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Dr Nirmalendu Das |  Botany | Excellence in Research

Associate Professor at  Barasat Government College, India

Dr. Nirmalendu Das is a distinguished researcher and academician with a wealth of expertise in the field of Botany. He currently holds a position at the Department of Botany, Barasat Government College, located in North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India. Born on April 20, 1970, Dr. Das embarked on his educational journey, earning an MSc and later achieving a Ph.D. with a focus on “Studies on Laccase enzymes from Pleurotus florida.”


Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

Education and Expertise 🎓💡

Dr. Das holds an MSc and a Ph.D. His doctoral research, titled “Studies on Laccase enzymes from Pleurotus florida,” reflects his expertise in fungal enzymes, specifically laccases.

Academic Journey 🏫👨‍🏫

He embarked on his educational service journey on September 3, 1997, contributing significantly to the academic landscape.

Research Project Recognition 💡🔍

Acknowledged by various funding agencies, Dr. Das has received research grants from UGC, DST, DBT, and WBDST, highlighting the significance of his work.

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Nirmalendu Das’s research spans diverse areas in botany, with a primary focus on environmental and applied mycology 🍄. His work on laccase-assisted bioremediation of pesticides explores sustainable solutions for environmental challenges 🌱🔬. In the realm of fungal biology, he investigates the role of melatonin in fungi, emphasizing its impact on morphogenesis and stress tolerance 🌙🍄. Dr. Das delves into the cosmetic potential of fungi, unraveling their treasure trove for cosmeceuticals through a comprehensive chemical approach 💄🍄. Additionally, his research extends to the study of endobacteria influencing growth and sporophore induction in Pleurotus pulmonarius, showcasing a holistic approach to mycological research 🌍🍄.


  • Citations: The researcher’s work has been cited 378 times in a total of 322 documents. This indicates the impact and influence of their research on other scholarly works.
  • Documents: The researcher has authored or co-authored 28 documents, which include articles, papers, or other scholarly contributions.
  • h-index: The h-index is 11, suggesting that there are 11 documents that have been cited at least 11 times. It provides a measure of both the productivity and impact of a researcher’s work.


Publications Top Notes:

  1. “Fungi’s Treasure in Cosmeceuticals – A Comprehensive Chemical Approach”
    • Authors: Mukherjee, A., Das, S., Chakraborty, D., Pal, N., Das, N.
    • Published in the South African Journal of Botany (2024, 166, pp. 311–331)
  2. “Role of Melatonin in Fungi with Special Emphasis on Morphogenesis and Stress Tolerance”
    • Authors: Chakraborty, D., Mukherjee, A., Banerjee, A., Das, N.
    • Published in the South African Journal of Botany (2024, 166, pp. 413–422)
  3. “Laccase-assisted Bioremediation of Pesticides: Scope and Challenges”
    • Authors: Paul, C., Pal, N., Maitra, M., Das, N.
    • Published in Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry (2024, 21(6), pp. 633–654)
  4. “Study of Growth-Improving and Sporophore-Inducing Endobacteria Isolated from Pleurotus pulmonarius”
    • Authors: Paul, C., Roy, T., Singh, K., Maitra, M., Das, N.
    • Published in the World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology (2023, 39(12), 349)
  5. “Influence of Pesticide-Tolerant Soil Bacteria for Disease Control and Plant Growth Promotion in Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp”
    • Authors: Bandopadhyay, A., Roy, T., Alam, S., Majumdar, S., Das, N.
    • Published in Environment, Development, and Sustainability (2023, 25(12), pp. 14693–14713)
Nirmalendu Das | Botany | Excellence in Research

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