Prasanta Ghorai

Organic Synthesis and Catalysis

  • Designation : Associate Professor
  • Phone : +91 755 269 1321, 669 1321
  • Email : pghorai@iiserb.ac.in
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Academic Details

Assistant Professor, March, 2009- present, IISER, Bhopal

Post-doctoral fellow, Oct., 2005-Feb. 2009, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

PhD, 2005, University of Regensburg, Germany

M.Sc., 2002, IIT-Bombay


Awards and Honours

DAE Young Scientist Research Award Grant, 2010

DFG Research Fellowship (GRK 760), Germany, 2002-2005

Qualified CRIS-NET, India, 2002

Qualified GATE, India, 2002

Madhav Pandya Merit Scholarship, IIT-Bombay, India, 2000-2002

Profile Details

    Development of methods for organic synthesis with useful chemo-, regio-, diastereo-, and especially, enantio-selectivity

    Utilizations of these developed methods to address the problems in the synthesis of complex molecules possessing interesting structural, biological and physical properties

Authors Title of Article Journal Year
Prasanta Ghorai
Gurupada Hazra
Mithu Saha
Sanjay Maity
A Switchable Chemoselectivity for Organocatalytic, Asymmetric Malononitrile Addition to ortho-Formyl Chalcones
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Organic Letters 2017
Rajender Nallagonda
Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
Prasanta Ghorai
Nitrile-Assisted Oxidation over Oxidative-Annulation: Pd-Catalyzed α,β-Dehydrogenation of α-Cinnamyl β-Keto Nitriles
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Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2017
Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
Komalkant Adlak
Prasanta Ghorai
Catalyst-free Synthesis of 6-Hydroxy Indoles via the Condensation of Carboxymethyl Cyclohexadienones and Amines
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2017
Abhisek Midya
  Sanjay Maity
Prasanta Ghorai
Dynamic Kinetic Spiroketalization/oxa-Michael Addition Cascade of Alkoxyboronates and Peroxy-Acetals: Enantio- and Diastereo-selective Synthesis of Benzannulated Spiroketals
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Chemistry - A European Journal 2017
Braja Gopal Das
Rajender Nallagonda
Mohammad Rehan
Tannu Meena
Prasanta Ghorai
Synthesis of Functionalized Benzo[b]furans via Oxidative Cyclization of o-Cinnamyl Phenols
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2017
Prasanta Ghorai
Sudipto Bhowmick
Sanjay Maity
Gurupada Hazra
Organocatalytic, enantioselective synthesis of benzoxaboroles via Wittig/oxa-Michael reaction Cascade of α-formyl boronic acids
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Chemical Science 2017
Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
Satish Sonbarao Gudup
Prasanta Ghorai
Organocatalytic, Enantioselective Synthesis of Cyclohexadienone Containing Hindered Spirocyclic Ethers via Oxidative Dearomatization/oxa-Michael Addition Sequence
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016
Biswajit Parhi
Sanjay Maity
Prasanta Ghorai
Catalytic Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Carboxylic Acids via Oxa-Michael Reaction of Peroxy Hemiacetals followed by Kornblum DeLaMare Fragmentation
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Organic Letters 2016
Prasanta Ghorai
Abhisek Midya
Suman Pramanik
Jitendra Gurjar
Biswajit Parhi
An Organocatalytic Enantioselective Intramolecular Oxa-Michael Reaction of Enols: Synthesis of Chiral Isochromenes
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2016
Prasanta Ghorai
Kaushik Pal
Lalit Kumar Morya
Sanjay Maity
Mohammad Rehan
Transition-Metal-Free Synthesis of Homo- and Hetero-1,2,4-Triaryl Benzenes by an Unexpected Base-Promoted Dearylative Pathway
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016
Prasanta Ghorai
Biswajit Parhi
Sanjay Maity
Enantio- and Diastereoselective Synthesis of exo-Peroxyacetals: An Oranocatalyzed Peroxyhemiacetalization/oxa-Michael Addition Cascade
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016
Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
Rajender Nallagonda
Prasanta Ghorai
Palladium-Catalyzed Oxidative Cycloisomerization of 2-Cinnamyl-1,3-Dicarbonyls: Synthesis of Functionalized 2-Benzyl Furans
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Chemistry - A European Journal 2015
Dhananjay Dey
Rajender Nallagonda
Braja Gopal Das
Prasanta Ghorai
Synthesis of Air- and Moisture-Stable, Storable Chiral Oxorhenium Complexes and Their Application as Catalysts for the Enantioselectiv Imine Reduction
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Chemistry - A European Journal 2015
Braja Gopal Das
Sanjay Maity
Barnala Ravindra
Prasanta Ghorai
Organocatalytic, Enantioselective Synthesis of 1- and 3-Substituted Isochromans via Intramolecular Oxa-Michael Reaction of Alkoxyboronate: Synthesis of (+)-Sonepiprazole
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2015
Prasanta Ghorai
Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
Suman Pramanik
Intramolecular Rearrangement of α-Azidoperoxides: An Efficient Synthesis of tert-Butyl Esters
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Organic Letters 2015
Prasanta Ghorai
Gurupada Hazra
Mohammad Rehan
Synthesis of Polysubstituted Quinolines via Transition-Metal-Free Oxidative Cycloisomerization of o-Cinnamylanilines
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Organic Letters 2015
Prasanta Ghorai
Reddy Rajasekhar Reddy
Suman Pramanik
A Transition-Metal Free Generation of N-Unsubstituted Imines from Benzyl Azides: Synthesis of N-Unsubstituted Homoallylic amines
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2015
Prasanta Ghorai
Braja Gopal Das
Barnala Ravindra
Organocatalytic, Enantioselective, Intramolecular Oxa-Michael Reaction of Alkoxyboronate: A New Strategy for Enantioenriched 1-Substituted 1,3-Dihydroisobenzofurans
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Organic Letters 2014
Mohammad Rehan
Rajender Nallagonda
Prasanta Ghorai
Synthesis of Functionalized Indoles via Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Cycloisomerization of o-Allylanilines
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Organic Letters 2014
Prasanta Ghorai
Mohammad Rehan
Rajender Nallagonda
Chemoselective C-Benzylation of Unprotected Anilines with Benzyl Alcohols Using Re2O7 Catalyst
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2014
Prasanta Ghorai
Suman Pramanik
Trapping of Azidocarbenium Ion: A Unique Route for Azide Synthesis
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Organic Letters 2014
Prasanta Ghorai
Suman Pramanik
Chemoselective three-component synthesis of homoallylic azides using an FeCl3 catalyst
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RSC Advances 2013
Prasanta Ghorai
Suman Pramanik
Synthesis and Asymmetric Resolution of α-Azido-peroxides
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Organic Letters 2013
Braja Das Gopal Das
Prasanta Ghorai
Stereoselective Direct Reductive Amination of Ketones with Electron-deficient Amines using Re2O7/NaPF6 Catalyst
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Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2013
Prasanta Ghorai
Braja Gopal Das
The Direct Reductive Amination of Electron-deficient Amines with Aldehydes: the Unique Reactivity of Re2O7 Catalyst
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Chemical Communications 2012
Prasanta Ghorai
Rajendra Nallagonda
Braja Gopal Das
Direct Substitution of Hydroxy Group of π-Activated Alcohols with Electron Deficient Amines using Re2O7 Catalyst
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2012
Prasanta Ghorai
Suman Pramanik
Re2O7-Catalyzed Three-Component Synthesis of Protected Secondary and Tertiary Homoallylic Amines
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Chemical Communications 2012