Dr. B. B. Kakoti

Dr. B. B. Kakoti
Dr. B. B. Kakoti
Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical Science



  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B. Pharm
  2. Master’s Degree :M. Pharm (Specialization in Pharmacology)
  3. Ph.D.: Pharmaceutical Sciences
  4. Other: Post Doctoral Studies in USA

Professional Experience:

Areas of Interest/ Specialization: Pharmacology (Screening and Evaluation of Plant/Synthetic Drugs.)

Research Projects: AICTE (RPS), UGC (MRP)

Other Projects: 

  1. Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility (DBT-BIF)
  2. DBT Electronic Library Consortium (DelCON)
  3. Institutional Level Biotech Hub (IBT Hub) Facility
  4. Strengthening of Biotechnology teaching, training and research in NE Institutions. (Sponsored by DBT, MHRD, and Govt. Of India)


Ph.D Scholars:

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(On-going /Completed)


Mr.Nazim Hussain

Evaluation of anti cancer and antidiabetic activities of the extract of C.dichotoma.Forst




Phytochemical and Pharmacological evaluation of traditionally used plant Dillenia pentagyna Roxb




Phytochemical Investigation and Biological evaluation of Helicia nilagirica Bedd.



Ms K Thanzami

Phytochemical and Pharmacological evaluation of bioactive compounds from extracts of Lonicera macrantha (d.Long)spreng., an ethnomedicinal plant of Mizoram



Mr.Manjir Sarma Kataki

Study of indigenous plants for the development of Hepatoprotective herbal formulation and improvement of bioavailability through in vivo and in vitro expt.



Mr.Banoranjan Phukan

Phytochemical and Pharmacological evaluation of some ethnomedicinal plantsof Brahmaputra valley of Assam



Mr.Bichitra Doley⃰

Phytochemical and pharmacological studies on some ethnomedicinal plants used by Mising Tribes of Assam



Ms. Munmi Borkotoki

Studies on the  Antimicrobial, Hepatoprotective Activity and Soil Rhizosphere Population of Certain Ethnomedicinal Plants of Dibrugarh



Administrative Assignments:

  • Centre In-charge for the Centre of Studies in Biotechnology,
  • Scientist in Charge of the Institutional Animal Ethical Committee of DU,
  • Member of BOS of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
  • Member of BOS of Centre for Studies Biotechnology,
  • Chairman of DRC of Centre for Studies in Biotechnology,  
  • Member of Advisory Committee, Office of the International Affairs, DU
  • Coordinator of DBT funded projects viz. Bioinformatics Infrastructure Facility (BIF), Institutional Biotech Hub (IBTHub), Delcon and DBT-HRD projects.

Extension Service:

  • Member of the Committee constituted for the Adopted Village of Dibrugarh University.


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  1. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects of methanol extract from Bauhinia racemosa stem bark in animal models. M Gupta, UK Mazumder, RS Kumar, P Gomathi, Y Rajeshwar, BB Kakoti, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 98 (3), 267-273, 2005 (cited by- 163).
  2. Antidiabetic and antioxidant effect of methanol extract of Artanemasesamoides in streptatozocin-induced diabetic rats. VT Selvan, L Manikandan, GPS Kumar, R Suresh, BB Kakoti, P Gomathi, International journal of applied research in natural products, 1 (1), 25-33, 2008 (cited by- 57).
  3. Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of the methanolic stem bark extract of Nyctanthes arbor-tristislinn. BB Kakoti, P Pradhan, S Borah, K Mahato, M Kumar, BioMed Research International 2013 (cited by- 10).
  4. Garden rue inhibits the arachidonic acid pathway, scavenges free radicals, and elevates FRAP: role in inflammation. MS Kataki, BB Kakoti, B Bhuyan, A Rajkumari, P Rajak, Chinese journal of natural medicines, 12 (3), 172-179, 2014 (cited by- 09).
  5. Review on ethnobotany and phytopharmacology of Cordia dichotoma. N Hussain, BB Kakoti, Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics 3 (1), 2013, (cited by- 08).
  6. Antitumor and in vitro cytoxicity activity of the methanolic extract of Grewiaasiatica against Ehrilch’s ascites carcinoma cell lines, BB Kakoti, VT Selvan, L Manikandan, M Gupta, UK Mazumder, B Das, Pharmacologyonline 3, 956-960, 2011, (cited by- 08).
  7. Evaluation of in-vitro anthelmintic activity of Heliotropiumindicum Linn. leaves in Indian adult earthworm, K Mahato, BB Kakoti, S Borah, M Kumar, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 4, S259-S262, 2014, (cited by- 06).
  8. Resveratrol and omega-3 fatty acid: its implications in cardiovascular diseases. BB Kakoti, DG Hernandez-Ontiveros, MS Kataki, K Shah, Y Pathak, Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine 2, 38, 2015, (cited by- 05).
  9. Investigation of in-vitro anthelmintic activity of Calamusleptospadix Griff. shoot in Indian adult earthworm (Pheretimaposthuma). S Borah, BB Kakoti, K Mahato, M Kumar, Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science 3 (6), 156, 2013 (cited by- 05).
  10. Cytotoxic and antitumor activities of Pavoniaodorata against erlich’s ascites carcinoma cells bearing mice. VT Selvan, BB Kakoti, P Gomathi, DA KUMAR, A Islam, M Gupta, Pharmacology online 2 (1), 453-77, 2007, (cited by- 05).
  11. Antihyperglycemic and in vivo antioxidative activity evaluation of Cinnamomumbejolghota (Buch.-Ham.) in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats: an ethnomedicinal plant in Assam. B Gogoi, BB Kakoti, S Borah, NS Borah, Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine 7, S427-S434, 2014 (cited by- 03).
  12. Investigation of in-vitro anthelmintic activity of Garcinia lanceifolia bark in Pheretimaposthuma (Indian adult earthworm). NS Bora, BB Kakoti, B Gogoi, PHARMANEST 5 (3), 2007-2010, 2014 (cited by- 03).
  13. Ethno-medicinal claims, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Spondiaspinnata: A Review. NS Bora, BB Kakoti, B Gogoi, AK Goswami, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 5 (4), 1138, 2014 (cited by- 03).
  14. Phytochemistry an d Pharmacology of PhlogacanthusThyrsiflorusNees: A Review. B Gogoi, BB Kakoti, NS Bora, AK Goswami, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research 23, 175-179, 2013 (cited by- 03).
  15. Anticancer activity of methanol extract of Ipomoea reptans in EAC bearing mice. P Saha, A Kumar, BB Kakoti, VT Selvan, UK Mazumder, M Gupta, Pharmacologyonline 2, 808-820, 2008 (cited by- 03).
  16. In vivo and Invitro antioxidant properties of methanol extract of streblus asper lour. BB Kakoti, VT Selvan, P Saha, M Gupta, UK Mazumder, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Allied Sciences 5 (2), 2008 (cited by- 03).
  17. In vitro antihelmintic activity of bark extract of Cinnamomumbejolghota (Buch.-Ham.) in Indian adult earthworm (Pheretimaposthuma). B Gogoi, BB Kakoti, NS Bora, P Yadav, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 4, S924-S927, 2014, (cited by- 02).
  18. In-vitro antioxidative potential of methanolic aerial extracts from three ethnomedicinal plants of Assam: A Comparative Study. K Mahato, BB Kakoti, S Borah, M Kumar, 2015 (cited by- 01).
  19. Free Radical Scavenging Activity and Preliminary Phytochemical Screening of Methanolic Extract of the Bark of Dilleniapentagyna ROXB. PC Lalawmpuii, BB Kakoti, American Journal of Phytomedicine and Clinical Therapeutics 2 (7), 910-918, 2014 (cited by- 01).
  20. In vitro antioxidant activity of methanol extract of bark of cordiadichotomaforst. N Hussain, BB Kakoti, S Alok, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 5 (1), 142, 2014 (cited by- 01).
  21. Phytochemical analysis and DPPH scavenging activity of Combretumpunctatum var. squamosum (Combretaceae), an ethnomedicinal plant of Mizoram. K Thanzami, BB Kakoti, CVL Famkima, H Lalhlenmawia, International Journal of Phytomedicine 8 (3), 422-426, 2016.
  22. Isolation and characterization of the new indigenous Staphylococcus sp. DBOCP06 as a probiotic bacterium from traditionally fermented fish and meat products of Assam state. D Borah, O Gogoi, C Adhikari, BB Kakoti, Egyptian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 3 (3), 232-240, 2016.
  23. Preliminary phytochemical screening, in vitro antioxidant activity, total polyphenolic and flavonoid content of Garcinia lanceifoliaRoxb. and Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr. PS Bairy, NS Bora, BB Kakoti, A Das, LM Nainwal, B Gogoi, Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science Vol 6 (09), 133-139, 2016.
  24. Nanotoxicity of Nanobiomaterials in Ocular System and Its Evaluation. BB Kakoti, MS Kataki, Y Pathak, Nano-Biomaterials For Ophthalmic Drug Delivery, 495-533, 2016.
  25. Pharmacognostic and preliminary phytochemical evaluation of C innamomumbejolghota (Buch.-Ham.) Sweet bark. B Gogoi, BB Kakoti, N Sharma, S Borah, NISCAIR-CSIR, India, 2016.
  26. A comparative assessment on paralysis and death of Indian adult earthworm (PheretimaPosthuma) by different aerial extracts of Lasiaspinosa (Lour) Thwaites. M Kumar, K Mahato, S Borah, BB Kakoti, P Mondal, Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 4 (3), 215, 2015.
  27. Women’s Ginseng (Angelica sinensis): An Ethnopharmacological Dossier. MS Kataki, BB Kakoti, Current Traditional Medicine 1 (1), 26-40, 2015.
  28. Pharmacognostic and preliminary phytochemical studies on shoot of Calamusleptospadix Griff.-An ethnomedicinal plant of Assam. S Borah, BB Kakoti, K Mahato, D Chakraborty, S Lahkar, B Gogoi, Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources (IJNPR), 2014.
  29. Anti-arthritic potential of leaves of Lasiaspinosathwaites-an ethnomedicinal plant of Assam in complete freund's adjuvant induced arthritic rats. S Borah, BB Kakoti, M Kumar, K Mahato, S Das, P Mondal, INDIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 46, S64-S64, 2014.
  30. Study on Antibacterial Activity of the Bark of Garcinia lanceifoliaRoxb. NS Bora, BB Kakoti, B Gogoi, International Scholarly Research Notices 2014
  31. Influence of total phenolic content and total flavonoid content on the DPPH radical scavenging activity of Costusspeciosus (Koen ex. Retz.) Sm. M Borkataky, BB Kakoti, LR Saikia, South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology 4 (5), 261-266, 2014.
  32. Antitumor and in-vitro cytotoxic property of Grewiaasiatica lim., against Erhlich’s ascites carcinoma cells. G Periyasamy, BB Kakoti, TS Vaiyapuri, G Malaya, MU Kanti, 2012.
  33. Evaluation of the Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Methanol Extract of ArtanemasesamoidesBenth Roots in Animal Models. G Periyasamy, BB Kakoti, M Gupta, UK Mazumder, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Research (AJPBR) 1 (4), 2011
  34. Antibacterial Activity of the Methanolic Extract of the Bark of Garcinia lanceifoliaRoxb. NS Bora, BB Kakoti, B Gogoi
  35. Garcinia lanceifoliaRoxb; An Endemic Medicinal Plant of Assam Relieves Pain and Delays Nociceptive Response: An Assay for Its Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Activity. NS Bora, BB Kakoti, PS Bairy, B Gogoi
  36. Study on Antibacterial activity of the bark of Garcinia lanceifoliaRoxb. BB Kakoti, B Gogoi, NS Bora


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