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By Norman I. Krinsky, Susan T. Mayne, Helmut Sies

The 1st resource to assemble the newest facts linking carotenoids to human health and wellbeing and sickness, this stimulating reference reports the function of carotenoids within the prevention of continual affliction and reports step forward reviews from greater than forty box experts at the newest study. The publication unearths the latest findings in regards to the use of carotenoids within the prevention of cancers and sunburn, in addition to eye, middle, vascular, and photosensitivity ailments, and evaluates the capability poisonous results of high-dose carotenoids in either people who smoke and drinkers. It additionally specializes in pioneering observations from observational epidemiological and medical stories, in addition to intervention trials on carotenoids.

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These observations have led to the suggestion that the deleterious effects of b-carotene in heavy smokers are related to the generation of the b-carotene radical cation by, for example, NO†2. The low levels of vitamin C found in the serum of heavy smokers would not quench the b-carotene radical cation and therefore promote the damage due to the relatively long-lived radical cation. Copyright © 2004 by Marcel Dekker, Inc. 42 Cantrell and Truscott Figure 3 Quenching of b-carotene radical cation by ascorbic acid in DPPC unilamellar liposomes (monitored at 925 nm) (26).

J Chem Soc Perkin Trans I 1993; 1599– 1610. Liaaen-Jensen S. Artifacts of natural carotenoids—unintended carotenoid synthesis. In: Krinsky NI, Mathews-Roth M, Taylor RF, eds. Carotenoids Chemistry and Biology. New York: Plenum Publishing, 1989:149 – 184. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. Copyright © 2004 by Marcel Dekker, Inc. 2 Carotenoids and Radicals; Interactions with Other Nutrients Ann Cantrell and T. George Truscott Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, England I.

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