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cur·cu·min

 (kûr′kyə-mən)
n.
A phytochemical found in turmeric and other species in the genus Curcuma that is used in alternative medicine and is purported to have anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties.

curcumin

(ˈkɜːkjʊmɪn)
n
(Botany) a yellow pigment, derived from the rhizome of Curcuma longa, and the main active ingrediant of turmeric. It is an antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties
[C20: from curcuma]
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A usufruct agreement to set up the world's biggest plant for the production of curcumin in Salalah was signed on Tuesday in Mumbai.
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Found in turmeric, curcumin is hailed as an anti-inflammatory with antioxidant properties, and it has also been suggested as a possible reason that senior citizens in India - where curcumin is somewhat of a staple - have lower rates of Alzheimer's disease and better cognitive performance.
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Although curcumin is thought to be the most bioactive compound found in turmeric, turmeric contains and/or delivers more than 200 additional compounds of nutritional interest.
Aims and Objectives: Our objective was to demonstrate whether curcumin treatment could attenuate the effect of recombinant human EPO on erythropoiesis in EPO-induced polycythemia, and if so, whether this effect is mediated by changing concentrations of iron and its key regulator hormone hepcidin in rats.
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