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Dr. Bela Keshan

List of Publications:

  1. Keshan, B. and Ray A. K. (1998a). Action of estradiol-17b on the synthetic activity of the silk gland in Bombyx mori L. Journal of Insect Physiology (Pergamon - Elsevier Science Ltd.) 44, 491-498. IF:2.556
  2. Keshan, B. and Ray A. K. (1998b). Sub cellular localization of trehalase in different tissues of the silkworm, Bombyx mori L.: Demonstration of the highest activity in mitochondria. Sericologia (International Sericultural Commission) 38(3), 411-418.
  3. Keshan, B. and Ray A. K. (2000). Estradiol-17b in Bombyx mori: Possible significance and its effect on silk production. Journal of Insect Physiology (Pergamon - Elsevier Science Ltd.) 46, 1061-1068. IF:2.556
  4. Keshan, B. and Ray A. K. (2001a). The presence of estradiol-17b and its specific binding sites in posterior silk gland of Bombyx mori. General and Comparative Endocrinology (Elsevier) 123, 23-30. IF: 2.535
  5. Keshan, B. and Ray A. K. (2001b). Effect of estradiol-17b on cell area, lumen area and the trehalase activity of posterior silk gland of Bombyx mori L. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 39, 1096-1102. IF: 2.17
  6. Keshan, B., Hiruma, K.and Riddiford L.M. (2006a).  Developmental expression and hormonal regulation of different isoforms of the transcription factor, E75, in the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta. Developmental Biology (Elsevier Inc.) 295, 623-632. IF: 3.261
  7. Keshan, B., Hiruma, K.and Riddiford L.M. (2006b). Developmental expression and hormonal regulation of the transcription factors, E75C and E75D, in Manduca sexta. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A-Comparative Experimental Biology (Wiley-Liss, Div John Wiley & Sons Inc.) 305A, 141-141. IF: 1.28
  8. Keshan B. (2011). Molecular basis of endocrine control of insect molting and metamorphosis. NBU J Animal Science 5: 1-8.
  9. Keshan, B., Paul, S., Thounaojam B., Devi, K. S. (2014). Tissue-specific expression patterns of heat shock protein 90 transcripts in silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 2: 53-59.
  10. Keshan, B., Thounaojam B., Devi, K. S. (2015). A comprehensive study on changes in ecdysteroid levels during feeding phase of fifth larval instar in silkworm, Bombyx mori. European Journal of Entomology. 112: 632–641. IF: 1.167
  11. Paul, S., Keshan, B. (2016). Ovarian development and vitellogenin gene expression under heat stress in silkworm, Bombyx mori. Psyche (New York), vol. 2016, Article ID 4242317. doi:10.1155/2016/4242317. IF:0.16
  12. Mihsill K. R.R., Keshan B. (2017). Ethno-zoological Practices by Khasis, an Indigenous Tribe of Meghalaya, India. NEHU Journal, Vol. XV, p. 89-96. ISSN No. 0972 - 8406
  13. Keshan, B., Thounaojam B., Kh S. D. (2017). Insulin and 20-hydroxyecdysone action in Bombyx mori: Glycogen content and expression pattern of insulin and ecdysone receptors in fat body. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 241:108-117. IF: 2.535
  14. Thounaojam B., Keshan, B. (2017). Modulation of gene expression by nutritional state and hormones in Bombyx larvae in relation to its growth period. Gene Expression Patterns. 25–26: 175–183. IF: 1.201

Publication in Workshop Proceedings/Laboratory Manual

  1. Keshan B. (2011). Molecular aspect of stress endocrinology: cross-talk between signaling molecules and gene expression in fat body and ovary following temperature stress in silkworm, Bombyx mori. Compendium of Progress Report of the Group Monitoring Workshop on DST funded research project under Fast Track Scheme for Young Scientist in Life Sciences, S.No.34.
  2. Chatterjee A. and Keshan B. (2011). Techniques in Molecular Biology. Laboratory Manuals on National Workshop on “Hands-on-Training on Techniques used in Biotechnological Research”, pp.1-18.
  3. Keshan B. (2014). Techniques in Polymerase Chain Reaction. Laboratory Manuals on National Workshop on “Hands-on-Training on Techniques used in Biotechnological Research”, pp.33-44.

Publication in Genbank

  1. Keshan B. and Riddiford L.M. (2004). Manduca sexta E75C (E75C) mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession Number AY830446. 17-NOV-2004
  2. Saha N., Biswas,K. and Keshan, B. (2008). Clarias batrachus beta-actin mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession Number EU527190. 28-Feb-2008
  3. Saha N., Biswas,K. and Keshan,B. (2008).  Clarias gariepinus beta-actin-like mRNA, partial sequence. GenBank Accession Number EU527191. 28-Feb-2008
  4. Saha N., Biswas,K., Jyrwa,L.M.. and Keshan,B. (2008).  Clarias gariepinus phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) mRNA,GenBank Accession Number EU797497. 06-Jun-2008
  5. Saha N., Biswas,K., Jyrwa,L.M.. and Keshan,B. 2008. Clarias batrachus phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (PEPCK) mRNA, GenBank Accession Number EU797496. 06-Jun-2008
  6. Saha N., Das,K.B., Das,M. and Keshan,B. (2008).  Heteropneustes fossilis beta-actin mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accession Number FJ409641. 22-Oct-2008
  7. Saha,N., Das,M.,Biswas Das,K., Keshan,B. Heteropneustes fossilis phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase mRNA, partial cds. GenBank Accesssion: FJ594279. 23-Dec-2008

Publications of abstracts presented at the scientific meetings

  1. Keshan, B., and Ray, A.K. (1994). Trehalase activity in different organs of pupa of silkworm (Bombyx mori L., race Nistari). Proceedings of the Eighty first Session of the Indian Science Congress, Section Physiology, pp. 9, Jaipur, India.
  2. Keshan, B., and Ray, A.K. (1995). Trehalase activity in different fractions of some tissues of silkworm (Bombyx mori L. race Nistari): Demonstration of the highest enzyme activity in mitochondrial compartment. Proceedings of the Eighty second Session of the Indian Science Congress, Section of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries, pp. 28-29, Calcutta, India.
  3. Keshan, B., and Ray, A.K. (1995). Cellular distribution and estrogen sensitivity of trehalase in silkworm, Bombyx mori L. XIII National Symposium on Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology, pp. 20, Hyderabad, India.
  4. Keshan, B., and Ray, A.K. (1997). Possible nuclear mediated and specific action of estradiol-17b in silk gland of Bombyx mori L. XV National Symposium on Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology, pp. 35, Burdwan, India.
  5. Keshan, B., and Ray, A.K. (1997). Action of estradiol-17b on silk gland development and fibroin production in Bombyx mori L. Golden Jubilee National Symposium on Biology for Sustainable Development, pp. 38, Calcutta, India.
  6. Keshan, B., and Ray, A.K. (1999). Possible physiological significance of estradiol –17b in Bombyx moriNational Symposium on Fifty Years of Zoology, pp. 29-30, Calcutta, India.
  7. Keshan, B., (2000). Estradiol –17b in silk gland of Bombyx moriProceedings of the Eightyseventh Session of the Indian Science Congress, Part III (Y.S. Abstracts), Young Scientists' Award Programme, Section of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries, pp. 70-71, Pune, India. 
  8. De, J., Ray, S., Keshan, B., Pramanik, M., and Ray , A.K. (2002). Estradiol - 17b : Evolutionary conservation of metabolic function in silkworm, Bombyx mori L. 14th Annual Conference of the Physiological Society of India, Abstract Number C-2, Serampore, Hooghly, India
  9. Ray, S., De, J., Keshan, B., and Ray, A.K. (2003). How significant is Estradiol - 17b for its physiologic function in silkworm, Bombyx mori L.? Proceedings of the Ninetieth Session of the Indian Science Congress, Section of animal, veterinary and Fishery Sciences, pp. 3-4, Bangalore, India.
  10. Keshan, B., De, J., Ray, S., Pramanik, M., and Ray, A.K. (2004). Estradiol - 17b in silkworm: an example of evolutionary conservation of hormone action. National symposium on ‘Zoology – a neorealistic approach’, Abstract No. B-5, pp.18-19, Kolkata, India.
  11. Keshan, B., Hiruma, K.and Riddiford L.M. (2005). The ecdysone – induced early gene E75 in Manduca sexta: its developmental regulation and hormonal control in epidermis and developing wing. International Symposium on Frontiers in Molecular Endocrinology, P27. Hyderabad, India
  12. Keshan, B., Hiruma, K.and Riddiford L.M. (2005). Developmental expression and hormonal regulation of the transcription factors, E75C and E75D, in Manduca sexta. The 15th International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology, Abstract No. P18.10, pp.83, Boston, MA, USA.
  13. Keshan, B., Hiruma, K.and Riddiford L.M. (2006). Differential regulation of ecdysone inducible early gene E75 by juvenile hormone during moulting and metamorphosis in tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta. The 54th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Abstract number 0680, pp. 88 Indianapolis, USA.
  14. Keshan, B., Hiruma, K.and Riddiford L.M. (2007). The alteration in the expression level of ecdysteroid-induced early gene, E75, by juvenile hormone. Regional symposium on current research thrust in animal sciences: Interface with end use researchers and stake holders, Abstract number OP-7, pp.13, Shillong, India.
  15. Keshan, B. and Paul, S. (2012). Effect of heat stress on development and hsp90 mRNA expression in silkworm, Bombyx mori. “International conference on Entomology”, p.252, Abstract number AS-50, pp.252, Patiala, India.
  16. Keshan, B. and Paul, S. (2012). Developmental and tissue specific variations in hsp90 and vitellogenin mRNA expressions under heat stress in silkworm, Bombyx mori. 18th International Conference (Post ISCBC) prospective and challenges in Chemical and Biological Sciences: Innovative Cross Roads, Abstract number OL-8, pp.48 Guwahati, India.
  17. Keshan, B. (2012). Heat stress induced response in silkworm, Bombyx mori. 36th Annual Conference of Ethological Society of India and National Symposium on “Live organisms and their expressions in the environment” p.16, Abstract number IL-2, Kolkata, India.
  18. Keshan, B. and Paul, S. (2013). The involvement of ecdysteroid induced early gene, E75A in silkworm, Bombyx mori under heat stress. Proceedings of the 100th Session of the Indian Science Congress, Section of Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Abstract no. EPP-21, pp.399, Kolkata, India.
  19. Thounaojam, B. and Keshan, B. (2013). The growth and development of silkworm, Bombyx mori and the mRNA expression of insulin receptor gene (InR) under nutrient deprived condition. Proceedings of the 100th Session of the Indian Science Congress, Section of Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Abstract no. EPP-74, pp.440, Kolkata, India.
  20. Keshan B. (2013). Ecdysone and insulin signaling in insect. International symposium on molecular signaling, p.9, Santiniketan, India.
  21. Thounaojam B, Kh.S D., Keshan B. (2014). Study of the expression of some genes involved in ecdysone and insulin signalling pathways in silkworm Bombyx mori under fed and food deprived conditions.” International conference of Entomology, Department of Zoology and environmental science, Abstract Number AS-12, pp.148-149, Punjabi university, Patiala,
  22. Keshan, B.,Thounaojam B., Devi, K. S. (2015). Effect of food deprivation on corpora allata, hemolymph ecdysteroid titer and mRNA expression of certain genes in fat body in silkworm, Bombyx mori. National Conference on “Applied Zoology in Sustainable Development: An Update”, pp-18, University of North Bengal, India.
  23. Keshan, B., Thounaojam B., Devi, K. S. (2015). Effect of insulin on hemolymph ecdysteroid titer, glycogen content and expression of certain genes in fed and food deprived larvae in silkworm, Bombyx mori”. International Symposium on Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology, Abstract No. OP-13, pp-35, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
  24. Devi, K. S., Thounaojam B., Keshan, B. (2015). Antagonistic action of insulin and 20-hydroxy ecdysone on glycogen content and the transcript levels of ecdysone receptor in the fat body of silkworm, Bombyx mori. International Conference on Molecular Signalling: Recent trends in Biosciences. Abstract No. PP-12, pp-75, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  25. Thounaojam B., Keshan, B. (2016). Effect of food deprivation in relation to critical weight on the mRNA expression of certain genes in silkworm, Bombyx mori. Symposium on Faunal Diversity and Ecophysiology, Abstract No. PP-15, pp-36, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  26. Devi, K. S., Keshan, B. (2016). Nutrient-dependent effect of insulin on major carbohydrate reserves and PTTH expression in brain of Bombyx mori. International Symposium on Integrative Physiology and Comparative Endocrinology and 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology (SRBCE), pp-95, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Updated by lakmen_zoology on Feb 05, 2018 15:43:07