Curcumin prevents DNA damage and enhances the repair potential in a chronically arsenic-exposed human population in West Bengal, India.

@article{Roy2011CurcuminPD,
  title={Curcumin prevents DNA damage and enhances the repair potential in a chronically arsenic-exposed human population in West Bengal, India.},
  author={Madhumita Roy and Dona Sinha and Sutapa Mukherjee and Jaydip Biswas},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={123-31}
}
Induction of oxidative stress and inhibition of DNA repair are possible modes of arsenic-induced carcinogenesis. In West Bengal, India, several districts contain high levels of arsenic, which are far above the WHO-recommended standard. Prevention of arsenic-induced oxidative stress and induction of repair enzymes by curcumin, an active ingredient of turmeric, may be an effective strategy to combat the adverse effects of arsenic. This study aimed at observing the role of curcumin in reducing 8… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…