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Journal Publications: 30

Book Chapters: 4

Citations: 594

h-index: 11

i10-index: 12


Peer-reviewed Journals

After joining BITS


Anne A, Kumar L, Kumar SK, Anand PS, Nuguri S, Bindra S, Reddy KVR, Rao GM, Mohan KN*. Somatic variants and exon-level copy number changes in five hyperplastic-stage oral leukoplakias. Cytogenetic Genome Res. 2022 In Press. (IF 2021: 1.94).


Anne A, Bindra S, Reddy KVR, Gummanur MR, Mohan KN*. Comparative Somatic Variant Analysis of a Rare Case with Concurrent Oral Leukoplakia and Oral Submucosal Fibrosis. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2022 October 21; In Press (IF 2021: 1.94).


Anne A, Saxena S, Mohan KN*. Genome-wide methylation analysis of post-mortem cerebellum samples supports the role of peroxisomes in autism spectrum disorder. Epigenomics. 2022 September 26; 14:1015-1027 (IF 2021: 4.36).


Mohan KN*. DNMT1: catalytic and non-catalytic roles in different biological processes. Epigenomics. 2022 April 12; 14: 629-643 (IF 2021: 4.36).


Saxena S, Choudhury S, Maroju PA, Anne A, Kumar L, Mohan KN*. Dysregulation of schizophrenia-associated genes and genome-wide hypomethylation in neurons overexpressing DNMT1. Epigenomics 2021 October 14; 13: 1539-1555 (IF 2021: 4.36).


Choudhury S, Mohan KN* Generation of a transgenic mouse embryonic stem cell line expressing DNMTY495C mutation associated with HSAN1E disorder. Stem Cell Res October 2021; 56:102561 (IF 2021: 1.59).


Saxena S, Maroju PA, Choudhury S, Voina VC, Naik P, Gowdhaman K, Kkani P, Chennoju K, Kumar GS, Ramasubramanian C, Prasad Rao G, Jamma T, Narayan KP, Mohan KN*. Functional Analysis of DNMT1 SNPs (rs2228611 and rs2114724) associated with schizophrenia. Genet Res March 2021:6698979 (IF 2021: 1.38).


Saxena S, Choudhury S, Mohan KN*. Reproducible differentiation and characterization of neurons from mouse embryonic stem cells. MethodsX 2020 Sept 22; 7: 101073.


Saxena S, Choudhury S, Mohan KN*. Genome-wide methylation data from R1 (wild-type) and the transgenic Dnmt1 Tet/Tet mouse embryonic stem cells overexpressing DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1). Data Brief 2020 Sept 1; 32: 106242.


Saxena S, Maroju PA, Choudhury S, Anne A, Mohan KN*. Analysis of transcript levels of a few schizophrenia candidate genes in neurons from a transgenic mouse embryonic stem cell model overexpressing DNMT1. Gene 2020 Oct 5; 757: 144934 (IF 2021: 3.91).


Addepalli A, Kalyani S, Singh M, Bandyopadhyay D, Mohan KN*. CalPen (Calculator of Penetrance), a web-based tool to estimate penetrance in complex genetic disorders. CalPen (Calculator of Penetrance), a web-based tool to estimate penetrance in complex genetic disorders. PLoS One 2020 Jan 29;15(1):e0228156 (IF 2021: 3.75).


Saxena S, Kkani P, Ramasubramanian C, Kumar SG, Monisha R, Prasad Rao G, Mohan KN*. Analysis of 15q11.2 CNVs in an Indian population with schizophrenia. Ann Hum Genet. 2019 May;83(3):187-191 (IF 2021: 2.18).


Mohan KN*, Cao Y, Pham J, Cheung SW, Hoffner L, Ou ZZ, Surti U, Cook EH, Beaudet AL. Phenotypic association of 15q11.2 CNVs of the region of breakpoints 1-2 (BP1-BP2) in a large cohort of samples referred for genetic diagnosis. J Hum Genet. 2019 Mar;64(3):253-255 (IF 2021: 3.76).


Mohan KN*. Stem Cell Models to Investigate the Role of DNA Methylation Machinery in Development of Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Stem Cells Int. 2016;2016:4379425 (IF 2021: 5.13).


Saxena S, Gowdhaman K, Kkani P, Vennapusa B, Rama Subramanian C, Ganesh Kumar S, Mohan KN*. Improved Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (i-MLPA) for rapid copy number variant (CNV) detection. Clin Chim Acta. 2015 Oct 23;450:19-24 (IF 2021: 6.32).


McGraw S, Zhang JX, Farag M, Chan D, Caron M, Konermann C, Oakes CC, Mohan KN, Plass C, Pastinen T, Bourque G, Chaillet JR, Trasler JM. Transient DNMT1 suppression reveals hidden heritable marks in the genome. Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Feb 18;43(3):1485-97 (IF 2021: 19.16).


Chaste P, Sanders SJ, Mohan KN, Klei L, Song Y, Murtha MT, Hus V, Lowe JK, Willsey AJ, Moreno-De-Luca D, Yu TW, Fombonne E, Geschwind D, Grice DE, Ledbetter DH, Lord C, Mane SM, Martin DM, Morrow EM, Walsh CA, Sutcliffe JS, State MW, Martin CL, Devlin B, Beaudet AL, Cook EH Jr, Kim SJ. Modest impact on risk for autism spectrum disorder of rare copy number variants at 15q11.2, specifically breakpoints 1 to 2. Autism Res. 2014 Jun;7(3):355-62 (IF 2021: 4.63).


Mohan KN, Chaillet JR. Cell and molecular biology of DNA methyltransferase 1.  Int Rev Cell Mol Biol. 2013; 306:1-42 (IF 2021: 6.42).


Szafranski P, Dharmadhikari AV, Brosens E, Gurha P, Kolodziejska KE, Zhishuo O, Dittwald P, Majewski T, Mohan KN, Chen B, Person RE, Tibboel D, de Klein A, Pinner J, Chopra M, Malcolm G, Peters G, Arbuckle S, Guiang SF 3rd, Hustead VA, Jessurun J, Hirsch R, Witte DP, Maystadt I, Sebire N, Fisher R, Langston C, Sen P, Stankiewicz P. Small noncoding differentially methylated copy-number variants, including lncRNA genes, cause a lethal lung developmental disorder. Genome Res. 2013 Jan;23(1):23-33 (IF 2021: 9.44).



Before Joining BITS


Bird LM, Tan WH, Bacino CA, Peters SU, Skinner SA, Anselm I, Barbieri-Welge R, Bauer-Carlin A, Gentile JK, Glaze DG, Horowitz LT, Mohan KN, Nespeca MP, Sahoo T, Sarco D, Waisbren SE, Beaudet AL. A therapeutic trial of pro-methylation dietary supplements in Angelman syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Dec;155A (12):2956-63 (IF 2021: 2.58).


D'Aiuto L, Di Maio R, Mohan KN+, Minervini C, Saporiti F, Soreca I, Greenamyr, JT, Chaillet JR. Mouse ES cells overexpressing DNMT1 produce abnormal neurons with upregulated NMDA/NR1 subunit. Differentiation. 2011 Jul;82(1):9-17 (IF 2021: 3.53).


Mohan KN, Ding F, Chaillet JR. Distinct roles of DMAP1 in mouse development. Mol Cell Biol. 2011 May;31(9):1861-9. doi: 10.1128/MCB.01390-10 (IF 2021: 5.07).


Mohan KN, Rani BS, Kulashreshta PS, Kadandale JS. Characterization of TTAGG telomeric repeats, their interstitial occurrence and constitutively active telomerase in the mealybug Planococcus lilacinus (Homoptera; Coccoidea). Chromosoma. 2011 Apr;120(2):165-75 (IF 2021: 2.92).


Rugo RE, Mutamba JT, Mohan KN, Yee T, Chaillet JR, Greenberger JS, Engelward BP. Methyltransferases mediate cell memory of a genotoxic insult. Oncogene. 2011 Feb 10;30(6):751-6 (IF 2021: 8.76).


D'Aiuto L, Marzulli M, Mohan KN+, Borowczyk E, Saporiti F, Vandemark A, Chaillet JR. Dissection of structure and function of the N-terminal domain of mouse DNMT1 using regional frame-shift mutagenesis. PLoS One. 2010 Mar 23;5(3):e9831 (IF 2021: 3.75).


Borowczyk E, Mohan KN, D'Aiuto L, Cirio MC, Chaillet JR. Identification of a region of the DNMT1 methyltransferase that regulates the maintenance of genomic imprints. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Dec 8;106(49):20806-11 (IF 2021: 12.78).


Mohan KN*, Rani BS, Selvam S, Debarshi S, Kadandale JS. Comparison of mealybug Planococcus lilacinus) and fruit fly genomes: isolation and analysis of conserved sequences and their utility in studying synteny in the mealybug. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2007;119(3-4):255-62 (IF 2021: 1.94).


Mohan KN*, Chandra HS. Isolation and analysis of sequences showing sex-specific cytosine methylation in the mealybug Planococcus lilacinus. Mol Genet Genomics. 2005 Dec;274(6):557-68 (IF 2021: 2.98).


Pal D, Venkataraman V, Mohan KN, Chandra HS, Natarajan V. A power-efficient thermocycler based on induction heating for DNA amplification by polymerase chain reaction. Rev Sci Inst. 2004 Sep; 75(9):2880-2883 (IF 2021: 1.84).


Mohan KN, Ray P, Chandra HS. Characterization of the genome of the mealybug Planococcus lilacinus, a model organism for studying whole-chromosome imprinting and inactivation. Genet Res. 2002 Apr;79(2):111-8 (IF 2021: 1.38).



Book Chapters

After joining BITS


Maroju PA and Mohan KN*, DNA Methyltransferases and Schizophrenia: Current Status. In: Psychosis, Ed: Kenjiro Fukao, InTech Publishers, 2021 ISBN: 978-1-83969-046-4.


Mohan KN and Chaillet JR, Emerging Roles of Epigenetics in Human Neurodevelopmental Disorders. In: Epigenetics in Human Disease, Ed: Trygve Tollefsbol, Academic Press, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-12-388415-2.


Mohan KN, Ge J and Kadandale JS, Mealybug as a Model for Studying Responses to High Doses of Ionizing Radiation, In: Current Topics in Ionizing Radiation Research, Ed: Mitsuru Nenoi, InTech Publishers, 2012 ISBN: 978-953-51-0196-3.


Maio DR, Mohan KN, Heath B and D’Aiuto L, Spontaneous Generation of Neurospheres from Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells, In: Stem Cells in Clinic and Research, Ed: Ali Gholamrezanezhad, 2011, ISBN: 978-953-307-797-0.



Conference Publications


Ajit A, Praveen HM, Puneeth SB, Dave A, Sesham B, Mohan KN, Goel S. Towards rapid prototyped convective microfluidic DNA amplification platform.  Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems XV 2017 Mar; 10061: 74-79.


Saxena S, Mohan KN. DNMT1 overexpression results in dysregulation of multiple genes associated with neurological disorders and abnormal neurogenesis. Eur J Hum Genet. 2020 Jun 28(I) B416-E416.

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