Eliminating the Heart from the Curcumin Molecule: Monocarbonyl Curcumin Mimics (MACs)
作者: Dinesh ShettyYong Joon KimHyunsuk ShimJames P. Snyder
作者单位: 1Center for Self–assembly and Complexity, Institute for Basic Science, Pohang 790-784, Korea
2Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
3Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
刊名: Molecules, 2014, Vol.20 (1), pp.249-292
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.3390/molecules20010249
关键词: Monocarbonyl analogs of curcuminMACsInflammationCancerInfectious diseaseAnti-angiogenesisNF-κBTNF-α
原始语种摘要: Curcumin is a natural product with several thousand years of heritage. Its traditional Asian application to human ailments has been subjected in recent decades to worldwide pharmacological, biochemical and clinical investigations. Curcumin’s Achilles heel lies in its poor aqueous solubility and rapid degradation at pH ~ 7.4. Researchers have sought to unlock curcumin’s assets by chemical manipulation. One class of molecules under scrutiny are the monocarbonyl analogs of curcumin (MACs). A thousand plus such agents have been created and tested primarily against cancer and inflammation. The outcome is clear. In vitro, MACs furnish a 10–20 fold potency gain vs. curcumin for numerous cancer cell lines and cellular proteins. Similarly, MACs have successfully demonstrated better pharmacokinetic...
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  • 炎症 类似物
  • curcumin 姜黄色素
  • analogs 类似物
  • inflammation 类似物
  • biochemical 生物化学的
  • scrutiny 监视
  • thousand 
  • malaria 疟疾
  • angiogenesis 血管生成
  • assessment 评价
  • murine 鼠灰色