Research Publications:

  1. Sharma R, Sopory SK, Guha-Mukherjee S (1976) Phytochrome regulation of peroxidase activity in maize. Plant Science Letters 6: 69-75

  2. Sharma R, Sopory SK, Guha-Mukherjee S (1976) Phytochrome mediation of peroxidase activity in Zea mays. Proc Ind Nat Sci Acad 42B: 290-294

  3. Sharma R, Biswal UC (1976) Effect of kinetin and light on peroxidase activity of detached barley leaves. Z Pflanzenphysiol 78: 169-172

  4. Biswal UC, Sharma R (1976) Phytochrome regulation of senescence in detached barley leaves. Z Pflanzenphysiol 80: 71-73

  5. Sharma R, Sopory SK, Guha-Mukherjee S (1977) Phytochrome regulation of peroxidase activity in maize II. Interaction with hormones, acetylcholine and cAMP. Z Pflanzenphysiol 82: 417-427

  6. Sharma R, Sopory SK, Guha-Mukherjee S (1979) Phytochrome regulation of peroxidase activities in maize III. Age dependence and subcellular localization. Z Pflanzenphysiol 94: 371-375

  7. Sharma R, Sopory SK, Guha-Mukherjee S (1979) Phytochrome regulation of peroxidase activity in maize IV. Photosynthetic independence of peroxidase enhancement. Plant Cell Physiol 20: 1003-1012

  8. Sharma R, Sopory SK, Guha-Mukherjee S (1980) Phytochrome regulation of peroxidase activity in maize V. Role of RNA and protein synthesis. Plant Cell Physiol 21: 345-350

  9. Sharma R, Schopfer P (1982) Sequential control of phytochrome mediated synthesis de novo of b-amylase in the cotyledons of mustard (Sinapis alba L.) seedlings.Planta 155: 183-189

  10. Singh HN, Singh RK, Sharma R (1983) An L-methionine-D,L-sulfoximine-resistant mutant of the cyanobacterium Nostoc muscorum showing inhibitor-resistant g-glutamyl-transferase, defective glutamine synthetase and producing extracellular ammonia during N2 fixation. FEBS letters 154: 10-14

  11. Sharma R, Schopfer P (1984) Advantages of rubidium chloride gradients for isopycnic centrifugation of enzymes.Biochem Int 8: 471-476

  12. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1984) Polarimetric determination of substitution of oxirane groups on epoxy-activated Sepharose 6B gel by cyclodextrins. J Biochem Biophys Meth. 10: 65-68

  13. Sharma R (1984) Phytochrome – A plant photochromic sensor. J Sci Ind Res 43: 615-633

  14. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1985) Affinity chromatography of mustard b-amylase on starch columns. J Biochem Biophys Meth 10: 315-320

  15. Sharma R (1985) Phytochrome regulation of enzyme activity in higher plants. Photochem Photobiol 241: 747- 755

  16. Manga VA, Sharma R (1985) Nutrients-mediated shift in temporal expression of phytochrome controlled b-amylase activity in mustard (Sinapis alba L.) cotyledons. Plant Cell Environ 8: 339-344

  17. Bagchi SN, Sharma R, Singh HN (1985) Inorganic nitrogen control of growth, chlorophyll and protein level in cyanobacterium Nostoc muscorum. J Plant Physiol 21: 73-81

  18. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1987) Purification of b-amylase from mustard (Sinapis alba L.) to homogeneity by chromatofocussing and gel permeation chromatography. J Chromato 390: 463-467

  19. Sharma R, Schopfer P (1987) Phytochrome-mediated regulation of b-amylase mRNA level in mustard (Sinapis alba L.) cotyledons. Planta 171: 313-320

  20. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1987) Immunoaffinity chromatographic purification of b-amylase from mustard cotyledons. J Chromatogr 408: 385-387

  21. Manga VA, Sharma R (1988) Sustainment of uninterrupted increase of b-amylase activity in mustard (Sinapis alba L.) cotyledons during light/dark cycles. J Plant Physiol 132: 116-122

  22. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1988) Affinity binding of higher plant b-amylases to starch: A rapid purification method. Starke 40: 182-185

  23. Manga VA, Sharma R (1988) Blue light mediated regulation of b-amylase activity in mustard (Sinapis alba L.) cotyledons. Plant Cell Physiol 29: 673-676

  24. Sangeetha B, Sharma R (1988) Phytochrome-regulated expansion of mustard (Sinapis alba L.) cotyledons. J Exp Bot 39: 1355-1366

  25. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1989) b-amylase from mustard (Sinapis alba L.) cotyledons: Immunochemical evidence for synthesis de novo during photoregulated seedling development. Plant Physiol 89: 860-866

  26. Sharma R, Subbaramaiah K, Madhavi Sumanga ChV, Subbarao KV (1989) Nuclear-plastidic gene interaction during chloroplast biogenesis in higher plants. In "Trends in Photosynthesis Research." Eds UC Biswal, G Britton, Agro Botanical Publishers, Bikaner, India pp 109-118.

  27. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1989) Affinity Purification of amylases on cyclodextrin Sepharose columns. Starke 41: 357-359

  28. Subbaramaiah K, Sharma R (1990) Characterization of b-amylase from Sinapis alba cotyledons. Phytochemistry 29: 1417-1419

  29. Manga VA, Sharma R (1990) Lack of functional interrelationship between b-amylase photoregulation and chloroplast development in mustard (Sinapis alba L.) cotyledons.Plant Cell Physiol 31: 167-172

  30. Vally KJM, Subbarao KV, Sharma R (1991) Interrelationship between chloroplast biogenesis and photoregulation of enzymes in higher plants. In "Trends in Bioenergetics and Biotechnological Processes." Eds GS Singhal, T Ramasarma, Today and Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, New Delhi. Pp 151-158

  31. Vally KJM, Sharma R (1991) Interaction between chloroplast biogenesis and photoregulation of amylases in Pennisetum americanum leaves. Photochem Photobiol 54: 651-657

  32. Goud KV, Sharma R, Kendrick RE, Furuya M (1991) Photoregulation of phenylalanine ammonia lyase is not correlated with anthocyanin induction in photomorphogenetic mutants of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum).Plant Cell Physiol 32: 1251-1258

  33. Vally KJM, Datta R, Sharma R (1992) Interaction between chloroplast development and photoregulation of starch degrading enzymes in monocot leaves. In "Research in Photosynthesis." Ed N Murata, Kluwer Acad Publ, Netherlands Vol III: 721-724

  34. Datta R, Reddy KR, Vally KJM, Subbarao KV, Sharma R (1993) Developmental gradients and photoregulation of enzyme levels in monocot leaves. In "DAE Symposium on Photosynthesis and Molecular Biology." JNU, New Delhi. Pp 147-152

  35. Sharma R, López-Juez E, Nagatani A, Furuya M (1993) Identification of photo-inactive phytochrome A in etiolated seedlings and photo-active phytochrome B in green leaves of the aurea mutant of tomato. Plant Journal 4: 1035-1042 Reprint

  36. Goud KV, Sharma R (1994) Retention of photoinduction of cytosolic enzymes in aurea mutant of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). Plant Physiol 105: 643-650

  37. Reddy VS, Goud KV, Sharma R, Reddy AR (1994) UV-B responsive anthocyanin production in a rice cultivar is associated with a specific phase of phenylalanine ammonia lyase biosynthesis. Plant Physiol 105: 1059-1066 Reprint

  38. Vally KJM, Sharma R (1995) Light-induced chloroplast a-amylase in pearl millet (Pennisetum americanum). Plant Physiol 107: 401-405

  39. Vally KJM, Selvy MT, Sharma R (1995) Light alters cytosolic and plastidic phosphorylase distribution in pearl millet leaves.Plant Physiol 109: 517-523

  40. Sangeetha B, Sharma R (1996) Photoregulation and characterization of a pelletable ATPase from cotyledons of mustard (Sinapis alba L.) seedlings. Proc Nat Acad Sci India 66(B): Spl Vol 31-46

  41. Sarma AD, Sreelakhsmi Y, Sharma R (1997) Antioxidant ability of anthocyanins against ascorbic acid oxidation. Phytochemistry 45: 671-674 Reprint

  42. Vally KJM, Datta R, Sharma R (1997) Starch degrading enzymes in green leaves: Regulation and role in mobilization of transitory starch. Agros Ann Rev Plant Physiol 3: 139-175

  43. Khurana JP, Kochhar A, Jain PK, Poff KL, Sharma RP, Tyagi AK (1997) Characterization of a new class of mutants defining novel set of photomorphogenic repressors. In "Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology". Ed Tewari KK and Singhal GS, Narosa, New Delhi, India pp 115-123

  44. Reddy RK, Sharma R (1998) Spatial Distribution and Temporal Regulation of Phytochrome A and Phytochrome B Levels in Maize Seedlings. Plant Physiol Biochem 36: 737-745 Reprint

  45. Subbarao KV, Datta R, Sharma R (1998) Amylases synthesis in scutellum and aleurone layer of maize seeds. Phytochemistry 49: 657-666 Reprint

  46. Sarma AD, Sreelakshmi YSL, Sharma, R (1998) Differential Expression and Properties of Phenylalanine Ammonia-Lyase Isoforms in Tomato Leaves. Phytochemistry 49: 2233-2243 Reprint

  47. Sarma AD, Sharma R (1999) Purification and characterization of UV-B induced phenylalanine ammonia lyase from rice seedlings. Phytochemistry 50: 729-737 Reprint

  48. Sharma R, Kendrick RE (1999) Use of Mutants and Transgenics in Understanding Photomorphogenesis. In " Concepts in Photobiology, Photosynthesis and Photomorphogenesis" Ed. Ed. Singhal GS, Renger G, Sopory SK, Irrgang K-D and Govindjee, pp 930-961, Narosa, New Delhi

  49. Datta R, Selvi MT, Seetharama N, Sharma R (1999 ) Stress-mediated enhancement of b-amylase activity in pearl millet and maize leaves is dependent on light. J Plant Physiol 154: 657-664

  50. Datta R, Vally KJM, Sharma R (1999) Sugar Mimics the Light-Mediated b-Amylase Induction and Distribution in Maize and Pearl Millet Leaves. J Plant Physiol 154: 665-672

  51. Datta R, Sharma R (1999) Temporal and Spatial Regulation of Nitrate Reductase and Nitrite Reductase in Greening Maize Leaves. Plant Science 144: 77-83 Reprint

  52. Singh A, Selvi MT, Sharma R (1999) Sunlight-induced anthocyanin pigmentation in maize vegetative tissues. J Exp Bot 50: 1619-1625 Reprint

  53. Sarma AD, Sharma R (1999) Anthocyanin-DNA copigmentation complex: Mutual protection against oxidative damage. Phytochemistry 52: 1313-1318 Reprint

  54. Sharma R (2001) Phytochrome: A Serine Kinase Illuminates the Nucleus. Current Science 80: 178-188 Reprint

  55. Sharma R (2001) Impact of Solar UV-B on Tropical Ecosystems and Agriculture. Case Study: Effect of UV-B on Rice. Proceedings of SEAWPIT 1998 & 2000 1:92-101 Reprint

  56. Al-Hammadi ASA, Sreelakshmi Y, Negi S, Siddiqi I, Sharma R (2003) The polycotyledon Mutant of Tomato Shows Enhanced Polar Auxin Transport. Plant Physiol 133:113-125 Reprint

  57. Srinivas A, Behera RK, Kagawa T, Wada M, Sharma R (2004) High Pigment1 Mutation Negatively Regulates Phototropic Signal Transduction in Tomato Seedlings. Plant Physiology 134:790-800 Reprint

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