Tanaya Chatterjee

Tanaya Chatterjee
DST Women Scientist

Research interests:

My research interests mainly focus on

1. Structural/functional studies on the proteins of Vibrio cholera

2. Protein- small molecule (peptide, drug, DNA) interaction of therapeutic relevance

3. Protein-nanoparticle 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 & Chakrabarti P. Modelling of growth kinetics of Vibrio cholerae  in presence of gold nanoparticles: effect of size and morphology. Sci Rep, 7, 9671 (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,. 19, 14781-14792 (2017)

3) 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)

4) 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-bisphosphate (PIP2) signaling in cholera. J Biol Chem., 291, 26816-26836 (2016)

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

6) 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)

7) 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)

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

9) 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)

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

11) Chatterjee T, Chakraborti S, Joshi P, Singh SP, Gupta V & Chakrabarti P. Studies on the effect of zinc oxide nanoparticles on the structure of the periplasmic domain of ToxR protein of Vibrio cholera. FEBS J., 277, 4184-4194 (2010) 

12) Chakraborti S, Chatterjee T, Joshi P, Poddar A, Bhattacharyya B, Singh SP, Gupta V & Chakrabarti P.  Binding of ZnO nanoparticles to lysozyme and its effect on the structure and activity. Langmuir, 26, 3506-3513 (2010)

13) 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 of National Academy of Science, 2017



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