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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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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Acaryochloris marina is a unique cyanobacterium that is able to produce chlorophyll d as its primary photosynthetic pigment and… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Background: Reports from several studies have suggested that carotenoids, and in particular lycopene, could be prostate cancer… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Foods with plant stanol or sterol esters lower serum cholesterol levels. We summarize the deliberations of 32 experts on the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The antioxidant activities of astaxanthin and related carotenoids have been measured by employing a newly developed fluorometric… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Cruciferous vegetables contain high levels of vitamins that can act as antioxidants, compounds that may protect against several… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Several human studies have observed a direct association between retinol (vitamin A) intake and risk of prostate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The test of the association between dietary intake of specific carotenoids and disease incidence requires the availability of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We determined serial changes in four major plasma carotenoid fractions (alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein/zeaxanthin, and… Expand
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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… Expand
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