Ultrasound-assisted Synthesis of Some New Curcumin Analogues and Their Corresponding Pyrazoline Derivatives

  • Farouq E. Hawaiz Department of Chemistry, College of Education, Salahaddin University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8617-747X
  • Dlzhen A. Shekh Omer Department of Chemistry, College of Education, Salahaddin University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region
Keywords: Curcumin, Mono carbonyl curcumins, Pyrazoline, Ultrasound.


In this work, a series of new curcumin mono-carbonyl analogs containing benzyloxy moieties and their pyrazoline derivatives were synthesized using a green method (ultrasound assisted technique) along with traditional method.  The work also includes a comparison between the two methods together and with literature.  Remarkable improvements were achieved by dropping down the reaction time from hours to minutes and obtaining higher yields of the products. 


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Author Biography

Farouq E. Hawaiz, Department of Chemistry, College of Education, Salahaddin University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region
Dr. Hawez is an Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Salahaddin University-Erbil. He has a B.Sc.degree in Chemistry (1989), M.Sc. degree in Organic Chemistry (1998) and a Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry (2007).


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How to Cite
Hawaiz, F. E. and Shekh Omer, D. A. (2017) “Ultrasound-assisted Synthesis of Some New Curcumin Analogues and Their Corresponding Pyrazoline Derivatives”, ARO-THE SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF KOYA UNIVERSITY, 5(1), pp. 30-35. doi: 10.14500/aro.10149.