Curcumin

Curcumin is a yellow pigment of the spice turmeric that is being studied in cancer prevention.
What is Curcumin?

Curcumin is a component of the Indian spice turmeric (Curcumin longa), a type of ginger. Curcumin is one of three curcuminoids present in turmeric, the other two being desmethoxycurcumin and bis-desmethoxycurcumin. These curcuminoids give turmeric its yellow color and curcumin is used as a yellow food colorant and food additive.

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Review of natural products with promising anti-SARS-CoV-2 potential

Review of natural products with promising anti-SARS-CoV-2 potential

The effect of Artemisia annua hot water extracts against the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant

The effect of Artemisia annua hot water extracts against the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant

Novel oral nano-in-micro system provides efficient curcumin delivery to alleviate ulcerative colitis

Novel oral nano-in-micro system provides efficient curcumin delivery to alleviate ulcerative colitis

Study finds curcumin is a potential therapeutic agent against the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2

Study finds curcumin is a potential therapeutic agent against the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2

Dietary influences on long COVID in children

Dietary influences on long COVID in children

Curcumin released from magnetic hydrogels promotes the secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor

Curcumin released from magnetic hydrogels promotes the secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor

Narrative review reports two important mediators in SARS-CoV-2-induced ischemic stroke recovery

Narrative review reports two important mediators in SARS-CoV-2-induced ischemic stroke recovery

In silico identification of novel curcumin derivatives as potential inhibitors against SARS-CoV-2 enzymes

In silico identification of novel curcumin derivatives as potential inhibitors against SARS-CoV-2 enzymes

Acacetin shows potency against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Acacetin shows potency against SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

SARS-CoV-2 cytokine storm inhibited by curcumin nanoparticles

SARS-CoV-2 cytokine storm inhibited by curcumin nanoparticles

Exploring the potential utility of calcium channel inhibitors in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Exploring the potential utility of calcium channel inhibitors in SARS-CoV-2 infection

New systematic review finds low-quality evidence on the effectiveness of hangover remedies

New systematic review finds low-quality evidence on the effectiveness of hangover remedies

Combination of gallic acid and stretching decreases arthritis inflammation markers in the cells

Combination of gallic acid and stretching decreases arthritis inflammation markers in the cells

Using metal nanoparticles to fight SARS-CoV-2

Using metal nanoparticles to fight SARS-CoV-2

Curcumin, a bioactive component of turmeric, effectively neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Curcumin, a bioactive component of turmeric, effectively neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Non-invasive retinal imaging may be useful for detecting Alzheimer's disease risk

Non-invasive retinal imaging may be useful for detecting Alzheimer's disease risk

Nanotechnology provides novel solutions against zoonotic viruses

Nanotechnology provides novel solutions against zoonotic viruses

Nitrogen-doped fluorescent carbon dots for detecting iodide ion, curcumin in biological and food samples

Nitrogen-doped fluorescent carbon dots for detecting iodide ion, curcumin in biological and food samples

Mustard seed, wall rocket and turmeric extracts show potential against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Mustard seed, wall rocket and turmeric extracts show potential against SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

Use of nanotherapeutics in treating coronavirus diseases

Use of nanotherapeutics in treating coronavirus diseases