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Name : Dr. P Yuvaraj
Designation : Scientist
Qualification : Ph D (Organic Chemistry)
Contact Details : Ph: +91 0385-2414481 / Fax +91 0385-2414481
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Research Interest
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Asymmetric Synthesis, Total Synthesis of natural Products, Development of new Synthetic methodologies.
  • Funding Agency: DST-SERB, New Delhi. Title: Diastereoselective synthesis of Lamellarin alkaloid natural product fused spirooxindoles and its analogues. A series of evaluation of its biological activities against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other bacteria.
List of Publications (Most Recent Ten)
Total No. of Publications: 26
  • Bio-prospecting of soil Streptomyces and its bioassay-guided isolation of microbial derived auxin with antifungal properties. P. SaravanaKumar, P.Yuvaraj, S.Ignacimuthu, Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi. Journal de mycologie Medical 2018, 28, 462-468.
  • Controlled and Efficient Stereoselective Synthesis of Oxindole Appended 1-Aza-1,3-Butadiene Derivatives via One Pot Buchwald-Hartwig Amination/ Elimination Strategy. K. A. P. Lingam, P. Amutha, P. Yuvaraj, K. Selvakumar. Synthesis. 2017, 49, A-H.
  • In vitro antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and in silico molecular docking studies of thiosemicarbazones. G.R. Subhashree, J. Haribabu, S.Saranya, P. Yuvaraj, D. Anantha Krishnan, R. Karvembu , D. Gayathri. Journal of Molecular structure. 2017, 1145, 160-169.
  • Isolation of chemical constituents from Nonomuraea species: In vitro and in silico evaluation of its antibacterial properties. P. SaravanaKumar, A. Stalin, R. Lakshmi sundaram, P.Yuvaraj, V. Duraipandiyan, Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi, K.Balakrishnan, S.Ignacimuthu. Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 2017, 6, 15-23.
  • Screening of some medicinal plants for anti cariogenic activity: An investigation on bioactive constituents from Jatropha gossypifolia(L.) root. S. Mutheeswaran P. SaravanaKumar, P.Yuvaraj, V. Duraipandiyan, Naif Abdullah Al-Dhabi, K. Balakrishnan, S. Ignacimuthu. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 2017, 10, 161-166.
  • One pot synthesis of 1-Azaxanthones via Friedlander condensation. P. Yuvaraj and B. S. R. Reddy. Indian J.Chem., Sec B. 2016, 55B, 83-87.
  • Synthesis of β –aminoketone by reaction of amine and activated chalcone in microwave irradiation. P. Yuvaraj BSR, Reddy. Indian J.Chem., Sec B. 2015, 54B, 825-828.
  • Microwave-assisted efficient and highly chemoselective synthesis of oxazolo[5,4-B]quinoline-fused spirooxindoles via catalyst- and solvent-free three-component tandem Knoevenagel/Michael addition reaction. P. Yuvaraj and B. S. R. Reddy. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 78-81.
  • A novel and diastereoselective construction of H-pyrazolo[3,2-a]isoquinolines – fused spirooxindoles via [3+2] cycloaddition. P. Yuvaraj and B. S. R. Reddy. Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 806-810.
  • Synthesis of 3-spiropyrrolidine-3-spirooxindoles from Baylis-Hillman adducts of chromone with azomethine ylides via [3+2] cycloaddition reaction. P. Yuvaraj and B. S. R. Reddy. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 821-827.
  • A green synthesis of benzimidazoles Kathirvelan, D. P. Yuvaraj, Babu, K. Nagarajan, Arasampattu S. Reddy, BSR. Indian J.Chem., Sec B. 2013, 52B, 1152.
Awards and Fellowships
  • Qualified GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) exam -2010.
  • CSIR- Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) -2012.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow,University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.Feb-2015-Nov-2015.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow,IIT Madras, Chennai, India.Dec-2015-Mar-2016.
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