Surname : COŞKUN
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Phone Number : +90 312 203 3001-3002
Title : PROF.DR.
Department : Department of Pharmacuetical Botany
Personal Information
Name: .Prof.Dr. Maksut Coşkun.
Office Address: Department  Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Tando∂an 06100 Ankara-.Turkey
Phone:+ 312 203 30 01 , Direct: +90 312  222 04 71
Fax    +90 312 21310 81
Home Address: İş Turkuaz Caddesi 10B-22, Bağlıca-Etimesgut-Ankara-Turkey
Phone: +312 33103010
     Personal History:                                      
     I was born on April 30th,1951 in Dikyamaç/Artvin  (Turkey). I went to primary school at the same place, my secondary education was at Huseyin Güllüo∂lu Ortaokulu in Ankara. I was graduated from high school in 1967 at Yyldyrym Beyazit Lisesi in Ankara. For one year I studied at  School of Architecture and Engineering, then transfered to the  Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University. I graduated as a pharmacist in June 1973 and then I was accepted as an assistant to the department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Botany at the same faculty in 1974. I started to study on Dryopteris and Asplenium species(ferns) as doctorate thesis and completed in 1978. I have been Japan in 1981 for nine months(Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical sciences, Higashi Nippon Gakuin University, Hokkaido) and England three months in 1985 (University of Strathclyde, Department of Pharmacy Glasgow). In 1988 I  visited Japan again for six moths and studied on the constituens of  some Turkish Rhamnus species at Kobe Gakuin University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical sciences .In order to complete to the Joint Project, I visited Meiji College of Pharmacy(Tokyo-Japan) for one month in 1994 and 2000, provided grand by JSPS. 
     I was promoted to Assis. Professor. in 1982 , Assoc. Professor. in 1987 and full Professor in 1993. I was received a vice dean position  of faculty of pharmacy between March 1995 to May 2008.  I was appointed as the dean of Faculty of Pharmacy  in 15 January 2009 . Now I am  dean of  Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University  and  ateaching staff member of Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy.
            Marital Status:                                     
            Married with Remziye(Özban, born in 1954) on June 26 th, 1976. Have a daughter, M.Pınar, born on July 17 th, 1977 and a son Mehmet Ali, born on december 2 nd, 1980.
            Academic activities:                                
            During my doctorate and postdoctorate studies , I made numerous excursion and field research in Turkey,  and collected many Herbarium specimens and research material. After proper identification, they retained in the herbarium(AEF).
     -Works as a researcher  in 11 projects that supported by Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council and Ankara University Research Funds.
     -Works as a director in 6 projects that supported by the above mentioned institute.
    - Supervising 20 PhD and Master Courses thesis.
    - Published 7 books and 110 reseach articles.
    - Submited  102 oral and poster presentetions.
     Foreing Language Capacity: A fair knowledge of English.
I am interested in most of the fields of sport, especially volleyboll, table tennis, tennis, hunting and fishing.
     I have a slide collection (about 10.000 slides) covers plants from Turkey, historical remains and sceneries. I also have a  
stamp collection includes foreing and Turkish memorial stamps.
     Members and Other Social Activities:
      - Members of Ankara Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences
     - Members of Ankara Amateur Photographers Society
     - Members of Phytochemical Society of Europea
     - Members of The Society of Medicinal Plants Research
     -Members of The Organization for the Phyto-Taxonomic  investigation of the
Mediterranean Area(OPTIMA)
      -Founder and member of The society of Pharmacognosy and Phyototherapy of Turkey
            1-COŞKUN, M., SAKUSHIMA, A., NISHIBE, S. HISADA, S., Separation of Acylphloroglucinol Homologues of Dryopteris abbreviata by Reversed-Phase Column Chromatography, Shoyakugaku Zassi, 36(4), 371-373(1982).
            2-COŞKUN, M., SAKUSHIMA, A., NISHIBE, S., HISADA, S., TANKER, N., A Phloroglucinol Derivative of Dryopteris abbreviata., Phytochemistry, 21(6),1453-1454(1982). (SCI)
            3-COŞKUN, M., SAKUSHIMA, A., NISHIBE, S., HISADA, S., Phloroglucinol Derivatives of Dryopteris abbreviata, Chem. Pharm. Bull., 30(11), 4102-4106(1982). (SCI)
            4-SAKUSHIMA, A., COŞKUN, M., NISHIBE, S., Flavonoids from Rhamnus pallasii, Phytochemistry, 22(7), 1677-1678(1983). (SCI)
5-COŞKUN, M., TANKER, N., SAKUSHIMA, A., KITAGAWA, S., NISHIBE, S., An Antraquinone Glycoside From Rhamnus pallasii,  Phytochemistry, 23(7), 1485-1487(1984). (SCI)
            6-TANKER, N., İLİSULU, F., KOYUNCU, M., COŞKUN, M,  Phytochemical  screening of Plants from Ermenek-Mut-Gülnar (Turkey) Area III. Labiatae, Int. j. Crude Drug Res.,24(4), 177-182(1987).                       
            7- COŞKUN, M., The Quantitative Determination of Anthraderivatives in Rhamnus species Growing in South and East Anatolia(Turkey) II, Int.J.Crude Drug Res., 27(3),167-170 (1989).
            8-COŞKUN, M., SATAKE, T., HORI, K., SAIKI, Y., TANKER, M., Anthraquinone  Glycoside from  Rhamnus libanoticus, Phytochemistry, 29(6), 2018-2020(1990). (SCI)
            9-SATAKE, T., COSKUN, M., HORI,K., SAIKI, Y.TANKER, M., An Acetophenon and Three Naphthalides From Turkish Rhamnus libanoticus, Phytochemistry, 30(12), 4191-4192(1991). (SCI)
            10-COŞKUN, M., HPLC Analysis of Anthraquinones from Rhamnus Species Growing in Turkey, Int. J. Pharmacognosy, 30(2), 151-156(1992).
            11-SATAKE; T., HORI, K., KAMIYA, K., SAIKI, S., FUJIMOTO,Y., KIMURA, Y., COŞKUN, M., TANKER, M., Studies on the Constituents of Turkish Plants. I. Flavonol Triglycosides from the Fruit of Rhamnus thymifolius, Chem. Pharm. Bull.41(10), 1713-1745(1993). (SCI)
            12-SAKUSHIMA, A., COŞKUN, M., TANKER, M., TANKER, N., A Sinapic Acid Ester from Boreava orientalis, Phytochemistry, 35(6)1481-1484(1994). (SCI)
13- SAKUSHIMA, A., COSKUN,M. AND MAOKA, T., Hydroxybenzoic acids from Boreava orientalis. Phytochemistry, 40(1), 257-261 (1995). (SCI)       
14- SAKUSHIMA, A., COSKUN, M. AND MAOKA, T., Sinapinyl But- 3- enylglucosinalote from Boreava orientalis, Phytochemistry, 40(2), 483-485(1995). (SCI)
15- SAKUSHIMA, A., COSKUN, M., MAOKA, T  and Nishibe S., Dihydrobenzofuran Lignanas From Boreava orientalis, Phytochemistry, 43(6),1349-1354(1996). (SCI)
16- TAKAHASHI, M., SAKUSHIMA, A., COSKUN, M., and YOSHIHIRO, I., Antioxydative Activity of Phenolic Compounds of Boreava orientalis, J.Jpn.Oil Chem.Soc.7,671-673(1996).
17- SAKUSHIMA, A., COSKUN, M., TANKER, M., TANKER, N.,  and NISHIBE S.,c-glycosylflavone and Other  Compounds of Boreava orientalis, Natural Medicines, 50(1), 65(1996).
18- SAKUSHIMA, A., COSKUN, M., MAOKA, T  and NISHIBE S., Separation of Guaiacylglycerol -8'-Vanilic Acid Ether Isomers From Boreava orientalis, Natural Products Letters ,11,31-36(1997).
19-TAKAHASHI, M., YOSHIHIRO, I, SAKUSHIMA, A., KOSEI, O., COSKUN, M. A  and NISHIBE S., Comparision of Antioxidative Activity of Phenolic Compounds in Boreava orientalis Their Related Compound, J.Jpn. Oil Chem. Soc., 46(11),1399-1402(1997).
20- SAKUSHIMA, A., COSKUN, M., MAOKA, T  and NISHIBE S., Coumarin and Some Phenolic Compounds of Boreava orientalis, Natural Medicines, 51(4), 383(1997).
21- COŞKUN, M., KURUCU, S., KARTAL, M., HPLC Analysis of Ascorbic Acid in the Fruits of Some Turkish Rosa Species. Sci. Pharm., 65, 169-174(1997).
22- SAKUSIMA, A., MAOKA, T., OHNO, K., COŞKUN, M., GÜVENÇ, A., ERDURAK, C.S., ÖZKAN, A.M., SEKI, K., OHKURA, K., Major Antioxidative Substances in Boreava orientalis (Cruciferae), Natural Product Letters, 14(6)441-446(2000).
23-KUSANO, G., ORİHARA, S., TSUKAMOTO, D., SHİBANO, M., COŞKUN, M., GUVENÇ, A.,  ERDURAK, C.,S., Five new NortropaneAlkaloids and Six New Amino Acids from the Fruit of Morus alba L.m Growing in Turkey, Chem. Pharma. Bull.,50(2)185-192(2002). (SCI)
24- SAKUSHIMA, A., OHNO, K., COSKUN, M., SEKI, KI., OHKURA, K.,Separation and identification of taxifolin 3-O-glucoside isomers from Chamaecyparis obtusa (Cupressaceae),  Natural Product Letters, 16 (6): 383-387(2002).
25- KUSANO, G., KOGUCHI, S., SHIBANO, M., TAKAHASHI, K., OKADA, Y., COŞKUN, M., OZGEN, U., ERDURAK, C.,S.,OKUYAMA, T., Studies on Index Compounds for HPLC Analysis of Glycyrrhiza flavescens Growing in Turkey, Natural Medicines(56)4, 129-135(2002).
26-SAKUSHIMA, A., OHNO,  K., MAOKA,  T., COSKUN, M., GUVENC, A., ERDURAK, C.S.,  OZKAN,  A.M.,SEKI, K.I.,OHKURA, K.,  Guaiacylglycerol-7-O-methyl 8-vanillic acid ether and related compounds from Boreava orientalis, Phytochemical Analysis, 14,48-53(2003). (SCI)
27- GÜVENÇ, A., ÖZKAN, A.M., ERDURAK, C.S., Root, Stem and Leaf Anatomy of Abutilon theophrastii Medik.(Malvaceae), Pak. J. Bot., 35(3), 351-359(2003). (SCI-Exp)
28- ÖZGEN, U., HOUGHTON, P.J., OGUNDIPE, Y., COŞKUN, M., Antioxydant and antimicrobial activities of Onosma argentatum and Rubia peregrina, Fitoterapia, 74(7-8),682-685(2003).(SCI-Exp).
            29- TOMARI, N., ISHIZUKA, Y., MORIYA, A., KOJIMA, S., DEYAMA, T., COSKUN, M., TU, P., MIZUKAMI, H., Pharmacognostical Studies of Cistanchis Herba (IV) Phylogenetic Relationship of Cistanche Plants Based on Plastid rps2 Gene and rpl16-rpl14 Intergenic Spacer Region Sequence1,  Natural Medicines, 57 (6), 233-237(2003).
            30- ENOMOTO, S., OKADA, Y., GUVENÇ, A., ERDURAK, C.S., COŞKUN, M., OKUYAMA, T., Inhibitory Effect  of Traditional Turkish Folk Medicines on Aldose Reductase(AR) and Hematological Activity, and on AR Inhibitory Activity of Quercetin-3-0-methyl Ether Isolated from Cistus laurifolius L., Biol. Pharm. Bull. 27(7), 1140-1143(2004) (SCI)
31- ÖZGEN, U., KAYA, Y., COŞKUN, M., Ethnobotancal Studies in the Villages of the District of  Ilıca (Province Erzurum), Turkey,  Economic Botany ,58(4) 691-696(2004) (SCI)
32-_SHIBANO, M., TAKAHASHI, T., TANIGUCHI, M., KUSANO, G., BABA, K., COŞKUN, M., ERDURAK, C. S., OKAYAMA, T.,  Three new Saponins as Index Compounds of Glycyrrhiza falavescens Boiss. Growing in Turkey, Natural Medicines 58(4), 150-155 (2004)
33- HOSOI, S., SHMIZU, E., COŞKUN, M. GUVENÇ, A., ERDURAK, C. S., ÖZKAN, A.M. SAKUSHIMA, A.,  Minor Phenolic Compounds from Boreava orientalis, Natural Medicines, 58(5), 234(2004).
34-ÖZGEN, U., COŞKUN, M., KAZAZ, C., SEÇEN, H., Naphthoquinones from the Roots of Onosma argentatum Hub.-Mor. (Boraginaceae), Turk. J. Chem.,28, 451-454(2004). (SCI-Exp)
35- MAVI, A., TERZI, Z., ÖZGEN, U., YILDIRIM, A., COŞKUN, M., Antioxydant  Properties of Some Medicinal Plants from Erzurum in Turkey. Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 27(5), 702-705(2004) (SCI)
36-COŞKUN, M., ÖZKAN, A.M., Global Phytochemistry: The Turkish Frame, Phytochemistry, 66(9), 956-960(2005). (SCI)
37-GÜVENÇ, A., HOUGHTON, P.J., DUMAN, H., COŞKUN, M., ŞAHİN, P., Antioxydant Activity Studies on Selected Sideritis Species Native in Turkey, Pharmaceutical Biology, 43(2),173-177(2005). (SCI-Exp)
38- GÜVENÇ, YILDIZ, S.,ÖZKAN, A.M., ERDURAK, C.S., COŞKUN, YILMAZ, G., OKUYAMA, T., OHADA, Y., Antimicrobiological Studies on Turkish Cistus Species, Pharmaceutical Biology, 43(2),178-183(2005). (SCI-Exp)
39-  ERDURAK, C.S., COŞKUN,M., DEMİRCİ, B., BAŞER, K.H.C., Composition of the essential oil of fruits and roots of Ferulago isaurica Peşmen and F. syriaca Boiss.
(Umbelliferae) from Turkey, Flavour And Fragr. J. , 21, 118-121(2006). (SCI-Exp)
40-  ERDURAK, C. S., COŞKUN,  M., Felamedin and Prantschimgin Content of Chloroform Farctions of Ferulago isaurica  and F. syriaca  Growing in Turkey, Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 42(3), 351-352(2006). (SCI)
41- ERDURAK-KILIÇ, C.S., USLU, B., DOGAN, B.,OZGEN, U.,OZKAN, S.A., COŞKUN, M., Anodic Voltammetric Behavior of Ascorbic Acid and Its Selective Determination in Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Some Rosa Species of Turkey, J. of Analytical Chemistry, 61(11), 1206-1213 (2006). (SCI)
42- ERDURAK-KILIÇ, CS, OKADA, Y., COŞKUN, M., OKUYAMA, T.,  New Furanocoumarins Isolated from the Roots of Ferulago isaurica Pesmen Growing in Turkey, Heterocycles, 69(1), 481-486 (2006). (SCI)
            43-OZGEN, U., KAZAZ, C., SECEN, H., COSKUN, M., Phytochemical studies on the underground parts of Asperula taurina subsp caucasica, Turkish Journal Of Chemistry, 30 (1): 15-20(2006) SCI Exp.
            44- OZGEN, U., IKBAL, M., HACİMUFTUOGLU, A., HOUGHTON, P.J., GOCER, F., DOGAN, H., COSKUN, M.,  Fibroblast growth stimulation by extracts and compounds of Onosma argentatum roots, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 104 (1-2): 100-103(2006), SCI.
            45-OZGEN, U., MAVİ, A., TERZİ, Z., YİLDİRİM, A., COSKUN, M., HOUGHTON, P.J., Antioxidant properties of some medicinal Lamiaceae (Labiatae) species, Pharmaceutical Biology, 44 (2): 107-112(2006) SCI Exp.
46- HOSOI, S., SHIMIZU, E., OHNO, K., YOKOSAWA, R., KUNINAGA, S., COSKUN, M., SAKUSHIMA, A., Structural Studies of Zoospore Attractants from Trachelospermum jasminoides var. pubescens: Taxifolin 30o-glycosides, Phytochemical Analysis, 17, 20-24(2006)
            47- GÜVENÇ, A., ŞATIR, E., COŞKUN, M., Determination of Ruscogenin in Turkish Ruscus L. Species by UPLC, Chromatographia, 66,141-145(2007), SCI .
48- MIMAKI, Y., AOKI, T., JITSUNO, M.., KILIÇ, C.S., COŞKUN, M., Steroidal Glycosides from the rhizomes of Ruscus hypophyllum, Phytochemistry, 69(3),729-737(2008)  SCI.
            49-ŞATIR, E., Kılıç, C., COŞKUN, M., Prantschimgin Content of Methanolic Extract of Roots of Ferulago platycarpa, Chemistry of Natural Compounds, 45(6), 872-873(2009). SCI.
50- ÖZGEN, U., KAZAZ, C., SEÇEN, H., ÇALIŞ, İ., COŞKUN, M., HOGHTON, P.,  A Novel Naphtaquinone Glycoside from Rubia peregrina L., Turk. J. Chem.,33, 561-568(2009). SCI Exp.
51- KILIÇ, C.S., COŞKUN, M., DUMAN,H., DEMİRCİ, B., BAŞER, K.H.C. Comparison of the essential oils from the fruits and roots of Prangos denticulata Fisch. et Mey. growing in Turkey, Journal of.Essential Oil Research,  22,170-173(2010). SCI Exp.
            52-GÖKER, H., COŞKUN, M., ALP, M., Isolation and İdentification, of a new  acetildenafil analoque used to adulterate a dietary supplement: dimethylacetildenafil, Tur. J. Chem., 34, 157-163 (2010) SCI Exp.
53- KILIÇ, C.S., ÖZKAN,A.M.G., DEMİRCİ, B., COŞKUN, M., BASER,K.H.C., Essential Oil Composition of Four Endemic Ferulago Species Growing in Turkey, Natural Product Communications, 5(12), 1951-1954(2010). SCI Exp
54-KILIÇ, C.S., ASLAN, S.,  KARTAL, M., COŞKUN, M., Fatty Acid Composition of Hibiscus trionum L. (Malvaceae),  Rec. Nat. Prod. 5:1 65-69(2011) SCI Exp.
55- SUNTAR, İ., BALDEMİR; A,  COŞKUN,M.,  KELEŞ, H., AKKOL, E.K., Wound healing acceleration effect of endemic Ononis species growing in Turkey, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 135, 63–70 (2011), SCI.
56- AHMED, J., GUVENC,A., KUCUKBOYACI, N., BALDEMİR; A.,COŞKUN, A., Total phenolic contents and antioxidant activities of Prangos Lindl. (Umbelliferae) species growing in Konya province (Turkey)  Turk. J. Biol., 35, 353-360(2011). SCI Exp.
57- GÖKER,H.,  COŞKUN, M.,and Gülgün AYHAN KILCIGİL,G., Chromatographic Separation and Identification of Sildenafil and Yohimbine Analogues Illegally Added in Herbal Supplements, Chromatography and Its Applications, pages 51-68,  Editor, Sasikumar Dhanarasu, ,ISBN 978-953-51-0357-8, InTech, March, 2012.(Book chapter).
58-ÖZTÜRK, B., GÜR, S., COŞKUN, M., KOŞAN, M., ERDURAK, C.S., HAFEZ, G., GÖNÜLALAN, U., ÇETİNKAYA, M., A New Rellaxant on Human Corpus Cavernosum: Ferulago syriaca Root Extract, African, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Vol. 6(37), 2652-2656(2012). SCI Exp.
59- ALP, M., COŞKUN, M., GOKER, H., Isolation and identification of a new sildenafil analogue adulterated in energy drink: Propoxyphenyl sildenafil, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 72 155– 158(2013). SCI