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Beta Carotene

Known as: .BETA.-Carotene, Betacarotene, 3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-1,18-bis(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexenyl)-octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaene 
A naturally-occurring retinol (vitamin A) precursor obtained from certain fruits and vegetables with potential antineoplastic and chemopreventive… 
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Observational and experimental data suggest that antioxidant and/or zinc supplements may delay progression of age… 
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Rice (Oryza sativa), a major staple food, is usually milled to remove the oil-rich aleurone layer that turns rancid upon storage… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Lung cancer and cardiovascular disease are major causes of death in the United States. It has been proposed that… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Observational studies suggest that people who consume more fruits and vegetables containing beta carotene have… 
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Review
1996
Review
1996
BACKGROUND Evidence has accumulated from observational studies that people eating more fruits and vegetables, which are rich in… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
  • S. Mayne
  • FASEB journal : official publication of the…
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 9144785
A growing body of literature exists regarding the effects of beta‐carotene and other carotenoids on chronic diseases in humans… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic evidence indicates that diets high in carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables, as well as high serum… 
Review
1984
Review
1984
The mechanism of lipid peroxidation and the manner in which antioxidants function is reviewed. beta-Carotene is a purported… 
Review
1981
Review
1981
Human cancer risks are inversely correlated with (a) blood retinol and (b) dietary β-carotene. Although retinol in the blood…