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Vesna P. Niketić, Ph.D.

Phone:   011-3336657 (in the lab), 011-3336721 (in office)

Phone (local):   657 (in the lab), 721 (in office)

Office:   420

Laboratory:   421

E-mail:   vniketic AT chem · bg · ac · rs

Personal data

Born 23 September 1947 in Belgrade; married, one daughter Melissa.

Education and qualifications

1970: Undergraduate studies - Chemistry / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1974: Master of science studies - Chemistry / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1983: Doctoral academic (PhD) studies - Chemistry / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

History of employment

1975: Assistant / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1985: Scientific associate / Republička zajednica nauke Srbije (Belgrade, Serbia)

1986: Assistant professor / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1995: Associate professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2004-2012: Full professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

Scientific interest

Awards and merits

, : University of Belgrade award for the best student of II, III and IV year of studies (1968, 1969 and 1970)

Other activities

Member of Serbian Chemical Society from 1975. Secretary of the Section for biochemistry from 1983 to 1997.

Member of ISSOL from 1983.

Member of Yugoslav Biochemical Society from 1998. Secretary general from 1998 to 2009.

Vice Dean of Academic Affairs from 1995 till 2001.

Representative references

Knjige i revijalni radovi / Books and reviews


  1. Niketic, D.J. Radanovic i Vesna Niketic: Uputstvo za upotrebu literature iz neorganske hemije. Hemijski institut, PMF, Beograd, 1971.
  2. Vesna Niketic: Biohemijska izracunavanja, PMF, Beograd, 1985 -
  3. Vesna Niketic: Principi strukture i aktivnosti proteina, Hemijski fakultet, Beograd, 1995 -
  4. Veci broj praktikuma, uputstava, nastavnog materijala, itd. za unutrasnju upotrebu.
  5. Vesna Niketic i Nenad Tomasevic: Struktura, biosinteza i funkcija glikozilfosfatidilinozitola (GPI) u GPI-proteinima i GPI-lipidima iz membrana, Arhiv za farmaciju, 1-2, 91 - 111 (1997) -
  6. Vesna Niketic, Srdjan Stojanovic and Mihajlo Spasic: Regulation of Cell Processes by Reactive Oxygen and Nitric Oxyde Species - Mechanisms of Reactions, Iugoslav. Physiol. Pharmacol. Acta, 34, 463 - 477 (1998)

 

Izabrani radovi / Selected papers:     
  1. Miloš R. Filipović, Alaric C. W. Koh, St_phane Arbault, Vesna Niketić, Andrea Debus, Ulrike Schleicher, Christian Bogdan, Manon Guille, Fr_deric Lema_tre, Christian Amatore, and Ivana Ivanović-Burmazović (2010)  Striking Inflammation from Both Sides: Manganese(II) Pentaazamacrocyclic SOD Mimics Act Also as Nitric OxideDismutases: A Single-Cell Study Angewandte Chemie International Edition, DOI: 10.1002/anie.200905936
  2. Miljević Č., Nikolić M., Nikolić-Kokić A., Jones D.R., Niketić V., Lečić-Toševski D., Spasić M.B. Lipid status, anti-oxidant enzyme defence and haemoglobin content in the blood of long-term clozapine-treated schizophrenic patients. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry (2010), 34(2):303-307.
  3. Filipović M, Duerr K, Mojovic M, Simovic V, Zimmerman R, Niketic V, Ivanovic-Burmazovic I (2008) NO Dismutase Activity of Seven-Coordinate Manganese(II) Pentaazamacrocyclic Complexes Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 47, 8735-8739
  4. Milan Nikolić, D. Ristić Medić, D. Stanić, M. Postić, A. Arsić, V. Niketić (2008) Dietary lipid intake influences the level of cholesterol bound to haemoglobin in human erythrocytes   Eur. J. Nutr., 47, 123–130
  5. Does cholesterol bound to haemoglobin affect the anti-oxidant enzyme defense system in human erythrocytes? Nikolic, Milan; Kokic, Aleksandra Nikolic; Stanic, Dragana; Blagojevic, Dusko P.; Vranic, Danijela; Jones, David R.; Niketic, Vesna; Spasic, Mihajlo B. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society (2007), 72(4)
  6. Efflux of cholesterol and phospholipids derived from the haemoglobin-lipid adduct in human red blood cells into plasma. Nikolic, Milan; Stanic, Dragana; Baricevic, Ivona; Jones, David R.; Nedic, Olgica; Niketic, Vesna. Clinical Biochemistry (2007), 40(5-6), 305-309.
  7. Consequences of MnSOD interactions with nitric oxide: nitric oxide dismutation and the generation of peroxynitrite and hydrogen peroxide. Filipovic, Milos R.; Stanic, Dragana; Raicevic, Smiljana; Spasic, Mihajlo; Niketic, Vesna. Free Radical Research (2007), 41(1), 62-72.
  8. Could cholesterol bound to hemoglobin be a missing link for the occasional inverse relationship between superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase activities? Nikolic, Milan; Vranic, Danijela; Spiric, Aurelija; Batas, Valentina; Nikolic-Kokic, Aleksandra; Radetic, Petar; Turubatovic, Lazar; Blagojevic, Dusko P.; Jones, David R.; Niketic, Vesna; Spasic, Mihajlo B. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2006), 348(1), 265-270.
  9. Biotransformation of nitric oxide in the cerebrospinal fluid of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients. Kokic, Aleksandra Nikolic; Stevic, Zorica; Stojanovic, Srdjan; Blagojevic, Dusko P.; Jones, David R.; Pavlovic, Sanja; Niketic, Vesna; Apostolski, Slobodan; Spasic, Mihajlo B. Redox Report (2005), 10(5), 265-270.
  10. The effects of nitric oxide and peroxynitrite on MnSOD (E. coli). Filipovic, Milos; Stanic, Dragana; Nikolic, Milan; Stojanovic, Srdjan; Raicevic, Smiljana; Niketic, Vesna. NATO Science Series, Series I: Life and Behavioural Sciences (2005), 367(Free Radicals and Diseases: Gene Expression, Cellular Metabolism and Pathophysiology), 61-69. Publisher: IOS Press
  11. Iron catalyzed conversion of NO into nitrosonium (NO+) and nitroxyl (HNO/NO-) species. Stojanovic, Srdjan; Stanic, Dragana; Nikolic, Milan; Spasic, Mihailo; Niketic, Vesna. Nitric Oxide (2004), 11(3), 256-262.
  12. Covalent glycoinositolphospholipid (GPI) binding to hemoglobin is associated with insulin-activation of erythrocyte membrane protease. Stanic, Dragana; Nikolic, Milan; Niketic, Vesna. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society (2004), 69(5), 343-348.
  13. Cholesterol bound to hemoglobin in normal human erythrocytes: a new form of cholesterol in circulation? Nikolic, Milan; Stanic, Dragana; Antonijevic, Nadezda; Niketic, Vesna. Clinical Biochemistry (2004), 37(1), 22-26.
  14. Insulin-induced glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) binding to red cell membrane proteins. Tomasevic, Nenad; Nikolic, Milan; Niketic, Vesna. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society (2002), 67(12), 819-824.
  15. Insulin-induced lipid binding to hemoglobin. Tomasevic, Nenad; Nikolic, Milan; Klappe, Karen; Hoekstra, Dick; Niketic, Vesna. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society (2003), 68(1), 25-33.
  16. Exposure of Mn and FeSODs, but not Cu/ZnSOD, to NO leads to nitrosonium and nitroxyl ions generation which cause enzyme modification and inactivation: an in vitro study. Niketic, Vesna; Stojanovic, Srdjan; Nikolic, Aleksandra; Spasic, Mihailo; Michelson, A. M. Free Radical Biology & Medicine (1999), 27(9/10), 992-996.
  17. Covalent glycoinositolphospholipid binding to hemoglobin: a new post-translational modification of Hb occurring in hyperinsulinism with concomitant hypoglycemia. Niketic, Vesna; Tomasevic, Nenad; Nikolic, Milan. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (1997), 239(2), 435-438. - Enzymatic characterization of peptidic materials isolated from aqueous solutions of ammonium cyanide (pH 9) and hydrocyanic acid (pH 6) exposed to ionizing radiation. Niketic, V.; Draganic, Z.; Neskovic, S.; Draganic, I. Journal of Molecular Evolution (1982), 18(2),
  18. The radiolysis of aqueous ammonium cyanide: compounds of interest to chemical evolution studies. Draganic, Z. D.; Niketic, V.; Jovanovic, S.; Draganic, I. G. Journal of Molecular Evolution (1980), 15(3), 239-60.
  19. Modification of cysteine residues with sodium 2-bromoethanesulfonate. Application of S-sulfoethylated peptides in automatic Edman degradation. Niketic, Vesna; Thomsen, Johannes; Kristiansen, Karsten. European Journal of Biochemistry (1974), 46(3), 547-51.

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