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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
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
Lutein, a dihydroxy xanthophyll, is the most abundant carotenoid in plant photosynthetic tissues and plays crucial structural and… 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
Highly Cited
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
We have identified from mouse the first mammalian β-carotene 15,15′-dioxygenase (β-CD), a crucial enzyme in development and… Expand
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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2000
2000
beta,beta-Carotene 15,15'-dioxygenase cleaves beta-carotene into two molecules of retinal and is therefore the key enzyme in beta… Expand
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