Absorption and Metabolism of Xanthophylls

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Kotake-Nara, Eiichi; Nagao, Akihiko;
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International
  • Journal: Marine Drugs,volume 9,issue 6,pages1,024-1,037 (issn: 1660-3397, eissn: 1660-3397)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/md9061024, pmc: PMC3131559
  • Subject: absorption | carotenoid | xanthophyll | QH301-705.5 | bioavailability | Review | metabolism | Biology (General)
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | biological factors | polycyclic compounds | macromolecular substances | organic chemicals

Dietary carotenoids, especially xanthophylls, have attracted significant attention because of their characteristic biological activities, including anti-allergic, anti-cancer, and anti-obese actions. Although no less than forty carotenoids are ingested under usual dieta... View more
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