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Canthaxanthin

Known as: Canthaxanthin [Chemical/Ingredient], Canthaxanthine, beta,beta-Carotene-4,4'-dione 
A trans-carotenoid pigment widely distributed in nature. The compound is used as an oral suntanning agent and as a food and drug coloring agent. Oral… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Abstract:  Carotenoids are used for systemic photoprotection in humans. Regarding mechanisms underlying photoprotective effects… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Early studies demonstrating the ability of dietary carotenes to prevent infections have left open the possibility that the action… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We investigated whether various carotenoids present in foodstuffs were potentially involved in cancer-preventing action on human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The anticancer activities of beta-carotene, astaxanthin and canthaxanthin against the growth of mammary tumors were studied in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
  • D. Asker, Y. Ohta
  • Journal of bioscience and bioengineering
  • 1999
  • Corpus ID: 13136557
Soil samples from a salt farm were used as a source for the isolation of carotenoid-producing bacteria. The conditions for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The modulating effects of dietary feeding of two xanthophylls, astaxanthin (AX) and canthaxanthin (CX) during the postinitiation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
When the conjugated keto-carotenoids, either astaxanthin or canthaxanthin, are added to rat liver microsomes undergoing radical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We have previously demonstrated that diverse carotenoids inhibit chemically induced neoplastic transformation in 10T1/2 cells. To… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Mice were given either β -carotene or either of two carotenoids with no vitamin A activity – canthaxanthin or phytoene – or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
  • L. Juhlin
  • The British journal of dermatology
  • 1981
  • Corpus ID: 32358739
A questionnaire was used from 1972–1978 for 330 consecutive patients with recurrent urticaria of 3 months to 40 years duration… Expand
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