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Peer reviewed journals

Research articles

  1. Aggarwal P and Bhavesh NS (2021) Hinge like domain motion facilitates human RBMS1 protein binding to proto-oncogene c-myc promoter. Nucleic Acids Res. (In Press)
  2. Kumari P and Bhavesh NS (2021) Human DND1-RRM2 forms a non-canonical domain swapped dimer. Protein Sci. 30, 1184-1195
  3. Kumar S, Kumar R, Kumari M, Kumari R, Saha S, Bhavesh NS and Maiti TK (2021) Ellagic acid inhibits α‐Synuclein aggregation at multiple stages and reduces its cytotoxicity. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 12, 1919-1930.
  4. Pandey NK, Verma G, Kushwaha GS, Suar M and Bhavesh NS (2020) Crystal structure of the usher chaperone YadV reveals a monomer with the proline lock in closed conformation suggestive of an intermediate state. FEBS. Lett. 594, 3057-3066.
  5. Bhatt H, Ganguly AK, Sharma S, Kushwaha GS, Khan MF, Sen S and Bhavesh NS (2020) Structure of an unfolding intermediate of an RRM domain of ETR-3 reveals its native-like fold. Biophys. J. 118, 352-365. [Cover Page] [Cover Image write-up]
  6. Kumar S, Choudhary D, Patra A, Bhavesh NS and Vivekanandan P (2020) Analysis of G-quadruplexes upstream of herpesvirus miRNAs: evidence of G-quadruplex mediated regulation of KSHV miR-K12–1-9,11 cluster and HCMV miR-US33. BMC Mol. Cell Biol. 21, 67 (1-14).
  7. Kaur US, Oyeyemi BF, Shet A, Gopalan BP, Himanshu D, Bhavesh NS and Tandon R (2020) Plasma metabolomic study in perinatally HIV-infected children using 1H NMR spectroscopy reveals perturbed metabolites that sustain during therapy. PLoS One  15, e0238316.
  8. Kushwaha GS, Patra A and Bhavesh NS (2020) Structural analysis of (p)ppGpp reveals its versatile binding pattern for diverse types of target proteins. Front. Microbiol. 11, 575041 (1-14). 
  9. Pradhan P, Srivastava A, Singh J, Biswas B, Saini A, Siddique I, Kumari P, Khan MA, Mishra A, Yadav PK, Kumar S, Bhavesh NS, Venkatraman P, Vivekanandan P and Kundu B (2020) Prion protein transcription is auto-regulated through dynamic interactions with G-quadruplex motifs in its own promoter. Biochim. Biophys. Acta Gene. Regul. Mech. 1863, 194479(1-12)
  10. Kushwaha GS, Oyeyemi BF and Bhavesh NS (2019) Stringent response protein as a potential target to intervene persistent bacterial infection. Biochimie 165, 67-75.
  11. Kushwaha GS, Bange G and Bhavesh NS (2019) Interaction studies on bacterial stringent response protein RelA with uncharged tRNA provide evidence for its prerequisite complex for ribosome binding. Curr. Genet. 65, 1173-1184.
  12. Ganguly AK, Verma G and Bhavesh NS (2019) The N-terminal RNA recognition motif of PfSR1 confers semi-specificity for pyrimidines during RNA recognition. J. Mol. Biol. 431, 498-510.
  13. Mitra M, Asad M, Kumar S, Yadav K, Chaudhary S, Bhavesh NS, Khalid S, Thukral L and Bajaj A (2019) Distinct intramolecular hydrogen bonding dictates antimicrobial action of membrane-targeting amphiphiles. J. Phys. Chem.Lett. 10, 754-760.
  14. Dwivedi R, Aggarwal P, Bhavesh NS and Kaur KJ (2019) Design of therapeutically improved analogue of the antimicrobial peptide, indolicidin using a glycosylation strategy. Amino Acids 51, 1443-1460.
  15. Shrinet J, Bhavesh NS#and Sunil S (2018) Understanding oxidative stress in Aedes during chikungunya and dengue virus infections using integromics analysis. Viruses 10, 314 (1-17). [#Co-corresponding author]
  16. Kumar S, Jangir DK, Kumar R, Kumari M, Bhavesh NS and Maiti TK (2018) Role of sporadic Parkinson disease associated mutations A18T and A29S in enhanced alpha synuclein fibrillation and cytotoxicity. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 9, 230-240
  17. Dubey R, Minj P, Malik N, Sardesai DM, Kulkarni SH, Acharya JD, Bhavesh NS, Sharma S and Kumar A (2017) Recombinant human islet amyloid polypeptide forms shorter fibrils and mediates β-cell apoptosis via generation of oxidative stress. Biochem J. 474, 3915-3934.
  18. Gupta P, Mehrotra S, Sharma A, Chugh M, Pandey R, Kaushik A, Khurana S, Srivastava N, Srivastava T, Deshmukh A, Panda A, Aggarwal P, Bhavesh NS, Bhatnagar RK, Mohmmed A, Gupta D and Malhotra P (2017) Exploring heme and hemoglobin binding region of Plasmodium Heme Detoxification Protein for new antimalarial discovery. J. Med. Chem. 60, 8298-8308.
  19. Khan MZ, Bhaskar A, Upadhyay S, Kumari P, Rajmani RS, Jain P, Singh A, Kumar D, Bhavesh NS and Nandicoori VK (2017) Protein Kinase G confers survivall advantage to Mycobacterium tuberculosis during latency. J. Biol. Chem. 292, 16093-16108.
  20. Kumar R, Jangir DK, Verma G, Shekhar S, Hanpude P, Kumar S, Kumari R, Singh N, Bhavesh NS, Jana NR and Maiti TK (2017) S-nitosylation of UCHL1 induces its structural instability and promotes synuclein α-aggregation. Sci. Rep. 7, 44558 (1-16).
  21. Shrinet J, Shastri JS, Gaind R, Bhavesh NSand Sunil S (2016) Serum metabolomics analysis of patients with chikungunya and dengue mono/co-infections reveals distinct metabolite signatures in the three disease conditions. Sci Rep. 6, 36833 (1-12). [#Co-corresponding author]
  22. Chandra P, Rajmani RS, Verma G, Bhavesh NS and Kumar D (2016) Targeting drug sensitive and resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by inhibition of Src family kinases lowers disease burden and pathology mSphere 1, e00043-15 (1-13).
  23. Bhattacharjee M, Chawla S, Chameettachal S, Murab S, Bhavesh NS, and Ghosh S (2016) Role of chondroitin sulphate tethered silk scaffold in cartilaginous disc tissue regeneration. Biomed. Mater. 11, 025014 (1-14).
  24. Kashyap M, Ganguly AK, and Bhavesh NS (2015) Structural delineation of stem-loop RNA binding by human TAF15 protein. Sci. Rep. 5, 17298 (1-14).
  25. Anand A, Verma P, Singh AK, Kaushik S, Pandey R, Shi C, Kaur H, Chawla M, Elechalawar CK, Kumar D, Yang Y, Bhavesh NS, Banerjee R, Dash D, Singh A, Natrajan VT, Ojha AK, Aldrich CC and Gokhale RS (2015) Polyketide quinones are novel intermediate electron carriers during mycobacterial respiration in oxygen-deficient niches. Mol. Cell 60, 637-650.
  26. Ganguly AK, Ranjan P, Kumar A and Bhavesh NS (2015) Dynamic association of PfEMP1 and KAHRP in knobs mediates cytoadherence during Plasmodium invasion. Sci. Rep. 5, 8617(1-9).
  27. Kashyap M, Ganguly AK and Bhavesh NS (2015) Sequence-specific resonance assignments of human TAF15-RRM and TAF15-RRM- RanBP2. Biomol. NMR Assign9, 103-106.
  28. Mustafiz A, Ghosh A, Tripathi A, Kaur C, Ganguly AK, Bhavesh NS, Tripathi J, Pareek A, Sopory SK and Singla-Pareek S (2014) A unique Ni2+-dependent and methylglyoxal-inducible rice glyoxalase I possesses a single active site and functions in abiotic stress response. Plant J. 78, 951-963.
  29. Ghosh S, Kongara HR, Bhavesh NS, Das G, Dwivedi VP and Datta A (2014)  N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc) inducible gene, GIG2, is a novel component of GlcNAc metabolism in Candida albicansEukaryot. Cell 13, 66-76.
  30. Saxena B, Subramaniyan M, Malhotra K, Bhavesh NS, Potlakayala SD and Kumar S (2014) Metabolic engineering of chloroplasts for artemisinic acid biosynthesis and impact on plant growth. J. Biosciences 39, 33-41.
  31. Trivedi DK, Ansari MW, Bhavesh NS, Johri AK and Tuteja N (2014) Response of PiCypA tobacco T2 transgenic matured plant to potential tolerance to salinity stress. Plant Signal Behav. 9, e27538(1-3).
  32. Kashyap M and Bhavesh NS (2013) Structural characterization of the RNA binding domain of human stem loop binding protein. J. Prot. Proteom. 42, 109-114.
  33. Trivedi DK, Bhatt H, Pal RK, Tuteja R, Garg B, Johri AK, Bhavesh NSand Tuteja N (2013) Structure of RNA-interacting Cyclophilin A-like protein from Piriformospora indica that provides salinity-stress tolerance in plants. Sci. Rep. 3, 3001(1-9). [#Co-corresponding author]
  34. Kashyap M, Sharma A and Bhavesh NS (2013) Purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic studies of C-terminal RNA recognition motif (RRM-3) of human ELAV type RNA binding protein-3 (ETR-3). Acta Crystallogr. F69, 1107-1109.
  35. Munshi SU, Rewari BB, Bhavesh NSand Jameel S (2013) Nuclear magnetic resonance based profiling of biofluids reveals metabolic dysregulation in HIV-infected persons and those on anti-retroviral therapy. PLoS One 8, e64298(1-9). [#Co-corresponding author]
  36. Kamthan M, Kamthan A, Ruhela D, Maiti P, Bhavesh NS and Datta A (2013) Upregulation of galactose metabolic pathway by N-acetylglucosamine induced endogenous synthesis of galactose in Candida albicansFungal Genet Biol. 54, 15-24.
  37. Trivedi D, Bhatt H, Johri A, Tuteja N and Bhavesh NS (2013) Sequence-specific 1H, 13C and15N NMR assignments of Cyclophilin A like protein from Piriformospora indica involved in salt stress tolerance. Biomol. NMR Assign. 7, 175-178.
  38. Kumar A, Kashyap M, Bhavesh NS, Yogavel M and Sharma A (2012) Structural delineation of histone post-translation modifications in histone-nucleosome assembly protein complex. J. Struct. Biol. 180, 1-9.
  39. Pandey NK, Pal RK, Kashyap M and Bhavesh NS (2012) Cloning, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of E. coli papD like protein (EcpD). Acta Crystallogr. F68, 954-957.
  40. BhattacharjeeM, Miot S, Gorecka A, Singha K, Loparic M, Dickinson S, Das A, Bhavesh NS, Ray AR, Martin I and Ghosh S (2012) Oriented lamellar silk fibrous scaffolds to drive cartilage matrix orientation: towards Annulus Fibrosus tissue engineering. Acta Biomater. 8, 3313-3325.
  41. Bhatt H, Trivedi, DK, Pal RK, Johri AK, Tuteja N and Bhavesh NS (2012) Cloning, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of Cyclophilin A like protein from Piriformospora indicaActa Crystallogr. F68, 709-712.
  42. Kashyap M, Jagga Z, Das BK, Arockiasamy A and Bhavesh NS (2012) 1H, 13C and 15N NMR assignments of inactive form of P1 endolysin Lyz.  Biomol. NMR Assign. 6, 87-89.
  43. Khan MM, Chatterjee S, Dwivedi VP, Pandey NK, Singh Y, Tousif S, Bhavesh NS, Van Kaer L, Das J and Das G (2012) CD4+ T cell derived novel peptide Thp5 induces IL-4 production in CD4+ T cells to direct T helper 2 cell differentiation. J. Biol. Chem. 287, 2830-2845.
  44. Munshi SU, Taneja S, Bhavesh NS, Shastri J, Aggarwal R and Jameel S (2011) Metabonomic analysis of hepatitis E patients shows deregulated metabolic cycles and abnormalities in amino acid metabolism. J. Viral Hepat. 18, e591-e602.
  45. Mandal PK, Bhavesh NS, Chauhan VS and Fodale V (2010) NMR investigations of Aβ peptide interactions with propofol at clinically relevant concentrations with and without aqueous halothane solution. J. Alzheimers Dis. 21, 1303-1309.
  46. Bhatt H, Kashyap M and Bhavesh NS (2010) 1H, 13C and 15N NMR assignments of RNA recognizing motifs 1 and 2 of BRUNOL-3 protein from human involved in myotonic dystrophy. Biomol. NMR Assign. 4, 143-145.
  47. De Groot C, Jelesarov I, Damberger FF, Bjelic S, Schärer MA, Bhavesh NS, Grigoriev I, Buey RM, Wüthrich K, Capitani G, Akhmanova A and Steinmetz MO (2010) Molecular insights into mammalian end-binding protein heterodimerization J. Biol. Chem. 285, 5802-5814.
  48. Honnappa S, Montenegro-Gouveia S, Weisbrich A, Damberger FF, Bhavesh NS, Jawhari H, Grigoriev I, van Rijssel FJA, Buey RM, Lawera A, Jelesarov I, Winkler FK, Wüthrich K, Akhmanova A and Steinmetz MO (2009) An universal EB1-binding motif acts as a microtubule tip localization signal. Cell 138, 366-376.
  49. Bhavesh NS, Juneja J, Udgaonkar JB and Hosur RV (2004) Native and non-native conformational preferences in the urea-unfolded state of barstar. Protein Sc. 13, 3085-3091.
  50. Premraj BJ, Raja S, Bhavesh NS, Ke Shi, Hosur RV, Sundaralingam M and Yathindra N. (2004) Solution structure of 2',5' d(G4C4). Relevance to topological restrictions and nature's choice of phosphodiester links. Eur. J. Biochem. (FEBS J) 271, 2956-2966.
  51. Bhavesh NS, Patel PK, Karthikeyan S and Hosur RV (2004) Distinctive features in the structure and dynamics of the DNA repeat sequence GGCGGG. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Comm. 317, 625-633.
  52. Bhavesh NS, Sinha R, KrishnaMohan PM and Hosur RV (2003) NMR elucidation of early folding hierarchy in HIV-1 protease. J. Biol. Chem. 278, 19980-19985
  53. Bhavesh NS, Chatterjee A, Panchal SC and Hosur RV (2003) Application of HN(C)N to rapid estimation of 1J(N-Cα) coupling constants correlated to ψ torsion angles in proteins: Implication to structural genomics. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Comm. 311, 678-684.
  54. Coelho J, Rivonkar CU, Bhavesh NS, Jothi M, Sangodkar UMX (2003) Biosurfactants production by the quinoline degrading marine bacterium Pseudomonas sp strain GU 104, and its effect on the metabolism of green mussel Perna viridis L. Ind. J. Mar. Sci. 32, 202-207.
  55. Juneja J, Bhavesh NS, Udgaonkar JB and Hosur RV (2002) NMR identification and characterization of the flexible regions in the 160 kDa molten globule-like aggregate of Barstar at low pH. Biochemistry 41, 9885-9899.
  56. Kumar M, Kannan KK, Hosur MV, Bhavesh NS, Chatterjee A, Mittal R and Hosur RV (2002) Effects of remote mutation on the autolysis of HIV-1 Protease: X-ray and NMR investigations. Biochem, Biophy. Res. Comm. 294, 395-401.
  57. Chatterjee A, Bhavesh NS, Panchal SC and Hosur RV (2002) A novel protocol based on HN(C)N for rapid resonance assignment in (15N,13C) labeled proteins: Implications to structural genomics. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Comm. 293, 427-432.
  58. Bhavesh NS, Panchal SC and Hosur RV (2001) An efficient high-throughput resonance assignment procedure for structural genomics and protein folding research by NMR. Biochemistry 40, 14727-14735. (Accelerated publication)
  59. Bhavesh NS, Panchal SC, Mittal R and Hosur RV (2001) NMR identification of local structural preferences in HIV-1 protease tethered heterodimer in 6 M guanidine hydrochloride. FEBS Lett. 509, 218-24.
  60. Panchal SC, Bhavesh NS and Hosur RV (2001) Real time NMR monitoring of local unfolding of HIV-1 protease tethered dimer driven by autolysis. FEBS Lett. 497, 59-64.
  61. Panchal SC, Bhavesh NS and Hosur RV (2001) Improved 3D triple resonance experiments, HNN and HN(C)N, for Hand 15N sequential correlations in (13C,15N) labeled proteins: application to unfolded proteins. J. Biomol. NMR 20, 135-147.
  62. Patel PK, Bhavesh NS and Hosur RV (2000) Cation dependent conformational switches in d-TGGCGGC containing two triple repeats of fragile X syndrome: NMR observations. Biochem. Biophy. Res. Comm. 278, 833-838.
  63. Patel PK, Bhavesh NS and Hosur RV (2000) NMR observation of a novel C-tetrad in the structure of the SV40 repeat sequence GGGCGG.Biochem. Biophy. Res. Comm. 270, 967-971.


  1. Chatterjee A, Kumar A., Chugh J, Shrivastava S., Bhavesh NS and Hosur RV (2005) NMR of unfolded proteins. J. Chem. Sci. 117, 3-21.
  2. Bhavesh NS, Patel PK and Hosur RV (2004) Novel structural motifs in telomere DNA. Proc. Indian Natn. Sci. Acad.70A, 605-613.
  3. Bhavesh NS and Hosur RV (2004) Exploring  unstructured proteins. Proc. Indian Natn. Sci. Acad.70A, 579-596.

Book edited

  1. Suar M, Misra N and Bhavesh NS (Eds.) (2021) Biomedical Imaging Instrumentation- Applications in Tissue, Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics. 1st Edition. (Primers in Biomedical Imaging Devices and Systems Series). ISBN 978-0323-85650-8, 032-3856-500 Academic Press, Elsevier Science.  

Book chapters

  1. Bhatt H, Kumar A and Bhavesh NS (2013) Protein structure-function paradigm in plant stress tolerance. In N Tuteja and SS Gill (Eds.), Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance, ISBN 978-3527-33491-9, Wiley-Blackwell, Germany. pp 459-480.
  2. Kashyap M, Bhatt H, Pandey N and Bhavesh NS (2010) Structure and dynamics of bio-medically important membrane proteins by solution-state NMR spectroscopy., Non Nuclear Applications of Heavy Water and Deuterium, ISBN 978-0230-32883-9, Macmillan Publishers India Ltd, pp 157-170.

General articles

  • Bhavesh NS (2013) NMR spectroscopy: Creating waves in Life sciences. Life Sciences India 1(5), A Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) initiative, pp 60-62 [PDF]

Structures in PDB

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X-ray structures



BioMagResBank (BMRB) entries