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Curcumin

"Curcumin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of CURCUMA longa. It is used in the preparation of curcuma paper and the detection of boron. Curcumin appears to possess a spectrum of pharmacological properties, due primarily to its inhibitory effects on metabolic enzymes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Curcumin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Curcumin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 110 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2019
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