Gizem Emre

Gizem Emre
Marmara University · Department of Pharmaceutical Botany

Doctor of Philosophy

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September 2001 - present
Marmara University
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This comprehensive ethnobotanical study carried out in Mersin province, which is located in the southern part of Anatolia, east of the Mediterranean Sea, compiles details on plants used in folk medicine and ethnopharmacological information obtained through face-to-face interviews. The aim was to collect and identify plants used for therapeutic purp...
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Introduction: Capparis species (Capparaceae), also called caper, grow naturally in various regions of the world. Caper is a plant with medicinal and aromatic properties. Flower buds, root bark, and fruits of the plant are used in folk medicine due to their analgesic, wound healing, cell regeneration, tonic, and diuretic effects. Objective: The aim...
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We endeavoured to probe into and compare the possible effect(s) of different extraction techniques (accelerated solvent extraction (ASE), microwave-assisted extraction (MAE), ultrasonication-assisted extraction (UAE), maceration, and Soxhlet extraction (SE)) on the bioactivity (antioxidant and enzyme inhibitory activities) of the aerial parts of He...
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The phytochemical composition of different extracts obtained from stinking chamomile (Anthemis cotula L.) was investigated. Ethanol was used as solvent and accelerated solvent extraction (ASE), microwave assisted extraction (MAE), maceration, soxhlet extraction (SE), and ultrasound assisted extraction (UAE) were applied on plant material. Compariso...
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This paper reports an ethnobotanical investigation carried out in 2012 to record medicinal and wild food plants of Batman City and Kozluk District. Totally, forty-one plants are recorded as used as traditional folk medicine for the region, and twenty of these are also used as a source of wild food. The most commonly used plants in the region as med...
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Asteraceae (Compositae) is one of the biggest families in the Flora of Turkey as in the World. Also, it is one of the most important families in which many popular plants are used as food and recreational tea in Turkey. The aim of this study is to make an ethnobotanical analysis on the wild edible plants of the Asteraceae family in Turkey, accordin...
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Paeonia species have been valued for their ethnomedicinal uses in various countries and received much interest among the scientific community for their therapeutic properties, including anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, nephroprotective and hepatoprotective effects. The multiple phytotherapeutical applications of Paeonia species inspi...
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Amelanchier parviflora var. dentata is an endemic medicinal plant traditionally consumed to treat stomach pain, cardiovascular diseases, and urinary tract infections in Turkey's folk medicine. Although Amelanchier genus is an excellent source of phytochemicals with a panoply of biological activities, no report has been made available on Amelanchier...
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Tragopogon dubius and Tussilago farfara are consumed as vegetables and used in folk medicine to manage common diseases. Herein, the chemical compositions and biological activities of different leaf extracts (ethyl acetate, methanol, and water) of T. dubius and T. farfara were evaluated. The antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant abilities of th...
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Salvia sclarea L. is traditionally used to manage common human ailments and is consumed as a food product. This study aimed to establish the phytochemical profile and antioxidant potential of ethyl acetate, methanol, and water extracts of Salvia sclarea. The inhibitory action of the extracts against α-amylase, α-glucosidase, acetylcholinesterase, b...
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Centaurea saligna (K.Koch) Wagenitz is an endemic plant used in Turkish folk medicine as antibacterial, tonic, astringent, choleretic, anti-rheumatic, diuretic, and antipyretic. This study attempts for the first time to assess the possible enzyme inhibitory potential, antioxidant activity, and determine the phytochemical profile of the ethyl acetat...
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The purpose of this study was to comparatively reveal for the first time the antioxidant, anti-inflammatory effects of Phlomis pungens and Coridothymus capitatus methanol extracts obtained by using maceration extraction method. According to the results of anti-inflammatory activity, P. pungens methanolic extract demonstrated a more prominent and in...
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A comprehensive ethnobotanical study was conducted in Acipayam, situated in the western part of Turkey. This paper includes details of plants used in folk medicine and ethnopharmacological information obtained during this study. The aim of the authors was to collect and identify plants used by local people for therapeutic purposes and to present in...
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This study was made to reveal the plants used as traditional folk medicine in Uşak in 2013. The specimens of the plants used as folk remedies have been collected and the information about the local names, the part(s) used, the ailments treated, the therapeutic effect, the preparation, the methods of administration, and the duration of treatment wer...
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This study presents the effects of the Achillea phrygia Boiss. et Bal. and Bupleurum croceum Fenzl. extracts obtained by different solvents (ethyl acetate, methanol and water) on selected enzyme inhibitory effects and antioxidant ability with screening bioactive compounds. Total and individual bioactive compounds were detected by spectrophotometric...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of ethanol extract from leaves of Myrtus communis subsp. communis (MC) on acetic acid (AA)-induced ulcerative colitis in rats. On the fourth day of colitis induction, all rats were decapitated. Colitis was assessed by macroscopic and microscopic scores and by measuring malondialdehyde (MDA) and gluta...
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Medicinal and wild food plants have always played an important role in people’s lives especially in rural areas. Similar situation can be said for islands due to the reason of them being isolated from mainland. This paper reports an ethnobotanical investigations performed in 2009 and 2014 to determine medicinal and wild food plants of Marmara Islan...
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This study was made to reveal the plants used as traditional folk medicine in Yüksekova (Hakkari) situated in Southeastern of Turkey. The specimens of the plants used as folk remedies were collected and the information about the local names, the part(s) used, the ailments treated, the therapeutic effect, the preparation, the methods of administrati...
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A comprehensive ethnobotanical study has been conducted in Bayramic in the western part of Turkey. This paper includes folk medicinal plants and ethnopharmacological information obtained during this ethnobotanical study. The aim of this study is to collect and identify the plants used by the local people for therapeutic purposes and to reveal infor...
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This paper contains significant ethnobotanical information on folk-medicinal plants and their ethnopharmacological uses in Kadişehri. The aim of the study was mainly to collect and identify the plants used therapeutically by the local people, and to make available information about traditional herbal medicine. It was undertaken during the period 20...
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Essential oil composition of Centaurea stenolepis Kerner flowers and stems were investigated with GC, GC-MS. Flowers and stems of C. stenolepis had very low essential oil yield <0.01 % (v/w). Twenty eight compounds were identified in the flower oil which represent 53.5 % of the oil. Main components of the flower oil include caryophyllene oxide 12.6...
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Asteraceae is one of the richest families in the flora of Turkey. And it is also one of the most important families in which there are many popular plants used in traditional therapy in Turkey. The aim of this study is a revision on the Turkish folk medicinal plants of the Asteraceae family according to our investigations and scientific literature...
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Essential oil composition of Centaurea stenolepis Kerner flowers and stems were investigated with GC, GC/MS. Flowers and stems of C. stenolepis had very low essential oil yield <0.01% (v/w). Twenty eight compounds were identified in the flower oils which represent 53.5% of the oil. Main components of the flower oils include caryophyllene oxide 12.6...
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In this study, the folk medicinal plants of Silivri (İstanbul) were researched. During the field works, the information were obtained from experienced adults and patients by personal interviews and the specimens of the plants were collected. The plant specimens are kept in the Herbarium of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Marmara University. As a result of...
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In this study, the folk medicinal plants of Lalapaşa (Edirne) were researched. During the field works, the information were obtained from local healers, experienced adults and patients by personal interviews and the specimens of the plants were collected. According to the results of the identifications of the specimens, 55 plant taxa are used in th...
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In this study, the potential cytotoxic and the antioxidant activity of the aerial parts of Ballota acetabulosa (L.) Bentham (Labiatae) have been investigated by the Brine Shrimp (Artemia salina), DPPH (1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl) and reducing power methods respectively. The ethanolic extract of the plant was found to be active in all mentioned m...
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In this study, 66 folk medicinal plants from Ezine (Çanakkale) are presented. Among them 49 species are wild and 17 species are cultivated plants. The folk medicinal plants are mostly used for stomach ailments, diabetes, hemorrhoids, kidney stones, cold, wound and eczema.

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A comprehensive ethnobotanical study has been conducted in Mersin in the southern part of Turkey.