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Department of Biochemistry profile

Dr Charlotte Pushparajan

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Biochemistry
Research summaryDevelopmental biology/genetics

Research

My current research projects include developing a purification scheme for a key protein involved in terminal patterning of the Drosophila embryo, developing a cell culture based assay to screen drug chemistries with the view of developing a novel bee-friendly insecticide and toughening cross-linked hydrogels for biochemistry applications.

Publications

Pushparajan, C., Goswami, S. K., McAdam, C. J., Hanton, L. R., Dearden, P. K., Moratti, S. C., & Cridge, A. G. (2017). A mechanically strengthened polyacrylamide gel matrix fully compatible with electrophoresis of proteins and nucleic acids. Electrophoresis. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/elps.201700303

Pushparajan, C., Claus, J. D., Marshall, S. D. G., & Visnovsky, G. (2013). Characterization of growth and Oryctes rhinoceros nudivirus production in attached cultures of the DSIR-HA-1179 coleopteran insect cell line. Cytotechnology, 65(6), 1003-1016. doi: 10.1007/s10616-013-9632-9

Reid, S., Chan, L. C. L., Matindoost, L., Pushparajan, C., & Visnovsky, G. (2016). Cell culture for production of insecticidal viruses. In T. R. Glare & M. E. Moran-Diez (Eds.), Microbial-based biopesticides: Methods and protocols (Part V). (pp. 95-117). New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6367-6_9

Pushparajan, C., Claus, J. D., Marshall, S. D. G., & Visnovsky, G. (2017). Nutritional demands and metabolic characteristics of the DSIR-HA-1179 insect cell line during growth and infection with the Oryctes nudivirus. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology: Animal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11626-017-0206-6

Chapter in Book - Research

Reid, S., Chan, L. C. L., Matindoost, L., Pushparajan, C., & Visnovsky, G. (2016). Cell culture for production of insecticidal viruses. In T. R. Glare & M. E. Moran-Diez (Eds.), Microbial-based biopesticides: Methods and protocols (Part V). (pp. 95-117). New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6367-6_9

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Journal - Research Article

Pushparajan, C., Goswami, S. K., McAdam, C. J., Hanton, L. R., Dearden, P. K., Moratti, S. C., & Cridge, A. G. (2017). A mechanically strengthened polyacrylamide gel matrix fully compatible with electrophoresis of proteins and nucleic acids. Electrophoresis. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/elps.201700303

Pushparajan, C., Claus, J. D., Marshall, S. D. G., & Visnovsky, G. (2017). Nutritional demands and metabolic characteristics of the DSIR-HA-1179 insect cell line during growth and infection with the Oryctes nudivirus. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology: Animal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11626-017-0206-6

Pushparajan, C., Claus, J. D., Marshall, S. D. G., & Visnovsky, G. (2013). Characterization of growth and Oryctes rhinoceros nudivirus production in attached cultures of the DSIR-HA-1179 coleopteran insect cell line. Cytotechnology, 65(6), 1003-1016. doi: 10.1007/s10616-013-9632-9

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