Total Research Publications 84
As Corresponding or Senior author 50
As First author 20
As Co- author 16
Books Edited 03
Book Chapters 14
Bacterial Whole Genome/Metagenome Submissions 07
PRIDE Archive Submissions 03
Genbank Submissions 30
Conference Presentations 35
Invited Lectures 44

Demystifying Bacteriocins of human microbiota by genome guided prospects: An impetus to rekindle the antimicrobial research.

Karthika S , Akhila VS, Seema A Nayar , Sijo Asokan, Divya Rajeswary , Sabu Thomas (2022)
Current Protein & Peptide Science     doi: 10.2174/1389203724666221019111515

Chiral Nanostructures Derived from Europium (III) Complexes for Enhanced Circularly Polarized Luminescence and Antibacterial Activity.

Betsy M, Karthika S, Amrutha ML, Alida S, Sabu Thomas, Jatish Kumar (2022)
Journal of Materials Chemistry C     10, 13954-13963.

Genomic attributes differ between Vibrio parahaemolyticus environmental and clinical isolates including pathotypes.

Divya Meparambu Prabhakaran, Hardip R. Patel, Sivakumar Krishnankutty Chandrika, Sabu Thomas. (2021)
Environmental Microbiology Reports

Comprehensive Genomics Depict Accessory Genes Encoding Pathogenicity and Biofilm Determinants in Enterococcus faecalis.

Karthika S, Sivakumar & Sabu Thomas (2021)
Future Microbiology     16(3). 175-184.

The bane of coastal marine environment: A fatal case of Vibrio vulnificus associated cellulitis and septicaemia.

Lekshmi Narendrakumar, Gopinathan A, Sreekrishnan T P, Asokan A, Kumar A, Kumar G, & Sabu Thomas. (2021)
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology     39(2021):386-388.

Synergetic effect of Frog skin antimicrobial peptides in combination with antibiotics against multi host Gram negative pathogens.

Lekshmi Priya P, Vineeth kumar TV, Joelin J, Asha R, S. Thomas and S. George. (2021)
International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics

Insights into Peptide Mediated Antibiofilm Treatment in Chronic Wound; A Bench to Bedside Approach.

Megha PR, Karthika S, Aparna S, Akhila VS, Sabu Thomas. (2021)
Current Protein & Peptide Science     22(1):50-59.

Potential effectiveness and adverse implications of repurposing doxycycline in COVID-19 treatment.

Lekshmi N, Iype Joseph, Sabu Thomas (2020)
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy     1-8.

Chapters in Book / Text

    1. Merin Paul, Vidhyalakshmi M, Lekshmi N, Iype Joseph, Sabu Thomas.2020. Status Quo of Omics Technologies in Analyzing the Genetic Mediators of Anti-Microbial Resistance at Sub-MIC Concentrations. Sabu Thomas et al (eds.) Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Challenges and Future Interventions. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. (In press)
    2. Karthika S, Lekshmi N, Akhilandeswarre D, Devika Das J, Aparna Shankar, Iype Joseph, Sabu Thomas. 2020. Evolving state-of-the-art technologies in Biofilm research: from static to real-time models. Sabu Thomas et al.(eds)'Emerging Concepts in Bacterial Biofilms: Molecular Mechanisms and Control Strategies. pp 319-369. Cambridge Scholars Publisher, UK
    3. Narendrakumar L., Das B., Paramasivan B., Rasu J., Thomas S, 2018. Quorum Quenching and Biofilm Inhibition: Alternative Imminent Strategies to Control the Disease Cholera. In: Kalia V.C (eds) Biotechnological Applications of Quorum Sensing Inhibitors. pp.63-85 Springer, Singapore
    4. Das B., Paramasivan B., Rasu J., Narendrakumar L., Thomas S, 2018. Strategies Behind Biosensors for Food and Waterborne Pathogens. In: Kalia V.C (eds) Quorum Sensing and its Biotechnological Applications. pp.107-141 Springer, Singapore
    5. Sudha A, Wilson P.A and Sabu Thomas, 2012. Psychrophiles - A plethora of perspectives. Bacterial Biochemistry and Biotechnology.Lambert Academic Publishing. pp. 158-167.
    6. S. PrincyAdline, Srinath N, SajalShrivastava and Sabu Thomas, 2010. Vibrio cholerae biofilm and virulence gene expression: A perception towards quorum sensing. In Cholera: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. (Eds.Evelyn L. Melbourne) Nova Science Publishers Inc. Hauppauge, NY, USA. pp. 123-133.
    7. S. PrincyAdline, R. Vinothkannan, RekhaArya and Sabu Thomas, 2010. Quorum Quenching: Imminent Targets in Vibrio cholerae. In Cholera: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. (Eds.Evelyn L. Melbourne) Nova Science Publishers Inc. Hauppauge, NY, USA. pp. 109-122.
    8. Sabu Thomas, S Jagadeeshan, P Kumar, SathishMundayoor and Yung Tse, 2010. Drinking Water Associated Pathology. Hand Book of Environmental and Waste Management, Volume 1 -Air and Water Pollution Control. (Eds. Yung-Tse Hung, Lawrence K. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas, USA).World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte.Ltd, Singapore.
    9. Jagadeeshan S, P. Kumar, WP Abraham and Sabu Thomas, 2009. The emerging multiple antibiotic resistance pattern in the environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae isolated from S. Kerala.Antimicrobial Resistance: from Emerging Threat to Reality (Eds. Rubina Lawrence, Anil K Gulati, Gerrard Abraham). Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi; pp. 241-245.
    10. Sabu Thomas, Praveen PP, Wilson P.A, Bibin T and Singh D.V, 2007. Molecular monitoring of Vibrio cholerae in the aquatic environments of Kerala.Environment & Human Health, Rajiv Gandhi Chair Pub.2 (Eds. Dr. P. Natarajan, Dr. C.S. Paulose, Dr. I.S. Bright Singh and Ms.PillaiRaji K), pp. 67-77.
    11. Sabu Thomas, Sandhya C Nair and R. Paul Murugan, 2002. A study on the water quality and microbiology profile of Sasthamkotta freshwater lake in Kollam district, Kerala.Ecology and Conservation of Lakes, Reservoirs and Rivers,(Ed. Dr.Arvind Kumar) pp.299-302.
    12. Sabu Thomas, 2002. Reservoirs of Kerala-Their unique potential and problems.Ecology and Conservation of Lakes, Reservoirs and Rivers,(Ed. Dr.Arvind Kumar) pp.620-629.
    13. Sabu Thomas, 2002. Benthic composition, Abundance and Zonal differentiation in the Peppara reservoir, S.Kerala, India,.Ecology and Conservation of Lakes, Reservoirs and Rivers,(Ed. Dr.Arvind Kumar) pp.630-635.


    1. Merin Paul & Sabu Thomas . Draft genome sequence of colistin resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from a patient, India. Bioproject: PRJNA525329 , Biosample: SAMN11047257 , Acc.No.CP037927
    2. V. cholerae O1 biovar El Tor Haitian variant strains, cholera enterotoxin B-subunit (ctxB) gene, complete cds. Acc. nos. KU665401- KU665415 respectively.
    3. V. cholerae O1 biovar El Tor Haitian variant strains, toxin co-regulated pili A-subunit (tcpA) gene, complete cds. Acc. nos. KU725714-KU725733 respectively.
    4. V. cholerae non-O1/non-O139 strains ASH35-ASH42, 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Acc. nos. KX130907-KX130914 respectively.
    5. Pseudomonas psychrophila strain 166. 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.Accession number. JX271040
    6. Cold shock protein from Psychrobacter sp. 331 isolated from Arctic sediment.Acc. no. JN024699
    7. Enterobacter spp. psychrophillic strains 16S rRNA gene sequence. Acc. nos. EU391589, FJ463411, FJ463410.
    8. Psychrotrophic bacteria from fjord water and sediments of Ny-Alesund area, Arctic.
      Acc. nos. KP204033-KP204050.
    9. A novel variant of tcpA gene from environmental strain of Vibrio cholerae, non-O1/non-O139.Acc. no. EU362122.
    10. Vibrio cholerae non-O1/nonO139 strain AMVC 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Acc. no JX987303.1
    11. Vibrio cholerae O1 biovar El Tor strains VCW4, C1, C3, C5 cholera enterotoxin B-subunit (ctxB) gene, complete cds. Acc. nos. KF042305-KF042308 respectively.
    12. Vibrio cholerae O1 biovar El Tor strains VCW4, C1, C3, C5 DNA topoisomerase IV subunit A (parC) gene, partial cds. Acc. nos. KF741367-KF741370 respectively.
    13. Wohlfahrtiimonaschitiniclastica strain SK202 16S ribosomal RNA   gene partial sequence. Acc. no KM030600.
    14. Bacillus thuringiensis strain S19, Bacillus stratosphericusstrain S6, Bacilluslicheniformis strain S9, Bacillus sp. S16 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Acc.nos.KF052984 KF052987respectively.
    15. Streptomyces sp. A742 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Acc. no. KC153537.

Abstracts / Presentations / Invited Lectures


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