Effect of curcumin on galactose-induced cataractogenesis in rats

Suryanarayana, P.; Krishnaswamy, Kamala. and Bhanuprakash Reddy, G. (2003) Effect of curcumin on galactose-induced cataractogenesis in rats. Molecular Vision, 9. pp. 223-230.

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Abstract

Curcumin, the active principle of turmeric, has been shown to have both antioxidant and hypoglycemic activity in vitro and in vivo. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of curcumin on the onset and maturation of galactose induced cataract.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Curcumin, cataract, Rats
Subjects:Eye Diseases > Lens Diseases > Cataract
Animals > Chordata > Vertebrates > Mammals > Rodentia > Muridae > Rats
Investigative Techniques > Models, Animal
ID Code:561
Deposited By:Library, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad
Deposited On:04 August 2005

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