Dr. Kyeong Won  Yun
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Dr. Kyeong Won Yun

Sunchon National University, South Korea

Highest Degree
PostDoc Fellow in Plant Sciences from University of Western Ontario, Canada

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Dr. Kyeong Won Yun is currently working as Professor at Department of Oriental Medicine Resource, Sunchon National University, South Korea. She has completed her Post Doctoral Fellow in Plant Sciences from University of Western Ontario, Canada. Her main area of interest focuses on Medicinal Plants. Her area of expertise includes Antimicrobial activity, Antioxidant activity, Volatile components, Allelopathy, Allelochemicals, Plant-plant interaction, and Phytochemicals. She has 12 publications in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Medicinal Plants
Antioxidant Activity
Antimicrobial Activity
Volatile Components

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Kim, H., S.H. Kim, C.K. Huh, K.S. Seo, T.Y. Park and K.W. Yun, 2015. Determination of saikosaponins in three Bupleurum plants by HPLC analysis. Res. Crops, 16: 195-199.
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  2. Yun, K.W., H. Jo, M.Y. Kim, M.M. Mercado, J. Avila et al., 2014. A new species of Juncus (Juncaceae): J. baekdusanensis M. Kim. Korean J. Plant Taxon., 44: 238-241.
  3. Park, T.Y., K.S. Seo, S. Choi and K.W. Yun, 2014. Chemical constituents of bulb of Lilium lancifolium thunberg and lilium tsingtauense gilg. Korean J. Plant Resour., 27: 125-132.
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  4. Lee, H.I., K.W. Yun, K.I. Seo, M.J. Kim and M.K. Lee, 2014. Scopoletin prevents alcohol-induced hepatic lipid accumulation by modulating the AMPK-SREBP pathway in diet-induced obese mice. Metab., 63: 593-601.
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  5. Lee, B., S. Choi and K.W. Yun, 2014. In vitro antibacterial activity of three Bupleurum plants. Int. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem. Res., 6: 845-849.
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  6. Kim, H., S.H. Kim and K.W. Yun, 2014. Antioxidant activity and total phenolic contents of three Bupleurum taxa. Nat. Prod. Commun., 9: 523-524.
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  7. Kim, H., K.R. Choi and K.W. Yun, 2014. Analysis of the volatile components of three pinus species by headspace-GC/MS. J. Essent. Oil Bear. Plants, 17: 1241-1248.
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  8. Kim, H.S., M.S. Kim, S.H. Kim, K.W. Yun and J.H. Song, 2013. Analysis of total phenolic content and antioxidant activity from fruits of vaccinium oldhamii miq. J. Korean For. Soc., 102: 566-570.
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  9. Kim, H., B. Lee and K.W. Yun, 2013. Evaluation of antimicrobial activity and total phenolic content of three pinus species. J. Ecol. Environ., 36: 57-63.
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  10. Choi, O.J., H.S. Jung and K.W. Yun, 2013. Variation in volatile compounds identified by headspace-GC/MS in Korean green tea. Res. Crops, 14: 960-963.
  11. Ryu, K.R., M.H. Yeom, S.S. Kwon, H.S. Rho, D.H. Kim, H.K. Kim and K.W. Yun, 2012. Influence of air temperature on the histological characteristics of ginseng (panax ginseng CA meyer) in six regions of Korea. Aust. J. Crop Sci., 6: 1637-1640.
  12. Lee, H.I., K.O. Seo, K.W. Yun, M.J. Kim and M.K. Lee, 2011. Comparative study of the hepatoprotective efficacy of Artemisia iwayomogi and Artemisia capillaris on ethanol-administered mice. J. Food Sci., Vol. 76. 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02385.x.
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