Amit Seth

Associate Professor / Applied Sciences and Biotechnology
Associate Professor Faculty of Applied Sciences & Biotechnology


Amit Seth

Dr. Amit Seth is an Associate Professor at Shoolini University and teaches biotechnology. He received his Ph.D. from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in Biotechnology.


  •  Kavita Bhatia, Gorakh Mal, RasbihariBhar, Jyoti, ChandrikaAttri and Amit Seth 2018Purification and characterization of thermostable superoxide dismutase from Anoxybacillusgonensis KA 55 MTCC 12684 International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 117:1133–1139
  •  Jyoti, Kavita Bhatia, KalpnaChauhan, ChandrikaAttri and Amit Seth 2017 Improving stability and reusability of Rhodococcus pyridinivoransNIT-36 nitrilase by whole cell immobilization using chitosan International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 103: 8–15
  •  Pratush A, Seth A and Bhalla T.C. 2017 Expression of nitrile hydratase gene of mutant 4D strain of Rhodococcusrhodochrous PA-34 in PichiapastorisBiocatalysis and Biotransformation (England) 35(1):19–26
  •  Kumar, V., Seth, A., Kumari, V., Kumar, V. and Bhalla, T.C. 2015 Purification, characterization and in-silico analysis of nitrilase from Gordonia terrae. Protein and Peptide Letters (UAE) 22(1): 52-62 10.2174/0929866521666140909154537
  •  Pratush A, Seth A and Bhalla TC 2013 Purification and characterisation of nitrile hydratase of mutant 4D Rhodococcusrhodochrous PA-34 3 Biotech (Germany) 3 (2): 165–171.
  •  Pratush A, Seth A and Bhalla TC  2012 Cloning, Sequencing, and Expression of Nitrile hydratase Gene of Mutant 4D Strain of Rhodococcusrhodochrous PA 34 in E. coli. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology (USA) 168: 465-486.
  •  Pratush A, Seth A and Bhalla T C 2011  Optimization of process parameters for conversion of 3-cyanopyridine to nicotinamide using resting cells of mutant 4D strain of Rhodococcusrhodochrous PA-34. International Journal OfBioautomation (Bulgaria) 15 (3): 151-158.
  •  Pratush A, Seth A and Bhalla TC 2010 Generation of mutant of Rhodococcus rhodochrousPA-34 through chemical mutagenesis for hyper production of nitrile hydratase. ActaMicrobiologica Et ImmunologicaHungarica (Hungary) 57(2): 135-146
  •  Raj J, Singh N, Prasad S, Seth AandBhalla T C 2007. Bioconversion of benzonitrile to benzoic acid using free and agar entrapped cells of NocardiagloberulaNHB-2. ActaMicrobiologica Et ImmunologicaHungarica (Hungary) 54(1): 79-88
  •  Raj J, Seth A, Prasad S and Bhalla TC 2007 Bioconversion of butyronitrile to butyramideusing whole cells of Rhodococcus rhodochrousPA-34. Applied Microbiology And Biotechnology (Germany) 74: 535-539
  •  Amit Seth, Ruchika Sharma, Mamta Sharma And ChandrikaAttri2017  Exploring the catalytic potential of nitrilase from alkalophilicRhodococcus pyridinivoransNIT-36for nitrile degradation Int J Pharma Bio Sci2017 October; 8(4): (B) 75-86 [SCOPUS]
  •  Poonam Singh, AnsuKumari, ChandrikaAttri and Amit Seth 2017 Enhanced production of NHase of alkali stable Rhodococcuspyridinivorans NIT 36 and its application in acrylamide production. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences 6(2): 278-299 [SCI Listed]
  •  Manoj Kumar, Pawan Kumar and Amit Seth 2016 Assessment if genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationship of geometrid moth (Geometridae) in India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 4(6): 539-544 [SCI Listed]
  •  Sharma M, Attri C and Seth A 2016. Statistical Studies on Exploring and Enhancing the Catalytic Potential of Nitrilase from Thermo-tolerant Geobacillussubterraneusfrom Hot Water Springs of Manikaran. Biological Forum – An International Journal 8(2): 186-195 [SCI Listed]
  •  Bhatia K, Jyoti, Attri C, Seth A. 2016 Statistical optimization for production of thermostable and alkali tolerant superoxide dismutase by Anoxybacillusgonensis KA 55 isolated from thermal hot springs of North Western Himalayas. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences 5 (10): 2485-2500 [SCI Listed]
  •  Kumari A, Singh  P, Attri C and Seth A 2016 Batch and Fed-Batch production of Acetohydroxamic acid using amidase of hyperinduced cells of Rhodococcuspyridinivorans NIT-36. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment. 20 (7): 35-47 [IF: 0.636]
  •  Chauhan S, Attri C and Seth A 2015 Bioprospectingthermophilic microorganisms from hot springs of western himalyas for xylanase production and its statistical optimization by using response surface methodology. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 9(2): 1417-1428 [SCI Listed]
  •  Pratush A, Sharma M, Seth A and Bhalla TC 2011 Seeds of rosary pea, Abrusprecatorius: A novel source of hydroxynitrilelyase. Journal Of Biochemical Technology 3 (2): 274-279. [SCI Listed]
  •  Seth A. Seth M K and Misra P K 2005 A review of literature on algal flora of Himachal Pradesh.  Phytotaxonomy5:  35-57.
  •  Seth M K, Seth A and Negi H C 2004c Pteridophytic flora of Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. Part III: Nine common Pteridophytes belonging to families Dennstaedtiaceae, Thelypteridaceae and Aspleniaceae. Phytotaxonomy4:  25-35.
  •  Seth M K, Seth A and Negi H C 2004b Pteridophytic flora of Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. Part II:  13 common pteridophytes belonging to families Hypodematiaceae, Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Selaginellaceae and Equisetaceae. Indian Fern Journal 21:  63-80.  
  •  Seth M K, Seth A and Negi H C 2004aPteridophytic flora of Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. Part I: A general account of Kinnaur district and eight species belonging to order Pteridales. Indian Fern Journal 21: 45-62.  
  •  Seth M K and Seth A2003 Early plant collectors of Himachal Pradesh from 1817-1984. Phytotaxonomy3:  79-96

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