1. Al-­‐Riyami N, Banerjee Y, Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Yahyee S, Al-­‐Barwani S, Hassan M, Bayoumi R and Al-­‐ Rasadi K. The effect of residing altitude on levels of high-­‐density lipoprotein cholesterol: A pilot study  from  the  Omani  Arab  population.    Angiology  (Accepted  for  publication  June  2014)
  2. Al-­‐Rasadi K, Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Hinai AT, Al-­‐Sabti H, Al-­‐Zakwani I, Al-­‐Zakwani I and Banerjee Y. Criteria for Diagnosis of Familial Hypercholesterolemia: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Different Guidelines, Appraising their Suitability in the Omani Arab Population. Oman Med J. 2014 Mar;29(2):85-­‐91 (***)
  3. Al-­‐Rasadi K, Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Zidi WA, Al-­‐Abri A, Al-­‐Hinai AT, Al-­‐Sabti H, Al-­‐Tobi S, Al-­‐Zakwani I, Al-­‐ Zakwani I, Al-­‐Hashmi K, Banerjee  Y.  Low-­‐density  lipoprotein  receptor  gene  mutation  analysis and structure-­‐function correlation in an Omani Arab family with familial hypercholesterolemia. Angiology  2014  (In  Press).  (***)
  4. HA Al-­‐Sabti, AA Kindi, K Al-­‐Rasadi, Banerjee Y, K Al-­‐Hashmi, A Al-­‐Hinai. Saphenous Vein Graft vs.    Radial Artery Graft Searching for the best second Coronary Artery Bypass Graft. Journal of the Saudi Heart Association. 2013 Oct;25(4):247-­‐54
  5. Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Zakwani I, Al-­‐Dughaishi T, Banerjee Y, Al-­‐Sabti H, Al-­‐Hashmi K, Farhan H, Al Habsi K, Al-­‐Hinai AT, Al-­‐Rasadi K. Comparison of Therapeutic Lipid Target Achievements Among High-­‐ Risk Patients in Oman. Angiology. May 2014.
  6. Banerjee Y. Is prolong use of statins associated with increase in the risk of diabetes? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 5;61(9):989 (***)
  7. Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Zidi WA, Al-­‐Abri AR, Al-­‐Rasadi K, Al-­‐Sabti HA, Shah K, Al-­‐Futaisi A, Al-­‐Zakwani I, Banerjee Y. Mutation in the PCSK9 Gene in Omani Arab Subjects with Autosomal Dominant Hypercholesterolemia and its Effect on PCSK9 Protein Structure. Oman Med J. 2013 Jan;28(1):48-­‐52.  (***)
  8. Shah K, Bayoumi R and Banerjee Y. Protein anticoagulants targeting factor VIIa-­‐tissue factor complex: a comprehensive review. Hematology 2013 Jan;18(1):1-­‐7 (***)
  9. Al-­‐Hinai AT, Al-­‐Abri AR, Al-­‐Dhuhli H, Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Sabti H, Al-­‐Yaarubi S, Al-­‐Hashmi K, Banerjee Y, Al-­‐Zakwani I and Al-­‐Rasadi K. First Case Report of Familial Hypercholesterolemia in an Omani Family due to Novel Mutation in the LDL-­‐Receptor gene. Angiology 2012 (In press)
  10. Banerjee Y, Shah K, Al-­‐Rasadi K. Effect of a monoclonal antibody to PCSK9 on LDL cholesterol. N Engl J Med 2012 June 21;366(25):2425-­‐6. (***)
  11. Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Rasadi K, Banerjee Y. Will beta-­‐Blockers Live up to the Maxim of Sir James Black, Their Creator? Angiology 2012 August;63(6):409-­‐11.  (***)
  12. Al-­‐Waili K, Al-­‐Dughaishi T, Al-­‐Rasadi K, Bayoumi R and Banerjee Y. Statin of Preference to Treat Dyslipidaemia in Patients with Renal Dysfunction:  Cues  from  (SATURN).  Sultan  Qaboos  Univ Med J. 2012 May;12(2):245-­‐6 (***)
  13. Al-­‐Rasadi K and Banerjee Y. Benefits of lowering cholesterol in chronic kidney disease. Lancet.
  14. 2011 Oct 15;378(9800):1376-­‐7 (***)
  15. Taranikanti V and Banerjee Y. Antihypertensive treatment in Pre-­‐hypertensive patients. JAMA, 2011 Jun 1;305(21):21702011 (***)
  16. Taranikanti V, AlRiyami M and Banerjee Y. Initial Combination Therapy for treatment of Hypertension. Lancet. 2011 Apr 30;377(9776):1490-­‐1 (***)
  17. Banerjee, Y, Taranikanti V and AlRiyami M. (2011); Can antihypertensive drugs raise the risk of cancer? Trends in Molecular Medicine 2011 Apr;17(4):175-­‐6  (***)
  18. Banerjee Y, Taranikanti V, Bayoumi R. Assays for multi-­‐drug resistant (MDR) and extremely drug resistant (XDR) tuberculosis in high burden countries. Lancet Infect Dis.  2011 Mar;11(3):161-­‐2  (***)
  19. Al-­‐Amri MS, Alrasadi K, Bayoumi R, Banerjee Y. In Silico Design of Novel Anticoagulant Peptides targeting Blood Coagulation Factor VIIa. Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J. 2011 Feb;11(1):83-­‐94 (***)
  20. Banerjee Y. Pakistan: the brain drain dilemma. Nature. (2010) Oct; 28 467(7319):1047 (***)
  21. Banerjee Y, Taranikanti, V and Bayoumi R. Triglyceride-­‐mediated pathways and coronary heart disease. Lancet. (2010)Sep; 18 376(9745):956-­‐8 (***)
  22. Banerjee Y, Bayoumi R and Farook SM.  Could deadly snake  venom  save  lives?  Sultan  Qaboos Univ Med J. 2010 Apr;10(1):142-­‐3 (***)
  23. Mosnier LO, Zampolli A, Kerschen EJ, Schuepbach RA, Banerjee Y, Fernández JA, Yang XV, Riewald M, Weiler H, Ruggeri ZM, Griffin JH. Hyperantithrombotic, noncytoprotective Glu149Ala-­‐activated protein C mutant. Blood. 2009 Jun 4; 113(23):5970-­‐8.
  24. Yang XV, Banerjee Y, Fernández JA, Deguchi H, Xu X, Mosnier LO, Urbanus RT, de Groot PG, White-­‐Adams TC, McCarty OJ, Griffin JH. Activated protein C ligation of ApoER2 (LRP8) causes Dab1-­‐dependent signaling in U937 cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jan 6;106(1):274-­‐9.
  25. Lakshminarayanan,R., Vivekanandan,S., Samy, P.R., Banerjee,Y., Emma,O.C.J., Teo,K.W., Jois,D.S., Kini,R.M. and Valiyaveettil,S.; Structure, Function and Self-­‐assembly of Pelovaterin: A Novel β-­‐ defensin Like Protein from the Chinese Soft-­‐shelled Turtle Eggshell, (Pelodiscus sinensis). J Am Chem Soc. 2008 Apr 9;130(14):4660-­‐8.
  26. Lumsden,N.G., Banerjee,Y., Kini,R.M., Kuruppu,S.,  Hodgson,W.C. (2007). Isolation and characterization of rufoxin, a novel protein exhibiting neurotoxicity from venom of the psammophiine,   Rhamphiophis   oxyrhynchus   (Rufous   beaked   snake).   Neuropharmacology   52, 1065-­‐1070.
  27. Banerjee,Y., Lakshminarayanan,R., Vivekanandan,S., Anand,G., Valiyaveettil,S.  and  Kini  R.M. (2007); Biophysical Characterization of Anticoagulant Hemextin AB Complex from the Venom of Snake Hemachatus haemachatus. Biophysical Journal 1;93(11):3963-­‐76.
  28. Banerjee,Y., Kumar, S., Chacko,J. and Kini R.M. (2007); Crystallization and Preliminary X-­‐ray Diffraction Analysis of Hemextin A: A Unique Anticoagulant Protein from Hemachatus haemachatus venom. Acta. Crystallogrphica 1;63:701-­‐7
  29. Lakshminarayanan,R., Loh,X.J., Gayathri,S., Sindhu,S., Banerjee,Y., Kini,R.M.,  Valiyaveettil,S. (2006). Formation of transient amorphous calcium carbonate precursor in quail eggshell mineralization: an in vitro study. Biomacromolecules. 7, 3202-­‐3209.
  30. Kuruppu,S., Reeve,S., Banerjee,Y., Kini,R.M., Smith, A.I., Hodgson,W.C. (2005). Isolation and pharmacological characterization of cannitoxin, a presynaptic neurotoxin from the venom of the Papuan Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus canni). J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 315, 1196-­‐1202.
  31. Banerjee,Y., Mizuguchi,J., Iwanaga,S., Kini,R.M. (2005). Hemextin AB complex, a unique anticoagulant protein complex from Hemachatus haemachatus (African Ringhals cobra) venom that inhibits clot initiation and factor VIIa activity. J.Biol.Chem. 280, 42601-­‐42611.
  32. Banerjee,Y., Mizuguchi,J., Iwanaga,S., Kini,R.M. (2005). Hemextin AB complex-­‐-­‐a snake venom anticoagulant protein complex  that  inhibits  factor  VIIa  activity.  Pathophysiol.Haemost.Thromb. 34, 184-­‐187
  33. Kini,R.M., Banerjee,Y. (2005). Dissection  approach:  a  simple  strategy  for  the  identification  of the step of action of anticoagulant agents in the blood coagulation cascade. J.Thromb.Haemost. 3, 170-­‐171

Selected Conference Abstracts

  1. National Lipid Association, Annual Scientific Meeting 2013; Las Vegas, USA (May 31 to June 2, 2013)
  2. Poster Presentation: Novel Revelations in Familial Hypercholesterolemia
    Banerjee, Y; Al-­‐Rasadi, K; WAM Al-­‐Zidi; Al-­‐Waili, K and Al-­‐Qafrai M.
  3. International Cardiology Symposium and Diabetes forum: Global Agenda; Dubai (May 16 to May 18, 2103)
  4. Oral Presentation (Invited): New Revelations in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Banerjee, Y
  5. Ninth Gulf Heart Association Conference; Muscat, Oman (January 18 to January 21, 2012)
  6. Oral Presentation: Physiological Anticoagulant lipids
    Banerjee, Y;  Al-­‐Riyami; M and Al-­‐Rasadi, K
  7. 52nd American Society for Thrombosis and Hemostasis 2009; Orlando, USA (4th  Dec to 7th  Dec, 2010) Poster Presentation: Lyso-­‐Sulfatide Binds  Factor  Xa  and  Potently  Inhibits  Thrombin Generation
  8. Yegneswaran, S; Banerjee, Y;  Fernandez, JA; Deguchi, H and Griffin, JH
  9. 51st  American Society for Thrombosis and Hemostasis 2009; New Orleans, USA (5th  Dec to 8th  Dec, 2009)
  10. Oral Presentation: Activated protein C ligation of ApoER2 (LRP8) causes Dab1-­‐dependent signaling in U937 cells Xia, Y., Banerjee, Y and Griffin, JH
  11. 23rd  Annual Research Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences; Bangkok, Thailand (14th  Dec to 15th Dec, 2006)
  12. Oral   Presentation:        Hemextin    AB    Complex    -­‐     a    Unique    Anticoagulant    Protein    Complex Inhibiting  Clot  Initiation  from  Snake  Venom. Awards:   (A)   Japanese   Society   for   the   Promotion   of   Science   Travel   Award;   (B)   Best   Oral Presentation  Award
    Banerjee,Y.,  Lakshminarayanan,R.,  Mizuguchi,J.,  Vivekanandan,S.,  Iwanaga,S.,  Valiyaveettil,S.  and Kini R.M.
  13. Asia  Pacific  Society  for  Thrombosis  and  Haemostasis  (APSTH)-­‐Japanese  Society  of  Thrombosis and Haemostasis (JSTH) joint symposium; Utsunomiya, Japan (April 21st  to April 23rd, 2006)       Oral Presentation:  Hemextin AB Complex -­‐  a Unique Venom Protein Complex Inhibiting Clot Initiation from Snake Venom.
  14. Awards: (A) JSTH Young Investigator Award; (B) Best Oral Presentation Award
    Banerjee,Y.,  Lakshminarayanan,R.,  Mizuguchi,J.,  Vivekanandan,S.,  Iwanaga,S.,  Valiyaveettil,S.  and Kini R.M.
  15. The National University of Singapore (NUS)-­‐University of California San Diego (UCSD) Bilateral Meeting (Organized jointly by A* Singapore and UCSD), San Diego, USA (14th February to 17th February, 2006)
  16. Oral Presentation: Hemextin AB Complex from  Hemachatus haemachatus Venom: Molecular Interactions in the Formation of the Anticoagulant
    Banerjee,Y., Lakshminarayanan,R., Vivekanandan,S., Valiyaveettil,S. and Kini R.M.
  17. 10th  Biological Science Congress, Singapore (24th  November to 25th  November, 2005)
  18. Poster Presentation: Hemextin AB complex as a FVIIa inhibitor.
    Awards: Best poster award
    Banerjee,Y., Mizuguchi,J., Iwanaga,S. and Kini,R.M.
  19. 14th  Annual Science Congress, Singapore (21st  September, 2005)    Poster Presentation: Hemextin AB complex – A unique anticoagulant Awards: Best poster award
  20. Banerjee,Y., Mizuguchi,J., Iwanaga,S. and Kini,R.M.
  21. XXth   International  Society  for  Thrombosis  and  Hemostasis  (ISTH)  Congress,  Sydney,  Australia (August 6th  to August 12th  2005)
  22. Poster Presentation: Proteins affecting clot initiation. Banerjee,Y., Mizuguchi,J., Iwanaga,S. and Kini,R.M.
  23. XXth   International  Society  for  Thrombosis  and  Hemostasis:  Satellite  Symposium  on  Exogenous factors affecting thrombosis and hemostasis, Sydney, Australia (August 10th  to August 11th  2005) Poster  Presentation: Hemextin  AB  complex  –  a  Snake  Venom  Protein  Complex  that  inhibits the Tissue Factor-­‐Factor VIIa Activity.
  24. Banerjee,Y., Mizuguchi,J., Iwanaga,S. and Kini,R.M. (24th  November to 25th  November, 2005)
  25. 8TH  Biological Science Congress, Singapore (26th  November to 27th  November, 2003)
  26. Poster  Presentation:  Purification  and  amino  acid  sequence  determination  of  anticoagulant proteins. Banerjee, Y. and Kini, R.M.
  27. International   Conference   on   Plant,   Animal   and   Microbial   Toxins,   Adelaide,   Australia   (16th September to 18th  September, 2003)
  28. Poster  Presentation:Isolation and  characterization of anticoagulant proteins from the venom of Hemachatus  haemachatus
    Banerjee, Y., and Kini, R.M.
  29. 4th Sino-­‐Singapore Symposium, Singapore (5th August to 9th August, 2003)
  30. Poster Presentation: Isolation and Purification of pro-­‐coagulant protein form the venom of African Night Adder. Vijeydasa,L.; Banerjee, Y. and Kini RM


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