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Dr. Batchu Venkateswara Rao
Dr. Batchu Venkateswara Rao

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India


Email: venky@iict.res.in


Qualifications
1989 Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad
1983 M.Sc., SK University, Anantapur, India, in Chemistry

1981 B.Sc., SV University, Tirupati, India


Publications (Selected)
  1. Synthesis of a Hydroxyethylene Dipeptide Isostere, a Core Unit of the HIV Protease Inhibitors Ritonavir and Lopinavir, and Its C-5 Epimer, G. Bhaskar, A. Ravi Kumar, Errabelli Ramu, B. Venkateswara Rao Synthesis 2008, 19, 3061.
  2. Stereoselective synthesis of 1,6-dioxaspiro[4.5]decane chiral spiroketal skeleton via C2-symmetric approach using crossmetathesis, Errabelli Ramu, B. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 19 (2008) 1820–1823.
  3. A short and common stereoselective approach to 5/6, 6/6, 6/7 bicyclic aza sugars, B. Chandrasekhar, B. Venkateswara Rao, K. Veera Mohana Rao, B. Jagadeesh Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 20 (2009) 1217–1223.
  4. A short approach to the synthesis of the ritonavir and lopinavir core and its C-3 epimer via cross metathesis Errabelli Ramu, B. Venkateswara Rao, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 20 (2009) 2201–2204.
  5. Stereoselective synthesis of (2S,3S)-3-hydroxy-2-phenylpiperidine from D-mannitol, Mallam Venkataiah, B. Venkateswara Rao, Nitin W. Fadnavis, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 20 (2009) 198–201.
  6. Inhibition of IkB kinase and NF-jB by a novel synthetic compound SK 2009, Ravi Kumar Anchoori, Kuzhuvelil B. Harikumar, Venkateswara Rao Batchu, Bharat B. Aggarwal, Saeed R. Khan Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry,18, (2010) 229-235.
  7. Total synthesis of (-)-codonopsinol and (+)-2-epi codonopsinol via acid catalyzed amido cyclisation Y. Jagadeesh, J. Santhosh Reddy, B. Venkateswara Rao, J. Lakshmi Swarnalatha Tetrahedron 66 (2010) 1202–1207.
  8. A new stereoselective approach for N-benzyl amino(hydroxymethyl) cyclopentitols using RCM Rao, J. P; B. Venkateswara Rao.; Swarnalatha, J.L. Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51, 23, 3083.
  9. A common strategy for the synthesis of (+)-Gabosine N, (+)-Gabosine O and some carbapyranoses using Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi reaction and RCM. Rao, J. P.; B. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron Asymmetry., 2010, 21, 8, 930.
  10. Synthesis of (1S,8aS)-1-Hydroxyindolizidine using stereoselective Grignard addition on N-benzyl-3-deoxy sugarimine. Jagadeesh, Y.; Chandrasekhar, B.; B. Venkateswara Rao.; Tetrahedron Asymmetry., 2010, 21, 18, 2314.
  11. Stereoselective synthesis of (+)-(1R,2S,5S,7R)-2-hydroxy-exo-brevicomin Gautam, D.; B. Venkateswara Rao; Tetrahedron Lett., 2010, 51, 32, 4199.
  12. The formal synthesis of 3-epi jaspine B using stereoselective intramolecular oxa-Michael additionRao, G.S.; Sudhakar, N.; B. Venkateswara Rao; Basha, S. J. Tetrahedron Asymmetry, 2010,  21, 16, 1963.
  13. Chiron approach for the formal synthesis of (+)-syributin 1 Gautam, D.; B. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron Asymmetry. 2010,  21, 17, 2087.
  14. Stereoselective synthesis and biological studies of the C-2 and C-3 epimer and the enantiomer of Jaspine B Jayachitra, G.; Sudhakar, N.; Anchoori, R. K.; B. Venkateswara Rao; Roy, S.; Banerjee, R. Synthesis, 2010, 115.
  15. Stereoselective synthesis and biological studies of the C2 and C3 epimer and the enantiomer of Pachastrissamine (Jaspine B) G. Jayachitra, N. Sudhakar, Ravi Kumar Anchoori, B. Venkateswara Rao, Sayantani Roy and Rajkumar Banerjee Synthesis 1 (2010), 115-119).
  16. The formal Synthesis of 3- epi Jaspine B using stereo selective intramolecular Oxa-Michael addition. G. Srinivas Rao, Neela Sudhakar, B. Venkateswara Rao and S. Jeelani Basha Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 21 (2010)1963-1970.
  17. An efficient method for the syntheses of cyclopentitols from D-ribose is described using Nozaki-Hiyama-Kishi (NHK) reaction. Girija Prasad Mishra andB. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 22 (2011)812-817.
  18. A Facile and Stereoselective Synthesis of C-2 Epimer of (+)-Deacetylanisomycin. Kotha Kapu Sridhar Reddy andB. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 22 (2011)190-194.
  19. A Common Approach to Pyrrolizidine and Indolizidine Alkaloids; Formal Synthesis of (-)-Isoretronecanol, (-)-Trachelanthamidine and an Approach to the Syntheses of (-)-5-Epitashiromine and (-)-Tashiromine. Kotha Kapu Sridhar Reddy andB. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 22 (2011)  662-668.
  20. A common and stereoselective strategy for the synthesis of N,O,O,O-tetra-acetyl D-ribo-(2S,3S,4R)-phytosphingosine and 2-epi-jaspine B. G. Srinivas Rao andB. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron letters 52 (2011) 4861-4864.
  21. [2,3]-Wittig rearrangement approach to iminosugar C-glycosides: 5-epi- ethylfagomine, 2-epi-5-deoxyadenophorine and formal synthesis of indolizidine 167B and 209D. B. Chandrasekhar, J. Prasada Rao and B. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron letters 52 (2011) 5921-5925.
  22. A new stereoselective approach to aminocyclohexitols using RCM. A. Rajender, J. Prasada rao and B. Venkateswara RaoTetrahedron: Asymmetry 22 (2011) 1306-1311.
  23. A new stereoselective approach for the synthesis of cyclohexitols using a Grignard addition on to an N-benzyl sugar imine and RCM. M. Venkateswara Rao, B. Chandrasekhar, B. Venkateswara Rao, J. Lakshmi swarnalatha Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 22 (2011) 1342-1346.
  24. Total Synthesis of Radicamine B and 5-Epi-radicamine B. Y. Jagadeesh and B. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron letters 52 (2011) 6366-6369.
  25. Chiron Approach to (-)-Deoxocuscohygrine. Y. Jagadeesh, k. Sridhar Reddy and B. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 22 (2011)  1485-1489.
  26. A common strategy for the stereoselective synthesis of anhydro-phytosphingosine pachastrissamine (jaspineB) and N,O,O,O-tetra-acetyl D-lyxo-phytosphingosine. G. Srinivas Rao and B. Venkateswara Rao Tetrahedron letters 52 (2011) 6076-6079.
  27. Stereo selective synthesis of (+) pericosine B and (+) pericosine C using ring closing metathesis approach Ch. MniRaju, J. Prasada Rao, B. Venkateswaa Rao Tetrahedron Asymmetry 2012.