Journal of Microbiology Research

Journal of Microbiology Research aims to publish all the latest and outstanding research articles, reviews and letters in all areas of major importance to techniques of microbiology and applied research. It publishes high quality research and review papers on novel aspects of microbiology, including environmental, food, agricultural, medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, soil, water and biodeterioration.



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Publications: Journals

[1]  JK Patra and YK Mohanta (2014) Antimicrobial Compounds From Mangrove Plants: A Pharmaceutical Prospective. Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine 20(4): 311-320
[2]  Hrudayanath Thatoi, Jayanta Kumar Patra, Swagat Kumar Das (2014). Free radical scavenging and antioxidant activity of mangrove plants: A review. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 36(3): 561-579
[3]  Sameer Kumar Singdevsachan, Jayanta Kumar Patra, Kumanand Tayung, Kadambini Sarangi,Hrudayanath Thatoi (2014) Evaluation of nutritional and nutraceutical potentials of three wild edible mushrooms from Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Odisha, India. Journal of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (online)
[4]  BC Behera, RR Mishra, JK Patra, K Sarangi, SK Dutta, HN Thatoi (2013). Seasonal distribution of heavy metal and soil physico-chemical characteristics of mangrove soil of Mahanadi delta and its impact on soil bacterial communities. Chemistry and Ecology, DOI: 10.1080/ 02757540.2013.810719(online)
[5]  SK Singdevsachan, JK Patra, HN Thatoi (2013). Nutritional and bioactive characterization of two wild edible mushrooms (Lentinus sajor-caju and Lentinus torulosus) from Similipal Biosphere Reserve, India. Food Science and Biotechnology 22(1): 137-145.
[6]  JK Patra, NK Dhal, HN Thatoi (2011). In vitro bioactivity and phytochemical screening of Suaeda maritima (Dumort): A mangrove associate from Bhitarkanika, India., Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (Elsevier Journals), 4(9): 727-734.
[7]  Supriya Dash, Swagat Kumar Das, Juhi Samal, Prasant Kumar Ojha, Jayanta Kumar Patra & Hrudayanath Thatoi (2011). Dose dependence specific and non-specific immune responses of Indian major carp (L. rohita Ham) to intraperitoneal injection of formalin killed Aeromonas hydrophila whole cell vaccine, Veterinary Research Communications, 35:541–552.
[8]  Jayanta Kumar Patra and Hrudayanath Thatoi (2011). Metabolic diversity and bioactivity screening of mangrove plants: a review. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 33:1051–1061.
[9]  Saktikant Rath, Jayanta Kumar Patra, Nisikanta Mohapatra, Gargee Mohanty, Hrudayanath Thatoi & Sushil Kumar Dutta (2011). In vitro antibacterial and antioxidant studies in leaves and bark of Croton roxburghii L., from Similpal Biosphere Reserve., Indian Journal of Microbiology, 51(3):363–368.
[10]  JK Patra, SK Rath, KB Jena, VK Rathod & HN Thatoi (2008). Evaluation of antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of seaweed (Sargassum sp.) extract: A study on inhibition of Glutathion-S-transferase activity., Turkish Journal of Biology, 32(1): 119-125.
[11]  SK Rath, JK Patra, S Gouda, SK Dutta and HN Thatoi (2014) Chemical profiling and evaluation of bioactivity of solvent extracts of Pterospermum acerifolium Linn: an ethnomedicinal plant of similipal biosphere reserve. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 3: 1862-1874.
[12]  Sushanto Gouda, Reliance Rosalin Moharana, Gitishree Das, Jayanta Kumar Patra (2014). Free radical scavenging potential of extracts of Gracilaria verrucosa (L) (Harvey): An economically important seaweed from Chilika Lake, India. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, 6(1): 707-710.
[13]  B.C. Behera, R.R. Mishra, J.K. Patra, S.K. Dutta, H.N Thatoi (2014). Physico Chemical Properties of Water Sample Collected From Mangrove Ecosystem of Mahanadi River Delta, Odisha, India. American Journal of Marine Science, 2(1): 19-24.
[14]  Sanghamitra Nayak, Alok Kumar Jena, Jayanta Kumar Patra, Swati Sucharita (2013). Chemical composition and bioactive potential of essential oils of rhizomes of Zingiber capitatum roxb. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science 2(6): 4997-5010.
[15]  JK Patra and S Gouda (2013) Application of nanotechnology in textile engineering: An overview Journal of Engineering and Technology Research, 5(5): 104-111.
[16]  Jayanta Kumar Patra & Hrudayanath Thatoi (2013). Anticancer activity and chromatography characterization of methanol extract of Heritiera fomes Buch. Ham., a mangrove plant from Bhitarkanika, India Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, 13(2): 133-142.
[17]  S.K.Singdevsachan, JK Patra, H.N. Thatoi (2013). Indigenous knowledge of ethnic tribes for utilization of wild mushrooms as food and medicine in Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Odisha, India. Journal of Agricultural Technology, 9(2): 335-348
[18]  SS Behera, JK Patra, K. Pramanik, N Panda and HN Thatoi (2012). Characterization and evaluation of antibacterial activities of chemically Synthesized Iron Oxide Nanoparticles. World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering, 4(2): 196-200
[19]  JK Patra, S Gouda, SK Sahoo and HN Thatoi (2012). Chromatography Separation, 1H NMR analysis and bioautography screening of methanol extract of Excoecaria agallocha L. a mangrove plant from Bhitarkanika, Orissa (India). Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 2(4-S1): 50-56
[20]  Hrudayanath Thatoi & Jayanta Kumar Patra (2011). Biotechnology and Pharmacological Evaluation of Medicinal Plants: An Overview, Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants, 17(3): 214-248.
[21]  JK Patra, RR Mishra, SD Rout & HN Thatoi (2011). An Assessment of Nutrient Content of Different Grass Species of Similipal Tiger Reserve, Orissa, World Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 7(1): 37-41.
[22]  AP Patra, JK Patra, NK Mahapatra, S Das, RK Sahu & GC Swain (2010). Seasonal variation in physicochemical parameters of Chilika Lake after opening of new mouth near Gabakunda.World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences, 2(2):109-117.
[23]  JK Patra, TK Panigrahi, SK Rath, NK Dhal & HN Thatoi (2009). Phytochemical screening and Antimicrobial assessment of leaf extracts of Excoecaria Agallocha L.: A mangal species of Bhitarkanika, Orissa, India. Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, 3(2): 241-246.
[24]  Patra JK, Patra AP, Mahapatra NK, Thatoi HN, Das S, Sahu RK & Swain GC (2009). Antimicrobial activity of Organic Solvent extracts of three marine algae from Chilika Lake, Orissa, India., Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, 5(2): 128-131.
[25]  JK Patra, AP Patra, NK Mahapatra, S Das, H Thatoi, RK Sahu & GC Swain (2009). Antibacterial activity and Biomolecular constituents of some macroalgae from Chilika Lake (Orissa, India).,International Journal on Algae, 11(3): 222-235.
[26]  Manasi Dash, Jayanta Kumar Patra, Prasanna Priyadarshini Panda (2008). Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Screening of Extracts of Aquilaria agallocha Roxb.: An Endangered tree species. African Journal of Biotechnology, 7(20): 3531-3534
[27]  TK Mohanta, JK Patra, SK Rath, DK Pal and HN Thatoi (2007). Phytochemical observation and evaluation of antimicrobial activities on Semicarpus anacardium L.F. nuts from Similipal Biosphere Researve,Scientific Research and Essays, 2(11): 486-490.
[28]  CK Chakrabarty, S sradhanjali, JK Patra, SK Rath and HN Thatoi (2011). Assessment of water quality of Budhabalanga river: a report on catalase activity. Environmental Pollution Control Journal, 14(3):66-68
[29]  SK Rath, JK Patra, Manini P Kanji, HN Thatoi, SK Dutta (2010). DPPH Radical scavenging activity of three medicinal plants from Similipal Biosphere Reserve: A study on antioxidant activity. Natural Products: An Indian Journal (Vol. 6, Issue2) (online)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  JK Patra, AP Patra, S Das, NK Mohapatra & GC Swain (2008) Metabolic Adaptation of Macro algae growing in Natural Saline Water of Chilika Lake. Proceeding of UGC Sponsored (DRS-SAP-II) National Seminar on Abiotic Stress on Plants, P.G. Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, Vol-1, 30th March, 2008
[2]  Patra JK, Rath SK, Jena KB, Rathod VK, Thatoi HN (2006). Free radical Scavenging and protective effect of marine algae Sargassum tenerrimum (A.) on DNA Damage, Proceeding of National seminar on Emerging trends in Plant Sciences: Morphology To Biotechnology, Ravenshaw C o l l e g e (Autonomous), Cuttack, Orissa (29-30 October, 2006, pp. 58-62).

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  J.K Patra, S Gouda and Gitishree Das (2013) Wild fruits from Odisha as a Potential Source of natural Antioxidants: An Overview. In: Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology. Editor K. Pramanik and J.K. Patra. Studium Press India Pvt. Ltd. (Accepted)
[2]  K. Pramanik, S. Saha and J.K. Patra (2013) Biomining and Bio-beneficiation of Bauxite Ore: An Overview.In: Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology. Editor K. Pramanik and J.K. Patra. Studium Press India Pvt. Ltd. (Accepted)
[3]  J.K. Patra, S. Gouda and H.N. Thatoi (2013) Plant Extracts Mediated Nano Particle Synthesis: An Overview.In: Advances in Biotechnology. Editor H.N. Thatoi and B.B. Mishra. Studium Press LLC, USA, ISBN: 1-62699-013-1
[4]  S.K. Rath, J.K. Patra and H.N. Thatoi (2013) Bioactive Compounds from medicinal plants and their antimicrobial activity: A Review. In: Advances in Biotechnology. Editor H.N. Thatoi and B.B. Mishra.Studium Press LLC, USA, ISBN: 1-62699-013-1
[5]  J.K. Patra and S. Das (2012) Biopotentials of marine algae from Chilika Lake. In: Microbial Biotechnology:Methods and Applications. Editor H.N. Thatoi and B.B. Mishra. Narosa Publications, New Delhi.pp- 186-198
[6]  Manas R. Swain, Ramesh C. Ray and Jayanta K. Patra (2011) Citric acid: microbial production and applications in food and Pharmaceutical industries. In: Citric Acid. Editor: Dominic A. Vargas et al., pp. © 2011 Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ISBN 978-1 62100-353-3
[7]  J.K. Patra, S.K. Rath and H.N. Thatoi (2010) Antimicrobial Bioactive Compounds from Medicinal plants: An Overview. In Microbial Biotechnology (Eds.) Mishra B.B. & Thatoi H.N. APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi. Pp 373-391
[8]  2013–Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology (Editors, Prof. K. Pramanik and Dr. J.K. Patra), STUDIUM PRESS INDIA PVT. LTD (accepted for publication)