Pradeep Kumar, FNA

Pradeep Kumar, FNA

Organic Chemistry Division

About Me


Professional Experience


Selected Publications

  • Brijesh M. Sharma, Mahesh Yadav, Rajesh G. Gonnade And and Pradeep Kumar*, Unified Approach to Fused and Spirocyclic Oxindoles through Lewis-Acid-Promoted Opening of Spiroepoxyoxindoles with Allylsilanes: Application to the Formal Synthesis of (±)-Physovenine, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2017, 2603 (2017).
  • Jayant Rathod, Brijesh M. Sharma, Pramod S. Mali And Pradeep Kumar*, Tf2NH Catalyzed 1,6-Conjugate Addition of Vinyl azide with p-Quinone Methides: A Mild and Efficient Method for Synthesis of ?-Bis-Arylamides, Synthesis., 49:, 5224 - 5230 (2017).
    Nominated for the " Synthesis Best paper award 2017"
  • Pradeep Kumar*, DivyaTripathi, Brijesh Sharma And Namrata Dwivedi, Transition metal catalysis: A unique road map in the stereo selective synthesis of 1,3- polyols, Org. Bio.Chem., 2017, 733 - 761 (2017).
  • Brijesh M. Sharma, Arjun Gontala And and Pradeep Kumar*, Enantioselective Modular Total Synthesis of Macrolides Sch725674 and C-4-epi-Sch725674, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2016, 1215 (2016).
  • Krishanu Show and Pradeep Kumar * , Synthesis of Ophiocerin A, B and C, Botryolide E, Decarestrictine O, Stagonolide C and 9-epi-Stagonolide C employing chiral hexane-1,2,3,5-tetraol derivative as building block, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2016, 4696 (2016).
  • Chandani Singh, Jayant Rathod, Vishwajeet Jha, Armen Panossian, Pradeep Kumar And * and Frédéric R. Leroux, Modular Synthesis of Biaryl-Substituted Phosphine Ligands: Application in Microwave-Assisted Palladium-Catalyzed C–N Cross-Coupling Reactions, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2015, 6515 - 6525 (2015).
  • Pradeep Kumar* P.S. Chowdhury And Menaka Pandey , A desymmetrization approach to the enantiopure syn/anti-1, 5-diols via hydrolytic kinetic resolution (HKR) of functionalized meso bis-epoxides : Further elaboration to syn/syn-1,3,5- triolsand application to the formal synthesis of cryptocarya diacetate, Adv. Synth. Catal., 355, 1719 (2013).
  • Pradeep Kumar*, Vishwajeet Jha And and Rajesh Gonnade, Proline-Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis of syn- and anti-1,3-Diamines, J. Org. Chem., 78 , 11756 - 11764 (2013).
  • Pradeep Kumar* And Namrata Dwivedi, Proline catalyzed ?-aminoxylation reaction in the synthesis of biologically active compounds, Accounts of Chemical Research., 46, 289 (2013).
  • Pradeep Kumar, * M. Pandey, P. Gupta And D.D. Dhavale , Organocatalytic stereoselective synthesis of passifloricin A, Org. Bio.Chem., 10, 1820 (2012).
  • Vishwajeet Jha, Nagendra B. Kondekar And and Pradeep Kumar*, Enantioselective Synthesis of syn/anti-1,3-Amino Alcohols via Proline-Catalyzed Sequential ? – Aminoxylation/ ?- Amination and Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons Olefination of Aldehydes, Organic Letters., 12, 2762 (2010).
  • Nagendra B.Kondekar And and Pradeep Kumar*, Iterative approach to enantiopure syn/anti 1,3-polyols via proline catalysed sequential alpha-aminoxylation and HWE olefination of aldehydes, Organic Letters., 11, 2611 (2009).
  • Priti Gupta and Pradeep Kumar*, An Efficient Total Synthesis of Decarestrictine D, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2008, 1195 (2008).
  • Pradeep Kumar* Vasudeva Naidu and Priti Gupta, Application of hydrolytic kinetic resolution (HKR) in the synthesis of bioactive compounds, Tetrahedron., 63, 2745 (2007).
  • Pradeep Kumar* and Vasudeva Naidu, Enantio- and distereocontrolled total synthesis of (+)- boronolide, J. Org. Chem., 71, 3935 (2006).
  • Pradeep Kumar* And Priti Gupta and S. Vasudeva Naidu, A simple and efficient approach to the 1,3-polyol moiety: application to the synthesis of cryptocarya diacetate, Chem. Eur. J., 12, 1397 (2006).
  • Pradeep Kumar* And S. Vasudeva Naidu and Priti Gupta, An efficient total synthesis of sapinofuranone B, J. Org. Chem., 70, 2843 (2005).
  • Pradeep Kumar* and S. Vasudeva Naidu, Total synthesis of (-) microcarpalide, J. Org. Chem., 70, 2843 (2005).
  • Pradeep Kumar* And Mandar S. Bodas, An asymmetric synthesis of both the enantiomers of trans-3-hydroxypipecolic acid, J. Org. Chem., 70, 360 (2005).
  • Pradeep Kumar* And Rajiv Kumar and Bipin Pandey, Oxidative organic transformations catalyzed by titanium- and vanadium silicate molecular sieves, Synlett., 1995, 289 (1995).
  • Pradeep Kumar And Rajiv Kumar and Bipin Pandey, Oxidative organic transformations catalyzed by titanium silicate molecular sieves, J. Ind. Inst. of Science., 1994, 293 (1994).
  • Arya K. Mukerjee and Pradeep Kumar, The chemistry of 4,5-dihydro-5-oxo-1,3-oxazoles, Heterocycles., 16, 1995 (1981).

Research Interest

  • Basic and Applied aspect of Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Methodologies
  • Asymmetric Synthesis
  • Total Synthesis of Biologically Important Natural Products
  • Solid Catalysts induced Organic Transformations

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