Cancer tissue and cell culture
The effects of Palm oil on human chronic leukemia cells (K562) growth

Kimia Farokhi Bahar; Azadeh Hekmat

Volume 3, Issue 2 , November 2023, , Pages 25-29

  Introduction and aim: Palm oil (PO) is the second largest vegetable oil in the world and contains large quantities of phytochemicals, for example, vitamin E, carotenoids, and phytosterols. This study aimed to investigate the effect of Palm oil on the cellular growth of K652 blood cancer, as a model of ...  Read More

Biophysics and Cancer
Comparison of the effect of different sources of cold plasma production on the growth of MCF-7 cell line

Azadeh Hekmat; Setareh Zahedian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , April 2022, , Pages 9-14

  Introduction and aim: Cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) is a new anti-cancer therapeutic method in the field of plasma medicine, with high selectivity to kill cancer cells more than normal cells. In recent years plasma-activated solutions, specifically plasma-activated medium (PAM) have also shown their ...  Read More

Animal cell and culture
Evaluation of the effects of noise pollution of Tehran’s grand bazaar and Sadeghiyeh subway on the histopathological changes of liver and kidney of Wistar male rats

Talie Esmaeeli; Ramazan Khanbabaee; Azadeh Hekmat

Volume 2, Issue 4 , February 2022, , Pages 19-24

  Background and Aim: Noise pollution is one of the hazardous factors in the environment. One of the major sources of this sort of pollution is the noise produced by urban transportation, mostly subway and business centers. In this study, the noise pollution effects on the histopathological changes in ...  Read More

Animal cell and culture
The effect of diamond nanoparticles on the structure of human chorionic gonadotropin and its serum level in Female Wistar Rats

Zeynab Akbarkashani; Azadeh Hekmat; Seyed Mohammad Atyabi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , August 2021, , Pages 15-20

  Introduction and Aim: Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a glycoprotein produced during pregnancy by trophoblast and placental syncytiotrophoblast cells. The produced hCG hormone affects the corpus luteum and prevents it from being destroyed. Studies show that diamond nanoparticles (NDs) interact ...  Read More

Animal cell and culture
Effect of fourth generation of mobile phone standards (4G) on spermatogenesis and testis tissue of NMRI rats

Kazem Parivar; Shahin Shakiba; Azadeh Hekmat

Volume 1, Issue 3 , March 2021, , Pages 25-32

  Introduction and Aim: Widespread consumption of cell phones is the most crucial risk factor f human health in the age of technology. This study aimed to explore the effects of 4G mobile phone radiation on the level of spermatogenesis in male rats in 30 days. Methods: In this laboratory experimental study, ...  Read More

Virology and Viral transport medium
Aptamers as a new approach in detection, diagnosis, and therapy of deadly Viruses

Azadeh Hekmat

Volume 1, Issue 2 , December 2020, , Pages 6-14

  Humans have been battling viruses since before our species had even evolved into its modern form. some viruses are equally deadly, and some that are even deadlier. Accurate and early detection of viruses is often crucial for clinical diagnosis and therapy. Aptamers are the artificial single-stranded ...  Read More

Medical Genetics
Evaluating of BDNF Expression in Blood Cells of Opium Recovering Patients with a New Treatment Method: A Molecular Marker

Ani Dejakam; Ani Dejakam; Azadeh Hekmat

Volume 1, Issue 1 , September 2020, , Pages 16-25

  Introduction and Aim: Opium addiction is one of the most prevalent addiction in Iranian society. Throughout the last two decades, congress 60; a nongovernmental organization; has been operated a taper off treatment of opium associated with a package of psychological treatment group classes. Although ...  Read More