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Dr. S.Adimurthy

Dr. S.Adimurthy

Senior Principal Scientist

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Dr. S.Adimurthy

Senior Principal Scientist

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List of Publications  2016 

1. A new, environment friendly protocol for iodination of electron rich organic compounds.  S. Adimurthy, G. Ramachandraiah, P. K. Ghosh, A. V.Bedekar. Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 5099-5100.

2. A Novel Application of Hb-Zeolite in Catalizing Dehalogenation of Halophenols. S.Adimurthy, G Ramachandraiah, and A.V. Bedekar. Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 6391-6392

3. Investigations in Nitric acid mediated Dehalonitration of halophenols. S.Adimurthy, S. S. Vaghela, P. V. Vyas, A. K. Bhatt, G. Ramachandraiah and A. V. Bedekar. Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 6393-6395.

4. Electrocatalytic treatment of wastes: Studies on discoloration of an Industrial azo dye effluent S. S. Vaghela, A. D. Jethva, M. S. Gohil, S. Adimurthy, P. M. Gour, V. R. K. S. Susarla, G. Ramachandraiah, P. K. Ghosh: Annali di Chimica, 2003, 93, (9-10) pp 841-848. 

5. Reductive dehalogenation of halophenols in sulfite-bisulfate medium. S. Adimurthy and G. Ramachandraiah    Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 5251-5252.

6. Laboratory Studies of Electrochemical Treatment of Industrial Azo dye Effluent S. S. Vaghela, A. D. Jethva, Bhavesh B. Mehta, Sunil P. Dave, S. Adimurthy and G. Ramachandraiah Environ. Sci. Tech. 2005, 39, 2848-2855.(IF- 4.63)

7. Spectrophotometric estimations of Bromide in excess chloride medium, S. Adimurthy, V.R.K. Susarla, M.P. Reddy and G. Ramachandraiah. Talanta, 2005, 67, 891-896. (IF-3.29) 

8. Description of the Small Plastics Fragments in Marine Sediments along the Alang-Sosiya Ship-Breaking Yard, India M. S. Reddy, S. BashaS. Adimurthy and G. Ramachandraiah, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 2006, 68, 656-660. (IF-1.73)

9. Eco-friendly and versatile brominating reagent prepared from liquid bromine precursor   S. Adimurthy, G. Ramachandraiah, A. V. Bedekar, S. Ghosh, B. C. Ranu and P. K. Ghosh,  Green Chem. 2006, 8, 916-922. (IF 4.192) 

10. N-Bromosuccinimide a Facile Reagent for the Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols to Aldehydes S. Adimurthy* and P. U. Patoliya Synthetic Commun. 2007, 37, 1571-1577.(IF-0.977)

11. I-/IO3- Assemblies as Promoters of Iodohydrin Formation S. Adimurthy*, G. Ramachandraiah, P. K. Ghosh Synthetic Commun.2007, 37, 1579-1585. (IF-0.977). 

12. Prospect of Jatropha Methyl Ester (Biodiesel) in India Arup Ghosh, D. R. Chaudhary, M. P. Reddy, S. N. Rao, J. Chikara, J. B. Pandya, J. S. Patolia, M. R. Gandhi, S. Adimurthy, N. Vaghela, S. Mishra, M. R. Rathod, A. R Prakash, B. D. Shethia, S. C. Upadhyay, V. Balakrishna, Ch. Ravi Prakash and P. K. Ghosh International Journal of Environmental Studies 2007, 64, 659-674.

13. An Alternative Method for the Regio- and Stereoselective Bromination of Alkenes, Alkynes, Toluene Derivatives and Ketones Using a Bromide/Bromate Couple S. Adimurthy*, S. Ghosh, P. U. Patoliya, G. Ramachandraiah, Manoj Agrawal, M. R. Gandhi, S. C. Upadhyay, P. K. Ghosh and B. C. Ranu Green Chem., 2008, 10, 232-237. (IF- 4.542) [DOI: 10.1039/b713829f]. 

14. Comparative study of the vicinal functionalization of olefins with 2:1 bromide-bromate and iodide-iodate reagents M. K. Agrawal, S. Adimurthy, B. Ganguly, P. K. Ghosh Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 2791-2797. (IF -3.219) (Issue 14, 4th April). 

15. Facile and One Pot Synthesis of a-Bromoketones from Olefins With an Alternative Brominating agent R. D. Patil, G. Joshi, S. Adimurthy*, B.C. Ranu* Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 2529-2532. (IF-2.66) (doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2009.03.047).    

16. An Efficient Method for the Synthesis of 2,3-Dihydro-1H-Isoindoles S. Adimurthy* and P. U. Patoliya  Indian J. Chem. 2009, 48B, 545-552. (IF- 0.437). 

17. The Influence of Bases and Ligands on the Outcome of the Cu(I)-Catalyzed Oxidative Homocoupling of Terminal Alkynes to 1,4-Disubstituted 1,3-Diynes Using Oxygen as an Oxidant S. Adimurthy, Chandi. C. Malakar and U. Beifuss J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5648-5651.  (IF- 4.219) (DOI: 10.1021/jo900246z). 

18. Making Full Use of the Oxidizing Equivalents in Bromate in the Selective Oxidation of Thiols, Sulfides and Benzylic/Secondary Alcohols into Disulfides, Sulphoxides and Aldehydes/Ketones G. Joshi, S. Bhadra, S. Ghosh, M. K. Agrawal, B. Ganguly, S. Adimurthy,* P. K. Ghosh*, B. C. Ranu* Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2010, 49, 1236-1241. (IF 2.071) (DOI: 10.1021/ie901426t). 

19. Bromide tolerance in plants- A case study on halophytes of Indian coast  M. S. Reddy, M. P. Joshi, S. P. Dave, S. Adimurthy, V. R. K.S. Susarla, A. S. Mehta, P.V. Subbarao, M. P. Reddy and G. Ramachandraiah Scholarly Research Exchange Ecology (SRX Ecology)2010, 1-6. (doi:10.3814/2010/650678) 

20. A Fast and Highly Efficient Method for the Synthesis of Tertiary Amines in Aqueous Medium S. Adimurthy* and G. Joshi Indian J. Chem. 2010, 49B, 771-775. (IF-0.437). 

21. HBr-H2O2: A Facile protocol for regioselective synthesis of bromohydrin, a-bromoketones and oxidation of benzylic/secondary alcohols to carbonyl compounds under mild aqueous conditions R. D. Patil, G. Joshi, S. Adimurthy* Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2010, 49, 8100-8105. (IF- 2.071)  (DOI:10.1021/ie100492r). 

22. A green oxidation of methylarenes to benzoic acids with bromide/bromate couple in water  R. D. Patil, S. Bhadra, S. Adimurthy* and B. C. Ranu Synthetic Commun. 2010, 40, 2922-2929. (IF 0.937) 

23. KHSO4-A highly efficient and reusable heterogeneous catalyst for hydroarylation of styrenes R. D. Patil, G. Joshi and S. Adimurthy* Chemical Monthly 2010, 141, 1093-1099. (DOI 10.1007/s00706-010-0369-2). (IF 1.356) 

24. Easy access to a-bromoketones and epoxides from vic-dibromides under aqueous conditions R. D. Patil, S. Adimurthy*, B.C. Ranu* Synth. Commun. 2010, 40, 3233-3239. (IF 0.937) 

25. High atom efficient and environment-friendly preparation of herbicides bromoxynil and ioxynil S. Adimurthy*, G. Joshi and R. D. Patil Indian J. Chem. 2010, 49B, 1678-1680.(IF-0.437) 

26. Thermal and Microwave Assisted Rapid Synthesis of Substituted Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines Under Solvent and Catalyst free Conditions K. C. Chunavala, G. Joshi, E. Suresh and S. Adimurthy* Synthesis 2011, (4) 635-641. (doi:10.1055/s-0030-1258405). (IF 2.466) This work has been selected for Organic Chemistry Portal under Org. Chem. Abstracts types of categories one is Synthesis of N-heterocycles (synthesis of azaindoles) and other one is Green Chemistry 

27. FeSO4: A substitute to benzyloxypyridinium triflates for synthesis of benzyl alkyl ethers without base Girdhar Joshi and S. Adimurthy* Synth. Commun. 2011, 41, (5), 720-728. [IF 1.062]

28. Iodine and indium(iii)chloride catalyzed facile synthesis of 1,5- and 1,8-naphthyridines K. C. Chunavala and  S. Adimurthy* Synth. Commun. 2011, 41, 1843-1851. [IF 1.062] 

29. Catalyst- and Solvent- Free Synthesis of Substituted Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines K. C. Chunavala, G. Joshi, E. Suresh and S. Adimurthy* SYNFACTS 2011, (5), 478. 

30. Direct and selective conversion of benzyl bromides to benzaldehydes with aqueous H2O2 without catalyst R. D. Patil and S. Adimurthy* Synth. Commun. 2011, 41, (18), 2712-2718.  [IF 1.062]

31. Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Amines to Imines Under Neat Conditions With Low Catalyst Loading R. D. Patil and S. Adimurthy* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2011, 353, 1695-1700. (DOI:10.1002/adsc.201100100) [IF 6.048]. 

32. Environment-Friendly Bromination of Aromatic Heterocycles using Bromide-Bromate Couple in Aqueous Medium G. Joshi, S. Adimurthy* Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2011, 50, 12271-12275. (DOI: 10.1021/ie2004863). (IF-2.237). 

33. Green Bromine: In-situ Generated Catalyst for Selective Oxidation of Benzylic/Secondary Alcohols G. Joshi, R.D. Patil S. Adimurthy* RSC Advances, 2012, 2, (6) 2235-2239. [IF 2.56] DOI:10.1039/C2RA20073B. 

34. Oxidative Esterification of Benzaldehyde and Deactivated Aromatic Aldehydes with N-Bromosuccinimide-Pyridine M. K. Agrawal, S. Adimurthy, P. K. Ghosh Synthetic Commun. 2012, 42, 2931-2936, (DOI:10.1080/00397911.2011.572219) [IF 1.062]. 

35. Copper(0)—Catalyzed Selective Aerobic Oxidation of Amines to Imines under Solvent-Free Conditions R. D. Patil and S. Adimurthy* RSC Advances 2012, 2, 5119-5122. [IF 2.56] DOI:10.1039/C2RA20339A.

36. H-ß-Zeolite Catalysed Hydroarylation of Styrenes D. Chandramohan, R.D. Patil and S. Adimurthy* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, (8), 3520-3525. (DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201200283). [I F 3.344]. 

37. NaOH—Catalyzed imines syntheses: aerobic oxidative coupling of alcohols and amines D. Ramachandra Reddy, R.D. Patil and S. Adimurthy* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, (24) 4457-4460. (DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201200716). [I F 3.344] The article has been cited under most accessed articles of July 2012 

38. Clean synthesis of crystalline p-nitrobenzyl bromide from p-nitrotoluene with zero organic discharge M. Dinda, M. K. Agrawal, M. R. Gandhi, S. C. Upadhyay, S. Adimurthy, S. Chakraborty, and P. K. Ghosh* RSC- Advances 2012, 2, (16) 6645-6649. [IF 2.56] DOI: 10.1039/c2ra20940c. 

39. KHSO4-catalyzed green synthesis of 1,1'-oxybis(2-bromoethane-1,1-diyl) dibenzenes and 1-(1-(benzyloxy)-2-bromoethyl)benzenes under solvent free conditions G. Joshi, E. Suresh and S. Adimurthy* Synthetic Commun. 2013, 43, 587-599. [IF 1.062] (published online 13/02/2012)  DOI: 10.1080/00397911.2011.604816.

40. Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines: “Water Mediated” Hydroamination and Silver-Catalyzed Aminooxygenation D. Chandra Mohan, S. Nageswara Rao and S. Adimurthy* J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 1266 - 1272. DOI: 10.1021/jo3025303 (published online 5th Jan 2013, in print). [IF 4.638]  Pubmed link: This article has been published on the JOC web under most read articles in Feb 2013  ACS has issued CERTIFICATE of APPRECIATION for this publication. 

41. L-Proline: an Efficient Catalyst for Transamidation of Carboxamides with Amines S. Nageswara Rao, D. Chandra Mohan, S. Adimurthy* Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 1496-1499. DOI: 10.1021/ol4002625; (Online from 8th March, 2013). [IF: 6.324]. Cited in top one amongst most read articles of the month of April 2013.  Published in Organic Chemistry Portal as an Abstract at: Pubmed link: This work was Highlighted in Stratingh Institute for Chemistry   Newsletter No. 90 — April 2013.The American Chemical Society: ChemWorx 

42. Sodium Hydroxide Catalyzed N–Alkylation of (Hetero)Aromatic Primary Amines and N1, C5- Dialkylation of 4-Phenyl -2- aminothiazoles with Benzyl Alcohols D. Ramachandra Reddy, P. Venkatanarayana, D. Chandra Mohan, G., Hiren, S. Adimurthy* J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, (13) 6775–6781. DOI: 10.1021/jo-2013-00834h (published online 14th June 2013) [IF 4.638].  Pubmed link: 

43. Copper (I) Iodide – Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-?]pyridines from 2-Aminopyridines and Methyl Ketones D. Chandra Mohan, D. Ramachandra Reddy, S. Nageswara Rao and S. Adimurthy* Adv. Synth. Cat.2013, 355, 2217-2221. (DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201300456.) [IF 5.542]   Cited in TOP FIVE most accessed articles of the month Aug 2013 

44. Catalytic Methods for Imine Syntheses R.D. Patil, S. Adimurthy* Asian J. Org. Chem. 2013, 2, 726 – 744. [IF: 2.292]. (Focus Review) DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201300012 Cited under most accessed articles (TOP 6) in the month of September 2013  

45. Oxidative Rearrangement of Vinyl Bromides to a-Bromoketones and Direct Synthesis of a,a-Dibromoketones from Alkynes using HBr/H2O2 System P. Venkatanarayana, D. Ramachandra Reddy, R. D. Patil and S. Adimurthy* Journal of Energy and Chemical Engineering, 2013, 1, 27–50.  

46. Water Mediated Deprotective Intramolecular Hydroamination of N-Propargylaminopyridines: Synthesis of Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines D. Chandra Mohan, Niraj B. Sarang, S. Adimurthy* Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 6077–6080. ( [IF 2.391]  Direct access link: 

47. Bromide-Bromate Couple of Varying Ratios for Bromination, Vicinal Functionalization and Oxidation in a Clean Manner S. Adimurthy, B. C. Ranu, G. Ramachandraiah, B. Ganguly and P. K. Ghosh* Current Organic Synthesis 2013, 10, 864-884. (Invited Review). (DOI: 10.2174/157017941006140206102818) [I F: 2.439] 

48. H-ß-Zeolite Catalyzed Synthesis of ß-Bromostyrenes from Styrene bromohydrins P. Venkatanarayana, D. Ramachandra Reddy, D. Chandra Mohan and S. Adimurthy* Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 1793-1795. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2014.01.118. [IF 2.391]   

49. Copper (I) Iodide-Catalyzed aerobic oxidative C-N and C-S bond formations through C-H Activation: Synthesis of Functionalized Imidazo[1,2-a]pyridines D. Chandra Mohan, S. Nageswara Rao, C. Ravi, and S. Adimurthy* Asian J. Org. Chem. 2014, 3, 609-613. [IF: 2.292]. (DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201402004) (Online since 11th March 2014). Direct access link This paper is highlighted in HOT TPICS on C—H Activation with Wiley publication  

50. N-Chlorosuccinimide Promoted-Regioselective Sulfenylation of Imidazoheterocycles at Room Temperature C. Ravi, D. Chandra Mohan and S. Adimurthy* Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2978-2981. [IF: 6.324]. Pubmed link: 

51. Chitosan: an efficient recyclable catalyst for transamidation of carboxamides with amines under neat conditions S. Nageswara Rao, D. Chandra Mohan and S. Adimurthy* Green Chem. 2014, 16, 4122-4126. [IF 6.852] (DOI: 10.1039/C4GC01402B) Online since 28th July 2014. Cited under TOP Three most read articles!mostreadarticles

52. Transition metal-free oxidative esterification of benzylic alcohols in aqueous medium Supravat Samanta, P. Venkatanarayana, Milan Dinda and S. Adimurthy* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 9453–9456. (DOI: 10.1039/C4OB01524J online since 26/9/2014).  [IF 3.487]. Pub med Link: 

53. Copper–Catalyzed C–H Functionalization of Pyridines and Isoquinolines with Vinyl Azides: Synthesis of Imidazo Heterocycles D. Ramachandra Reddy, P. Venkatanarayana, N. Naresh Kumar Reddy, D. Bairagi, S. Adimurthy* J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 1277-11284. DOI: 10.1021/jo5021618 (online since 28/10/2014). [IF 4.638]. Pub med Link: 

54. Copper-Mediated Oxidative Linkage of C–C/N–N Bonds: Synthesis of Pyrazolo[1, 5-a]pyridines D. Chandra Mohan, Chitrakar Ravi, S. Nageswara Rao and S. Adimurthy* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 3556–3560. (DOI:10.1039/C5OB00018A online since 05/02/2015). 

55. Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Amination of C(sp3)-H bonds: Synthesis of Imidazo[1, 5-a]pyridines D. Chandra Mohan, S. Nageswara rao, C. Ravi, and S. Adimurthy* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 5602–5607. (DOI: 10.1039/C5OB00381D). 

56. Substrate selective synthesis of pyrazolo[1, 5-a]pyridines  through [3+2] cycloaddition of N-aminopyridines and ß-nitro styrenes C. Ravi,  D. Chandra Mohan, N. Naresh Kumar Reddy, S. Adimurthy* RSC Advances 2015, 5, 42961–42964. (DOI:10.1039/C5RA06707C)

57. Synthesis of Indolizines Through Oxidative Linkage of C-C and C-N bonds from 2-pyridylacetates D. Chandra Mohan, Chitrakar Ravi, P. Venkatanarayana and S. Adimurthy* J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 6846–6855. DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.5b00477. Cited under TOP 5 most read article J. Org. Chem., (July 2nd, 2015.

58. Iodine catalysed intramolecular C(sp3)-H functionalization: Synthesis of 2, 5-disubstituted oxazoles from N-arylethylamides Supravat Samanta, D. Ramachandra Reddy, Milan Dinda and S. Adimurthy* RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 66718-66722. (DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13441B) 

59. Copper-catalyzed C(sp3)-H functionalization of ketones with vinyl azides: Synthesis of substituted-1H-pyrroles D. Ramachandra Reddy, Supravat Samanta, and S. Adimurthy* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 10113–10116. (DOI: 10.1039/C5OB01407G) 

60. H-ß -Zeolite Catalyzed Transamidation of Carboxamides, Phthalimide, Formamides and Thioamide with Amines under neat Conditions Sadu Nageswara Rao, D. Chandra Mohan, and S. Adimurthy* RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 95313–95317. DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16933J. 

61. Copper-Catalyzed Denitrogenative Transannulation Reaction of Pyridotriazoles: Synthesis of Imidazo[1,5-a]pyridines with Amines and Amino acids A. Joshi, D. Chandra Mohan, S. Adimurthy* Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 464–467. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b03509 open access) 

62. Dual role of p–Tosylchloride: Copper–Catalyzed Sulfenylation and Metal-free Methylthiolation of Imidazo[1, 2–a]pyridines C. Ravi, D. Chandra Mohan, and S. Adimurthy* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 2282–2290. (DOI: 10.1039/C5OB02475G online 14/01/2016). 

63. Metal–free Synthesis of Indolizines through Oxidative C–C and C–N Bond Formations of C (sp3) –H Bonds  N. Naresh Kumar Reddy, D. Chandra Mohan, S. Adimurthy* Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 1074–1078.) online 25/01/2016; doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.01.082  

64. Phenyliodonium Diacetate Mediated Oxidative Functionalization of styrenes with Molecular Oxygen: Synthesis of a–Oxygenated Ketones. Supravat Samanta, D. Ramachandra Reddy, C. Ravi, and S. Adimurthy* J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 3457–3463. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00266. 

65. L-Proline: An Efficient and Selective Catalyst for Transamidation of Thioamides with Amines S. Nageswara Rao, D. Chandra Mohan, and S. Adimurthy* J. Biomol. Res. Ther. 2016, 5, (2), 140. doi:10.4172/2167-7956.1000140 (17/5/2016). 

66. Iodine–catalyzed [3+2] cyclization of 2-pyridylesters and chalcones: Metal-free approach for the synthesis of substituted indolizines N. Naresh Kumar Reddy, D. Ramachandra Reddy, C. Ravi, and S. Adimurthy* Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 3243–3246. (doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2016.05.083). Direct link: 

67. AIBN-Promoted Amidation of Anilines with 1, 3-diketones via Oxidative Cleavage of C-C Bond under Aerobic Conditions S. Nageswara Rao, D. Chandra Mohan, and S. Adimurthy* Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 4889–4894. (doi:10.1016/j.tet.2016.06.060 online since 27/6/2016). 

68. Green Process Development for the Preparation of 2, 6-Dibromo-4-nitroaniline from 4-Nitroaniline Using Bromide-Bromate Salts in Aqueous Acidic Medium P. Venkatanarayana and S. Adimurthy* RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 90184–90187. (10.1039/C6RA13680J). 

69. Small plastic fragments found in intertidal sediment from world’s largest shipbreaking zone: over 80 mg/kg of sediment M. S. Reddy, S. Basha S. Adimurthy and G. Ramachandraiah Ship recycling: reducing human and environmental impacts 2016, Thematic Issue 55, Page 12.  

70. Lewis acid–Catalysed Denitrogenative Transannulation of Pyridotriazoles with Nitriles: Synthesis of Imidazopyridines A. Joshi, D. Chandra Mohan and S. Adimurthy* J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 9461–9469. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b01742) [IF 4.721]. 

71. Copper-catalyzed three component system for arylsulfenylation of imidazopyridines with elemental sulfur C. Ravi, N. Naresh Kumar Reddy, P. Venkatanarayana, S. Samanta and S. Adimurthy* J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 9964–9972. (10.1021/acs.joc.6b01715). [IF 4.721]. 

 72. Design, Synthesis and cytotoxicity studies of Novel pyrazolo[1, 5-a]pyridines derivatives C. Ravi, A. Qayum, D. Chandramohan, S. K. Singh* and S. Adimurthy* European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2017, 126, 277–285. (online 17/11/2016) Doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2016.11.037, Direct link  [IF 3.902]. 

Halogenation of aromatic by environment-friendly (green) reagents, Green Processes of Halogenation (Br & I) of aromatics, Synthesis of Pharmaceutical & Industrial intermediates, Regioselective benzylic brominations, and preparation of halohydrins, Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds, Green Oxidative methods in Organic synthesis, Selective dehalogenation of polyhalophenols, Dehalonitration of halophenols. Also achieved a breakthrough for the preparation of biodiesel which compiles the quality of EN 14214 specifications from Jatropha Curcus seeds through base catalyzed transesterification process. Cu(I)-Catalyzed Oxidative Homocoupling of Terminal Alkynes to 1,3-Diynes Using Air as an Oxidant, Hydroarylation reactions.

Synthetic Organic Chemistry/ Heterocycle Synthesis