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Urmi Chatterji, Ph.D.
University of Calcutta
Department of Zoology
Ballygunge Circular Road
Kolkata - 700 019   
West Bengal   
Phone: +91-33-24615445, Extn.285
Positions Held:
Position Affiliation Time Period
Reader University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India Present
Area of Specialization:
Molecular Biology
Research Summary:
Telomerase inhibition as potential anti-cancer therapeutic strategy
Reversing arsenic-Induced endocrine disruption with retinoic acid: A therapeutic strategy
Investigating the molecular dynamics of progression of prostate cancer
Effect of arecoline on the gene expression of androgen receptor in the prostate of male rats
Delivery of antisense oligonucleotides to the androgen receptor of prostate cancer cells by nanoparticles a prospective anti-tumoral strategy
1. Chatterjee, A. and Chatterji, U.  Arsenic abrogates the estrogen-signaling pathway in the rat uterus. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 2010.  8, 80. [PubMed]
2. Dasgupta, R., Chatterji, U., Nag, T. C., Chaudhuri-Sengupta, S., Nag, D. and Maiti, B. R.  Ultrastructural and hormonal modulations of the thyroid gland following arecoline treatment in albino mice. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 2010.  319, 1-7. [PubMed]
3. Saha, I., Chatterji, U., Chaudhuri-Sengupta, S., Nag, T. C., Nag, D., Banerjee, S. and Maiti, B. R.  Ultrastructural and hormonal changes in the pineal-testicular axis following arecoline administration in rats. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 2007.  307, 187-198. [PubMed]
4. Saha, I., Chatterji, U., Chaudhuri-Sengupta, S. and Maiti, B. R. Suppression of circadian rhythm of pineal and testicular hormones following lithium treatment in normal and reversed light-dark cycles, constant light and constant dark in rats. Journal of Biological Physics Research. 2007. 38, 19-32.
5. Riby, J. E., Xue, L., Chatterji, U., Bjeldanes, E.L., Firestone, G. L. and Bjeldanes, L. F. Activation and Potentiation of Interferon-{gamma} Signaling by 3,3'-Diindolylmethane in MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells. Molecular Pharmacology. 2006. 69, 430-439.
6. Chatterji, U. and Siddiqi, M. Telomeres and Cancer. Science and Culture. 2004. 70, 100-104.
7. Chatterji, U., Riby, J. E., Taniguchi, T., Bjeldanes, E. L., Bjeldanes, L. F. and Firestone, G. L. Indole-3-carbinol stimulates transcription of the interferon gamma receptor 1 gene and augments interferon responsiveness in human breast cancer cells. Carcinogenesis. 2004. 25, 1119-1128.


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