Khaga Raj Sharma, PhD

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Professional experiences

  • Dr. Sharma started university teaching career in 1998 from Birendra, Multiple Campus, Chitwan.  At present, he is assistant professor at Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
  • He has  served as the head of science faculty in Balkumari College, Narayagarh, Chitwan, Nepal (Balkumari college is the first QAA and ISO certified college in Nepal).
  • He visited HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry ICCBS, University of Karachi, Pakistan as fellow researcher where he completed a part of his PhD work.
  • He has presented his research works in many international/national workshop/seminar. He has received best poster/oral presentation award in international/national seminars.

Selected Publications

Dr. Sharma has published a number of research articles in various international and national journals. Some of the important articles are as listed.

1. K. R. Sharma, Biochemical Constituents in Some Edible Wild Fruits of Chitwan. The
Journal of University Grants Commission, 3(1), 35-42, 2014.

2. K. R. Sharma, S. K. Kalauni, S. Awale and Y. R. Pokharel, In-Vitro Free Radical
Scavenging Activity of Methanol Extracts of Some Selected Medicinal Plants of Nepal,
Austin Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2(1), 1-5, 2015, 1035.

3. K. R. Sharma, A. Adhikari, R. M. Hafizur, A. Hameed, S. A. Raza, S. K. Kalauni, J. I.
Miyazaki and M. I. Choudhary, Potent insulin secretagogue from Scoparia dulcis Linn of
Nepalese origin, Wiley on line library. Phytotherapy Research, 29(10), 1672-1675, 2015.

4. K. R. Sharma, A. Adhikari, A. Javeen, N. Dastagir, S. K. Kalauni, M. I. Choudhary and
Y. R. Pokharel, Immunomodulatory studies on triterpenoids from Scoparia dulcis Linn,
Journal of Biochemistry and Pharmacology (Los Angel), 4(4), 2015, DOI: 10.4173/2167-
0501.100182.

5. R. M. Hafizur, S. A. Raza, A. Hameed, A. Adhikari and K. R. Sharma, Coixol exerts an
exclusive glucose-dependent insulinotropic effect in βTC-6 cells, Journal of Cytology
and Histology, 6(3), 2015, 1000i109.

6. K. R. Sharma, S. K. L. Karna, S. K. Kalauni and Y. R. Pokharel, Phytochemical analysis
and in -vitro antimicrobial screening of some selected medicinal plants of Nepal,
International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, 8(1), 14986-14994, 2017.

7. A. Ali, F. U. Haq, Q. U. Arfeen, K. R. Sharma, A. Adhikari and S. G. Musharraf,
Sensitive quantification of coixol, a potent Insulin secretagogue, in Scoparia dulcis
extract using high performance liquid chromatography combined with tandem mass
spectrometry and UV detection, Biomedical Chromatography,31(10), 1-6, 2017; 31e
3964,doi.org: 10.12002/bmc.3964.

8. K. R. Sharma and S. K. Kalauni, Antioxidant, antimicrobial and phytotoxic activity of
methanolic extract of Acacia catechu bark from Chitwan district of Nepal, Pragya
Darshan A Multidisciplinary Journal, 1(1), 41-49, 2016.

9. K. R. Sharma, S. K. Kalauni and S. Awale, Cytotoxic and antioxidant activities of
extract of the leaves of Annona reticulata, The Journal of University Grants Commission,
4(1),10-18, 2015.

10. K. R. Sharma, S. K. Kalauni and S. Awale, Antioxidant, Phytotoxic and Antimicrobial
Activities of Methanolic Extract of Bauhinia variegata Barks, Journal of Institute of
Science and Technology, 20 (2), 37-41, 2015.

11. K. R. Sharma, A. Adhikari, M. I. Choudhary, S. Awale, and S. K. Kalauni, Bioassay
Guided Isolation of Free Radical Scavenging Agent from the Bark of Bridelia retusa,
Journal of Institute of Science and Technology, 20(1), 97-101, 2015.

Books

Dr. Sharma is author/co-author of Chemistry text/reference books. His recently published books are as listed.

1. A Text Book of Chemistry Vol. 1, For B. Sc. Fourth year, First edition 2016, reprint
2016, reprint 2017 (Publisher and distributor, National Book Center, Kathmandu,
Nepal).

2. A Text Book of Chemistry Vol. 2, For B. Sc. Fourth year, First edition 2016, reprint
2016, reprint 2017 (Publisher and distributor, National Book Center, Kathmandu,
Nepal).

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