Dr. Diganta Sarma

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
  • Phone No. - 9854403297
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Designation - Associate Professor

Profile

 Education:

  1. B. Sc. : D. K. D. College, Dibrugarh University, 1998
  2. M. Sc. : Gauhati University, Guwahati, 2001
  3. Ph. D.: National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, 2007
  4. Postdocs: i) JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Japan (2007-2009); ii) Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas, USA (2009-2012)
  5. Achievements:
    1. NET JRF (CSIR), 2002
    2. GATE, 2003, Percentile Score 97.72, AIR Rank 62
    3. INSA Summer Research Fellow (SRF) award, 2013
    4. JSPS Bridge Fellowship Award 2018 (To visit Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences for a collaborative research programme for 45 days).
    5. CSIR/DST Travel award, 2006 to attend the “7th Tetrahedron Symposium, Challenges in Organic Chemistry” at Kyoto Research Park, Kyoto, Japan during 25-26 May, 2006.
    6. Japanese Peptide Society Award, 2009 to attend the “21st American Peptide Symposium” at Indiana University, USA during 7-12 June, 2009.
    7. American Peptide Society (APS) Travel Award to attend the 21st APS Symposium, June 2009, Indiana University, USA.
    8. Best Poster Award” in “Advancements in Materials, Health & Safety towards Sustainable Energy and Environment”- An international seminar organized by Indian JSPS Alumni organization in Chennai during the period 7-8 August, 2014.
    9. DST Travel award 2017 to deliver an Invited Talk in an International Conference at Rome, Italy during the period 24-26 July, 2017.

Professional Experience:

  1. Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral research fellow (2007-2009) at Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Japan
  2. Postdoctoral Research Associate, The University of Kansas, USA (2009-12)
  3. Assistant Professor, Dept of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University; Feb. 2012- June 2016
  4. Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University; July 2016-onwards

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  1. Green Chemistry- Organic transformations (like Suzuki coupling, azide-alkyne cycloadditions, Aza-Michael reactions etc.) in water and ionic liquids
  2. Synthetic Peptide Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry
  3. Anti-tubercular drug design and synthesis
  4. Catalysis- Homogeneous & Heterogeneous

Research Projects:

  1. Palladium catalyzed Suzuki cross coupling reactions in ionic liquids (Funded by UGC, New Delhi for the period 2013-2015, Amount: 6 Lakhs)
  2. Azide-Alkyne cycloaddition reactions in ionic liquids: Synthesis and antimicrobial activities of 1,2,3-triazole containing compounds (Funded by CSIR, New Delhi for the period 2013-2016, Amount: 23 Lakhs)
  3. Design, Synthesis and Biological evaluation of peptidic compounds as potent anti-microbial agents (Funded by DST, New Delhi, 2017-20, Amount- 30 Lakhs)
  4. in silico Design, Synthesis, Bio-assay and elucidation of novel analogues of vasicine and other quinazolinone analogues, Funded by DBT under Twining Programme (2018-21), Amount: 43 Lakhs to DU).

PhD/ MPhil Awarded:

                   Ph.D.- Awarded: 7 (Dr. Preeti Rekha Boruah; Dr. Amrita K. Chaliha; Dr. Abdul A. Ali; Dr. Mitali Chetia; Dr. Manashjyoti Konwar; Dr. Indomoni Das; Dr. Hanan Elnagdy)

                   M.Phil.- Awarded: 5 (Ms. Parmita Phukan; Ms. Jasmin Sultana, Mr. Apurba Dutta, Mr. Roktopol Hazarika, Mr. Rahul Sharma)

 

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Coordinator, DST-FIST-I programme, Dept of Chemistry, 2021-26
  2. HOD, Dept. of Chemistry, July 2018-June 2021
  3. Chairperson, DMC (2015-16)
  4. Instrument In-charge of the department
  5. Department Placement Coordinator (2015-16).
  6. Coordinator, DST-FIST-I programme, Dept of Chemistry, 2012-16
  7. Deputy Coordinator, UGC-SAP-DRS-I, Dept. of Chemistry, 2016-20
  8. Member, Board of Studies (BOS) in Chemistry
  9. Member, DUTA

Extension Service:

  1. As Resource person- Deliver lectures in colleges and schools.
  2. Duty as a Presiding Officer in Legislative Assembly Election and Parliamentary Election.
  3. Reviewer of International journals.
  4. Invited talk in National Conferences
  5. Life member of Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT), India
  6. Member of Dibrugarh University Teacher’s Association (DUTA)
  7. Executive Member, Society for Chemical Education in Assam (SCEA)
  8. Convener, East Chapter, Indian JSPS Alumni Organization

Publications

  1. Hazarika, R.; Garg, A.; Chetia, S.; Phukan, P.; Kulshrestha, A.; Kumar, A.; Bordoloi, A.; Kalita, A. J.; Guha, A. K.; Sarma, D. “Magnetically Separable ZnFe2O4 Nanoparticles: A Low Cost and Sustainable Catalyst for Propargyl Amine and NH-Triazole Synthesis” Applied Catal A: General, 2021 (Accepted, in press), IF- 5.71
  2. Garg, A.; Hazarika, R.; Dutta, N.; Dutta, B. Sarma, D.; “Bio-waste derived catalytic approach towards NH-1,2,3-triazole synthesis” ChemistrySelect, 2021 (Accepted, in press) IF- 2.11
  3. Elnagdy, H.; Gogoi, N. G.; Handique, J. G.; Sarma, D.; “CuO-NPs/TFA: A new catalytic system to synthesize a novel series of pyrazole imines with high anti-oxidant properties” BioNanoSci, 2021 (Accepted, in press) IF- 1.27
  4. Dutta, B.; Garg, A.; Phukan, P.; Kulashetra,A.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Designing a new basic ionic liquid [DHIM][OH] as a task specific bifunctional catalyst for facile microwave assisted metal free synthesis of 5-amino-1,2,3-triazoles” New J. Chem. 2021 (Accepted, in press) IF- 3.59.
  5. Rajput, M.; Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. “Preparation of a Novel Environmentally Friendly Hydrophobic Deep Eutectic Solvent ChCl-THY and its Application in Removal of Hexavalent Chromium from Aqueous Solution” Water Environment Research, 2021 (Accepted, in press). IF- 1.95
  6. Agarwal, S.; Phukan, P.; Sarma, D*.; Deori, K.* “Versatile precursor dependent copper sulfide nanoparticles as multifunctional catalyst for photocatalytic removal of water pollutants and synthesis of aromatic aldehydes and NH-triazoles” Nanoscale Advances, 2021, 3, 3954-3966. IF- 4.55
  7. Garg, A.; Borah, N.; Sultana, J.; Kulashetra,A.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Silica immobilized CuNHC: An effective route to 1,2,3-triazoles via azide-alkyne cycloaddition and multicomponent click reaction” Applied Organometallic Chem. 2021 (Accepted, in press). IF- 4.11
  8. Dutta, A.; Trivedi, P.; Gogoi, D.; Chetia, P.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. “Anti-TB Evaluation of Novel 2,3-Dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-Ones and in Silico Studies of The Active Compounds” Med. Chem. Res. 2021, 30, 1366-1376. IF- 1.97
  9. Dutta, A.; Garg, A.; Borah, J.; Borah, R.; Sarma, D. “Deep eutectic solvent mediated controlled and selective oxidation of organic sulfides and hydroxylation of arylboronic acids” Current Res. Green Sustainable Chem. 2021, 4, 100107. IF- N/A
  10. Rajput, M. K.; Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. “Ultrasonication Assisted Chelating Ligand Free Extraction of Pb(II) from Aqueous Solution by Using Room Temperature Ionic Liquids” Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2021 (Accepted, in press), IF- 2.86
  11. Phukan, P.; Sarma, D. “Synthesis of Medicinally Relevant Scaffolds- Triazoles and Pyrazoles in Green Solvent Ionic Liquids” Current Org. Chem. 2021 (Accepted, in press), IF- 2.18
  12. Dutta, A.; Trivedi, P.; Kulashetra,A.; Kumar, A.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. "Sustainable Parts-Per-Million Level Catalysis with Fe(III): One-pot Cascade Synthesis of 2,3‐Dihydroquinazolin‐4(1H)‐ones in Water" Applied Organometallic Chem. 2021, 35, e6116. IF- 4.11
  13. Dutta, A.; Sarma, D.; “Base promoted metal-free approach towards synthesis of quinazolin-4(3H)-ones and 2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-ones under microwave irradiation” Sus. Chem. Pharm. 2021, 20, 100402. IF- 4.51
  14. Chetia, M.; Konwar, M.; Pegu, B.; Konwer, S.; Sarma, D. “Synthesis of copper containing polyaniline composites through interfacial polymerisation: An effective catalyst for Click reaction at room temperature” J. Mol. Structure, 2021, 1233, 130019. IF- 3.20
  15. Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. "Advances in Developing Small Molecule SARS 3CLpro Inhibitors as Potential Remedy for Corona Virus Infection" Tetrahedron, 2021, 77, 131761. IF- 2.46
  16. Garg, A.; Borah, D.; Trivedi, P.; Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, D.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. "A Simple Work-Up-free, Solvent-free Approach to Novel Amino Acid Linked 1,4-Disubstituted 1,2,3-Triazoles as Potent Antituberculosis Agents" ACS Omega, 2020, 46, 29830–29837. IF- 3.51
  17. Dutta, A.; Sarma, D. "Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Quinazoline Analogues as Anti-TB Agents" Tuberculosis, 2020, 124, 101986.  IF- 3.13
  18. Garg, A, Sarma, D, Ali, A. A. "Microwave assisted metal-free approach to access 1,2,3-triazoles through multicomponent synthesis" Current Res. Green Sustainable Chem. 2020, 3, 100013. IF-N/A
  19. Phukan,  P.; Agarwal, S.; Deori, K.; Sarma, D. “Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Catalysed One-Pot Three-Component Reaction: A Facile Synthesis of 4-Aryl-NH-1,2,3-Triazoles” Catalysis Lett. 2020, 150, 2208-2219.  IF- 3.19
  20. Dutta, A.; Damarla, K.; Kumar, A.; Bordoloi, A.; Sarma, D. Gemini basic ionic liquid as bi-functional catalyst for the synthesis of 2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-ones at room temperature Tetrahedron Lett. 2020, 61, 151587. IF- 2.42
  21. Sultana, J.; Sarma, D. “Tetraamminecopper(II) sulfate monohydrate in oxidative azide-olefin cycloaddition and three-component click reaction” Current Org. Synth. 2020, 17, 65-72. IF- 1.98
  22. Hazarika, R.; Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. “HBF4/ACN: A simple and effective catalyst system for metal free pyrazole synthesis at room temperature” Synthetic Commun. 2020, 50, 329-337. IF- 2.01
  23. Sultana, J.; Sarma, D. “Ag-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition: Copper free approaches for synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles” Catalysis Reviews, 2020, 62, 96-117. IF- 20.22
  24. Garg, A.; Khupse, N.; Bordoloi, A.; Sarma, D. “Ag-NHC supported on silica: An efficient ultra-low loading catalyst for regioselective 1,2,3-triazole synthesis” New J. Chem. 2019, 43,  19331-19337. IF- 3.59
  25. Konwar, M; Phukan, P.; Chaliha, A. K.; Buragohain, A. K.; Krishnaiah, D.; Gogoi, D.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “An Unexplored Lewis Acidic Catalytic System for Synthesis of Pyrazole and its Biaryls Derivatives with Antimicrobial Activities through Cycloaddition-Iodination-Suzuki Reaction” ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 10236-10245. IF- 2.11
  26. Konwar, M; Elnagdy, H. M F.; Bordoloi, A.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Transition Metal Containing Ionic Liquid Assisted One pot Synthesis of Pyrazoles at Room Temperature” J. Chem. Sci. 2019, 131, 80. IF- 1.57
  27. Dutta, A.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D. “Versatile catalysis of ‘Natural Extract”: oxidation of sulfides, alcohols and ipso-hydroxylation of arylboronic acids” J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2019, 16, 2379–2388.  IF- 2.02
  28. Dutta, A.; Damarla, K.; Bordoloi, A.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “KOH/DMSO: A basic suspension for transition metal-free tandem synthesis of quinazolinones.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 1614-1619. IF- 2.42
  29. Sultana J.; Kupse, N. D.; Chakrabarti, S.; Chattopadhyay, P.; Sarma, D. Ag2CO3-catalyzed cycloaddition of organic azides onto terminal alkynes: A green and sustainable protocol accelerated by aqueous micelles of CPyCl” Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 1117-1121. IF- 2.42
  30. Dutta, A.; Chetia, M.; Ali A. A.; Bordoli, A.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Copper nanoparticles immobilized on nanocellulose: A novel and efficient heterogeneous catalyst for controlled and selective oxidation of sulfides and alcohols” Catalysis Letters, 2019, 149, 141-150. IF- 3.19
  31. Elnagdy, H. M F.; Sarma, D. “FeCl3/PVP as green homogeneous catalyst to synthesize 5-amino-1H-pyrazole-4-carbonitriles from malononitrile derivatives” ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 783-787. IF- 2.11
  32. Konwar, M; Chetia, M.; Sarma, D. Low Cost Well Designed Catalytic System Derived from Household Waste “Egg Shell”: Applications in Organic Transformations, Topics Current. Chem. 2019, 377, 6. IF- 9.06
  33. Boruah, P. R., Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Palladium immobilized on the surface of MMT K 10 with the aid of [BMIM][BF4]: An efficient catalyst for Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reactions.” Molecular Catalysis 2018, 461, 54-59. IF- 5.06
  34. Garg, A.; Ali, A. A.; Damarla, K.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Aqueous bile salt accelerated cascade synthesis of 1,2,3-triazoles from arylboronic acids” Tetrahedron Lett. 2018, 59, 4031-4035. IF- 2.42
  35. Das, I.; Borah, H. J.; Sarma, D.; Hazarika, S. “Synthesis of PAMAM dendrimer and its derivative PAMOL: Determination of thermophysical properties bt DFT” J. Macromol. Sci. Part-A 2018, 55, 544-551. IF- 2.17
  36. Konwar, M; Hazarika, R.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M. Kupse, N. D.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “Benedict’s Solution/ Vitamin C: An Alternative Catalytic Protocol for the synthesis of Regioselective-1,4-disubstituted-1H-1,2,3-triazoles at room temperature” Applied Organometalic Chem. 2018, 32, e4425. IF- 4.11
  37. Konwar, M; Kupse, N. D.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. A potential greener protocol for peptide coupling reactions using recyclable/reusable ionic liquid [C4-DABCO][N(CN)2]” J. Chem. Sci. 2018, 130, 53. IF- 1.57
  38. Ali, A. A.; Sharma, R.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. "CTAB promoted CuI catalyzed green and economical synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-triazoles" Synthetic Communications, 2018, 48, 1206-1212. IF- 2.01
  39. Chetia, M.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “A recyclable/reusable hydrotalcite supported copper nano catalyst for 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-triazole synthesis via click chemistry approach” Tetrahedron Letters, 2018, 59, 397. IF- 2.42
  40. Elnagdy,H. M. F.; Gogoi, K; Ali, A. A.; Sarma D. “Claycop-Hydrazine: A new and highly efficient recyclable/reusable catalytic system for 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-traizole synthesis under solvent free condition” Applied Organometalic Chem. 2018, 32, e3931. IF- 4.11
  41. Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Sarma, D.; Kakoti, B. B.; Buragohain, A. K.  “Novel butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors through pharmacophore modeling, virtual screening and DFT-based approaches along-with design of bioisosterism-based analogues” Biomedicine Pharmacotherapy, 2017, 85, 646. IF- 6.53
  42. Phukan, P.; Boruah, P. R.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “A Simple, Quick and Novel Protocol for Biaryl Synthesis using LiCl Promoted in-situ Generated Pd-Nano Particles” Applied Organometalic Chem. 2017, e4009. IF- 4.11
  43. Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Sarma, D.; Kakati, B.; Buragohain, A. K. “Identification of potential type 4 cAMP phosphodiesterase inhibitors via 3D Pharmacophore Modeling, Virtual Screening, DFT and Structural Bioisostere Design” Med. Chem. Res. 2017, 26, 3000. IF- 1.97
  44. Ali, A. A.; Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Buragohain, A. K.; Trivedi, P.; Saikia, P. J.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel 1,2,3-Triazole derivatives as Anti-Tubercular Agents” Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2017, 27, 3698. IF- 2.82
  45. Konwar, M; Boruah, P. R.; Saikia, P. J.; Kupse, N. D.; Sarma, D.; “ESP promoted Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling and peptide bond formation reactions in water at room temperature” ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 4983. IF- 2.02
  46. Chetia, M.; Ali, A. A.; Bordoloi, A.; Sarma, D.; “Facile route for the regioselective synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazole using copper nano particles supported on nano cellulose as recyclable heterogeneous catalyst” J. Chem. Sci. 2017, 129, 1211. IF- 1.57
  47. Gogoi, D.; Baruah, V. J.; Chaliha, A. K.; Kakoti, B. B.; Sarma, D.; Buragohain, A. K. “Identification of Novel Human Renin Inhibitors through a combined approach of Pharmacophore modelling, Molecular DFT analysis and in silico screening” Comput. Biol. Chem.; 2017, 69, 28. IF- 2.88
  48. Ali, A. A.; Konwar, M.; Chetia, M. Sarma, D.; “[Bmim]OH mediated Cu- catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition reaction: A potential green route to 1,4-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles” Tetrahedron Lett., 2016, 57, 5661. IF- 2.42
  49. Konwar, M.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, P. J.; Khupse, N. D.;  Sarma, D. “ESP Promoted “On Water” Click Reaction: A Highly Economic and Sustainable Protocol for 1,4-Disubstituted-1H-1,2,3-Triazole Synthesis at Room Temperature” ChemistrySelect 2016, 1, 6016-6019. IF- 2.02
  50. Gogoi, D.; Baruah, V. J.; Chaliha, A. K.; Kakoti, B. B.; Sarma, D.; Buragohain, A. K. “3D pharmacophore-based virtual screening, docking and density functional theory approach towards the discovery of novel human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) inhibitors” J. Theor. Biol., 2016, 411, 68. IF- 2.69
  51. Konwar, M.; Ali, A. A.;  Chetia, M.; Saikia, P. J.;  Sarma, D. “Fehling Solution / DIPEA / Hydrazine: An Alternative Catalytic Medium for Regioselective Synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1H-1,2,3-triazoles using Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition Reaction” Tetrahedron Letters, 2016, 57, 4473. IF- 2.42
  52. Konwar, M.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D. “A green protocol for peptide bond formation in WEB” Teterahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 2283-2285. IF- 2.42
  53. Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Sarma, D. “Urea assisted copper (I)-catalyzed azide–alkyne cycloaddition reactions in water” Teterahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 1711-1714. IF- 2.42
  54. Boruah, P. R.; Bora, S. J; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “Organic/inorganic salting-in/salting-out agents as promoters of Pd-catalysed ligand free synthesis of biaryls in water”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 804, 26. IF- 2.37
  55. Chaliha, A. K.; Gogoi, D.; Chetia, P.; Sarma, D.; Buragohain, A. K. “An In Silico Approah for Identification of Potential Anti-Mycobacterial Targets of Vasicine and Related Chemical Compounds.” Com. Chem. High T. SCR. 2016, 19, 14. IF- 1.34
  56. Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, B.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “AgN(CN)2/DIPEA/H2O-EG: A highly efficient catalytic system for synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3 triazoles  at room temperature” Tetrahedron Lett , 2015, 56, 5892. IF- 2.42
  57. Boruah P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, B.; Sarma, D. "Pd(OAc)2 in WERSA: A novel green catalytic system for Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reactions at room temperature" Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 11489. IF- 6.22
  58. Boruah, P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Saikia, B.; Sarma, D. “A novel green protocol for ligand free Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reactions in WEB at room temperature” Green Chem. 2015, 17, 1442. IF- 10.18
  59. Chetia, M.; Ali, A. A.; Bhuyan, D, Saikia, L.; Sarma, D. "Magnetically recoverable chitosan stabilized copper-iron oxide nanocomposite material as efficient heterogeneous catalyst for azide-alkyne cycloaddition reactions." New J. Chem, 2015, 39, 5902. IF- 3.59
  60. Saikia, B.; Boruah, P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D. "On-Water organic synthesis: A green, highly efficient, low cost and reusable catalyst system for biaryl synthesis under aerobic conditions at room temperature." RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 50655. IF- 3.36
  61. Saikia, B.; Boruah, P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D.; “Simple and efficient phosphine free Pd(OAc)2 catalyzed urea accelerated Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reactions in iPrOH/H2O at room temperature” Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 633. IF- 2.42
  62. Saikia, B.; Ali, A. A.; Boruah, P. R.; Sarma, D.; Barua, N. C. “Pd(OAc)2 and (DHQD)2PHAL as a simple, efficient and recyclable/reusable catalyst system for Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reactions in H2O at room temperature”. New. J. Chem. 2015, 39, 2440. IF- 3.59
  63. Aziz, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “(DHQD)2PHAL ligand accelerated copper catalyzed Azide-Alkyne cycloaddition reactions in water a t room temperature.” RSC Advances 2014, 4, 64388. IF- 3.36
  64. Boruah, P. R.; Koiri, M. J.; Bora, U.; Sarma, D. "A new recyclable/reusable ionic liquid/LiCl system for Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reactions." Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 2423. IF- 2.42
  65. Hamada, Y.; Suzuki, K.; Nakanishi, T.; Sarma, D.; Ohta, H.; Yamaguchi, R.; Yamasaki, M.; Hidaka, K.; Ishiura, S.; Kiso, Y. "Structure-activity relationship study of BACE1 inhibitors possessing a chelidonic or 2,6-pyridinecarboxylic scaffold at the P2-position" Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2014, 24, 618. IF- 2.82
  66. Koen, Y. M.; Sarma, D.; Hajovsky, L.; Galeva, N.; Williams, T. D.; Staudinger, J.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Protein Targets of Thioacetamide Metabolites in Rat Hepatocytes" Chem Res. Toxicol, 2013, 26, 564. IF- 3.74
  67. Sarma, D.; Hajovsky, L.; Koen, Y. M.; Galeva, N.; Williams, T. D.; Staudinger, J.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Covalent Modification of Lipids and Proteins in Rat Hepatocytes, and In Vitro, by Thioacetamide Metabolites." Chem Res. Toxicol, 2012, 25,1868. IF- 3.74
  68. Hajovsky, H.; Hu, G.; Koen, Y.; Sarma, D.; Cui, W.; Moore, D.; Staundinger, J.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Metabolism and Toxicity of Thioacetamide and Thioacetamide S-Oxide in Rat Hepatocytes" Chem Res. Toxicol, 2012,25, 1955. IF- 3.74
  69. Koen, Y. M.; Sarma, D.; Williams, T. D.; Galeva, N.; Obach, S.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Identification of Protein Targets of Reactive Metabolites of Tienilic Acid in Human Hepatocytes" Chem Res. Toxicol, 2012, 25, 1145. IF- 3.74
  70. Sarma, D.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Synthesis of carbon-14, carbon-13 and deuterium labeled forms of thioacetamide and thioacetamide S-oxide." J. Label Compd Radipharm, 2011, 54, 795. IF- 1.81
  71. Sarma, D.; Regnier, T; Hidaka, K; Konno, S; Bacha, U; Freire, E; Kiso, Y; Hayashi, Y. “Synthesis of tripeptide-type SARS-CoV 3CLpro inhibitors with a highly electrophilic carbonyl group.” Peptide Science2010, Volume Date 2009, 46th 311-314. IF- N/A
  72. Hamada, Y.; Ohta, H.; Miyamoto, N.; Sarma, D.; Hamada, T.; Nakanishi, T.; Yamasaki, M.; Yamani, A.; Ishiura, S.; Kiso, Y. “Significance of interactions of BACE1-Arg235 with its ligands and design of BACE1 inhibitors with P2 pyridine scaffold.” Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett 2009, 19, 2435. IF- 2.57
  73. Regnier T. ; Sarma, D.; Hidaka K.; Hayashi, Y.; Bacha, U.; Freire E.; Kiso, Y. “New Developments for the Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Potent SARS-CoV 3CLpro Inhibitors.” ( Equally contributing 1st authors) Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2009, 19, 2722. IF- 2.82
  74. Sarma, D.; Kumar, A. “Rare earth metal triflates promoted Diels-Alder reactions in ionic liquids.” Applied Catalysis, A: General, 2008 335, 1. IF- 5.71
  75. Sarma, D.; Pawar, S.; Deshpande, S.; Kumar, A. “Hydrophobic effect of a simple Diels-Alder reaction in water”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 3957. IF- 2.42
  76. Sarma, D.; Kumar, A. “Hydrophobic interactions are dominant over secondary orbital interactions for a simple Diels-Alder reaction in salt solutions”, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2199. IF- 6.01

Profile

Profile

 Education:

  1. B. Sc. : D. K. D. College, Dibrugarh University, 1998
  2. M. Sc. : Gauhati University, Guwahati, 2001
  3. Ph. D.: National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, 2007
  4. Postdocs: i) JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Japan (2007-2009); ii) Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas, USA (2009-2012)
  5. Achievements:
    1. NET JRF (CSIR), 2002
    2. GATE, 2003, Percentile Score 97.72, AIR Rank 62
    3. INSA Summer Research Fellow (SRF) award, 2013
    4. JSPS Bridge Fellowship Award 2018 (To visit Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences for a collaborative research programme for 45 days).
    5. CSIR/DST Travel award, 2006 to attend the “7th Tetrahedron Symposium, Challenges in Organic Chemistry” at Kyoto Research Park, Kyoto, Japan during 25-26 May, 2006.
    6. Japanese Peptide Society Award, 2009 to attend the “21st American Peptide Symposium” at Indiana University, USA during 7-12 June, 2009.
    7. American Peptide Society (APS) Travel Award to attend the 21st APS Symposium, June 2009, Indiana University, USA.
    8. Best Poster Award” in “Advancements in Materials, Health & Safety towards Sustainable Energy and Environment”- An international seminar organized by Indian JSPS Alumni organization in Chennai during the period 7-8 August, 2014.
    9. DST Travel award 2017 to deliver an Invited Talk in an International Conference at Rome, Italy during the period 24-26 July, 2017.

Professional Experience:

  1. Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral research fellow (2007-2009) at Kyoto Pharmaceutical University, Japan
  2. Postdoctoral Research Associate, The University of Kansas, USA (2009-12)
  3. Assistant Professor, Dept of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University; Feb. 2012- June 2016
  4. Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University; July 2016-onwards

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  1. Green Chemistry- Organic transformations (like Suzuki coupling, azide-alkyne cycloadditions, Aza-Michael reactions etc.) in water and ionic liquids
  2. Synthetic Peptide Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry
  3. Anti-tubercular drug design and synthesis
  4. Catalysis- Homogeneous & Heterogeneous

Research Projects:

  1. Palladium catalyzed Suzuki cross coupling reactions in ionic liquids (Funded by UGC, New Delhi for the period 2013-2015, Amount: 6 Lakhs)
  2. Azide-Alkyne cycloaddition reactions in ionic liquids: Synthesis and antimicrobial activities of 1,2,3-triazole containing compounds (Funded by CSIR, New Delhi for the period 2013-2016, Amount: 23 Lakhs)
  3. Design, Synthesis and Biological evaluation of peptidic compounds as potent anti-microbial agents (Funded by DST, New Delhi, 2017-20, Amount- 30 Lakhs)
  4. in silico Design, Synthesis, Bio-assay and elucidation of novel analogues of vasicine and other quinazolinone analogues, Funded by DBT under Twining Programme (2018-21), Amount: 43 Lakhs to DU).

PhD/ MPhil Awarded:

                   Ph.D.- Awarded: 7 (Dr. Preeti Rekha Boruah; Dr. Amrita K. Chaliha; Dr. Abdul A. Ali; Dr. Mitali Chetia; Dr. Manashjyoti Konwar; Dr. Indomoni Das; Dr. Hanan Elnagdy)

                   M.Phil.- Awarded: 5 (Ms. Parmita Phukan; Ms. Jasmin Sultana, Mr. Apurba Dutta, Mr. Roktopol Hazarika, Mr. Rahul Sharma)

 

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Coordinator, DST-FIST-I programme, Dept of Chemistry, 2021-26
  2. HOD, Dept. of Chemistry, July 2018-June 2021
  3. Chairperson, DMC (2015-16)
  4. Instrument In-charge of the department
  5. Department Placement Coordinator (2015-16).
  6. Coordinator, DST-FIST-I programme, Dept of Chemistry, 2012-16
  7. Deputy Coordinator, UGC-SAP-DRS-I, Dept. of Chemistry, 2016-20
  8. Member, Board of Studies (BOS) in Chemistry
  9. Member, DUTA

Extension Service:

  1. As Resource person- Deliver lectures in colleges and schools.
  2. Duty as a Presiding Officer in Legislative Assembly Election and Parliamentary Election.
  3. Reviewer of International journals.
  4. Invited talk in National Conferences
  5. Life member of Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT), India
  6. Member of Dibrugarh University Teacher’s Association (DUTA)
  7. Executive Member, Society for Chemical Education in Assam (SCEA)
  8. Convener, East Chapter, Indian JSPS Alumni Organization
Publications

Publications

 

  1. Hazarika, R.; Garg, A.; Chetia, S.; Phukan, P.; Kulshrestha, A.; Kumar, A.; Bordoloi, A.; Kalita, A. J.; Guha, A. K.; Sarma, D. “Magnetically Separable ZnFe2O4 Nanoparticles: A Low Cost and Sustainable Catalyst for Propargyl Amine and NH-Triazole Synthesis” Applied Catal A: General, 2021 (Accepted, in press), IF- 5.71
  2. Garg, A.; Hazarika, R.; Dutta, N.; Dutta, B. Sarma, D.; “Bio-waste derived catalytic approach towards NH-1,2,3-triazole synthesis” ChemistrySelect, 2021 (Accepted, in press) IF- 2.11
  3. Elnagdy, H.; Gogoi, N. G.; Handique, J. G.; Sarma, D.; “CuO-NPs/TFA: A new catalytic system to synthesize a novel series of pyrazole imines with high anti-oxidant properties” BioNanoSci, 2021 (Accepted, in press) IF- 1.27
  4. Dutta, B.; Garg, A.; Phukan, P.; Kulashetra,A.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Designing a new basic ionic liquid [DHIM][OH] as a task specific bifunctional catalyst for facile microwave assisted metal free synthesis of 5-amino-1,2,3-triazoles” New J. Chem. 2021 (Accepted, in press) IF- 3.59.
  5. Rajput, M.; Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. “Preparation of a Novel Environmentally Friendly Hydrophobic Deep Eutectic Solvent ChCl-THY and its Application in Removal of Hexavalent Chromium from Aqueous Solution” Water Environment Research, 2021 (Accepted, in press). IF- 1.95
  6. Agarwal, S.; Phukan, P.; Sarma, D*.; Deori, K.* “Versatile precursor dependent copper sulfide nanoparticles as multifunctional catalyst for photocatalytic removal of water pollutants and synthesis of aromatic aldehydes and NH-triazoles” Nanoscale Advances, 2021, 3, 3954-3966. IF- 4.55
  7. Garg, A.; Borah, N.; Sultana, J.; Kulashetra,A.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Silica immobilized CuNHC: An effective route to 1,2,3-triazoles via azide-alkyne cycloaddition and multicomponent click reaction” Applied Organometallic Chem. 2021 (Accepted, in press). IF- 4.11
  8. Dutta, A.; Trivedi, P.; Gogoi, D.; Chetia, P.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. “Anti-TB Evaluation of Novel 2,3-Dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-Ones and in Silico Studies of The Active Compounds” Med. Chem. Res. 2021, 30, 1366-1376. IF- 1.97
  9. Dutta, A.; Garg, A.; Borah, J.; Borah, R.; Sarma, D. “Deep eutectic solvent mediated controlled and selective oxidation of organic sulfides and hydroxylation of arylboronic acids” Current Res. Green Sustainable Chem. 2021, 4, 100107. IF- N/A
  10. Rajput, M. K.; Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. “Ultrasonication Assisted Chelating Ligand Free Extraction of Pb(II) from Aqueous Solution by Using Room Temperature Ionic Liquids” Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2021 (Accepted, in press), IF- 2.86
  11. Phukan, P.; Sarma, D. “Synthesis of Medicinally Relevant Scaffolds- Triazoles and Pyrazoles in Green Solvent Ionic Liquids” Current Org. Chem. 2021 (Accepted, in press), IF- 2.18
  12. Dutta, A.; Trivedi, P.; Kulashetra,A.; Kumar, A.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. "Sustainable Parts-Per-Million Level Catalysis with Fe(III): One-pot Cascade Synthesis of 2,3‐Dihydroquinazolin‐4(1H)‐ones in Water" Applied Organometallic Chem. 2021, 35, e6116. IF- 4.11
  13. Dutta, A.; Sarma, D.; “Base promoted metal-free approach towards synthesis of quinazolin-4(3H)-ones and 2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-ones under microwave irradiation” Sus. Chem. Pharm. 2021, 20, 100402. IF- 4.51
  14. Chetia, M.; Konwar, M.; Pegu, B.; Konwer, S.; Sarma, D. “Synthesis of copper containing polyaniline composites through interfacial polymerisation: An effective catalyst for Click reaction at room temperature” J. Mol. Structure, 2021, 1233, 130019. IF- 3.20
  15. Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. "Advances in Developing Small Molecule SARS 3CLpro Inhibitors as Potential Remedy for Corona Virus Infection" Tetrahedron, 2021, 77, 131761. IF- 2.46
  16. Garg, A.; Borah, D.; Trivedi, P.; Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, D.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. "A Simple Work-Up-free, Solvent-free Approach to Novel Amino Acid Linked 1,4-Disubstituted 1,2,3-Triazoles as Potent Antituberculosis Agents" ACS Omega, 2020, 46, 29830–29837. IF- 3.51
  17. Dutta, A.; Sarma, D. "Recent Advances in the Synthesis of Quinazoline Analogues as Anti-TB Agents" Tuberculosis, 2020, 124, 101986.  IF- 3.13
  18. Garg, A, Sarma, D, Ali, A. A. "Microwave assisted metal-free approach to access 1,2,3-triazoles through multicomponent synthesis" Current Res. Green Sustainable Chem. 2020, 3, 100013. IF-N/A
  19. Phukan,  P.; Agarwal, S.; Deori, K.; Sarma, D. “Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Catalysed One-Pot Three-Component Reaction: A Facile Synthesis of 4-Aryl-NH-1,2,3-Triazoles” Catalysis Lett. 2020, 150, 2208-2219.  IF- 3.19
  20. Dutta, A.; Damarla, K.; Kumar, A.; Bordoloi, A.; Sarma, D. Gemini basic ionic liquid as bi-functional catalyst for the synthesis of 2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-ones at room temperature Tetrahedron Lett. 2020, 61, 151587. IF- 2.42
  21. Sultana, J.; Sarma, D. “Tetraamminecopper(II) sulfate monohydrate in oxidative azide-olefin cycloaddition and three-component click reaction” Current Org. Synth. 2020, 17, 65-72. IF- 1.98
  22. Hazarika, R.; Konwar, M.; Sarma, D. “HBF4/ACN: A simple and effective catalyst system for metal free pyrazole synthesis at room temperature” Synthetic Commun. 2020, 50, 329-337. IF- 2.01
  23. Sultana, J.; Sarma, D. “Ag-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition: Copper free approaches for synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles” Catalysis Reviews, 2020, 62, 96-117. IF- 20.22
  24. Garg, A.; Khupse, N.; Bordoloi, A.; Sarma, D. “Ag-NHC supported on silica: An efficient ultra-low loading catalyst for regioselective 1,2,3-triazole synthesis” New J. Chem. 2019, 43,  19331-19337. IF- 3.59
  25. Konwar, M; Phukan, P.; Chaliha, A. K.; Buragohain, A. K.; Krishnaiah, D.; Gogoi, D.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “An Unexplored Lewis Acidic Catalytic System for Synthesis of Pyrazole and its Biaryls Derivatives with Antimicrobial Activities through Cycloaddition-Iodination-Suzuki Reaction” ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 10236-10245. IF- 2.11
  26. Konwar, M; Elnagdy, H. M F.; Bordoloi, A.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Transition Metal Containing Ionic Liquid Assisted One pot Synthesis of Pyrazoles at Room Temperature” J. Chem. Sci. 2019, 131, 80. IF- 1.57
  27. Dutta, A.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D. “Versatile catalysis of ‘Natural Extract”: oxidation of sulfides, alcohols and ipso-hydroxylation of arylboronic acids” J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2019, 16, 2379–2388.  IF- 2.02
  28. Dutta, A.; Damarla, K.; Bordoloi, A.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “KOH/DMSO: A basic suspension for transition metal-free tandem synthesis of quinazolinones.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 1614-1619. IF- 2.42
  29. Sultana J.; Kupse, N. D.; Chakrabarti, S.; Chattopadhyay, P.; Sarma, D. Ag2CO3-catalyzed cycloaddition of organic azides onto terminal alkynes: A green and sustainable protocol accelerated by aqueous micelles of CPyCl” Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 1117-1121. IF- 2.42
  30. Dutta, A.; Chetia, M.; Ali A. A.; Bordoli, A.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Copper nanoparticles immobilized on nanocellulose: A novel and efficient heterogeneous catalyst for controlled and selective oxidation of sulfides and alcohols” Catalysis Letters, 2019, 149, 141-150. IF- 3.19
  31. Elnagdy, H. M F.; Sarma, D. “FeCl3/PVP as green homogeneous catalyst to synthesize 5-amino-1H-pyrazole-4-carbonitriles from malononitrile derivatives” ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 783-787. IF- 2.11
  32. Konwar, M; Chetia, M.; Sarma, D. Low Cost Well Designed Catalytic System Derived from Household Waste “Egg Shell”: Applications in Organic Transformations, Topics Current. Chem. 2019, 377, 6. IF- 9.06
  33. Boruah, P. R., Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Palladium immobilized on the surface of MMT K 10 with the aid of [BMIM][BF4]: An efficient catalyst for Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reactions.” Molecular Catalysis 2018, 461, 54-59. IF- 5.06
  34. Garg, A.; Ali, A. A.; Damarla, K.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “Aqueous bile salt accelerated cascade synthesis of 1,2,3-triazoles from arylboronic acids” Tetrahedron Lett. 2018, 59, 4031-4035. IF- 2.42
  35. Das, I.; Borah, H. J.; Sarma, D.; Hazarika, S. “Synthesis of PAMAM dendrimer and its derivative PAMOL: Determination of thermophysical properties bt DFT” J. Macromol. Sci. Part-A 2018, 55, 544-551. IF- 2.17
  36. Konwar, M; Hazarika, R.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M. Kupse, N. D.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “Benedict’s Solution/ Vitamin C: An Alternative Catalytic Protocol for the synthesis of Regioselective-1,4-disubstituted-1H-1,2,3-triazoles at room temperature” Applied Organometalic Chem. 2018, 32, e4425. IF- 4.11
  37. Konwar, M; Kupse, N. D.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. A potential greener protocol for peptide coupling reactions using recyclable/reusable ionic liquid [C4-DABCO][N(CN)2]” J. Chem. Sci. 2018, 130, 53. IF- 1.57
  38. Ali, A. A.; Sharma, R.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. "CTAB promoted CuI catalyzed green and economical synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-triazoles" Synthetic Communications, 2018, 48, 1206-1212. IF- 2.01
  39. Chetia, M.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “A recyclable/reusable hydrotalcite supported copper nano catalyst for 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-triazole synthesis via click chemistry approach” Tetrahedron Letters, 2018, 59, 397. IF- 2.42
  40. Elnagdy,H. M. F.; Gogoi, K; Ali, A. A.; Sarma D. “Claycop-Hydrazine: A new and highly efficient recyclable/reusable catalytic system for 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3-traizole synthesis under solvent free condition” Applied Organometalic Chem. 2018, 32, e3931. IF- 4.11
  41. Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Sarma, D.; Kakoti, B. B.; Buragohain, A. K.  “Novel butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors through pharmacophore modeling, virtual screening and DFT-based approaches along-with design of bioisosterism-based analogues” Biomedicine Pharmacotherapy, 2017, 85, 646. IF- 6.53
  42. Phukan, P.; Boruah, P. R.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Sarma, D. “A Simple, Quick and Novel Protocol for Biaryl Synthesis using LiCl Promoted in-situ Generated Pd-Nano Particles” Applied Organometalic Chem. 2017, e4009. IF- 4.11
  43. Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Sarma, D.; Kakati, B.; Buragohain, A. K. “Identification of potential type 4 cAMP phosphodiesterase inhibitors via 3D Pharmacophore Modeling, Virtual Screening, DFT and Structural Bioisostere Design” Med. Chem. Res. 2017, 26, 3000. IF- 1.97
  44. Ali, A. A.; Gogoi, D.; Chaliha, A. K.; Buragohain, A. K.; Trivedi, P.; Saikia, P. J.; Gehlot, P.; Kumar, A.; Chaturvedi, V.; Sarma, D. “Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel 1,2,3-Triazole derivatives as Anti-Tubercular Agents” Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2017, 27, 3698. IF- 2.82
  45. Konwar, M; Boruah, P. R.; Saikia, P. J.; Kupse, N. D.; Sarma, D.; “ESP promoted Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling and peptide bond formation reactions in water at room temperature” ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 4983. IF- 2.02
  46. Chetia, M.; Ali, A. A.; Bordoloi, A.; Sarma, D.; “Facile route for the regioselective synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazole using copper nano particles supported on nano cellulose as recyclable heterogeneous catalyst” J. Chem. Sci. 2017, 129, 1211. IF- 1.57
  47. Gogoi, D.; Baruah, V. J.; Chaliha, A. K.; Kakoti, B. B.; Sarma, D.; Buragohain, A. K. “Identification of Novel Human Renin Inhibitors through a combined approach of Pharmacophore modelling, Molecular DFT analysis and in silico screening” Comput. Biol. Chem.; 2017, 69, 28. IF- 2.88
  48. Ali, A. A.; Konwar, M.; Chetia, M. Sarma, D.; “[Bmim]OH mediated Cu- catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition reaction: A potential green route to 1,4-disubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles” Tetrahedron Lett., 2016, 57, 5661. IF- 2.42
  49. Konwar, M.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, P. J.; Khupse, N. D.;  Sarma, D. “ESP Promoted “On Water” Click Reaction: A Highly Economic and Sustainable Protocol for 1,4-Disubstituted-1H-1,2,3-Triazole Synthesis at Room Temperature” ChemistrySelect 2016, 1, 6016-6019. IF- 2.02
  50. Gogoi, D.; Baruah, V. J.; Chaliha, A. K.; Kakoti, B. B.; Sarma, D.; Buragohain, A. K. “3D pharmacophore-based virtual screening, docking and density functional theory approach towards the discovery of novel human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) inhibitors” J. Theor. Biol., 2016, 411, 68. IF- 2.69
  51. Konwar, M.; Ali, A. A.;  Chetia, M.; Saikia, P. J.;  Sarma, D. “Fehling Solution / DIPEA / Hydrazine: An Alternative Catalytic Medium for Regioselective Synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1H-1,2,3-triazoles using Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition Reaction” Tetrahedron Letters, 2016, 57, 4473. IF- 2.42
  52. Konwar, M.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D. “A green protocol for peptide bond formation in WEB” Teterahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 2283-2285. IF- 2.42
  53. Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Sarma, D. “Urea assisted copper (I)-catalyzed azide–alkyne cycloaddition reactions in water” Teterahedron Lett. 2016, 57, 1711-1714. IF- 2.42
  54. Boruah, P. R.; Bora, S. J; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “Organic/inorganic salting-in/salting-out agents as promoters of Pd-catalysed ligand free synthesis of biaryls in water”. J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 804, 26. IF- 2.37
  55. Chaliha, A. K.; Gogoi, D.; Chetia, P.; Sarma, D.; Buragohain, A. K. “An In Silico Approah for Identification of Potential Anti-Mycobacterial Targets of Vasicine and Related Chemical Compounds.” Com. Chem. High T. SCR. 2016, 19, 14. IF- 1.34
  56. Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, B.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “AgN(CN)2/DIPEA/H2O-EG: A highly efficient catalytic system for synthesis of 1,4-disubstituted-1,2,3 triazoles  at room temperature” Tetrahedron Lett , 2015, 56, 5892. IF- 2.42
  57. Boruah P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, B.; Sarma, D. "Pd(OAc)2 in WERSA: A novel green catalytic system for Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reactions at room temperature" Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 11489. IF- 6.22
  58. Boruah, P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Saikia, B.; Sarma, D. “A novel green protocol for ligand free Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reactions in WEB at room temperature” Green Chem. 2015, 17, 1442. IF- 10.18
  59. Chetia, M.; Ali, A. A.; Bhuyan, D, Saikia, L.; Sarma, D. "Magnetically recoverable chitosan stabilized copper-iron oxide nanocomposite material as efficient heterogeneous catalyst for azide-alkyne cycloaddition reactions." New J. Chem, 2015, 39, 5902. IF- 3.59
  60. Saikia, B.; Boruah, P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D. "On-Water organic synthesis: A green, highly efficient, low cost and reusable catalyst system for biaryl synthesis under aerobic conditions at room temperature." RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 50655. IF- 3.36
  61. Saikia, B.; Boruah, P. R.; Ali, A. A.; Sarma, D.; “Simple and efficient phosphine free Pd(OAc)2 catalyzed urea accelerated Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reactions in iPrOH/H2O at room temperature” Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56, 633. IF- 2.42
  62. Saikia, B.; Ali, A. A.; Boruah, P. R.; Sarma, D.; Barua, N. C. “Pd(OAc)2 and (DHQD)2PHAL as a simple, efficient and recyclable/reusable catalyst system for Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reactions in H2O at room temperature”. New. J. Chem. 2015, 39, 2440. IF- 3.59
  63. Aziz, A. A.; Chetia, M.; Saikia, P. J.; Sarma, D. “(DHQD)2PHAL ligand accelerated copper catalyzed Azide-Alkyne cycloaddition reactions in water a t room temperature.” RSC Advances 2014, 4, 64388. IF- 3.36
  64. Boruah, P. R.; Koiri, M. J.; Bora, U.; Sarma, D. "A new recyclable/reusable ionic liquid/LiCl system for Suzuki-Miyaura cross coupling reactions." Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 2423. IF- 2.42
  65. Hamada, Y.; Suzuki, K.; Nakanishi, T.; Sarma, D.; Ohta, H.; Yamaguchi, R.; Yamasaki, M.; Hidaka, K.; Ishiura, S.; Kiso, Y. "Structure-activity relationship study of BACE1 inhibitors possessing a chelidonic or 2,6-pyridinecarboxylic scaffold at the P2-position" Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2014, 24, 618. IF- 2.82
  66. Koen, Y. M.; Sarma, D.; Hajovsky, L.; Galeva, N.; Williams, T. D.; Staudinger, J.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Protein Targets of Thioacetamide Metabolites in Rat Hepatocytes" Chem Res. Toxicol, 2013, 26, 564. IF- 3.74
  67. Sarma, D.; Hajovsky, L.; Koen, Y. M.; Galeva, N.; Williams, T. D.; Staudinger, J.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Covalent Modification of Lipids and Proteins in Rat Hepatocytes, and In Vitro, by Thioacetamide Metabolites." Chem Res. Toxicol, 2012, 25,1868. IF- 3.74
  68. Hajovsky, H.; Hu, G.; Koen, Y.; Sarma, D.; Cui, W.; Moore, D.; Staundinger, J.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Metabolism and Toxicity of Thioacetamide and Thioacetamide S-Oxide in Rat Hepatocytes" Chem Res. Toxicol, 2012,25, 1955. IF- 3.74
  69. Koen, Y. M.; Sarma, D.; Williams, T. D.; Galeva, N.; Obach, S.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Identification of Protein Targets of Reactive Metabolites of Tienilic Acid in Human Hepatocytes" Chem Res. Toxicol, 2012, 25, 1145. IF- 3.74
  70. Sarma, D.; Hanzlik, R. P. "Synthesis of carbon-14, carbon-13 and deuterium labeled forms of thioacetamide and thioacetamide S-oxide." J. Label Compd Radipharm, 2011, 54, 795. IF- 1.81
  71. Sarma, D.; Regnier, T; Hidaka, K; Konno, S; Bacha, U; Freire, E; Kiso, Y; Hayashi, Y. “Synthesis of tripeptide-type SARS-CoV 3CLpro inhibitors with a highly electrophilic carbonyl group.” Peptide Science2010, Volume Date 2009, 46th 311-314. IF- N/A
  72. Hamada, Y.; Ohta, H.; Miyamoto, N.; Sarma, D.; Hamada, T.; Nakanishi, T.; Yamasaki, M.; Yamani, A.; Ishiura, S.; Kiso, Y. “Significance of interactions of BACE1-Arg235 with its ligands and design of BACE1 inhibitors with P2 pyridine scaffold.” Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett 2009, 19, 2435. IF- 2.57
  73. Regnier T. ; Sarma, D.; Hidaka K.; Hayashi, Y.; Bacha, U.; Freire E.; Kiso, Y. “New Developments for the Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Potent SARS-CoV 3CLpro Inhibitors.” ( Equally contributing 1st authors) Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2009, 19, 2722. IF- 2.82
  74. Sarma, D.; Kumar, A. “Rare earth metal triflates promoted Diels-Alder reactions in ionic liquids.” Applied Catalysis, A: General, 2008 335, 1. IF- 5.71
  75. Sarma, D.; Pawar, S.; Deshpande, S.; Kumar, A. “Hydrophobic effect of a simple Diels-Alder reaction in water”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 3957. IF- 2.42
  76. Sarma, D.; Kumar, A. “Hydrophobic interactions are dominant over secondary orbital interactions for a simple Diels-Alder reaction in salt solutions”, Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 2199. IF- 6.01

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