Hamid Ali Kazi

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BACKGROUND/AIM Ulcerative colitis (UC) is characterized by oxidative and nitrosative stress, leukocyte infiltration and upregulation of proinflammatory cytokines. In this study, we aim to investigate the effects of crocetin and its protective mechanism on 2,4,6- trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (TNBS)-induced colitis in mice model. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
Crocetin, a unique carotenoid with potent antioxidative and anti-inflammatory activities, is a major ingredient of saffron used as an important spice and food colorant in various parts of the world. In the present study, the effects of crocetin on platelet activity and thrombosis formation were systematically investigated. Crocetin showed a dose-dependent(More)
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