Immunomodulatory effects of curcumin.

  title={Immunomodulatory effects of curcumin.},
  author={Vijeta Yadav and K. L. P. Mishra and Dhirendra P. Singh and Shanta Mehrotra and Vijay K Singh},
  journal={Immunopharmacology and immunotoxicology},
  volume={27 3},
Curcumin (diferuloylmethane), found in the spice turmeric, exhibits anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and chemopreventive activities. However, the effect of curcumin on the immunological responses largely remains unknown. In this study we have investigated the effect of curcumin on mitogen (phytohaemagglutinin; PHA) stimulated T-cell proliferation, natural killer (NK) cell cytotoxicity, production of cytokines by human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), nitric oxide (NO) production in… CONTINUE READING
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