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Lutein

Known as: 4-[18-(4-hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohex-2-enyl)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaenyl]-3,5,5-trimethyl-cyclohex-3-en-1-ol, Adaptinol, (3R,3'R,6'R)-beta,epsilon-Carotene-3,3'-diol 
Lutein (LOO-teen) is a oxygenated carotenoid found in vegetables and fruits. lutein is found in the macula of the eye, where it is believed to act as… Expand
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2019
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2019
Oxidative stress and inflammation play a critical role in the initiation and progression of age-related ocular abnormalities as… Expand
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2018
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2018
Astaxanthin, a xanthophyll carotenoid, is a secondary metabolite naturally synthesized by a number of bacteria, microalgae, and… Expand
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2018
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2018
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  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2018
  • Corpus ID: 53029621
It is proposed that proteins/enzymes be classified into two classes according to their essentiality for immediate survival… Expand
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2018
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2018
Oxidative stress is a major contributor to the pathogenesis of various human diseases as well as to the aging process… Expand
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2018
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2018
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a complex multifactorial disease and the primary cause of legal and irreversible… Expand
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2018
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2018
Oxidative stress induced by Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) was shown to be involved in the pathogenesis of chronic diseases such… Expand
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2018
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2018
Lutein is a carotenoid with reported anti-inflammatory properties. A large body of evidence shows that lutein has several… Expand
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2018
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2018
Pigments (mainly carotenoids) are important nutraceuticals known for their potent anti-oxidant activities and have been used… Expand
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2018
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2018
Carotenoids are lipophilic isoprenoid pigments with a common C40H56 core chemical structure that are naturally synthesized by… Expand
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2017
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2017
Lutein and zeaxanthin (L/Z) are the predominant carotenoids which accumulate in the retina of the eye. The impact of L/Z intake… Expand
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