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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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Curcumin" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Curcumin" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2009 and 2010 and 2011 and 2016
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