Biswaranjan Paital

Biswaranjan Paital
Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology | OUAT · Department of Zoology

Ph.D.
Redox Regulation Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, India

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June 2015 - present
Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Working on Protein Ligand Interaction.
June 2014 - present
Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology
Position
  • Faculty, Dept. of Zoology
Description
  • I work here as Assistant Professor in full time regular basis. I teach Zoology and allied subjects to +2, UG, PG and PhD students. My basic research area in oxidative stress regulation in animals in relation to basically environmental fluctuation.
June 2014 - June 2015
Independent Researcher
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
April 2005 - January 2011
Utkal University
Field of study
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Bilology
January 2004 - January 2005
Utkal University
Field of study
  • Biochemistry and Physiology
January 2002 - January 2004
Utkal University
Field of study
  • Zoology

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Publications (102)
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A major threat that has surrounded human civilization since the beginning of the year 2020 is the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). It has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization and significantly affected populations globally, causing medical and economic despair. Healthcare chains across the globe have been under...
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respectively. Similarly, dissolved oxygen and pH were elevated by 26 and 7%, respectively. Water temperature , conductivity and total dissolved solute levels were reduced by 7, 46 and 15%, respectively, which were again elevated during post-lockdowns during 2021 as observed from the Landsat-8 OLI satellite data. Air NO 2 , SO 2 , NH 3 , PM 2.5 , PM...
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In the present study, water deprived condition (WPC, up to 18 h) induced hypoxia and altered oxidative stress (OS) physiology along with responses of respiratory chain enzyme in Heteropneustes fossilis are described . The body O2 saturation level in the fish was declined with respect to air exposure. Higher levels of lipid peroxidation and protein...
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Although vaccines are successfully developed against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19), and many anticancer, anti-malarial, antibiotic drugs have been repurposed against the disease, it has been just impossible to save valuable human lives in specific conditions. Therefore, medical care has been developed against COVID-19...
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Background: Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic around the globe due to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), a new variant of the Coronavirus (CoV) family. The rapid transmission of the infectious disease, 135,646,617 positive cases from which 2,930,732 mortality cases were recorded until 11 Apri...
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Corona virus disease (COVID-19) is one of the largest pandemics that the world is experiencing now. The disease has infected about 52.44 million people out of which about 1.29 million people have died as on 12th November 2020 and still the counting is on. Although around 36.67 million people have recovered from the disease, still all 220 countries,...
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The current pandemic caused by the deadly Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is called as Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Rolling data indicate that it has affected 222 countries, areas or territories with cases, infected 77,862,704 individuals out of which 1,712,010 have died. Although, the virus has catastrophic effects, it has also indirectly nourished th...
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Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is known for its rapid growth with high metastatic spread. Its treatment remains a major challenge for oncologists due to the high mutation rate and other clinical disadvantages. The survival rate of these patients is very poor but there is no significant progress over the last few decades in the treatment protocols. H...
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Background Although the apple snail Pila globosa is used as indicator species for human consumption locally and as fish feed, research on it in general is very scanty. It is used in food industry, in aquaculture as fish bait and used as food in many regions of India and many other countries, but research on it has been started in the 1970s. Only 40...
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A heterogeneous mixture of small rock particles/debris and organic materials/humus is called soil. It is usually produced over the surface of the earth and helps in the sustenance of autotrophic life in plant. India is an agriculture based country in which West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Andhra Pra...
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A positive association between oxidative stress and hyper-thyroid conditions is well established. Vitamin E (VIT-E) and curcumin (CRM) are considered as potent antioxidant small molecules. Nuclear factor erythroid 2–related factor 2(NRF-2) is known to bind with antioxidant response element and subsequently activate expression of antioxidant enzymes...
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Apple snails are one of the most survived fresh water invasive species that causes massive economic loss to vegetations, especially to the rice fields. They survive against many environmental stressors and are considered as a major pest in water-lodged cultivated area due to their intrusiveness, adaptation mechanisms and survivability. Therefore, t...
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Specific areas in many countries such as Italy, India, China, Brazil, Germany and the USA have witnessed that air pollution increases the risk of COVID-19 severity as particulate matters transmit the virus SARS-CoV-2 and causes high expression of ACE2, the receptor for spike protein of the virus, especially under exposure to NO2, SO2 and NOx emissi...
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Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) has a long history of identifying a variety of viruses from poliovirus to coronaviruses, including novel Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The presence and detection of SARS-CoV-2 in human feces and its passage into the water bodies are significant public health challenges. Hence, the...
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Molecular network-based studies have gained tremendous importance in biomedical research. Several such advanced technologies in molecular biology have evolved in the past decade and have contributed to building up enormous molecular data. These molecular networks gained much significance among researchers triggering widespread use of experimental a...
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently pronounced severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) as a serious pandemic. It is, therefore, mandatory for public health authorities to have an environmental health management plan against COVID-19. This chapter summarizes articles and official reports related to environmental hea...
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Accumulation of heavy metals in zooplanktons is used as an essential tool for the evaluation of health of an ecosystem. Such data are used to set further monitoring strategies especially in (coastal) water bodies. In the present study, seasonal bioaccumulation of heavy metals such as Cu, Zn, Pb, Cd and Hg, organic loads such as nitrite and phosphat...
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The groundwater in coastal and abiding zones is experiencing alarmingly growing levels of salinity that might be small in absolute terms. Several reasons may contribute for retrogression of groundwater quality and the most concerning issue is they can critically distress the inhabitants. This notion encouraged us to comprehensively investigate the...
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The disease COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 is the third highly infectious human Coronavirus epidemic in the 21s⁢t century due to its high transmission rate and quick evolution of its pathogenicity. Genomic studies indicate that it is zoonotic from bats. The COVID-19 has led to significant loss of lives and a tremendous economic decline in the world....
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Molecular network-based studies have gained tremendous importance in biomedical research. Several such advanced technologies in molecular biology have evolved in the past decade and have contributed to build- ing up enormous molecular data. These molecular net- works gained much significance among researchers trig- gering widespread use of experime...
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The disease COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 is the third highly infectious human Coronavirus epidemic in the 21st century due to its high transmission rate and quick evolution of its pathogenicity. Genomic studies indicate that it is zoonotic from bats. The COVID-19 has led to significant loss of lives and a tremendous economic decline in the world....
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Objectives Science is the erudite methodical systematic practises to study the structure and behaviour of natural objects and/or phenomena. It clearly unknot about the fact that science is a human (society) need based process that starts with social affairs, for example, need to exchange emotion and cognitive processes (psychology), feelings (liter...
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The outbreak of COVID-19 has made a global catastrophic situation that caused 1,039,406 deaths out of 35,347,404 infections, and it will also cause significant socio-economic losses with poverty increasing from 17.1 to 25.9%. Although the spreading rate of COVID19 is very high on October 6, 2020, the death rate is still less than 2.94%. Nonetheless...
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Exposure to a variety of environmental factors such as temperature, pH, oxygen and salinity may influence the oxidative status in aquatic organisms. The present review article focuses on the modulation of oxidative stress with reference to the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in aquatic animals from different phyla. The focus of the revi...
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Introduction: After the outbreak from Wuhan City of China, COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, has become a pandemic worldwide in a very short span of time. The high transmission rate and pathogenicity of this virus have made COVID-19 a major public health concern globally. Basically, the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 is the third introduction of a highly i...
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Introduction: The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been found to influence almost all sectors starting from socio-religious to educational and environmental levels. However, the systematically planned or unplanned implementation of sudden lockdown across the globe, including India, has pushed the migrant workers into huge troubles. Without savin...
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The COVID-19 induced lockdowns have many positive effects on the environment. However, a preplanned experiment explaining the impacts of such lockdowns on environmental markers and appearance of fish species is lacking. We hypothesize that spotting the fish Aplocheilus panchax along the industrial belt of Mahanadi River near Cuttack in a never seen...
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Many major cities that witnessed heavy air pollution by nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter (PM) have experienced a high rate of infection and severity of the coronavirus disease pandemic (COVID-19). This phenomenon could be explained by the overexpression of the angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE-2) on epithelial cell surfaces of the r...
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The disease caused by Coronavirus (CoV) is called as Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). It became pandemic in 210 countries and rolling data indicate that 2,606,635individuals are infected with the deadly pandemic disease and 713,812 have recovered, while, 182,114 have lost their lives. Although, few drugs namely Chloroquine, Hydr oxychl or oqui ne an...
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Background: Obesity is one of the most common contributors to ill health, mortality and the reduced quality of life. Prevalence is increasing across the world especially in developed countries but now a days it is also increasingly noticed in developing countries including India due to change in life styles of the people. Garcinia cambogia (GC) is...
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Removal of superoxide radical from industrial and biological samples as well as in-vitro condition is a biomedical important prerequisite. Therefore, a novel water soluble heterometallic compound 2 consisting of Cu(II) and Pd(II) centre with superoxide dismutase (SOD) mimicking character has been synthesized for possible use as mentioned above. Com...
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Infection by coronavirus (CoV-19) has led to emergence of a pandemic called as Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) that has so far affected about 210 countries. The dynamic data indicate that the pandemic by CoV-19 so far has infected 2,403,963 individuals, and among these 624,698 have recovered while, it has been fatal for 165,229. Without much experie...
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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has become the largest pandemic that has affected 210 countries. Rolling data indicate that 257,3605 people are infected by the disease, from which 701,838 have recovered and 178,562 have died. No specific medicine or vaccine is available yet to control the disease, hence, social distancing via lockdown is widely adop...
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Genetic and epigenetic modifications in DNA contribute to altered gene expression in aging and cancer. In human cancers, epigenetic changes such as DNA methylation, histone modifications, micro RNAs and nucleosome remodelling all control gene expression. The link between the genetics and epigenetics in cancer is further shown by existence of aberra...
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The Bulletin of Medical and Clinical Research (BMCR) is one of the new advanced Book series which focused on the new issues and developments in all aspects of general & scientific medical research and clinical practice. This volume is a welcome contribution to the all areas of Medical and Clinical Research. It is concise and accessible, yet covers...
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In this paper we have developed a simple integrated nanoprobe that combines fluorescent carbon quantum dots (CQD) and superparamagnetic magnetic iron oxide(SPION) equipped with –SH, -COOH functionalization for sensing and removal of mercury from aqueous medium. The probe has diminished fluorescence due to photoelectron transfer between CQD fluoroph...
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PolyGalacturonase Inhibiting Proteins (PGIPs) are leucine rich repeat pathogenesis-related (PR) cell wall proteins, which interact and inhibit the PolyGalacturonase (PG), an enzyme secreted by the pathogen to degrade pectin. Interaction of PGIP with PG limits the vulnerability of PG by the activation of host defense response against pathogenic atta...
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Sambalpur is considered as the rice bowl of Odisha for its cultivation activities due to the presence of hydroelectric power house Hirakud Dam, with total capacity of 5,896,000,000 m3, 55 km long and is one of the first major multipurpose river valley projects started after India's independence. It irrigates about 75,000 km2 (19×106 acres) of land...
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Oxidative stress is implicated in both hypo- and hyper-thyroid conditions. In the present study an attempt has been made to elucidate possible interaction between vitamin E or/and curcumin (two established antioxidants) with active portion (redox signaling intervening region) of nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (NRF2) as a mechanism to a...
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Freezing, dehydration, salinity variations, hypoxia or anoxia are some of the environmental constraints that many organisms must frequently endure. Organisms adapted to these stressors often reduce their metabolic rates to maximize their chances of survival. However, upon recovery of environmental conditions and basal metabolic rates, cells are aff...
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Introduction: Urolithiasis denotes formation of stone in the urinary tract; it may be in the kidney, ureter or in the bladder. Urinary stones are considered as a very common cause of morbidity affecting about 5-15% of population. Apart from conservative treatment, shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy are commonly practiced in conventional medici...
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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous, small non-coding RNA molecules that play important regulatory roles in numerous biological processes, cellular pathways and networks. They do so by targeting specific mRNAs, directly degrading them and/or preventing their translation into proteins. The impaired function of miRNAs results in aberrant gene expressio...
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Rapidly expanding nanoparticle industries are predicted to have turnover of ∼$173.95 billion by 2025, indicating an urgency to study their comprehensive toxicological impact(s). Toxic effects of Graphene Oxide (GO) on oxidative stress physiology especially at mitochondrial level and redox modulation in fish in general and in climbing perch Anabas t...
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Background Fish act as an affordable source of animal protein as well as the source for many other substances of nutraceutical importance. Under rapid biomagnification of pollutants, low tolerance to climatic stressors increase susceptibility of various fish to large-scale mortality. Therefore, understanding the magnitude and type of their response...
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Introduction Formation of stone in the urinary tract, kidney, ureter and bladder is called as Urolithiasis. Formation of urinary stones is very common. About 5-15% population are affected with urinary stone, and, therefore, causes high morbidity in comparison to the above types of stone formation. Shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy along with...
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Warts are caused by human papilloma viruses (HPV) that can affect any part of the body including hands and feet. Verruca palmaris (VP) is a common manifestation due to HPV infection in keratinocytes of the palms. In the conventional system of medicine, VP is commonly managed through cauterisation, cryosurgery, surgical removal or topical ointments,...
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For biochemical assay of every enzyme including redox regulatory enzymes, any interfering small molecules (ISM) that may cross react with substrates or indirectly influence the reaction, must be removed. Such ISM(s) if present, need to be either neutralized or filtered out both from the sample or from the reaction mixture. This is a standard protoc...
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Background: Vitiligo is alternatively known as leukoderma which is an autoimmune skin condition that arrives due to expression of low melanin pigment. Vitiligo is although is not very uncommonly seen, difficulties exist for its successful treatment. Objective: Treatment of Vitiligo with homeopathic medication. Case Reports: A female 7 years old chi...
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Urinary tract infections (UTI) are very common morbidities encountered nowdays in clinical practice. The majority of UTIs are caused by the Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria. The objective of this study was to review the existing research evidences in support of the effectiveness of homoeopathy in urinary tract infections. Fourteen articles relat...
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Homeopathic drugs are the most side effect less drugs and many homeopathic practitioners claim about better curing effect of such drugs in children and mothers. Anganwadi workers (AWW) are community based workers, and work as one of the crucial media for the delivery of ICDS services to children and mothers. There is no scientific data available fo...
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The Bay of Bengal has been, for the past decades, suffering from increasing frequency of large-scale die-off events. Most frequently, these events are attributed to high-speed human development and its harmful effects on environment, which is nevertheless, the biggest challenges currently faced by the world. Increasing urbanization, environmental p...
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The current investigation evaluates metal (loid)s biomonitoring using algae as well as the metal(loid) pollution of seawaters and sediments in the northern part along the Persian Gulf. Algae, seawater, and sediment samples were collected from four coastal areas with different land applications. The concentration of Ni, V, As, and Cd in abiotic samp...
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The inhibitory role of AgNO3 on glucose-mediated respiration in Escherichia coli has been investigated as a function of pH and temperature using Clark-type electrode, environmental scanning electron microscopy, and computational tools. In the given concentration of bacterial suspension (1 × 10(8) CFU/ml), E. coli showed an increasing nonlinear tren...
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A sector based mass spectrometer (MS) is a revolution among the other MS techniques. In sector based MS, the mass analyzer is different from the other MS. In such MS, a static electric or magnetic fields are used in different sectors as mass analyzer. Some times combination of the two above analyzers can also be used but separately. This facilitate...
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News about El nino is really alarming for the earth. In many places including in the Bay of Bengal, it causes large scale destruction of the marine animals and also influence annual rain fall in allied areas. Science must be now re-oriented towards conserving the flora and fauna of the earth from such disasters by employing multiple approaches. Oth...
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Present century is the era of life sciences and metabolomics is the dominating field in present day over genomics and proteomics. Powerful techniques in the later cases are useful to determine the qualitative and quantitative studies of the levels of metabolites in bio-medical samples. In past time, biochemistry had very least role because the anal...