Some Curcumin Isomers and Their Enol Tautomers - A DFT Treatment

  • Lemi Türker Department of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University, Üniversiteler, Eskişehir Yolu No: 1, 06800 Çankaya/Ankara, Turkey
Keywords: Curcumin, diferuloylmethane, tautomerism, natural product, density functional


Curcumin is a well known natural product having some health benefits. In the present study, within the constraints of density functional theory (at the level of B3LYP/6-31G(d,p)), some configurational isomers of curcumin and their keto-enol tautomers have been investigated. Some quantum chemical, QSAR and spectral data of them have been obtained and discussed.


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Türker, L. (2020). Some Curcumin Isomers and Their Enol Tautomers - A DFT Treatment. Earthline Journal of Chemical Sciences, 4(2), 183-197.