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Arindam Mukherjee

Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: a.mukherjee [at]

All Publications:

  1. Arindam*, Mukherjee. 2020."Effect of N,N Coordination and Ru(II) Halide Bond in Enhancing Selective Toxicity of a Tyramine-Based Ru(II)-p-Cymene Complex." Inorg. Chem., 59, 6581-6594
  2. Arindam*, Mukherjee. 2020."Inhibition of 3D colon cancer stem cell spheroids by cytotoxic Ru(II)-p-cymene complexes of mesalazine derivatives. Acharya, Sourav; Ghosh, Subhashis; Maji, Moumita; U P, Ajmal Roshan; Singh, Sandeep*;." Chem. Commun., 56, 5421-5424
  3. Arindam*, Mukherjee. 2020."Cytotoxicity and reactivity of a redox active 1,4-quinone-pyrazole compound and its Ru(II)-p-cymene complex. Purkait, Kallol;." Inorg. Chim. Acta, 502, 119361
  4. Arindam*, Mukherjee. 2020."Oxamusplatin: A cytotoxic Pt(II) complex of a nitrogen mustard with resistance to thiol based sequestration display enhanced selectivity towards cancer. Maji, Moumita; Karmakar, Subhendu; Ruturaj; Gupta, Arnab;." Dalton Trans, 49, 2547-2558
  5. Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2019."Fluorescent cyclic phosphoramide mustards and their cytotoxicity against cancer and cancer stem cells. Bhattacharyya, Sudipta; Acharya, Sourav; Vipparthi, Kavya; Singh, Sandeep." Polyhedron, 172, 205-215
  6. Mukherjee, Arindam. 2019."ATP7B Binds Ruthenium(II) p-Cymene Half-Sandwich Complexes: Role of Steric Hindrance and Ru-I Coordination in Rescuing the Sequestration. Purkait, Kallol; Ruturaj; Gupta, Arnab;." Inorg. Chem., 58, 15659-70
  7. Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2019."Synthesis, Structure, Stability, and Inhibition of Tubulin Polymerization by Ru(II)-p-Cymene Complexes of Trimethoxyaniline-Based Schiff Bases. Acharya, Sourav; Maji, Moumita; Ruturaj; Purkait, Kallol; Gupta, Arnab." Inorg. Chem., 58, 9213-9224
  8. Mukherjee, Arindam. 2019." Cytotoxic RuII-p-cymene complexes of an anthraimidazoledione: halide dependent solution stability, reactivity and resistance to hypoxia deactivation." Dalton Trans., 48, 7187-7197
  9. Mukherjee, Arindam. 2018." Modulation of the reactivity of nitrogen mustards by metal complexation: approaches to modify their therapeutic properties." Dalton Trans, 48, 1144-1160
  10. Purkait, Kallol; Chatterjee, Saptarshi; Karmakar, Subhendu and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2016."Alteration of steric hindrance modulates glutathione resistance and cytotoxicity of three structurally related RuII-p-cymene complexes." Dalton Trans., 45, 8541-8555
  11. Karmakar, Subhendu; Chatterjee, Saptarshi; Purkait, Kallol and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2016."Anticancer activity of a chelating nitrogen mustard bearing tetrachloridoplatinum(IV) complex: better stability yet equipotent to the Pt(II) analogue." Dalton Trans., 45, 11710-22
  12. Mukherjee*, Arindam and Dey, Suman Kr.. 2016."Catechol Oxidase and Phenoxazinone Synthase: Biomimetic Functional Models and Mechanistic Studies." Coord. Chem. Rev., 310, 80-115
  13. Karmakar, Subhendu; Bhattacharyya, Sudipta and Mukherjee, Arindam. 2016."Effect of methionine and glucosamine conjugation on the anticancer activity of aromatic dinitrobenzamide mustards." J. Chem. Sci., 128, 401-413
  14. Purkait, Kallol; Karmakar, Subhendu; Chatterjee, Saptarshi and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2016."Anticancer activity of a cis-dichloridoplatinum(II) complex of a chelating nitrogen mustard: insight into unusual guanine binding mode and low deactivation by glutathione." Dalton Trans., 45, 3599-3615
  15. Sarkar, Amrita; Bhattacharyya, Sudipta and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2016."Colorimetric detection of fluoride ions by anthraimidazoledione based sensors in the presence of Cu(II) ions." Dalton Trans., 45, 1166-1175
  16. Dey, Suman Kr and Mukherjee, Arindam. 2015."Investigation of 3d-transition metal acetates in the oxidation of substituted dioxolene and phenols." J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem, 407, 93-101
  17. Purkait, Kallol; Karmakar, Subhendu; Bhattacharyya, Sudipta; Chatterjee, Saprtarshi and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2015."A hypoxia efficient imidazole-based Ru(II) arene anticancer agent resistant to deactivation by glutathione." Dalton Trans., 44, 5969-73
  18. Sarkar, Amrita; Karmakar, Subhendu; Bhattacharyya, Sudipta; Purkait, Kallol and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2015."Nitric oxide release by N-(2-chloroethyl)-N-nitrosoureas: a rarely discussed mechanistic path towards their anticancer activity." RSC Advances, 5, 2137-46
  19. Dey, Suman Kr; Mitra, Partha and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2015."Influence of Solvent in Solvothermal Syntheses: Change of Nuclearity in Mixed Valence CoII/III Complexes of a O-Donor-rich Schiff Base Ligand." Cryst. Growth Des, 15, 706-17
  20. Dey, Suman Kr and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2014."The synthesis, characterization and catecholase activity of dinuclear cobalt(II/III) complexes of an O-donor rich Schiff base ligand." New J. Chem., 48, 4985-4995
  21. Dey, Suman Kr and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2014."Manganese(III) acetate mediated catalytic oxidation of substituteddioxolene and phenols." J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem, 395, 186-94
  22. Kumar, Alok; Purkait, Kallol; Sarkar, Amrita; Dey, Suman Kr and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2014."A hydroquinone based palladium catalyst for room temperature nitro reduction in water." RSC Adv., 4, 35233-37
  23. Bhattacharyya, Sudipta; Sarkar, Amrita; Dey, Suman Kr and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2014."Effect of glucosamine conjugation to zinc(II) complexes of a bis-pyrazole ligand: Syntheses, characterization and anticancer activity." Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry , 140 , 131-142
  24. Sarkar, Amrita; Dey, Suman Kr.; Bhattacharyya, Sudipta; Karmakar, Subhendu and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2014."Structure and properties of metal complexes of a pyridine based oxazolidinone synthesized by atmospheric CO2 fixation." New J. Chem., 2014, 817-826
  25. Dey, Suman Kr and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2013."Zero-Order Catechol Oxidase Activity by a Mononuclear Manganese(III) Complex Showing High Turnover Comparable to Catechol Oxidase Enzyme." ChemCatChem, 5, 3533-3537
  26. Bhattacharyya, Sudipta; Sarkar, Amrita; Dey, Suman Kr; Jose, Gregor P; Sengupta, Tapas K and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2013."Copper(II) complex of methionine conjugated bispyrazole based ligand promotes dual pathway for DNA cleavage." Dalton Trans, 42, 11709-19
  27. Dey, Suman Kr; Honecker, Andreas; Mitra, Partha; Mandal, Swadhin K and Mukherjee*, Arindam. 2012."Magnetostructural Studies on Tetranuclear Manganese [MnIII2MnII2] Complexes of 9-Hydroxyphenalenone with Weak pi...pi Interactions." Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 35, 5814-5824