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Massoud Amanlou

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Tel: +98 21 66959067
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Address: 16 Azar Ave., Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Academic Rank
Medicinal Chemistry
CV last edited on: 2017/09/09


Pharm D

Pharm. D, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 1993


Medicinal Chemistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 1998

First Prize winner


Razi Festival (national), Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Pharmaceutical Division 1999

سمت اجرايي


مدیر نوسازی و مطالعات کاربردی

دانشگاه علوم پزشکی تهران , آذر ماه 1392

Pharm D


شیمی دارویی 1 و 2 و 3 و طراحی دارو توسط کامپیوتر

هر ترم ارائه می گردد دانشکده داروسازی ساختمان قدیم و ,Pharm D.




Tetracyclines as a potential antiviral therapy against Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus: Docking and molecular dynamic studies

Authors: Sharifi, A. and Amanlou, A. and Moosavi-Movahedi, F. and Golestanian, S. and Amanlou, M.
Computational Biology and Chemistry, Vol.70, Year. 2017, Page:1-6,

Gd(3+)-DTPA-DG: novel nanosized dual anticancer and molecular imaging agent

[International Journal of Nanomedicine]
Authors: Massoud Amanlou,1 Seyed Davar Siadat,4,5 Seyed Esmaeil Sadat Ebr, dovepress
International Journal of Nanomedicine, Vol.2011, No.6, Year. 2011, Number of Page:747 - 763

Endo-inulinase Stabilization by Pyridoxal Phosphate Modification: A Kinetics, Thermodynamics, and Simulation Approach

[Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology]
Authors: Torabizadeh H, Habibi-Rezaei M, Safari M, Moosavi-Movahedi AA, S, springerlink
Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vol.165, No.7-8, Year. 2011, Number of Page:1661-73

Development and validation of a stability indicating HPLC method for determination of granisetron

[Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society]
Authors: Effat Souri1,*, Zahra Kargar1, Shahrooz Saremi2, Nazanin Shabani, wiley
Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, Vol.58, No.4, Year. 2011, Number of Page:443-449

Biosurfactant-producing bacterium, Pseudomonas aeruginosa MA01 isolated from spoiled apples: Physicochemical and structural characteristics of isolated biosurfactant

[Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering]
Authors: Abbasi, H., Hamedi, M.M., Lotfabad, T.B., Zahiri, H.S., Sharafi,, Elsevier
Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Vol.113, Year. 2011, Number of Page:211-9

Novel and facile methods for the synthesis of DTPA-mono-amide: A new completely revised strategy in radiopharmaceutical chemistry

[Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry]
Authors: Ardestani, M.S., Arabzadeh, A.J., Heidari, Z., Hosseinzadeh, A.,, springer
Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Vol.283, No.2, Year. 2010, Number of Page:447-455

Kinetic and conformational studies of adenosine deaminase upon interaction with oxazepam and lorazepam

[Protein and Peptide Letters]
Authors: Moosavi-Movahedi AA, Sepassi Tehrani H, Amanlou M, Soltani Rad M, Pubmed
Protein and Peptide Letters, Vol.17, No.2, Year. 2010,

Molecular modeling of Helicobacter pylori arginase and the inhibitor coordination interactions

[Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling]
Authors: Azizian H, Bahrami H, Pasalar P, Amanlou M.,
Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, Vol.28, No.7, Year. 2010, Number of Page:626-35

Extractive spectrophotometric method for determination of pioglitazone hydrochloride in raw material and tablets using ion-pair formation

[E-Journal of Chemistry]
Authors: Massoud Amanlou,1 Mohadeseh Zarei-Ghobadi,2 Mohammad Kazem Rofou,
E-Journal of Chemistry, Vol.7, No.3, Year. 2010, Number of Page: 915-921

Assessment of salivary and serum antioxidant status in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis

[Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal]
Authors: Momen-Beitollahi J, Mansourian A, Momen-Heravi F, Amanlou M, Obr,
Medicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal, Vol.15, No.4, Year. 2010, Number of Page:e557-e561

Synthesis and cloxacillin antimicrobial enhancement of 2-methylsulfonylimidazolyl-1,4-dihydropyridine derivatives

Authors: T Akbarzadeh, A Fallah Tafti, N Samadi, A Foroumadi, M Amanlou, ,
Daru, Vol.18, No.2, Year. 2010, Number of Page:118-123

Design, synthesis and anticholinesterase activity of a novel series of 1-benzyl-4-((6-alkoxy-3-oxobenzofuran-2(3H)-ylidene) methyl) pyridinium derivatives

[Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry]
Authors: Nadri H, Pirali-Hamedani M, Shekarchi M, Abdollahi M, Sheibani V, Pubmed
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Vol.18, No.17, Year. 2010, Number of Page:6360-6366

Development and Validation of a Rapid Derivative Spectrophotometric Method for Determination of Tropicamide in Eye Drops

[ Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences]
Authors: Effat Souri*, Massoud Amanlou, Shiva Shahbazi, Mitra Bayat,
Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol.6, No.3, Year. 2010, Number of Page:171-178

Determination of fluoride in the bottled drinking waters in Iran

[Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research]
Authors: M Amanlou; M Hosseinpour; H Azizian; MR Khoshayand; M Navabpoor;,
Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Vol.9, No.1, Year. 2010, Number of Page:37-42

Development and validation of a derivative spectrophotometric method for simultaneous determination of simvastatin and ezetimibe

Authors: Souri, E., Amanlou, M.,
E-Journal of Chemistry, Vol.7, No.(SUPPL. 1), Year. 2010, Number of Page:S197-S202

Simple extractive colorimetric determination of buspirone by acid-dye complexation method in solid dosage form

[Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences]
Authors: M Amanlou, S Keivani, B Sadri, O Gorban-Dadras, E Souri,
Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol.4, No.1, Year. 2009, Number of Page:11-18

Synthesis and dopaminergic activity of some E-3-(piperidin-1-yl)-1-(4-substituted phenyl)prop-2-en-1-one derivatives

[Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry]
Authors: Sakhteman A, Foroumadi A, Sharifzadeh M, Amanlou M, Rayatnia F, ,
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Vol.17, No.19, Year. 2009, Number of Page:6908-13

Binding of tris to Bacillus licheniformis α-amylase can affect its starch hydrolysis activity

[Protein and Peptide Letters]
Authors: Ghalanbor Z, Ghaemi N, Marashi SA, Amanlou M, Habibi-Rezaei M, K, Pubmed
Protein and Peptide Letters, Vol.15, No.2, Year. 2008, Number of Page: 212-214

Investigation on counterfeit glucosamine and chondroitin products in Iranian pharmaceutical markets

[Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research]
Authors: Massoud Amanlou,
Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Vol.7, No.2, Year. 2008, Number of Page:123-129

Efficient factors in protein modification: Adenosine deaminase esterification by Woodward reagent K

Authors: Mahnam, K., Moosavi-Movahedi, A.A., Bahrami, H., Hossein Hakimel,
Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, Vol.5, No.3, Year. 2008, Number of Page:464-475

Competitive inhibitory effects of acetazolamide upon interactions with bovine carbonic anhydrase II

[Protein Journal]
Authors: Safarian S, Bagheri F, Moosavi-Movahedi AA, Amanlou M, Sheibani ,
Protein Journal, Vol.26, No.6, Year. 2007, Number of Page:371-385

Anti-cariogenic properties of malvidin-3,5-diglucoside isolated from Alcea longipedicellata against oral bacteria

[International Journal of Pharmacology]
Authors: Esmaeelian, B., Kamrani, Y.Y., Amoozegar, M.A., Rahmani, S., Ra,
International Journal of Pharmacology, Vol.3, No.6, Year. 2007, Number of Page:468-474

Efficacy of Satureja khuzistanica extract and its essential oil preparations in the management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis

Authors: Amanlou M., Babaee N., Saheb-Jamee M., Salehnia A., Farsam H., T,
Daru, Vol.15, No.4, Year. 2007, Number of Page: 231-235

Determination of Ketotifen fumarate in raw material and pharmaceutical products using ion-pair formation

[Analytical Letters]
Authors: Amanlou, M., Nazlou, M.H., Azizian, H., Souri, E., Farsam, H.,
Analytical Letters, Vol.40, No.17, Year. 2007, Number of Page:3267-3279

Determination of buprenorphine in raw material and pharmaceutical products using ion-pair formation

Authors: Amanlou, M., Khosravian, P., Souri, E., Dadrass, O.G., Dinarvand,
Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, Vol.28, No.2, Year. 2007, Number of Page:183-187

Opioid system blockade decreases collagenase activity and improves liver injury in a rat model of cholestasis

[Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology]
Authors: Kiani S, Ebrahimkhani MR, Shariftabrizi A, Doratotaj B, Payabvas,
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vol.22, No.3, Year. 2007, Number of Page:406-413

Inhibitory effects of a flavonoid-rich extract of Pistacia vera hull on growth and acid production of bacteria involved in dental plaque

[International Journal of Pharmacology]
Authors: Kamrani, Y.Y., Amanlou, M., Esmaeelian, B., Bidhendi, S.M., Sahe,
International Journal of Pharmacology, Vol.3, No.3, Year. 2007, Number of Page:219-226

synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of 4-[2-alkylthio-5(4)-(4-substitutedphenyl) imidazole-4(5)yl]benzenesulfonamides as selective COX-2 inhibitors

[Acta Pharmacologica Sinica]
Authors: Salimi, M., Ghahremani, M.H., Naderi, N., Amini, M., Salimi, E.,,
Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, Vol.28, No.8, Year. 2007, Number of Page:1254-1260

Essential oil constituents of Chimonanthus fragrans flowers population of Tehran

Authors: Farsam, H., Amanlou, M., Taghi-Cheetsaz, N., Amin, G.R., Salehi-,
Daru, Vol.15, No.3, Year. 2007, Number of Page:129-131

A rapid derivative spectrophotometric method for simultaneous determination of naphazoline and antazoline in eye drops

[Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin]
Authors: Souri, E., Amanlou, M., Farsam, H., Afshari, A, Pubmed
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, Vol.54, No.1, Year. 2006, Number of Page:119-122

Preparation, characterization and in vitro drug release properties of polytrimethylene carbonate/polyadipic anhydride blend microspheres

[Journal of Applied Polymer Science]
Authors: Dinarvand, R., Alimorad, M.M., Amanlou, M., Akbari, H.,
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol.101, No.4, Year. 2006, Number of Page:2377-2383

Nitric oxide modulates glutathione synthesis during endotoxemia (2006) Free Radical Biology and Medicine

[Free Radical Biology and Medicine]
Authors: Payabvash, S., Ghahremani, M.H., Goliaei, A., Mandegary, A., Sha,
Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Vol.41, No.12, Year. 2006, Number of Page:1817-1828

Homocysteine alterations in experimental cholestasis and its subsequent cirrhosis

[Life Sciences]
Authors: Ebrahimkhani MR, Sadeghipour H, Dehghani M, Kiani S, Payabvash S,
Life Sciences, Vol.70, No.21, Year. 2005, Number of Page: 2497-2512

Enhancement of indomethacin-induced gastric damage by mouth breathing in rabbits

Authors: Niaki EA, Nemati M, Mani AR, Amanpour S, Amanlou M, Mazhar P, Me,
Pathophysiology, Vol.11, No.8, Year. 2005, Number of Page:197-199

Simultaneous determination of cyproterone acetate and ethinylestradiol in tablets by derivative spectrophotometry

[Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin]
Authors: Souri, E., Jalalizadeh, H., Farsam, H., Ghadiri, R., Amanlou, M,
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, Vol.53, No.8, Year. 2005, Number of Page: 949-951

Thermal dissociation and conformational lock of superoxide dismutase

[Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology]
Authors: Hong J, Moosavi-Movahedi AA, Ghourchian H, Amani M, Amanlou M, C,
Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Vol.38, No.5, Year. 2005, Number of Page:533-538

Determination of tropicamide in pharmaceutical formulations using high-performance liquid chromatography

[Journal of Chromatography ]
Authors: Amanlou M, Asmardi G, Andalibi PC, Javadi N, Khodadady F, Omarny,
Journal of Chromatography , Vol.1088, No.1-2, Year. 2005, Number of Page:136-9

In vitro release of clomipramine HCL and buprenorphine HCL from poly adipic anhydride (PAA) and poly trimethylene carbonate (PTMC) blends

[Journal of Biomedical Materials Research]
Authors: Dinarvand R, Alimorad MM, Amanlou M, Akbari H.,
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Vol.1;75, No.1, Year. 2005, Number of Page:185-191

Effects of diltiazem or verapamil on calcium uptake and release from chicken skeletal muscle sarcoplasmic reticulum

[Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology]
Authors: Paydar MJ, Pousti A, Farsam H, Amanlou M, Mehr SE, Dehpour AR., Pubmed
Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Vol.83, No.11, Year. 2005, Number of Page:967-975

Simultaneous determination of anthocyanoside and beta-carotene by third-derivative ultraviolet spectrophotometry

Authors: Souri, E., Jalalizadeh, H., Farsam, H., Rezwani, H., Amanlou, M,
Daru, Vol.13, No.1, Year. 2005, Number of Page:11-16

(E)- and (Z)-1,2,4-Triazolylchromanone oxime ethers as conformationally constrained antifungals

[Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry]
Authors: Emami S, Falahati M, Banifatemi A, Amanlou M, Shafiee A, Pubmed
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Vol.12, No.15, Year. 2004, Number of Page:3971-3976

Binding properties of adenosine deaminase interacted with theophylline

[Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin]
Authors: Saboury, A.A., Bagheri, S., Ataie, G., Amanlou, M., Moosavi-Mova,
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, Vol.52, No.10, Year. 2004, Number of Page:1179-1182

Antimicrobial activity of crude methanolic extract of Satureja khuzistanica

Authors: Amanlou M, Fazeli MR, Arvin A, Amin HG, Farsam H,
Fitoterapia, Vol.75, No.7-8, Year. 2004, Number of Page:768-770

Composition of the essential oils of wild and cultivated Satureja khuzistanica Jamzad from Iran

[Flavour and Fragrance Journal]
Authors: Farsam, H., Amanlou, M., Radpour, M.R., Salehinia, A.N., Shafiee,
Flavour and Fragrance Journal, Vol.19, No.4, Year. 2004, Number of Page:308-310

Comparative study of Zataria multiflora and Anthemis nobelis extracts with Myrthus communis preparation in the treatment of recurrent aphthous stomatitis

Authors: Jafari, S., Amanlou, M., Borhan-Mojabi, K., Farsam, H,
Daru, Vol.11, No.1, Year. 2003, Number of Page: 23-27

Comparison of sucralfate and hydrocortisone enemas in treatment of active ulcerative proctitis; a double-blind randomized clinical trial

Authors: Javadi, M.R., Daryani, N.E., Gholami, K., Mirmomen, S., Forout,
Daru, Vol.11, No.2, Year. 2003, Number of Page:69-73

Anatomical and phytochemical study of Lilium ledebourii (Baker) Boiss., a rare endemic species in Iran

Authors: Farsam, H., Amanlou, M., Amin, G., Nezamivand-Chegini, G., Saleh,
Daru, Vol.11, No.4, Year. 2003, Number of Page:164-170

Inhibition study of adenosine deaminase by caffeine using spectroscopy and isothermal titration calorimetry

[Acta Biochimica Polonica]
Authors: Saboury, A.A., Divsalar, A., Ataie, G., Amanlou, M., Moosavi-Mov,
Acta Biochimica Polonica, Vol.50, No.3, Year. 2003, Number of Page: 849-855

Studies on mechanism of 8-methoxypsoralen-DNA interaction in the dark

[International Journal of Pharmaceutics]
Authors: Arabzadeh, A., Bathaie, S.Z., Farsam, H., Amanlou, M., Saboury, ,
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Vol.237, No.1-2, Year. 2002, Number of Page:47-55

Determination of ginkgolides A and B in Ginkgo biloba leaves by HPLC using activated charcoal

Authors: Amanlou, M., Mesgarpour, B., Farsam, H,
Daru, Vol.10, No.4, Year. 2002, Number of Page:171-174

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of Biebersteinia multifida DC. root extract

[Journal of Ethnopharmacology]
Authors: Farsam, H., Amanlou, M., Reza Dehpour, A., Jahaniani, F. ,
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Vol.71, No.3, Year. 2000, Number of Page: 443-447

Synthesis and pharmacological activity of thebaine-derived μ-opioid receptor agonists

[Pharmaceutica Acta Helvetiae]
Authors: Shafiee, A., Amanlou, M., Farsam, H., Dehpour, A.R., Mir-Ershadi,
Pharmaceutica Acta Helvetiae, Vol.73, No.5, Year. 1999, Number of Page: 251-254

Naloxone is protective against indomethacin-induced gastric damage in cholestatic rats

[Journal of Gastroenterology]
Authors: Dehpour, A.R., Mani, A.R., Amanlou, M., Nahavandi, A., Amanpour,,
Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol.34, No.2, Year. 1999, Number of Page: 178-181

Cyclic acetal-like derivatives of diclofenac: Synthesis and in-vivo evaluation in rats

[Pharmacy and Pharmacology Communications]
Authors: Khalaj, A., Amanlou, M., Jorjani, M,
Pharmacy and Pharmacology Communications, Vol.4, No.4, Year. 1998, Number of Page:201-203

Determination of dosage requirements of warfarin in Iranian patients using HPLC technique

[Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics]
Authors: Andalibi, P., Farsam, H., Amanlou, M., Gharouni, M.,
Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Vol.23, No.3, Year. 1998, Number of Page:199-202

Rapid method for the determination of piroxicam in rat plasma using high-performance liquid chromatography

[Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Applications]
Authors: Amanlou, M., Dehpour, A.R. ,
Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Applications, Vol.696, No.2, Year. 1997, Number of Page:317-319

The protective effect of liquorice and its derivatives against gastric ulcer induced by piroxicam and mefenamic acid in rats

[Pharmaceutical Sciences]
Authors: Zolfaghari, M.E., Dehpour, A.R., Amanlou, M., Aghaghiri, T., Az,
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol.2, No.4, Year. 1996, Number of Page:179-183



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1. شیمی دارویی و طراحی دارو با کمک کامپیوتر
2. Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry and Synthesis of Opioids