zeaxanthin

Known as: 3R,3'R-Zeaxanthin, 4-[18-(4-hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexenyl)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaenyl]-3,5,5-trimethyl-cyclohex-3-en-1-ol, 3R,3'R Zeaxanthin 
Carotenoid having a chemical structure similar to beta-carotene with addition of hydroxyl groups at the number 3 and 3' carbon atoms.

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1943-2018
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Many male birds use carotenoid pigments to acquire brilliant colors that advertise their health and condition to prospective… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is thought to be the result of a lifetime of oxidative insult that results in… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Lutein and zeaxanthin are the only carotenoids in the macular region of the retina (referred to as macular pigment [MP… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE In addition to acting as an optical filter, macular (carotenoid) pigment has been hypothesized to function as an… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that eating green leafy vegetables, which are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, may decrease the… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
A conserved regulatory mechanism protects plants against the potentially damaging effects of excessive light. Nearly all… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The distribution of macular pigment stereoisomers in the human retina has been mapped and a pathway to account for the presence… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To characterize fully all the major and minor carotenoids and their metabolites in human retina and probe for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The role of the xanthophyll cycle in regulating the energy flow to the PS II reaction centers and therefore in photoprotection… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Comparative studies of chlorophyll a fluorescence, measured with a pulse amplitude modulated fluorometer, and of the pigment… (More)
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