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The Molecular Targets and Therapeutic Uses of Curcumin in Health and Disease

  • Bharat B. Aggarwal
  • Young-Joon Surh
  • Shishir Shishodia
  • First book to discuss the potential of Curcumin and its medicinal uses



Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. Bharat B. Aggarwal, Chitra Sundaram, Nikita Malani, Haruyo Ichikawa
    Pages 1-75
  3. Cara A. Mosley, Dennis C. Liotta, James P. Snyder
    Pages 77-103
  4. Venugopal P. Menon, Adluri Ram Sudheer
    Pages 105-125
  5. Shishir Shishodia, Tulika Singh, Madan M. Chaturvedi
    Pages 127-148
  6. Young-Joon Surh, Kyung-Soo Chun
    Pages 149-172
  7. Girija Kuttan, Kuzhuvelil B. Hari Kumar, Chandrasekharan Guruvayoorappan, Ramadasan Kuttan
    Pages 173-184
  8. Sulochana S. Bhandarkar, Jack L. Arbiser
    Pages 185-195
  9. Greg M. Cole, Bruce Teter, Sally A. Frautschy
    Pages 197-212
  10. Chinthalapally V. Rao
    Pages 213-226
  11. Jen-Kun Lin
    Pages 227-243
  12. Devarajan Karunagaran, Jeena Joseph, Thankayyan R. Santhosh Kumar
    Pages 245-268
  13. Pornngarm Limtrakul
    Pages 269-300
  14. Ganesh C. Jagetia
    Pages 301-320
  15. Subhash C. Gautam, Xiaohua Gao, Scott Dulchavsky
    Pages 321-341
  16. Rajesh L. Thangapazham, Anuj Sharma, Radha K. Maheshwari
    Pages 343-357
  17. Sumitra Miriyala, Manikandan Panchatcharam, Puvanakrishnan Rengarajulu
    Pages 359-377
  18. Narayanan Venkatesan, Durairaj Punithavathi, Mary Babu
    Pages 379-405
  19. John J. Bright
    Pages 425-451

About this book


Curcumin is derived from the root of the plant Curcuma longa (also called turmeric) and its medicinal uses have been described for over 5000 years. More than 1500 papers published within last half a century has revealed that curcumin has a potential in the treatment of wide variety of inflammatory diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, Alzheimer, psoriasis etc, through modulation of numerous molecular targets. This is the first monograph to deal specifically with this subject.


Cancer research Curcumin angiogenesis autoimmune disease immunology infectious diseases

Editors and affiliations

  • Bharat B. Aggarwal
    • 1
  • Young-Joon Surh
    • 2
  • Shishir Shishodia
    • 3
  1. 1.Ransom Horne, Jr., Professor of Cancer Research Professor of Cancer Medicine (Biochemistry)and Chief, Cytokine Research Section Department of Experimental TherapeuticsThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer CenterHouston,USA
  2. 2.Chief and Professor National Research Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention College of PharmacySeoul National UniversitySeoulSouth Korea
  3. 3.Assistant Professor Department of BiologyTexas Southern UniversityHoustonUSA

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