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Curcumin


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  • Variants

    • Diferuloylmethane
    • Turmeric yellow
    • Yellow, Turmeric
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    • found: Work cat.: Chen, Chih-Chung. Curcumin-loaded polymeric nanoparticles for neuroprotection in neonatal rats with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), 2017.
    • found: MeSH 2018, Jan. 9, 2018:Curcumin (A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of Curcuma longa. It is used in the preparation of curcuma paper and the detection of boron. Curcumin appears to possess a spectrum of pharmacological properties, due primarily to its inhibitory effects on metabolic enzymes. Entry terms: Diferuloylmethane, Turmeric Yellow; Broader terms in MeSH tree structures: Diarylheptanoids, Catechols. Pharm Action: Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal; Antineoplastic Agents; Coloring Agents; Enzyme Inhibitors)
    • found: Oregon State Univ. Micronutrient Information Center WWW site, Jan. 9, 2018:Curcumin (Curcumin is a biologically active polyphenolic compound found in turmeric, a spice derived from the rhizomes of the plant Curcuma longa Linn; Turmeric is a spice derived from the rhizomes of the tropical plant Curcuma longa Linn, which is a member of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Rhizomes are horizontal underground stems that send out shoots, as well as roots. The bright yellow-orange color of turmeric comes mainly from fat-soluble, polyphenolic pigments known as curcuminoids. Curcumin, the principal curcuminoid found in turmeric, is generally considered its most active constituent)
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 9, 2018(Curcumin is a bright yellow chemical produced by some plants. It is the principal curcuminoid of turmeric (Curcuma longa); Chemically, curcumin is a diarylheptanoid, belonging to the group of curcuminoids, which are natural phenols responsible for turmeric's yellow color)
    • found: Reference.MD website, Jan. 17, 2018(Curcumin: A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of Curcuma longa. It is used in the preparation of curcuma paper and the detection of boron. Curcumin appears to possess a spectrum of pharmacological properties, due primarily to its inhibitory effects on metabolic enzymes. Other names: Turmeric Yellow; Diferuloylmethane; Yellow, Turmeric. Pharmacological Action: Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal; Antineoplastic Agents; Coloring Agents; Enzyme Inhibitors)
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    • 2018-01-09: new
    • 2018-04-16: revised
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