M Sayyah

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Affiliation: Pasteur Institute of Iran
Country: Iran

Publications

  1. ncbi Anti-epileptogenic effect of beta-carotene and vitamin A in pentylenetetrazole-kindling model of epilepsy in mice
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 13164, Iran
    Epilepsy Res 63:11-6. 2005
  2. ncbi Anticonvulsant activity of the leaf essential oil of Laurus nobilis against pentylenetetrazole- and maximal electroshock-induced seizures
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran
    Phytomedicine 9:212-6. 2002
  3. ncbi Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of Lactuca sativa seed extract in rats
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 92:325-9. 2004
  4. ncbi Anticonvulsant activity of Heracleum persicum seed
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 98:209-11. 2005
  5. ncbi Intra-amygdala all-trans retinoic acid inhibits amygdala-kindled seizures in rats
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 1316943551, Iran
    Epilepsy Res 75:97-103. 2007
  6. ncbi Anticonvulsant activity and chemical composition of Artemisia dracunculus L. essential oil
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran
    J Ethnopharmacol 94:283-7. 2004
  7. ncbi Lipopolysaccharide retards development of amygdala kindling but does not affect fully-kindled seizures in rats
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 13164, Iran
    Epilepsy Res 57:175-80. 2003
  8. ncbi The bacterial endotoxin lipopolysaccharide enhances seizure susceptibility in mice: involvement of proinflammatory factors: nitric oxide and prostaglandins
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 13164, Iran
    Neuroscience 122:1073-80. 2003
  9. ncbi Evaluation of the anticonvulsant activity of the seed acetone extract of Ferula gummosa Boiss. against seizures induced by pentylenetetrazole and electroconvulsive shock in mice
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 82:105-9. 2002
  10. ncbi Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of the leaf essential oil of Laurus nobilis Linn
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    Phytother Res 17:733-6. 2003

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Anti-epileptogenic effect of beta-carotene and vitamin A in pentylenetetrazole-kindling model of epilepsy in mice
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 13164, Iran
    Epilepsy Res 63:11-6. 2005
    ..Non-genomic and genomic mechanisms could be involved in the anti-epileptogenic effect of Vit A and beta-carotene...
  2. ncbi Anticonvulsant activity of the leaf essential oil of Laurus nobilis against pentylenetetrazole- and maximal electroshock-induced seizures
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran
    Phytomedicine 9:212-6. 2002
    ..This effect seems to be related in part to cineol, eugenol and methyleugenol. Although the essential oil had an acceptable acute toxicity, further studies are required before any absolute conclusions can be drawn...
  3. ncbi Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of Lactuca sativa seed extract in rats
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 92:325-9. 2004
    ..No abnormal behavior and lethality was observed by the extract up to 6 g/kg. Preliminary phytochemical analysis showed the presence of triterpenoids, saponins and simple phenols in the extract...
  4. ncbi Anticonvulsant activity of Heracleum persicum seed
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 98:209-11. 2005
    ..Preliminary phytochemical analysis showed the presence of alkaloids, terpenoids, triterpenes and steroids in the extract. The observed pharmacological effects could be due to alkaloids, terpenoids and triterpenes present in the plant...
  5. ncbi Intra-amygdala all-trans retinoic acid inhibits amygdala-kindled seizures in rats
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 1316943551, Iran
    Epilepsy Res 75:97-103. 2007
    ..ATRA administered intra-BLA prevented the proconvulsant effect of TMA. The reduction of gap junctional conductance might be involved in the observed anticonvulsant effect of ATRA...
  6. ncbi Anticonvulsant activity and chemical composition of Artemisia dracunculus L. essential oil
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran
    J Ethnopharmacol 94:283-7. 2004
    ..8%), alpha-terpinolene (0.5%), bornyl acetate (0.5%) and bicyclogermacrene (0.5%) as the main components. The observed anticonvulsant and sedative effects could be related to the presence of monoterpenoids in the essential oil...
  7. ncbi Lipopolysaccharide retards development of amygdala kindling but does not affect fully-kindled seizures in rats
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 13164, Iran
    Epilepsy Res 57:175-80. 2003
    ..This antiepileptogenic effect could be due to the release of inflammatory mediators from microglia and the related morphological and functional changes in synaptic neurotransmission...
  8. ncbi The bacterial endotoxin lipopolysaccharide enhances seizure susceptibility in mice: involvement of proinflammatory factors: nitric oxide and prostaglandins
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran 13164, Iran
    Neuroscience 122:1073-80. 2003
    ..These results indicate that NO, PGs and endogenous opioid peptides seem to be involved in LPS-induced decrease in seizure threshold...
  9. ncbi Evaluation of the anticonvulsant activity of the seed acetone extract of Ferula gummosa Boiss. against seizures induced by pentylenetetrazole and electroconvulsive shock in mice
    Mohammad Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    J Ethnopharmacol 82:105-9. 2002
    ..The acceptable acute toxicity of the extract recommends further studies to determine the mechanism(s) and compound(s) involved in the anticonvulsant activity...
  10. ncbi Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of the leaf essential oil of Laurus nobilis Linn
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Pasteur Avenue, Tehran, Iran
    Phytother Res 17:733-6. 2003
    ..Present results make the essential oil worthy of further investigations...
  11. ncbi Pharmacokinetics, efficacy, and safety of Iminoral compared with Neoral in healthy volunteers and renal transplant recipients
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    Transplant Proc 39:1214-8. 2007
    ..This study sought to evaluate the bioequivalence of Iminoral (test) versus Neoral (reference) in healthy volunteers, as well as safety and efficacy of Iminoral treatment in renal transplant recipients following conversion from Neoral...
  12. ncbi Antiepileptogenic and anticonvulsant activity of interleukin-1 beta in amygdala-kindled rats
    M Sayyah
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Institute Pasteur of Iran, Tehran, Iran
    Exp Neurol 191:145-53. 2005
    ..Although most of the previous studies indicate a proconvulsant or convulsant property of IL-1, our results support a protective and antiepileptogenic role of IL-1beta...
  13. ncbi Eugenol depresses synaptic transmission but does not prevent the induction of long-term potentiation in the CA1 region of rat hippocampal slices
    A Ardjmand
    Department of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
    Phytomedicine 13:146-51. 2006
    ..Eugenol had no effect on PBs-induced LTP of PS. It is concluded that while eugenol depresses synaptic transmission it does not affect the ability of CA1 synapses for tetanus-induced LTP and plasticity...
  14. ncbi Anticonvulsant effect of flutamide on seizures induced by pentylenetetrazole: involvement of benzodiazepine receptors
    Abolhassan Ahmadiani
    Neuroscience Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 13164, Iran
    Epilepsia 44:629-35. 2003
    ..There is some structural similarity between the androgen receptor antagonist, flutamide (Flut) and benzodiazepines (BZDs). We evaluated the possible anticonvulsant effect and interaction of Flut with BZD receptors in common seizure models...
  15. ncbi A preliminary randomized double blind clinical trial on the efficacy of aqueous extract of Echium amoenum in the treatment of mild to moderate major depression
    Mehdi Sayyah
    Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatric and Clinical Psychology Research Center, Roozbeh Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 30:166-9. 2006
    ..In this study, efficacy of an aqueous extract of E. amoenum in patients with mild to moderate major depressive disorder (a score > or =18 on the Hamilton depression rating scale) was evaluated...