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… (More)
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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… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Carotenoid pigments in plants fulfill indispensable functions in photosynthesis. Carotenoids that accumulate as secondary… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Carotenoids are natural pigments which are synthesized by plants and are responsible for the bright colors of various fruits and… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have suggested that vitamin E and beta-carotene may each influence the development of prostate… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Observational studies suggest that people who consume more fruits and vegetables containing beta carotene have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Experimental and epidemiologic investigations suggest that alpha-tocopherol (the most prevalent chemical form of… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Tocopherols and tocotrienols (vitamin E), ascorbic acid (vitamin C), and the carotenoids react with free radicals, notably… (More)
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1992
Review
1992
Tocopherols and tocotrienols (vitamin E) and ascorbic acid (vitamin C) as well as the carotenoids react with free radicals… (More)
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1981
Review
1981
Human cancer risks are inversely correlated with (a) blood retinol and (b) dietary β-carotene. Although retinol in the blood… (More)
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