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Biological Activity of Curcuminoids Isolated from Curcuma longa

@inproceedings{krk2008BiologicalAO,
  title={Biological Activity of Curcuminoids Isolated from Curcuma longa},
  author={Simay Çıkrıkçı and Erkan Mozioğlu and Hasibe Yılmaz},
  year={2008}
}
Curcumin is the most important fraction of turmeric which is responsible for its biological activity. In this study, isolation and biological assessment of turmeric and curcumin have been discussed against standard bacterial and mycobacterial strains such as E.coli , S.aureus, E.feacalis, P.aeuroginosa, M.smegmatis, M.simiae, M.kansasii, M. terrae, M.szulgai and the fungi Candida albicans. The antioxidant activity of curcumin and turmeric were also determined by the CUPRAC method. 
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