Olena Krushynska

Olena Krushynska

Ph. D.

   Analytical Chemistry Department
   Faculty of Chemistry
   Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University

(and a web-master of this site)

address: 64, Volodymyrska street, 01033 Kyiv, Ukraine

e-mail: lvivrem@ukr.net
website: http://www.lvivrem.org.ua

a solid-phase reagent for the 
test-evaluation of total antioxidant activity
test-evaluation of
total antioxidant activity

Research interests:

- solid-phase redox-reagents;

- non-covalent immobilization of metal chelates on silica matrices;

- determination of the organic reductants, in particular, bioantioxidants, and total antioxidant power of herbal products;

- pharmaceutical and food analysis

Education and degrees:

Ph. D., analytical chemistry, 2005

M.Sc. (honoured): analytical chemistry, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, 2000

Bachelor (honoured): analytical chemistry, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, 1999

Professional Appointments:

2005 till now - young researcher, PhD, analytical chemistry department

2005 - young researcher, assistant professor, analytical chemistry department

2003-2005 - young researcher, analytical chemistry department

2000-2003 - post-graduate student, analytical chemistry department

1995-2000 - student, the faculty of chemistry of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, "analytical chemistry" speciality

Dissertation thesis for a Candidates degree in chemical science

"Copper and iron chelates adsorbed on silica as solid-phase redox reagents for the determination of the organic reductants"

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, 2005

Advisor: Prof. Olga Zaporozhets



26 scientific papers including 1 review, 7 original articles, 1 patent of Ukraine and 17 abstracts of the reports at the conferences and symposia


1. Zaporozhets O.A., Krushinskaya E.A., Lipkovskaya N.A., Sukhan V.V. Solid-phase reagent for analgin and ascorbic acid on the basis of a copper(II) complex with tetrabenzotetraazacyclohexadecine immobilized by adsorption on silica gel // Journal of Analytical Chemistry. - 2001. - V.56, 6. - P.524-529 (full-text, pdf, 46 Kb).

2. Zaporozhets O.A., Krushinskaya E.A. Determination of ascorbic acid by molecular spectroscopic techniques (Review) // Journal of Analytical Chemistry. - 2002. - V.57, 4. - P.286-297 (full-text, pdf, 68 Kb).

3. Zaporozhets O.A., Krushinsksya E.A., Barvinchenko V.N., Lipkovskaya N.A., Pogorelyi V.K. Spectrophotometric Determination of Hydroxycynnamic Acid and Related Compounds in Echinacea Preparations // Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal. - 2003. V.37, 12. - P.632-636 (full-text, pdf, 95 Kb).

4. Zaporozhets O.A., Krushynska O.A., Lipkovska N.A., Barvinchenko V.N. A new test method for the evaluation of total antioxidant activity of herbal products // J. Agric. Food Chem. 2004. V.52. P.2125 (full-text, pdf, 79 Kb).

5. Zaporozhets O.A., Krushynska O.A., Khozyaeva O.O. A solid-phase redox reagent on the base of Fe(III)-phenanthroline complex immobilized on silica gel // Voprosy khimii i khimicheskoy tekhnologii (Questions of chemistry and chemical technology). 2004. 4. P.23-27.

6. Zaporozhets O.A., Krushynska O.A. Hyphenated spectroscopic and test determination of quality parameters of the products with antioxidant activity // Magisterium "Natural sciences". Issue 16. - yiv: "Kyiv Mohyla Academy" publishing house, 2005. P.6366.

7. Krushynska O.A., Zaporozhets O.A. Test evaluation of red wine antioxidant power // Visnyk Kyivskogo natsionalnogo universytetu imeni Tarasa Shevchenko. "Khimija". 2005. V.41. P.2123.

8. Zaporozhets O.A., Krushynska O.A., Lipkovska N.O., Barvinchenko V.M. Application of the solid-phase redox reagent for the test evaluation of total antioxidant activity of herbal objects // Farmakom. - 2006. - 1/2. - P.51-58.

   Patent of Ukraine:

A way of spectrophotometric determination of hydroxycinnamic acid and its derivatives in medical plants and their phytoceuticals: Pat. 54887 of Ukraine. 7 G01N21/63 / Zaporozhets O.A., Krushynska O.A., Barvinchenko V.M., Lipkovska N.O. 2002043681; Declared 30.04.2002; Published 17.03.2003, Bull. 3. 10 p.

   all publications

Participation in conferences:

   Oral (6):

All-Ukrainian scientific conference of young researchers hygienists, toxicologists, analysts "Modern problems of hygiene, toxicology and analytical chemistry" (Kyiv, April 2003);

VII Meeting of the All-Ukrainian medicine society (Ternopil, May 2003);

4th All-Ukrainian student and post-graduate student conference "Modern problems of chemistry", (Kyiv, May 2003);

8th Analytical Russian-German-Ukrainian Symposium ARGUS-2003 (Hamburg, August 2003);

Young scientists conference "Days of science in National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy" (Kyiv, January 2004)

International conference "Analytical chemistry and chemical analysis" AC&CA-05 (Kyiv, September 2005)


International Conf. "Functionalized materials: synthesis, properties and application" (Kyiv, September 2002)

3d West Ukrainian Symposium on Adsorption and chromatography (Lviv, May 2003)

International scientific and practical conf. "Spectroscopy in special applications" SSA-2003 (Kyiv, June 2003)

3d joint scientific conference in chemistry Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University and Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse (Kyiv, 2005)

   et al.

   abstracts of conference reports (included in the full list of publications)

Awards and honours:

II award of the scientific student conference (Kyiv, may 1999)

award of the 3d All-Ukrainian student and post-graduate student conference "Modern problems of chemistry", (Kyiv, may 2002)

award of the 4th All-Ukrainian student and post-graduate student conference "Modern problems of chemistry", (Kyiv, may 2003)

Granted participation in the Analytical Russian-German-Ukrainian Symposium ARGUS-2003 (Hamburg, august 2003).


Labs and seminars in analytical chemistry for the I year students of the faculty of biology (2002)

Labs and seminars, "The methods of molecular spectroscopy", for the 4th year students of the faculty of chemistry (2005)

Social records:

Born October 19, 1978 in Kyiv, Ukraine
Language abilities: Ukrainian, Russian, English, French


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