Ranjan Singh

Ranjan Singh
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University Faizabad

M. Sc. Microbiology (R.D. University Jabalpur) Ph.D. Microbiology (R.M.L.A. University Faizabad) P.G.D.E.S.D (I.G.N.O.U. )

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Introduction
I am currently working on decolorization of industrial effluent. i am employing microorganisms for the purpose. my area of interest is applied microbiology including industrial microbiology.
Additional affiliations
July 2020 - present
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
July 2020 - present
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University
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  • Professor (Associate)
January 2019 - June 2020
Choithram College, Indore
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (47)
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In the present study, an extracellular alkali-thermo-tolerant xylanase from Bacillus paramycoides was produced in the presence of an organic solvent. The enzyme was purified by ammonium sulphate precipitation, gel filtration, and ion exchange chromatography, with an overall recovery of 25.9%. The purified enzyme hada 70 kDa molecular weight (MW) co...
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Diabetes mellitus is one of the world's significant wellness issues, affecting the urban population more than the rural areas. The prevalence of this disease is increasing speedily day by day. Effective regulation of blood glucose levels is the most critical factor in decreasing the dangers of diabetic complexities. Chemically synthesized anti-diab...
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Aureobasidium pullulans, popularly known as black yeast, is one of the most widespread saprophytic fungi associated with wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats. The fungus has widely been employed in production of an economically important polysaccharide Pullulan. Pullulan is a linear glucan made mainly of maltotriose repeating units. This...
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The enzymatic saccharification of sugarcane bagasse was significantly increased by alkali pretreatment under mild conditions. The effectiveness of different concentrations of alkali and acid pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse for improving the enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulose has been evaluated. The sugarcane bagasse was characterized to...
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The generation of bioenergy and bioproducts from biowaste streams has piqued global interest in achieving a cutting-edge circular economy. The integration of biowaste into the cutting-edge circular economy has the potential to significantly increase the production of sustainable bioproducts and bioenergy. The potential for advanced forms and innova...
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Nanotechnology is an emerging branch of science wherein various valuable molecules with altered properties can be synthesized and utilized for numerous technological applications. Nowadays, nanotechnology is the preferred tool for the agriculture, food, and medicine industries. However, consistent accumulation of toxic by-products during the synthe...
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Vitamins are naturally present in vegetables, spices, food supplements, and fruits. Vitamins can mitigate or prevent the pathophysiological phenomena involved in the progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD). PD is a progressive and disabling syndrome that affects the person’s quality of life by causing motor and non-motor disturbances and imposing a...
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______________________________________________________________________________________________________ There is a new world health crisis threatening the public with spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease-2019). Since 2019 when Covid-19 emerged in Hunan seafood market at Wuhan, South China and rapidly spread throughout the world, the virus outbrea...
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The Book Highlights about DNA Barcoding in Plants.
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_______________________________________________________________________________________________ Background: Reactive oxygen species have been known to cause cellular damages that have been implicated to be a causal of major diseases; therefore natural antioxidants have shown a significant impact on human robustness. The present study was carried ou...
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The current investigation is the first report of utilization of Aspergillus brasiliensis for the decolorization of melanoidin in distillery effluent. The effluent generated from alcohol distilleries is one of the most complex wastewater with a high biological oxygen demand (BOD) and other organic, inorganic, and toxic constituents. The effluent con...
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Over the past 30 years, the field of genetic engineering has grown in a spectacular manner. The methods involved in genetic engineering which were earlier considered cumbersome and involved sophisticated instrumentation have now became a common drill within the laboratories throughout the world. This rising technology is now involved in almost ever...
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The effluent generated from alcohol distilleries is one of the most complex wastewater possessing high BOD and other organic, inorganic and toxic constituents. They contain melanoidin which is a dark brown colored compound which is difficult to remediate using conventional technologies. The disposal of spent wash within the natural environment is h...
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The resurgence of resistance to inhibitors in insects has necessitated the search for newer and more effective biological means of controlling insects. Inhibitors from diverse sources are being explored for understanding their inhibitory potential. Among the alternatives, protease inhibitors represent an attractive class of biopesticides with sever...
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Distillery is one of the most highly polluting and growth oriented industries in India with reference to the extent of water pollution and the quantity of wastewater generated. Apart from distilleries, fermentation industries, sugar mills, pharmaceutical companies and other molasses based industries are also responsible for contamination and genera...
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There is an increasing international market for medicinal plants, which are used both for herbal medicine and for pharmaceutical products. For rapid and accurate identification of plants DNA barcoding is most authentic tool. The aim of this study is first optimize a method for the genomic DNA isolation from non-identified, carbohydrate rich, plant...
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Bioprocess technology/engineering deals with the development and applications of competent strains of microorganisms for their optimum metabolite production in a specialized bioreactor, depending on the growth kinetics and nature of metabolite production at their suitable physico-chemical and nutritional levels. However, three important components...
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Aureobasidium pullulans, popularly known as black yeast, is one of the most widespread saprophytic fungus associated with wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats. The fungus has widely been employed in production of an economically important polysaccharide pullulan. Total 50 isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans were isolated from different fl...
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A pot experiment was performed to evaluate the integrated effect of Rhizobium and Azotobacter sp. on the plant growth, nodule appearance, no of leaf, shoot length, root length, chlorophyll contents and carbohydrate content in black gram during 2016 growing period at the Department of Microbiology, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University Faizabad, UP...
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Aureobasidium pullulans, popularly known as black yeast, is one of the most widespread saprophytic fungus associated with wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats. The fungus has widely been employed in production of an economically important polysaccharide pullulan. Total 50 isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans were isolated from different fl...
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Inhibitors from diverse sources are being explored for understanding their inhibitory potential. Among several alternatives, protease inhibitors represent an attractive class of biopesticides with several important features. Such protease inhibitors are environmentally friendly and can work as defence molecules against plant pest and pathogens. Try...
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Aureobasidium pullulans, popularly known as black yeast, is one of the most widespread saprophyte fungus associated with wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats, in temperate and tropical environment. It is a polymorphic fungus that is able to grow in single yeast-like cells or as septate polykaryotic hyphae showing synchronous conditions, w...
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Aureobasidium pullulans strains, having ability of pullulan production, are abundantly present in the environment and can easily be isolated and characterized on the basis of their polymorphic nature from different ecosystem. They have been exploited for pullulan production world-wide. Pullulan is an important polysaccharide used for the manufactur...
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Aureobasidium pullulans, popularly known as black yeast, is one of the most widespread saprophyte fungus associated with wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats, in temperate and tropical environment. This fungus has been exploited potentially for commercial production of various enzymes, single cell protein, alkaloids and a polysaccharide k...
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A thermotolerant strain of Aureobasidium pullulans was isolated from a flower sample during summer season which showed activity against gramnegative bacteria, but could not inhibit Staphylococcus aureus and Bacillus species. The results clearly indicate that A. pullulans has a good antimicrobial activity against some pathogenic microorganisms and c...
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A mutant of Aspergillus flavus MTCC 9952, developed by chemical mutagenesis, produced 37% higher alkaline protease over wild type after optimization of fermentation conditions. The agro-industrial wastes wheat bran and corn cob in the ratio of 1:1 with initial moisture content of 50% were found to be most suitable substrates for protease production...
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Methanogens are microorganisms that produce methane as a metabolic byproduct in anoxic environment. Methanogenic bacteria are found in soil, aquatic environments, and digestors. Rice field soils are similar to the littoral zone of lakes; they are characterized by the presence of plants and the occurrence of oxic and anoxic zones in the sediment. Me...
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Total 95 isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans were isolated from different flowers and leaves samples, out of which 11 thermotolerant strains produced pullulan. One thermotolerant non-melanin pullulan producing strain, designated as RG-5, produced highest pullulan (37.1±1.0 g/l) at 42ºC, pH 5.5 in 48h of incubation with 3% sucrose and 0.5% ammonium...
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Background Sugarcane distilleries use molasses for ethanol production and generate large volume of effluent containing high biological oxygen demand (BOD) and chemical oxygen demand (COD) along with melanoidin pigment. Melanoidin is a recalcitrant compound that causes several toxic effects on living system, therefore, may be treated before disposal...
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A novel fermentor system containing Aureobasidium pullulans in polyurethane foam was designed to achieve continuous production of pullulan. A. pullulans cells were immobilized in 10 to 20 g polyurethane foam with pore size of 1000 Ǻ. The system has specialized aeration provision with 80 perforations of 4 mm. Pullulan production achieved was approxi...
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The excessive water pollution due to various heavy toxic metals like Lead has significantly affected the fish population and associated bacterial species. The pathogenic micro-organisms like Aeromonas species are accumulated in the vital organs of fish. This finally affects the human beings as consumers of theses infected fishes. The time has come...
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In this study we investigated the decolorizing ability of Trichosanthes dioica-derived soluble peroxidase on structurally complex azo and anthraquinone dyes in the presence of redox mediators. Our results show that riboflavin acted as a better redox mediator than antraquinone-2, 6-disulfonate (AQDS). Riboflavin served as an efficient electron trans...
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Aureobasidium pullulans, popularly known as black yeast, is one of the most widespread saprophyte fungus associated with wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats, in temperate and tropical environment. It is a polymorphic fungus that is able to grow in single yeast-like cells or as septate, polykaryotic hyphae showing synchronous conditions,...
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A mutant of thermotolerant Aureobasidium pullulans was isolated using growth inhibitors viz. nystatin and deoxyglucose in the growth medium. An improved mutant strain, RG-5, was developed using methyl methane sulfonate (MMS) (0.5%) for 5 minutes, having killing rate of 70% level, produced 6 g l-1 higher pullulan as compared to the wild type without...
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Aureobasidium pullulans, popularly known as black yeast, is one of the most widespread saprophyte fungus associated with wide range of terrestrial and aquatic habitats, in temperate and tropical environment. It is a polymorphic fungus that is able to grow in single yeast-like cells or as septate, polykaryotic hyphae showing synchronous conditions,...
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To isolate the novel nonmelanin pullulan-producing fungi from soil and to optimize the physico-chemical and nutritional parameters for pullulan production. A selective enrichment method was followed for the isolation, along with development of a suitable medium for pullulan production, using shake flask experiments. Pullulan content was confirmed u...

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Decolorization of Distillery Effluent using micro-organisms.