lycopene catabolic process

Known as: lycopene breakdown, lycopene catabolism, lycopene degradation 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of lycopene. [GOC:TermGenie, GOC:yaf, UniPathway:UPA00803]
National Institutes of Health

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2016
2016
Oxidation causes lipid rancidity, discoloration, and nutrient degradation that decrease shelf life of packaged foods. Synthetic… (More)
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2016
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2016
Lycopene is a hydrocarbon phytochemical belonging to the tetraterpene carotenoid family and is found in red fruit and vegetables… (More)
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2013
2013
Carotenoid metabolism is regulated by several genes encoding carotenoid biosynthetic pathway enzymes. In the present study, a… (More)
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2011
2011
Polyamines are involved in crucial plant physiological events, but their roles in fruit development remain unclear. We generated… (More)
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2005
2005
Polyphenol oxidase (PPO) was extracted from five Sicilian varieties of tomato fruit [Pizzutello, Naomi (Hazera), F1 PS212 (Peto… (More)
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2003
2003
The aim of this study was to produce in vitro oxidation products of lycopene, which could be possible in vivo metabolites. An… (More)
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2003
2003
An analytical method for the determination of the concentrations of total lycopene and its cis and all-trans isomers in human… (More)
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2003
2003
Carotenoids as well as their metabolites and oxidation products stimulate gap junctional communication (GJC) between cells, which… (More)
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2000
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2000
Lycopene is the pigment principally responsible for the characteristic deep-red color of ripe tomato fruits and tomato products… (More)
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1999
1999
Lycopene is an important nutrient, since it appears to provide protection against a broad range of epithelial cancers. Tomatoes… (More)
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