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alpha-Carotene: α-Carotene is a form of carotene with a β-ionone ring at one end and an α-ionone ring at the opposite end. It is the second most common form of carotene.
- also known as Carotene, alpha; CARTA; Alfa carotene
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Super Immunity (2011)
The Essential Nutrition Guide for Boosting Your Body's Defenses to Live Longer, Stronger, and Disease Free by Joel Fuhrman
Alpha-carotene itself does provide significant antioxidant benefit— but, more important, alpha-carotene is a marker of the thousands of additional compounds in green and orange vegetables, ...
Encyclopedia of Genetics (2014)
by Eric C.R. Reeve
ALPHA-CAROTENE. BETA-CAROTENE. CRTI. y. fy.Y. D. LUTEIN. ZEAXANTHIN. Figure 1 Carotenoid biosynthetic pathway. Enzymes are in bold and arrows point from enzyme substrate to product. Compounds: GGPP, geranylgeranyl ...
by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno
who had the highest intakes of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, and folate.10 Nutritional Supplements Several key individual supplements are discussed below, but a combination of products ...
Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total Health and Wellness by Tori Hudson
Carotenes include beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, cryptoxanthin, gamma- carotene, zeaxanthin, lutein, and lycopene. Studies have shown that beta- carotene deficiency in the cervical cells plays an etiologic role in the development of cervical ...
by Robert A. Ronzio
reported lower lung cancer risk with increased consumption of foods rich in lycopene, alpha-carotene, and a variety of carotenoids, but not specifically beta- carotene. Clinical trials have examined the effects of beta-carotene supplementation ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
alpha-carotene, lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-cryptoxanthin. Many of these substances, such as beta-carotene, are used in the formation of vitamin A in the body, ...
by Ken Albala
The carotenoids include beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta-cryptoxanthin. Dark green leafy vegetables include spinach , kale, romaine lettuce, leaf lettuce, mustard greens, collard greens, chicory, and Swiss ...
Alpha-carotene : A type of carotenoid found in carrots which provides the health benefit of neutralizing free radicals that may cause damage to cells. Alpha- fetoprotein : The major serum proteins in the early embryo, which are excreted by the ...
by Graham A. Colditz
alpha-carotene, betacryptoxanthin). In addition to the ...
by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice
Alpha-carotene and cryptoxanthin show high serum responses to dietary intake compared to lutein. In addition, cis isomers of lycopene seem to be more bioavailable than the all-trans, and selective intestinal absorption of all-trans - carotene ...
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