Dr. Mausumi Adhya

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualifications : M.Sc (C.U), Ph.D ( IACS)

Interest/Research : Protein Chemistry, Glycobiology, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Microbiology Immunohistochemistry

Email Id : mausumi.adhya@nshm.com

Academic Experience : 14 Years

Teaching Interests
• Engineering Chemistry
• Environmental Chemistry
• Biochemistry
• Basic and Applied Chemistry

Research Interests
• Purification of protein both from natural and recombinant sources.
• Biophysical and biochemical characterizations of protein
• Glycan analysis of protein
• Significance of protein on innate immunity
• Environmental impact on marine animals
• Environmental pollution

Research & Publications

  • Purification and characterization of vitellin from the egg of the Suminoe oyster Crassostrea ariakensis and cross-reactivity of anti-vitellin antibody with other marine invertebrate egg proteins, The Protein Journal, vol. 37, pp. 82-92, 2018.
  • Gal/GalNAc specific multiple lectins in marine bivalve Anadara granosa in Fish and Shellfish Immunology,  Vol. 50, pp. 242-246, 2016.
  • Detection of polyhexose in O-glycans of pig heart tissues proteins by MALDI-TOF MS, Book Chapter (National Seminar, NHIT, Durgapur), pp. 332-338, 2015
  • Mass spectrometric identification of Hanganutziu-Deicher (H-D) antigen in O-glycans from pig heart tissues in Xenotransplantation, Vol. 20, pp. 407-417, 2013
  • Lectins with varying specificity and biological activity from marine bivalves in Book chapter (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd), pp. 41-68, 2013
  • The Sweets standing at the Borderline between Allo- and Xenotransplantation in Xenotransplantation (Review), Vol. 20, pp. 199-208, 2013
  • Cloning and localization of MCdef, a defensin from Manila clams (Ruditapes philippinarum) in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B, Vol. 161, pp. 25–31, 2012
  • Temporal Variation of Perkinsus olseni Infection Intensity in the Manila Clam Ruditapes philippinarum in Gomso Bay, Off the West Coast of Korea in Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 31, pp. 685-690, 2012
  • Expression and localization of MCsialec, a sialic acid-specific lectin in the marine bivalve Manila clam, Ruditapes philppinarum in Journal of Fish Diseases, Vol. 33, pp. 889–899, 2010
  • Macoma birmanica agglutinin recognizes glycoside cluster of GlcNAcβ1-2/4/6Manα1- > Manα1-3/6Manα1- >> GlcNAcβ1-4GlcNAc in Carbohydrate Research, Vol. 344, pp. 2489-2495, 2009
  • Purification  and  characterization  of  an  N-acetylglucosamine  specific  lectin  from  marine  bivalve Macoma birmanica in Fish and Shellfish Immunology, Vol. 27, pp. 1-8, 2009
  • Purification, tissue expression and immunohistochemical localization of MCL3, a C-type lectin induced by Perkinsus olseni infected manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) in Fish Shellfish Immunology, Vol. 25, pp. 598-603, 2008
  • Catfish (Clarias batrachus) serum lectin recognizes polyvalent Tn [α-D-GalpNAc1-Ser/Thr], Tα [β-D- Galp-(1-3)-α-D-GalpNAc1-Ser/Thr] and II [β-D-Galp-(1-4)-β-D-GlcpNAc1-] mammalian glycotopes in Carbohydrate Research, Vol. 343, pp. 2384-2392, 2008
  • A multivalent II [β-D-Galp-(1→4)-β-D-GlcpNAc] and Tα [β-D-Galp-(1→3)-α-D-GalpNAc] binding Moraceae family plant lectin from Ficus bengalensis fruits in Carbohydrate Research, Vol. 342, pp. 1034-1043, 2007
  • Ficus cunia agglutinin for recognition of bacteria in Indian Journal of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Vol. 43, pp. 94-97, 2006
  • Chitosan from Mucor rouxii: production and physico-chemical characterization in Process Biochemistry, Vol. 40, pp. 395-400, 2005