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Katarina Vazdar

Senior Research Assistant
Division of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Rudjer Boskovic Institute


Education 2005. B. Sc., Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia 2010. Ph. D., Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia (under the supervision of Dr. Ivan Habus)

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  • Dražić, Tonko; Vazdar, Katarina; Vazdar, Mario; Đaković, Marijana; Mikecin, Ana-Matea; Kralj, Marijeta; Malnar, Martina; Hećimović, Silva; Habuš, Ivan. Synthesis of new 2-aminoimidazolones with antiproliferative activity via base promoted amino-β-lactam rearrangement. // Tetrahedron. 71 (2015) , 49; 9202-9215.

  • Fodor, Melinda A.; Horváth, Ottó; Fodor, Lajos; Vazdar, Katarina; Gramp, Günter; Wankmüller, Alexander. Photophysical and photochemical properties of manganese complexes with cationic porphyrin ligands: effects of alkyl substituents and micellar environment. // Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. A, Chemistry. 328 (2016) ; 233-239.

  • Vazdar, Katarina; Vojta, Danijela; Margetić, Davor; Vazdar, Mario. Reaction Mechanism of Covalent Modification of Phosphatidylethanolamine Lipids by Reactive Aldehydes 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal and 4-oxo-2-nonenal. // Chemical research in toxicology. 30 (2017) , 3; 840-850.

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