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Tandon V* depicts the corresponding author. In Multi-author papers where, I am not the corresponding author, the partial research work was done in my laboratory.


85.  Tripathi P, Soni R, Antra, Tandon V. Pixantrone confers radiosensitization in KRAS     mutated cancer cells by suppression of radiation-induced prosurvival pathways. Free Radic Biol Med. 2022 Sep; 190:351-362. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2022.08.015. PMID: 35970251.

84.  Antra, Parashar P, Hungyo H, Jain A, Ahmad S, Tandon V. Unraveling molecular mechanisms of head and neck cancer. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2022 Aug 4; 178:103778. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2022.103778. PMID: 35932993.

83.  DMA, a small molecule increases median survival and reduceradiation-induced xerostomia via activation of ERK1/2 pathway in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Cancers Parashar P.,Das M.K.,Tripathi P., Tejinder Kataria T.,Gupta D., Sarin D., Hazari P.P.,Tandon V.*, Manuscript ID: cancers-1688202 , Just Accepted

82.  Urvashi, Senthil Kumar JB, Das P, Tandon V. Development of Azaindole-Based Frameworks as Potential Antiviral Agents and Their Future Perspectives. J Med Chem. 2022 May 12; 65:6454-6495. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.2c00444. PMID: 35477274. 

81.  Yadav P, Singh R, Sur S, Bansal S, Chaudhry U, Tandon V. Moonlighting proteins: beacon of hope in era of drug resistance in bacteria. Crit Rev Microbiol. 2022 Feb 26:1-25. doi: 10.1080/1040841X.2022.2036695. PMID: 35220864.

80.  Pandey S, Tripathi P, Parashar P, Maurya V, Malik MZ, Singh R, Yadav P, Tandon V. Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel 1H-Benzo[d]imidazole Derivatives as Potential Anticancer Agents Targeting Human Topoisomerase I. ACS Omega. 2022 Jan 10; 7:2861-2880. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.1c05743. PMID: 35097282.


79.  Sad K, Parashar P, Tripathi P, Hungyo H, Sistla R, Soni R, Tandon V. Prochlorperazine enhances radiosensitivity of non-small cell lung carcinoma by stabilizing GDP-bound mutant KRAS conformation. Free Radic Biol Med. 2021 Dec; 177:299-312. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2021.11.001. PMID: 34742922.

78.  Chaudhari TY, Tandon V. Recent approaches to the synthesis of tetrahydrocarbazoles. Org Biomol Chem. 2021 Mar 11; 19:1926-1939. doi: 10.1039/d0ob02274h. PMID: 33570535.

77.  Cardoza S, Shrivash MK, Das P, Tandon V. Strategic Advances in Sequential C-Arylations of Heteroarenes. J Org Chem. 2021 Jan 15; 86:1330-1356. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.0c02151. PMID:33356264.


76.  Deepa, Mittal A, Taxak S, Tandon V, Pati U. Oxygen-releasing manganese clay hybrid complex triggers p53-mediated cancer cell death in hypoxia. Biochem Pharmacol. 2020 Aug;178:114054. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2020.114054. Epub 2020 May 23. PMID: 32450254.

75.  Urvashi, Dar O M, Bharatam V P, Das P, Kukreti S, Tandon V*. Cu(II)-Catalyzed Sulfonylation of 7-Azaindoles using DABSO as SO2-Source and its Mechanistic Study. 2020, 28-29, 131337.

74.  Chaudhari Y T. Mallampudi N A, Bansal D, Mohapatra K D, Tandon V*. Protecting‐Group‐Directed Diastereoselective Synthesis of Substituted Tetrahydropyrrolo quinolines. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 18, 2771-2780.


  1. Bansal S, Sur S, Tandon V*. Benzimidazoles: Selective Inhibitors of Topoisomerase I with Differential Modes of Action. 2019 Feb 12; 58 (6):809-817. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b01102. Epub 2019 Jan 10. PMID: 30628776.
  2. Cardoza S, Das P, Tandon V*. Pd-Catalyzed Sequential Arylation of 7-Azaindoles: Aggregate-Induced Emission of Tetra-Aryl 7-Azaindoles. J Org Chem. 2019 Nov 1;84(21):14015-14029. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b02187. Epub 2019 Oct 1. PMID: 31522500.
  3. Singh R, Pandey S, Sur S, Tandon V*. PPEF: A bisbenzimdazole potent antimicrobial agent interacts at acidic triad of catalytic domain of E. coli topoisomerase IA. Biochim Biophys Acta Gen Subj. 2019 Oct;1863(10):1524-1535. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2019.05.015. Epub 2019 May 27. PMID: 31145964.
  4. Yadav P, Sur S, Desai D, Kulkarni S, Sharma V, Tandon V*. Interaction of HIV-1 integrase with polypyrimidine tract binding protein and associated splicing factor (PSF) and its impact on HIV-1 replication. 2019 Apr 29;16(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s12977-019-0474-1. PMID: 31036027; PMCID: PMC6489298.
  5. Pandey, S., Sur S, Tandon V*. Substituent Specific Bisbenzimidazole Binding towards AT-rich Sequences. Indian Chem. Soc., 2019.95, 1607-1616. doi: 10.1039/b819789j


  1. Urvashi, Tandon, V. Das, P. and Kukreti, S. Synthesis of 3,6-diaryl-1H-pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridines via one-pot sequential Suzuki–Miyaura coupling. RSC Adv.; 2018,8, 34883-34894. doi:10.1039/c8ra07104g


  1. Chaudhari TY, Ginotra SK, Tandon V*. Facile access to functionalized indenes and fused quinolines by regioselective 5-enolexo-dig Michael addition and cyclization reactions. Org Biomol Chem. 2017 Nov 15;15(44):9319-9330. doi: 10.1039/c7ob02498c. PMID: 29085944.
  2. Tiwari V, Kamran MZ, Ranjan A, Nimesh H, Singh M, Tandon V*. Akt1/NFκB signaling pathway activation by a small molecule DMA confers radioprotection to intestinal epithelium in xenograft model. Free Radic Biol Med. 2017 Jul;108:564-574. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2017.04.029. Epub 2017 Apr 21. PMID: 28435051.
  3. Sinha D, Pandey S, Singh R, Tiwari V, Sad K, Tandon V*. Synergistic efficacy of Bisbenzimidazole and Carbonyl Cyanide 3-Chlorophenylhydrazone combination against MDR bacterial strains.  Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 17;7:44419. doi: 10.1038/srep44419. PMID: 28303897; PMCID: PMC5355889.
  4. Sur S, Tiwari V, Sinha D, Kamran MZ, Dubey KD, Suresh Kumar G, Tandon V*. Naphthalenediimide-Linked Bisbenzimidazole Derivatives as Telomeric G-Quadruplex-Stabilizing Ligands with Improved Anticancer Activity.  ACS Omega. 2017 Mar 31;2(3):966-980. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00523. Epub 2017 Mar 16. PMID: 30023623; PMCID: PMC6044781.
  5. Bansal S, Bajaj P, Pandey S, Tandon V*. Topoisomerases: Resistance versus Sensitivity, How Far We Can Go? Med Res Rev. 2017 Mar;37(2):404-438. doi: 10.1002/med.21417. Epub 2016 Sep 30. PMID: 27687257.
  6. Singla P, Luxami V, Singh R, Tandon V*, Paul K. Novel pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidine with 4-(1H-benzimidazol-2-yl)-phenylamine as broad spectrum anticancer agents: Synthesis, cell based assay, topoisomerase inhibition, DNA intercalation and bovine serum albumin studies. Eur J Med Chem. 2017 Jan 27;126:24-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2016.09.093. Epub 2016 Sep 29. PMID: 27744184.


  1. Singh, R.; Yadav, P.; Urvashi, Tandon V*. Novel dioxolan derivatives of indole as HIV-1 integrase strand transfer inhibitors active against RAL resistant mutant virus. Chemistry Select. 2016, 1, 5471.  
  2. Chaudhari TY, Urvashi, Ginotra SK, Yadav P, Kumar G, Tandon V*. Regioselective synthesis of functionalized dihydroisoquinolines from o-alkynylarylaldimines via the Reformatsky reaction. Org Biomol Chem. 2016 Oct 18;14(41):9896-9906. doi: 10.1039/c6ob01790h. PMID: 27714285.
  3. Alam R, Wahi D, Singh R, Sinha D, Tandon V*, Grover A, Rahisuddin. Design, synthesis, cytotoxicity, HuTopoIIα inhibitory activity and molecular docking studies of pyrazole derivatives as potential anticancer agents. Bioorg Chem. 2016 Dec;69:77-90. doi: 10.1016/j.bioorg.2016.10.001. Epub 2016 Oct 5. PMID: 27744115.
  4. Kamran MZ, Ranjan A, Kaur N, Sur S, Tandon V*. Radioprotective Agents: Strategies and Translational Advances. Med Res Rev. 2016 May;36(3):461-93. doi: 10.1002/med.21386. Epub 2016 Jan 25. PMID: 26807693.


  1. Tandon V*, Urvashi, Yadav P, Sur S, Abbat S, Tiwari V, Hewer R, Papathanasopoulos MA, Raja R, Banerjea AC, Verma AK, Kukreti S, Bharatam PV. Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of 1,2-Dihydroisoquinolines as HIV-1 Integrase Inhibitors. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2015 Aug 10;6(10):1065-70. doi: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.5b00230. PMID: 26487913; PMCID: PMC4601057.
  2. Nimesh H, Tiwari V, Yang C, Gundala SR, Chuttani K, Hazari PP, Mishra AK, Sharma A, Lal J, Katyal A, Aneja R, Tandon V*. Preclinical Evaluation of DMA, a Bisbenzimidazole, as Radioprotector: Toxicity, Pharmacokinetics, and Biodistribution Studies in Balb/c Mice. Mol Pharmacol. 2015 Oct;88(4):768-78. doi: 10.1124/mol.115.098376. Epub 2015 Aug 3. Erratum in: Mol Pharmacol. 2015 Oct;88(4):813. PMID: 26240287.
  3. Tandon V*.  Novel smart C2-symmetrical NDI derivatives as G- quadruplex stabilizing ligand with a potential to differentiate between topological structures.  J .Biomol. Struct. Dyn.; 2015  33 Suppl 1:79. doi: 1080/07391102.2015.1032757
  4. Mishra RC, Gundala SR, Karna P, Lopus M, Gupta KK, Nagaraju M, Hamelberg D, Tandon V, Panda D, Reid MD, Aneja R. Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of di-substituted noscapine analogs as potent and microtubule-targeted anticancer agents. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2015;25(10):2133-40. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2015.03.076. Epub 2015 Mar 31. PMID: 25891106; PMCID: PMC4465564.
  5. Urvashi, Rastogi GK, Ginotra SK, Agarwal A, Tandon V*. An expedient approach to 1,2-dihydroisoquinoline derivatives via cobalt catalysed 6-endo dig cyclization followed by Mannich condensation of o-alkynylarylaldimines. Org Biomol Chem. 2015 Jan 28;13(4):1000-7. doi: 10.1039/c4ob02036g. PMID: 25485624.


  1. Nimesh H, Sur S, Sinha D, Yadav P, Anand P, Bajaj P, Virdi JS, Tandon V*. Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel bisbenzimidazoles as Escherichia coli topoisomerase IA inhibitors and potential antibacterial agents. J Med Chem. 2014 Jun 26;57(12):5238-57. doi: 10.1021/jm5003028. Epub 2014 Jun 4. PMID: 24856410.
  2. Henary M, Narayana L, Ahad S, Gundala SR, Mukkavilli R, Sharma V, Owens EA, Yadav Y, Nagaraju M, Hamelberg D, Tandon V*, Panda D, Aneja R. Novel third-generation water-soluble noscapine analogs as superior microtubule-interfering agents with enhanced antiproliferative activity.  Biochem Pharmacol. 2014 Nov 15;92(2):192-205. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2014.07.020. Epub 2014 Aug 11. PMID: 25124704; PMCID: PMC4363136.
  3. Gupta M, Sajid A, Sharma K, Ghosh S, Arora G, Singh R, Nagaraja V, Tandon V*, Singh Y. HupB, a nucleoid-associated protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is modified by serine/threonine protein kinases in vivo. J Bacteriol. 2014 Jul;196(14):2646-57. doi: 10.1128/JB.01625-14. Epub 2014 May 9. PMID: 24816602; PMCID: PMC4097597.
  4. Gundala SR, Mukkavilli R, Yang C, Yadav P, Tandon V*, Vangala S, Prakash S, Aneja R. Enterohepatic recirculation of bioactive ginger phytochemicals is associated with enhanced tumor growth-inhibitory activity of ginger extract. 2014 Jun;35(6):1320-9. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgu011. Epub 2014 Jan 15. PMID: 24431413; PMCID: PMC4043243.


  1. Singh M, Sur S, Rastogi GK, Jayaram B, Tandon V*. Bi and tri-substituted phenyl rings containing bisbenzimidazoles bind differentially with DNA duplexes: a biophysical and molecular simulation study. Mol Biosyst. 2013 Oct;9(10):2541-53. doi: 10.1039/c3mb70169g. PMID: 23921527.
  2. Gupta SK, Sur S, Prasad Ojha R, Tandon V*. Influence of PNA containing 8-aza-7-deazaadenine on structure stability and binding affinity of PNA·DNA duplex: insights from thermodynamics, counter ion, hydration and molecular dynamics analysis. Mol Biosyst. 2013 Jul;9(7):1958-71. doi: 10.1039/c3mb25561a. Epub 2013 May 1. PMID: 23636232.
  3. Ranjan A, Kaur N, Tiwari V, Singh Y, Chaturvedi MM, Tandon V*. 3,4-Dimethoxyphenyl bis-benzimidazole derivative, mitigates radiation-induced DNA damage. Radiat Res. 2013 Jun;179(6):647-62. doi: 10.1667/RR3246.1. Epub 2013 May 3. PMID: 23642081.


  1. Parkash B, Ranjan A, Tiwari V, Gupta SK, Kaur N, Tandon V*. Inhibition of 5′-UTR RNA conformational switching in HIV-1 using antisense PNAs. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49310. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049310. Epub 2012 Nov 12. PMID: 23152893; PMCID: PMC3495914.
  2. Bansal S, Sinha D, Singh M, Cheng B, Tse-Dinh YC, Tandon V*. 3,4-dimethoxyphenyl bis-benzimidazole, a novel DNA topoisomerase inhibitor that preferentially targets Escherichia coli topoisomerase I. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Dec;67(12):2882-91. doi: 10.1093/jac/dks322. Epub 2012 Sep 3. PMID: 22945915; PMCID: PMC3494844.
  3. Singh N, Ranjan A, Sur S, Chandra R, Tandon V*. Inhibition of HIV-1 Integrase gene expression by 10-23 DNAzyme. J Biosci. 2012 Jul;37(3):493-502. doi: 10.1007/s12038-012-9216-4. PMID: 22750986.


  1. Singh M, Tandon V*. Synthesis and biological activity of novel inhibitors of topoisomerase I: 2-aryl-substituted 2-bis-1H-benzimidazoles. Eur J Med Chem. 2011 Feb;46(2):659-69. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2010.11.046. Epub 2010 Dec 8. PMID: 21186067.
  2. Bansal S, Tandon V*. Contribution of mutations in DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV genes to ciprofloxacin resistance in Escherichia coli clinical isolates. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2011 Mar;37(3):253-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2010.11.022. Epub 2011 Jan 13. PMID: 21236644.


  1. Anand P, Murali KY, Tandon V*, Murthy PS, Chandra R. Insulinotropic effect of cinnamaldehyde on transcriptional regulation of pyruvate kinase, phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase, and GLUT4 translocation in experimental diabetic rats. Chem Biol Interact. 2010 Jun 7;186(1):72-81. doi: 10.1016/j.cbi.2010.03.044. Epub 2010 Apr 2. PMID: 20363216.
  2. Bansal S, Tawar U, Singh M, Nikravesh A, Good L, Tandon V*. Old class but new dimethoxy analogue of benzimidazole: a bacterial topoisomerase I inhibitor. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2010 Feb;35(2):186-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2009.07.018. Epub 2009 Dec 16. PMID: 20006473.


  1. Jain AK, Gupta SK, Tandon V*. Evaluation of electronic effect of phenyl ring substituents on the DNA minor groove binding properties of novel bis and terbenzimidazoles: synthesis and spectroscopic studies of ligand-DNA interaction. 2009 Dec;19(4):329-40. doi: 10.1089/oli.2009.0190. PMID: 19899952.
  2. Jain AK, Gupta SK, Tawar U, Dogra SK, Tandon V*. Benzimidazoles: a minor groove-binding ligand-induced stabilization of triple helix. 2009 Mar;19(1):53-62. doi: 10.1089/oli.2008.0169. PMID: 19232004.
  3. Gupta M, Sajid A, Arora G, Tandon V*, Singh Y. Forkhead-associated domain-containing protein Rv0019c and polyketide-associated protein PapA5, from substrates of serine/threonine protein kinase PknB to interacting proteins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Biol Chem. 2009 Dec 11;284(50):34723-34. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M109.058834. Epub 2009 Oct 13. PMID: 19826007; PMCID: PMC2787335.
  4. Anand P, Murali YK, Tandon V*, Murthy PS, Chandra R. Insulinotropic effect of aqueous extract of Brassica nigra improves glucose homeostasis in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes. 2009 Jun;117(6):251-6. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1080917. Epub 2008 Aug 25. PMID: 18726874.
  5. Verma AK, Kesharwani T, Singh J, Tandon V*, Larock RC. A copper-catalyzed tandem synthesis of indolo- and pyrrolo[2,1-a]isoquinolines. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2009;48(6):1138-43. doi: 10.1002/anie.200804427. PMID: 19115342.
  6. Shokeen P, Bala M, Tandon V*. Evaluation of the activity of 16 medicinal plants against Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009 Jan;33(1):86-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2008.07.022. Epub 2008 Sep 25. PMID: 18819776.


  1. Shokeen P, Anand P, Murali YK, Tandon V*. Antidiabetic activity of 50% ethanolic extract of Ricinus communis and its purified fractions. Food Chem Toxicol. 2008 Nov;46(11):3458-66. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2008.08.020. Epub 2008 Aug 28. PMID: 18790711.
  2. Gupta RK, Kesari AN, Diwakar S, Tyagi A, Tandon V*, Chandra R, Watal G. In vivo evaluation of anti-oxidant and anti-lipidimic potential of Annona squamosa aqueous extract in Type 2 diabetic models. J Ethnopharmacol. 2008 Jun 19;118(1):21-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2008.03.008. Epub 2008 Mar 19. PMID: 18440739.
  3. Shokeen P, Bala M, Singh M, Tandon V*. In vitro activity of eugenol, an active component from Ocimum sanctum, against multiresistant and susceptible strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2008 Aug;32(2):174-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2008.03.018. Epub 2008 Jun 18. PMID: 18565739.


  1. Tawar U, Bansal S, Shrimal S, Singh M, Tandon V*. Nuclear condensation and free radical scavenging: a dual mechanism of bisbenzimidazoles to modulate radiation damage to DNA. Mol Cell Biochem. 2007 Nov;305(1-2):221-33. doi: 10.1007/s11010-007-9546-y. Epub 2007 Jul 10. PMID: 17619948.
  2. Tawar U, Bansal S, Shrimal S, Singh M, Tandon V*. Nuclear condensation and free radical scavenging: a dual mechanism of bisbenzimidazoles to modulate radiation damage to DNA. Mol Cell Biochem. 2007 Nov;305(1-2):221-33. doi: 10.1007/s11010-007-9546-y. Epub 2007 Jul 10. PMID: 17619948.
  3. Anand P, Murali KY, Tandon V*, Chandra R, Murthy PS. Preliminary studies on antihyperglycemic effect of aqueous extract of Brassica nigra (L.) Koch in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Indian J Exp Biol. 2007 Aug;45(8):696-701. PMID: 17877146.


  1. Verma AK, Bansal S, Singh J, Tiwari RK, Kasi Sankar V, Tandon V*, Chandra R. Synthesis and in vitro cytotoxicity of haloderivatives of noscapine. Bioorg Med Chem. 2006 Oct 1;14(19):6733-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2006.05.069. Epub 2006 Jun 19. PMID: 16784870.
  2. Jain AK, Awasthi SK, Tandon V*. Triple helix stabilization by covalently linked DNA-bisbenzimidazole conjugate synthesized by maleimide-thiol coupling chemistry. Bioorg Med Chem. 2006 Sep 15;14(18):6444-52. doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2006.05.034. Epub 2006 Jun 12. PMID: 16765601.


  1. Chhikara BS, Kumar N, Tandon V*, Mishra AK. Synthesis and evaluation of bifunctional chelating agents derived from bis(2-aminophenylthio)alkane for radioimaging with 99mTc. Bioorg Med Chem. 2005 Aug 1;13(15):4713-20. doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2005.04.073. PMID: 16052734.
  2. Gupta RK, Kesari AN, Watal G, Murthy PS, Chandra R, Tandon V*. Nutritional and hypoglycemic effect of fruit pulp of Annona squamosa in normal healthy and alloxan-induced diabetic rabbits. Ann Nutr Metab. 2005 Nov-Dec;49(6):407-13. doi: 10.1159/000088987. Epub 2005 Oct 17. PMID: 16230844.
  3. Gupta RK, Kesari AN, Murthy PS, Chandra R, Tandon V*, Watal G. Hypoglycemic and antidiabetic effect of ethanolic extract of leaves of Annona squamosa L. in experimental animals. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 May 13;99(1):75-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2005.01.048. PMID: 15848023.
  4. Gupta RK, Kesari AN, Murthy PS, Chandra R, Tandon V*, Watal G. Hypoglycemic and antidiabetic effect of ethanolic extract of leaves of Annona squamosa L. in experimental animals. J Ethnopharmacol. 2005 May 13;99(1):75-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2005.01.048. PMID: 15848023.
  5. Chhikara, B S. Chandra R, Tandon, V. A Versatile Method for the Hydrogen Peroxide Oxidation of Alcohols Using PTC Condition in t-Butanol. Synlett, 2005. 5, 872-874.
  6. Chhikara B S, Chandra R, Tandon V*. Oxidation of alcohols with hydrogen peroxide catalyzed by a new imidazolium ion based phosphotungstate complex in ionic liquid. of Catalysis, 2005, 230, 436-439. _with_hydrogen_peroxide_catalyzed_by_a_new_imidazolium_ion_based_phosphotungstate _complex_in_ionic_liquid
  7. Shokeen P, Ray K, Bala M, Tandon V*. Preliminary studies on activity of Ocimum sanctum, Drynaria quercifolia, and Annona squamosa against Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Sex Transm Dis. 2005 Feb;32(2):106-11. doi: 10.1097/01.olq.0000152821.23777.90. PMID: 15668617.


  1. Panwar P, Shrivastava V, Tandon V, Mishra P, Chuttani K, Sharma RK, Chandra R, Mishra AK. 99mTc-Tetraethylenepentamine-Folate–a new 99mTc-based folate derivative for the detection of folate receptor positive tumors: synthesis and biological evaluation. Cancer Biol Ther. 2004 Oct;3(10):995-1001. doi: 10.4161/cbt.3.10.1138. Epub 2004 Oct 2. PMID: 15467429.
  2. Chhikara, B S, Tandon V*. IBX in ionic liquid: ecofriendly oxidation of 17a-Methylandrostan-3b,17b-Diol, an intermediate in the synthesis of anabolic Oxandrolone. Tetrahedron letters, 2004 45, 7585-7588. Friendly_Oxidation_of_17-Methylandrostan-317 diol_an_Intermediate_in_the_Synthesis_of_Anabolic_Oxandrolone
  3. Chhikara B S, Mishra A K ,Tandon V*. KF-Alumina Immobilized In Ionic Liquids: A Novel Heterogeneous Base for Heterocyclization of Alkyl-sulfanyl-phenylamines into 1,4-Benzothiazine. Heterocycles, 2004 63, 5,1057-65. Heterocyclization_of_Alkylsulfanylphenylamines_into_14-Benzothiazine
  4. Ginotra SK, Chhikara BS, Singh M, Chandra R, Tandon V*. Efficient oxidizing methods for the synthesis of oxandrolone intermediates. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2004 Aug;52(8):989-91. doi: 10.1248/cpb.52.989. PMID: 15304998.
  5. Kohli S, Mohapatra T, Das S R, Singh A K, Tandon V*. Sharma  R P.  Composite genetic structure of rice land races revealed by STMS markers; Current Science, 2004, 86(6), 850-854.
  6. Chhikara B S, Mishra A K ,Tandon V*. Impact of microwave radiation on macrocyclization reactions : solvent free synthesis of 1,4 –Benzothiazin-3- one derivatives on basic alumina. Heterocyclic Communications, _macrocyclization_reactions_Solvent_free_synthesis_of_14-benzothiazin-3-one_derivatives_on_basic_alumina


  1. Tawar U, Jain AK, Dwarakanath BS, Chandra R, Singh Y, Chaudhury NK, Khaitan D, Tandon V*. Influence of phenyl ring disubstitution on bisbenzimidazole and terbenzimidazole cytotoxicity: synthesis and biological evaluation as radioprotectors. J Med Chem. 2003 Aug 28;46(18):3785-92. doi: 10.1021/jm030114w. PMID: 12930141.
  2. Tawar U, Jain AK, Chandra R, Singh Y, Dwarakanath BS, Chaudhury NK, Good L, Tandon V*. Minor groove binding DNA ligands with expanded A/T sequence length recognition, selective binding to bent DNA regions and enhanced fluorescent properties. 2003 Nov 18;42(45):13339-46. doi: 10.1021/bi034425k. PMID: 14609344.
  3. Gupta PK, Chandra H, Gaur R, Kurupati RK, Chowdhury S, Tandon V*, Singh Y, Maithal K. Conformational fluctuations in anthrax protective antigen: a possible role of calcium in the folding pathway of the protein. FEBS Lett. 2003 Nov 20;554(3):505-10. doi: 10.1016/s0014-5793(03)01226-2. PMID: 14623120.
  4. Gupta PK, Kurupati RK, Chandra H, Gaur R, Tandon V*, Singh Y, Maithal K. Acid induced unfolding of anthrax protective antigen. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003 Nov 7;311(1):229-32. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2003.09.199. PMID: 14575718.


  1. Mishra A K, Mishra P, Panwar, P, Chuttani, K, Tandon V*. Sharma, R K. Synthesis and Characterization of N5-Folate to Label with 99mTc for Receptor Specific Radiopharmaceuticals. Technetium, Rhenium and other Metals in Chemistry and Nuclear Medicine, 2002 6, 391-394.–a_new_99mTc-based_folate_derivative_for_the_detection_of_ folate_receptor_positive_tumors_synthesis _and_biological_evaluation


  1. Khanna V*, Maikap G C , Iqbal J Oxidation of Sulphides to Sulfoxides and Sulfones using 2-methylpropanal and Molecular Oxygen Tetrahedron  1996, 37, 19, 3367-3370.
  2. Khanna V*, Tamilselvan P, Iqbal J. Cobalt (II) Porphyrin : A Versatile Catalyst for the Oxidation of  Organic substrates  with  Dioxygen  and 2-metyl propenol. Tetrahedron Lett. 1996, 7, 21, 3769-3772.  


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