Curcumin inhibits iron-dependent lipid peroxidation

Sreejayan [No Value], M.N.A. Rao

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Curcumin inhibited lipid peroxidation induced by ferric ions, ferrous ions and ferric-ADP chelate (in the presence of ascorbic acid or NADPH) in rat brain homogenate and liver microsomes. This may represent one of the mechanisms through which curcumin exhibits anti-inflammatory and anticancer activities. © 1993.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)93-97
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Pharmaceutics
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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