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Dejan Nikolic, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

Office Telephone: 312-413-5867
Email: dnikol1@mailserv.uic.edu


Research Interests

Botanical Dietary Supplements for Women’s Health (PI Farnsworth, NR) Role: Co-Investigator, Analytical Core Analytical Core provides analytical support for all projects within the Botanical Center. Center projects: 1. Standardization of Botanicals;...
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University of Belgrade, College of Pharmacy BS Pharm
College of Pharmacy, UIC Ph.D


  1. Hu, C., Nikolic, D., Eggler, A. L., Mesecar, A.D. and van Breemen, R.B. (2012). Screening for natural chemoprevention agents that modify human Keap1. Analytical Biochemistry, Vol421, 108-114.

  2. Li, J., Gödecke, T., Chen, S-N., Imai, A., Lankin, D. C., Farnsworth, N.R., Pauli, G.F., van Breemen, R.B. and Nikolic, D* (2011). In vitro metabolic interactions between black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) and tamoxifen via inhibition of cytochromes P450 2D6 and 3A4. Xenobiotica, Vol41, 1021-1030.

  3. Nikolic, D.*, Goedecke, T., Chen, S-N., White, J., Lankin, D., Pauli, G.F., van Breemen, R.B. (2011). Mass spectrometric dereplication of nitrogen-containing constituents of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa, L.). Fitoterapia.

  4. Yuan, Y., Qiu, X., Nikolic, D., Dahl, J.H., and van Breemen, R.B. (2011). Method development and validation for UHPLC-MS-MS determination of hop prenylflavonoids in human serum. The Journal of AOAC International.

  5. Nikolic, D.* and van Breemen, R.B (2011). Analytical methods for quantitation of prenylated flavonoids from hops. Current Analytical Chemistry.