alpha-carotene

Known as: alpha carotene, .ALPHA.-CAROTENE, (6'R)-beta, epsilon-carotene 
Carotenoid consisting of a cyclic structure on each end with additional double bonds at the number 5 and 4' carbon atoms of the cyclic structures.
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1935-2018
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Dietary vitamin A deficiency causes eye disease in 40 million children each year and places 140 to 250 million at risk for health… (More)
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2002
2002
Isomerization of carotenoids, which is often encountered in food processing under the influence of temperature and light, may… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Fat-soluble vitamin E and carotenoids are regarded as being protective against chronic diseases. Little is known about… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Carotenoid bioavailability depends, amongst other factors, on the food matrix and on the type and extent of processing. To… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The antiproliferative properties of lycopene, the major tomato carotenoid, were compared with those of alpha- and beta-carotene… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Several human studies have observed a direct association between retinol (vitamin A) intake and risk of prostate… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
We describe the use of HPLC with multiwavelength detection to measure retinol, alpha-tocopherol, lutein/zeaxanthin, beta… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
The test of the association between dietary intake of specific carotenoids and disease incidence requires the availability of… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
We determined serial changes in four major plasma carotenoid fractions (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein/zeaxanthin, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A method is described for simultaneously determining retinol, alpha-tocopherol, beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, lycopene, and beta… (More)
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