Corpus ID: 29108839

Cardiovascular protection by curcumin: molecular aspects.

  title={Cardiovascular protection by curcumin: molecular aspects.},
  author={Georgia Kapakos and Viktoria Youreva and A. Srivastava},
  journal={Indian journal of biochemistry & biophysics},
  volume={49 5},
  • Georgia Kapakos, Viktoria Youreva, A. Srivastava
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of biochemistry & biophysics
  • Curcumin is the active component in turmeric--a spice that has been extensively used as a culinary agent and a home remedy to prevent and treat many diseases in India and other countries for hundreds of years. However, systematic studies to understand the molecular basis of disease preventing or therapeutic properties of curcumin began to appear in the scientific literature only during the last 40 years. As a result of these studies, substantial evidence has accumulated to suggest that curcumin… CONTINUE READING
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