Abstract Title:

Leishmanicidal effect of curcumin in vitro.

Abstract Source:

Biol Pharm Bull. 2002 Jan;25(1):131-3. PMID: 11824543

Abstract Author(s):

Tatsuo Koide, Mitsuhiko Nose, Yuiko Ogihara, Yoshisada Yabu, Nobuo Ohta

Article Affiliation:

Laboratory of Pharmacognosy, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagoya City University, Japan.


From a study to find anti-parasitic agents from natural resources, we found that curcumin showed the cytotoxicity against leishmania in vitro. The LD50 value of this activity was 37.6+/-3.5 microM.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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