Vishakha Karnawat, Namrata Jayanth and Mrinalini Puranik

 Substrate recognition in multi-substrate nucleic acid binding enzymes

Current Science, 2012, 102 (02).

Spriha Gogia, Hemalatha Balaram and Mrinalini Puranik

HGPRT distorts the purine ring of nucleotide substrates and perturbs pKa of bound xanthosine monophosphate

Biochemistry, 2011, DOI: 10.1021/bi102039b

Namrata Jayanth and Mrinalini Puranik

Methylation stabilizes the imino tautomer of dAMP and amino tautomer of dCMP
in solution.

J. Phys. Chem. 2011, DOI: 10.1021/jp200185k

Marudachalam Shanmugasundaram and Mrinalini Puranik

Vibrational markers of structural distortion in adenine nucleobases upon DNA damage 
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 3851-3862.

Marudachalam Shanmugasundaram and Mrinalini Puranik

Computational Prediction of Vibrational Spectra of Normal and Modified DNA Nucleobases

J. Raman Spectrosc. (2009), Vol. 40, Issue 12, Pg. 1726-1748 (URL)

Spriha Gogia, Ankur Jain and Mrinalini Puranik

Structures, Ionization Equilibria and Tautomerism of 6-oxopurines in Solution

J. Phys. Chem. B (2009), Vol. 113, Issue 45, Pg. 15101-15118 (URL)

Namrata Jayanth, Srinivas Ramachandran and Mrinalini Puranik

Solution Structure of the DNA Damage Lesion 8-Oxoguanosine from Ultraviolet Resonance Raman Spectroscopy

J. Phys. Chem. A(2009), Vol. 113, Issue 8, Pg. 1459-1471 (URL)

Spriha Gogia, Hemalatha Balaram and Mrinalini Puranik

Vibrations of the Substrate Nucleobases as Reporters of the Protein Active-Site in the HumanHGPRT

Proceedings of the XXIst International conference on Raman Spectroscopy(2008), 881-883

Mohammed Ibrahim, Robert L. Kerby, Mrinalini Puranik, Ingar H. Wasbotten, Hwan Youn, Gary P. Roberts, and Thomas G. Spiro

Heme Displacement Mechanism of CooA Activation: MUTATIONAL AND RAMAN SPECTROSCOPIC EVIDENCE

J. Biol. Chem.(2006), Vol. 281, Issue 19, 13433-13438

Mrinalini Puranik, Colin L. Weeks, Dorothee Lahaye, Ömer Kabil, Shinichi Taoka, Steen Brøndsted Nielsen, John T. Groves, Ruma Banerjee, and Thomas G. Spiro

Dynamics of Carbon Monoxide Binding to Cystathionine ß-Synthase*.
J. Biol. Chem., Sep 2006; 281: 29165 - 29173
M. Puranik, S.B. Nielsen, H. Youn, A.N. Hvitved, J.L. Bourassa, M.A. Case, C. Tengroth, G. Balakrishnan, M.V. Thorsteinsson, J.T. Groves, G.L. McLendon, G.P. Roberts, J.S. Olson, and T.G. Spiro.
Dynamics of Carbon Monoxide binding to the CooA.
J. Biol. Chem. (2004) 279, 21096
C.M. Coyle, M. Puranik, H. Youn, S.B. Nielsen, R.D. Williams, R.L. Kerby, G.P. Roberts and T.G. Spiro.
Activation Mechanism of the CO Sensor CooA: Mutational and Resonance Raman Spectroscopic Studies.
J. Biol. Chem. (2003) 278, 35384
M. Puranik and S. Umapathy.
Excited state structure and dynamics of p-benzoquinone and bromanil from time-resolved resonance Raman spectra and simulation.
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. (2002) 75, 1057
M. Puranik, S. Umapathy, J.G. Snijders and J. Chandrasekhar.
Structure of the triplet excited state of bromanil from time-resolved resonance Raman spectra and simulation.
J. Chem. Phys. (2001) 115, 6106
M. Puranik, J. Chandrasekhar, J.G. Snijders and S. Umapathy.
Time-resolved resonance Raman and density functional studies on the ground state and transient intermediates of tetrabromo-p-benzoquinone.
J. Phys. Chem. A (2001) 105, 10562
M. Puranik, J. Chandrasekhar and S. Umapathy.
Time-resolved resonance Raman and ab initio studies on the triplet excited state of bromanil.
Chem. Phys. Lett. (2001) 337, 224.
W. M. Kwok, I. Gould, C. Ma, M. Puranik, S. Umapathy, P. Matousek, A. W. Parker, D. Phillips, W. T. Toner and M. Towrie
Vibrational studies of ground state 4-dimethylaminobenzonitrile (DMABN) and its ring deuterated isotopomer DMABN-d4.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (2001) 3, 2424
R. Jacob, M. Puranik, J. Chandrasekhar
Isotope effects on the equilibrium of p-benzoquinone and its radical anion: ab initio and DFT studies.
Chem. Phys. Lett. (1999) 301, 498.
M. Puranik, H. Mohapatra, G. Balakrishnan, J. Chandrasekhar and S. Umapathy
Effect of halogen substitution on the structure and vibrational spectra of radical anions of benzoquinone.
Asian Journal of Physics (1998) 2, 189.