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… (More)
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2013
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2013
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IMPORTANCE Oral supplementation with the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) formulation (antioxidant vitamins C and E, beta… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in aging Westem societies. The objective… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Carotenoids are hypothesized to explain some of the protective effects of fruit and vegetable intake on risk of… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Macular pigment (MP) may protect against age-related macular degeneration. This study was conducted to determine the… (More)
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2000
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2000
PURPOSE In addition to acting as an optical filter, macular (carotenoid) pigment has been hypothesized to function as an… (More)
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1998
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1998
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that eating green leafy vegetables, which are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, may decrease the… (More)
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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… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To characterize fully all the major and minor carotenoids and their metabolites in human retina and probe for the… (More)
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1995
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1995
Numerous epidemiological studies have demonstrated that consuming large quantities of fruits and vegetables reduces the risk for… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The role of the xanthophyll cycle in regulating the energy flow to the PS II reaction centers and therefore in photoprotection… (More)
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