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Yagnesh Nagarajan

Yagnesh Nagarajan
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences

I investigate the regulatory mechanisms of TRP channels in limited oxygen conditions.

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Yagnesh Nagarajan

I investigate the regulatory mechanisms of TRP channels in limited oxygen conditions.

Research Interest

Hypoxic regulation of TRP ion channels

Characterisation of FIH mediated hydroxylation of TRP channels


Date Position Institution name
2015 ARC Research Associate University of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2014 - 2014 Barr Smith Travel Scholarship University of Adelaide
2013 KP BARLEY prize University of Adelaide


Date Institution name Country Title
2011 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
2008 - 2010 Flinders University Australia Master of Science -Biotechnology
2004 - 2008 SASTRA University India Bachelors of Technology- Biotechnology

Research Interests


Year Citation
2017 Nagarajan, Y., Rychkov, G. & Peet, D. (2017). Modulation of TRP channel activity by hydroxylation and its therapeutic potential. Pharmaceuticals, 10, 2, 35-35. 10.3390/ph10020035
2016 Zieleniecki, J., Nagarajan, Y., Waters, S., Rongala, J., Thompson, V., Hrmova, M. & Köper, I. (2016). Cell-free synthesis of a functional membrane transporter into a tethered bilayer lipid membrane. Langmuir, 32, 10, 2445-2449. 10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04059
2016 Nagarajan, Y., Rongala, J., Luang, S., Singh, A., Shadiac, N., Hayes, J. ... Hrmova, M. (2016). A barley efflux transporter operates in a Na⁺-dependent manner, as revealed by a multidisciplinary platform. The Plant Cell, 28, 1, 202-218. 10.1105/tpc.15.00625
2013 Periasamy, A., Shadiac, N., Amalraj, A., Garajova, S., Nagarajan, Y., Waters, S. ... Hrmova, M. (2013). Cell-free protein synthesis of membrane (1,3)-beta-D-glucan (curdlan) synthase: Co-translational insertion in liposomes and reconstitution in nanodiscs. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes, 1828, 2, 743-757. 10.1016/j.bbamem.2012.10.003
2013 Shadiac, N., Nagarajan, Y., Waters, S. & Hrmova, M. (2013). Close allies in membrane protein research: cell-free synthesis and nanotechnology. Molecular Membrane Biology, 30, 3, 229-245. 10.3109/09687688.2012.762125