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  • noun Plural form of curcuminoid.

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  • Curcumin, chemically diferuloylmethane, and its derivatives demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin, collectively known as curcuminoids, are responsible for the yellow pigment derived from the roots of the perennial herb turmeric Curcuma longa L.

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  • The result is a 95% concentrate of turmeric antioxidants known as curcuminoids including curcumin, demethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin.

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  • Turmeric extracts containing curcuminoids prevent experimental rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • Turmeric extracts containing curcuminoids prevent experimental rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • The curcuminoids prevent NFκB activation with extreme efficiency.

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  • M. D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas, and other top cancer research centers in the United States are involved in preclinical and clinical research on the anticancer mechanism and application of curcuminoids in conditions including colon, breast, head, neck, and prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, and respiratory tract cancers.

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  • As predicted by the brain/beauty hypothesis, the curcuminoids found in turmeric are also active in the skin.

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  • In looking at the molecular structure of the PBN nitrone spin traps, I recognized a familiar structure, one that is seen in the Michael acceptor pharmacophores in cinnamic aldehyde, the curcuminoids found in turmeric, and the nitroalkenes described earlier in this chapter.

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  • By modulating the effects of key pro-inflammatory molecules, including cyclooxygenase 2, leukotrienes, prostaglandins, nitric oxide, interferon-inducible protein, tumor necrosis factor TNF, and interleukin-12, the curcuminoids in turmeric suppress inflammation.

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  • The curcuminoids may enhance the secretion of anti-inflammatory corticosteroids from the adrenal glands or boost their anti-inflammatory power.

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