Deepak M (Scientist)
Drug Standardisation Division
Centre for Medicinal Plants Research
Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal
Research Experience / Expertise
8 years of experience in the field of research and specialized in phytochemical screening of medicinal plants and ayurvedic formulations. Well versed with Standardisation of Ayurvedic formulations and Raw materials, Natural Compounds Isolation, Separation, Purification and Identification, Chromatographic Profiling of plant derived compounds and Water Quality Monitoring. Expertise in handling instruments such as HPTLC, GC, FTIR, GC/ MS, HPLC, and Spectrophotometer. Very much interested in the isolation of active phyto constitiuents and screening of biological activities. Worked in various research projects funded by TATA Trusts, Mumbai, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi and Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, New Delhi
M. Deepak, Prakash U. Kumar, B. Nitha, Indira Balachandran, A B Rema Shree*. Quality parameters, fatty acid profiling and estimation of umbelliferone in Grahanimihira tailam: An ayurvedic oil preparation. Ancient Science of Life / Jul-Sep 2013 / Vol 33 / Issue 1.
Titto Varughese, Prakash Kumar Unnikrishnan, M. Deepak, Indira Balachandran & A.B. Rema Shree. 2016. Chemical Composition of the Essential Oils from Stem, Root, Fruit and Leaf of Piper longum Linn, Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants, 19:1, 52-58.
Vineeth T, Deepak M and AB Rema Shree. Antibacterial effect of Boerhavia diffusa and punarnavasavam on urinary tract infection (UTI) causing pathogens. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2014. Vol 3, Issue 5. 423-437.
Jayanthy A., Deepak M. and A. B. Remashree. 2013. Pharmacognostic characterization and comparison of fruits of Tribulus terrestris L. and Pedalium murex L. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research. 1(4) 29-34.
G.R. Asish, M. Deepak, Satheesh George, Indira Balachandran. Phytochemical Profiling & Antioxidant Activity of Atuna indica (Bedd.) Kosterm - An Unexplored Tree Species Reported from Western Ghats, India. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research 2013; 5(1); 27-30.
Sulaiman C.T, Soudha V., Deepak M., Indira Balachandran. Comparative Phytochemical Studies and Evaluation of Radical Scavenging Activity in Selected Jasminum Species. International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research 2012-13; 4(4); 99-104.