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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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Review
2018
Review
2018
Carotenoids are lipophilic isoprenoid compounds synthesized by all photosynthetic organisms and some non-photosynthetic… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Glutathione (GSH; γ-glutamyl-cysteinyl-glycine) is a small intracellular thiol molecule which is considered as a strong non… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Carotenoids and retinoids have several similar biological activities such as antioxidant properties, the inhibition of malignant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
IMPORTANCE Oral supplementation with the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) formulation (antioxidant vitamins C and E, beta… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The macular region of the primate retina is yellow in color due to the presence of the macular pigment, composed of two dietary… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The predominant carotenoids of the macular pigment are lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin. The regular distribution pattern… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that eating green leafy vegetables, which are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, may decrease the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To characterize fully all the major and minor carotenoids and their metabolites in human retina and probe for the… Expand
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