Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals:

1- M. Asgari Bajgirani, Z. Biglari*, M. Sahihi*, "Computational investigation on CO2 capturing capacity of N-doped and Na-decorated Graphdiyne", Fuel, 2023, 345, 128169.

2- F.S.N. Oliva, M Sahihi, …, F. Bedoui*, “Nanoparticle size and surface chemistry effects on mechanical and physical properties of nano-reinforced polymers: The case of PVDF-Fe3O4 nano-composites”, Polymer Testing, 2023, 117, 107851. 

3- M. Sahihi*, J. Faraudo, “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Adsorption of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein on Polystyrene Surface”, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 2022, 62, 16, 3814–3824. 

4- M. Sahihi*, J. Faraudo, “Computer Simulation of the interaction between SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein and the Surface of Coinage Metals”, Langmuir, 2022, 38(48), 14673-14685

5- M. Anjomshoa, M. Sahihi, B. Amirheidari*, …, “In vitro   biological and in silico molecular docking and ADME studies of a substituted triazine-coordinated cadmium(II) ion: Efficient cytotoxicity, apoptosis, genotoxicity, and nuclease-like activity plus binding affinity towards apoptosis related proteins, BioMetals, 2022, 35, 549–572, 

6- H. Alipour, M. Asgari Bajgirani, M. Sahihi*, “Investigation of mechanical, thermal, electrical, and hydrogen diffusion properties in ternary V-Ti-X alloys: a density functional theory study”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2022, 126 (3), 1672-1687. 

7- J. Sanz Garcia, M. Gaschard, I. Navizet, M. Sahihi, … “Inhibition of cathepsin B by ferrocenyl indenes highlights a new pharmacological facet of ferrocifens”, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2022, 9, e202101075. 

8- M. Sahihi, A. Jaramillo-Botero, W.A. Goddard III, F. Bedoui*,” Interfacial interactions investigation in a model composite material: insights into ab Phase Transition of the Magnetite Reinforced Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) systems by All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulation”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2021, 125, 39, 21635–21644. 

9- M. Sahihi*, F Gaci, I Navizet, “Identification of new alpha-synuclein fibrillogenesis inhibitor using in silico structure-based virtual screening”, Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, 2021, 108, 108010. 

10- X. Han*, M. Sahihi, S. Whitfield, I. Jimenez, “Tuning Excited State of Bipyridyl Platinum (II) Complexes with Bio-active Flavonolate Ligand: Structures, Photoreactivity, and DFT Calculations”, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2020, 513, 119952. 

11- M. Sahihi*, J. S. Garcia, I. Navizet*, “Bioluminescent NLuc-Furimamide complex: A theoretical study on different protonation states”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2020, 124, 13, 2539-2548. 

12- S. G. Mansouri, H. Zali-Boeini*, K. Zomorodian, B. Khalvati, R. Helali Pargali, A. Dehshahri, H. Amiri Rudbari, M. Sahihi, Z. Chavoshpour “Synthesis of novel naphtho [1, 2-e][1, 3] oxazines bearing an arylsulfonamide moiety and their anticancer and antifungal activity evaluations”. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 2020, 13 (1), 1271-1282. 

13- Z. Chavoshpour-Natanzi, M. Sahihi* “Encapsulation of quercetin-loaded β-lactoglobulin for drug delivery using modified anti-solvent method” Food Hydrocolloids, 2019, 96, 493-502. 

14- M. Anjomshoa, M. Torkzadeh-Mahani, M. Sahihi, … “Tris-chelated complexes of nickel(II) with bipyridine derivatives: DNA binding and cleavage, BSA binding, molecular docking, and cytotoxicity” Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2019, 37 (15), 3887-3904. 

15- Z. Kazemi, H. Amiri Rudbari*, M. Sahihi*, … “New homochiral and heterochiral Mo(VI) complex from racemic ligand: Synthesis, X-ray structure, diastereomers separation and biological activities” Polyhedron, 2019, 170, 70-85. 

16- H. Molaee, M. Sahihi*, … “A combined computational/experimental study on HSA binding of two water soluble Schiff base ligands derived from pyridine derivative and ethylendiamine” Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2019, 37(3), 641-648. 

17- M. Dehkhodaei, M. Sahihi*, H. Amiri Rudbari “Spectroscopic and molecular docking studies on the interaction of Pd(II) & Co(II) Schiff base complexes with β-lactoglobulin as a carrier protein”. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2018, 36(12), 3130-3136. 

18- Z. Adibipour, N. Fani, A.K. Bordbar*, M. Sahihi “Exploring the Interaction Mechanism of Coumarin with Bovine β-Casein: Spectrofluorometric and Molecular Modeling Studies”. Physical Chemistry Research, 2018, 6, 627-638. 

19- M. Dehkhodaei, M. Sahihi*, … “Multi experimental and computational studies for DNA and HSA interaction of new nano-scale ultrasound-assisted synthesized Pd (II) complex as a potent anticancer drug”. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2018, 253, 61-71.264, 386-397. 

20- M. Ariyaeifar, H. Amiri Rudbari*, M. Sahihi*, … “Chiral halogenated Schiff base compounds: green synthesis, anticancer activity and DNA-binding study” Journal of Molecular Structure, 2018, 1161,497- 511. 

21- A. Jamshidvand, M. Sahihi*, … “Studies on DNA binding properties of new Schiff base ligands using spectroscopic, electrochemical and computational methods: Influence of substitutions on DNA-binding”. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2018, 253, 61-71.

22- M. Dehkhodaei, M. Sahihi*, H. Amiri Rudbari*, F Momenbeik “DNA and HSA interaction of Vanadium (IV), Copper (II), and Zinc (II) complexes derived from an asymmetric bidentate Schiff-base ligand: multi spectroscopic, viscosity measurements, molecular docking, and ONIOM studies”. Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, 2018, 23 (2), 181-192. 

23- Z. Chavoshpour-Natanzi, M. Sahihi*, S. Gharaghani “Structural stability of β-lactoglobulin in the presence of cetylpyridinum bromide: spectroscopic and molecular docking studies”. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2018, 36(3), 753-760. 

24- H. Abolhassani, A. K. Bordbar*, N. Fani, Z. Adibipour, M. Sahihi, … “Spectroscopic and molecular modeling probing of biophysical influence of β-casein nano-protein on adrenaline and arachidonoyl adrenaline”. Monatshefte für Chemie-Chemical Monthly, 2018, 149 (1), 185-196. 

25- M. Dehkhodaei, M. Sahihi*, … “Studies of DNA- and HSA-binding properties of new nano-scale green synthesized Ni (II) complex as anticancer agent using spectroscopic methods, viscosity measurement, molecular docking, MD simulation and QM/MM”. Journal of Molecular Liquids, 2017, 248, 24–35. 

26- M. Sahihi*, G. Borhan “The effects of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) on the structure and function of human serum albumin (HSA): Molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation studies”. Structural Chemistry, 2017, 28, 1815-1822. 

27- I. Khosravi*, M. Sahihi, H. Amiri Rudbari, G. Borhan, Z. Chavoshpour-Natanzi “The interaction of a new Schiff base ligand with human serum albumin: molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation studies”. Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B: Physics, 2017, 56(9), 636-643. 

28- I. Khosravi*, M. Sahihi*, M. Dashtbani, H. Amiri Rudbari, G. Borhan “Deoxyribonucleic acid and bovine serum albumin interaction with the asymmetric Schiff base ligand and its molybdenum (VI) complex: multi spectroscopic and molecular docking studies”. Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B: Physics, 2017, 56(9), 655-669. 

29- M. Dehkhodaei, M. Khorshidifard, H. Amiri Rudbari*, M. Sahihi*, … “Synthesis, characterization, crystal structure and DNA, HSA-binding studies of four Schiff base complexes derived from salicylaldehyde and isopropylamine”. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2017, 466, 48-60. 

30- Z. Kazemi, H. Amiri Rudbari*, V. Mirkhani*, M. Sahihi, … “Self-recognition of the racemic ligand in the formation of homochiral dinuclear V(V) complex: In vitro anticancer activity, DNA and HSA interaction”. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2017, 135, 230–240. 

31- B. Sengupta*, M. Sahihi, M. Dehkhodaei, D. Kelly, I. Arany “Differential roles of 3-Hydroxyflavone and 7- Hydroxyflavone against nicotine-induced oxidative stress in rat renal proximal tubule cells”. PloS One, 2017, 12(6), e0179777. 

32- M. Anjomshoa*, M. Torkzadeh-Mahani, J. Janczak, C. Rizzoli, M. Sahihi, F. Ataei, M. Dehkhodaei “Synthesis, crystal structure and Hirshfeld surface analysis of copper(II) complexes: DNA- and BSA binding, molecular modeling, cell imaging and cytotoxicity”. Polyhedron, 2016, 119, 23–38. 

33- Z. Kazemi, H. Amiri Rudbari*, M. Sahihi*, … “Synthesis, characterization and separation of chiral and achiral diastereomers of Schiff base Pd(II) complex: A comparative study of their DNA- and HSA binding”. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2016, 163, 246–260. 

34- M. Khalesi*, R. Jahanbani, D. Riveros-Galan, V. Sheikh-Hassani, M. Sheikh-Zeinoddin, M. Sahihi, … “Antioxidant activity and ACE-inhibitory of Class II hydrophobin fromwild strain Trichoderma reesei”. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2016, 91, 174-179. 

35- I. Khosravi, F. Hosseini, M. Khorshidifard, M. Sahihi*, H. Amiri Rudbari* “Synthesis, characterization, crystal structure and HSA binding of two new N,O,O-donor Schiff-base ligands derived from dihydroxybenzaldehyde and tert-butylamine”. Journal of Molecular Structure, 2016, 1119, 373-384. 

36- Z. Kazemi, H. Amiri Rudbari*, M. Sahihi*, … “Synthesis, characterization and biological application of four novel metal-Schiff base complexes derived from allylamine and their interactions with human serum albumin: Experimental, molecular docking and ONIOM computational study”. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 2016, 162, 448-462. 

37- M. Sahihi* “In-Silico Study on the Interaction of Saffron Ligands and b-Lactoglobulin by Molecular Dynamics and Molecular Docking Approach”. Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B, 2016, 55, 73-84. 

38- Z. Kazemi, H. Amiri Rudbari*, V. Mirkhani*, M. Sahihi*, … "Synthesis, characterization, crystal structure, DNA- and HSA-binding studies of a dinuclear Schiff base Zn(II) complex derived from 2- hydroxynaphtaldehyde and 2-picolylamine". Journal of Molecular Structure, 2015, 1096, 110-120. 

39- M. Khorshidifard, H. Amiri Rudbari*, B. Askari, M. Sahihi, … "Cobalt(II), copper(II), zinc(II) and palladium(II) Schiff base complexes: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic performance in selective oxidation of sulfides using hydrogen peroxide under solvent-free conditions". Polyhedron, 2015, 95, 1-13. 

40- F. Mohammadi, M. Sahihi*, A. K. Bordbar* "Multispectroscopic and molecular modeling studies on the interaction of two curcuminoids with b-lactoglobulin". Spectrochimica Acta Part A Molecular and Boimolecular Spectroscopy, 2015, 140, 274-282. 

41- M. Sahihi*, Y. Ghayeb "Binding of biguanides to b-lactoglobulin: molecular-docking and molecular dynamics simulation studies". Chemical Papers, 2014, 68, 1601-1607. 

42- I. Khosravi, M. Sahihi* "Computational Studies on the Interaction of Arctiin and Liquiritin with b-lactoglobulin". Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B, 2014, 53, 1591-1600. 

43- M. Sahihi*, Y. Ghayeb "An investigation of molecular dynamics simulation and molecular docking: Interaction of citrus flavonoids and bovine b-lactoglobulin in focus". Computers in Biology and Medicine, 2014, 51, 44-50.

44- M. Sahihi*, Y. Ghayeb, A. K. Bordbar "Interaction of b-Lactoglobulin with Resveratrol: Molecular Docking and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies", Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly, 2013, 27, 413-422. 

45- M. Sahihi*, Z. Heidari-Koholi, A. K. Bordbar "The Interaction of Polyphenol Flavonoids with b-lactoglobulin: Molecular Docking and Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies", Journal of Macromolecular Science Part B, 2012, 51, 2311-2323. 

46- M. Sahihi, A. K. Bordbar*, Y. Ghayeb, N. Fani "Structure-Function Relationship of b-Lactoglobulin in the Presence of Sodium Dodecylbenzenesulfonate", The Journal of chemical thermodynamics. 2012, 52, 16- 23. 

47- M. Sahihi, Y. Ghayeb, A. K. Bordbar* "Fluorescence Spectroscopic Study on Interaction of Retinol with b-lactoglobulinin the Presence of Cetylpyridinium Chloride", Spectroscopy, 2012, 27, 27-34. 

48- M. Sahihi, A. K. Bordbar*, Y. Ghayeb "Thermodynamic stability and retinol binding property of b-lactoglobulin in the presence of cationic surfactants", The Journal of chemical thermodynamics. 2011, 43,1185-1191.

49- M. Sahihi, A. K. Bordbar*, Y. Ghayeb "Thermodynamic denaturation of b-lactoglobulin in the presence of cetylpyridinium chloride", The Journal of chemical thermodynamics. 2010, 42, 1423-1428. 

50- M. Sahihi, H. S. Ghaziaskar*, M. Hajebrahimi "Solubility of maleic acid in supercritical carbon dioxide", Journal of chemical engineering Data. 2010, 55, 2596-2599. 

Congresses (10 selected):

2022 CECAM Workshop “Present and Future of Hybrid Quantum Chemical and Molecular Mechanical Simulations”, Lecco, Italy 

2022 Regional Biophysics Conference, Pecs, Hungary 

2022 The first international conference and the tenth national bioinformatics conference of Iran, Kish Island, Iran. (Scientific committee member)

2019 PHOTOBIOLOGIE SOUS LE SOLEIL, Sorbonne Université, France. 

2019 Biomolecules and Nanostructures 7, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland. 

2019 235th ECS meeting, Dallas, USA. 

2016 2nd international and 14th Iranian genetics congress, Sh. Beheshti University, Iran. 

2016 2nd conference on protein and peptide sciences, University of Isfahan, Iran. (Scientific committee member) 

2014 5th International Congress on nanoscience/nanotechnology, T. Modares University, Iran. 

2014 17th Iranian physical chemistry congress, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran. 

2014 17th Iranian chemistry congress, V.A. University of Rafsanjan, Iran. 

2013 16th Iranian physical chemistry congress, Babolsar University, Iran. 

2011 15th Iranian Chemistry Congress, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran. 

2006 9th Iranian physical chemistry congress, Guilan University, Iran.