ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5814-9092


Raghu, M.; Grover, J.; Ramasastry, S. S. V. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 18316 [Invited for a ‘Frontispiece] [These authors contributed equally to this work]

'Modular Assembly of Furotropones and Benzofurotropones, and Study of Their Physicochemical Properties'

'Synthesis of Polysubstituted Cyclopenta[b]indoles via Relay Gold(I)/Brønsted Acid Catalysis'

'Enamine/Enolate-mediated Organocatalytic Azide-Carbonyl [3+2]-Cycloaddition Reactions: Metal-Free Alternatives for the Synthesis of Densely Functionalized 1,2,3-Triazoles' [Highlight]
'Expeditious Metal-Free Access to Functionalized Polycyclic Acetals under Mild Aqueous Conditions' 
'Synthesis of 1,2,3-Trisubstituted Cyclopentannulated Benzothiophenes through an Acid-Mediated, Solvent-Free, One-Pot Domino Process'

'Di- and Triheteroarylalkanes via Self-Condensation and Intramolecular Friedel-Crafts Type Reaction of Heteroaryl alcohols’
'Acid Catalyzed Ring Transformation of Benzofurans to Tri- and Tetrasubstituted Furans'
'Taming Furfuryl Cations for the Synthesis of Privileged Structures and Novel Scaffolds'
‘One-Step Synthesis of 3-Formyl-2-furylcarbinols and Elaboration to Unprecedented Furotropones'

'Cinchona Alkaloid-Catalyzed Stereoselective Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions'
Post-doctoral and doctoral 
'Mimicking fructose and rhamnulose aldolases: Organocatalytic syn-aldol reactions with unprotected dihydroxyacetone' Ramasastry, S. S. V.; Albertshofer, K.; Tanaka, F.; Barbas, C. F., III. Angew. Chem. Intl. Ed. 2007, 46, 5572. 
'Direct catalytic asymmetric synthesis of anti-1,2-amino alcohols and syn-1,2-diols through organocatalytic anti-Mannich and syn-aldol reactions' Ramasastry, S. S. V.; Zhang, H.; Tanaka, F.; Barbas, C. F., III. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 288 [The most-cited article in the year 2007] [Highlighted in Synfacts: List, B.; Pan, S. C. Synfacts 2007, 3, 325]
'Water-compatible organocatalysts for direct asymmetric syn-aldol reactions of dihydroxyacetone and aldehydes' Ramasastry, S. S. V.; Albertshofer, K.; Utsumi, N.; Barbas, C. F., III.  Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1621.
'Organocatalytic anti-Mannich reactions with dihydroxyacetone and acyclic  dihydroxyacetone derivatives: A facile route to amino sugars' Zhang, H.; Ramasastry, S. S. V.; Tanaka, F.; Barbas, C. F., III. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2008, 350, 791.
'Enantiospecific first total synthesis of (+)-2b-hydroxysolanascone, the aglycon of the phytoalexin isolated from flue-cured tobacco leaves' Srikrishna, A.; Ramasastry, S. S. V. Tet. Lett. 2006, 47, 335.  
'Enantiospecific total synthesis of phytoalexins, (+)-solanascone, (+)-dehydrosolanascone and (+)-anyhydro-β-rotunol'. Srikrishna, A.; Ramasastry, S. S. V. Tet. Lett. 2005, 46, 7373.  
'A novel boron trifluoride etherate mediated deep-seated rearrangement of an α,β-epoxyketone'. Srikrishna, A.; Ramasastry, S. S. V. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2005, 16, 2973.  
'Carbanion cyclisation of esters. Part 2: Enantiospecific construction of the tricyclic framework of the marine sesquiterpenes, spirodysins' Srikrishna, A.; Kumar, P. R.; Ramasastry, S. S. V. Tet. Lett. 2004, 45, 383.  
'Lithium-liquid ammonia mediated carbocyclisation of δ,ε-unsaturated esters: Annulation of cyclopentanones' Srikrishna, A.; Ramasastry, S. S. V. Tet. Lett. 2004, 45, 379.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​