Gouthamchandra K, Kumar A, Shwetha S, Mukherjee A, Chandra M, Ravishankar B, Khaja MN, Sadhu Khan PC and Das S (2014) Serum proteomics of Hepatitis C virus infection reveals Retinol Binding Protein 4 as a novel regulator. Journal of General Virology (In Press)
Kumar A†, Manna A†, Ray U, Mullick R, Basu G, Das S and Roy S (2014) Specific Sequence of a Beta-turn in Human La Protein May Contribute to Species Specificity of Hepatitis C Virus Journal of Virology (In Press). †Joint first author and Joint corresponding author.
Khan D, Bhat P, Das S (2014) HCV-like IRESs sequester eIF3: advantage virus. Spotlight. Trends in Microbiology. Review. Dec 30. 2013 (In press).
Sharathchandra A, Katoch A, Das S . (2014) IRES mediated translational regulation of p53 isoforms. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: RNA. Review. Jan; 5 (1):131-9.
Lakshminarayanan A, Ravi VK, Tatineni R, Rajesh YB, Maingi V, Vasu KS, Madhusudhan N, Maiti PK, Sood AK, Das S, Jayaraman N (2013) Efficient dendrimer-DNA complexation and gene delivery vector properties of nitrogen-core poly(propyl ether imine) dendrimer in mammalian cells. Bioconjugate Chemistry; 24(9):1612-23.
Kumar A, Ray U, and Das S (2013) Human La Protein Interaction With GCAC Near the Initiator AUG Enhances HCV RNA Replication by Promoting Linkage Between 5’-and 3’- Untranslated Regions, Journal of Virology, Vol. 87 (12): 6713-26.
Shwetha S, Gouthamchandra K, Chandra M, Ravishankar B, Khaja M.N and Das S (2013) Circulating miRNA profile in HCV infected serum: novel insight into pathogenesis. Scientific Reports 3:1555
Ray U1, Laha Roy 1, Kumar A, Mani P, Joseph A P, Sudha G, Sarkar D P, Srinivasan N, Das S (2013) Inhibition of the interaction between NS3 protease and HCV IRES with a small peptide: A novel therapeutic strategy. Molecular Therapy, Jan;21(1):57-67.
Weingarten-Gabbay S+, Khan D+, Yoffe Y, Liberman N, Bialik S, Das S, Oren M and Kimchi A (2014) The Translation Initiation Factor DAP5 Promotes IRES-Driven Translation of p53 mRNA. OncogeneJan 30;33(5):611-8.
Manna A1, Kumar A1, Ray U, Das S, Basu G and Roy S. (2013) A Cyclic Peptide mimic of an RNA Recognition Motif of Human La protein is a Potent Inhibitor of Hepatitis C Virus Antiviral Research 97(3):223-6.
Das, S., Shetty, R.K., Kumar A., Shridharan, R.N., Tatineni, R., Chi, G., Mukerjee, A., Das, S., Subbarao, M.S. and Karande, A.A. (2013) Monoclonal antibodies against Hepatitis C genotype 3 virus-like particle inhibit virus entry in cell culture system. PLoS ONE Jan 15, 8(1):e53619.
Sudha G, Yamunadev Si, Tyag Ni, Das S and SrinivasanN (2012) Structural and molecular basis of interaction of HCV non-structural protein 5A with human casein kinase 1α and PKR. BMC Structural Biology. Nov 13; 12:28.
Sharathchandra A, Lal R, Khan D and Das S (2012) Annexin A2 and PSF proteins interact with p53 IRES and regulate translation of p53 mRNA. RNA Biology. Vol. 9 (12), p1429-1439.
Khan D, Arandkar S,+ Ponnuswamy A+, Grover R, and Das S (2012) Effect of a natural mutation in the 5’untranslated region on the translational control of p53 mRNA. Oncogene Vol.10, p1-12.
Bhat P1, Gnanasundram S V1, Mani P, Ray P S, Sarkar D P and Das S (2012) Targeting ribosome assembly on the HCV RNA using a small RNA molecule, RNA Biology. Vol. 9 (8) p1110-1119.
Ray U and Das S (2011) Interplay between NS3 protease and human La protein regulates translation-replication switch of Hepatitis C virus, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 1:1 (DOI: 10.1038/srep00001)
Verma B, Ponnuswamy A, Gnanasundaram S V, Das S (2011) Cryptic AUG is important for 48S ribosomal assembly during internal initiation of translation of Coxsackievirus B3 RNA. J Gen Virol, Vol. 92 (Pt10), p2310-2319.
Ravikumar Y, Ray U, Nanditha M, Perween A, Naika R, Khanna N, Das S (2011) Inhibition of Hepatitis C virus replication by herbal extract: Phyllanthus amarus as potent natural source. Virus Res Vol. 158: p89–97.
Grover R, Arandkar S, Ponnuswamy A, Khan D and Das S (2011) Effect of mutations on the p53 IRES RNA structure: implications for de-regulation of the synthesis of p53 isoforms. RNA Biology Vol. 8 (1), p132-142.
Verma B, Bhattacharyya S, Das S . (2010) Polypyrimidine tract binding protein interacts with Coxsackievirus B3 RNA and influences its translation. J Gen Virol. 91(Pt 5):1245-55.
Grover G, Candeias M, Fåhraeus R and Das S (2009) p53 and little brother p53/47: Linking IRES Activities with Protein Functions. Review. Oncogene 28(30):2766-72.
Dhar D, Venkataramana M, Ponnuswamy S and Das S (2009) Role of polypyrimidine tract binding protein in mediating internal initiation of translation of interferon regulatory factor 2 RNA. PLoS One 16;4(9):e7049.
Subramanian N, Mani P, Roy S, Gnanasundram S V, Sarkar D P, and Das S (2009) Targeted delivery of hepatitis C virus specific shRNA in mouse liver using Sendai virosomes. Journal of General Virology. 90 (Pt 8):1812-9.
Mondal T, Ray U, Manna A, Gupta R, Roy S, and Das S (2008) Structural determinant of human La protein critical for internal initiation of translation of hepatitis C virus RNA, Journal of Virology. (Cover page illustration), , 82 (23), p11927-38
Grover R, Ray P, and Das S (2008) Polypyrimidine tract binding protein regultes IRES-mediated translation of p53 isoforms. Cell Cycle. Vol. 7 (14) p2189-2198.
Bhattacharyya S, Verma B, Pandey G and Das S (2008) The structure function of a cis acting element located upstream of the IRES that influences Coxsackievirus B3 RNA translation. Virology. 377(2), p345-354.
Roy S, Gupta N, Nithya S, Mondal T, Banerjea A, Das S (2008) Sequence specific cleavage of Hepatitis C virus RNA by DNA-enzymes: Inhibition of viral RNA translation and replication, Journal of General Virology. Vol. 89 (7) p1579-1586 .
Dhar D, Roy S and Das S (2007) Translational control of the Interferon Regulatory Factor 2 mRNA by IRES element. Nucleic Acids Research. 35(16): 5409-21. (Epub 2007 Aug 13).
Bhattacharyya S and Das S (2006) An apical GAGA loop within 5’UTR of the coxsackie B3 RNA maintains structural organization of the IRES element required for efficient ribosome entry. RNAbiology Vol. 3(2) 1-9.
RayP, Grover R, Das S (2006) Two internal ribosome entry sites mediate the translation of p53 isoforms EMBO Reports Vol. 7(4) p404-410.
Gupta R, Murugan S, Khaja M N, Madhavi C, Roy S, Habibullah C M, Das S (2006) Analysis of the mutations within 5’UTR, ISDR and PePHD region as a function of response to interferon therapy in HCV infected patients in India. Journal of Clinical Microbiology Vol 44 (3) p709-715.
Dhar D, Mapa K, Pudi R, Srinivasan P, Bodhinathan K and (2006) Das S Human ribosomal protein L18a interacts with Hepatitis C Virus Internal Ribosome Entry Site. Archives of Virology Vol. 151 (3) p509-524
Pudi R, Sudhamoni SR and (2005) Das S A peptide derived from RRM2 of human La protein binds to Hepatitis C virus IRES, prevents ribosomal assembly and inhibits internal initiation of translation. Journal of Virology Vol. 79 (15) p9842-9853.
Bhattacharyya S and Das S (2005) Mapping of Secondary Structure of the spacer region within the 5’untranslated region of the Coxsackievirus B3 RNA: Possible role of an apical GAGA loop in binding La protein and influencing internal initiation of translation. Virus Research, Vol. 108 (1), p89-100.
Pudi R, Srinivasan P, Das S (2004) La protein binding at the GCAC near the initiator AUG facilitates the ribosomal assembly on the hepatitis C virus RNA to influence internal ribosome entry site mediated translation, Journal of Biological Chemistry Vol. 279 (2) p29879-29888.
Ray, P and Das S (2004) Inhibition of hepatitis C virus IRES-mediated translation by small RNAs analogous to stem-loop structures of the 5'-untranslated region. Nucleic Acids Research Vol. 32 (5) p1678-1687.
Izumi, R, Das, S, Barat, B. and Dasgupta, A. (2004) A small peptide from the N-terminal region of the La protein blocks HCV and PV IRES-mediated translation and reveals a single tyrosine critical for La binding to and translation from viral IRES elements. Journal of Virology Vol. 78 (7) p3763-3776.
Raha, T., Pudi, R., Das, S., Shaila, M., (2004) Leader RNA of Rinderpest virus binds specifically with Cellular La protein: A possible role in virus replication, Virus Research Vol. 104 (2) p101-109.
Bhattacharyya, S., Mapa, K., Srinivasan, P., Menon, P., Amarnath, S and Das S (2004) Phylogenetic conservation of the stem-loop III structure of the 5.untranslated region of hepatitis C virus RNA among natural variants in samples collected from southern India. Archives of Virology Vol. 149, p1015-1026.
Dasgupta, A., Das, S., Izumi, R., Venkatasan, A. and Barat B (2004) Targeting internal ribosome entry site (IRES) mediated translation to block hepatitis C and other RNA virus. FEMS Microbiology letters Vol. 234, p189-199.
Venkatramana, M., Ray, P., Chadda, A., and Das S (2003) A 25kDa cleavage product of Polypyrimidine tract binding protein (PTB) present in mouse tissues prevents PTB binding to the 5.untranslated region and inhibits translation of Hepatitis A virus RNA. Virus Research Vol. 98 (2) p141-149.
Pudi R, Abhiman S, Srinivasan N and Das S (2003) Hepatitis C virus Internal Ribosome Entry Site-mediated translation is stimulated by specific interaction of independent regions of human La autoantigen Journal of Biological Chemistry Vol. 278 (14) p12231-12240.
Ray, P and Das S (2002) La autoantigen is required for the Internal Ribosome Entry Site-mediated Translation of Coxsackievirus B3 RNA. Nucleic Acids Research Vol. 30 (20) p4500-4508.
Venkateshan, A., Das, S. and Dasgupta, A. (1999). Structure and function of a small RNA that inhibits internal initiation of translation. Nucleic Acids Research. Vol. 27 (2) p562-572.
Das, S., Ott, M., Yamane A, Venkatesan A, Gupta S, Dasgupta A.(1998) Inhibition of internal entry site (IRES)-mediated translation by a small yeast RNA: a novel strategy to block hepatitis C virus protein synthesis. Frontiers in Biosciences Vol. 3: Dec. D1241-52.
Das, S., Ott, M., Yamane, A., Tsai, W., Gromier, M., Lahser, F., Gupta, S., Dasgupta, A.(1998) A small yeast RNA blocks hepatitis C virus (HCV) IRES-mediated translation and inhibits replication of a chimeric poliovirus under translational control of HCV IRES element. Journal of Virology. 72 (7): p5638-5647.
Das, S., Kenan, D. J., Keene, J.D., Bocskai, D. and Dasgupta, A. (1996). Sequences within a small yeast RNA required for inhibition of internal initiation of translation: Interaction with La and other cellular proteins influences its inhibitory activity. Journal of Virology 70 (3): p1624-1632.
Das, S., Coward, P., and Dasgupta (1994). A small yeast RNA selectively internal initiation of translation: interaction with proteins that bind to poliovirus 5’UTR. Journal of Virology 68: p7200-7211.
Ghosh, A., Ghosh, T., Ghosh, S., Das, S. and Adhya, S. (1994). Interaction of small ribosomal and transfer RNAs with a protein from Leishmania donovani. Nucleic Acids Research. 22(9) p1663-1669.
.Das, S., and Dasgupta, A. (1993). Identification of the cleavage site and determinants required for poliovirus 3Cpro catalyzed cleavage of human TATA-binding transcription factor TBP. Journal of Virology67 (6), 3326-3331
Bhaumik, M., Das, S., and Adhya, S. (1991). Evidence for translational control of btubulin synthesis during differentiation of Leishmania donovani. Parasitology.103:197.
Adhya, S., Das, S., and Bhaumik, M. (1990). Transcription and processing of b tubulin messenger RNA in Leishmania donovani promastogotes. Journal of Biosciences 15(4): 249-259. www.ias.ac.in/jarch/jbiosci/15/239-248.pdf
Das, S., Basu, R., and Ghosh, B. (1987). Heat Stress Induced Polyamine Accumulation in cereal seedlings. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 14(1):108-116.
Articles published conference volumes:
Ray P and Das S (2005) Novel antiviral strategies against hepatitis C virus. Trends and Research in Viral Hepatitis’. Proceedings of the Sixth SDTC Symposium, TATA McGraw-Hill publication.
Ray U and Das S (2009) Role of human La protein in translation and replication of hepatitis C virus. Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis. Proceedings of the 10th SDTC Symposium, TATA McGraw-Hill publication.
Bhat P1, Sivakumar V G1 and Das S (2011) Viral Hepatitis-Diagnostics and antiviral approaches. Proceedings of the 11th SDTC Symposium, TATA McGraw-Hill publication.
Chapters contributed to books:
Dasgupta, A. et al. (2002) Effect of picornavirus proteases on host cell transcription. In Molecular Biology of Picornaviruses (Eds. E. Wimmer and B. Semler) ASM press: Chapter 26, p546-56
Journal special issue edited:
Guest editor of a special issue on 'Molecular Biology and pathogenesis of viruses' in the journal 'Current Science'
Nath U and Das S (2007) The noble article: RNA interference, Resonance, Publication from Indian Academy of science