Recent Submissions

  • Renewable Energy as Only-Choice for Mankind: Solar Energy Research Activities at Najah 

    Hikmat S. Hilal (2011-06-01)
    <p>Human need for energy resources is a fact of life. The demand for energy is continuously increasing with time, and is almost reaching a logarithmic relation. Unfortunately, as profitability is masterminding human current ...
  • Evolving Catalytic Routes for Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Growth 

    Mark H. Rümmeli (2011-06-01)
    <p>Nanomaterials are of enormous fundamental interest, both from the point of view of discovering new physical phenomena as well as for their exploitation in novel devices. It is for these reasons that new nanostructures ...
  • Translating Innovative Science into Medicine for the Treatment of Global Unmet Medical Needs 

    Mjalli, A (2011-06-01)
    <p>This presentation will focus on using innovative technology in medicinal chemistry, biology, coupled with genomic data to identify the various genes that are implicated in the cause of human diseases. The translation ...
  • Metal-Organic Frameworks and their Applications to Clean Energy 

    Omar M. Yaghi (2011-06-01)
    <p>Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) represent an extensive class of porous crystals in which organic ‘struts’ are linked by metal oxide units to make an open networks. The flexibility with which their building units can be ...
  • X-ray Crystallographic – Interdisciplinary Research 

    J. Shashidhara Prasad (2011-06-01)
    <p>X-ray crystallography is the only technique which reveals the structure of materials at atomic level. This is very important for understanding the physical properties, activities of pharmaceutical, superionic, biological ...
  • Fate of Oxytetracycline & Doxycycline in Soil & Underground Water 

    Lama Sameeh Awartani; Shehdeh Jodeh (2011-06-01)
    <p>Pharmaceutical pollution is one of the most serious types of environmental pollution, that attracts increasing attention &amp; lead research studies in recent years. Because of their great impact on aquatic life, soil ...
  • A Disposable Single-Use Optical Sensor for Potassium Determination Based on Neutral Ionophore 

    A.F Al-Natsheh (2011-06-01)
    <p>A disposable single-use optical sensor to determine potassium based on an ion-exchange mechanism is described. The test strip is formed by a circular sensing film zone 6 mm in diameter and 4.7 |im in thickness that ...
  • Predicting The Solubility of Pesticide Compounds in Water Using QSPR Methods 

    Deeb O; Goodarzi M (2011-06-01)
    <p>Pesticide contamination of surface water and groundwater due to agricultural activities has been of concern for a long time. Water solubility indicates the tendency of a pesticide to be removed from soil by runoff or ...
  • Adsorption of Gemifloxacin Mesylate on Activated Charcoal and Kaolin 

    Hattab. A; Khalaf. S; Abu-Shqair. I (2011-06-01)
    <p>In this study, the adsorption of gemifloxacin mesylate (antibiotic) using selected pharmaceutical adsorbents such as activated charcoal and kaolin was investigated spectrophotometrically in terms of initial pH, residence ...
  • Surface Energies of Metals in Both Liquid And Solid States 

    Fathi Aqra (2011-06-01)
    <p>Although during the last years one has seen a number of systematic studies of the surface energies of metals, the aim and the scientific meaning of this research is to establish a simple and a straightforward theoretical ...
  • Synthesis and Biological Activity of N-Heteroaromatic-substituted Thiophene- 2-carbohydrazides 

    Mohammed A. Al-Nuri; Ahmad I. Husein (2011-06-01)
    <p>New heteroring-substituted thiophene-2-carbohydrazides incorporating pyrrole, thiophene,<br /> and pyridine moieties have been synthesized, characterized, and screened for possible<br /> antimicrobial activity. Some of ...
  • Photodegradation of Water Organic Contaminates Under Solar Simulator Light 

    Ahed H. Zyoud; Nidal Zater; Iyad Saadeddin; Moath Helal; Ghazi Noor; Hikmat S. Hilal (2011-06-01)
    <p>Surfaces of Rutile TiO2 particles have been modified with CdS nano-particles. The TiO2/CdS system has been used as catalyst in water purification by photo-degrading organic contaminants such as methyl orange (a commonly ...
  • الصیدلیة الشعبیة- دكان العطار 

    د.إدریس جرادات (2011-06-01)
    <p>ھدفت الدراسة إلى التعرف على آلیة عمل المعالج الشعبي- العطار- والذي یقوم بمعالجة الأمراض المتنوعة بالأعشاب والمستحضرات الأخرى بالاستناد إلى أمھات الكتب القدیمة والتي كان یستخدمھا الآباء والأجداد في العلاج الشعبي وكذلك ...
  • Isolation and characterization of the Active Ingredient of Selected Palestinian Medicinal Plant 

    Suleiman Al- Khalil (2011-06-01)
    <p>Two medicinal plants Rosmarinus officinalis and Salvia Fruticosa are used in traditional medicine in Palestine for the treatment of gastrointestinal tract, also as antiseptic, antispasmodic and wound healing. In previous ...
  • Synthesis of a New Series of Heterocyclic Scaffolds for Medicinal Purposes 

    R. Arafat; M.S. Ali-Shtayeh; T. Al-Tel; W. Voelter; A. Barakat; H.S. Hilal (2011-06-01)
    <p>A new series of substituted 8-fluro-4H-pyrimido[2,1-b] [1,3]benzothiazole-4-ones, substituted 7-methyl-4H-isoxazolo[2,3-a]pyrimidin-4-ones, and substituted 2-methyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro- 9H-isoxazolo[2,3-a]pyridopyrimidin-9-ones, ...
  • Synthesis and Biological Activities of Curcumin Based Heterocyles 

    Othman A. Hamed; Noha Mehdawi; Adham Abu Taha; Emad M. Hamed; Mohammed A. Al-Nuri; Ayman S. Hussein (2011-06-01)
    <p>A number of curcumin based pyrazoles, an isoxazoles, and a diazepine have been synthesized and evaluated for their antibacterial activities. The chemical structures of the newly synthesized compounds were verified on ...
  • A facile synthesis of quinazolino[1,4]benzodiazepine natural alkaloids 

    Naim H. Al-Said (2011-06-01)
    <p>A facile and short synthesis of a series of quinazolino[[3,2-a][1,4]benzodiazepine scaffold found in several biologically active naturally occurring alkaloids, including asperlicin C, circumdatin H and benzomalvin A is ...
  • Antioxidant and Anticancer Activities of Six Palestinian Plants Used in Traditional Medicine 

    Ahmad I. Husein; Mohammed S. Ali-Shtayeh; Nidal A. Zatar; Waheed Jondi (2011-06-01)
    <p>Ethanolic extracts of six plants (Arum palaestinum, Urtica pilulifera, Coridothymus capitatus, Majorana syriaca, Teucrium creticum, Teucrium polium), used in traditional medicine in Palestine were tested for their ...
  • Drug Optimization & Chemical Structure Modification of Antiseizure 

    Walaa Hemedat (2011-06-01)
    <p>Gabapentin which is chemically known as 1-aminomethyl-1-cyclohexaneacetic acid and its structure is shown below is a very well known pharmaceutical drug useful for the treatment of epilepsy and other cerebral disorders. ...
  • Carbon Nanotubes 

    Prof. Ragini C. Patil (2011-06-01)
    <p>Since the discovery of carbon nanotubes in 1991 by Sumio Iijima, carbon nanotubes are becoming rapidly prominent in research and innovative new technologies. This paper explores the fundamentals behind the unique structure ...

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