Dr. Rajeev Sakhuja

Professor, Department of Chemistry & Associate Dean, Alumni Relations, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Department of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani- 333031, Rajasthan. India.

Research Publications

73. Rhodium-​Catalyzed Annulation of Vinylated Tyrosines with Internal Alkynes to Access Oxepine-​Mounted Unnatural Tyrosines and Its Peptide Late Stage Functionalization
Kharat, Narendra Dinkar; Mahesha, Chikkagundagal K.; Bajaj, Kiran; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Organic Letters 2022, 24, 6857-6862.


72. Ruthenium-catalyzed (spiro)annulation of N-aryl-2,3-dihydrophthalazine-1,4-diones with quinones to access pentacyclic spiro-indazolones and fused-cinnolines
Naharwal, S.;  Karishma, P.;   Mahesha, C. K.;  Bajaj, K.; Mandal S. K.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2022, 20, 4753-4764.

71. Development of Isatin-Based Schiff Bases Targeting VEGFR-2 Inhibition: Synthesis, Characterization, Antiproliferative Properties, and QSAR Studies

Seliem, I. A.; Panda, S. S.; Girgis, A. S.; Tran, Q. L.; Said, M. F.; Bekheit, M. S.; Abdelnaser, A.; Nasr, S.; Fayad, W.; Soliman, A. A. F.; Sakhuja, Rajeev; Ibrahim, T. S. ChemMedChem 2022, 17(13), e202200164

70. Regiodivergent Synthesis of Cinnoline-fused Indazolones through Pd-catalyzed Annulation of 1-Arylindazolones with Allenoates
Mahesha, C. K.; Naharwal, S.; Dinkar, N. K.; Mandal, S. K.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Journal of Organic Chemistry 2022, 87, 3701-3706

69. Synthesis, Antibacterial Evaluation, and Computational Studies of a Diverse Set of Linezolid Conjugates
Bokhtia, R. M.; Girgis, A. S.; Ibrahim, T. S.; Rasslan, F.; Nossier, E. S.; Barghash R. F.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Abdel-Aal, E. H.; Panda. S. S. Pharmaceuticals 2022, 15, 191-214

68. Rhodium-​Catalyzed Spirocyclization of Maleimide with N-​Aryl-​2,​3-​dihydrophthalazine-​1,​4-​dione to Access Pentacyclic Spiro-​Succinimides
Karishma, P.; Mandal, S. K.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry 2021, 10(10), 2580-2590

67. Bile acid Appended Triazolyl Aryl Ketones: Design, Synthesis, in vitro Anticancer Activity and Pharmacokinetics in Rats
Agarwal, D. S.; Mazumdar, S.; Italiya, K. S.; Chitkara, D.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Molecules 2021, 26(19), 5741
66.  Fluorescent glutamine and asparagine as promising probes for chemical biology
Bajaj, K.; Karishma, P.; Khan, S.; Jha, P. N.; Sakhuja, Rajeev; Kumar, D. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 2021, 19(35), 7695-7700

New quinoline-​triazole conjugates: Synthesis, and antiviral properties against SARS-​CoV-​2
Seliem, I. A.; Panda, S. S.; Girgis, A. S.; Moatasim, Y.; Kandeil, A.; Mostafa, A.; Ali, M. A.; Nossier, E. S.; Rasslan, F.; Srour, A. M.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Bioorganic Chemistry 2021, 114, 105117

64. Reducing-​Agent-​Free Convergent Synthesis of Hydroxyimino-​Decorated Tetracyclic Fused Cinnolines via RhIII-​Catalyzed Annulation Using Nitroolefins
Karishma, P.; Mahesha, C. K.; Mandal, S. K.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Journal of Organic Chemistry2021, 86(3), 2734-2747

63. Ruthenium Catalyzed C-​H Amidation and Carbocyclization using Isocyanates: An Access to Amidated 2-​phenylphthalazine-​1,​4-​diones and Indazolo[1,​2-​b]​phthalazine-​triones  
Karishma, P.; Gogia, A.; Mandal, S. K.; Sakhuja, Rajeev, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 2021, 363(3), 762-775