PROF.DR. MEHMET LEVENT ALTUN    
Name : MEHMET LEVENT
Surname : ALTUN
E-Mail : altun@pharmacy.ankara.edu.tr, leventaltun68@gmail.com
Phone Number : 03122033094
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF PHARMACY
Department : DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOGNOSY
Personal Information

Prof. Dr. M. Levent ALTUN

Ankara University Faculty of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacognosy

Date and Place of Birth: 27/04/1968-SAMSUN

Professional Experience:

Professor (2013)                                                      

Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy,

Department of Pharmacognosy


Associate Professor (2007-2013)                                                                

Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy,

Department of Pharmacognosy


Assistant Professor (2001-2007)

Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy,

Department of Pharmacognosy

Research Assistant (1990-2001)                                                                      

Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy,

Department of Pharmacognosy

Head of Department (2017- )


Research Area: HPLC analysis, method development, biological activity studies

Some Selected SCI Publications

 

ALTUN, M.L., ERK, N.: " The Rapid Quantitative Analysis of Phenprobamate and Acetaminophen by Reversed- Phase High- Performance Liquid Chromatography and Compensation Technique". Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 25, 85-92 (2001). (SCI- Expanded)

 

ALTUN, M.L., CEYHAN T., KARTAL, M.,  ATAY, T., ÖZDEMİR, N.,  CEVHEROĞLU, Ş.: "Liquid Chromatographic Method for the Analysis of Acetylsalicylic Acid, Caffeine and Codeine Phosphate in Pharmaceutical Preparations". Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 25, 93-101 (2001). (SCI- Expanded)

 

ALTUN, M.L.: "HPLC Method for the Analysis of Paracetamol, Caffeine and Dipyrone". Turkish Journal of Chemistry26 (4), 521-528  (2002) . (SCI-  Expanded)

 

KARTAL,M., ALTUN, M.L., KURUCU,S.: “ HPLC Method for the Analysis of Harmol, Harmalol, harmine and Harmaline in the Seeds of Peganum harmala L.”. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis31, 263-269 (2003). (SCI- Expanded)

 

DUMAN, H., KARTAL, M., ALTUN, L., DEMİRCİ, B., BAŞER, KHC: The  Essential Oil of Stachys laetivirens Kotschy & Boiss. Ex rech. Fil., Endemic in Turkey”, Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 20, 48-50 (2005) (SCI- Expanded)

 

KAN, Y., UÇAN, U.S., KARTAL, M., ALTUN, M.L., ASLAN, S., SAYAR, E., CEYHAN, T.: GC-MS Analysis and Antibacterial Activity of Cultivated Satureja cuneifolia Ten. Essential Oil”, Turkish Journal of Chemistry30, 253-259 (2006) (SCI- Expanded)

 

SEVER YILMAZ, B., SALTAN ÇITOĞLU, G., ALTUN, M. L. , ÖZBEK, H.: “Antinociceptive and Anti-inflammatory Activities of Viburnum lantana ”, Pharmaceutical Biology, 45 (3), 241-245 (2007) (SCI- Expanded)

 

ALTUN, M. L. , SEVER YILMAZ, B. “HPLC Method for the Analysis of Salicin and Chlorogenic acid of  Viburnum opulus L. and Viburnum lantana L.”. Chemistry of Natural Compounds 43 (2), 205-207 (2007) (SCI- Expanded)

 

ALTUN, M. L., SALTAN ÇITOĞLU, G., SEVER YILMAZ, B., ÇOBAN, T.: “ Antioxidant Properties of Viburnum opulus and Viburnum lantana Growing in Turkey”, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 59 (3), 175-180 (2008). (SCI- Expanded)

 

ALTUN, M. L., SALTAN ÇITOĞLU, G., SEVER YILMAZ, B., ÖZBEK, H.: “Antinociceptive and Anti-inflammatory Activities of Viburnum opulus ”. Pharmaceutical Biology, 47 (7), 653-658 (2009)  (SCI- Expanded)

 

ERDOĞAN ORHAN  I., SEVER YILMAZ, B., ALTUN, M. L.SALTAN G. “Radical Quenching Activity, Ferric-Reducing Antioxidant Power, and Ferrous Ion-Chelating Capacity of 16 Ballota Species and Their Total Phenol and Flavonoid Contents” Journal of Medicinal Food. 13(6): 1537-1543 (2010) (Short Communication) (SCI- Core).

ERDOĞAN ORHAN  I., SEVER YILMAZ, B., ALTUN, M. L.SALTAN G., ŞENER, B. “Anti-Acetylcholinesterase and Antioxidant Appraisal of the Bulb Extracts of Five Sternbergia Species” Records of  Natural  Products 5:3 193-201 (2011) (SCI- Expanded).

ERDOĞAN ORHAN  I.,  ALTUN, M. L.SEVER YILMAZ, B., SALTAN G.,  “Anti-Acetylcholinesterase and Antioxidant Assets of the Major Components (Salicin, Amentoflavone, and Chlorogenic Acid) and the Extracts of Viburnum opulus and Viburnum lantana and Their Total Phenol and Flavonoid Contents” Journal of Medicinal Food. ,14(4), 434-440 (2011) (Short Communication) (SCI- Core)

ALTUN, M. L., SEVER YILMAZ, B., ERDOĞAN ORHAN  I.,  SALTAN ÇITOĞLU, G., “Assessment of cholinesterase and tyrosinase inhibitory and antioxidant effects of Hypericum perforatum L. (St. John’s wort)”, Industrial Crops and Products43 , 87-92, 2013 (SCI- Expanded)

 

Sever Yılmaz B., Altun M. L. ,Orhan Erdoğan İ., Ergene, B., Saltan Çitoğlu G.   "Enzyme inhibitory and antioxidant activities of Viburnum tinus L. relevant to its neuroprotective potential" , Food Chemistry,141, 582-588, 2013 (SCI- Core). 

Eryılmaz M., Özbilgin, S., Ergene, B.,  Sever Yılmaz B., Altun M. L. , Saltan G. “Antimicrobial Activity of Turkish Viburnum  species”, Bangladesh J. Bot.,  42(2): 355-360, (2013) (December)  (Short Communication) (SCI- Expanded).


 İlhan M., Ergene, B.,  Süntar İ., Özbilgin S., Saltan Çitoğlu G.   Demirel M. A., Keleş, H., Altun  L., Akkol Küpeli E. “ Preclinical Evaluation of Antiurolithiatic Activity of Viburnum opulus L. on Sodium Oxalate- Induced Urolithiasis Rat Model”, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Pages: 1-10    Article ID 578103 http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/578103 (2014) (SCI- Expanded).


 Altınyay, Ç., Eryılmaz M., Yazgan A. N., Sever Yılmaz B., Altun M. L.  Antimicrobial Activity of Some Alnus Species”,  European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, 19 (23): 4671-4674 (2015) (December)  (SCI- Expanded ).

 

 

Altınyay, Ç., Süntar İ., Altun  L., Keleş, H., Akkol Küpeli E. “Phytochemical and Biological Studies on Alnus glutinosa subsp. glutinosa, A. orientalis var. orientalis and A. orientalis var. pubescens Leaves” Journal of Ethnopharmacology,  192: 148-160 (2016) (SCI- Core)

 Orhan, N., İçöz, Ü.G., Altun, L., Aslan, M.  Anti-Hyperglycaemic and Antioxidant Effects of Bidens tripartita and Quantitative Analysis on Its Active Principles”, Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences,   19 (10): 1114-1124 (2016) ( SCI- Expanded ).


İçöz, Ü.G., Orhan, N., Altun, L., Aslan, M.  In vitro and In vivo Antioxidant and Antidiabetic Activity Studies on Standardized Extracts of Two Bidens Species”, Journal of Food Biochemistry,   DOI: 10. 1111/ jfbc.12429 (Article accepted on 12 August 2017) ( SCI- Expanded )



 

Other Publications

 

TANKER, N., COŞKUN, M., ALTUN, M.L.: " Türkiye'de Yetişen Ephedra     Türlerindeki Alkaloitlerin Mevsime ve Cinsiyete Göre Gösterdiği Değişimlerin YBSK Metodu İle İncelenmesi". Ankara Üniversitesi Eczacılık Fakültesi Dergisi, 25 (2), 49-56, (1996).

 

TANKER, N., ALTUN, M.L.: " Türkiye'de Yetişen Ephedra Türleri Üzerinde Farmasötik Botanik Yönünden Araştırmalar". Ankara Üniversitesi Eczacılık Fakültesi Dergisi26 (1), 1-12, (1997).

 

KAN, Y., KAN, A., CEYHAN, T., SAYAR, E., KARTAL, M., ALTUN, L., ASLAN, S., CEVHEROĞLU, Ş.:“Atomic Absorption Spectrometric Analysis of Trigonella foenum-graecum L. Seeds Cultivated in Turkey”, Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2(3), 187-191 (2005). (Short Communication)

 

 ALTINYAY, Ç., ALTUN, M. L.: “ HPLC Analysis of Oleuropein in Olea europaea L.” Ankara Üniversitesi Eczacılık Fakültesi Dergisi35 (1), 1-11 (2006).

 

SEVER YILMAZ, B., SALTAN ÇITOĞLU, G., ALTUN, M. L., ÖZBEK, H. ,BAYRAM, İ.,    CENGIZ, N. , ALTINYAY, Ç.: “ Hepatoprotective and Hypoglycemic Activity of Viburnum lantana L.”,  Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences3(3), 151-165 (2006).

 

ALTUN, M. L., ÖZBEK, H. , SALTAN Çitoğlu, G., SEVER Yılmaz, B., BAYRAM, İ., CENGİZ, N. “ Hepatoprotective and Hypoglycemic Activities of Viburnum opulus L.”,  Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7(1), 35-38 (2010).

 

ALTINYAY, Ç., GÜVENÇ, A.,  ALTUN, M. L.“ Antioxidant Activities of Oleuropein and the Aqueous Extracts of Olea europaea L. Varieties Growing in Turkey”,  Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences8(1), 23-30 (2011).

Özbilgin S., Ergene B., Altun M. L., Sever Yılmaz B., Saltan G., Yüksel, E.HPLC Method for the Analysis of Chlorogenic acid of  Viburnum tinus L. and Viburnum orientale Pallas”, Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 12 (2), 231-236  (2015).

Altınyay Ç., Ergene Öz  B., Altun M. L. "Quantification of Shikimic acid in the Metahanolic Extracts of Three Alnus Taxons Growing in Turkey", Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 13 (1), 115- 120,  (2016). (Short Communication)

İçöz, Ü. G., Eryılmaz M., Yazgan A. N., Sever Yılmaz B., Altun M. L.  “Antimicrobial Activity of Some Bidens Species”, Hacettepe University, Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy, 36 (2), 129-134 (2016)