hrp0092rfc13.6 | Adrenals and HP Axis | ESPE2019

Inhibitory Effects of Curcuminoids on the Enzymes from the Steroidogenic Pathway

Rodríguez Castaño Patricia , Pandey Amit V

Background: Turmeric is a popular ingredient in the cuisine of many Asian countries. It is also known for its use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. It comes from the root of the Curcuma longa. Turmeric is rich in curcuminoids, including curcumin, demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. Curcumin has potent anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic activities. Since many anti-cancer drugs target enzymes from the steroidogenic pathway, we tested the bioactivi...