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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Curcumin and Immunity

Author(s): Antonio La Cava, Milan Fiala.

Abstract:

Several investigations have unveiled multiple effects of the ployphenol curcumin on immune responses, both in physiological and in pathological conditions. Here we review the biochemistry of this compound in the context of its potential and limitations as possible therapeutic modulator of immune responses.

Keywords: Curcumin, immune response, inflammation, autoimmunity, autoimmune diseases, tumors, infection, allergy

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Article Details

VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2010
Page: [156 - 160]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/157340710793237335
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