Publications

Total Citations > 2100

h-index: 17 (Google Scholar )

Journal Publications

After joining CSIR-IICT


  1. "Cucurbit[7]uril Inhibits IAPP Aggregation by Targeting N-terminus Hot Segments and Attenuates Cytotoxicity".

D. Maity*, Y. Oh, L. Gremer, W. Hoyer, M. Magzoub, and A. D. Hamilton*.

Chem. Eur. J., 2022, DOI: 10.1002/chem.202200456.

Selected as Hot Paper & Featured on the Front Cover Page and Cover Profile.

This article also appears in Hot Topic: Amyloids & Society Volumes: Germany (*Corresponding Author)


Postdoctoral and PhD Research

  1. "Improving structural stability and anticoagulant activity of a thrombin binding aptamer by aromatic modifications".

N. Busschaert*, D. Maity, P. K. Samanta, N. J. English, A. D. Hamilton*.

ChemBioChem., 2022, 23, e202100670.


  1. “Peptidomimetic-based Vesicles Inhibit Amyloid-β Fibrillation and Attenuates Cytotoxicity”.

D. Maity*, M. Howarth, M. C. Vogel, M. Magzoub, and A. D. Hamilton*.

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 3086-3093.

Featured on the Cover Page (*Corresponding Author)


  1. "The helical supramolecular assembly of oligopyridylamide foldamers in aqueous media can be guided by adenosine diphosphates".

D. Maity*, and A. D. Hamilton*.

Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 9192-9195.

Featured on the Front Cover Page (*Corresponding Author)


  1. “Protein Mimetic Amyloid Inhibitor Potently Abrogates Cancer-associated Mutant p53 Aggregation and Restores Tumor Suppressor Function”.

L. Palanikumar, L. Karpauskaite, S. Hassan, M. Alam, M. Al-Sayegh, I. Chehade, D. Maity, L. Ali, Z. Falls, R. Samudrala, M. Kalmouni, Y. Hunashal, J. Ahmed, S. Karapetyan, R. Pasricha, G. Esposito, A. J Afzal, A. D Hamilton*, S. Kumar*, M. Magzoub*.

Nat. Commun., 2021, 12, 3962.


  1. “Selected Peptide-based Fluorescent Probes for Biological Applications”.

D. Maity*.

Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2020, 16, 2971-2982.

Invited Review for the thematic issue “Molecular Recognition” (*Corresponding Author)


  1. “Sub-stoichiometric Inhibition of IAPP Aggregation: A Peptidomimetic Approach to Anti-amyloid Agents”.

D. Maity*, S. Kumar, R. AlHussein, L. Gremer, M. Howarth, L. Karpauskaite, W. Hoyer, M. Magzoub, A. D. Hamilton*.

RSC Chem. Biol., 2020, 1, 225-232.

Featured on the Back Cover Page. This article is part of the themed collections: Exploring proteins and their interactions and 2021 RSC Chemical Biology HOT Article Collection (*Corresponding Author)


  1. “α‑Helix‐Mimetic Foldamers for Targeting HIV‐1 TAR RNA”.

D. Maity, S. Kumar†*, F. Curreli, A. K. Debnath, and A. D. Hamilton*.

Chem. Eur. J., 2019, 25, 7265-7269.

Selected as Hot Paper & Featured on the Front Cover Page (equal contributions)


  1. “A Selective Cucurbit[8]uril-Peptide Beacon Ensemble for Ratiometric Fluorescence Detection of Peptides”.

D. Maity, K. I. Assaf, W. Sicking, C. Hirschhäuser*, W. M. Nau, and C. Schmuck.

Chem. Eur. J., 2019, 25, 13088-13093.


  1. “Arginine Mimetic Appended Peptide-Based Probes for Fluorescence Turn-On Detection of 14-3-3 Proteins”.

D. Maity, A. Gigante, P. A. Sánchez-Murcia, E. Sijbesma, M. Li, D. Bier, S. Mosel, S. Knauer, C. Ottmann* and C. Schmuck*.

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2019, 17, 4359-4363. (equal contributions)


  1. “A Metal-free Fluorescence Turn-on Molecular Probe for Detection of Nucleoside Triphosphates”.

D. Maity, M. Li, M. Ehlars, A. Gigante and C. Schmuck*.

Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 208-211.


  1. “Peptide-Based Probes with an Artificial Anion Binding Motif for Direct Fluorescence 'Switch-On' Detection of Nucleic Acid in Cells”.

D. Maity, M. Matkovic, M. Ehlars, S. Li, J. Wu, I. Piantanida* and C. Schmuck*.

Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 17356-17362.


  1. “A FRET-enabled Molecular Peptide Beacon with Significant Red Shift for the Ratiometric Detection of Nucleic Acids”.

D. Maity, J. J. Jiang, M. Ehlers, J. Wu and C. Schmuck*.

Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 6134-6137.


  1. “Fluorescent Peptide Beacons for the Selective Ratiometric Detection of Heparin in Plasma”.

D. Maity and C. Schmuck*.

Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 13156-13161.


  1. “A Switch-on Near-infrared Fluorescence-ready Probe for Cu(I): Live Cell Imaging”.

D. Maity, A. Raj, D. Karthigeyan, T. K. Kundu and T. Govindaraju*.

Supramol. Chem., 2015, 27, 589-594.


  1. “A Probe for Ratiometric Near-infrared Fluorescence and Colorimetric Hydrogen Sulphide Detection and Imaging in Live Cells”.

D. Maity, A. Raj, P. K. Samanta, D. Karthigeyan, T. K. Kundu, S. K. Pati and T. Govindaraju*.

RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 11147-11151 (Cited more than 50 times)


  1. “Turn-on NIR Fluorescence and Colourimetric Cyanine Probe for Monitoring Thiol Content in Serum and Glutathione Reductase Assisted Glutathione Redox Process”.

D. Maity and T. Govindaraju*.

Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 2098-2104.

Featured on the Inside Front Cover Page (Cited more than 75 times)


  1. “A Highly Selective Reaction-based Two-photon Probe for Cu+ in Aqueous Media”.

D. Maity, B. Sarkar, S. Maiti and T. Govindaraju*

ChemPlusChem, 2013, 78, 785-788.


  1. “Reaction-based Probes for Co2+ and Cu+ with Dual Output Modes: fluorescence live cell imaging”.

D. Maity, A. Raj, D. Karthigeyan, T. K. Kundu and T. Govindaraju*.

RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 16788-16794.


  1. “FRET-based Rational Strategy for Ratiometric Detection of Cu2+ and Live Cell Imaging”.

D. Maity, D. Karthigeyan, T. K. Kundu and T. Govindaraju*.

Sensor Actuat. B, 2013, 176, 831-837. (Cited more than 75 times)


  1. “Reactive Probes for Ratiometric Detection of Co2+ and Cu+ Based on Excited-state Intramolecular Proton Transfer Mechanism”.

D. Maity, V. Kumar and T. Govindaraju*.

Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 6008-6011. (Cited more than 100 times)


  1. “A Differentially Selective Sensor with Fluorescence Turn-on Response to Zn2+ and Dual-mode Ratiometric Response to Al3+ in Aqueous Media”.

D. Maity and T. Govindaraju*.

Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 1039-1041. (Cited more than 275 times)


  1. “Highly Selective Visible and Near‐IR Sensing of Cu2+ Based on Thiourea–salicylaldehyde Coordination in Aqueous Media”.

D. Maity and T. Govindaraju*.

Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 1410-1414. (Cited more than 100 times)


  1. “Visible–near‐infrared and Fluorescent Copper Sensors Based on Julolidine Conjugates: Selective Detection and Fluorescence Imaging in Living Cells”.

D. Maity, A. K. Manna, D. Karthigeyan, T. K. Kundu, S. K. Pati and T. Govindaraju*.

Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 11152-11161.

Featured as Frontispiece (Cited more than 175 times)


  1. “Highly Selective Colorimetric Chemosensor for Co2+”.

D. Maity and T. Govindaraju*.

Inorg. Chem., 2011, 50, 11282-11284. (Cited more than 125 times)


  1. “Naphthaldehyde–urea/thiourea Conjugates as Turn‐on Fluorescent Probes for Al3+ Based on Restricted C=N Isomerisation”.

D. Maity and T. Govindaraju*.

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2011, 5479-5489. (Cited more than 75 times)


  1. “Reversible Fluorescence Sensing of Zn2+ Based on Pyridine-constrained bis (triazole-linked hydroxyquinoline) Sensor”.

N. Narayanaswamy, D. Maity, T. Govindaraju*.

Supramol. Chem., 2011, 23, 703-709.


  1. “Conformationally Constrained (coumarin–triazolyl−bipyridyl) Click Fluoroionophore as a Selective Al3+ Sensor”.

D. Maity and T. Govindaraju*.

Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 7229–7231. (Cited more than 275 times)


  1. “Pyrrolidine Constrained Bipyridyl-dansyl Click Fluoroionophore as Selective Al3+ Sensor”.

D. Maity and T. Govindaraju*.

Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 4499-4501. (Cited more than 325 times)

This article is part of the themed collection: 20th Anniversary of the CRSI: Celebrating Indian Chemistry in ChemComm

Book Chapters

  1. “Synthetic Receptors for Amino acids and Peptides” in the book: “Synthetic Receptors for Biomolecules: Design Principles and Applications”.

D. Maity and C. Schmuck

Editor: Bradley Smith, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015. Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-971-9

Patents

  1. “Amphiphilic Oligopyrroles as Antagonists of Amyloid Beta Oligomerization”

D. Maity and A. D. Hamilton,

U.S. Provisional Application No. 63/127,834. Filing Date: December 18, 2020


  1. “Julolidine Conjugates and Methods for Their Preparation and Use.

T. Govindaraju, D. Maity, S. K. Pati, T. K. Kundu, A. K. Manna, D. Karthigeyan.

US Patent 8642764 B1, 2014.