Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Abu-Dief Mohammed

Assistant Professor - Assistant professor of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

Faculty of science

Address: Behind hospital of Sohag University - Ali Ebn Abi Taleb Street


A review on versatile applications of transition metal complexes incorporating Schiff bases
Schiff bases and their complexes are versatile compounds synthesized from the condensation of an amino compound with carbonyl compounds and widely used for industrial purposes and also exhibit a broad range of biological activities including antifungal, antibacterial, antimalarial, antiproliferative, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antipyretic properties. Many Schiff base complexes show excellent catalytic activity in various reactions and in the presence of ... Read more

CuFe2O4 nanoparticles: an efficient heterogeneous magnetically separable catalyst for synthesis of some novel propynyl-1H-imidazoles derivatives
The non-toxic magnetic CuFe2O4 nanoparticles have been synthesized, characterized, and used as an efficient catalyst for synthesis of new derivatives for 1,2,4,5-tetrasubstituted imidazoles in excellent yields. The synthesized compounds work-up easy and purification of products are performed without chromatographic methods. The catalyst can be recovered for the subsequent reactions and reused without any appreciable loss. Read more

Electrochemical and theoretical quantum approaches on the inhibition of C1018 carbon steel corrosion in acidic medium  using some newly  phenolic Schiff bases compounds
Two novel Schiff bases, 5-bromo-2-[(_E_)-(pyridin-3-ylimino)methyl]phenol (HBSAP) and 5-bromo-2-[(E)-(quinolin-8-ylimino)methyl]phenol (HBSAQ) have been synthesized. They have been characterized by elemental analysis and spectroscopic techniques (UV–Vis, IR and NMR). Moreover, the molecular structure of HBSAP and HBSAQ compounds are determined by single crystal X-ray diffraction technique. The inhibition activity of HBSAP and HBSAQ for carbon steel in 3.5% NaCl + 0.1 M HCl ... Read more

Kinetic study of the base-catalyzed hydrolysis of novel high-spin hydrophobic Fe(II)-azomethine amino acid chelates: Salt and structure effects on the reactivity
The effect of salts on reactivity of basic hydrolysis of Fe(II) chelates bis(naphthylidenealanate) (nali), bis(naphthylidenephenylalanate) (nphali), bis(naphthylideneaspartate) (nasi), (naphthylidene histidinate) (nhi), bis(naphthylidene arginate) (nari) has been studied in aqueous media containing alkali metal halides, LiBr, NaCl, KBr, tetramethylammonium bromide (TMAB), tetraethylammonium bromide (TEAB), and tetrabutylammonium bromide (TBAB). The suggested mechanism of the base hydrolysis involves the parallel attack of OH−ions ... Read more

Salts and Structural Effects on the base Catalyzed Hydrolysis of some Novel and Pharmacologically Active Iron (II) Azomethine Amino Acid Complexes.
The effect of salts on the reactivity of base hydrolysis of Fe (II) chelates bis (naphthylidene alanate)(nali), bis (naphthylidene phenylalanate)(nphali), bis (naphthylidene aspartate)(nasi),(naphthylidene histidinate)(nhi), bis (naphthylidene arginate)(nari) has been investigated in aqueous media containing alkali metal halides viz. LiBr, NaCl, KBr, Tetramethylammonium bromide (TMAB), Tetraethylammonium bromide (TEAB) and Tetrabutylammonium bromide (TBAB). The suggested mechanism of the base hydrolysis reaction involves ... Read more

Hydrophobicity and kinetic inspection of hydroxide ion attack on some chromen-2-one laser dyes in binary aqueous–methanol and aqueous–acetone mixtures: Initial state-transition state analysis
In the present study, reactivity base-catalyzed hydrolysis of 7-dimethylamino-4-methyl-2H-chromen-2-one (DMAC) and 7-diethylamino-4-methyl-2H-chromen-2-one (DEAC) in binary aqueous–methanol and aqueous–acetone mixtures was examined at 298 K. Kinetic results, rate laws and reaction mechanisms were established. Moreover, the change in the activation energy barrier of the investigated compounds from water to water–methanol and water–acetone mixtures was estimated from the kinetic data. Base-catalyzed hydrolysis ... Read more

Nano structure Iron (II) and Copper (II) Schiff base complexes of a NNO-tridentate ligand as new antibiotic agents: spectral, thermal behaviors and DNA binding ability
Complexes of Fe (II) and Cu (II) with a tridentate Schiff base, 2-((z)-(pyridine-2-ylimino) methyl) naphthalene1-ol derived from 2-hydroxy-1-napthaldehyde and 2-aminopyridine were synthesized. Both the ligand and its complexes were characterized on the basis of microanalysis, melting point, 1H and 13CNMR, molar conductivity, thermal analysis, IR and UV/Vis spectral studies. From analytical data, the stoichiometry of the complexes was found to ... Read more

Recent advances in synthesis, characterization and biological activity of nano sized Schiff base amino acid M (II) complexes
Azomethine amino ligands derived from the condensation of 3-methoxysalicylaldehyde (MS) or 4-diethylaminosalicylaldehyde (DS) with α-amino acids (L-phenylalanine (P) and DL-tryptophan (T)) were synthesized. All ligands were analyzed by IR, 1H NMR, 13C NMR and their melting points. Interaction of the obtained azomethine amino ligands with metal salts produced novel nano sized Fe (II) and Cu (II) complexes. The isolated complexes ... Read more

Doping of Nano Cobalt Ferrites by Cupper: Structural and Magnetic Properties Studies
A series of Cupper-substituted cobalt nano ferrites (CuxCo1-x Fe2O4 with = 0.00, 0.10, 0.20, 0.30 and 0.4) was synthesized via hydrothermal method. The structural characterizations of all the prepared nanoparticles were performed using powder x-ray diffraction, EDAX and FTIR analyses. These studies confirmed the formation of single-phase spinel structure in at lower compositions. The increase in the value of lattice ... Read more

Effect of Europium Substitution on the Structural and Magnetic Properties of Nanocrystalline Cobalt Ferrite
A series of Europium-substituted cobalt ferrites (CoEuxFe2-xO4 with = 0.00, 0.10, 0.20, 0.30) were synthesized by hydrothermal method. The structural characterizations of all the prepared samples were done using XRD and FTIR. These studies confirmed the formation of single-phase spinel structure in all the compositions. The increase in the value of lattice parameter with increase in Europium concentration suggests the ... Read more