Pakistan Journal Of Chemistry

ISSN number: 2220-2625
EISSN number: 2222-307X

Pakistan Journal of Chemistry is an international peer-reviewed journal published in English by a National Chemist Community of International Repute, with its editorial office hosted by the Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan. It publishes original research and review work (either theoretical or applied) in all fields of chemistry, i.e. physical, inorganic, organic and analytical chemistry, computational, environmental, photochemistry, photobiology, organometallic synthesis, nanotechnology, medicinal and drug etc. in the form of Accounts, Full Papers, Notes and Communications. 

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    In text “References” must be cited as such [1] or Azmat et al.,[1] or Azmat & Ahmed [1] or Azmat [1]
    When multiple, two or single Author’s name required to use respectively.

For Research article
1. R. Azmat, M., Irshad, and I. Farooqi, Pak. J. Chem. 1(1):19-21, (2011)
2. S. M.Sheringari, S. R.. Pakalapati, S. B.Amrinder, J.Food.Sci. 30, 456-466. (2012)

For Books:
1. A. B. Smith; Textbook of Organic Chemistry, Jones, D. C., New York, pp. 123—126, (1961).
2. F. M. Dean, M. V. Sargent; In Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry, Vol. 4, Eds.: Katrizky, A. R., Rees, C. W., Pergamon, New York, (1984), p. 531.

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Dr. Rafia AzmatDepartment of Chemistry, University of Karachi.


Associate Editors

Dr. Syed Junaid AliLEJ Nanotechnology Centre, HEJ Institute of Chemistry, ICCBS, University of Karachi
Asst. Prof. Dr. Tehseen AhmedDepartment of Chemistry, University of Karachi



National Editorial Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Amber R. SolangiNational Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh
Prof. Dr. Syed Tufail SheraziNational Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh
Prof. Dr. Khalida MeharDepartment of Chemistry, Shah Abdul Latif University


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Prof. Dr. Liang ChengInstitute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Prof. Dr. Ho Soon minINTI International University, Malaysia.
Prof. S Jhaumeer LaullooDepartment of Chemistry, University of Mauritius
Dr. Yuliang LiuChemical Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, TX, USA
Dr. Sheshanath V. BhosaleSchool of Applied Sciences, 
RMIT University,
 Melbourne, Australia

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2011 (Volume 1)

Issue 1(8)

Quantitative Study of Photocatalyst Degradation of Propanil Herbicide in Water Using different Analytical Methods

Impacts of Evaporation Ponds of Ethanol Distillery Spent Wash on Underground Water

Demonstration of Chemical Equilibrium through Regeneration of Color in Blue Bottle Experiment

Treatment of Pesticide Contaminated Wastewater by Soil Microorganisms

Efficacy of Tectona grandis (Teak) and Distemonanthus benthamianus (Bonsamdua) Water Extractives on the Durability of Five Selected Ghanaian Less Used Timber Species

Evaluation of Herbal Drug for Hypoglycemic Activity in Normal, Hyperglycemic and Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rabbits

Analysis of Growth and Resistance to Different Population of Fusarium Solani in Soybean Legume Plant

Plant Community and Soil Relationships in the Vicinity of International Leather Industry and Farooq Textile Mill of Landhi Industrial Area in Karachi, Pakistan

Issue 2(8)

Molecular Structures and Vibrational Spectra of Roesky’s Ketone, its Isomers and their Novel Sulfur and Selenium Analogues: An Insight using Density Functional Theory

Comparative study on the effect of zopiclone and flurazepam

An Investigation of Quality of Groundwater of Taluka Nawabshah

Detection, Isolation, Purification, and Characterization of Mannose Binding Lectin (ManBL) from Patients with Different Kidney Diseases and Healthy Individuals

Physiological and Biochemical responses of two legume species to elevated levels of carbon dioxide

Strategic Learning of Oxidation Reduction Reaction through Blue Bottle Experiment

Partial molar volume of Ciprofloxacin in water, HCl and FeCl3.6H2O at 298.15K and 308.15K

Toxic Effect of copper on growth, yield, Photosynthetic Pigments and Mineral composition of wheat plants (Triticum aestivum L.)

Issue 3(8)

Synthesis, Structure and Characterization of New Metal Complexes of Schiff Bases Derived from Isatin N-Benzylisatin and 4-Aminoantipyrine

Evaluation of Drug Induced Neuronal Damage in Rats

Adsorption of Some Drugs onto Surface of Iraqi Kaolin Clay

An investigation of environmental impact of aerial metal deposition around the petrol filling stations and applying remedial measures to reduce the elevated level of lead metal

Serum Malondialdehyde and Lipid Profile Levels of Young Patients "Haven’t a Family History of Hypertension": A New Study for Cases in the Civic Society

Demonstration of Direct observation of Transition state through Blue Bottle Experiment, An undergraduate study in Chemical kinetics Education

Analytical Investigation of Arsenic and Iron in hand pump and tube-well groundwater of Gambat, Sindh, Pakistan

Competition of Chromium on Iron binding sites in the biological system

Issue 4(8)

Fabrication and Characterization of Metallic Copper and Copper Oxide Nanoflowers

Measurements of Natural Radiation in soil of the College of Education, University of Kufa, Al-najaf Al-ashraf, Iraq

The Therapeutic role of Magnesium in different depressive syndromes of the male population comprising of different age groups

Influence of Seed pre-treatment by UV-A and UV-C radiation on germination and growth of Mung beans

Instruction Manual of Systemic Approach to Teaching and Learning (SATL)

Redox process in [N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-ethylene-diamine-N,N ,N -triacetato] uranium (IV)

Measurement of dissolved hydrogen in Al alloys and calculation of hydrogen removal efficiency of a degassing system

Estimation of Moisture Content & Metal Ions in White Flowers of Bougainvillea spectabilis and Purple Flowers of Bougainvillea glabra in Pakistan

2012 (Volume 2)

Issue 1(7)

Modification of Spectroscopic Method for Determination of L-arginine in Different Tissue extracts

QSPR study of molar diamagnetic susceptibility of diverse organic compounds using multiple linear regression analysis

An Improved Synthesis And Biological Evaluation Of Some New 4,5-dihydro-pyrazole-1-Carbaldehyde Derivatives

Phytochemical Studies on Amberboa ramosa

High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Determination Of α-keto Acids From A Pharmaceutical Preparation (Tablet) Using 4-Nitro-1, 2-Phenylene Diamine As A Derivatizing Reagent

Designing Of Lectures through Systemic Approach to Teaching and Learning, a Model for (SATL) Methodology

Rapid and Inexpensive Densitometric Method, Using TLC Plates, for Quantification and Determination of Nine Pesticides in Water

Issue 2(8)

An Alternative to Synthetic Acid Base Indicator-Tagetes Erecta Linn

Kinetic and Equilibrium Studies on the Adsorption of Albumins on Charcoal Derived From Almonds Shell

Thermodynamic Study of Fe+3, Cr+3 and Cd+2 Ions Adsorption on Charcoal Derived from Walnut Shell

Iron Contamination of Shallow Wells in Makurdi Urban Area, Benue State, Nigeria

Ocimum Basilicum: A Review on Phytochemical and Pharmacological Studies

Strategies of Learning Graduate Level Experiments and Its Application for the Removal of Toxic Waste Related To Mutual Solubility of Liquids and Phase Coexistence

Complexation, Stability and Stoichiometry of Iron (III) with Salbutamol (Active ingredient of Asthma drug Ventolin®)

Effect of Exogenous Application of Silicon with Drought Stress on Protein and Carbohydrate Contents of Edible Beans (Vigna radiate & Vigna unguiculata)

Issue 3(8)

Biological Behavior of Anammox Process for Municipal Wastewater Treatment: Effect of Ammonia Removal and Other Parameters

QSAR Prediction of Aqueous Solubility’s of Some Pharmaceutical Compounds by Chemometrics Methods

(all-E)-β-Carotene and (all-E)-β,ɛ-carotene 3,3’-diol from Toona Sureni

Study of Antioxidant Activity of Essential Oil of Thymus serpyllum

Accumulation of Heavy Metal Ions from Tanneries Wastes: An Approach For Chromium Removal Using Activated Charcoal

Comparative Analysis of Ocimum basilicum and Ocimum sanctum: Extraction Techniques and Urease and alpha-Amylase inhibition

Synthesis of Some Streoregular Polydiacetylenes and the Slow Release of Drug Using Some Linear Polymers

Determination of β-lactam Antibiotics in Pharmaceutical Preparations by Uv-visible Spectrophotometry Atomic Absorption and High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Issue 4(8)

Characterization of Eucalyptus globulus found in Provinces of Pakistan and its applications related to control Environmental Pollution

Study of Antifungal Activity of Essential Oil of Thymus serpyllum

Evaluation of Kinetic and Thermodynamic Parameters of 1, 1’-Dibenzoylferrocene in Methanol by Cyclic Voltammetry

Effect of Geraniol on Macro and Micro Elements Levels in Lung Tissue of Rats That are Subjected to Oxidative Stress

Theoretical Study on Structure and Electronic Properties of 2, 5-Bis [4-N, N-Diethylaminostyryl] Thiophene and Its Furan and Pyrrole Derivatives Using Density Functional Theory (Dft)

Immobilization of the Protease of Carica papaya on DEAE-cellulose

Modification of Poly Ethylene Glycol with 4, 4-Azo Di Benzoic Acid and Study of Its Physical Properties

The Effect of Colloidal Silica Nanoparticles on the Activity of α-Amylase

2013 (Volume 3)

Issue 1(8)

The Antioxidative Activity of Aqueous and Ethanolic Extracts of Rosemary and Green Tea Leaves: A Comparative Study

An Extensive Survey of the Phytochemistry and Therapeutic Potency of Ocimum sanctum (Queen of Herbs)

Piperidine Promoted Regioselective Synthesis of α, β-unsaturated Aldehydes

pH Effect on Stoichiometry and Stability of Ferrous Complexes of (-)-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-L-alanine

Estimation of Chromium in Effluents from Tanneries of Korangi Industrial Area

Determination of 106Ru, 134/137Cs, and 241Am concentrations and Action Level in the Foodstuffs Consumed by Inhabitants of Iraq

The Effects of Squeezed Grapes Residue on the Preservation of Stored Fried Potato Chips

A Visual Demonstration of Solvent Effect in Chemical Kinetics through Blue Bottle Experiment

Issue 2(8)

Efficacy of Erythropleum suaveolens (potrodom) and Distemonanthus benthamianus (bonsamdua) Water Extractives on the Durability of Five Selected Ghanaian Less Used Timber Species

A Novel RP-HPLC Method for the Quantification of Fulvestrant in Formulations

Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Screening of Various S-substituted Derivatives of 5-(3-Nitrophenyl)-1,3,4-Oxadiazole-2-thiol

Infrared Spectroscopic Characterization of Calcium and Barium Hydrazone Complexes

Ionic Characteristics of Potable Water of Mardan District

Complexation of Iron by Dopamine Analogs; A Spectrophotometric and Potentiometric Study

Effect of temperature on the dielectric relaxation time of binary mixture of 2-chloroaniline and 2-ethoxyethanol in 1,4-Dioxane solution using microwave absorption data

Heavy Metals Pollution of Ground Water in Urban and Sub-Urban Areas of Makurdi Metropolis – Nigeria

Issue 3(8)

Synthesis and Spectroanalytical Studies of a New Azodye Derived From 2-Amino-6-ethoxybenzothiazole and 4-Chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol and its Complexes With Fe (III) Ion

Enzyme Inhibition Studies on N-Substituted Sulfonamides Derived from m-phenetidine

Short Assessment Survey of Organochlorine Pesticides in Marine Environment of Damb (Sonmiani) Balochistan

Study Effect of Carbon: Nitrogen Ratio on the Minerals Weathering by Using Scanning Electron Microscope

Efficacy of Erythropleum Suaveolens Water Extractives on the Durability of Ghanaian Antiaris toxicaria and Aanarium schweinfurthii

Nitrated and Brominated Narcotine and its Cleaved Adduct as Butyrylcholinesterase Inhibitors

Characterization and Effects of Plant Derived Humic Acid on the Growth of Pepper under Glasshouse Conditions

Manufacturing of High Quality Teachers for Chemistry Education at Higher Secondary Level in Current Era

Issue 4(6)

2014 (Volume 4)

Issue 1(7)

Irinotecan and Bevacizumab in Glioblastoma-A Review

Synthesis and Screening of Some New N-Substituted Derivatives of N-(4-Methylpyridin-2-yl)benzenesulfonamides as Potential Antibacterial Agents

Improved Gas-Sensing Properties of Graphene-CoFe2O4 Composite Prepared via Homogeneous Precipitation

Chemical Composition of Lignitic Humic Acid and Evaluating its Positive impacts on Nutrient Uptake, Growth and Yield of Maize

Synthesis and Pharmacological Activities of N-(3-Hydroxyphenyl)Benzamide and its 3-O-Derivatives

Adsorption Studies of Phenol Using Thermally and Chemically Modified Rice Husk as Adsorbents

GC-Mass Spectrokinetics Study of Probable Mechanism of the Oxidation of Diethylthiourea with Toluidine Blue

Issue 2(7)

Issue 3(7)

Antibacterial and Enzyme Inhibition Studies of N’-Substituted Benzylidene-2-(2, 4- Dimethylphenoxy) Acetatohydrazides

Growth Stimulation, Metabolic Activities and Fruit Yield of Tomato as Influenced by Fulvic Acid

Fabrication of TiO2 Cathodes by Anodic Oxidation for Hydrogen Generation from Electrolysis of Water

Hg (II) Catalysed Oxidation of D-Arabinose and D-Mannose by Acidic Solution of Potassium Permanganate: Kinetics and Mechanism

Electronic Spectrum of different Bis-Schiff bases of Isatin and its Solvatochromism

A Review on Antitubercular Activity of Some 2-isonicotinoylhydrazinecarboxamide, 5-(pyridin-4-yl)- 1,3,4-oxadiazol-2-amine, N´-(E)-heteroaromatic-isonicotino-hydrazide and 1-(7-chloroquinolin-4-yl)- 2-(heteroaromatic)methylene hydrazone derivatives

Investigation of Moisture Sorption, Permeability and Drug Release Behavior of Carrageenan/Poly Vinyl Alcohol Films

Issue 4(7)

Synthesis and Biological Screening of N-(Dimethylphenyl Substituted)-N-Ethyl/Benzyl-4-Chlorobenzenesulfonamide Derivatives

Synthesis of Some N-Substituted Sulfonamides Derived from Moringine as Lipoxygenase Inhibitors

Enhancement of Sudan Gasoline Octane Number by Natural and Synthetic Zeolites

Preparation of Magnesium Hydroxide and Nanofiber Polymer Composites to Reduce the Flammability and Melt Dripping Behaviour of Polymers

Antibacterial Activities of Newly Synthesized Azo Anils And its Oxalato-Bridged Binu-clear {Cu(II) and Zn(II)} Complexes

Kinetics and Adsorption Isotherms Studies of Acridine Orange Dye from Aqueous Solution by Activated Charcoal

Quality and Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal Deposits of Punjab Pakistan

2015 (Volume 5)

Issue 1(3)

Issue 2(7)

Comparative Distribution of Selected Essential Metals in Drinking Water by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometric Method

The Chemical Isomerization of Whey Lactose to Lactulose by Using Column Reactor

Synthesis, Spectral Analysis and Antibacterial Activity of Some new N-Substituted Sulfonamide Derivatives of 1,3-Benzodioxol-5-amine

Determination of Adsorption of Diesel onto a Poultry Waste: Chicken Feather

Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity Study of N-Substituted Acetamide Derivatives of 4-Hydroxy-2-oxo-2H-Chromene

Isolation and Characterization of the Chemical Constituents of Anacardium occidentale Cracked Bark

Qualitative And Spectrophotometric Determination Of Potassium Bromate In Bread Samples Sold In Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria

Issue 3(7)

2-(Aralkylated/Arylated/Arenylatedthio) 5-Benzyl-1, 3, 4-Oxadiazoles: As Less Cytotoxic And Moderate Inhibitors Of Cholinesterases

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel (E)-tert-butyl 7-(4-methoxyphenyl)-5-(4,4,5,5-tetramethyl-1,3,2-dioxaborolan-2-yl)hept-2-enoate and (E)-diethyl (6-(4-methoxyphenyl)-4-(4,4,5,5-tetramethyl-1,3,2-dioxaborolan-2-yl)hex-1-en-1-yl)phosphonate; Application of Olefin Cross Metathesis

Pre Harvest Foliar Application of Methyl Jasmonate on Fruit Quality and Quality Enzymes and Phenolic Compounds Changes During Storage of Grapefruit.

Assessment of Ground Water Quality at Selected Locations Inside Karachi City

Synthesis, Characterization, and In-Vitro Anti-Microbial and Anti-Oxidant Activities of Co+2, Ni+2, Cu+2 and Zn+2 Complexes of 5-chloro-2-hydroxybenzaldehyde-N-(2-oxo-1,2-dihydro-3H-indol-3-ylidene)hydrazone

New Design of Flow Injection Unit for Determination of Aluminum (Iii) by Alizarin Dye

An Investigation of Langmuir and Freundlich Isotherms for Removing of Pb+2ions from Aqueous Solutions by Using Modified Reed

2016 (Volume 6)

2017 (Volume 7)

2018 (Volume 8)

2019 (Volume 9)

2020 (Volume 10)

2021 (Volume 11)

2022 (Volume 12)

2023 (Volume 13)