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Hridya VK

Country of origin: India Currently in: India, Thiruvananthapuram General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2016 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Specialized in mangrove’s phytochemistry and pharmacology. Having 10 years of research experience in the field of polymer science, phytochemistry, and geosciences.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Hridya VK, M Jayabalan, “Studies on in vitro biostability and blood compatibility of polyurethane potting compound based on aromatic polymeric MDI for extracorporeal devices”, Journal of Material Science: Materials in Medicine (Springer Publications, Netherlands, Impact Factor: 2.587, ISSN: 0957-4530); 20, 2009; S195-S202, www.DOI:10.1007/s10856-008-3515-1.

Hridya VK, Prince. S. Godson, N. Chandrasekar, “Chromatographic identification of two biologically important tri-terpenoids from the chloroform extract of Rhizophora mucronata”, Acta Chromatographica (Publisher: Akademiai Kiado, Poland, ISSN: 1233-2356, Impact Factor: 0.644) 24 (2012) 1, 123-129.

Hridya VK, Priyadharsini K, Prince S Godson, Chandrasekar N. “An assessment of bacterial and biochemical characteristics in the placer mineral rich zones of southern coastal region, Tamil Nadu, India”, Journal of Coastal sciences, ISSN: 2348 – 6740, 1(2014) 1, 27-32.

Hridya VK, Prince S Godson, Kumaresan S and Chandrasekar N. “The antimalarial potential and phytochemical composition of Mangroves from southeast India: An in vitro study”, Journal of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, ISSN 2321-340X, Vol.2 (2021).

Greeshma G, Hridya VK, Devika SR, Sabu M, Shibu IG, Radhakrishnan KV, “Chemical constituents and their bioactivities of Zingiber nimmoni: An endemic species in South India”, Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic plants. 43(1-2), 2021, 15-24.

Ijinu TP, Sreejith PS, Hridya VK, Priji S, Sharad S and Pushpangadan P, Phytochemical Constituents and Pharmacology of Eclipta prostrata (L.) L., Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Medicinal Plants, Vol. 2, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group; Apple Academic Press. (In production)

Ijinu TP, Hridya VK, Ragesh RN, Sarlin PJ and Pushpangadan P, Indigofera tinctoria L., Phytochemical and Pharmacological Aspects. Bioactives and Pharmacology of Legumes, Vol. II, Hard ISBN: 9781774911266, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group; Apple Academic Press. (In production)

Hridya VK, Radhakrishnan KV, The Importance of Mangrove Conservation: A Pharmacological Approach, Swadeshi Vygan Patrika, Vol 2(1), Jan-Jun 2021.

Hridya, V. K., Radhakrishnan, K. V., Chandrasekar, N., Ijinu, T.P., Mangroves as an Alternative Source for Anticancer Drug Leads: Current Evidence and Future Prospects, Dubey, S.K. (Ed.). (2023). Natural Products and Nano-Formulations in Cancer Chemoprevention (1st ed.). CRC Press. b23311.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
postdoctoral research

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