Year 2010, Vol. 57, No. 3
Guest-Editor: Marjana Novič,
National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia

In honour of Professor Emeritus Milan RANDIĆ

Web Release Date: 20, september 2010

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Cytokinins and their Function in
Developing Seeds



Rijavec Tomaž and Dermastia Marina

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      617–629.              Abstract          PDF document



An Overview of Conventional and Alternative Strategies for Developing
New Antibacterial Agents


Simona Oancea

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      630–642.              Abstract          PDF document



Patterns of Ring Current in Coronene Isomers



Alexandru T. Balaban, David E. Bean and
Patrick W. Fowler

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      507–512.              Abstract          PDF document


HOMO-LUMO Maps for Fullerenes



Patrick W. Fowler and Tomaz Pisanski

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      513–517.              Abstract          PDF document


On Sum-Connectivity Matrix and
Sum-Connectivity Energy of (Molecular) Graphs


Bo Zhou and Nenad Trinajstic

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      518–523.              Abstract          PDF document


Note on the Comparison of the First and Second Normalized Zagreb Eccentricity Indices


Damir Vukicevic and Ante Graovac

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      524–528.              Abstract          PDF document


Chemometrical Exploration of Combinatorially Generated Drug-like
Space of 6-fluoroquinolone Analogs:
A QSAR Study

Nikola Minovski and Tom Šolmajer

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      529–540.              Abstract          PDF document

Supplementary Material Available 


Prediction of Anticancer Activity of
2-phenylindoles: Comparative Molecular Field Analysis Versus Ridge Regression using Mathematical Molecular Descriptors


Subhash C. Basak, Qianhong Zhu and
Denise Mills

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,      541–550.              Abstract          PDF document


Counting Polynomials in Tori T(4,4)S[c,n]



Mircea V. Diudea

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       551–558.             Abstract          PDF document


Shell-Polynomials and Cluj-Tehran Index
in Tori T(4,4)S[5,n]


Mircea V. Diudea and Ali Reza Ashrafi

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       559–564.             Abstract          PDF document


Omega Polynomial Revisited



Mircea V. Diudea and Sandi Klavzar

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       565–570.             Abstract          PDF document


Multivariate Data Analysis of Erythrocyte Membrane Phospholipid Fatty Acid Profiles in the Discrimination Between Normal Blood Tissue and Various Disease States


Zdenka Cencic Kodba, Darinka Brodnjak Voncina, Marjana Novic and Uroš Potocnik

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       571–580.             Abstract          PDF document


Modeling of the Mass Spectrometric Response Factors in Non-target Analysis



Gregor Arh, Leo Klasinc, Marjan Veber and Matevž Pompe

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       581–585.             Abstract          PDF document


Ranking of QSAR Models to Predict Minimal Inhibitory Concentrations Toward Mycobacterium tuberculosis for a Set of Fluoroquinolones


Marjan Vracko, Nikola Minovski and
Károly Héberger

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       586–590.            Abstract          PDF document


Vector Representations of Kekule Structures of Benzenoids



Daouglas J. Klein

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       591–596.            Abstract          PDF document


Randić Index, Irregularity and Complex Biomolecular Networks



Ernesto Estrada

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       597–603.            Abstract          PDF document


Synthesis, Spectroscopic, Spectrophotometric and Crystallographic Investigations of 4-{[(1E)-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)methylene]amino}-1,5-dimethyl-2-phenyl-...

Zeliha Hayvali, Hüseyin Ünver and
Ingrid Svoboda

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       643–650.            Abstract          PDF document


Apparent Molar Volumes and Viscosity
B-Coefficients of Glycine in Aqueous Silver Sulphate Solutions at T = (298.15, 308.15, 318.15) K


Biswajit Sinha, Pran Kumar Roy and Mahendra Nath Roy

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       651–659.            Abstract          PDF document


Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Study of Novel 4-{[(8-Hydroxyquinolin-5-yl)methyl]amino}benzenesulfonamide and Its Oxinates

Satish F. Vanparia, Tarosh S. Patel, Natvar A. Sojitra, Chandresh L. Jagani, Bharat C. Dixit, Pradeep S. Patel and Ritu B. Dixit

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       660–667.            Abstract          PDF document


How Safe are Antioxidant Food Supplements Containing Selenium?



Petra Cuderman and Vekoslava Stibilj

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       668–676.            Abstract          PDF document


Hydrogenation of Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds on non-Calcined LDHs. I. Synthesis and Characterization of ZnNiCuAl Hydrotalcite-like Materials


Brindusa Dragoi, Adrian Ungureanu, Alexandru Chirieac, Vasile Hulea, and Emil Dumitriu

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       677–685.            Abstract          PDF document


The Possibility of Simultaneous Voltammetric Determination of Desloratadine and 3-Hydroxydesloratadine


Mara M. Aleksic, Valentina L. Radulovic,
Vera P. Kapetanovic and Vladimir M. Savic

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       686–692.            Abstract          PDF document


Utilisation of Agriculture Weed for the Removal of Cr(VI) from Aqueous Solution


Balasubramanian Natarajan and
Sulochana Nagarajan

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       693–699.            Abstract          PDF document


Zeta Potential Determination of Polymeric Materials Using Two Differently Designed Measuring Cells of an Electrokinetic Analyzer


Hermina Buksek, Thomas Luxbacher and
Irena Petrinic

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       700–706.            Abstract          PDF document


Densities and Viscosities of
Alkylethanoates +Cyclohexane, +Benzene, +1,4-dimethylbenzene, and +1,3.5-trimethylbenzene at 308.15 K


S. S.Yadava, Y. Singh and Neetu Kushwaha

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       707–715.            Abstract          PDF document


Zinc(II) Thiosemicarbazone Complex As a Ligand Towards Some Transition Metal Ions: Synthesis, Spectroscopic and Antimicrobial Studies

Saied M. E. Khalil, Magdy Shebl and
Faizah S. Al-Gohani

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       716–725.            Abstract          PDF document


Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Bis[1,2,4]triazolo[3,4-b][1,3,4]thiadiazoles
as Potent Antimicrobial Agents


Cherkupally Sanjeeva Reddy, Lade Sanjeeva Rao and Adki Nagaraj

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       726–732.            Abstract          PDF document



Motivational Profiles of Slovenian High School Students and Their Academic Performance Outcomes


Margareta Vrtacnik, Mojca Juriševic and
Vesna Ferk Savec

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       733–740.            Abstract          PDF document



Extended Connectivity in Directed Graphs



Jure Zupan

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       604–608.            Abstract          PDF document


A New Version of Atom-Bond Connectivity Index



Ante Graovac and Modjtaba Ghorbani

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       609–612.            Abstract          PDF document


Art and Science: Geodesy in Materials Science



Harold Kroto

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       613–616.            Abstract          PDF document


Room-Temperature Synthesis of 2-Arylbenzothiazoles using Sulfuric Acid Immobilized on Silica as a Reusable Catalyst under Heterogeneous Condition


Behrooz Maleki, Hafezeh Salehabadi
and Mona Khodaverdian Moghaddam

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       741–745.            Abstract          PDF document


Kinetics and mechanism of the metal exchange reaction between N,N’-bis(β-carbamoylethyl) ethylendiamine nickel(II) and copper(II)


Rasoul Vafazadeh and Farzaneh Gholami

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       746–750.            Abstract          PDF document


Sorptive Removal of Crystal Violet from Aqueous Solution Using Spent Tea Leaves: Part I Optimization of Sorption Conditions and Kinetic Studies


Sunil Kumar Bajpai and Arti Jain

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       751–757.            Abstract          PDF document



Analysis and Modeling of Boundary Layer Separation Method (BLSM)



Dóra Pethő, Géza Horváth, János Liszi,
Imre Tóth and Dávid Paor

Acta Chim. Slov. 2010, 57,       758–766.            Abstract          PDF document