Publication in peer reviewed international journals

  1. Sinha, V., Manikandan, N. A., Pakshirajan, K., & Chaturvedi, R. (2017). Continuous removal of Cr (VI) from wastewater by phytoextraction using Tradescantia pallida plant based vertical subsurface flow constructed wetland system. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 119, 96-103. Impact factor: 2.429

  2. L. Goswami, M. M. Tejas Namboodiri, R. V. Kumar, K. Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi (2017) Biodiesel production potential of oleaginous Rhodococcus opacus grown on biomass gasification wastewater. Renewable Energy, 105, 400-406 Impact factor: 3.404

  3. Sinha, V., Pakshirajan, K., Manikandan, N. A., & Chaturvedi, R. (2017). Kinetics, biochemical and factorial analysis of chromium uptake in a multi-ion system by Tradescantia pallida (Rose) DR Hunt. International Journal of Phytoremediation, (just-accepted). Impact factor: 2.4

  4. Arun, S., Manikandan, N. A., Pakshirajan, K., Pugazhenthi, G., & Syiem, M. B. (2017). Cu (II) removal by Nostoc muscorum and its effect on biomass growth and nitrate uptake: A photobioreactor study. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 119, 111-117. Impact factor: 2.429

  5. L. Goswami, N. Arul Manikandan, K. Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi (2017) Simultaneous heavy metal removal and anthracene biodegradation by the oleaginous bacteria Rhodococcus opacus. 3 Biotech, 7(1), 37 Impact factor: 0.99

  6. Kakati, J., Gogoi, T. K., & Pakshirajan, K. (2017). Production of biodiesel from Amari (Amoora Wallichii King) tree seeds using optimum process parameters and its characterization. Energy Conversion and Management, 135, 281-290. Impact factor: 4.380

  7. L. Goswami, R. V. Kumar, N. Arul Manikandan, K. Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi (2017) Anthracene biodegradation by oleaginous Rhodococcus opacus for potential biodiesel application. Polycyclic aromatic Compounds, 1-13 Impact factor: 1.15

  8. L. Goswami, R. V. Kumar, N. Arul Manikandan, K. Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi (2017) Simultaneous polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon degradation and lipid accumulation by Rhodococcus opacus for potential biodiesel production. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 17, 1-10 Impact factor: 3.14

  9. Kumar, R. V., Goswami, L., Pakshirajan, K., & Pugazhenthi, G. (2016) Dairy wastewater treatment using a novel low cost tubular ceramic membrane and membrane fouling mechanism using pore blocking models. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 13, 168-175 Impact factor: 3.14

  10. Gopi Kiran, M., Pakshirajan, K., Gopal Das., (2017) A new application of anaerobic rotating biological contactor reactor for heavy metal removal under sulfate reducing condition. Chemical Engineering Journal. 321 67-75 Impact factor: 5.310

  11. Gopi Kiran, M., Pakshirajan, K., Gopal Das., (2017) An overview of sulfidogenic biological reactors for the simultaneous treatment of sulfate and heavy metal rich wastewater. Chemical Engineering Science, 158, 606-620 Impact factor: 2.613

  12. Singh, M., Pakshirajan, K. and Trivedi, V. (2016) A Study on combined effect of Methylene blue and Sodium anthraquinone-2- sulphonate on inactivation efficiency of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus hirae. International Journal of Chemtech. International Journal of ChemTech Research, 2016, 9(6), pp 614-619 Impact factor: 0.34

  13. Singh, M., Pakshirajan, K. and Trivedi, V. (2016) Photo-inactivation of Escherichia coli and Enterococcus hirae using methylene blue and sodium anthraquinone-2-sulphonate: effect of process parameters. 3 Biotech. In press. DOI: 10.1007/s13205-016-0487-6 Impact factor: 0.99

  14. Basumatary, A. K., Kumar, R. V., Pakshirajan, K., & Pugazhenthi, G. (2016). Removal of trivalent metal ions from aqueous solution via cross-flow ultrafiltration system using zeolite membranes. Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, jwrd2016211.

  15. Sahoo, N. K., Pakshirajan, K., & Ghosh, P. K. (2016). Evaluation of 4-Chlorophenol Biodegradation by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in an Upflow Packed Bed Reactor. Advanced Science Letters, 22(2), 519-523.

  16. Rene, E. R., Pakshirajan, K., & Lens, P. N. (2016). Special Issue on Biofilm Engineering for Heavy-Metal Removal and Recovery. Journal of Environmental Engineering, C2016001.

  17. Arul Manikandan, N., Alemu, A. K., Goswami, L., Pakshirajan, K., & Pugazhenthi, G. (2016). Waste Litchi Peels for Cr (VI) Removal from Synthetic Wastewater in Batch and Continuous Systems: Sorbent Characterization, Regeneration and Reuse Study. Journal of Environmental Engineering, C4016001.

  18. Espinosa-Ortiz, E. J., Rene, E. R., Pakshirajan, K., van Hullebusch, E. D., & Lens, P. N. (2016). Fungal pelleted reactors in wastewater treatment: applications and perspectives. Chemical Engineering Journal, 283, 553-571.

  19. Kiran, M. G., Pakshirajan, K., & Das, G. (2016). Heavy metal removal from multicomponent system by sulfate reducing bacteria: Mechanism and cell surface characterization. Journal of hazardous materials.

  20. Kumar, S., Prabhu, A. A., Dasu, V. V., & Pakshirajan, K. (2016). Batch and fed batch bioreactor studies for the enhanced production of glutaminase-free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology, (just-accepted).

  21. V. Sinha, K. Pakshirajan and R. Chaturvedi. Evaluation of Cr(VI) exposed and unexposed plant parts of Tradescantia pallida (Rose) D.R.Hunt. for Cr removal from wastewater by biosorption. International Journal of Phytoremediation.

  22. E.R. Rene, S. Kar, J. Krishnan, K. Pakshirajan, M.E. Lopez, D.V.Murthy and T. Swaminathan. Start-up, performance and optimization of a compost biofilter treating gas-phase mixture of benzene and toluene. Bioresource Technology.

  23. D.K. Villa-Gomez, K. Pakshirajan, R. Maestro, S. Mushi and P.N.L. Lens. Effect of process variables on the sulfate reduction process in bioreactors treating metal-containing wastewaters: factorial design and response surface analyses, Biodegradation.

  24. N.K. Sahoo, K. Pakshirajan and P.K. Ghosh. Treatment of refinery wastewater using Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in an upflow packed bed reactor, Desalination and Water Treatment.

  25. P.J. Sarma, R. Kumar and K. Pakshirajan. Batch and continuous removal of copper and lead from aqueous solution using cheaply available agricultural waste materials, International Journal of Environmental Research.

  26. P.J. Sarma, R. Kumar, N. Arul Manikandan and K. Pakshirajan. Cr(III) and Cr(VI) removal from aqueous solution by biosorption using agricultural waste materials: batch and continuous reactor study, Asian Journal of Chemistry.

  27. A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan. Treatment of dairy wastewater containing high amount of fats and oils using a yeast bioreactor system under batch, fed-batch and continuous operation, Desalination and Water Treatment.

  28. J. Hazarika, K. Pakshirajan, A. Sinharoy and M.B. Syiem. Bioremoval of Cu (II), Zn (II), Pb (II) and Cd (II) by Nostoc muscorum isolated from a coal mining site. Journal of Applied Phycology.

  29. S. Goswami, M.B. Syiem and K. Pakshirajan (2015) Cadmium removal by Anabaena doliolum Ind1 isolated from a coal mining area in Meghalaya, India: associated structural and physiological alterations. Environmental Engineering Research, 20, 41-50.

  30. A.S. Roy, N.A. Manikandan, J. Hazarika, K. Pakshirajan and M.B. Syiem (2015) Heavy metal removal from multicomponent system by the cyanobacteria Nostoc muscorum: kinetics and interaction study, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 175, 3863-74.

  31. M.B. Syiem, S. Goswami, O.L. Diengdoh, K. Pakshirajan and M.G. Kiran (2014) Zn(II) and Cu(II) removal by Nostoc muscorum: a cyanobacterium isolated from a coal mining pit in Chiehruphi, Meghalaya, India. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 61, 209-215.

  32. N.A. Manikandan, K. Pakshirajan, M. B. Syiem, (2014-15) Cu(II) removal by biosorption using chemically modified biomass of Nostoc muscorum - a cyanobacterium isolated from a coal mining site. Int.J. ChemTech Res, 07(01), 80-92.

  33. V. Sinha, K. Pakshirajan and R. Chaturvedi (2014) Chromium (VI) Accumulation and Tolerance by Tradescantia pallida: Biochemical and Antioxidant Study. Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 173(8), 2297-2306.

  34. N.K. Sahoo, K. Pakshirajan and P.K. Ghosh (2014) Evaluation of 4-bromophenol biodegradation in mixed pollutants system by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in an up?ow packed bed reactor, Biodegradation, 25, 705-718.

  35. K. Pakshirajan, E.R. Rene and A. Ramesh (2014) Biotechnology in environmental monitoring and pollution abatement, BioMed Research International, Volume 2014, Article number 235472.

  36. N.K. Sahoo, K. Pakshirajan and P.K. Ghosh (2014) Biodegradation of 4-bromophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in batch shake flasks and in a continuously operated packed bed reactor, Biodegradation, 25, 265-276.

  37. K. Pakshirajan and J. Mal (2013) Biohydrogen production using native carbon monoxide converting anaerobic microbial consortium predominantly Petrobacter sp., International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38, 16020-16028.

  38. M.A. Ahceampong, K. Pakshirajan and P.N.L. Lens (2013) Assessment of the effluent quality from a gold mining industry in Ghana. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20, 3799-3811.

  39. K. Pakshirajan, A.N. Worku, M.A. Acheampong, H.J. Lubberding and P.N.L. Lens (2013) Cr(III) and Cr(VI) removal from aqueous solutions by cheaply available fruit waste and algal biomass. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 170, 498-513.

  40. K. Pakshirajan and P. Radhika (2013) Enzymatic decolourization of textile dyeing wastewater by the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Textiles and Light Industrial Science and Technology, 2(1), 42-48.

  41. M.A. Ahceampong, K. Pakshirajan, A. Annachhatre and P.N.L. Lens (2013) Removal of Cu(II) by biosorption onto coconut shell in fixed-bed column systems. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 19, 841-848.

  42. K. Pakshirajan, M. Izquierdo and P.N.L. Lens (2013) Arsenic(III) removal at low concentrations by biosorption using Phanerochaete chrysosporium pellets. Separation Science and Technology, 48, 1111-1112.

  43. N.K. Sahoo, K. Pakshirajan and P.K. Ghosh (2013) Biodegradation of 4-bromophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in a newly designed packed bed reactor. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 115 (2), 182-188.

  44. A. Pandey, P. Chattopadhyay, S. Banerjee, K. Pakshirajan and L. Singh (2012) Antitermitic activity of plant essential oils and their major constituents against termite Odontotermes assamensis Holmgren (Isoptera: Termitidae) of North East India. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 75, 63-67.

  45. S.J. Sarma and K. Pakshirajan (2012) Pyrene biodegradation by Mycobacterium frederiksbergense using an encapsulated oil system. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 32(4), 457-468.

  46. K. Sen, K. Pakshirajan and S.B. Santra (2012) Modeling the biomass growth and enzyme secretion by the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium: a stochastic-based approach. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 167(4), pp. 705-713.

  47. K. Pakshirajan and S. Kheria (2012) Continuous treatment of coloured industry wastewater using immobilized Phanerochaete chrysosporium in a rotating biological contactor reactor. Journal of Environmental Management, 101, 118-123.

  48. K. Sen, K. Pakshirajan and S.B. Santra (2012) Modelling the biomass growth and enzyme secretion by the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium in presence of a toxic pollutant. Journal of Environmental Protection, 3, 114-119

  49. N.K. Sahoo P.K. Ghosh and K. Pakshirajan (2011) Kinetics of 4-bromophenol degradation using calcium alginate immobilized Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6. International journal of Earth Science and Engineering, 4: 663-668.

  50. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2011) Biodegradation kinetics of phenol by predominantly Pseudomonas sp. in a batch shake flask. Desalination and Water Treatment, 36(1-3), 99-104.

  51. 16. N.K. Sahoo, K. Pakshirajan and P.K. Ghosh (2011) Batch biodegradation of para-nitrophenol using Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 165(7-8), 1587-1596.

  52. K. Pakshirajan, S. Jaiswal and R.K. Das (2011) Biodecolourization of azo dyes using Phanerochaete chrysosporium: effect of culture conditions and enzyme activities. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 70, 987-991.

  53. P. Sangeeta, S. Kheria and K. Pakshirajan (2011) Biodecolourization of real textile industry wastewater using the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 70, 982-986.

  54. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2011) Kinetics of phenol degradation and growth of predominantly Pseudomonas species in a simple batch stirred tank reactor. Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 43(4), 502-509.

  55. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2011) Studies on growth kinetics of predominantly Pseudomonas sp. in internal loop airlift bioreactor using phenol and m-cresol. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 28(7), 1550-1555.

  56. B. Mahanty, K. Pakshirajan and V. V. Dasu (2011) Understanding the complexity and strategic evolution in PAHs remediation research. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 41(19), 1697-1746.

  57. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2011) Repeated batch operation of internal loop airlift bioreactor in degrading phenolics as single and mixed substrate by using Pseudomonas sp. Sustainable Environment Research (Formerly Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management), 21(3), 135-140.

  58. A. Daverey, K. Pakshirajan and S. Sumalatha (2011) Sophorolipids production by Candida bombicola using dairy industry wastewater. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 13(3), 481-488.

  59. N.K. Sahoo, K. Pakshirajan and P.K. Ghosh (2011) Biodegradation of p-nitrophenol using Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 in a novel upflow packed bed reactor. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 190(1-3), 729-737.

  60. N.K. Sahoo, K. Pakshirajan, P.K. Ghosh and A. Ghosh (2011) Biodegradation of 4-chlorophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6: Effect of culture conditions and degradation kinetics. Biodegradation, 22(2), 275-286.

  61. A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan (2011) Pretreatment of synthetic dairy wastewater using the sophorolipid producing yeast Candida bombicola. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 163(6), 720-728.

  62. A. Ghosh, K. Pakshirajan, P.K. Ghosh and N.K.Sahoo (2011) Perchlorate degradation using an indigenous microbial consortium predominantly Burkholderia sp., Journal of Hazardous Materials, 187 (1-3), 133-139.

  63. S. Kumar, V. Venkata Dasu and K. Pakshirajan (2011) Assessment of Physical Process Conditions for Enhanced Production of Novel Glutaminase-Free L-Asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 163(3), 327-337.

  64. K. Pakshirajan, A. Sivasankar and N.K. Sahoo (2011) Decolourization of synthetic wastewater containing azo dyes by immobilized Phanerochaete chrysosporium in a continuously operated RBC reactor, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 89(4):1223-1232.

  65. S.J. Sarma, K. Pakshirajan and B. Mahanty (2011) Chitosan coated alginate-polyvinyl alcohol beads for encapsulation of silicone oil containing pyrene: a novel method for biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 86(2), 266-272.

  66. S. Kumar, V. Venkata Dasu and K. Pakshirajan (2011) Purification and characterization of glutaminase-free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Bioresource Technology, 102(2), 2077-2082.

  67. S.J. Sarma and K. Pakshirajan (2011) Surfactant aided biodegradation of pyrene using immobilized cells of Mycobacterium frederiksbergense, International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 65(1), 73-77.

  68. K. Pakshirajan and S. Singh (2010) Decolourization of synthetic wastewater containing azo dyes in a batch operated rotating biological contactor reactor with the immobilized fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49(16), 74847487.

  69. B. Mahanty, K. Pakshirajan and V. V. Dasu (2010) Batch biodegradation of PAHs in mixture by Mycobacterium frederiksbergense: analysis of main and interaction effects. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 12(4), 441-447.

  70. A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan (2010) Effect of different oils and media constituents on the production of sophorolipids by Wickerhamiella domercqiae. International Journal of Microbes and Environmental Management, 1(1), 11-15.

  71. N.K. Sahoo, K.Pakshirajan and P.K.Ghosh (2010) Enhancing the biodegradation of 4-chlorophenol by Arthrobacter chlorophenolicus A6 via medium development. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 64, 474-480.

  72. A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan (2010) Sophorolipids from Candida bombicola using mixed hydrophilic substrates: production, purification and characterization. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 79, 246-253.

  73. S.J. Sarma and K. Pakshirajan (2010) An immobilized cell system for biodegradation of pyrene by Mycobacterium frederiksbergense. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 30(3), 129-140.

  74. S. Singh and K. Pakshirajan and A. Daverey (2010) Enhanced decolourization of Direct Red-80 dye by the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium employing sequential design of experiments. Biodegradation, 21(4), 501-511.

  75. S. Singh, A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan (2010) Screening and optimization of media constituents for decolourization of Mordant Blue - 9 dye by Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 12(3), 313-323.

  76. S. Singh and K. Pakshirajan (2010) Enzyme activities and decolourization of single and mixed azo dyes by the white rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 64(2), 146-150.

  77. B. Mahanty, K. Pakshirajan and V. V. Dasu (2010) A two liquid phase partitioning bioreactor system for biodegradation of pyrene: comparative evaluation and cost benefit analysis. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 85(3), 349-355.

  78. A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan (2010) Kinetics of growth and enhanced sophorolipids production by Candida bombicola using a low cost fermentative medium. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 160(7), 2090-2101.

  79. K. Pakshirajan (2010) Prediction of coliform bacteria in surface waters using artificial neural networks. Journal of Information Intelligence and Knowledge, 2(3), 191-202.

  80. K. Pakshirajan and T. Swaminathan (2010) Biosorption of lead by the immobilized fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium in a packed bed column. International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, 12 (2-4), 214-228.

  81. S. Kumar, V.V. Dasu and K. Pakshirajan (2010) Localization and production of novel L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Process Biochemistry, 45(2), 223-229.

  82. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2010) Hydrodynamics and batch degradation of phenol in an internal loop airlift reactor. International Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2 (1-3), 303-315.

  83. A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan (2009) Production, characterization and properties of sophorolipids from the yeast Candida bombicola using a low-cost fermentative medium. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 158(3), 663-674.

  84. S. Kumar, V.V. Dasu and K. Pakshirajan (2009) Development of medium for enhanced production of glutaminase free L-asparaginase from Pectobacterium carotovorum MTCC 1428. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 84(3), 477-486.

  85. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2009) Degradation of phenol by TiO2-based heterogeneous photocatalysts in presence of sunlight. Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 3(1), 45-50.

  86. A. Daverey, K. Pakshirajan and P. Sangeetha (2009) Sophorolipids production by Candida bombicola using synthetic dairy wastewater. International Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, 1(4), 173 -175.

  87. K. Pakshirajan and T. Swaminathan (2009) Biosorption of lead, copper and cadmium by Phanerochaete chrysosporium in ternary metal mixtures: statistical analysis of individual and interaction effects. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 158(2), 457-469.

  88. B. Mahanty, K. Pakshirajan and V. V. Dasu (2009) Pyrene encapsulated alginate bead type for sustained release in biodegradation: preparation and characteristics. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 29(1), 56-73.

  89. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2009) Treatment of phenolics containing synthetic wastewater in an internal loop airlift bioreactor (ILALR) using indigenous mixed strain of Pseudomonas sp. under continuous mode of operation. Bioresource Technology, 100(18), 4111-4116.

  90. K. Pakshirajan and T. Swaminathan (2009) Biosorption of copper and cadmium in packed bed columns with live immobilized fungal biomass of Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 157(2), 159-173.

  91. A. Daverey and K. Pakshirajan (2009) Production of sophorolipids from the yeast Candida bombicola using simple and low cost fermentative media. Food Research International, 42(4), 499-504.

  92. K. Pakshirajan, Eldon R. Rene and T. Swaminathan (2009) Decolourization of azo dye containing synthetic wastewater in a rotating biological contactor reactor: A factorial design study. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 37 (2-3), 266-275.

  93. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2009) Batch growth kinetics of an indigenous mixed microbial culture utilizing m-cresol as the sole carbon source. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 162(1), 476 - 481.

  94. K. Pakshirajan and C. Manda (2009) Optimisation of pesticide crystal protein production from Bacillus thuringiensis employing artificial intelligence techniques. International Journal of Adaptive and Innovative systems, 1(1), 77 - 86.

  95. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2008) Performance of batch stirred tank bioreactor and internal loop airlift bioreactor in degrading phenol using Pseudomonas spp. - A comparative study. Journal of Environmental Protection Science, 2, 81-86.

  96. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2008) Kinetics of phenol and m-cresol biodegradation by an indigenous mixed microbial culture isolated from a sewage treatment plant. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 20(12), 1508 - 1513.

  97. S. Kumar, S. Kundu, K. Pakshirajan and V.V. Dasu (2008) Cephalosporins determination with a novel microbial biosensor based on permeabilized Pseudomonas aeruginosa whole cells. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 151(2-3), 653 - 664.

  98. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2008) Kinetics of growth and multi substrate degradation by an indigenous mixed microbial culture isolated from a wastewater treatment plant in Guwahati, India. Water Science and Technology, 58(5), 1101-1106.

  99. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2008) Biodegradation of phenol and m-cresol in a batch and fed batch operated internal loop airlift bioreactor by indigenous mixed microbial culture predominantly Pseudomonas sp. Bioresource Technology, 99(18), 8553-8558.

  100. K. Pakshirajan, D. Chugh and P. Saravanan (2008) Feasibility of m-cresol degradation using an indigenous mixed microbial culture with glucose as co-substrate. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 10 (3), 303-308.

  101. B. Mahanty, K. Pakshirajan and V.V. Dasu (2008) Synchronous fluorescence as a selective method for monitoring pyrene in biodegradation studies. Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds, 28 (3), 213-227.

  102. M. A. Haider, K. Pakshirajan, A. Singh and S. Chaudhry (2008) Artificial neural network - genetic algorithm approach to optimize media constituents for enhancing lipase production by a soil microorganism. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 144(3), 225-235.

  103. B. Mahanty, K. Pakshirajan and V.V. Dasu (2008) Biodegradation of pyrene by Mycobacterium frederiksbergense in a two phase partitioning bioreactor system. Bioresource Technology, 99(7), 2694-2698.

  104. P. Saravanan, K. Pakshirajan and P. Saha (2008) Growth kinetics of an indigenous mixed microbial consortium during phenol degradation in a batch reactor. Bioresource Technology, 99(1), 205-209.

  105. B. Mahanty, S.J. Sarma and K. Pakshirajan (2007) Evaluation of different surfactants for use in pyrene biodegradation by Mycobacterium frederiksbergense. International Journal of Chemical Engineering Science, 5(4), 1505-1512.

  106. M. Ali Haider and K. Pakshirajan (2007) Screening and optimization of media constituents for enhancing lipolytic activity by a soil microorganism using statistically designed experiments. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 141(2-3), 377-390.

  107. K. Pakshirajan (2007) Surface hydrophobicity of acidophilic heterotrophic bacteria of mine origin under metal stress. Advanced Materials Research, 20 & 21, 362 - 365.

  108. B. Mahanty, K. Pakshirajan and V. V. Dasu (2006) Production and properties of a biosurfactant applied to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon solubilization. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 134(2), 129-142.

  109. K. Pakshirajan and T. Swaminathan (2006) Continuous biosorption of Pb, Cu and Cd by Phanerochaete chrysosporium in a packed column reactor. Soil and Sediment Contamination, 15, 187-197.

  110. K. Ravikumar, K. Pakshirajan, T. Swaminathan and K. Balu (2005) Optimization of batch process parameters using response surface methodology for dye removal by a novel adsorbent. Chemical Engineering Journal, 105, 131-138.

  111. S.R. Prabagaran, K. Pakshirajan, T. Swaminathan and S. Jeyachandran (2004) Media optimization of Bacillus thuringiensis PBT-372 using response surface methodology. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly Journal, 18(2), 183-187.

  112. K. Pakshirajan and T. Swaminathan (2002) Biosorption of lead, copper and cadmium by Phanerochaete chrysosporium - an equilibrium and kinetic study. Water and Environment Management Series, 1041-1052.

  113. M. Gopal, K. Pakshirajan, and T. Swaminathan (2002) Heavy metal removal by biosorption using Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 102(1-3), 227-237.
    Publication in peer reviewed national journals

  1. S.J. Sarma, K. Pakshirajan* and K.B.G. Saamrat (2011) Pyrene biodegradation by free and immobilized cells of Mycobacterium frederiksbergense using a solvent encapsulated system. Indian Journal of Biotechnology, 10, 496-501.

  2. K. Pakshirajan and B. Khataniar (2008) Modelling the bacteriological quality of Brahmaputra River in relation with some important physico-chemical parameters employing statistical regression method. Journal of the Assam Science and Society, 48 (1 & 2), 27-32.
    Chapter in books

  1. P. Mullai, M.K. Yogeswari, S. Vishali, M.M. Tejas Namboodiri, B.D. Gebrewold, E.R. Rene, K. Pakshirajan, Aerobic treatment of effluents from textile industries, Current Devlopments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol 4, Elsevier, 2017 (Accepted).

  2. Sinharoy, A. Chingkheihunba, K. Pakshirajan, An overview of production, properties and uses of biodiesel from vegetable oil, Green Fuels Technology, Springer, 2016 (Accepted).

  3. R. Vinoth Kumar, K. Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi, Petroleum versus biorefinery based platform chemicals, Platform Chemical Biorefinery: Future Green Industry, Elsevier, 2016 (In press)..

  4. R. Vinoth Kumar, K. Pakshirajan and G. Pugazhenthi, Malic and succinic acid potential C4 platform chemicals for polymer and biodegradable plastic production, Platform Chemical Biorefinery: Future Green Industry, Elsevier, 2016 (In press).

  5. N. Arul Manikandan, R. Vinoth Kumar, G. Pugazhenthi and K. Pakshirajan, Biorefinery and possible deforestation, Platform Chemical Biorefinery: Future Green Industry, Elsevier, 2016 (In press).

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