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Dr Erum Jabeen





1.                  Investigation of redox mechanism and DNA binding of novel 2-(x-nitrophenyl)-5-nitrobenzimidazole (x = 2, 3 and 4), Mehwish H. Nasir, Erum Jabeen, Rumana Qureshi, Farzana L. Ansari, Awais Shaukat, Aftab Ahmed, Biophysical Chemistry, ISSN: 0301-4622, 258, (2020) 106316. (IF =1.745).


2.                  Synthesis, DNA-binding study and antioxidant assay of novel protic ionic liquids: Experimental and computational approaches Sabahat Sardar, Erum Jabeen, Asad Mumtaz, Masoom Yasinzai, Jean-Marc Leveque, Journal of Molecular Liquids, ISSN: 0167-7322, 300, 2020, 112255. (IF =4.561)


3.                  Synthesis, crystal structure and DNA binding interactions of ethyl 2-(2-acetamidothiazol-4-yl) acetate: Theoretical and experimental Investigations, Zafar Iqbal, Zaman Ashraf, Mujahid Abas, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, Erum Jabeen, Rehan Zafar Paracha, Maryum Nisar, Safeer Ahmad, Journal of Molecular Structure, ISSN: 0022-2860, 1198 (2019) 2 126903, (IF =1.753)


4.                  DNA binding interaction studies of flavonoid complexes of Cu(II) and Fe(II) and determination of their chemotherapeutic potential, Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed, Iftikhar Tahiri, Muhammad Kashif (DUHS), Aneela Javed, Inorganica Chimica Acta, ISSN: 0020-1693 496 (2019) 119048. (IF =2.433)


5.                  Substituted phenyl[(5-benzyl-1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-yl)sulfanyl]acetates/acetamides as alkaline phosphatase inhibitors: Synthesis, computational studies, enzyme inhibitory kinetics and DNA binding studies, Zafar Iqbal, Zaman Ashraf, Mubashir Hassan, Qamar Abbas, Erum Jabeen, Bioorganic Chemistry ISSN: 0045-2068 90 (2019) 103108,, (IF = 3.926)


6.                  Antioxidant Activity and Hepatotoxicity of Flavonoids and Their Metal Complexes Through Co-Administration of β-Cyclodextrin Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed, Nosheen Masood, Tahir Ali, Irum Murtaza, Zaman Ashraf, Nosheen Masood, Saima Kalsoom, ChemistrySelect, ISSN:2365-6549, 2019, 4, 9420–9432 (IF = 1.716).


7.            Removal of metal ions using metal-flavonoid-DNA adduct protocol, Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society ISSN:  1319-6103 (2019) 23, 118–126,, (IF = 2.759).


8.            A selective and sensitive monitoring of the OH radical using flavonoid-modified electrodes, Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed, Enrique Domínguez-Álvarez, Claus Jacob, Electrochemica Acta. ISSN: 0013-4686; Volume 258, 20 December 2017, Pages 228-235 (I.F. 5.383)


9.            DFT predictions, Synthesis, stoichiometric structures and anti-diabetic activity of Cu(II) and Fe(III) complexes of quercetin, morin and primuletin, Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed, Iram Murtaza, Tahir Ali, Nosheen Masood, Aysha Sarfraz Rizvi, Gulam Murtaza, Journal of Molecular Structure ISSN: 0022-2860, 2017, 1150, 459-468. (I.F. 1.753)



10.        Radical scavenging propensity of Cu2+, Fe3+ complexes of flavonoids and in-vivo radical scavenging by Fe3+-primuletin, Erum Jabeen, Naveed Kausar Janjua, Safeer Ahmed, Iram Murtaza, Tahir Ali, Shahid Hameed, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy ISSN: 1386-1425, 2017, 171, 432-438. doi: 10.1016/j.saa.2016.08.035 (I.F. 2.536)

Project, Research Interests


  1.  Synthesis and characterization of metal complexes
  2. Antioxidant potencies and DNA binding of synthesized compounds for various physical applications.
  3. Medicinal applications of coordination compounds DNA and albumin binding of compounds by different analytical techniques.
  4. Fabrications of biosensors for detection of radicals. 


  1. Quaid-i-Azam University Merit Scholarship from 2008-2010.
  2. Indigenous scholarship for four years for Ph.D program 2012-2017.


The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.