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Dr Farzana Shaheen



Quaid-I-Azam University Islamabad 



Assistance Professor, Department of Chemistry University of Wah. 2014-2016

Lecturer,  Department of Chemistry AIOU Islamabad  2016 to Present 


1. Farzana Shaheen, Muhammad Sirajuddin, Saqib Ali, Naseer Ali Shah, Balquees Kanwal, Muhammad Nawaz Tahir, “New tri- and di-alkylstannyl 2-(1H-indol-3-yl)ethanoates: Synthesis, characterization and biological screenings” J. Coord. Chem., (2020) 10.1080/00958972.2020.1749272.

2. F. Shaheen, M. Sirajuddin, Saqib Ali, Z. Rehman, P. J. Dyson, N. A. Shah, M. N. Tahir., "Organotin(IV) 4-(benzo[d][1,3]dioxol-5-ylmethyl)piperazine-1-carbodithioates: Synthesis, characterization and biological activities" Journal of Organometallic Chemistry., 856 (2018) 13-22.

3. S. Khalid, F. Shaheen, and S. Ali, “DNA Binding Studies and Evaluation of Electrochemical Parameters of New Tri- and Di-Organotin(IV) Complexes of 4-(1H-Indol-3-yl)butanoic Acid” Russian Journal of General Chemistry., 88 (2018) 1720–1725.

4. Saghir Abbas, Sumera Zaib, Shafiq Ur Rahman, Saqib Ali, Shahid Hameed, Muhammad Nawaz, Tahir, Khurram Shahzad Munawar, Farzana Shaheen, Syed Mustansar Abbas, Jamshed Iqbal., “Carbonic anhydrase inhibitory potential of 1,2,4-triazole-3-thione derivatives of flurbiprofen, ibuprofen and 4-tert- butylbenzoic hydrazide : Design, synthesis, characterization, biochemical evaluation, molecular docking and dynamic simulation studies” Medicinal Chemistry, 10.2174/1573406414666181012165156.

5. F. Shaheen, M. Sirajuddin, S. Ali, P. J. Dyson, A. Haider, M. N. Tahir, K. Shahid, “Synthesis, structural elucidation and biological activities of organotin(IV) derivatives of 4‑(2‑thienyl)butyric acid”, J. Iran. Chem. Soc., 14 (2017) 387–39.

6. F. Shaheen, S. Ali, and S. Shahzadi, "Synthesis, Characterization, and Anticancer Activity of Organotin(IV) Complexes with Sodium 3-(1H-Indol-3-yl)propanoate" Russian Journal of General Inorganic chemistry., 87 (2017) 2937-2943.

7. Farzana Shaheen, Naseer Ali Shah., “Synthesis, structure elucidation and antimicrobial activity of triorganotin(IV) derivatives of N-laurylsacosine sodium salt.” Journal of Contemporary Research in Chemistry (2017) 2(1): 15-22.

8. S. Noureen, M. Sirajuddin, S. Ali, F. Shaheen, M. N. Tahir, “Synthesis, structural elucidation and DNA binding study of fluorine substituted organotin(IV) dithiocarbamates”, Polyhedron., 102 (2015) 750–758


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