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Curcumin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Curcumin
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.485.222.222
D02.455.426.559.389.657.166.200
D02.455.426.559.694.222
Unique ID
D003474
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003474
Annotation
entry term TURMERIC YELLOW: TUMERIC see CURCUMA is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Diferuloylmethane
Turmeric Yellow
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Antineoplastic Agents
Coloring Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Registry Number
IT942ZTH98
Related Numbers
458-37-7
CAS Type 1 Name
1,6-Heptadiene-3,5-dione, 1,7-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-, (E,E)-
Previous Indexing
Alkadienes (1974)
Catechols (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CATECHOLS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under CATECHOLS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Curcumin Preferred
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