1- Sari, Ö., Seybek, F., Kaya, S., Menges, N., Erdem, S. S., Balci, M., “Mechanistic Insights into the Reaction of N-Propargylated Pyrrole- and Indole-carbaldehyde with Ammonia, Alkyl Amines and Branched Amines: A Synthetic and Theoretical Investigation” European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 5261-5274, 2019

2- Kuzu, B., Tan, M., Ekmekci, Z., Menges, N., “A Novel Structure for ESIPT Emission: Experimental and Theoretical Investigations” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 111874, 2019,

3- Kuzu, B., Tan, M., Taslimi, P., Gülçin, İ., Taşpınar, M., Menges, N., “Mono- or Di-Substituted Imidazole Derivatives for Inhibiton of Acetylcholine and Butyrylcholine Esterases” Bioorganic Chemistry, 86, 187-196, 2019

4- Taşdemir, V., Kuzu, B., Tan, M., Genç, H., Menges, N., “Copper Catalyzed Synthesis of Imidazopyrazine fused N-Oxide Skeletons” Synlett, 30, 307-310, 2019

5-  Yıldız, B., Güzel, E., Menges, N., Şişman, İ., Şener, M. K., “Pyrazole-3-carboxylic acid as a new anchoring group for phthalocyaninesensitized solar cells” Solar Energy, 174, 527-536, 2018

6- Tan, M., Bildirici, İ., Menges, N., “Determination of enol form of asymmetric 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds: 2D NMR data and DFT calculations," Journal of Serbian Chemical Society, 83, 953-968, 2018

7- Güçlü, D., Kuzu, B., Tozlu, İ., Taşpınar, F., Canpınar, H., Taşpınar, M., Menges, N., “Synthesis of Novel Imidazopyridines and Their Biological Evaluation as Potent Anticancer Agents: A Promising Candidate for Glioblastoma” Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 28, 2647-2651, 2018

8- Bildirici, İ., Çetin, A., Menges, N., Alan, Y., “Synthesis and SAR studies of pyrazole-3-carboxamides and -thioureides including chiral moiety: Novel candidates as antibacterial agents” Journal of Serbian Chemical Society, 83, 795-807, 2018

9- Kuzu, B., Genç, H., Taşpınar, M., Tan, M., Menges, N., “An easy synthetic protocol for imidazo-1,4-oxazines and evaluation of their toxicities” Heteroatom Chemistry, 29, 1-12 2018, 

10- Kuzu, B., Tan, M., Ekmekci, Z., Menges, N., “A novel fluorescent sensor based on imidazole derivative for Fe 3+ ions” Journal of Luminescence, 192, 1096-1103, 2017

11- Menges, N., Bildirici, İ., “Synthesis and evaluation of aromaticity and tautomerization of pyrazolopyridazin(on)es” Journal of Chemical Science 129, 741-752, DOI 10.1007/s12039-017-1293-3, 2017

12- Cetin, A., Gündüz, B., Menges, N., Bildirici, İ., “Unsymmetrical pyrazole-based new semiconductor oligomer: synthesis and optical properties” Polymer Bulletin, 74, 2593-2604, DOI 10.1007/s00289-016-1846-5 2017

13- Kuzu B., Menges, N., “   Indole-Containing New Types of Dyes and Their UV-Vis and NMR Spectra and Electronic Structures: Experimental and Theoretical Study” Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 162, 61-68, 10.1016/j.saa.2016.02.046, 2016

14- Özer, M. S., Menges, N., Keskin, S., Şahin, E., Balcı, M., “Synthesis of Pyrrole-Fused C,N-Cyclic Azomethine Imines and Pyrazolo-pyrrolopyrazines: Analysis of Their Aromaticity Using Nucleus-Independent Chemical Shifts Values” Organic Letters, 18, 408-411, 2016

15- Menges, N., “Computational Study on Aromaticity and Resonance Structures of Substituted BODIPY Derivatives”, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1068, 117-122, 2015

16- Vatansever, E., Kılıç, K., Özer, M. S., Koza, G., Menges, N., Balci, M. “Intermolecular Heterocyclization of Ketoalkynes with 2-Mercaptoacetaldehyde under Metal-Free Conditions: Synthesis of 2,3-Disubstituted Thiophenes” Tetrahedron Letters, 56, 5386-5389, 2015

17- Güven, S., Özer, M. S., Kaya, S., Menges, N., Balcı, M., “Gold-catalyzed Oxime-Oxime Rearrangement” Organic Letters, 17, 2660-2663, 2015

18- Taşkaya, S., Menges, N., Balcı, M., “Gold-catalyzed formation of pyrrolo- and indolo-oxazin-1-one derivatives: The key structure of some marine natural products”, Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 11, 897-905, 2015

19- Menges, N., Balci, M., “Catalyst-free Hydrogenation of Alkenes and Alkynes with Hydrazine in the Presence of Oxygen”, Synlett, 25, 671-676, 2014

20- Menges, N., Şahin, E., “Metal- and Base-Free Combinatorial Reaction for C-Acylation of 1,3-Diketo Compounds in Vegetable Oil: The Effect of Natural Oil”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2, 226-230, 2014

21- Menges, N., Sari, O., Abdullayev, Y., Erdem, S. S., Balci, M., “Design and Synthesis of Pyrrolotriazine Derivatives: An Experimental and Computational Study”, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 78, 5184-5195, 2013

22-Çam, S., Bildirici, İ., Mengeş, N., Tan, M., Şener, A., “An entry into obtaining pyrazole, Chromone or Oxadiazole substituted 1H-pyrazoles via 2,3-furandiones”, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 50, E211-E216, 2013

23- Genç, H., Tan, M., Gümüş, S., Mengeş, N., Bildirici, İ., Şener, A., "Studies on the Different Reaction Pathways between 3-Acetyl-5-benzoyl-6-methyl-2-phenyl-4H-pyran-4-one and Alkylamines", Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society, 31, 2633-2636, 2010

24- Şener, A., Mengeş, N., Akkurt, M., Karaca, S., Büyükgüngör, O., "Efficient Synthesis of Some Oxalacetic Acid and Pyruvic Acid Derivatives from The Reactions of 2,3-Furandiones with 2-Phenylindole", Tetrahedron Letters, 49, 2828-2831, 2008

25- Şener, A., Bildirici, İ., Genç, H., Mengeş, N., Eskinoba, S., “"One Step Synthesis of Some 2,5,6-Trisubstituted-1,3-Dioxin-4-ones", Turkish Journal of Chemistry, 32, 19-24, 2008


Books and Book Chapters

  1. Menges, N., Kitap: Medisinal Kimyaya Giriş, Yazar: Graham L. Patrick, Çeviri Editörü: Prof. Dr. Öztekin ALGÜL, çeviri yapılan bölüm adı: Medisinal Kimyada Bilgisayarın Önemi, 2020, Nobel, prepared for publication
  2. Menges, N., Book: Handbook of Greener Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Compounds, Chapter: Green Protocols for Active Pharmaceutical Ingrediants (API), Editors: Dr. Boris Ildusovich, and Dr. Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova, Elseiver, prepared for publication
  3. Menges, N., Book:Copper in N-Heterocyclic Chemistry, Chapter: Copper catalysis for biologically active N-Heterocycles, Editor: Prof. Dr. Ananya Srivastava, Elseiver, prepared for publication
  4. Menges, N., İlaç Kimyasına Giriş, Gece Akademi, ISBN:978-605-7623-90-4, 2019
  5. Editor: Menges, N., “Farmasötik Kimya Uygulamaları, Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Pharmacy, 2018
  6. Menges, N., The Role of Green Solvents and Catalysts at the Future of Drug Design and of Synthesis. Green Chemistry, Chapter 5: Pharmaceutical Green Chemistry, InTech Publishing Group,  DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71018,  2018



  1. Menges, N.,(applicant), Batur, M., Tan, M., Kuzu, B., New Candidate for Glucoma: Imidazole Derivatives, National Patent Institute, Application Number: 2017/08596, Published Date: 26.03.2020, Publication Number:TR 2017 08596 B