Dr. Haresh Keharia
Ph. D. Students enrolled:
1. Baby Kavita, Bioremediation of hexavalent chromium
2. Khyati Pathak, Purification and characterization of antifungal peptides produced by banyan endophytes.
3. Shilpa Gupte, Bioremediation of textile dyes
4. Anjali Bose, Microbial technology for value addition to agrowastes.
1. Characterization of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase of Streptomyces spp. Vaishnav, P., Randev, S., Jatiani, S., Aggarwal, S., Keharia, H., Vyas, P. R., G. Nareshkumar & G. Archana. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 38, 931-935 (2000).
2. Transformation of textile dyes by white rot fungus Trametes versicolor. Haresh Keharia and Datta Madamwar. Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology, U.S.A. 102, 99-108 (2002).
3. Bioremediation concepts for treatment of dye containing wastewater: A review. Haresh Keharia and Datta Madamwar. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 41, 1068-1075 (2003).
4. Decolorization screening of synthetic dyes by anaerobic methanogenic sludge using a batch decolorization assay. Haresh Keharia, Hardik Patel and Datta Madamwar. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 20 (4), 365-370 (2004).
5. A Review Article – Biodegradation of textile and dyestuff industrial effluent: An overview of scientific principles. Haresh Keharia and Datta Madamwar. Concise Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology, Haworth Press, U.S.A., Ed. Ashok Pandey, pg. 167-175 (2004).
6. Decolorization and degradation of textile dye Reactive Violet 5 by newly isolated bacterial consortium. S. Moosvi, H. Keharia and D. Madamwar World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology, 21(5) 667-672 (2005).
7. Synthesis Characterization and Biodegradation of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) and Partially Carboxymethylated Starch (PCMS) Blend. Patel, N. K., Pandya, P. D., Keharia, H., Patel, H. & Sinha, V. K. International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 54, 985-992 (2005).
8. Biodegradable composition based on Low Density Polyethylene. Patel, N. K., Pandya, P. D., Keharia, H., Patel, H. & Sinha, V. K. International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 54, 993-999 (2005).
9. Decolorization of diazo-dye reactive blue 172 by Pseudomonas aeruginosa NBAR12, Bhatt, N., Patel, K. C., Keharia, H. & Madamwar, D. Journal of Basic Microbiology, 45, 407-418 (2005).
10. Ethyl isovalerate synthesis using Candida rugosa lipase immobilized on silica nanoparticles prepared in nonionic reverse micelles. Dandavate, V., Keharia, H. & Madamwar, D. Process Biochemistry, In Press (2009).
11. Production, partial purification and characterization of organic solvent tolerant lipase from Burkholderia multivorans V2 and its application for ester synthesis. Dandavate, V., Jinjala, J., Keharia, H. & Madamwar, D. Bioresource Technology, In Press (2009).
1. UGC sponsored Minor Research Project on “Microbial decolorization of textile dyes” during 1999 to 2001 (Amount Rs. 45,000/-).
2. DST sponsored major research project on “Microbial remediation of chromium containing industrial effluents”, from Feb 2006 to Jan 2009 (Amount Sanctioned Rs. 9,84,000/-).
Ongoing Research Projects:
1. UGC sponsored major research project on “Purification and characterization of antifungal compounds produced by banyan endophytic bacilli”, from May 2006 to April 2009 (Amount Sanctioned Rs. 5,68,100/-)