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Progress in Carotenoid Research

Edited by Leila Queiroz Zepka

Universidade Federal de Santa Maria


Eduardo Jacob-Lopes

Universidade Federal de Santa Maria

Veridiana Vera De Rosso

Federal University of São Paulo

The book "Progress in Carotenoid Research" presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the biology, biochemistry, and chemistry of carotenoids. Divided into 14 discrete parts, this book covers topics on basic science and applied technology of carotenoid molecules. This book provides an insight into future developments in each field and has an extensive bibliography. It will be an essential resource for researchers and academic and industry professionals in the natural pigment field.

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Progress in Carotenoid ResearchEdited by Leila Queiroz Zepka

Published: September 26th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73775

ISBN: 978-1-78923-717-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-716-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-752-7

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

12488 Total Chapter Downloads

36 Crossref Citations

27 Web of Science Citations

65 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Carotenoids - A Brief Overview on Its Structure, Biosynthesis, Synthesis, and Applications

By Andrêssa Silva Fernandes, Tatiele Casagrande do Nascimento, Eduardo Jacob-Lopes, Veridiana Vera De Rosso and Leila Queiroz Zepka


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2. Recent Developments in the Analysis of Carotenoids by Mass Spectrometry

By Antonio Pérez-Gálvez and María Roca


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3. External Field Effect on Electronic and Vibrational Properties of Carotenoids

By Nan Gong, Zuowei Li, Chenglin Sun and Zhiwei Men


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4. Microbiological Synthesis of Carotenoids: Pathways and Regulation

By Pamela Córdova, Marcelo Baeza, Víctor Cifuentes and Jennifer Alcaíno


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5. Biosynthesis of Carotenoids and Apocarotenoids by Microorganisms and Their Industrial Potential

By Congqiang Zhang


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6. Carotenoids in Raw Plant Materials

By Lucia Maria Jaeger de Carvalho, Gisela Maria Dellamora Ortiz, José Luiz Viana de Carvalho and Alcides Ricardo Gomes de Oliveira


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7. Astaxanthin as a Modifier of Genome Instability after γ-Radiation

By Denys Kurinnyi, Stanislav Rushkovsky, Olena Demchenko and Mariya Pilinska


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8. Effects of Z-Isomerization on the Bioavailability and Functionality of Carotenoids: A Review

By Masaki Honda, Hayato Maeda, Tetsuya Fukaya and Motonobu Goto


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9. Lutein-Enriched Emulsion-Based Delivery System: Impact of Casein-Phospholipid Emulsifiers on Chemical Stability

By Adela Mora-Gutierrez, Rahmat Attaie and Maryuri Núñez de González


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10. Lutein and the Aging Eye

By Shen Nian and Amy C.Y. Lo


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11. Monitoring Crop Carotenoids Concentration by Remote Sensing

By Wenjiang Huang, Xianfeng Zhou, Weiping Kong and Huichun Ye


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