Dr. Anil Kumar Verma

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Anil_K_Varma   Dr. Anil Kumar Verma

   Designation:Assistant Professor

   Date of Joining: 23/01/2018

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Academic record & distinction 

  • MSc (Industrial Microbiology) School of Life Sciences Devi AhilyaVishwavidhalaya Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • PhD (Biosciences and Bioengineering) Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India
  • PhD Topic: Structural, Biochemical and Functional analyses of modular recombinant glucuronoxylan-xylanohydrolase (CtXynGH30) of family 30 Glycoside Hydrolase and its truncated derivative CtXyn30A and associated family 6 carbohydrate binding module CtCBM6 from Clostridium thermocellum.
  • Post-doctoral Research (TERI School of Advanced Studies, Vasant Kunj New Delhi, India)
  • Recipient of National Post-Doctoral Fellowship (N-PDF, 2016) from Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB-DST)

Areas of Specialization

Industrial Microbiology, Biomass to Green Energy, Industrially Important Enzymes, Structural (bioinformatics and crystallization) and Functional (mol.bio. & protein biochemistry) characterization of Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes (CAZymes).

Latest Publications

(for all currentpublicationvisit: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=75uPNXwAAAAJ&hl=en)

  1. Anil K. Verma, Pedro Bule, Teresa Ribeiro, Joana L. A. Brás, Joyeeta Mukherjee, Munishwar N. Gupta, Carlos M.G.A. Fontes and Arun Goyal (2015) The family 6 Carbohydrate Binding Module (CtCBM6) of glucuronoxylanase (CtXynGH30) of Clostridium thermocellum binds decorated and undecorated xylans through Cleft A. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Elsevier, 575, 8-21. (IF 3.017) doi:org/10.1016/j.abb.2015.03.026
  2. Anil K. Verma and Arun Goyal (2014) In silico structural characterization and molecular docking studies of first glucuronoxylan-xylanohydrolase (Xyn30A) from family 30 glycosyl hydrolase (GH30) from Clostridium thermocellum, Molecular Biology (Springer). 48, 278-286. (IF 0.71) doi: 10.1134/S0026893314020022.
  3. Anil K. Verma and Arun Goyal (2016) A novel member of glycoside hydrolase family 30 subfamily 8 glucuronoxylanendo-β-1,4-xylanase (CtXynGH30) from Clostridium thermocellumorchestrates catalysis on arabinose decorated xylans, Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, Elsevier,129,6-14. (IF 2.1)doi: 10.1016/j.molcatb.2016.04.001
  4. Filipe Freire, Anil K. Verma, Arun Goyal, Carlos M.G.A. Fontes and Shabir Najmudin (2016) Conservation in the mechanism of glucuronoxylan hydrolysis revealed by the structure of glucuronoxylan xylanohydrolase (CtXyn30A) from Clostridium thermocellum. Acta Crystallographica Section D D72, 1162-1173 (equal contribution, IF 2.6) doi:10.1107/S2059798316014376.
  5. Arabinda Ghosh, Anil K. Verma, Jagan Mohan Rao T., Rishikesh Shukla and Arun  Goyal (2014) Recovery and purification of oligosaccharides from copra meal by recombinant endo-β-mannanase and deciphering molecular mechanism involved and its role as potent therapeutic agent. Molecular Biotechnology (Springer) 57:111-127. (equal contribution, IF 2.3)doi: 10.1007/s12033-014-9807-4
  6. ElakshiDekaboruah, Mangesh Suryavanshi, Dixita Chettri and Anil Kumar Verma (2020)Human microbiome: an academic update on human body site specific surveillance and itspossible role. Archives of Microbiology 10:1-21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00203-020-01931-x(IF 1.6)
  7. Dixita Chettri, Ashwani Kumar Verma and Anil Kumar Verma (2020) Innovations in CAZyme gene diversity and its modification for Biorefinery applications. Biotechnology Report, Elsevier) 28: e00525 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.btre.2020.e00525(IF 4.9).
  8. DixitaChettri, Ashwani Kumar Verma, Lija Sarkar, and Anil Kumar Verma (2021) "Role of extremophiles and their extremozymes in biorefinery process of lignocellulose degradation." Extremophiles: life under extreme conditions. (IF 2.4) 10.1007/s00792-021-01225-0.
  9. Dixita Chettri, ManswamaBoro, Lija Sarkar, and Anil Kumar Verma (2021)Lectins: Biological Significance to Biotechnological Application. Carbohydrate Research, Elsevier 506 (IF 1.8). https://doi.org/10.1016/J.CARRES.2021.108367

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