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IMMUNOMODULATION BY CURCUMIN

  • Subhash C. Gautam
  • Xiaohua Gao
  • Scott Dulchavsky
Part of the ADVANCES IN EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY book series (AEMB, volume 595)

Abstract

Turmeric, the bright yellow spice extracted from the tuberous rhizome of the plant Curcuma longa, has been used in traditional Indian and Chinese systems of medicine for centuries to treat a variety of ailments, including jaundice and hepatic disorders, rheumatism, anorexia, diabetic wounds, and menstrual difficulties. Most of the medicinal effects of turmeric have been attributed to curcumin, the principal curcumanoid found in turmeric.

Keywords

Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Curcuma Longa Transcription Factor Nuclear Factor Curcumin Supplementation Dietary Curcumin 
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  • Xiaohua Gao
  • Scott Dulchavsky

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