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Quantitative assay for lipid peroxidation The assay was performed following[ 31 ] with slight modifications. Antimutagenic effects of flavonoids, chalcones and structurally related compounds on the activity of 2-aminomethylimidazo [4,5-f] quinoline IQ and other heterocyclic amine mutagens from cooked food.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Protein estimation Protein concentration was estimated following. The present study suggested that the methanolic extract of C. Regulation of phenolic antioxidants from phenoxyl radicals: Free radicals antioxidants and functional foods: Conclusion In conclusion, the present study has shown for the first time that C.

S9 is the mitochondrial enzyme mix required for metabolic activation of indirect acting mutagens like cyclophosphamide. Heisanam Pushparani CurcumsShe is a Research Scholar in the Department of Biotechnology, Assam University Silchar and her interest is on medicinal plant studies like antioxidant activity, antimutagenic activity, antigenotoxic activity etc.

Curcuma caesia

The methanolic extract of Curcuma caesia Roxb. In conclusion, the present study has shown for the first time that C. It was performed following[ 27 ] with slight modifications. Glutathione reduced GSH was estimated following[ 32 ] with slight modifications. This has triggered to search for effective cjrcuma agents from various sources including plants.

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Protective role of reduced glutathione. With the same procedure measurement of the gallic acid standard was also recorded. Antimutagenic effect of foods and chemoprevention of cancer. Antioxidant activity of the aqueous extract of harn jyur Chrysanthemum morifolium Ramat Lebensmi-Wiss Technol. Study of the anti-ulcerogenic activity of the ethanolic extracts of rhizome of Curcuma caesia eecc against gastrsic ulcers in experimental animals.


Elsevier Applied Science; London: Halliwell B, Gutteridge JM. Retrieved 9 March — via The Plant List. The inhibition of mutagenesis are grouped into two namely desmutagens and bioantimutagens.

Pharmacognostic parameters for evaluation of the rhizomes of Curcuma caesia. Each animal received distilled water Group 2: The occurrence of superoxide anion in the reaction of reduced phenazine methosulfate and molecular oxygen. Reducing power assay The ability to reduce ferric ions to ferrous ions by the antioxidants present in rhizomes of C.

Cellular system has developed many endogenous antioxidants such as superoxide dismutase SODcatalase, glutathione, glutathione peroxidases and reductase, and nonenzymatic antioxidants like vitamin E tocopherols and tocotrienolsvitamin C, etc.

Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Free Radic Biol Med. Chemoprotection by phenolic antioxidants. New Central Book Agency; The rhizomes are then dried in hot sun for 10 to 15 days until hardened.

Bioactive components in Curcuma caesia Roxb. The results are presented as the average and S. Preliminary phytochemical screening curucma the presence of alkaloids, carbohydrates, reducing sugars, flavonoids, terpenes, steroids, and tannins in the methanolic extract of C. These preventive agents can inhibit the mutation and cancer initiation process by modulating phase I and phase II enzymes, by blocking reactive species either by curcumaa, electron donation or through chelation and thus maintains the DNA structure.


Preliminary mechanistic studies on the smooth muscle relaxant effect of hydroalcoholic cesia of Curcuma caesia. The inhibition mixture was calculated using the formula:. Oxford University Press; Retrieved from ” https: The amount of protein was estimated from the standard calibration curve obtained using bovine serum albumin [ Figure 2 ].

CP under metabolic activation by cyt p produces metabolic products such as, hydroxycyclophosphamide which is used for chemoprevention[ 44 ] and acrolein ROS that cross-links DNA, also decrease the antioxidant activity.

Curcuma caesia – Black Turmeric

Percentage of inhibition was calculated using the formula given below: Open in a separate window. SUMMARY Cancer is characterized by uncontrolled growth of cells and much research has been done for the past several years from ucrcuma disciplines for the treatment of cancer but till now no therapy has been discovered.

Literature reviews of Sarangthem and Haokip [41] also confirms that maximum curcuminoids, oil content, flavonoids, phenolics, different important amino acids, protein and high alkaloids are contained in the rhizome of this species. The Haworth Press; The mechanism of antioxidant action in vitro.

Based on the antioxidant activity, three of the rhizome extracts were evaluated for their antimutagenic properties against indirect acting mutagen cyclophosphamide CP using Salmonella typhimurium strains TA98 and TA Chemical compounds studied in this article: Effect of Buchanania lanzan Spreng. Inventi Impact Ethnopharmacol The rhizomes were cut into pieces and sun dried. The quenching of free radical activity of different extracts were determined by spectrophotometric method against 2,2-diphenylpicryl hydrazyl DPPH xaesia [25].