Curcumin in DrugAge


SpeciesAssaysAvg Lifespan Change (%)Maximum Lifespan Change (%)
Drosophila melanogaster3149 49
Caenorhabditis elegans239
Mus musculus24.5
Summary Total Assays: 35 Max: 49 Max: 49

Results for Curcumin

Species Avg Lifespan change (%) Max Lifespan change (%) Strain Dosage Gender Significance

Selected Lifespan Change:

Species Avg Lifespan change (%) Max Lifespan change (%) Strain Dosage Gender Significance Reference


Primary References
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Shen, LR et al. (2013) Curcumin-supplemented diets increase superoxide dismutase activity and mean lifespan in Drosophila. Age (Dordr) 35(4)1133-1142 PubMed
Soh, JW et al. (2013) Curcumin is an early-acting stage-specific inducer of extended functional longevity in Drosophila. Exp. Gerontol. 48(2)229-239 PubMed
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Chandrashekara, KT et al. (2014) Curcumin enhances parental reproductive lifespan and progeny viability in Drosophila melanogaster. Age (Dordr) 36(5)9702 PubMed
Li, J et al. (2015) rBTI extends Caenorhabditis elegans lifespan by mimicking calorie restriction. Exp. Gerontol. 67()62-71 PubMed
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DGIdb human gene-drug interactions for Curcumin

Entrez Gene Symbol Gene Name Interaction Source Interaction Type GenAge Interactions

Stitch DB human protein-drug interactions for Curcumin

The data below is based on a Stitch DB API call for human protein-drug interactions for Curcumin

Up to 20 direct protein and drug interactions are displayed, having a medium confidence score (0.450) or above.


Displayed below are the associated biological networks for each of the top 20 direct Curcumin protein interactors.

Ensembl Id StringDB Id