Patents

  1. An improved process for the preparation of Phytase from Aspergillus ficuum under solid state fermentation. Ashok Pandey, Saradamma Sarita and Abdulhameed Sabu. Indian patent application No. 1892/DEL/2004. Publication date: 08/09/2006.

  2. Solid-State Fermentation Reactor, Abdulhameed Sabu, Kochupurackal Jayachandran, Madathilkovilakath Haridas, Kumar Swaroop Sukumaran, Moozhikkal Mousumi Das, Pallath Nimisha Vijayan and Ottathayyil Nikhitha Surendran, Indian Patent Application filed. No. 201841019516, Dated 24.05.2018.

  3. Novel Compound for fatty acid synthase inhibition, Sabu A,  Haridas M and Prasanth S, Indian Patent Application No. 201841026900 dated July 04, 2019.

  4. Novel Compound for fatty acid synthase inhibition from Phormidium ambiguum, Sabu A,  Haridas M and Prasanth S, Patent Application filed in the United States of America, No. 16811217 , March, 2020.

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Externally Funded Research Projects

  1. Exploration of marine cyanobacteria for the production of bio active molecules, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India, 23 Lakhs (2009-2012)

  2. Isolation, identification and characterization of cyanobacteria for pesticide degradation, DECC, Govt. of Kerala, 11 Lakhs (2014-2016)

  3. Production Enhancement and Market Promotion of Black Pepper and Ginger Crops Among the Tribal Population in Wayanad District of Kerala, Jointly with MSSRF, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, 79 Lakhs, (2015-2018)

  4. Investigations for developing therapeutics from herbal compounds targeting inflammation triggered diarrhea and malnutrition, KBC, Govt. of Kerala, 22 Lakhs (2016-2019)

  5. Cellulase and Tannase from Micro Fungal Resources Collected from Biodiversity Hotspots of Southern Western Ghats of India and Mexican Forest Soils, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India and Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico under India-Mexico Inter Governmental Programme, Jointly with JNTBGRI, 32 Lakhs (2016-2020)

  6. Process Optimization and Scale up of Tannase from Marine Fungi and Evaluation of its Application in the Production of Value Added Products from Cashew Apple, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, 85 Lakhs (2018-2020).

  7. Production, purification and characterization of fibrinolytic enzymes from marine fungi and structural evaluation of the purified enzyme. Research -Project funded by Kannur University. 12 Lakhs (2018-2020).

Research Collaborations

  1. Faculty of Chemical Sciences, Autonomous University of Coahuila, Saltillo, Mexico

  2. Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI). Palode, Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala

  3. School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University. Kottayam. Kerala

  4. Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Peechi, Kerala

  5. Department of Microbiology, Pondicherry University. Puducherry

  6. MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) Wayanad, Kerala