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Department of Chemistry
Multi-storey building
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IIT Delhi
Tel: +91 11 2659 6590
Fax: +91 11 2658 1102


Born Srirangam, Tamil Nadu. Ph.D. (Prof. K. K. Balasubramanian) IIT Madras, 1988-1993. Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Alfred Hassner at Bar-Ilan University, Israel (1994-95) and with Prof. Binne Zwanenburg at the University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands (1996-97). JSPS postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Yasuyuki Kita at Osaka University, Japan (1998-2000). Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, 2000-present.

E-mail: ramesh

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Research Interests

Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Asymmetric Synthesis

Selected Publications

1. Nagaraj, P. and Ramesh, N. G. InCl3 catalyzed rapid 1,3-alkoxy migration in glycal ethers: Stereoselective synthesis of unsaturated-α-O-glycosides and an α, α-(1→1)-linked disaccharide. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 4607.
2. Kumar, V. and Ramesh, N. G. A versatile strategy for the synthesis of N-linked glycoamino acids from glycals. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2007, 5, 3847.
3. Kumar, V. and Ramesh, N. G. Iodine catalyzed one-pot diamination of glycals with chloramine-T: a new approach to 2-amino-beta-glycosylamines for applications in N-glycopeptide synthesis. Chem. Commun (Camb). 2006, 4952.
4. Kumar, V. and Ramesh, N. G. A glycal approach towards an efficient and stereodivergent synthesis of polyhydroxypyrrolidines. Tetrahedron, 2006, 62, 1877.

Group Members

P. Nagaraj (Ph.D.)
Prabaht K. Jaiswal (Ph.D.)
M. Ganesan (Ph.D.)
Rishi Sharma (Ph.D.)
Sandeep Nath Tripathi (Ph. D.)
Tanmay Chatterjee (M.Sc.)


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