Publications

  • Journals

    Karothu, Durga Prasad, J. M. Halabi, L. Li, A. Colin-Molina, B. Rodríguez-Molina, P. Naumov. "Global Performance Indices for Dynamic Crystals as Organic Thermal Actuators." Adv. Mater. 2020, 1906216.

    I. T. Desta, S. A. Chizhik, A. A. Sidelnikov, Durga Prasad Karothu, E. V. Boldyreva, P. Naumov. Mechanically Responsive Crystals: Analysis of Macroscopic Strain Reveals “Hidden” Processes. J. Phys. Chem. A 2020, 124, 300-310.

    S. Stefan, Durga Prasad Karothu, N. M. Lui, P. Commins, E. Ahmed, L. Catalano, L.iang Li, J. Weston, T. Moriwaki, K. M. Solntsev, P. Naumov. Thermochemiluminescent Peroxide Crystals. Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 997.

    A. Khalil, Durga Prasad Karothu P. Naumov. Direct Quantification of Rapid and Efficient Single-Stroke Actuation by a Martensitic Transition in a Thermosalient Crystal.   J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019,141, 3371-3375.

    P. Commins*, Durga Prasad Karothu*, P. Naumov. Is a bent crystal still a single crystal? (*Equal contribution). Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 2–11.

    E. Ahmed*, Durga Prasad Karothu*, M. Warren, P. Naumov, Shape-Memory Effects in Molecular Crystals (* Equal first Author). Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 3723.

    J. M. Halabi, E. Ahmed, L. Catalano, Durga Prasad Karothu, R. Rezgui, P. Naumov. Spatial Photocontrol of the Optical Output from an Organic Crystal Waveguide.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 14966-14970.

    A. Colin-Molina, Durga Prasad Karothu, M. J. Jellen, R. A. Toscano, M. Garcia-Garibay, P. Naumov and B. Rodríguez-Molina. Thermosalient Amphidynamic Molecular Machines: Motion at the Molecular and Macroscopic Scales. Matter. 2019, 1, 1033-1046.

    L. Li, P. Commins, M. B Al-Handawi, Durga Prasad Karothu, J. M. Halabi, S. Schramm, J. Weston, R. Rezgui, P. Naumov. Martensitic organic crystals as soft actuators. Chemical Science, 2019, 10, 7327-7332.  

    P. Commins, M. B. Al-Handawi, Durga Prasad Karothu, P. Naumov. Efficiently Self-healing Organic Crystals. Chemical Science 2019, (Advance Article).

    I. Liepuoniute, P. Commins, Durga Prasad Karothu, S. Schramm, H. Hara, P. Naumov. Reversible Multicolor Photochromism of Dihydroazulene Crystals (Photocrystallography). Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 373-378.

    L. Catalano, P. Commins, S. Schramm, Durga Prasad Karothu, R. Rezgui, K. Hadef, P. Naumov. Filled Organic Crystal as Hybrid Large-Bandwidth Optical Waveguide.  Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 4921-4924

    K. Yadava, G. Gallo, S. Bette, C. E. Mulijanto, Durga Prasad Karothu, I.-H. Park, R. Medishetty, P. Naumov, R. E. Dinnebier, J. J. Vittal, Extraordinary anisotropic thermal expansion in photosalient crystals. IUCr J, 2019, 7, 1-7

    A. F. Shunnar, B. Dhokale, Durga Prasad Karothu, D. H. Bowskill, I. J. Sugden, H. H. Hernandez, P. Naumov, S. Mohamed, Efficient screening for ternary molecular ionic cocrystals using a complementary mechanosynthesis and computational structure prediction approach. Chem. Eur. J. 2019, (Just Accepted; https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201904672).

    Ahmed, E., Durga Prasad Karothu, P. Naumov. "Crystal Adaptronics: Mechanically Reconfigurable Elastic and Superelastic Molecular Crystals."  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 8837-8846.

    S. Stefan*, Durga Prasad Karothu*, G. Raj, S. Kyril, P. Naumov. Turning on Solid-State Fluorescence with Light. (* Equal author contribution) Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 9538 –9542.

    P. Gupta, Durga Prasad Karothu, E. Ahmed, P. Naumov, N. K. Nath. Thermally Twistable, Photobendable, Elastically Deformable and Self-Healable Soft Crystal. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 8498 –8502.

    L. Catalano, Durga Prasad Karothu, S. Schramm, E. Ahmed, R. Rezgui, T. J. Barber, A. Famulari, P. Naumov. Dual-Mode Light Transduction through a Plastically Bendable Organic Crystal as Optical Waveguide. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 17254-17258.

    Al-H. B. Marieh,* P. Commins,* Durga Prasad Karothu,* G. Raj,* L. Li, P. Naumov. Mechanical and crystallographic analysis of cholesterol crystals puncturing biological membranes (* Equal author contribution). Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 11493 –11497

    M. I. Tamboli,* Durga Prasad Karothu,* M. S. Shashidhar, R. G. Gonnade, P. Naumov. Effect of Crystal Packing on the Thermosalient Effect of the Pincer- Type Diester Naphthalene-2,3-diyl-bis(4-fluorobenzoate): A New Class II Thermosalient Solid. (* Equal author contribution). Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 4133 –4139.

    R. Philip, Durga Prasad Karothu, G. Tamara, P. Commins, P. Naumov. Reversible Photolysis of Single-Crystal Nitrosobenzene Cis-Dimer Monitored In-Situ by Photocrystallography. Cryst. Growth Des., 2018, 18, 1293–1296.

    G. Ramesh, S. Vikas, B. Ansuman, Durga Prasad Karothu, K. Sekar, K. N. Balaji, T. N. Guru Row. Structural and biological evaluation of halogen derivatives of 1,9-pyrazoloanthrones towards the design of specific potent inhibitor of c-Jun-N-terminal kinase (JNK).  New J. Chem. 2018, 42, 10651-10660.

    Durga Prasad Karothu, I. Jahović, G. Jovanovski, B. Kaitner, P. Naumov. Ionic Cocrystals of Molecular Saccharin. CrystEngComm, 2017, 19, 4338-4344.

    S. Stefan, I. Navizet, Durga Prasad Karothu, P. Oesau, V. Bensmann, D. Weiss, R. Beckert, P. Naumov. Mechanistic Investigations of the 2-Coumaranone Chemiluminescence.  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 22852-22859.

    Karothu, Durga Prasad, J. Weston, I. T. Desta, P. Naumov. "Shape-Memory and Self-Healing Effects in Mechanosalient Molecular Crystals." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 13298-13306.

    P. Commins*, I. T. Desta*, Durga Prasad Karothu*, M. K. Panda, P. Naumov. Crystals on the move: mechanical effects in dynamic solids. (*Equal author contribution). Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 13941-13954.

    S. Mohamed, Durga Prasad Karothu, P. Naumov. Using crystal structure prediction to rationalize the hydration propensities of substituted adamantane hydro¬chloride salts. Acta Crystallographica Section B, 2016, 72, 551-561.

    J. Dhar, Durga Prasad Karothu, S. Patil, Herringbone to Cofacial Solid State Packing via H-bonding in Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) based Molecular Crystals: Influence on Charge Transport. Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 97-100.  

    Durga Prasad Karothu, J. Trinath, A. Biswas, K. Sekar, K. N. Balaji, T. N. Guru Row, Anthrapyrazolone analogues intercept inflammatory JNK signals to moderate endotoxin induced septic shock. Nature Scientific Reports, 2014, 4, 7214.

    Durga Prasad Karothu, N. Venkataramaiah, T. N. Guru Row, 1, 9-pyrazoloanthrone as a Colorimetric and “Turn-On” Fluorometric chemosensor: Structural implications. Cryst. Growth Des. 2014, 14, 2118–2122.  

    Durga Prasad Karothu, J. Trinath, A. Biswas, K. Sekar, K. N. Balaji, T. N. Guru Row, Alkyl chain substituted 1, 9-pyrazoloanthrones exhibit prominent inhibitory effect on c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK). Org. & Biomol. Chem., 2014, 12, 4656–4662.

    Durga Prasad Karothu, T. N. Guru Row, N-alkyl derivative of 1,9-pyrazoloanthrone as a sensor for picric acid. RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 45306–45310.  

    Durga Prasad Karothu, S. Cherukuvada, L. D. Stephen and T. N. Guru Row,  Effect of inductive effect on the formation of Cocrystals and Eutectics. CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 9930–9938.

    Durga Prasad Karothu, S. Cherukuvada, L. D. Stephen, T. N. Guru Row, Differential Cocrystallization behavior of isomeric pyridine carboxamides toward anti-tubercular drug Pyrazinoic acid. Cryst. Growth Des., 2014, 15, 858–866.  

    J. Dhar, K. Swathi, Durga Prasad Karothu, K. S. Narayan, S. Patil, Modulation of Electronic and Self-Assembly Properties of a Donor-Acceptor-Donor based Molecular Material via Atomistic Approach. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 7, 670-681.

    R. B. K. Siram*, Durga Prasad Karothu*, T. N. Guru Row, S. Patil, Unique Type II Halogen···Halogen Interactions in Pentafluorophenyl-Appended 2, 2′-Bithiazoles. (* Equal author contribution). Cryst. Growth Des. 2013, 13, 1045-1049.  

    M. S. Pavan, Durga Prasad Karothu, T. N. Guru Row, Halogen bonding in fluorine: experimental charge density study on intermolecular F···F and F···S donor–acceptor contacts. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 7558-7560.