Volume & Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 1-107 (SAFFRON SPECIAL ISSUE) 

Review Article

1. A Survey on Saffron in Major Islamic Traditional Medicine Books

Pages 1-11

Behjat Javadi; Amirhossein Sahebkar; Seyed Ahmad Emami


Original Article

3. Saffron Aqueous Extract Inhibits the Chemically-induced Gastric Cancer Progression in the Wistar Albino Rat

Pages 26-38

S. Zahra Bathaie; Hamidreza Miri; Mohammad-Ali Mohagheghi; Manijeh Mokhtari- Dizaji; Amir-Ali Shahbazfar; Hadi Hasanzadeh


4. Safety Evaluation of Crocin (a constituent of saffron) Tablets in Healthy Volunteers

Pages 39-44

Amir Houshang Mohamadpour; Zahara Ayati; Mohammad–Reza Parizadeh; Omid Rajbai; Hossein Hosseinzadeh


5. Development and Validation of HPLC Method for Determination of Crocetin, a constituent of Saffron, in Human Serum Samples

Pages 47-56

Amir Hooshang Mohammadpour; Mohammad Ramezani; Nasim Tavakoli Anaraki; Bizhan Malaekeh-Nikouei; Sara Amel Farzad2; Hossein Hosseinzadeh


6. Cardioprotective Effect of Saffron Extract and Safranal in Isoproterenol-Induced Myocardial Infarction in Wistar Rats

Pages 56-63

Roya Mehdizadeh; Mohammad–Reza Parizadeh; Ali-Reza Khooei; Soghra Mehri; Hossein Hosseinzadeh


7. Crocin Restores Hypotensive Effect of Subchronic Administration of Diazinon in Rats

Pages 64-72

Marjan Razavi; Hossein Hosseinzadeh; Khalil Abnous; Vahideh Sadat Motamedshariaty; Mohsen Imenshahidi


8. Protective Effect of Safranal, a Constituent of Crocus sativus, on Quinolinic Acid-induced Oxidative Damage in Rat Hippocampus

Pages 73-82

Hamid Reza Sadeghnia; Mina Kamkar; Elham Assadpour; Mohammad Taher Boroushaki; Ahmad Ghorbani


9. Crocin Enhanced Functional Recovery after Sciatic Nerve Crush Injury in Rats

Pages 83-90

Esmaeal Tamaddonfard; Amir Abbas Farshid; Elham Ahmadian; Abbas Hamidhoseyni


10. Crocin Improved Learning and Memory Impairments in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats

Pages 91-100

Esmaeal Tamaddonfard; Amir Abbas Farshid; Siamak Asri-Rezaee; Shahram Javadi; Voria Khosravi; Bentolhoda Rahman; Zahra Mirfakhraee


11. The Effect of the Crocus Sativus L. Carotenoid, Crocin, on the Polymerization of Microtubules, in Vitro

Pages 101-107

Hossein Zarei Jaliani; Gholam Hossein Riazi; Seyyed Mahmoud Ghaffari; Oveis Karima; Abbas Rahmani