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Name ;  Belma Konuklugil

Nationality ; Türkish

Adress ; Nese sok.No 10/6 Bestepe -Ankara  - TURKEY

              Phone (312- 2033092)

e-mail ;,

Education ; Bsc in Pharmacy  University of Ankara, Faculty of Pharmacy

                               1985 Msc Degree in Pharmacognosy University of Ankara, Faculty of                                                                                                                                                      Pharmacy

                               1993 PhD Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Nottingham University


Working experiences ; 1983 -1987 Research assistant  in Department of Pharmacognosy

Research skills ;  As a research assistant and during my PhD in Nottingham, my job involved using many

                              instrumental analysis techniques including HPLC, NMR, UV, GC and also IR.

Research experience ; 1983 -1985  MSc project- Investigation of volatile oil of Teucrium  polium L.


 1985-1989 PhD project- Phytochemical investigation of some Türkish Scutellaria species

( I   passed all theo. and pr. lectures for PhD and I also passed  qualification of PhD then I  did not finish my PhD and went to England).



.                              1989- 1993 PhD project -A chemotaxonomic study of tumour inhibitory  

                                aryltetralin lignans in Genus Linum.


                                  Award and Fellowships                                                      

1995 July- October  DFG grant - Heinrich Heine-Universität, Institut für

                   Entwicklungs- & Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen(Germany).


1996   British Council grant - Lougbrough University Medicinal and Chemistry

                                                    Department  (England)


1998   Nato B2 grant-  Heinrich Heine-Universität, Institut für Entwicklungs- &

                                                           Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen (Germany).


1999   1999 DAAD grant- Heinrich Heine-Universität, Institut für Entwicklungs- &

                                                           Molekularbiologie der Pflanzen (Germany).

Research Area of interests:

-  Secondary nmetabolites from plant cell culture

- Biological and Pharmacological Activities of Plant Secondary Metabolites

- Chemistry and Biological Activities of Marine Natural Products.

-Essential oils 

International Scientific Projects:

1- Coordenator of  “Accumulation of aryltetralin lignans in tissue cultures of Turkish Linum species” Germany-Turkey( Jülich-Tübitak) 2000-2005.

2- Coordenator of  “Bioactive Compounds from  Turkish marine sponges”SBAG-Julich (104S409)( 2006-2009)

National Scientific Projects:

1- Coordenator of  “ Podophyllotoxin from in cell culture of Turkish Plant species”  DPT Projesi (2002-2005) 2001-K-120-240

2, Coordenator of “ Accumulation of Podophyllotoxin and rosmarinic acid in plant cell cultures” Ankara University Biotechnology Institute  (2001-2004) 2002-K-120-130-2.

5- Coordenator of  “Podophyllotoxin from in callus and suspension culture of Linum flavum ssp.scabrinerve” Ankara University Biotechnology Institute  2001K 120-240( 149)

6- Coordenator of  “ Arytetralin and othet type of lignan  from Linum olypicum” Republic of Turkey Ankara University rectorate coordination  unit scientific reserach projects. 2002K-08-03 

Some publication after 2005


1-Koulman, A., Konuklugil,B., Evren, H.,“Aryltetralin lignans from Linum mucronatum

      Bertol ssp. mucronatum, ”  Natural Chemical Compounds 2005.

2- Çoban,T., Konuklugil, B., “Free  radical scavering activity of Linum arboreum

       L.”Pharmaceutical Biology, 2005.

 3-Konuklugil, B., Aryltetralin Lignans from Linum cariense Boiss. Natural Chemical

      Compounds,  41, 3,306,-308, 2005.

 4-Konuklugil, B., Fuss,E., and Alfermann, A. W., “Isolation of the Lignan 6-

     methoxypodophyllotoxin from Linum boissieri and Biosynthesis of Lignans in this

    species” Pharmaceutical Biology, 43, 9, 737-739, 2005.

5-Konuklugil,B.,Ionkova,I., Vasılev,N., Schmidt,T.J. Windhövel,J., Fuss,E., Alfermann, 

     A.W.. “Lignans from    Linum Species of Sections Syllinum and Linum”Natural  Product   Research, Volume 21, Number 1, January  1-6(6) 2007.

6- I. Orhan, M. Kartal, Q. Naz, G. Yilmaz, Y. Kan, B. Konuklugil, B. Şener, M.I.

      Choudhary “Antioxidant and anticholinesterase  evaluation of selected Turkish Salvia

        species”Food Chemistry, 103, 1247-1254, 2007.

7- Kan Y., Gökbulut A., Kartal M., Konuklugil B., Yilmaz G., “Development and

   validation of a LC method for the analysis of phenolic acids in Türkish Salvia species”

  Chromatographia, 66,147-152, 2007.

8-S.Aslan, M.Fırat., B. Konuklugil., “Essential oil of Cyclotrichium longiflorum

    Leblebici” Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 43,6, 2007.


9- Watjen W., Putz,A., Cholou,Y., Kampkötter,A., Totzke,F., Kubbutat,H., Proksch,P.,

      Konuklugil,B., “Hexa-hepta-nonaprenylhydroquinone isolated from Marine sponge 

      Sarcotragus muscarum ve Ircinia fasciculata   induce apoptosis in Hct 116 cells”,

      Pharmacy and Pharmacology 61,919-924, 2009.


10- S. Aslan H. Evren, B. Konuklugil I. Turkoglu and M. Kartal . “Essential oil composition

      of Achillea teretifolia from Turkey”, Chemistry of Natural Compounds.2, 230-23, 


11- B. Ozçelık, İ. Orhan, M. Kartal, B. Konuklugil, T. Karaoglu. “In vitro testing of

     antiviral,antibacterial   antifungal effects and cytotoxicity of selected  

      Turkish Phlomis species”,   Acta Alimentaria, 2009.

12- Alper Gökbulut,Murat Kartal, Belma Konuklugil and Mehmet Fırat “Stimultaneous Determination of Selected Phenolic acids in Turkish Salvia Species by HPLC-DAAD” Chemistry of Natural Products,   


13- Nihal Aktaş, Bülent Gözcelioğlu, WEn-Han, Lin, Belma Konuklugil “Avarone  and

       avarol from the marine sponge Dysidea avara Schmidt from  Marmara coast

      of Turkey”  Fabad 35(3), 119-123, 2012.

14- Bülent Gözcelioğlu, Rob Van Soest, Peter Proksch, Belma Konuklugil,   

     “Contrubition tothe knowledge of the Demosponlae ( Porifera) fauna of Turkey”,

      Zollogy in the Middle  Esat 54, 149-152,2011.

 15-İlkay Erdoğan, Berrin Özçelik, Belma Konuklugil, Annika Putz,Ülkü Gökçen

        Kaban and  Peter Proksch   “Bioactivity screening of the selected Turkish

       marine sponges and  three compounds from Agelas oroides”, Records of Natural     

       Products 6:4356-367 2012.

 156 Nihal Aktaş, Yasin Genç,Bülent Gözcelioğlu, Belma Konuklugil and U. Sebnem

      Harput “Radical Scavenging Activities of  Different Marine Sponge Extracts  

     Mediterranean  Coast” Vol. 7, 2, 2013.

 17- Nihal Aktaş, Bülent Gözcelioğlu, Belma Konuklugil “Detection of Some Secondary Metabolites from Turkish Marine Sponges Collected in Kemer”  2013 Fabad ( in print).