, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 26–38 | Cite as

T R Seshadri’s contributions to the chemistry of natural products

Some illustrative examples
  • N. R. Krishnaswamy
General Article


Seshadri developed many reagents and synthetic procedures which he used for elucidation and synthesis of natural products, in particular flavonoids.


Flavonoids lichen metabolite methylation Elbs-Seshadri oxidation structure elucidation natural products synthesis 


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Suggested Reading

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    N R Krishnaswamy, T R Seshadri and P J Tahir,Indian J Chem., Vol. 8, p. 1074 (for studies on pedaliin and nepitrin), 1970.Google Scholar
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    V Chandrasekhar, M Krishnamurti and T R Seshadri,Tetrahedron, Vol. 23, p. 2505 (for a synthesis of munduserone), 1967.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    G R Nagarajan and T R Seshadri,Phytochemistry, Vol. 3, p. 477 (for the structure of prudomestin), 1964.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    S Balakrishna, J D Ramanathan, T R Seshadri and B Venkataramani,Proc.Roy.Soc. (London), Ser.A, Vol. 268, p. 1 (forthe structure of ougenin and related isoflavonoids), 1962.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    A C Jain, P Lala and T R Seshadri,Indian J.Chem., Vol. 7, p. 61 (for a synthesis of ougenin), 1969.Google Scholar
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    S Balakrishna, T R Seshadri and B Venkataramani,J. Sci. Ind. Res., India, Vol. 20B, p. 331 (for the structures of damnacanthol and related anthraquinones), 1961.Google Scholar
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    S K Mukerjee, T Saroja and T R Seshadri,Tetrahedron, Vol. 27, p. 799 (for the structure of dalbergiochromone), 1971.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    T R Seshadri,Proceedings of the annual session Ceylon association for the advancement of Science, Vol. 22 (pt.2), p. 193 (for a review of the neoflavonoids), 1966.Google Scholar
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    K Aghoramurthy, K G Sarma and T R Seshadri,Tetrahedron Letters, No.16, 4 (forthe structure of thelephoric acid, a terphenyl quinone from a lichen), 1960.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

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