A Review on Antibacterial, Antiviral, and Antifungal Activity of Curcumin

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Zorofchian Moghadamtousi, Soheil ; Abdul Kadir, Habsah ; Hassandarvish, Pouya ; Tajik, Hassan ; Abubakar, Sazaly ; Zandi, Keivan (2014)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: BioMed Research International, volume 2,014 (issn: 2314-6133, eissn: 2314-6141)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2014/186864, pmc: PMC4022204
  • Subject: Review Article | R | Medicine | Article Subject

Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae family) and its polyphenolic compound curcumin have been subjected to a variety of antimicrobial investigations due to extensive traditional uses and low side effects. Antimicrobial activities for curcumin and rhizome extract of C. longa ... View more
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