Affiliation: Nanyang Technological University
Đorđević N, Ganguly R, Petković M, Vidovic D. Bis(carbodicarbene)phosphenium trication: the case against hypervalency. Chem Commun (Camb). 2016;52:9789-92 pubmed publisher
..As one of the resonance forms for the title compound depicted a hypervalent phosphoranide we also showed that phosphoranides, in general, do not contain a hypervalent P centre. ..
Liu Z, Ganguly R, VidoviÄ‡ D. Pursuing the active species in an aluminium-based Lewis acid system for catalytic Diels-Alder cycloadditions. Dalton Trans. 2017;46:753-759 pubmed publisher
..Finally, the control experiments conducted in order to eliminate HBA activity that involve a bulky pyridine base should be performed with caution as the corresponding protonated pyridinium salt could also serve as a proton source. ..
Liu Z, Lee J, Ganguly R, VidoviÄ‡ D. A Well-Defined Aluminum-Based Lewis Acid as an Effective Catalyst for Diels-Alder Transformations. Chemistry. 2015;21:11344-8 pubmed publisher
Tay M, Murugesapandian B, Lu Y, Ganguly R, Rei K, VidoviÄ‡ D. Dihaloborenium cations stabilized by a four-membered N-heterocyclic carbene: electron deficiency compensation by asymmetric structural changes. Dalton Trans. 2014;43:15313-6 pubmed publisher
..The ligand's structural changes, atypical for similar systems, were caused by coordination to electron deficient fragments and its CN2P ring strain. ..
IliÄ‡ G, Gaguly R, PetkoviÄ‡ M, VidoviÄ‡ D. Oxidation of a P-C Bond under Mild Conditions. Chemistry. 2015;21:18594-7 pubmed publisher
..This oxygen insertion appears to be the first example of a Baeyer-Villiger oxidation involving O-py. ..