30.    Advances in the Supramolecular Chemistry of Tetracoordinate Boron-containing Organic Molecules into

Organogels and Mesogens
S Shah, P Marandi, PP Neelakandan*
Front. Chem., DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2021.708854


29.    Remarkable Self-assembly of Salicylideneimine-Boron Complexes into Plastic Crystals and Organogels

K Naim, SC Sahoo, P Venugopalan, PP Neelakandan*

Cryst. Growth Des., 2021, 21, 3798-3806


28.    Fine‐Tuning Plasmon‐Molecule Interactions in Gold‐BODIPY Nanocomposites: The Role of Chemical Structure

and Noncovalent Interactions

PPP Kumar, A Rahman, T Goswami, HN Ghosh*, PP Neelakandan*

ChemPlusChem, 2021, 86, 87-94 (Cover picture)

27.    Exceptionally Plastic/Elastic Organic Crystals of a Naphthalidenimine‐Boron Complex Show Flexible Optical

Waveguide Properties

K Naim, M Singh, S Sharma, RV Nair, P Venugopalan*, SC Sahoo* and PP Neelakandan*

Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 11979-11984

26.    Synthesis and Anti‐Proliferative Activity of a Triazole‐Fused Thymidine Analogue

A Rahman, P Sharma, N Kaur, A Shanavas*, and PP Neelakandan*

ChemistrySelect, 2020, 5, 5473-5478

25.    Aggregation Enhances Luminescence and Photosensitization Properties of a Hexaiodo-BODIPY

PPP Kumar, P Yadav, A Shanavas, and PP Neelakandan*

Mater. Chem. Front., 2020, 4, 965-972


24.    Nanomolar Detection of Biothiols via Turn-ON Fluorescence Indicator Displacement

PPP Kumar, N Kaur, A Shanavas and PP Neelakandan*

Analyst, 2020, 145, 851-857


23.    Selective Metal-Ion Detection and Activatable Photosensitization Properties of a Tetraphenylethylene Based


P Marandi, PPP Kumar, P Venugopalan, and PP Neelakandan*

ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 5707-5713

22.    A Three-Component Supramolecular Nanocomposite as a Heavy-Atom-Free Photosensitizer

PPP Kumar, P Yadav, A Shanavas, S Thurakkal, J Joseph, PP Neelakandan*

Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 5623-5626

21.    Iodo-Functionalized Salicylideneimine-Boron Complexes: Synthesis and Photosensitized Degradation of Organic

         Water Pollutants

S Shah, A Bajaj, A Shibu, ME Ali*, PP Neelakandan*

Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 18788-18794


20.    Supramolecular Confinement Within Chitosan Nanocomposites Enhance Singlet Oxygen Generation

K Naim, ST Nair, P Yadav, A Shanavas, PP Neelakandan*

ChemPlusChem, 2018, 83, 418-422

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Publications

19.    Excitation Energy Delocalization and Transfer to Guests within M4L6 Cage Frameworks

AJ Musser, PP Neelakandan, JM Richter, H Mori, R. Friend,* JR. Nitschke*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 12050-12059


18.    An Autocatalytic System of Photooxidation-Driven Aubstitution Eeactions on a Fe4L6 Cage Framework

PP Neelakandan, A Jiménez, JD Thoburn, JR Nitschke*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 127, 14586-14590


17.    Stimuli Responsive Metal-Ligand Assemblies

AJ McConnell,† CS Wood,† PP Neelakandan,† JR Nitschke*

Chem. Rev., 2015, 115, 7729-7793


16.    Simultaneous Binding of a Cyclophane and Classical Intercalators to DNA: Observation of FRET-Mediated

White Light Emission

KS Sanju, S Thurakkal, PP Neelakandan, J Joseph, D Ramaiah*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 17, 13495-13500


15.    Ground and Excited State Electronic Spectra of Perylenediimide Dimers with Flexible and Rigid Geometries in

         DNA Conjugates

PP Neelakandan, TA Zeidan, M McCullagh, GC Schatz, J Vura-Weis, CH Kim, MR Wasielewski, FD Lewis*

Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 973-981


14.    Fluorophore Incorporation Allows Nanomolar Guest Sensing and White-Light Emission in M4L6 Cage


PP Neelakandan, A Jiménez, JR Nitschke*

Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 908-915


13.    Interplay of Monomer, Intra- and Intermolecular Excimer Fluorescence in Cyclophanes and Selective

Recognition of Methanol Vapours

PC Nandajan, PP Neelakandan, D Ramaiah*

RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 5624-5630


12.    Electronic Interactions in Helical Stacked Arrays of the Modified DNA Base Pyrrolocytosine

PP Neelakandan, M McCullagh, GC Schatz, FD Lewis*

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2012, 116, 5199-5204


11.    Facially-Selective Thymine-Thymine Photodimerization in TTT Triads

PP Neelakandan, Z Pan, M Hariharan, FD Lewis*

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2012, 11, 889-892


10.    Study of Cavity Size and Nature of Bridging Units on Recognition of Nucleotides by Cyclophanes

PP Neelakandan, PC Nandajan, B Subymol, D Ramaiah*

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2011, 9, 1021-1029


9.      DNA-Assisted White Light Emission through FRET

KS Sanju, PP Neelakandan, D Ramaiah*

Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 1288-1290


8.      Hydrophobic Self-Assembly of a Perylenediimide-Linked DNA Dumbbell into Supramolecular Polymers

PP Neelakandan, Z Pan, M Hariharan, Y Zheng, H Weissman, B Rybtchinski*, FD Lewis*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 15808-15813


7.      Functional Cyclophanes: Promising Hosts for Optical Biomolecular Recognition

D. Ramaiah*, PP Neelakandan, AK Nair, RR Avirah

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 4158-4168


6.      Effect of Bridging Units on Photophysical and DNA Binding Properties of a few Cyclophanes

PP Neelakandan, KS Sanju, D Ramaiah*

Photochem. Photobiol., 2010, 86, 282-289


5.      A Supramolecular Cu(II) Metallocyclophane Probe for Guanosine 5’-Monophosphate

AK Nair, PP Neelakandan, D Ramaiah*

Chem. Commun., 2009, 6352-6354


4.      DNA Assisted Long Lived Excimer Formation in a Cyclophane

PP Neelakandan, D Ramaiah*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 8407-8411


3.      Encapsulation of Electron Donor-Acceptor Dyads in β-Cyclodextrin Cavity: Unusual Planarization and

         Enhancement in Rate of Electron Transfer Reaction

M Hariharan, PP Neelakandan, D Ramaiah*

J. Phys. Chem. B, 2007, 111, 11940-11947


2.      A Supramolecular ON-OFF-ON Fluorescence Assay for Selective Recognition of GTP

PP Neelakandan, M Hariharan, D Ramaiah*

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 11334-11335


1.      Synthesis of a Novel Cyclic Donor-Acceptor Conjugate for Selective Recognition of ATP

PP Neelakandan, M Hariharan, D Ramaiah*

Org. Lett., 2005, 7, 5765-5768