1. Saha B, Mishra S, Awasthi JP, Sahoo L, Panda SK (2016) Enhanced drought and salinity tolerance in transgenic mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Czern & Coss.] overexpressing Arabidopsis group 4 late embryogenesis abundant gene (AtLEA4-1). Environmental and Experimental Botany, 128, 99-111; DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2016.04.010 (Impact Factor: 3.36).

2. Mund NK, Dash D, Barik CR, Goud VV, Sahoo L, Mishra P, Nayak NR (2016) Chemical composition, pretreatments and saccharification of Senna siamea (Lam.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby: An efficient biomass producing tree legume. Bioresource Technology. 207: 205-212 DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2016.01.118 (Impact Factor: 4.494)

3. Narayanan S, Sanpui P, Sahoo L, Ghosh SS (2016) Unravelling the Potential of a New Uracil Phosphoribosyl transferase (UPRT) from Arabidopsis thaliana in Sensitizing HeLa Cells towards 5-Fluorouracil. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 91, 310-316; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2016.05.0 37 (Impact Factor: 2.858)

4. Barman A, Sahoo L, Ray SK (2016) Some conspicuous traits in domesticated rice Oryza sativa, due to recessive alleles. Journal of Plant Science & Research, 3(1), 143-149

5. Bhowmik SSD, Basu A, Sahoo L (2016) Direct Shoot Organogenesis from Rhizomes of Medicinal Zingiber Alpinia calcarata Rosc., and Evaluation of Genetic Stability by RAPD and ISSR Markers. J Crop Sci Biotechnol, 19(2), 157-165; DOI: 10.1007/s12892-015-0119-4

6. Kobayashi Y, Sadhukhan A, Tazib T, Nakano Y, Kusunoki K, Mohamed K, Chaffai R, Iuchi S, Sahoo L, Kobayashi M, Hoekenga OA, Koyama H (2015) Joint genetic and network analyses identify loci associated with root growth under NaCl stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell and Environment 12/2015; DOI: 10.1111/pce.12691 (Impact Factor: 6.96).

7. Dey M, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2015) Establishment of an efficient regeneration system amenable to Agrobacterium mediated transformation of two elite indica rice varieties of north east India. Int J Appl Sci Biotechnol, 3(4) (Impact Factor: 1.422)

8. Maravi DK, Sahoo AK, Goswami U, Prasad DS, Sahoo L, Ghosh SS (2015) Phytogenic ‚€˜Green synthesis" of silver nano particles with enhanced antibacterial and anti-cancer activity. International J Pharma and Biosciences, 6(4), 482-493 (Impact Factor: 5.121)

9. Sadhukhan A, Kobayashi Y, Kobayashi Y, Tokizawa M, Yamamoto YY, Iuchi S, Koyama H, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2014) VuDREB2A, a novel DREB2-type transcription factor in the drought-tolerant legume cowpea mediates DRE-dependent expression of stress-responsive genes and confers enhanced drought resistance in transgenic Arabidopsis. Planta (DOI 10.1007/s00425-014-2111-5) (Impact Factor: 3.263)

10. Mishra S, Behura R, Awasthi JP, Dey M, Sahoo D, Bhowmik SSD, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2014) Ectopic overexpression of a mungbean vacuolar Na+/H+ antiporter gene (VrNHX1) leads to increased salinity stress tolerance in transgenic Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. Mol Breed (doi: 10.1007/s11032-014-0120-5) (Impact Factor: 2.246)

11. Mishra S, Alavilli H, Lee B-ha, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2014) Cloning and functional characterization of a vacuolar Na+/H+ antiporter gene from mungbean (VrNHX1) and its ectopic expression enhanced salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plos One (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106678) (Impact Factor: 3.700)

12. Sadhukhan A, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2014) VuDRIP, a putative cowpea RING E3 ubiquitin ligase interacts with transcription factor VuDREB2A in yeast. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (10.1016/j.plaphy.2014.07.007) (Impact Factor: 2.756)

13. Mishra S, Alavilli H, Lee B-ha, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2014) Cloning and characterization of a novel vacuolar Na+/H+ antiporter gene (VuNHX1) from drought hardy legume, cowpea for salt tolerance. Plant Cell Tissue Org Cult (DOI: 10.1007/s11240-014-0572-7) (Impact Factor: 2.125)

14. Mishra S, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2014) Transgenic asiatic grain legumes for salt tolerance and functional genomics. Rev Agri Sci, 3: 21-36 (doi: 10.7831/ras.3.21)

15. Nath S, Panda P, Mishra S, Dey M, Choudhury S, Sahoo L, Panda SK (2014) Arsenic stress in rice: Redox consequences and regulation by Iron, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2014.04.013) (Impact Factor: 2.756)

16. Choudhury S, Panda P, Sahoo L, Panda SK (2013) Reactive oxygen species signaling in plants under abiotic stress. Plant Signal Behav. 20, 8(4)

17. Bhowmik SSD, Stobdan T and Sahoo L (2013) Germination and short-term storage of Hippophae rhamnoides L. seeds and its ex-situ reintroduction potential assessment under North East Indian conditions. Dendrobiology 70 (Impact Factor: 0.556)

18. Hrahsel L, Basu A, SahooL and Thangjam R (2013) In vitro propagation and assessment of the genetic fidelity of Musa acuminata (AAA) cv. Vaibalhla derived from immature male flowers. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 1-10 (Impact Factor: 2.756)

19. Mazumdar P, Dasari SR, Borugadda VB, Srivasatava G, Sahoo L and Goud VV (2013) Biodiesel production from high free fatty acids content Jatropha curcas L. oil using dual step process. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery 3(4), 361-369

20. Mazumdar P, Borugadda VB, Goud VV and Sahoo L (2013) Effect of storage parameters on stability of Jatropha derived biodiesel. International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering, 4:13 (doi:10.1186/2251-6832-4-13)

21. Panda SK, Sahoo L, Katsuhara M and Matsumoto H (2012) Overexpression of alternative oxidase gene confers aluminum tolerance by altering the respiratory capacity and the response to oxidative stress in tobacco cells. Mol Biotechnol (DOI 10.1007/s12033-012-9595-7) (Impact Factor: 1.876)

22. Bakshi S and Sahoo L (2012) How relevant is recalcitrance for the recovery of transgenic ccowpea: implications of selection strategies. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation (DOI: 10.1007/s00344-012-9277-5) (Impact Factor: 2.237)

23. Upadhyaya H, Dutta BK, Sahoo L, Panda SK (2012) Comparative Effect of Ca, K, Mn and B on Post-Drought Stress Recovery in Tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) O Kuntze] American Journal of Plant Sciences, 3, 443-460 (DOI:10.4236/ajps.2012.34054). (Impact Factor: 1.09)

24. Thapa G, Panda SK and Sahoo L (2012) Molecular mechanistic model of plant heavy metal tolerance, Biometals, 25 (3), 489-505 (DOI: 10.1007/s10534-012-9541-y). (Impact Factor: 2.503)

25. Mazumdar P, Borugadda VB, Goud VV and Sahoo L (2012) Physico-chemical characteristics of Jatropha curcas L. of North East India for exploration of biodiesel. Biomass and Bioenergy ( (Impact Factor: 3.411)

26. Bakshi S, Roy NK and Sahoo L (2012) Seedling preconditioning in thidiazuron enhances axillary shoot proliferation and recovery of transgenic cowpea plants, Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture, 110 (1): 77-91 (DOI:10.1007/s11240-012-0132-y). (Impact Factor: 2.125)

27. Singh SK, Rai MK and Sahoo L (2012) An improved and efficient micropropagation of Eclipta alba through transverse thin cell layer culture and assessment of clonal fidelity using RAPD analysis, Industrial Crops and Products, 37 (1) 328-333 (Impact Factor: 2.837)

28. Paul A, Bakshi S, Sahoo DP, Kalita MC and Sahoo L (2012) Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. using leaf explants: Bactericidal effect of leaf extracts and counteracting strategies. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 166:1871‚€“1895 (DOI 10.1007/s12010-012-9612-0) (Impact Factor: 1.735)

29. Bakshi S, Saha B, Roy NK, Mishra S, Panda SK and Sahoo L (2012) Successful recovery of transgenic cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) using phosphomannose isomerase gene as alternative selectable marker, Plant Cell Reports, 31 (6), 1093-1103 (DOI:10.1007/s00299-012-1230-3). (Impact Factor: 3.071)

30. Dey M, Bakshi S, Galiba G, Sahoo L and Panda SK (2012) Development of a genotype independent and transformation amenable regeneration system from shoot apex in rice (Oryza sativa spp. indica) using TDZ, 3 Biotech, DOI: 10.1007/s13205-012-0051-y

31. Paul A, Bakshi S, Sahoo DP, Kalita MC and Sahoo L (2012) Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. using leaf explants: Bactericidal effect of leaf extracts and counteracting strategies, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 166 (8), 1871-1895 (DOI: 10.1007/s12010-012-9612-0). (Impact Factor: 1.735)

32. Singh SK, Rai MK and Sahoo L (2012) An improved and efficient micropropagation of Eclipta alba through transverse thin cell layer culture and assessment of clonal fidelity using RAPD analysis, Industrial Crops and Products, 37: 328- 333 (Impact Factor: 2.837)

33. Thangjam T and Sahoo L (2012) In vitro regeneration and Agrobacterium tumefaciens mediated genetic transformation of Parkia timoriana (DC.) Merr.: a multipurpose tree legume, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, DOI: 10.1007/s11738-011-0917-3. (Impact Factor: 1.584)

34. Thounaojam TC, Panda P, Mazumdar P, Kumar D, Sharma GD, Sahoo L and Panda SK (2012) Excess copper induced oxidative stress and response of antioxidants in rice, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 53: 33-39 (Impact Factor: 2.756)

35. Bakshi S, Sadhukhan A, Mishra S and Sahoo L (2011) Improved Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of cowpea via sonication and vacuum infiltration, Plant Cell Reports, 30: 2281-2292 (Impact Factor: 3.071)

36. Paul A, Thapa G, Basu A, Mazumdar P, Kalita MC and Sahoo L (2010) Rapid plant regeneration, analysis of genetic fidelity and essential aromatic oil content of micropropagated plants of Patchouli, Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth. - an industrially important aromatic plant, Industrial Crops and Products 32 (2010) 366-374 (DOI:10.1016/j.indcrop.2010.05.020) (Impact Factor: 2.837)

37. Purkayastha J, Sugla T, Paul A, Mazumdar P, Basu A, Solleti SK, Mohommad A, Ahmed Z and Sahoo L (2010) Efficient in vitro plant regeneration from shoot apices and gene transfer by particle bombardment in Jatropha curcas. Biologia Plantarum 54, 13-20 (DOI: 10.1007/s10535-010-0003-5). (Impact Factor: 1.849)

38. Mazumdar P, Basu A, Paul A, Mahanta C and Sahoo L (2010) Age and orientation of the cotyledonary leaf explants determine the efficiency of de novo plant regeneration and Agrobacterium tumefaciens- mediated transformation in Jatropha curcas L. South African Journal of Botany 76, 2: 337-344 (DOI:10.1016/j.sajb.2010.01.001). (Impact Factor: 1.34)

39. Singh SK, Rai MK, Pooja A and Sahoo L (2010) Alginate-encapsulation of nodal segments for propagation, short-term conservation and germplasm exchange and distribution of Eclipta alba (L.). Acta Physiologiae Plantarum (DOI: 10.1007/s11738-009-0444-7). (Impact Factor:1.584)

40. Paul A, Singh SK, Maravi D and Sahoo L (2010) Micropropagation of Kalmegh, Mahabhingaraj and Broom weed: Important medicinal plants of Northeast India. Proceedings of National Seminar on Commercial Cultivation of Medicinal Plants in Northeast India, Meghalaya, India, February 2010.

41. Singh SK, Rai MK, Pooja A and Sahoo L (2009) An improved micropropagation of Spilanthes acmella L. through transverse thin cell layer culture. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum. 31 (4): 693-698 (DOI: 10.1007/s11738-009-0280-9). (Impact Factor: 1.584)

42. Thapa G, Singh CS and Sahoo L (2009) In silico characterization of heavy metal stress specific phytochelatin synthase (pcs) gene from heterelogous systems. Proceedings of First Asian PGPR Congress for Sustainable Agriculture, June 21-24th, 2009, Acharaya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India.

43. Solleti SK, Bakshi S, Purkayastha J, Panda SK and Sahoo L (2008) Transgenic cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) seeds expressing a bean őĪ-amylase inhibitor 1 confer resistance to storage pests, bruchid beetles. Plant Cell Report (DOI: 10.1007/s00299-008-0606-x) (Impact Factor: 3.071)

44. Solleti S K, Bakshi S and Sahoo L (2008) Additional virulence genes in conjunction with efficient selection scheme, and compatible culture regime enhance recovery of stable transgenic plants of cowpea via Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation. Journal of Biotechnology 135: 97-104. (Impact Factor: 2.871)

45. Purkayastha J, Sugla T, Solleti SK, Paul A and Sahoo L (2008) Rapid in vitro multiplication and plant regeneration from nodal explants of Andrographis paniculata: A valuable medicinal plant. In Vitro Cellular Developmental Biology of Plant (DOI: 10.1007/s11627-008-9156-8) (Impact Factor: 0.981)

46. Sahoo L, Mishra S, Purkayastha J, Solleti SK and Sugla T (2007) Genetic engineering of rice: Prospects for abiotic stress tolerance. Journal of Applied Bioscience and Biotechnology. 3(1): 1-28

47. Sugla T, Purkayastha J, Singh SK, Solleti SK, Sahoo L (2007) Micropropagation of Pongamia pinnata through enhanced axillary branching. In Vitro Cellular Developmental Biology of Plant. 43:409-414 (Impact Factor: 0.981)

48. Singh ND, Sahoo L, Saini, R., Sarin N B and Jaiwal PK (2004) In vitro regeneration and recovery of primary transformants from shoot apices of pigeonpea using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants. 10 (1), 65-74 (Impact Factor: 1.2)

49. Singh ND, Sahoo L, Sarin NB and Jaiwal PK (2003) The effect of TDZ on organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis in pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp). Plant Sci. 164: 341-347 (Impact Factor: 3.607)

50. Jaiwal PK, Sahoo L, Singh ND and Singh RP (2002) Development of marker free transgenic plants: an eco-friendly approach. Curr. Sci. 83 (2) 128-136 (Impact Factor: 0.926)

51. Singh ND, Sahoo L, Sonia and Jaiwal PK (2002) In vitro shoot organogenesis and plant regeneration from cotyledonary node and leaf explants of pegionpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp). Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants 8 (1): 133-140 (Impact Factor: 1.2)

52. Sahoo L, Sugla T, Singh N D, Sonia, Nijsure P, Gulati A, Singh R P and Jaiwal P K (2001) Current status and future strategies in genetic improvement of cowpea. Ind. J. Veg. Res. 28(1), 9-16

53. Sahoo L, Singh N D, Sonia, Sugla T, Singh R P and Jaiwal P K (2001) Genetically Modified Crops: A Bane or Boon to Green Revolution. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants 7: 1-2 (Impact Factor: 1.2)

54. Sahoo L, Sushma, Sugla T, Singh N D and Jaiwal P K (2000) In vitro plant regeneration and recovery of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) transformants via Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Plant Cell. Biotech. Mol. Biol. 1(1&2): 47-54

55. Sonia, Sahoo L, Gulati A, Dahiya S, Singh R P and Jaiwal P K (2000) In vitro multiplication of a multipurpose tree legume Tamarindus indica from cotyledonary node. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants 6: 21-25 (Impact Factor: 1.2)


1. Mishra S, Kumar S, Saha B, Awasthi D, Panda SK, Sahoo L (2016) Crosstalk between Salt, Drought, and Cold Stress in Plants: Toward Genetic Engineering for Stress Tolerance, In: Abiotic Stress Response in Plants, Narendra Tuteja and Sarvajeet S. Gill (eds), John Wiley & Sons, pp 55-86, ISBN, 3527694595, 9783527694594

2. Behura R,Kumar S, Saha B, Panda MK, Dey M, Mishra S, Alam S, Sahoo DP, Sugla T, Panda SK and Sahoo L (2015) Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp), In: Agrobacterium Protocols (Kan Wang, Editor) vol. 2, Methods in Molecular Biology vol. 1223, Springer Protocols, Humana Press, pp. 255-264 (DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1695-5_20)

3. Maravi DK, Mazumdar P, Alam S, Goud VV and Sahoo L (2015) Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.). In: Agrobacterium Protocols (Kan Wang, Editor) vol. 2, Methods in Molecular Biology vol. 1224, Springer Protocols, Humana Press, pp. 25-36 (DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1658-0_3)

4. Mishra S, Saha B, Awasthi J, Dey M, Panda SK and Sahoo L (2014) ‚€œCrosstalk between salt, drought and cold stress in plants: towards genetic engineering for stress tolerance‚€Ě in Climate Change and Abiotic Stress Tolerance. N. Tuteja and SS Gill (eds) Wiley-Blackwell, Germany, 2014 (In press)

5. Upadhyaya H, Sahoo L and Panda SK (2013) ‚€œMolecular Physiology of Osmotic Stress in Plants‚€Ě in Molecular Stress Physiology of Plants, pp. 179-192. Gyana Ranjan Rout and Anath Bandhu Das (eds) Springer, USA, 2013 (DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-0807-5_7)

6. Mishra S, Sahoo L and Panda SK (2012) Genetic Engineering for Acid Soil tolerance in Plants, Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture, Wiley-Blackwell, Germany

7. Sahoo L and Jaiwal P K (2008) Biotechnology of Vigna, In: A Compendium of Transgenic Crop Plants (C. Kole and T C. Hall eds.) Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, UK

8. Sahoo L and Soletti SK (2007) Transgenic technology and its implications in the improvement of crop and livestock diversity, In Biodiversity and Environmental Biotechnology, PD Dwivedi, SK Dwivedi and M. Kalita (eds) Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India, p. 99-128

9. Sahoo L, Sugla T, Baloda A, Singh R P and Jaiwal P K (2003) Engineering abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants. In: Plant Genetic Engineering, Vol. 1, 123-145, SCI-TECH Publishing LLC, 9207, Country Creek Drive, Houston, USA

10. Sahoo L, Singh N D, Sugla T, Singh R P and Jaiwal P K (2003) Genetic transformation of legumes. In: Plant Genetic Engineering, Vol. 2, 267-326, SCI-TECH Publishing LLC, 9207, Country Creek Drive, Houston, USA

11. Sahoo L, Sugla T and Jaiwal P K (2003) In vitro regeneration and transformation of cowpea, mungbean, urdbean and azukibean. In: Biotechnology for the improvement of legumes Part-B 89-120, Kluwer Acad. Publ., Netherlands

12. Singh N D, Sonia, Sahoo L, Singh S M and Jaiwal P K (2000) Biotechnological approaches for the improvement of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan). In: Recent Advances in Biotechnology (Trivedi, P. C.) Panima Publishers, New Delhi p.154-173