Definition of Carotenoid. Meaning of Carotenoid. Synonyms of Carotenoid

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- Carotenoids (/kəˈrɒtɪnɔɪd/), also called tetraterpenoids, are yellow, orange, and red organic pigments that are produced by plants and algae, as well...
- Carotenoid oxygenases are a family of enzymes involved in the cleavage of carotenoids to produce, for example, retinol, commonly known as vitamin A. This...
- Carotenoid isomerooxygenase (EC 1.13.11.65, ninaB (gene)) is an enzyme with systematic name zeaxanthin:oxygen 15,15'-oxidoreductase (bond-cleaving, cis-isomerizing)...
- converters of coloured dietary carotenoids to colourless retinoids have yellowed-coloured body fat, as a result of the carotenoid retention from the vegetable...
- The red, orange or yellow color of paprika is due to its content of carotenoids. Peppers, the raw material in paprika production, originated from North...
- a benign and reversible medical condition where an excess of dietary carotenoids results in orange discoloration of the outermost skin layer. The discoloration...
- hemoglobin, myoglobin Light-emitting: luciferin Carotenoids: Hematochromes (algal pigments, mixes of carotenoids and their derivates) Carotenes: alpha and beta...
- Astaxanthin /æstəˈzænθɪn/ is a keto-carotenoid. It belongs to a larger cl**** of chemical compounds known as terpenes (as a tetraterpenoid) built from five...
- 15,15'-monooxygenase. Isolation of β-carotene from fruits abundant in carotenoids is commonly done using column chromatography. It can also be extracted...
- This is always ****ociated with a m****ive increase in the ac****ulation of carotenoid pigments. The conversion of chloroplasts to chromoplasts in ripening is...
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