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Light-dependent regulation of carotenoid biosynthesis in plants
(Facultad de Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2008-12-22)
Carotenoids are colored terpenes synthesized in plants, algae and some yeasts and bacteria. In plants and algae, these lipophilic molecules exert functional roles in hormone synthesis, photosynthesis, photomorphogenesis ...
Carotenoid Distribution in Nature
Carotenoids are naturally occurring red, orange and yellow pigments that are synthesized by plants and some microorganisms and fulfill many important physiological functions. This chapter describes the distribution of ...
Updated Brazilian database on food carotenoids: Factors affecting carotenoid composition
(Academic Press Inc. Elsevier B.V., 2008-09-01)
This article updates the Brazilian database on food carotenoids. Emphasis is on carotenoids that have been demonstrated important to human health: alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, lutein and ...
Effect of thermal pasteurization and concentration on carotenoid composition of Brazilian Valencia orange juice
(Elsevier B.V., 2007-01-01)
Changes in carotenoid pigment content of Brazilian Valencia orange juices due to thermal pasteurization and concentration were studied. Total carotenoid pigment content loss was not significant after thermal pasteurization ...
Carotenoides em abóboras
The present literature review highlights the importance of carotenoids as bioactive compound, and its potential application in functional foods. It were detailed the origin, chemical characteristics and sources of the ...
Retenção de carotenoides em flocão de milho biofortificado após armazenamento e quantificação de carotenoides em produtos derivados.
(In: REUNIÃO DE BIOFORTIFICAÇÃO NO BRASIL, 5., 2015, São Paulo. Anais... Brasília, DF : Embrapa, 2015., 2015)
Ingestão dietética, concentrações séricas e teciduais orais de carotenóides em pacientes com carcinoma epidermoide da cavidade oral e da orofaringe
The aim of this article is to characterize a group of patients with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer in regard to their dietary intake, as well as serum and oral tissue concentrations of carotenoids. A transversal study ...