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New polymorphs of curcumin

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Two new crystalline polymorphs and an amorphous phase of the active curcuminoid ingredient in turmeric are reported. Curcumin polymorph 2 has higher dissolution rate and better solubility than the known polymorph 1.

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The article was received on 12 Jan 2011, accepted on 18 Feb 2011 and first published on 23 Mar 2011

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10204D
Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 5013-5015

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    New polymorphs of curcumin

    P. Sanphui, N. R. Goud, U. B. R. Khandavilli, S. Bhanoth and A. Nangia, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 5013
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CC10204D

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