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Title: Studies on Nutraceuticals
Researcher: Selvakumar,B
Guide(s): Venkataraman,R
Keywords: Alzheimer diseases
health benefits
part of a food
Upload Date: 10-Mar-2014
University: Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
Completed Date: January 2011
Abstract: Nutraceutical can be defined as, quota food or part of a food that provides medical or newlinehealth benefits, including the prevention and/or treatment . Most of the nutraceuticals newlinehave multiple bioactive compounds, which are used to prevent or control the disease or newlinesymptom of the disease. The global nutraceutical market has risen to US$ 123.9 billion in newline2008 as a result of increased consumer awareness. Various nutraceuticals have proven newlinehealth benefits against cancer, hepatitis, cardiovascular protective, asthma, newlineanti-inflammatory etc., In the recent years, the nutraceutical based drug designing newlinebecomes popular due to the increased success rate and cheaper investment profile. newlineCurcumin, a vital nutraceutical and the main yellow compound of curcuma longa newlinerhizome contains 2 to 5% of turmeric powder. It is the most versatile nutraceutical due to newlineits various biological properties which includes antioxidant, antiangiogenic, Alzheimer newlinediseases, nephrotoxicity, arthritis, anti-inflammatory, cardiotoxicity, antifertility, newlineantifungal, antibacterial, cardiovascular diseases, lung fibrosis, antidiabetis, wound newlinehealing and HIV replication . The increased number of citations on curcumin in pubmed newlineclearly indicates the increased interest towards curcumin in drug discovery. Numerous newlineanalogues of curcumin were synthesised in the view of improving biological activities. newlineAmong the several analogues of curcumin, five carbon linker piperidone analogues newlineattracts more interest due to the straightforward access to synthesize, various possibility newlineto develop SAR and interesting unexplored biological properties. newline
Pagination: xxiv, 215p.
Appears in Departments:S T Hindu College

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