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Carotenoids (Carotene) Summary

Description: The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons consisting of a polyisoprene backbone.

Also Known As: Carotene; Carotenes; Carotenes and Carotenoids

Networked: 1934 relevant articles (106 outcomes, 406 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Carotenoids is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 28 outcomes 95 studies in 491 results
  2. Lung Neoplasms (Lung Cancer) : 7 outcomes 52 studies in 127 results
  3. Cardiovascular Diseases (Cardiovascular Disease) : 7 outcomes 14 studies in 95 results
  4. Atherosclerosis : 6 outcomes 13 studies in 45 results
  5. Chronic Disease (Chronic Diseases) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 79 results
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Drugs Related to Carotenoids

  1. Vitamins
  2. beta Carotene (Betacarotene)
  3. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
  4. Vitamin E
  5. Vitamin A (Retinol)
  6. Antioxidants
  7. polyphenols
  8. Lutein
  9. lycopene
  10. zeaxanthin
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Therapies Related to Carotenoids

  1. Chemoprevention
  2. Fat-Restricted Diet (Diet, Fat Restricted)
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Caloric Restriction
  5. Dye Lasers
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