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The effect of turmeric extracts on inflammatory mediator production

  title={The effect of turmeric extracts on inflammatory mediator production},
  author={R. C. Lantza and G. Chena and A. M. Solyomb and S. D. Joladb and B. N. Timmermannb},
Major compounds of several commonly used botanicals, including turmeric, have been purported to have antiinflammatory actions. In order to test the anti-inflammatory activity of compounds isolated from rhizomes of Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae), we have established an in vitro test system. HL-60 cells were differentiated and exposed to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) from Escherichia coli (1 mg/ml) in the presence or absence of botanical compounds for 24 h. Supernatants were collected and analyzed… Expand

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