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Dr. Sunil Kumar Mishra
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology
Area of Interest: 

Teaching Pharmacognosy, Natural Products, Plant Tissue Culture, Phytochemistry etc.
Odd Semester

PH 341 Natural Drugs and Excipients
PH 546 Medicinal Natural Products
PH 544 Herbal Drug Technology
PH 541 Evaluation of Natural Drugs
PH 441 Plant Tissue Culture
Even Semester
PH 241 General Pharmacognosy
PH 342 Industrial Pharmacognosy
PH 542 Medicinal Plant Biotechnology
PH 543 Herbal Drug Form. & Standardization

Research Interest
1. Micro propagation of medicinal plants through tissue culture.
2. Pharmacognostical studies of medicinal plants.
3. Phytochemical study of medicinal plants.
4. Formulation and standardization of herbal drugs.
5. Biological evaluation of herbal drugs.

  1. S. K. Mishra, A. Kumar, Biosynthesis of Guggulsterone in the callus culture of Commiphora wightii. Arnott. Bhandari (Burseraceae), RJPBCS, Volume 1 Issue, 3, Page No.35-41, July –September 2010. 
  2. S. K. Mishra, A. Talukdar, A. Kumar, Evaluation of Binding Property of, Mucilage from Litsea Glutinosa Wall., Pharmacognosy Research, Volume 2, Issue 5, Page No.  289-292, September-October 2010.
  3. S. K. Mishra, R. K. Chaturvedi, A. Kumar, Vanadium Salts Vs Diabetes: An Overview. Systematic Review in Pharmacy, Volume 1 Issue 2, Page No. 172-174, July-December 2010.
  4. S. K. Mishra, P. N. Singh, Ethnomedicinal, phytochemical and pharmacological review of Cappari zeylanica Lin. RJPBCS, Volume 2 Issue 2, 2011.
  5. S. K. Mishra, P. N. Singh and S. D. Dubey, Anticonvulsant study of Capparis Zeylanica Linn. Root In Wistar rats, Researsh Journal of Medicinal Plant, Volume 6 (6), 416-424, 2012.
  6. S. K. Mishra, P. N. Singh and S. D. Dubey, Evaluation of CNS Depressant Activity of Capparis zeylanica Lin. root, Researsh Journal of Medicinal Plant, Volume 5 (6); 738- 746, 2011.
  7. S. K. Mishra, P. N. Singh, S. D. Dubey, Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activity of Capparis zeylanica Linn. Root extract, Asian Journal of Traditional Medicines, China, 2013.
  8. S. K. Mishra, P. N. Singh, S. D. Dubey, Evaluation of antioxidant potential of Capparis Zeylanica Linn. Root extract, Rev. Latinoamer. Quím. 40, (1), 7-20, (2013).
  9. B. K. Saroj, Dayanandan Mani, S. K. Mishra "Scientific Validation of Polyherbal Hepatoprotective Formulation Against Paracitamol Induced Toxicity" Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedcine, China, 2012, S1742-1746.
  10. S. K. Mishra, P. N. Singh and S. D. Dubey, Evaluation of Antiaggressive activity of Capparis zeylanica root extract in Experimental Animal model, Notulae Scientia Biologicae, Romania, 2013, 5 (2), 127-132.
  11. S. K. Mishra, P. N. Singh and S. D. Dubey, Sedative & anxiolytic studies of Capparis zeylanica Linn. root extract, Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine, Korea, 13, 207-17, 1013.
  12. T. Srivastava and S. K. Mishra, Novel Function of Polyphenols in Human Health: A Review, Research Journal of Phytochemistry 9 (3): 116-126, 2015.
  13. S. K. Mishra, K. N. Tiwari, P. L. Shivna and A. B. Mishra Micropropagation and Comparative Phytochemical, Antioxidant Study of Bacopa Monnieri (L.) Pennell. RJPBCS, Vol. 6, 902-12, 2015.
  14. S. K. Mishra, Bhoosan Yadav, Prabhat Upadhyay, Pradeep Kumar, Chandrashekhar Singh, Jyoti Dixit and Kavindra Nath Tiwari, LC-ESI MS/MS Profiling, Antioxidant and Anti Epileptic Activity of Luffa cylindrica (L.) Roem Extract, Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, DOI: 10.3923/jpt.2018, (13), 1, 1-18, 2018.​
  15. Prabhat Upadhyay, Sunil K Mishra, Suresh Purohit, G P Dubey, Brijesh Singh Chauhan, S. Srikrishna, Antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic potential of silver nanoparticles synthesized using flavonoid rich alcoholic leaves extract of Reinwardtia indica, Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 42 (01), 65-75, 2018.​
  16. Chandrashekhar Singh, Kavindra Nath Tiwari, Chandra Prakash, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Vijay Kumar, Premna integrifolia ameliorates cyclophosphamide-induced hepatotoxicity by modulation of oxidative stress and apoptosis, Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 634-643, 2018.​
  17. Chandrashekhar Singh, Pradeep Kumar, Brajesh Singh Chauhan, S. Srikrishna, Rajesh saini, G. Nath, Kavindra Nath Tiwari, Jasmeet singh, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using polyphenol rich leaves aqueous extract of Premna integrifolia L. and evaluation its antioxidant, antibacterial and cytotoxic activity, Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 2018.​
  18. Awadhes Mishra, S. K. Mishra, Jyoti Dixit, Pradeep Kumar, K. N. Tiwari Ameliorative Activity of Ethanolic Flower Extract of Nyctanthes arbor – tristis (L.) Against Scopolamine Induced Amnestic Effect and Profiling of Active Compounds Using GC-MS and UPLC-Q-TOF-MS/MS, Pharmacognosy Magazine, 596-604, 14, 2018.​
  19. Prabhat Upadhyay, Awadhes Kumar Mishra, S. K. Mishra, Pradeep Kumar, K. N. Tiwari, Nidhi Pandey, Kavindra Kavindra, Ragini Tilak, G  P Dubey, Suresh Purohit, Evaluation of antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of a novel Himalayan plant Reinwardtia indica Dumort: Scientifically unexplored, Microbial Pathogenesis, 127, 326-334, 2019.
  20. A. K. Mishra, K. N. Tiwari, P. Mishra, S. K. Tiwari, S. K. Mishra, J. Singh, Optimization of concentrations of different cytokinins and other factors for establishment of high frequency regeneration from seedling derived node explants of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis (L.) and evaluation its genetic fidelity through ISSR marker, Plant Biosystems, 2019.​
  21. Chandrashekhar Singh, Kavindra Nath Tiwari, Chandra Prakash, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Hepatoprotective efficacy of Premna integrifolia leaves against aflatoxin B1-induced toxicity in mice, Toxicon, 2019, 10.1016/j.toxicon.2019.05.014.
  22. Rajesh Saini, Awadhesh Kumar Mishra, Sunil Kumar Mishra and Kavindra Nath Tiwari, Evaluation of Polyphenolic Content and Anti-oxidant Potential of Poly-herbal Formulation, International Journal on Emerging Technologies 10(2): 243-248 (2019).​
  23. Kavindra Kavindra, AWADHESH MISHRA, Miss Pallavi Mishra, Shailesh Tiwari, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Rajesh Saini, Effect of cytokinin and MS medium composition on efficient shoot proliferation of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis L. through cotyledonary node explant and evaluation of genetic fidelity and antioxidant capacity of regenerants, South African Journal of Botany, 127, (2019), 284-292.
  24. Santosh Kumar Singh, Anurag Kumar Singh, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Gaurav Mishra, Anand Maurya, Rajendra Awasthi, Prabhat Upadhyay, Mukesh Kumar Yadav & Pawan Kumar Pandey, Inorganic clay nanocomposite system for improved cholinesterase inhibition and brain pharmacokinetics of donepezil, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 2019 (Accepted), 
  25. Awadhesh Kumar Mishra, Rajesh Saini, Pradeep Kumar, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Virendra Bahadur Yadav & Gopal Nath, Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles from leaf extract of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis L. and assessment of its antioxidant, antimicrobial response, Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 2019 (Accepted).
  26. Ghanshyam Tiwari, Braj Kishore Rathour, Sunil K. Mishra, Ram Sagar, New CNS Depressant Cardenolide Glycoside from the Root s of Nerium Oleander, Results in Chemistry, :
  27. Prabhat Upadhyay, Rashmi Shukla, Kavindra Nath Tiwari, G P Dubey, S. K. Mishra Neuroprotective effect of Reinwardtia indica against scopolamine induced memory-impairment in rat by attenuating oxidative stress, Metabolic Brain Disease, 2020 
  28. Vinay Kumar Mishra, Braj Kishore Rathoura , Sunil K. Mishrab and Ram Sagara, Cardenolide and pregnatriene compounds from the roots of Nerium oleander, NATURAL PRODUCT RESEARCH,

1. Study to investigate the potential protective impact of medicinal plants on Cyclophosphamide induced oxidative stress, inflammation, and  apoptosis in liver, amount - 14.67240 lakhs, funded by IIT (BHU).
2. Preparation of Medicinal/Herbal garden and Creation of awareness among school children of Varanasi and Surrounding areas - 2.33 Lakhs, funding by IIT (BHU).
3. Procurement of Equipments for strengthening the labs - 25.0 Lakhs, IIT(BHU).
4. Seed money of Rs. 0ne lakhs and forty thousand from BHU.

1. “Bilayer Compressed Extended Release Pellets” - Applied, yet to get approval.

  1. B. K. Saroj, Dayanandan Mani, S. K. Mishra “Scientific-validation of polyherbal-hepatoprotective formulation”. ISBN-13: 978-3-659-25075-0, ISBN-0: 3659250759 LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing an imprint of AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG Heinrich-Böcking Str. 6-8, 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany.
  2. Prabhat Upadhyay, Rashmi Shukla, Sunil Kumar Mishra, Rinki Verma, Suresh purohit and G P Dubey “Role of Medicinal Plants in Treatment of cancer” ISBN: 978-1-77188-760-1, Apple Acedemic Press (AAP), 9 Spinnaker Way, Waretown, NJ 08758 USA, and distributed by CRC Press, a Tayler and Francis group, Volume 2, Part II, Chapter 15, March-2019.

Drug and Chemical Toxicology
BioMed Research International
International Journal of Nanomedicine
Toxicology Research.