan, 2003.

  • 10th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Vienna, Austria, 2003.

  • National Symposium on Recent Trends in Algal Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Botany, Punjabi University, Patiala, India, 2004.

  • Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India (Microtech-2K4), Karnal, India, 2004.

  • National Symposium on Plant Genome: Biodiversity, Conservation and Manipulation, Department of Botany, BHU, India, 2007.

  • International Symposium on Light and Life, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India, 2007.

  • 4th Asia Oceania Conference on Photobiology, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2008.

  • National Symposium on Current Challenges in Plant Sciences: Gene to Ecosystem, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2009.

  • National Seminar on Awareness and Application of Biotecnological Developments in Agriculture and Allied Resources and its Impact on Environment, Department of Botany, Patna University, India, 2009.

  • International Conference on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology & 6th Annual Convention of The Biotech Research Society, India, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2009.

  • International Conference on Role of Biomolecules in Food Security and Health Improvement and XI Silver Jubilee Convention of the Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2010.

  • International Symposium on Phycological Research, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 2010.

 

10 best publications:

  • Rastogi, R. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2009) Biotechnological and industrial significance of cyanobacterial secondary metabolites. Biotechnology Advances 27: 521-539. (Impact factor: 11.452).

  • Rajneesh, Singh, S. P., Pathak, J. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Cyanobacterial factories for the production of green energy and value-added products: An integrated approach for economic viability. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 69: 578-596. (Impact factor: 9.184).

  • Singh, S. P., Häder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Cyanobacteria and ultraviolet radiation (UVR) stress: mitigation strategies. Ageing Research Reviews 9: 79-90. (Impact factor: 8.973).

  • Rastogi, R. P., Sinha, R. P. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2014) The cyanotoxin-microcystins: current overview. Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/technology13: 215-249. (Impact factor: 5.716).

  • Kumar, R., Singh C. K., Kamle, S., Sinha, R. P., Bhatnagar, R. K. and Kachru, D. V. (2010) Development of nanocolloidal gold based immunochromatographic assay for rapid detection of transgenic vegetative insecticidal protein in genetically modified crops. Food Chemistry 122: 1298-1303. (Impact factor: 4.946).

  • Rastogi, R. P., Sinha, R. P. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2013) Partial characterization, UV-induction and photoprotective function of sunscreen pigment, scytonemin from Rivularia sp. HKAR-4. Chemosphere 93: 1874-1878. (Impact factor: 4.427).

  • Rastogi, R. P., Singh, S. P., Häder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Ultraviolet-B-induced DNA damage and photorepair in the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. Environmental and Experimental Botany 74: 280-288. (Impact factor: 3.666).

  • Singh, S. P., Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M. and Häder, D.-P. (2008) Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) profile of a rice-field cyanobacterium Anabaena doliolum as influenced by PAR and UVR. Planta 229: 225-233. (Impact factor: 3.249).

  • Singh, S. P., Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2010) Genome mining of mycosporine-like amino acid (MAA) synthesizing and non-synthesizing cyanobacteria: A bioinformatics study. Genomics 95: 120-128. (Impact factor: 2.910).

  • Rastogi, R. P., Singh, S. P., Häder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Detection of reactive oxygen species (ROS) by the oxidant-sensing probe2’,7’-dichlorodihydrofluorescein diacetate in the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 397: 603-607. (Impact factor: 2.559).

 
A. International Peer reviewed Journals :
 


  • Sharma, A., Sinha, R. P., Srivastava, M. and Kumar, A. (1993) Facile technique of protein precipitation by application of electric current. Biotech. Techniq. 7: 9-14.
  • Sinha, R. P., Kumar, H. D., Kumar, A. and Haeder, D.-P. (1995) Effects of UV-B irradiation on growth, survival, pigmentation and nitrogen metabolism enzymes in cyanobacteria. Acta Protozool. 34: 187-192.
  • Sinha, R. P., Lebert, M., Kumar, A., Kumar, H. D. and Haeder, D.-P. (1995) Spectroscopic and biochemical analyses of UV effects on phycobiliproteins of Anabaena sp. and Nostoc carmium. Bot. Acta 108: 87-92.
  • Sinha, R. P., Lebert, M., Kumar, A., Kumar, H. D. and Haeder, D.-P. (1995) Disintegration of phycobilisomes in a rice field cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. following UV irradiation. Biochem. Mol. Biol. Intern.37: 697-706.
  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, N., Kumar, A., Kumar, H. D., Haeder, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (1996) Effects of UV irradiation on certain physiological and biochemical processes in cyanobacteria. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol.32: 107-113.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1996) Response of a rice field cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. to physiological stressors. Env. Exp. Bot.36: 147-155.
  • Kumar, A., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1996) Effect of UV-B on enzymes of nitrogen metabolism in the cyanobacterium Nostoc calcicola. J. Plant Physiol. 148: 86-91.
  • Kumar, A., Tyagi, M. B., Srinivas, G., Singh, N., Kumar, H. D., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1996) UV-B shielding role of FeCl3 and certain cyanobacterial pigments. Photochem. Photobiol.64(2): 321-325.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1996) Photobiology and ecophysiology of rice field cyanobacteria. Photochem. Photobiol.64(6): 887-896.
  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, N., Kumar, A., Kumar, H. D. and Haeder, D.-P. (1997) Impacts of Ultraviolet-B irradiation on nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria of rice paddy fields. J. Plant Physiol.150(1-2): 188-193.
  • Vaishampayan, A., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1998) Use of genetically improved nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria in rice paddy fields: prospects as a source material for engineering herbicide sensitivity and resistance in plants. Bot. Acta 111: 176-190.
  • Sinha, R. P., Krywult, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (1998) Effects of ultraviolet, monochromatic and PAR wavebands on nitrate reductase activity and pigmentation in a rice field cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. Acta Hydrobiol.40: 105-112.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1998) Effects of ultraviolet-B radiation in three rice field cyanobacteria. J. Plant Physiol.153: 763-769.
  • Sinha, R. P., Vaishampayan, A. and Haeder, D.-P. (1998) Plant-cyanobacterial somaclones as a potential bionitrogen-fertilizer for paddy agriculture: biotechnological approaches. Microbiol. Res.153: 297-307.
  • Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M., Groniger, A. and Haeder, D.-P. (1998) Ultraviolet-absorbing/screening substances in cyanobacteria, phytoplankton and macroalgae. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol.47: 83-94.
  • Banerjee, M., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1998) Biochemical and spectroscopic changes in phycobiliproteins of the cyanobacterium, Aulosira fertilissima, induced by UV-B radiation. Acta Protozool. 37: 145-148.
  • Vaishampayan, A., Dey, T., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1998) Successful rice cultivation with genetically manipulated thermotolerant Azolla as a bio-N fertilizer. Acta Hydrobiol.40(3): 207-213.
  • Richter, P., Krywult, M., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (1999) Calcium signals from heterocysts of Anabaena sp. after UV irradiation. J. Plant Physiol.154: 137-139.
  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, N. and Kumar, A. (1999) Air pollution: present status and consequences. Environ. Pollution 59-74.
  • Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M. Vaishampayan, A. and Haeder, D.-P. (1999) Biochemical and spectroscopic characterization of the cyanobacterium Lyngbya sp. inhabiting Mango (Mangifera indica) trees: presence of an ultraviolet-absorbing pigment, scytonemin. Acta Protozool. 38: 291-298.
  • Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (1999) Induction of a mycosporine-like amino acid (MAA) in the rice-field cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. by UV irradiation. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 52: 59-64.
  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, S. C. and Haeder, D.-P. (1999) Photoecophysiology of cyanobacteria. Recent Res. Develop. Photochem. & Photobiol. 3: 91-101.
  • Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M., Groniger, A. and Haeder, D.-P. (2000) Mycosporine-like amino acids in the marine red alga, Gracilaria cornea – effects of UV and heat. Env. Exp. Bot .43: 33-43.
  • Vaishampayan, A., Sinha, R. P., Gupta, A. K. and Haeder, D.-P. (2000) A cyanobacterial mutant resistant against a bleaching herbicide. J. Basic Microbiol. 40: 279-288.
  • Vaishampayan, A., Sinha, R. P., Gupta, A. K. and Haeder, D.-P. (2000) A cyanobacterial recombination study, involving an efficient N2-fixing non-heterocystous partner. Microbiol. Res. 155: 137-141.
  • Groniger, A., Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (2000) Photoprotective compounds in cyanobacteria, phytoplankton and macroalgae - a database. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 58: 115-122.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2000) Effects of UV-B radiation on cyanobacteria. Recent Res. Develop. Photochem. & Photobiol .4: 239-246.
  • Sinha, R. P., Sinha, J. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2000) Effects of solar UV-B radiation on aquatic ecosystems. Res. Adv. Photochem. & Photobiol. 1: 95-103.
  • Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M., Helbling, W. and Haeder, D.-P. (2001) Induction of mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) in cyanobacteria by solar ultraviolet-B radiation. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 60: 129-135.
  • Sinha, R. P., Dautz, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (2001) A simple and efficient method for the quantitative analysis of thymine dimers in cyanobacteria, phytoplankton and macroalgae. Acta Protozool. 40: 187-195.
  • Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M., Groniger, A. and Haeder, D.-P. (2001) Responses of aquatic algae and cyanobacteria to solar UV-B. Plant Ecol. 154: 221-236.
  • Han, T., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2001) UV-A/blue light-induced reactivation of photosynthesis in UV-B irradiated cyanobacterium, Anabaena sp. J. Plant Physiol. 158: 1403-1413.
  • Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P., Richter, P. R. and Haeder, D.-P. (2001) Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) protect against UV-B-induced damage in Gyrodinium dorsum Kofoid. J. Plant Physiol.158: 1449-1454.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2001) Ultraviolet-B radiation effects on cyanobacteria and the role of photoprotective compounds in mitigating UV-B toxicity. Trends Photochem. & Photobiol. 8: 117-127.
  • Vaishampayan, A., Sinha, R. P., Haeder, D.-P., Dey, T., Gupta, A. K., Bhan, U. and Rao, A. L. (2001) Cyanobacterial biofertilizers in rice agriculture. Bot. Rev. 67(4): 453-516.
  • Rozema, J., Bjorn, L.-O., Bornman, J. F., Gaberscik, A., Haeder, D.-P., Trost, T., Germ, M., Klisch, M., Groniger, A., Sinha, R. P., Lebert, M., He, Y.-Y., Buffoni-Hall, R., de Bakker, N., Van de Staaij, J. and Meijkamp, B. B. (2002) The role of UV-B radiation in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems - an experimental and functional analysis of the evolution of UV-absorbing compounds. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol.66: 2-12.
  • Sinha, R. P., Sinha, J. P., Groniger, A. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) Polychromatic action spectrum for the induction of a mycosporine-like amino acid in a rice-field cyanobacterium, Anabaena sp. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol.66: 47-53.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) UV-induced DNA damage and repair: a review. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.1: 225-236.
  • Sinha, R. P., Richter, P., Faddoul, J., Braun, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) Effects of UV and visible light on cyanobacteria at the cellular level. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.1: 553-559.
  • Haeder, D.-P., Lebert, M., Sinha, R. P., Barbieri, E. S. and Helbling, E. W. (2002) Role of protective and repair mechanisms in the inhibition of photosynthesis in marine macroalgae. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.1: 809-814.
  • Singh, S. C., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) Role of lipids and fatty acids in stress tolerance in cyanobacteria. Acta Protozool. 41: 297-308.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) Impacts of ultraviolet-B radiation on rice-field cyanobacteria. J. Photosci. 9(2): 439-441.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) Life under solar UV radiation in aquatic organisms. Adv. Space Res.30(6): 1547-1556.
  • Sinha, R. P., Groniger, A., Klisch, M. and Hader, D.-P. (2002) Ozone depletion and ultraviolet-B radiation : Impacts on aquatic organisms. Recent Res. Devel. Photochem. Photobiol.6: 95-106.
  • Sinha, R. P., Groniger, A., Klisch, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) Ultraviolet-B radiation: Photoprotection and repair in aquatic organisms. Recent Res. Devel. Photochem. Photobiol. 6: 107-119.
  • Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) UV-absorbing compounds in algae. Curr. Topics Plant Biol. 3: 113-120.
  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, S. C. and Haeder, D.-P. (2002) Lipid peroxidation in algae: present status and future applications. Curr. Topics Plant Biol. 3: 121-130.
  • Sinha, R. P., Ambasht, N. K., Sinha, J. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Wavelength-dependent induction of a mycosporine-like amino acid in a rice-field cyanobacterium, Nostoc commune: role of inhibitors and salt stress. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.2: 171-176.
  • Tyagi, R., Kumar, A., Tyagi, M. B., Jha, P. N., Kumar, H. D., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Protective role of certain chemicals against UV-B-induced damage in the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium, Nostoc muscorum. J. Basic Microbiol. 43(2): 137-147.
  • Han, T., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Effects of intense PAR and UV radiation on photosynthesis, growth and pigmentation in a rice-field cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2: 649-654.
  • Kumar, A., Tyagi, M. B., Singh, N., Tyagi, R., Jha, P. N., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Role of white light in reversing UV-B-mediated effects in the N2-fixing cyanobacterium Anabaena BT2. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol.7 1: 35-42.
  • Sinha, R. P., Ambasht, N. K., Sinha, J. P., Klisch, M. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) UV-B-induced synthesis of mycosporine-like amino acids in three strains of Nodularia (cyanobacteria). J.Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 71: 51-58.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Photoprotection in cyanobacteria. Recent Res. Devel. Biochem. 4: 915-924.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Biochemistry of phycobilisome disassembly by ultraviolet-B radiation in cyanobacteria. Recent Res. Devel. Biochem. 4: 945-955.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Biochemistry of mycospoprine-like amino acids (MAAs) synthesis: role in photoprotection. Recent Res. Devel. Biochem.4: 971-983.
  • Vaishampayan, A., Sinha, R. P., Gupta, A. K. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) N2-fixing rice-field cyanobacterial mutant resistant against uracil herbicide. Ecohydrol. Hydrobiol.3: 417-423.
  • Sinha, R. P., Barbieri, E. S., Lebert, M., Helbling, E. W. and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Effects of solar radiation on phycobiliproteins of marine red algae.Trends in Photochem. Photobiol. 10: 149-157.
  • Sinha, R. P., Helbling, E. W.and Haeder, D.-P. (2003) Effects of solar radiation on photosynthetic quantum yield of a cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. Trends in Photochem. Photobiol. 10: 159-166.
  • Helbling, E. W., Barbieri, E. S., Sinha, R. P., Villafane, V. E. and Haeder, D.-P. (2004). Dynamics of potentially protective compounds in Rhodophyta species from Patagonia (Argentina) exposed to solar radiation. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol.75: 63-71.
  • Streb C., Richter, P., Ntefidou, M., Lebert, M., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2004) Cyabnobacterial responses to UV radiation. ESA SP 545: pp. 297.
  • Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P., Helbling, E. W. and Haeder, D.-P. (2005) Induction of thymine dimers by solar radiation in natural freshwater phytoplankton assemblages in Patagonia, Argentina. Aquat. Sci.67: 72-78.
  • Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2005) Solar ultraviolet radiation-induced DNA damage in aquatic organisms: potential environmental impact. Mutation Res. (Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis) 571: 221-233.
  • Sinha, R. P., Kumar, A., Tyagi, M. B. and Haeder, D.-P. (2005) Ultraviolet-B-induced destruction of phycobiliproteins in cyanobacteria. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants11(2): 313-319.
  • Arroniz-Crespo, M., Sinha R. P., Martinez-Abaigar, Javier, Nunez-Olivera, E. and Haeder, D.-P. (2005) Ultraviolet radiation-induced changes in mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) and physiological variables in the red alga Lemanea fluviatilis. J. Freshwater Ecol. 20(4): 677-687.
  • Tyagi, M. B., Singh, D. P., Kumar, A., Jha, P. N., Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A. (2006) Hepatotoxicity of Microcystis aeruginosa strains growing as blooms in certain eutrophic ponds. EXCLI J. 5: 66-78.
  • Richter, P. R., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2006) Scytonemin-rich epilithic cyanobacteria survive acetone treatment. Curr. Trends Microbiol.2: 13-19.
  • Sinha, R. P., Keshari, G., Kumari, S., Singh, S. P., Rastogi, R. P. and Singh, K. L. (2006) Screening of mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) in cyanobacteria. Modern J. Life Sci.5: 1-6.
  • Richter, P. R., Ayash, A. S., Al-Araidh, I. A., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2006) Methanol and acetone soluble UV-absorbing pigments in lichens from Saudi Arabia. Curr. Trends Photochem. Photobiol.11: 45-56.
  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, S. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2007) Database on mycosporines and mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) in fungi, cyanobacteria, macroalgae, phytoplankton and animals. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol.89: 29-35.
  • Singh, S. P., Kumari, S., Rastogi, R. P., Singh, K. L. and Sinha, R. P. (2008) Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs): Chemical structure, biosynthesis and significance as UV-absorbing/screening compounds. Ind. J. Exp. Biol.46: 7-17.
  • Sinha, R. P.and Haeder, D.-P. (2008) UV-protectants in cyanobacteria. Plant Sci. 174: 278-289.
  • Sinha, R. P., Kumari, S. and Rastogi, R. P. (2008) Impacts of ultraviolet-B radiation on cyanobacteria: photoprotection and repair. J. Sci. Res. 52: 125-142.
  • Kumari, S., Rastogi, R. P., Singh, K. L., Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2008) DNA damage: detection strategies. EXCLI J. 7: 44-62.
  • Singh, S. P., Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2008) Effects of abiotic stressors on synthesis of the mycosporine-like amino acid shinorine in the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. Photochem. Photobiol.84: 1500-1505.(75)Singh, S. P., Klisch, M., Haeder, D.-P.and Sinha, R. P. (2008) Role of various growth media on shinorine (mycosporine-like amino acid) concentration and photosynthetic yield in Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 24: 3111-3115.
  • Sinha, R. P., Rastogi, R. P., Ambasht, N. K. and Haeder, D.-P. (2008) Life of wetland cyanobacteria under enhancing solar UV-B radiation. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India, Sect. B, 78: 53-65.
  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, S. P.and Haeder, D.-P. (2008) Effects of UV-B radiation on phytoplankton and macroalgae: adaptation strategies. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India, Sect. B, 78: 105-116.
  • Singh, S. P., Sinha, R. P., Klisch, M. and Haeder, D.-P.(2008) Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) profile of a rice-field cyanobacterium Anabaena doliolum as influenced by PAR and UVR. Planta 229: 225-233.
  • Rastogi, R. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2009) Biotechnological and industrial significance of cyanobacterial secondary metabolites. Biotechnol. Adv. 27: 521-539.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2009) Apoptosis: Molecular mechanisms and pathogenicity. EXCLI J. 8:155-181.
  • Singh, S. P., Kumari, S., Rastogi, R. P., Singh, K. L., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Photoprotective and biotechnological potentials of cyanobacterial sheath pigment, scytonemin. African J. Biotechnol. 9(5): 580-588.
  • Singh, S. P., Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2010) Genome mining of mycosporine-like amino acid (MAA) synthesizing and non-synthesizing cyanobacteria: A bioinformatics study. Genomics 95: 120-128.
  • Singh, S. P., Sinha, R. P., Daiker, V. and Haeder, D.-P.(2010) Quantitative and qualitative extraction of RNA from a filamentous cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. J. Appl. Phycol.22: 113-116.
  • Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Cyanobacteria and ultraviolet radiation (UVR) stress: mitigation strategies. Ageing Res. Rev. 9: 79-90.
  • Kumar, R., Singh C. K., Kamle, S., Sinha, R. P., Bhatnagar, R. K. and Kachru, D. V. (2010) Development of nanocolloidal gold based immunochromatographic assay for rapid detection of transgenic vegetative insecticidal protein in genetically modified crops. Food Chemistry 122: 1298-1303.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Richa, Sinha, R. P., Singh, S. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2010) Photoprotective compounds from marine organisms. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 37: 537-558.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Richa, Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Mycosporine-like amino acids profile and their activity under PAR and UVR in a hot-spring cyanobacterium Scytonema sp. HKAR-3. Australian J. Botany58: 286-293.
  • Singh, S. P., Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2010) Sulfur deficiency changes mycosporine-like amino acid (MAA) composition of Anabaena variabilisPCC 7937: a possible roleof sulfur in MAA bioconversion. Photochem. Photobiol. 86: 862-870.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Detection of reactive oxygen species (ROS) by the oxidant-sensing probe 2,7-dichlorodihydrofluorescein diacetate in the cyanobacterium Anabaenavariabilis PCC 7937. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.397: 603-607.
  • Singh, S. C., Vasudevan, M., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Novel method for the detection of HIV using rp24 recombinant protein from E. coli BL-21. Intern. J. Pharma Biosci.1(4): 287-294.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Richa, Kumar, A., Tyagi, M. B. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Molecular mechanisms of ultraviolet radiation-induced DNA damage and repair. J. Nucleic Acids 2010 Article ID 592980.doi:10.4061/2010/592980.
  • Singh, S. P., Rastogi, R. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) An improved metod for genomic DNA extraction from cyanobacteria. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 27: 1225-1230.
  • Yadav, S., Sinha, R. P., Tyagi, M. B. and Kumar, A. (2011) Cyanobacterial secondary metabolites. Intern. J. Pharma Biosci.2(1): B-144-B-167.
  • Kesheri M., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Antioxidants as natural arsenal against multiple stresses in cyanobacteria. Intern. J. Pharma Biosci.2(2): B-168-B-187.
  • Rastogi, R. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Solar ultraviolet radiation-induced DNA damage and protection/repair strategies in cyanobacteria. Intern. J. Pharma Biosci. 2(2): B-271-B-288.
  • Richa, Rastogi, R. P., Kumari, S., Singh, K. L., Kannaujiya, V. K.,Singh, G., Kesheri, M. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Biotechnological potential of mycosporine-like Amino acids and phycobiliproteins of cyanobacterial origin. Biotechnol. Bioinf. Bioeng. 1(2) 159-171.
  • Kumar, R. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Colloidal gold based dipstick strip for detection of genetically modified crops and produce. Intern. J. Pharma Biosci. 2(3): B-110-B-121.
  • Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2011) UV-mediated stress and its mitigation in cyanobacteria. Internat. J. Plant Animal Environ. Sci. 1(2): 155-166.
  • Shahi, S. K., Rai, A. K., Tyagi, M. B., Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A.(2011) Rhizosphere of rice plants harbor bacteria with multiple plant growth promoting features. African J. Biotechnol.10 (42): 8296-8305.
  • Richa, Kannaujiya, V. K., Kesheri, M., Singh, G. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Biotechnological potentials of phycobiliproteins. Intern. J. Pharma Biosci.2(4): B-446-B-454.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Ultraviolet-B-induced DNA damage and photorepair in the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. Env. Exp. Bot. 74: 280-288.
  • Yadav, S., Sinha, R. P. and Tyagi, M. B. (2012) Antimicrobial activity of some cyanobacteria. Int.J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci. 4: 631-635.
  • Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2012) Bioinformatics evidence for the transfer of mycosporine-like amino acid core(4-deoxygadusol) synthesizing gene from cyanobacteria to dinoflagellates and anattempt to mutate the same gene (YP_324358) in Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. Gene 500: 155-163.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Kumari, S., Richa, Han, T. and Sinha, R. P. (2012) Molecular characterization of hot spring cyanobacteria and evaluation of their photoprotective compounds Can. J. Microbiol. 58(6): 719-727.
  • Babele P. K., Singh, G., Tyagi, M. B., Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A. (2012) Ultraviolet-B radiation effects on cyanobacteria and the role of sunscreen pigments in its protection. Phykos42(2): 1-13.
  • Singh, S. P., Rastogi, R. P., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2013) Photosynthetic performance of Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937 under simulated solar radiation. Photosynthetica 51(2): 259-266.
  • Singh, G., Babele P. K., Sinha, R. P.,Tyagi, M. B. and Kumar, A. (2013) Enzymatic and non-enzymatic defense mechanisms against ultraviolet-B radiation in two Anabaena species.Process Biochem.48: 796-802.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Sinha, R. P. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2013) Partial characterization, UV-induction and photoprotective function of sunscreen pigment, scytonemin from Rivularia sp. HKAR-4.Chemosphere 93: 1874-1878.
  • Richa, Kumari, S., Kannaujiya, V. K., Mishra, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2013) Response of a hot-spring cyanobacterium Scytonema sp. strain HKAR-3 to ultraviolet-B radiation. Int. J. Curr. Biotechnol. 1: 32-36.
  • Richa, Kannaujiya, V. K., Kumari, S., Mishra, S. and Sinha, R. P.(2013) Effects of ultraviolet-B radiation on a hot-spring cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain HKAR-2. Acta Biol. Indica2(1): 265-276.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Singh, S. P., Incharoensakdi, A., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2014) Ultraviolet radiation-induced generation of reactive oxygen species, DNA damage and induction of UV-absorbing compounds in the cyanobacterium Rivularia sp. HKAR-4. South Afr. J. Bot.90: 163-169.
  • Singh, S. P., Ha, S., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2014) Effects of light regime and growth conditions on the biosynthesis of a mycosporine-like amino acid shinorine in the hot spring cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. Acta Physiol. Plant.36: 389-397.
  • Mishra, S., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2014) Irradiation dependent mycosporine-like amino acids synthesis in the cyanobacterium Scytonema geitleri. J. Adv. Pharm. Res. Biosci .2(1): 1-7.
  • Rastogi, R. P., Sinha, R. P. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2014) The cyanotoxin-microcystins: current overview. Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/technology13: 215-249.
  • Richa, Rajneesh and Sinha, R. P.(2014) Hydroxymethylation of DNA: an epigenetic marker. EXCLI J. 13: 592-610.
  • Singh, G., Babele, P. K., Kumar, A., Srivastava, A., Sinha, R. P. and Tyagi, M. B. (2014) Synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles using the cell extract of the cyanobacterium, Anabaena strain L31 and its conjugation with UV-B absorbing compound shinorine. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology138: 55-62.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K., Rastogi, R. P.and Sinha, R. P. (2014) GC constituents and relative codon expressed amino acid composition in cyanobacterial phycobiliproteins. Gene 546: 162-171.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K., Richaand Sinha, R. P. (2014) Peroxide scavenging potential of ultraviolet-B-absorbing mycosporine-like amino acids isolated from a marine red alga Bryocladia sp.Frontiers in Environmental Science2: 1-8 (Article 26).
  • Singh, S. P., Rastogi, R. P., Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2014) Temporal dynamics of ROS biogenesis under simulated solar radiation in the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. Protoplasma 251: 1223-12300.
  • Singh, G., Babele, P. K., Shahi, P. K., Sinha, R. P., Tyagi, M. B. and Kumar, A. (2014) Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using cell extracts of Anabaena doliolum and screening of its antibacterial and antitumor activity.Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology24(10): 1366-1379.
  • Kesheri, M., Kanchan, S., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2014) Isolationand insilicoanalysis of Fe-superoxide dismutase in the cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. Gene 553: 117–125.
  • Rastogi R. P., Sinha, R. P., Moh S. H., Lee,T. K., Kottuparambil, S., Kim,Y.-J., Rhee,J.-S., Choi, E.-M., Brown, M.T., Haeder, D.-P. and Han, T. (2014) Ultraviolet radiation and cyanobacteria. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology141: 154-169.
  • Kumar, R. and Sinha, R. P. (2014) Real-time Immuno-PCR: an approach for detection of trace amounts of transgenic proteins. Journal of AOAC International 97(6): 1634-1637.
  • Haeder, D.-P., Williamson, C. E., Waengberg, S.-A., Rautio, M., Rose, K. C., Gao, K., Helbling, E. W.,Sinha, R. P. and Worrest, R. (2015) Effects of UV radiation on aquatic ecosystems andinteractions with other environmental factors. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.14: 108-126.
  • Andrady, A. L., Aucamp, P. J., Austin, A., Bais, A. F., Ballare, C. L., Barnes, P. W., Bernhard, G. H., Bornman, J. F., Caldwell, M. M., De Gruijl, F. R., Erickson III, D. J., Flint, S. D., Gao, K., Gies, P., Haeder, D.-P., Ilyas, M., Longstreth, J., Lucas, R., Madronich, S., McKenzie, R. L., Neale, R., Norval, M., Pandy, K. K., Paul, N. D., Rautio, M., Redhwi, H. H, Robinson, S. A., Rose, K., Shao, M., Sinha, R. P., Solomon, K. R., Sulzberger, B., Takizawa, Y., Tang, X., Torikai, A., Tourpali, K., van der Leun, J. C., Waengberg, S.-A., Williamson, C. E., Wilson, S. R., Worrest, R. C., Young, A. R. and Zepp, R. G. (2015) Environmental effects of ozone depletion and its interactions with climate change: 2014 assessment. Executive summary.Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.14: 14-18.
  • Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2015) Biochemical characterization of sunscreening mycosporine-like amino acids from two Nostoc species inhabiting diverse habitats. Protoplasma252: 199-208.
  • Pathak, J., Richa, Rajneesh, Sonker,A. S., Kannaujiya,V. K. and Sinha,R. P. (2015) Isolation and partial purification of scytonemin and mycosporine-like amino acids from biological crusts.Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research 7(1): 362-371.
  • Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2015) Stability, antioxidative and pharmaceutical potentials of porphyra-334 isolated from a hot-spring cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain HKAR-2. Intern. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Res. 3(1): 94-111.
  • Richa, Sinha, R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2015) Physiological aspects of UV-excitation of DNA. Topics in Current Chemistry (Photoinduced Phenomena in Nucleic Acids II) 356: 203-248.
  • Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2015) Sensitivity of two Nostoc species harbouring diverse habitats to ultraviolet-B radiation. Microbiology 84(3): 398-407.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2015) Impacts of varying light regimes on phycobiliproteins of Nostoc sp. HKAR-2 and Nostoc sp. HKAR-11 isolated from diverse habitats. Protoplasma252: 1551-1561.
  • Richa, Kannaujiya, V. K., Pathak, J., Sonker, A. S., Rajneesh and Sinha, R. P. (2015) How cyanobacteria protect themselves from UV-B radiation? PRAJÑA 60(2): 11-14.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2016) An efficient method for the separation and purification of phycobiliproteins from a rice-field cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain HKAR-11. Chromatographia 79: 335-343.
  • Andrady, A., Aucamp, P. J., Austin, A. T., Bais, A. F., Ballare, C. L., Barnes, P. W., Bernhard, G. H., Bjorn, L. O., Bornman, J. F., Erickson, D. J., De Gruijl, F. R., Haeder, D.-P., Ilyas, M., Longstreth, J., Lucas, R. M, Madronich, S., McKenzie, R. L., Neale, R., Norval, M., Pandy, K. K., Paul, N., Redhwi, H. H., Robinson, S. A., Rose, K., Shao, M., Sinha, R. P., Solomon, K. R., Sulzberger, B., Takizawa, Y., Torikai, A., Tourpali, K., Williamson, C. E., Wilson, S. R., Wängberg, S.-A., Worrest, R. C., Young, A. R. and Zepp, R. G. (2016) Environmental effects of ozone depletion and its interactions with climate change: progress report 2015. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.15: 141-174.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2016) Thermokinetic stability of phycocyanin and phycoerythrin in food grade preservatives. Journal of Applied Phycology28: 1063-1070.
  • Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2016) Requirement of calcium for the biosynthesis of shinorine, a mycosporine-like amino acid (MAA) in Anabaena variabilis PCC 7937. Ijsrm.Human 2(4): 1-16.
  • Kumar, R., Sinha, R. P., Singh, M.,Rajendran, S. R. C. K. and Kumar, A. (2016) Multiplex dipstick technologies for rapid and simultaneous screening of analytes of importance in agri-food-nutrition and health care: a review. Journal of AOAC International99(2): 512-519.
  • Sonker, A. S., Richa, Pathak,J., Rajneesh, Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P.(2016) Mycosporine-like amino acids from biological integuments of historical monuments.International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences5(8): 30-41.
  • Rahman, M. A., Kannaujiya, V. K., Rajneesh, Adinath, Dixit, K., Sinha, R. P. and Sundaram, S.(2016) Impacts of ultraviolet-B and photosynthetically active radiation on Anabaena cylindrica and Synechocystis PCC 6803: a comparative study. Indian Journal of Natural Sciences6(36): 11073-11083.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K., Rahman, M. A., Adinath, Sundaram, S.and Sinha, R. P. (2016)Structural and functional dynamics of tyrosine amino acid in phycocyanin of hot-spring cyanobacteria: A possible pathway for internal energy transfer. Gene Reports5: 83-91.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K., Rahman, A., Adinath, Sonker, A. S., Pathak,J., Rajneesh, Sundaram, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2016) Cumulative effects of ultraviolet radiation and photosynthetically active radiation on phycobiliproteins of a hot-spring cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain HKAR-2. International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology4(3): 247-253.
  • Rajneesh, Singh, S. P., Pathak,J. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Cyanobacterial factories for the production of green energy and value-added products: An integrated approach for economic viability. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews69: 578-596.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Impacts of diurnal variation of ultraviolet-B and photosynthetically active radiation on phycobiliproteins of the hot-spring cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain HKAR-2. Protoplasma254: 423-433.
  • Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Detection of free thiols and fluorescence response of phycoerythrin chromophore after ultraviolet-B radiation stress.Journal of Fluorescence 27: 561-567.
  • Pandey, A., Pandey,S., Rajneesh, Pathak,J., Ahmed,H., Singh,V., Singh,S. P. and and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) profile of two marine red macroalgae, Gelidium sp. and Ceramium sp.International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology5(1): 12-21.
  • Pathak,J., Sonker, A. S., Richa, Rajneesh, Kannaujiya, V. K., Singh, V., Ahmed, H. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Screening and partial purification of photoprotective pigment scytonemin from cyanobacterial crusts dwelling on the historical monuments in and around Varanasi, India.Microbiology Research8:6559: 4-12.
  • Sonker, A. S., Richa, Pathak,J., Rajneesh, Kannaujiya, V. K.and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Characterization and in vitro antitumor, antibacterial and antifungal activities of green synthesized silver nanoparticles using cell extract of Nostoc sp. strain HKAR-2. Canadian Journal of Biotechnology1(1): 26-37.
  • Rajneesh, Pathak,J., Kannaujiya,V. K.., Singh, S. P., and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Codon usage analysis of photolyase encoding genes of cyanobacteria inhabiting diverse habitats. 3 Biotech7: 192 (14 pages).
  • Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Ahmed, H., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Metabolomic profiling of cyanobacterial UV-protective compounds.Current Metabolomics 5: 138-163.
  • Rajneesh, Pathak, J., Chatterjee, A., Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Detection of reactive oxygen species (ROS) by the oxidant-sensing probe 2,7-dichlorodihydrofluorescein diacetate (DCFH-DA) in cyanobacteria. Bio-protocol 7(17): 1-8.
  • Babele, P. K., Singh, G., Singh,A., Kumar, A., Tyagi, M. B. and Sinha, R. P. (2017)Ultraviolet-B radiation and temperature-induced modulation and defense systems in the cyanobacterium Microcystis areuginosa. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 39: 248.
  • Srivastava, S., Krishna, R., Sinha, R. P. and Singh, M. (2017) TDZ-induced plant regenerationin Brassica oleraceaL. var. botrytis: effect of antioxidative enzyme activity and genetic stability in regenerated plantlets. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology-Plant 53: 598-605.
  • Rajneesh, Pathak, J., Srivastava, D., Ahmed, H., Singh, V., Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Role of photosynthetically active radiation and dark conditions on the repair of ultraviolet-Bradiation-induced damages in the cyanobacteriumNostoc sp. Strain HKAR-2. Focus on Sciences3(4): 9-14.
  • Ahmed, H., Singh, V., Pandey, A., Kannaujiya, V. K., Rajneesh, Pathak, J. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Combined effects of UV radiation, photosynthetically active radiation and 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid on pigmentation, proteins and antioxidant enzymes in thecyanobacterium Scytonema geitleri strain HKAR-12. JSM Environmental Science and Ecology 5(3): 1048.
  • Singh, D. K., Richa, Kumar, D., Chatterjee, A., Rajneesh, Pathak, J. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Response of the cyanobacterium Fischerella sp. strain HKAR-5 against combined stress of UV-B radiation, PAR and pyrogallic acid. JSM Environmental Science and Ecology 5(3): 1049.
  • Ahmed, H., Rajneesh, Pandey, A., Pathak, J. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Comparative in silico analysis of different dehydroquinate synthase proteins in the cyanobacterium Cyanothece sp. PCC 7424. JSM Bioinformatics, Genomics and Proteomics2(2): 1018.
  • Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Maurya, P. K., Singh, S. P. Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) Cyanobacterial farming fo renvironment friendly sustainable agriculture practices: Innovations and perspectives. Frontiers in Environmental Science 6: 1-13.
  • Kumar, D., Kannaujiya, V. K., Richa, Pathak, J., Sundaram, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) Composition and functional property of photosynthetic pigments under circadian rhythm in the cyanobacterium Spirulina platensis. Protoplasma 255: 885-898.
  • Rajneesh, Pathak, J., Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) Codon usage bias study in cyanobacteria. Atlas of Science (http://atlasofscience.org): 1-2.
  • Rajneesh, Pathak, J., Richa, Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) Impacts of ultraviolet radiation on certain physiological and biochemical processes in cyanobacteria inhabiting diverse habitats. Env. Exp. Bot. (in press) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2018.10.037.
B. Book Chapters:
 


  • Sinha, R. P. and Hader, D.-P. (1997) Impacts of UV-B irradiation on rice-field cyanobacteria. In: The Effects of Ozone Depletion on Aquatic Ecosystems (Ed. Häder, D.-P.), Environmental Intelligence Unit, R. G. Landes Company, Academic Press, Austin (USA). pp. 189-197.
  • Sinha, R. P. and Hader, D.-P. (1998) Phycobilisomes and environmental stress. In: Advances in Phycology (Eds. Verma, B. N., Kargupta, A. N. and Goyal, S. K.), APC Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (India). pp. 71-80.

  • Srinivas, G., Singh, K. L., Thakur, J. K., Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A. (1998) Immobilisation of N2-fixing symbiotic cyanobacteria causes multifold stimulation of nitrogenase activity. In: Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for Rice Crop (Ed. Kannaiyan, S.), Agriculture College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India. pp. 140-147.

  • Sinha, R. P. (2003) Stress responses in cyanobacteria. In: Modern Trends in Applied Aquatic Ecology (Eds. Ambasht, R. S. and Ambasht, N. K.), Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York. pp. 201-218.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Hader, D.-P. (2004) Ultra violet screening compounds in algae: role in evolution. In: Molecular Systematics (Ed. S. J. Britto S. J.), The Rapinat Herbarium & Centre for Molecular Systematics, Tiruchirappalli, India. pp. 91-117.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Hader, D.-P. (2006) Impact of UV radiation on rice-field cyanobacteria: role of photoprotective compounds. In: Environmental UV radiation: Impact on Ecosystems and Human Health and Predictive Models, (Eds. F. Ghetti, G. Checcucci and J. F. Bornman), NATO Science Series, Springer. pp. 217-230.

  • Richter, P. R., Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P. and Hader, D.-P. (2006) Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) protect against UV-B-induced damage in Gyrodinium dorsum. In: Environmental UV radiation: Impact on Ecosystems and Human Health and Predictive Models, (Eds. F. Ghetti, G. Checcucci and J. F. Bornman), NATO Science Series, Springer. pp. 283.

  • Kumar, A., Sinha, R. P., Tyagi, M. B., Jha, P. N., Pattanaik, B., Mishra, V. K. and Kumar, A. (2006) Cyanotoxins: biotechnological potentials. In: Biotechnological Applications of Cyanobacteria (Ed. K. Singh), Academic World. pp. 82-104.

  • Sinha, R. P., Tyagi, M. B. and Kumar, A. (2008) Impacts of ultraviolet-B radiation on microbes and human health: the biotechnological perspectives. In: Microbial Biotechnology (Eds. R. Saikia, R. L. Bezbaruah and T. C. Bora), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi. pp. 319-347.

  • Sinha, R. P., Tyagi, M. B., Kumar, S. and Kumar, A. (2010) UV-B radiation-induced stress and protection strategies in cyanobacteria. In: Algal Biotechnology: New Vistas (Ed. M. K. Das), Daya Publishing House, Delhi. pp. 93-110.

  • Kumari, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Symbiotic and asymbiotic N2 fixation. In: Recent Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai) (in press).

  • Singh, K. L. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) UV-absorbing/screening compounds in algae. In: Recent Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai) (in press).

  • Singh, S. P., Hader, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Methods for DNA transfer in filamentous cyanobacteria and strategy to overcome restriction by host-encoded endonucleases. In: Recent Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai) (in press).

  • Rastogi, R. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Genotoxin-induced DNA damage: detection, recovery and influence on human health. In: Recent Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai) (in press).

  • Richa, Singh, S. C. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) HIV- present status and future perspectives. In: Recent Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai) (in press).

  • Kumari, S., Richa, Chandra, R. and Sinha, R. P. (2010) Response of cyanobacteria to ultraviolet radiation: mitigation strategies to resist the stress. In: Advances in Plant Science (Ed. P. C. Trivedi) (in press).

  • Kumari S., Rastogi R. P., Singh K. L., Richa, Singh S. P., Häder, D.-P.and Sinha R. P. (2010). UV-screening/absorbing mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) profile in cyanobacteria from diverse habitats. In: Photobiology (Eds. C. Halder and S. Rai), Anmaya International Publication (in press).

  • Kumari S., Rastogi R. P., Singh K. L., Richa and Sinha R. P. (2010). Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs): the powerful natural UV-screening compounds. In: Photobiology (Eds. C. Halder and S. Rai), Anmaya International Publication (in press).

  • Rastogi R.P., Richa and Sinha R.P. (2010) Biotechnological exploitations of cyanobacteria. In: The Plant Genome: Biodiversity, Conservation and Manipulation (Eds. B. K Roy, B. R. Choudhari and R. P. Sinha), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India (in Press).

  • Rastogi R.P. and Sinha R.P. (2010) Molecular mechanisms of DNA damage and repair. In: The Plant Genome: Biodiversity, Conservation and Manipulation (Eds. B. K Roy, B. R. Choudhari and R. P. Sinha), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India (in Press).

  • Kumari, S., Richa, Chandra, R. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Response of cyanobacteria to ultraviolet radiation: mitigation strategies to resist the stress. In: Plant Environment Interaction(Ed. P. C. Trivedi), Pointer Publishers, Jaipur. pp. 35-57.

  • Kumari, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2011)Symbiotic and asymbiotic N2 fixation.In: Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai), I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 133-148.

  • Singh, K. L. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) UV-absorbing compounds in algae.In: Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai), I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 213-239.

  • Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Methods for DNA transfer in filamentous cyanobacteria and strategy to overcome restriction by host-encoded endonucleases. In: Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai), I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 266-274.

  • Rastogi, R. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2011) Genotoxin-induced DNA damage: detection, recovery and influence on human health. In: Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai), I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 275-309.

  • Richa, Singh, S. C. and Sinha, R. P. (2011)HIV- present status and future perspectives. In: Advances in Life Sciences (Eds. R. P. Sinha, N. K. Sharma and A. K. Rai), I. K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 311-336.

  • Rastogi R.P.andSinha R.P. (2011) Molecular mechanisms of DNA damage and repair. In: Plant Genome: Diversity, Conservation and Manipulation(Eds. B. K Roy, B. R. Chaudhari and R. P. Sinha), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India.pp. 1-16.

  • Rastogi R.P.,RichaandSinha R.P. (2011) Biotechnological exploitations of cyanobacteria. In: Plant Genome: Diversity, Conservation and Manipulation (Eds. B. K Roy, B. R. Chaudhari and R. P. Sinha), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India. pp. 43-57.

  • Kumari S., Rastogi R. P., Singh K. L., Richa and Sinha R. P. (2011)Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs): the powerful natural UV-screening compounds. In: Treatise on Photophysiology (Eds. C. Halder and P. Basu), Imagination: Editors and Printers, Varanasi, India. pp. 133-152.

  • Kumari S., Rastogi R. P., Singh K. L., Richa, Singh S. P., Haeder, D.-P.and Sinha R. P.(2011) UV-screening/absorbing mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) profile in cyanobacteria from diverse habitats. In: Treatise onPhotophysiology (Eds. C. Halder and P. Basu),Imagination: Editors and Printers, Varanasi, India. pp. 208-220.

  • Richa, Sinha R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2013) Molecular mechanisms of UV-B stress tolerance in cyanobacteria. In: Stress Biology of Cyanobacteria: Molecular Mechanisms to Cellular Responses(Eds. A. K. Srivastava, A. N. Rai and B. A. Neilan), CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, London, New York. pp. 231-243.

  • Richa and Sinha R. P. (2013) Exploitations of cyanobacterial photoprotective compounds. In: Recent Advances in Microbiology (Eds. S. P. Tiwari, R. Sharma and R. K. Singh), Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA. pp. 479-493.

  • Shahi, S. K., Rai, A. K., Tyagi, M. B., Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A. (2013) Isolation and characterization of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria from rice field of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. In: Microbial Resources for Crop Improvement (Eds. B. Chakraborty and U.Chakraborty), Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, India. pp. 85-100.

  • Sinha R. P. (2013) Ultraviolet radiation stress tolerance in cyanobacteria. In: Environmental Problems and Plant: Current Scenario and Challenges (Ed. N. Dwivedi), LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saaebrücken, Germany. pp. 127-149.

  • Richa and Sinha R. P. (2013) Biomedical applications of mycosporine-like amino acids. In: Marine Microbiology: Bioactive Compounds and Biotechnogical Applications (Ed. Se-Kwon Kim), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. pp. 509-534.

  • Richa, Sinha R. P. and Haeder, D.-P. (2014) Phytoplankton productivity in a changing global climate. In: Phytoplankton (Ed. M. T. Sebastiá), Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA. pp. 1-35.

  • Kesheri, M., Kanchan, S., Chowdhury, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2015) Secondary and tertiary structure prediction of proteins: A bioinformatic approach. In: Complex System Modelling and Control Through Intelligent Soft ComputationsStudies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing (Eds. Q. Zhu and A. T. Azar), Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. Volume 319, pp. 541-569.

  • Rastogi, R. P., Sinha, R. P. and Incharoensakdi, A. (2015) UV-induced oxidative stress in cyanobacteria. In: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India. pp. 79-103.

  • Richa, Kesheri, M., Kannaujiya V. K. and Sinha,R. P.(2015) UV-absorbing compounds in cyanobacteria. In: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India.pp. 105-139.

  • Kannaujiya V. K., Richaand Sinha, R. P. (2015) Genomics and structural analysis of cyanobacterial phycobiliproteins. In: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India.pp. 141-156.

  • Yadav S. and Sinha, R. P. (2015) A review on toxicology, biosynthesis and detection of cyanobacterial toxins. In: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India.pp. 157-181.

  • Kumar, R., Mishra K. K.andSinha,R. P.(2015)DNA and protein-based detection approaches for genetically modified crops/produce. In: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India.pp. 209-235.

  • Pathak, J.,Rajneesh, Richa, Kannaujiya, V. K.,Sonker A. S. and Sinha, R. P. (2015) Diverse functions and applications of novel cyanobacterial sheath pigment, scytonemin.In: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India.pp. 236-262.

  • Kesheri, M., Kanchan, S., Richa and Sinha,R. P.(2015)Computational methods and strategies for protein structure predictionIn: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India.pp. 279-291.

  • Kesheri, M., Kanchan, S., Richa and Sinha,R. P.(2015)Oxidative stress: Challenges and its mitigation mechanisms in cyanobacteriaIn: Biological Sciences: Innovations and Dynamics (Eds. R. P. Sinha, Richa and R. P. Rastogi), New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India.pp. 311-324.

  • Priya, P., Kesheri, M., Sinha, R. P. and Kanchan, S. (2016) Molecular dynamics simulationsfor biological systems.In: Biomedical Image Analysis and Mining Techniques for Improved Health Outcomes (Eds. Wahiba Ben Abdessalem Karâa and Nilanjan Dey), IGI Global. pp. 286-313.

  • Richa,Sinha,R. P.and Haeder, D.-P.(2016) Effects of global change, including UV and UV-screening compounds. In: The Physiology of Microalgae, Developments in Applied Phycology(Eds. M. A. Borowitzka et al.), Springer International Publishing Switzerland. 6: 373-409.

  • Kumari, A., Kanchan, S., Sinha,R. P.andKesheri, M.(2016) Applications of bio-molecular databases in bioinformatics. In: Medical Imaging in Clinical Applications, Studies in Computational Intelligence (Eds. N. Dey et al.), Springer International Publishing Switerzerland.pp. 329-351.

  • Kesheri, M.,Sinha,R. P.andKanchan, S. (2016) Advances in soft computing approaches for gene prediction: A bioinformatics Approach. In: Medical Imaging in Clinical Applications, Studies in Computational Intelligence (Eds. N. Dey et al.), Springer International Publishing Switerzerland.pp. 383-405.

  • Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Pandey,A., Singh, S. P. and Sinha,R. P.(2016) World agriculture and impact of biotechnology. In: Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Eds. S. K. Dubey, A. Pandey and R. S. Sangwan), Elsevier, The Netherlands. pp. 1-22.

  • Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Richa, Sonker,A. S., Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2016) Cyanobacterial extracellular polysaccharide sheath pigment, scytonemin: A novel multipurpose pharmacophore. In: Marine Glycobiology: Principles and Applications (Ed. Se-Kwon Kim), CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA. pp. 323-337.

  • Kesheri, M., Kanchan, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Exploring the potentials of antioxidants in retarding ageing. In: Examining the Development, Regulation, and Consumption of Functional Foods(Ed. Sailas Benjamin), IGI Global, USA. pp. 166-195.

  • Richa, Pathak, J., Sonker,A. S.,Singh, V. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Nanobiotechnology of cyanobacterial UV-protective compounds: Innovations and prospects. In: Food Preservation: Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry (Volume 6)(Ed. A. M. Grumezescu), Elsevier, UK. pp. 603-644.

  • Kannaujiya, V. K., Kumar, D., Richa, Pathak, J., Sonker, A. S., Rajneesh, Singh, V., Sundaram, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Recent advances in production and the biotechnological significance of phycobiliproteins. In: New Approaches in Biological Research (Eds. R. P. Sinha and Richa), NOVA Science Publishers, New York, USA. pp. 1-34.

  • Sonker, A. S., Richa, Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Pandey, A., Chatterjee, A. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Bionanotechnology: past, present and future. In: New Approaches in Biological Research (Eds. R. P. Sinha and Richa), NOVA Science Publishers, New York, USA. pp. 99-141.

  • Singh, V., Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Richa, Kumar, D., Ahmed, H., Singh, D. K., Kannaujiya, V. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2017) Do cyanobacteria have enough mechanisms to counteract UV stress? In: New Approaches in Biological Research (Eds. R. P. Sinha and Richa), NOVA Science Publishers, New York, USA. pp. 265-307.

  • Rajneesh, Pathak, J., Singh, V., Kumar, D., Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) DNA in nanotechnology: Approaches and developments. In: Nanomaterials in Plants, Algae, and Microorganisms: Concepts and Controversies (Eds. D. K. Tripathi, P. Ahmad, S. Sharma, D. K. Chauhan, N. K. Dubey), Academic Press, Elsevier, UK. pp. 79-102.

  • Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Singh, V., Kumar, D., Ahmed, H., Singh, D. K., Kannaujiya, V. K.Richa, Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2018)Enzymatic and non-enzymatic protection strategies of cyanobacteria against ultraviolet radiation. In: Trends in Life Science Research (Eds. R. P. Sinha and U. P. Shrivastava), NOVA Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA. pp. 1-28.

  • Rajneesh, Chatterjee, A., Pathak, J., Ahmed, H., Singh, V., Singh, D. K., Pandey, A., Singh, S. P. Richa,Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) Ultraviolet radiation-induced DNA damage and mechanisms of repair in cyanobacteria: An overview. In: Trends in Life Science Research (Eds. R. P. Sinha and U. P. Shrivastava), NOVA Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA. pp. 169-218.

  • Pandey, A., Ahmed, H., Singh, D. K., Singh, V., Kumar, D., Rajneesh, Pathak, J., Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) The impacts of UV-B radiation on the enzymes of nitrogen metabolism in cyanobacteria. In: Trends in Life Science Research (Eds. R. P. Sinha and U. P. Shrivastava), NOVA Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA. pp. 243-287.

  • Kumari, A., Kesheri, M., Sinha, R. P. and Kanchan, S. (2018) Integration of soft computing approach in plant biology and its applicationsin agriculture. In: Soft Computing for Biological Systems (Eds. H. J. Purohit et al.), Springer Nature Singapore. pp. 265-281.

  • Kannaujiya, V. K., Rahman, A., Adinath, Singh, S. K., Sundaram, S. and Sinha, R. P. (2018) Recent advances in the production and purification technology of phycobiliproteins: A sustainable approach. In: The Role of Photosynthetic Microbes in Agriculture and Industry (Eds. K. Tripathi, N. Kumar and G. Abraham), NOVA Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA. pp. 173-193.

  • Pathak, J., Rajneesh, Ahmed, H., Singh, D. K., Pandey, A., Singh, S. P. and Sinha, R. P. (2019) Recent developments in green synthesis of metal nanoparticles utilizing cyanobacterial cell factories. In: Nanomaterials in Plants, Algae and Microorganisms: Concepts and Controversies (Eds. D. K. Tripathi, P. Ahmad, S. Sharma, D. K. Chauhan and N. K. Dubey), Academic Press, Elsevier, UK. pp. 237-265.

  • Kumar, V., Maurya, P. K., Mondal, S. Sinha, R. P. and Singh, S. P. (2019) Photomorphogenesis in the cyanobacterium Fremyella diplosiphon improves photosynthetic efficiency. In: Cyanobacteria: From Basic Science to Applications (Eds. A. K. Mishra, D. N. Tiwari and A. N. Rai), Academic Press, Elsevier, UK. pp. 131-143.

  • Pathak, J., Ahmed, H., Singh, P. R., Singh, S. P., Haeder, D.-P. and Sinha, R. P. (2019) Mechanisms of photoprotection in cyanobacteria. In: Cyanobacteria: From Basic Science to Applications (Eds. A. K. Mishra, D. N. Tiwari and A. N. Rai), Academic Press, Elsevier, UK. pp. 145-171.

  • Kannaujiya, V. K., Kumar, D., Pathak, J. and Sinha, R. P. (2019) Phycobiliproteins and rheir commercial significance. In: Cyanobacteria: From Basic Science to Applications (Eds. A. K. Mishra, D. N. Tiwari and A. N. Rai), Academic Press, Elsevier, UK. pp. 207-216.

 
C. Other Publications/Abstracts etc.
 


  • Verma, R. A. B., Jha, H. K., Gupta, A. K., Sinha, R. P. and Verma, S. K. (1990) Effect of initial pH of the medium on growth and aflatoxin B1 elaboration by Aspergillus flavus link isolates. Biojournal 2: 221-224.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A. (1992) Screening of blue-green algae for biofertilizer. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Organic Farming (Ed. Patil, P. S.), Pune, India, pp. 95-97.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A. (1992) Assessment and impact of in situ N2-fixation of cyanobacteria in wetland rice fields. In: IV International Wetlands Conference, Ohio, USA, pp. 113.

  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, N., Ramamurthy, Y., Borker, S. W. and Kumar, A. (1993) Ammonia production by immobilized N2-fixing cyanobacteria. In: National Symposium on Prospects and Problems of Biotechnology, Allahabad, India, pp. 7.

  • Thakur, J. K., Singh, K. L., Sinha, R. P., Singh, N. and Kumar, A. (1994) Screening of toxin producing blue-green algae. In: Proceedings of the ´DAE` Symposium on Stress and Adaptive Responses in Biological Systems. Vadodara, India, pp. 316.

  • Kumar, A., Sinha, R. P., Gerber, S. and Häder, D.-P. (1995) Nitrate reductase activity of the cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. is insensitive to ultraviolet-B radiation. In: International Conference on Vegetation Stress. Munich-Neuherberg, Germany, pp. 59a.

  • Kumar, A., Sinha, R. P., Srinivas, G. and Tyagi, M. B. (1996) UV-B stress is a threat for the survival of cyanobacteria. In: National Seminar on Conservation of Endangered Species and Ecosystems: Biotechnological and Ecological Approach. Varanasi, India, pp. 11.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Vaishampayan, A. (1996) Survival of cyanobacteria under ultraviolet-B (UV-B) and high light stress. In: National Seminar on Conservation of Endangered Species and Ecosystems: Biotechnological and Ecological Approach. Varanasi, India, pp. 28.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Vaishampayan, A. (1997) Response of various rice field cyanobacteria to ultraviolet-B (UV-B) stress. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Algal Biology and Biotechnology. Varanasi, India, pp. 17-18.

  • Sinha, R. P., Singh, S. C. and Vaishampayan, A. (1999) Ultraviolet-B (UV-B; 280-315 nm) radiation effects on aquatic ecosystems: present status and consequences. In: Proceedings of the National Conference on Prospects of Environmental Research in 21st Century. Madhubani, India. pp. 24-25.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (1999) Photoprotective compounds in cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the 8th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Granada, Spain. pp. WP21.

  • Lebert, M., Klisch, M., Gröniger, A., Sinha, R. and Häder, D.-P. (1999) UV screening pigments in algae. In: Proceedings of the 8th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Granada, Spain. pp. 91.

  • Richter, P., Krywult, M., Sinha, R. and Häder, D.-P. (1999) Effects of irradiation on Anabaena spec. In: Proceedings of the 8th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Granada, Spain. pp. 116.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (1999) Effects of UV-B radiation on freshwater blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). In: Proceedings of the symposium ´Fresh Water Algae: Taxonomy, Biogeography and Conservation, National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise, Brussels, Belgium pp. 31.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2000) Cyanobacteria in extreme habitats. In: Proceedings of the Symposium ´Exo/Astrobiology in Germany, Bremen, Germany pp. 27.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2001) Photoprotective compounds in rice field cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the 9th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Lillehammer, Norway pp. 135.

  • Richter, P. R., Klisch, M., Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2001) Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) protect against UV-B induced damage in Gyrodinium dorsum. In: Proceedings of the 9th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Lillehammer, Norway pp. 142.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2002) Impacts of solar ultraviolet radiation on rice-field cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the 1st Asian Conference on Photobiology, Awaji, Japan pp. 178.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2002) Impacts of UV radiation on cyanobacteria: role of photoprotective compounds. In: Proceedings of the Nordic Workshop on UV, Skytterkollen, Oslo, Norway pp. 13.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2003) Impacts of ultraviolet-B radiation on phycobiliproteins of rice-field cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes, Tokyo, Japan pp. 116.

  • Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2003) Effects of UV-B radiation on rice-field cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the 10th Congress, European Society for Photobiology, Vienna, Austria pp. 67.

  • Kumar, A., Sinha, R. P., Tyagi, M. B., Jha, P. N and Mishra, B. K. (2004) Impacts of ultraviolet-B radiation on cyanobacteria: the current status. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Recent Trends in Algal Biology and Biotechnology. Department of Botany, Punjabi University, Patiala, India. pp. 43-44.

  • Pattanaik, B, Sinha, R. P. and Kumar, A. (2004) Detection of active Fe-containing superoxide dismutase (SOD) in cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the 45th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India (Microtech-2K4), Karnal, India. pp. 38.

  • Kumari, S., Rastogi, R. P., Singh, K. L. and Sinha, R. P. (2007) Photoprotective compounds in cyanobacteria: role in conservation. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Plant Genome: Biodiversity, Conservation and Manipulation, Department of Botany, BHU, India. pp. 48.

  • Sinha, R. P., Kumari, S. and Rastogi, R. P. (2007) Photoprotective role of mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) in cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Light and Life Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India. pp. 53.

  • Kumari, S., Singh, K. L., Singh, S. P., Rastogi, R. P., Richa and Sinha, R. P. (2008) UV-screening/absorbing mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) profile in cyanobacteria from diverse habitats. In: Proceedings of the 4th Asia Oceania Conference on Photobiology, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, India. pp. 37.

  • Singh, S. P., Kumari, S., Rastogi, R. P., Singh, K. L., Richa, Sinha, R. P. and Häder, D.-P. (2008) Induction of mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs) in a cyanobacterium Anabaena doliolum by ultraviolet (UV) radiation. In: Proceedings of the 4th Asia Oceania Conference on Photobiology, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, India. pp. 39.

  • Yadav, S., Sinha, R. P. and Tyagi, M. B. (2009) Screening of bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Current Challenges in Plant Sciences: Gene to Ecosystem, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, India. pp. 37.

  • Singh, K. L., Rastogi, R. P., Kumari, S., Richa, Verma, S. K. and Sinha, R. P. (2009) Induction of shinorine (mycosporine-like amino acid) in a cyanobacterium Westiellopsis sp. by UV radiation. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Current Challenges in Plant Sciences: Gene to Ecosystem, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, India. pp. 50.

  • Kumar, R., Kamle, S., Sinha, R. P. and Kachru, D. N. (2009) Nanocolloidal gold based immunochromatographic assay for rapid detection of Vip protein in GM crops. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Current Challenges in Plant Sciences: Gene to Ecosystem, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, India. pp. 57.

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