Curcumin inhibits nitrogen dioxide induced oxidation of hemoglobin

M.K. Unnikrishnan, M.N.A. Rao

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Curcumin protects hemoglobin from nitrogen dioxide induced oxidation. Curcumin was also found to scavenge nitrogen dioxide in a concentration dependent way. The study also explains the ability of curcumin to protect hemoglobin from nitrite induced oxidation, where nitrogen dioxide is a key intermediate. © 1995 Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)35-37
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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