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Babita Paudel-Bhattarai

Country of origin: Nepal Currently in: Nepal, Kathmandu General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2009 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Isolation and characterization of bioactive compounds (antibacterial, antioxidant, anticancer, antidiabetic) from micro organisms, medicinal plants and their endophytes.

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. B.Paudel. 2017. Chemical safety of the herbal medicines. 2017. NEGAAS Journal. 121-126.
2. B.Paudel, K. Bhattarai and H.D.Bhattarai. 2017 Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Two Polyketides from Lichen-endophytic fungus Preussia sp. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C. 73 (3-4):161-163.
3. B.N. Jha, M. Shrestha, D.P. Pandey, T. Bhattarai, H.D. Bhattarai, B. Paudel. 2017. Investigation of antioxidant, antimicrobial and toxicity activities of lichens from high altitude regions of Nepal. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 17:282-89.
4. B. Paudel, H.D. Bhattarai, I.C. Kim, H.S. Lee, R. Sofronov, L. Ivanova, L. Poryadina, J.H. Yim. 2014. Estimation of antioxidant, antimicrobial activity and brine shrimp toxicity of plants collected from Oymyakon region of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. Biological Research. 47:1-6.
5. H.D. Bhattarai, B. Paudel, H. Oh, I.C. Kim, J.H. Yim. 2013. A new fused tetracyclic heterocycle from Serratia sp. PAMC 25557 and its antioxidant activity. Phytochemistry Letter. 6 (4):536-538.
6. B. Paudel, H.D. Bhattarai, D.P. Pandey, J.S. Hur, S.G. Hong, I.C. Kim, J.H. Yim. 2012. Antioxidant, Antibacterial activity and Brine shrimp toxicity test of some Mountainous Lichens from Nepal. Biological Research. 45:387-391.
7. B. Paudel, H.D. Bhattarai, J.H.Yim. 2012. In vitro antioxidant activity of the Antarctic lichen Caloplaca regalis and its GC/MS based phytochemical analysis. J. Biomolecule Reconstruction. 9:15-23.
ISSN 1738-5229
8. B. Paudel, H.D. Bhattarai, H.Y. Koh, S.G. Lee, S.J. Han, H.K. Lee, H. Oh, H.W. Shin, J.H. Yim. 2011. Ramalin, a Novel Nontoxic Antioxidant Compound from the Antarctic Lichen Ramalina terebrata. Phytomedicine. 18 (14):1285-1290.
9. B. Paudel, H.D. Bhattarai, H.K. Lee, H.Oh, H.W. Shin and J.H. Yim. 2010. Antibacterial activity of Ramalin, Usnic acid and its Three other Derivatives Isolated from the Antarctic lichen Ramalina terebrata. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C. 65 (1-2): 34–38.
10. H.D. Bhattarai, B. Paudel, H.K. Lee, H.Oh and J.H. Yim. 2009. In vitro Antioxidant Capacities of Two Benzonaphthoxanthenones: Ohioensins F and G Isolated from the Antarctic Moss Polytrichastrum alpinum. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C. 64 (3-4):197–200.
11. H.D. Bhattarai, B. Paudel, H.S. Lee, Y.K. Lee and J.H. Yim. 2008. Antioxidant activity of Sanionia uncinata, a polar moss species from King George Island, Antarctica. Phytotherapy Research. 22:1635-1639.
12. H.D. Bhattarai, B. Paudel, S.G. Hong, H.K. Lee and J.H. Yim. 2008. Thin layer chromatography (TLC) analysis of antioxidant constituents of lichens from Antarctica. Journal of Natural Medicines. 62:481-484.
13. B. Paudel, H.D. Bhattarai, J.S. Lee, S.G. Hong, H.W. Shin, J.H. Yim. 2008. Antioxidant activity of polar lichens from King George Island (Antarctica). Polar Biology. 31: 605-608.
14. B. Paudel, H.D. Bhattarai, J.S. Lee, S. G. Hong, H.W. Shin, J.H. Yim. 2008. Antibacterial potential of Antarctic Lichens against Human Pathogenic Gram Positive Bacteria. Phytotherapy Research. 22: 1269-1271.
15. H. D. Bhattarai, B. Paudel, N. S. Park and H. W. Shin. 2007. Evaluation of antifouling activity of eight commercially available organic chemicals against the early foulers- marine bacteria and Ulva spores. Journal of Environmental Biology. 28: 857-863.
16. H.D. Bhattarai, B. Paudel, Y.K. Hong and H.W. Shin. 2007. A simple method to preserve algal spores of Ulva spp. in cold storage with ampicillin. Hydrobiologia. 592 (1):399-404.
17. H.D. Bhattarai, G.S.Viswanadh, B. Paudel., Y.K. Lee, H.K. Lee, Y.K. Hong and H.W. Shin. 2007. Isolation of antifouling compounds from the marine bacterium, Shewanella oneidensis SCH002. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 23:243-249.

1. Yim, J.H., Lee, H.K., Bhattarai. H.D. Paudel. B., Kim I.C., Hong S.G., Kim, D.K., Lee, Y.K., Lee, S.G., Oh, H.C. 2009. Novel compound ramalin and use thereof. United States Patent. US8809578B2.

2. Yim, J.H., Kim, I.C., Han S.J., Kim H.O., Kim D., Paudel, B., Bhattarai. H.D. 2013. Antioxidant Compound Isolated from Serratia sp. and Use Thereof. Korean Patent. KR101644541B1.

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