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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
Review
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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2013
Highly Cited
2013
IMPORTANCE Oral supplementation with the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) formulation (antioxidant vitamins C and E, beta… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
[1] Since first light in early 2000, operational global quantitative retrievals of aerosol properties over land have been made… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in aging Westem societies. The objective… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The macular region of the primate retina is yellow in color due to the presence of the macular pigment, composed of two dietary… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The predominant carotenoids of the macular pigment are lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin. The regular distribution pattern… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that eating green leafy vegetables, which are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, may decrease the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The distribution of macular pigment stereoisomers in the human retina has been mapped and a pathway to account for the presence… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To characterize fully all the major and minor carotenoids and their metabolites in human retina and probe for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Abstract We present a new “physiological reflectance index” (PRI) isolated from narrow waveband spectral measurements of… Expand
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