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 +A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of //​[[taxonomy>​136217|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>​68003474|MeSH]]
 +{{pubchem>​l_template:​969516|Curcumin<​br/>​Turmeric yellow<​br/>​Natural yellow 3}}
 +  *[[:​クルクミン]]
 +{{tag>​en:​Anti-Inflammatory_Agents_Non-Steroidal en:​Antineoplastic_Agents en:​Coloring_Agents en:​Enzyme_Inhibitors}}