University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Jelena Korać Jačić

Jelena Korać Jačić

Research Assistant

Department of Life Sciences (LS)



Curriculum vitae



2015-present: PhD student, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade.


2014: MSc: Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade


2013: BSc: Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade


Work Experience


2018-present: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


2016-2018: Research Trainee, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


Research Interests


• Coordination chemistry, transition metals, redox reactions


Representative publications

Peer-reviewed international journals


Korać Jačić J., Nikolić Lj., Stanković D.M., Opačić M., Dimitrijević M., Savić D., Grgurić Šipka S., Spasojević I., Bogdanović Pristov J. (2020) Ferrous iron binding to epinephrine promotes the oxidation of iron and impedes activation of adrenergic receptors. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 148: 123-127. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2020.01.001 – ID=1608


Bozic B., Korac J., Stankovic DM., Stanic M., Romanovic M., Bogdanovic-Pristov J., Spasic S., Popovic-Bijelic A., Spasojevic I., Bajcetic M. (2018) Coordination and redox interactions of beta-lactam antibiotics with Cu2+ in physiological settings and the impact on antibacterial activity. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 129: 279-285. – ID=1615


Korać J., Stanković DM., Stanić M., Bajuk-Bogdanović D., Žižić M., Bogdanović Pristov J., Grgurić-Šipka S., Popović-Bijelić A., Spasojević I. (2018) Coordinate and redox interactions of epinephrine with ferric and ferrous iron at physiological pH. Scientific Reports, 8: 3530. – ID=1613


Korać J., Todorović N., Zakrzewska J., Žižić M., Spasojević I. (2018) The conformation of epinephrine in polar solvents: an NMR study. Structural Chemistry, 29: 1533-1541. – ID=1614


Božić B., Korać J., Stanković D.M., Stanić M., Popović-Bijelić A., Bogdanović Pristov J., Spasojević I., Bajčetić M. (2017) Mechanisms of redox interactions of bilirubin with copper and the effects of penicillamine. Chemico-Biological Interactions 278: 129-134.
(Pharmacology & Pharmacy 27/92, IF = 3.143, M21)
– ID=1436


Stevic N., Korac J., Pavlovic J., Nikolic M. (2016). Binding of transition metals to monosilicic acid in aqueous and xylem (Cucumis sativus L.) solutions: A low-T electron paramagnetic resonance study. BioMetals, DOI: 10.1007/s10534-016-9966-9 (IF 2.134) – ID=1204


Rašković B, Babić N, Korać J, Polović N. (2015). The evidence of β-sheet structure induced kinetic stability of papain upon thermal and sodium dodecyl sulphate denaturation. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 80: 613-625. DOI :10.2298/JSC140901007R – ID=1247


Current projects

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Cost Action CA15133 The Biogenesis of Iron-sulfur Proteins: from Cellular Biology to Molecular Aspects (FeSBioNet) COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Member