Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
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Leishmanicidal Effect of Curcumin in Vitro
Tatsuo KoideMitsuhiko NoseYuiko OgiharaYoshisada YabuNobuo Ohta
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2002 Volume 25 Issue 1 Pages 131-133

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From a study to find anti-parasitic agents from natural resources, we found that curcumin showed the cytotoxicity against leishmania in vitro. The LD50 value of this activity was 37.6±3.5 µM.

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