01 August 2016 - 31 December 2016

(1) Ghosh, D.; Kapri, S.; Bhattacharyya, S. Phenomenal Ultraviolet Photoresponsivity and Detectivity of Graphene Dots Immobilized on Zinc Oxide Nanorods. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 35496-35504.

(2) Datta, A.; Kapri, S.; Bhattacharyya, S. Carbon Dots with Tunable Concentrations of Trapped Anti-oxidant as an Efficient Metal-free Catalyst for Electrochemical Water Oxidation. J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 14614-14624.

(3) Debnath, B.; Roy, A. S.; Kapri, S.; Bhattacharyya, S. Efficient Dye Degradation Catalyzed by Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles and the Role of Cation Valence. ChemistrySelect 2016, 1, 4265-4273.

(4) Maiti, B.; Bauri, K.; Nandi, M.; De, P. Surface functionalized nano-objects from oleic acidderived stabilizer via non-polar RAFT dispersion polymerization. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2017, 55, 263-273.

(5) Bauri, K.; Maiti, B.; De, P. Leucine-Based Block Copolymer Nano-Objects via PolymerizationInduced Self-Assembly (PISA). Macromolecular Symposia 2016, 369, 101-107.

(6) Saha, B.; Bauri, K.; Bag, A.; Ghorai, P. K.; De, P. Conventional Fluorophore-free Dual pHand Thermo- Responsive Luminescent Alternating Copolymer. Polymer Chemistry 2016, 7, 6895- 6900.

(7) Haldar, U.; Pan, A.; Mukherjee, I.; De, P. POSS Semitelechelic Aβ17-19 Peptide Initiated Helical Polypeptides and Their Structural Diversity in Aqueous Medium. Polymer Chemistry 2016, 7, 6231- 6240.

(8) Haldar, U.; Saha, B.; Azmeera, V.; De, P. POSS End-Linked Peptide Functionalized Poly(ɛ- Caprolactone)s and Their Inclusion Complexes with α-Cyclodextrin. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2016, 54, 3643-3651.

(9) Rumyantsev, A.; Pan, A.; Roy, S. G.; De, P.; Kramarenko, E. Polyelectrolyte Gel Swelling and Conductivity vs Counterion Type, Cross-Linking Density and Solvent Polarity. Macromolecules 2016, 49, 6630-6643.

(10) Seth, S. K.; Mandal, S.; K. Srikanth, Purkayastha, P.; Gupta, P. Electronic description on photophysics of homo and hetero dinuclear cyclometalated iridium and rhodium. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201601258.

(11) Banerjee, R.; Mondal, S.; Purkayastha, P. Revival, enhancement and tuning of fluorescence from Coumarin 6: combination of host-guest chemistry, viscosity and collisional quenching. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 105347-105349.

(12) Mukherjee, S.; Das Sarma, J.; Shunmugam, R. pH-Sensitive Nanoaggregates for Site-Specific Drug-Delivery as Well as Cancer Cell Imaging. ACS Omega 2016, 1, 755-764.

(13) Kalaiselvi, K.; Mangayarkarasi, V.; Gomathi, N. S.; Mane, S. R.; Shunmugam, R. Antimycobacterial Activity of Norbornene-Polyethylene Glycol, Isoniazid and Rifampicin Nanocarrier Towards Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 2016, 5, 394-401.

(14) Ganivada, M. N.; Rao, V.; Kumar, P.; Bhattacharya, S.; Shunmugam, R. Efficient Approach to Produce Norbornene Based Multifunctional Copolymers. Polymers for Advanced Technologies 2016.

(15) Bhattacharya, S.; Ganivada, M. N.; Dinda, H.; Das Sarma, J.; Shunmugam, R. Biodegradable Copolymer for Stimuli Responsive Sustained Release of Doxorubicin. ACS Omega 2016, 1, 108−117.

(16) Das, T.; Pramanik, A.; Haldar, D. On-line Ammonia Sensor and Invisible Security Ink by Fluorescent Zwitterionic Spirocyclic Meisenheimer Complex. Scientific Reports 2017, in press.

(17) Pramanik, A.; Haldar, D. Packing-induced solid-state fluorescence and thermochromic behavior of peptidic luminophores. RSC Advances 2017, 7, in press.

(18) Paikar, A.; Pramanik, A.; Das, T.; Haldar, D. A self-assembled peptide mimetic of a tubular host and a supramolecular polymer. Polymer Chemistry 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6PY01955B.

(19) Pramanik, A.; Paikar, A.; Maji, K.; Halder, D. Photo-responsive modulation of hybrid peptide assembly, charge transfer complex formation and gelation. RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 59851-59857.

(20) Sarkar, R.; Sasmal, S.; Podder, D.; Haldar, D. Solvent assisted room temperature synthesis of magnetically retrievable and reusable dipeptide stabilized nanocrystals for Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling. Macromolecular Symposia 2016, 369, 67-73.

(21) Haldar, D. Porous Organic Materials from Self-Assembly of Peptides and Polyamides. Chapter 24, Encyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry, Editor Zerong Wang, Wiley Inc. 2016, ISBN-13: 978-1118470459.

(22) Pramanik, A.; Paikar, A.; Das, T.; Maji, K.; Haldar, D. Self-assembled peptide microspheres for sustainable release of sulfamethoxazole. RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 39172 – 39179.

(23) Sinha, S.K.; Goswami, S.; Das, S.; Datta, S. Exploiting non-conserved residues to improve activity and stability of Halothermothrix orenii β-glucosidase. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s00253-016-7904-y.

(24) Jana A. K.; Batkulwar K. B.; Kulkarni M. J.; Sengupta N. Glycation Induces Conformational Changes in the Amyloid-β Peptide and Enhances its Aggregation Propensity: Molecular Insights. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 31446-31458.

(25) Batkulwar K. B.; Jana A. K.; Godbole R. K.; Khandelwal P.; Sengupta N.; Kulkarni M. J. Hydralazine Inhibits Amyloid beta (Aβ) Aggregation and Glycation and Ameliorates Aβ1–42 Induced Neurotoxicity. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 108768-108776.

(26) Khatua P.; Jose J. C.; Sengupta N.; Bandyopadhyay S. Conformational Features of the Aβ42 Peptide Monomer and its Interaction with the Surrounding Solvent. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 30144-30159.

(27) Ranjan, S., Devarapalli, R., Kundu, S., Vangala, V. R., Ghosh, A., Reddy, C. M. Three new hydrochlorothiazide cocrystals: Structural analyses and solubility studies, J. Mol. Str. 2017, 1133, 405-410.

(28) Sinha, S.K.; Goswami, S.; Das, S.; Datta, S. Exploiting non-conserved residues to improve activity and stability of Halothermothrix orenii β-glucosidase. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 2017, 101, 1455–1363.

01 January 2017 - 31 July 2017

(1) Paikar, A.; Haldar, D. Halogen bond-mediated sheet-like assembly of core-substituted naphthalene bisimide and fabrication of paper strip sensor for fluoride. Trends in Organic Chemistry (Invited article), 2017, in press.

(2) Sasmal, S.; Haldar, D. Sonication-Assisted Synthesis of Hydantoin Derivative Decorated Graphene Oxide Based Sensor for Guanine. ChemistrySelect 2017, in press.

(3) Haldar, D. The Advances and Scope of Nanostructure Peptide-Based Materials as Delivery Vehicles. Advances in Nanotechnology Volume 19, Nova Publication, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-53612-421-7.

(4) Debnath, M.; Sasmal, S.; Haldar, D. Fabrication of egg shell like nanovesicles from thiocoumarin based E-amino ester: a potential carrier. J. Mat. Chem B 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TB00025A.

(5) Maji, K.; Haldar, D. POSS-Appended Diphenylalanine: Self-Cleaning, Pollution-Protective, and Fire-Retardant Hybrid Molecular Material. ACS Omega 2017, 2, 1938−1946.

(6) Paikar, A.; Debnath, M.; Podder, D.; Sasmal, S.; Haldar, D. Synthesis and structural investigation of 2-aminomethyl-3-(4-methoxy-phenyl)-propionic acid containing a peptide analogue of the amyloidogenic AS(6–7) sequence: inhibition of fibril formation. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 4218-4225.

(7) Das, T.; Pramanik, A.; Haldar, D. On-line Ammonia Sensor and Invisible Security Ink by Fluorescent Zwitterionic Spirocyclic Meisenheimer Complex. Sci. Rep. 2017, DOI: 10.1038/srep40465.

(8) Pramanik, A.; Haldar, D. Packing-induced solid-state fluorescence and thermochromic behavior of peptidic luminophores. RSC Adv. 2017, 7, 389–395.

(9) Paikar, A.; Pramanik, A.; Das, T.; Haldar, D. A self-assembled peptide mimetic of a tubular host and a supramolecular polymer. Polymer Chem. 2017, 8, 396–403.

(10) Samanta S.; Chaudhuri, D. Suppressing Excimers in H-Aggregates of Perylene Bisimide Folda-Dimer: Role of Dimer Conformation and Competing Assembly Pathways. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 3427-3432.

(11) Sao, S.; Mukherjee, I.; De, P.; Chaudhuri, D. Encapsulation induced aggregation: a self-assembly strategy for weakly pi-stacking chromophores. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 3994-3997.

(12) Naskar, S.; Das M. Singlet and Triplet Excited State Energy ordering in Cyclopenta-Fused Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (CP-PAHs) Suitable for Energy Harvesting : An Exact Model and TDDFT Study. ACS Omega 2007, 2, 1795-1803.

(13) Das, S.; Purkayastha, P. A Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy (FLIM) Supported Investigation on Temperature Dependent Penetration of Dopamine in DMPG Lipid Bilayer. Langmuir 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01173.

(14) S. K. Seth, P. Gupta and P. Purkayastha, Efficiency of Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Mono- and Di-nuclear Iridium Complexes: A Comparative Study. New J. Chem. 2017, 41, 6540-6545.

(15) Das, S.; Purkayastha, P., Selective Binding of Thioflavin T in Sequence Exchanged Single Strand DNA Oligomers and Further Interaction with Phospholipid Membranes. ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 5000-5007.

(16) Das, S.; Purkayastha, P. Gold Nanocluster-Protection of Protein from UVC Radiation: A Model Study on Bovine Serum Albumin. ACS Omega 2017, 2, 2451-2458.

(17) Seth, S. K.; Mandal, S.; Srikanth, K.; Purkayastha, P.; Gupta, P. Electronic Description on Photophysics of Homo and Hetero Dinuclear Cyclometalated Iridium and Rhodium. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 2017, 873-880.

(18) Menon, S.; Sengupta, N. Influence of Hyperglycemic Conditions on Self-Association of the Alzheimer’s Amyloid β (Aβ1–42) Peptide. ACS Omega 2017, 2, 2134–2147.

(19) Bhukya, H.; Jana, A.K.; Sengupta, N.; Anand,R. Structural and dynamics studies of the TetR family protein, CprB from Streptomyces coelicolor in complex with its biological operator sequence. J. Structur. Biol. 2017, 198, 134-146.

(20) Menon, S.; Sengupta, N. Computational approaches to understanding the biological behaviour of intrinsically disordered proteins (invited review). Current Sci. 2017, 112, 1444-1454.

(21) Behera, P.; Venkata Ramana, V.; Maharana, B.; Joseph, N.; Vaishampayan, P.; Singh, N.; Shouche, Y.; Bhadury, P.; Mishra, S.R.; Raina, V.; Suar, M.; Pattnaik, A.K.; Rastogi, G. Mangrovibacter phragmitis sp. nov., an endophyte isolated from the roots of Phragmites karka International J. Syst. Euk. Microbiol. 2017 DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001789.

(22) Mukherjee, I.; Ghosh, A.; Bhadury, P.; De, P. Side-chain amino acid based cationic antibacterial polymers: investigating the morphological switching of polymer treated bacterial cell. ACS Omega 2017, 2, 1633-1644.

(23) Sen, A.; Bhadury, P. Intertidal foraminifera and stable isotope geochemistry from world’s largest mangrove, Sundarbans: assessing a multiproxy approach for studying changes in sea-level. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 2017, 192, 128-136.

(24) Ansari, K.G.M.T.; Bhadury, P. An updated species checklist for free-living marine nematodes from the world's largest mangrove ecosystem, Sundarbans. Zootaxa 2017, 4290, 177-191.

(25) Debnath, M.; Singh, T.; Bhadury, P. New records on Cyanobacterial morphotypes with Leptolyngbya indica sp. nov. from terrestrial biofilms of the lower Gangetic plain. India Phytotaxa 2017 [in press].

(26) Chakraborty, I.; Mukherjee, I.; Haldar, U. De, P.; Bhattacharyya, R. Monitoring aggregation of a pH-responsive polymer via proton exchange. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 17360-17365.

(27) Haldar, U.; Sayala, K. D.; Ramakrishnan, L.; Sivaprakasam, K.; De, P. Interfacial polycondensation-derived side-chain poly(ethylene glycol)-containing water-soluble polysulfide weak-link polymers as stabilizer for gold nanoparticles. Reactive & Functional Polymers 2017, 115, 10-17.

(28) Maiti, B.; Dutta, P.; Seal, S.; Pal, S.; De, P.; Maiti, S. Side-Chain Amino Acid Based Cationic Polymer Induced Actin Polymerization. J. Mater. Chem. B 2017, 5, 1218-1226.

(29) Datta, L. P.; Chatterjee, A.; Acharya, K.; De, P.; Das, M.; Cytotoxicity and Apoptotic Effect of Enzyme Responsive Adenosine Triphosphate Coated Silver Nanoparticles on Human Liver Carcinoma Cells. New J. Chem. 2017, 41, 1538-1548.

(30) Maiti, B.; Bauri, K.; Nandi, M.; De, P. Surface functionalized nano-objects from oleic acid-derived stabilizer via non-polar RAFT dispersion polymerization. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2017, 55, 263-273.

(31) Kumar, R.; Shunmugam, R. Unique Design of Porous Organic Framework Showing Efficiency Towards Removal of Toxicants. ACS Omega, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00661.

(32) Mukherjee, S.; Shunmugam, R. Polymer based Nano-Assemblies: Very Efficient Carrier in the Field of Cancer Chemotherapy. Nanomed. Res. 2017, 5, 00137.

(33) Mukherjee, M.; Mukherjee, S.; Kumar, R.; Shunmugam, R. Improved thermal and mechanical properties of polynorbornene upon covalent attachment with graphene sheets. Polymer, 2017, 123, 321-333.

(34) Mukherjee, S.; Dinda, H.; Chakraborty, I.; Bhattacharyya, R.; Das Sarma, J.; Shunmugam, R. Engineering Camptothecin-Derived Norbornene Polymers for Theranostic Application. ACS Omega 2017, 2, 2848−2857.

(35) Ganivada, M. N.; Kumar, P.; Babu, A.; Das Sarma, J.; Shunmugam, R. Engineering New Class of Multi-arm Homopolymer for Stimuli Responsive Drug Delivery."ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2017, 3, 903–908.

(36) Ganivada, M. N.; Rao, V. N.; Kumar, P.; Bhattacharya, S.; Shunmugam, R. Efficient Approach to Produce Norbornene Based Multifunctional Copolymers. Polym. Adv. Technol., 2017, 28, 271-280.

(37) Mane, S. R.; Sathyan, A.; Shunmugam, R. Synthesis of Norbornene Derived Helical Copolymer by Simple Molecular Marriage Approach to Produce Smart Nanocarrier. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 44857 (doi:10.1038/srep44857).

(38) Halder, G.; Bhattacharyya, S. Zinc-diffused Silver Indium Selenide Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells with Enhanced Photoconversion Efficiency. J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5, 11746-11755.

(39) Debnath, B.; Salunke, H. G.; Shivaprasad, S. M.; Bhattacharyya, S. Surfactant-Mediated Resistance to Surface Oxidation in MnO Nanostructures. ACS Omega 2017, 2, 3028-3035.

(40) Mitra, S.; Kundagrami, A. Kinetics of Swelling and Collapse of a Single Polyelectrolyte Chain. Macromolecules 2017, 50, 2504-2517.

(41) Aich, S.*; Singh, R.K.*; Kundu, P.; Pandey, S.P#.; Datta, S#. Genome-wide characterization of cellulases from the hemibiotrophic plant pathogen, Bipolaris sorokiniana, reveals presence of a highly stable GH7 endoglucanase. Biotechnol. Biofuel. 2017, 10, 135 DOI: 10.1186/s13068-017-0822-0.

(42) Hazra, C.; Samanta, T.; Ganguli, S.; Mahalingam, V. Strong UV Emission from Colloidal Eu2+-doped BaSO4 Nanoparticles: A Material for Enhancing the Photocatalytic Activity of Carbon Dots. ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 5970-5977.

(43) Samanta, T.; Jana, S. K.; Praveen, A. E.; Mahalingam, V. Ligand sensitized strong luminescence from Eu3+-doped LiYF4 nanocrystals: A photon downshifting strategy to increase solar to current conversion efficiency. Dalton Trans. 2017, 46, 9646-9653.

01 August 2017 - 31 December 2017

(1) Nandi, M.; Maiti, B.; Srikanth, S.; De, P. Supramolecular Interaction Assisted Fluorescence and Tunable Stimuli-Responsiveness of L-Phenylalanine Based Polymers. Langmuir 2017, 33, 10588-10597.

(2) Sen, S.; Kundagrami, A. Charge-regularized swelling kinetics of polyelectrolyte gels: Elasticity and diffusion. J. Chem. Phys. 2017, 147, 174901-1-11.

(3) Banerjee, R.; Purkayastha, P. Piecemeal Rekindling of Coumarin 6 Fluorescence on Stepwise Unfolding of Protein by Surfactant. J. Phys. Chem. B 2017, 121, 11449−11454.

(4) Ghosh, A.; Purkayastha, P. Surface Hovering of Probe on Cyclodextrin Nanoparticle that is Otherwise Sequestered in Isolated Cyclodextrin Cavity. ChemistrySelect 2017, 2, 9679-9683.

(5) Adusumalli, V. N. K. B.; Koppisetti, H. V. S. R. M.; Mahalingam, V. Ce3+-Sensitized Tm3+/Mn2+-doped NaYF4 Colloidal Nanocrystals: Intense Cool White Light from Phosphor coated UV LED. Chem. Eu. J. 2017, 23, 18134–18139.

(6) Kumar, A.; Bhattacharyya, S. Porous NiFe-oxide Nanocubes as Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Efficient Water Splitting. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 41906-41915.

(7) Debnath, B.; Kumar, A.; Salunke, H. G.; Bhattacharyya, S. Enhancing Multifunctionality Through Secondary Phase Inclusion by Self-Assembly of Mn3O4 Nanostructures With Superior Exchange Anisotropy and Oxygen Evolution Activity. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 25594-25602.

(8) Sheikh, Md. S.; Ghosh, D.; Dutta, A.; Bhattacharyya, S.; Sinha, T. P. Lead Free Double Perovskite Oxides Ln2NiMnO6 (Ln = La, Eu, Dy, Lu), A New Promising Material for Photovoltaic Application. Mater. Sci. Engg.: B 2017, 226, 10-17.

(9) Sadhu, A.; Salunke, H. G.; Bhattacharyya, S. Coexistence of High Magnetization and Anisotropy with Non-monotonic Particle Size Effect in Ferromagnetic PrMnO3 Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 21029-21036.

01 January 2018 - 31 March 2018

(01) Halder, G.; Ghosh, D.; Ali, Md. Y.; Sahasrabudhe, A.; Bhattacharyya, S. Interface Engineering in Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells. Langmuir 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b00293 (Invited Feature Article)

(02) Bauri, K.; Nandi, M.; De, P. Amino acid-derived stimuli-responsive polymers and their applications. Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 1257-1287.

(03) Choudhury, N.; Mete, S.; Srikanth, K.; De. P. Side-Chain Glycylglycine-Based Polymer for Simultaneous Sensing and Removal of Copper(II) from Aqueous Medium. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2018, 56, 914-921.

(04) Mukherjee, I.; Ghosh, A.; Bhadury, P.; De, P. Leucine Based Polymer Architecture Induced Antimicrobial Properties and Bacterial Cell Morphology Switching. ACS Omega 2018, 3, 769-780.

(05) Datta, S.; Samanta, S.; Chaudhuri, D. Near instantaneous gelation of crude oil using naphthalene diimide based powder gelator. J. Mater. Chem. A 2018, 6, 2922-2926.

(06) Bhunia, S.; Kumar, S.; Purkayastha, P. Gold Nanocluster-Grafted Cyclodextrin Suprastructures: Formation of Nanospheres to Nanocubes with Intriguing Photophysics, ACS Omega 2018, 2, 1492-1497.

(07) Das, A.; Roy, D.; De, C. K..; Mandal, P. K. Where Does the Fluorescing Moiety Reside in a Carbon Dot?-Investigations Based on Fluorescence Anisotropy Decay and Resonance Energy Transfer Dynamics. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 2251-2259.

(08) De, C. K..; Routh, T.; Roy, D.; Mandal, S.; Mandal, P. K. Highly Photoluminescent InP Based Core Alloy Shell QDs from Air Stable Precursors: Excitation Wavelength Dependent Photoluminescence Quantum Yield, Photoluminescence Decay Dynamics, and Single Particle Blinking Dynamics. J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 964-973.

(09) Roy, D.; Mandal, S.; De, C. K.; Kumar, K.; Mandal, P. K. Nearly suppressed photoluminescence blinking of small-sized, blue–green–orange–red emitting single CdSe-based core/gradient alloy shell/shell quantum dots: correlation between truncation time and photoluminescence quantum yield. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20, 10332-10344.

(10) Bhattacharya, S.; Mukherjee, S.; Das Sarma, J.; Shunmugam, R. Metal assisted self-assembled rod like nanostructures for effective cellular internalization. Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 2157.

(11) Patra, D.; Mukherjee, S.; Chakraborty, I.; Dash, T. K.; Senapati, S.; Bhattacharyya, R.; Shunmugam, R. Iron (III) Coordinated Polymeric Nano-material: A Next Generation Theranostic Agent for High Resolution T1 weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Anticancer Drug Delivery. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2018, 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b00294.

(12) Bhuyan S.; Mondal R.; Pal B.; Bansal B. Distinguishing quantum dot-like localized states from quantum well-like extended states across the exciton emission line in a quantum well. J. Phys.: Condens. Mat. 2018, 30, 105402.

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