cryptoxanthin


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cryptoxanthin

[¦krip·tō′zan·thən]
(biochemistry)
C40H57O A xanthophyll carotenoid pigment found in plants; convertible to vitamin A by many animal livers.
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9 Beta cryptoxanthin, [micro]g 0 0 0 Lycopene, [micro]g 0 0 0 Vitamin C, [micro]g 0 3.
alpha]-carotene > [beta]-carotene > cryptoxanthin
CAROTENOIDS: Coloured pigments that occur naturally in fruit and vegetables, they include lycopene, lutein, beta-carotene, zeazanthin and cryptoxanthin.
The research also found that passive smoking was associated with lower levels of total carotenoid and of a particular carotenoid known as cryptoxanthin.
Alpha carotene, lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and beta cryptoxanthin hold the promise of even greater antioxidant and anticancer activities.
Initial and subsequently collected blood samples were analyzed for plasma alpha carotene, beta carotene, beta cryptoxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin, and lycopene.
3 It is also rich in antioxidant flavonoids, such as betacarotene, lutein, zea-xanthin and cryptoxanthin.
The highest concentration of cryptoxanthin was found in ruby red grape seed flour at 50 micro grams per gram of flour.
Astaxanthin, lutein, capxanthin, zeaxanthin and [beta]- cryptoxanthin contents (% total carotenoid) in the skin of pale chub fed the experimental diets for 8 weeks1 (Exp II) Feeding weeks 0 2 Astaxanthin [P.
But the reason for the decreased incidence may not necessarily be the beta carotene, but because other carotenoids, such as lycopene and zeaxanthin, lutein, cryptoxanthin, alphas, and beta carotenes, have cancer-preventing activity--maybe more than beta carotene.
In addition to its volatile oils and flavonoids, parsley contains small amounts of protective compounds such as zeaxanthin, lutein, and cryptoxanthin.
lutein and beta cryptoxanthin intakes were "significantly lower" among individuals with depression.