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Biological Activity for Curcumin
Curcumin is an antitumor, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent. Downregulates expression of reactive-oxygen-generating enzymes (cyclooxygenase, lipoxygenase, iNOS), TNFα, IL-1, IL-6, PKC, EGFR, NF-κB, IκB kinase and more. Upregulates expression of PPARγ, p53, Nrf2. Also displays antimicrobial, antidiabetic neuro- and cardioprotective properties in vivo.
Technical Data for Curcumin
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References for Curcumin
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Kuttan et al (2007) Antitumour, anti-invasion, and antimetastatic effects of curcumin. Adv.Exp.Med.Biol. 595 173 PMID: 17569210
Cole et al (2007) Neuroprotective effects of curcumin. Adv.Exp.Med.Biol. 595 197 PMID: 17569212
Lin (2007) Molecular targets of curcumin. Adv.Exp.Med.Biol. 595 227 PMID: 17569214
Miriyala et al (2007) Cardioprotective effects of curcumin. Adv.Exp.Med.Biol. 595 359 PMID: 17569220
Aggarwal and Sung (2009) Pharmacological basis for the role of curcumin in chronic diseases: an age-old spice with modern targets. TiPS 30 85 PMID: 19110321
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5 Citations for Curcumin
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Curcumin include:
Chang et al (2015) Protection against β-amyloid-induced synaptic and memory impairments via altering β-amyloid assembly by bis(heptyl)-cognitin. Sci Rep 5 10256 PMID: 26194093
Chen et al (2012) Curcumin inhibits HCV replication by induction of heme oxygenase-1 and suppression of AKT. Int J Mol Med 30 1021 PMID: 22922731
Han et al (2012) Analgesic effects of intrathecal curcumin in the rat formalin test. Korean J Pain 25 43252 PMID: 22259709
Boija et al (2017) CBP Regulates Recruitment and Release of Promoter-Proximal RNA Polymerase II. Mol Cell 68 491 PMID: 29056321
Efthymiou et al (2015) Rescue of an in vitro neuron phenotype identified in Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons by modulating the WNT pathway and calcium signaling. J Neurosci 4 230 PMID: 25637190
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