Vanaja Kumar - National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Indian Council of Medical Research)

Vanaja Kumar

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Indian Council of Medical Research)

India

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3862-6482

Vanaja Kumar - National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Indian Council of Medical Research)

Vanaja Kumar

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Primary Affiliation: National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Indian Council of Medical Research) - India

Publications

45Publications

413Reads

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432PubMed Central Citations

Adequacy of examining one sputum specimen in tuberculosis drug resistance surveys.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2016 09 9;5(3):265-268. Epub 2016 May 9.

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chetpet, Chennai - 600 031, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.04.002DOI Listing
September 2016
20 Reads

Homology modeling, substrate docking, and molecular simulation studies of mycobacteriophage Che12 lysin A.

J Mol Model 2016 Aug 13;22(8):180. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chetpet, Chennai, 600031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00894-016-3056-3DOI Listing
August 2016
2 Reads
1 Citation

Bioactive Potential of Actinomycetes from Less Explored Ecosystems against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Other Nonmycobacterial Pathogens.

Int Sch Res Notices 2014 9;2014:812974. Epub 2014 Nov 9.

Centre for Drug Discovery and Development, Sathyabama University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 119, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/812974DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4897172PMC
July 2016
9 Reads
1 Citation

Revisiting the susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to ethionamide in solid culture medium.

Indian J Med Res 2015 Nov;142(5):538-42

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Chennai, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0971-5916.171278DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4743339PMC
November 2015
8 Reads
1 Citation
1.661 Impact Factor

Drug resistance among extrapulmonary TB patients: Six years experience from a supranational reference laboratory.

Indian J Med Res 2015 Nov;142(5):568-74

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Chennai; Director-General, Indian Council of Medical Research & Secretary, Department of Health Research, New Delhi 110 029, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0971-5916.171284DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4743344PMC
November 2015
21 Reads
3 Citations
1.661 Impact Factor

Andrographolide: A potent antituberculosis compound that targets Aminoglycoside 2'-N-acetyltransferase in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

J Mol Graph Model 2015 Sep 21;61:133-40. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Centre for Drug Discovery and Development, Sathyabama University, Chennai 600119, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmgm.2015.07.001DOI Listing
September 2015
9 Reads
2 Citations
1.722 Impact Factor

Stratifying low level Isoniazid resistance using additional intermediate drug concentration.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2014 Jun 12;3(2):152-4. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Formerly Tuberculosis Research Centre), Chetput, Chennai 600 031, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2014.02.001DOI Listing
June 2014
4 Reads

Reliability of Mycobacterial Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) 960 for the detection of isoniazid resistance in a tuberculosis endemic setting.

Indian J Med Res 2014 Mar;139(3):471-3

Department of Bacteriology National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Formerly Tuberculosis Research Centre) Chetpet, Chennai 600 031, India.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4069745PMC
March 2014
3 Reads
1 Citation
1.661 Impact Factor

Luciferase reporter phage phAE85 for rapid detection of rifampicin resistance in clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Asian Pac J Trop Med 2013 Sep;6(9):728-31

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Formerly Tuberculosis Research Centre), Chennai, 600031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1995-7645(13)60127-3DOI Listing
September 2013
3 Reads
1 Citation
0.930 Impact Factor

Modification of proportion sensitivity testing method for ethionamide.

World J Microbiol Biotechnol 2013 Jun 12;29(6):1117-9. Epub 2013 Jan 12.

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Formerly Tuberculosis Research Centre), Chetpet, Chennai 600 031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11274-013-1255-yDOI Listing
June 2013
10 Reads
1.780 Impact Factor

Optimization of the conventional minimum inhibitory concentration method for drug susceptibility testing of ethionamide.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2013 Mar 3;2(1):29-33. Epub 2013 Jan 3.

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Formerly Tuberculosis Research Centre), Chetpet, Chennai 600 031, Tamil Nadu, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2012.11.005DOI Listing
March 2013
6 Reads

Characterization and phylogenetic analysis of antituberculous compound producing actinomycete strain D25 isolated from Thar Desert soil, Rajasthan.

Bioinformation 2013 9;9(1):18-22. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chetpet, Chennai - 600031, Tamil Nadu, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6026/97320630009018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3563411PMC
February 2013
10 Reads

Phage lysin to control the overgrowth of normal flora in processed sputum samples for the rapid and sensitive detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by luciferase reporter phage assay.

BMC Infect Dis 2013 Jan 28;13:44. Epub 2013 Jan 28.

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Indian Council of Medical Research), Chennai, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-44DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3570305PMC
January 2013
2 Reads
2 Citations
2.613 Impact Factor

Quality indicators in a mycobacteriology laboratory supporting clinical trials for pulmonary tuberculosis.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2012 Dec 22;1(4):185-9. Epub 2012 Oct 22.

Department of Mycobacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Chetpet, Chennai 600031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2012.09.004DOI Listing
December 2012
5 Reads

Microwave-assisted synthesis, molecular docking and antitubercular activity of 1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidine-5-carbonitrile derivatives.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2012 Dec 13;22(24):7539-42. Epub 2012 Oct 13.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Roland Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Khodasinghi, Berhampur 760 010, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2012.10.032DOI Listing
December 2012
8 Reads
1 Citation
2.420 Impact Factor

Equivalence of acid alone or acid-alcohol as decolourizing agent in Ziehl-Neelsen method.

Indian J Tuberc 2012 Oct;59(4):219-23

Department of Bacteriology (Retd), National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Chetput, Chennai - 600 031, Tamil Nadu.

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October 2012
1 Read

Newer diagnostic tools in tuberculosis.

J Commun Dis 2012 Sep;44(3):119-28

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September 2012
11 Reads

Retrieval of Mycobacterium tuberculosis cultures suspended in phosphate buffered saline.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2012 Sep 1;1(3):149-51. Epub 2012 Sep 1.

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Chennai, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2012.08.002DOI Listing
September 2012
1 Read

Performance indicators of fluorescence microscopy for sputum samples in pulmonary tuberculosis.

Int J Mycobacteriol 2012 Sep 20;1(3):143-5. Epub 2012 Aug 20.

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Mayor Sathiyamurthy Road, Chennai 600031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2012.07.005DOI Listing
September 2012
1 Read

Consistency of standard laboratory strain Mycobacterium tuberculosis H 37 Rv with ethionamide susceptibility testing.

Indian J Med Res 2012 May;135(5):672-4

Department of Bacteriology, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (ICMR), Chennai, India.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3401699PMC
May 2012
3 Reads
1 Citation
1.661 Impact Factor

Mycobacteriophage genome database.

Bioinformation 2011 2;6(10):393-4. Epub 2011 Aug 2.

Department of Bacteriology, Tuberculosis Research Centre (Indian Council of Medical Research), Mayor VR Ramanathan road, Chetput, Chennai - 600 031, India.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3163920PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.6026/97320630006393DOI Listing
November 2011
15 Reads
2 Citations

Synthesis of quinoline coupled [1,2,3]-triazoles as a promising class of anti-tuberculosis agents.

Carbohydr Res 2011 Oct 28;346(14):2084-90. Epub 2011 Jun 28.

Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carres.2011.06.028DOI Listing
October 2011
5 Reads
2 Citations
1.930 Impact Factor

Effect of bacteriophage lysin on lysogens.

Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 2011 Aug;1(4):306-8

Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chennai, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2221-1691(11)60048-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3614235PMC
August 2011
2 Reads
1 Citation

Synonymous codon usage analysis of thirty two mycobacteriophage genomes.

Adv Bioinformatics 2009 1:316936. Epub 2010 Feb 1.

Tuberculosis Research Centre Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai 600 031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/316936DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2817497PMC
July 2011
6 Reads
8 Citations

Phage lysin to supplement phagebiotics to decontaminate processed sputum specimens.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2010 Nov 24;29(11):1407-12. Epub 2010 Jul 24.

Tuberculosis Research Centre (Indian Council of Medical Research), Mayor V. R. Ramanathan Road, Chetput, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600 031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-010-1018-8DOI Listing
November 2010
7 Reads
3 Citations
2.670 Impact Factor

Novel 1,3,5-triphenyl-2-pyrazolines as anti-infective agents.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2010 May 29;20(10):3169-72. Epub 2010 Mar 29.

Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Adyar, Chennai 600 036, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2010.03.083DOI Listing
May 2010
14 Reads
1 Citation
2.420 Impact Factor

Novel 4-(morpholin-4-yl)-N'-(arylidene)benzohydrazides: synthesis, antimycobacterial activity and QSAR investigations.

Eur J Med Chem 2009 Oct 22;44(10):3954-60. Epub 2009 Apr 22.

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, AISSMS College of Pharmacy, Near RTO, Pune 411001, Maharashtra, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmech.2009.04.023DOI Listing
October 2009
5 Reads
10 Citations
3.450 Impact Factor

Pot method for storage & detection of acid-fast bacilli from sputum samples.

Indian J Med Res 2008 Dec;128(6):765-8

Bacteriology Department, Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India.

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December 2008
1.661 Impact Factor

Characterization of temperate phage Che12 and construction of a new tool for diagnosis of tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2008 Nov 3;88(6):616-23. Epub 2008 Jun 3.

Tuberculosis Research Centre (Indian Council of Medical Research), Bacteriology, Mayor V.R. Ramanathan Road, Chetput, Chennai 600 031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2008.02.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2678029PMC
November 2008
16 Reads
7 Citations
2.711 Impact Factor

Tape measure protein having MT3 motif facilitates phage entry into stationary phase cells of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Comput Biol Chem 2008 Oct 8;32(5):367-9. Epub 2008 Apr 8.

Department of Bacteriology, Tuberculosis Research centre, Chennai 31, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2008.03.016DOI Listing
October 2008
1 Read
2 Citations
1.120 Impact Factor

Phenol ammonium sulphate basic fuchsin staining of sputum in pot for the detection of acid-fast bacilli.

Indian J Med Res 2008 Aug;128(2):194-7

Tuberculosis Research Centre (ICMR), Chetput, Chennai, India.

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August 2008
1 Read
1.661 Impact Factor

Influence of irrigating needle-tip designs in removing bacteria inoculated into instrumented root canals measured using single-tube luminometer.

J Endod 2007 Jun 24;33(6):746-8. Epub 2007 Apr 24.

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, College of Dental Surgery, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joen.2007.02.013DOI Listing
June 2007
2 Reads
3 Citations
3.380 Impact Factor

In silico analysis of mycobacteriophage Che12 genome: characterization of genes required to lysogenise Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Comput Biol Chem 2007 Apr 20;31(2):82-91. Epub 2007 Feb 20.

Tuberculosis Research Centre (Indian Council of Medical Research), Mayor V.R. Ramanathan Road, Chetpet, Chennai 600031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2007.02.007DOI Listing
April 2007
1 Read
3 Citations
1.120 Impact Factor

Synthesis, antimycobacterial activity evaluation, and QSAR studies of chalcone derivatives.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2007 Mar 12;17(6):1695-700. Epub 2007 Jan 12.

Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamilnadu 600036, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bmcl.2006.12.112DOI Listing
March 2007
2 Reads
10 Citations
2.420 Impact Factor

Phage cocktail to control the exponential growth of normal flora in processed sputum specimens grown overnight in liquid medium for rapid TB diagnosis.

J Microbiol Methods 2007 Mar 13;68(3):536-42. Epub 2006 Dec 13.

Tuberculosis Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Mayor V.R. Ramanathan Road, Chetput, Chennai, 600 031, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2006.10.015DOI Listing
March 2007
1 Read
5 Citations
2.030 Impact Factor

Sensitivity of Ziehl-Neelsen method for centrifuged deposit smears of sputum samples transported in cetyl-pyridinium chloride.

Indian J Med Res 2006 Oct;124(4):439-42

Tuberculosis Research Centre (ICMR), Chennai, India.

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October 2006
2 Reads
3 Citations
1.661 Impact Factor

Origins of highly mosaic mycobacteriophage genomes.

Cell 2003 Apr;113(2):171-82

Department of Biological Sciences and Pittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0092-8674(03)00233-2DOI Listing
April 2003
20 Reads
216 Citations
32.242 Impact Factor