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Curcumin: The Chuck Norris of methyltransferases by Etienne Robillard


Curcuma longa (hence "curcumin") is a popular spice extract originating from India and used as an spicy additive in Indian gastronomy. The following outline present a summary of info on current research in alternative medicinal applications of the Curcuma longa plant.



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