is an incredibly effective antioxidant and we're constantly learning more about its many health benefits.'
These new publications point to a variety of roles for lycopene
in colorectal, skin, and ovarian cancers, while also shedding new light on its underlying benefits.
and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich Chemical Co.
Unlike other fruits and vegetables where nutritional content, such as vitamin C, is diminished when the produce is cooked, the processing of tomatoes increases the concentration of bioavailable lycopene
(3) The diabetic group treated with lycopene
(DL) at a rate of 4 mg per kg of body weight (dissolved in distilled water distilled twice), which was administrated as gavages 
was purchased from LycoRed (London, UK) and kept in oxygen-free containers at -80[degrees]C until used in the experiments.
first gained media attention several years ago when it was linked to a lower risk for prostate cancer in men.
The deep red colour of lycopene
and its antioxidant property is due to the presence of these 11 conjugated double bonds and due because of this reason lycopene
is used in food coloring.
Orange tomatoes contain a different form of lycopene
, known to scientists as "cis-lycopene," that's easier for our bodies to absorb.
The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effects of lycopene
on grafted vessels.
 Not much studies regarding role of lycopene
in controlling age related hearing loss are available.