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Balaji Ramanujam

Assistant Professor/Research Officer
Department of Chemistry
Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science



List of research publications with titles.
(1) Singhal, N.K.; Ramanujam, B.; Mariappandar, V.; Rao, C.P. Carbohydrate based switch-on molecular sensor for Cu(II) in buffer: Absorption and fluorescence study of the selective recognition of Cu(II) ions by galactosyl derivative in HEPES buffer. Org. Lett., 8 (2006) 3525-3228.
(2) Ahuja, R.; Singhal, N.K.; Ramanujam, B.; Ravikumar, M.; Rao, C.P. Experimental and computational studies of the recognition of amino acids by Galactosyl-imine and -amine derivatives: An attempt to understand the Lectin-Carbohydrate interactions. J. Org. Chem., 72 (2007) 3430-3442.
(3) Joseph, R.; Ramanujam, B.; Acharya, A.; Khutia, A.; Rao, C.P. Experimental and computational studies of selective recognition of Hg2+ by amide linked lower rim 1, 3-di-benzimidazole derivative of Calix[4]arene: Species characterization in solution and that in the isolated complex, including the delineation of the nanostructures. J. Org. Chem., 73 (2008) 5745-5758.
(4) Joseph, R.; Ramanujam, B.; Pal, H.; Rao, C.P. Lower rim 1,3-di-amide-derivative of calix[4]arene possessing bis-{N-(2-2?-dipyridylamide)} pendants: A dual fluorescence sensor for Zn2+ and Ni2+. Tetrahedron Letts., 49 (2008) 6257-6261.
(5) Baghel, G.S.; Ramanujam, B.; Rao, C.P. Selective Recognition of Cu2+ by Di-O-picolyl Derivative of 1,1?-Methylene-Bis(2-Naphthol). J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 202 (2009) 172-177.
(6) Mitra, A.; Ramanujam, B.; Rao, C.P. 1-(D-glucopyranosyl-2?-deoxy-2?-iminomethyl)-2-hydroxynaphthalene as chemo-sensor for Fe3+ in aqueous HEPES buffer based on colour changes observable by naked eye. Tetrahedron. Letts., 50 (2009) 776-780.
(7) Kumar, A.; Singhal, N.K.; Ramanujam, B.; Mitra, A.; Rameshwaram, N.R.; Nadimpalli, S.K.; Rao, C.P. C1-/C2-aromatic-imino-glyco-conjugates: Experimental and computational studies of binding, inhibition and docking aspects towards glycosidases isolated from soybean and jack bean. Glycoconjugates J. 26(4) (2009) 495-510.
(8) Joseph, R.; Ramanujam, B.; Acharya, A.; Rao C.P. Fluorescence Switch-on Sensor for Cu2+ by an Amide Linked Lower Rim 1, 3 -bis(2-picolyl)amine Derivative of Calix[4]arene in Aqueous Methanol. Tetrahedron Letts., 50 (2009) 2735-2739.
(9) Joseph, R.; Ramanujam, B.; Acharya, A.; Rao C.P. Lower rim 1,3-di-{bis-(2-picolyl)}amide derivative of calix[4]arene (L) as ratiometric primary sensor towards Ag+ and the complex of Ag+ as secondary sensor towards Cys: Experimental, Computational and Microscopy studies, and INHIBIT Logic Gate Properties of L. J. Org. Chem., 74 (2009) 8181-8190.
(10) Acharya, A.; Ramanujam, B.; Mitra, A. Rao, C.P. Nanofibers Formed Through ?…? Stacking of the Complexes of Glucosyl-C2-salicyl-imine and Phenylalanine: Characterization by Microscopy, Modeling by Molecular Mechanics, and Interaction by ?-Helical and ??Sheet Proteins. ACS Nano, 4 (2010) 4061–4073.
(11) Kumar, A.; Ramanujam, B.; Singhal, N.K.; Mitra, A.; Rao, C.P. Interaction of aromatic imino glycoconjugates with jacalin: experimental and computational docking studies. Carbohydrate Research 345 (2010) 2491-2498.
(12) Acharya, A.; Ramanujam, B.; Naskar, A.; Rao, C.P. 1,3-Diamido-calix[4]arene Conjugates of Amino Acids: Recognition of −COOH Side Chain Present in Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins by Experimental and Computational Studies. J. Org. Chem. 76 (2011) 127-137.
(13) Ramanujam, B.; Chinta, J.P; Rao, C.P. Structural comparisons of the species of recognition of Ni2+, Cu2+, Zn2+, Cd2+, Hg2+ and Ag+ with 1,3-di-conjugates of calix[4]arene by DFT computations. Indian Journal of Chemistry 51A (2012) 130-144.
(14) Chinta, J.P; Ramanujam, B.; Rao, C.P. Structural aspects of the metal ion complexes of the conjugates of calix[4]arene: Crystal structures and computational models. Coordination Chemistry Reviews 256 (2012) 2762-2794.
(15) Raghani, P.; Ramanujam, B.; Bui, T.; Frary, M. ‘Energetics of Cs in ?3 grain boundary of 3C-SiC’ Under review in J Nuclear Materials.
(16) Raghani, P.; Ramanujam, B. ‘Magnetism of Zn-doped SnO2 Nanoparticles: Role of surfaces’ J of Applied Physics 115 (2014) 17C114.
(17) Eftekhari, A. and Ramanujam, B. 'In pursuit of catalytic cathodes for lithium-oxygen batteries' J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017,5, 7710-7731
(18) Venkataramanan, N.S.; Ramanujam, B.; Balasubramanian, K.; Computational Modeling of Functionalized Mesoporous materials for Actinide Complexation. Manuscript under reparation.
(19) Ramanujam, B.; Balasubramanian, K., Theoretical studies on the design of Functionalized Mesoporous materials for Lanthanide and Actinide Complexation. Manuscript under preparation.
(20) Ramanujam, B.; Balasubramanian, K., Computational studies on Nd3+ complexation by Functionalized Mesoporous materials. Manuscript under preparation.

List of conferences and presentations. (1-6 presented & 7-14 participated)
(1) Derivatives of 1,1'-methylene-bis(2-napthol) as model molecular systems for derivatized-calix[4]arenes: Binding studies, B. Ramanujam, G.S. Baghel, A. Ali and C.P. Rao, Modern trends in Inorganic Chemistry - XI (MTIC-XI), December 2004 (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi).
(2) Rigid docking studies of glyco-conjugates with glycosidases: A preliminary analysis, B. Ramanujam, C.P. Rao, One Day Seminar On Bioinorganic Chemistry, March 2008, (Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay).
(3) Computational modeling studies on the species of recognition by calixarenes and carbohydrates as Receptors, AsBIC IV, B. Ramanujam, C.P. Rao, November 2008 (Jeju, S. Korea).
(4) Computational modeling studies on the species of recognition by calixarenes and carbohydrates as Receptors, RSC/IIT Bombay Symposium on Chemical Sciences, B. Ramanujam, C.P. Rao, February 2009 (Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay).
(5) Computational Modeling of Functionalized Mesoporous Materials for Actinide Complexation, ARI Spring Conference, NY/NJ, N. S. Venkataramanan, Balaji Ramanujam, Tashi Parsons-Moss, L. Kestrel Schwaiger, Aude Hubaud, Jennifer Shusterman, Harun Tüysüz, Krishnan Balasubramanian, Peidong Yang, Heino Nitsche, April 2011.
(6) Magnetism of doped oxide nanoparticles: Role of surfaces (GH-15), 58th Annual Conference On Magnetism And Magnetic Materials, Denver, Colorado, P. Raghani and B. Ramanujam, 4–8 November 2013
(7) Concepts in contemporary chemistry – JS60, December 2001 (Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India).
(8) National symposia on Current Trends in Inorganic Chemistry – March 2004 (Department of Chemistry, Cochin University)
(9) Modern Trends in Inorganic Chemistry, December 2005 (IIT Delhi, Delhi, India).
(10) Eighth CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry, February 2006 (Organized by Dept. of Chemistry, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India).
(11) International Conference on Chemoinformatics (ICCI 2007), January 2007 (National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India).
(12) Computational Drug Discovery in Pharma R&D Workshop, August 2007 (NIMIS University, Mumbai, India).
(13) Bioconvene 2007: An Instructional workshop in Bioinformatics and Drug discovery, December 2007 (Centre for Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India).
(14) RSC-IITB Symposium on Chemical Sciences, February 2009 (Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India).
Apart from the above mentioned, have participated in the In-House symposiums conducted by the Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay.


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Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science
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