Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Stem Cell and Cancer Biology Group

Research Publications

1. Mesenchymal stem cells show functional defect and decreased anti-cancer effect after exposure to chemotherapeutic drugs. Chinnapaka Somaiah#, Atul Kumar#, Renu Sharma#, Amit Sharma, Trishna Anand, Jina Bhattacharyya, Damodar Das, Sewali Deka Talukdar, Bithiah Grace J*.  J Biomed Sci. 2018; 25: 5. doi: 10.1186/s12929-018-0407-7 [Article].
2. K562 chronic myeloid leukemia cells modify osteogenic differentiation and gene expression of bone marrow stromal cells. Atul Kumar, Trishna Anand, Jina Bhattacharyya, Amit Sharma, Bithiah Grace J*. J. Cell Commun. Signal.  (2017). [Article]
3. Adhesion to stromal cells mediates imatinib resistance in chronic myeloid leukemia through ERK and BMP signaling pathways. Atul Kumar, Jina Bhattacharyya, Bithiah Grace J*. Scientific Reports 7, 9535 (2017). doi:10.1038/s41598-017-10373-3. [Article]
4. Multiple roles of CD90 in cancer. Atul Kumar#, Anshuman Bhanja#, Jina Bhattacharyya, Bithiah Grace J*. Tumor Biol. (2016) 37: 11611. [Article]
5. Mesenchymal stem cells from human extra ocular muscle harbor neuroectodermal differentiation potential. Darilang Mawrie#, Atul Kumar#, Damaris Magdalene, Jina Bhattacharyya, Bithiah Grace J*. 2016.  PLoS One 11(6): e0156697. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156697. [Article]
6. Collagen promotes higher adhesion, survival and proliferation of mesenchymal stem cells. Chinnapaka Somaiah, Atul Kumar, Darilang Mawrie, Amit Sharma, Suraj Patil, Jina Bhattacharyya, R. Swaminathan, Bithiah Grace J*. 2015. PLoS One 10(12): e0145068. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145068. [Article]
7. Inhibition of actin polymerization decreases osteogeneic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells through p38 MAPK pathway. Himangshu Sonowal, Atul Kumar, Jina Bhattacharyya, Pabitra Kumar Gogoi, Bithiah Grace J*. J Biomed Sci. 2013 Sep 26;20(1):71. [Article]
8. Active RHOA favors retention of human hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells in the niche. Bithiah Grace J*, Fernando Anjos-Afonso, Atul Kumar, Dominique Bonnet*. J Biomed Sci. 2013 Sep 11;20(1):66. doi: 10.1186/1423-0127-20-66. [Article]
9. Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Senesce with Exogenous OCT4. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan, Dominique Bonnet. Cytotherapy. 2012 Oct;14(9):1054-63. doi: 10.3109/14653249.2012.697145. [Abstract]
10. Effects of MSC co-injection on the reconstitution of aplastic anemia patient following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan, Veronica Tisato, Thomas Vulliamy, Inderjeet Dokal, Judith Marsh, Francesco Dazzi, Dominique Bonnet.  Leukemia. 2010 Oct;24(10):1791-5. doi: 10.1038/leu.2010.164. [Abstract]
11. Rho inhibition induces migration of mesenchymal stromal cells. Bithiah Grace Jaganathan, Brigitte Ruester, Lars Dressel, Stefan Stein, Manuel Grez, Erhard Seifried, Reinhard Henschler. Stem Cells. 2007 Aug;25(8):1966-74. [Abstract]
12. Role of monomeric GTPase Rho in hematopoietic progenitor cell migration and transplantation. Stephan Gottig, Dietrich Moebest, Brigitte Ruster, Bithiah Grace, Sylvia Winter, Erhard Seifried, Jens Gille, Thomas Wieland, Reinhard Henschler. Eur J Immunol. Jan 2006, Vol. 36, Issue 1:180-9. [Article]
13. Induction and Detection of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Migration in the 48-Well Reusable Transwell Assay. Brigitte Ruester#, Bithiah Grace#, Oliver Seitz, Erhard Seifried, Reinhard Henschler. Stem Cells Dev. 2005 Apr;14(2):231-5. [Abstract]  

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Last updated: Sep 2017