Polpass Arul Jose

Polpass Arul Jose

Research Specialist



PhD in Biotechnology. Madurai Kamaraj University, India.

MPhil in Biochemistry. Bharathidasan University, India.

MSc in Biochemistry. Madurai Kamaraj University, India.

BSc in Biochemistry. Manonmanium Sundaranar University, India.

Other Publications:

Foraging behaviour of medfly larvae is affected by maternally transmitted and environmental bacteria. KK Sivakala, PA Jose, M Shamir, ACN Wong, E Jurkevitch, B Yuval. Animal Behaviour 183, 169-176 (2022)

Diversity and functional characterization of endophytic Methylobacterium isolated from banana cultivars of South India and its impact on early growth of tissue  culture banana plantlets. M Senthilkumar, P Pushpakanth, P Arul Jose, R Krishnamoorthy, R Anandham. Journal of Applied Microbiology 131 (5), 2448-2465 (2021)

Biosynthetic Potential of Streptomyces Rationalizes Genome-Based Bioprospecting. B Cibichakravarthy, PA Jose. Antibiotics 10 (7), 873 (2021)

In vivo predation and modificatin of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) gut microbiome byo the bacterial predator Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus. KK Sivakala, PA Jose, O Matan, C Zohar‐Perez, A Nussinovitch, E Jurkevitch. Journal of Applied Microbiology 131(6):2971-2980 (2021)

Actinobacteria in natural products research: Progress and prospects. PA Jose, A Maharshi, B Jha. Microbiological Research 246, 126708 (2021)

Shifting microbiomes complement life stage transitions and diet of the bird parasite Philornis downsi from the Galapagos Islands. PA Jose, M Ben-Yosef, P Lahuatte, CE Causton, GE Heimpel, E Jurkevitch, B Yuval. Environmental Microbiology 23(9):5014-5029 (2021)

Desert environments facilitate unique evolution of biosynthetic potential in Streptomyces. KK Sivakala, K Gutiérrez-García, PA Jose, T Thinesh, R Anandham, F Barona-Gómez, N Sivakumar. Molecules 26 (3), 588 (2021)

Long-term exposure to azo dyes from textile wastewater causes the abundance of Saccharibacteria population. R Krishnamoorthy, A Roy Choudhury, P Arul Jose, K Suganya, M Senthilkumar, J Prabhakaran, NO Gopal, J Choi, K Kim, R Anandham, T Sa. Applied Sciences 11 (1), 379 (2021)

Metagenomic sequencing reveals altered bacterial abundance during coral-sponge interaction: Insights into the invasive process of coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota. T Thinesh, R Meenatchi, AN Lipton, R Anandham, PA Jose, SL Tang, GS Kiran, J Selvin. Microbiological Research 240, 126553 (2020)

Function and insecticidal activity of bacteria associated with papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams & Granara de Willink (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). R Krishnamoorthy, P Arul Jose, V Janahiraman, PI Gandhi, RG Gracy, SK Jalali, MS Kumar,V Malathi, R Anandham. Biocontrol Science and Technology 30 (8), 762-778 (2020)

Endomicrobial community profiles of two different mealybugs: Paracoccus marginatus and Ferrisia virgata. PA Jose, R Krishnamoorthy, PI Gandhi, M Senthilkumar, V Jamahiraman, K Kumutha, AR Choudhury, S Samaddar, R Anandham, T Sa. Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology 30 (7), 1013-1017 (2020)

Behavioral Responses of the Invasive Fly Philornis downsi to Stimuli from Bacteria and Yeast in the Laboratory and the Field in the Galapagos Islands. B Yuval, P Lahuatte, PA Jose, CE Causton, E Jurkevitch, N Kouloussis, M Ben-Yosef. Insects 10 (12), 431 (2019)

Interference in quorum sensing and virulence of the phytopathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. passiflorae by Bacillus and Variovorax species. PA Jose, R Krishnamoorthy, SW Kwon, V Janahiraman, M Senthilkumar, NO Gopal, K Kumutha, R Anandham. BioControl 64 (4), 423-433 (2019)

Symbiotic bacteria affect oviposition behavior in the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae. PA Jose, M Ben-Yosef, E Jurkevitch, B Yuval. Journal of Insect Physiology 117, 103917 (2019)

Differential bleaching and recovery pattern of southeast Indian coral reef to 2016 global mass bleaching event: Occurrence of stress-tolerant symbiont Durusdinium (Clade D) in corals of Palk Bay. T Thinesh, R Meenatchi, PA Jose, GS Kiran, J Selvin.

Marine Pollution Bulletin 145, 287-294 (2019)

Differential coral response to algae contact: Porites tissue loss, praise for Halimeda interaction at southeast coast of India. T Thinesh, PA Jose, P Ramasamy, R Meenatchi, KM Selvan, J Selvin. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 26 (17), 17845-17852 (2019)

Symbiotic bacteria affect oviposition behavior in the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae. Polpass Arul Jose, Michael Ben-Yosef, Edouard Jurkevitch. Journal of Insect Physiology (2019)

Non-Streptomyces Actinomycetes and Natural Products: Recent Updates. PA Jose, KK Sivakala, B Jha. Studies in Natural Products Chemistry 61, 395-409 (2019)

Spatial physiochemical and metagenomic analysis of desert environment. KK Sivakala, PA Jose, R Anandham, T Thinesh, SRD Jebakumar, S Samaddar, P Chatterjee, N Sivakumar, T Sa. Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology 28 (9), 1517-1526 (2018)

Decolourisation and degradation of azo dyes by mixed fungal culture consisted of Dichotomomyces cejpii MRCH 1-2 and Phoma tropica MRCH 1-3. R Krishnamoorthy, PA Jose, M Ranjith, R Anandham, K Suganya, J Prabhakaran, S Thiyageshwari, J Johnson, NO Gopal, K Kumutha. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 6 (1), 588-595 (2018)

Biosynthetic potential of bioactive Streptomycetes isolated from arid region of the Thar desert, Rajasthan (India). M Masand, KK Sivakala, E Menghani, T Thinesh, R Anandham, G Sharma, N Sivakumar, SRD Jebakumar, PA Jose. Frontiers in Microbiology, 687 (2018)

Correction: Short-term in situ shading effectively mitigates linear progression of coral-killing sponge Terpios hoshinota T Thinesh, R Meenatchi, R Pasiyappazham, PA Jose, M Selvan, GS Kiran, J Selvin. PLoS ONE 12 (10), e0187004 (2017)

Metagenomic analysis of microbial heterogeneity and stress response Mechanisms in Desert. KK Sivakala, PA Jose, T Thinesh, R Anandham, N Sivakumar, SRD Jebakumar. Canadian Journal of Biotechnology 1 (Special), 135 (2017)

Intertidal marine sediment harbours Actinobacteria with promising bioactive and biosynthetic potential. PA Jose, B Jha. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 1-15 (2017)

New dimensions of research on actinomycetes: quest for next generation antibiotics. PA Jose, B Jha. Frontiers in Microbiology 7, 1295 (2016)

Continuing hunt for endophytic actinomycetes as a source of novel biologically active metabolites. M Masand, PA Jose, E Menghani, SRD Jebakumar. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 31 (12), 1863-1875 (2015)

Optimization of cellulase production by Enhydrobacter sp. ACCA2 and its application in biomass saccharification. N Premalatha, NO Gopal, PA Jose, R Anandham, SW Kwon. Frontiers in Microbiology 6, 1046 (2015)

Intrusion of coral-killing sponge (Terpios hoshinota) on the reef of Palk Bay. T Thinesh, PA Jose, S Hassan, KM Selvan, J Selvin. Current Science 109 (6), 1030-1032 (2015)

Characterization of saltern based Streptomyces sp. and statistical media optimization for its improved antibacterial activity. P Rajeswari, PA Jose, R Amiya, SRD Jebakumar. Frontiers in Microbiology 5, 753 (2015)

Taxonomic and antimicrobial profiles of a rare actinomycete isolated from an inland solar saltern (India). PA Jose, SRD Jebakumar. NISCAIR-CSIR, India (2015)

Evolution of cyclizing 5-aminolevulinate synthases in the biosynthesis of actinomycete secondary metabolites: outcomes for genetic screening techniques. E Altermann, S Yildirim, PA Jose, VH Albarracín. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:814 (2015)

Characterization of antibiotic producing rare actinomycete Nonomuraea sp. JAJ18 derived from an Indian coastal solar saltern. P Arul Jose, KK Sivakala, P Rajeswari, SRD Jebakumar. The Scientific World Journal. Article 4 (2014)

Successive nonstatistical and statistical approaches for the improved antibiotic activity of rare actinomycete Nonomuraea sp. JAJ18. P Arul Jose, SRD Jebakumar. BioMed Research International (2014)

Unexplored hypersaline habitats are sources of novel actinomycetes. PA Jose, SRD Jebakumar. Frontiers in Microbiology 5, 242 (2014)

Molecular phylogeny and plant growth promoting traits of endophytic bacteria isolated from roots of seagrass Cymodocea serrulata. PA Jose, IS Sundari, KK Sivakala, SRD Jebakumar. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences 43 (4), 571-579 (2014)

Diverse Actinomycetes from Indian Coastal Solar Salterns – A Resource for Antimicrobial Screening. PA Jose, SRD Jebakumar. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 7 (4), 2569-2575 (2013)

Formulation and statistical optimization of culture medium for improved production of antimicrobial compound by Streptomyces sp. JAJ06. P Arul Jose, KK Sivakala, SRD Jebakumar. International Journal of Microbiology (2013)

Predominant bacterial candidates associated with diseased corals from Gulf of Mannar, India. T Thinesh, PA Jose, EJK Patterson. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology 7 (3), 2397-2403 (2013)

Non-streptomycete actinomycetes nourish the current microbial antibiotic drug discovery. PA Jose, SRD Jebakumar. Frontiers in Microbiology 4, 240 (2013)

Phylogenetic appraisal of antagonistic, slow growing actinomycetes isolated from hypersaline inland solar salterns at Sambhar salt Lake, India. PA Jose, SRD Jebakumar. Frontiers in Microbiology 4, 190 (2013)

Phylogenetic diversity of actinomycetes cultured from coastal multipond solar saltern in Tuticorin, India. PA Jose, SRD Jebakumar. Aquatic Biosystems 8 (9), 13 (2012)

Phylogenetic‐affiliation, antimicrobial potential and PKS gene sequence analysis of moderately halophilic Streptomyces sp. inhabiting an Indian saltpan. P Arul Jose, V Satheeja Santhi, SRD Jebakumar. Journal of Basic Microbiology 51 (4), 348-356 (2011)

Isolation and characterization of antagonistic actinomycetes from Mangrove sediments. V Satheeja Santhi, AP Jose, RD Jebakumar Solomon. Int. J Curr Res 3, 20-23 (2010)

In vitro antimicrobial potential and growth characteristics of Nocardiopsis sp. JAJ16 isolated from crystallizer pond. A Jose, S Santhi, RDJ Solomon. Int. J. Curr. Res 3, 024-026 (2010)