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Mohd Aslam Yusuf


Ph.D. in Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Current position

Assistant Professor, Banasthali University, Rajasthan, India


  1. Rustagi, A., Kumar, D., Shekhar, S., Yusuf, M. A., Misra, S. and Sarin, N. B. (2014). Transgenic Brassica juncea Plants Expressing MsrA1, a Synthetic Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide, Exhibit Resistance to Fungal Phytopathogens. Mol Biotechnol. (Epub ahead of print)
  2. Kumar, D., Yusuf, M. A., Singh, P., Sardar, M. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). Modulation of antioxidant machinery in alpha-tocopherol-enriched transgenic Brassica juncea plants tolerant to abiotic stress conditions. Protoplasma 250(5): 1079-1089.
  3. Singh, M., Kumar, D., Yusuf, M. A., Sardar, M. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). Effects of wild-type and alpha-tocopherol-enriched transgenic Brassica juncea on the components of xenobiotic metabolism, antioxidant status, and oxidative stress in the liver of mice. Transgenic Res 22(4): 813-822.
  4. Kumar, D., Singh, P., Yusuf, M. A., Upadhyaya, C. P., Roy, S. D., Hohn, T. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). The Xerophyta viscosa aldose reductase (ALDRXV4) confers enhanced drought and salinity tolerance to transgenic tobacco plants by scavenging methylglyoxal and reducing the membrane damage. Mol Biotechnol 54(2): 292-303
  5. Yusuf, M. A., Chuang, T., Bhat, G. J. and Srivenugopal, K. S. (2010). Cys-141 glutathionylation of human p53: Studies using specific polyclonal antibodies in cancer samples and cell lines. Free Radic Biol Med 49(5): 908-917.
  6. Kudugunti, S. K., Vad, N. M., Whiteside, A. J., Naik, B. U., Yusuf, M. A., Srivenugopal, K. S. and Moridani, M. Y. (2010). Biochemical mechanism of caffeic acid phenylethyl ester (CAPE) selective toxicity towards melanoma cell lines. Chem Biol Interact 188(1): 1-14.
  7. Yusuf, M. A., Kumar, D., Rajwanshi, R., Strasser, R. J., Tsimilli-Michael, M., Govindjee and Sarin, N. B. (2010). Overexpression of gamma-tocopherol methyl transferase gene in transgenic Brassica juncea plants alleviates abiotic stress: physiological and chlorophyll a fluorescence measurements. Biochim Biophys Acta 1797(8): 1428-1438.
  8. Yusuf, M. A. and Sarin, N. B. (2007). Antioxidant value addition in human diets: genetic transformation of Brassica juncea with gamma-TMT gene for increased alpha-tocopherol content. Transgenic Res 16(1): 109-113.
Protocols by Mohd Aslam Yusuf
  1. Histochemical Detection of Superoxide and H2O2 Accumulation in Brassica juncea Seedlings