Team:Paris Bettencourt/Bibliography



  • International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) and Macro International. 2007. National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3), 2005-06, India: Key Findings. Mumbai: IIPS.
  • Global Nutrition Report 2014: Actions and accountability to accelerate the world’s progress on nutrition International Food Policy Research Institute (2014)
  • An Assessment of Vitamin Supplements in the Indian Market Preeta K. Chugh* and Y. Lhamo
  • "Golden Rice in India: Is it necessary? What are impediments to adoption?" Ryan Lenz | May 25, 2015 | Genetic Literacy Project
  • "Public knowledge, use and attitude toward multivitamin supplementation: A cross-sectional study among general public", Kavita Sekhri and Kirandeep Kaur 2014
  • "Potential impact and cost-effectiveness of Golden Rice", Alexander J. Stein, H.P.S. Sachdev & Matin Qaim, 2006

Vitamin A (retinol) project

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Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) project:

  • Indian Council of Medical Research 2009 report
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  • 'Less Recognised Micronutrient Deficiencies In India', Mahtab S. Bamji, Bulletin of Nutrition Foundation of India, 1993
  • 'Three biotechnical processes using Ashbya gossypii, Candida albicans or Bacillus subtilis compete with chemical riboflavin production', K.-P Stahmann & al, Appl Micr. Biotech., 2000
  • 'Diversity and functional characterization of microflora isolated from traditional fermented food idli', Chinnashanmugam Saravanan, J Food Sci Technol, 2015
  • 'Applied Microbiology', Sanjai Saxena
  • 'Genetic engineering of Bacillus subtilis for the commercial production of riboflavin', John B Perkins, J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 22, 8-18, 1999
  • 'Regulation of riboflavin biosynthesis and transport genes in bacteria by transcriptional and translational attenuation', A. G. Vitreschak, Nuc. Acid Res., 2002
  • 'Tuning constitutive recombinant gene expression in Lactobacillus plantarum', Tauer et al., Microbial Cell Factories 2014
  • 'Kinetic modeling of riboflavin biosynthesis in Bacillus subtilis under production conditions', M. Birkenmeier, Biotech. Lett., 2014
  • 'A synthetic promoter library for constitutive gene expression in Lactobacillus plantarum',I. Rud, Microbiology, 2006
  • 'Direct cloning in Lactobacillus plantarum: Electroporation with non-methylated plasmid DNA enhances transformation efficiency and makes shuttle vectors obsolete', Katharina SpathSpath et al. Microbial Cell Factories 2012, 11:141
  • 'Repetitive, Marker-Free, Site-Specific Integration as a Novel Tool for Multiple Chromosomal Integration of DNA', Kia Vest Petersen et al., Appl. and Environ. Microbiology, 2013.
  • 'Bacterial vitamin B2, B11 and B12 overproduction: An overview', Catherine M. Burgess et al., Int J Food Microbiology, 2009.

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) project:

  • "Vitamins in the prevention of human diseases", Wolfgang Herrmann
  • "Vitamin B12 deficiency", Alesia Hunt, BMJ, 2014
  • "The total synthesis of vitamin B12", R. B. WOODWARD
  • "Dietary factors that affect biological availability of trace elements", O'Dell 1972, Ann N Y Acad Sci.
  • "Reduction of phytic acid and enhancement of bioavailable micronutrients in food grains". Gupta RK. J Food Sci Technol. 2015


  • "Short motif sequences determine the targets of the prokaryotic CRISPR defence system", Mojica et al., 2009, Microbiology
  • "RNA-guided editing of bacterial genomes using CRISPR-Cas systems", Jiang, Bikard et al., 2013, Nat Biotechnol
  • "Cre recombinase: the universal reagent for genome tailoring", Nagy et al., 2000, Genesis 26 (2)
  • "A high-throughput screen identifying sequence and promiscuity characteristics of the loxP spacer region in Cre-mediated recombination", Missirlis et al., 2006, BMC Genomics
  • "One-step cloning and chromosomal integration of DNA", Saint-Pierre et al., 2013, ACS synthetic biology
  • "Dynamics of chromosome segregation in Escherichia coli", Nielsen et al., 2006, BioCentrum, Ph.D thesis.
  • "Programmable repression and activation of bacterial gene expression using an engineered CRISPR-Cas system", Bikard et al., 2013, Nucleic Acids Res
  • "RNA-guided gene activation by CRISPR-Cas9–based transcription factors", Perez-Pinera et al., 2013, Nature Methods


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