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Title Carotenoids and retinoids : molecular aspects and health issues / editors, Lester Packer [and others]
Published Champaign, Ill. : AOCS Press, ©2005
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 344, 6 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to retinoids / Sheila M. O'Byrne and William S. Blaner -- Introduction to vitamin A: a nutritional and life cycle perspective / A. Catharine Ross -- The essential role of vitamin A in signal transduction / Beatrice Hoyos and Ulrich Hammerling -- Chemical and metabolic oxidation of carotenoids / Frederick Khachik -- Gap junctional intercellular communication: carotenoids and retinoids / Wilhelm Stahl and Helmut Sies -- Raman detection of carotenoids in human tissue / Werner Gellermann [and others] -- Macular carotenoids in eye health / Richard A. Bone and John T. Landrum -- Beta-carotene cleavage products impair cellular and mitochondrial functions and may lead to genotoxicity / Werner Siems [and others] -- Formation of beta-carotene cleavage products in view of the particular conditions in inflamed lung tissue / Olaf Sommerburg [and others] -- Biological activity of lycopene against smoke-induced lung lesions: targeting the IGF-1/IGFBP-3 signal transduction pathway / Xiang-Dong Wang -- Retinoids and carotenoids as cancer chemopreventive agents: role of upregulated gap junctional communication / Laura M. Hix [and others] -- Lycopene and risk of cardiovascular disease / Lauren Petr and John W. Erdman, Jr. -- Effect of feeding and then depleting a high fruit and vegetable diet on oxidizability in human serum / Kyung-Jin Yeum [and others] -- Mitochondria as novel targets for proapoptotic synthetic retinoids / Numsen Hail, Jr., and Reuben Lotan -- Molecuar analysis of the vitamin A biosynthetic pathway / Johannes von Lintig -- Regulation of transcription by antioxidant carotenoids / Yoav Sharoni [and others] -- Vitamin A in health and disease in developing countries / Machteld van Lieshout and Clive E. West -- Lycopene and prostate cancer / Ute C. Obermüller-Jevic and Lester Packer -- Blood response to beta-carotene supplementation in humans: an evaluation across published studies / Klaus Kraemer [and others] -- New horizons in carotenoid research / Helmut Sies and Wilhelm Stahl -- Carotenoids and cardiovascular disease / J. Michael Gaziano and Howard D. Sesso -- Safety on beta-carotene / Norman I. Krinsky
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Carotenoids -- Health aspects
Carotenoids -- Molecular aspects
Retinoids -- Health aspects
Retinoids -- Molecular aspects
Diet in disease.
Biochemical Phenomena
Diet in disease.
Form Electronic book
Author Packer, Lester.
LC no. 2004024198
ISBN 9781439822371