• 2013-
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  1. 68.

    Diastereoselective Palladium Catalyzed Carbenylative Amination of ortho-Vinylanilines with 3-Diazoindolin-2-ones
    A. C. S. Reddy, P. M. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Adv. Synth. Catal. 2019, accepted. Link
    spirooxindole

  2. 67.

    Rhodium-Catalyzed Rearrangement of S/Se-Ylides for the Synthesis of Substituted Vinylogous Carbonates
    A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 9965. Link
    vinylogous carbonate

  3. 66.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Synthesis of C4-Chalcogenoalkylated Oxindoles via Sommelet-Hauser Type Rearrangement of 3-Diazoindolin-2-ones
    A. C. S. Reddy, B. K. Nayak, P. Anbarasan; J. Chem. Sci. 2019, 131,119. Link (Invited article for a special issue on 150 years of Periodic Table)
    C4 thio oxindole

  4. 65.

    A General Proline Catalyzed Synthesis of 4,5-Disubstituted N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-Triazoles from 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds and Sulfonyl Azide
    S. Rajasekar, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Asian J. 2019, 14, 4563. Link (Invited article for a special issue celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI))
    toc triazole

  5. 64.

    One-pot Transannulation of N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles to Dihydro β-carbolines and Dihydroisoquinolines via Rhodium Catalyzed C-H Insertion-cum-Base Mediated Aza-Michael Reaction
    S. Rajasekar, P. Anbarasan; J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 7747. Link
    carboline and quinoline

  6. 63.

    Metal free directed diastereoselective C2,C3-cyclopropanation of substituted indoles with diazoesters
    J. Ghorai, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 3431. Link
    cyclopropanation

  7. 62.

    Trifluoromethylthiolative 1,2-Difunctionalization of Alkenes with Diselenides and AgSCF3
    P. Saravanan, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 4639. Link
    difunctionalization

  8. 61.

    Cascade Rh(II) and Yb(III) Catalyzed Synthesis of Substituted Naphthofurans via Transannulation of N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with β-naphthols
    S. Kaladevi, M. Kamalraj, M. Altia, S. Rajasekar, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 4507. Link
    naphthofuran

  9. 60.

    Tandem Rh(II) and Chiral Squaramide Relay Catalysis: Enantioselective Synthesis of Dihydro-β-Carbolines via Insertion to C-H Bond and Aza-Michael Reaction
    S. Rajasekar, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 3067. Link
    chiral carboline

  10. 59.

    Cp*Co(III)-Catalysed Selective Alkylation of C-H Bonds of Arenes and Heteroarenes with α-diazocarbonyl compounds
    J. Ghorai, M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; Org. Biomol. Chem. 2018, 16, 7346.
    (Invited article: Web themed issue on Carbenes in Organic Synthesis) Link

    alkylation

  11. 58.

    Recent Development and Application of Cyanamides in the Electrophilic Cyanation
    M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; Org. Biomol. Chem. 2018, 16, 7084 (Invited review). Link

    cyanation

  12. 57.

    Recent Development in the Cp*Co(III) Catalyzed C-H Bond Functionalizaitons
    J. Ghorai, P. Anbarasan; Asian J. Org. Chem. 2019, 8, 430 (Invited Review). Link

    Co review

  13. 56.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Synthesis of Benzopyrans via Transannulation of N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles with 2-Hydroxybenzyl Alcohols
    D. Yadagiri, M. Chaitanya, A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3762. Link

    ortho-quinone methide

  14. 55.

    An Electrophilic Trifluoromethylthiolation of Silylenol Ethers and β-Naphthols with Diethylaminosulfur Trifluoride and (Trifluoromethyl)trimethylsilane
    P. Saravanan, P. Anbarasan; Adv. Synth. Catal. 2018, 360, 2894. Link

    DAST and CF3TMS

  15. 54.

    Lewis Acid/Brønsted Acid Controlled Pd(II)-Catalysed Chemodivergent Functionalization of C(sp2)–H Bonds with N-(Arylthio)i(a)mides
    M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3362. Link

    imidation

  16. 53.

    Palladium Catalyzed Trifluoromethylthiolation of Chelation Assisted C-H bonds
    A. Kesevan, M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; Eur. J. Org. chem. 2018, 3276. Link

    C-H SCF3

  17. 52.

    Divergent Functionalization of N-Alkyl-2-alkenylanilines: Efficient Synthesis of Substituted Indoles and Quinolines
    J. Ghorai, A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Asian J. 2018, 13, 2499.
    (Invited article: Homogeneous Catalysis from Young Investigators in Asia and Highlighted in the “cover page”) Link
    TOC

  18. 51.

    Copper Catalyzed Oxidative Coupling of ortho-Vinylanilines with N-Tosylhydrazones: Efficient Synthesis of Polysubstituted Quinoline Derivatives
    A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; J. Catal. 2018, 363, 102. (Invited article for thematic issue on mechanism of molecular catalysis) Link

    quinoline

  19. 50.

    Acid-Mediated Oxychalcogenation of o-Vinylanilides with N-(Arylthio/arylseleno)succinimides
    M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 1183. Link

    ol-2018-000659_0009

  20. 49.

    Ligand-based Modeling for the Prediction of Pharmacophore Features for Multi-targeted Inhibition of the Arachidonic Acid Cascade
    N. Saroj Devi, S. Rajasekar, J. Ghorai, M. Ramanan, P. Anbarasan, M. Doble; Mol. Inf. 2018, 37, 1700073. Link

  21. 48.

    One-Pot Trifluoromethylative Functionalization of Amides: Synthesis of Trifluoromethylated Bis(indolyl)arylmethanes and Triarylmethanes
    V. K. Pandey, P. Anbarasan; J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 12328. Link

    jo-2017-021613_0011

  22. 47.

    Stereoselective Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of Indolines via Intramolecular Trapping of N-Ylides with Alkenes
    A. C. S. Reddy, V. S. K. Choutipalli, J. Ghorai, V. Subramanian, P. Anbarasan; ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 6283. Link

    cs-2017-02072b_0009

  23. 46.

    Cobalt(III) Catalyzed Allylation of C-H bonds of Arenes
    K. Ramachandran, P. Anbarasan; Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 3965. (Invited Article) Link

    allylation

  24. 45.

    Cobalt(III) Catalyzed Intramolecular Cross-Dehydrogenative C-H/X-H Coupling: Efficient Synthesis of Indoles and Benzofurans
    J. Ghorai, A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16042. Link

    TOC

  25. 44.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Diastereoselective Synthesis of 2,2,3,3-Tetrasubstituted Indolines from N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-Triazoles and ortho-Vinylanilines
    D. Yadagiri, A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 5934. Link

    indoline

  26. 43.

    Palladium Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cyclization of ortho-Vinylanilines with Isocyanides
    A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Proc. Indian Nat. Sci. Acad. 2016, 82, 1271. (Invited Article) Link

    2-aminoquiniline

  27. 42.

    Copper-Catalysed Synthesis of Trifluoromethyl(hetero)arenes from Di(hetero)aryl-λ3-iodanes
    V. K. Pandey, P. Anbarasan; RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 18525. Link

    GA

  28. 41.

    One-Pot Aminoethylation of Indoles/Pyrroles with Alkynes and Sulfonyl Azides
    S. Rajasekar, D. Yadagiri, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 17079-17084. Link
    aminoethylation

  29. 40.

    Copper Catalyzed Trifluoromethylthiolation of Di(hetero)aryl-λ3-iodanes: Mechanistic Insight and Application to Synthesis of (Hetero)Aryl Trifluoromethyl Sulfides
    P. Saravanan, P. Anbarasan; Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357, 3521-3528. Link

    mcontent

  30. 39.

    Iodine(III) Mediated Oxidative Rearrangement of Enamines: Efficient Synthesis of α-Amino Ketones
    D. Yadagiri, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 14203-14206. Link

    39

  31. 38.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Cyanation of C(sp2)-H Bond of Alkenes
    M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 3766–3769. Link
    cyanation of alkene

  32. 37.

    Tandem 1,2-Sulfur Migration and (Aza)-Diels-Alder Reaction of β-Thio-α-Diazoimines: Rhodium Catalyzed Synthesis of (Fused)-Polyhydropyridines, and Cyclohexenes
    D. Yadagiri, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 5847-5852. Link

    sulfur migration

  33. 36.

    Rhodium Catalyzed C2-Selective Cyanation of Indoles and Pyrroles

    M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 3695–3700. Link
    (One of the most read articles of the month April 2015)
    jo-2015-001429_0009
  34. 35.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Arylation of Diazo Compounds with Aryl Boronic Acids
    J. Ghorai, P. Anbarasan; J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 3455–3461. Link
    jo-2014-02922r_0011

  35. 34.

    Production of an acetone-butanol-ethanol mixture from Clostridium acetobutylicum and its conversion to high-value biofuels
    S. Sreekumar, Z. C. Baer, A. Pazhamalai, G. Gunbas, A. Grippo, H. W. Blanch, D. S. Clark, F. D. Toste; Nat. Protoc. 2015, 10, 528–537. Link
    nprot.2015.029-F1

  36. 33.

    Recent Advances in Transition Metal Catalyzed Denitrogenative Transformation of 1,2,3-Triazoles and Related Compounds
    P. Anbarasan, D. Yadagiri, S. Rajasekar; Synthesis 2014, 46, 3004-3023 (invited review). Link

    i_m0537_ga_10-1055_s-0034-1379303

  37. 32.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Transannulation of 1,2,3-Triazoles to Polysubstituted Pyrroles
    S. Rajasekar, P. Anbarasan; J. Org. Chem. 201479, 8428–8434. Link
    jo-2014-01043h_0012

  38. 31.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Direct Arylation of α-Diazoimines
    D. Yadagiri, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2510–2513. Link
    ol-2014-00874p_0011

  39. 30.

    One-pot Cascade Trifluoromethylation/Cyclization of Imides: Synthesis of α-Trifluoromethylated Amine Derivatives
    V. K. Pandey, P. Anbarasan; J. Org. Chem. 201479, 4154–4160. Link
    jo-2014-002998_0010

  40. 29.

    Palladium Catalyzed Aryl(Alkyl)thiolation of Unactivated Arenes
    P. Saravanan, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett2014, 16, 848–851. Link
    ol-2013-036209_0010

  41. 28.

    Rhodium Catalyzed Cyanation of Chelation Assisted C-H Bonds
    M. Chaitanya, D. Yadagiri, P. Anbarasan; Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 4960–4963. Link
    ol-2013-02201c_0008

  42. 27.

    Rhodium-Catalyzed Denitrogenative [2,3]-Sigmatropic Rearrangement: An Efficient Entry to Sulfur Containing Quaternary Center
    D. Yadagiri, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 15115–15119. Link
    Chem Eur J 2013

  1. 26.

    A well-defined iron catalyst for improved hydrogenation of carbon dioxide and bicarbonate
    C. Ziebart, C. Federsel, P. Anbarasan, R. Jackstell, W. Baumann, A. Spannenberg, M. Beller; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20701. Link

  2. 25.

    Integration of chemical catalysis with extractive fermentation to produce fungible fuels
    P. Anbarasan, Z. C. Baer, S. Sreekumar, E. Gross, J. B. Binder, H. W. Blanch, D. S. Clark, F. D. Toste; Nature 2012, 491, 235. Link

  3. 24.

    Recent development and perspectives in the palladium-catalyzed cyanation of Aryl-X derivatives: synthesis of benzonitriles
    P. Anbarasan, T. Schareina, M. Beller; Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 5049 (invited review). Link

  4. 23.

    A general cyclocarbonylation of aryl bromides and triflates with acetylenes: palladium-catalyzed synthesis of 3-alkylidenefuran-2-ones
    X.-F. Wu, B. Sundararaju, P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, P. H. Dixneuf, M. Beller; Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 8014. Link

  5. 22.

    A novel and convenient synthesis of benzonitriles: electrophilic cyanation of aryl and heteroaryl bromides P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4217 (Selected as VIP and Highlighted in the “cover page”). Link

  6. 21.

    Novel C-H functionalization of arenes: palladium-catalyzed synthesis of diaryl sulfides
    P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 3233. Link

  7. 20.

    A general rhodium-catalyzed cyanation of aryl and alkenylboronic acids
    P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 519. Link

  8. 19.

    From noble metal to nobel prize: palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions as key technologies in organic synthesis
    X.-F. Wu, P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 9047. Link

  9. 18.

    Palladium-catalyzed carbonylative C-H activation of heteroarenes
    X.-F. Wu, P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 7316 (“Hot Paper”). Link

  10. 16.

    A new and practical Grignard-coupling-fluorination sequence: synthesis of 2-aryl-fluoroarenes
    P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Asian J. 2010, 5, 1775. Link

  11. 17.

    A general and efficient catalyst for palladium-catalyzed C−O coupling reactions of aryl halides with primary alcohols
    S. Gowrisankar, A. G. Sergeev, P. Anbarasan, A. Spannenberg, H. Neumann, M. Beller; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 11592. Link

  12. 15.

    A convenient synthesis of benzonitriles via electrophilic cyanation with N-cyanobenzimidazole
    P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 4725. Link

  13. 14.

    Efficient synthesis of aryl fluorides
    P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 2219. Link

  14. 13.

    Stereoselective synthesis of (−)-6-acetoxyhexadecanolide: a mosquito oviposition attractant pheromone
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2007, 18, 2479. Link

  15. 12.

    Enantioselective synthesis of α-benzyloxy-ω-alkenals: application to the synthesis of (+)-exo-brevicomin, (+)-iso-exo-brevicomin, and (−)-isolaurepan
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2007, 18, 1419. Link

  16. 11.

    Enantiodivergent synthesis of both enantiomers of gypsy moth pheromone disparlure
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 3155. Link

  17. 10.

    Stereoselective synthesis of (–)-microcarpalide
    K. R. Prasad, K. Penchalaiah, A. Choudhary, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 309. Link

  18. 9.

    Stereoselective formal synthesis of (–)-centrolobine
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 1089. Link

  19. 7.

    An expeditious enantiospecific synthesis of (+)-2-hydroxy-exo-brevicomin
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Synlett 2006, 2087. Link

  20. 8.

    Enantiospecific synthesis of (–)-muricatacin from L-(+)-tartaric acid
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 2465. Link

  21. 6.

    Enantiodivergent synthesis of both antipodes of hydroxy-exo-brevicomin from L-(+)-tartaric acid
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 8303. Link

  22. 5.

    Asymmetric synthesis of both enantiomers of a-methyl-a-methoxyphenylacetic acid from L-(+)-tartaric acid: formal enantioselective synthesis of insect pheromone (–)-frontalin
    K. R. Prasad, A. Chandrakumar, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 1979. Link

  23. 4.

    Stereoselective synthesis of (+)-boronolide and (–)-5-epi-boronolide
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 1146. Link

  24. 3.

    Enantiospecific synthesis of (–)-2-hydroxy-exo-brevicomin
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 850. Link

  25. 2.

    An enantiospecific synthesis of (+)-hydroxy-exo-brevicomin
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 1433. Link

  26. 1.

    Asymmetric synthesis of unsaturated a-benzyloxyaldehydes: an enantioselective synthesis of (+)-exo-brevicomin
    K. R. Prasad, P. Anbarasan; Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2005, 16, 3951. Link

  1. Recent Development and Application of Cyanamides in the Electrophilic Cyanation
    M. Chaitanya, P. Anbarasan; Org. Biomol. Chem. 2018, accepted (Invited review). Link

    cyanation

  2. Recent Development in the Cp*Co(III) Catalyzed C-H Bond Functionalizaitons
    J. Ghorai, P. Anbarasan; Asian J. Org. Chem. 2018, Accepted (Invited Review). Link

    Co review

  3. Recent Advances in Transition Metal Catalyzed Denitrogenative Transformation of 1,2,3-Triazoles and Related Compounds
    P. Anbarasan, D. Yadagiri, S. Rajasekar; Synthesis 2014, 46, 3004-3023 (invited review). Link

    i_m0537_ga_10-1055_s-0034-1379303

  4. Recent development and perspectives in the palladium-catalyzed cyanation of Aryl-X derivatives: synthesis of benzonitriles
    P. Anbarasan, T. Schareina, M. Beller; Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 5049 (invited review). Link

  1. Method for producing fuels, gasoline additives and lubricants
    E. Sacia, A. Pazhamalai, B. Madhesan, S. Sreekumar, F. D. Toste, A. A. Gokhale, E. M. Carrera, T. A. Bell, G. Gunbas; PCT Int. Appl. (2014), WO2014US40760 20140603. Link

  2. Method to convert fermentation mixture into fuels
    F. D. Toste, P. Anbarasan, J. B. Binder, P. A. Willems, D. S. Clark, Z. C. Baer, S. Sreekumar, H. W. Blanch; PCT Int. Appl. (2012), WO2012US35306 20120426. Link

  1. Divergent Functionalization of N-Alkyl-2-alkenylanilines: Efficient Synthesis of Substituted Indoles and Quinolines
    J. Ghorai, A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Asian J. 2018, DOI: 10.1002/asia.201800441.
    (Invited article: Homogeneous Catalysis from Young Investigators in Asia and Highlighted in the “cover page”) Link

    asia201800745-toc-0001-m

  2. Rhodium Catalyzed Diastereoselective Synthesis of 2,2,3,3-Tetrasubstituted Indolines from N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-Triazoles and ortho-Vinylanilines
    D. Yadagiri, A. C. S. Reddy, P. Anbarasan; Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 5934. Link

     

    This work was highlighted in Synfacts (Synfacts 2016, 823). Link

     

  3. Integration of chemical catalysis with extractive fermentation to produce fungible fuels
    P. Anbarasan, Z. C. Baer, S. Sreekumar, E. Gross, J. B. Binder, H. W. Blanch, D. S. Clark, F. D. Toste; Nature 2012, 491, 235. Link

     

    Renewable Fuels:  Catalytic Upgrade –  Nature News – Link
    Sweet Diesel: Discovery Resurrects Process to Convert Sugar Directly to Diesel – Science Daily – Link
    On the Road to more Energetic Biofuels – RSC Chemistry World – Link
    Green Energy: Diesel to be made from Sugar –  The Times of India – Link
    Berkeley Fermentation Process Converts Sugar Directly to Diesel –  Biodiesel Magazine – Link
    More Bang for the Biofuel Buck – LBNL and US DOE – Link

     

  4. A novel and convenient synthesis of benzonitriles: electrophilic cyanation of aryl and heteroaryl bromides P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 4217 (Selected as VIP and Highlighted in the “cover page”). Link

    cover

  5. Efficient synthesis of aryl fluorides
    P. Anbarasan, H. Neumann, M. Beller; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 2219. Link

     

    This paper was highlighted as “Hot Paper” in Angew Chem and also one of the most accessed articles in 8/2009–7/2010
    Highlighted in Synfacts: Two Expedient Protocols for the Electrophilic Fluorination of Grignard Reagents – Link