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curcuminoid

(kûr′kyə-mə-noid′)
n.
Any of several polyphenols, including curcumin, found in turmeric and other species in the genus Curcuma.
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Curcuminoids are natural products with anti-atherosclerotic and lipid-modifying effects but their efficacy in patients with MS has not yet been tested.
The unique composition of BCM-95, as 86% curcuminoids complexed with essential oils of turmeric, standardised to 45% Ar-turmerones, is backed by 13 granted and 13 ongoing patents world-wide.
Collectively, turmeric and its curcuminoid constituents have been found to inhibit lipoxygenase and cyclooxygenase in-vitro.
Curcuminoid content and antioxidant activity in spray dried microparticles containing turmeric extract.
This is reflected in the enhanced absorption of the whole BA bouquet in the present study as well as in the improved absorption of a lecithin formulation of curcuminoids in a former study (Cuomo et al.
Key words: curcuminoid, curcumin, traditional uses of curcuma longa
Singh and Jain [78] observed that out of the three curcuminoids (curcumin, bisdemethoxycurcumin, and demethoxycurcumin) curcumin showed better antibacterial activity against medically important bacteria as Bacillus subtilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter aerogenes, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, S.
The combination of 3-5% bisdemethoxycurcumin, 15-20% demethoxycurcumin and 75-80% curcumin make up the curcuminoids or curcuminoid mixture.
3] and curcuminoid activate the opening of chloride channel which supports the uptake of amyloid beta in macrophages type one.
Scientists are especially interested in turmeric's curcuminoid compounds--in particular curcumin.
Curcumin is the principal curcuminoid of the popular Indian spice turmeric.