Chemistry Department

Dr. Somashekariah B V
Associate Professor
E - mail id: drbvsomashekar.19@gmail.com
Area: Chemistry
Affiliation: St. Josephs College, Bangalore
Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D
Teaching Experience: 28 years

EDUCATION

B.Sc PCM Mysore University,1984
M.Sc Biochemistry Manasagangotri,Mysore University,1986
Ph.D Biochemistry Sri Venkateshwara University,1993

Teaching/Research Interests
Chemistry and Biochemistry/Phytochemical and Biochemical studies from medicinal plants.

Projects

Project Title Funding agency Broad area of investigation Duration Amount sanctioned

phytochemical investigation of medicinal plants having Antidiabetic properties

UGC

Phytochemistry

2 years

1.10.000

phytochemical and biochemical studies of cassia and justicia wynaadensis

UGC

phytochemistry

3 years

12.10.00


Conferences Attended
27/9/2014 national conference on Recent trends in Bioorganic Chemistry and its Application to Scoiety organised and Biochemistry September 2014
St.Joseph's college, Bangalore
5/2/2005 national seminar on higher education today: Challenges and responses organisation
St. Joseph's college, Bangalore on 5th Feb 2005.

Publications

Title of paper Authors Journal YOP Vol/Issue/ Page no.s

Molecular Characterization of Cissus quadrangularis by using Pseudomonas aeruginosa,

Kirti Jain, Shruti Awasthi, Surangana Sarkar, and B.V Somashekaraiah

International Scientific Journal On Science Engineering and Technology

2014

17, 07, 744-748

Comparative analysis of the antibacterial activity of some phytolectins

Sindu S.Nair, Nithyakala Chandera Madembil Preetha Nair, Saraswathi Raman Somashekaraia Beeranahalli Veerabadrappa,

International Current Pharmaceutical Journal,

2013

2,(2), 18-22.

Investigation of inhibitory activity of selected plant extracts on Tyrosinase Extracted from solanum tuberous

Sindu S.Nair, Vaibhavi Kavrkar, Anshu Mishra, Nithyakala C M, Somashekaraia B V

Adv BioTech

2013

12(7),15-17

Isolation and determination of nutrional and antinutritional compounds from the seeds of selected plant species

Sindu S.Nair, Nithyakala C M,Ivy Grenita Noronha,Nazia Sultana and Somashekaraia B V

Journal of chemical and pharmaceutical Research,

2012

4(7),3529-3534

Biochemical characterization of selected plant species and Investication of phytochemicals for in-vitro antioxidant activity

Sindu S.Nair, Nithyakala C M,Rozario, Jennifer J, B.V.S Somashekaraiah,

International journal of pharmacognosy and phytochemical Research

2012

4(3),127-133.

Ehanancement of insulin sensitivitay in diabetes mellitus using phytochemicals

Nithyakala C M Sindu S.Nair, B.V.S Somashekaraia,

European journal of scientific research

2012

71,4,547-550

Study of invitro antioxidant activity and HPTLC fingerprint of quercetin in cassia auriculataL.

S.G.Jothi, and B.V.Somashekaraia

Asian journal of plant science and research

2013

3,3,162-169

In vitro and in vivo antioxidant and anti-diabetic efficacy of cassia auriculata L.Flowers,

S.G.Jothi, Sahana C.S.Chavan and B.V.Somashekaraia

Global journal of plant science and Research

2013

6,33-40

Study on antioxidant and anti-diabetic factors from the extracts of medicinal plants,

Nagaswarupa H.P and B.V.Somashekaraiah

ultra Science

2008

20(2), 273-276.

Free radical and antioxidant status in urban and rural Tirupathi men: Interaction with nutrient intake, substance abuse, obesity and body fart distribution

K.K.Reddy, R.Ramamurthy, B.V.S omashekaraiah,T.P.P .Kumara Reddy, Papa Rao

Asia Pacific J Clin. Nutr

1997

4: 296-311.


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