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Undurti Narasimha Das

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Vision Research Foundation


600 006



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  • Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Vision Research Foundation, Chennai, 600 006, India. 2012
  • UND Life Sciences, Shaker Heights, USA. 2004 - 2012
  • School of Biotechnology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada 533 003, India. 2009 - 2011
  • EFA Sciences LLC, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062, USA. 2000 - 2005
  • EFA Sciences LLC, 1420 Providence Highway, Norwood, MA 02062, USA. 2000 - 2004
  • UND Life Sciences, 1083 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081, USA. [corrected]. 2004
  • EFA Sciences, Inc., /Techlead, Norwood, USA. 1999 - 2003


  1. Agonistic effect of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and its metabolites on brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) through molecular docking simulation. Vetrivel, U., Ravichandran, S.B., Kuppan, K., Mohanlal, J., Das, U.N., Narayanasamy, A. Lipids. Health. Dis (2012) [Pubmed]
  2. Is multiple sclerosis a proresolution deficiency disorder? Das, U.N. Nutrition (2012) [Pubmed]
  3. Radiation resistance, invasiveness and metastasis are inflammatory events that could be suppressed by lipoxin A4. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2012) [Pubmed]
  4. Lipoxins as biomarkers of lupus and other inflammatory conditions. Das, U.N. Lipids. Health. Dis (2011) [Pubmed]
  5. Lipoxin A4 may function as an endogenous anti-arrhythmic molecule. Das, U.N. Med. Hypotheses (2011) [Pubmed]
  6. Vagus nerve stimulation as a strategy to prevent and manage metabolic syndrome. Das, U.N. Med. Hypotheses (2011) [Pubmed]
  7. Vagal nerve stimulation in prevention and management of coronary heart disease. Das, U.N. World. J. Cardiol (2011) [Pubmed]
  8. L-arginine, NO and asymmetrical dimethylarginine in hypertension and type 2 diabetes. Das, U.N., Repossi, G., Dain, A., Eynard, A.R. Front. Biosci. (2011) [Pubmed]
  9. Is insulin resistance a disorder of the brain? Das, U.N., Repossi, G., Dain, A., Eynard, A.R. Front. Biosci. (2011) [Pubmed]
  10. Can vagus nerve stimulation halt or ameliorate rheumatoid arthritis and lupus? Das, U.N. Lipids. Health. Dis (2011) [Pubmed]
  11. Effect of polyunsaturated fatty acids on drug-sensitive and resistant tumor cells in vitro. Das, U.N., Madhavi, N. Lipids. Health. Dis (2011) [Pubmed]
  12. A defect in Δ6 and Δ5 desaturases may be a factor in the initiation and progression of insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome and ischemic heart disease in South Asians. Das, U.N. Lipids. Health. Dis (2010) [Pubmed]
  13. Obesity: genes, brain, gut, and environment. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2010) [Pubmed]
  14. Interaction(s) of polyunsaturated fatty acids with dietary protein and its relationship to the pathogenesis of hypertension. Das, U.N. Am. J. Hypertens. (2010) [Pubmed]
  15. Transgenic fat-1 mouse as a model to study the pathophysiology of cardiovascular, neurological and psychiatric disorders. Das, U.N., Puskás, L.G. Lipids. Health. Dis (2009) [Pubmed]
  16. Do polyunsaturated fatty acids behave like an endogenous "polypill"? Das, U.N. Med. Hypotheses (2008) [Pubmed]
  17. Can endogenous lipid molecules serve as predictors and prognostic markers of coronary heart disease? Das, U.N. Lipids. Health. Dis (2008) [Pubmed]
  18. Can essential fatty acids reduce the burden of disease(s)? Das, U.N. Lipids. Health. Dis (2008) [Pubmed]
  19. Essential fatty acids and their metabolites could function as endogenous HMG-CoA reductase and ACE enzyme inhibitors, anti-arrhythmic, anti-hypertensive, anti-atherosclerotic, anti-inflammatory, cytoprotective, and cardioprotective molecules. Das, U.N. Lipids. Health. Dis (2008) [Pubmed]
  20. Folic acid and polyunsaturated fatty acids improve cognitive function and prevent depression, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease--but how and why? Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2008) [Pubmed]
  21. Acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase as possible markers of low-grade systemic inflammation. Das, U.N. Med. Sci. Monit. (2007) [Pubmed]
  22. Gene expression profile in obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Das, U.N., Rao, A.A. Lipids. Health. Dis (2007) [Pubmed]
  23. Effect of gamma-linolenic acid and prostaglandins E1 on gamma-radiation and chemical-induced genetic damage to the bone marrow cells of mice. Das, U.N., Rao, K.P. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2006) [Pubmed]
  24. Is pyruvate an endogenous anti-inflammatory molecule?. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2006) [Pubmed]
  25. Essential fatty acids: biochemistry, physiology and pathology. Das, U.N. Biotechnol. J (2006) [Pubmed]
  26. Tumoricidal and anti-angiogenic actions of gamma-linolenic acid and its derivatives. Das, U.N. Curr. Pharm. Biotechnol (2006) [Pubmed]
  27. Essential Fatty acids - a review. Das, U.N. Curr. Pharm. Biotechnol (2006) [Pubmed]
  28. A defect in the activity of Delta6 and Delta5 desaturases may be a factor predisposing to the development of insulin resistance syndrome. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2005) [Pubmed]
  29. Pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome X and its links to the perinatal period. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2005) [Pubmed]
  30. COX-2 inhibitors and metabolism of essential fatty acids. Das, U.N. Med. Sci. Monit. (2005) [Pubmed]
  31. Occlusion of infusion vessels on gamma-linolenic acid infusion. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2004) [Pubmed]
  32. Anti-inflammatory nature of exercise. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2004) [Pubmed]
  33. Perinatal supplementation of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, immune response and adult diseases. Das, U.N. Med. Sci. Monit. (2004) [Pubmed]
  34. From bench to the clinic: gamma-linolenic acid therapy of human gliomas. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2004) [Pubmed]
  35. Essential fatty acids in Huntington's disease. Das, U.N., Vaddadi, K.S. Nutrition (2004) [Pubmed]
  36. Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in the growth and development of the brain and memory. Das, U.N., Fams,  Nutrition (2003) [Pubmed]
  37. Can perinatal supplementation of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids prevent diabetes mellitus?. Das, U.N. Eur. J. Clin. Nutr (2003) [Pubmed]
  38. Can memory be improved? A discussion on the role of ras, GABA, acetylcholine, NO, insulin, TNF-alpha, and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in memory formation and consolidation. Das, U.N. Brain Dev. (2003) [Pubmed]
  39. Folic acid says NO to vascular diseases. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2003) [Pubmed]
  40. Current advances in sepsis and septic shock with particular emphasis on the role of insulin. Das, U.N. Med. Sci. Monit. (2003) [Pubmed]
  41. Insulin: an endogenous cardioprotector. Das, U.N. Curr. Opin. Crit. Care (2003) [Pubmed]
  42. Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in memory formation and consolidation: further evidence and discussion. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2003) [Pubmed]
  43. A perinatal strategy to prevent coronary heart disease. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2003) [Pubmed]
  44. Nitric oxide as the mediator of the antiosteoporotic actions of estrogen, statins, and essential fatty acids. Das, U.N. Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood) (2002) [Pubmed]
  45. Estrogen, statins, and polyunsaturated fatty acids: similarities in their actions and benefits-is there a common link?. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2002) [Pubmed]
  46. Nutritional deficiencies and the prevalence of syndrome X in South Asians. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2002) [Pubmed]
  47. A radical approach to cancer. Das, U. Med. Sci. Monit. (2002) [Pubmed]
  48. Is type 2 diabetes mellitus a disorder of the brain?. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2002) [Pubmed]
  49. The lipids that matter from infant nutrition to insulin resistance. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2002) [Pubmed]
  50. Abrupt and complete occlusion of tumor-feeding vessels by gamma-linolenic acid. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2002) [Pubmed]
  51. Essential fatty acids as possible enhancers of the beneficial actions of probiotics. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2002) [Pubmed]
  52. Is insulin an endogenous cardioprotector?. Das, U.N. Crit. Care (2002) [Pubmed]
  53. Is metabolic syndrome X an inflammatory condition?. Das, U.N. Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood) (2002) [Pubmed]
  54. Nutritional factors in the pathobiology of human essential hypertension. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2001) [Pubmed]
  55. Is insulin an antiinflammatory molecule?. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2001) [Pubmed]
  56. Can glucose-insulin-potassium regimen suppress inflammatory bowel disease?. Das, U.N. Med. Hypotheses (2001) [Pubmed]
  57. Essential fatty acids as possible mediators of the actions of statins. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2001) [Pubmed]
  58. Hypothesis: can glucose-insulin-potassium regimen in combination with polyunsaturated fatty acids suppress lupus and other inflammatory conditions?. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2001) [Pubmed]
  59. Can perinatal supplementation of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids prevent hypertension in adult life?. Das, U.N. Hypertension (2001) [Pubmed]
  60. Statins and the prevention of dementia. Das, U.N. CMAJ (2001) [Pubmed]
  61. Is obesity an inflammatory condition?. Das, U.N. Nutrition (2001) [Pubmed]
  62. Critical advances in septicemia and septic shock. Das, U.N. Crit. Care (2000) [Pubmed]
  63. Beneficial effect(s) of n-3 fatty acids in cardiovascular diseases: but, why and how?. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (2000) [Pubmed]
  64. Essential fatty acids, lipid peroxidation and apoptosis. Das, U.N. Prostaglandins Leukot. Essent. Fatty Acids (1999) [Pubmed]
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