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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 417928, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/417928
Research Article

Crocus sativus L. (Saffron) Stigma Aqueous Extract Induces Apoptosis in Alveolar Human Lung Cancer Cells through Caspase-Dependent Pathways Activation

1Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Neyshabur Faculty of Medicine, Neyshabur, Iran
2Health Strategic Research Center, Neyshabur Faculty of Medicine, Neyshabur, Iran
3Medical Toxicology Research Centre, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
4Immunology Research Center, Bu-Ali Research Institute, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Received 23 April 2013; Revised 10 July 2013; Accepted 11 July 2013

Academic Editor: Anne Hamburger

Copyright © 2013 Saeed Samarghandian et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Saeed Samarghandian, Abasalt Borji, Seyed Kazem Farahmand, Reza Afshari, and Saeideh Davoodi, “Crocus sativus L. (Saffron) Stigma Aqueous Extract Induces Apoptosis in Alveolar Human Lung Cancer Cells through Caspase-Dependent Pathways Activation,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2013, Article ID 417928, 12 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/417928