Maarit Karonen
PhD, Senior Lecturer, Docent, Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (Department of Chemistry)
University Lecturer, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (Department of Chemistry)
Natural Chemistry Research Group
maarit.karonen@utu.fi
+358 29 450 3179
+358 50 576 5007

Vatselankatu 2
Turku
Arcanum
Office: K214


Areas of expertise
Liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, natural compounds, phenolic compounds, polyphenols, tannins

Research
  • Chemistry of tannins and polyphenols
  • Qualitative and quantitative analyses of tannins and polyphenols
  • Role and significance of tannins on ruminant health and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Tannin-lipid interactions


Teaching
  • Book Exams of Natural Compound Chemistry
  • Identification of Bioactives by UV, MS and MS/MS Spectra
  • LC-MS and its Applications
  • Scientific Communication of Chemistry
  • Structure, Activity and Quantitation Methods


Publications
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Isolation of chemically well-defined semipreparative liquid chromatography fractions from complex mixtures of proanthocyanidin oligomers and polymersVariability in Foliar Ellagitannins of Hippophae rhamnoides L. and Identification of a New Ellagitannin, Hippophaenin C (2018)
Journal of Chromatography A
Phytochemistry
Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Milla M. Leppä, Maarit Karonen, Petri Tähtinen, Marica T. Engström, Juha-Pekka Salminen
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A1 Journal article – refereed)

Oxidatively Active Plant Phenolics Detected by UHPLC-DAD-MS after Enzymatic and Alkaline Oxidation (2018)
Journal of Chemical Ecology
Jorma Kim, Maija Pälijärvi, Maarit Karonen, Juha-Pekka Salminen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Variability between organs of proanthocyanidins in Geranium sylvaticum analyzed by off-line 2-dimensional HPLC-MS (2018)
Phytochemistry
Natural Product Research
Anu Tuominen, Maarit Karonen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

2018
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Records of Natural Products
Jussi Suvanto, Petri Tähtinen, Saku Valkamaa, Marica T. Engström, Maarit Karonen, Juha-Pekka SalminenA1 Journal article – refereed

Comparative stability of dimeric and monomeric pigments extracted from sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (2017)
Shikov AN, Ossipov VI, Karonen M, Pozharitskaya ON, Krishtopina AS, Makarov VG
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Inter-population and inter-organ distribution of the main polyphenolic compounds of Epilobium angustifolium (2017)
Nicolas Baert, Jorma Kim, Maarit Karonen, Juha-Pekka Salminen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

In vitro fermentation of browse species using goat rumen fluid in relation to browse polyphenol content and composition (2017)
Animal Feed Science and Technology
Mengistu G, Karonen M, Salminen JP, Hendriks WH, Pellikaan WF
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Tannins can slow-down but also speed-up soil enzymatic activity in boreal forest (2017)
Adamczyk B, Karonen M, Adamczyk S, Engstrom MT, Laakso T, Saranpaa P, Kitunen V, Smolander A, Simon J
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The in vitro anthelmintic properties of browse plant species against Haemonchus contortus is determined by the polyphenol content and composition (2017)
Veterinary Parasitology
G. Mengistu, H. Hoste, M. Karonen, J.-P. Salminen, W.H. Hendriks, W.F. Pellikaan
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Activities of Flavonoids from Bauhinia hookeri (2016)
Al-Sayed E, Tolba MF, Karonen M
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

A study of the structure-activity relationship of oligomeric ellagitannins on ruminal fermentation in vitro (2016)
Journal of Dairy Science
Nicolas Baert, Wilbert F. Pellikaan, Maarit Karonen, Juha-Pekka Salminen
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Biological activity of ellagitannins: Effects as anti-oxidants, pro-oxidants and metal chelators (2016)
Phytochemistry
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Moilanen J, Karonen M, Tahtinen P, Jacquet R, Quideau S, Salminen JP
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Chemical Structures of Plant Hydrolyzable Tannins Reveal Their in Vitro Activity against Egg Hatching and Motility of Haemonchus contortus Nematodes (2016)
Engstrom MT, Karonen M, Ahern JR, Baert N, Payre B, Hoste H, Salminen JP
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Design, discovery, modelling, synthesis, and biological evaluation of novel and small, low toxicity s-triazine derivatives as HIV-1 non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (2016)
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry
Viira B, Selyutina A, Garcia-Sosa AT, Karonen M, Sinkkonen J, Merits A, Maran U
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Preparation of Thin Melanin-Type Films by Surface-Controlled Oxidation (2016)
Langmuir
Salomaki M, Tupala M, Parviainen T, Leiro J, Karonen M, Lukkari J
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Protective effect of Terminalia muelleri against carbon tetrachloride-induced hepato and nephro-toxicity in mice and characterization of its bioactive constituents (2016)
Pharmaceutical Biology
Nouran Mohamed Fahmy, Eman Al-Sayed, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim, Maarit Karonen, Abdel Nasser Singab
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Binding of an Oligomeric Ellagitannin Series to Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA): Analysis by Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC) (2015)
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Karonen M, Oraviita M, Mueller-Harvey I, Salminen JP, Green RJ
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Experimental evidence suggesting that H2O2 is produced within the thylakoid membrane in a reaction between plastoquinol and singlet oxygen (2015)
FEBS Letters
Sergey A. Khorobrykh, Maarit Karonen, Esa Tyystjärvi
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-23-05 at 02:19