Dr. Basalingappa L. Hungund

NYS Psychiatric Institute

College of Physicians & Surgeons

Columbia University, USA



1968  Ph.D., National Chemical Laboratory, Bio-Organic-chem

1964  M.Sc., Karnataka University, Organic Chemistry

1962  B.Sc., Karnataka University, Chemistry

Publications (Selected)

  1. Hungund, B.L., Microbiological transformation of terpenes, Ph.D. thesis. Poona University, Poona, India, 1968.
  2. Hungund, B.L., Bhattacharyya, P.K. and Rangachari, P.N.: Methyl isopropyl ketone from terpene fermentation by the soil Pseudomonad, PL. strain. Ind. J. Biochem. 7: 80-81, 1970.
  3. Hungund, B.L., Bhattacharyya, P.K. and Rangachari, P.N.: Terminal oxidation pattern of a soil Pseudomonad PL. strain. Arch. Mikrobiol. 71: 258-270, 1970.
  4. Hungund, B.L., Rangachari, P.N. and Bhattacharyya, P.K.: The stereochemistry of isopropylpimelic acid obtained by fermentation and B-pinenes by Pseudomonad PL. strain. Ind. J. Biochem. 7: 217-221, 1970.
  5. Bose, A.K., Hungund, B.L. and Khanchandani, K.S.: Role of glycine in terpenoid biosynthesis. Experientia. 27: 1403-1404, 1971.
  6. Bose, A.K., Spraggins, R.L., Patel, B. and Hungund, B.L.: Simplified mass spectral methods for examination of lipids and amino acids. Third Conference on Food and Drugs from the Sea, Rhode Island, August, pp. 67-73, 1972.
  7. Bose, A.K. and Hungund, B.L.: Role of amino acids in steroid biosynthesis. Experentia. 29: 939-940, 1973.
  8. Caspi, E. and Hungund, B.L.: The in vivo incorporation of 3H from L(methyl-3H)-methionine into polyprenoids. J. Steroid. Biochem. 6: 1285-1286, 1975.
  9. Rapport, M.M., Graf, L., Hungund, B.L., Kisic, A. and Huang, Y.: Isolation of a novel lipid hapten, Cytolipin S from rat spleen. Chem. and Phys. of Lipids. 17: 233-243, 1976.
  10. Davis, B.K. and Hungund, B.L.: Effect of modified membrane vesicles from seminal plasma on the fertilizing capacity of rabbit spermatozoa. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 69: 1004-1010, 1976.
  11. Hungund, B.L., Hanna, M. and Winsberg, B.G.: A sensitive gas chromatographic method for the determination of methylphenidate (Ritalin) and its major metabolite phenyl 2 piperidine acetic acid (ritalinic acid) in human plasma using N-P detector. Comm. in Psychopharmacol. 2: 203-208, 1978.
  12. Mahadik, S.P., Hungund, B.L. and Rapport, M.M.: Topographic studies of glycoprotein of intact synaptosomes from rat brain cortex. Biochem. Biophys. Acta. 511: 240-250, 1978.
  13. Hungund, B.L., Hanna, M. and Winsberg, B.G.: A sensitive gas chromatographic method for the simultaneous determination of ritalin and its metabolite retalinic acid in plasma using N-P-FID. Symposium, Annual Meeting of American Chemical Society, Miami Beach, pp.108-113, 1978.
  14. Hungund, B.L., Perel, J.M., Hurwic, M.J., Sverd, J. and Winsberg, B.G.: Pharmacokinetics of methylphenidate in hyperkinetic children.Brit. J. Clin. Pharmacol.8: 571-576, 1979.
  15. Iden, C. and Hungund, B.L.: A chemical ionization selected ion monitoring assay for methylphenidate and ritalinic acid. Biomed. Mass. Spectrom. 6: 422-426, 1979.
  16. Davis, B.K., Byrne, R. and Hungund, B.L.: Studies on the mechanism of capacitation. Evidence for lipid transfer between plasma membrane of rat sperm and serum albumin during capacitation in vitro. Biochem. Biophys. Acta. 558: 257-262, 1979.
  17. Winsberg, B.G. Hungund, B.L., Perel, J.M., Sverd, J. and Hurwic, M.J.: Pharmacological factors of methylphenidate metabolism in behavior disordered children. Psychopharmacol. Bull. 16(3) 69-71, 1980.
  18. Hungund, B.L. and Mahadik, S.P.: Topographic studies of gangliosides of intact synaptosomes from rat brain cortex. Neurochem. Res. 6: 183-191, 1981.
  19. Winsberg, B.G., Kupietz, S.S., Sverd, J., Hungund, B.L. and Young, N.L.: Methylphenidate oral dose plasma concentrations and behavioral response in children. Psychopharmacol. 76: 329-332, 1982.
  20. Goldstein, D.B., Hungund, B.L. and Lyon, R.C.: Increased surface glycoconjugates of synaptic membranes in mice during chronic ethanol treatment.Brit. J. Pharmacol.78: 8-10, 1983.