Kunnumakkara A. B.



Research Areas:

Role of inflammatory pathways in cancer development, Identification of novel biomarkers for cancer diagnosis and prognosis, Cancer drug discovery, Development of transgenic and gene knockout mouse models for biomedical research.

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1. Khwairakpam AD, Banik K, Girisa S, Shabnam B, Shakibaei M, Fan L, Arfuso F, Monisha J, Wang H, Mao X, Sethi G, Kunnumakkara AB. "The vital role of ATP citrate lyase in chronic diseases.", J Mol Med (Berl). , DOI.doi: 10.1007/s00109-019-01863-0, Vol.98, 1, P.P 71-95 , (2020)

2. Banik K, Ranaware AM, Harsha C, Nitesh T, Girisa S, Deshpande V, Fan L, Nalawade SP, Sethi G, Kunnumakkara AB. "Piceatannol: A natural stilbene for the prevention and treatment of cancer.", Pharmacol Res. , DOI.10.1016/j.phrs.2020.104635., Vol.153, 104635, P.P - , (2020)

3. Khatoon E, Banik K, Harsha C, Sailo BL, Thakur KK, Khwairakpam AD, Vikkurthi R, Devi TB, Gupta SC, Kunnumakkara AB "Phytochemicals in cancer cell chemosensitization: Current knowledge and future perspectives", Seminars in Cancer Biology, DOI.10.1016/j.semcancer.2020.06.014, Vol., , P.P - , (2020)

4. Bordoloi D, Banik K, Padmavathi G, Vikkurthi R, Harsha C, Roy NK, Singh AK, Monisha J, Wang H, Kumar AP, Kunnumakkara AB. "TIPE2 Induced the Proliferation, Survival, and Migration of Lung Cancer Cells Through Modulation of Akt/mTOR/NF-?B Signaling Cascade.", Biomolecules. , DOI.10.3390/biom9120836, Vol.12, 9, P.P pii: E836.- , (2019)

5. Roy NK, Monisha J, Padmavathi G, Lalhruaitluanga H, Kumar NS, Singh AK, Bordoloi D, Baruah MN, Ahmed GN, Longkumar I, Arfuso F, Kumar AP, Kunnumakkara AB. "Isoform-Specific Role of Akt in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.", Biomolecules. , DOI.10.3390/biom9070253, Vol.7, 9, P.P pii: E253.- , (2019)

6. Bordoloi D, Monisha J, Roy NK, Padmavathi G, Banik K, Harsha C, Wang H, Kumar AP, Arfuso F, Kunnumakkara AB. "An Investigation on the Therapeutic Potential of Butein, A Tretrahydroxychalcone Against Human Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.", Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2019 Nov 1;20(11):3437-3446. doi: , DOI.10.31557/APJCP.2019.20.11.3437., Vol.11, 20, P.P 3437-3446 , (2019)

7. Banik K, Ranaware AM, Deshpande V, Nalawade SP, Padmavathi G, Bordoloi D, Sailo BL, Shanmugam MK, Fan L, Arfuso F, Sethi G, Kunnumakkara AB. "Honokiol for cancer therapeutics: A traditional medicine that can modulate multiple oncogenic targets.", Pharmacol Res. , DOI.10.1016/j.phrs.2019.04.004., Vol.144, , P.P 192-209 , (2019)

8. Kunnumakkara AB, Bordoloi D, Sailo BL, Roy NK, Thakur KK, Banik K, Shakibaei M, Gupta SC, Aggarwal BB. "Cancer drug development: The missing links.", Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2019 May;244(8):663-689. doi:, DOI. 10.1177/1535370219839163., Vol.244, 8, P.P 663-689 , (2019)

9. Sailo BL, Banik K, Girisa S, Bordoloi D, Fan L, Halim CE, Wang H, Kumar AP, Zheng D, Mao X, Sethi G, Kunnumakkara AB. "FBXW7 in Cancer: What Has Been Unraveled Thus Far? ", Cancers (Basel). , DOI.10.3390/cancers11020246., Vol.19, 2, P.P pii: E246.- , (2019)

10. Monisha J, Roy NK, Padmavathi G, Banik K, Bordoloi D, Khwairakpam AD, Arfuso F, Chinnathambi A, Alahmadi TA, Alharbi SA, Sethi G, Kumar AP, Kunnumakkara AB. "NGAL is Downregulated in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Leads to Increased Survival, Proliferation, Migration and Chemoresistance.", Cancers (Basel). , DOI.10.3390/cancers10070228., Vol.7, 10, P.P pii: E228.- , (2018)

11. Bordoloi D, Banik K, Shabnam B, Padmavathi G, Monisha J, Arfuso F, Dharmarajan A, Mao X, Lim LHK, Wang L, Fan L, Hui KM, Kumar AP, Sethi G, Kunnumakkara AB. "TIPE Family of Proteins and Its Implications in Different Chronic Diseases.", Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Sep 29;19(10). doi: , DOI.10.3390/ijms19102974., Vol.19, 10, P.P pii: E2974- , (2018)

12. Shabnam B, Padmavathi G, Banik K, Girisa S, Monisha J, Sethi G, Fan L, Wang L, Mao X, Kunnumakkara AB. "Sorcin a Potential Molecular Target for Cancer Therapy. ", Transl Oncol. , DOI.10.1016/j.tranon.2018.08.015. , Vol.11, 6, P.P 1379-1389 , (2018)

13. Kunnumakkara AB, Banik K, Bordoloi D, Harsha C, Sailo BL, Padmavathi G, Roy NK, Gupta SC, Aggarwal BB. "Googling the Guggul (Commiphora and Boswellia) for Prevention of Chronic Diseases.", Front Pharmacol. , DOI.10.3389/fphar.2018.00686. , Vol.6, 9, P.P 689- , (2018)

14. Padmavathi G, Banik K, Monisha J, Bordoloi D, Shabnam B, Arfuso F, Sethi G, Fan L, Kunnumakkara AB. "Novel tumor necrosis factor-? induced protein eight (TNFAIP8/TIPE) family: Functions and downstream targets involved in cancer progression.", Cancer Lett. , DOI.10.1016/j.canlet.2018.06.017., Vol.438, 28, P.P 260-271 , (2018)

15. Kunnumakkara AB, Banik K, Bordoloi D, Harsha C, Sailo BL, Padmavathi G, Roy NK, Gupta SC, Aggarwal BB. "Googling the Guggul (Commiphora and Boswellia) for Prevention of Chronic Diseases.", Front Pharmacol. , DOI.10.3389/fphar.2018.00686. , Vol.6, 9, P.P 689- , (2018)

16. Khwairakpam AD, Bordoloi D, Thakur KK, Monisha J, Arfuso F, Sethi G, Mishra S, Kumar AP, Kunnumakkara AB. "Possible use of Punica granatum (Pomegranate) in cancer therapy.", Pharmacol Res., DOI.10.1016/j.phrs.2018.04.021., Vol.133, , P.P 53-64 , (2018)

17. Sailo BL, Banik K, Padmavathi G, Javadi M, Bordoloi D, Kunnumakkara AB. "Tocotrienols: The promising analogues of vitamin E for cancer therapeutics.", Pharmacol Res. , DOI.10.1016/j.phrs.2018.02.017., Vol.130, , P.P 259-272 , (2018)

18. Kunnumakkara AB, Sailo BL, Banik K, Harsha C, Prasad S, Gupta SC, Bharti AC, Aggarwal BB. "Chronic diseases, inflammation, and spices: how are they linked?", J Transl Med. , DOI.10.1186/s12967-018-1381-2., Vol.16, 1, P.P 14- , (2018)

19. Banik K, Harsha C, Bordoloi D, Lalduhsaki Sailo B, Sethi G, Leong HC, Arfuso F, Mishra S, Wang L, Kumar AP, Kunnumakkara AB. "Therapeutic potential of gambogic acid, a caged xanthone, to target cancer.", Cancer Lett. , DOI.10.1016/j.canlet.2017.12.014., Vol.416, , P.P 75-86 , (2018)

20. Kunnumakkara AB, Bordoloi D, Harsha C, Banik K, Gupta SC, Aggarwal BB. "Curcumin mediates anticancer effects by modulating multiple cell signaling pathways.", Clin Sci (Lond). , DOI.10.1042/CS20160935., Vol.131, 15, P.P 1781-1799 , (2017)

21. Kunnumakkara AB, Bordoloi D, Padmavathi G, Monisha J, Roy NK, Prasad S, Aggarwal BB. "Curcumin, the golden nutraceutical: multitargeting for multiple chronic diseases.", Br J Pharmacol. , DOI.10.1111/bph.13621. , Vol.174, 11, P.P 1325-1348 , (2017)

22. Roy NK, Bordoloi D, Monisha J, Padmavathi G, Kotoky J, Golla R, Kunnumakkara AB. "Specific Targeting of Akt Kinase Isoforms: Taking the Precise Path for Prevention and Treatment of Cancer.", Curr Drug Targets., DOI. 10.2174/1389450117666160307145236. , Vol.18, 4, P.P 421-435 , (2017)

23. Monisha J, Roy NK, Bordoloi D, Kumar A, Golla R, Kotoky J, Padmavathi G, Kunnumakkara AB. "Nuclear Factor Kappa B: A Potential Target to Persecute Head and Neck Cancer.", Curr Drug Targets., DOI.10.2174/1389450117666160201112330., Vol.18, 2, P.P 232-253 , (2017)

24. Roy NK, Deka A, Bordoloi D, Mishra S, Kumar AP, Sethi G, Kunnumakkara AB. "The potential role of boswellic acids in cancer prevention and treatment.", Cancer Lett., DOI.10.1016/j.canlet.2016.04.017., Vol.377, 1, P.P 74-86 , (2016)

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