Curcumin attenuates IL-1beta-mediated pulmonary fibrosis in rat
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: NIU, Jianzhao (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China)
- Co-author(s): Cui, Ye (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, BEIJING, China)
Wang, Jifeng (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, BEIJING, China)
Gauldie, Jack (McMaster University, HAMILTON, Canada)
RATIONALE:Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive and fatal disease without effective treatment. Several studies have demonstrated the protective effects of curcumin on pulmonary fibrosis in the bleomycin model. The present study was performed to test the hypothesis whether curcumin is efficacious against pulmonary fibrosis induced by.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.