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Clinical Studies on Curcumin in Improving Mitochondrial Biogenesis

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DOI: 10.23977/medsc.2022.030706 | Downloads: 34 | Views: 815


Jia Gao 1, Jie Chen 2


1 Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang, Shaanxi, 712046, China
2 Department of Encephalopathy, Shaanxi Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710003, China

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Jia Gao


Curcumin is a kind of plant polyphenols extracted from the traditional Chinese medicine, turmeric. It is also the most important active ingredient of turmeric. A large body of evidence suggests that this polyphenolic compound is capable of affecting the mitochondrial structure and function, thereby improving mitochondrial biogenesis. This paper combines Chinese and foreign literature to expounds how curcumin can exert anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, protect nervous system and cardiovascular system by improving mitochondrial biogenesis, in order to provide reference for the clinical application of curcumin.


Curcumin, Mitochondria, Mitochondrial Biogenesis


Jia Gao, Jie Chen, Clinical Studies on Curcumin in Improving Mitochondrial Biogenesis. MEDS Clinical Medicine (2022) Vol. 3: 33-38. DOI:


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