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01.Curcumin: Biosynthesis, Medicinal Uses and Health Benefits
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Curcumin: Biosynthesis, Medicinal Uses and Health Benefits $140.00
Editors: Jun Sasaki and Masaki Kichida
Book Description:
Curcumin is a natural product found in the rhizome of Curcuma longa. Ongoing research and clinical trials prove this natural phenolic compound to possess diverse pharmacological potency and is effective as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial/antiviral property and is also being considered as a cancer chemo-preventive agent. Topics discussed in this book include the implications of curcumin treatment of central nervous system disease; phosphorylase kinase inhibition in skin disease; PEGylated curcumin; the potential role of curcumin as a chemotherapeutic drug and the pharmaceutical implications of curcumin in the development of drugs for cystic fibrosis pharmacotherapy. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

Curcumin: Implications in the Treatment of Central Nervous System Disease
(Christal Sookram, Ritesh Daya, Mattea Tan, Jordan Mah, Ram K. Mishra, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada)

Electrochemical Investigation of Some Biological Important Compounds Correlated to Curcumin
(Zorka Stanić, Stella Girousi, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac, Kragujevac, Serbia, and others)

Elucidating the Relationship between the Phenolic Substituents and the Excited State Dynamics of Curcuminoids
(Luca Nardo, Maria Bondani, Hanne Hjorth Tonnesen, Department of Physics and Mathematics, University of Insubria and C.N.I.S.M., Como, Italy, and others)

Chemistry, Biochemistry and Selective Cytotoxicity of Curcumin Analogues against Human Cancer Cell Lines
(M.S. Abaza, M. A. Khan, M. Afzal, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kuwait University, Kuwait, and others)

Curcumin: Medicinal Properties, Molecular Targets and Biological Mechanisms
(Helder Marçal, Nico Wanandy, Gloria Castellano-Gonzales, Nady Braidy, Gilles J. Guillemin, Traditional Medicine Research Group, School of medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and others)

PEGylated Curcumin: A Potent Drug Candidate
(Mukesh K. Pandey, Sathish Rangarajan, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Challenges in Establishing Potent Cancer Chemotherapy using Newly Synthesized 1,5-Diaryl-3-Oxo-1,4-Pentadiene Analogs of Curcumin
(Hiroyuki Shibata, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi, Dept. Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, AkitaUniversity, Hondo, Akita, Japan, and others)

Curcumin: A Potential Medicinal Native Multi-target Therapy
(Gil Bar-Sela, Adam Rimmon, Liron Berkovich, Shahar Lev-Ari, Division of Oncology, Rambam-Health Care Campus and Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, and others)

The Potential Role of Curcumin as a Chemotherapeutic Drug
(M. Kanai, Outpatient Oncology Unit, Kyoto University Hospital, Shogoin-Kawahara-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)

Pharmaceutical Implications of Curcumin in the Development of Drugs for CF Pharmacotherapy: Combined Effects with Genistein
(Yoshiro Sohma, Ying-chun Yu, Haruna Miki, Yumi Nakamura, Akiko Hanyuda, Hui-Yi Lin, Masato Yasui, Silvia Bompadre, Tzyh-Chang Hwang, Departments of Pharmacology, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Medicinal Properties and Health Benefits of Curcumin
(Natividad Sebastià, José Miguel Soriano, Jordi Mañes, Alegría Montoro, Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Burjassot, Spain, and others)


      Food Science and Technology
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-487-6
   Status: AV
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