Niraj Agarwala
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Botany Gauhati University
  • Plant science


PhD, 2015


1. Understanding Darjeeling tea flavour on a molecular basis. Gohain, B., Borchetia,S.,Bhorali,P.,Agarwala,N., Bhuyan,L.P.,Rahman, A., Sakata, K., Mizutani, M., Shimizu, B., Gurusubramaniam, G., Ravindranath, R., Kalita,M.C., Hazarika, M., Das,S. Plant. Mol. Biol.2011, 78(6), 577.

2. Molecular Analysis of Drought Tolerance in Tea by cDNA-AFLP Based Transcript Profiling. Gupta, S., Bharalee, R., Bhorali,P., Das,S.K., Bhagawati,P., Bandyopadhyay,T., Gohain,B.,Agarwala, N., Ahmed, P., Borchetia, S., Kalita,M.C., Handique, A.K., Das,S Mol. Biotechnol.2012,53(3),237.

3. Identification of drought tolerant progenies in tea by gene expression analysis. Gupta, S., Bharalee, R., Bhorali, P., Bandyopadhyay, T., Gohain, B.,Agarwala, N., Ahmed, P., Saikia,H., Borchetia, S.,Kalita, M.C., Handique, A.K., Das, S. Funct. Integr. Genomics.2012,12(3),543.

4. Heterologous expression and in-silico characterization of Pathogenesis related protein1 (CsPR1) gene from Camellia sinensis. Agarwala, N.,Bhorali, P., Bhattacharyya, N., Bharalee, R., Bandyopadhyay, T., Gohain, B., Gupta, S., Deka, M., Das, S.. J Biochem Technol.2014,5(2),674.

5. Isolation of Functional RNA from Heavily Infested, Wilted and Necrotic Leaf Tissues of Tea with High Polyphenol Content. Bandyopadhyay,T., Bharalee, R.,Gohain, B., Gupta, S.,Agarwala, N., Singh, H.R., Chakroborty, S.,Bhorali, P., Kalita, M.C., Das, S. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 2012, B2,121.

6. Molecular analysis and expression of blister blight defense related genes in tea. Bhorali, P., Gohain, B.,Gupta, S.,Bharalee, R.,Bandyopahdyay, T.,Das S.K.,Agarwala, N.,Singh, H.R.,Bhagawati, P.,Bhattacharyya, N.,Ahmed, P.,Borchetia, S.,Sarma, S.,Das, S. Indian. J. Genet. Plant. Breed.2012,72(2),226.

7. Identification and validation of stable reference genes in Camellia Species. Gohain, B.,Bandyopadhyay, T., Borchetia, S., Bharalee, R., Gupta,S.,Bhorali, P.,Agarwala, N., and S. Das. E3 Journal of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research.2011,2(1),9.

8. Cloning and heterologous expression of a gene encoding lycopene-epsilon-cyclase, a precursor of lutein in tea (Camellia sinensis var assamica). Borchetia,S., Bora,C., Gohain,B., Bhagawati,P., Agarwala,N., Bhattacharya,N.,Bharalee,R., Bhorali,P., Bandyopadhyay,T., Gupta,S., Das,S.K., Singh,H.R., Ahmed,P., Gogoi,M., and Das,S. Afr J Biotechnol.2011,10(32),5934.

9. Exogenous gene transfer in Assam tea [Camellia assamica (Masters)] by agrobacterium-mediated transformation using somatic embryo. Singh,H.R., Bhattacharyya,N., Agarwala,N., Bhagawati,P., Deka,M., and Das,S. European journal of Experimental Biology 2014, 4(3),166.

10. Molecular cloning, expression and computational analysis of a water stress inducible copper-containing amine oxidase gene (CuAO) from tea plant [Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze]. Bharalee,R., Gupta,S., Bandyopadhyay,T., Gohain,B., Agarwala, N., Kalita,M.C., and Das,S. Afr J Biotechnol.2012,11(89), 15547.

11. Rubisco-bis-phosphate oxygenase (RuBP)- A potential housekeeping gene for qPCR assays in tea Gohain,B., Bandyopadhyay,T.,Bhorali,P., Borchetia,S., Bharalee,R., Gupta,S., Agarwala,N., Bhattacharyya ,N.,Singh,H.R.,Bhagawati,P.,Ahmed,P.,Kalita,M.C.,ad Das S. Afr J Biotechnol.2012,11(51),11193.

12. Agrobacterium mediated transfer of nptII and gus genes in Camellia assamica.Bhattacharyya,N., Singh,H.R.,Agarwala,N., Bhagawati,P., Ahmed,G., Das S. Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development.2014,6(2),22.

13. Ribosome Profiling: An Insight into the Dynamics of Translating Ribosomes on a Coding Sequence: A Review Article. Agarwala,N. ,Ray S.K. International journal of Molecular Genetics and gene Therapy.2016.1(2),1.

14. A review on EST sequencing studies in tea[Camellia sinensis(L)O.Kuntze]. Agarwala N., Das S. Journal of Advanced Plant Sciences. 2017. 9(1): 7-12

15. Transgenic Tea Over-expressing Solanum tuberosum Endo-1,3-beta-d-glucanase Gene Conferred Resistance Against Blister Blight Disease Singh, H.R.,Hazarkia, P.,Agarwala.N,et al. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 2018, 36, 107–122.

16. A Proteomic Approach to Evaluate the Effects of Endogenous Expression of Cryptogein Gene in Crypt-Transgenic Plants of Bacopa monnieri. Paul P, Nandagopal K, Agarwala N, Das S, Jha S et al. Journal of Applied Biotechnology & Bioengineering.2017.4(3).

17.Draft genome sequence of a Polymyxin B resistant ST195 clinical isolate of Acinetobacter baumannii from India Agarwal, B., Agarwala N., Saikia, S.,Sarkar,S.,Ahmed G. 2018. Genome Announcement 6:e00031-18.

18. Comparative analysis of some strains of Corenybacterium glutamicum with special reference to C. glutamicum ATCC_13032 strain. Kalita S, Agarwala N. Journal of advance plant sciences. 2020. 10(1):24-30.

19. Mining of miRNAs from EST data in Dendrobium nobile. Krishnatreya DB, Baruah PM,Dowarah B, Bordoloi KS, Agarwal H, Agarwala N. 2020.Bioinformation 16(3): 245-255.

20. Endophytes from Gnetum gnemon L. can protect seedlings against the infection of phytopathogenic bacterium Ralstonia solanacearum as well as promote plant growth in tomato. Agarwal H,Dowarah B, Baruah PM, Bordoloi KS, Krishnatreya DB,Agarwala N.2020. Microbiological Research.238:126503.