Morteza Shiri, Faculty Member of Alzahra University

Publications

From M.Sc. Thesis:

1. H. Firouzabadi, N. Iranpoor, M. Shiri 
''Direct and regioselective iodination and bromination of benzene, naphthalene and other activated aromatic compounds using iodine and bromine or their sodium salts in the presence of the Fe(NO3)3•1.5N2O4/charcoal system''
Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 8781-8785.

2. N. Iranpoor, H. Firouzabadi, R. Heydary, M. Shiri 
''Nitration of aromatic compounds by Zn(NO3)2.2N2O4 and its charcoal-supported system'' 
Synth. Commun. 2005, 35, 263-270.

From Ph.D. Thesis: 

3. M. A. Zolfigol, P. Salehi, M. Shiri 
''An efficient procedure for the preparation of mono, and di-bisindolyl methane's catalyzed by molibdatophosphoric acid'' 
Phosph. Sulfur, and Silicon and Related Elements 2004, 179, 2273-2277.

4. M. A. Zolfigol, M. Shiri 
''Molybdatophosphoric acid as a catalyst for the methoxymethylation of alcohols under solvent-free conditions'' 
Mendeleev Commun. 2005, 165-166.

5. M. A. Zolfigol, I. Mohammadpoor-Baltork, A. Khazaei, M. Shiri, Z. Tanbakouchian 
''SiO2/N2O4 and Fe(NO3)3.9H2O/H3PMo12O40.xH2O systems as powerful oxidants for removal of cyclic dioxalanes and dithianes''
Lett. Org. Chem. 2006, 3, 305-308.

6. M. A. Zolfigol, I. Mohammadpoor-Baltork, M. Shiri 
''Ferric nitrate/molibdatophosphoric acid as a new and efficient system in the oxidative deprotection of trimethylsilyl ethers to corresponding carbonyl compounds under solvent free conditions''
 J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2006, 53, 545-548.

7. M. A. Zolfigol, P. Salehi, M. Shiri, Z. Tanbakouchian 
''A new catalytic method for the preparation of bis-indolyl and tris-indolyl methane's in aqueous media'' 
Catal. Commun. 2007, 8, 173-178.

8. M. A. Zolfigol, I. Mohammadpoor-Baltork, M. Shiri 
"N2O4/SiO2 system as an efficient reagent for rapid and chemoselective conversion of trimethylsilyl ethers to the corresponding alcohols under nonaqueous conditions" 
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2008, 5, 90-95.

9. M. A. Zolfigol, P. Salehi, M. Shiri, T. Rastegar, A. Ghaderi 
"Silica sulfuric acid as a powerful catalyst for the Friedlander quinoline synthesis under microwave irradiation" 
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2008, 5, 490-497.

10. M. A. Zolfigol, P. Salehi, M. Shiri, A. Sayadi, A. Abdoli, H. Keypoor, M. Rezaeivalla, K. Niknam, E. Kolvari
"A simple and efficient route for the synthesis of di, and tri(bisindolyl methanes) as new triarylmethanes"
Mol. Divers.  2008, 12, 203-207.

Independent publications:

11. M. A. Zolfigol, P. Salehi, A. Ghaderi, M. Shiri 
"Iodine-catalyzed Friedlander quinoline synthesis under solvent-free conditions" 
J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2007, 54, 267-271.

12. M. A. Zolfigol, P. Salehi, A. Ghaderi, M. Shiri, Z. Tanbakouchian 
"An eco-friendly procedure for the synthesis of polysubstituted quinolines under aqueous media"
 J. Mol. Catal. A: Gen. 2006, 259, 253-258.

13. M. Shiri,
''Dinitrogen tetroxide'' 
Synlett 2006, 1789-1790.

14. M. Shiri, 
"Metal dodecyl sulfates: Combined Lewis acid-surfactant catalyst (LASC)"
Res. J. Chem. Environ. 2007, 11, 74-75.

15. D. Habibi, M. A. Zolfigol, M. Shiri, A. Sedaghat 
"Nitration of substituted phenols by different heterogeneous systems" 
South Afr. J. Chem.2006, 59, 93-98.

16. M. A. Zolfigol, P. Salehi, M. Shiri, A. Ghaderi 
"A catalytic and green procedure for Friedlander quinoline synthesis in aqueous media" 
Catal. Commun. 2007, 8, 1214-1218.

17. A. Khazaei, M. A. Zolfigol, Z. Tanbakouchian, M. Shiri, A. Rostami, H. Iloukhani 
''Mono and dibromo-5,5-diethylbarbituric acids for cleavage of trimethylsilyl ethers'' 
J. Braz. Chem. Soc. 2007, 18, 239-242.

18. A. Khazaei, M. A. Zolfigol, Z. Tanbakouchian, M. Shiri, K. Niknam, J. Saien 
''1,3-Dibromo-5,5-diethylbarbituric acid as an efficient catalyst for the protection of various alcohols with HMDS under solvent-free conditions'' 
Catal. Commun. 2007, 8, 917-920.

19. M. A. Zolfigol, G. Chehardoli, M. Shiri 
"Epoxidation of aromatic α,β-unsaturated ketones using PVP-H2O2 under mild and heterogeneous conditions" 
React. Funct. Polym. 2007, 67, 723-727.

20. M. Esna-Ashari, M. Gholami, M. A. Zolfigol, M. Shiri, A. Mahmoodi Pour, M. Hesari 
"Analysis of trans-resveratrol in Iran grape cultivars by high-performance liquid chromatography" 
Chromatographia 2008, 67, 1017-1020.

21. M. A. Zolfigol, E. Kolvari, A. Abdoli, M. Shiri, 
"Synthesis of new tripodal Hantzsch 1,4-dihydropyridines under solvent-free condition and their conversion to the corresponding tripodal pyridines" 
Mol. Divers.  2010, 14, 809-813.

22. M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, R. Ayazi 
"AlCl3 as a powerful catalyst for the one-pot preparation of 1,1,3-triheteroaryl compounds" 
Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 264-268.

23. M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol 
"Surfactant-type catalysts in organic reactions" 
Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 587-598.

24. M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, G. Kruger, Z. Tanbakouchian 
"Bis- and trisindolylmethanes" 
Chem. Rev. 2010, 110, 2250-2293.

25. M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, G. H. Kruger, Z. Tanbakouchian 
"Advances in the application of N2O4/NO2 in organic reactions" 
Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 9077-9106.

26. M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, A. Shamsian, A. A. Dehghani-Firouzabadi, "Synthesis of dendrimer-like polyindolyl compounds"
J. Heterocycl. Chem. 2012, 49, 1429-1433.

27. M. Shiri, M. M. Heravi, B. Soleymanifard,
"Arylidene pyruvic acids (APAs) in the synthesis of organic compounds" Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 6593-6650.

28. M. Shiri,
"Indoles in multicomponent processes (MCPs)"
Chem. Rev. 2012, 112, 3508-3549.

29. B. Soleymanifard, M. M. Heravi, M. Shiri, M. Ali Zolfigol, M. Rafiee, H. G. Kruger, T. Naicker, F. Rasekhmanesh,
"Synthesis of arylidenepyruvic amide derivatives via Ugi-four component condensation (Ugi-4 CC)"
Tetrahedron Lett., 2012, 53, 3546-3549.

30. M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, M. Pirveysian, R. Ayazi-Nasrabadi, H. G. Kruger, T. Naicker, I. Mohammadpoor-Baltork,
“A new and facile access to the 2-(indol-3-yl)-3-nitriloquinolines based on Friedländer annulations”
Tetrahedron, 2012, 68, 6059-6064.

31. A. Khazaei, M. A. Zolfigol, M. Safaiee, M. Mokhlesi, E. Donyadari, M. Shiri, H. G. Kruger,
"Silica-bonded vanadic acid [SiO2-VO(OH)2] as a heterogeneous and recyclable catalyst for thiocyanation of organic compounds in aqueous media at room temperature"
Catal. Commun. 2012, 26, 34-38.

32. M. A. Zolfigol, A. Khazaei, M. Safaiee, M. Mokhlesi, R. Rostamian, M. Bagheri, M. Shiri, H. G. Kruger
"Application of Silica vanadic acid as a heterogeneous, selective and highly reusable catalyst for oxidation of Sulfides at room temperature"
J. Mol. Catal. A; Chem., 2013, 370, 80-86.

33. M. Shiri, 
"Prolinium triflate: A protic ionic liquid which acts as water-tolerant catalyst in the Friedel-Crafts alkylation of indoles" 
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2013, 10, 1019-1022.

34. M. Shiri, M. M. Heravi, B. Soleymanifard, H. G. Kruger. M. A. Zolfigol,
"A domino amino-lactonisation of arylidene pyruvic acids (APAs) by amines in aqueous media" 
Tetrahedron, 2013, 69, 3257-3263.

35. T. Govender, G. E. M. Maguire, H. G. Kruger, M. Shiri 
"A review of cyanoacetyl indoles (CAIs): Versatile starting materials in organic synthesis" 
Curr. Org. Synth. 2013, 10, 737-750.

36. M. A. Zolfigol, M. Tavasoli, A. R. Moosavi-Zare, P. Moosavi, H. G. Kruger, M. Shiri, V. Khakyzadeh
"Synthesis of pyranopyrazoles using isonicotinic acid as a dual and biological organocatalyst"
RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 25681-25685.
37. S. Moghimi, M. Shiri, M. M. Heravi, H. G. Kruger
"A novel and easy route to 1,3,4-thiadiazine derivatives via the three-component reaction of phenylhydrazine, a-bromo aryl ketones and aryl isothiocyanates"
Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 6215-6217.

38. M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, A. Khazaee, T. Faal-Rastegar, H. G. Kruger
"Participation of ethyl 3-formylindole-2-carboxylate with the Ugi-four component condensation reaction" 
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2014, 11, 85-89.

39. M. Shiri, S. Z. Mirpour-Marzoni Z. Bozorgpour-Savadjani, B. Soleymanifard H. G. Kruger, 
“Base-catalyzed cyclization of Ugi-adducts to substituted indolyl based γ-lactams”
Monatsh. Chem. 2014, 145, 1947-1952.

40. M. Shiri, Zahra Bozorgpour-Savadjani 
“Highly selective base catalyzed ring closing Ugi-adducts from the reaction of 2-formylindole, 2-bromoacetic acid, amines and isocyanides” 
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2015, 12, 389–396.

41. M. Daraei, M. A. Zolfigol, F. Derakhshan‑Panah, M. Shiri, H. G. Kruger, M. Mokhlesi, “Synthesis of tetrahydropyridines by one‑pot multicomponent reaction using nano‑sphere silica sulfuric acid” 
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2015, 12, 855–841.

42. M. Shiri, B. Farajpour, Z. Bozorgpour-Savadjani, S. A. Shintre, N. A. Koorbanally, H. G. Kruger, B. Notash,  
“Transition-metal free highly selective aerobic oxidation of hindered 2-alkylindoles”
Tetrahedron, 2015, 71, 5531-5537.

43. H. Hamidi, M. M. Heravi, M. Tajbakhsh, M. Shiri, H. A. Oskooie, S. A. Shintre, N. A. Koorbanally,  
“Synthesis and anti‑bacterial evaluation of novel thio‑ and oxazepino[7,6‑b]quinolones”
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2015, 12, 2205–2212.

44. M. Shiri, A. Nejatinezhad-Arani, Z. Faghihi
Synthesis of Novel Quinoline-substituted 1,4-dihydropyridine Derivatives via Hantzsch Reaction in Aqueous Medium: Potential Bioactive Compounds
J. Heterocyclic Chem. 2016, DOI 10.1002/jhet.2553

45. V. Zadsirjan, M. M. Heravi, M. Tajbakhsh, H. A. Oskooie, M. Shiri, T. Hosseinnejad
Hydroarylation of cinnamic acid with phenols catalyzed by acidic ionic liquid [H-NMP]HSO4: computational assessment on substituent effect
Res. Chem. Intermed. 2016, 42, 6407-6422.

46. M. Shiri, M. M. Heravi, H. Hamidi, M. A. Zolfigol, Z. Tanbakouchian, A. Nejatinezhad-Arani, S. A. Shintre, N. A. Koorbanally 
Transition metal-free synthesis of quinolino[2′,3′:3,4] pyrazolo[5,1-b] quinazolin-8(6H)-ones via cascade dehydrogenation and intramolecular N-arylation
J. Iran. Chem. Soc. 2016, DOI 10.1007/s13738-016-0942-7

47. M. Shiri, A. Nejatinejhad-Arani, Z. Faghihi, S.A. Shintre, N.A. Koorbanally Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Quinoline Derivatives as Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents
Org. Chem. Res., 2016, 2, 113-119.

48. Z. Faghihi, H. A. Oskooie, M. M. Heravi, M. Tajbakhsh, M. Shiri
A novel analogue of Asinger reaction for the synthesis of thiazinoquinoline derivatives
Monatsh. Chem. 2016, DOI 10.1007/s00706-016-1755-1.

49. M. Shiri, Z. Faghihi, H. A. Oskouei, M. M. Heravi, S. Fazelzadeh, B. Notash
The synthesis of iminothiophenone-fused quinolines and evaluation of their serendipitous reactions
RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 92235.

Conferences

1. 16th Tetrahedron Symposium Asia Edition: Challenges in Bioorganic & Organic Chemistry, 10-13 November 2015 Shanghai, China

Awards

1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.

Book

M. Shiri, M. A. Zolfigol, G. Kruger, Z. Tanbakouchian
"Friedländer annulation in the synthesis of azaheterocyclic compounds"
Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, A. R. Katritzky, Ed.; 
Elsevier Science, 2011, Vol. 102, pp. 139-227.






 

1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.
1.Distinguished PhD student 2007 in Bu-Ali Sina University.
2.Membership in Iranian Chemical Society, 2010
3.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2010.
4.Membership in Elite National Foundation (Iran), 2012
5.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2012.
6.Distinguished researcher in Alzahra University, 2013.
7.Membership in American Chemical Society, 2015.
8.Membership in distinguished researcher of Iran, 2015.