"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."

  Selected Publications



Year Index :

  2021  |   2020  |  2019  |   2018  |   2017  |  2016  |   2015  |  2014   |  2013   |   2012   |   2011   |   2010   |   2009   |   2008   |   2007   |   2006   |   2005   |  2004   |


 2021 


[89] Synthesis and Energetic Properties of Homocubane Based High Energy Density Materials,
S. Lal, A. Chowdhury, N. Kumbhakarna, S. Nandagopal, A. Kumar, I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Chem. Front. 2021, 8, 531-548.





 2020 


[88] A Morita-Baylis-Hillman Pathway to Wittig Products: One-Pot Transformation of Nitroalkylideneoxindoles to Oxindolylidene-Carboxylates ,
L. Satham, C. S. Sankara, I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 6903-6908. DOI:10.1002/ejoc.202000852. .





[87] Synthesis of Indenofurans, Benzofurans and Spiro-Lactones via Hauser-Kraus Annulation Involving 1,6-Addition of Phthalide to Quinone Methides ,
P. Basu, N. Satam, I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 5677-5687. .





[86] Substrate Oriented Selectivity in the Mg-Mediated Conjugate Addition of Bromoform to Electron Deficient Alkenes ,
I. N. N. Namboothiri, N. Satam, S. Nemu, G. N. Gururaja, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 5697-5707. .





[85] Synthesis of Densely Substituted Sulfonylfurans and Dihydrofurans via Cascade Reactions of α-Functionalized Nitroalkenes with β-Ketosulfones ,
V. Mane, S. T. Sivanandan, R. G. Santana, A. Beatriz, E. N. da Silva Junior and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 8825-8843 .





[84] Synthesis of Tetrahydrothiopyrano[2,3-b]indoles via [3+3] Annulation of Nitroallylic Acetates with Indoline-2-thiones,
P. Basu, C. Hazra, T. V. Baiju and I. N. N. Namboothiri, New J. Chem. 2020, 44, 1389-1399.





[83] Stereoselective Synthesis of 2-Hydrazino-2,3-Dihydrofurans via Cascade Michael Addition-Substitution Involving Reaction of Curcumin and Other 1,3-Dicarbonyls with α-Hydrazinonitroalkenes,
K. Bera, N. Ayyagari, N. Satam and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 140.





 2019 


[82] Base and Catalyst-Free Synthesis of Nitrobenzodiazepines via a Cascade N-Nitroallylation-Intramolecular Aza-Michael Addition involving o-Phenylenediamines and Nitroallylic Acetates,
D. K. Nair, S. T. Sivanandan and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron 2019, 75, 130761.





[81] Deacylative 1,6-Addition of Bestmann-Ohira Reagent to p-Quinone Methides for the Synthesis of α-Diazo-β-diarylphosphonates and cis-Stilbenyl Phosphonates,
S. Pati and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron 2019, 75, 2246-2253.





[80] Synthesis of Spiro- and Fused Heterocycles via (4+4) Annulation of Sulfonylphthalide with o-Hydroxystyrenyl Derivatives,
A. Suresh, T. V. Baiju, T. Kumar, and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 3158-3168.





 2018 


[79] Synthesis of Functionalized Thieno[2,3-b]indoles via One-pot Reaction of Indoline-2-thiones with Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Nitroalkenes,
V. Mane T. V. Baiju and I. N. N. Namboothiri, ACS Omega 2018, 3, 17617.





[78] Synthesis of Functionalized Arenopyrans and Arenylsulfanes via Reaction of Nitroallylic Acetates with Arenols and Arenethiols,
P. Basu, R. Sikdar, T. Kumar and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 5735-5743.





[77] [3+3] Annulation of Nitroallylic Acetates with Stabilized Sulfur Ylides for the Synthesis 2-Aryl Terephthalates,
L. Satham and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. , 2018, 83,9471-9477.





[76] Quinonoid compounds via reactions of lawsone and 2-aminonaphthoquinone with a-bromonitroalkenes and nitroallylic acetates: Structural diversity by C-ring modification and cytotoxic evaluation against cancer cells,
T. V. Baiju, R. G. Almeida, Sivanandan S. T., C. A. de Simone, L. M.Brito, B. C. Cavalcanti, C. Pessoa, I. N. N. Namboothiri, E. N. da Silva Jú Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2018, 151, 686-704 .





[75] 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Chalcones and Arylidene-1,3-dicarbonyls with Diazosulfone for the Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized Pyrazoles and Pyrazolines,
D. Nair, P. Pavashe and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron , 2018, 74, 2716-2724.





 2017 


[74] One-Pot Construction of Functionalized Spiro-Dihydronaphthoquinone-Oxindoles Via Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Sulfonylphthalide with 3-Alkylideneoxindoles,
C. Sivasankara, L. Satham and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. , 2017, 82, 12939-12944.





[73] Synthesis of Aminophenanthrenes and Benzoquinolines via Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Sulfonyl Phthalide with Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Nitroalkenes
T. Kumar, V. Mane and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4283-4286.





[72] Regio- and Diastereoselective Synthesis of Dihydropyridopyrimidines via Cascade Reactions of 2-Aminopyridines with Morita-Baylis-Hillman Bromides of Nitroalkenes
L. Satham and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 6482-6488.

  



[71] Synthesis of Functionalized Pyrazoles via 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of α-Diazo-β-ketophosphonates, Sufones and Esters with Electron-Deficient Alkenes
T. V. Baiju and I. N. N. Namboothiri Chem. Records, 2017, 17, 939-955. DOI .

  



[70] Synthesis of Fused Cyanopyrroles and Spirocyclopropanes via Addition of N-Ylide to Chalconimines
S. P. Midya, E. Gopi, N. Satam and I. N. N. Namboothiri Org. Biomol. Chem. , 2017, 16, 3616-3627.

  



[69] Synthesis of Annulated Oxa-triquinanes and Oxa-diquinanes via Cascade Michael Addition-Intramolecular Alkylation Involving α-Halodicyclopentadienones
S. Lal, A. Chowdhury and I. N. N. Namboothiri Tetrahedron , 2017, 73, 1297-1305.

  



 2016 


[68] α-Functionalization of Nitroalkenes and Its Applications in Organic Synthesis
D. K. Nair, T. Kumar, I. N. N. Namboothiri, Synlett 2016, 27, 2425-2442 (Account).

  



[67] Recent Developments in Tsuji-Wacker Oxidation
T. V. Baiju, E. Gravel, E. Doris and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 3993-4000 (Invited Digest),

  



[66] Catalytic Asymmetric Reactions and Synthesis of Quinones
B. Hosamani, M. F. Ribeiro, E. N. da Silva Jú and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 6913-6931.,

  



[65] "Enantioselective Synthesis of Quaternary α-Amino Acids via L-tert-Leucine-Derived Squaramide Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of α-Nitrocarboxylates to Enones"
K. Bera, N. S. Satam and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 5670-5680.

  



[64]"Regioselective Synthesis of Pyrazole and Pyridazine Esters from Chalcones and &alpha-Diazo-&beta-ketoesters"
D. Nair, P. Pavashe, and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 3146-3149.

  



[63]"Hauser-Kraus Annulation of Phthalides with Nitroalkenes for the Synthesis of Fused and Spiro-heterocycles"
T. Kumar, N. S. Satam and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 3316-3321,

  



[62] "Carbon Nanotube-Ruthenium Hybrids for the Partial Reduction of 2-Nitrochalcones: An Easy Access to Quinoline N-oxides",
P. Basu, P. Prakash, E. Gravel, N. Shah, K. Bera, E. Doris and I. N. N. Namboothiri, ChemCatChem. 2016, 8, 1298-1302.

  



[61] "Synthesis of Hydrazinoheterocycles from Morita-Baylis-Hillman Adducts of Nitroalkenes with Azodicarboxylates",
V. Mane, J. Pandey, N. Ayyagari, C. Dey, R. Kale and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016,14, 2427-2438.

  



 2015 


[60] "Synthesis and Energetic Properties of High-nitrogen Substituted Bishomocubanes",
S. Lal, L. Mallick,S. Rajkumar,O. P. Oommen, S. Reshmi,N. Kumbhakarna,A. Chowdhury, I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 22118.

  



[59] "Imidazoles from Nitroallylic Acetates and ?-Bromonitroalkenes with Amidines: Synthesis and Trypanocidal Activity Studies",
E. Gopi, T. Kumar, R. F. S. Menna-Barreto, W. O. Valenca, E. N. da Silva Junior, I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13, 9862-9871.

  



[58] "One-Pot Regioselective Synthesis of Functionalized and Fused Furans from Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Nitroalkenes",
V. Mane, T. Kumar, S. Pradhan, S. Katiyar, I. N. N. Namboothiri, RSC Advances 2015, 5, 69990-69999.

  



[57] "Tsuji-Wacker Oxidation of Terminal Olefins Using a Palladium-Carbon Nanotube Nanohybrid",
S. Donck, E. Gravel, N. Shah, D. V. Jawale, E. Doris and I. N. N. Namboothiri, ChemCatChem 2015, 7, 2318-2322.

  



[56] "Deoxygenation of Amine N-Oxides using Gold Nanoparticles Supported on Carbon Nanotubes, Deoxygenation of Amine N-Oxides using Gold Nanoparticles Supported on Carbon Nanotubes",
S. Donck, E. Gravel,N. Shah, D. V. Jawale, E. Doris, and I. N. N. Namboothiri, RSC Advances 2015, 5, 50865-50868

  



[55] "Quinine-Derived Thiourea and Squaramide Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of α-Nitrophosphonates to Enones: Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Aminophosphonates"
K. Bera and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 1402-1413.

  



[54] "Synthesis of Imidazoles via Cascade Reaction of Nitroallylic Acetates with Amidines and Studies on Their Trypanocidal Activity"
T. Kumar, D. Verma, R. F. S. Menna-Barreto, W. O. Valenca, E. N. da Silva Júnior and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015 , 13, 1996-2000.

  



[53] "Synthesis of Quinoxalines via Carbon Nanotube-Gold Nanohybrid Catalyzed Cascade Reaction of Vicinal Diols and Ketoalcohols with Diamines"
N. Shah, E. Gravel, D. V. Jawale, E. Doris, and I. N. N. Namboothiri, ChemCatChem. 2015, 7, 57-61.

  



 2014 


[52] "Asymmetric Synthesis of Quaternary α-Amino Acids and Their Phosphonate Analogs"
K. Bera, and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Asian J. Org. Chem. 2014, 3, 1234-1260 (Invited Review).

  



[51] "Nitro-substituted Bishomocubanes: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications as Energetic Materials"
S. Lal, S. Rajkumar, A. Tare, S. Reshmi, A. Chowdhury and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Chem. Asian J. 2014, 9, 3533-3541.

  



[50] "One-Pot Regioselective Synthesis of meta-Terphenyls via [3+3] Annulation of Nitroallylic Acetates with Alkylidenemalononitriles"
E. Gopi and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 7468-7476.





[49] "Enantioselective Synthesis of γ-Tetrasubstituted Nitrosulfonyl Carboxylates and Amides via L-tert-Leucine-Derived-Squaramide Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of Nitrosulfones to Acrylates and Acrylamide"
K. Bera and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 6425-6431.





[48] "Chiral squaramide-catalyzed asymmetric synthesis of pyranones and pyranonaphthoquinones via cascade reactions of 1,3-dicarbonyls with Morita–Baylis–Hillman acetates of nitroalkenes"
D. K. Nair, R. F. S. Menna‐Barreto, E. N. da Silva Júnior, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 6973-6976.





[47] "Carbon Nanotube‐Gold Nanohybrid Catalyzed N‐Formylation of Amines Using Aqueous Formaldehyde"
N. Shah E. Gravel, D. V. Jawale, E. Doris, and I. N. N. Namboothiri, ChemCatChem. 2014, 6, 2201-2205 (Appeared on the cover page of the journal).





[46] "Synthesis of α-Tribromomethylamines via Mg-Mediated Addition of Bromoform to Imines"
E. Gopi and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12, 2769-2777.





[45] "Reactions of Vinyl Sulfone with α-Diazo-β-Ketosulfone and Bestmann-Ohira Reagent for the Regioselective Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Pyrazoles"
R. Kumar, D. Nair and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 1794-1799.






 2013 




[44] "Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Nitro-δ-ketosulfones via a Quinine-Squaramide Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of α-Nitrosulfones to Enones"
K. Bera and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 10632-10634.





[43] "Diastereoselective Synthesis of Substituted Decalins from Rauhut-Currier Adducts of Conjugated Nitroalkenes"
P. Shanbhag, V. Mane, C. Hazra, I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Ind. Chem. Soc. 2013, 90, 1713-1719 (Invited Article).





[42] "Rauhut-Currier Reaction of Nitroalkenes with Vinyl Sulfones"
R. Kumar, T. Kumar, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 5073-5077.





[41] "Conjugate Addition of Curcumins to Chalcones and Azodicarboxylates"
N. Ayyagari, A. Mehta, E. Gopi, I. Deb, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 5973-5980.





[40] "Regiospecific Synthesis of Arenofurans via Cascade Reactions of Arenols with Morita-Baylis-Hillman Acetates of Nitroalkenes and Total Synthesis of Isoparvifuran"
T. Kumar, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 4964-4972.





[39] "Enantioselective Synthesis of α-Amino-γ-sulfonyl Phosphonates with a Tetrasubstituted Chiral α-Carbon via Quinine-Squaramide Catalyzed Michael Addition of Nitrophosphonates to Vinyl Sulfones"
K. Bera and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Adv. Synth. Catal. 2013, 355, 1265-1270.





[38] "Synthesis and Pyrolysis Studies of Bis(nitratomethyl)-1,3-bishomocubane-a High-Energy High-Density Liquid"
S. Rajkumar, R. S. Choudhari, A. Chowdhury and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Thermochim. Acta 2013, 563, 38-45.





[37] "Asymmetric Synthesis of γ-Aminophosphonates: The Bio-isosteric Analogs of γ-Aminobutyric Acid"
K. Bera, D. Nadkarni and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Chem. Sci. 2013, 125, 443-465 (Review).





[36] "Synthesis of Withasomnines and Their Non-natural Analogs from Aldehydes and 4-Nitro-1-butanol in Three Steps"
D. Verma, R. Kumar and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 3482-3486.





[35] "Synthesis of Fused Bromofurans via Mg-Mediated Dibromocyclopropanation of Cycloalkanone-Derived Chalcones and Cloke−Wilson Rearrangement"
E. Gopi and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 910-919. (Commentary by V. Snieckus and K. G. Guimaraes, Synfacts 2013, 9, 489).






 2012 




[34] "Morita-Baylis-Hillman and Rauhut-Currier Reactions of Conjugated Nitroalkenes"
K. Kaur and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Chimia 2012, 66, 913-920 (Invited Review).



[33] "Synthesis of Imidazopyridines from the Morita-Baylis-Hillman Acetates of Nitroalkenes and Convenient Access to Alpidem and Zolpidem"
D. K. Nair, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4580-4583.





[32] "One-Pot Two-Step Conversion of Aldehydes to Phosphonyl- and Sulfonylpyrazoles using Bestmann-Ohira Reagent"
R. Kumar, D. Verma, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 4070-4073.





[31] "Generation and Trapping of a Cage Annulated Vinylidenecarbene and Approaches to Its Cycloalkyne Isomer"
B. Sahu, G. N. Gururaja, T. Kumar, A. Chatterjee, B. Ganguly, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 6998-7004.





[30] "Synthesis of Functionalized and Fused furans and Pyrans from the Morita-Baylis-Hillman Acetates of Nitroalkenes"
D. K. Nair, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 3349-3352.





[29] "Diastereo- and Enantioselective Synthesis of Densely Functionalized Cyclohexanones via Double Michael Addition of Curcumins with Nitroalkenes"
N. Ayyagari and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2012, 23, 605-610.





[28] "Enantioselective Synthesis of Quaternary a-Amino-phosphonates via Conjugate Addition of a-Nitrophosphonates to Enones"
K. Bera and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 980-983.






 2011 




[27] "Regioselective Synthesis of Sulfonylpyrazoles via Base Mediated Reaction of Diazosulfones with Nitroalkenes and a Facile Entry into Withasomnine"
R. Kumar and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4016-4019 (Commentary by V. Snieckus and C. Schneider, Synfacts 2011, 10, 1060).





[26] "Highly Selective Synthesis of Pyrazole and Spiropyrazoline Phosphonates via Base-Assisted Reaction of the Bestmann-Ohira Reagent with Enones"
D. Verma, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 4764-4770.





[25] "Formation of Five Membered Cyclic Orthoesters from Tribromides with Participation of a Neighboring Carbonyl Group"
G. N. Gururaja, S. M. Mobin, and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 2048-2052.





[24] "Stereoselective Construction of Carbocycles and Heterocycles via Cascade Reactions Involving Curcumins and Nitroalkenes"
N. Ayyagari, D. Jose, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 258-262.






 2010 




[23] "Rauhut-Currier Type Homo- and Heterocouplings Involving Nitroalkenes and Nitrodienes"
P. Shanbhag, P. R. Nareddy, M. Dadwal, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2010, 8, 4867-4873 (Hot Article).





[22] "Phosphonylpyrazoles from Bestmann-Ohira Reagent and Nitroalkenes: Synthesis and Dynamic NMR Studies"
R. Muruganantham and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 2197-2205.





[21] "One-Pot Three Component α-Aminoalkylation of Conjugated Nitroalkenes and Nitrodienes"
P. Shanbhag, M. Raghavendra, P. Bhardwaj and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 846-849.






 2009 




[20] "Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reactions between Conjugated Nitroalkenes or Nitrodienes and Carbonyl Compounds"
I. Deb, P. Shanbhag, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 4091-4101.





[19] "Facile Synthesis of β-Tribromomethyl and Dibromomethylenated Nitroalkanes via Conjugate Addition of Bromoform to Nitroalkenes"
B. Sahu, G. N. Gururaja, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 2601-2604.






 2008 




[18] "Synthetic and Theoretical Investigations on the Construction of Oxanorbornenes by a Michael Addition and Intramolecular Diels-Alder Furan Reaction"
M. Dadwal, M. K. Kesharwani, V. Danayak, B. Ganguly, S. M. Mobin, R. Muruganantham and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 6108-6118.





[17] "Enantioselective Conjugate Addition of Dialkyl Phosphites to Nitroalkenes"
V. Rai and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2008, 19, 2335-2338.





[16] "Effect of Achiral and Mixed Chiral Ligands in the Asymmetric Synthesis of g-Nitrophosphonates via Michael Addition"
V. Rai and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2008, 19, 767-772.






 2007 




[15] "Cinchonine Catalyzed Diastereo- and Enantioselective Michael Addition of α-Lithiated Phosphonates to Nitroalkenes"
V. Rai, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2007, 18, 2719-2726.





[14] "Synthesis of Benzo-fused Medium Ring Cyclic Ethers via a Michael Addition-Ring Closing Metathesis Strategy Involving Nitroaliphatic Compounds"
I. Deb, S. John and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 11991-11997.





[13] "Stereospecific Approach to α, β-Disubstituted Nitroalkenes via Coupling of α-Bromonitroalkenes with Boronic acids and Terminal Acetylenes"
M. Ganesh and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 11973-11983.





[12] "Synthetic and Mechanistic Investigations on the Rearrangement of 2,3-Unsaturated 1,4-Bis(alkylidene)carbenes to Enediynes"
B. Sahu, R. Muruganantham and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 2477-2489.





[11] "Base-Mediated Reaction of the Bestmann-Ohira Reagent with Nitroalkenes for the Regioselective Synthesis of Phosphonylpyrazoles"
R. Muruganantham, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 1125-1128.






 2006 




[10] "A Theoretical Evaluation of the Michael Acceptor Ability of Conjugated Nitroalkenes"
V. Rai and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 4693-4703.





[9] "Synthesis and Anticancer Activity Studies of α-Aminoalkylated Conjugated Nitroalkenes"
N. Rastogi, R. Mohan, D. Panda, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2006, 4, 3211-3214 (1 of the top 10 most downloaded OBC articles in Aug 2006 and appeared on the cover page of the journal).





[8] "Highly Efficient Hydrazination of Conjugated Nitroalkenes via Imidazole or DMAP Mediated Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction"
M. Dadwal, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2006, 4, 2525-2528. (1 of the top 10 most downloaded OBC articles in June 2006)





[7] "Hydroxyalkylation of Conjugated Nitroalkenes with Activated Non-enolizable Carbonyl Compounds"
I. Deb, M. Dadwal, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 1201-1204.





[6] "The Morita-Baylis-Hillman Adducts of β-Aryl Nitroethylenes with Other Activated Alkenes: Synthesis and Anticancer Activity Studies"
M. Dadwal, R. Mohan, D. Panda, S. M. Mobin and I. N. N. Namboothiri, Chem. Commun. 2006, 338-340.





[5] "Synthesis and Evaluation of α-Hydroxymethylated Conjugated Nitroalkenes for their Anticancer Activity: Inhibition of Cell Proliferation by Targeting Microtubules"
R. Mohan, N. Rastogi, I. N. N. Namboothiri, S. M. Mobin and D. Panda, Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2006, 14, 8073-8085 (appeared on the cover page of the journal).






 2005 




[4] "Stereoselective and Atom-Efficient Approach to Multifunctionalized Five and Six Membered Rings via a Novel Michael-Initiated Intramolecular Diels-Alder Furan Reaction"
I. N. N. Namboothiri, M. Ganesh, S. M. Mobin and M. Cojocaru, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 2235-2243.





[3] "Synthesis of Arenediynes via the Vinylidenecarbene-Acetylene Rearrangement"
B. Sahu, I. N. N. Namboothiri and R. Persky, Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 2593-2597.






 2004 




[2] "α-Hydroxymethylation of Conjugated Nitroalkenes via the Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction, N. Rastogi"
N. Rastogi, I. N. N. Namboothiri and M. Cojocaru, Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 4745-4748.





[1] "Selectivities in the 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Nitrile Oxides to Dicyclopentadiene and Its Derivatives"
I. N. N. Namboothiri, N. Rastogi, B. Ganguly, S.M. Mobin and M. Cojocaru, Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 1453-1462.