Publications - Prof. Jagadeesh Rajenahally


Senthamarai T, Murugesan K, Schneidewind J, Kalevaru NV, Baumann W, Neumann H, Kamer PCJ, Beller M, and Jagadeesh RV. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 2018, 9, 4123. Simple ruthenium-catalyzed reductive amination enables the synthesis of a broad range of primary amines.


Murugesan K, Senthamarai T, Sohail M, Alshammari AS, Pohl M-M, Beller M, and Jagadeesh RV. CHEMICAL SCIENCE, 2018, 9, 8553-8560. Cobalt-based nanoparticles prepared from MOF–carbon templates as efficient hydrogenation catalysts.

59.Senthamarai, Th; Murugesan, K; Natte, K; Kalevaru, NV.; Neumann, H; Kamer, P. C. J.; Jagadeesh, RV.  ChemCatChem, 2018, 10, 1235-1240. Expedient Synthesis of N‐Methyl‐ and N‐Alkylamines by Reductive Amination using Reusable Cobalt Oxide Nanoparticles.
58.Murugesan, K; Senthamarai, Th;  Sohail, M; Sharif, M; Kalevaru, N V.; Jagadeesh, R V. Green Chemistry, 2018, 20, 266-273. Stable and Reusable Nanoscale Fe2O3-catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation Process for the Selective Synthesis of Nitriles and Primary Amides.
57.Jagadeesh, R V.; Murugesan, K; Alshammari, AS.; Neumann, H; Pohl, M-M; Radnik, J; Beller, M. Science, 2017, 358, 326-332. MOF-derived cobalt nanoparticles catalyze a general synthesis of amines. This work is highlighted in:  Science, 2017, 358, 316 (A MOF sets the stage to make amines); (3) Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), 2017, 97, 9 (Amines built using cobalt nanoparticles); Perspective in Science, 2017, 358, 6361 (Converting MOFs into amination catalysts)
56.Natte, K; Neumann, H; Beller, M; Jagadeesh, RV. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017, 56, 6384-6394. Transition-Metal-Catalyzed Utilization of Methanol as a C1 Source in Organic Synthesis.
55.Natte, K; Neumann, H.; Jagadeesh, RV.; Beller, M. Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 1334. Convenient iron-catalyzed reductive aminations without hydrogen for selective synthesis of N-methylamines.
54.Natte, K; Jagadeesh, RV.; He, L; Rabeah, J; Chen, J; Taeschler, Ch; Ellinger, S; Zaragoza, F; Neumann, H; Brueckner, A; Beller, M. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 2782-2786. Palladium-Catalyzed Trifluoromethylation of (Hetero)Arenes with CF3Br.
53.Natte, K; Jagadeesh, RV.; Sharif, M; Neumann, H; Beller, M. Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2016, 14, 3356-3359. Synthesis of nitriles from amines using nanoscale Co3O4-based catalysts via sustainable aerobic oxidation.
52.Jagadeesh, RV.; Stemmler, T; Surkus, A-E; Junge, H; Junge, K; Beller, M. Nature Protocols, 2015, 10, 548-557. Hydrogenation using iron oxide–based nanocatalysts for the synthesis of amines.
51.Jagadeesh, RV.; Stemmler, T; Surkus, A-E; Bauer, M; Pohl, M-M; Radnik, J; Junge, K; Junge, H; Brueckner, A; Beller, M. Nature Protocols, 2015, 10, 916-926. Cobalt-based nanocatalysts for green oxidation and hydrogenation processes.
50.Jagadeesh, RV.; Natte, K; Junge, H; Beller, M. ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 1526-1529. Nitrogen-Doped Graphene-Activated Iron-Oxide-Based Nanocatalysts for Selective Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes.
49.Jagadeesh, RV.; Junge, H; Beller, M. ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 92-96. “Nanorust”-catalyzed Benign Oxidation of Amines for Selective Synthesis of Nitriles.
48.Jagadeesh, RV.; Banerjee, D; Arockiam, P; Junge, H; Junge, K; Pohl, M-M; Radnik, J; Brueckner, A; Beller, M. Green Chemistry, 2015, 17, 898-902. Highly selective transfer hydrogenation of functionalised nitroarenes using cobalt-based nanocatalysts.
47.Jagadeesh, RV.; Junge, H; Beller M. Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 4123. Green Synthesis of Nitriles Using Non-noble Metal Oxides Based Nanocatalysts.
46.Banerjee, D;  Jagadeesh, RV;  Junge, K;  Pohl, M-M; Radnik, J; Brueckner, A; Beller, M. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 53, 4359-4363. Convenient Epoxidation of Alkenes using Heterogeneous Cobalt oxide Catalysts Under Mild Conditions.
45.Jagadeesh, RV;  Surkus, A-E; Junge, H;  Pohl, M-M; Radnik, J; Rabeah, J;  Huan, Heming;  Schünemann, V;  Brückner, A; Beller, M. Science, 2013, 342, 1073-1076. Nanoscale Fe2O3-Based Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes to Anilines. This work has been featured on the Cover of Science (29 November, 2013 issue). Highlighted in: Nature, 2013, 504, 11 (Catalysts on the cheap); Science, 2013, 342, 1018-b (Lighter hydrogenation catalysts) ; Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), 2013, 91,  27 (Catalysts that are less precious); Chemistry World, 2013, 29 (Base Metal catalysts strike hydrogenation gold);  Perspective in Science, 2013, 342, 1054 (Abundant metals give precious hydrogenation performance).
44.Jagadeesh, RV; Junge, H,  Pohl, M-M; Radnik, J, Brückner, A; Beller, M. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135, 10776-10782. Selective Oxidation of Alcohols to Esters using Heterogeneous Co3O4-N@C Under Mild Conditions
43.Westerhaus, F A.; Jagadeesh, RV.; Wienhöfer, G;  Pohl, M-M; Radnik, J; Surkus, A-E; Rabeah, J; Junge, K; Junge, H; Nielsen, M; Brückner, A; Beller, M. Nature Chemistry, 2013, 5,  537-543. “Heterogenized cobalt oxide catalysts for nitroarene reduction by pyrolysis of molecularly defined complexes.
42.Jagadeesh, RV; Puttaswamy, Bromamine-T in Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis: Catalytic Oxidation Reagents, 1st Edn,  wiley-VCH, 2013, 91-94.
41.R.V. Jagadeesh and Puttaswamy, Chloramine-T (second update) in Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, wiley-VCH, 2013.
40.Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy, Bromamine-T in Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, wiley-VCH-2013
39.Goehring, R; Heaney, H;  Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy, C-T in  Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis: Catalytic Oxidation Reagents, wiley-VCH-2013, 142-150.
38.Banerjee, D, Jagadeesh, RV.; Junge, K, Junge, H, Beller, M. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2012, 51, 11556-11560. Efficient and Convenient Palladium-catalyzed Amination of Allylic Alcohols with N-Heterocycles. This work has been selected as hot topic in Sustainable Chemistry;
37.Banerjee, D, Jagadeesh, RV.; Junge, K, Junge, H, Beller, M. ChemSusChem, 2012, 5, 2039-2044. An Efficient and Convenient Palladium Catalyst System for the Synthesis of Amines from Allylic Alcohols.
36.Wienhöfer, G; Westerhaus, F A.; Jagadeesh, RV.; Junge, K;  Junge, H; Beller, M. Chemical Communications, 2012, 48,  4827-4829. Selective iron-catalyzed transfer hydrogenation of terminal alkynes.
35.Jagadeesh, RV.; G. Wienhöfer,  Westerhaus, Felix A.; Surkus, Annette-Enrica; Junge, Henrik; Junge, Kathrin; Beller, Beller Chemistry - A European Journal, 2011, 17, 14375-14379. A Convenient and General Ruthenium-catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitro- and Azobenzenes.
34.Jagadeesh, RV.; G. Wienhöfer,  Westerhaus, Felix A.; Surkus, Annette-Enrica; Pohl, Marga-Martina; Junge, Henrik; Junge, Kathrin; Beller, Beller “Chemical  Communications2011, 47,  10972-10974. Efficient and Highly Selective Iron-catalyzed Reduction of Nitroarenes. 
33.Jagadeesh, RV. Kiran, T; Bhagat, Pundlik R.; Kumar, Senthil, S.;  Nithya, P; Khan, F. Nawaz;  Sivakumar, A;  Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2011, 338, 92-104. Design and Mechanism of Iron Catalyzed Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage and N-Oxidation Processes of Hazardous Dyes for Selective Synthesis of Nitroarenes and Aminoarenecarboxylic Acids.
32.Karthikeyan, P; Jagadeesh, Rajenahally V.  Sandhya, Sree. Y; Puttaswamy; Nithya, P; Kumar, S. Senthil; Bhagat, P.R. Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2011, 25, 34-46. Catalysis and Mechanistic Studies of Ruthenium and Osmium on Synthesis of Anthranilic Acids.
31.Karthikeyan, P, Kumar, S. senthil S.; Jagadeesh RV, Bhagat, P. R. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 2012, 24, 1351-1353. Solvent Free Synthesis of Substituted 2-Pyrazolines Using Imidazolium Based Ionic Liquid as a Solvent and Catalyst: A Green Route Approach.
30.Kolachana, V. S. Kiranmai;  Cholkar, Kishore, Kayani, Waseem M; Kouassi, Gilles K.;  Jagadeesh, RV.;  Made Gowda, Netkal M.  American Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2012, 2, 18-24. Oxidative Conversion of Lactic Acid by Chloramine-T in Sulfuric Acid Medium: A Knetic and Mechanistic Study.
29.Laksmi, B.; Shivananda, K. N.;  Puttaswamy;  Made Gowda, N.M.;  Mahendra, K.N.; Jagadeesh, RV.  Chemical Engineering Journal, 2010, 163, 403. An Efficient Platinum-catalyzed Oxidation Process and Mechanism for the Facile Conversion of Benzoxazoles to Aminophenols.
28.Jagadeesh, RV.; Karthikeyan, P;  Nithya, P; Sandhya, Y. Sree;  Reddy, S. Sudhaker;  Reddy, P. Pradeep Kumar;  Kumar, M. Vinod;  Charan, K. T. Prabhu; Narender, R.; Bhagat, P.R.  Journal of Molecular Catal A: Chemical, 2010, 328, 99. Development of Efficient Ruthenium Catalyzed Synthetic Process and Mechanism for the Facile Conversion of Benzothiazoles to Orthanilic Acids.
27.Kumar, C. H. Vinod; Shivanada, K. N.;  Nagaraju, C.; Jagadeesh RV.  Synthetic Communications, 2010, 40, 3480-3487. Bromamine-B/Pd is an Efficient System for the Synthesis of Anthranilic Acids from Indoles and Indigos.
26.Jagadeesh, RV;  Sandhya, Y. Sree;  Karthikeyan,P.;  Reddy, S. Sudhaker;  Reddy, P. Pradeep Kumar;  Kumar, M. Vinod;  Charan, K. T. Prabhu;  Narender, R.; Bhagat, P.R. Synthetic Communications, 2011, 41, 2343. The Efficient Palladium Catalyzed Selective Synthesis of Benzenesulfonic Acids
25.Ramalingaiah; Vinod, K. N.;  Puttaswamy; Vaz, Nirmala; Jagadeesh, RV. Journal of Sulfur Chemistry, 2010, 31, 405-414. Selective and an Efficient Oxidative Conversion of Glutathione to Glutathione disulfide with N-Bromosuccinimide in Aqueous Acidic Solution: Kinetic and Mechanistic Chemistry.
24.Kumar, C. H. Vinod;  Jagadeesh, RV.;  Shivanada, K. N.;  Sandhya, Y. Sree;  Nagaraju, C. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2010, 49, 1550-1560. Catalysis and Mechanistic Studies of Ru(III), Os(VIII), Pd(II), and Pt(IV) Metal Ions on Oxidative Conversion of Folic Acid.
23.Kumar, C. H. Vinod;  Shivanada, K. N.;  Jagadeesh, RV.;  Nagaraju, C.;  Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2009, 311, 23-28. Ruthenium Complex Catalyzed Oxidative Conversion of Aliphatic Amines to Carboxylic Acids.
22.Jagadeesh, RV.;  Puttaswamy; Vaz, Nirmala;  Gowda, Netkal M. Made  “American Institute of Chemical Engineers Journal, 2008, 54, 756-765. Ruthenium Catalyzed Oxidative Conversion of Isatins to Anthranallic Acids-Mechanistic Study.
21.Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, 2008, 21, 844-858. Ru(III), Os(VIII), Pd(II) and Pt(IV)-catalyzed Oxidation of Glycyl Glycine: Comparative Mechanistic Aspects and Kinetic Modeling.
20.Ramalingaiah; Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy  Catalysis Communications, 2008, 9,  1443-1452. Os(VIII)-catalyzed Mechanistic Investigation of Oxidation of Some Benzimidazoles.
19.Puttaswamy; Vaz, Nirmala; Jagadeesh, RV. Chinese Journal of Chemistry, 2008, 26, 536 - 542. Mechanistic Investigations of Oxidation of Dipeptides by Sodium N-Chloro-p-Toluenesulfonamide in Acid Medium.
18.Ramalingaiah; Jagadeesh RV.; Puttaswamy Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2007, 265, 70-79. Os(VIII)-catalyzed and Uncatalyzed Oxidation of Biotin : Comparative  Mechanistic Aspects and Kinetic Modeling. 
17.Shivananda, K. N.; Lakshmi, B.; Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy; Mahendra, K.N.; “Applied Catalysis A: General, 2007, 326,  202-212. Mechanistic Studies on Ru(III)-catalyzed Oxidation of  Aromatic Primary Diamines.
16.Puttaswamy; Shubha, J. P.; Jagadeesh, RV. Transition Metal Chemistry, 2007, 32, 991. Ruthenium (III) – catalyzed Oxidative Cleavage of p-aminoazobenzene by   Chloramine-B in Alkaline Medium and Uncatalyzed Reaction in Acid Medium:  Mechanistic Study.  
15.Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2006, 45, 1563-1570. Mechanistic Studies of Oxidation of Thiols to Disulfides by Sodium N-Chloro-p-Toluenesulfonamide: A Kinetic Approach.
14.Mayanna, S. M.; Gowda, C. C.;  Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy Oxidation Communications, 2006, 29, 57-66. Kinetics of Oxidation of Some Phenothiazines by N-Chlorobenzotriazole in Perchloric Acid:  A Mechanistic Approach.

Shivananda, K. N.; Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy; Mahendra, K. N. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2006, 255, 159-170. Ru(III)-Catalyzed Oxidation of amines: Mechanistic Aspects and  Kinetic Modelling.


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.  International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 2006, 38, 48-56. Chloraminometric and Bromaminometric Oxidation of Sulfanilic acid: A comparative Kinetic and Mechanistic study.


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.; Gowda, N. M. Made International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 2005, 37, 700-709. Oxidation of metronidazole with Sodium N-Bromo-p-Toluenesulfonamide: Mechanistic Study.


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.; Vaz, Nirmala Central European Journal of Chemistry, 2005, 3, 326-346. Oxidation of some catecholamines by Sodium N-Chloro-p-Toluenesulfonamide: A Kinetic and Mechanistic Approach.


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.  Central European Journal of Chemistry, 2005, 3, 482–501. Mechanistic Investigations of Oxidation of Isatins by Sodium N-Chlorobenzene Sulfonamide in Alkaline Medium: A Kinetic Study.


 Puttaswamy; Suresha, N.; Jagadeesh, RV.; Vaz, Nirmala Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 2005, 45, 845-854. Oxidation of Vanillin and Related Compounds by Sodium N-Chloro-p-Toluene Sulfonamide in Acid Medium: A Kinetic and Mechanistic Approach.


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.; Vaz, Nirmala Oxidation Communications, 2005, 28, 667. Kinetic and Mechanistic Studies on the Oxidation of Thiamine Hydrochloride (vitamin B1).


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.; Ramalingaih, H.  Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2002, 79, 426-432. Oxidation of Aliphatic Amides by N-Chlorobenzenesulfonamide in Acid Medium Catalyzed by Ruthenium (III): A Kinetic and Mechanistic Study.


 Hiremath, R. C.; Jagadeesh, RV.; Puttaswamy; Mayanna, S. M.  Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2005, 117, 333-336. Kinetics and Mechanism of Oxidation of Chloramphenicol by 1-Chlorobenzotriazole in Acidic Medium.


 Puttaswamy; Suresha, N.; Jagadeesh, RV.  Journal of Indian Chemical Society, 2005, 82, 1-6. Mechanistic Investigation of Oxidation of Atenolol by N-Chloro-p-Toluene Sulfonamide in Alkaline Medium: A Kinetic Approach.


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV. International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 2005, 37, 201-210. Kinetics of Oxidation of Pantothenic Acid in Perchloric Acid and in Alkaline Medium Catalyzed by OsO4: A Mechanistic Approach.


 Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV.; Vaz, Nirmala; Radhakrishna, A. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2005, 229, 211-220. Ru(III)-Catalyzed Oxidation of Some N-Heterocycles by Chloramine-T: A Kinetic and Mechanistic Study.


Puttaswamy; Jagadeesh, RV. Applied Catalysis A: General, 2005, 292, 259-271. Ruthenium (III)-Catalyzed Mechanistic Investigation of Oxidation of an Azo Dye by Sodium N-Haloarenesulfonamidates: A Comparative Spectrophotometric Kinetic Study.

2. N. Kalevaru, R. Jagadeesh, T. Senthamarai, K. Murugesan, H. Neumann, P. Kamer, M. Beller; Ruthenium-basiertes Katalysatorsystem sowie Ruthenium-Komplex-katalysierte Synthese von primären Aminen aus Carbonylverbindungen und Ammoniak; DE 10218101218 (19.01.2018


F. Westerhaus, R. Jagadeesh, G. Wienhöfer, A.-E. Surkus, K. Junge, H. Junge, M. Beller, (Evonik), Verwendung von thermisch behandelten geträgerten Kobaltkatalysatoren zur Hydrierung von Nitroaromaten, DE 102012209634.5(08.06.2012), WO 2013182665.