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Carotenoids and retinoids [electronic resource] : molecular aspects and health issues / editors, Lester Packer ... [et al.].

Publication:
Champaign, Ill. : AOCS Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (359 p.)
Subjects:
Carotenoids -- Health aspects.
Carotenoids -- Molecular aspects.
Retinoids -- Health aspects.
Retinoids -- Molecular aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Preface ""; ""Table of Contents ""; ""Ch 1 Introduction to Retinoids ""; ""Ch 2 Introduction to Vitamin A: A Nutritional and Life Cycle Perspective ""; ""Ch 3 The Essential Role of Vitamin A in Signal Transduction ""; ""Ch 4 Chemical and Metabolic Oxidation of Carotenoids ""; ""Ch 5 Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication: Carotenoids and Retinoids ""; ""Ch 6 Raman Detection of Carotenoids in Human Tissue ""; ""Ch 7 Macular Carotenoids in Eye Health ""; ""Ch 8 B-Carotene Cleavage Products Impair Cellular and Mitochondrial Functions and May Lead to Genotoxicity ""
""Ch 9 Formation of B-Carotene Cleavage Products in View of the Particular Conditions in Inflamed Lung Tissue """"Ch 10 Biological Activity of Lycopene Against Smoke-Induced Lung Lesions ""; ""Ch 11 Retinoids and Carotenoids as Cancer Chemopreventive Agents ""; ""Ch 12 Lycopene and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease ""; ""Ch 13 Effect of Feeding and Then Depleting a High Fruit and Vegetable Diet on Oxidizability in Human Serum ""; ""Ch 14 Mitochondria as Novel Targets for Proapoptotic Synthetic Retinoids ""; ""Ch 15 Molecular Analysis of the Vitamin A Biosynthetic Pathway ""
""Ch 16 Regulation of Transcription by Antioxidant Carotenoids """"Ch 17 Vitamin A in Health and Disease in Developing Countries ""; ""Ch 18 Lycopene and Prostate Cancer ""; ""Ch 19 Blood Response to B-Carotene Supplementation in Humans""; ""Ch 20 New Horizons in Carotenoid Research ""; ""Ch 21 Carotenoids and Cardiovascular Disease ""; ""Ch 22 Safety of B-Carotene ""; ""Index ""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Packer, Lester.
ISBN:
1-4398-2237-9
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