Kamlesh Prasad

Dr. Kamalesh Prasad

Chief Scientist

Academic Qualifications

Contact Details

Dr. Kamalesh Prasad

Chief Scientist


6280 / 2567760

117. Seaweed polysaccharide based products and materials: An assessment on their production from a sustainability point of view. Nishith A Chudasama, Rosy Alphons Sequeira, Kinjal Moradiya and Kamalesh Prasad * Molecules 2021, 26(9), 2608; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26092608 (Invited Review). [IF : 4.411]

116. Proof of concept’of how tube-net diameter affects growth and agar content in industrially important farmed red seaweed Gracilaria dura. Yashesh Shah, Anshul Yadav, Madhava Anil Kumar, Monica Gajanan Kavale, Kamalesh Prasad, Vaibhav A Mantri. Journal of Applied Phycology. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-021-02443-x [IF : 3.215]

115. Limited-scale field trial confirmed differences in growth and agarose characteristics in life-cycle stages of industrially important marine red alga Gracilaria dura (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta).  Vaibhav A. Mantri, Yashesh Shah, Nikunj Balar, Keval Chavda, Mayur Mavani, Mayur Kolhe, Kanchan Sambhwani, Ramavatar Meena, Kamlaesh Prasad, Monica G. Kavale & Rajendra Singh Thakur, Journal of Applied Phycology, 2021,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-020-02356-1 [IF : 3.215]

114. Seaweed biomass derived bio solvents for the large scale production of few layered graphene nanosheets from graphite. Nripat Singh, Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal , Doli A. Maru , Meena R. Rathod, Rosy Alphons Sequeira, Nishith A. Chudasama, Kamalesh Prasad* Materials Science for Energy Technologies 2021, 4, 100–106 [Invited Article] [IF: 5.040]

113.  Are ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents the same? : Fundamental investigation from DNA dissolution point of view. Gyanendra Sharmaa, Rosy Alphons Sequeiraa, Matheus M. Pereirac, Tapan Kumar Maity, Nishith A. Chudasamaa, Kamalesh Prasad.* Journal of Molecular Liquids 328C (2021) 115386 [IF: 6.165]

112. Ionic liquid mediated preparation of non-cytotoxic hemocompatible stable DNA-ԑ-poly-L-lysine polyplexes: A new sustainable approach for the bulk production of potential non-viral vectors for gene delivery applications. Jitkumar Bhatt, Rosy Alphons Sequeira,  Aliasgar Vohra,  Ranjitsinh Vijaysingh Devkar,  Tapan Kumar Maity  and Kamalesh Prasad * ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2021, 9, 264-272 [IF 8.198]

111Bio-ionic liquid promoted selective coagulation of k-carrageenan from  Kappaphycus alvarezii extract. Arun Kumar Das, Rosy Alphons Sequeira,  Tapan Kumar Maity  and Kamalesh Prasad * Food Hydrocolloids.  2021, 111, 106382. [ IF : 9,147]

110. Synthesis, Colloidal Characterization and Targetability of Phenylboronic Acid Functionalized α-Tocopheryl Polyethylene Glycol Succinate in Cancer Cells. Sanjay Tiwari , Jayant Sarolia , Vrushti Kansara, Nishith A Chudasama, Kamalesh Prasad, Debes Ray, Vinod K Aswal and Pratap Bahadur ,Polymers 2020, 12, 2258; doi:10.3390/polym12102258 . [IF :4.329]

109. Recent Trends in Processing of Proteins and DNA in Alternative Solvents: A Sustainable Approach. Rosy Alphons Sequeira, Jitkumar Bhatt and Kamalesh Prasad,*Sus. Chem. 2020, 1, 116–137; doi:10.3390/suschem1020010 [Featured Review Article on Invitation] [IF : 3.251]

108. Neoteric solvent systems as a sustainable media for dissolution and film preparation of poly-[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate]. Rosy Alphons Sequeira, Sonam Dubey, Matheus Mendonca Pereira, Tapan Kumar Maity,  Sanju Singh,  Sandhya Mishra, Kamalesh Prasad*. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2020, 8, 12005−12013 [IF 8.198]

107. Characterization of chitosan based sustained release nano-fertilizer formulation as a soil conditioner whilst improving biomass production of Zea mays L. D. Kubavat, K. Trivedi, P. Vaghela, Kamalesh Prasad, G. K. Vijay Anand, H. Trivedi,R. Patidar, J.Chaudhari, B. Andhariya, Arup Ghosh. Land Degrad Dev. 2020;1–13. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.3629 [IF 3.775]

106. One step selective partition of ε-polylysine present in broth cultures in ionic liquid based aqueous biphasic systems. Rosy Alphons Sequeira, Mukesh Sharma, Matheus M. Pereira , Nripat Singh, Sourish Bhattacharya , Nishith A Chudasama  & Kamalesh Prasad*  Separation Science & Technology. 2021, 56, 631–6392020, https://doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2020.1728323 [IF 2.475]

105. Hybrid alginate-protein cryogel beads: efficient and sustainable bio-based materials to purify immunoglobulin G antibodies. Mukesh Sharma, Ana Paula M. Tavares, João C. F. Nunes, Nripat Singh, Dibyendu Mondal, Márcia C. Neves, Kamalesh Prasad* and Mara G. Freire*. Green Chemistry, 2020, 22, 2225-2233 (Selected as 2020 HOT ARTICLE) [IF 10.182]

104. Dattatray A. Chadar, Nishith A. Chudasama, Nilesh Vadodariya, Ramavatar Meena, Kamalesh Prasad,* and Arup K. Siddhanta* Protein-Mimicking Functions of Nano-Size Monoamido Amino Acids Derived from Polysaccharides of Marine Origin. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2019220, 1900201[IF 2.527]

103. Jérémy Depoorter, Adeline Mourlevat, Guillaume Sudre, Isabelle Morphin, Kamalesh Prasad, Anatoli Serghei, Julien Bernard, Etienne Fleury, Aurélia Charlot.Fully biosourced materials from combination of choline-chloride-based deep eutectic solvents and guar gum. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7, 16747−16756 [IF 8.198]

102. Supratim Chakraborty, Kanakaraj Aruchamy, Debasis Ghosh, Nripat Singh, Kamalesh Prasad, D Kalpana, SK Nataraj, Dibyendu Mondal. Engineering Fe-doped highly oxygenated solvothermal carbon from glucose-based eutectic system as active microcleaner and efficient carbocatalyst. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2019, 7, 4988-4997. [IF 12.732]

101. Supratim Chakraborty, Manohara Halanur Mruthunjayappa, Manohara Halanur Mruthunjayappa, Kanakaraj Aruchamy, Nripat Singh, Kamalesh Prasad, Dharmalingam Kalpana, Debasis Ghosh, Nataraj Sanna KotrappanavarDibyendu Mondal Facile Process for Metallizing DNA in a Multitasking Deep Eutectic Solvent for Ecofriendly C–C Coupling Reaction and Nitrobenzene Reduction. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.2019 ,716, 14225-14235 [IF 8.198]

100. JitkumarBhatt, Matheus M. Pereira, Kamalesh Prasad*. Simultaneous morphological transformation of metal salt and conformations of DNA in a bio-based ionic liquid. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2019, 135, 926-930. [IF 6.953]

99. Kamalesh Prasad* and Nripat Singh. Multi tasking hydrated ionic liquid as a sustainable media for the processing of waste human hair: A biorefinery approach. Green Chemistry, 2019, 21, 3328 – 3333 [IF 10.182]

[98] V. Veeragurunathan*, Kamalesh Prasad, J. Malarvizhi, N.Singh, R. Meena, V. A. MantriGracilaria debilis cultivation, agar characterisation and economics: Bringing new species in the ambit of commercial farming in India. Journal of Applied Phycology 2019, 10.1007/s10811-019-01775-z [IF 3.215]

[97] Kamalesh Prasad *  and Mukesh Sharma. Green solvents for the dissolution and processing of biopolymers (Invited article). Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry2019, 18, 72-78 (IF 6.457)

[96] H.M. Manohara, S. Chakraborty, A. Kanakaraj, D. Ghosh, N.Singh, Kamalesh Prasad, D. Kalpana, S. K. Nataraj and D. Mondal * Engineering Fe-doped highly oxygenated solvothermal carbon from glucose-based eutectic system as active microcleaner and efficient carbocatalyst. J. Mater. Chem. A, , 2019, 7,4988 -4997[IF : 12.732]

[95] High concentration solubility and stability of e-poly-L-lysine in an ammonium-based ionic liquid: a suitable media for polypeptide packaging and biomaterial preparation. Rosy Alphons Sequeira, Nripat Singh, Matheus. M. Pereira,  Nishith A Chudasama,  Sourish Bhattacharya, Mukesh Sharma,  Dibyendu Mondal  Kamalesh Prasad * . Inter J Biol Macromol.  2018, 120,378-384 [IF 6.953]

[94] Synthesis, self-assembly and micellization characteristics of choline alkanoate ionic liquids in association with a star block copolymer. P. Patidar, A. Bahadur, Kamalesh Prasad, S. Tiwari*,    V.K Aswal, P. Bahadur. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 2018,555,691-698 [IF 4.539]

[93] Stimuli responsive ion gels prepared using ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents with special reference to polysaccharides. Kamalesh Prasad,* Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma, Mara G. Freire, Chandrakant Mukesh, and Jitkumar Bhatt. Carbohydrate Polymers 2018,180, 328-336 [Review article] [IF 9.381]

[92] Sustainable water reclamation from different feed streams by Forward Osmosis Process Using Deep Eutectic Solvents as Reusable Draw Solution. Ashesh Mahto, Dibyendu Mondal, Veerababu Polisetti, Jitkumar Bhatt, Nidhi M. R., Kamalesh Prasad* and S.K. Nataraj*. ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2017, 56 (49), pp 14623–14632 [IF : 3.573]

[91] Agarose based large molecular systems: Synthesis of fluorescent aromatic agarose amino acid nano-conjugates – their pH-stimulated structural variations and interactions with BSA. A. K Sharma, N. A Chudasama, Kamalesh Prasad*, and A K Siddhanta* Carbohydrate Research, 2017, 449, 37-46 [IF 2.104] 

[90] Liquid pharmaceuticals formulation by eutectic formation. Andrew P. Abbott *, Essa I. Ahmed, Kamalesh Prasad, Idrees B. Qader, Karl S. Ryder. Fluid Phase Equilibria2017, 448, 2-8 [IF 2.775]

[89] Seaweed derived non-toxic functionalized graphene sheets as sustainable materials for the efficient removal of fluoride from high fluoride containing drinking water. M.Sharma, D. Mondal, N. Singh, K. Upadhyay, A. Rawat, R.V. Devkar, R. A. Sequeira  and Kamalesh Prasad *. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2017, 5 (4), 3488–3498. [IF 8.198]

[88] Very High Concentration Solubility and Long-Term Stability of DNA in an Ammonium-Based Ionic Liquid: A Suitable Medium for Nucleic Acid Packaging and Preservation. N. Singh, M.Sharma,  D. Mondal, M. M. Pereira,  & Kamalesh Prasad * ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng2017, 5, 1998−2005 [IF 8.198]

[87] Evaluation of cellulose of Valoniopsis pachynema (Martens) Børgesen for its applications in paper making. N.D Sanandiya, C. Mukesh, Kamalesh Prasad*  A.K. Siddhanta *. J Appl Phycol2017. 29, 1657-1662 [IF 3.215]

[86] Suitability of bio-based ionic liquids for the extraction and purification of IgG antibodies. Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma, Maria V. Quental, Ana P. M. Tavares, Kamalesh Prasad* and Mara G. Freire*. Green Chemistry, 2016,18,6071-6081 [IF 10.182]

[85] Growth and biochemical characterization of green and red strains of the tropical agarophytes Gracilaria edulis and Gracilaria debilis (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta). V. Veeragurunathan*, Kamlesh Prasad, Nripat Singh, J. Malarvizhi, Subir Kumar Mandal, Vaibhav A Mantri. J of Appl Phycology, 2016, 28, 3479-3489. [IF 3.215]

[84] Agarose functionalization: Synthesis of PEG-agarose amino acid nano-conjugate - its structural ramifications and interactions with BSA in a varying pH regime. Nishith A Chudasama, Kamalesh Prasad, A.K. Siddhanta*. Carbohydrate Polymers 2016, 151,735-742. [IF 9.381]

[83] Synthesis of functionalized N-doped graphene DNA hybrid material in a deep eutectic solvent. Jitkumar Bhatt,  Dibyendu Mondal,  Ranjitsinh V. Devkar   & Kamalesh Prasad * Green Chemistry, 2016, 18,4297-4302. [IF 10.182]

[82] Preparation of a noncytotoxic hemocompatible ion gel by self-polymerization of HEMA in a green deep eutectic solvent having long term drug immobilization and pH stability efficiencyChandrakant Mukesh, Kapil K. Upadhyay,  Ranjitsinh V. Devkar,  Nishith A Chudasama,  Gopalkumar G. Raol and Kamalesh Prasad * Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics2016, 217, 1899-1906 (IF : 2.527)

[81] Experimental evidence for the participation of deep eutectic solvents in silver chloride crystal formation at low temperature . Jitkumar Bhatt, Dibyendu Mondal , Kamalesh Prasad*Journal of Crystal Growth 2016, 442 , 95–97 (IF : 1.797)

[80] Preparation of a natural deep eutectic solvent mediated self polymerized highly flexible transparent gel having super capacitive behaviour. Chandrakant Mukesh, Rajeev Gupta, Divesh N. Srivastava,Sanna Kotrappanavar Nataraj* and Kamalesh Prasad*RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 28586-28592 (IF : 3.361)

[79] Biomass derived solvents for the scalable production of single layered graphene from graphiteMukesh Sharma,   Dibyendu Mondal,   Nripat Singh and  Kamalesh Prasad* , Chemical Communications 2016, 52, 9074-9077 (IF: 6.222) ChemComm Emerging Investigators 2016 issue

[78] Deep eutectic solvent promoted one step sustainable conversion of fresh seaweed biomass to functionalized graphene as potential electrocatalyst. Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma, Chen-Hao Wang, Yu-Chuan Lin, Hsin-Chih Huang, Arka Saha, Sanna Kotrappanavar Nataraj * and Kamalesh Prasad *. Green Chemistry, 2016, 18, 2819-2826  [IF 10.182]

[77] Deep eutectic solvents as efficient solvent system for the extraction of k-carrageenan from Kappaphycus alvarezii. Arun Kumar Das, Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal and Kamalesh Prasad*. Carbohydrate Polymers. 2016, 136, 930-935 (IF: 9.381)

[76] Deep eutectic solvents as new class of draw agent to enrich low abundant DNA and proteins using forward osmosis. Dibyendu  Mondal, Ashesh Mahto, Polisetti Veera Babu, Jitkumar Bhatt, Kamalesh Prasad * and Sanna Kotrappanavar Nataraj * RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 89539 – 89544 [addendum RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 92618].  (IF : 3.361)

[75] Extraction of plant growth regulators present in Kappaphycus alvarezii sap by imidazolium based ionic liquids: Detection and quantification by HPLC–DAD techniqueArun Kumar Das and Kamalesh Prasad*.  Analytical Methods2015, 7, 9064–9067 (IF: 2.896)

[74] Sustainable processing and synthesis of non-toxic and antibacterial magnetic nanocomposite from spider silk in neoteric solvents. Nripat Singh, Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma,  Ranjitsinh V. Devkar,  Sonam Dubey & Kamalesh Prasad*. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2015, 3, 2575–2581 [IF 8.198]

[73] High concentration DNA solubility in bio-ionic liquids with long-lasting chemical and structural stability at room temperature. Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Nripat Singh, Jitkumar Bhatt  and Kamalesh Prasad * RSC Advances20155, 40546 - 40551. (IF : 3.361)

[72] A green and sustainable approach to utilize bio-ionic liquids for the selective precipitation of high purity agarose from an agarophyte extract. Mukesh Sharma, Jai Prakash Chaudhary, Dibyendu Mondal, Ramavatar Meena and Kamalesh Prasad * Green Chemistry2015,17, 2867-2873. [IF 10.182]

[71] Formation of multiple structural formats of DNA in a bio-deep eutectic solvent. Chandrakant Mukesh and  Kamalesh Prasad *. Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics2015. 216, 1061-1066. (IF : 2.527)

[70] Elimination of gibberellin from Kappaphycus alvarezii seaweed sap foliar spray enhances corn stover production without compromising the grain yield advantage. D. Mondal, Arup Ghosh*, Kamalesh Prasad, Nidhi Bhatt, Sanam Singh, P.K. Ghosh*.  Plant Growth Regulation2015, 75, 657-666. (IF : 4.196)

[69] Preparation of bio-deep eutectic solvent triggered antibacterial silver chloride-DNA hybrid material having cephalopod like architecture. Jitkumar Bhatt, Dibyendu Mondal, Gopal Bhojani and Kamalesh Prasad*Material Science & Engineering C, 2015, 56, 125-131(IF : 5.880)

[68] Fundamental studies on the feasibility of deep eutectic solvents for the selective partition of glaucarubinone present in the roots of Simarouba glauca. Faisal Kholiya, Nidhi Bhatt, M.R. Rathod, R. Meena and Kamalesh Prasad.* Journal of Separation Science2015,  38, 3170–3175  (IF : 2.878)

[67] Production of partially reduced graphene oxide nanosheets using a seaweed sap: Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Arun K Das and Kamalesh Prasad * RSC Advances.2014, 4, 64583-64588. (IF : 3.361)

[66] Studies on the effect of bio-ionic liquid structures on the spontaneous reduction and dispersion stability of graphene oxide in aqueous media : Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Chandrakant Mukesh and Kamalesh Prasad * RSC Adv.2014, 4 (79), 42197 – 42201. (IF : 3.361)

[65] Polymerizable bio-ionic liquid based nanogel : A new nanocarrier for an anticancer drug. Chandrakant Mukesh, Jitkumar Bhatt, Kamalesh Prasad*.  Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics 2014215, 1498−1504. (IF : 2.527)

[64] Simultaneous dehydration of biomass derived sugars to 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF) and reduction of graphene oxide in ethyl lactate : One pot dual chemistry. Dibyendu Mondal, Jai Prakash Chaudhary,  Mukesh Sharma,  Kamalesh Prasad*. RSC Advances2014, 4, 29834-29839. (IF : 3.361)

[63] A facile approach to prepare dual functionalized DNA based material in a bio- deep eutectic solvent. Dibyendu Mondal, Jitkumar Bhatt, Mukesh Sharma, Shruti Chatterjee, Kamalesh Prasad*. Chemical Communications2014, 50, 3989-3992.( IF : 6.222) 

[62] Selective binding of trans-zeatin present in Kappaphycus alvarezii sap using an ionic liquid. Arun Kumar Das,  Nidhi Bhatt  and Kamalesh Prasad Current Science2014, 106, 1409-1413. (IF : 0.725)

[61] Choline Chloride-thiourea, a deep eutectic solvent for the production of chitin nanofibers. Chandrakant Mukesh, Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma & Kamalesh Prasad* Carbohydrate Polymers 2014103, 466-471. (IF : 9.381)

[60] Preparation of tamarind gum based soft ion gels having thixotropic properties. Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Chandrakant Mukesh and Kamalesh Prasad* Carbohydrate Polymers 2014102, 467-471. (IF : 9.381)

[59] Agarose based multifunctional materials: Evaluation of thixotropy, self-healability and stretchability. J.P Chaudhary, Kamalesh Prasad, R. Meena*. Carbohydrate Polymers2014, 114, 306-311. (IF : 9.381)

[58] Preparation and functional evaluation of agarose derivatives. J.P Chaudhary, Vishal Gupta, Kamalesh  Prasad, R. Meena* Journal of Applied Polymer Science  2014, 131, 40630-40640. (IF :3.125)

[57] Surfactant-induced coagulation of agarose from aqueous extract of Gracilaria dura seaweed as an energy-efficient alternative to the conventional freeze–thaw process. Ramavatar Meena,*Jai Prakash Chaudhary, Pradeep K. Agarwal, Pratyush Maiti, Shruti Chatterjee, Hiren D. Raval, Parinita Agarwal, Arup K. Siddhanta, Kamalesh Prasad and Pushpito K. Ghosh* RSC Advances.2014, 4 (53), 28093 – 28098. (IF : 3.361)

[56] Rapid dissolution of DNA in a novel bio-based ionic liquid with long-term structural and chemical stability: successful recycling of the ionic liquid for reuse in the process. Chandrakant Mukesh, Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma &  Kamalesh Prasad*Chemical Communications201349, 6849 – 6851.  (IF : 6.222)

[55] Improved solubility of DNA in recyclable and reusable bio-based deep eutectic solvents with long-term structural and chemical stability. Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma, Chandrakant Mukesh, Vishal Gupta and Kamalesh PrasadChemical Communications   2013, 49, 9606-9608. (IF : 6.222)

[54] Solvent responsive healing of guar gum gel prepared in an ionic liquid. Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Chandrakant Mukesh and Kamalesh Prasad* RSC Advances.20133, 16509 – 16515. (IF : 3.361)

[53] Self-healing guar gum and guar gum-multiwalled carbon nanotubes nanocomposite gels prepared in an ionic liquid. Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Chandrakant Mukesh and Kamalesh PrasadCarbohydrate Polymers.  2013, 98, 1025-1030. (IF : 9.381)

[52] Dissolution of alpha-chitin in deep eutectic solvents.. Mukesh Sharma, Chandrakant Mukesh, Dibyendu Mondal, and Kamalesh Prasad * RSC Advances.20133, 18149 – 18155. (IF : 3.361)

[51] Functional modification of agarose: A facile synthesis of a fluorescent agarose-tryptophan based hydrogel. Stalin Kondaveeti, Kamalesh Prasad*, A. K. Siddhanta.* Carbohydrate Polymers   201397,165-171. (IF : 9.381)

[50] Studies on the structure-property relationship of sodium alginate based thixotropic hydrogels.  Dharmesh R. Chejara, Stalin Kondaveeti, Kamalesh Prasad* and A. K. Siddhanta*RSC-Advances  20133,15744-15751. (IF : 3.361)

[49] Fuel intermediates, agricultural nutrients and pure water from Kappaphycus alvarezii seaweed.. Dibyendu Mondal, Mukesh Sharma, Pratyush Maiti,  Kamalesh Prasad, Ramavatar Meena, Arup K. Siddhanta, Pragnya Bhatt,  Arup Ghosh, K. Eswaran, Bharti G. Shah  and Pushpito K. Ghosh *. RSC-Advances  20133, 17989-17997. (IF : 3.361)

[48] Self-assembly of model graft copolymers of agarose and weak polyelectrolyte-based amphiphilic diblock copolymers: controlled drug delivery and degradation. R. Muppalla, S. Jewrajka,* Kamalesh PrasadJ Biomed. Mat. Res. Part A 2013, 101,1637-50.( IF : 3.525)

[47] Synthesis of sodium alginate based sprayable new soft gel system. Mahesh U Chattbar, Kamalesh Prasad*, Dharmesh R Chejara, A.K.Siddhanta.* Soft Matter   20128, 1837-1844. (IF : 3.679)

[46] Non-ionic surfactant mediated preparation of κ-carrageenan/calcium carbonate biocomposite. Sanjay Kumar, Kamalesh Prasad*, A.K. Siddhanta*. Indian J Chem A.  201251A, 1085-1089. (IF : 0.489)

[45] One-pot synthesis of fluorescent polysaccharides: Adenine grafted agarose and carrageenan. Mihir Oza, Kamalesh Prasad, A.K Siddhanta. Carbohydrate Research   2012357, 23–31. (IF : 2.104) 

[44] Preparation of superior quality products from Indian agarophytes. Meena, Ramavatar, Kamalesh Prasad, Ganesan, M., Siddhanta, A.K.* J  Appl. Phycology  201123, 183-189. (IF : 3.215)

[43] Purification and partial characterization of an extracellular alginate lyase from Aspergillus oryzae isolated from brown seaweed. Ravindra Pal Singh, Vishal Gupta, Manoj Kumar, Puja Kumari, Kamalesh Prasad, C R K Reddy and  Bhavanath Jha. J Appl. Phycol. ,2011, 23,755-762. (IF : 3.215)

[42] Microwave assisted synthesis of pH-responsive swellable adducts of chitosan-polyuronic acids. Ramavatar Meena, Mahesh U Chhatbar, Kamalesh Prasad, A. K. Siddhanta. Carbohydr. Polym201183, 1402-1407. (IF : 9.381)

[41] The cellulose contents of Indian seaweeds.  A K Siddhanta,  Mahesh U Chhatbar · Gaurav K Mehta · Naresh D Sanandiya · Sanjay Kumar · Mihir D Oza · Kamalesh Prasad· Ramavatar Meena. J Appl. Phycol201123, 919-923. (IF : 3.215)

[40]. Microwave assisted facile synthesis of water soluble fluorescent alginic acid derivatives. Mahesh U. Chhatbar, Ramavatar Meena, Kamalesh Prasad, Dharmesh R. Chejara and A. K. Siddhanta.* Carbohydr. Res.  2011346, 527-533. (IF : 2.104)

[39]. Chemical Investigation of Carrageenan from the Red alga Sarconema filiforme (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) of Indian Waters. Sanjay Kumar, Gaurav K Mehta, Kamalesh Prasad, Ramavtar Meena and Arup K Siddhanta.* Natural Product Communications  20116,1327-32. (IF : 0.986)

[38] Preparation of chitin nanowhiskers using an ionic liquid and their composite materials with poly (vinyl alcohol) Jun-ichi Kadokawa,* Akihiko Takegawa, Shozaburo Mine, Kamalesh PrasadCarbohydr. Polym201184, 1408-1412. (IF : 9.381)

[37]. Partial characterization of sulfohydrolase from Gracilaria dura and evaluation of its potential application in improvement of the agar quality. M.K Shukla, Manoj Kumar, Kamalesh Prasad, C R K Reddy and  Bhavanath Jha. Carbohydr. Polym.  201185,157-163. (IF : 9.381)

[36] Sulphated galactans of Champia indica and Champia parvula (Rhododymeniales, Rhodophyta) of Indian Waters.  Kamalesh Prasad, Ramavtar Meena and Arup K Siddhanta.* J Carbohydr. Chem.  201130, 47-60. (IF : 0.855)

[35] Detection and quantification of some plant growth regulators in a seaweed-based foliar spray employing a mass spectrometric technique sans chromatographic separation. Kamalesh Prasad*, Arun K. Das, Mihir D. Oza, Harshad Brahmbhatt, Arup K. Siddhanta, Ramavatar Meena, K. Eswaran, M.R Rajyaguru and Pushpito K. Ghosh. J Agr. Food Chem. 2010, 58 (8), 4594–4601. (IF : 5.879)

[34]. Cellulose of Salicornia brachiata. Naresh Sanandiya, Kamalesh Prasad*, Ramavatar Meena and A. K. Siddhanta.* Natural Product Communications  2010, 5, 603-606. (IF : 0.986)

[33]. Preparation of cellulose-based ionic porous  material compatibilized with polymeric ionic liquid. Kamalesh Prasad, Shozaburo Mine, Yoshiro Kaneko, Jun-ichi Kadokawa. Polymer Bulletin201064, 341-349. (IF : 2.870)

[32]. Preparation of robust composite materials composed of i-carrageenan and polymeric ionic liquids. Kamalesh Prasad and Jun-ichi Kadokawa.* Polymer Composites201031, 799-806. (IF : 3.171)

[31]. Preparation of guar gum-based functional materials using ionic liquid. Shozaburo Mine, Kamalesh Prasad, Hironori Izawa, Kouhei Sonoda  and Jun-ichi Kadokawa. J. Mat. Chem.  2010, 20, 9220-9225. [IF: 6.626]

[30]. Functional modification of agarose: A facile synthesis of a  fluorescent agarose-guanine derivative. Mihir D Oza, Ramavatar Meena, Kamalesh Prasad,  P Paul and A K Siddhanta,* Carbohydr. Polym201081, 878-884. (IF : 9.381)

[29]. Preparation of galactans from Gracilaria debilis and Gracilaria salicornia. Gaurav K Mehta,   Ramavatar Meena,  Kamalesh Prasad,  M Ganesan,   A K Siddhanta.* J Appl. Phycology201022,623–627. (IF : 3.215)

[28]. Formation and Growth of Micelles in Dilute Aqueous CTAB Solutions in the presence of NaNO3 and NaClO3.. K KuperkarL Abezgauz, D Danino, Kamlesh Prasad, P.A. Hassan and P Bahadur. J Surfact Deterg   201013, 293-303.( IF : 1.902)

[27]. Novel Gelling Systems of k-, i-, and l-Carrageenansand Their Composite Gels with Cellulose Using Ionic Liquid. Kamalesh Prasad, Yoshiro Kaneko and Jun-ichi Kadokawa. Macromolecular Bioscience  20099, 376-382.( IF : 4.979)

[26] Preparation of temperature-induced shapeable film material from guar gum-based gel with an ionic liquid Kamalesh Prasad, Hironori Izawa, Yoshiro Kaneko, and Jun-ichi Kadokawa.  J. Mat. Chem., 200919, 4088–4090. [IF : 6.626]

[25] Development of a stable hydrogel network based on agar-kappa carrageenan blend cross-linked with genipin. Meena, Ramavatar, Kamalesh Prasad, Siddhanta, A.K,* Food Hydrocolloids  200923, 497-509. (9.147)

[24]. Profiling of cellulose content in Indian seaweed species. A K Siddhanta,* Kamalesh Prasad, Ramavatar Meena, Gayatri Prasad, Gaurav K Mehta, Mahesh U Chhatbar, Mihir D Oza, Sanjay Kumar, Naresh Sanandia. Bioresource Technology.  2009, 100, 6669-6673. (IF : 7.539)

[23]. Agar/sodium alginate-graft-polyacrylonitrile, a stable hydrogel system. Mahesh U Chhatbar, Ramavatar Meena, Kamalesh Prasad and A.K. Siddhanta*Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section A:  200946A, 1085-1090. (IF : 0.489)

[22]. Microwave assisted rapid method for hydrolysis of sodium alginate for M/G ratio determination. Mahesh Chhatbar, Ramavatar Meena, Kamalesh Prasad and A. K. Siddhanta. Carbohydr. Polym.  200976, 650-656. (9.381)

[21] Weak Gel of Chitin with Ionic Liquid, 1-Allyl-3-methylimidazolium Bromide. Kamalesh Prasad, Masa-aki Murakami, Yoshiro Kaneko, Akihiko Takada, Yoshifumi Nakamura, and Jun-ichi Kadokawa, Int. J Biol. Macromol.  200945, 221-225. (IF : 6.953)

[20] Facile Preparation of Chaetomorpha antennina based porous polysaccharide-PMMA hybrid material by radical polymerization under microwave irradiation. Gayatri Prasad, Kamalesh Prasad,* Ramavatar Meena, B K Ramavat and A K Siddhanta.* J Mat. Sci. 2009, 44, 4062-4068. (IF : 6.626)

[19] Kamalesh Prasad and Jun-ichi Kadokawa, Preparations of novel gel materials composed of polysaccharides with an ionic liquidCellulose Communications, 2009, 16, 106-112 (Review article) [IF: 3.90]

[18] Facile solvent free synthesis of polymerized sucrose functionalized polyoxyethylene  lauryl ether by microwave irradiation. Kamalesh Prasad*, P. Bahadur, Ramavatar Meena and A.K Siddhanta. Green Chemistry  200810, 1288-1293. [IF 10.182]

[17] A new approach to functionalize agar and kappa carrageenan based thin films with improved barrier properties.  Kamalesh Prasad*, Meena, Ramavatar and A.K Siddhanta. J Polym Mat, 200825, 373-380. (IF : 0.510)

[16] Superior quality agar from Gracilaria species (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) collected from the Gulf of Mannar, India. Meena, Ramavatar, Kamalesh Prasad, Ganesan, M., Siddhanta, A.K.* J  Appl. Phycology   200820, 397- 402. (IF : 3.215)

[15] Development of a robust hydrogel system based on agar and sodium alginate blend. Meena, Ramavatar., Mahesh Chatbar,  Kamalesh Prasad and Siddhanta, A.K. Polymer International,   200857, 329-336. (IF : 2.990)

[14]. Agars of Gelidiella acerosa of west and southeast coasts of India. Kamalesh Prasad., Siddhanta, A. K., Ganesan, M.  Ramavat, B K.  Jha, B and Ghosh, P. K. Bioresource Technology, 200798, 1907-1915. (IF : 9.642)

[13]. Preparation of Genipin fixed agarose hydrogel. Meena, Ramavatar., Kamalesh Prasad and Siddhanta, A.K. J  Appl polym Sci, 2007107, 290-296. (IF : 3.125)

[12]. Effect of genipin, a naturally occurring crosslinker on the properties of kappa-carrageenan. Meena, Ramavatar., Kamalesh Prasad and Siddhanta, A.K. Int. J. Biol. Macromol2007, 41, 94-101. (IF : 6.953)

[11]. Preparation, characterization and benchmarking of agarose from Gracilaria dura of Indian waters Meena, Ramavatar; Siddhanta, A.K, Kamalesh Prasad, Ramavat, B.K.; Eswaran; K. Thiruppathi, Ganesan, M. A. Mantri,  Vaibhav and Subba Rao. P V. Carbohydrate Polymers   200769, 179-188. (9.381)

[10]. Intermolecular complexation and phase separation in aqueous solutions of oppositely charged biopolymers. Singh, S. Santinath, Siddhanta, A. K., Meena Ramavatar, Kamalesh Prasad,  Bandyopadhyay, S and H. B. Bohidar. Int. J. Biol. Macromol  200741, 185-192. (6.953)

[09] Microwave induced rapid one pot synthesis of k-carrageenan-graft-PMMA using potassium persulphate as initiating system. Kamalesh Prasad., Meena, Ramavatar and A.K Siddhanta, J  Appl polym Sci,  2006101, 161-166. (3.125)

[08]. Hydrogel forming agar-graft-PVP and carrageenan-graft-PVP blends: Rapid synthesis and characterization. Kamalesh Prasad., Mehta, Gaurav., Meena, Ramavatar and Siddhanta, A.K. J  Appl polym Sci,  2006102, 3654-3663. (3.125)

[07]. Kamalesh Prasad* Chemical and Rheological studies on Seaweed Polysaccharides (PhD thesis summary). Appl. Rheol200616, 32-34. (IF : 1.581)

[06]. Superior quality agar from Gelidiella acerosa  of the west coast of India: An evaluation. Kamalesh Prasad., Goswami, A.M.,  Meena, Ramavatar.,  Ramavat, B.K and Siddhanta.  A.K.* Indian J of  Marine Sci,  200635, 268-274. (IF : 0.328)

[05]. Studies on ‘sugar reactivity’ of agars extracted from some Indian agarophytes. Meena, Ramavatar, Kamalesh Prasad and Siddhanta, A.K,* Food Hydrocolloids,   200620, 1206-1215. (IF : 9.147)

[04]. Synthesis of Carrageenan- graft-PAAm : Evaluation of its adhesive and absorbent properties. Meena, Ramavatar., Kamalesh Prasad and Siddhanta, A.K. J  Appl polym Sci, 2006102, 5144-5153. (IF : 3.125)

[03] Surface tension and fluorescence studies of polysaccharide-surfactant solutions: Agar-CTAB Kamalesh Prasad*, Trivedi, Keyur., Siddhanta, A.K. and Bhattacharya, Amit.  Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section A  200544 A, 2445-2449. (IF : 0.491)

[02] Physical modification of agar:  Formation of agar-fatty acid complexes. Kamalesh Prasad., Trivedi, Keyur., Meena Ramavatar and Siddhanta, A.K.* Polymer Journal200537, 826-832. (IF : 2.826)

[01] On the properties of agar gel containing ionic and nonionic surfactants. Kamalesh Prasad., Siddhanta, A. K., Rakshit, A. K.,  Bhattacharya, Amit and Ghosh,  Pushpito K. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 200535, 135-144. (IF : 6.953)

1. Integrated method for production of carrageenan and liquid fertilizer from fresh seaweeds. K. Eswaran, P K. Ghosh, A K. Siddhanta, S. Patolia, C. Periyasamy, A S. Mehta, K H. Mody, B K. Ramavat, Kamalesh Prasad, M R. Rajyaguru, S. Kulandaivel, C R K. Reddy, J B. Pandya, A. Tewari.



Patent No.


May 17, 2005

US 6,893,479


Feb. 26, 2004

WO 2004/016656 A1

European Union

May 10, 2006



Mar 03, 2004



July 04, 2007

CN 1324052 C


June 12, 2006

DK 1534757 T (T3)


Feb. 09, 2006

JP 2006504605T T


Nov. 28, 2008

IN 224938


April 10, 2007

INS 0,019,080

South Korea

Dec 29, 2006.

KR 1020057002864

2. Cost-effective process for preparing agarose from Gracilaria spp. Arup Kumar Siddhanta, Ramavatar Meena, Kamalesh Prasad, Bharatkumar Kalidas Ramavat, Pushpito Kumar Ghosh, Karuppanan  Eswaran, Sangaiya Thiruppathi, Vaibhav Ajit Mantri.



Patent No.


Dec. 1, 2005

US 2005/0267296 A1,


Dec. 15, 2005

WO 2005/118830 A1;


June 23, 2006

IN 1189/DEL/2004


Feb. 21, 2007

GB 2429209


Dec. 15,2005

AU 2004320343 A1


Dec. 4, 2006

CA 2569495


July 04, 2007

CN 1993474 A


Jan. 24, 2008

JP 2008501816 T


Feb 10, 2010

RU 2381276 CL

3. A process for the preparation of biodegradable semirefined kappa carrageenan Based Films. Pushpito Kumar Ghosh, Arup Kumar Siddhanta, Kamalesh Prasad, Ramavatar Meena, Amit Bhattacharya.



Patent No.


June 27, 2006

US 7,067,568,


June 8,2006

WO 2006059180 A3,


June 08, 2006

AU 2004325362 A1


Sept. 05, 2007

GB 2435768 A


April 04, 2007

CN101316865 A


dated 09/05/2008

IN 1280/DEL/2005

 4. An improved process for the extraction of agarose polymer from seaweed extractive. Ramavatar Meena, Kamalesh Prasad, Arup Kumar Siddhanta, Pushpito Kumar Ghosh, Gaurav Mehta, Bhartkumar Kalidas Ramavat, Meenakshi Sundaram Ganesan, Bhavanath Jha, Avinash Mishra, Mahesh  Ramniklal Gandhi, Pradeep Kumar Agarwal, Karuppanan Eswaran.



Patent No.


March 24, 2009



March 03, ,2011

WO2010109289 A8

European Union  

Feb 01, 2012

EP2411418  (A1)


Sept. 30, 2010

CA 2756520 A1


Oct. 13, 2011

AU2010227247 A1        


Sept 13, 2012.

JP2012521475  (A)


April 27, 2013

RU2011142728  (A)


May, 7, 2014

CN102439047  (B)


Oct 10, 2011

AU2010227247  (A1)

5. Process for improved seaweed biomass conversion for fuel intermediates and fertilizer. Pushpito Kumar Ghosh, Dibyendu Mondal, Kamalesh Prasad, A.K. Siddhanta. Patent Application No.: 1789DEL2012



Patent No.


June 11, 2012

IN 1789/DEL/2012


April 10, ,2014

WO2014027368 A3


Sept 27, 2016

9,452,993 B2


May 19, 2016


6. Preparation of guar gum and multiwalled carbon nanotubes based self healable ionic gel materials having adhesive properties. Kamalesh Prasad, Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Chandra Kant Mukesh, Ramavatar Meena.


Grant Date

Patent No.


Feb 12, 2019

IN 307171

7. Preparation of multifunctional hydrophobic ropes from kappa carrageenan. Ramavatar Meena, Pushpito Kumar Ghosh, Dharmesh R Chejara, K Eswaran, Kamalesh Prasad.



Patent No.


Oct 12, 2012

IN 3194/DEL/2012


April 17, 2014

WO2014057502 A1


October 1, 2015


8. Kappaphycus alvarezii sap free of gibberellic acid (GA3) and its method of preparation. Pushpito K Ghosh, Dibyendu Mondal, Arup Ghosh, Kamalesh Prasad and S.T Zopdape



Patent No.


April 10, 2013

IN 1078/DEL/2013


Oct. 16, 2014

WO2014167583 (A1)


August 20, 2015

US2015/0232438 A1

9. An integrated process to recover a spectrum of  bioproducts from  fresh seaweeds.

Chennur Radhakrishna Reddy, Ravi Singh Baghel, Nitin Trivedi, Puja Kumari, Vishal Gupta,   Kamalesh Prasad, Ramavatar Meena.



Patent No.


June 19, 2018

US 10,000,579 B2


Aug 11, 2015

IN 3811/DL/2013 


October17, 2015

WO 2015/102021 A1

10. A Novel Process For Sustainable Desalination Of Brackish And Sea Water Through Forward Osmosis (FO) Using Environmentally Benign Solvents As Draw Solution With And Without Dispersed Magnetic Nanoparticles : AVR Reddy, S.K. Nataraj, Kamalesh Prasad, Dibyendu Mondal, P. Veera Babu and Jitkumar Bhatt. Provisional patent application filed No. 2356DEL2014 dated 20/08/2014



Patent No.


Jan 6, 2020

IN 328967


February 26, 2016

WO2016027280 A2

11. A Novel Method for the Production of Graphene Sheets With Tunable Functionalities From Seaweeds Using Deep Eutectic Solvents.  Kamalesh Prasad, Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Arka Saha and Nripat Singh

US Patent 10,549,997 dated 4/2/2020

12. A scalable process for liquid phase exfoliation of graphite to graphene using biomass derived solvents. Kamalesh Prasad, Mukesh Sharma, Dibyendu Mondal, Jitkumar Bhatt and Nripat Singh NF0119/2015

Provisional patent application filed. 4344/DEL/2015, Filed on 31/12/2015 [Full patent filed on 11/10/2016]

13. A zero liquid discharge process for the production of alginic acid and its derivatives from alginophytes.  Kamalesh Prasad, Pratyush Maiti, Chandrakant Mukesh, Krishna Kanta Ghara, Ramavatar Meena, Subhash Chandra Ghosh. Indian Patent Application No. 201711025753 dated 20-07-2017

14. Zero-Effluent Process for the Recovery of High Purity 5-Hydroxymethyl Furfural (HMF) From Aqueous Agar Solution. Meena Ramavatar, Subbarayappa Adimurthy, Kholiya Faisal, Kamalesh Prasad, Rathod Meena Rajnikant. Provisional Patent Application No.  201711018189 dated 24/5/2017

15. An Integrated Process for The Simultaneous Preparation of Biostimulant, Cellulose And Biochar from Brown Seaweed Sargassum Species. Ramavatar Meena, Nilesh Vadodariya, Kamalesh Prasad & Arup Ghosh. Indian Patent Application No.: 201811029622 Aug 7, 2018

16. Process for The Conversion of Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate) Waste Bottles to Biodegradable Solutions suitable for agriculture applications. PRASAD KAMALESH, SINGH NRIPAT, GHOSH ARUP, SHINDE PRAMOD. Patent No. IN201811046311 filed on 07/12/2019. Ref: 138NF2018.

17. Process for the preparation of sprayable Aqueous Chitin Solutions Fortified with Plant Macronutrients. PRASAD KAMALESH, SINGH NRIPAT, SHARMA GYANENDRA, ARUP Ghosh, Ramavatar Meena, Pramod Shinde. Indian patent application No. 201911026412 filed on 02/07/2020  (CSIR-IPU Ref No. 154NF2018).

18. An Integrated Zero Discharge Process for The production Of Keratin And Melanin From Waste Human Hair. KAMALESH PRASAD, NRIPAT SINGH, TAPAN KUMAR MAITY. Indian patent Application No.  201911017481 Filed on 02/05/2020.

7. Dibyendu Mondal and Kamalesh Prasad*.Kappaphycus alvarezii: A Potential Sustainable Resource for Fertilizers and Fuels. In  Fuels, Chemicals and Materials from the Oceans and Aquatic Sources” (Eds. Kerton and Yan) – Wiley, 2017.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781119117193.ch4/summary

6. Kamalesh Prasad *, A. K. Das, M. Sharma, N. Chudasama & Nripat Singh. Efficient extraction of seaweed based polysaccharides using ionic liquids and their analogues. In: Seaweed Derived Polysaccharides: Extraction and Characterization (Ed.: R. Meena), Struda Press, New Delhi, India. 2016 (In Press)

5. Kamalesh Prasad * & A.K. SiddhantaAn account of commercially important polysaccharide derivatives and their industrial applications. In “Green Polymer Composites & Technology: Properties and Applications” [Ed Inamuddin Siddiqui]. Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742 CRC Press 2016, Pages 403–412. https://www.crcpress.com/Green-Polymer-Composites-Technology-Properties-and-Applications/Inamuddin/9781498715461

4. Kamalesh Prasad * and Jitkumar Bhatt. Rheology of polysaccharide iongels prepared in ionic liquids in “Rheology : Principles, applications and environmental impacts” by NOVA Science Publishers, USA (Ed. Evgeny Karpushkin. 2015. Chapter 7, pp 175-190. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=53854

3. A.K. Siddhanta, R. Meena, G. Prasad, M.U Chhatbar,  G. K Mehta, M. D Oza, S. Kumar and Kamalesh Prasad, Development of carbohydrate polymer based new hydrogel materials derived from seaweed polysaccharides, In : Carbohydrate Polymers: Development, Properties and Applications"  Nova Science Publishers, Inc.;   400 Oser Avenue, Suite 1600; Hauppauge, NY 11788 (Ed. Ryouichi Ito and Youta Matsuo). pp. 555-582, 2010. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=14593

2. Kamalesh Prasad and Jun-ichi Kadokawa. Alginate-based blends and nano/micro-beads. 2009. Alginates: Biology & Applications ( Ed. Rehm, Bernd H.A) Microbiology Monographs, Series Editor A. Steinbuchel. Publisher: Springer. Berlin / Heidelberg, Vol 13, pp 175-210. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-540-92679-5_8

1. Siddhanta, A. K. Meena, Ramavatar., Kamalesh Prasad and A Sai Krishna Murthy  “ Seaweed Polysaccharides, their Bioactivity and value addition-The Indian Perspective”  Monograph on Recent Advances on Applied Aspects of Indian Marine Algae with reference to Global Scenario, Vol. 2 (A Tewari, Ed.),2006 ; pp.229-243.(ISBN 81-903956-1-0), Publisher : National Institute for science and communication ( NISCOM, CSIR, New Delhi).

• Research related to value addition of seaweed polysaccharides by means of their chemical/structural modifications towards producing functional new materials. • Development of improved downstream processing protocols/technologies for commercially important seaweed polysaccharides and seaweed plant bio stimulants • Dissolution and derivatisation of biomacromolecules in neoteric benign solvents such as ionic liquids, deep eutectic solvents. • Development of eco-friendly protocols for the extraction of biomolecules from bioresources.

• Extraction and Chemical modification of polysaccharides • Ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents : their syntheses, characterization and applications • Natural product Chemistry • Dissolution of biomacromolecules in ionic liquids and deep eutectic solvents