Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

The Molecular Targets and Therapeutic Uses of Curcumin in Health and Disease

Editors: Aggarwal, Bharat B., Surh, Young-Joon, Shishodia, S. (Eds.)

  • Shows potential new uses for curcumin, whose medicinal properties have been known for more than 5,000 years
  • Describes possible benefits in treatment of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, Alzheimer’s and more
  • Will be of value to clinicians, physicians, graduate students in immunology, cancer biology, microbiology, infectious disease and more
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Curcumin is derived from the root of the plant Curcuma longa (also called turmeric) and its medicinal uses have been described for over 5000 years. More than 1500 papers published within last half a century has revealed that curcumin has a potential in the treatment of wide variety of inflammatory diseases including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, Alzheimer, psoriasis etc, through modulation of numerous molecular targets. This is the first monograph to deal specifically with this subject.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • CURCUMIN: THE INDIAN SOLID GOLD

    Aggarwal, Bharat B. (et al.)

    Pages 1-75

  • HIGHLY ACTIVE ANTICANCER CURCUMIN ANALOGUES

    Mosley, Cara A. (et al.)

    Pages 77-103

  • ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PROPERTIES OF CURCUMIN

    Menon, Venugopal P. (et al.)

    Pages 105-125

  • MODULATION OF TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS BY CURCUMIN

    Shishodia, Shishir (et al.)

    Pages 127-148

  • CANCER CHEMOPREVENTIVE EFFECTS OF CURCUMIN

    Surh, Young-Joon (et al.)

    Pages 149-172

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eBook $249.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4419-4282-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Molecular Targets and Therapeutic Uses of Curcumin in Health and Disease
Editors
  • Bharat B. Aggarwal
  • Young-Joon Surh
  • S. Shishodia
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
595
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-46401-5
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-46401-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-46400-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-4282-1
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 490
Number of Illustrations and Tables
72 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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