Dr. Dhani Raj Chhetri

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  Prof. Dhani Raj Chhetri
  Date of Joining: 07/05/2012
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 Academic record & distinction

MSc (Botany) Darjeeling Govt. College, Darjeeling

PhD (Botany) Burdwan University

PhD Topic: “Partial Purification and Characterisation of L-myo-inositol-1-phosphate synthase from Diplopterygium glaucum (Thunb.) Nakai”

Areas of Specialization

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

Books Published (single author) 

  • Chhetri DR : L-myo-Inositol -1-phosphate synthase from Diplopterygium glaucum. Scholars Press, p.172, Saarbrucken, Germany, (2014), ISBN: 978-3639711462
  • Chhetri DR : Medicinal plants of the Himalaya: Production technology and utilization. Agrobios (India), p. 231, Jodhpur, India (2015), ISBN: 978-81-7754-558-6

Latest publications in peer reviewed journals

  • 2020  Chhetri DR, Chhetri A, Shahi N, Tiwari S, Karna SKL, Lama D and Pokhrel YR: Isaria tenuipes Peck, an entomopathogenic fungus from Darjeeling Himalaya: Evaluation of in-vitro antiproliferative and antioxidant potential of its mycelium extract. BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, 20: 185 (2020) https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-020-02973-w
  • 2020  Pradhan BK, Sharma G, Subba B, Chettri S, Chettri A, Chhetri DR and Pradhan A: Distribution, harvesting and trade of Yartsa Gunbu (Ophiocordyceps sinensis) in Sikkim Himalaya, India. Mountain Research and Development, 40 (2): R41-49 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-19-00039.1
  • 2020  Mahanta J, Chettri A, Pradhan A and Chhetri DR: Nutritional and antioxidant attributes of Rhus chinensis, an edible wild fruit from Sikkim Himalaya. The Journal of Plant Science Research. 36(1-2): 149-158 (2020). DOI:-https://doi.org/10.32381/JPSR.2020.36.1-2.21
  • 2019  Sharma GS, Chettri S, Pradhan BK, Chettri A and Chhetri DR: Indigenous knowledge and phytochemical screening of medicinal chuk from Rhus chinensis, Docynia indica, and Hippophae salicifolia in the Sikkim Himalaya. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 18(2): 250-260 (2019).
  • 2019  Lepcha DL, Pradhan A and Chhetri DR: Population assessment and species distribution modelling of Paris polyphylla Smith in Sikkim Himalaya, India. Biodiversitas. 20(5): 1299-1305(2019). DOI: 10.13057/biodiv/d200508
  • 2019  Lepcha DL, Chhetri A and Chhetri DR: Antioxidant and cytotoxic attributes of Paris polyphylla Smith from Sikkim Himalaya. Pharmacognosy Journal. 11 (4): 705-711 (2019) [UGC Sl. No. 30569]
  • 2019  Chhetri DR: Myo-Inositol and its Derivatives: Their Emerging Role in the Treatment of Human Diseases. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 10:1172. (2019) doi: 10.3389/ fphar.2019.01172
  • 2019  Chhetri A, Pokhrel YR, Shahi N, Lama D and Chhetri DR: Antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Isaria amoenerosea Henn.: An entomopathogenic fungus from Darjeeling Hills, Eastern Himalaya. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources, 10: 111-118 (2019).

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