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Canthaxanthin

A trans-carotenoid pigment widely distributed in nature. The compound is used as an oral suntanning agent and as a food and drug coloring agent. Oral ingestion of the compound causes canthaxanthin retinopathy.
Also Known As:
C.I. 40850; Canthaxanthine; Carophyll Red; Food Orange 8; Orobronze; Roxanthin Red 10; beta,beta-Carotene-4,4'-dione
Networked: 82 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 9 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Suzuki, Koji: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2003)
2. Khaw, Kay-Tee: 1 article (12/2014)
3. Vergnaud, Anne-Claire: 1 article (12/2014)
4. Duarte-Salles, Talita: 1 article (12/2014)
5. Aleksandrova, Krasimira: 1 article (12/2014)
6. María Huerta, José: 1 article (12/2014)
7. Skeie, Guri: 1 article (12/2014)
8. Cadeau, Claire: 1 article (12/2014)
9. Klinaki, Eleni: 1 article (12/2014)
10. Hulshof, Paul J M: 1 article (12/2014)

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Thymoma (Thymic Carcinoma)
3. beta-Thalassemia (Cooley's Anemia)
4. Urinary Bladder Neoplasms (Bladder Cancer)
5. Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. beta Carotene (Betacarotene)
2. Carotenoids (Carotene)
3. Vitamin A (Retinol)
4. Vitamin E
5. retinol palmitate (retinyl palmitate)
6. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)
7. astaxanthine (astaxanthin)
8. alpha-Tocopherol
9. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
10. Free Radicals

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Chemoprevention
2. Injections
3. Oral Administration
4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)