Staff Profile - CMPR

Lijini K.R. (Scientist)

M.Sc. (Biochemistry), M.Phil. (Biochemistry)

Qualified GATE 2011(Life Sciences)

Resi :0484-2641988

Mobile :9947516820


Academic profile

5 years of research experience in the area of nutraceuticals and medicinal properties of different spices and cereal grain. Worked on different phytochemicals and advanced antioxidant assays of different pigmented rices. Handling experiences in sophisticated instruments with related to research field, experienced in product development methodology and its storage studies, various biochemical aspects of different spices, primary cell culture methodology to evaluate high density lipoprotein function in monocyte cell culture,in vivo experiment on impact of carbon tetrachloride on liver function. Areas of research interest are role of phytochemicals in different lifestyle diseases. Presently working as Scientist, Phytochemistry division and engaged on chemical profiling of different medicinal plants


Research Experience / Expertise


Awards/Honours/ Recognition


Selected Publications

  1. B Sasikumar, K V Saji, K R Lijini, K Kandiannan D Prasath and M Anandaraj 'Agali black pepper'-a unique accession with high dry recovery and an ideal commodity for GI registration.Focus on Pepper Volume 05, No.1 Jan - Jul 2013.
  2. K.R.Lijini ,A.Jayadeep .Poster presentation titled Bioactive properties of  Indian pigmented whole rice varieties at International Food Convention 2013 (IFCON 2013),CSIR-CFTRI,Mysore,Karnataka.
  3. K.R.Lijini ,A.Jayadeep .Poster presentation titled Black rice: a rich source of bioactive polyphenols. International conference of Indian Academy of Biomedical Sciences. Jan 9-11 2015, Hyderabad.
  4. K.R.Lijini ,A.Jayadeep .Poster presentation titled Effect of in vivo bioprocessing of red whole rice on  bioactive properties.Annual Conference and International symposium, Society of free radical research ,January 4-6 2016 Kalyani,West Bengal.

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."

  • "The Centre for Medicinal Plants Research functions as a pioneer institute in the area of research, education, conservation and popularisation of Ayurvedic medicinal plants."