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Mrs. Jayachithra

Senior Lecturer

Educational Qualification
  • Master of Pharmacy-Pharmaceutical Chemistry RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCE, KARNATAKA (2004)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, THE TAMIL NADU Dr. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, Tamil Nadu (1997-2001)
Professional Career
  • Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK College of Pharmaceutical Chemistry RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (September 2011 till date)
  • Instructor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, RAK College of Pharmaceutical Chemistry RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (August 2009-August 2011)
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Pharm. Chemistry, Crescent College of Pharmacy, Kannur, Kerala, India (April 2004- August 2006)
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards
Research articles 
  • Jayachithra Ramakrishna Pillai, Adil Farooq Wali,* , Godfred Antony Menezes, Muneeb U. Rehman, Tanveer A. Wani , Azher Arafah, Seema Zargar and Tahir Maqbool Mir, Chemical Composition Analysis, Cytotoxic, Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Activities of Physalis angulata L.: A Comparative Study of Leaves and Fruits, Molecules 2022, 27, 1480.
  • Jayachithra Ramakrishna Pillai, Adil Farooq Wali,  Amad Mohammed Al-Azzawi, Rukhsana Akhter, Hamed A. El-Serehy, Imra Akbar, Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activity of Enicostemma littorale, Journal of King Saud University – Science 32 (2020) 3279–3285.
  • Adil Farooq Wali, Yusra Al Dhaheri, Jayachithra Ramakrishna Pillai, Ahlam Mushtaq, Padma G. M. Rao , Syed Arman Rabbani, Aimen Firdous, Mohamed Soliman Elshikh and Dunia A. Al Farraj, LC-MS Phytochemical Screening, In Vitro Antioxidant, Antimicrobial and Anticancer Activity of Microalgae Nannochloropsis oculata Extract, Separations 2020, 7, 54; doi:10.3390/separations7040054
  • Adil Farooq Wali ,* , Jayachithra Ramakrishna Pillai  , Yusra Al Dhaheri , Muneeb U. Rehman , Ambreen Shoaib , Omar Sarheed , Salma Jabnoun , Maryam Razmpoor , Saiema Rasool, Bilal Ahmad Paray  and Parvaiz Ahmad , Crocus sativus L. Extract Containing Polyphenols Modulates Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Response against Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs-Induced Liver Injury, Plants 2020, 9, 167; doi:10.3390/plants9020167
  • Jayachithra R, Adil Farooq Wali, Fatima Elsadig Mohamed Bakhit, Aisha Omer Elawad and Aya Abdin, In vitro antioxidant activity and quantitative elemental analysis of Adansonia digitata L. fruit using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy, Annals of Phytomedicine 8(2): 127-133, 2019
  • Jayachithra R and Bipin P Nair, Determination of Potassium content in Ripe and Raw plantains and the impact of different cooking methods on its loss – ICPOES method. American Journal of Pharmatech Research 2017 ; 7(1)
Book Chapter:
  • Adil Farooq Wali, Jayachithra Ramakrishna Pillai, Maryam Razmpoor, Salma Jabnoun, Imra Akbar, Saiema Rasool, Azher Arafah, Andleeb Khan, Rukhsana Akhter, and Sabhiya Majid Honey and Its Phyto-Constituents: From Chemistry to Medicine, Therapeutic Applications of_Honey and its Phytochemicals Vol.1 Chapter-3,published by Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020; 31-52
  • Aimen Firdous, Jayachithra Ramakrishna Pillai, Muneeb U Rehman, Shahzada Mudasir Rashid, Saiema Rasool, Sabhiya Majid, Tabasum Rashid, Adil Farooq, Mubashir Hussain Masoodi, Toxicity of Heavy Metals in Freshwater Fishes: Challenges and Concerns, Chapter-2, Taylor & Francis, 2021, 25-52.
  • A poster presentation on the "Preliminary phytochemical screening, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of various extracts of physalis angulata roots" in The Sixth International Symposium on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences (ISPBS-6) held online Gaziantep – Turkey May 26-28, 2022
  • An oral presentation done on "Cytotoxic activity of Physalis angulata L- A comparative study of leaf and fruits" during International Webinar on Phytochemistry-2020 and Prof. Dr. A. Hisham Endowment Award Function-2020’, held online at Google Meet, on September 28th and 29th, 2020,
  • A Poster presentation on "Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and Antioxidant activity of the leaves and fruits of Physalis angulata L" in International scientific seminar by Kerala state pharmacy council on Aug-2019
  • "Determination of potassium content in plantains         using ICP- OES method" was presented both oral and poster in Duphat 2015
  • Design and Synthesis of Novel Piperidine Hydroxamate as HDAC inhibitors for the treatment of Cancer was presented under Professional Poster category in DUPHAT 2012
  • "The hepato protective effect of Enicostemma littorale" was presented under Professional Poster category in DUPHAT 2010