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Table 7 The top 20 cited toxicology articles from the 13 Middle Eastern Arab countries in Scopus

From: A bibliometric analysis of toxicology research productivity in Middle Eastern Arab countries during a 10-year period (2003–2012)

SCRa Authors and year of publication Title Journal name Times citedb
1st Ali et al., 2008 Some phytochemical, pharmacological and toxicological properties of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe): A review of recent research Food and Chemical Toxicology 191
2nd El-Demerdash et al., 2004 Cadmium-induced changes in lipid peroxidation, blood hematology, biochemical parameters and semen quality of male rats: protective role of vitamin E and β-carotene Food and Chemical Toxicology 175
3rd Shihadeh, 2003 Investigation of mainstream smoke aerosol of the argileh water pipe Food and Chemical Toxicology 162
4th El-Demerdash, 2005 Biochemical study on the hypoglycemic effects of onion and garlic in alloxan-induced diabetic rats Food and Chemical Toxicology 153
5th Shihadeh and Saleh, 2005 Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, ‘tar’, and nicotine in the mainstream smoke aerosol of the narghile water pipe Food and Chemical Toxicology 147
6th Jurjus et al., 2004 Animal models of inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods 124
7th Badary et al., 2003 Thymoquinone is a potent superoxide anion scavenger Drug and Chemical Toxicology 101
7th Mohamed et al., 2003 Estimation of microcystins in the freshwater fish Oreochromis niloticus in an Egyptian fish farm containing a Microcystis bloom Environmental Toxicology 101
9th Ali and Al Moundhri, 2006 Agents ameliorating or augmenting the nephrotoxicity of cisplatin and other platinum compounds: a review of some recent research Food and Chemical Toxicology 98
10th Radwan and Salama, 2006 Market basket survey for some heavy metals in Egyptian fruits and vegetables Food and Chemical Toxicology 82
11th Ali, 2003 Agents ameliorating or augmenting experimental gentamicin nephrotoxicity: some recent research Food and Chemical Toxicology 79
12th Yousef, 2004 Aluminium-induced changes in hemato-biochemical parameters, lipid peroxidation and enzyme activities of male rabbits: protective role of ascorbic acid Toxicology 77
13th Yousef et al., 2006 Deltamethrin-induced oxidative damage and biochemical alterations in rat and its attenuation by Vitamin E Toxicology 72
14th Shalan et al., 2005 Amelioration of lead toxicity on rat liver with Vitamin C and silymarin supplements Toxicology 71
15th Abdel-Wahhab and Aly, 2005 Antioxidant property of Nigella sativa (black cumin) and Syzygium aromaticum (clove) in rats during aflatoxicosis Journal of Applied Toxicology 69
16th El-Sharaky et al., 2007 Protective role of selenium against renal toxicity induced by cadmium in rats Toxicology 67
17th Mansour, 2004 Pesticide exposure – Egyptian scene Toxicology 61
17th Yousef et al., 2003 Changes in some hematological and biochemical indices of rabbits induced by isoflavones and cypermethrin Toxicology 61
19th Raza and John, 2006 4-Hydroxynonenal induces mitochondrial oxidative stress, apoptosis and expression of glutathione S-transferase A4-4 and cytochrome P450 2E1 in PC12 cells Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 60
20th Sepetdjian et al., 2008 Measurement of 16 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in narghile waterpipe tobacco smoke Food and Chemical Toxicology 57
  1. SCR, Standard Competition Ranking.
  2. aEqual articles have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers.
  3. bTime cited at the time of data analysis (December 13, 2013).