K. Husnu Can Baser

K. Husnu Can Baser
Near East University · Department of Pharmacognosy

Ph.D. (Pharmacognosy)

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Introduction
K. Husnu Can Baser currently works at the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Near East University as Head of Department, and is also Director of the Institute of Graduate Studies. His current project is 'Research into Aromatic Plants of Northern Cyprus'.
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January 2021 - present
Near East University
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  • Managing Director
Description
  • Responsible for 115 M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs covering 5000 students.
March 2016 - present
Graduate Institute of Health Sciences
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  • Manager
January 2011 - January 2015
King Saud University
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  • Professor

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This study was aimed to evaluate the essential oil composition of Chaerophyllum libanoticum fruits and its potential uses in the cosmetic industry. The essential oil was analyzed by Gas Chromatography (GC) and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) systems, simultaneously. The yield of essential oil was calculated as 0.22 % (v/w). Major compo...
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Salvia species have lately gained significant interest as a result of their suitable utilization in various industries. In the current study, S. hydrangea, one of the most consumed sages in the eastern region of Turkey, has been evaluated for phytochemical composition as well as in vitro pharmacological potential comparatively for the first time. T...
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Eucalyptus essential oils are well-known and used especially in upper respiratory tract pathologies or diseases as herbal drug preparations. In the present study, the in vitro angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) and lipoxygenase (LOX) enzyme inhibitory potentials of commercial Eucalyptus globulus Labill. and Eucalyptus citriodora Hook. essential...
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Background: Calcium hydroxide is a routinely used material for root canal disinfection during root canal treatment. Natural products have great potential in terms of their antibacterial effects. This study aimed to establish an effective alternative intracanal medicament using Origanum dubium (O. dubium) and Mentha spicata (M. spicata) essential o...
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Origanum spp. are used both for culinary purposes and for their biological activities. In this study, commercially Origanum majorana, O. minutiflorum, O. vulgare, and O. onites essential oils, and their prominent constituent carvacrol was evaluated for their in vitro and in silico angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) and lipoxygenase (LOX) enzyme...
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive deterioration of cognitive functions (dementia) and represents a growing public health concern since the population in the age groups at risk is increasing. The latter raises an urgent need to translate research findings in the basic brain and behavioral sciences...
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The potential applications of Achillea species in various industries have encouraged the examination of their phytochemical components along with their biological potential. In the present study, phenolic contents and essential oil compositions together with the in vitro biological activities of the aerial parts from Achillea biebersteinii Afan. an...
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This study was aimed to evaluate the potential uses of Ferulago longistylis Boiss. essential oils in cosmetic applications. The air dried roots and fruits were subjected to water distillation by using a Clevenger apparatus for 3 h. Both essential oils were analyzed by gas chromatography (GC-FID) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry(GC/MS) syste...
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive deterioration of cognitive functions (dementia) and represents a growing public health concern since the population in the age groups at risk is increasing. The latter raises an urgent need to translate research findings in the basic brain and behavioral sciences...
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As the sixth-largest Angiosperm family, Lamiaceae contains more than 245 genera and 7886 species that are distributed worldwide. It is also the third-largest family based on the number of taxa in Turkey where it is represented by 46 genera and 782 taxa with a high endemism ratio (44%). Besides, Lamiaceae are rich in plants with economic and medicin...
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Cedramber (cedrol methyl ether) (1) is a fragrance compound used in cosmetics such as soap, detergents, creams, lotions and perfumes. New cedrol derivatives are of interest in this context. Here we report the first biotransformation reaction of cedramber by Aspergillus niger ATCC 10549. The conversion afforded two known cedrol derivatives namely, 1...
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Kişniş (Coriandrum sativum) Kişniş (Coriandrum sativum L.), maydanozgiller (Apiaceae) ailesin-den, 30-90 cm'ye yükselen, tüysüz, aromatik, tek yıllık, otsu bitkidir. Meyveleri, küre biçiminde, 2-7 cm çapında, esmer sarı renkli, özel ko-kulu, baharlı, tatlımsı ve yakıcı lez-zetlidir. Meyvelerinden elde edilen uçucu yağ, koku-tat maddesi ola-rak önem...
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Objective: Natural plant products are considered as a source of novel and effective compounds for the treatment of leishmaniasis. In this study, the in vitro activities of essential oils obtained from Origanum dubium (OD), Origanum majorana (OM), Salvia fruticosa (SF) and Laurus nobilis (LN) plants in Northern Cyprus were investigated against Leis...
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Zika, dengue, and Yellow fever are transmitted primarily by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Investigations to find more natural but highly effective pesticidal agents against Ae. aegypti have increased in the last few years. Plant-based compounds have been the source of several current pesticides and have provided models for creation of synthetic derivat...
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24 bağbahçe 95 (mayıs-haziran) 2021 Demirhindi (Tamarindus indica L.), baklagiller (Leguminosae) ailesinden, herdem yeşil ağaçtır. İngilizce, "Tamarind" olan ismi; Farsça, "Hint hurması" anlamında, "Tamar-ı Hind" sözcüğünden gelir. Vatanı Madagaskar olan bit-ki, Mısır, Sudan, Hindistan dâhil, dünyanın tropik ve ılıman kuşaklarında yetiştirilmektedi...
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Abstract The genus Artedia L. (Apiaceae) is represented in Turkey by 485 species and altogether 511 taxa. The rate of species endemism in Turkey is 37.7%. The plant material was collected from the province of Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. The essential oils from fruits and aerial parts were obtained by hydrodistillation using a Clevenger type apparatus. C...
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Bisabolol is one of the bioactive constituents of chamomile. It was aimed to biotransform (–)-α-bisabolol by different fungi for the production of new bioactive metabolites, which was converted to α-bisabolol oxide A and B by Thamnidium elegans. Additionally, the biotransformation by Penicillium neocrassum yielded a new metabolite, which was charac...
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Dunya'nin Bitki ve Mantarlarinin Durumu - 2
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Rosa damascena Mill. is a traditional and promising agricultural plant used for manufacturing essential oil in Saudi Arabia. The present study aims at studying the chemical composition, sensory evaluation and antimicrobial activity of some samples of rose oils (Rosa damascena Mill.) from the region of Taif. The chemical composition was determined b...
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A headspace-solid phase microextraction (HS-SPME) procedure for isolation and investigation of volatile compounds in hybrid "limequat" and parents "Mexican lime and kumquat" fruits using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) for the separation and identification of the volatiles was employed in the present study. Each of mature, fresh and wh...
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Boswellia sacra Flueck essential oil is obtained from frankincense obtained from Boswellia sacra trees. The aim of this study was to investigate the in vitro anti-cancer activity of Boswellia sacra (BS) essential oil in CD133+ and CD133- Colo-320 cells. Essential oil was analyzed by GC-MS. CD133+ cells, cancer stem cells, were obtained from the Col...
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State of the Plants and Fungi 2020
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The chemical composition, free radical scavenging, α-amylase inhibitory, and 5-lipoxygenase inhibitory activity of the essential oil obtained from the aerial parts of Centaurea pterocaula Trautv. were examined. Twenty-nine compounds corresponding to 93.2% of the oil were identified in the oil of C. pterocaula. Hexadecanoic acid (13.9%), caryophylle...
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Citrus fruits are cultivated and used as fresh fruits or for the production of juices Worldwide. These fruits are of great interest as raw materials for pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries due to their aromatic properties. Residues of the production of citrus juice, such as peels, membranes and seeds, possess a large variety of phytochemi...
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In this study two different extraction techniques namely, conventional hydrodistillation (HD) and micro-steam distillation-solid-phase microextraction (MSD-SPME), were used to analyze the volatile constituents from the leaves and the galls of Salvia fruticosa Mill. by gas chromatography (GC-FID) and gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (...
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26 bağbahçe 91 (eylül-ekim) 2020 Ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Mey. [Araliaceae] [sin. Aralia ginseng Baill., Panax verus Oken]) bitkisinin kökleridir. Asya ginsen-gi, Çin'in kuzeydoğusu, Kore ve Rusya Federasyonu'nun en doğu bölgelerinde yetişmektedir. Çin, Japonya, Kore ve Rusya'da tarımı yapılmaktadır. Bitki, dördüncü yaşında çiçek açmaya başlar v...
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In vitro cholinesterase inhibition, antioxidant and anticancer potentials of the essential oils and extracts of flowers and aerial parts of Salvia verticillata subsp. amasiaca have been studied. The GC-MS and GC-FID analyses found that major components of the essential oils were caryophyllene oxide, caryophylladienol II, spathulenol, hexahydrofarne...
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The chemical compositions of the essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation from aerial parts of five subspecies of Scutellaria orientalis L. (subsp. carica, subsp. haussknechtii, subsp. macrostegia, subsp. orientalis and subsp. santolinoides) were analyzed by gas chromatography (GC-FID) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), simultane...
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This investigation displays antioxidant potential of Cymbocarpum erythraeum essential oils and their biological effects like cytotoxic and anticholinesterase. The antioxidant capacities of the essential oils were estimated by DPPH, TBA, TOS assays. The anticholinesterase activity of essential oils was estimated utilizing Ellman method. The human U-...
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The volatile oils of fresh and air-dried buds of 3 different varieties of Cannabis, namely, high cannabidiol (CBD) chemotype, intermediate CBD/tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) chemotype, and high THC chemotype were prepared by hydrodistillation. Gas chromatography analysis of the volatile oils resulted in the identification of 71 compounds, of which 33 w...
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In the current work the flowers of green and dark purple Ocimum basilicum L. varieties cultivated in Uzbekistan were comparatively studied in terms of chemical composition of the lipids, essential oils and fatty acids by using TLC, GC-FID and GC-MS techniques. The lipid composition of flowers both basil varieties comprised biologically active subst...
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The oxidant, cholinesterase, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitions of essential oils and their major compounds of Leiotulus dasyanthus and molecular docking studies of α-pinene and ™-3-carene were evaluated in this study. Phenolic constituents and antioxidant activity of samples were determined by Folin-Ciocalteu’s, DPPH, and TBA processes. Cholineste...
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The Phlomis kurdica Rech.fil. (Lamiaceae) essential oil was investigated for its chemical constituents and in vitro biological activities. Volatile components were characterized, antimicrobial and anticholinesterase activities were performed. The oil was analyzed both by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and gas chromatography-flame ionization d...
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The present study reports chemical composition, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant potential of essential oils from leaves and twigs of Myrtus communis L. subsp. communis from Turkey. Essential oils were obtained separately from leaves and twigs of Myrtus communis subsp. communis (MC) by hydrodistillation using a Clevenger-type apparat...
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28 bağbahçe 88 (mart-nisan) 2020 Bamya (Abelmoschus esculentus [L.] Moench. [Sin. Hibiscus esculentus L.; Abelmoschus bammia Webb]), ebegümecigiller (Malvaceae) familyasına dâhil, otsu bitkidir. Vatanının, Etiyopya olduğuna inanılan bitkinin; Türkiye, Güney Avrupa, Batı Afrika, Orta Doğu, Hindistan, Çin ve Amerika kıtasında, yaygın tarımı yapılmakt...
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Essential oil of Origanum species is well known for antimicrobial activity, but only a few have been evaluated in narrow spectrum antiprotozoal assays. Herein, we assessed the antiprotozoal potential of Turkish Origanum onites L. oil and its major constituents against a panel of parasitic protozoa. The essential oil was obtained by hydrodistillatio...
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Non-polar and polar compounds were isolated from the leaves and chemical composition of the essential oil from aerial parts of Sideritis cypria endemic in Northern Cyprus was also determined. The structures of all the isolated compounds were elucidated by means of spectroscopic (UV, NMR: 1D and 2D-NMR: 1H, 13C, COSY, HSQC, HMBC) methods and compari...
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The genus Nigella L. s.l. (Ranunculaceae) is one of the most important plants in respect of economic and medicinal usage. Fatty acid compounds have been researched in detail for the taxa of Nigella s.l., naturally growing in Turkey. Among them, 19 Nigella taxa were researched in respect of 18 fatty acid compounds. These were acquired by the way of...
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Essential oil and lipids from leaves of Ferula kuhistanica Korovin (Apiaceae; syn. F. jaeschkeana auct. non Vatke) growing in Uzbekistan were studied for the first time using GC-MS. Essential oil consisted of 51 constituents (99.8% total with mostly α-pinene, 72.9%). Enantioselective analysis of essential-oil constituents found the enantiomeric exc...
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Havuç (Daucus carota L. [Maydanozgiller, Apiaceae]) 20-60 cm'ye kadar büyüyen, iki yıllık, çiçekli bitkidir. Bitkinin, kızıl-turuncu renkli kazık kökü, karotence zengindir ve sebze olarak kullanılır. Avrupa'da, Asya'nın batısında ve Pakistan'da doğal olarak yetişir. Halen tüm dünyaya yayılmış olan bitkinin, her yerde tarımı yapılmaktadır. Havuç mey...
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The essential oil from aerial parts of Inula ensifolia L. obtained by hydro-distillation was analysed by GC and GC/MS and evaluated for antidiabetic activity using α-amylase and α-glucosidase inhibitory methods, anti-inflammatory effect using lipoxygenase inhibitory method as well as antioxidant activity using ABTS method. Fifty seven components we...
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ahtere (Fumaria officinalis L.), düğünçiçeğigiller (Ranunculaceae) familyasından, 20-40 cm yüksek-liğinde, parçalı yapraklı, tek yıl-lık, otsu bitkidir. Bitkinin, çiçekli haldeyken toplanıp kurutulmuş, toprak üstü kısımlarından yararla-nılır. Avrupa-Afrika-Asya kıtaların-da yetişen bitki, özellikle Akdeniz bölgesinde yayılış gösterir. Ame-rika kıta...
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Citrus x aurantium L. subsp. amara [Link.] Engl.) Turunç Turunç bitkisi, 2-3 m boyunda, 7-8 m'ye kadar boylanan, herdem yeşil, dikenli çalı veya ağaçtır. Çi-çeği ve meyvesi, hoş kokuludur. Meyve kabuğunun dış yüzü es-merimsi sarı-yeşil, iç yüzü beyaz renklidir. Kabuk, helezonumsu şe-ritler veya gayrimuntazam parça-lar halindedir. Güzel kokulu çiçek...
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Rosmarinus officinalis L. (rosemary) is a common culinary spice and herbal drug, which is used for centuries all over the world. In this present study, apolar to polar fractions of R. officinalis flowers were evaluated for their in vitro antioxidant, antibacterial, cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities, respectively. Phytochemical c...
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As part of our continuing investigation for interesting biological activities of native medicinal plants, thirty-nine plants, obtained from diverse areas in Saudi Arabia and Yemen, were screened for insecticidal activity against yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti (L.). Out of the 57 organic extracts, Saussurea lappa, Ocimum tenuiflorum, Taraxacum...
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The essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation from the aerial parts of three subspecies of Scutellaria brevibracteata (subsp. brevibracteata, subsp. subvelutina and subsp. pannosula) collected from their natural localities in Turkey were analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), simultaneously. On the...
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The essential oil of aerial parts of Stachys subnuda Montbret & Aucher ex Benth (S. subnuda) was analyzed by gas chromatography (GC) and GC/mass spectrometry (MS). Anti-inflammatory activity was evaluated by lipoxygenase inhibition assay. The antioxidant activity was determined by 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH), 2,2’-azinobis-3-ethylbenzothio...
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A derivative spectroscopic method for the determination of caffeine in tea infusion is described in this study. The results of this study obtained by the suggested method were compared to the results of those by HPTLC densitometry and no significant difference between the methods were found. The merit of the derivative spectroscopic method is obvio...
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28 bağbahçe 78 (temmuz-ağustos) 2018 Karabiber (Piper nigrum L.), Karabibergiller (Piperaceae) ailesinden, boyu dört metreye ulaşan, sarmaşık formunda, yapraklarını dökmeyen, çok yıllık bitkidir. Karabiber olarak kullanılan meyveleri; çapı 4-6 mm olan küremsi şekilde, siyahımsı renkli, yüzeyi buruşuk taneler halindedir. Karabiber bitkisinin gen mer...
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The aerial parts of Helichrysum noeanum Boiss. and H. chionophilum Boiss. et Balansa were hydrodistilled for 3 h using a Clevenger-type apparatus. The essential oils were analyzed by GC-FID and GC-MS, simultaneously. The main constituents were identified as hexadecanoic acid (25.3%), dodecanoic acid (17.8%), tetradecanoic acid (13.7%), and decanoic...
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In recent years, people have become more conscious about the side-effects of fluoride toothpastes and herbal products have drawn attention as alternatives in the struggle against caries. Studies have focused on the benefits of essential oils obtained from herbs because of their antibacterial effects. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compar...
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Essential oils of the leaves and flowers of Phlomis cypria and P. brevibracteata were isolated by hydrodistillation and analysed by GC and Gas chromatography - mass spectroscopy (GC-MS), simultaneously. Essential oil yields of the four samples ranged between 0.07% and 0.09% (v/w). The essential oils of leaves (L) and flowers (F) of P. brevibracteat...