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Staff Id : 10322
Name : Dr. M. ARUMUGAM
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Qualification : M.Sc(MB & Oceano),M.Phil(MB),Ph.D(MB),
Specialization : MARINE NATURAL PRODUCTS & DRUG DISCOVERY
Date of Birth : 15-06-1975
Date of Joining : 18-10-2004
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
CAS in Marine Biology
Annamalai University,
Parangipettai - 608502
9443398357arucasmb@gmail.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 2425
Ph.D. 94


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 1020403015
Conducted 2-523


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 411,72,40,000
Ongoing 223,22,16,836
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
13 Years1 Years
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
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List of Publications - National
Palani Damotharan, Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Biological and Biochemical Potential of Sea Snake Venom and Characterization of Phospholipase A2 and Anticoagulation Activity.", Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry, Volume II, Number 5, May 2015, pp. 1-11. DOI 10.1007/s12291-015-0500-6.
5. Arumugam Muthuvel, P. Abirami, S. Giji, K. Mohan, "Proximate Composition, Amino Acid Profile and Mineral Content of Beach Clam (Donax cuneatus).", Fishery Technology , Volume 52, Number I, Nov 2015, pp. 191-193. 2015.
S.Meenakshi, M.Arumugam, S.Umayaparvathi, T. Balasubramanian, "Purification and chracterization of Inlinase from marine bacterium, Bacillus cereus MU-31.", Indian Journal of Geo-Marince Sciences, Volume 42, Number 4, Aug 2013, pp. 510-515. 2013.
Arumugam Muthuvel, S. Giji, S. Tamilmozhi, Sunilkumar, T. Balasubramanian, "Studies on biochemical and biological properties of Turrids Venom (Curricula jacana & Lophiotoma indica).", indian Journal of Geo-Marince Sciences, Volume 42, Number 6, Oct 2013, pp. 1-7. 2013.
M.Arumugam, P.Abirami, T.Balasubramanian, "Purification and characterization of 37kDa heparinise from the purple fluid of Dolabella auricular.", Indian Journal of Geo-Marince Sciences, Volume 40, Number 03/2011, Mar 2011, pp. 112-116. 2011.
S.Meenakshi, M.Arumugam, S.Umayaparvathi, T. Balasubramanian, "Nutritional composition of seaweeds of Mandayam coast south east coast of India.", Seaweed Research Utilisation, Volume 32, Number 1&2, Jan 2010, pp. 31-35. 2010.
Swagat Ghosh, T.T.Ajithkumar, M.Arumugam, "Sea anemone Perfect Symbiotic Animals in the Coral Reef Ecosystem.", Fishing Chimes, Volume 06, Number 29, Jun 2009, pp. 27-29. 2009.
M.Arumugam., Bhuvaneshwari.T., Sambasivam.S.,A.Shanmugam:, "Studies on tissue chemistry of Babylonia spirit(I)..", Indian Journal of Fisheries, Volume 53, Number 03, Mar 2005, pp. 33-39. 2005.
M.Arumugam., A. Shanmugam.,, "Extraction of heparin and heparin-like substances from marine mesogastropod mollusc Turritella attenuate (Lamarck, 1779)..", Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Volume 42, Number 5, May 2004, pp. 529-532. 2004.
List of Publications - International
1. Kumar Mohan, Pachaiyappan Abirami, Sankar Kanchana, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Isolation and characterization of Molluscan glycosaminoglycans from Pazhayar, South-East coastof India.", International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies , Volume 4, Number 2, Feb 2016, pp. 100-105. 2016.
Kumar Mohan, Pachaiyappan Abirami, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Investigation on neurotoxin of sea snail meat.", Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, Volume 4, Number 2, Mar 2016, pp. 98-103. doi: 10.12980/jclm.4.2016j5-157.
1. Rk Rajeshkumar, R Vennila, S Karthikeyan, N Rajendra Prasad, M Arumugam, T Velpandian, T Balasubramaniam, "Antiproliferative activity of marine stingray Dasyatis sephen venom on human cervical carcinoma cell line.", Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases, Volume 21, Number 1, Oct 2015, pp. 1-9. DOI:10.1186/s40409-015-0036-5.
3. Palani Damotharan, Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Biological and Biochemical Potential of Sea Snake Venom and Characterization of Phospholipase A2 and Anticoagulation Activity.", Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry , Volume 5, Number 1, May 2015, pp. 1-10. DOI:10.1007/s12291-015-0500-6.
4. Palani Damotharan, Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, "In vitro antibacterial activity of venom protein isolated from sea snake Enhydrina schistosa against drug-resistant human pathogenic bacterial strains.", Journal of Coastal Life Medicine , Volume 3, Number 6, Sep 2015, pp. 453-458. doi:10.12980/JCLM.3.2015JCLM-2014-0123.
Sadhasivam Giji, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Isolated and Characterisation of Hyaluronic acid from Marine organisms.", Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Volume 01/2014, Number 72, Jan 2014, pp. 61-77. 2014.
Muthuvel Arumugam, Sadhasivam Giji, "Biological activities of Heparin sulphate.", Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Volume 01/2014, Number 72, Jan 2014, pp. 125-135. 2014.
H.M.Preetha Mini Jose, P.Murugesan, K.Maheshkumar, M.Arumugam, "Isolation and characterisation of acid and pepsin-solubilised collagen from the muscle of Mantis Shrimp 8Oratosquilla nepa).", International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 6, Number 1, Jan 2014, pp. 1-8. 2014.
Giji Sadhasivam, Arumugam Muthuvel, Ramya Rajasekaran, Abirami Pachaiyappan, Balasubramanian Thangavel, "Studies on biochemical and biomedical properties of Conus betulinus venom.", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease, Volume 4, Number II, Jan 2014, pp. 102-110. 2014.
Shankar Kanchana, R. Vennnila, K.Rajeshkumar, M.Arumugam, "Antagonistic and Cyto-Toxicity activity of Mollusc methanol extracts.", Journal of Biological Sciences, Volume 14, Number I, Jan 2014, pp. 60-66. 2014.
P.Abirami, S.Giji, N.Nagarajan, M.Arumugam, "Bioprospecting of Catfish Sting Venom Ariums maculates available along the east coast of India.", International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 6, Number 1, Jan 2014, pp. 110-115. 2014.
S.Umayaparvathi, M.Arumugam., T.Balasubramanian, "Antioxidant properties of protein hydrolysate obtained from Oyster Saccostrea cumulate (Born, 1778).", Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, Volume IV, Number II, Feb 2014, pp. 1-10. 2014.
S.Umayaparvathi, M.Arumugam., T.Balasubramanian, "Isolation and Structural Elucidation of Antioxidant peptides from Oyster (Saccostrea cumulate) protein hydrolysate.", Protein and Peptide Letters, Volume 4, Number II, Apr 2014, pp. 120-128. 2014.
Pankaj Gupta, Arumugam Muthuvel, Raj Vardhan Azad, Rohit Saxena, Thirumurthy Velpandian, "Screening of antiangiogenic potential of twenty two marine invertebrate extracts of Phylum Mollusca from East Coast of India.", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Volume 4, Number 1, Mar 2014, pp. 129-138. 2014.
Abirami Pachaiyappan, Arumugam Muthuvel, Vishwa Janani, Narmadha Sridhar, Mohan Kumar, "In-vitro antioxidant activity of different gastropods, bivalves and echinoderm by solve extraction method.", International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Volume 5, Number 6, Jun 2014, pp. 2529-2535. 2014.
Muthuramalingam Uthayasiva, Thangappan Ajithkumar, Abdul Badhul Mohideen Haq,Muthuvel Arumugam, "Seasonal disparity in fecundity and embryonic development of Cinnamon Anemone Fish , Amphiprion melanomas (Bleeker,1852) In captivity.", Journal of Marine Biology and Oceanography, Volume 3, Number 3, Jun 2014, pp. 1-4. 2014.
Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangappan Ajithkumar, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Isolation ad characterisation of collagen from the outer skin of squid (Doryteuthis singhalensis).", Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 8, Number II, Aug 2014, pp. 42-52. 2014.
S.Umayaparvathi, M.Arumugam., T.Balasubramanian, "Antioxdant activity and anticancer effect of bioactive peptide from enzymatic hydrolysate of Oyster (Saccostrea cucullata).", Biomedicine& Preventive Nutrition , Volume 4, Number II, Jul 2014, pp. 8-14. 2014.
Palani Damotharan, Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Isolation and characterisation of iologically active venom protein from Seasnake Enhyrina schistose.", Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology, Volume 12, Number 6, Dec 2014, pp. 118-126. 2014.
S.Kanchana, Arumugam.M, "Alternative exploration of Hyaluronic acid from marine superstore.", Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Volume 4, Number 4, Dec 2014, pp. 169-173. 2014.
S.Umayaparvathi, M.Arumugam., T.Balasubramanian, "Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using oyster Saccostrea cumulate (Born, 1778):A study of in-invitro antimicrobial activity.", International Journal of Science and Nature, Volume 4, Number 1, Apr 2013, pp. 199-203. 2013.
Giji Sadhasivam, Arumugam Muthuvel, Wanjale Mrunal Vitthal, Abirami Pachaiyappan, Balasubramanian Thangavel, "In vitro antibacterial, alpha-amylase inhibition potential of three nudibranchs extracts from east coast of India.", Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, Volume 1, Number 3, Jan 2013, pp. 186-192. 2013.
Muthuvel Arumugam, "Studies on anti fungal, cytotoxic and HPTLC profiles of Mollusc and Echinoderm extracts from Southeast coast of India.", Journal of Medical & Allied Health Sciences, Volume 1, Number 3, Apr 2013, pp. 24-32. 2013.
Muthuvel Arumugam, Shankar Kanchana, Sadhasivam Giji, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Isolation, characterisation and antioxidant activity of Hyaluronic acid from marine bivalve mollusc Amussium pleuronectus (linnaeus, 1758) Hyaluronic acid .", Bioactive Carbohydrate and Dietary Fibre, Volume 07, Number 2, Jul 2013, pp. 63-67. 2013.
Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangappan Ajithkumar, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Isolation and characterisation of thermostable collagen from marine Eel fish (Evenchelys mercer).", Process Biochemistry, Volume 08, Number II, Aug 2013, pp. 1-12. 2013.
S.Umayaparvathi, M.Arumugam., T.Balasubramanian, "Purification and characterisation of proteae from Bacillus cereus SU12 slated from oyster Saccostrea cumulate.", African Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 12, Number 40, Oct 2013, pp. 5897-5908. 2013.
Somasundaram Tamilmozhi, Anguchamy Veeruraj, Arumugam Muthuvel, "Isolation and characterisation of acid and pepsin-solubilised collagen rom the skin of sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus).", food Research International, Volume 54, Number 10/2013, Oct 2013, pp. 1499-1505. 2013.
P.Dmotharan, A. Veeruraj, M.Arumugam, T. Balasubramanian, "Length and Weight relationships in two species of Seasnakes from Taminadu , South east coast of India.", International Journal o Pharmaceutical & Biological Archieves, Volume 4, Number 5, Oct 2013, pp. 1014-1018. 2013.
Shanmugam Umayaparvathi, Muthuvel Arumugam, S. Meenakshi, Gerald Drager, Andreas Kirschning, "Purification and characterisation of antioxidant Peptides from Oyster (Saccostrea cumulate) Hydrolysate and the anti-cancer activity of Hydrolysate on Human Colon Cancer Cell Lines.", International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics, Volume 12, Number II, Dec 2013, pp. 110-116. 2013.
Selvaraju Meenakshi, Shanmugam Umayaparvathi, Muthuvel Arumugam, "In vitro antioxidant properties and FTIR analysis of two seaweeds of Gulf of Mannar.", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Volume 1, Number III, Jan 2012, pp. 22-28. 2012.
Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangappan Ajithkumar, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Isolation and characterisation of drug delivering potential of type-I collagen from Eel fish Evenchelys mercer.", Journal of Materials Science Materials in Medicine, Volume 23, Number 7, Apr 2012, pp. 1729-1738. 2012.
G.Sarumathi, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Studies on bioprospecting potential of a gastropod mollusc Cantharus tranquebaricus (Gmelin, 1791).", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Volume 2, Number 10, Oct 2012, pp. 759-764. 2012.
S.Umayaparvathi, M.Arumugam., T.Balasubramanian, "Studies on anti fungal, cytotoxic activities of mollusk and echinoderm extracts from southeast coast of India.", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Volume 11, Number III, Nov 2012, pp. 116-122. 2012.
Giji Sadhasivam, Arumugam Muthuvel, Abirami Pachaiyappan, Balasubramanian Thangavel, "Isolation and characterisation of Hyaluronic acid from the liver of marine stingray Aerobats narinari.", International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 10, Number III, Dec 2012, pp. 1-11. 2012.
Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangappan Ajithkumar, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Distribution of Tetradontiformes (Family:Tetraodontidae) along the Parangipettai coast, Southeast coast of India.", Zootaxa, Volume 01, Number 01/2011, Jan 2011, pp. 1-12. 2011.
N.Annamalai, S.Giji,M.Arumugam, "Prification and characterisation of chitinase from Micrococcus sp. AG84 isolated from marine environment.", African Journal of Microbiology Research, Volume 01/2011, Number 4, Jan 2011, pp. 2822-2827. 2011.
Rathinam Vennila, Kalainesan Rajeshkumar, Shankar Kanchana, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Preliminary investigation on antimicrobial and proteolytic properties of the epidermal mucus secretion of marine stingrays.", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Volume 10, Number 1/2011, Oct 2011, pp. 1-8. 2011.
M.Arumugam, T.T.Ajithkumar, T.Balasubramanian, "Isolation and Characterization of Type V collagen from outer skin waste of Loligo uyii.", Journal of Applied Biological Sciences, Volume 5, Number 1, May 2011, pp. 7-10. 2011.
T.M.M.John Bastin, Pangal Mani, R.Arun, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Comparative Study on Hypoglycemic, Hypolipidemic effects of Terminalia Arjuna and Murraya cooing in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Albino Rats.", Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Volume 1, Number 01, Jan 2010, pp. 4-9. 2010.
R.Vennila, R.K.Rajeshkumar, S.Kanchana, M.Arumugam, "Investigation of antimicrobial and plasma coagulation property of some molluscan ink extracts.", African Journal of Biochemistry Research, Volume 5, Number 1, Jan 2010, pp. 14-21. 2010.
P.Damotharan, M.Arumugam, T.Balasubramanian, "Studies on Zooplankton Ecology from Kodiakkarai (Point Claimer) coastal waters south east coast of India.", Research Journal of Biological Sciences, Volume 5, Number 2, Feb 2010, pp. 187-189. 2010.
Pangal Mani, R. Arun kumar, T.M.M.John Bastin, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Comparative evaluation of extracts of C. ingneus(or C.pictus) for Hypoglycemic and Hypolipidemic activity in Alloxan Dabetic rats.", International Journal of Pharmacy & Technology, Volume 2, Number 1, Mar 2010, pp. 183-195. 2010.
P.Dmotharan, M.Arumugam, T. Balasubramanian, "Diversity, biology´and ecology of Sea Snakes (Hydrophiidae) distributed along the Parangipettai coast, south east coast of India.", International Journal of Current Research, Volume 05, Number 2, May 2010, pp. 1-11. 2010.
R.K.Rajesh kumar, R. Vennila, S. Kanchana, M.Arumugam, T. Balasubramanian, "Abundance of stingrays in Parangipettai coast and the important of exploring properties of their venom.", International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, Volume 10, Number 1, Oct 2010, pp. 1-6. 2010.
Kalainesan Rajeshkumar, Rathinam Vennila, Shankar Kanchana, Muthuvel Arumugam, "Fibrinogenolytic and anticoagulant activities in the tissue covering the stingers of marine stingrays Dasyatis sephen and Aerobats narinari.", Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, Volume 31, Number 4, Dec 2010, pp. 464-471. 2010.
M.Arumugam, T.T.Ajithkumar, T.Balasubramanian, "Isolation and partial characterisation of active polypeptides from captive Sea anemone.", The ICFAI Journal of Life Science, Volume 04, Number III, Apr 2009, pp. 49-54. 2009.
S.Tamilmozhi, M.Arumugam,, "Total Flavonoid and in vitro Antioxidant Activity of Two Seaweeds from Rameshwaram coast.", Global Journal of Pharmacology, Volume 10, Number 3, Oct 2009, pp. 59-62. 2009.
M.Arumugam, T.Balasubramanian, M.Warda, R.J.Linhardt, "Studies on Glycosaminoglycans isolated from bivalves mollusc Tridacna maxima and Perna viridis.", Our nature, Volume 12, Number 7, Dec 2009, pp. 10-17. 2009.
T.T.Ajithkumar, K.V.Dhaneesh, M.Arumugam, T. Balasubramanian, "Stability of Marine Ornamental Fishes in Captivity: A Case Study in Marine Research Aquarium of Annamalai University.", Global Journal of Molecular Sciences, Volume 07, Number 3, Jul 2008, pp. 35-41. 2008.
Muthuvel Arumugam, Annaian Shanmugam, Thangavel Balasubramanian, Hari Garg, "A comparative study of anticoagulant activity of fast moving heparin from Tridacna maxima and Perna viridis.", Journal of Applied Biological Sciences, Volume 9, Number 2, Sep 2008, pp. 27-30. 2008.
Anguchamy Veeruraj, Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangappan Ajithkumar, Thangavel Balasubramanian, "Isolation and Biological Properties of Neurotoxin from Sea anemone (Stichodactyla martins, S. hidden).", Journal of Toxicology, Volume 09, Number 5, Sep 2008, pp. 1-11. 2008.
M.Arumugam., T.Ajithkumar.,A.Shanmugam and H.Garg, "Anti proliferative activity of heparin from Tridacna maxima and Perna viridian.", African Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 8, Number 08, Jul 2007, pp. 2394-2396. 2007.
M.Arumugam., , "A tale of marine molluscs that will thin the blood..", nature news India, Volume 10, Number 1, Oct 2004, pp. 1-1. 2004.
List of Popular Article
M.Arumugam., A. Shanmugam.,, Recent Trends in Biodiversity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, ZSI, New Allipore, Kolkatta,: ZSI, 9788181712523, pp. 275-282. May 2010, http://www.vedamsbooks.com.
Muthuvel Arumugam, Thangavel Balasubramanian, Se-Kwon Kim,, Marine Biomaterials: Characterization, Isolation and Applications, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press,London: CRC Press,, 1466505656, 9781466505650, pp. 89-106. Dec 2012, https://www.crcpress.com.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
DST Travel Grant Awardee(Govt. of India) - 2010
Junior Research Fellow (MoEn&F, Govt. of India) - 2000-2003
TNASTC Student Fellow (Govt. of Tamilnadu) - 1999
NUS Visiting Fellow(Singapore) - 2010
DAAD Summer Trainee(Germany) - 2010
DAAD Fellow (Germany) - 2012
SVAAGATA Fellow (Sweden) - 2015