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… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Early studies demonstrating the ability of dietary carotenes to prevent infections have left open the possibility that the action… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The anticancer activities of beta-carotene, astaxanthin and canthaxanthin against the growth of mammary tumors were studied in… (More)
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1999
1999
Soil samples from a salt farm were used as a source for the isolation of carotenoid-producing bacteria. The conditions for… (More)
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1998
1998
To investigate the possibility that canthaxanthin inhibits cancer cell growth by inducing apoptosis, human WiDr colon… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The relationship between structure and reactivity is reported for a collection of carotenoids in solution reacted with oxidants… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The ability of carotenoids to protect egg-yolk phosphatidylcholine (EYPC) lipids against oxidation by peroxyl radicals generated… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
In the green alga Haematococcus pluvialis the ketocarotenoid astaxanthin accumulates under stress conditions. Astaxanthin is a… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The chemopreventive effects of two xanthophylls, astaxanthin (AX) and canthaxanthin (CX) on oral carcinogenesis induced by 4… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
When the conjugated keto-carotenoids, either astaxanthin or canthaxanthin, are added to rat liver microsomes undergoing radical… (More)
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1989
1989
It has been suggested that canthaxanthin (CX), beta-carotene, and other carotenoids may inhibit carcinogenesis via antioxidant… (More)
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