Major publicationspapers

Books                                                                                         Selected research papers

  1. Oleszek, W. (translator) Ekologia biochemiczna (Biochemical Ecology), PWN, Warsaw, 1997, pp.1-351, (Translation into Polish of the book by J.B. Harborne „Introduction to Ecological Biochemistry”, Academic Press, 1993)
  2. Oleszek, W., Marston, A., (Eds.), Saponins in Food, Feedstuffs and Medicinal Plants, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2000, pp. 1-291
  3. Oleszek W. (Ed.) Theoretical and practical aspects of allelopathy (in Polish, Conference proceedings), IUNG, Pulawy, 1996, pp. 1-183.
  4. Oleszek, W. (Ed.) Biochemical responses in environmental interactions (in Polish, Conference
    Proceedings), IUNG, Pulawy, 2000, pp.1-124
  5. Oleszek W., Głowniak K., Leszczyński B. (Ed.) Biochemical environmental interactions,
  6. PROJEKT-STUDIO s.c. Lublin, pp. 1-320, 2001 (in Polish).

Book chapters

  1. Oleszek W., Jurzysta M., Górski P.: Alfalfa saponins - the allelopathic agent. In: Allelopathy, basic and applied aspects", Rizvi S.I.W. and Rizvi V.(eds.), Chapman and Hall, London, pp. 151-167, 1992.
  2. Oleszek W., Ascard, J., Johansson, H. Brassicacae as alternative plants for weed control in sustainable agriculture. In: Allelopathy in Pests Management for Sustainable Agricuulture, S.S. Narwal and P. Tauro, (eds.) Scientific Publishers, India, pp. 3-22, 1996.
  3. Oleszek, W., Nowacka-Zaborska J., Minta, M., Żmudzki, J. Effect of alfalfa saponin – zanhic acid tridesmoside on hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus). In: Current Trends in Fruit and Vegetables Phytochemistry. C.Garcia-Viguera, M. Castaner, M.I. Gil, F. Ferreres, F.A.Tomas-Barberan, (eds.) Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificias, Chapter 53, pp. 293-297, 1996.
  4. Oleszek W. Allelopathy In: L. Jankiewicz (ed.), Plant growth regulators. Application in Horticulture, Agriculture, Forestry and Tissue Cultures, (in Polish) PWN, Warsaw, Vol.2, pp..249-272, 1997.
  5. Oleszek W. Alfalfa saponins: Structure, biological activity, chemotaxonomy. In: Saponins  used in Food and Agriculture. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Vol. 405, Waller G.R. and K. Yamasaki (eds.) Plenum  Press, New York, pp.155-170,1996.
  6. West P.R., Waller G.R., Geno, P.W., Oleszek W., Jurzysta M.: Liquid secondary ion mass spectrometry and linked scanning at constant B/E LSIMS/MS for structure Confirmation of saponins in Medicago sativa (alfalfa). In: Saponins used in Food and Agriculture. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Vol. 405., Waller  G.R.
    and K.Yamasaki (eds.), Plenum Press, New York, pp. 339-352, 1996
  7. Oleszek W., Hoagland, R.E., Zablotowicz, R.M. Ecological significance of plant saponins.
    In: Principles and Practices in Plant Ecology. Allelochemical interactions. Inderjit, Dakshini K.M.M. and C.L. Foy (eds.), CRC Press LLC, Washington DC, 1999. pp. 451-465.
  8. Oleszek, W. Allelopathic significance of plant saponins. In: Recent Advances in Allelopathy. Vol. I. A Science for the Future. F.A. Macias, J.C.G. Galindo, J.M.G. Molinillo, H.G. Cutler (eds.), Servicio Publiccationes Universidad de Cadiz/I.A.S.  pp. 159-170, 1999.
  9. Oleszek W.A. Saponins. In: A.S. Naidu (ed.), Natural Food Antimicrobial Systems. CRC Press, Inc., USA, 2000, pp. 295-324.
  10. Oleszek W. Alfalfa Saponins: Chemistry and Application. In: Phytochemicals as Bioactive Agents. Technomic Publ. Comp., Inc., USA, pp. 167-188, 2000.
  11. Tava, A., Chiari, M., Oleszek, W. Separation of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) saponins as their borate complexes by capillary electrophoresis. In: Saponins in Food, Feedstuffs and Medicinal Plants, Oleszek, W., Marston, A. (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publish, Dordrecht, pp. 43-56, 2000.
  12. Zobel, A.M., Lynch, J.A., Oleszek, W., Wierzchowska-Renke, K. Localizations of saponins, furanocoumarins and other phenolics in fruits and shoots of some Rutaceae, Caprifoliaceae and Leguminosae, In: Saponins in Food, Feedstuffs and Medicinal Plants, Oleszek, W.,Marston, A. (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publish, Dordrecht, pp. 143-153, 2000.
  13. Akhov, L.S., Musienko, M.M., Shishova, Y., Polishuk, V.P., Oleszek, W. Biological activity of deltoside from Allium nutans L., In: Saponins in Food, Feedstuffs and Medicinal Plants, Oleszek, W., Marston, A. (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publish, Dordrecht, pp. 227-231, 2000.
  14. Oleszek W. Ecological function of saponins. In: Biochemical environmental interactions, W. Oleszek, K. Głowniak, B. Leszczyński (ed.), Projekt-Studio s.c. Lublin, ss. 215-231, 2001 (in Polish).
  15. Macias, F.A., Simonet, A.M., Oleszek W. Application of allelopathy in the search of natural herbicides. In: Biochemical environmental interactions, W. Oleszek, K. Głowniak, B. Leszczyński (ed.), Projekt –Studio s.c.Lublin, ss. 47-60, 2001 (in Polish).
  16. Oleszek, W., Kapusta, I., and Stochmal, A. TLC of triterpenes (including saponins). In: Thin Layer Chromatography in Phytochemistry, Waksmundzka-Hajnos M., Sherma J., Kowalska T. (ed.), CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, New York, 2008, pp 519-541.
  17. Oleszek W.  Substancje bioaktywne roślin i ich biosynteza w kulturach in vitro (Plant bioactive substances and their biosynthesis in in vitro cultures). In: Biotechnologia. Maleszy S. (Ed.), PWN Warsaw, 2009 pp. 122-171.
  18. Oleszek, W., Hamed, A. Saponin based surfactants. In: Surfactants from Renewable Resources.Kjellin, M. & Johansson, I (Eds), Wiley, pp. 239-249, 2010 .
  19. Oleszek, W., Stochmal, A. High Performance Liquid Chromatography of Triterpenes (Including Saponins). W: HPLC in Phytochemistry, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC New York, 2010 (złożona do druku)
  20. Krzyzanowska, J., Czubacka, A., Oleszek, W. Dietary phytochemicals and human health. W: Bio-Farms for Nutraceuticals: Functional Food and Safety Control by Biosensors. (MT Giardi, G Rea and B Berra Eds.)., LANDES BioScience and Springer, Publisher, Advances in experimental medicine and biology 698, pp. 74-98, 2010.