• Recent Publications
  1. Copper Catalyzed Base-Controlled Diastereoselective Synthesis of Tetraarylethanes from 2-Benzylpyridines
    S. Chandrasekar and G. Sekar
    Synthesis, 2017, Accepted.


  2. Stereoselective Construction of α-Tetralone-Fused Spirooxindoles via Pd-Catalyzed Domino Carbene Migratory Insertion/Conjugate Addition Sequence
    D. Arunprasath, B. Devi Bala and G. Sekar
    Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 5280. (Link) (One of the most read articles in Sep-Oct ’17)

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  3. Halogen–bonded Iodonium Ion Catalysis: A Route to α–Hydroxy Ketone via Domino Oxidations of Secondary Alcohol and Aliphatic C–H Bond with High Selectivity and Control
    Somraj Guha, Imran Kazi, Pranamita Mukherjee and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 10942. (Link)


  4. Reusable Palladium Nanoparticles Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of Aryl Iodides to Enones: Route to Reductive Heck Product
    Naziya Parveen, Rajib Saha and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal., 2017, 359, 3741. (Link)


  5. Role of Lewis Base–Coordinated Halogen(I) Intermediates In Organic Synthesis: The Journey From an Unstable Intermediate to a Versatile Reagent (Invited review article)
    Somraj Guha, Imran Kazi, Anuradha Nandy and G. Sekar
    Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2017, 5497. (Link) (Highlighted in Outstanding Organics)


  6. NIS Mediated Cross-coupling of C(sp2)-H and N-H Bonds: A Transition Metal-free approach towards Indolo[1,2-a]quinazolinones
    B. Sindhura and G. Sekar
    J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 7657. (Link) (One of the most read articles in June-July17)


  7. A Mild and Chemoselective Hydrosilylation of α-Keto Amides using Cs2CO3/PMHS/2-MeTHF System
    G. Kumar, A. Muthukumar and G. Sekar
    Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2017, 4883. (Link) (Front cover article)KUMAR EJOC GAEJOC_CP_MainEJOC_CP_Abstract

  8. Synthesis of 2-Acylbenzo[b]thiophenes via Cu-Catalyzed α-C-H Functionalization of 2-Halochalcones Using Xanthate
    S. Sangeetha and G. Sekar
    Org. Lett., 2017, 19,1670. (Link)


  9. Palladium-Nanoparticles Catalyzed Oxidative Annulation of Benzamides with Alkynes for the Synthesis of Isoquinolones
    Nidhi Sharma, Rajib Saha, Naziya Parveen and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal. 2017, 359, 1947– 1958. (Link)


  10. CBr4 as a Halogen Bond Donor Catalyst for the Selective Activation of Benzaldehydes to Synthesize α,β-Unsaturated Ketones
    Imran Kazi, Somraj Guha and G. Sekar
    Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 1244–1247. (Link) (One of the most read articles in Feb’17)


  11. Domino Synthesis of Thiochromenes through Cu-Catalyzed Incorporation of Sulfur using Xanthate Surrogate
    P. Muthupandi, N. Sundaravelu and G. Sekar
    J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 1936–1942. (Link)


  12. Zinc-Catalyzed Chemoselective Alkylation of α-Keto Amides with 2-Alkylazaarenes
    A. L. Muthukumar and G. Sekar
    Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017,15, 691-700. (Link)


  13. A Transition-Metal-Free and Base-Mediated Carbene Insertion into S-S and Se-Se Bonds: An Easy Access to Thio- and Selenoacetals
    D. Arunprasath and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal., 2017, 359, 698–708. (Link)

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    —– 2016 —–

  14. Bimetallic Chiral Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Asymmetric Synthesis (Review article)
    G. Savitha, Rajib Saha and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett., 2016, 57, 5168. (Link) (Cover page)


  15. Sulfoximinocarbonylation of aryl halides using heterogeneous Pd/C catalyst
    Balasubramanian Devi Bala, Nidhi Sharma and G. Sekar
    RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 97152. (Link)



  16. Palladium Nanoparticles Catalyzed Aroylation of NH-Sulfoximines with Aryl Iodides
    Nidhi Sharma and G. Sekar
    RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 37226. (Link)


  17. An efficient, stable and reusable palladium nanocatalyst: Chemoselective reduction of aldehydes with molecular hydrogen in water
    Surya Srinivas K, Nidhi Sharma and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal., 2016, 358, 1694. (Link)


  18. Iron-catalyzed one-pot N-aroylation of NH‑sulfoximines with methyl arenes through benzylic C-H bond oxidation
    M. Muneeswara, Surya Srinivas. K and G. Sekar
    Synthesis, 2016, 48, 1541. (Link)


  19. An Efficient Synthesis of Iminoquinones by Chemoselective Domino ortho-Hydroxylation/oxidation/imidation Sequence of 2-Aminoaryl Ketones
    S. Chandrasekar and G. Sekar
    Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 3053. (Link)


  20. Stable and Reusable Platinum Nanocatalyst: An Efficient Chemoselective Reduction of Nitroarenes in Water
    Surya Srinivas K., Nidhi Sharma and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett.,2016, 57, 1410. (Link)


  21. Iodine mediated intramolecular C2-amidative cyclization of indoles: A facile access to indole fused tetracycles
    Sindhura B., V. Rajeshkumar and G. Sekar
    Org. Biomol. Chem., 2016, 14, 2297. (Link)

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  22. Potassium phosphate catalyzed chemoselective reduction of α-ketoamides: Route to synthesize Passerini adducts and 3-phenyloxindoles
    Alagesan Muthukumar, N. Chary Mamillapalli and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016358, 643. (Link)


  23. Stable and Reusable Binaphthyl-Supported Palladium Catalyst for Aminocarbonylation of Aryl Iodides
    Nidhi Sharma and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal2016, 358, 314. (Link)


    —– 2015 —–

  24. Cu-Catalyzed Domino Synthesis of 2-Aryl-thiochromanones through Concomitant C-S Bond Formations Using Xanthate as Sulfur Source
    S. Sangeetha, P. Muthupandi and G. Sekar
    Org lett, 2015, 17, 6006. (Link) (Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal)


  25. Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Hydroxy Amides and β-Amino Alcohols from α-Keto Amides.
    N Chary Mamillapalli and G. Sekar
    Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 18584. (Link)

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  26. Palladium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Carbene Insertion Prior to Intramolecular Heck Cyclization: Synthesis of 2‑Arylidene-3-aryl-1-indanones.
    D. Arunprasath, P. Muthupandi, and G. Sekar
    Org Lett., 2015, 17, 5448. (Link) (Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal)

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  27. Metal Free Synthesis of α-Keto Amides from 2-Oxo Alcohols through Domino Alcohol Oxidation-Oxidative Amidation Reaction
    S. S. Kotha and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett., 2015, 56, 6323. (Link)


  28. Chemoselective Reductive Deoxygenation and Reduction of α-Keto Amides by using Palladium Catalyst
    N. C. Mamillapalli and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal2015, 357, 3273 (Link)


  29. An efficient and metal free synthesis of benzylpyridines using HI through the deoxygenation reaction
    S.Chandrasekar, I. Karthikeyan and G. Sekar
    RSC Advances, 20155, 58790. (Link)


  30. Metal Free One-Pot Synthesis of α-Ketoamides from Terminal Alkenes
    Sayan Dutta, S. S. Kotha and G. Sekar
    RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 47265.  (Link)


  31. Pd-catalyzed direct C2-acylation and C2,C7-diacylation of indoles: pyrimidine as easily removable C-H directing group
    G. Kumar and G. Sekar
    RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 28292. (Link)


  32. Iron-Catalyzed Direct Synthesis of Amides from methylarenes.
    Surya Srinivas K., Sindhura B. and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal. 2015, 357, 1437. (Link)


  33. A Versatile and One-Pot Strategy to Synthesize α-Amino Ketones from Benzylic Secondary Alcohols using N-Bromosuccinimide
    Somraj Guha, V. Rajeshkumar,  S. Kotha Surya and G. Sekar
    Org. Lett, 2015, 17, 406. (Link) (Highlighted in Organic Chemistry Portal)


  34. Copper-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of α-Ketoamides from 1-Arylethanols
    Nidhi Sharma, Nabajit Lahiri, K. Surya Srinivas and G. Sekar
    Synthesis, 2015, 47, 726. (Link)


  35. An Efficient Synthesis of Pyrido[1,2-a]indoles through Aza-Nazarov Type Cyclization
    I. Karthikeyan, D. Arunprasath, and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 1701. (Link)


  36. Stable Palladium Nanoparticles Catalyzed Synthesis of Benzonitriles Using K4[Fe(CN)6]
    D. Ganapathy, Surya S. Kotha and G. Sekar
    Tet. Lett. 2015, 56, 175. (Link)




    ——   2014  ——-

  37. Metal free chemoselective reduction of α-keto amides using TBAF catalyst
    N. C. Mamillapalli and G. Sekar
    RSC advances, 2014, 4, 61077. (Link)

  38. Iron Catalyzed C−H Bond Functionalization for the Exclusive Synthesis of Pyrido[1,2-a]indoles or Triarylmethanols
    I. Karthikeyan and G. Sekar
    Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 8055. (Link)

  39. An efficient route to synthesize isatins by metal-free, iodine-catalyzed sequential C(sp3)–H oxidation and intramolecular C−N bond formation of 2′-aminoacetophenones
    V. Rajesh Kumar, S. Chandrasekar and G. Sekar
    Org. Biomol. Chem.2014, 12, 8512. (Link)

  40. Iron-TEMPO Catalyzed Domino Aerobic Alcohol Oxidation/Oxidative Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling for the Synthesis of α-Ketoamides
    Surya Srinivas Kotha, S. Chandrasekar, Samrat Sahu and G. Sekar
    Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2014, 7415. (Link)

  41. An Efficient Synthesis of Polysubstituted Olefins Using Stable Palladium Nanocatalyst: Applications in Synthesis of Tamoxifen and iso-Combretastatin A4
    D. Ganapathy and G. Sekar
    Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 3856. (Link)

  42. Chemoselective reduction of α-keto amides using nickel catalysts
    N. Chary Mamillapalli and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 7881. (Link)

  43. Isolation and Characterization of Trinuclear Cobalt Complex Containing Trigonal Prismatic Cobalt in Secondary Alcohol Aerobic Oxidation
    I. Karthikeyan, S. K. Alamsetti and G. Sekar
    Organometallics, 2014, 33, 1665.  (Link)

  44. Domino Reactions: Concept for efficient Organic Synthesis 2nd Editionv(L.F. Tietze, Ed.)
    Book chapter Title: “Oxidation and Reduction Reactions in Domino Processes”
    Sekar, G.; Karthikeyan, I.; Ganapathy, D.
    ISBN 978-3-527-33432-2-Wiley-VCH, Weinheim.

  45. Iron(II) Chloride–1,1′-Binaphthyl-2,2′-diamine (FeCl2–BINAM) Complex  Catalyzed Domino Synthesis of Bisindolylmethanes from Indoles and Primary Alcohols
    B. Sindhura, D. Ganapathy, A. Das, R. Singh and G. Sekar
    Synthesis, 2014, 46,101. (Link)




    —–  2013 —–

  46. Enantioselective Oxidative Coupling of 2-Naphthol Derivatives by Copper-(R)-1,1’-Binaphthyl-2,2’-diamine-TEMPO Catalyst
    S. K. Alamsetti,  E. Poonguzhali, D. Ganapathy  and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 2803. (Link)

  47. Palladium nanoparticles stabilized by metal-carbon covalent bond:  An efficient and reusable nanocatalyst in cross-coupling reactions
    D.Ganapathy and G. Sekar
    Cat. Commun. 2013, 39, 50. (Link)

  48. Cu-catalyzed in situ generation of thiol using xanthate as a thiol surrogate for the one-pot synthesis of benzothiazoles and benzothiophenes
    D. J. C. Prasad and G. Sekar
    Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 1659. (Link)



    —-  2012  —–

  49. Domino aziridine ring opening and Buchwald-Hartwig type coupling-cyclization by Palladium Catalyst.
    R. Koteshwar Rao, I. Karthikeyan and G.Sekar 
    Tetrahedron, 201268, 9090.(Link)

  50. An efficient synthesis of α-hydroxy phosphonates and 2-nitroalkanols using Ba(OH)2 as catalyst
    P. Muthupandi, Prem K. Chanani, and G. Sekar
    Applied Catalysis A: General2012441-442, 119. (Link)

  51. Synthesis of unusual dinuclear chiral iron complex and its application in asymmetric hydrophosphorylation of aldehydes.
    P. Muthupandi and G. Sekar
    Org. Biomol. Chem.201210, 5347. (Link)




    —–  2011  —–

  52. D-Glucosamine as an efficient ligand for copper catalyzed selective synthesis of aniline from aryl halides and NaN3
    K. G. Thakur, K. S. Srinivas, K. Chiranjeevi and G. Sekar
    Green Chem. 2011, 13, 2326.  (Link)

  53. Synthesis of Optically Active 1,4-Benzoxazine Derivatives using Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling Kinetic Resolution
    R. Koteshwar Rao and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron:  Asymmetry201122,948. (Link)

  54. Copper(I)-BINOL Catalyzed Domino Synthesis of 1,4-Benzoxathiines through C(aryl)-O Bond Formation.
    C. Korupalli, A. Dandapat, D. J. C. Prasad and G. Sekar
    Organic Chem. Int., 2011, Article ID 980765. (Invited Article) (Link)

  55. An Efficient CuI Catalyzed Synthesis of Diaryl Selenides through C(aryl)-Se Bond Formation using Solvent  Acetonitrile as Ligand
    Arpan Dandapat, C. Korupalli, D. J. C. Prasad, Rahul Singh and G. Sekar
    Synthesis2011, 2297. (Link)

  56. Chiral Zinc-catalyzed aerobic oxidative kinetic resolution of α-hydroxy ketones
    P. Muthupandi and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2011, 22, 522. (Link)

  57. D-Glucose as green ligand for selective copper-catalyzed phenol synthesis from aryl halides with an easy catalyst removal
    K. G. Thakur and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun. 2011, 47,  6692. (Link)

  58. D-Glucosamine as a green ligand for copper catalyzed synthesis of primary aryl amines from aryl halides and ammonia
    K. G. Thakur and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 5076. (Link)

  59. Cu-Catalyzed One-Pot Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Diaryl Thioethers by Coupling of Aryl Halides Using Thiol Precursor
    D. J. C.  Prasad  and G. Sekar
    Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 1008. (Link)

  60. Zinc-catalyzed aerobic oxidation of benzoins and its extension to enantioselective Oxidation
    P. Muthupandi and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Letter201152, 692. (Link)



    —–  2010  —–

  61. Chiral cobalt-catalyzed enantioselective aerobic oxidation of α-hydroxy esters
    S. K. Alamsetti and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun. 201046, 7235. (Link)

  62. An efficient copper(II) catalyzed synthesis of benzothiazoles through intramolecular coupling cyclization of N-(2-chlorophenyl)benzothioamides
    E. A. Jaseer, D. J. C. Prasad, Arpan Dandapat and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Letter201051, 5009. (Link)

  63. Cu(I) Catalyzed Intramolecular C(aryl)-O Bond Forming Cyclization for the Synthesis of 1,4-Benzodioxins and its Application in Total Synthesis of Sweetening Isovanilines
    Ajay B. Naidu, D. Ganapathy and G Sekar
    Synthesis2010, 3509. (Link)

  64. Halogenative kinetic resolution of β-aryloxy cyclic alcohols: Chiral BINAP mediated SN2 displacement of hydroxy groups by chlorides with inversion of stereochemistry
    E. A. Jaseer, I Karthikeyan and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry201021, 2177. (Link)

  65. Halogenative Kinetic Resolution of β-amido Alcohols: Chiral BINAP Mediated SN2 Displacement of Hydroxy Groups by Chlorides with Inversion of Stereochemistry
    E. A. Jaseer and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry2010, 21, 780. (Link)

  66. Domino Synthesis of 2-Arylbenzo[b]furans by Copper(II)- Catalyzed Coupling of o-Iodophenols and Aryl Acetylenes
    E. A. Jaseer, D. J. C.Prasad and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron201066, 2077. (Link)

  67. An Efficient Ullmann-type Coupling through C(aryl)-O Bond Forming Intramolecular Cyclization by BINAM-Cu(II) Catalyst for the Synthesis of Benzoxazoles
    A.B.Naidu and G. Sekar
    Synthesis2010, 579. (Link)

  68. An Efficient CuCl Catalyzed Selective and Direct Oxidation of β- and γ-Substituted Aliphatic Primary Alcohols to Carboxylic Acids
    S. Mannam and G. Sekar
    Synth. Commun. 201040, 2822. (Link)

  69. An Efficient, Mild and Intermolecular Ullmann-Type Synthesis of Thioethers Catalyzed by Diol-Copper(I)Complex
    D.J.C. Prasad, and G. Sekar
    Synthesis2010, 79. (Link)



    —–  2009  —–

  70. An Efficient Copper Catalyzed Synthesis of Hexahydro-1H-phenothiazines
    D.J.C. Prasad and G. Sekar
    Org. Biomol. Chem, 2009, 7, 5091 (Link)

  71. Copper(I)-Catalyzed Caryl-Calkynyl Bond Formation of Aryl Iodides with Terminal Alkynes
    K. G. Thakur and G. Sekar
    Synthesis2009, 2785. (Link)

  72. Highly efficient copper catalyzed domino ring opening and Goldburg coupling cyclization for the synthesis of 3, 4-dihydro-2H-1,4-benzoxazines
    R. K. Rao, A. B. Naidu, and G. Sekar
    Org Lett200911, 1923. (Link)

  73. Chiral cobalt catalyzed enantiomer-differentiating oxidation of racemic benzoins using molecular oxygen as stoichiometric oxidant
    S. K.Alamsetti, P. Muthupandi and G. Sekar
    Chem. Eur. J.200915, 5424. (Link)

  74. Chiral iron complex catalyzed enantioselective oxidation of racemic benzoins
    P. Muthupandi, S. K.Alamsetti and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun.2009, 3288 (Link)

  75. An efficient copper(I) complex catalyzed Sonogashira type cross-coupling of aryl halides with terminal alkynes
    K. G. Thakur, E. A. Jaseer, A. B. Naidu and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett.,200950, 2965. (Link)

  76. An efficient, mild and selective Ullmann-type N-arylation of indoles catalyzed by copper(I) complex
    R. K. Rao, A. B. Naidu, E. A. Jaseer and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron ,200965, 4619. (Link)

  77. A general, mild and intermolecular Ullmann-type synthesis of diaryl and alkyl aryl ethers catalyzed by diol-copper(I) complex
    A. B. Naidu, E. A. Jaseer and G. Sekar
    J. Org. Chem200974, 3675. (Link)

  78. An enantiopure galactose oxidase model: synthesis of chiral amino alcohols through oxidative kinetic resolution catalyzed by chiral copper complex
    S. Mannam and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry200920, 495. (Link)

  79. An efficient intermolecular C(aryl)-S bond forming reaction catalyzed by BINAM-copper(II) complex
    D.J.C. Prasad, Ajay B. Naidu and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett.,2009,50, 1411. (Link)

  80. Galactose Oxidase Model: Biomimetic, Enantiomer-Differentiating Oxidation of Alcohols by Chiral Copper Complex
    S. K. Alamsetti, S. Mannam, P. Muthupandi and G. Sekar
    Chem. Eur. J.,200915, 1086. (Link)



    —–  2008  —–

  81. An efficient intermolecular BINAM-copper (I) catalyzed Ullmann coupling of aryl iodides/bromides with aliphatic alcohols
    Ajay B. Naidu and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett.,200849, 3147. (Link)

  82. CuCl catalyzed selective oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids with tert-butyl hydroperoxide at room temperature
    Sreedevi Mannam and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett.,200849, 2457. (Link)

  83. CuCl catalyzed oxidation of aldehydes to carboxylic acids with aqueous tert-butyl hydroperoxide under mild conditions
    Sreedevi Mannam and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett.,200849, 1083. (Link)

  84. An efficient BINAM-Copper(II) catalyzed Ullmann-type synthesis of diaryl ethers
    Ajay B. Naidu, O. R. Raghunath, D. J. C. Prasad and G. Sekar
    Tetrahedron Lett.,2008,49,1057. (Link)



    —– 2007 —–

  85. Aerobic, Chemoselective Oxidation of Alcohols to Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by DABCO-Copper Complex under Mild Conditions
    S. Mannam, S. K. Alamsetti and G. Sekar
    Adv. Synth. Catal.2007349, 2253. (Link)

  86. Highly stereoselective chlorination of ß-substituted cyclic alcohols using PPh3–NCS: factors that control the stereoselectivity
    E. A. Jaseer, Ajay B. Naidu, Sreehari S. Kumar, R. Koteshwar Rao, Krishna G. Thakur and G. Sekar
    Chem. Commun.2007, 867. (Link)




    —– PhD and Post-Doc —–

  87. Catalyzed-Controlled Stereoselective Combinatorial Synthesis.
    L. F. Tietze, N. Rackelmann and G. Sekar
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200342, 4254. (Link)

  88. Non-enzymatic Kinetic Resolution of b-amino Alcohols: Chiral BINAP Mediated SN2 Displacement of Hydroxy Groups by Halogens through Formation of an Aziridinium Ion Intermediate.
    G. Sekar and H. Nishiyama
    Chem. Commun. 2001, 1314. (Link)

  89. Nonenzymatic Kinetic Resolution of Secondary Alcohols: Enantioselective SN2 Displacement of Hydroxy Groups by Halogens in the Presence of Chiral BINAP
    G. Sekar and H. Nishiyama
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001123, 3603. (Link)

  90. An Efficient method for Opening of Nonactivated Aziridines with TMS Azide: Application in the Synthesis of Chiral 1, 2- Diaminocyclohexane
    M. Chandrasekhar, G. Sekar and V. K. Singh
    Tetrahedron Lett. 200041, 10079. (Link)

  91. An Efficient Method for the Cleavage of Aziridines with Hydroxyl Compounds
    B. A. Bhanu Prasad, G. Sekar and V. K. Singh
    Tetrahedron Lett. 200041, 4677. (Link)

  92. Enantiomerically Pure N-aryl-ß-Amino Alcohols by Enzymatic Resolution
    G. Sekar R. M. Kamble and V. K. Singh
    Tetrahedron: Asymmetry199910, 3663. (Link)

  93. Efficient Method for Cleavage of Aziridines with Aromatic Amines
    G. Sekar and V. K. Singh
    J. Org. Chem.199964, 2537. (Link)

  94. An Efficient Method for Cleavage of Epoxides with Aromatic Amines
    G. Sekar and V. K. Singh
    J. Org. Chem.199964, 287. (Link)

  95. Asymmetric Kharasch Reaction: Allylic Oxidation of Olefins Using Chiral Pyridine Bis (diphenyoxazoline)-Copper Complexes and tert-Butyl perbenzoate
    G. Sekar, A. Datta Gupta and V. K. Singh
    J. Org. Chem.199863, 2961. (Link)

  96. Catalytic Enantioselective Cyclopropanation of Olefins Using Carbenoid Chemistry
    V. K. Singh, A. Datta Gupta and G. Sekar
    Synthesis1997, 137. (Link)

  97. Cu(OTf)2-DBN/DBU Complex as an Efficient Catalyst for Allylic Oxidation of Olefins With tert-Butyl perbenzoate
    G. Sekar, A. Datta Gupta and V. K. Singh
    Tetrahedron Lett. 199637, 8435. (Link)