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Lutein Summary

Description: A carotenoid alcohol widespread in nature. It is present in egg yolk, algae, and petals of yellow flowers, among other sources.

Also Known As: Lutein F; Lutein G; beta,epsilon-Carotene-3, 3'-Diol, (3R,3'R,6'S)-; beta,epsilon-Carotene-3,3'-diol, (3S,3'R,6'S)-; gamma Lutein Show All >>

Networked: 797 relevant articles (45 outcomes, 136 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Lutein is Relevant

  1. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy) : 18 outcomes 28 studies in 173 results
  2. Cataract (Cataracts) : 9 outcomes 15 studies in 65 results
  3. Atherosclerosis : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 14 results
  4. Inflammation : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 21 results
  5. Eye Diseases (Eye Disease) : 2 outcomes 28 studies in 50 results
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Drugs Related to Lutein

  1. zeaxanthin
  2. Carotenoids (Carotene)
  3. lycopene
  4. beta Carotene (Betacarotene)
  5. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  6. Xanthophylls
  7. cryptoxanthin (beta-cryptoxanthin)
  8. alpha-carotene
  9. Antioxidants
  10. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
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Therapies Related to Lutein

  1. Capsulorhexis
  2. Phacoemulsification
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Mediterranean Diet
  5. Semiconductor Lasers
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