Prof. K. Indira Priyadarsini

Radiation & Photochemistry Division

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India



1995 Research Fellow, Mount Vernon Hospital, UK

1990 Ph.D., Bombay University, India

1981 M.Sc., Andhra University, India

1979 B.Sc., Andhra University, India

Publications (Selected)

  1. Synthesis, characterization and structures of 2-(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl) ethylseleno derivatives and their probable glutathione peroxidase (GPx) like activity A. Hodage, P. Phadnis, A. Wadavale, K. I. Priyadarsini and V. K. Jain Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (2011)
  2. Methimazole complexes of platinum(II): synthesis, characterization and  redox behavior, L. Kumbhare, U. Singh, B. Mishra, K. I. Priyadarsini, V. K. Jain Inorganica Chimica Acta (2011)
  3. Protective effects of Selenocystine against g-radiation induced genotoxicity in Swiss albino mice Amit Kunwar, S. Jayakumar, H.N. Bhilwade, P. P. Bag, H. Bhatt, R.C. Chaubey, K.I. Priyadarsini Radiation & Environment Biophysics (2011)
  4. Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic and antioxidant effects of the flavonoid rich fraction of Pilea microphylla (L.) in high fat diet/streptozotocin-induced diabetes in mice P. Bansal, P. Paul, G. Shankar, D. Munjal, P. G Nayak ,S. T. Pannakal, K.I. Priyadarsini, M. K. Unnikrishnan Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology (2011)
  5. Interaction of a curcumin analogue dimethoxycurcumin with DNA, A. Kunwar,E. Simon, U. Singh, R. K. Chittela , D. Sharma, S. K. Sandur, K. I. Priyadarsini* Chemical Biology & Drug Design (2011)
  6. Antioxidant Activities of Phenols in Different Solvents Using DPPH Assay Parimal Gaikwad, A. Barik, K. I. Priyadarsini, B. S. M. Rao Research on Chemical Intermediates, 36, (2010), 1065
  7. Effect of functional groups on antioxidant properties of substituted selenoethers P. Prabhu, P. P. Bag, B. G. Singh, A. Hodage, V. K. Jain, M. Iwaoka, and K. I. Priyadarsini* Free Radical Res., 2010 (accepted)
  8. Radiation induced oxidation of hydroxy indoles by NO2• and Br2•- radicals: effect of Ph P. Gaikwad, G. H. Naik, K. I. Priyadarsini, H. Mohan, B. S. M. Rao J. Phys. Org. Chem., 2010
  9. Reactions of reactive oxygen species (ROS) with curcumin analogues: Structure-activity relationship U. Singh, A. Barik, B. G. Singh, K. I. Priyadarsini Free Radical Research, 2010
  10. Hepatoprotective, immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory activities of selenocystine in experimental liver injury of rats N. Uzma, B. Santosh Kumar, K. I. Priyadarsini Biol. Trace Elem. Res., Doi 10.1007/s12011-010-8807-x
  11. One-Electron Redox Processes in a Cyclic Selenide and a Selenoxide: A Pulse Radiolysis Study B. G. Singh, E. Thomas, F. Kumakura, K. Dedachi, M. Iwaoka, and K. I. Priyadarsini, J. Phys. Chem., A 114 (2010) 8271-8277
  12. Radiation and Quantum Chemical Studies of Chalcone Derivatives P. Gaikwad, K. I. Priyadarsini, S. Naumov, and B. S. M. Rao J. Phys. Chem. A 2010, 114, 7877–7885
  13. Anti-hemolytic and peroxyl radical scavenging activity of organoselenium compounds: an in vitro study B. S. Kumar, A. Kunwar, B. G. Singh, A. Ahmad, K. I. Priyadarsini Biological Trace Element Research DOI 10.1007/s12011-010-8692-3
  14. Anti-unlcer and antimicrobial activities of sodium selenite against Helicobacter pylori: In vitro and in vivo evaluation B. S. Kumar, S.K. Tiwari, G. Manoj, A. Kunwar, N. Amrita, G. Sivaram, Z. Abid, A. Ahmad, A. A. Khan K. I. Priyadarsini Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 42 ( 2010) 266-274
  15. Antibacterial and ulcer healing effects of organoselenium compounds innaproxen induced and Helicobacter pylori infected Wistar rat model B. S. Kumar, S. K. Tiwari, R. Saikant, G. Manoj, A. Kunwarc, G. Sivaram, Z. Abidd, A. Ahmad, K. I. Priyadarsini, A. A. Khan Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 24 (2010) 263-270
  16. Role of Substrate Reactivity in the Glutathione Peroxidase (GPx) Activity of Selenocystine B. G. Singh, P. P. Bag, F. Kumakura, M. Iwaoka, K. I. Priyadarsini Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. Vol. 83, No. 6, 703–708 (2010)
  17. A brief account on radiation chemical studies of antioxidants : Examples from natural phenols, sulfur and selenium compounds K. I. Priyadarsini* and B. MishraJ. Indian Chem. Soc., 87 (2010) 147-157
  18. Photo-degradation of curcumin in the presence of TiO2 nanoparticles: Fundamentals and application Umang Singh, Sandeep Verma, H.N. Ghosh, M.C. Rath, K.I. Priyadarsini, A. Sharma, K.K. Pushpa, S.K. Sarkar, T. Mukherjee Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 318 (2010) 106–111
  19. In vivo radioprotection studies of 3,3′-diselenodipropionic acid, a selenocystine derivative Amit Kunwar, P. Bansal, S. Jaya Kumar, P.P. Bag, P. Paul, N.D. Reddy, L.B. Kumbhare, V.K. Jain, R.C. Chaubey, M.K. Unnikrishnan, K.I. Priyadarsini Free Radical Biology & Medicine 48 (2010) 399–410
  20. A water-soluble cyclic selenide with enhanced glutathione peroxidase-like catalytic activities F. Kumakura, B. Mishra, K. I. Priyadarsini, and M. Iwaoka  Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2010, 440-445