Department of Chemistry

Urmila Ukil

Journal Publications:

  1. Pollution Potential of Leachate in groundwater contamination in the near vicinity of East Kolkata Solid Waste Dumpsite, Indian Biologist, Vol 44, No.1; 2012
  2. Ion Conductance and association studies of KI and some reference electrolytes KBPh4, Ph4AsI and n-Bu4NI in Acetonitrile, N,N-dimethyl formamide and their isodielectric binary mixtures at 298.15 K, Indian Journal of Chemistry- Section A : Inorganic, Physical, Theoretical and Analytical Chemistry, Volume 35, Issue 12, December 1996, Pages 1038-1046;ISSN:0376-4710. Impact factor: 0.628
  3. Transfer Free Energies of KI and of Individual Ions in some Pure and Mixed  Dipolar Aprotic Solvents at 298.15 K, Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie Neue Folge, Vol 167, Issue Part1, 1990, impact factor 1.178
  4. Studies on Non-aqueous Alkali Metal Amalgam Halogen Secondary Battery Systems, Advances in Electrochemical Science and Technology, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Ltd, New Delhi, 1988
  5. Medium Effects on Deprotonation of Mono ans Di-protonated Piperazines in Binary Aqueous Mixtures of some Protic, Aprotic and Dipolar Aprotic Cosolvents, Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie Neue Folge, Vol 159, 1988, impact factor 1.178
  6. Kinetic Solvent Effects on Acid-catalyzed hydrolysis of sucrose in aqueous mixtures of Protic, Aprotic and Dipolar Aprotic solvents, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 1986; 64(8) :1638-1642. Impact factor 0.96
  7. Kinetic Solvent Effects on alkaline decolorization of crystal violet in some aquo-organic solvents, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 1986; 64(2) :300-307. Impact factor 0.96
  8. Ionisation Constants of Water and related Transfer Free Energies of Hydroxide Ion in Aqueous Acetonitrile & Dimethylformamide based on TATB Assumption, Indian Journal of Chemistry, Volume 24A, March, 1985 pp191-194;Impact factor: 0.628
  9. Medium Effects on Deprotonation of PhThalic and Biphthalic Acid in Aqueous Binary Mixtures of some Protic, Aprotic and Dipolar Aprotic Cosolvents, Journal of the Chemical Society Perkin Transactions 2, 1985; 853-858 Impact factor: 1.95

Sudeshna Chatterjee

Journal Publications:

  1. Multi-elemental chalcogenide n-BiCdSe films grown under controlled depth voltammetry: improved photo-electrochemical behaviour toward energy conversion, New J. Chem., 2018, 42, pp 9837-9846
  2. Gamma radiation induced differential growth of CdS Nanoparticles capped with aromatic and aliphatic thiols, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Volume 301, Issues 1–3, 5 July 2007, Pages 239-245 impact factor 1.601
  3. Identification of tyrosine in the presence of tryptophan using Cd2+-enriched colloidal CdS nanoparticles: A fluorescence spectroscopic study, Volume 121, Issue 2,December 2006, pp 553-560; impact factor 1.441
  4. Synthesis of CdS Nanoparticles in Colloidal State and its possible interaction with Tyrosine, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology; B: Biology, 78 (2005), 69-75, impact factor 1.597
  5. Semiconductor Photosensitized Grafting: Physicochemical Studies on Acrylamide grafted CA films, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 59 (13), pp 1973-1978, 1996.
  6. Photodegradation of Phenol by Visible Light in the presence of colloidal Fe2O3, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 81 (3), pp 199-203 impact factor 1.311
  7. Colloidal Ferric Oxide: A New Photosensitizer for grafting Acrylamide onto Cellulose Acetate films, Polymer 34 (9), pp 1979-1980, 1993; impact factor 1.318
  8. Size Effect in Photochemical Generation of Hydrogen from water by Colloidal Fe2O3 particles, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 72 (2), pp 183-187, 1993, impact factor 2.350

Shampa Mondal

Journal Publications:

  1. Fluorometric study of solvation characteristics of ketocyanine dyes in mixed binary solvents – D. Banerjee, S.Bagchi, S. Mondal, S. Ghosh. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 99 (1995) 1-6.
  2. Interaction of ketocyanine dyes with cationic, anionic and neutral micelles – D. Banerjee, P.K. Das, S. Bagchi, S. Mondal, S. Ghosh, Journal of Photochemistry and PhotobiologyA: Chemistry 98 (1996) 183-186.
  3. Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) cryptate-enhanced fluorescence of a trianthryl cryptand: A potential molecular photonic OR operator – P. Ghosh, P.K. Bharadwaj, S. Mondal, S. Ghosh, Journal of American Chemical Society 118 (1996) 1553-1554.
  4. Room temperature (nπ*) phosphorescence of indanetrione (anhydrous ninhydrine) in phthalic anhydride matrix – J. Roy, S. Bhattacharyya, S. Mondal, S. Ghosh, Spectrochemica Acta Part A 53(1997) 225-231.
  5. Gramicidin A and its complexes with Cs+ and Tl+ ions in organic solvents – A study by steady state and time resolved emission spectroscopy – S. Mondal, S. Ghosh, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 60 (2001) 12-24.
  6. Solvent effects on the photo-electrochemical water oxidation behaviour of TiO2 semiconductors by A. Bera, P. Hajra, S. Shyamal, H. Mandal, D. Sariket, S. Kundu, S. Mondal, C. Bhattacharya, Materials Today : Proceedings, 2018, 5, 10161-10168.

Chaitali Biswas

Journal Publications:

  1. Synthesis, crystal structure and hydrolysis of a dinuclear copper(II) complex constructed by N2O donor Schiff base and 4,4′-bipyridine: Discrete supramolecular ensembles vs. Oligomers’ C. Biswas, S. Chattopadhyay, M. G. B. Drew, A. Ghosh, Polyhedron, 2007, 26, 4411.
  2. Anion-directed synthesis of metal-organic frameworks based on 2-picolinate Cu(II) complexes: A ferromagnetic alternating chain and two unprecedented ferromagnetic fish backbone chains.’ C. Biswas, P. Mukherjee, M.G.B. Drew, C.J. Gómez-García, J.M. Clemente-Juan, A. Ghosh. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 10771.
  3. Stabilization of a helical water chain in a metal-organic host of a trinuclear Schiff base complex’ C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, and A. Ghosh, Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 4513.
  4. ‘Segregated self-assembly and pillaring action of aliphatic di-carboxylic acids in the super structure of Cu-picolinate complexes.’ C. Biswas, A. D. Jana, M. G. B. Drew, G. Mostafa, A. Ghosh. Polyhedron, 2009, 28, 653.
  5. ‘Anion–π, Lone-Pair–π, π–π and Hydrogen-Bonding Interactions in a CuII Complex of 2-Picolinate and Protonated 4,4′-Bipyridine: Crystal Structure and Theoretical Studies.’ C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, D. Escudero, A. Frontera, and A. Ghosh, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 2238.
  6. ‘Copper(II) complexes of mono-anionic glutamate: anionic influence in the variations of molecular and supramolecular structures.’ C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, M. Estrader and A. Ghosh, Dalton Trans., 2009, 5015.
  7. ‘Magnetic Coupling in Trinuclear, Partial Cubane CuII Complexes with a μ3-OH Core and Peripheral Phenoxo Bridges from NNO Donor Schiff Base Ligands’ C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, A. Figuerola, S. Gómez-Coca, E. Ruiz, V. Tangoulis, and A. Ghosh, Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2010, 363, 846.
  8. ‘Mono-aqua-bridged dimeric complexes of Cu(II) containing NNO donor Schiff base ligand: Hydrogen-bond-mediated exchange coupling.’ C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, S. Asthana, C. Desplanches and A. Ghosh. J. Mol. Struct. 2010, 965, 39.
  9. ‘Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic properties of three unprecedented tri-nuclear and one very rare tetra-nuclear copper(II) Schiff-base complexes supported by mixed azido/phenoxo/nitrato or acetato bridges’ C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, E. R. M. Estrader, C. Diaz and A. Ghosh. Dalton Trans. 2010, 39, 7474-7484.
  10. Tris(2,2’-bipyridine κ2 N,N’)copper(II) bis(tetrafluoridoborate) A-C Chamayou, C. Biswas, C. Janiak, A. Ghosh. Acta Cryst. 2007, E63, m1936.
  11. Structural variations in Ni(II) complexes of salen type di-Schiff base ligands P. Mukherjee, C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, A. Ghosh. Polyhedron, 2007, 26, 3121.
  12. (Acetato-κO)aqua(1H-imidazole-κN3)(picolinato-κ2N,O)copper(II) 0.87-hydrate: a Z’ 1structure, A.-C. Chamayou, C. Biswas, A. Ghosh and C. Janiak. Acta Cryst. 2009, C65, m311.
  13. ‘A unique example of structural and magnetic diversity in four inter-convertible Cu(II) azide complexes with the same Schiff base ligand: a monomer, a dimer, a chain and a layer.’ S. Naiya, C. Biswas, M. G. B. Drew, C. J. Gómez-García, J. M. Clemente-Juan and A. Ghosh, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49 (14), 6616–6627.
  14. ‘Stabilization of a Hydrogen Bonded Left-handed Helical Chain in a Co(III) NNN Donor Schiff Base Complex’ The Beats of Natural Sciences. 2015, 2(3). (ISSN 2348 –7615)

Jharna Barman Nandi

Journal Publications:

  1. Barman, J.Targeting Cancer Cells using Aptamers: Cell-SELEX Approach and Recent Advancements.RSC Adv.,2015, 5, 11724 – 11732. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.7)
  2. Barman, J.; Gurav, D.; Oommen, O. P. and Varghese O. P. 2′-N-Guanidino,4′-C-Ethylene Bridged Thymidine (GENA-T) modified Oligonucleotide Exhibits Triplex Formation with Excellent Enzymatic Stability., RSC Adv., 2015, DOI: 10.1039/c4ra14721a. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.7)
  3. Bramsen, J. B.; Laursen, M. B.; Nielsen, A. F.; Hansen, T. B.; Bus, C.; Langkjaer, N.; Babu, B. R.; Højland, T.; Abramov, M.; Aerschot, A. V.; Odadzic, D.; Smicius, R.; Haas, J.; Andree, C.; Barman, J.; Wenska, M.; Srivastava, P.; Zhou, C.; Honcharenko, D.; Hess, S.; Müller, E.; Bobkov, G. V; Mikhailov, S. N.; Fava, E.; Meyer, T. F.; Chattopadhyaya, J.; Zerial, M.; Engels, J. W.; Herdewijn, P.; Wengel, J.; Kjems, J. A large-scale chemical modification screen identifies design rules to generate siRNAs with high activity, high stability and low toxicity. Nucleic Acids Res., 2009, 37,2867-2881. (Journal Impact Factor: 8.8)
  4. Srivastava, P.; Barman, J.; Pathmasiri, W.; Plashkevych, O.; Wenska, M.; Chattopadhyaya, J. The Five- and Six-Membered Conformationally-Locked 2’,4’-Carbocyclic ribo-Thymidine: Synthesis, Structure and Biochemical Studies.J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 8362 – 8379. (Journal Impact Factor: 11.4)
  5. Honcharenko, D.; Barman, J.; Varghese, O. P.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Comparison of the RNase H Cleavage Kinetics and Blood Serum Stability of the North Conformationally Constrained and 2’-Alkoxy Modified Oligonucleotides. Biochemistry, 2007, 46, 5635 – 5646. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.2)
  6. Zhou, C.; Pathmasiri, W.; Honcharenko, D.; Chatterjee, S.;Barman, J.; Chattopadhyaya, J. High Quality oligo-RNA Synthesis using the New 2’-OTEM Protecting Group by Selectively Quenching the Addition of p-Tolyl Vinyl Sulphone to Exocyclic Amino Functions. Canad. J. of Chem.,2007, 85, 293 – 301. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.0)
  7. Barman, J.; Acharya, S.; Zhou, C.; Chatterjee, S.; Engstroem, A.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Non-identical Electronic Characters of the Internucleotidic Phosphates in RNA Modulate the Chemical Reactivity of the Phosphodiester bonds.Org. &Biomol. Chem., 2006, 4, 928 – 941. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.5)
  8. Honcharenko, D.; Varghese, O. P.; Plashkevych, O.; Barman, J.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Synthesis and Structure of Novel Conformationally Constrained 1’,2’-Azetidine-Fused Bicyclic Pyrimidine Nucleosides: Their Incorporation into Oligo-DNAs and Thermal Stability of the Hetero-duplexes.J. Org. Chem., 2006, 71, 299 – 314. (Journal Impact Factor: 4.6)
  9. Varghese, O.P.; Barman, J.; Pathmasiri, W.; Plashkevych, O.; Honcharenko, D.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Conformationally Constrained 2´-N,4´-C-Ethylene-Bridged Thymidine (Aza-ENA-T): Synthesis, Structure, Physical, and Biochemical Studies of Aza-ENA-T Modified Oligonucleotides.J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 15173 – 15187. (Journal Impact Factor: 11.4)
  10. Bogucka, M.; Naus, P.; Pathmasiri, W.; Barman, J.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Facile Preparation of the Oxetane-Nucleosides. Org.;Biomol. Chem., 2005, 3, 4362 – 4372. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.5)
  11. Isaksson, J.; Plashkevych, O.; Pradeepkumar, P. I.; Chatterjee, S.; Barman, J.; Pathmasiri, W.;Shrivastava, P.; Petit, C.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Oxetane Locked Thymidine in the Dickerson-Drew Dodecamer Causes Local Base Pairing Distortions – an NMR Structure and Hydration Study. J. Biomol. Struct.&Dyn.,2005, 23, 299 – 330. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.0)
  12. Acharya, S.; Barman, J.; Cheruku, P.; Chatterjee, S.; Acharya, P.; Isaksson, J.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Significant pKa Perturbation of Nucleobases Is an Intrinsic Property of the Sequence Context in DNA and RNA. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 8674 – 8681. (Journal Impact Factor: 11.4)
  13. Isaksson, J.; Acharya, S.; Barman, J.; Cheruku, P.; Chattopadhyaya, J. Single-Stranded Adenine-Rich DNA and RNA Retain Structural Characteristics of Their respective Double-Stranded Conformations and Show Directional Differences in Stacking Pattern.Biochemistry, 2004, 43, 15996 – 16010. (Journal Impact Factor: 3.2)
  14. Opalinska, J. B.; Kalota, A.; Gifford, L. K.; Lu, P.; Jen, K-Y.; Pradeep kumar, P. I.; Barman, J.; Kim, T. K.; Swider, C. R.; Chattopadhyaya, J.; Gewirtz, A. M.. Oxetane Modified, Conformationally Cconstrained, Antisense Oligodeoxyri bonucleotides Function Efficiently as Gene Silencing Molecules.Nucleic Acids Res., 2004, 32, 5791 – 5799. (Journal Impact Factor: 8.8)
  15. Basak, A.; Bag, S. S.; Rudra, K. R.; Barman, J.; Dutta, S. Diastereoselective Synthesis of 4-substituted L-prolines by Intramolecular Radical Cyclization of N-aryl Sulphonyl-N-allyl 3-bromoalanines: Interesting Dependence of Selectivity on the Nature of Sulphonamido Groups. Chem. Lett., 2002, 7, 710 – 711. (Journal Impact Factor: 1.3)

Mrityunjoy Datta

Journal Publications:

  1. Studies on Regioselectivity of Nitration of Coumarins with Cerium (IV) Ammonium Nitrate: Solid-State Nitration of 6-Hydroxycoumarins on Montmorillonite K-10 Clay Support under Microwave Irradiation, N.C. Ganguly, M. Datta, P. De, R. Chakravarty, Synth. Commun., 2003, 33 (4), 647-659.
  2. 2-(2-Hydroxyphenyl)-1,3-dithiane, A. Usman, H.-K. Fun, N.C. Ganguly, M. Datta, K. Ghosh, Acta Cryst., 2003, E59, o773-o775.
  3. Ecofriendly Solid-State Oxidative Deprotection of 1,3-Dithianes and 1,3-Dithiolanes Using Ammonium Persulfate on Wet Montmorillonite K-10 Clay Support Under Microwave Irradiation, N.C. Ganguly, M. Datta, Synlett, 2004, 659-662.
  4. Oxidative Deprotection of Oximes, Phenylhydrazones and Semicarbazones Using Pyridinium Chlorochromate in Catalytic Amount with t-Butyl Hydroperoxide and in the Solid state on Montmorillonite K-10 Clay Support Under Microwave Irradiation, N. C. Ganguly, M. Datta, P. De, J. Indian Chem. Soc., 2004, 81, 308-312.
  5. Mild and Eco-friendly Oxidative Cleavage of 1,3-Dithianes and 1,3-Dithiolanes with Catalytic Amount of Hydrobromic Acid and Hydrogen Peroxide: Synergetic Effect of Bromonium Ion Equivalent and Hydrogen Peroxide, N. C. Ganguly, M. Datta, J. Chem. Res., 2005, 218-221.
  6. Solid-state Regioselective Nitration of Activated Aromatics and Hydroxycoumarins with Cerium (IV) Ammonium Nitrate,N. C. Ganguly, S. Dutta, M. Datta, P. De, J. Chem. Res., 2005, 733-735.
  7. Urotropine: a Unique Scaffold in Molecular Recognition for Phenolic Substrates, K. Ghosh, M. Datta, R. Fröhlich, N.C. Ganguly, J. Mol. Struct., 2005, 737, 201-206.
  8. Functional Self-assembly of Hydrogen-bonded Network of Hydroxyphenyl-1,3-dithianes, N. C. Ganguly, M. Datta, K. Ghosh, A. D. Bond, CrystEngComm., 2005, 7 (34), 210-215.
  9. Mild and efficient deprotection of allyl ethers of phenols and hydroxycoumarins using palladium charcoal catalyst and ammonium formate, N. C. Ganguly, S. Dutta, M. Datta, Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 5807-5810.
  10. N,N-Dibenzylmethanesulfonamide, M. Datta, A. J. Buglass, C. S. Hong and J. H. Lim, Acta Cryst., 2008, E64, o1235.
  11. N-Phenyladamantane-1-sulfinamide, M. Datta, A. J. Buglass, C. S. Hong and J. H. Lim, Acta Cryst., 2008, E64, o1393.
  12. N-Phenyl-tert-butanesulfinamide, M. Datta, A. J. Buglass and M. R. J. Elsegood, Acta Cryst., 2009, E65, o2034.
  13. N-(4-Methoxyphenyl)-tert-butanesulfinamide, M. Datta, A. J. Buglass and M. R. J. Elsegood, Acta Cryst., 2009, E65, o2823.
  14. N-(3-Methoxyphenyl)-tert-butanesulfinamide, M. Datta, A. J. Buglass and M. R. J. Elsegood, Acta Cryst., 2010, E66, o109.
  15. Hydrolysis of N-Phenylalkanesulfinamides in Aqueous Mineral Acids, M. Datta, A. J. Buglass and John G. Tillett, Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon, 2011, 186, 565-573.
  16. Fast and Efficient Synthesis of Sulfinamides by the Oxidation of Sulfenamides Using Patassium Fluoride and m-Chloroperoxybenzoic Acid, M. Datta and A. J. Buglass, Synth. Commun., 2012, 42, 1760-1769.
  17. Acid-Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Some N,N-Dibenzylalkanesulfinamides in 50% Acetonitrile-Water, M. Datta and A. J. Buglass, Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon, 2013, 188, 691-700.
  18. Synthesis, crystal structures and non-bonded S∙∙∙S contacts with O-H∙∙∙O / O-H∙∙∙S hydrogen bonds in isomeric hydroxyphenyl-1,3-dithianes, M. Datta, A. D. Hunter and M. Zeller, J. Sulfur Chem., 2013, 34, 502-511.

Book chapter

  1. Invited book chapter on first update of “N-1,1-dimethylethylbenzenesulfenamide” in the Encyclopedia of Reagents in Organic Synthesis Edited by Philip Fuchs, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2016, 1-6.