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Britton, George

Carotenoids

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Table of contents

1. Editors’ Introduction: A Healthy Debate
George Britton, Synnøve Liaaen-Jensen, Hanspeter Pfander

2. Analysis of Carotenoids in Nutritional Studies
Frederick Khachik

3. Carotenoids in Food
George Britton, Frederick Khachik

4. Supplements
Alan Mortensen

5. Microbial and Microalgal Carotenoids as Colourants and Supplements
Laurent Dufossé

6. Genetic Manipulation of Carotenoid Content and Composition in Crop Plants
Paul D. Fraser, Peter M. Bramley

7. Absorption, Transport, Distribution in Tissues and Bioavailability
Kirstie Canene-Adams, John W. Erdman

8. Carotenoids as Provitamin A
Guangwen Tang, Robert M. Russell

9. Vitamin A and Vitamin A Deficiency
George Britton

10. Epidemiology and Intervention Trials
Susan T. Mayne, Margaret E. Wright, Brenda Cartmel

11. Modulation of Intracellular Signalling Pathways by Carotenoids
Paola Palozza, Simona Serini, Maria Ameruso, Sara Verdecchia

12. Antioxidant/Pro-oxidant Actions of Carotenoids
Kyung-Jin Yeum, Giancarlo Aldini, Robert M. Russell, Norman I. Krinsky

13. Carotenoids and Cancer
Cheryl L. Rock

14. Carotenoids and Coronary Heart Disease
Elizabeth J. Johnson, Norman I. Krinsky

15. The Eye
Wolfgang Schalch, John T. Landrum, Richard A. Bone

16. Skin Photoprotection by Carotenoids
Regina Goralczyk, Karin Wertz

17. The Immune System
Boon P. Chew, Jean Soon Park

18. Biological Activities of Carotenoid Metabolites
Xiang-Dong Wang

19. Editors’ Assessment
George Britton, Synnøve Liaaen-Jensen, Hanspeter Pfander

Keywords: Chemistry, Chemistry/Food Science, general, Food Science, Human Physiology, Immunology, Pharmacology/Toxicology, Nutrition

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Carotenoids
Page amount
466 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783764375010

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