Dr. Litty Babu

Molecular Biology

Assistant Professor




Publications/ Poster Presentations/ Conferences:

  • Evaluation of recombinant multi-epitope outer membrane protein based Klebsiella pneumoniae subunit vaccine in mouse model. Litty B, Sivaram U, Murali HS and Reddy P. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2017.
  • Optimization and evaluation of a multiplex PCR for simultaneous detection of prominent foodborne pathogens of Enterobacteriaceae. Litty B, Reddy P, Murali HS, Batra HV. Annals of Microbiology. 2013. Volume 63, Issue 4, 1591-1599.
  • Incidence of Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp pneumoniae in food and environmental samples isolated from Mysore city, India and its antibiogram. Litty B, Murali HS, Batra HV. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. 2015. Oct; 6(4): (B)635 – 641.
  • Selective and concurrent detection of viable Salmonella spp., E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, E. coli O157:H7 and Shigella spp., in low moisture food products by PMA-mPCR assay with internal amplification control. Aravind Shekar, Litty Babu, Shylaja Ramlal, Murali H Sripathy. LWT – Food Science and Technology. 2017.


  • Ph.D in Biotechnology from Mysore University, Mysore
  • Master of Science in Microbiology from Mysore University
  • Bachelor of Science from Mysore University


Molecular Biology:
  • Cloning and expression of recombinant proteins
  • Purification of recombinant proteins by chromatography
  • Genomic DNA and Plasmid isolation
  • PCR
  • ELISA and Western Blot

Patent Filed:

  •  “A process for the simultaneous detection of Shigella sp., Salmonella sp., E. coli group and P. mirabilis/P.vulgaris from clinical and food sources”. Harsh Vardhan Batra, Shylaja Ramlal, Litty Babu, Radhika Madan Urs, Urmil Tuteja, Harishchandra Sripathy Murali and Amarinder Singh Bawa. Patent No 2150/DEL/2012.

Product Developed:

  • ENTEROBAC- BIO E, an in-house product was developed utilizing the monoclonal antibodies that were generated by hybridoma technology. The developed product was successfully evaluated at three medical colleges. The test kits are being used by armed forces.