Quarterly Journal of Iranian Chemical Communication                            

Quarterly Journal of Iranian Chemical Communication was launched by Payame Noor University, Iran in 2013 with a partnership with "Iranian Chemical Science and Technologies Association". This double peer-reviewed and indexed journal aim to provide a platform for researchers around the world to share their latest findings in all field of Chemistry. Experimental, theoretical and applied original research studies in all fields of chemistry are welcomed for submission. The journal is Open Access with no article processing charges and all articles published in this journal are freely available for readers online at http://icc.journals.pnu.ac.ir/ without a subscription and authors retain the copyright of their work. The ICC Journal has been indexed in the well-known world databases mainly; ISC(Q4), ISC-Impact Factor=0.024

QJICC is published Quarterly (online and in print).

The acceptance rate of ICC was 66% in 2018 and 68% in 2019. The average time between submission and final decision is eight weeks and the average time between acceptance and publication is six weeks.

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Quarterly Journal of Iranian Chemical Communication has been covered in the Islamic World Science Citation Center and all published articles in this journal will be indexed in the ISC E-Journals.

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Original Research Article Nanochemistry
1. Synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles via flaxseed aqueous extract

Rahimeh Hajinasiri; Maryam Esmaeili Jadidi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 102-108

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.50210.1641

Abstract
  Synthesis of widespread types of nanoparticles including metal oxides by plant extract is considered as alternative chemical synthesis methods. ZnO nanoparticles are synthesized by a biological process using flaxseeds (Linum usitatissimum L.) extract. The biosynthesized ZnO NPs were characterized by ...  Read More

Synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles via flaxseed aqueous extract


Original Research Article Inorganic chemistry
2. An amine/imine functionalized microporous MOF as a new fluorescent probe exhibiting selective sensing of Fe3+ and Al3+ over mixed metal ions

Vahid Safarifard; Yeganeh davoudabadi farahani

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 109-125

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.50472.1644

Abstract
  Nowadays metal-organic frameworks with multiple luminescent centers are very fascinating as multifunctional luminescent material because of their luminescence properties, which could be systematically tuned by deliberate use of organic ligands and metal ions. In this research, we explored a microporous ...  Read More

An amine/imine functionalized microporous MOF as a new fluorescent probe exhibiting selective sensing of Fe3+ and Al3+ over mixed metal ions


Original Research Article
3. Ammonium salts as economical and eco-friendly N-sources applied to green, simple and scale-up synthesis of trialkyl amines in water

Elahe Ghiasbeigi; Mohammad Soleiman-Beigi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 126-134

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.51348.1650

Abstract
  We have introduced a selective synthesis of tertiary amines using alkyl halide and ammonium salts as the amine sources in water. This green process has outstanding superiorities, such as being eco-friendly, possessing ammonium salts, and using water as a green solvent in the absence of organic ligands ...  Read More

Ammonium salts as economical and eco-friendly N-sources applied to green, simple and scale-up synthesis of trialkyl amines in water


Original Research Article Analytical chemistry
4. Au nano dendrites/composition optimized Nd-dopped cobalt oxide as an efficient electrocatalyst for ethanol oxidation

Foroozan Hasanpour; Masoumeh Taei; Masoud Fouladgar; Mehdi Salehi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 135-144

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.48000.1594

Abstract
  In this study, Nd-doped cobalt oxide (Nd-Co3O4) nanoparticles were prepared by a combustion synthesis procedure using Co(acac)3 complex. The nanoparticles were characterized by infrared spectroscopy (IR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy ...  Read More

Au nano dendrites/composition optimized Nd-dopped cobalt oxide as an efficient electrocatalyst for ethanol oxidation


Original Research Article Applied Chemistry
5. Sonocatalytic degradation of methyl red by sonochemically synthesized TiO2-SiO2/chitosan nanocomposite

Robab Mohammadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 145-158

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.50955.1647

Abstract
  TiO2-SiO2/chitosan nanocomposite was synthesized using simple sonochemical technique. The characteristics of the synthesized nanocomposite were examined by TEM, SEM and EDX analysis. The performance of the prepared TiO2-SiO2/chitosan nanocomposite as efficient sonocatalyst was investigated for the degradation ...  Read More

Sonocatalytic degradation of methyl red by sonochemically synthesized TiO2-SiO2/chitosan nanocomposite


Original Research Article Nanochemistry
6. Novel modified magnetic mesopouros silica for rapid and efficient removal of methylene blue dye from aqueous media

Kamal Alizadeh; Esmail Khaledyan; Yagoub Mansourpanah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 159-170

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.51235.1649

Abstract
  This reaserch aims at functionalizing magnetic mesoporous silica with methacrylic acid-3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (Fe3O4@MCM-41@MAA-APTES) applied for removal of methylene blue from aqueous solution. Several variables (such as pH, dye concentration, adsorbent amount and contact time) have been investigated. ...  Read More

Novel modified magnetic mesopouros silica for rapid and efficient removal of methylene blue dye from aqueous media


Original Research Article Medical and Chemistry
7. Kinetic and thermodynamics analysis: effect of eudragit polymer as drug release controller in electrospun nanofibers

Fatemeh Tavakoli; Hadi Shafiei; Reza Ghasemikhah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 171-180

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.51502.1653

Abstract
  The purpose of the present study was investigating kinetic and thermodynamic analysis using eudragit (EUD) polymer as controller to drug release mebendazole. nanofibers containing various proportions of EUD polymer, that were prepared with electrospinning technique.  In this study, the amount of ...  Read More

Kinetic and thermodynamics analysis: effect of eudragit polymer as drug release controller in electrospun nanofibers


Organic chemistry
1. Efficient classical synthesis of aminoazines under microwave irradiation

Seyed Mohammad Vahdat; Abbas Mohammadzadeh; Esmaiel Derafshian; Somaieh Akhoondi

Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 82-163, Serial No. 3 , Spring 2014, , Pages 157-163

Abstract
  In the present study, Aminoazines were prepared from the reaction of amidrazone hydroiodide with various aromatic aldehydes in the presence of a solid base under microwave irradiation with power level of 850 W for 2-7 min in high yields. The amidrazone hydroiodide can also be prepared by the reaction ...  Read More

Efficient classical synthesis of aminoazines under microwave irradiation


Organic chemistry
2. A facile and efficient synthesis of Baclofen

Ali Saberi

Volume 4, Issue 2, pp. 133-235, Serial No. 11 , Spring 2016, , Pages 142-145

Abstract
  γ-Aminobutiric acid (GABA), the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system is activated by the antispastic and muscle relaxant agent, Baclofen, which is a lipophilic derivative of GABA. Because of its biological and pharmacological importance, there are several reports in the ...  Read More

A facile and efficient synthesis of Baclofen


Organic chemistry
3. Ni2+ supported on hydroxyapatite-core@shell γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles as new and green catalyst for the synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones under solvent-free condition

Eshagh Rezaee Nezhad; Zahra Abbasi; Mojtaba Rahimi Moghaddam; Mohammad Ali Attaei

Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 1-82, Serial No.1 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 35-42

Abstract
  The aim of this research is to study Ni2+ supported on hydroxyapatite-core-shell magnetic γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles (γ-Fe2O3@HAp-Ni2+) as a green and recyclable catalyst for the Biginelli reaction under solvent-free conditions. One-pot multi-component condensation of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds, ...  Read More

Ni2+ supported on hydroxyapatite-core@shell γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles as new and green catalyst for the synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones under solvent-free condition


Organic chemistry
4. The green synthesis of pyrano[3,2-c]quinoline-2,5-dione derivatives catalyzed by acidic ionic liquid under ultrasound irradiation

Esmayeel Abbaspour-Gilandeh; Seyyedeh Cobra Azimi

Volume 3, Issue 3, pp. 180-282,Serial No. 8 , Summer 2015, , Pages 218-231

Abstract
  Abstract-A novel and efficient method has been developed for the synthesis of pyrano[3,2-c]quinoline-2,5-dione derivatives by the convenient ultrasound-mediated condensation of 4-hydroxyquinolin-2-one with Meldrum’s acid and aldehydes in the presence of a catalytic amount of [HMIm]HSO4 as a green, ...  Read More

The green synthesis of pyrano[3,2-c]quinoline-2,5-dione derivatives catalyzed by acidic ionic liquid under ultrasound irradiation


Organic chemistry
5. Isolation, identification and characterization of lawsone from henna leaves powder with soxhlet technique

Mehrdad Mahkam; Mehdi Nabati; Hadieh Rahbar Kafshboran

Volume 2, Issue 1, pp. 1-81, Serial No. 2 , Winter 2014, , Pages 34-38

Abstract
  Lawsone a natural pigment present in the henna leaves has been used as a skin and hair dye since 1400 BC. The concentration of this natural compound in leaves varies from place to place depending upon many of the environmental factors and the highest quantity reported so far is about 1% of the dry mass. ...  Read More

Isolation, identification and characterization of lawsone from henna leaves powder with soxhlet technique


Original Research Article Organic chemistry
1. Choline chloride: 2 ZnCl2 catalyzed efficient one-pot regioselective synthesis of dihydrobenzofuro[2,3-b]benzofuran

Hossein Behmadi; Sahar Niroomand

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 May 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.50278.1643

Abstract
  The reaction of 2-naphthol and also para-substituted phenols with glyoxal in presence of choline chloride: 2 ZnCl2 [ChCl: 2ZnCl2], a deep eutectic solvent (DES), as a green catalyst was studied. The amount of catalyst, solvent type, temperature, and time on the yield of reaction were investigated. It ...  Read More

Choline chloride: 2 ZnCl2 catalyzed efficient one-pot regioselective synthesis of dihydrobenzofuro[2,3-b]benzofuran


Original Research Article Inorganic chemistry
2. Efficient removal of cobalt(II) ion from aqueous solution using amide-functionalized metal-organic framework

Hossein Shayegan; Vahid Safarifard; Hooman Taherkhani; MohammadAli Rezvani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 July 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.52246.1656

Abstract
  In this study, an amide-functionalized metal-organic framework, namely TMU-24 was selected to adsorb Co(II) from wastewater with an adsorption capacity of 500 mg. g-1 in less than 20 minutes in neutral pH (pH=7). The effect of diverse parameters such as adsorbent dosage, competitive ions, and contact ...  Read More

Efficient removal of cobalt(II) ion from aqueous solution using amide-functionalized metal-organic framework


Original Research Article Medical and Chemistry
3. Phytochemical constituents and biological properties of Scutellaria condensata subsp. pycnotricha

Farhad Ismail Ahmadi; Rohollah Fathollahi; Dara Dastan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 August 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.52686.1662

Abstract
  Scutellaria is widely used in traditional medicine as a medical plant, in Asian countries, especially in China. It has been applied in treatment because of its sedative, antithrombotic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antiviral effects. Scutellaria condensata Rech. f. subsp. pycnotricha (Rech. f.) ...  Read More

Phytochemical constituents and biological properties of Scutellaria condensata subsp. pycnotricha


Original Research Article Medical and Chemistry
4. Isolation and characterization of bis(2-ethylheptyl) phthalate from Cynodon dactylon (L.) and studies on the catalytic activity of its Cu(II) complex in the green preparation of 1,8-dioxo-octahydroxanthenes

Ali Allahresani; Fatemeh Ghorbanian; Mohammad Ali Nasseri; Milad Kazemnejadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 August 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.52558.1659

Abstract
  Bis(2-ethylheptyl) phthalate is an anti-oxidant and anticancer compound that was extracted from the Cynodon dactylon plant stem extract and fully identified and characterized by FTIR, CHN, 1HNMR, 13CNMR, along with various 2D NMR techniques. The phthalate compound was modified and functionalized by polyethylene ...  Read More

Isolation and characterization of bis(2-ethylheptyl) phthalate from Cynodon dactylon (L.) and studies on the catalytic activity of its Cu(II) complex in the green preparation of 1,8-dioxo-octahydroxanthenes


Original Research Article Polymer
5. Synthesis of new polyurethanes based on 5, 6, 7, 8 – tetrabromo – 2, 3 – dihydro – 1, 4 – phthalazine dione

Ommolbanin Gharib; Hossein Nasr-Isfahani; Mohammad Bakherad; Hossein Mighani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 August 2020

http://dx.doi.org/10.30473/icc.2020.52271.1657

Abstract
  In this work, 5,6,7,8-Tetrabromo-2,3-dihydro-2,3-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)phthalazine-1,4-dione is synthesized by the reaction of 5,6,7,8-tetrabromo-2,3-dihydrophthalazine-1,4-dione with 2-bromoethanol in the presence of triethylamine. The obtained monomer was polymerized with different diisocyanates, including ...  Read More

Synthesis of new polyurethanes based on 5, 6, 7, 8 – tetrabromo – 2, 3 – dihydro – 1, 4 – phthalazine dione