Dr. Kobra Nikoufar, Faculty Member of Alzahra University


1- Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Khodaei, M.M.; Nikoofar, K. "Bismuth(III)Nitrate Pentahydrate: A Convenient and Selective Reagent for Conversion of Thiocarbonyls to Their Carbonyl Compounds” Tetrahedron Lett. 200344, 594-597.


2- Khodaei, M.M.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Nikoofar, K. "Bismuth(III)Nitrate PentahydrateBi(NO3)3.5H2O: An Inexpensive and Mild Reagent for the Efficient and Clean Oxidation of Thiols to Disulfides" Bull. Korean Chem. Soc200324, 885-886.


3- Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Memarian, H.R.; Khosropour, A.R.; Nikoofar, K. "BiOClO4.xH2O and Bi(OTf)3 as Efficient and Environmentally Catalysts for Synthesis of Bis(indolyl)methanes in Solution and Under Ultrasound Irradiation" Lett. Org. Chem. 2006, 3, 768-772.


4- Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Memarian, H.R.; Khosropour, A.R.; Nikoofar, K. "Efficient Michael Addition of Indoles Using Bismuthyl Perchlorate as Catalyst" Heterocycles 2006, 68, 1837-1843.


5- Memarian, H.R.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Nikoofar, K. "DDQ-Promoted Thiocyanation of Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds" Can. J. Chem200785, 930-937.


6- Khodaei, M.M.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Memarian, H.R.; Khosropour, A.R.; Nikoofar, K.; Ghanbary, P. "Synthesis of 3-Substituted Indoels Promoted by Pulverization-Activation Method Catalyzed by Bi(NO3)3.5H2O" J. Heterocyclic Chem200845, 377-381.


7- Memarian, H.R.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Nikoofar, K. "Ultrasound-Assisted Thiocyanation of Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds Using Ammonium Thiocyanate and DDQ" Ultrason. Sonochem200815, 456-462.


8- Fotouhi, L.; Nikoofar, K. "Electrochemical Thiocyanation of Nitrogen-Containing Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds" Tetrahedron Lett. 201354, 2903-2905.


9-  K. Nikoofar "A Brief on Thiocyanation of N-activated Arenes and N-bearing HeteroaromaticCompounds" Chem. Sci. Trans. 20132, 691-700.

10- Hojati, S.F.; Nikoofar, K.; Etemadifar, Z. "1,3-Dibromo-5,5-dimethylhydantoin: a Versatile Catalyst for Synthesis of 3,3-Bis(indolyl)oxindoles" Iran. Chem. Commun. 2013,1, 25-31.


11- Nikoofar, K. "Silicotungstic Acid (H4SiW12O40): An Efficient Keggin Heteropoly ACID catalyst for the Synthesis of Oxindole Derivatives" Arab. J. Chem. 2014,doi:10.1016/j.arabjc.2014.07.008, Available online 21 July 2014.


12- Haghighi, M.; Nikoofar, K. "Nano TiO2/SiO2: An Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for the Synthesis of Oxindole Derivatives" J. Saudi Chem. Soc. 2014,doi:10.1016/j.jscs.2014.09.002, Available online 18 September 2014.


13- Nikoofar, K. "Ammonium Monovanadate: A Versatile and Reusable Catalyst for Friedel-Crafts Alkylation and Michael Addition of Indoles" Iran. J. Catal. 20144, 105-111.


14- Ghanbari, Kh.; Nikoofar, K. "Electrosynthesis of 3,3-Di(indolyl)indolin-2-one Nanorods" Monatsh. Chem. 2014145, 1867-1871.


15- Nikoofar; K.; Kadivar, D.; Shirzadnia, S. "Pharmacological Properties of Some 3-Substituted Indole Derivatives, a Concise Overview" Iran. Chem. Commun20142, 301-316.


16- Nikoofar, K.; Gorji, S. "Determination of the Promoting Effect of Nano SiO2 and H3PO4@nano SiO2 in the Thiocyanation of N-containing Aromatic Compounds Under Solvent-free Conditions" J. Sulfur Chem. 201536, 178-186.


17- Nikoofar, K.; Gorji, S. "AlCl3-Promoted Thiocyanation of N-Containing Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds Under Solvent-Free Conditions" Phosphorus Sulfur. 2015,190, 1138-1145.


18- Nikoofar, K.; Haghighi, M.; Lashanizadegan, M.; Ahmadvand, Z. "ZnO Nanorods: Efficient and Reusable Catalysts for the Synthesis of Substituted Imidazoles in Water" J. Taibah Univ. Sci20159, 570-578.


19- Haghighi, M.; Nikoofar, K. "Nano TiO2@SiO2 as an Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for the Synthesis of Multi-substituted Imidazoles" Iran. J. Catal. 20155, 57-63.


20-    Nikoofar, K.; Ghanbari, Kh. "A Domino Electro-oxidative Synthesis of 3,3′-Bis(indolyl)methane Nanoparticles" Monatsh. Chem. 2015146, 2021-2027.


21- Nikoofar, K.; Moazzez Dizgarani, Sh. "A Concise Synthesis of Isatin-based Aromatic Compounds in Water as the Reaction Medium Resulting in an Approach to Green Chemistry" Monatsh. Chem. 2015146, 1161-1204.


22- Nikoofar, K.; Khademi, Z.; "A Review on Green Lewis Acids: Zirconium(IV)oxydichloride Octahydrate (ZrOCl2.8H2O) and Zirconium(IV)tetrachloride (ZrCl4) in Organic Chemistry" Res. Chem. Inter. 2015, doi:10.1007/s11164-015-2260-6.


23- Nikoofar, K.; Gorji, S. "Oxidant-free Thiocyanation of Phenols and Carbonyl Compounds Under Solvent-free Conditions by AlCl3/NH4SCN" J. Sulfur Chem. 2016, 37, 80-88.


24- Nikoofar, K.; Moazzez Dizgarani, Sh. “HNO3@nano SiO2: An efficient catalytic system for the synthesis of multi-substituted imidazoles under solvent-free conditions” J. Saudi Chem. Soc. 2016doi:10.1016/j.jscs.2015.11.006.


25- Nikoofar, K.; Haghighi, M., Khademi, Z. “Preparation, characterization, and catalytic application of metallic nanocrystaline MgAl2O4 in the synthesis of 3-hydroxy-3-indolyl-indolin-2-ones, symmetrical and unsymmetrical 3,3’-bis(indolyl)indolin-2-ones, and 3,3’-bis(indolyl)methanes” J. Arab. Chem. 2016doi:10.1016/j.arabjc.2016.01.013.


26- Nikoofar, K.; Khalili, Z. “ Nano-SiO2: a heterogeneous and reusable catalyst for the one-pot synthesis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical 3,3-di(aryl)indolin-2-ones under solvent-free conditions” Z. Naturforsch. B. 201671, 31–36.



Seminars and Conferences

1- Nikoofar, K.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Memarian, H.R.; Khosropour, A.R. "Efficient Michael Addition of Indoles Using Bismuth Oxide Perchlorate as Catalyst" 13th Iranian Seminar of Organic Chemistry, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran, 2006.


2-Nikoofar, K.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Memarian, H.R. "ZrOCl2.8H2O an Enviromentally Friendly, Benign and Recycable Catalyst for the Synthesis of 3,3- Disubstituted oxindole Derivatives at Room Temperature and Under Ultrasound Irradiation" 41st IUPAC International Congress, Torino, Italy, 2007.


3- Nikoofar, K.; Memarian, H.R.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I. "Ultrasound-assisted Thiocyanation of Aromatic and HeteroaromaticCompounds Using Ammonium Thiocyanate and DDQ" 15th Iranian Seminar of Organic Chemistry, Kermanshah, Iran, 2008.


4- Nikoofar, K.; Mohammadpoor-Baltork, I.; Memarian, H.R. "ZrOCl2.8H2O as a Recyclable and Environmentally Friendly Catalyst for the Synthesis of Bis(indolyl)alkanes Under Ultrasound Irradiation" 15th Iranian Seminar of Organic Chemistry, Kermanshah, Iran, 2008.


5- Nikoofar, K.; Fotouhi, L. "Anodic Thiocyanation of Aromatic and HerteroaromaticComounds" 8thIranian Seminar of Electrochemistry, Babolsar, Iran, 2013.


6- Nikoofar, K.; Gorji, S. "AlCl3Promoted Thiocyanation of N-containing Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds" 16thIraninan Chemistry Congress, Yazd, Iran, 2013.


7-Nikoofar, K.; Khalili, Z. "Nano-catalytic Solvent-free Synthesis of 3,3-Di(indolyl)indolin-2-on Derivatives" 16thIraninan Chemistry Congress, Yazd, Iran, 2013.


8-Nikoofar, K.; Moazzez Dizgarani, Sh. "HNO3@ nano SiO2: An Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for One-pot Synthesis of 2,4,5-Triarylimidazoles" 7th Seminar of Chemistry and Environment, Tehran, Iran, 2015.


9- Nikoofar, K.; Khademi, Z. "Preparation, Characterization and Catalysis application of Metallic Nano-crystalline MgAl2O4 in the Synthesis of 3,3-Di(indolyl)indoline-2-ones" 7thSeminar of Chemistry and Environment, Tehran, Iran, 2015.