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beta-Carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase

Known as: beta Carotene Cleaving Enzyme, Dioxygenase, Carotene, beta-Carotene 15,15'-Monooxygenase [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A monooxygenase that catalyzes the conversion of BETA-CAROTENE into two molecules of RETINAL. It was formerly characterized as EC 1.13.11.21 and EC 1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In maize, human selection for yellow endosperm has led to diversification of grain carotenoid content and composition. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Yellow skin is an abundant phenotype among domestic chickens and is caused by a recessive allele (W*Y) that allows deposition of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract The antioxidant effectiveness of selected wines and pure (+)-catechin were determined using three different methods. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Besides the health benefits associated with whole-grain consumption, cereals are recognized sources of health-enhancing bioactive… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Lutein, a dihydroxy xanthophyll, is the most abundant carotenoid in plant photosynthetic tissues and plays crucial structural and… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Photon capture by a rhodopsin pigment molecule induces 11-cis to all-trans isomerization of its retinaldehyde chromophore. To… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
β-Carotene 15,15′-monooxygenase (BCO), formerly known as β-carotene 15,15′-dioxygenase, catalyzes the first step in the synthesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In vertebrates, symmetricversus asymmetric cleavage of β-carotene in the biosynthesis of vitamin A and its derivatives has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We have identified from mouse the first mammalian β-carotene 15,15′-dioxygenase (β-CD), a crucial enzyme in development and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract We studied the effects of frozen storage on (pro)vitamin concentrations in EDTA-plasma and whole blood. Aliquots from 55… Expand
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