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Dr. Asish Kumar Banerjee

Sr. Principal Scientist , IICB & Project Director, NIPER, Kolkata

Contact - ashisbanerjee@iicb.res.in / asishbanerjeeiicb@gmail.com

Current Research Interest

  1. Total syntheses of complex bioactive natural products
  2. Development of synthetic methodologies for complex skeletons involving enantioselective approaches and radical / Palladium cyclization strategies
  3. Design and synthesis of new compounds as therapeutic agents

Names of the group members including regular staff with designation and research fellows:

Mr. Santu Paul

Contact: Extn.No. 865 Email:santupaul87@gmail.com

Technical Assistant
Miss Piyali Deb Barman
Senior Research Fellow
Ms. Ishita Sanyal
Project Assistant Lavel - III

List of important Publications:

  1. Piyali Deb Barman, Ishita Sanyal, Sukhendu B. Mandal, Asish Kumar Banerjee “Application of Azomethine Ylides in the Synthesis of Carbohydrate-Derived Spiroheterocycles”, Synthesis, 2011, 21, 3563-3568.
  2. Iahita Sanyal, Piyali Deb Barman and Asish Kumar Banerjee, “Enantiodivergent Syntheses of Pantolactone and Pantothenic Acid from D-Mannitol”, Synthesis, 2012, 44, 1102-1108.
  3. Ishita Sanyal, Brajesh Shukla, Piyali Deb Barman, Asish Kumar Banerjee, “Stereoselective synthesis of (S)-oxiracetam and (S)-GABOB from (R)-glyceraldehyde acetonide”, Tetrahedron Letters, 2013, 54(21), 2637-2640.
  4. Piyali Deb Barman, Divya Goyal, Upendra Kumar Daravath, Ishita Sanyal, Sukhendu B. Mandal, Asish Kumar Banerjee, “A simple entry to sugar derived bispiropyrrolidines through non-stabilized azomethine ylides”, Tetrahedron Letters, 2013, 54(29), 3801–3804.
  5. M. Banerjee, R. Mukhopadhyay, B. Achari, and A. K. Bajerjee, “First Total Synthesis of the 4a-Methyltetrahydrofluorene Diterpenoids  (±)- Dichroanal B and (±)- Dichroanone”, Org. Lett., 2003, 5, 3931.
  6. S. Maiti, M. G. B. Drew, R. Mukhopadhyay, B. Achari and A. K. Banerjee, “Convenient formation of six- to nine-membered carbocyclic ring by 2-Pyridyl radical cyclization:A generalized synthesis of pyridine fused linear tricyclic systems”, Synthesis, 2005,  3067.
  7. S. Sengupta, R. Mukhopadhyay, B. Achari and A. K. Banerjee “Intramolecular Heck reaction strategy for the synthesis of functionalised tetrahydroanthracenes: a facile formal total synthesis of the linear abietane diterpene, umbrosone”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 1515.
  8. S. Sengupta, M. G. B. Drew, R. Mukhopadhyay, B. Achari and A. K. Banerjee “Stereoselective Syntheses of (±)-Komaroviquinone and (±)-Faveline methyl ether through Intramolecular Heck Reaction”, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 7694.
  9. General Route to 4a-Methylhydrofluorene Diterpenoids: Total Syntheses of (±)-Taiwaniaquinones D and H, (±)-Taiwaniaquinol B, (±)-Dichroanal B, and (±)-Dichroanone:Mainak Banerjee, Ranjan Mukhopadhyay, Basudeb Achari, and Asish Kr. Banerjee, J. Org. Chem., 2006, 71, 2787.
  10. An Improved Synthetic Route to Angularly Functionalized Hydrofluorene Derivatives through Pd(0)-Catalysed Heck Reaction: Mainak Banerjee, Ranjan Mukhopadhyay, Basudeb Achari and Asish Kr. Banerjee, SYNTHESIS, 2006, 1263.

1. Hydroanthracene based compounds as anticancer agents: A. K. Banerjee, V. S. Giri, R. Mukherjee, K. K. Kapoor, G. Desiraju, M. Jggi, A. T. Singh, S. K. Dutta, K. V. V. M. Sairam, United States Patent No.: US6,949,557 B2 dated Sep. 27, 2005.

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