Dr Veera Reddy Yatham
Assistant Professor Grade I (Chemistry)
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Independent Research



24.   Hydrodifluoromehtylation of unactivated alkenes enabled by Visible-Light Photocatalysis
         Avishek Kumar Jha, Vivek Kumar,  P. Sanjay Kumar and Veera Reddy Yatham* 2023, Manuscript under preparation.

23.   Redox-Neutral Radical Cascade Cyclization of N-Arylacrylamides with Unactivated Alkyl Chlorides and Aryl Chlorides
         A. K. Jha, D. P Nair, M. Arif, G. S. Yedase, R. Kuniyil,* and Veera Reddy Yatham* 2023, Manuscript Submitted.

22.   Photocatalytic Hydro Tri/Difluoromethylation of Alkenes with  Bench Stable Tri/Difluoro Methylating Reagents
         Girish Suresh Yedase, Munaifa Arif, Rositha Kuniyil,* Veera Reddy Yatham* Org. Lett. 2023, Accepted.(link)

21.   Metal-free Direct C3-H alkylation of quinoxalin-2(1H)-ones with Inert Alkyl and Aryl Chlorides
         Alisha Rani Tripathy, A. Mishra, V. Singh,  and V. R. Yatham* Chemistry - A European Journal, 2023, Accepted.(link)

 20.   Photoinduced Decarboxylative C3–H alkylation of Quinoxalin-2 (1H)-ones
         A. Bisoyi, A. R Tripathy, Girish. S. Y., S. Sinu, P, U. Choudhury and V. R. Yatham* J. Org. Chem. 202388, 2631–2641(link)


 19.   Catalyst-free Hantzsch ester-mediated Organic Transformations Driven by Visible light.
         Girish Suresh Yedase, S. Venugopal,# Arya P# and Veera Reddy Yatham*  Asian J. Org. Chem. 2022 (DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.202200478).

18.   Visible-Light Driven a-Aminoalkyl Radical Mediated C(sp3)-C(sp) Cross-Coupling of Iodoalkanes and Alkynylbromides
         Alisha Rani Tripathy, Rizwana Rahmathulla A, Amit Kumar, A. Kumar Ja and Veera Reddy Yatham* Org. Lett. 2022, 24, 5186–5191. 

17.   Photocatalyzed Alkylative Cyclization of 2-Isocyanobiphenyls with Unactivated Alkyl Iodides
         Alisha Rani Tripathy, Rizwana Rahmathulla A, Amit Kumar, and Veera Reddy Yatham* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2022, 20, 3136 - 314.

16.    Visible-light enabled C(Sp3)–C(Sp2) cross-electrophile coupling via synergistic halogen-atom transfer (XAT) and nickel catalysis 
          Girish Suresh Yedase, A. K. Jha and Veera Reddy Yatham*  J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87, 5442–5450 (Featured in Org. Chem. Highlights). 



15.   Organophotoredox-Catalyzed Switchable Selective Transformation of Aromatic Aldehydes into Pinacols and Benzyl alcohols 
          Girish Suresh Yedase, maria john and Veera Reddy Yatham* Asian J. Org. Chem. 202110, 2916-2920.

14.   Cerium Photocatalyzed Radical Smiles Rearrangement of 2-Aryloxybenzoic acids 
         Alisharani Tripathy, Girish Suresh Yedase and Veera Reddy Yatham* RSC Advances, 202111, 25207 - 25210.

13.   Cerium Photocatalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Benzylic Alcohols to Aldehydes and Ketones  
         Girish Suresh Yedase, Sumit Kumar, J Stahl, Burkhard König and Veera Reddy Yatham*  Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2021, 17, 1727-1732.

12.   Cesium Carbonate Catalyzed Oxa-Michael Addition of Oximes to Acrylonitrile
        J Stahl, VR Yatham, S Crespi, B König, Chemistry Select 20216, 4107-4111.


11.   PPh3/NaI driven photocatalytic decarboxylative radical cascade alkylarylation reaction of 2-isocyanobiaryls 
         Ketan Wadekar, Suraj Aswale and Veera Reddy Yatham* RSC Adv. 2020,10, 16510-16514. 

10.   Cerium Photocatalyzed Dehydrogenative lactonization of 2-aryl carboxylic acids 
        Ketan Wadekar, Suraj aswale and Veera Reddy Yatham* Org. Biomol. Chem2020,18, 983-987

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9.   Ni-catalyzed Reductive DeaminativeArylationat sp3 Carbon Centers 
      Raul Martin-Montero, Veera ReddyYatham, Hongfei Yin, Jacob Davies, Ruben Martin, Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 2947- 2951.

8.   Decarboxylative Hydrazination of Unactivated Carboxylic acids Driven by Cerium Photocatalysis 
      Veera Reddy Yatham, Peter Peter Bellotti, Burkhard König, Chem.commun. 2019, 55, 3489-3492.                                                                                                                                                     

7.   Catalytic Intermolecular Dicarbofunctionalization of Styrenes with CO2 and Radical Precursors 
      Veera Reddy Yatham, Yangyang Shen, Ruben Martin, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 10915–10919.    

6.   Triazolylidene Ligands Allow Cobalt-Catalyzed C–H/C–O Alkenylations at Ambient Temperature 
      N. Sauermann, J. Loup, D. Kootz, V. R. Yatham, A. Berkessel, L. Ackermann Synthesis, 2017, 49, 3476–3484.

5.   1,4-Bis-Dipp/Mes-1,2,4-Triazolylidenes: Carbene Catalysts that Efficiently Overcome Steric Hindrance in the Redox Esterification of α- and β-Substituted α,β-Enals
      V. R. Yatham, W. Harnying, D. Kootz, J.-M. Neudörfl, N. E. Schlörer, A. Berkessel, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016,138, 2670-2677.   

4.   N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Catalyzed Tail-to-Tail Oligomerization of N,N-Dimethylacrylamide (DMAA), and the Search for the Stetter Reaction of DMAA with Benzaldehyde
      Q. -A. Rajachan, M. Paul, V. R. Yatham, J.-M. Neudörfl, A. Berkessel,Tetrahedron letters 201556, 6537–6540

3.   Carbene Catalyzed Umpolung of a,b-Enals: A Reactivity Study of DiaminoDienolsvs.AzoliumEnolates, and the Characterization of Advanced Reaction Intermediates
      V. R. Yatham, J.-M. Neudörfl, N. Schlörer, A. Berkessel,Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3706-3711.​                                                                                                                              .

2.  The Key Intermediates of Carbene-Catalyzed Umpolung Characterized by X-Ray/NMR: Breslow Intermediates, Homoenolates and Azolium Enolates
      V. R. Yatham, S. Elfert, J.-M. Neudörfl, A. Berkessel, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed2013, 52, 11158-11162

1.  Umpolung by N-Heterocyclic Carbenes: Generation and Reactivity of the Elusive 2,2-Diamino Enols (Breslow Intermediates)
     S. Elfert, V. R. Yatham, J. Neudörfl, N. Schlörer, J. H. Teles, A. Berkessel, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 12370-12374


1.  Process for the Dimerization of Activated Olefins
     N. Vautravers, J. H. Teles, A. Berkessel, M. Paul, V. R. Yatham PCT Int. Appl. 2015, WO2015177141.