American Journal of Biochemistry

American Journal of Biochemistry is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to provide an active forum to the global scientific community for publishing and disseminating high quality research work in the field of biochemistry.

Kiranmayi Patnala

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Biochemistry

Assistant Professor, GITAM University, India

Research Areas

Metal Biology, Membrane Biology and Data mining


2008Ph.D.Biochemistry, Osmania University
2001M.Sc. Biotechnology, Andhra University


2005-2008Researcher, APNL-BP, "Characterization of high affinity zinc transporter gene in Neurospora crassa"
2002-2005Researcher, DST, Metal transport in wall-less mutants of Neurospora crassa

Publications: Journals

[1]  In silico modeling and docking studies of Soap Nut Trypsin Inhibitor (SNTI) K VIJAYA RACHEL, K SANDEEP SOLMON, KIRANMAYI P, I BHASKAR REDDY and D SIVA PRASAD. Accepted in Process biochemistry (Impact factor: 2.648)
[2]  Expression and functional characterization of TNC, a high-affinity nickel transporter of Neurospora crassa (2011) ANAND TIWARI, PREMSAGAR K, HARITHA A, KIRANMAYI P and MANJULA B., Fungal Genetics and Biology, Volume 48, Issue 11, November 201, Pages 1020-1026 (Impact factor: 3.33).
[3]  Expression of a Neurospora crassa zinc transporter gene in transgenic Nicotiana tobacum enhances plant zinc accumulation without co-transport of cadmium (2010) PRACHY DIXIT, SUDHIR SINGH, RAMACHANDRAN V, KIRANMAYI P & SUSAN EAPEN. Plant, Cell and Environment, Volume 33, Issue 10, October 2010, Pages 1697-1707 (Impact factor: 5.081).
[4]  Characterization of ctr family genes and the elucidation of their role in the lifecycle of Neurospora crassa (2010) PREMSAGAR K, ANAND TIWARI, HARITHA, A KIRANMAYI P and MANJULA B., Fungal Genetics and Biology, Volume 47, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 237-245(Impact factor: 3.33).
[5]  MrdH, a novel metal resistance determinant of Pseudomonas putida T2440 is flanked by metal-inducible mobile genetic elements (2009) HARITHA A., PREM SAGAR K., ANAND TIWARI, .KIRANMAYI P, AGNES RODRIGUE, MARUTHI MOHAN P., . SINGH S. S, J. of Bacteriology 191: 5976-5987 (Impact Factor: 3.726).
[6]  Functional characterization of tznl and tzn2-zinc transporter genes in Neurospora crassa. KIRANMAYI P, ANAND TIWARI, PREMSAGAR K HARITHA, A and MARUTHI MOHAN P, Biometals 22: 411-420 (Impact Factor: 2.32).
[7]  Metal Transportome of Neurospora crassa. KIRANMAYI P & MARUTI MOHAN. P. Insilico Biology 6:169-180.
[8]  RAJYALAXMI R, NAGA SOWJANYA T, KIRANMAYI P AND P MARUTHI MOHAN. Resistance in cobalt-resistant wall-less mutant of Neurospora crassa. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 42: 1117-1122(Impact Factor: 0.55).
[9]  K RASHMI, J NAVEENA LAVANYA LATHA, T NAGA SOWJANYA, P KIRANMAYI, M VENUGOPAL RAO, CPS MENON AND P. MARUTHI MOHAN, Neurospora in full bloom. Current Science 85: 1670-1672 (Impact Factor: 0.782).

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  KIRANMAYI P, SWATHI SIREESHA V. AND NAGESWARA RAO REDDY, N. Comparative analysis of Metal Transportomes in Helicobacter species : Modelling the molecular structures of Nickel transporters in "Biometals: Molecular Structures, Binding Properties and Applications". Nova Science Publishers Inc., NewYork, USA.
[2]  P MARUTHI MOHAN, P KIRANMAYI, A HARITHA, K PREMSAGAR, ANAND TIWARI AND G RAGHU. Bioremediation of Toxic Metal Ions: A focused view of metal transportomes (2006) in the book entitled "Search for new genes".