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Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Mr. Mihir Khambete
Assistant Professor (M. Pharm)
Area of Specialization
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Academic: 0.5 Year

Thrust Research areas:
  •  Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of molecules in the areas of Neurodegenerative diseases, Infectious diseases and Cancer. 
  • Computer aided drug design

Publications: 08
Presentations: 06

Patents: 1

Recent Publications:

  •  Design and synthesis of 5-(5-nitrothiophen-2-yl)-3-phenyl-4,5-dihydro-1H-pyrazole derivatives with improved solubility and potential antituberculosis activity, Mihir Khambete, Harish Kundaikar, Archana Raju, Mariam Degani, Mukti Kanta Ray, Accepted for publication in Chemical Biology and Drug Design. 2018
  • .     Design and synthesis of a focused library of diamino triazines as Mycobacterium tuberculosis DHFR inhibitors by Lele, Arundhati; Raju, Archana; Khambete, Mihir; Ray, M.K.; Rajan, M.G.R.; Arkile, Manisha; Jadhav, Nandadeep; Sarkar, Dhiman; Degani, Mariam, ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters DOI: 10.1021/acsmedchemlett.5b00367
  • .     Design and synthesis of novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis DHFR inhibitors by Arundhati C. Lele, Mihir P. Khambete, Archana Raju, M. K. Ray, M. G. R. Rajan and Mariam S. Degani, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Vol. 7(5): 1000-06.
  • .     Anti-folate activity of Plant polyphenols against Mycobacterium tuberculosis by Archana Raju, Mariam S. Degani, Mihir P. Khambete, M. K. Ray, M.G.R. Rajan, (2015) Phytotherapy Research, 29: 1646–1651. doi: 10.1002/ptr.5437.
  • Mutagenicity prediction for nitroaromatic compounds using QSTR modelling by Tawari, Nilesh; Lele, Arundhati; Khambete, Mihir; Degani, Mariam, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2014), 6(7), 149-157.


1.     DST-INSPIRE fellowship

Professional memberships:

Life member, UDCT Alumni Association

Contact details:

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Tel. (O): 022-4233 2052