Tanaya Chatterjee

Tanaya Chatterjee
Women Scientist

Research interests:

My research interest mainly focuses on

·         Structural/functional characterization of proteins of Vibrio cholerae

·         Interaction of proteins with various small molecules like peptides/drugs of therapeutic relevance 

·         Antibacterial activities of nanoparticles (NP) and protein-NP interaction


Address: Department of Biochemistry
Centenary Campus
Bose Institute
P-1/12 C.I.T. Scheme VII-M
Kolkata - 700054, India
E-Mail: tanaya[at]jcbose.ac.in
Phone: +91-33-25693273



1.      Chatterjee T, Chatterjee BK, Saha T, Hoque KM & Chakrabarti P. Structure and function of Vibrio cholerae Accessory cholera enterotoxin in presence of gold nanoparticles: dependence on morphology.  Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1861, 977-986 (2017).

2.      Mazumder A, Batabyal S, Mondal M, Mondol T, Choudhury S, Ghosh R, Chatterjee T, Bhattacharyya D, Pal SK  & Roy S. Specific DNA sequences allosterically enhance protein–protein interaction in a transcription factor through modulation of protein dynamics: implications for specificity of gene regulation. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. DOI: 10.1039/c7cp01193h (2017).

3.      Aoun J,  Hayashi, M, Sheikh IA,  Sarkar P,  Saha T, Ghosh P, Bhowmick R,  Ghosh, D, Chatterjee T, Chakrabarti P, Chakrabarti MK & Hoque KM.  Anoctamin 6 contributes to Cl- secretion in Accessory cholera enterotoxin (Ace)-stimulated diarrhea: an essential role for phosphatidylinositol 4,5-biphosphate PIP2 signalling in cholera. J. Biol. Chem. 291, 26816- 26836 (2016)

4.       Chatterjee T, Sheikh IA, Chakravarty D, Chakrabarti P, Sarkar P, Saha T, Chakrabarti MK & Hoque KM. Effects of small molecule calcium-activated chloride channel inhibitors on structure and function of Accessory cholera enterotoxin (Ace) of Vibrio cholerae.  PLoS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0141283 (2015).

5.      Chatterjee T, Mukherjee D, Banerjee M, Chatterjee BK & Chakrabarti P. Crystal structure and activity of Protein L-isoaspartyl-O-methyltransferase from Vibrio cholerae, and the effect of AdoHcy binding. Arch.  Biochem.  Biophys., 583, 140-149 (2015)

6.       Chatterjee T, Chatterjee BK, Majumdar D & Chakrabarti P. Antibacterial effect of silver nanoparticles and the modeling of bacterial growth kinetics using a modified Gompertz model. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1850, 299-306 (2015)

7.      Chatterjee, T, Pal A, Chakravarty D,  Dey S, Saha RP  & Chakrabarti P. Protein L-isoaspartyl-O-methyltransferase of Vibrio cholerae: Interaction with cofactors and effects of osmolytes on unfolding. Biochimie, 95, 912-921 (2013)

8.      Chatterjee T, Pal A, Dey S, Chatterjee BK & Chakrabarti P. Interaction of Virstatin with Human Serum Albumin: Spectroscopic Analysis and Molecular Modeling. PLoS ONE, 7, e37468 (2012)

9.      Chatterjee T, Mukherjee, D, Dey S, Pal A, Houque KM & Chakrabarti P. Accessory cholera enterotoxin, Ace, from Vibrio cholerae: Studies on structure, unfolding and virstatin binding.  Biochemistry, 50, 2962-2972 (2011)

10.  Chatterjee T, Chakraborti S, Joshi P, Singh SP, Gupta V & Chakrabarti P. The effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the structure of the periplasmic domain of the Vibrio cholerae ToxR protein. FEBS Journal, 277, 4184–4194 (2010)

11.  Chakraborti S, Chatterjee T, Joshi P,  Poddar A, Bhattacharyya B, Singh SP, Gupta V & Chakrabarti P. Structure and Activity of Lysozyme on Binding to ZnO Nanoparticles. Langmuir, 26, 3506–3513 (2010)

12.  Chatterjee T, Saha RP &  Chakrabarti P. Structural studies on Vibrio cholerae ToxR periplasmic and cytoplasmic domains. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1774, 1331-1338 (2007)

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  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2017



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