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Patents and Publications

Patents and Publications


Patents filed : 
  1. Anti diabetic herbal extract from Chlorophytum borivilianum,  patent application No. 961/DEL/2008
  2. An automatic apparatus, kit and a method for rapid detection of urinary pathogens and susceptibility thereof to antimicrobial agents in a biological sample, Patent application No. 2783/DEL/2013
  3. Low Cost Point of Care Device for the detection of blood glucose levels, patent application no. 1646/DEL/2014
  4. PCT for Low Cost Point of Care Device for the detection of blood glucose levels, PCT No. PCT/IN2015/000251
  5. Design patent application no. is 267834, dated 01-12-2014
  6. An invention relating to a Microbiological Testing Apparatus, Ready to use Kit and a Method for rapid detection, identification and classification of pathogens and it’s susceptibility to antimicrobial agents in a biological sample, patent application No. 2195/DEL/2015
  7. PCT for an invention relating to a Microbiological Testing Apparatus, Ready to use Kit and a Method for rapid detection, identification and classification of pathogens and it’s susceptibility to antimicrobial agents in a biological sample PCT No. PCT/IN2016/000153
  8. US Patent for Low Cost Point of Care Device for the detection of blood glucose levels (US patent office).No. 15/318, 772 Dt: 02nd Dec., 2016
  9. A test strip for holding reagents to determine blood glucose level (European patent office).No. 15759551.3-1405 dt 23.01.2017
  10. US Patent for An invention relating to a microbiological testing apparatus (US patent office).No. 15746424, dt 21.01.2018
  11. National Phase for PCT/IN2016/000153 Dt 14th Feb 2018.
  12. A formulation to prevent transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus and a method of its preparation thereof PA no. 202011014641 dated 1st April 2020. 
  13. A process to detect SARS-CoV-2 virus P.A. no 202011016006 dated 13th April 2020.
  14. Herbal formulation and a method of preparation thereof PA No.: 202011047756 dated 2nd Nov. 2020
  15. Design (Trademark BITSure) TM Application No. 4570449, dt 15/07/2020
  16. Herbal mouthwash formulation Patent Application No.: 202011014641, Dt 01/06/2021
  17. Herbal mouthwash formulation PCT Application No.: PCT/IN2021/050532   Dated : June 01, 2021
Recent Papers Published :
Kritika Kasliwal, Suman Kapur and Shashwat Sharad, Implication of Free-Extracellular DNA in Wastewater Treatment Plants – A review Environmental Health Perspectives Under review) 
Frank O. Omoregie, George E. Eriyamremu and Suman Kapur, Comparative phytochemical screening and in-vitro antioxidant assay of Aqueous and ethanolic extract of phyllanthus amarus leaves International Journal of Science Academic Research Vol. 02, Issue 05, pp.1383-1388.
Manish Gehani, Suman Kapur, Sudha D Madhuri, Vara Prasad Pittala, Sree Kala Korvi , Nagamani Kammili, Reducing prematurity and low birth weight by real-world application of a rapid optical biosensor-based antenatal test - A pragmatic randomized controlled trial EClinicalMedicine, A Lancet group journal
Vulichi, Srinivasa R.; Kabra, Atul; Rupak, Kumar; Suman, Kapur; Chunduri, Venkata Rao; Martins, Nat & aacute lia Concise Perspectives on Some Synthetic Thiazolidine-2,4-dione Derivatives and their Specific Pharmacodynamic Aspects Life Sciences, 2021, 271 (4) 119182
Pavan Kumar Mujawdiya, Pravesh Sharma, Suman Kapur, Reversal of Increase in Intestinal Permeability by Mangifera Indica Seed Kernel Extract in High-Fat Diet-Induced Obese MicePharmaceuticals (under review)
Frank Omoregie and Suman Kapur, Therapeutic effects of Aqueous and Ethanolic Extract of Phyllanthus amarus on 1, 2 Dimethylhydrazine Induced Colon Carcinogenesis in Balb/C Mice International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review (Int. J. Biochem. Res. & Review, 2020 29(7): 36-43,  Article No. IJBCRR.59272)
Manish Gehani, Suman Kapur, Sudha D Madhuri , Vara Prasad Pittala , Sree Kala Korvi , Nagamani Kammili, Reducing prematurity and low birth weight by real-world application of a rapid optical biosensor-based antenatal test - A pragmatic randomized controlled trial Biosensors (Under review)
Suman Kapur, Manish Gehani, Nagamani Kammili, Pankaj Bhardwaj, Vijayalakshmi Nag, Sudha D Madhuri, Shashwat Sharad, Rapid bacterial culture and antimicrobial susceptibility test for reducing inappropriate use of antibiotics in India Journal of Clinical Medicine,2019, 8 (12), 2098-2114
Tanya Debnath, Kancherla Ravindranath, Chandra Shekar Mallarpu, Pavan Mujawdiya, Suman Kapur and Lakshmi Kiran Chelluri, In Vitro Development of an Acellular Biological Liver Scaffold Repopulated with Rat Hepatocytes J Tissue Sci Eng, 2019, 10(1): 224.
Pavan Mujawdiya and Suman Kapur Phytochemicals as antibiotic alternatives to promote health: Role of gut microbiota Current Drug Discovery Technologies 2019,16:1
Manish Gehani, Suman Kapur, Sudharsanam Manni Balasubramaniam, K Nagamani, D. Sudha Madhuri, Unmet need of antenatal screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria: A risk factor for adverse outcomes of pregnancy Indian Journal of Community Medicine, (2019), 44(3):193-198
LA Gauri, Ummed Singh, Suman Kapur, Qadir Fatima, Bhanwar Ranwa, Aism Khan, Ambreen Liyakat, Rohitash Kularia, Nisha, Study of APOE Gene and D2S439 Marker in Patients of Rheumatoid Arthritis and their Correlation with Severity of Disease: A Case Control Study Journal of The Association of Physicians of India (2019), 67:43-48
Gauri Liyakat Ali, Suman Kapur, Anuradha Pal Ummed Singh, Qadir Fatima, Asim Khan, Ambreen Liyakat, Nadeem Liyakat, Rohitash Kularia,  Role of mu opioid receptor polymorphism in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and their Correlation with severity of the Disease Journal of The Association of Physicians of India (2019), 67:22-25
S Kapur, A Pal, Immune Cell Activation: Stimulation, Co-stimulation, and Regulation of Cellular Activation 197 down loads as of August 2018, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.81568
Surendra Kumar, Vinod Kumar Aswal, RP Agrawal, Mir Quoseena, Chinmayi Jillellamudi, Suman Kapur, Nitesh Chandra Toshan, SNP in KCNQ1 Gene is Associated with Susceptibility to Diabetic Nephropathy in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes in IndiaJournal of The Association of Physicians of India (2018), 66:58-61
Suman Kapur, Pavan Kumar Mujawdiya, Anuradha Pal and Kanemoto Ngomoyogoli Judith Emery,Role of dietary alkaloids: Determining the endogenous Opioid-Opioidergic Tone.2018, Published in Festschrift to commemorate Prof. G. P. Talwar’s 90th birthday
Ms. Srikrupa Natarajan, Suman Kapur, N. Soumitra Genetic Profile and Mutation Spectrum of Leber Congenital Amaurosis in an Indian Cohort using High Throughput Resequencing.Clinical Genetics (2018) doi:10.1111/cge.13159
Rupak Kumar, Yasmin Raizner, Lilach Iasur Kruh, Ofir Menashe, Hassan Azaizeh, Suman Kapur, Eyal Kurzbaum.Grasas Aceites 2018, 69(1): e231. doi: 0776171.
S Kapur, Discovering How Urban Poverty and Violence affect Health in Developing Countries.International Journal of Psychology (2017) 51: 17
Gauri Liyakat Ali, Suman Kapur, Sai Chinmayi, Qadir Fatima, Harshal Pise, Asim Khan, Ambreen Liyakat, V Jilova, Urvashi Dube, A Study of Genetic Markers in Patients of Rheumatoid Arthritis and their Co-Relation with Severity of the Disease.Journal of The Association of Physicians of India (2017), 65:32-36
Hussaindeen JR, George R, Swaminathan M, Kapur S, Ramani KK, Scheiman M. Minimum test battery to diagnose binocular vision anomalies– Report 3 Binocular Vision Anomalies and Normative Data (BAND) in Tamilnadu.Clin Exp Optom. (2017) DOI: 10.1111/cxo.12628
Rupak Kumar and Suman Kapur, Miniaturization of a spectrophotometric assay for automated monitoring of industrial pollutant “morpholine”.Int. J. of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences, 2016, 5(12): 3134-3142
Shailendra Kumar Singh, Shanthy Sundaram, Sukrat Sinha, Md. Akhlaqur Rahman, Suman Kapur, Algal Carbon Concentrating Mechanisms: Pathways to Environmental Sustainability.Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 46 (16): 1297-1323.
R Kumar, S Kapur, Cytochrome P450 Biocatalysts: A Route to Bioremediation.International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research & Allied Sciences, 2016, 5(3):113-123
Hussaindeen JR, George R, Swaminathan M, Kapur S, Ramani KK, Scheiman M. Prevalence of binocular vision anomalies among school children in Tamilnadu – Report 2 Binocular Vision Anomalies and Normative Data (BAND) in Tamilnadu.Clin Exp Optom. 2016 doi: 10.1111/cxo.12496.
Hussaindeen JR, George R, Swaminathan M, Kapur S, Ramani KK, Scheiman M. Normative data of Binocular vision parameters in Tamilnadu – Report 1 Binocular Vision Anomalies and Normative Data (BAND) in Tamilnadu. Clin Exp Optom. 2016 Oct 30. doi: 10.1111/cxo.12475.Clinical and Experimental Optometry.
Rupak Kumar and Suman Kapur, Morpholine: A Glazing Agent for Fruits and Vegetables Coating/Waxing, InternationalJournal of Science Technology & Engineering,2016 2: (11):694-697.
Suman Kapur and Shivani Gupta, An indigenous rapid diagnostic technology for antibiotic susceptibility testing in urinary tract infection: from bench side to bedside. BMJ Innov doi:10.1136/bmjinnov-2016-000111

Uma Shukla Dubey, Manohar Lal, Anyaa Mittal, Suman Kapur, Therapeutic potential of Camel Milk Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 2016; 28(3): 164-176

Rashima Asokan, Lingam Vijaya, Suman Kapur, Estimation of Lifetime Ocular Ultraviolet (UV) Exposure Levels in the Rural and Urban South Indian Population using Meteorological Data from Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology 2016, 5 (1): 374-77.

Warchol, Ilona; Gora, Monika; Wysocka-Kapcinska, Monika; Komaszylo, Joanna; Swiezewska, Ewa; Sojka, Maciej; Danikiewicz, Witold; Plochocka, Danuta; Maciejak, Agata; Tulacz, Dorota; Leszczynska, Agata; Kapur, Suman; Burzynska, Beata, Genetic engineering and molecular characterization of yeast strain expressing hybrid human-yeast squalene synthase as a tool for anti-cholesterol drug assessment (JAM-2015-2152 accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Microbiology)
Ronnie George, Hussaindeen JR, George R, Swaminathan M, Ramani KK, Kapur S, Scheiman M. Binocular Vision Anomalies and Normative Data (Band) In Tamilnadu – Study Design and Methods. Vision Dev & Rehab 2015; 1(4):260-71.

Jameel Rizwana Hussaindeen, Ronnie George, MS, Meenakshi Swaminathan, Suman Kapur, Krishna Kumar Ramani, Mitchell Scheiman, Binocular Vision Anomalies and Normative Data (Band) In Tamilnadu – Study Design and Methods, Vision Dev & Rehab 2015;1(4):260-71.

Srilekha S, Arokiasamy T, Srikrupa NN, Umashankar V, Meenakshi S, Sen P, Suman Kapur, Nagasamy Soumittra (2015) Homozygosity Mapping in Leber Congenital Amaurosis and Autosomal Recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa in South Indian Families. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0131679. doi:10.1371 / journal.pone.0131679

Pavan Kumar Mujawdiya and Suman Kapur Mangiferin: A potential natural molecule for management of metabolic syndrome, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Special Issue: Drugs from Nature) 2015, Vol 7 (1): 9-13. 

Anthony F. Santoro, M.A., Sonia Suchday, Amina Benkhoukha, B.S., Natasha, Ramanayake, Suman Kapur, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Religiosity/Spirituality in Emerging Adolescents in India, 2015, Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Online First Publication, June 29, 2015

Shivani Gupta, DV Padmavathi, Apoorva Verma and Suman Kapur, Garlic: An effective functional food to combat the growing antimicrobial resistance, 2015, JTAS, Vol. 38 (2) 271 – 278


Priyanka Sharma, Bharati MR, Dave, M, Suman Kapur, Narayan KP, Comparative Analysis of Apoptotic Activity From Extracts of Highly Saponin Producing Indian Medicinal Plants, 2014 Journal of Pharmacy Research, 8 (12): 1779-84.

Abraham, B. and Kapur, S. Employing Information and Communication Technologies to Strengthen the Adolescent Health Program in India, Phase 1; 2014, Indian J of Medical Informatics, 8(2), 30-31.

Shivani Gupta, Suman Kapur and Rashi Jain, Marine Derived Fungi A. cervinus NCIM 1356: A Potential Source of HMGR inhibitors, 2014; Journal of Pharmacy Research, 8(10), 1364-1367.

Shivani Gupta, Suman Kapur. Simvastatin: Biological production, therapeutic applications and proposed alternative hypothesis for biosynthesis, 2014, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research, 27(2), 279-284.

Shivani Gupta, Rashi Jain and Suman Kapur, Statins: A Review of Wonder Drug from Fungus, 2014, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology; Vol: 7 (10) 1201-1207.

Shivani Gupta, Suman Kapur and DV Padmavathi, Comparative prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in uropathogens as observed in urinary tract infection cases from representative states of northern and southern India, 2014, J. of Clinical & Diagnostic Research, 8(9):09-12

Suman Kapur, Shivani Gupta, Padmavathi DV, Anuradha Pal, Jitendra Pant, Rashi Jain, Rapid sensor based technology: A novel tool for direct antimicrobial susceptibility testing in urinary tract infection, 2014, Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, 2(1), 22-28.

A Benkhoukha, S Suchday, SC Saha, S Kapur, Gender differences in health knowledge and how it translates to health related behavior in Indian adolescent, 2014 Psychosomatic Med. 76 (3), A26-A26.
Publications (2006 Onwards) :
Shivani Gupta, Chhavi Rathi and Suman Kapur, Biologically induced self-healing concrete: A futuristic solution for crack repair, 2013, International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology (IJASBT), 1(3):85-89.
Rupak Kumar, Punita Manga, Shivani Gupta, Suman Kapur, Biological approaches for treating industrial effluents containing morpholine, 2013, In “Industrial and environmental biotechnology”, edited by Pramanik and Patra, Studium Press LLC, USA.
S Kapur, S Gupta, S Sharad, S Shastry, Padmavathi D.V, Growing antibiotic resistance in uropathogens due to irrational use of antibiotics, 2013, Journal of Antimicrobials. Photon 128:166-71.
Kankanampati Krishnaveni, Rosaline Mishra, K Pushkala, D Velayudam, Suman Kapur, Ethanolic extract of Mangifera indica seed kernel ameliorates visceral fat via improvement in lipid metabolism in high fat diet induced obese mice, 2012, J. Pharm. Res, 5(10): 4974-78.
Shipra Mehra, Suman Kapur, Suma Ganesh, Association between a Tetranucleotide Repeat Polymorphism of SPAG16 Gene and Cataract in Male Children, Journal of Biomarkers, 2012, Vol. 2013, Article ID 810395, 8 pages.
K M Siddharth, Suman Kapur, C. Venkata S. Ram, Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Gene Polymorphism and Hypertension: No Ace Yet in the Pack of Cards, JAPI, 2012, 60: 9-10 (Editorial).
Shaifali Gurjar, Anuradha Pal and Suman Kapur, Triphala and Its Constituents Ameliorate Visceral Adiposity in High Fat Diet –Induced Obese Mice, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 2012, 18(6): 38-45.
Sharma M, Sachdev V, Singh N, Bhardwaj P, Pal A, Kapur S, Saraya A Alterations in intestinal permeability & endotoxemia in severe acute pancreatitis, Trop. Gastroenterol. 2012, 33 (1):45-50.
Suman, Kapur, Anuradha Pal and Shashwat Sharad Role of Opioidergic System in Humoral Immune Response, In “Immunosuppression: Role in Health and Disease”, ISBN: 978-953-308-19, 2012 Publisher Intech.
Suman Kapur, Anuradha Pal, Shaifali Gurjar, V.V. S. Pavan and Shashwat Sharad, Isolation and characterization of secondary metabolites “Saponins” from explants of Indian medicinal plant Chlorophytum borivilianum, IJPFR, 2011,1(2): 14-22.
Suman Kapur, Bhupendra Singh, Lokesh Chaturvedi, Anuradha Pal, Urvashi Dube, “Occupation related health risks : As observed in police personnel from Rajasthan”, India Rakshin. 2011;84-100.
Shipra Mehra, Kapur Suman, A Vasavada, Polymorphism of the CRYGA and CRYGB genes among Indian patients with pediatric cataract, JPGM, 2011 57 (3): 201-205.
Shipra Mehra, Kapur Suman, A Vasavada, New susceptibility locus for cataract in male children is linked to Sperm Associated Antigen (SPAG16) gene, Molecular Biology Reports.
Shipra Mehra, Suman Kapur, Saumyaa Mittal, Anuradha Pal and P. K Sehgal,Common genetic link between Metabolic Syndrome components and senile cataract, IJMR.
Hulme C, Akritopoulou-Zanze I, Dai WM, Beck B, Srivastava S, Wang W, Wang K, Czarna A, Holak TA, Meireles L, Camacho C, Raghavan B, Day BW, Dömling A, Qin C, Zhang R, Wang Q, Ren J, Tian L, Nikulnikov M, Krasavin M, Krasavin M, Parchinsky V, Shkavrov S, Bukhryakov K, Tsirulnikov S, Krasavin M, Bushkova E, Parchinsky V, Krasavin M, Kalinski C, Kysil V, Tsirulnikov S, Ivachtchenko A, Potapov VV, Kysil VM, Fetisova NA, Nikitin AV, Ivachtchenko AV, Potapov VV, Ilyn AP, Fetisova NA, Kravchenko DV, Ivachtchenko AV, Shilova O, Ilyin A, Ivachtchenko A, Shkirando AM, Kysil VM, Potapov VV, Ivachtchenko AV, Vaddula BR, Kumar D, Sharad S, Dube U, Kapur S. A.Multi-component reactions in drug discovery 2011, Adv Exp Med Biol 699:75-106 PMID: 20976585.
Sharma B, Srivastava S, Singh N, Sachdev V, Kapur S, A. Saraya Role of Probiotics on Gut Permeability and Endotoxemia in Patients With Acute Pancreatitis: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial, J Clin Gastroenterol. 2011, 45(5):442-8.
Suman Kapur, Patent application No. 961/DEL/2008, ANTI DIABETIC HERBAL EXTRACT FROM CHLOROPHYTUM BORIVILLIANUM, Office of Controller General of Patents Designs, and Trademarks, 2010 The Patent Office Journal No. - 17/2010,11311-11317.
Shaifali Gurjar and Suman Kapur Insight into the roles of gut microbes, Pharmacologyonline 3: 548-559, 2010.
Manav Kapoor, Suman Kapur and LC Dhaka: D2S2944 marker: A common marker for the obesity-depression associations, Journal of mental health and human behavior. 2010, 15(1):24-30.
Meera Vaswani, Pushplata Prasad and Suman Kapur: Association of ADH1B and ALDH2 gene polymorphisms with alcohol dependence: A pilot study from India, 2009, Hum.Gen., 3: (3) 213–20.
Dalip Kumar, V. Bucchi Reddy, Shashwat Sharad, Urvashi Dube, Suman Kapur: A facile one-pot green synthesis and antibacterial activity of 2-amino-4H-pyrans and 2-amino-5-oxo-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4H-chromenes" 2009, Eur J Med Chem. 2009, 44(9):3805-3809.
Manav Kapoor, Suman Kapur, Shipra Mehra, Urvashi Dube, Shashwat Sharad and Sharda Sidhu: Genetic variation of D7S1875 dinucleotide repeats in the leptin gene increases risk for depression: A population-based case-control study in India. Depress Anxiety. 2009, 26(9):791-795.
Suman Kapur, Shipra Mehra Devarshi Gajjar, Abhay Vasavada, Manav Kapoor, Shashwat Sharad, Bhagwat Alapure, S Rajkumar, Analysis of Single nucleotide polymorphisms of γ – Crystallin A and B genes in control population of Western Indian origin, Indian J Ophthalmol, 2009, 57 (3):197-202.
Jhanjaria A, Kapur Suman, Agrawal RP, Kapoor M, Sharad S, Dube U, Mohta N, Kochar  DK, First study of aryl hydrocarbon nuclear translocator gene in Indians: Correlation with resistance to diabetes in Raika community. Diabetes Res Clin Pract., 2008 82(1):e21-2.
Aparna G, Shashwat Sharad Suman Kapur, Microsattelites: the new era bar codes, Journal of Cell and Tissue Research, 2008, 8 (2): A View Point.
Manav Kapoor, Shashwat Sharad, Anoop Saraya, M. Vaswani and Suman Kapur: Single nucleotide polymorphism in the genes encoding for various alcohol metabolizing enzymes: correlation with alcohol induced tissue specific damage. Alcoholism, 2008 32(6) p148.
M. Vaswani and Suman Kapur: The importance of ALDH2 and ADH2 loci for alcohol dependence among Indian alcoholics. Alcoholism, 2008 32(6) 280a.
Praveen MR, Rajkumar S, Devarshi Gajjar, Abhay R. Vasavada, Bhagwat Alapure, Dhara Patel, Suman Kapur: Activity of Superoxide Dismutase Isoenzymes in Lens Epithelial Cells Derived from Different Types of Age-related Cataracts, 2008 Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, 34:470-74.
Suman Kapur, Shashwat Sharad, RA Singh and AK Gupta: A118G Polymorphism in mu Opioid Receptor gene (Oprm1): Association with Opiate addiction in Subjects of Indian Origin.  2007, J. of Integrative Neuroscience, 6(4):1-12.
Shashwat Sharad, AK Gupta, RA Singh, Manav Kapoor and Suman Kapur: Correlation of Circulatory Immunoglobulin Levels with Mu Opiate Receptor- Allele, 2007, Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 44 (5):394-400.
Suman Kapur: Love and substance abuse: Share common brain pathways, J. Cell and Tissue Res., 2006 6 (2): A View Point
Sonia Suchday, Suman Kapur, Craig K. Ewart, Jennifer P. Friedberg: Discovering How Urban Poverty and Violence affect Health in Developing Countries: Development and Validation of a Neighborhood Stress Index for India. Behavioral Medicine, Nov 2006, 77-86.
Suman Kapur: Love and substance abuse: Share common brain pathways, J. Cell and Tissue Res., 2006 6 (2): A View Point.
Nagpal K, Minocha VR, Agrawal V, Kapur Suman. Evaluation of intestinal mucosal permeability function in patients with acute pancreatitis, 2006 Am. J. Surgery 192(1):24-8.
Suman Kapur, Shashwat Sharad, Manav Kapoor, Kiran Bala: APOE Genotypes: Risk Factor for Alzheimer's disease. JIACM, 2006 7(2):118-122. 


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