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  1. 1, 2-Benzoquinones in Diels-Alder reactions, dipolar cyclo- additions, nucleophilic additions, multicomponent reactions and more. Nair, V., Menon R. S., Biju, A. T., Abhilash, K. G. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 000.
  2. NHC- Catalyzed Annulation of Enals and Chalcones: Further Explorations on the Novel Synthesis of 1, 3, 4-Trisubstituted Cyclopentenes. Nair, V.,  Paul, R. R.,  Padmaja, D. V. M., Aiswarya, N., Sinu, C. R., Jose, A. Tetrahedron. 2011, 000.

  3. N-Heterocyclic Carbene(NHC) Catalyzed Annulation of Enals and Vinyl Ketones: A Novel Synthesis of [2H]-Pyranones. Nair, V., Paul, R. R., Seetha Lakshmi, K. C., Menon, R. S., Jose, A., Sinu. C. R. Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 000.

  4. Employing Homoenolates Generated by NHC Catalysis in Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions: State of the Art. Nair,V., Menon, R. S., Biju, A. T., Sinu. C. R., Paul, R. R., Jose, A., Vellalath, S. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 000.
  5. A novel NHC- Catalyzed transformation of 2H-chromene-3-carboxaldehydes to 3-methyl-2H-chromen-2-one. Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011, 9, 5511.
  6. The Reaction of Diaryl 1, 2-diones with Homophthalic Anhydride: Effficient Formation of Isobenzofuranone Derivatives. Nair, V., Paul, R.R., Suresh, E. Synthesis, 2010, 3741. 3
  7. NHC catalyzed Annulation of Enals to Tethered Diones: Efficient Synthesis of Bicyclic Dienes. Nair, V.; Babu, B. P.; Vellalath, S.; Varghese, V.; Paul, R. R.; Suresh, E. Organic and Biomol. Chem, 2010, 4861.
  8. NHC catalyzed transformation of aromatic aldehydes to acids by carbon dioxide: An unexpected reaction.  Nair, V., Varghese, V., Paul, R.R., Jose, A., Sinu, C.R., Menon, R.S. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 2653-2655.
  9. A Novel Psuedo Four Component Reaction Involving Homoenolate for the Synthesis of γ-aminobytyric Acid Derivatives. Nair,V., Varghese, V., Babu, B. P., Sinu, C. R., Suresh, E. Org. Bio. Chem., 2010, 761.
  10. Nucleophilic Heterocyclic Carbene as a Novel Catalyst for Cyclopropanation of Cyano Acrylates. Nair, V.; Anabha, E. R., Paul, R. R., Suresh, E. Org. Bio. Chem., 2010, 901.
  11. Novel Nucleophilic Heterocylic Carbene Mediated Stereoselective Conjugate Addition of Enals to Nitrostyrenes via Homoenolate. Nair, V., Sinu, C. R., Babu, B. P., Varghese, V., Jose, A. Suresh, E. Organic Letters, 2009, 11, 5570.
  12. Recent Advances in CAN Mediated Reactions in Organic Synthesis. Nair,V., Deepthi, A. Tetrahedron, 2009, 65, 10745.
  13. NHC Catalyzed Annulation of Enals to Chalcones in Methanol: A Stereoselective Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Cyclopentanes. Nair, V.; Babu, B. P.; Vellalth, S.; Varghese, V.; Anabha E. R.; Suresh, E. Organic Letters, 2009, 11, 2507.
  14. A novel multicomponent reaction involving isoquinoline, allenoate and cyanoacrylates. Nair, V.; Babu, B. P.; Varghese, V.; Sinu C. R.; Paul R. R.; Anabha E. R.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron Lett., 2009, 50, 3716.
  15. Reactions of Morita-Baylis-Hilman acetates with Huisgen Zwitterions-A novel strategy for the synthesis of b-aminoacid derivatives. Jose, A.; Paul, R. R.; Mohan, R ; Mathew, S. C .; Biju, A.T.; Suresh, E.; Nair, V. Synthesis  2009, 1829.
  16. Recent Advances in Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions Involving Homoenolates Generated by NHC catalysis. Nair,V.; Vellalth, S.; Babu, B. P.; Chem. Soc. Rev., 2008, 37, 2691.
  17. An Efficient Synthesis of Indolo[3,2-a]carbazoles via the Novel Acid Catalyzed Reaction of Indoles and Diaryl 1,2-Diones. Nair, V.; Vidya, N.; Abhilash, K. G.; Org. Biomol. Chem., 2008, 6, 1738.
  18. Pyridine Catalyzed Stereoselective Addition of Diaryl 1,2-Diones to Acetylenic Esters Leading to the Formation of 1,2-Diaroyl Enoates via An Unprecedented Rearrangement: Synthetic and Theoretical Studies. Nair, V.; Pillai, A. N.; Suresh, C. H. ; Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 5851.
  19. Carbon-Nitrogen Bond-Forming Reactions of Dialkyl Azodicarboxylate: A Promising Synthetic Strategy. Nair, V.; Biju, A. T.; Mathew, S. C.; Babu, B. P.; Chem. Asian J., 2008, 3, 810.
  20. Stereoselective Synthesis of Spirocyclopentanones via N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyzed Reaction of Enals and Dienones. Nair, V.; Beneesh P. B.; Vellalath, S.; Suresh, E. Chem. Commun.  2008, 747.
  21. Construction of heterocycles via 1,4-dipolar cycloaddition of quinoline-DMAD zwitterion with various dipolarophiles.  Nair, V.; Devipriya, S.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 3567.
  22. Reaction of Huisgen zwitterion with diaryl ketones leading to the facile synthesis of mono-and bis(alkoxycarbonyl)hydrazones.  Nair, V.; Mathew, S. C.; Biju, A. T.; Suresh, E. Synthesis 2008, 1078.
  23. An Efficient Three Component Reaction Involving Triazolylidene Carbene, DMAD and Aldehydes for the Synthesis of Furanone Derivatives. Nair, V.; Mathew, S. C. ; Vellalath, S.; Pillai, A. N.; Suresh, E.; Synthesis, 2008, 551.
  24. [8+2] Cycloaddition Reactions in Organic Synthesis. Nair, V.; Abhilash, K. G. Synlett, 2008, 301.
  25. A Novel Three Component Reaction Involving Quinoline, Dimethylacetylene Dicarboxylate and C-H Acids Leading to the Synthesis of Pyrroloquinoline Derivatives. Nair, V.; Devipriya, S.; Suresh, E.  Synthesis 2008, 1065.
  26. Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition Reactions in Targeted Syntheses. Nair, V.; Suja, T. D. Tetrahedron, 2007, 63, 12247.
  27. A Novel Synthesis of Highly Substituted But-2-enoic Acid Esters by the Reaction of DMAP-Methyl Phenylpropiolate Zwitterion and Diaryl 1,2-Diones. Pillai, A. N.; Suresh, E.; Nair, V. Synthesis, 2007, 29.
  28. A Facile Synthesis of Thiaza- and Thiadiaza-fluorene Derivatives Involving Benzothiazole-DMAD Zwitterion with Arylidenemalononitriles and N-Tosylimines. Nair, V.; Devi, B. R.; Pillai, A. N.; Paul, R. R. Heterocycles, 2007, 73, 249.
  29. Reaction of TPP-Azodicarboxylate Zwitterions and Aryl aldehydes: Unprecedented Synthesis of Acyl Carbamates.  Nair, V.; Mathew, S. C. Biju, A. T.; Suresh, E.  Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 9018.
  30. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyzed Reaction of Enals and acyclic-1,2 diones via Homoenolate: Synthesis of 4,5,5-Trisubstituted g-Butyrolactones. Nair, V.; Vellalath, S.; Poonoth, M.; Suresh, E.; Viji, S. Synthesis 2007, 3195.
  31. Cerium (IV) Ammonium Nitrates-A Versatile Single-Electron Oxidant. Nair, V.; Deepthi, A. Chem. Rev. 2007, 107, 1862.
  32. Efficient Higher-Order Cycloaddition Reactions of 8,8-Dicyanoheptafulvene with Dienes. Nair, V.; Abhilash, K. G.; Biju, A. T.; Suresh, E. Synthesis 2007, 1833.
  33. An Efficient Multicomponent Protocol for the Stereoselective Synthesis of Oxazinobenzothiazole Derivatives. Nair, V.; Pillai, A. N.; Devi, R. B.; Suresh E. Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 4391.
  34. Efficient Synthesis of [1,3] Oxazino[2,3-a] Quinoline Derivatives by a Novel 1,4-Dipolar Cycloaddition Involving a Quinoline–DMAD Zwitterion and Carbonyl Compounds. Nair, V.; Devipriya, S.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 3637.
  35. The Reaction of Huisgen Zwitterion with Diaryl-1,2-diones and Ketones: An Efficient Protocol for Carbon-Nitrogen Bond-Formation. Nair, V.; Biju, A. T.; Mathew, S. C. Synthesis 2007, 697.
  36. A Stereoselective Synthesis of 3,4-trans-disubstituted g-lactams by the CAN Mediated Radical Cyclization of Cinnamamides. Nair, V.; Mohanan, K.; Suja, T. D.: Biju, A. T. Synthesis 2007, 1179.
  37. Novel Reaction of Huisgen Zwitterion with Chalcones and Dienones: Efficient Strategy for the Synthesis of Pyrazoline and Pyrazolopyridazine Derivatives. Nair, V.; Mathew, S. C.; Biju, A. T; Suresh, E.  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2070.
  38. A Novel Protocol for the Generation of Tropothione and its Trapping with Electron Deficient Dienophiles. Nair, V.; Abhilash, K. G.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 9329.
  39. Asymmetric Synthesis of Quinine: A Landmark in Organic Synthesis. Nair, V.; Menon, R. S.; Vellalath, S. Natural Product Communications 2006, 1, 899.
  40. An N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyzed [8+3] Annulation of Tropone and Enals via Homoenolate. Nair, V.; Poonoth, M.; Vellath, S.; Suresh, E.; Thirumalai, R. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 8964.
  41. [8+2] Cycloadditions Involving 8-Aryl-8-Azaheptafulvenes and Activated Styrenes: Efficient Synthesis of Dihydro-1-azaazulenes. Nair, V.; Abhilash, K. G. Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 8707.
  42. Engaging Zwitterions in Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Nitrogen Bond-forming Reactions: A Promising Synthetic Strategy. Nair, V.; Menon, R. S.; Sreekanth, A. R.; Abhilash, N.; Biju, A. T. Acc. Chem. Res. 2006, 39, 520.
  43. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyzed Reaction of Chalcones and Enals via Homoenolate: an Efficient Synthesis of 1,3,4-Trisubstituted Cyclopentenes. Nair, V.; Sreekumar, V.; Manojkumar, P.; Mohan, R.; Suresh, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc 2006, 128, 8736.
  44. DMAP Catalyzed Reaction of β-Ketoesters and Dimethyl Acetylenedicarboxylate: An efficient Synthesis of Polysubstituted      Benzenes and Biaryls. Nair, V.; Vidya, N.; Biju, A. T.; Deepthi, A.; Abhilash, K. G.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 10136.
  45. Novel Synthesis of Highly Functionalized Pyrazolines and Pyrazoles by Triphenylphosphine Mediated Reaction of Dialkyl Azodicarboxylate with Allenic esters. Nair, V.; Biju, A. T.; Mohanan, K.; Suresh, E. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2213.
  46. Gold (III) Promoted Addition of Electron-rich Heteroaromatic Compounds to the C=C and C=O Bonds of Enals. Nair, V.; Vidya, N.; Abhilash, K. G.; Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 2871.
  47. Highly Efficient Condensation Reactions of Electron Rich Arenes with Aldehydes and Enals Promoted by Gold (III) Chloride. Nair, V.; Vidya, N.; Abhilash, K. G. Synthesis 2006, 3647.
  48. CAN Mediated Oxidative Addition of 1,3-Dicarbonyl Compounds to Methylenecyclopropanes: A Facile Synthesis of Spirocyclopropyl Dihydrofurans.  Nair, V.; Suja, T. D.; Mohanan, K. Synthesis 2006, 2335.
  49. A Convenient Synthesis of 2,2-diaryl Cyclobutanones by Cerium (IV) ammonium nitrate (CAN) mediated Oxidation of Methylenecyclopropanes (MCPs). Nair, V.; Suja, T. D.; Mohanan, K. Synthesis 2006, 2531.
  50. Recent Advances in the Chemistry of Triaryl- and Triheteroarylmethanes. Nair, V.; Thomas, S.; Mathew, S. C.; Abhilash, K. G. Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 6731.
  51. Stereoselective Synthesis of 3,4-trans-disubstituted Pyrrolidines and Cyclopentanes via Intramolecular Radical Cyclizations Mediated by CAN.  Nair, V.; Mohanan, K; Suja, T.D.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 2803.
  52. A Novel Reaction of Vicinal tricarbonyl Compounds with the Isocyanide-DMAD Zwitterion: Formation of Highly Substituted Furan Derivatives. Nair, V.; Deepthi, A. Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 2037.
  53. Reaction of the Dimethoxycarbene - DMAD Zwitterion towards 1,2 Diones- Synthesis of a Variety of Oxygen Heterocycles. Nair, V.; Deepthi, A.; Poonoth, M.; Santhamma, B.; Vellalath, S.; Babu, B. P.; Mohan, R.; Suresh, E. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 2313.
  54. A Novel Three-Component Reaction of Triphenylphosphine, DMAD, and Electron-Deficient Styrenes: Facile Synthesis of Cyclopentenyl Phosphoranes. Nair, V.; Deepthi, A.; Beneesh, P.B.; Suresh, E. Synthesis 2006, 1443.
  55. N-Heterocyclic Carbene Catalyzed Reaction of Enals and 1, 2-dicarbonyl Compounds: Stereoselective Synthesis of Spiro g-butyrolactones. Nair, V.; Vellalath, S.; Poonoth, M.; Mohan, R.; Suresh, E. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 507.
  56. An Efficient Synthesis of Isothiazolidines via Sulfonium ylides formed by the Reaction of Thietanes and Nitrene. Nair, V.; Nair, S. M.; Devipriya, S Sethumadhavan, D. Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 1109.
  57. CAN Mediated Stereoselective Cyclisation of Epoxypropyl Cinnamyl Amines to 3, 4, 5- Trisubstituted Piperidines and Supramolecular Assembly of the Latter Aided by Ethyl acetate.  Nair, V.; Mohanan, K; Suja, T. D.; Suresh, E. Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 705.
  58. Addition of allylsilanes to o-quinoneimides: Formal Diels-Alder vs Allylation Reactions. Nair, V.; Dhanya, R.; Vidya, N.; Devipriya, S. Synthesis 2006, 107.
  59. Practical Synthesis of Triaryl and Triheteroarylmethanes by the Reaction of Aldehyde and Activated Arenes Promoted by Gold (III) Chloride. Nair, V.; Abhilash, K. G.; Vidya, N. Org. Lett.  2005, 7, 5587.
  60. Reaction of Huisgen Zwitterion with 1,2-Benzoquinones and Isatins: Expeditious Synthesis of Dihydro-1,2,3-Bezoxadiazoles and Spirooxadiazolines. Nair, V.; Biju, A. T. ; Vinod, A. U.; Suresh, E. Org. Lett.  2005, 7, 5139.
  61. Engaging the Pyridine-DMAD Zwitterion in a Novel Strategy for the Selective Synthesis of Highly Substituted Benzene and Cyclopentenedione Derivatives. Nair, V.; Pillai, A. N.; Beneesh, P. B.; Suresh, E. Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 4625.
  62. The Huisgen 1,4-dipolar Cycloaddition Involving Isoquinoline, Dimethyl butynedioate and Activated Styrenes: A Facile Synthesis of Tetrahydrobenzoquinolizine Derivatives. Nair, V.; Remadevi, B.; Varma, L. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 5333.
  63. The Three Component Reaction Involving Isocyanides, Dimethyl acetylenedicarboxylate and Quinoneimides: A facile Synthesis of Spiro Fused g-iminolactams. Nair, V.; Dhanya, R.; Viji, S. Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 5843.
  64. Recent Developments in the Chemistry of Quinoneimides. Nair, V.; Dhanya, R.; Rajesh, C.; S. Devipriya. Synlett 2005, 2407.
  65. Electrophilic Substitution Reactions of Triheteroarylmethanes: An Efficient Strategy to Develop Novel Synthons for Organic Synthesis. Nair, V.; Thomas, S.; Mathew, S. C.; Vidya, N.; Rath, N. P. Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 9533.
  66. Two Unprecedented Multicomponent Reactions Involving N-Heterocyclic Carbenes, Activated Acetylenes and Aldehydes. Nair, V.; Sreekumar, V. ; Bindu, S.; Suresh, E. Org. Lett.  2005, 7, 2297.
  67. The Reaction of Diaryl-1,2-diones with Triphenylphosphine and Diethyl azodicarboxylate Leading to N, N-dicarboethoxy Monohydrazones via a Novel Rearrangement. Nair, V.; Biju, A. T. ; Abhilash, K. G.; Menon, R. S.; Suresh, E. Org. Lett.  2005, 7, 2121.
  68. Pyridine-Catalyzed Addition of Diaryl-1,2-diones to Dimethyl Butynedioate Leading to the Formation of 1,2-Diaroyl Dimethyl Maleates via an Unprecedented Rearrangement. Nair, V.; Pillai, A. N.; Menon, R. S.; Suresh, E. Org. Lett.  2005, 7, 1189.
  69. Engaging Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reaction for the generation of Isobenzofuran and the consequent entry into highly substituted aromatic systems. Nair, V.; Abhilash, K. G. Synthesis 2005, 1967.
  70. A Convenient Protocol for C-H Oxidation Mediated by an Azido Radical Culminating in Ritter-Type Amidation. Nair, V.; Suja, T. D.; Mohanan, K. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 3217.
  71. Multicomponent Reactions based on Nucleophilic Carbenes and their Applications in Organic Synthesis. Nair, V.; Menon, R. S. ; Sreekumar, V. Pure. Appl. Chem. 2005, 77, 1191.
  72. A Stereoselective synthesis of Spiro-dioxalanes via the Multicomponent Reaction of Dicarbomethoxycarbene, Aldehydes and 1,2- or 1,4-Diones. Nair, V.; S. M; Mathai, S.; Mathew, S. C.; Rath, N. P. Tetrahedron 2005, 61, 2849.
  73. One-pot Four-component Reaction of Isocyanides, Dimethyl acetylenedicarboxylate and Cyclobutene-1,2-diones: Synthesis of Novel Spiroheterocycles. Nair, V.; Menon, R. S.; Deepthi, A.; Remadevi, B.; Biju, A. T. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 1337.
  74. Cycloadditions of 8,8-dicyanoheptafulvene to Styrenes: Manifestation of Dual Reactivity Modes. Nair, V.; Abhilash, K. G.; Zeimer, B. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 2307.
  75. The Multicomponent Reaction of Dimethoxycarbene, Dimethyl Butynedioate and Electrophilic Styrenes: An Unprecedented Synthesis of Highly Substituted Cyclopentanone Acetals. . Nair, V.; Beneesh, P. B.; Sreekumar, V.;  Bindu, S.; Menon, R. S.; Deepthi, A. Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46, 201.
  76. A Mild an Efficient Procedure For The Preparation of Dimethyl and Diallyl Acetals of Aromatic Aldehydes Mediated by Cerium (IV) Ammonium Nitrate. Nair, V.; Rajan, R.; Balagopal, L.; Nair, L. G.; Ros, S.; Mohanan, K. Indian Journal of Chemistry. 2005, 44B, 141.
  77. 1,4-Dipolar Cycloaddition in Organic Synthesis: A Facile Route to Isoquinoline Fused Heterocycles. Nair, V.; Sreekanth , A. R.; Abhilash, N.; Biju, A. T.; Varma, L.; Viji, S.; Mathew, S.  Arkivoc. 2005, 178.

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