Sikkim University

Dhani Raj Chhetri

Designation: Associate Professor
Date of Joining: 07/05/2012
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Academic record & distinction [Masters onwards]

MSc (Botany) Darjeeling Govt. College, Darjeeling

PhD (Botany) Burdwan University

PhD Topic: “Partial Purification and Characterisation of L-myo-inositol-1-phosphate synthase from Diplopterygium glaucum (Thunb.) Nakai”


Areas of Specialization

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

Sample Publications

  1. Chhetri DR, Parajuli P and Subba GC (2005) ‘Antidiabetic plants used by Sikkim and Darjeeling Himalayan tribes’, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 99: 199-202.
  2. Chhetri DR, Mukherjee AK and Adhikari (2006) ‘NAD+ mediated differential thermotolerance between chloroplastic and cytosolic L-myo-Inositol -1-phosphate synthase from Diplopterygium glaucum (Thunb.) Nakai’, Preparative Biochemistry & Biotechnology, 36 (4): 307-319.
  3. Chhetri DR, Gupta S, Mukherjee AK and Adhikari J (2012) ‘L-myo-inositol-1-phosphate synthase expressed in developing organ: Isolation and characterization of the enzyme from human fetal liver’, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 167(8): 2269-2282.


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