Professor Ramachary joins the Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce that Professor Dhevalapally B. Ramachary, University of Hyderabad, has recently joined the Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry Advisory Board.

The main focus of his research group is to engineer  novel and green asymmetric cascade and multi-component reactions (MCRs) to generate biologically important molecules and natural products in a single step via emerging chiral amines or amino acid-catalysis.

His research group is actively engaged in the design and synthesis of novel enzyme mimetic small organic amines and amino acids to catalyze the fundamental organic reactions in an enantioselective manner.

Direct organocatalytic stereoselective transfer hydrogenation of conjugated olefins of steroids
RSC Adv., 2013,3, 13497-13506 DOI: 10.1039/C3RA41519H, Paper

Direct catalytic asymmetric synthesis of highly functionalized (2-ethynylphenyl)alcohols via Barbas–List aldol reaction: scope and synthetic applications
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 5094-5101 DOI: 10.1039/C2OB25563D, Paper

Observation of neighboring ortho-hydroxyl group participation in organocatalytic asymmetric sequential Michael-lactonization reactions: synthesis of highly substituted chiral spirodihydrocoumarins
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2012, 10, 5825-5829 DOI: 10.1039/C2OB07122C, Communication

Discovery of 2-aminobuta-1,3-enynes in asymmetric organocascade catalysis: construction of drug-like spirocyclic cyclohexanes having five to six contiguous stereocenters
Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 2252-2254 DOI: 10.1039/C2CC17219D, Communication

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