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Rameshwar Sharma


Ph.D. in Photobiology, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1978

Current position

Professor, Repository of Tomato Genomics Resources, Dept of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad-500 046, India

Publications (since 2009)

  1. Tyagi, K., Upadhyaya, P., Sarma, S., Tamboli, V., Sreelakshmi, Y. and Sharma, R. (2015). High performance liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry for profiling and quantitative analysis of folate monoglutamates in tomato. Food Chem 179: 76-84.
  2. Gupta, P., Sreelakshmi, Y. and Sharma, R. (2015). A rapid and sensitive method for determination of carotenoids in plant tissues by high performance liquid chromatography. Plant Methods 11: 5.
  3. Sharma, S., Kharshiing, E., Srinivas, A., Zikihara, K., Tokutomi, S., Nagatani, A., Fukayama, H., Bodanapu, R., Behera, R. K., Sreelakshmi, Y. and Sharma, R. (2014). A dominant mutation in the light-oxygen and voltage2 domain vicinity impairs phototropin1 signaling in tomato. Plant Physiol 164(4): 2030-2044.
  4. Thomas, S., Sreelakshmi, Y. and Sharma, R. (2014). Light modulates the root tip excision induced lateral root formation in tomato. Plant Signal Behav 9(10): e970098.
  5. Kilambi, H. V., Kumar, R., Sharma, R. and Sreelakshmi, Y. (2013). Chromoplast-specific carotenoid-associated protein appears to be important for enhanced accumulation of carotenoids in hp1 tomato fruits. Plant Physiol 161(4): 2085-2101.
  6. Santisree, P., Nongmaithem, S., Sreelakshmi, Y., Ivanchenko, M. and Sharma, R. (2012). The root as a drill: an ethylene-auxin interaction facilitates root penetration in soil. Plant Signal Behav 7(2): 151-156.
  7. Vankudavath, R. N., Bodanapu, R., Sreelakshmi, Y. and Sharma, R. (2012). High-throughput phenotyping of plant populations using a personal digital assistant. Methods Mol Biol 918: 97-116.
  8. Gupta, S., Charakana, C., Sreelakshmi, Y. and Sharma, R. (2011). Fluorescent dye labeled DNA size standards for molecular mass detection in visible/infrared range. BMC Res Notes 4: 12.
  9. Negi, S., Kharshiing, E. V. and Sharma, R. (2011). NO way! Is nitric oxide level in tomato regulated by a mammalian IKK/NF-kappaB like signaling pathway? Plant Signal Behav 6(7): 1049-1052.
  10. Santisree, P., Nongmaithem, S., Vasuki, H., Sreelakshmi, Y., Ivanchenko, M. G. and Sharma, R. (2011). Tomato root penetration in soil requires a coaction between ethylene and auxin signaling. Plant Physiol 156(3): 1424-1438.
  11. Kharshiing, E.V., Kumar, G.P., Ditengou, F.A., Li, X., Palme, K. and Sharma, R. (2010). The polycotyledon (pct1-2) mutant of tomato shows enhanced accumulation of PIN1 auxin transport facilitator protein. Plant Biology 12: 224-228
  12. Sreelakshmi, Y., Gupta, S., Bodanapu, R., Chauhan, V. S., Hanjabam, M., Thomas, S., Mohan, V., Sharma, S., Srinivasan, R. and Sharma, R. (2010). NEATTILL: A simplified procedure for nucleic acid extraction from arrayed tissue for TILLING and other high-throughput reverse genetic applications. Plant Methods 6(1): 3.
  13. Negi, S., Santisree, P., Kharshiing, E. V. and Sharma, R. (2010). Inhibition of the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway alters cellular levels of nitric oxide in tomato seedlings. Mol Plant 3(5): 854-869.
  14. Kharshiing, E. V., Kumar, G. P. and Sharma, R. (2010). PIN it on auxin: the role of PIN1 and PAT in tomato development. Plant Signal Behav 5(11): 1379-1383.
  15. Vankadavath, R. N., Hussain, A. J., Bodanapu, R., Kharshiing, E., Basha, P. O., Gupta, S., Sreelakshmi, Y. and Sharma, R. (2009). Computer aided data acquisition tool for high-throughput phenotyping of plant populations. Plant Methods 5: 18.
Protocols by Rameshwar Sharma
  1. Gravitropic Analysis of Tomato Seedlings using Time Lapse Video Imaging