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Name : Dr. Deepak Kumar
Designation : Scientist
Qualification : Ph.D. (Natural Product Chemistry)
Contact Details : Natural Product Chemistry Group, Chemical Sciences and Technology Division, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat – 785006, Assam. Ph. +91-9051565452
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Research Interest
  • Bio-assay guided isolation and characterization
  • Process development and scale up
  • Analytical method development and standardization
  • NDDS based herbal formulations
  • Clean & natural ingredients
  • Engineered Hi-Tech extracts
  • Phytochemistry, Advanced Research Division, L’Oreal India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
  • Phytochemistry, Research & Development, Sami Labs Ltd, Bangalore
  • Natural Product Research Lab, VMRC, Venus Remedies Ltd, Panchkula
  • PhD (Sci) : Natural Product Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata – 2013
  • MS (Pharm) Natural Products : National Institute of Pharmaceutical education and Research (NIPER), Kolkata - 2009
  • Reviewer : Journal of Ethno pharmacology & Natural Product Research
List of Publications (Most Recent Ten)
Total No. of Publications: 14
  • Kumar, D., Tejaswi, C., Rasamalla, S., Mallick, S., Pal, .C. 2015. Bio-assay Guided Isolation of Anti-cancer Compounds from Anthocephalus cadamba Bark. Natural Product Communications, 10, 1349-1350.
  • Saini, P., Gayen, P., Kumar, D., Nayak, A., Mukherjee, N., Mukherjee, S., Pal, B. C., Sinha Babu S. P. 2014. Antifilarial effect of ursolic acid from Nyctanthes arbortristis: molecular and biochemical evidences. Parasitology International, 63, 717-728.
  • Kumar, D., Shah, V., Ghosh, R., Pal, B. C. 2013. A new triterpenoid saponin from Glinus oppositifolius with α-glucosidase inhibitory activity. Natural Product Research, 27, 624-630.
  • Kumar, D., Ghosh, R., Pal, B. C. 2013. α-Glucosidase inhibitory terpenoids from Potentilla fulgens L. and their quantitative estimation by validated HPLC method. Journal of Functional Foods, 5, 1135-1141.
  • Kumar, D., Gupta, N., Ghosh, R., Gaonkar, R. H., Pal, B. C. 2013. α-Glucosidase and α- amylase inhibitory constituent of Carex baccans: Bio-assay guided isolation and quantification by validated RP-HPLC-DAD. Journal of Functional Foods, 5, 211-218.
  • Kumar, D., Kumar, H., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Pal, B. C. 2012. Bio-assay guided isolation of α-glucosidase inhibitory constituents from Hibiscus mutabilis leaves. Phytochemical Analysis, 23, 421-425.
  • Kumar, D., Gaonkar, R. H., Ghosh, R., Pal, B. C. 2012. Bio-assay guided isolation of α- glucosidase inhibitory constituents from Eclipta alba. Natural Product Communications, 7, 989-990.
  • Saini, P., Gayen, P., Nayak, A., Kumar, D., Mukherjee, N., Pal, B. C., Sinha Babu S. P. 2012. Effect of ferulic acid from Hibiscus mutabilis on filarial parasite Setaria cervi: Molecular and biochemical approaches. Parasitology International, 61, 520-531.
  • Mallick, S., Pal, B. C., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Kumar, D., Saha, K. D. 2012. Corchorusin-D directed apoptosis of K562 cells occurs through activation of mitochondrial and death receptor pathways and suppression of AKT/PKB pathway. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 30, 915-926.
  • Kumar, D., Mallick, S., Vedasiromoni, J. R., Pal, B. C. 2010. Anti-leukemic activity of Dillenia indica L. fruit extract and quantification of betulinic acid by HPLC. Phytomedicine, 17, 431-435.
Awards and Fellowship
  • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 2013.
  • Inspire Fellowship (DST), 2011.
  • CSIR Senior Research Fellowship 2010.
  • Institute medal - M.S. (Pharm.) Natural Products NIPER Kolkata.
  • Postgraduate fellowship NIPER Kolkata.
  • GATE 2006 & 2007
  • State and National Science Exhibition.
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