BALA MANIMARAN Professor

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  • Department of Chemistry
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • manimaran.che@pondiuni.edu.in

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Organometallic Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay 1997
2 M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry University of Madras 1990
3 B.Sc. Chemistry University of Madras 1988

Area of Specializaion

Organometallics and Supramolecular Chemistry

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Lecturer Department of Chemistry Pondicherry University
2 Lecturer (SG) Department of Chemistry Pondicherry University
3 Reader Department of Chemistry Pondicherry University
4 Associate Professor Department of Chemistry Pondicherry University
5 Professor Department of Chemistry Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Post Doctoral Research Associate Institute of Chemistry Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Supramolecular Chemistry
2 Visiting Fellow Institute of Chemsitry Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Supramolecular Chemistry

Industry Experience

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1 R & D Chemist Kelkar Aromatics, Mumbai Research and Development

Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status
1 Prismatic Supramolecules GRANTED US 6,852,249 B2 2005 INTERNATIONAL NO
2 Rectangular Supramolecules GRANTED US 6,965,028 B2 2005 INTERNATIONAL NO
3 Molecular Rectangles GRANTED US 6,455,693 B1 2002 INTERNATIONAL NO

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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1 One pot synthesis of chalcogenolato and phosphino bridged/ligated Mn(I)- and Re(I)-based mono- and dinuclear metallacycles. U. Kumar, S. Goswami, S. M. Mobin, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 924, 121463(1–5) 2020 2.3
2 Single-Pot Self-Assembly of Heteroleptic Mn(I)-Based Aminoquinonato-Bridged Ester/Amide-Functionalized Dinuclear Metallastirrups: Potential Anticancer D. Divya, R. Nagarajaprakash, P. Vidhyapriya, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. ACS Omega 4, 12790–12802. 2019 2.8
3 Molecular interaction of manganese based carbon monoxide releasing molecule (MnCORM) with human serum albumin (HSA). P. Vidhyapriya, D. Divya, B. Manimaran, N. Sakthivel. Bioorg. Chem. 92, 103078(1–9). 2019 4.8
4 Self-assembly of manganese(I) based thiolato bridged dinuclear metallacycles: synthesis, characterization, cytotoxicity evaluation and CO-releasing st U. Kumar, S. Jose, D. Divya, P. Vidhyapriya, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. New J. Chem. 43, 7520–7531. 2019 3.2
5 Selenolato-Bridged Manganese(I)-Based Dinuclear Metallacycles as Potential Anticancer Agents and Photo-CORMs. U. Kumar, S. Roy, R. K. Jha, P. Vidhyapriya, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. ACS Omega 4, 1923–1930. 2019 2.8
6 Synthesis and Characterization of Manganese(I) and Rhenium(I) Based M2L2- and M2(-Br)2L-type Diethyleneglycol Decorated Ester Functionalized Metall C. Ashok Kumar, B. Ramakrishna, U. Kumar, B. Manimaran. Inorg. Chim. Acta 471, 754–758. 2018 2.3
7 One-pot Reaction of Amide Functionalized Re(I) Based Dinuclear Metallacycles: Synthesis, Characterization and Evaluation for Anticancer Potential. R. Govindarajan, R. Nagarajaprakash, V. Veena, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. Polyhedron 139, 229–236. 2018 2.3
8 Synthesis and Characterization of Aminoquinonato Bridged Re(I)-Based Amide Functionalized Dinuclear Metallastirrups and Tetranuclear Lemniscate Metall R. Govindarajan, D. Divya, R. Nagarajaprakash, B. Manimaran. ChemistrySelect 3, 3742–3750. 2018 1.8
9 Photoactivated [Mn(CO)3Br(μ-bpcpd)]2 induces apoptosis in cancer cells via intrinsic pathway. P. Vidhyapriya, D. Divya, B. Manimaran, N. Sakthivel. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B 188, 28–41. 2018 4.3
10 Multicomponent Self-assembly of Mn(I)-Based Thiolato-Bridged Ester Functionalized Rectangular and V-shaped Tetranuclear Metallacyclophanes. C. Ashok Kumar, R. Govindarajan, U. Kumar, M. Karthikeyan, B. Varghese, B. Manimaran. Inorg. Chim. Acta 474, 30–36. 2018 2.3
11 Amide-Functionalized Chalcogen-Bridged Flexible Tetranuclear Rhenacycles: Synthesis, Characterization, Solvent Effect on the Structure, and Guest Bind M. Karthikeyan, B. Ramakrishna, S. Vellaiyadevan, D. Divya, B. Manimaran. ACS Omega 3, 3257–3266. 2018 2.8
12 Rectangular and Hammock Shaped Ester Functionalized Chalcogenolato-bridged Rhenium(I) Tetranuclear Metallacyclophanes. M. Karthikeyan, R. Govindarajan, C. Ashok Kumar, U. Kumar, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 866, 27–34. 2018 2.3
13 Self-assembly of manganese(I) and rhenium(I) based semi-rigid ester functionalized M2L2-type metallacyclophanes: Synthesis, characterization and cytot C. Ashok Kumar, D. Divya, R. Nagarajaprakash, V. Veena, P. Vidhyapriya, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 846, 152–160. 2017 2.3
14 Self-Assembly of Chalcogenolato-Bridged Ester and Amide Functionalized Dinuclear Re(I) Metallacycles: Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Preli M. Karthikeyan, R. Govindarajan, E. Duraisamy, V. Veena, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. ChemistrySelect 2, 3362–3368. 2017 1.8
15 Oxamidato Pillared Heteroligated Dirhenium(I) Metallacrown Ethers: Synthesis, Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization. B. Ramakrishna, C. Ashok Kumar, T. J. Logesh, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 828, 116–121. 2017 2.3
16 Synthesis, Characterisation and Cytotoxicity Studies of Manganese(I) and Rhenium(I) Based Metallacrown Ethers. C. Ashok Kumar, R. Nagarajaprakash, W. Victoria, V. Veena, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 64, 39-44. 2016 1.9
17 Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Host−Guest Studies of Aminoquinonato-Bridged Re(I) Supramolecular Rectangles. R. Govindarajan, R. Nagarajaprakash, B. Manimaran. Inorg. Chem. 54, 10686–10694. 2015 4.8
18 Multicomponent self-assembly of thiolato- and selenato-bridged ester functionalized rhenium(I)-based trigonal metallaprisms: Synthesis and structural R. Nagarajaprakash, C. Ashok Kumar, S. M. Mobin, B. Manimaran. Organometallics 34, 724–730. 2015 3.8
19 One-pot synthesis of oxamidato-bridged hexarhenium trigonal prisms adorned with ester functionality. R. Nagarajaprakash, R. Govindarajan, B. Manimaran. Dalton Trans. 44, 11732–11740. 2015 4.1
20 One-step synthesis of oxamidato bridged fac-Ru(CO)3 core based dinuclear compounds: Spectroscopic and structural characterisation. B. Ramakrishna, R. Nagarajaprakash, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 791, 322–327. 2015 2.3
21 Self-assembly of a fac-Mn(CO)3-core containing dinuclear metallacycles using flexible ditopic linkers. S. Karthikeyan, R. Nagarajaprakash, G. Satheesh, C. Ashok Kumar, B. Manimaran. Dalton Trans. 44, 17389–17398. 2015 4.1
22 Self-assembly of Thiolato-Bridged Manganese(I)-Based Metallarectangles: One-pot Synthesis and Structural Characterization. C. Ashok Kumar, R. Nagarajaprakash, B. Ramakrishna, B. Manimaran. Inorg. Chem. 54, 8406–8414. 2015 4.8
23 Self-assembly of oxamidato bridged ester functionalised dirhenium metallastirrups: synthesis, characterisation and cytotoxicity studies. B. Ramakrishna, R. Nagarajaprakash, V. Veena, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. Dalton Trans. 44, 17629–17638. 2015 4.1
24 Self-Assembly of Oxamidato-Chelated Re(I)- and Mn(I)-Based Flexible Dinuclear Horse-Stirrup-Like Metallacycles. B. Ramakrishna, D. Divya, P. V. Monisha, B. Manimaran. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 5839–5846. 2015 2.5
25 Self-Assembly of Selenium-Bridged Rhenium(I)-Based Metalla Rectangles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Molecular Recognition Studies. B. Manimaran, A. Vanitha, M. Karthikeyan, B. Ramakrishna, S. M. Mobin. Organometallics 33, 465–472. 2014 3.8
26 Synthesis and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization of Oxamidato-Bridged Rhenium(I) Supramolecular Rectangles with Ester Functionalization. R. Nagarajaprakash, D. Divya, B. Ramakrishna, B. Manimaran. Organometallics 33, 1367–1373. 2014 3.8
27 Synthesis, characterisation and cytotoxicity evaluation of rhenium(I) based ester functionalised dinuclear metallacyclophanes. C. Ashok Kumar, S. Karthikeyan, B. Varghese, V. Veena, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 766, 86–94. 2014 2.3
28 One-pot synthesis of sulphur-bridged rhenium containing molecular cubanes: Spectroscopic and structural characterization. M. Karthikeyan, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 769, 130–135. 2014 2.3
29 One-Pot Synthesis of Ruthenium Metallacycles via Oxidative Addition of Diaryldichalcogen and Halogen across a Ru−Ru Bond. R. Nagarajaprakash, B. Ramakrishna, K. Mahesh, S. M. Mobin, B. Manimaran. Organometallics 32, 7292–7296. 2013 3.8
30 Novel semiconducting metal-organic framework: Synthesis, structural characterisation and electrical conductivity studies of manganese based two dimens M. Karthikeyan, B. Bhagyaraju, C. R. Mariappan, S. M. Mobin, B. Manimaran. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 20, 269–272. 2012 1.9
31 Self-Assembly of Manganese(I)-Based Molecular Squares: Synthesis and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization. S. Karthikeyan, K. Velavan, R. Sathishkumar, B. Varghese, B. Manimaran. Organometallics 31, 1953–1957. 2012 3.8

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Self-Assembly of Selenium-Bridged Rhenium(I)-Based Metalla Rectangles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Molecular Recognition Studies. B. Manimaran, A. Vanitha, M. Karthikeyan, B. Ramakrishna, S. M. Mobin. Organometallics 33, 465-472 2014 4.0
2 Synthesis and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization of Oxamidato-Bridged Rhenium(I) Supramolecular Rectangles with Ester Functionalization. R. Nagarajaprakash, D. Divya, B. Ramakrishna, B. Manimaran. Organometallics 33, 1367-1373 2014 4.0
3 Synthesis, characterisation and cytotoxicity evaluation of rhenium(I) based ester functionalised dinuclear metallacyclophanes. C. Ashok Kumar, S. Karthikeyan, B. Varghese, V. Veena, N. Sakthivel, B. Manimaran. J. Organomet. Chem. 766, 86-94 2014 1.9
4 One-Pot Synthesis of Ruthenium Metallacycles via Oxidative Addition of Diaryldichalcogen and Halogen across a Ru−Ru Bond R. Nagarajaprakash, B. Ramakrishna, K. Mahesh, S. M. Mobin, B. Manimaran. Organometallics 32, 7292-7296 2013 4.0
5 Self-Assembly of Manganese(I)-Based Molecular Squares: Synthesis and Spectroscopic and Structural Characterization. S. Karthikeyan, K. Velavan, R. Sathishkumar, B. Varghese, B. Manimaran. Organometallics 31, 1953-1957 2012 4.0
6 Novel semiconducting metal-organic framework: Synthesis, structural characterisation and electrical conductivity studies of manganese based two dimens M. Karthikeyan, B. Bhagyaraju, C. R. Mariappan, S. M. Mobin, B. Manimaran. Inorg. Chem. Commun. 20, 269-272 2012 1.8

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