Beta Carotene

Some articles on beta, carotene, beta carotene:

Canthaxanthin - Biosynthesis
... Canthanaxanthin biosynthesis proceeds from beta-carotene via the action of a single protein, known as a beta-carotene ketolase, that is able to add a carbonyl group (oxygen with a double bond (=O ... functionally identical, several distinct beta-carotene ketolase proteins are known ... Thus, bacterial (CrtW) and micro-algal beta-carotene ketolase proteins such as BKT isolated from Haematococcus pluvialis ) are known ...
Carotenosis
... Carotenaemia (xanthaemia) is the presence in blood of the orange pigment carotene from excessive intake of carrots or other vegetables containing the ... Carotenoids are lipid-soluble compounds that include alpha- and beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, lycopene, lutein, and zeaxanthin ... The primary serum carotenoids are beta-carotene, lycopene, and lutein ...
Guernsey Cattle - Milk
... has a golden colour due to an exceptionally high content of beta carotene ... Beta-carotene is a source of Vitamin A, which has been touted to help reduce the risks of certain cancers ... The golden color produced by beta carotene bound to the fat in the milk was the main marketing point and the source of the brand name ...
Priorities and Campaigns - Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) - Greenpeace On Golden Rice
... a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of pro-vitamin A in the edible parts ... (containing other nutrients not found in golden rice in addition to beta-carotene) ... paper in the journal Nature about a version of golden rice with much higher levels of beta carotene ...
Winter Squash - Nutritional Value
68 μg (9%) - beta-carotene 820 μg (8%) - lutein and zeaxanthin 38 μg Thiamine (vit ... It is also a source of iron and beta carotene ... the darker the skin is, the higher the beta carotene content ...