Faculty Details

Faculty Details

  • Name: Prof. K. P. M. S. V. Padmasree
  • Mail: kpssluohyd.ac.in
  • Contact: 9949643580
  • Area Of Research:Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology


After obtaining her PhD in the Department of Plant Sciences in 1998, Prof. Padmasree undertook the position of CSIR-RA with Prof. A.S Raghavendra. She was  then appointed as Assistant Professor at University of Hyderabad in 2001 following which she established her laboratory studying the role of Alternative Oxidase in optimising photosynthesis during stress conditions. Her group also has exemplary evidences demonstrating the role of Protease Inhibitors with potential insecticidal and therapeutic properties. She has been bestowed with several memberships and  also received the prestigious Alexander von Humbolt Fellowship, Germany for the years 2005 & 2007. In 2018, she became the Head of the Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics and in 2019 she was elected as the fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences.

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Students/Projects Trainees

Name Joined As Mail Contact
Tadiboina Veera Shankar PhD Scholar sankar.tadiboina1@gmail.com ---
G. Mariyamma PhD Scholar mariya.g10691@gmail.com ---
K Mahati PhD Scholar kmahati91@rediffmail.com ---
V. Swaroop Kumar PhD Scholar swaroopvanka@gmail.com ---

Former Students/Projects Trainees

Name Joined As Working
Srinivasarao Yearla Ph.D. Scholar
V. Lokya Naik PhD Scholar
ER Prasad PhD Scholar
Marri Swathi PhD Scholar Post Doc Fellow at ICRISAT
C Dinakar PhD Scholar Assistant Professor at Central University of Tamil Nadu
Abhay Pratap Ph.D. Awarded ARO, Volcani Center, Israel
S.S. Mohanraj Ph.D. Scholar
46 Chauhan VK, Dhania NK, Lokya V, Bhuvanchandra B, Padmasree K and Dutta-Gupta A (2021) , Midgut aminopeptidase N expression profile in castor semilooper (Achaea janata) during sublethal Cry toxin exposure , J Biosci , Indian Academy of Sciences,46,,29-45 IF - 1.65.
45 Lokya V, Swathi M, Mallikarjuna N and Padmasree K* (2020) , Response of midgut trypsin- and chymotrypsin-like proteases of Helicoverpa armigera larvae upon feeding with peanut BBI: Biochemical and biophysical characterization of PnBBI. , Frontiers in Plant Science, Frontiers,11,266,doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00266 IF - 4.402.
44 Mohanraj, Soundappan S., Gujjarlapudi, Mariyamma., Lokya, Vadthya., Mallikarjuna, Nalini., Dutta-Gupta, Aparna., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2019) , Purification and characterization of Bowman-Birk and Kunitz isoinhibitors from the seeds of Rhynchosia sublobata (Schumach.) Meikle, a wild relative of pigeonpea , Phytochemistry, Pergamon,159,,159-171 IF - 3.044.
43 Mohanraj, Soundappan S., Tetali, Sarada D., Mallikarjuna, Nalini., Dutta-Gupta, Aparna., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2018) , Biochemical properties of a bacterially-expressed Bowman-Birk inhibitor from Rhynchosia sublobata (Schumach.) Meikle seeds and its activity against gut proteases of Achaea janata , Phytochemistry , Elsevier Ltd,151,,78-90 IF - 3.044.
42 5) Srikanth S, Swathi M, Padmasree K, Rao M.V. and Mallikarjuna N (2017) , Protease inhibitors of Cajanus conferring resistance to pod borer of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.). , Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding , ,8 ,,26-37 IF - NAAS Score : 4.97.
41 Yearla, Srinivasa Rao., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2016) , Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit.,“subabul” stem lignin: Isolation, structural characterization and thermal properties , Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, NISCAIR-CSIR, India,54,,406-413 IF - NAAS score : 7.17 .
40 Vishwakarma, Abhaypratap., Dalal, Ahan., Tetali, Sarada Devi., Kirti, Pulugurtha Bharadwaja., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2016) , Genetic engineering of AtAOX1a in Saccharomyces cerevisiae prevents oxidative damage and maintains redox homeostasis , FEBS open bio, ,6,2,135-146 IF - 2.231.
39 Yearla, Srinivasa Rao., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2016) , Preparation and characterisation of lignin nanoparticles: evaluation of their potential as antioxidants and UV protectants , Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, Taylor ,11,4,289-302 IF - 2.169.
38 Dinakar, Challabathula., Vishwakarma, Abhaypratap., Raghavendra, Agepati S., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2016) , Alternative oxidase pathway optimizes photosynthesis during osmotic and temperature stress by regulating cellular ROS, malate valve and antioxidative systems , Frontiers in plant science, Frontiers,7,,68 IF - 4.402.
37 Yearla, Srinivasa Rao., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2016) , Exploitation of subabul stem lignin as a matrix in controlled release agrochemical nanoformulations: a case study with herbicide diuron , Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer,23,18,18085-18098 IF - 3.056.
36 Swathi, Marri., Mishra, Prashant K., Lokya, Vadthya., Swaroop, Vanka., Mallikarjuna, Nalini., Dutta-Gupta, Aparna., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2016) , Purification and partial characterization of trypsin-specific proteinase inhibitors from pigeonpea wild relative Cajanus platycarpus L.(Fabaceae) active against gut proteases of lepidopteran pest Helicoverpa armigera , Frontiers in physiology, Frontiers,7,,388 IF - 4.134.
35 Swathi, Marri., Mohanraj, Soundappan S., Swaroop, Vanka., Gujjarlapudi, Mariyamma., Mallikarjuna, Nalini., Dutta-Gupta, Aparna., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2015) , Proteinase inhibitors from Cajanus platycarpus accessions active against pod borer Helicoverpa armigera , Acta physiologiae plantarum, Springer,37,11,242 IF - 1.760.
34 Vishwakarma, Abhaypratap., Tetali, Sarada Devi., Selinski, Jennifer., Scheibe, Renate., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2015) , Importance of the alternative oxidase (AOX) pathway in regulating cellular redox and ROS homeostasis to optimize photosynthesis during restriction of the cytochrome oxidase pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana , Annals of botany, Oxford University Press,116,4,555-569 IF - 4.005.
33 Dalal, Ahan., Vishwakarma, Abhaypratap., Singh, Naveen Kumar., Gudla, Triveni., Bhattacharyya, Mrinal Kanti., Padmasree, Kollipara., Viehhauser, Andrea., Dietz, Karl-Josef., Kirti, Pulugurtha Bharadwaja., (2014) , Attenuation of hydrogen peroxide-mediated oxidative stress by Brassica juncea annexin-3 counteracts thiol-specific antioxidant (TSA1) deficiency in Saccharomyces cerevisiae , FEBS letters, No longer published by Elsevier,588,4,584-593 IF - 3.057.
32 Swathi, Marri., Lokya, Vadthya., Swaroop, Vanka., Mallikarjuna, Nalini., Kannan, Monica., Dutta-Gupta, Aparna., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2014) , Structural and functional characterization of proteinase inhibitors from seeds of Cajanus cajan (cv. ICP 7118) , Plant physiology and biochemistry, Elsevier,83,,77-87 IF - 3.720.
31 Vishwakarma, Abhaypratap., Bashyam, Leena., Senthilkumaran, Balasubramanian., Scheibe, Renate., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2014) , Physiological role of AOX1a in photosynthesis and maintenance of cellular redox homeostasis under high light in Arabidopsis thaliana , Plant physiology and biochemistry, Elsevier,81,,44-53 IF - 3.720.
30 Shilpa K., Sunkad G., Kurella S., Marri S., Padmasree K., Jadhav D.R., Sahrawat K.L. and Mallikarjuna N (2013) , Biochemical composition and disease resistance in newly synthesized amphidiploids and autotetraploid peanuts. , Food and Nutrition Sciences, ,4,,169-176 IF - 0.4.
29 Swathi, Marri., Mohanraj, Soundappan S., Srinivas, Chilka., Prasad, Elaprolu R., Venkatrao, Vantaku., Mallikarjuna, Nalini., Dutta-Gupta, Aparna., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2012) , Cajanus cajan (cv. C11): an important non-host resource for proteinase inhibitors active against larval midgut proteinases of lepidopteran insect pest Achaea janata , Funct Plant Sci Biotech, ,6,,82-85.
28 Swathi, M., Prasad, ER., Mohanraj, SS., Geethanjali, T., Srinivas, Ch., Gupta, Aparna Dutta., Mallikarjuna, N., Padmasree, K., (2011) , Potential application of pigeonpea proteinase inhibitors in the management of lepidopteran insects , National Symposium on Innovative and Modern Technologies for Agricultural Producitivity, Food Security and Environmental Management, ,,,.
27 Prasad, ER., Komera, Vijayaprasad R., Padmasree, K., Dutta-Gupta, A., (2011) , Plant proteinase inhibitors and their potential in insect pest management , Entomology: Ecology and Biodiversity, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India, ,,,268-291.
26 Kokkiripati, Praveen K., Bhakshu, Lepakshi Md., Marri, Swathi., Padmasree, K., Row, Anupama T., Raghavendra, Agepati S., Tetali, Sarada D., (2011) , Gum resin of Boswellia serrata inhibited human monocytic (THP-1) cell activation and platelet aggregation , Journal of ethnopharmacology, Elsevier,137,1,893-901.
25 Dinakar, Challabathula., Abhaypratap, Vishwakarma., Yearla, Srinivasa Rao., Raghavendra, Agepati S., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2010) , Importance of ROS and antioxidant system during the beneficial interactions of mitochondrial metabolism with photosynthetic carbon assimilation , Planta, Springer,231,2,461 IF - 3.390.
24 Dinakar, Challabathula., Raghavendra, Agepati S., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2010) , Importance of AOX pathway in optimizing photosynthesis under high light stress: role of pyruvate and malate in activating AOX , Physiologia Plantarum, Wiley Online Library,139,1,13-26 IF - 4.148.
23 Prasad, Elaprolu R., Merzendorfer, H., Madhurarekha, C., Dutta-Gupta, A., Padmasree, K., (2010) , Bowman− Birk Proteinase inhibitor from Cajanus cajan seeds: purification, characterization, and insecticidal properties , Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, American Chemical Society,58,5,2838-2847 IF - 4.192.
22 Prasad, ER., Dutta-Gupta, A., Padmasree, K., (2010) , Purification and characterization of a Bowman-Birk proteinase inhibitor from the seeds of black gram (Vigna mungo) , Phytochemistry, Elsevier,71,4,363-372 IF - 3.044.
21 Prasad, ER., Dutta-Gupta, A., Padmasree, K., (2010) , Insecticidal potential of Bowman–Birk proteinase inhibitors from red gram (Cajanus cajan) and black gram (Vigna mungo) against lepidopteran insect pests , Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, Elsevier,98,1,80-88 IF - 2.751.
20 Strodtkötter, Inga., Padmasree, Kollipara., Dinakar, Challabathula., Speth, Birgit., Niazi, Pamela S., Wojtera, Joanna., Voss, Ingo., Do, Phuc Thi., Nunes-Nesi, Adriano., Fernie, Alisdair R., (2009) , Induction of the AOX1D isoform of alternative oxidase in A. thaliana T-DNA insertion lines lacking isoform AOX1A is insufficient to optimize photosynthesis when treated with antimycin A , Molecular Plant, Elsevier,2,2,284-297 IF - 12.084.
19 Prasad, ER., Dutta-Gupta, A., Padmasree, K., (2009) , Inhibitors from pigeonpea active against lepidopteran gut proteinases , Journal of economic entomology, Oxford University Press Oxford, UK,102,6,2343-2349 IF - 1.938.
18 Raghavendra, Agepati S., Padmasree, Kollipara., (2003) , Beneficial interactions of mitochondrial metabolism with photosynthetic carbon assimilation , Trends in plant science, Elsevier,8,11,546-553 IF - 14.416.
17 Padmasree, K., Padmavathi, L., Raghavendra, AS., (2002) , Essentiality of mitochondrial oxidative metabolism for photosynthesis: optimization of carbon assimilation and protection against photoinhibition , Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Taylor & Francis,37,2,71-119 IF - 7.586.
16 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (2001) , Photobiology and photosynthesis-Consequence of restricted mitochondrial oxidative metabolism on photosynthetic carbon assimilation in mesophyll protoplasts: Decrease in light activation of four , Physiologia Plantarum, Copenhagen, Munksgaard, 1948-,112,4,582 IF - 4.148.
15 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (2001) , Restriction of mitochondrial oxidative metabolism leads to suppression of photosynthetic carbon assimilation but not of photochemical electron transport in pea mesophyll protoplasts , Current Science, JSTOR,81,,680-684 IF - 0.725.
14 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (2001) , Consequence of restricted mitochondrial oxidative metabolism on photosynthetic carbon assimilation in mesophyll protoplasts: decrease in light activation of four chloroplastic enzymes , Physiologia plantarum, Munksgaard International Publishers Copenhagen,112,4,582-588 IF - 4.148.
13 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (2000) , Photorespiration and interaction between chloroplasts, mitochondria and peroxisomes , Probing Photosynthesis. Mechanisms, Regulation and Adaptation, Taylor & Francis,,,246-261.
12 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (2000) , 15 Interaction with respiration and nitrogen metabolism , Photosynthesis: A Comprehensive Treatise, Cambridge Univ Pr,,,197.
11 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (1999) , Response of photosynthetic carbon assimilation in mesophyll protoplasts to restriction on mitochondrial oxidative metabolism: metabolites related to the redox status and sucrose biosynthesis , Photosynthesis Research, Springer,62,2,231-239 IF - 3.216.
10 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (1999) , Prolongation of photosynthetic induction as a consequence of interference with mitochondrial oxidative metabolism in mesophyll protoplasts of the pea (Pisum sativum L.) , Plant Science, Elsevier,142,1,29-36 IF - 3.591.
9 Willmer, CM., Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (1999) , A novel method of measuring volume changes of mesophyll cell protoplasts and the effect of mercuric chloride on their osmotically-induced swelling , Journal of experimental botany, Oxford University Press,50,332,401-406 IF - 5.908.
8 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (1999) , Importance of oxidative electron transport over oxidative phosphorylation in optimizing photosynthesis in mesophyll protoplasts of pea (Pisum sativum L.) , Physiologia Plantarum, Wiley Online Library,105,3,546-553 IF - 4.148.
7 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (1999) , Photobiology and photosynthesis-Importance of oxidative electron transport over oxidative phosphorylation in optimizing photosynthesis in mesophyll protoplasts of pea (Pisum sativum L) , Physiologia Plantarum, Copenhagen, Munksgaard, 1948-,105,3,546-553 IF - 4.148.
6 Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (1998) , Mitochondrial Oxidative Electron Transport Optimizes Photosynthesis in Mesophyll Protoplasts of Pea , Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects, Springer,,,3727-3730.
5 Saradadevi, K., Padmasree, K., Raghavendra, AS., (1996) , Correlation between the inhibition of photosynthesis and the decrease in area of detached leaf discs or volume/absorbance of protoplasts under osmotic stress in pea (Pisum sativum) , Physiologia Plantarum, Wiley Online Library,96,3,395-400 IF - 4.148.
4 Rao, A.M., Padmasree, K and Kavi Kishor, P.B. (1995) , Enhanced plant regeneration in grain and sweet sorghum by asparagine, proline and cefotaxime. , Plant Cell Reports , Springer,15 ,,72-75 IF - 3.825.
3 Raghavendra, AS., Padmasree, K., Saradadevi, K., (1994) , Interdependence of photosynthesis and respiration in plant cells: interactions between chloroplasts and mitochondria , Plant Science, Elsevier,97,1,1-14 IF - 3.591.
1 39) Rao, A.M., Padmasree, K., Kavi Kishor, P.B. and Reddy, G.M. (1992) , Varietal differences on plant regeneration in grain and sweet sorghum. , Plant Tissue Culture , ,2,,109-113.