The role of curcumin in liver diseases

  title={The role of curcumin in liver diseases},
  author={Riccardo Scotto and Buonomo Antonio Riccardo and Alberto Santa Maria and Roberta D’Assante},
Chronic liver diseases are a major medical problem worldwide. Despite the availability of etiologic-specific treatments for several liver diseases, no drug or medication is available for the regression of hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis. Curcumin is a natural compound extractable from turmeric. Several studies have uncovered its role in the modulation of biological mechanisms involved in liver injury. The best known biological effect of curcumin is the interaction with different pathways… CONTINUE READING
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