The Protective Role of Crocus Sativus L. (Saffron) Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury, Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis: Nature Opposing Cardiovascular Diseases.

@article{Hatziagapiou2018ThePR,
  title={The Protective Role of Crocus Sativus L. (Saffron) Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury, Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis: Nature Opposing Cardiovascular Diseases.},
  author={Kyriaki Hatziagapiou and George I. Lambrou},
  journal={Current cardiology reviews},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Reactive oxygen species and reactive nitrogen species, which are collectively called reactive oxygen nitrogen species, are inevitable by-products of cellular metabolic redox reactions, such as oxidative phosphorylation in the mitochondrial respiratory chain, phagocytosis, reactions of biotransformation of exogenous and endogenous substrata in… CONTINUE READING