Flow Linear Dichroism Spectroscopic Studies of the Natural Product Curcumin and Double Stranded DNA
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Rasmus Leth, Peter Waaben Thulstrup
Curcumin is a polyphenol found in the rhizomes of the plant Curcuma Longa, commonly known as turmeric. Curcumin has a bright yellow color, and in turmeric, curcumin exists along with two other curcuminoids: desmethoxy curcumin and bisdesmethoxy curcumin . Curcumin has shown multiple biological effect, including antibacterial effects , antioxidant activities , antidepressant effects  and anticarcinogenic effects among others as reviewed by . Importantly, it is known that curcumin can bind to and cross cellular membranes .
|Publication date||30 Aug 2011|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Aug 2011|