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Curcumin Related Definitions
Agglomeration - A collection or mass of things; an assemblage. To agglomerate – collect or form into a group or mass
Amylaze - An enzyme, found chiefly in saliva and pancreatic fluid, that converts starch and glycogen into simple sugars.
Ayruvedic - A form of alternative medicine that is the traditional system of medicine of India. It seeks to treat and integrate body, mind, and spirit using a comprehensive holistic approach especially by emphasizing diet, herbal remedies, exercise, meditation, breathing, and physical therapy.
Bioavailability - The proportion of a drug or other substance that enters the circulation when introduced into the body and is then able to have an active effect.
Curcumin - A yellow pigment & crystalline compound C21H20O6, derived from the rhizome of Curcuma longa. The main active ingredient of turmeric.
Curcuminoids - Curcuminoids are a family of active compounds within turmeric. Curcuminoids are polyphenolic pigments and include curcumin, demethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin.
Molecular Dispersion – a mixture in which fine particles are scattered in a continuous phase throughout a different substance or state.
Glucose - A simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates.
Hydrolyze – To undergo chemical breakdown due to reaction with water.
Hydrophilic - Having a tendency to mix with, dissolve in, or be wetted by water.
Hydrophobic - Tending to repel or fail to mix with water.
Maltoriose - A trisaccharide (three-part sugar) product of amylase digestion of starch. It is most commonly produced by the digestive enzyme alpha-amylase (a common enzyme in human saliva).
Maltose - A sugar produced by the breakdown of starch, e.g., by enzymes found in malt and saliva. It consists of two linked glucose units.
Oligosaccharide - A carbohydrate whose molecules are composed of a relatively small number (usually 2-10) of monosaccharide (simple sugar) units. Oligosaccharides can have many functions including cell recognition and cell binding.
Polyphenols - Polyphenols all have similar ring-shaped chemical structures. Polyphenols are plant chemicals (phytochemicals) that may have health benefits for people. Phytochemicals are naturally occurring compounds that give plants their colors or help to protect them from various things they might face in nature. These compounds are often extracted from the plants and examined for their potential health benefits and anti-oxidant capabilities.