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Dr.K. Parthasarathy

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Academic Qualification :

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D




Personal Details :

Marital Status : Married

Date of Joining : 21-12-2016

Research Experience & Area of Specialisation

14 years of research experience in Characterization of Natural Products by using NMR, LC-MS/MS, GC-MS and other spectroscopic techniques. Trace element analysis and characterization of metals and minerals by using ICPMS and other spectral techniques. Analytical Method development and validation of drugs as per regulatory guidelines..

Research Project Proposals

The following projects have been sanctioned in the Intra Mural Research (IMR)scheme, CCRS, Ministry of AYUSH, GOI, India.


1. Untargetted approach to the geochemical characterization of Hypothecated Muppu  (Marine sediments collected from Bay of Bengal at Rameswaram and white powdery salts collected from Kovanur and Sidhha malli)
[Principal Investigator, Fund Sanctioned : INR 54 Lakhs]

2. Metabolomic profiling and Identification of Principle Components from  herbals used in Siddha System for Cognitive disorders by using LC-MS/MS and multivariate stastical analysis
 [Principal Investigator, Fund Sanctioned : INR 1.55 Crores]

3.  Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Chembu (copper) in ‘Chembu containing Plants’ by using Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES)  – A Scientific validation of Siddha claim.

     [Principal Investigator, Fund Sanctioned : INR 66 Lakhs]


1. Gold catalyzed double condensation reaction: Synthesis, antimicrobial and cytotoxicity of spirooxindole derivatives.
K. Parthasarathy , Chandrasekar Praveen,  , J. C. Jeyaveeran  , A. A. M. Prince
Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 2016, 26, 4310.

2. Synthesis, antimicrobial and cytotoxic evaluation of spirooxindole [pyrano-bis-2H-l-benzopyrans]
K. Parthasarathy, Chandrasekar Praveen, K. Saranraj, C. Balachandran, P. Senthil Kumar,   Medicinal Chemistry Research, 2016 (Article in Press)

3.  Cu(OTf)2 catalyzed three component strategy for the synthesis of thienopyridine containing    spirooxindoles and their cytotoxic evaluation.
K. Parthasarathy, C. Praveen, P. Senthil Kumar, C. Balachandran, P. T. Perumal.     RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 15818

    4.  Azaisoflavones : Synthesis, antimicrobial evaluation and binding affinity with DNA gyrase.
C. Praveen, K. Parthasarathy, P. Senthil kumar, P.T. Perumal.    Indian Journal of Chemistry, 2015, 54B, 373.

    5. A flavonoid isolated from Streptomyces sp. (ERINLG-4) induces apoptosis in human lung cancer A549 cells through p53 and cytochrome c release  caspase dependant pathway.
C. Balachandran , B. Sangeetha , V. Duraipandiyan  , M. Karunai Raj , S. Ignacimuthu ,
N.A. Al-   Dhabi ,K. Balakrishna , K. Parthasarathy , N.M. Arulmozhi , M. Valan Arasu
Chemico-Biological Interactions 224, (2014) 24. 
    ( Awarded “TOP 25 ARTICLES” - Ranked 9/25 during October 2014.)

6. Cu(OTf)2 catalyzed three component reaction: Efficient synthesis of spiro[indoline-3,4'- pyrano[3,2-b]pyran derivatives and their anticancer potency towards A549 human lung cancer cell lines.
K. Parthasarathy, C. Praveen, C. Balachandran, P. Senthilkumar, S. Ignacimuthu,
P.T. Perumal. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2013, 23, 2708.

7. Structural Identification and characterization of potential impurities of Rabeprazole Sodium.   R. Buchi Reddy, T. Venkateshwar Goud, N. Nagamani, A. Alagudurai,
R. Murugan,   K. Parthasarathy, V. Karthikeyan, S. Saravanan. J. Chem. Pharm. Res.2012, 4(1), 130.

       8. Identification and Characterization of potential impurities of Raloxefine hydrochloride.
Reguri Buchi Reddy, Thirumani Venkateshwar Goud,  Nagabushanam Nagamani, Nutakki
Pavankumar, Anandan Alagudurai, Raman Murugan, Kannabiran Parthasarathy,
Vinayagam Karthikeyan, Perumal Balaji.    
       Sci Pharm. 2012, 80, 605.

9.Triflic acid promoted Tandem Ring-Closure-Aryl-Migration of 2’-Aminochalcone epoxide: ANew synthetic route to Azaisoflavones.
Chandrasekaran Praveen, Kannabiran Parthasarathy, Paramasivan T. Perumal.        Synlett 2010, 11, 1635.


Conference(s) & Workshop(s) attended:

“Characterization techniques in the standardization of Ayurvedha and Siddha herbo-
metallic preparations”, conducted by SASTRA University at Tanjavur.
“Recent Advances in Computational Drug Design” held at Indian Institute of Science,
“Medicinal Chemistry Conference” held at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
“National Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate change” held at Presidency
College, Madras.(Oral Presentation)
“1st National Science Day” held at Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Madras.
(Poster presentation)


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Basic Research:

Drug development and identification of NCEs. .

Membership in Professional bodies

Designated Member of “Royal Society of Chemistry” - “MRSC” from June 2015, Cambridge, U.K.

Life member in “National Magnetic Resonance Society” from Feburary 2015., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Technical know-how:

Completed  “General Course on Intellectual Property” course
conducted by “World Intellectual Property Organization” (WIPO) in 2010.