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Digambar Shinde

Mr. Digambar Balaji Shinde (CSIR – Nehru PostDoc. Fellow)

Lab: D-108

Polymers and Adveanced Materials Laboratory

National Chemical Laboratory

Dr. Homi Bhabha Road

Pune 411008, India

Phone 91-020-2590-3205/6 



Nehru Science Postdoctoral Research Fellow, NCL Pune (April 2013)                                          
Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) Hyderabad, India
M.Sc. Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Maharashtra (2007)
B.Sc. Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Maharashtra (2003)

Research Interest:

 Post synthetic Modification of Covalent Organic Framework and Its Application.


      1.  First stereoselective total synthesis of naturally occurring (6R)-6-(4-Oxopentyl)-5,6-dihydro-2H-pyran-2-one and its (6S)-enantiomer,

       D. B. Shinde, B. S. Kanth, M. Srilatha and B. Das, 

        Synthesis 2012, 469.

      2.  A novel approach for the synthesis of N-substituted pyrroles starting directly from nitro compounds in water.

      B. Das, D. B. Shinde, B. S. Kanth, J. N. Kumar,   

       Synth. Commun. 42, 2012, 548.

      3.  New bioactive macrocyclic diterpenoids from Jatropha multifida,   

      B. S. Kanth, A. Satya Kumar, D. B. Shinde, K. H. Babu, T. V. Raju, C. G. Kumar, P. S. Kumari, B. Das,

      Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2011, 21, 6808.

      4.  Stereoselective total synthesis of the piperidine alkaloids, (+)-coniine, (+)-           pseudoconhydrine, and (+)- sedamine through a common intermediate,

      G.Satyalakshmi, K. Suneel, D. B. Shinde, and B. Das.

       Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2011, 22, 1000.

      5.  Total synthesis of racemic and (R) and (S)-4-methoxyalkanoic acids and their antifungal activity,           

      B. Das, D. B. Shinde, B. S. Kanth, G. C. Kumar and A. Kamble,

       Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2011, 46, 3124.

      6.  Efficient synthesis of tetrahydropyrimidines and pyrrolidines by the multicomponent reactions of dialkylactylenedicarboxylates, amines and formaldehyde using iodine as a catalyst,

      B. Das, B. S. Kanth, D. B. Shinde and V. T. Kamble,        

       Helv. Chim. Acta. 2011, 94, 2087.

      7. Allylation of benzoylhydrazones by treatment with allyl bromide using zinc in aqueous ammonium chloride,

       B. Das, D. B. Shinde, B. S. Kanth, J. N. Kumar,

       Helv. Chim. Acta. 2011, 94, 1477.

      8. An efficient multicomponent synthesis of polysubstituted pyrrolidines and tetrahydropyridines starting directly from nitro compounds in water,

      B. Das, D. B. Shinde, B. S. Kanth and G. Satyalakshmi,

      Synthesis 2010, 2823.

      9. "Enhancement of Chemical Stability and Crystallinity in Porphyrin Containing Covalent Organic Frameworks using Intra-molecular Hydrogen Bonding                                                               Sharath Kandambeth, Digambar Balaji Shinde, Manas K. Panda, Binit Lukose, Thomas Heine and Rahul Banerjee                                                                                                      Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013DOI:10.1002/anie.201306775.

      10. Mechanosynthesis of Imine, β-Ketoenamine, and Hydrogen-Bonded Imine-Linked Covalent Organic Frameworks using Liquid-Assisted Grinding.

      Gobinda Das, Digambar Balaji Shinde, Sharath Kandambeth, Bishnu P. Biswal, and Rahul Banerjee

      Chem Commun.2014,  50, 12615-12618. [Link]

      11. Bifunctional Covalent Organic Frameworks with Two Dimensional Organocatalytic Micropores

         Digambar Balaji Shinde, Sharath Kandambeth, Pradip Pachfule, Raya Rahul Kumar and     Rahul Banerjee

      Chem Commun., 2015,51, 310-313     . [Link]
        [Top 25 most downloaded ChemComm articles in last quarter of 2014]

      12. Self-templated chemically stable hollow spherical covalent organic framework

      Sharath Kandambeth, V. Venkatesh, Digambar B. Shinde, Sushma Kumari, Arjun Halder, Sandeep Verma, Rahul Banerjee

      Nature Commun., 2015, 6, DOI:10.1038/ncomms7786(Advance Article). [Link]