Supplementation with the carotenoids lutein or zeaxanthin improves human visual performance

@article{Kvansakul2006SupplementationWT,
  title={Supplementation with the carotenoids lutein or zeaxanthin improves human visual performance},
  author={J. Kvansakul and M. Rodriguez-Carmona and D. Edgar and F. M. Barker and W. K{\"o}pcke and W. Schalch and J. Barbur},
  journal={Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics},
  year={2006},
  volume={26}
}
Background:  Macular pigment (MP) is found in diurnal primate species when vision spans a range of ambient illumination and is mediated by cone and rod photoreceptors. The exact role of MP remains to be determined. In this study we investigate two new hypotheses for possible MP functions. 

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