Available online at CURCUMA CAESIA ROXB. AND IT’S MEDICINAL. USES: A REVIEW. Sonjit Das, ProdyutMondal and Md. Kamaruz Zaman*. PDF | On Apr 19, , Sonjit Das and others published CURCUMA CAESIA ROXB. AND IT’S MEDICINAL USES: A REVIEW. Black turmeric is known to have certain medicinal values. The curcumin content when I read certain papers, It was very low ~ %. Now I am wondering.

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Halliwell B, Gutteridge JM. The results are presented as the average and S. Standard curve of gallic acid to find out the total phenolic content. 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.

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Antimutagenic activity of Aspergillus awamori -fermented black soyabean response to stimulated digestive juice treatments and its antimutagenic mechanisms. Indian J Med Res. Please review our privacy policy. Studies on product of browning reaction prepared from glucoseamine.

Iran J Pharm Sci. Conflicts of interest There are no conflicts of interest. Asian Pac J Trop Med.

Mice bone marrow micronucleus test was carried out according to. Antioxidant and hepatoprotective activity of Cordia macleodii leaves. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Asian J Pharm Clin Res. To withstand this problem the potential antioxidant substance are tested in in vitro model and such approaches expand the scope of antioxidant activity.

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The use of DPPH assay provides an easy and a rapid way to evaluate antioxidants by spectrophotometer [37]. The rhizomes were cut into pieces and sun dried. Reducing power assay The ability to reduce ferric ions to ferrous ions by the antioxidants present in rhizomes of C. S9 preparation S9 is the mitochondrial enzyme mix required for metabolic activation of indirect acting mutagens like cyclophosphamide.


The ethanol fraction was found to be the most active free radical scavenger exhibited Pharmacognostic parameters for evaluation of the rhizomes of Curcuma caesia.

Published online Jan The methanolic extract of Curcuma caesia Roxb. Reducing power methods indirectly evaluates the antioxidant activity Qureshi et al.

This has triggered to search for effective antioxidant agents from various sources including plants. Pranab Behari MazumderProfessor Pranab Behari Mazumder is a faculty of Department of Biotechnology, assam University, Silchar and his interest is on medicinal plant studies as well microbial related curcmua.

Mantle D, Wilkins RM. The percentage reduction in the frequency of micronuclei was calculated using the formula given by[ 29 ]:.

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Research in the New Millennium. Bergmeyer J, Grab M, editors. Antioxidant and antimutagenic activities of pomegranate peel extracts. The highest concentration of phenols was measured in ethanolic followed by methanolic, ethyl acetate and aqueous extracts. Neuropharmacological assessment of Curcuma caesia rhizome in experimental animal models.

Total phenolic content The total phenolic contents in the examined plant extracts using the Folin Cioclteu’s reagent is ucrcuma in terms of gallic acid equivalent the standard curve: Lipid peroxidation in liver homogenates as index of activity.

The different extracts of C. Plant-derived products as antimutagens. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Medicinal plants play an important role in two-sided approach: Acknowledgement The authors thank Plant Biotechnology Lab, Department of Biotechnology, Assam University, Silchar for providing all the equipments for this research project.


The phytochemical studies of C. For antigenotoxic studies, animals were divided into eight groups and micronucleus assay was employed and for biochemical analysis serum sample was collected from the blood and SGOT, SGPT analysis was performed.

Determination of blood total, reduced, and oxidized glutathione in pediatric subjects.

Conclusion In conclusion, the present study has shown for the first time that C. S9 mix was prepared fresh for each assay. The total phenolic contents in the examined plant extracts using the Folin Cioclteu’s reagent is expressed in terms of gallic acid equivalent the standard curve: Antioxidant and antibacterial activities of oleoresins isolated from nine Curcuma species.

Dev Toxicol Environ Sci. Phytochemical investigation and evaluation of anthelmintic activity of Curcuma amada and Curcuma caesia: The percentage inhibition was calculated using the formula given below:.

Antimutagenic properties of Mangifera indica L. Inventi Impact Ethnopharmacol Student’s t test was performed to compare the mean values with the positive control. They have been found to exert antioxidant activity by breaking the free radical chains by donating a hydrogen atom [45].