Dr. Alemayehu  M. Yirsaw

Dr. Alemayehu M. Yirsaw

Assistant Professor
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia


Highest Degree
PostDoc Fellow in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from University of Tromso, Norway

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Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Organic Chemistry
62%
Phytochemistry
90%
Medicinal Plants
75%
Synthetic Process
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Dagnaw W. and A. Mekonnen, 2017. Preliminary phytochemical screening, isolation and structural elucidation of chloroform leaf extracts of Maesa lanceolata. Chem. Int., 3: 251-257.
  2. Abebe, M., A. Abebe and A. Mekonnen, 2017. Assessment of antioxidant and antibacterial activities of crude extracts of verbena officinalis linn root or “Atuch” (Amharic). Chem. Int., 3: 172-184.
  3. Abera, A., A. Mekonnen and T. Tebeka, 2015. Studies on antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Plumbago zeylanica Linn. Traditionally used for the treatments of intestinal warms and skin diseases in Ethiopia. Res. J., Med. Plant, 9: 252-263.
  4. Carlson, R., A. Descomps, A. Mekonnen, A. Westerlund and M. Havelkova, 2011. Improved synthesis of 1-bromo-3-buten-2-one. Synth Commun., 41: 2939-2949.
  5. Mekonnen, A., A. Westerlund, M. Havelkova, A. Descomps, R. Carlson, 2009. Synthesis of 1-bromo-3-butyn-2-one and 1,3-dibromo-3-buten-2-one. Synth. Commun., 39: 2472-2480.
  6. Mekonnen, A. and R. Carlson, 2006. Phase Transfer Catalyzed Aziridination of α-Bromo-2-cycclopentenone. Tetrahedron, 62: 852-856.