Bolocan Natalia

Title/degree Dr.
Position Scientific researcher
Laboratory Physical and Quantum Chemistry
Office 240
Phone/fax (+373 22) 73 96 49
Email [email protected]
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Research areas

Physical chemistry, computational chemistry, study of antioxidant activity through experimental and theoretical methods, studies of global and local reactivity of antioxidant compounds

Relevant publications


  1. Pogrebnoi, S., Eremia, N., Bilan, D., Lupaşcu, L., Bolocan, N., Duca, Gh., Armaşu, S., Terteac, D., Cebanu, V., Tincu, S., Znagovan, A., Neicovcena, I.M., Coseleva, O., Slănină, V., Macaev, F. “Propolis extracts from central zone of Moldova as an accessible and alternative therapeutic raw material”. In: Ecological and environmental chemistry - 2022. Ediția 7, Vol.1, 3-4 martie 2022, Chișinău. Chisinau: Centrul Editorial-Poligrafic al USM, 2022, ISBN 978-9975-159-06-7.
  2. DUCA, G., BOLOCAN (SECARA), N. Understanding the Chemical Reactivity of Dihydroxyfumaric Acid and its Derivatives through Conceptual DFT. In: Revista de Chimie, 72 (4), 2021, pp. 162-174, DOI:
  3. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N.; DUCA, G. Dft study of geometric isomerization and keto– enol tautomerization of dihydroxyfumaric acid. In: Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Chemia. 2021, nr. 4, pp. 341-353. ISSN 1224-7154, DOI: 10.24193/subbchem.2021.4.25
  4. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N.; DUCA, G., Macaev, F. Occurrence and chemistry of dihydroxyfumaric acid. Chemistry Journal of Moldova, 6 (1), pp. 29-44. Available at:
  5. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N.; DUCA, G. Radicalii liberi în sistemele biologice: mecanisme de formare şi de protecţie a celulelor, Revista de Ştiinţă, Inovare, Cultură şi Artă „Akademos”, 19 (4), pp. 115-118. Available at:
  6. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N.; DUCA, G., VLAD, L., Macaev, F. Observations on the antioxidant activity of novel dihydroxyfumaric acid derivatives, Chemistry Journal of Moldova, 5 (2), pp. 59-67. DOI:10.19261/cjm.2010.05(2).08
  7. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N. Stopped-flow spectrophotometric studies of the kinetics of interaction of dihydroxyfumaric acid with the dpph free radical, Chemistry Journal of Moldova, 5 (2), pp. 83-87. DOI:10.19261/cjm.2010.05(2).11
  8. DUCA, G., BOLOCAN (SECARA), N., Duca, D. Physical methods of fast reactions investigation, Chemistry Journal of Moldova , 3 (1),pp.  22-30. DOI:10.19261/cjm.2008.03(1).15.
  9. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N. Dihydroxyfumaric acid transformation, Chemistry Journal of Moldova, 3 (1), pp. 118-119. DOI:10.19261/cjm.2008.03(1).06.

  1. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N.; DUCA, G. Geometric isomerization of dihydroxyfumaric acid. A DFT study in gas and solvent (water) // Modern directions of scientific research development. Proceedings of the 3rd International scientific and practical conference. BoScience Publisher. Chicago, USA. 2021. Pp. 101-105.
  2. BOLOCAN (SECARA), N.; DUCA, G. DFT study of keto-enol tautomerism of dihidroxyfumaric acid in gas and water. Innovations and prospects of world science. Proceedings of the 1st International scientific and practical conference. Perfect Publishing. Vancouver, Canada. 2021. Pp. 65-69.