Current Bioactive Compounds

Adriano Mollica
Department of Pharmacy, University ”G. d' Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara
Via dei Vestini 31
Chieti, 66100
Italy

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The Effects of Curcumin on Immune Responses

Author(s): Antonio La Cava.

Abstract:

Several studies have provided evidence that the ployphenol curcumin can influence immune responses significantly. Here we overview the effects of curcumin in physiological and in pathological immune responses, including the recent findings from the use of curcumin to modulate immune-mediated diseases.

Keywords: Curcumin, immune responses, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, tumors, infection, allergy, biosynthesis, autoimmunity.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2012
Page: [142 - 145]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157340712801784741
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