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

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

Some illustrative examples
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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