Curcuma (plant)

Known as: Curcuma, Curcumas 
A plant genus of the family ZINGIBERACEAE that contains CURCUMIN and curcuminoids.
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1953-2018
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2010
2010
Turmeric is a spice derived from the rhizomes of Curcuma longa, which is a member of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Rhizomes… (More)
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2008
2008
Three new diarylheptanoids, a 1:2 mixture of (3S)- and (3R)-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)-7-phenyl-(6E)-6-hepten-3-ol (13a and 13b) and 1… (More)
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2007
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2007
Curcuminoids, the yellow pigments of curcuma, exhibit anticarcinogenic, antioxidative and hypocholesterolemic activities. To… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Genome size and chromosome numbers are important cytological characters that significantly influence various… (More)
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2006
2006
We aimed to compare the anti-inflammatory activities of six species of Curcuma drugs using adjuvant arthritis model mice. When… (More)
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2005
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2005
The use of turmeric, derived from the root of the plant Curcuma longa, for treatment of different inflammatory diseases has been… (More)
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2004
2004
Tissue culture propagation system was developed for zedoary (Curcuma zedoaria Roscoe), a valuable medicinal plant, using rhizome… (More)
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2003
2003
Three Curcuma species, Curcuma aeruginosa (pink and blue ginger), Cu. aromatica (aromatic turmeric), and Cu. xanthorrhiza (giant… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Curcumin, an antioxidant isolated from turmeric (curcuma longa), has been shown to attenuate chemical carcinogenesis in rodents… (More)
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