• Selected Publications
  • Other Publications
  1. Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed Hydroarylation of Maleimides Using Carboxylic Acids as a Traceless Directing Group

    Anup Mandal, Harekrishna Sahoo, Suman Dana, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Org. Lett2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01964

    Untitled anup-1a

  2. Cross-Aldol Reaction of Activated Carbonyls with Nitrosocarbonyl Intermediates: Stereoselective Synthesis towards α-Hydroxy-β-amino Esters and Amides

    Sumitava Mallik, Vinod Bhajammanavar, Isai Ramakrishna, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Org. Lett2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01721

    sumitava 6

  3. Ambident Reactivity of Nitroso Compounds for Direct Amination and Hydroxylation of Carbonyls

    Suman Dana, Isai Ramakrishna, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Synthesis, 2017 (Invited Review)review 1


  4. Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed ortho-C–H Chalcogenation of Benzoic Acids via Weak O-Coordination: Synthesis of Chalcogenoxanthones

    Anup Mandal, Suman Dana, Harekrishna Sahoo, Gowri Sankar Grandhi, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2430-2433


    Anup_Ru 21

  5. Ru(II)-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization on Maleimides with Electrophiles: A Demonstration of Umpolung Strategy

    Suman Dana, Anup Mandal, Harekrishna Sahoo, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Org. Lett2017, 19, 1902-1905.



  6. Nitrosocarbonyl–Henry and Denitration Cascade: Efficient Synthesis of α-Ketoamides and α-Keto Oximes

    Mallu K. Reddy, Sumitava Mallik, Isai Ramakrishna, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Org. Lett201719, 1694-16971


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  7. Copper Catalyzed C–N Cross-Coupling Reaction of Aryl Boronic Acids at Room Temperature through Chelation Assistance

    H. Sahoo, S.Mukherjee, G. S. Grandhi, J. Selvakumar, and M. Baidya*

    J. Org. Chem. 201782, 2764-2771.


    JOC sahoo-1

  8. Copper-Catalyzed Chelation-Assisted Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Aliphatic Azo Compounds

    Suman Dana, Harekrishna Sahoo, Ayan Bhattacharyya, Anup Mandal, Edamana Prasad, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    ChemistrySelect, 2017, 2, 2029-2033.


    Dana Select-1

  9. An Advanced Nitroso Aldol Reaction: Metal-Free Cross-Coupling of Anilines with Silyl Enol Ethers En Route to α-Amino Ketones

    Isai Ramakrishna, Vinod Bhajammanavar, Sumitava Mallik, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Org. Lett. 201719, 516-519.


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  10. Copper-Mediated Etherification of Arenes with Alkoxysilanes Directed by (2-Aminophenyl)pyrazole Group

    Jayaraman Selvakumar, Gowri Sankar Grandhi, Harekrishna Sahoo, Mahiuddin Baidya*

    RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 79361-79365.


    PUB 9

  11. Remote C–H Selenylation of 8-Amidoquinolines via Copper-Catalyzed Radical Cross-Coupling

    Harekrishna Sahoo, Anup Mandal, Jayaraman Selvakumar, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 4321-4327.


    pub 8


  12. Copper-Catalyzed 8-Aminoquinoline-Dire­­­cted Selenylation of Arene and Heteroarene C–H Bonds

    Anup Mandal, Harekrishna Sahoo, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3202-3205.


    pub 6


  13. Functionalization of Quinolines through Copper-Catalyzed Regioselective Halogenation Reaction

    Harekrishna Sahoo, Isai Ramakrishna, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    ChemistrySelect, 2016, 1, 1949-1953.


    paper-6, remote-Selenylation

  14. Brønsted acid mediated N–O bond cleavage for α-amination of ketones through aromatic nitroso aldol reaction

    Isai Ramakrishna, Harekrishna Sahoo, and Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Chem. Commun 2016, 52, 3215


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  15. Copper-Catalyzed 8-Amido Chelation Induced Remote C-H Amination of Quinolines.

    Harekrishna Sahoo, Mallu K. Reddy, Isai Ramakrishna, Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 1592.



  16. Mukaiyama Aldol Reaction of in situ Generated Nitrosocarbonyl Compounds: Selective C-N Bond Formation and N-O Bond Clevage in One-Pot for alpha-Amination of Ketones.

    Isai Ramakrishna, Gowri Sankar Grandhi, Harekrishna Sahoo, Mahiuddin Baidya*

    Chem Commun. 201551, 13976-13979.




  17. Pyrido[1,2-a]pyrimidinium ions – A Novel Bridgehead Nitrogen Heterocycles: Synthesis, Characterisation, and Elucidation of DNA Binding and Cell Imaging Properties, Org. Biomol.Chem. 2015, 13, 8037.


    Graphical abstract: Pyrido[1,2-a]pyrimidinium ions – a novel bridgehead nitrogen heterocycles: synthesis, characterisation, and elucidation of DNA binding and cell imaging properties

  18. Platinum(II)-Catalyzed Novel Synthesis of 3,4-Fused Furans, Synth. Commun. 2015, 45, 635.


  1. Scale of Lewis Basicities towards C-Centered Lewis Acids (Carbocations)

    H. Mayr, J. Ammer, M. Baidya, B. Maji, T. A. Nigst, A. R. Ofial, T. Singer, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015137, 2580 (Cover Page)

  2. Asymmetric Construction of Quaternary Stereocenters by Magnesium Catalyzed Direct Amination of β-Ketoesters using in situ Generated Nitrosocarbonyl Compounds as Nitrogen Sources, B. Maji, M. Baidya, H. Yamamoto, Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3941.

  3. Advancement in Nascent-Nitroso-Ene Reactions M. Baidya, H. Yamamoto, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1931-1938.

  4. Nitrous Acids, Tris(1-Methylethyl)silyl Ester M. Baidya, Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. 2013

  5. Nucleophilic Reactivities and Lewis Basicities of 2-Imidazolines and Related N-Heterocyclic Compounds B. Maji, M. Baidya, J. Ammer, S. Kobayashi, P. Mayer, A. R. Ofial, H. Mayr, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 3369-3377.

  6. Catalytic Enantioselective O-Nitrosocarbonyl Aldol Reaction of b-Dicarbonyl Compounds M. Baidya, K. A. Griffin, H. Yamamoto, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 18566-18569.

  7. Kinetic of OrganocatalyticAza-Michael Additions: Direct Observation of Enamine Intermediate S.Lakhder, M. Baidya, H. Mayr, Chem. Commun..2012. 48, 4504-06.

  8. Metal Nitrite: A Powerful Oxidizing Reagent M. Baidya, H. Yamamoto, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 13880-13882 (Highlighted in Synfacts2011).

  9. Nucleophilic Reactivities of Tertiary alkylamines J. Ammer, M. Baidya, S. Kobayashi, H. Mayr, J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2010, 23, 1029-1035.

  10. Nucleophilicities and Lewis Basicities of Imidazole, Benzimidazoles, and Benzotriazoles M. baidya, F. Brotzel, H. Mayr, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 1929-1935.

  11.  Nucleophilicity and Nucleofugality of Phenylsulfinate (PhSO2): A Key to Understanding its Ambident Reactivity M. Baidya, S. Kobayashi, H. Mayr, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 4796-4805.

  12. SN2’ Versus SN2 Reactivity: Control of Regioselectivity in Conversions of Baylis- Hillman Adducts  M. Baidya, G. Remennikov, P. Mayr, H. Mayr, Chem. -Eur. J.2010, 16, 1365-1371.

  13. Organocatalytic Activity of Cinchona Alkaloids: Which Nitrogen is More Nucleophilic? M. Baidya, M. Horn, H. Zipse, H. Mayr, J. Org. Chem.2009, 74, 7157-7164.

  14. Benzhydryl Phenyl SulfoneM. Baidya, H. Mayr, P. Mayer, ActaCrystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online, 2009, 65, o3224

  15. 4,4′-Bis(dimethylamino)benzhydryl Phenyl Sulfone M. Baidya, H. Mayr, P. Mayer, ActaCrystallographica, Section E: Structure Reports Online, 2009, 65, o3035

  16. Nucleophilicities and Carbon Basicities of DBU and DBN
    M. Baidya, H. Mayr, Chem. Commun.2008, 1792-1794.

  17. DABCO or DMAP – Why Are They Different in Organocatalysis? M. Baidya, S. Kobayashi, F. Brotzel, U. Schmidhammer, E. Riedle, H. Mayr, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 6176-6189 (Selected as HOT PAPER, highlighted in Synfacts2007).

  18. Facile Synthesis, Fluorescence, and Photochromism of Novel Helical Pyrones and Chromenes J. N. Moorthy, P. Venkatakrishnan, S. Sengupta, M. Baidya, Org. Lett.2006, 8, 4891-4894.