School of Environmental Sciences

Mahatma Gandhi University-Kottayam



Dr. C.T ARAVINDAKUMAR

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Publications:

1. U.K. Aravind, B. George, M.S. Baburaj, S. Thomas, A.P. Thomas, C.T. Aravindakumar Treatment of industrial effluents using polyelectrolyte membranes, Desalination 2010, 252, 27–32

2. K. P. Prasanthkumar, Hari Mohan, G. Pramod, C. H. Suresh, and C. T. Aravindakumar, Anomalous reaction of oxide radical ion with 5-azacytosines: An experimental and theoretical study, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2009, 467, 381-386

3. P. Manoj, Chang-Ki Min, C.T. Aravindakumar, T. Joo, Ultrafast charge transfer dynamics in 2-aminopurine modified double helical DNA, Chem. Phys. 2008, 352, 333-338

4. Jissy Mathew, C.T.Aravindakumar and Usha K Aravind, Effect of ionic strength and protein concentration on the transport of proteins through chitosan/polystyrene sulfonate multilayer membrane, J. Membr. Sci. 2008, 325, 625-632

5. Rani Varghese, Usha K. Aravind and Charuvila T. Aravindakumar, Fenton-Enhanced - Radiolysis of Cyanuric acid, J. Hazardous Materials 2007, 142, 555-558

6. P. Manoj, V.M. Manoj, K.P. Prasanthkumar, T.K. Manoj, Usha K. Aravind and C.T. Aravindakumar, Reaction of Sulphate Radical Anion (SO4•) With triazine derivatives: A laser flash photolysis study, J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2007, 20, 122-129

7. G. Pramod, K.P. Prasanthkumar, Hari Mohan, V.M.Manoj, P.Manoj, C.H.Suresh, and C.T. Aravindakumar, Reaction of Hydroxyl radicals with Azacytosines: A Pulse Radiolysis and Theoretical Study, J. Phys. Chem. A. 2006; 110, 11517 – 11526

8. V.M. Manoj, H. Mohan, U. K. Aravind1 and C.T.Aravindakumar, One-Electron Reduction of S-Nitrosothiols in Aqueous Medium, Free Rad. Biol. Med. 2006, 41, 1240-1246

9. Rani Varghese, Hari Mohan, P. Manoj, V. M. Manoj, Usha K. Aravind, K. Vandana and C. T. Aravindakumar, On the Reactions of Hydrated Electrons with Triazine Derivatives in Aqueous Medium, J. Agric. Food Chem. 2006; 54, 8171 – 8176

10. O. A. Larsen, I. H. M. van Stokkum, F. L. de Weerd, A. Mikas Vengris, C.T. Aravindakumar, R. van Grondelle, N. E. Geacintov and H. van Amerongen Ultrafast transient-absorption and steady-state fuorescence measurements on 2-aminopurine substituted dinucleotides and 2-aminopurine substituted DNA duplexes Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2004, 6, 154-160

11. V.M.Manoj and C.T.Aravindakumar, “Reactions of hydroxyl radicals with S nitrosothiols: Determination of rate constants” Org. Biomol. Chem. 1, 2003 1171-1175

12. T.A.Jacob, H.Mohan, D.Hugo, T.L.Luke, V.M.Manoj, P.Manoj, J.P.Mittal, M.R.Hoffmann and C.T.Aravindakumar “Properties of the OH-adducts of hydroxy, methyl, methoxy and amino substititued pyrimidines:Their transformation reactions and end product analysis” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2002, 106, 2489-2496

13. J.A.Theruvathu, C.T.Aravindakumar, R.Flyunt and J.von Sonntag and C.von Sonntag, “Fenton chemistry of 1,3-dimethyl uracil” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 9007-9014

14. V.M.Manoj and C.T.Aravindakumar, “Hydroxyl radical induced decomposition of S-nitrosoglutathione” Chem. Commun. 2000, 2361-2362

15. C.T.Aravindakumar, J. Ceulemans and M. De Ley, “Nitric oxide induces Zn2+ rlease from metallothionein by destroying zinc-sulfur clusturs without concomitant formation of S-nitrosothiol”, Biochem. J. 1999, 344, 253-258

Academic Background:

Post Doctoral Research 1. Laboratory for Biochemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

2. Max-Planck-Institut für Strahlenchemie, Mülheim/Ruhr, Germany
Ph.D University of Pune(1992) (Under exchange program with the Max- Planck-Institut für

Strahlenchemie, Germany)
M.Sc Chemistry (1988)

Visiting Faculty/Scientist:

1. Biophysics Department, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2. Environmental Engineering Division, California Institute of Technology, USA
3. Departmetn of Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea
4. Radiation Biology Division, GSF-National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Germany

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