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Chapter 18

Thin-layer Chromatographic Analysis of Pro-vitamin A Carotenoids

The name pro-vitamin A carotenoids is derived from the fact that they produce one or two molecules of vitamin A upon hydrolysis, oxidation or digestion in the body. Vitamin A is present in our daily diet in the form of retinyl ester, retinol, retinal, 3-dehydroretinol, and retinoic acid. It can be o...

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Print publication date
30 Aug 2012
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2012
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978-1-84973-368-7
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978-1-84973-550-6