xanthophyll

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Synonyms for xanthophyll

yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

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LAST II: Differential temporal responses of macular pigment optical density in patients with atrophic age-related macular degeneration to dietary supplementation with xanthophylls.
Xanthophylls, such as lutein, are more potent immunostimulators than [beta]-carotene, and their primary action site in humoral immune response is similar to that of T-helper cells (KRAMER & BURRI, 1997).
Marcus, "The macular xanthophylls," Survey of Ophthalmology, vol.
These xanthophylls differ in their antioxidant activity, and complement each other especially in the macula.
Macular xanthophylls and to-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in age-related macular degeneration: a randomized trial.
The durum endosperm contains about twice the concentration of xanthophylls or luteins (not carotene) pigments when compared to that of bread wheat [11, 1].
So phytoplankton have evolved other types of special pigments, including ones called xanthophylls.
After its degumming and neutralization during the refining process, crude edible oil still contains undesirable impurities such as phospholipids, soap, trace metals, caratenoids, xanthophylls, chlorophyll, tocopherols and gossypol.
Lutein and zeaxanthin are compounds called xanthophylls, which are yellow pigments that occur naturally in oranges.
Xanthophylls such as lutein and zeaxanthin are naturally occurring yellow-orange oxygenated pigments of carotenoid family found in variety of plants (20).
There are three general sources of color in whey: yellow xanthophylls, Maillard reaction products and annatto.
As the green chlorophyll fades, the underlying material, yellow in color, xanthophylls, is seen.
Our findings are in agreement with earlier studies that carotenoids, especially xanthophylls inhibit P-gp activity and enhance the antiproliferative effects of anti-cancer drugs in overexpressing P-gp lymphoma and breast cell lines (Gyemant et al.