Dr. A. Ammar Labib
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Dr. A. Ammar Labib

Professor of Chemistry
Photospectroscopy Lab, Inorganic Chemistry Department, National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Chemical and Materials Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt

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The author is particularly interested in the synthesis and characterisation of new metal complexes that show promise for use as biologically active nanomaterials. The studies have covered a wide range of topics, from the discovery of new metal complexes with useful biological properties (such antibacterial or tumor-inhabiting properties) to the improvement of synthetic techniques for their synthes

Area of Interest:

Organometallic Chemistry
Chemical Compounds

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Mohamed, W.A.A., H.H.A. El-Gawad, S.D. Mekkey, H.R. Galal and A.A. Labib, 2022. Facile synthesis of quantum dots metal oxide for photocatalytic degradation of organic hazardous materials and factory effluents. Arab. J. Chem., Vol. 15. 10.1016/j.arabjc.2021.103593.
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  2. Mohamed, W.A.A., H.T. Handal, I.A. Ibrahem, H.R. Galal, H.A. Mousa and A.A. Labib, 2021. Recycling for solar photocatalytic activity of dianix blue dye and real industrial wastewater treatment process by zinc oxide quantum dots synthesized by solvothermal method. J. Hazard. Mater., 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.123962.
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  3. Mohamed, W.A.A., H.H.A. El-Gawad, S.D. Mekkey, H.R. Galal and A.A. Labib, 2021. Zinc oxide quantum dots: Confinement size, photophysical and tunning optical properties effect on photodecontamination of industrial organic pollutants. Opt. Mater., Vol. 118. 10.1016/j.optmat.2021.111242.
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  4. Mohamed, W.A.A., I.A. Ibrahem, A.M. El-Sayed, H.R. Galal and H. Handal et al., 2020. Zinc oxide quantum dots for textile dyes and real industrial wastewater treatment: solar photocatalytic activity, photoluminescence properties and recycling process. Adv. Powder Technol., 31: 2555-2565.
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  5. Sharmoukh, W., Z.M. Hassan, B.A. Ali, M.M. Elnagar, H.A. Mousa and A.A. Labib, 2018. Molecular engineering of d-u03c0-a based on 1,3-dimethoxybenzene u03c0 spacer for dye-sensitized solar cells. Egypt. J. Chem., 10.21608/ejchem.2018.4249.1376.
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  6. Shakdofa, M.M.E., H.A. Mousa, A.A. Labib, A.S. Abd-El-All, A.A. El-Beih and M.M. Abdalla, 2018. Synthesis and characterization of novel chromone schiff base complexes as P53 activators. Appl. Organomet. Chem., 10.1002/aoc.4345.
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  7. Shakdofa, M.M., H.A.H. Mousa, A.A. Labib, A.A. El-All and F. Bassyouni, 2018. In vitro antimicrobial activity evaluation of newly synthesized furochromone schiff base complexes. Egypt. J. Chem., 10.21608/ejchem.2018.2222.1180.
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  8. Magd-El-Din, A.A., H.A. Mousa, A.A. Labib, A.S. Hassan and A.S.A. El-All et al., 2018. Benzimidazole u2013 schiff bases and their complexes: synthesis, anticancer activity and molecular modeling as aurora kinase inhibitor. J. Nat. Res. C, 73: 465-478.
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  9. Shakdofa, M.M., H.A. Mousa, A. Elseidy, A.A. Labib, M.M. Ali and A.S. Abd-El-All, 2017. Anti-proliferative activity of newly synthesized cd(II), cu(II), Zn(II), Ni(II), co(II), VO(II) and Mn(II) complexes of 2-((4, 9-dimethoxy-5-oxo-5H-furo [3, 2-g] chromen-6-yl) methylene) hydrazinecarbothioamide on three human cancer cells. Applied Organometallic Chem. 10.1002/aoc.3936.
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  10. El-Mekkawi, D.M., A.A. Labib, H.A. Mousa, H.R. Galal and W.A.A. Mohamed, 2017. Preparation and characterization of nano titanium dioxide photocatalysts via sol gel method over narrow ranges of varying parameters. Orient. J. Chem., 33: 41-51.
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  11. Hanna, A.A., W.A.A. Mohamed, H.R. Galal and A.A. Labib, 2016. Synthesis, characterization and electrical properties of Zr doped ZnO nanoparticles and its effect on photodegradation of methyl orange. Res. J. Pharm. Biol. Chem. Sci., 7: 213-224.
  12. Galal, H.R., W.A.A. Mohamed, H.A. Mousa, A.A. Labib and A.A. Hanna, 2016. Removal of some hazardous dyes by photodegradtion in presence of yttrium oxide. Int. J. Adv. Eng. Nano Technol., 3: 1-6.
  13. Abd-Elzaher, M.M., A.A. Labib, H.A. Mousa, W.A.A. Mohamed and S.A. Moustafa, 2016. Synthesis, spectral structural studies and 5α-reductase inhibitory activities of CoII, NiII, CuII, ZnII mixed ligand. Int. J. ChemTech Res., 9: 548-556.
  14. Abd-Elzaher, M.M., A.A. Labib, H.A. Mousa, S.A. Moustafa, M.M. Ali and A.A. El-Rashedy, 2016. Synthesis, anticancer activity and molecular docking study of Schiff base complexes containing thiazole moiety. Beni-Suef Univ. J. Basic Applied Sci., 5: 85-96.
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  15. Abd-Elzaher, M.M., S.A. Moustafa, H.A. Mousa, A.A. Labib and M.M. Ali, 2014. Synthesis, characterization and anticancer activity of La(III), Ce(III), Pr(III) and Gd(III) complexes of 1,1`-bis(Z)-N-ethyldiene -5-methylthiazol-2-amine ferrocene. Egypt. J. Chem., 57: 59-73.
  16. Abd-Elzaher, M.M., A.A. Labib, H.A. Mousa, S.A. Moustafa and M.M. Abdallah, 2014. Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxic activity of ferrocenyl hydrazone complexes containing furan moiety. Res. Chem. Intermediates, 40: 1923-1936.
  17. Abd-El-All, A.S., A.A. Labib, H.A. Mousa, K.H. Hegab and M.A. El-Hashash et al., 2013. Synthesis of Ag(I),Cu(II),La(III) complexes of some new mannich bases incorporating 1,2,4-triazine moiety and studying their antihypertensive and diuretic activities. J. Applied Sci. Res., 9: 469-481.
  18. El-Tabl, A.S., M.M.E. Shakdofa, A.A. Labib and A.N. Al-Hakimi, 2012. Antimicrobial activities of the metal complexes of N`-(5-(4-chlorophenyl) diazenyl)-2-hydroxybenzylidene)-2-hydroxybenzohydrazide. Main Group Chem., 11: 311-327.
  19. Abd-Elzaher, M.M., S.A. Moustafa, H.A. Mousa and A.A. Labib, 2012. Synthesis and biological activity of a ferrocenyl ligand derived from thiophenol and its coordination with some transition metals. Monatshefte fur Chemie-Chem. Monthly, 143: 909-915.
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  20. Abd-Elzaher, M.M., S.A. Moustafa, A.A. Labib, H.A. Mousa, M.M. Ali and A.E. Mahmoud, 2012. Synthesis, characterization and anticancer studies of ferrocenyl complexes containing thiazole moiety. Applied Organometallic Chem., 26: 230-236.
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  21. Fouda, M.F.R., R.S. Amin, H.I. Saleh, A.A. Labib and H.A. Mousa, 2010. Preparation and characterization of nanosized titania prepared from beach black sands broad on the Mediterranean sea coast in Egypt via reaction with acids. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 4: 4540-4553.
  22. Fouda, M.F.R., M.M. Abd-Elzaher, A.A. Labib, R.A. Abd Elsamia and M.F. Elshahat, 2010. Synthesis and characterization of ferrocenyl hydrazine complexes of some transition metals. Egypt. J. Applied Sci., 25: 263-282.
  23. Abd-Elzaher, M.M., S.A. Moustafa, A.A. Labib and M.M. Ali, 2010. Synthesis, characterization and anticancer properties of ferrocenyl complexes containing a salicylaldehyde moiety. Monatshefte fur Chemie-Chem. Monthly, 141: 387-393.
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  24. Fouda, M.F.R., M.M. Abd-Elzaher, R.A. Abdelsamaia and A.A. Labib, 2007. On the medicinal chemistry of ferrocene. Applied Organometallic Chem., 21: 613-625.
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