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Current Bioactive Compounds


ISSN (Print): 1573-4072
ISSN (Online): 1875-6646

Curcumin and Immunity

Author(s): Antonio La Cava and Milan Fiala

Volume 6 , Issue 3 , 2010

Page: [156 - 160] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/157340710793237335

Price: $65


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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