Dr. Oksana  Sytar
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Dr. Oksana Sytar

Senior Scientist
Kiev National University of Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Kiev National University of Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine

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Dr. Oksana Sytar is currently working as International Expert and Senior Researcher. She has obtained her Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Kiev National University of Taras Shevchenko, Ukraine. Her main area of interest focuses on Pharmacology and Toxicology, Plant and Soil Sciences, and Environmental Sciences. Her area of expertise includes Secondary Metbaolites, Anticancer Comnounds, Photosyntheis, Antioxidants, Heavy Metals, Medicinal Plants, Adaptation reaction, Functional Food, and Phenotyping. She has published 36 research articles 21 conference papers, and 8 research monographs, chapters in collective volumes contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Secondary Metabolites
Medicinal Plants

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Sytar, O., K. Bruckova, E. Hunkova, M. Zivcak, K. Konate and M. Brestic, 2015. The application of multiplex fluorimetric sensor for the analysis of flavonoids content in the medicinal herbs family Asteraceae, Lamiaceae, Rosaceae. Biol. Res., Vol. 48. .
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  2. Sytar, O., 2015. Phenolic acids in the inflorescences of different varieties of buckwheat and their antioxidant activity. J. King Saud Univ. Sci., 27: 136-142.
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  3. Konate, K., K. Yomalan, O. Sytar and M. Brestic, 2015. Antidiarrheal and antimicrobial profiles extracts of the leaves from Trichilia emetica Vahl. (Meliaceae). Asian Pacific J. Trop. Biomed., 5: 242-248.
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  4. Brestic, M., M. Zivcak, M. Datko, K. Olsovska, O. Sytar and H. Shao, 2015. Novel resistance mechanism of barley chlorina f104 antenna mutant against photoinhibition: Possible role of new identified chloroplastic cpNrp protein. Theor. Exp. Plant Physiol., 27: 75-85.
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  5. Brestic, M., M. Zivcak, K. Kunderlikova, O. Sytar, H. Shao, H.M. Kalaji and S.I. Allakhverdiev, 2015. Low PSI content limits the photoprotection of PSI and PSII in early growth stages of chlorophyll b-deficient wheat mutant lines. Photosynthesis Res., 125: 151-166.
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  6. Sytar, O., A. Kosyan, N. Taran and I. Smetanska, 2014. Anthocyanin's as marker for selection of buckwheat plants with high rutin content. Gesunde Pflanzen, 66: 165-169.
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  7. Sytar, O., A. Borankulova, I. Hemmerich, C. Rauh and I. Smetanska, 2014. Effect of chlorocholine chlorid on phenolic acids accumulation and polyphenols formation of buckwheat plants. Biol. Res., Vol. 47. .
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  8. Konate, K., K. Yomalan, O. Sytar, P. Zerbo and M. Brestic et al., 2014. Free radicals scavenging capacity, antidiabetic and antihypertensive activities of flavonoid-rich fractions from leaves of Trichilia emetica and Opilia amentacea in an animal model of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Evidence-Based Compl. Alternative Med., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/867075.
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  9. Sytar, O., Z. Cai, M. Brestic, A. Kumar, M.N.V. Prasad, N. Taran and I. Smetanska, 2013. Foliar applied nickel on buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) induced phenolic compounds as potential antioxidants. CLEAN-Soil Air Water, 41: 1129-1137.
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  10. Sytar, O., M. Brestic and M. Rai, 2013. Possible ways of fagopyrin biosynthesis and production in buckwheat plants. Fitoterapia, 84: 72-79.
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  11. Sytar, O., A. Kumar, D. Latowski, P. Kuczynska, K. Strzalka and M.N.V. Prasad, 2013. Defence reactions against oxidative stress in plants induced by heavy metals. Acta Physiol. Plantarum, 35: 985-999.
  12. Konate, K., P. Zerbo, M. Oundraogo, C.I. Dibala, H. Adama and O. Sytar, 2013. Anti-nociceptive properties in rodents and the possibility of using polyphenol-rich fractions from Sida urens L. (Malvaceae) against of dental caries Bacteria. Ann. Clin. Microb. Antimicrob, Vol. 12. .
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  13. Khodjaeva, U., T. Bojnanska, V. Vietoris, O. Sytar and R. Singh, 2013. About food additives as important part of functional food. J. Microb. Biotech Food Sci., 9: 2227-2237.
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  14. Filova, A., O. Sytar and E. Krivosudska, 2013. Effects of brassinosteroid on the induction of physiological changes in Helianthus annuus L. under copper stress. Acta Univ. Agric. Silvicult. Mendelianae Brunensis, 61: 623-629.
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  15. Sytar, O.V., A.M. Kosyan, N.V. Novicka, L.M. Bacmanova and N.U. Taran, 2012. The content of biologically active substances phenolic nature of the seeds of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) under the actions of ionic colloidal solutions of metal nanoparticles. Phytochemistry, 3: 63-67.
  16. Sandetska, N.V., O.P. Kamenchuk and O.V. Sytar, 2012. The effect of mineral nutrition conditions on antioxidant status of winter wheat plants parameters, scientific notes of taurida V. vernadsky national university. Ser.: Biol. Chem., 25: 179-186.
  17. Oksana, S., B. Marian, R. Mahendra and S.H. Bo, 2012. Plant phenolic compounds for food, pharmaceutical and cosmetiсs production. J. Med. Plants Res., 6: 2526-2539.
  18. Kumar, A., M.N.V. Prasad and O. Sytar, 2012. Lead toxicity, defense strategies and associated indicative biomarkers in Talinum triangulare grown hydroponically. Chemosphere, 89: 1056-1065.
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  19. Gabr, M.M.A., O. Sytar, A.R. Ahmed and I. Smetanska, 2012. Production of phenolic acid and antioxidant activity in transformed hairy root cultures of common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum M.). Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 6: 577-586.
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  20. Sytar, O., N. Svyetlova, N. Novicka, N. Taran and S. Kalenska, 2011. Effect of ionic colloidal solutions of metals (Cu, Co, Mn, Mg, Zn, Mo, Fe) on the morpho-physiological parameters and crop productivity of soybean plants (Glycine max (L.) Merr.). Herald Kyiv Nat. Taras Shevchenko Univ., 61: 93-100.
  21. Sandetskaja, N.V., O.V. Sytar and V.V. Schwartau, 2011. The investigation of winter wheat adaptive reactions under extraroot treatment of complex mineral fertilizer. Physiol. Biochem. Cultivated Plants, 44: 147-152.
  22. Sytar, O., 2010. Regulation of soya plant adaptive reactions by mineral nutrition elements in conditions of lead pollution. Physiol. Biochem. Cultivated Plants, 41: 37-44.
  23. Kosyan, A., O. Sytar and N. Taran, 2010. Quality increasing technology of garlic bulbs (Allium sativum L.) owing to the use of sulphuric fertilizers. J. Slovak Republic, 54: 7-11. J. Slovak Republic, 54: 7-11.
  24. Sytar, O., Y. Golovatyuk and N. Taran, 2008. The role of nitric oxide in plant defence responses. Physiol. Biochem. Cultivated Plants, 40: 15-22.
  25. Golovatiuk, I., O. Sytar and A. Kosyan, 2008. A search of technologies of quality improvement of soya seed by the means of certain combinations of mineral fertilizers. Lucrari Stintifice Seria Horticultura, 51: 1247-1250.
  26. Sytar, O., N. Taran and N. Karpenko, 2007. Electrophoretic analysis of protein seeds in different varieties Glycine max (L.) Merr. Herald Kyiv Natl. Taras Shevchenko Univ., 49: 44-45.
  27. Sytar, O. and L. Grygoreva, 2007. Estimation of influence of microwave radiation on Soya been seeds for reception of qualitative production. Agroecological J., 4: 57-59.
  28. Svyetlova, N., O. Sytar, L. Batsmanova and N. Taran, 2007. Carotenoids and glycolipids in adaptive response of winter wheat plants to oxidative stress. Physiol. Biochem. Cultivated Plants, 39: 169-173.
  29. Sytar, O., A. Kosyan, A. Kapustyan and N. Taran, 2005. The characteristic of protein structure of Soya been plants at use of sulfuric fertilizers. Agroecological J., 1: 59-63.
  30. Sytar, O., A. Kosyan and N. Taran, 2003. Role of sulphur containing compounds in the adaptive response of soybean plants under different stressors. Herald Kyiv Natl. Taras Shevchenko Univ., 41: 139-141.
  31. Sytar, O. and T.V. Parshikova, 2003. Experience of use of geneticaly transformed cages Anabaena PCC 7120 as nitrogen fixer at Soya been cultivation. Herald Kyiv Natl. Taras Shevchenko Univ., 40: 83-84.
  32. Sytar, O., 2002. Influence of soil bacteria on formation and functioning symbiosis at Soya been plants. Herald Kyiv Natl. Taras Shevchenko Univ., 37: 125-128.