Epidemiological studies have suggested a correlation between consumption of carotenoid-rich food and incidence of chronic diseases. In this review chemical structure, bioavailability and mechanisms of action of carotenoids most represented in human diet, mainly beta-carotene and lycopene, are reported, with focus on results obtained with cells in culture.
|Numero di pagine||9|
|Rivista||Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2007|
- Cell culture