Publications by authors named "Seyed Mohammad Nabavi"

100Publications

Crocus sativus L. (Saffron) in Alzheimer's disease treatment: bioactive effects on cognitive impairment.

Curr Neuropharmacol 2021 Jan 13. Epub 2021 Jan 13.

Istituto Superiore di Sanità, National Center for Drug Research and Evaluation, Rome. Italy.

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January 2021

Parkinson´s and Alzheimer´s Diseases and Natural Products: Pathologies and Medication of the New Times.

Curr Neuropharmacol 2021 ;19(2):112-113

Grupo de Investigación en Química Médica y Bio-inorgánica (QMEDBIN) Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud Universidad Central de Chile Lord Cochrane 417, Santiago, Spain.

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January 2021

How much should LDL cholesterol be lowered in secondary prevention? Clinical efficacy and safety in the era of PCSK9 inhibitors.

Prog Cardiovasc Dis 2020 Dec 28. Epub 2020 Dec 28.

Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute (PMMHRI), Lodz, Poland; Department of Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz (MUL), Lodz, Poland; Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Zielona Gora, Zielona Gora, Poland. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Multiple potential targets of opioids in the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome from COVID-19.

J Cell Mol Med 2021 Jan 19;25(1):591-595. Epub 2020 Nov 19.

Research Center for Functional Genomics, Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, The "Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

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January 2021

Plant Polyphenols: Natural and Potent UV-Protective Agents for the Prevention and Treatment of Skin Disorders.

Mini Rev Med Chem 2020 Nov 9. Epub 2020 Nov 9.

Medicinal Plants Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran. Iran.

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November 2020

A review of medications used to control and improve the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 patients.

Eur J Pharmacol 2020 Nov 19;887:173568. Epub 2020 Sep 19.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2020

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and SARS-CoV-2 mortality: Is there a link and what should we do?

Clin Biochem 2020 Dec 17;86:31-33. Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Division of Translational Medicine, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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December 2020

The prophylaxis and treatment potential of supplements for COVID-19.

Eur J Pharmacol 2020 Nov 1;887:173530. Epub 2020 Sep 1.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Division of Translational Medicine, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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November 2020

A Perspective on Erythropoietin as a Potential Adjuvant Therapy for Acute Lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Patients with COVID-19.

Arch Med Res 2020 10 11;51(7):631-635. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

Division of Translational Medicine, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Various interferon (IFN)-inducible transmembrane (IFITM) proteins for COVID-19, is there a role for the combination of mycophenolic acid and interferon?

Biochimie 2020 Oct 14;177:50-52. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Division of Translational Medicine, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Possible Targets and Therapies of SARS-CoV-2 Infection.

Mini Rev Med Chem 2020 ;20(18):1900-1907

Pharmacognosy Research Laboratories & Herbal Analysis Services UK, University of Greenwich, Chatham-Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, United Kingdom.

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December 2020

Map kinase signaling as therapeutic target for neurodegeneration.

Pharmacol Res 2020 10 21;160:105090. Epub 2020 Jul 21.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Division of Translational Medicine, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2020

Endoplasmic reticulum as a potential therapeutic target for covid-19 infection management?

Eur J Pharmacol 2020 Sep 17;882:173288. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada; Faculty of Medicine, Katowice School of Technology, Katowice, Poland. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Should We Try SARS-CoV-2 Helicase Inhibitors for COVID-19 Therapy?

Arch Med Res 2020 10 31;51(7):733-735. Epub 2020 May 31.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Division of Translational Medicine, Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2020

Natural compounds modulate the crosstalk between apoptosis- and autophagy-regulated signaling pathways: Controlling the uncontrolled expansion of tumor cells.

Semin Cancer Biol 2020 Jun 2. Epub 2020 Jun 2.

Research Center for Functional Genomics and Translational Medicine, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 40015, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Department of Functional Genomics and Experimental Pathology, The Oncology Institute "Prof. Dr. Ion Chiricuta", 400015, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Electronic address:

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June 2020

May we target double-membrane vesicles and oxysterol-binding protein to combat SARS-CoV-2 infection?

Cell Biol Int 2020 09 23;44(9):1770-1772. Epub 2020 Jun 23.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2020

Targeting Hippo signaling pathway by phytochemicals in cancer therapy.

Semin Cancer Biol 2020 May 16. Epub 2020 May 16.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1435916471, Iran. Electronic address:

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May 2020

Antidiabetic Potential of Roots: In Vitro Pancreatic Beta Cell Protection, Enhancement of Glucose Consumption, and Bioassay-Guided Fractionation.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2020 20;2020:8048273. Epub 2020 Jan 20.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Health Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

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January 2020

Should we try the antiinflammatory natural product, celastrol, for COVID-19?

Phytother Res 2020 06 29;34(6):1189-1190. Epub 2020 Apr 29.

Baqiyatallah Hospital, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

Effects of Monoterpenes of on the Viability of Spermatogonia Stem Cells In Vitro.

Plants (Basel) 2020 Mar 9;9(3). Epub 2020 Mar 9.

Medicinal Plants Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1417614411 Tehran, Iran.

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March 2020

Phytochemical profiling and ameliorative effects of Achillea cretica L. on rat model of endometriosis.

J Ethnopharmacol 2020 May 7;254:112747. Epub 2020 Mar 7.

Department of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Persian Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Evidence-Based Medicine Group, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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May 2020

Almonds ( Mill. D. A. Webb): A Source of Nutrients and Health-Promoting Compounds.

Nutrients 2020 Mar 1;12(3). Epub 2020 Mar 1.

Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, 98168, Messina, Italy.

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March 2020

Autophagy: A Potential Therapeutic Target of Polyphenols in Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

Cancers (Basel) 2020 Feb 29;12(3). Epub 2020 Feb 29.

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, FL 34211, USA.

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February 2020

The Role of Nrf2 Activity in Cancer Development and Progression.

Cancers (Basel) 2019 Nov 8;11(11). Epub 2019 Nov 8.

MEDFUTURE-Research Center for Advanced Medicine, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Marinescu 23 Street, 400337 Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

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November 2019

Phytochemical and toxicological evaluation of Boiss.

Drug Chem Toxicol 2019 Oct 23:1-8. Epub 2019 Oct 23.

Department of Traditional Pharmacy, School of Persian Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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October 2019

Targeting BDNF signaling by natural products: Novel synaptic repair therapeutics for neurodegeneration and behavior disorders.

Pharmacol Res 2019 10 20;148:104458. Epub 2019 Sep 20.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Health Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, 6734667149, Kermanshah, Iran.

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October 2019

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors say NO to Alzheimer's disease.

Food Chem Toxicol 2019 Dec 16;134:110822. Epub 2019 Sep 16.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Health Institute, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran. Electronic address:

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December 2019

The emerging role of exosomes in multiple myeloma.

Blood Rev 2019 11 8;38:100595. Epub 2019 Aug 8.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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November 2019

Targeting pro-senescence mitogen activated protein kinase (Mapk) enzymes with bioactive natural compounds.

Food Chem Toxicol 2019 Sep 13;131:110544. Epub 2019 Jun 13.

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, Seville, Spain. Electronic address:

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September 2019

Safety and efficacy of hydroxytyrosol-based formulation on skin inflammation: in vitro evaluation on reconstructed human epidermis model.

Daru 2019 Jun 26;27(1):283-293. Epub 2019 May 26.

Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, Via Ferdinando Stagno d'Alcontres, 31, Viale SS. Annunziata, 98166, Messina, ME, Italy.

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June 2019

Hesperidin as a Neuroprotective Agent: A Review of Animal and Clinical Evidence.

Molecules 2019 Feb 12;24(3). Epub 2019 Feb 12.

Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

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February 2019

Curcumin, the golden spice in treating cardiovascular diseases.

Biotechnol Adv 2020 Jan - Feb;38:107343. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14359-16471, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Collateral sensitivity of natural products in drug-resistant cancer cells.

Biotechnol Adv 2020 Jan - Feb;38:107342. Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany; Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Dschang, Dschang, Cameroon.

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February 2020

Down syndrome: Neurobiological alterations and therapeutic targets.

Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2019 03 4;98:234-255. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2019

Plant-derived Glycosides with α-Glucosidase Inhibitory Activity: Current Standing and Future Prospects.

Endocr Metab Immune Disord Drug Targets 2019 ;19(4):391-401

Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 05-552 Jastrzebiec, Poland.

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January 2020

MiRNAs and inflammatory bowel disease: An interesting new story.

J Cell Physiol 2019 04 11;234(4):3277-3293. Epub 2018 Nov 11.

Liver and Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.

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April 2019

Engineering stilbene metabolic pathways in microbial cells.

Biotechnol Adv 2018 12 9;36(8):2264-2283. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Induced Resistance and Plant Bioprotection, Faculty of Sciences University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, PO Box 1039, EA 4707, SFR Condorcet FR CNRS 3417, Reims Cedex 51687, France.

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December 2018

Natural activators of adenosine 5'-monophosphate (AMP)-activated protein kinase (AMPK) and their pharmacological activities.

Food Chem Toxicol 2018 Dec 2;122:69-79. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Medicinal Plants Research Center, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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December 2018

Natural product-based nanomedicines for wound healing purposes: therapeutic targets and drug delivery systems.

Int J Nanomedicine 2018 3;13:5023-5043. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Toxicologyand Diseases Group, The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS) and Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran,

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October 2018

Role of green tea catechins in prevention of age-related cognitive decline: Pharmacological targets and clinical perspective.

J Cell Physiol 2019 03 6;234(3):2447-2459. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2019

Targeting mTORs by omega-3 fatty acids: A possible novel therapeutic strategy for neurodegeneration?

Pharmacol Res 2018 09 7;135:37-48. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14359-16471, Iran. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Targeting ERK signaling pathway by polyphenols as novel therapeutic strategy for neurodegeneration.

Food Chem Toxicol 2018 Oct 5;120:183-195. Epub 2018 Jul 5.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2018

Curcumin in Liver Diseases: A Systematic Review of the Cellular Mechanisms of Oxidative Stress and Clinical Perspective.

Nutrients 2018 Jul 1;10(7). Epub 2018 Jul 1.

Toxicology and Diseases Group, The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS) and Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417614411, Iran.

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July 2018

Anti-inflammatory effects of Melatonin: A mechanistic review.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2019 21;59(sup1):S4-S16. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

g Department of Drug Sciences , Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology Section, University of Pavia , Pavia , Italy.

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December 2019

New trends in anti-inflammatory drugs.

Eur J Med Chem 2018 Jun;153

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2018

Aporphines and Alzheimer's Disease: Towards a Medical Approach Facing the Future.

Curr Med Chem 2019 ;26(18):3253-3259

Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

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December 2019

Cross-regulation between Notch signaling pathway and miRNA machinery in cancer.

DNA Repair (Amst) 2018 Jun - Jul;66-67:30-41. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Center, Aging Research Institute, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran; Immunology Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2018

The multiple functions of melatonin in regenerative medicine.

Ageing Res Rev 2018 Aug 6;45:33-52. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Institute, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Glycosides from Medicinal Plants as Potential Anticancer Agents: Emerging Trends Towards Future Drugs.

Curr Med Chem 2019 ;26(13):2389-2406

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Larkin University, Miami, FL 33169, United States.

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July 2019

Evidence and prospective of plant derived flavonoids as antiplatelet agents: Strong candidates to be drugs of future.

Food Chem Toxicol 2018 Sep 12;119:355-367. Epub 2018 Feb 12.

Department of Drug Science of University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Plant-derived mPGES-1 inhibitors or suppressors: A new emerging trend in the search for small molecules to combat inflammation.

Eur J Med Chem 2018 Jun 23;153:2-28. Epub 2017 Dec 23.

King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia; Enzymoics, 7 Peterlee Place, Hebersham, NSW 2770, Australia; Novel Global Community Educational Foundation, Australia.

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June 2018

Curcumin and Melanoma: From Chemistry to Medicine.

Nutr Cancer 2018 Feb-Mar;70(2):164-175. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

g Department of Dermatology , Boo-Ali Sina (Avicenna) Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences , Sari , Iran.

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April 2019

Nrf2 as regulator of innate immunity: A molecular Swiss army knife!

Biotechnol Adv 2018 Mar - Apr;36(2):358-370. Epub 2017 Dec 22.

Applied Biotechnology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Exosome biogenesis, bioactivities and functions as new delivery systems of natural compounds.

Biotechnol Adv 2018 Jan - Feb;36(1):328-334. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Department of Drug Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology Section, University of Pavia, Italy. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Therapeutic potential of songorine, a diterpenoid alkaloid of the genus Aconitum.

Eur J Med Chem 2018 Jun 11;153:29-33. Epub 2017 Nov 11.

Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 05-552 Jastrzebiec, Poland; Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna, Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Targeting ncRNAs by plant secondary metabolites: The ncRNAs game in the balance towards malignancy inhibition.

Biotechnol Adv 2018 11 10;36(6):1779-1799. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

MEDFUTURE - Research Center for Advanced Medicine, "Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 23 Marinescu Street, 400337, Romania; Research Center for Functional Genomics, Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, "Iuliu Hatieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 23 Marinescu Street, 400337, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Department of Functional Genomics and Experimental Pathology, The Oncology Institute "Prof. Dr. Ion Chiricuta", Republicii 34 Street, 400015, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Anti-diabetic potential of peptides: Future prospects as therapeutic agents.

Life Sci 2018 Jan 18;193:153-158. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

Pharmacognosy Research Laboratories & Herbal Analysis Services, University of Greenwich, Central Avenue, Charham-Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, UK.

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January 2018

Pharmacological and chemical features of Nepeta L. genus: Its importance as a therapeutic agent.

Phytother Res 2018 Feb 18;32(2):185-198. Epub 2017 Oct 18.

Institute of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Staudinger Weg 5, 55128, Mainz, Germany.

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February 2018

Dietary Anthocyanins and Insulin Resistance: When Food Becomes a Medicine.

Nutrients 2017 Oct 12;9(10). Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Pharmacognosy Research Laboratories & Herbal Analysis Services UK, University of Greenwich, Central Avenue, Charham-Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, UK.

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October 2017