radha
  • Dr Radhakrishnan K V 
  • Sr. Principal Scientist & Head, Organic Chemistry
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Papers published/in press in peer-reviewed international/national journals

  1. “Recent Advances in the Chemistry of Pentafulvenes”, Preethanuj P., Syam Krishnan K., Sreeja Thulasi, Sarath Chand S., Jomy Joseph, Vijay Nair, Florian Jaroschik and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Chem. Rev., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00210
  2. “Lewis Acid Catalyzed Three Component (3+2) Cycloaddition Reaction Using Pentafulvene as 2? Component: An Easy Way to Construct Pentaleno(1,2-b)indoles” P. V. Santhini, S. Sarath Chand, Jubi John, R. Luxmi Varma, Florian Jaroschik and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Synlett, (2017)
  3. “Sequential Tandem Transformations of Functionalized Diazanorbornenes: Facile Strategy towards Pentacyclic Frameworks with Multiple Stereocenters”, Preethanuj P., Jijitha V., Ajesh Vijayan, Jubi John and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Synthesis (2017), DOI:10.1055/s-0036-1588925
  4. “Ruthenium/Iridium-Catalyzed C-2 Activation of Indoles with Bicyclic Olefins: An Easy Access to Functionalized Heterocyclic Motifs”, Aparna P. S., Ajesh Vijayan, Saran P. Raveendran, Suresh E., R. Luxmi Varma and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Synlett (2016), DOI:10.1055/s-0036-1588676
  5. “Pd-Catalyzed Oxidative Annulation of Enamides with Diazabicyclic Olefins: A Rapid Access to Cyclopentene Fused 2-Pyrrolines”, Santhini P. V., Nimisha Girija, Jubi John, Suresh Eringathodi, R. Luxmi Varma and Radhakrishnan K. V. Chem. Commun. 2016, (DOI:10.1039/C6CC08753A)
  6. “Comparison of antidiabetic potential of (+) and (-)-hopeaphenol, a pair of enantiomers isolated from Ampelocissus indica (L.) and Vateria indica Linn., with respect to inhibition of digestive enzymes and induction of glucose uptake in L6 myotubes”, P. Sasikumar, B. Prabha, T. R Reshmitha , Sheeba Veluthoor, Pradeepkumar, K. R Rohit, B. P Dhanya, V. V Sivan, M.M. Jithin, N. Anil Kumar, P. Nisha and K. V. Radhakrishnan, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 77075-77082
  7. “Phytochemical studies of an endemic and critically endangered hill banana, Musa acuminata Colla (AA) ‘Karivazhai’ fruit by GC-MS” , Sreejith, P. E. , Linu, N. K. ,Sasikumar, P. , Radhakrishnan, K. V. and M. Sabu. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2016, 8,164-168
  8. “Guanidinium rich dendron-appended hydnocarpin exhibits superior anti-neoplastic effects through caspase mediated apoptosis” Bincy Mariyam Mathai, Manu M. Joseph, Santhi Maniganda, Jyothi B. Nair, J. S. Arya, Varsha Karunakaran, K. V. Radhakrishnan and Kaustabh Kumar Maiti . RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 52772-52780
  9. “An easy access to fused chromanones via rhodium catalyzed oxidative coupling of salicylaldehydes with heterobicyclic olefins”, Ajesh Vijayan, T. V. Baiju, E. Jijy, Praveen Prakash, M. Shimi, Nayana Joseph, Petri M. Pihko, Sunil Varughesed and K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron, 2016, 72, 4007- 4015
  10. “Transition metal free intramolecular approach for the synthesis of cyclopenta[b]chromene derivatives from phenol substituted fulvene derived azabicyclic olefins”, Ajesh Vijayan, T. V. Baiju, Sunil Varughese, K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron Letters, 2016, 57, 2965–2968
  11. “Lewis Acid Catalyzed Regioselective Hydroheteroarylation of Pentafulvenes” S. Sarath Chand, Greeshma Gopalan, P. V. Santhini, P. Preethanuj, Jubi John, Dominique Harakat, Florian Jaroschik, and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Org. Lett., 2016, 18 , 964.
  12. “Titanium and Zirconium Hydride-Catalyzed Regioselective Isomerization of 1,4-Dihydrofulvenes: Access to 1-Substituted 1,2-Dihydrofulvenes” Jomy Joseph, Preethanuj Preethalayam, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Florian Jaroschik, and Jean-Luc Vasse, Org. Lett., 2015, 17 , 6202.
  13. “Lewis Acid Catalyzed C-3 Alkylidenecyclopentenylation of Indoles: An Easy Access to Functionalized Indoles and Bisindoles”S. Sarath Chand, B. S. Sasidhar, Praveen Prakash,P. Sasikumar, P. Preethanuj, Florian Jaroschik,Dominique Harakat, Jean-Luc Vasse and K. V. Radhakrishnan, RSC Adv., 2015,5, 38075.
  14. “Studies on α-glucosidase, aldose reductase and glycation inhibitory properties of sesquiterpenes and flavonoids of Zingiber zerumbet Smith” K. R. Ajish, K. A. Antu, M. P. Riya, M. R. Preetharani, K. G. Raghu, B. P. Dhanya, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Nat Prod Res., 2015, 29, 947.
  15. “Palladium Catalyzed Ring Opening of Cyclopropane Appended Spirotricyclic Olefins with Soft Nucleophiles and Organoboronic Acids: Facile Synthesis of Functionalized Spiro[2.4]heptenes” Eliyan Jijy, Praveen Prakash, Thekke Veettil Baiju, Manchery Shimi, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Eringathodi Suresh, Kokkuvayil Vasu Radhakrishnan Synthesis, 2014, 46,2629.
  16. “Palladium Catalyzed Interceptive Decarboxylative Addition of Allyl Carbonates with Carbonyl Group” T. V. Baiju, Nayana Joseph, Jainu Ajit, Praveen Prakash, K. V. Radhakrishnan,Sunil Varugheseand Yoshinori Yamamoto Synlett, 2014, 25, 1246
  17. “Titanium-Catalyzed Hydroalumination of Conjugated Dienes: Access to Fulvene-Derived Allylaluminium Reagents and their Diastereoselective Reactions with Carbonyl Compounds”Jomy Joseph, Florian Jaroschik, Dominique Harakat, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Jean-Luc Vasse, Jan Szymoniak Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 18, 5433.
  18. “Trapping the Lewis Acid Generated Transient Species from Pentafulvene Derived Diazanorbornenes with ortho-Functionalized Aryl Iodides and Aliphatic Alcohols” S. Sarath Chand, S. Saranya, P. Preethanuj, B. P. Dhanya, E. Jijy, Praveen Prakash, B. S. Sasidhar, Jan Szymoniak, P. V. Santhini, K. V. Radhakrishnan Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 3045.
  19. “Ruthenium catalyzed desymmetrization of diazabicyclic olefins to access heteroaryl substituted cyclopentenes through C-H activation of phenylazoles” P. S. Aparna, B. Prabha, Praveen Prakash, E. Jijy, R. Luxmi Varmaand K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 865.
  20. “Synthesis of Novel Zerumbone Derivatives via Regio and Stereoselective Palladium Catalyzed Decarboxylative Coupling Reaction: A New Class of α- Glucosidase Inhibitors”K. R. Ajish, B. P. Dhanya, Nayana Joseph, , M. Priya Rani, K. G. Raghu, V. P. Vineetha, K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 665.
  21. “Bis-functionalization of 1,3-dienes via 1,4-conjugate addition of amphiphilic bis-?-allyl and related palladium intermediates T. V. Baiju, Ajesh Vijayan, Nayana Joseph, Preethanuj Preethalayam, K. V. Radhakrishnan, E. Suresh and Yoshinori Yamamoto Synlett, 2014, 25, 359.
  22. “Rhodium(III) catalyzed synthesis of isoquinolone fused azabicycles through C-H activation of N-pivaloyloxy benzamides” Praveen Prakash, E. Jijy, P. S. Aparna, S. Viji and K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 916.
  23. “Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed C-H Activation of Phenylazoles toward C-N Bond Cleavage of Diazabicyclic Olefins: A Facile Access to mono- and bis- Cyclopentenyl Functionalized Aza-heteroaromatics Praveen Prakash, P. S. Aparna, E. Jijy, P. V. Santhini, Sunil Varughese, K. V. Radhakrishnan Synlett, 2014, 25, 275.
  24. “Rhodium(III)-Catalyzed De-symmetrization of Strained Olefins through C-H Activation of O-Acetyl Ketoximes: An Efficient Synthesis of trans-Functionalized Cyclopentenes and Spiro[2.4] heptenes” E. Jijy, Praveen Prakash, M. Shimi,S. Saranya, P. Preethanuj, Petri M. Pihko, Sunil Varughese and K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 7127.
  25. “Cycloaddition Profile of Pentafulvenes with 3-Oxidopyrylium Betaines: Effect of Solvent, Temperature and Base on Periselectivity” Jinesh M. Kuthanapillil, A. Nijamudheen, E. Suresh, Ayan Datta, and K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 9751-9760.
  26. “Mild rhodium(I) catalyzed ring opening of cyclopropane appended spirotricyclic olefins through C-H activation of arylboronic acids” Praveen Prakash, Jijy E., Shimi M., Aparna P. S., Suresh E. and Radhakrishnan K. V. RSC Advances, 2013, 3, 19933-19936.
  27. “Synthesis and biological evaluation of carbohydrate appended hydrazinocyclopentenes with potent glycation and α-glucosidase inhibition activities” K. R. Ajish, Nayana Joseph, M. Priya Rani, K. G. Raghu, V. P. Vineetha, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Tetrahedron Letters, 2013, 54, 5682-5685.
  28. “Synthesis of Functionalized Indanes via Palladium Catalyzed Carboannulation of Diazabicyclic Olefins with o-Iodostyrenes” E. Jijy, Praveen Prakash, S. Saranya, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Synthesis,2013, 45, 2583-2592.
  29. “Rhodium catalyzed oxidative coupling of salicylaldehydes with azabicyclic olefins: a one pot strategy involving aldehyde C-H cleavage and ?-allyl chemistry towards the synthesis of fused ring chromanones” K. V. Radhakrishnan, E. Jijy, P. Prakash, M. Shimi, P. M. Pihko, Joseph. N, Chem. Commun.2013, 49, 7349.
  30. “Palladium/Lewis Acid Mediated Domino Reaction of Pentafulvene Derived Diazabicyclic Olefins: Efficient Access to Spiropentacyclic Motif with an Indoline and Pyrazolidine fused to Cyclopentene” Sarath Chand S., Jijy E., Praveen Prakash, Jan Szymoniak, Preethanuj P., Dhanya B. P., Radhakrishnan, K.V., Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 3338.
  31. “Palladium Catalyzed Skeletal Rearrangement of Spirotricyclic Olefins: A facile One Pot Strategy for the Synthesis of a Novel Motif with Cyclopentene Fused to Benzofuran and Pyrazolidine” P. Prakash, E. Jijy, P. Preethanuj, P. M. Pihko,* S. Sarath Chand, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 10473-10477.
  32. “Transition metal catalyzed regio and diastereoselective 1,4-conjugate addition of zerumbone using boronic acids: A facile route towards novel zerumbone derivatives” K. R. Ajish, Nayana Joseph, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Synthesis , 2013, 45, 2316.
  33. “Pentafulvene-derived ?3-allyltitanocenes as intermediates for the stereoselective functionalization of 5-membered carbocycles”Jomy Joseph, Florian Jaroschik, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Jean-Luc Vasse, Jan Szymoniak,Chem Commun , 2013, 49, 4549-4551.
  34. “An exclusive approach to 3,4-disubstituted cyclopentenes and alkylidene cyclopentenes via palladium catalyzed ring opening of azabicyclic olefins with aryl halides” Nayana Joseph, Rani Rajan, Jubi John, N. V. Devika, S. Sarath Chand, Eringathodi Suresh, Petri. M.Pihko, K. V. Radhakrishnan, RSC Advances, RSC Advances2013, 3, 7751-7757..
  35. “Palladium Catalyzed Reaction of ortho Functionalized Aryl Iodides with Bicyclic Hydrazines: Facile Route towards Heteroannulated Cyclopentenes and Azabicycles” Jubi John, Rani Rajan, Sarath Chand S. Praveen Prakash, M, Nayana Joseph, Eringathodi Suresh, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 152-159.
  36. “Palladium Catalyzed 1,8-Conjugate Addition to Heptafulvene via Bis-Π-allyl Palladium Complexes” Sholly Clair George, Sreeja Thulasi, S. Anas, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Yoshinori Yamamoto, Organic Letters, 2011, 13, 4984-4987
  37. “Transition metal catalyzed carboannulation of diazabicyclic alkenes with ambiphilic bifunctional reagents: a facile route towards functionalized indanones and indanols” Nayana Joseph , Jubi John , Rani Rajan , Sreeja Thulasi , Anupa Mohan , E. Suresh , K.V. Radhakrishnan, Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 4905-4913
  38. “Expeditious synthesis of N-bridged heterocycles via dipolar cycloaddition of pentafulvenes with 3-oxidopyridinium betaines” Kuthanapillil, J.M., Thulasi, S., , Krishnan, K.S., Suresh, E., Radhakrishnan, K.V., Tetrahedron, 2011, 67, 1272-1280
  39. “Palladium-Catalyzed Bis-Functionalization of Isatylidenes: A Facile Route towards Spiro-Indol-2-ones” George, S. C., John, J., Anas, S., John, J., Yamamoto, Y., Suresh, E. and Radhakrishnan, K. V, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2010, (28), 5489-5497
  40. “Trapping the Π-Allylpalladium Intermediate from Fulvene-Derived Azabicyclic Olefin with Soft Nucleophiles” Rani Rajan, Jubi John, Sreeja Thulasi, Nayana Joseph, K. V. Radhakrishnan*, R. C. Sawant, Synthesis, 2010, 3649-3656
  41. “Palladium-Catalyzed Ring Opening of Azabicyclic Olefins with Organoindium and Gallium Reagents: A Facile Access Towards Benzylated Cyclopentenes. Jubi John, B. Adarsh, K. V. Radhakrishnan. Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 1383-1388.
  42. “Desymmetrization of Meso Bicyclic Hydrazines: An Efficient Strategy towards the Synthesis of Functionalized Cyclopentenes” V. S.Sajisha, S. Anas, Jubi John and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Synlett, 2009, 18, 2885-2895.
  43. “Palladium Catalyzed Tandem Ring Opening- Ring Closing Reaction of Diazabicyclic Alkenes: A Facile One Pot Strategy for Cyclopentannulation of Heterocycles”. Jubi John, U. Indu, E. Suresh and K. V. Radhakrishnan , J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 5042-5043.
  44. “Facile Synthesis of Alkylidene Cyclopentenes via Palladium Catalyzed Ring Opening of Fulvene Derived Bicyclic Hydrazines”, S. Anas, V.S. Sajisha, Jubi John, Nayana Joseph, Sholly Clair George and K.V. Radhakrishnan, Tetrahedron, 2008, 9689-9697.
  45. “Stereocontrolled synthesis of novel spirocyclic oxa-bridged cyclooctanoids through sequential transformations of pentafulvenes”, Syam Krishnan, K; Jinesh, M. K.; John, J; Suresh, C. H.; Suresh, E.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Synthesis, 2008, 13, 2134.
  46. “Heterocycles via Pyrylium and Pyridinium Betaines”, K. V. Radhakrishnan, Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vol. Synthesis of Heterocycles via Cycloadditions, 13, 2008, pages-71-98., Springer.
  47. “A facile synthesis of novel triazabicyclic molecules as potential bicyclic templates for pharmaceutical ligands by the ring opening metathesis-cross metathesis of triazatricyclo[3.2.1.02,6]-dec-8-ene-3,5-diones” Anas, S; Sarika, C; Rajan, R; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Indian Journal of Chem. Section B., 2008, 1063.
  48. Periselectivity in the Cycloaddition Reactions of Pentafulvenes with 3-Oxidopyrylium Betaines: Effect of Substituent on the C-6 Carbon”, Syam Krishnan, K; Rajan, R; Radhakrishnan, K. V. Synthesis, 2008, 12, 1955-1959.
  49. “A simple and efficient strategy towards eleven membered carbocycles via novel synthetic transformations of pentafulvenes” Syam Krishnan, K, Suresh, E and Radhakrishnan, K. V. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 5847.
  50. “Iodine assisted palladium catalyzed ring opening of bicyclic hydrazines with organoboronic acids: Stereoselective synthesis functionalized cyclopenetenes / alkylidene cyclopentenes.” S. Anas, Jubi John, Rani Rajan, Joshni John, E. Suresh and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Org. Biomol. Chem. . 2007, 5, 4010 – 4019
  51. “Palladium Catalyzed Ring Opening of Azabicyclic Olefins withOrganoindium Reagents: A Simple, Clean and Efficient Synthesis of Functionalized Cyclopentenes”, Jubi John, S. Anas, V. S. Sajisha, S. Viji and K. V. Radhakrishnan. Tetrahedron Letters, 2007, 48, 7225-7227
  52. “Interplay of dual reactivity in the reaction of pentafulvenes with 1,2,4-triazoline-3,5-diones: Experimental and theoretical investigations” , Anas, S.; Syam Krishnan,K.; Sajisha, V. S.; Anju, K. S.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Suresh, E and Suresh, C. H. New Journal of Chemistry, 2007, 31,237
  53. “Ionic Liquid [bmim]PF6 Mediated Synthesis of 1,2-Orthoesters of Carbohydrates and the Glycosidation Reactions of 4-Pentenyl Orthoesters”, Anas, S.; Sajisha, V. S.; Rani Rajan, R. Thirumalai Kumaran and Radhakrishnan, K. V Bulletin Chemical Society of Japan, 2007, 80, 484
  54. “Molecular Recognition in an Organic Host-Guest Complex: CH…O and CH…? Interactions Completely Control the Crystal Packing and the Host-Guest Complexation”, Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Anas, S., Suresh, E.; Nobuaki Koga, and Cherumuttathu H. Suresh Bulletin Chemical Society of Japan, 2007, 80, 553
  55. “Studies on the synthetic utility of [6+3] cycloadiition of pentafulvenes with 3-oxidopyrylium betaines: Efficient synthesis of fused ring cyclooctanoids.” Krishnan, K. S.a; Smitha, M. a; Suresh, E. b Radhakrishnan, K. V. Tetrahedron, 62, 2006, 12345-12360.
  56. “Palladium/Lewis Acid Catalysed Desymmetrization of Fulvene Derived Bicyclic Hydrazines: A Facile Synthesis of Substituted Alkylidene Cyclopentenes”, S. Anas, V. S. Sajisha, Smitha Mohanlal, K. V. Radhakrishnan Synlett, 2006, 15, 2399-2402.
  57. “Iodine assisted modified Suzuki type reaction of bicyclic hydrazines: stereoselective synthesis of functionalized cyclopentenes.” Jubi John, V. S. Sajisha, Smitha Mohanlal, K. V. Radhakrishnan Chem.Commun., 2006 (33): 3510-3512
  58. “Regioselective Synthesis of Novel 7-5-8 fused Oxabridged Tricyclic Molecules via Consecutive Dipolar Cycloaddition of Pentafulvenes with 3-Oxidopyrylium Betaines.” K. Syam Krishnan, E. Suresh, Saumini Mathew and K. V. Radhakrishnan Synthesis, 2006, 11, 1811-1818.
  59. “[6+3] Cycloaddition of Pentafulvenes with 3-Oxidopyrylium Betaine: A Novel Methodology towards the Synthesis of 5-8 fused Oxabridged Cyclooctanoids” K. Syam Krishnan, V. S. Sajisha, S. Anas, C. H. Suresh, M. M. Bhadbhade, G. V. Bhosekar and K. V. Radhakrishnan, Tetrahedron, 2006, , 5952-5961.
  60. “Palladium(0)/Lewis acid catalyzed Reactions of Bicyclic Hydrazines with Organostannanes: A General Methodology for the Stereoselective synthesis of 3,4-Disubstituted cyclopentenes” V. S. Sajisha, K. V. RadhakrishnanAdvanced Synthesis and Catalysis, 2006, 348, 924-930.
  61. A Facile Synthesis of 3-Allyl-4-hydrazinocyclopentenes by the Palladium(0)/Lewis Acid Mediated Ring Opening of Bicyclic Hydrazines with Allyltributyltin and Allyltrimethylsilane” V. S. Sajisha, Smitha Mohanlal, S. Anas, K. V. Radhakrishnan Tetrahedron, 2006, 3997-4002.
  62. “Compounds with two Carbon-Heteroatom Bonds. Product Class 28.2. Benzo-1,2-quinones”, Nair, V and Radhakrishnan, K. V. Science of Synthesis, Vol. 28, p-181-215, 2006. Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Geroge Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart.
  63. “A facile synthesis of 1,2-orthoesters of carbohydrates in Ionic Liquid, [bmim]PF6.” K. V. Radhakrishnan, Sajisha, V. S.; Jessy Maria Chacko Synlett, 2005, 997.
  64. “A facile [6+3] Cycloaddition of Fulvenes with 3-Oxidopyrylium betaine: A Novel Methodology for the Synthesis of fused Cyclooctanoid Natural Products.” K. V. Radhakrishnan, K. Syam Krishnan, M. M. Bhadbhade, G. V. Bhosekar, Tetrahedron Letters, 2005, 4785-4788.
  65. “Palladium Catalyzed Reaction of Bicyclic Hydrazines with Allyl- and Arylstannanes in Ionic Liquid [bmim]PF6: A Facile Method for the Synthesis of Substituted Hydrazinocyclopentene Derivatives.”, K. V. Radhakrishnan,* V. S. Sajisha, S. Anas, K. S. Krishnan: Synlett, 2005, 2273-2276.
  66. “The Husigen Reaction of Azomethine ylides to Isatins: A facile synthesis of Spiro-oxindoles”, Nair, V., Mathai, S., Augustine, A., Viji, S., Radhakrishnan, K. V., Synthesis, 2004,2617.
  67. “Concerning Tishchenko-like side products in oxidaion of hydroxymethyl to formyl groups”, Guo, Z., Padmakumar, R., Hollinsworth, R. I., Radhakrishnan, K. V., Nandakumar, M. V., Fraser-reid, B., Synlett, 2003, 1067.
  68. “Chemoselective 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions of Rh(II) Generated Isomünchnones with 1,4-Quinones: Synthesis of Novel Azapolycycles”, Nair, V., Santhi V., Sheela, K. C., Radhakrishnan, K. V., Rath, N. P Synthesis, 2003, 10, 1559.
  69. “Ytterbium triflate for specific activation of n-pentenyl orthoesters in the presence of acid sensitive functionalities” Jayaprakash, K. N, Radhakrishnan, K. V, Fraser-Reid, Bert., Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 43, 6953.
  70. “One pot/two donors/one diol give one differentiated trisaccharide: powerful evidence for reciprocal donor-acceptor selectivity(RDAS)”, Fraser-Reid, Bert, Lopez J. Cristobal Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Nandakumar, M. V., Ana Gomez, Uriel, Clara., Chem. Comm., 2002, 2104.
  71. “Reciprocal Donor Acceptor Selectivity(RDAS): A New concept for matching Donors with Acceptors”, Fraser-Reid, Bert, Lopez J. Cristobal Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Mach, Mateuscz.; Schleuter, Urs.;. Ana Gomez, Uriel, Clara., Can. J. Chem., 2002,80(81), 1075.
  72. “Evidence for efficient unpromoted regioselective reactions of vicinal and non-vicinal diols,” Fraser-Reid, B, Anilkumar G, Nair, L. G., Radhakrishnan, K. V., Lopez J. Cristobal, Ana Gomez, Uriel, Clara, Aust. J. Chem., 2002, 55, 123.
  73. “Unexpected role of O-2 protecting groups of glycosyl donors in mediating Regioselective Glycosidation” Fraser-Reid, Bert, Lopez J. Cristobal Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Mach, Mateuscz.; Schleuter, Urs.;. Ana Gomez, Uriel, Clara, J. Am. Chem.Soc, 2002, 124, 3198.
  74. “[4+2] cycloaddition reactions of coumarin quinone methide with pentafulvenes: facile synthesis of novel polycyclic pyran derivatives”, Nair, V.; Jayan, C. N.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Anilkumar, G.; Rath, N. P. Tetrahedron, 2001, 57(27), 5807-5813.
  75. “Palladium-catalyzed controlled carbopalladation of benzyne”, Yoshikawa Eiji; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Yamamoto Yoshinori. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000, 122, 7280-7286.
  76. “Synthesis of 1,2-diallyl derivatives of benzyne via palladium catalyzed reaction of arynes with bis-?-allyl palladium complex”, Yoshikawa, E.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Yamamoto, Y. Tetrahedron Lett., 2000, 41, 729.
  77. “Novel heterocyclic construction via dipolar cycloadditions to 1,2-dicarbonyl compounds” Nair, V.; Sheela, K. C.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Vinod, A. U.; Nair, S. J.; Rajesh, C.; Treesa, P. M.” J. Heterocyclic chemistry, 2000, 37(3), 659-668.
  78. “Hetero Diels-Alder reactions of thiobenzoquinones with heterocyclic dienes’,Nair, V.; Mathew, B.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Rath, N. P. Synlett, 2000, 1, 61.
  79. “Palladium Catalyzed co-trimerization of Benzyne with alkynes. A facile method for the synthesis of phenanthrene derivatives”, Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Yoshikawa, E.; Yamamoto, Y. Tetrahedron Lett., 1999, 40, 7533.
  80. “Hetero-Diels-Alder reaction of o-benoquinones with tetracyclone: an efficient method for the synthesis of benzodioxinone derivatives”, Nair, V.; Mathew, B.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Rath, N. P. Tetrahedron, 55, 1999, 11017.
  81. “Novel Dipolar Cycloadditions to 1,2-dicarbonyl compounds”, Nair, V.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Sheela, K. C. Res. Chem. Intermed.,1999, 25, 877.
  82. “1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition reaction of Nitrile-N-oxides with 1,2-benzoquinones:facile formation of 1,3-dioxazoles”, Nair, V.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Sheela, K. C. Tetrahedron, 1999, 55, 14199-14210
  83. “Some recent developments in Higher-order cycoadditions”, Nair, V.; Anilkumar, G.; Nandakumar, M. V.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Rajesh, C. J. Indian Chem. Soc.”, 1998, 75, 6709.
  84. “Novel Cycloadditions of o-quinones and related chemistry” Nair, V.; Kumar,S.; Gopinathan Anilkumar, Anilkumar, G.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Nair, J. S.; Davis, M.; Sheela, K. C.; Mathew, B.; Treesa, P. M.; Vinod, A. U.; Jaya, P.; Sheeba, V and Thomas, A.. Proc. Indian Acad. Sci.(Chem. Sci), 1998, 110.
  85. “Novel 1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition reaction of carbonyl ylide with o-quinones”, Nair, V.; Sheela, K.C.; Radhakrishnan, K. V.; Rath, N. P. Tetrahedron lett., 1998, 39, 5627.
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