• More than 90 research papers in Peer Reviewed National/International journals and several contributed Book chapters 
  • Edited two Scientific books: Recent Advances in Insect Endocrine Research (1995) 
  • Advances in Entomology (2001)
  • Presented papers, chaired sessions and invited lectures given in over 100 national/ international scientific conferences 
  • Managing Editor of the quarterly International journal ENTOMON 1995-2013
  • Bioscience Editor of Sayahna Foundations and Editor-In-Chief of the proposed Open access online journal Particle Biology Transactions proposed to commence publishing since 2015

Significant Publications

Malu Ravi, Govindan Bhaskaran, Ramesh Chandra Chaubey and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2014) Radiation Induced Insect Peptide Biomolecules in Cell Cycle Modulation Biochim. Biophys. Acta (in Press)

Rajeswari Gopal, Anuja G I, Latha P G , Muraleedharan D , Nair GM(2013) Anti-infamatory and Analgesic QActivities of Roots and Leaves of Chassalia curviflora (Wall) thwaites (Psychotria curviflora Wall). J Med Arom Plant Sci., 35(3-4): 159-167

Siny G Benjamin and Muraleedharan Damodaran(2014) Corazonin-like Cardioacceleratory Neuropeptide from the cotton bug, Dysdercus cingulatus Ind J Biochem. Biophys. (In Press)

Gayathri Elayidam, Malu Ravi and Muraleedharan Damodartan (2012) Allatostatin-Quantum Dot Ligands as Efficient Immuno-lalelling Bioconjugants. Entomon 37(1-4): 423-430

Raji Raghavan and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2012)Hormonal Elicitation of Hsp Synthesis in the Red Cotton bug, Dysdercus cingulatus Fabr. Entomon 37: 418-428

D. Sheela Devi and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2011) Immunocytopchemical Localization of Glucagon, Somatostatin and Adipokinetic Hormon-like Immunoreactive Secretary Neurons in Castor semilooper, Achoea janata Linn. (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae). Entomon 36: 165-174

Malu Ravi, Mary Reena Jacob, Govindan Bhaskaran, R.C. Chaubey, Muraleedharan Damodaran (2011) Gamma Radiation Sensitivity on Larvae and Eggs of Common Mormon Butterfly, P.Polytes. Entomon 36: 17-28

.Gayathri Gayathri Elayidam and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2008) Identification and Partial Characterization of Juvenile Hormone Esterase from cotton pest Dysdercus cingulatus. Indian J. Biochem. Biophys. 45: 121-125

Muraleedharan Damodaran and Gayathri Elayidam U (2008) Prospects and Promises of Endocrine Biopesticides. J. Biopesticides, 1: 6-11

Vasudevanpillai Biju, Damodaran Muraleedharan, Ken-Ichi Nakayama, Tamitake Itoh, YoshinobuBaba, Mitsuru Ishikawa (2007) Quantum dot-Insect Neurioeptide Conjugates for Fluorescence Imaging, Transfection and Nucleus Targeting of Living Cells. Langmuir 23: 10254-10261

Gayathri Elayidam U and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2007) Juvenile Hormone Activity in Dysdercus cingulatus by JHE Inhibitor OTFP. Indian J. exp Biol.45: 901-906

Gayathri Elayidam U and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2007) Activity Pattern of Juvenile Hormone During Metamprphosis in Dysdercus cingulatus Fabr. (Heteroptera : Pyrrhocoridae). Entomon 32(1): 47-52

Muraleedharan Damodaran, Mariamma Jacob and V.S. Ajitha (2005) Immunochemical Analytical Techniques for Insect Neuropeptide Identification (Working Manual) Train Workshop Adv Tech Endocr Res (Ed. Iqbal Parwez) pp.34-45. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

Ajitha V S and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2005) Tissue localization and partial Characterization of pheromone Biosynthesis Activating Neuropeptide (PBAN) in Achaea janata. J. Biosci. 30(2): 191- 200

Mohan K G , Kumaraswamy G, Mathavan S and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2005) Characterization and cDNA cloning of Apolipophorin III Gene in the red cotton bug, Dysdercus cingulatus. Entomon 29(4): 373-381.

Mohan K G and Muraleedharan Damodaran (2005) Modulatory mechanism of lipophorin synthesis by juvenile Hormone and ecdysone in the red cotton bug, Dysdercus cingulatus. Indian J. exp. Biol. 43: 1176-1181.

Muraleedharan Damodaran, Ajitha, V.S. and Mohan K.G. (2004) Juvenile Hormone and Corpus Allatum: Biotechnological Approaches as Insect Pest Management Avenues. Zoology and Human Welfare (Ed. A. Verma) pp. 217-225. Allahabad University, Allahabad.

Muraleedharan Damodaran (2003) Strategies and Prospects of Endocrine-based Biotechnological Approaches in Insect Pest Management. Frontier Areas of Entomological Research (Eds. B.Subrahmaniyam (V.V.Ramamurthy and V.S.Singh) pp. 487-498. IARI, New Delhi, India.
Ajitha VS and MuraleedharanDamodaran(2001)Identification of PBAN-like Immunoreactivity in the Neuroendocrine System and Midgut of a Heteropteran Insect Dysdercus cingulatus. Eur. J. Entomol. 98: 159-165.

Muraleedharan Damodaran and Sheela Devi D (1999) Isolation and Immunochemical Characterization of Neuropeptides from the Midgut of the Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. J. Biosci. 24(2): 185-191.

Muraleedharan Damoadran (1995) Neuroendocrinology of Insect Gut. Recent Advances in Insect Endocrine Research (Eds. D. Muraleedharan and Mariamma Jacob). Pp. 97-116. AAE, Trivandrum, India

Muraleedharan Damodaran (1995) Neuroendocrinology of Insect Gut. Recent Advances in Insect Endocrine Research (Eds. D. Muraleedharan and Mariamma Jacob). Pp. 97-116. AAE, Trivandrum, India.

Annie John and Muraleedharan Damodaran (1992) Hormonal Modulation of Glycogen Reserves in the Fat Body of Castor Semilooper, Achaea janata Linn. J. Biosci. 18(2): 26

Muraleedharan Damodaran and Sheela Devi D (1992) Endocrine Manipulations as an Insect Pest Management Strategy. Agricultural Zoology Review Vol. 5 (Ed. K.Evans) pp. 249-269. Intercept Ltd, England

George Abraham and Muraleedharan Damodaran (1990) Role of Corpus Allatum on the Modulation of feeding Rhythm in the Semilooper Caterpillar Achaea janata. Chronobiol. International. 17(6): 419-424

Muraleedharan Damodaran (1988) Insect Antihormones from Plants and their Pest Control Prospects. Phytophaga 2: 153-157

Muraleedharan Damodaran, Abraham Varghese, George Abraham and Reema A Mathews (1986) Effect of Precocene-II on Endocrines, Feeding and Digestion in the Semilooper Caterpillar, Achaea janata. Insect Neurochemistry and Neurophysiology (Eds. A.B. Borkovec and D.E. Gelman) pp. 309-314. The Humana Press Inc, USA.

Muraleedharan Damodaran and Abraham Varghese (1986) Precocene-induced Light and Electronmicroscopic Changes in the Pars Intercerebralis Neurosecretory Cells of the semilooper caterpillar Achaea Janata Linn. (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae). Proc. Indian Natn. Sci. Acad.(Anim. Sci.). 96: 185-193.

Prabhu V K K, Mohanan Nair, C R, Jalaja M and Muraleedharan Damoadran (1985) Endocrine Regulation of Vitellogenesis during the First Gonotrophic Cycle of Dysdercus cingulatus. Current Trends in Comparative Endocrinology (Eds. B. Lofts and W.N. Homes) pp. 343-345. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.

Muraleedharan Damodaran and Prabhu V K K (1981) Hormonal Influence on Feeding and Digestion in the Plant Bug, Dysdercus cingulatus and the caterpillar, Hyblaea puera. Physiol. Entomol. 6: 183-189

Muraleedharan Damodaran and Prabhu V K K (1979) Role of the Median Neurosecretory Cells in the Secretion of Protease and Invertase in the Red Cotton Bug, Disdercus cingulatus Fabr. J. Insect Physiol. 25: 237- 240