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Chapter 22

Distribution and Concentrations of Vitamin A and their Metabolites in Human Tissue

Carotenoids are the most widespread natural pigments. They influence the tint of different parts of the organisms – ranging from slightly yellow to bright red. They accompany plant chlorophylls, contribute to the coloration of flower petals, fruit, and some roots (e.g. carrot). They are present in a...

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Print publication date
30 Aug 2012
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-550-6