Dr. R.I.Kureshy

Designation: Sr. Principal Scientist
Phone No:
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E-Mail: rkureshy[at]csmcri.res.in

Research Activities


development of chiral transition metal complexes as catalysts for various asymmetric organic transformations


Expertise


chiral catalysis


 Personal webpage

  List of Publications

  

[1]    Reusable chiral macrocyclic Mn (III) salen complexes for enantioselective epoxidation        of non-functionalized alkenes, R. I. Kureshy, T. Roy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, A. Sadhukhan, H. C. Bajaj, J. Catal. 286 (2012) 41-50.

[2]   Immobilized dimeric chiral Mn(III) salen complex on short channel ordered mesoporous silica as an effective catalyst for the epoxidation of non-functionalized alkenes and its application in the synthesis of (S)-levchromakalim (antihypertensive drug), Roy, Tamal; R. I. Kureshy; N. H. Khan;   S. H. R. Abdi; A. Sadhukhan, H. C. Bajaj, Tetrahedron 68 (2012) 6314.

[3]   Asymmetric hydrolytic kinetic resolution with recyclable macrocylic Co(III)-salen complexes: A practical strategy in the preparation of (R)-mexiletine and (S)-       propranolol Arghya Sadhukhan,N. H. Khan, Tamal Roy, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, Chem. Eur. J. 18 (2012) 5256.

[4]    C2-Symmetric Recyclable Organocatalyst for Enantioselective Strecker Reaction for the Synthesis of a-Amino Acid and Chiral Diamine- an Intermediate for APN Inhibitor. S. Saravanan, A. Sadhukhan, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, J. Org. Chem, 77 (2012) 4375.

[5]   Recyclable Cu(II)-macrocyclic salen complexes catalyzed nitroaldol reaction of aldehydes: A practical strategy in the preparation of (R)-phenylephrine, R. I. Kureshy, Balchand Dangi, Anjan Das, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi,  H. C. Bajaj, Applied. Catalysis. A: General  2012 (In Press).

[6]   DNA binding, antioxidant activity and DNA damage protection of chiral macrocyclic Mn(III) salen complexes, Nirali Pandya, N. H. Khan,  K. Jeya Prathap, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, Sandhya Mishra, H. C. Bajaj, Chirality 2012, (In Press).

[7]    Titanium Complexes of Chiral Amino Alcohol Derived Schiff Bases as Efficient Catalysts in Asymmetric Oxidation of Prochiral Sulfides with Hydrogen Peroxide as an Oxidant, Prasanta K. Bera, Debasish Ghosh, S. H. R. Abdi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, H. C. Bajaj, J. Mol.Cat, 361-362 (2012) 36.

[8]    DNA binding, antioxidant activity and DNA damage protection of chiral macrocyclic Mn(III) salen complexes, Nirali Pandya, N. H. Khan,  K. Jeya Prathap, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, Sandhya Mishra, H. Chirality 2012 (Accepted) 

[9]    Tin exchanged zeolite as catalyst for direct synthesis of α-amino nitriles under solvent- free conditions, Arpan K. Shah, N. H. Khan, Govind Sethia, S. Saravanan, R. I. Kureshy, S.H.R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj Applied Catalysis A: General 419– 420 (2012) 22– 30.

[10]                         The first Bromide ion directed double helicate and its role in catalysis,  P. M. Selvakumar, P.Y. Jebaraj, J. Sahoo, E. Suresh, K. Jaya Prathap, R. I. Kureshy P.S. Subramanian, RSC Advances, (2012) In Press.

[11]       Chiral discrimination asserted by enantiomers of Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) Schiff base complexes in DNA binding, antioxidant and antibacterial activities., N. H. Khan, Nirali Pandya, K. Jeya Prathap, R. I. Kureshy, S. H.  R. Abdi, Sandhya Mishra and H. C. Bajaj. Spectrochim. Acta Part A 2011, 81, 199-208.

[12]     Cu(II)-macrocylic [H4]salen catalyzed asymmetric  nitroaldol reaction and its application in the synthesis of α1-adrenergic receptor agonist (R)-phenylephrine. R. I. Kureshy, Anjan Das, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, ACS Catal. 1 (2011) 1529-1535.

[13]     Chiral macrocyclic salen Mn(III) complexes catalyzed enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalized alkenes using NaOCl and urea H2O2 as oxidants. Nabin Ch. Maity, S. H. R. Abdi,  R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan,  E. Suresh,  G. P. Dangi, H. C. Bajaj, J. Catal. 277 (2011) 123.

[14]                      Influence of chirality of V(V) Schiff base complexes on DNA, BSA binding and cleavage activity. N. H. Khan, Nirali Pandya, Nabin C. Maity, Manoj Kumar, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, Sandhya Mishra, Satyabrata Das and H. C. Bajaj. Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2011, 46, 5074-5085.

[15]     Enantioselective O-acetyl cyanation/cyanoformylation of aldehydes using catalysts with built-in crown ether-like motif in chiral macrocyclic V(V) salen complexes. N. H. Khan, Arghya Sadhukhan,  Nabin Ch. Maity,R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, Tetrahedron 67 (2011) 7073.

[16]  Synthesis of enantiopure β-amino alcohols via AKR/ARO of epoxides using recyclable macrocyclic Cr(III) salen complexes. R. I. Kureshy, K. J. Prathap, Manish Kumar, P.K. Bera, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, Tetrahedron 67 (2011) 8300.

[17]  Synthesis, crystal structure, and catalytic studies on dinuclear copper(II) mesocates. P. Mosae Selvakumar, Sandeep Nadella, K. Jeya Prathap, R.I. Kureshy, E. Suresh, P.S. Subramanian, Inog. Chim. Acta, 375 (2011) 106.

[18]      Reusable Chiral Di-Cationic Cr(III) Salen Catalysts for Aminolytic Kinetic Resolution of Trans-Epoxides. R. I. Kureshy,K J. Prathap, Tamal Roy, Nabin Ch. Maity,  N. H. Khan,S. H. R. Abdi,H. C. Bajaj, Adv. Synth. & Catal. 352 (2010) 3053-3060.

[19]      Heterogeneous Chiral Copper Complexes of Amino Alcohol for Asymmetric Nitroaldol Reaction, V. J. Mayani, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, A. Das, H. C. Bajaj, J. Org. Chem., 75 (2010) 6191.

[20]  Influence of chirality using Mn(III) salen complexes on DNA binding and antioxidant activity, N. H. Khan, N. Pandya, M. Kumar, P. K. Bera, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, Org. Biomol. Chem. 8 (2010) 4297.

[21]  Ionic liquid as catalytic and reusable media for cyanoethoxycarbonylation of aldehydes,N.H. Khan, Santosh Agrawal,  R. I. Kureshy,  S. H. R. Abdi, Arghya Sadhukhan, R. S. Pillai,  Hari C. Bajaj, Catalysis Commun. 11 (2010) 907.

[22]                       Mn(III) salen complexes catalyzed enantioselective addition of trimethylsilylcyanide to N-benzylimines in the presence of 4-phenyl pyridine-N-oxide as an additive N. H. Khan, S. Saravanan, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 21(2010) 2076.

[23]           Synthesis, Characterization, DNA Binding and Cleavage studies of Chiral Ru(II) Salen Complexes, N. H. Khan, N. Pandya, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, S. Agrawal, H. C. Bajaj, J. Pandya, A. Gupte, Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 74 (2009) 113-119.

[24]           Highly Efficient Recyclable Co(III) salen Complexes in the Catalyzed Asymmetric Aminolytic Kinetic Resolution of Aryloxy/Terminal Epoxides for the Simultaneous Production of N-Protected 1,2-Amino Alcohols and the Corresponding Epoxides in High Optical Purity R. I. Kureshy*, K. J. Prathap,S. Agrawal, M. Kumar, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj. SYNFACT 2009, 9, 991.

[25]           Aminolytic kinetic resolution of trans-epoxides for simultaneously production of chiral   trans β-amino alcohols in presence of chiral Cr(III) salen complex using ionic liquid as greener reaction media. R. I. Kureshy,* Manish Kumar, Santosh Agrawal, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry  21 (2010) 451.

[26]           Asymmetric addition of trimethylsilylcyanide to N-benzylimines catalyzed by recyclable chiral dimeric V(V) salen complex. N. H. Khan, S. Saravanan, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, A. Sadhukhan,  H. C. Bajaj, J. Organomet. Chem. 695 (2010) 1133.

[27]           Enantioselective Cyanoformylation of Aldehydes Catalyzed with Solid base Mediated Chiral V(V) Salen Complex. Noor-ul H. Khan, Santosh Agrawal,Rukhsana I. Kureshy, Sayed H. R. Abdi, Kavita Pathak, Chirality 22(2010) 153.

[28]           Direct Mannich reaction mediated by Fe(Cp)2PF6 under solvent-free conditions, R. I. Kureshy*, Santosh Agrawal, S. Saravanan, N. H. Khan, Arpan K. Shah, S. H.R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, E. Suresh, Tetrahedron Letters, 51 (2010) 489–494.

[29]           Hβ zeolite: An Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for Ring-Opening of Epoxides with Amines Under Microwave Irradiation, R. I. Kureshy*, Santosh Agrawal, Manish Kumar, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, and H. C. Bajaj, Catal. Lett. 134(2010) 318.

[30]           Enantioselective Desymmetrization of Meso Epoxides with Anilines Catalyzed by Polymeric and Monomeric Ti(IV) Salen Complexes. R. I. Kureshy,* Manish Kumar, Santosh Agrawal, N. H. Khan, Balchand Dangi,  S. H. R. Abdi, and H. C. Bajaj, Chirality 23( 2011) 76-83.

[31]           N,N-Dimethylpyridin-4-Amine Mediated Protocol for Cyanoethoxycarbonylation of Aldehydes Under Solvent-Free Conditions. N. H. Khan,*Santosh Agrawal,R. I. Kureshy,Prasanta K. Bera, S. H. R. Abdi, and H. C. Bajaj, Catalysis Lett. 137 (2010) 255.

[32]           Highly Efficient Recyclable CoIII–salen Complexes in the Catalyzed Asymmetric Aminolytic Kinetic Resolution of Aryloxy/Terminal Epoxides for the Simultaneous Production of N-Protected 1,2-Amino Alcohols and the Corresponding Epoxides in High Optical Purity R. I. Kureshy*, K. Jeya Prathap,  Santosh Agrawal, Manish Kumar, N. H. Khan,  S. H. R. Abdi,  H. C. Bajaj,  Eur. J. Org. Chem.2009, 2863.

[33]           Sulfonic acid functionalized mesoporous SBA-15 as an efficient and recyclable catalyst for the synthesis of chromenes from chromanols, R. I. Kureshy *, Irshad Ahmad, Kavita Pathak, N.H. Khan, Sayed H.R. Abdi, Raksh V. Jasra, Catalysis Commun. 10 (2009) 572.

[34]           Solvent-Free Microwave Synthesis of aryloxypropanolamines by Ring Opening of Aryloxy Epoxides R. I. Kureshy*, Irshad Ahmad, Kavita Pathak, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, H. C. Bajaj, and Eringathodi Suresh, Research Letters in Organic Chemistry, Volume 2009, Article ID 109717, 5 pages.

[35]          Highly enantioselective syntheses of chiral β-aminoalcohol using Ti(IV) chiral Schiff base complexes R. I. Kureshy*,K. Jeya prathap, S. Agrawal, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, R. V. Jasra, Eur. J. Org. Chem.2008, 3118.

[36]           Synthesis and Characterization of mesoporous silica modified with chiral auxiliaries for their potential application as chiral stationary phase. V. J. Mayani, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, Santosh Agrawal, R. V. Jasra, J. Chromatography A, 1191 (2008) 223–230.

[37]          Enantioselective Cyanosilylation of Ketones Catalyzed by Recyclable Polymeric and Dimeric Mn(III) Salen Complexes at Room Temperature, N. H. KHAN, Santosh, Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, K. J. Prathap, R. V. Jasra, Chirality 21 (2008) 262.

[38]          Enantiomer Self-Disproportionation of Chiral Compounds on Achiral Ordered Mesoporous Silica M41S and Regular Silica Gel as a Stationary Phase V. J. Mayani, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. Agrawal, R. V. Jasra, Chirality 21 (2008) 255.

[39]          Vanadium(V) Salen Complex Catalyzed Highly Enantioselective Cyanoformylation of Aldehydes in the Presence of Imidazole as a Cocatalyst. N. H. Khan*, S. Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, K. Jeya. Prathap, R. V. Jasra, SYNFACT 2008, 11, 1195.

[40]          The synthesis of silica-supported chiral BINOL: Application in Ti-catalyzed asymmetric addition of diethylzinc to aldehydes Kavita Pathak, Irshad Ahmad, Sayed H.R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, R. V. Jasra J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical 280 (2008) 106.

[41]           Vanadium(V) Salen Complex Catalyzed Highly Enantioselective Cyanoformylation of Aldehydes in the Presence of Imidazole as a Cocatalyst. N. H. Khan, S. Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, K. Jeya. Prathap, R. V. Jasra, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 4511–4515.

[42]           Fe(Cp)2PF6 catalyzed efficient Strecker reactions of ketones and aldehydes under solvent-free conditions. N. H. Khan, Santosh Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy, S. H.R. Abdi a, Surendra Singh, E. Suresh, R. V. Jasra, Tetrahedron Letters 49 (2008) 640–644.

[43]           Easily recyclable chiral polymeric Mn(III) salen complex for Oxidative kinetic resolution of racemic secondary alcohols. R. I. Kureshy, Irshad Ahmad, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, K. Pathak, R. V. Jasra., Chirality 19 (2007) 352.

[44]          Enantioselective Phenylacetylene Addition to Aldehydes and Ketones catalyzed by Recyclable Polymeric Zn(salen) Complex. K. Pathak, A. P. Bhatt, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, I. Ahmad, R. V. Jasra., Chirality 19 (2007) 82.

[45]          Easily recyclable polymeric V(V) salen complex for the enantioselective O-acetyl             cyanation of aldehydes. N. H. Khan, Santosh Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy, S.H.R. Abdi, V. J. Mayani, R. V. Jasra, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical 264 (2007) 140.

[46]          Oxidative kinetic resolution of racemic secondary alcohols catalyzed by recyclable             chiral dimeric Mn(III) salen catalysts. K. Pathak, I. Ahmad, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I.               Kureshy, N. H. Khan and Raksh V. Jasra, J. Mol. Catal. Chemical294 (2007) 120.

[47]          Chiral recyclable dimeric and polymeric Cr(III) salen complexes catalysed aminolytic kinetic resolution of trans-aromatic epoxide under microwave irradiation. R. I. Kureshy, K. Jeya Prathap, S. singh, S. Agrawal, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, R. V. Jasra, Chirality 19 (2007) 809.

[48]          Fe(Cp)2PF6 : An Efficient Catalyst for Cyanosilylation of Carbonyl Compounds under Solvent Free Condition. N. H. Khan*, Santosh Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy, S.H.R. Abdi, Surendra Singh, Vishal J. Mayani R. V. Jasra, J. Organomet. Chem. 692 (2007) 4361.

[49]           Chiral Mn (III) salen complexes covalently bonded on modified MCM-41 and SBA-15 as efficient catalysts for enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalized alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, I. Ahmad, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, K. Pathak, R. V. Jasra, J. Catal., 238 (2006),134 (Rated among 25 Hottest article appeared in Elsevier's Science Direct under Chemical Engineering section).

[50]          Facile enantioselective ring opening reaction of meso–stilbene oxide with anilines using Ti- (S)-(–)-BINOL complex as catalyst, R. I. Kureshy, Surendra Singh, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi E. Suresh, R. V. Jasra, Eur. J. O. Chem. (2006) 1303.

[51]           Microwave-assisted asymmetric ring opening of meso epoxides with aromatic amines catalyzed by Ti-S(-)-BINOL complex, R. I. Kureshy, Surendra Singh, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi , Santosh Agrawal,V. J. Mayani, Raksh V. Jasra, Tetrahedron Lett. 47 (2006) 5277.

[52]          Chiral Lanthanum-Lithium-Binaphthol complex covalently bonded to silica and MCM-41 for enantioselective Nitroaldol (Henry) Reaction. A. Bhatt, K. Pathak, R. V. Jasra, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan and S. H. R. Abdi, J. Mol. Catal. 244 (2006) 1102.

[53]           Enantioselective aminolytic kinetic resolution (AKR) of epoxides catalyzed by recylable polymeric Cr(III) salen complexes R. I. Kureshy, Surendra Singh, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, Santosh Agrawal and Raksh V. Jasra, Tetrahedron:  Asymmetry 17 (2006) 1638. (Rated among 25 Hottest article appeared in Elsevier's Science Direct under Chemical Sciences section).

[54]           Efficient Method for Ring Opening of Epoxides with Amines by NaY Zeolite under Solvent-Free Condition. R. I. Kureshy,* S. Singh, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, R. V. Jasra, J. Mol. Catal., 264 (2006) 162.

[55]           Mesoporous silica grafted (S)-BINOL-Ti complexes as heterogeneous chiral catalysts in enantioselective addition of diethylzinc to aldehydes. K. Pathak, A. P. Bhatt, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, I. Ahmad, R. V. Jasra.,Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 17(2006) 1506.

[56]           Asymmetric Synthesis of O-acetylcyanohydrins by Reaction of Aldehydes with NaCN/KCN Catalyzed by Recyclable Chiral Dimeric Titanium(IV)/Vanadium(V) Salen Complexes. N. H. Khan,Santosh Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy,S. H. R. Abdi, V. J. Mayani,R. V. Jasra, Eur. J. O. Chem. (2006) 3175.

[57]           Synthesis and characterization of (S)-amino-alcohol modified MCM-41 as effective material for the chiral resolution of racemic compounds. Vishal J. Mayani, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, Santosh Agrawal, R.V. Jasra, J. Chromatography, 1135 (2) (2006) 186.

[58]          Asymmetric addition of trimethylsilyl cyanide to aldehydes promoted by chiral polymeric vanadium(V) salen complex as an efficient and recyclable catalyst. N. H. Khan, Santosh Agrawal, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, V. J. Mayani and R. V. Jasra, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 17 (2006) 2659.

[59]           Encapsulation of chiral Mn(III) salen complex in ordered mesoporous silicas: An approach towards heterogenizing asymmetric epoxidation catalysts for non-functionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, I. Ahmad, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, K. Pathak, R. V. Jasra, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 16 (2005) 3562 (Invited article for special issue).

[60]           Improved Catalytic Activity of Homochiral Dimeric Cobalt Salen Complex in Hydrolytic Kinetic Resolution of Terminal Racemic Epoxides. R. I. Kureshy, S. Singh, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, I. Ahmad, A. Bhatt, R. V. Jasra. Chirality 17 (2005) 1.

[61]           New Immobilized chiral Mn(III) salen complexes on pyridine N-oxide modified MCM-41 as effective catalysts for the synthesis of pharmaceutically important epoxides. R. I. Kureshy, I. Ahmad, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. Singh, R. V. Jasra, J. Catal. 235 (2005) 28.

[62]           Dicationic chiral Mn(III) salen complex exchanged in the inter-layers of  montmorillonite clay: A heterogeneous enantioselective catalysts for epoxidation of nonfunctionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, I. Ahmad, S. Singh, R. V. Jasra, J. Catal., 221 (2004) 234.

[63]          Immobilization of dicationic Mn(III) salen  in the interlayers of montmorillonite clay for enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, I. Ahmad, S. Singh and R. V. Jasra Catalysis Lett., 91 (2003) 207.

[64]           Enantioselective Epoxidation of Non-Functionalised Alkenes catalysed by recyclable new Homo Chiral Dimeric Mn(III) Salen  complexes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, A. P. Vyas, S. Singh, I. Ahmad, R. V. Jasra, J. Catal., 224 (2004) 229.

[65]           Catalytic asymmetric epoxidation of non-functionalised alkenes using polymeric Mn(III) Salen as catalysts and NaOCl as oxidant. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. Singh, I. Ahmad, R. V. Jasra, J. Mol. Catal., 218 (2004) 141.

[66]           Chiral Mn(III) Salen complexes-catalysed enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalised alkenes using Urea-H2O2  Adduct as oxidant, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. Singh, I. Ahmed, R. S. Shukla  and R. V. Jasra, J. Catal., 219 (2003) 1.

[67]           Enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalised alkenes catalysed by dimeric homochiral Mn(III) Salen  complex  using oxone as oxidant, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. Singh, I. Ahmed and R. V. Jasra,  J. Mol. Catal., 203 (2003) 69.

[68]           Immobilization of dicationic Mn(III) salen  in the interlayers of montmorillonite clay for enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, I. Ahmad, S. Singh and R. V. Jasra Catalysis Lett., 91(2003) 207.

[69]           Simultaneous production of chirally enriched epoxides and 1,2-diols from racemic epoxides via hydrolytic kinetic resolution (HKR). R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel and R. V. Jasra, J. Mol. Catal., 179 (2002) 73.

[70]           Enantioselective epoxidation of chromenes using chiral Mn(III) Salen catalysts with in-built phase transfer capability. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel, P. K. Iyer and R. V. Jasra, Tetrahedron Lett., 43 (2002) 2265.

[71]           A highly potential analogue of Jacobsen catalyst with in-built phase transfer capability in enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S.H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel, P. K. Iyer, P. S. Subramanian and R. V. Jasra, J. Catal., 209 (2002) 99.

[72]           Dimeric chiral Mn (III) Schiff base complex-catalysed enantioselective epoxidation non-functionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel and R. V. Jasra, Tetrahedron Lett., 42 (2001) 2915-2918.

[73]           Dimeric chiral Mn(III) Schiff base complex-catalysed enantioselective epoxidation of non-functionalised alkenes using Urea-H2O2 adduct as an oxidant. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S.T. Patel and R. V. Jasra, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 12 (2001), 433.

[74]           Chiral Ni(II) Schiff base complex-catalysed enantioselective epoxidation of prochiral non-functionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, P. Iyer, S.T.Patel, E. Suresh and P. Dastidar, J. Mol. Catal., 160 (2000), 217.

[75]           Synthesis, physicochemical studies and solvent dependent enantioselective       epoxidation  of  1,2   dihydronapthalene  catalysed  by  chiral  Ru(II)  Schiff  base complexes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, P. Iyer and S.T.Patel. J. Mol. Catal. 150 (1999) 163.

[76]           Chiral Ru(II) Schiff base complexes catalysed enantioselective eposidation of styrene derivatives using iodosyl benzene as oxidant II. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, P. Iyer and S. T. Patel. J. Mol. Catal.150 (1999) 150.

[77]           Chiral Mn(III) Schiff base catalysed aerobic enantioselective epoxidation of chiral non  unctionalised alkenes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, P. Iyer and S.T.Patel. Polyhedron. 18(1999) 1773.

[78]           Enantioselective Epoxidation Reaction of Non - Functionalised Prochiral Alkenes using Optically Resolved [Brucine] (R)- [Ru (PDTA-H) Cl ]  and [Brucine] (S)- [Ru(PDTA-H) Cl] Complexes.  S.H. R. Abdi*, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, M. M. Bhadbhade and  E  Suresh, J. Mol. Catal. 150 (1999) 185.

[79]           Aerobic enantioselective epoxidation of non - Funtionalised olefins catalysed by Ni(II) chiral Schiff base complexes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H.Khan, S. H. R. Abdi P. Iyer and A.K.Bhatt, J. Mol. Catal., 130 (1998) 41.

[80]           Synthesis, Physicochemical studies and aerobic enantioselective epoxidation of nonfunctionalized olefins  catalysed by new Co(II) chiral Salen complexes. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, P. Iyer and A. K. Bhatt. J. Mol. Catal., 121 (1997)25.

[81]           Chiral Ru(III) metal complex-catalysed aerobic enantioselective epoxidation of styrene derivatives with co-oxidation of aldehyde. R. I. Kureshy*, N. H.  Khan, S. H. R. Abdi and P. Iyer, J. Mol. Catal., 124 (1997) 91.

[82]           Synthesis of catalytically active polymer bound Mn(III) salen complexes for Enantioselective epoxidation of styrene derivatives. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi and P. Iyer, J. Reactive and functional Polymers. 124 (1997)147.

[83]           Synthesis, Structural characterization and catalytic carbonylation of nitro benzene to phenyl urethane using Pd(II) 1, 10 phenanthroline Diacetato complexes. S. B. Halliguddi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, E. Suresh and K. Venkatasubramanian , J. Mol. Catal., 124 (1997) 147.

[84]          Asymmetric catalytic epoxidation of styrene by dissymmetric Mn(III) and Ru(III) chiral Schiff base complexes, Synthesis and physicochemical studies. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi and A. K. Bhatt., J. Mol. Catal., 110 (1996) 33-40.

[85]          Synthesis, Structural characterization and catalytic carbonylation of nitro benzene and amines by mononuclear Pd(II) complexes containing substituted pyridine ligands. S. B. Halliguddi.  K. N. Bhatt, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, and K. Venkatasubramania, Polyhedron, 15 (1996), 2093.

[86]           Enantioselective catalytic epoxidation of non-functionalized prochiral olefins by dissymmetric chiral Schiff base complexes of Mn(III) and Ru(III) metal ions II. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, P. Iyer and A. K. Bhatt. J. Mol. Catal., 120 (1996)101.

[87]           Enantioselective epoxidation of styrene derivatives with chiral Ru(II) Schiff base complexes derived from substituted aldehyde and L-histidine. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan and S. H. R. Abdi, J. Mol. Catal., 96 (1995) 117.

[88]           Synthesis, spectroscopic and electrochemical studies of mixed ligand Ru(II) Schiff base complexes with nitrogen donors. R. I. Kureshy and N. H. Khan, Transition Met. Chem., 19 (1994) 457.

[89]           Mononuclear chiral Ru (II) Schiff base complexes. Synthesis, physicochemical studies and reactivity with p - acceptor. R. I. Kureshy and N. H. Khan, Polyhedron, 12, (1993), 195.

[90]           Studies on mixed ligand complexes of Ru(II) chiral Schiff bases with nitrogen donors. R. I. Kureshy and N. H. Khan, Polyhedron, 12 (1993) 395.

[91]           Asymmetric epoxidation of styrene by novel chiral Ru(II) Schiff base complexes. Synthesis and characterization. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi and K. N. Bhatt, Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 1 (1993)

[92]           Synthesis and characterization and X-ray crystal studies of Ru(II) pyrazole complexes and their interaction with small molecules. M. M. Taqui Khan, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy and K. Venkatasubramanian, Polyhedron, 11 (1992) 431.

[93]           Synthesis and characterization of Ru(III) Chiral Schiff base complexes derived from   substituted aldehyde and L-Histidine. M. M. Taqui Khan, N. H. Khan and R. I. Kureshy, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 3 (1992) 307.

[94]           Reversible binding of carbon monoxide with Ru(III) aminopolycarboxylic acid complexes.  M. M. Taqui Khan, R. I. Kureshy and N. H. Khan, Indian J. Indian Chem., 31A (1992) 883.

[95]           Synthesis and characterization of mono and binuclear Ru(II) complexes with potential O and S donor ligands and their reactivity with p-acidic ligands. M. M. Taqui Khan, R. I. Kureshy and N. H. Khan, Polyhedron, 11 (1992) 1053.

[96]           Synthesis, characterization and EPR studies on Ru(III) Schiff base chloro and  carbonyl  complexes. M. M. Taqui Khan, R. I. Kureshy, D. Srinivas and N. H. Khan, Polyhedron 10 (1992) 2559.

[97]           Synthesis, characterization and reversible binding of dioxygen and monoxide in Ru(III) Schiff base complexes. Effect of equatorial substitution on the O2 and CO affinities. M. M. Taqui Khan, Z. A. Shaikh, R. I. Kureshy and A. B. Boricha, Polyhedron, 11 (1992) 91.

[98]           Synthesis and characterization of Ru(III) Chiral Schiff base complexes derived from salicylaldehyde and L-aminoacids. M. M. Taqui Khan, R. I. Kureshy and N. H. Khan, Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 2 (1991) 1015.

[99]           Synthesis, characterization and solvent dependent reversible binding of carbon monoxide to Ru(III) Schiff base complexes. M. M. Taqui Khan, R. I. Kureshy and N. H. Khan, Inorg. Chim. Acta., 181 (1991) 119.

[100]       Characterization,stability constants and toxicity of lanthanide complexes of Schiff base derived from sulphafurazole and thiophene - 2 - aldehyde., S. Tabassum, K. S. Siddiqi, N.H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 29 A (1990) 82.

[101]       Oxygenation and carbonylation studies of Ru(III) Schiff base complexes I. M. M. Taqui  Khan, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, A. B. Boricha and Z. A. Shaikh, Inorg. Chim. Acta., 170 (1990) 213.

[102]       Synthesis and Characterization of Ru(III) Schiff base carbonyl complexes. M. M. Taqui Khan, R. I. Kureshy, D. Srinivas and N. H. Khan, Inorg. Chem., 29 (1990) 12.

[103]       Oxygenation and carbonylation studies of some Ru(III) Schiff base complexes II. M. M. Taqui Khan, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, and A. B. Boricha, Inorg. Chim. Acta., 174 (1990) 12.

[104]       Physicochemical and pesticidal studies of Lanthanide complexes with Schiff bases derived from aldehyde and dithiocarbamate derivatives. K. S. Siddiqi, S. Tabassum, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy S. A. A. Zaidi and J. Casabo, Synth. React. Inorg. Met.Org. Chem., 20 (1990) 133.

[105]       Synthesis, Characterization and toxicity of complexes of 2, 2 -disubstituted thiazolidine - 4 - ones with group (IV) metal chloride. K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan R. I. Kureshy, S. Tabassum and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 28 A (1989) 83.

[106]       Synthesis, Characterization and toxicity of lanthanide complexes of Schiff base derived from sulphafurazole and thiophene -2 - aldehyde. K. S. Siddiqi, S. Tabassum S. A. A. Zaidi, N. H. Khan and  R. I. Kureshy, Indian J. Chem., 28 A (1989) 1074.

[107]       Characterization and toxicity of Lanthanide complexes with Nitrogen and sulpher containing Schiff bases. K. S. Siddiqi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. Tabassum and S. A. A. Zaidi, Inorg. Chim. Acta., 152 (1988) 95.

[108]       Characterization and toxicity of Group (IV) metal dithiocarbamate. K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, S. Tabassum and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 26 A (1987) 70.

[109]       Studies on complexes of thiobarbituric and 5,5-diethyl barbituric acid with Lanthanide ions. S. Tabassum, K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 26 A (1987) 489.

[110]       Studies on Barbituric acid complexes of lanthanide ions. S. Tabassum, K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 26 A (1987) 523.

[111]       Synthesis, Characterization and toxicity of some Group (IV) metal chelates derived from salicylic acid: thiourea and trioxane. K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, S. Tabassum and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 26 A (1987) 495.

[112]       Complexes of group (IV) metals with 5,5 - methylene bis (salicylaldehyde) and its Schiff base with hydrazine. K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, S. Tabassum and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 26 A (1987) 492.

[113]       Characterization and formation constant of lanthanide complexes of Schiff base derived from sulphanilimide and salicylaldehyde. K. S. Siddiqi, L. A. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 26 A (1987) 969.

[114]       Synthesis, Characterization of Group (IV) metal halide complexes of 2,2 - thiazolidine -4 - ones. K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, S. Tabassum and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 26 A (1987) 763.

[115]       Kinetics and mechanism of substitution in dibutyl dichloro (1,10-phenanthroline )Tin (IV). K. S. Siddiqi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J.Chem., 24 A (1985) 220.

[116]       Structural and biocidal studies on the complexes of di - and tri organo tin (IV) dithiocarbamates. K. S. Siddiqi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 24 A (1985) 578.

[117]       Group (IV) metal halide salicylic acid: Urea: Formaldehyde copolymer. K. S. Siddiqi, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, L. A. Khan, S. Tabassum  and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 24 A (1985) 68.

[118]    Synthesis and characterization of Ge(IV), Sn(IV), Ti(IV) and Zr (IV) complexes of 5- aminoindazolyl dithiocarbamate. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. Tabassum, S. J. Majid S. A. A. Zaidi and K. S. Siddiqi, Indian J. Chem., 24 A (1985) 784.

[119]    Synthesis and characterization of dihydro bis (phthalimidyl) borate complexes of some transition metal ions. S. A. A. Zaidi, M. Jaria, R. I. Kureshy, M. Yamin and Z. A. Siddiqui, Bull. Soc. Chim. France, 2 (1985) 177.

[120]    Characterization and toxicity of organotin (IV) halide complexes of cyclohexanone spirothiazolidinone and 3 - aminorhodanine. K. S. Siddiqi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan,  L. A. Khan, S. Tabassum and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 24 A (1985) 954.

[121]    Synthesis and characterization of poly (2-mercaptothiazolyl) borate complexes of some transition metal complexes. K. S. Siddiqi, M. A. A. Shah, R. I. Kureshy, M. Jaria and S. A. A. Zaidi, Acta. Chim. Acad. Sci. Hungarica, 117 (1984) 57.

[122]    Kinetics and mechanism of substitution in dichlorodibutyl bis (pyrrolidine) Tin (IV). K. S. Siddiqi, R. I. Kureshy, M. Jaria and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 23 A (1984) 682.

[123]    Complexes of diorganotin (IV) dichlorides and diacetates with some nitrogen heterocyclics. K. S. Siddiqi, R. I. Kureshy, P. Khan and S. A. A. Zaidi, Indian J. Chem., 22 A (1983) 616.

 

Patents

 

  1. A Process for the Preparation of Novel Chiral Catalyst useful in preparation of Chirally enriched epoxides. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel, P. Iyer, S. D. Gomkale and A. K. Bhatt. DEL1353/99.

 

  1. An Improved Process for the Preparation of Chirally enriched epoxide an intermediate in the synthesis of optically active drug. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel, P. Iyer, S. D. Gomkale and A. K. Bhatt. DEL1352/99.

 

  1. An improved process for the preparation of chiral SALEN transition metal catalyst useful in enantioselective epoxidation of prochiral olefins, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel, P. Iyer, R. V. Jasra, DEL/1160/2000

 

  1. An Improved Process for the Preparation of Chiral Epoxides Useful as Intermediates in the Synthesis of Chiral Drugs. R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, S. T. Patel, P. Iyer, R. V. Jasra, DEL/1161/2000.

 

  1. An improved catalytic process for the preparation of epoxides from alkenes, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, S. Singh, I. Ahmed, R. V. Jasra, P. K. Ghosh, US Patent Application No.04769734.7-2101-IB2004003512 Dated 27. 10. 04

 

  1. Preparation of Organic –Inorganic hybrid Chiral Sorbent, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, R. V. Jasra, Vishal J. Miyani, Santosh Agrawal, Patent Number(s): WO2008038300-A1.

 

  1. Preparation of highly efficient chiral heterogeneous catalyst for asymmetric nitroaldol reaction, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, V. J. Mayani, A. Shah and H. C. Bajaj  15.9.2011, WO 2011 (110895 A1).
  2. An improved process for preparation of 2-phenyl ethanol by catalytic hydrogenation of styrene oxide, H.C. Bajaj, S.H.R. Abdi, N.H. Khan, R.I. Kureshy, A.A. Dabbawala, T. Roy, Indian & PCT, Patent No. 0093NF2011.

 General articles

1.      Chiral Molecules: Commercial Significance and Synthetic Strategies I. S. H. R. Abdi,R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, R. V. Jasra, Chemical Weekly, Dec.2 (2004), 191.

2.      Chiral Molecules: Commercial Significance and Synthetic Strategies II. S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, R. V. Jasra, Chemical Weekly, Dec.9 (2004), 197.

    Review Articles

1.      Asymmetric Epoxidation of Non-Functionalised Alkenes using Transition Metal Complexes, S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan and R. V. Jasra, Catalysis Surveys from Asia, 8 (2004) 187-97.

2.      Metal catalyzed asymmetric cyanation reactions, N. H. Khan, R. I. Kureshy, S. H. R. Abdi, and R. V. Jasra, Coordination Chem. Review 252(2008) 593.

3.      Dimeric and polymeric chiral schiff base complexes and supported BINOL complexes as potential recyclable catalysts in asymmetric Kinetic Resolution and C–C bond formation reactions. S. H. R. Abdi, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, V. J. Mayani, H. C. Bajaj, Catal. Surv. Asia (2009) 13:104–131.

 

     Monograph

1.      A monograph entitled, "New approaches to develop recyclable catalyst for the synthesis of chiral epoxide" R. I. Kureshy*, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, R. V. Jasra has been published in "Catalytic Research on Cutting Edge" Edited by Lawrence P. Bevy Nova Science publisher, Inc. New York, USA 115-134 (2005).

2.      A monograph entitled, "Recent developments in asymmetric C-C bond formation reactions using heterogeneous chiral catalyst especially on inorganic supports"  Kavita Pathak, S. H. R. Abdi*, R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan and R. V. Jasra, Nova Science Publication in Modern Trends in Macromolecular Chemistry, Chapter 6, 2009.

3.      A monograph entitled, "New Approaches for Reusable Chiral Heterogeneous Catalysts for Epoxide Ring Opening Reaction." by R. I. Kureshy, N. H. Khan, S. H. R. Abdi, Santosh Agrawal, K. Jeya Prathap and R. V. Jasra, has been published by Nova Science Publication in Heterogeneous Catalysis Research Progress, Chapter 7, 2009, 299-344.

4.      A monograph entitled, "Asymmetric cyanation reaction" has been accepted for publication in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II Chapter 6.16, (Accepted) 2012.

 

Process Transfer

Ø   Technology transfer was successfully carried out for Non-chlorine route for epoxidation of styrene-to-styrene oxide using H2O2 as oxidant to Eco-Organic Rampur, who are putting 1tdp plant on the process) (It is a green process where the catalytic reaction is conducted in absence of any organic solvent and the conversion to styrene epoxide is > 99% with selectivity 98%).

Ø    Technology transfer to M/s Aquila Organics Mumbai:  Preparation of styrene oxide from styrene by hydrogen peroxide & hydrogenation of styrene oxide to phenyl ethyl alcohol with 98% conversion and 98% selectivity.