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The highest concentration of phenols was measured in ethanolic followed by methanolic, ethyl acetate and aqueous extracts.

Literature reviews of Sarangthem and Haokip [41] also confirms that maximum curcuminoids, oil content, flavonoids, phenolics, different important amino acids, protein and high alkaloids are contained in the rhizome of this species. Neuropharmacological assessment of Curcuma caesia rhizome in experimental animal models.

Experimental design The animals were kindly procured from the Pasteur Institute, Shillong, India and were acclimatized for 15 days.

The assay was performed following[ 31 ] with slight modifications. Trends and challenges in phytomedicine: The radical scavenging activity was calculated using the following formula: Inhibitors of mutagenesis and their relevance to carcinogenesis.

Ethanolic extract reduces the mutagenicity caused by indirect acting mutagen cyclophosphamide by Retrieved 9 March — via The Plant List. The ability to reduce ferric ions to ferrous ions by the antioxidants present in rhizomes of C.


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Each animal received distilled water Group 2: Stimulation of cyclophosphamide-induced pulmonary microsomal lipid peroxidation by oxygen. Dev Toxicol Environ Sci. The crude extracts of each solvent were dried in water bath and kept for further uses. Wikispecies has information related to Curcuma caesia. Mortality in randomised trials of antioxidant supplements for primary and secondary prevention.

The animals were kindly procured from the Pasteur Curcumz, Shillong, India and were acclimatized for 15 days. Where Ab is the absorption of the control and Aa is the absorption of the extract sample. The assay was performed following[ 26 ] with slight modifications.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Protective role of reduced glutathione.

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CP under metabolic activation by cyt p produces metabolic products such as, hydroxycyclophosphamide which is used for chemoprevention[ 44 ] and acrolein ROS that cross-links DNA, also decrease the antioxidant activity. Screening plants for bioactive agents. Chemoprotection by phenolic antioxidants. Antioxidant activity The free radical scavenging activity of the rhizome extracts of C. The phenol content of the C.

Recent advances in the chemoprevention of cancer.


Study of the anti-ulcerogenic activity of the ethanolic extracts of rhizome of Curcuma caesia eecc against gastic ulcers in experimental animals. Many researchers have investigated that the increase levels of antioxidants present in plants are believed to decrease the oxidative damage and its harmful effects [9].

Please help improve this article by adding curvuma to reliable sources. Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicinal in Africa; pp.

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The use of DPPH curcima provides an easy and a rapid way to evaluate antioxidants by spectrophotometer [37]. Absorbance was recorded against blank. The water is poured in the cauldron such that the rhizomes are completely covered. Yaniv Z, Bachrach U, editors. Revised methods for the Salmonella mutagenicity test. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. According to Ames et al. The percentage inhibition was calculated using the formula given below: The experiment was performed as mentioned above.

Considering the importance of natural products in modern phytomedicine, the antioxidant and antimutagenic activities of C. But their amount was found to be reduced with the administration of the extract at different concentrations.