Macular Pigment

Known as: Macular Pigment [Chemical/Ingredient], Pigment, Macular 
A yellow pigment that accumulates in the MACULA LUTEA. It is composed of LUTEIN, meso-zeaxanthin, and ZEAXANTHIN.
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1996-2018
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND the xanthophylls lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) exist in relatively high concentration in multiple central nervous… (More)
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2013
2013
Three dietary carotenoids, lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z) and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ) accumulate at the central retina (macula), where… (More)
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2013
2013
Macular pigment (MP) is comprised of the carotenoids lutein (L), zeaxanthin (Z), and meso-zeaxanthin (MZ), which selectively… (More)
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2010
2010
PURPOSE To investigate the relationship between specific macular pigment (MP) spatial profiles and risk factors for age-related… (More)
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2010
2010
PURPOSE Analysis and categorization of macular pigment (MP) distribution in type 2 idiopathic macular telangiectasia (IMT2) with… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND/AIMS The MPS 9000 uses a psychophysical technique known as heterochromatic flicker photometry to measure macular… (More)
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2009
2009
PURPOSE To investigate the reproducibility of the macular pigment (MP) spatial profile by using heterochromatic flicker… (More)
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2009
2009
We report a series of experiments designed to ensure that Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD) measurements obtained with a… (More)
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2007
2007
PURPOSE Lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) are two dietary carotenoids that accumulate at the macula, where they are collectively… (More)
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1996
1996
Sex differences in macular pigment (MP) optical density (measured psychophysically) were examined. Concentrations of lutein and… (More)
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