Manmohan Kapur

Organic Chemistry

  • Designation : Associate Professor
  • Phone : +91 755 269 1331
  • Email : mk@iiserb.ac.in

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Academic Details

Associate Professor (June 2015 -), Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal

Assistant Professor (July 2009-May 2015),Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.

Group Leader (Jan 2007- July 2009), Jubilant Chemsys Ltd., Noida, INDIA.

Senior Research Scientist (April 2006 - Jan 2007), Chembiotek Research International Pvt Ltd., Pune, INDIA.

Post-Doctoral (Oct 2004 - March 2006), Research Associate (AvH Post Doc Fellow) Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Tübingen, GERMANY. Advisor: Prof. Dr. Martin E. Maier.

Post-Doctoral (July 2003 - June 2004), Research Associate Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA. Advisor: Prof. Jin K. Cha.

Ph. D. (July 1997 - Dec 2002), in Chemistry (National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, INDIA). Advisor: Dr. Ganesh Pandey.

Profile Details

    Enantioselective synthesis of substituted heterocyclic natural products using C-H functionalization as the key step.

    Transition metal catalysis

Authors Title of Article Journal Year
Nandkishor Prakash Khot
Manmohan Kapur
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Oxazolinyl-assisted Ru(II)-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization Based on Carbene Migratory Insertion: A One-pot Three-component Cascade Cyclization
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Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis 2019
Manmohan Kapur
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
Catalyst-controlled positional-selectivity in C-H Functionalizations (review)
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Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2019
Manmohan Kapur
Pravin Kumar
Catalyst-control in Positional-selective C-H Alkenylation of Isoxazoles and a Ruthenium-mediated Assembly of Trisubstituted Pyrroles.
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Organic Letters 2019
Manmohan Kapur
Akanksha Santosh Deshpande
Nandkishor Prakash Khot
Riki Das
Ruthenium-Catalyzed Directed C(3)-H Olefination of N-acetyl 1,2-dihydroisoquinolines: A method to achieve C3-olefinated isoquinolines
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Synthesis 2019
Chiranjit Ghosh
Prajyot Jayadev Nagtilak
Manmohan Kapur
Rhodium(III)-catalyzed directed C-H dienylation of anilides with allenes leads to highly conjugated systems.
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Organic Letters 2019
Arunraj Kizhakkayil Mangadan
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Pravin Kumar
Gaurav Saini
Manmohan Kapur
Palladium-Catalyzed α-Arylation of Silylenol Ethers in the Synthesis of Isoquinolines and Phenanthridines
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Organic Letters 2018
Manmohan Kapur
Paridhi Saxena
Cobalt-Catalyzed C-H Nitration of Indoles Employing a Removable Directing Group
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Chemistry -Asian Journal 2018
Manish Kumar
Diksha Singh
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Manmohan Kapur
Palladium-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Coupling of Allylic Alcohols with Anilines in the Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018
Manmohan Kapur
Riki Das
Transition Metal-Catalyzed Site-selective C-H Halogenation Reactions (Review)
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Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018
Manmohan Kapur
Riki Das
Transition Metal-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization Reactions of pi-Deficient Heterocycles (Review)
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Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry 2018
Diksha Singh
Tapasi Chand
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Manmohan Kapur
Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization of Benzoic Acids with Allyl Alcohols: A Controlled Reactivity Switch between C-H Alkenylation and C-H Alkylation Pathways
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Organic Letters 2018
Manmohan Kapur
Akanksha Patel
Sujit Pal
Chiranjit Ghosh
Total Synthesis of Proposed Structure of Mycobactin J.
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Organic Letters 2018
Manmohan Kapur
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Riki Das
Amides as Weak-Coordinating Groups in Proximal C-H Bond Activation
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Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017
Manmohan Kapur
Neha Kamal
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
One substrate, two modes of C-H Functionalization: A Metal-Controlled Site-selectivity Switch in C-H arylation reactions
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Organic Letters 2017
Manmohan Kapur
Riki Das
Palladium-catalyzed, ortho-Selective C-H Halogenation of Benzyl Nitriles, Aryl Weinreb Amides and Anilides.
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The Journal of Organic Chemistry 2017
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Pravin Kumar
Manmohan Kapur
Traceless Directing-Group Strategy in the Ru-Catalyzed Formal [3 + 3] Annulation of Anilines with Allyl Alcohols: A One-Pot Domino Approach for the Synthesis of Quinolines
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Organic Letters 2017
Abhilashamole Brahmanandan
Govind Goroba Pawar
Manmohan Kapur
Palladium(II)-Catalyzed, Heteroatom-Directed, Regioselective C−H Nitration of Anilines Using Pyrimidine as a Removable Directing Group
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Organic Letters 2016
Manmohan Kapur
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Ruthenium-Catalyzed, Site-Selective C−H Allylation of Indoles with Allyl Alcohols as Coupling Partners
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Organic Letters 2016
Riki Das
Manmohan Kapur
Product Control using Substrate Design: Ruthenium-catalyzed Oxidative C-H Olefinations of Cyclic Weinreb Amides
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Chemistry - A European Journal 2016
Arun Raj Kizhakkayil Mangadan
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Ajit Prabhakar Kale
Manmohan Kapur
Palladium-Catalyzed α-Arylation of Enones in the Synthesis of 2-alkenyl Indoles and Carbazoles
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Organic Letters 2015
Neha Kamal
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
Manmohan Kapur
Ruthenium-Catalyzed Heteroatom-Directed Regioselective C−H Arylation of Indoles Using a Removable Tether
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Organic Letters 2015
Manmohan Kapur
Himanshu Sekhar Jena
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
Govind Goroba Pawar
Heteroatom-Guided, Palladium-Catalyzed, Site-Selective C-H Arylation of 4H-Chromenes: Diastereoselective Assembly of the Core Structure of Myristinin B through Dual C-H Functionalization
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Chemistry - A European Journal 2015
Manmohan Kapur
Riki Das
Fujiwara–Moritani Reaction of Weinreb Amides using a Ruthenium-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization Reaction
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Chemistry -Asian Journal 2015
Gangam Srikanth Kumar
Ajit Prabhakar Kale
Manmohan Kapur
Palladium-catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Alkenyl-3-Arylindoles via Dual alpha-Arylation Strategy: Formal Synthesis of the Antilipemic Drug Fluvastatin
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Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2015
Manmohan Kapur
Himanshu Sekhar Jena
Govind Goroba Pawar
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
Palladium catalyzed, heteroatom-guided C–H functionalization in the synthesis of substituted isoquinolines and dihydroisoquinolines
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Chemical Communications 2014
Nirmal Kumar Das
Narayani Ghosh
Ajit Prabhakar Kale
Ramakanta Mondal
Uttam Anand
Subhadip Ghosh
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
Manmohan Kapur
Saptarshi Mukherjee
Temperature Induced Morphological Transitions from Native to Unfolded Aggregated States of Human Serum Albumin
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J. Phys. Chem. B 2014
Manmohan Kapur
Amit Adhikary
Riki Das
Govind Goroba Pawar
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
Heteroatom-Guided, Palladium-Catalyzed Regioselective C-H Functionalization in the Synthesis of 3‑Arylquinolines
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Organic Letters 2013
Virendra Kumar Tiwari
Gaurav Singh
Govind Goroba Pawar
Manmohan Kapur
Dehydrogenative Heck Reaction (Fujiwara–Moritani Reaction) of Unactivated Olefins with Simple Dihydropyrans under Aprotic Conditions
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Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis 2013
Govind Goroba Pawar
Ajit Prabhakar Kale
Manmohan Kapur
Regioselectivity Switch Achieved in the Palladium Catalyzed alpha-Arylation of Enones by Employing the Modified Kuwajima-Urabe Conditions.
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Organic Letters 2012