Dr. Prashant S. Phale
Phone: +(91-22) 2576 7836
E-mail: pphale [at] iitb.ac.in
Location: Room No. 405, BSBE Building
- Elucidation of metabolic pathways for degradation of aromatic compounds, Purification and characterization of oxygenases, Preferential utilization of aromatics compounds by Pseudomonas, Metabolic engineering of aromatic degradation pathways
- B.Sc. Ahemadnagar college, University of Poona, Poona (Microbiology)
- M.Sc. Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda (Biotechnology)
- Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Microbiology)
Analytical Biochemistry, Biochemistry Laboratory, Microbiology Laboratory
- Associate Professor: School of Biosciences & Bioengineering, IIT Bombay
- Assistant Professor : School of Biosciences & Bioengineering, IIT Bombay
- Post Doctoral Research Fellow: Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
- Post Doctoral Fellow: Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
Life member of:
- National Academy of Sciences, India
- Society of Biological Chemists, India
- Association of Microbiologist of India
- Biotechnology Research Society of India
- Trivedi VD, Jangir PK, Sharma R,& Phale PS (2016) Insights into functional and evolutionary analysis of carbaryl metabolic pathway from Pseudomonas strain C5pp. Sci. Rep. 6, 38430; doi: 10.1038/srep38430.
- Pandey S, Modak A, Phale PS*& Bhaumik P* (2016) High resolution structures of periplasmic glucose binding protein of Pseudomonas putida CSV86 reveal structural basis of its substrate specificity. J Biol Chem 291:7844–7857; *Corresponding authors
- Paliwal V, Raju SC, Modak A,Phale PS & Purohit HJ (2014) Pseudomonas putida CSV86: A candidate genome for genetic bioaugmentation. PLoS One 9(1):e84000. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084000.
- Modak A, Bhaumik P & Phale PS(2014) Periplasmic glucose binding protein from Pseudomonas putida CSV86: Identification of the glucose binding pocket by homology-model-guided site-specific mutagenesis. FFEBS J 281:365-375.
- Singh R, Trivedi VD & Phale PS(2013) Metabolic regulation and chromosomal localization of carbaryl degradation pathway in Pseudomonas strains C4, C5 and C6. Arch Microbiol 195:521-535.
- ShrivastavaR, Basu B, Godbole A, MathewMK, ApteSK & Phale PS(2011) Repression of glucose inducible outer membrane protein, OprB, during utilization of aromatic compounds and organic acids in Pseudomonas putida Microbiology 157:1531-1540.
- Sah S & Phale PS(2011) 1-Naphthol 2-hydroxylase from Pseudomonas strain C6: purification, characterization and chemical modification studies. Biodegradation 22:517-526.
- BVamsee-Krishna C & Phale PS(2010) Bypassing isophthalate inhibition by modulating glutamate dehydrogenase: purification and kinetic characterization of NADP-GDHs from isophthalate degrading Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain PP4 and Acinetobacter lwoffii strain ISP4. J Bacteriol 192:801–806.
- Deveryshetty J, & Phale PS(2009) Biodegradation of phenanthrene by Pseudomonas, strain PPD: purification and characterization of 1-hydroxy 2-naphthoic acid dioxygenase. Microbiology 155:3083-3091.
- Basu A, ShrivastavaR, BasuB, ApteSK & PhalePS(2007) Modulation of glucose transport causes preferential utilization of aromatic compounds in Pseudomonas putida J Bacteriol 189:7556-7562.
- Swetha VP, Basu A & Phale PS(2007) Purification and characterization of 1-naphthol-2-hydroxylase from carbaryl degrading Pseudomonas strain C4. J Bacteriol 189:2660-2666.
- Vamsee-Krishna C, Mohan Y & Phale PS(2006) Biodegradation of phthalate isomers by Pseudomonas aeruginosa PP4, Pseudomonas PPD and Acinetobacter lwoffii ISP4. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 72:1263-1269.
- Basu A, Apte SK & Phale PS(2006) Preferential utilization of aromatic compounds over glucose by Pseudomonas putida Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2226-2230.
- Swetha VP & Phale PS(2005) The metabolism of carbaryl via 1,2-dihydroxy naphthalene by soil isolates, Pseudomonas strain C4, C5 and C6. Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5951-5956.
- Prabhu Y & Phale PS (2003) Biodegradation of phenanthrene by Pseudomonas sp. strain PP2: novel metabolic pathway, role of biosurfactant and cell surface hydrophobicity in hydrocarbon assimilation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 61:342-351.