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Recent Developments in Delivery, Bioavailability, Absorption and Metabolism of Curcumin: the Golden Pigment from Golden Spice
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) is a yellow pigment present in the spice turmeric (Curcuma longa) that has been associated with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antiviral, and antibacterialExpand
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Curcumin, a component of golden spice: from bedside to bench and back.
Although the history of the golden spice turmeric (Curcuma longa) goes back thousands of years, it is only within the past century that we learned about the chemistry of its active component,Expand
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Liquid and vapour-phase antifungal activities of selected essential oils against candida albicans: microscopic observations and chemical characterization of cymbopogon citratus
  • A. Tyagi, A. Malik
  • Biology, Medicine
  • BMC complementary and alternative medicine
  • 10 November 2010
BackgroundUse of essential oils for controlling Candida albicans growth has gained significance due to the resistance acquired by pathogens towards a number of widely-used drugs. The aim of thisExpand
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Downregulation of tumor necrosis factor and other proinflammatory biomarkers by polyphenols.
Human tumor necrosis factor (TNF), first isolated by our group as an anticancer agent, has been now shown to be a primary mediator of inflammation. Till today 19 different members of the TNFExpand
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Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and cancer: Role of antioxidative nutraceuticals.
Extensive research over the past half a century indicates that reactive oxygen species (ROS) play an important role in cancer. Although low levels of ROS can be beneficial, excessive accumulation canExpand
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Curcumin and its analogues: a potential natural compound against HIV infection and AIDS.
No safe and effective cure currently exists for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). However, antiretroviral therapy can prolong the lives of HIV patients and lowers the secondary infections. NaturalExpand
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In situ SEM, TEM and AFM studies of the antimicrobial activity of lemon grass oil in liquid and vapour phase against Candida albicans.
Inhibition of Candida albicans growth was shown by lemon grass oil (LGO) and lemon grass oil vapour (LGO vapour) at 288microg/ml and 32.7microg/ml concentration, respectively. The assessment of cellExpand
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Ginger and Its Constituents: Role in Prevention and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancer
Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer, a cancer of different organs of the digestive system, is one of the most common cancers around the world. The incidence and death rate of some of these cancers are veryExpand
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Tissue transglutaminase expression promotes castration-resistant phenotype and transcriptional repression of androgen receptor.
Many studies have supported a role for inflammation in prostate tumour growth. However, the contribution of inflammation to the development of castration-resistant prostate cancer remains largelyExpand
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Targeting Cell Survival Proteins for Cancer Cell Death
Escaping from cell death is one of the adaptations that enable cancer cells to stave off anticancer therapies. The key players in avoiding apoptosis are collectively known as survival proteins.Expand
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