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Katarina Leko, mag. chem.

Title: Expert associate
Location: 218
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 147
Internal phone number:6147
E-mail: E-mail
Department: Division of Physical Chemistry
Graduation year:2015
Employed in this institution since:2016

Teaching duties



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List of select publications

1.        K. Leko, M. Hanževački, Z. Brkljača, K. Pičuljan, R. Rosana, J. Požar, Solvophobically Driven Complexation of Adamantyl Mannoside with β‐Cyclodextrin in Water and Structured Organic Solvents, Chem. Eur. J., 2020, 26, 23, 5208−5219. DOI:10.1002/chem.202000282.

Front cover (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202000849).

2.               A. Štimac, M. Tokić, A. Ljubetič, T. Vuletić, M. Šekutor, J. Požar, K. Leko, M. Hanževački, L. Frkanec, R. Frkanec, Functional Self-Assembled Nanovesicles Based on β-Cyclodextrin, Liposomes and Adamantyl Guanidines as Potential Nonviral Gene Delivery Vectors,  Org. Biomol. Chem. 2019, 17,  4640-4651 prihvaćen za objavljivanje, DOI: 10.1039/C9OB00488B

3.         K. Leko, N. Bregović, M.Cvetnić, N. Cindro, M. Tranfić Bakić, J. Požar, V. Tomišić, Complexation of Alkali Metal Cations by a Tertiary Amide Calix[4]Arene Derivative in Strongly Cation Solvating Solvents, Croat. Chem. Acta. 2017, 90, 307–314. DOI:10.5562/cca3200

4.         J. Požar, I. Nikšić-Franjić, M. Cvetnić, K. Leko, N. Cindro, K. Pičuljan, I. Borilović, L. Frkanec, V. Tomišić, Solvation Effect on Complexation of Alkali Metal Cations by a Calix[4]arene Ketone Derivative, J. Phys. Chem. B., 2017, 121, 8539−8550. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b05093

5.         M. Tranfić Bakić, K. Leko, N. Cindro, T. Portada, T. Hrenar, L. Frkanec, G. Horvat, J. Požar, V. Tomišić, Synthesis of Fluorescent Diphenylanthracene-Based Calix[4]arene Derivatives and their Complexation with Alkali Metal Cations, Croat. Chem. Acta. 2017, 90, 711–725. DOI: 10.5562/cca3308

List of select projects

Coordination Reactions of Macrocyclic Ligands in Solution