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Curcumin

A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of Curcuma longa. It is used in the preparation of curcuma paper and the detection of boron. Curcumin appears to possess a spectrum of pharmacological properties, due primarily to its inhibitory effects on metabolic enzymes. MeSH

NameCurcumin
Turmeric yellow
Natural yellow 3
PubChem image 969516

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