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MDA-supported researchers report that mice with a disorder resembling type 1B Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease benefited from treatment with curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric

posted on January 21, 2013 - 5:00am
Mice with a disorder resembling the type 1B form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) benefited from treatment with either of two forms of oral curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, according to researchers supported in part by MDA.

Curcumin (which makes the spice turmeric yellow) benefited mice with a disease resembling type 1B Charcot-Marie-Tooth

posted on April 21, 2010 - 4:25pm
Mice with a genetic mutation in the myelin protein zero (MPZ) gene, which develop a disease resembling human type 1B Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT1B), benefited from treatment with curcumin and curcumin derivatives, researchers announced April 15, at the 2010 meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), held in Toronto.