Year 2007, Vol. 54, No. 3

Editor-in-Chief: Aleksander Pavko
Guest Editors: Marija Bester-Rogac

Memorial Issue
Celebrating the 70th anniversary
of Professor Jože Škerjanc

Web Release Date: 21 september, 2007

Graphical Contents

[Cover Picture]



Design of a Focused Virtual Library
to Explore Cholera Toxin B-site


Crtomir Podlipnik and Anna Bernardi


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 425–436.                Abstract          PDF document


Solvation of Two-dimensional Lennard-Jones Solutes. Thermodynamic Perturbation Theory and Monte Carlo Simulations


Tomaz Urbic and Vojko Vlachy


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 437–444.                Abstract          PDF document


Stability of a Short DNA Duplex as a Function of Temperature: the Effect of
∆Cp and Added Salt Concentration


Igor Drobnak, Mojca Serucnik, Jurij Lah and Gorazd Vesnaver


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 445–451.                Abstract          PDF document


Micellar Properties of Nonionic Surfactant Tween 40® in Water: Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Study


Marija Bester-Rogac


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 452–459.                Abstract          PDF document


Apparent Molar Volume and Apparent Molar Expansibility of Tetraethyl-, Tetra-n-propyl-, Tetra-n-butyl-, and Tetra-n-pentylammonium Cyclohexylsulfamatesin Aqueous Solution


Cveto Klofutar, Jaka Horvat and Darja Rudan-Tasic


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 460–468.                Abstract          PDF document


Binding of Cationic Surfactants by Carrageenans. A Study of the Influence of Polyelectrolyte Charge Density


Ksenija Kogej


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 469–475.                Abstract          PDF document


Soft-Core Attractive Model Fluid: Structure, Thermodynamics and Inter-colloidal Solvation Force


Andrej Lajovic and Andrej Jamnik

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 476–483.                Abstract          PDF document


Calculating Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Intensitiesfrom Monte Carlo Results: Exploring Different Approaches on the Example of Primary Alcohols


Matija Tomsic, Gerhard Fritz-Popovski, Lukás Vlcek, Andrej Jamnik


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 484–491.                Abstract          PDF document


Effect of the Nature of the Counterions
of N-alkyl Quaternary Ammonium Salts on Inhibition of the Corrosion Process



Regina Fuchs-Godec

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 492-502.                 Abstract          PDF document


Adsorption of Electrolyte Mixtures in Disordered Porous Media. A Monte Carlo Study






Gregor Trefalt and Barbara Hribar-Lee

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 503-508.                 Abstract          PDF document


Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Poly(methacrylic Acid) Chains in Water


Bostjan Jerman, Crtomir Podlipnik and
Ksenija Kogej


Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 509–516.                Abstract          PDF document


Binding of Cetyl- and Dodecylpyridinium Cations by Poly (L – Glutamic Acid)




Andrej Godec and Ksenija Kogej

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 517-522.                 Abstract          PDF document


Electrolyte Rejection from Charged Nanoporous Material


Miha Luksic, Barbara Hribar-Lee and Vojko Vlachy

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 523–531.                Abstract          PDF document


The Three–Dimensional “Mercedes Benz”
Model of Water





Alan Bizjak, Tomaz Urbic, Vojko Vlachy, and Ken A. Dill

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 532-537.                 Abstract          PDF document


Temperature and Pressure Dependence
of Volumetric Properties for Binary Mixtures
of n-heptane and n-octane


Darja Pecar and Valter Dolece

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 538–544.                Abstract          PDF document



New Reactions of β-oxo Sulfenyl Chlorides With 2,4-bis(4-methoxyphenyl)-1,3,2,4-dithiadiphosphetane-2,4-disulfide
and Phosphorus Pentasulfide



Mohamed I. Hegab

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 545-550.                 Abstract          PDF document


Investigation of the Acid-base Properties
of 2-[2-(4-Methoxy-phenylamino)-vinyl]-1,3,3-trimethyl-3H-indolium Reagent

Vasil Andruch, Ioseph S. Balogh, Yaroslav R. Bazel, Ferenc Billes, Mihály Kádár,
Roland Karosi, Gyula Parlagh, József Posta, András Simon, Rastislav Serbin, Marcel Torok

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 551-557.                 Abstract          PDF document


Visible-light-induced Photocatalytic Degradation of Herbicide Mecoprop in Aqueous Suspension of TiO2


Biljana Abramovic, Daniela Sojic and
Vesna Anderluh

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 558-564.                 Abstract          PDF document


Complexation of Iron (III) With Citrate and Tartarate Anions in Perturbed Aqueous Solutions Using Potentiometry and Difference UV/Vis. and IR Spectrophotometric Methods

Saeed Samavat, Nader Gholami and
Khodadad Nazari

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 565-573.                 Abstract          PDF document


Crystal Structure Prediction in Orthorhombic ABO3 Perovskites by Multiple Linear Regression and Artificial Neural Networks


Slobotka Aleksovska, Sandra Dimitrovska and Igor Kuzmanovski

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 574-582.                 Abstract          PDF document


Simulataneous Determination of Nimesulide and its Impurities in Pharmaceutical Formulations by Reversed-Phase High-Performance
Liquid Chromatography


B. Tubic, B. Ivkovic, M. Zecevic and
S. Vladimirov

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 583-590.                 Abstract          PDF document


Inhibition of Copper Corrosion Studied by Electrochemical and EQCN Techniques



Matjaz Finzgar, Ingrid Milosev and Boris Pihlar

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 591-597.                 Abstract          PDF document


Donnan Equilibrium and Osmotic Pressure in Hollow Polyelectrolyte Microcapsules




David Halozan, Gleb B. Sukhorukov, Milan Brumen, Edwin Donath, Helmuth Möhwald

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 598-604.                 Abstract          PDF document


Variable Connectivity Model for Determination of pKa Values for Selected Organic Acids


Matevz Pompe, and Milan Randic

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 605-.610                 Abstract          PDF document


Evaluation of the Thermodynamic Parameters for the Adsorption of Cadmium Ion from Aqueous Solutions




Hamzeh Al-Omari

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 611-616.                 Abstract          PDF document


Influence of the Ionic Strength and the Nature of Supporting Electrolyte on Electrooxidation of Formaldehyde at Pt and Cu




Rasa Pauliukaite and Eugenijus Norkus

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 617-622.                 Abstract          PDF document


Major and Trace Elements in Rice Seeds from Kocani Field, Macedonia




Nastja Rogan, Tadej Dolenec,
Todor Serafimovski, Radojko Jacimovic and
Matej Dolenec

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 623-634.                 Abstract          PDF document



Transition Metal Free Oxidation of Alcohols to Carbonyl Compounds Using Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyzed with LiCl on Montmorillonite K10



Bagher Eftekhari-Sis, Behzad Khalili, Amir Abdollahifar and Mohammed M. Hashemi

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 635-637.                 Abstract          PDF document


A Facile One-Pot Synthesis of Amino Furans Using Trans-Cinnamaldehyde in the Presence of Nucleophilic Isocyanides



Sakineh Asghari and Mohammad Qandalee

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 638-641.                 Abstract          PDF document


Zirconyl(IV) Chloride – Catalyzed Multicomponent Reaction of β-Naphthols: An Expeditious Synthesis of Amidoalkyl Naphthols


Rahul R. Nagawade and Devanand B. Shinde

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 642-646.                 Abstract          PDF document


Photo-assisted Oxidation of Anilines and Other Primary Aromatic Amines to Azo Compounds Using Mercury(II) Oxide as a Photo-Oxidant


Saeid Farhadi, Parisa Zaringhadam and
Reza Zarei Sahamieh

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 647-653.                 Abstract          PDF document



The Use of Metal Phosphonates in the Removal of Anti Infective Organic Molecules by Adsorption Process


Amit Jayswal and Uma Chudasama

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 654-660.                 Abstract          PDF document


Aluminosilicates as Carriers of Phosphate-accumulating Bacteria


Jasna Hrenovic, Darko Tibljas and
Lavoslav Sekovanic

Acta Chim. Slov. 2007, 54, 661-666.                 Abstract          PDF document