Inhibition of radiation-induced lipid peroxidation by curcumin

N. Sreejayan, M.N.A. Rao, K.I. Priyadarsini, T.P.A. Devasagayam

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The ability of curcumin, a natural antioxidant from turmeric, to inhibit radiation-induced lipid peroxidation in rat liver microsomes was examined. Curcumin was incorporated into microsomes during ultracentrifugation. The antioxidant has significant time- and concentration-dependent inhibitory effect on lipid peroxidation induced by τ-radiation. Inhibition of lipid peroxidation was also observed in microsomes samples previously saturated with N2O.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)127-130
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Pharmaceutics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Sreejayan, N., Rao, M. N. A., Priyadarsini, K. I., & Devasagayam, T. P. A. (1997). Inhibition of radiation-induced lipid peroxidation by curcumin. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 151(1), 127-130.