Name: Dr. M. Farman
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Chemistry


MSc.(Chem. PU)

M.Phil. (Org. Chem. QAU)

PhD. (Org.Chem. QAU)

Phone: +92-51 9064-2097
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Isolation, Characterization and Synthesis of Natural Products particularly Polyphenolics

Exploring the Antioxidant Potential of Flavonoids



  1. Naseem Saud Ahmad, Akbar Waheed; Muhammad Farman, PhD; Aisha Qayyum (2010). Analgesic and Anti-inflammatory Effects of Pistacia integerrima Extracts in Mice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology ( doi:10.1016/j.jep.2010.03.017).


  1. Saira Khanum, Muhammad Farman, Nasim Hasan Rama, Shahid Hameed and Peter G. Jones (2010). 2-(2-Fluorobiphenyl-4-yl)-N-(propan-2-ylidene) propanohydrazide. Acta Cryst. E66, o858.


  1. S. Khanum, M. Farman, N. H. Rama, S. Hameed and P. G. Jones (2009). 1-(4-Ethoxybenzoyl)-4-(4-methoxyphenyl)thiosemicarbazide, Acta Cryst.. E65, o2604-o2605.


4.      Nabil Semmar, Saïd Nouira and Muhammad Farman(2009). Variability and Ecological Significances of Secondary Metabolites in Terrestrial Biosystems, Chapter 1: Handbook of Nature Conservaion, Editor: Jason B. Aronoff, ISBN 978-1-60692-993-3, © 2009 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.  USA.


  1. Naseem Saud Ahmad, Muhammad Farman, Muzammil Hasan Najmi, Kouser Bashir Mian, Aurangzeb Hasan (2008), Pharmacological basis for use of Pistacia integerrima leaves in hyperuricemia and gout. Journal of Ethnopharmacology,  Vol. 117, No.3, pp.478-482.


  1. Shahid Hameed, Muhammad Farman, Nasim Hasan Rama and Duddeck(2008). Electron Ionization Mass Spectrometric Studies of Some Racemic Nitriles, J.Chem.Soc.Pak., Vol. 30, No. 4., pp.618-621.


  1. Nabil Semmar , Maurice Jay , Muhammad Farman and Maurice Roux (2008). A New Approach to Plant Diversity Assessment Combining HPLC Data, Simplex Mixture Design and Discriminant Analysis. Environ Model Assess Environ Model Assess., 13, pp.17–33. [DOI 10.1007/s10666-006-9082-2].


  1. M. Hanif, G. Qadeer, N. H. Rama, M. Farman and A. Ruzicka (2007).

2-(3-Methoxyphenyl) acetohydrazide, Acta Cryst. E63, o4828. doi:10.1107/S1600536807058990.


  1. Naseem Saud Ahmad, Muhammad Farman, Kouser Bashir Mian, Muzammal Hasan Najmi, Aurang Zeb Hassan(2006). Activity of Polyphenolic Plant Extracts as Scavengers of Free Radicals and inhibitors of xanthine oxidase. Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 1, .pp. 1-5.
  2. Semmar, N. / Jay, M. / Farman, M. / Chemli, R. (2005), Chemotaxonomic analysis of Astragalus caprinus (Fabaceae) based on the flavonic patterns, Biochemical systematic and Ecology, vol.32, No.2, pp.187-200.
  3. Hasan, A., Farman, M. and Ahmed, I. (1994). Flavonoids glycosides from Indigofera hebepetala.   Phytochemistry, Vol. 35, No.01, pp.275-276.


  1. A. Hasan, M. Farman (1993), Constituents of Indigofera hebepetala leaves. Fitoterapia, Vol LXIV, No.5, pp.479.

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