Carotenoid and vitamin A, and metabolism of carotenoids, β-carotene, canthaxanthin, astaxanthin, zeaxanthin, lutein and tunaxanthin in tilapia tilapia nilotica

@inproceedings{Kaisuyama1988CarotenoidAV,
  title={Carotenoid and vitamin A, and metabolism of carotenoids, β-carotene, canthaxanthin, astaxanthin, zeaxanthin, lutein and tunaxanthin in tilapia tilapia nilotica},
  author={Masaaki Kaisuyama and Takao Matsuno},
  year={1988}
}
1. 1. Feeding trials were carried out in tilapia with β-carotene, canthaxanthin, astaxanthins [(3R,3′R)-, (3R,3′S;meso)- and (3S,3′S)-astaxanthin diester and a mixture of these three stereoisomers of free astaxanthin], (3R,3′R)-zeaxanthin, lutein A and tunaxanthin (a mixture of tunaxanthins A and F). 2. 2. In integument the conversion of the chilarities at C-3 and/or C-3′ and/or C-6 and/or C-6′ position of β- and e-end groups in carotenoid occurred. 3. 3. In liver, β-carotene and… CONTINUE READING

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