Curcumin maintains cardiac and mitochondrial function in chronic kidney disease.


Curcumin, a natural pigment with antioxidant activity obtained from turmeric and largely used in traditional medicine, is currently being studied in the chemoprevention of several diseases for its pleiotropic effects and nontoxicity. In chronic renal failure, the pathogenic mechanisms leading to cardiovascular disorders have been associated with increased… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.03.017

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