Accumulation of astaxanthin and lutein in Chlorella zofingiensis (Chlorophyta)
- IS SPINACH EYE CANDY? // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Nov2007, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p10
The article presents a study on lutein and zeaxanthin. It found that lutein and zeaxanthin may protect the eyes from macular degeneration which causes blindness in the center of one's vision. It is important to eat more spinach, kale, turnip greens, collard greens, romaine, lettuce and broccoli....
- Identification and Quantification of Major Carotenoids in Some Vegetables. EL-Qudah, Jafar Muhammad // American Journal of Applied Sciences;2009, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p492
An HPLC study of 6 raw vegetables (Okra, green beans, eggplant zucchini, carrot and tomato) most frequently consumed worldwide was carried out to determine their carotenoid composition. The samples were purchased from supermarket in the city of Boston, USA. Neoxanthin, violaxanthin and lutein...
- Lutein, the Natural Protector. Semes, Leo // Review of Optometry;8/15/2009, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p46
The article provides information on the natural eye protector called Lutein which possess anti-oxidant properties that can battle against eye disease such as the age-related macular degeneration (AMD). It states that lutein can reach the macula through intestinal absorption in the blood stream...
- Serum lutein concentrations in healthy term infants fed human milk or infant formula with lutein. Bettler, Jodi; Zimmer, J. Paul; Neuringer, Martha; DeRusso, Patricia A. // European Journal of Nutrition;Feb2010, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p45
Lutein is a carotenoid that may play a role in eye health. Human milk typically contains higher concentrations of lutein than infant formula. Preliminary data suggest there are differences in serum lutein concentrations between breastfed and formula-fed infants. To measure the serum lutein...
- Vitreoscilla hemoglobin gene ( vgb) improves lutein production in Chlorella vulgaris. Ma, Ruijuan; Lin, Xiangzhi // Chinese Journal of Oceanology & Limnology;Mar2014, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p390
Vitreoscilla hemoglobin is an oxygen-binding protein that promotes oxygen delivery and reduces oxygen consumption under low oxygen conditions to increase the efficiency of cell respiration and metabolism. In this study, we introduced a Vitreoscilla hemoglobin gene ( vgb) into Chlorella vulgaris...
- Rescue IVF and coasting with the use of a GnRH antagonist after ovulation induction. Fatemi, Human Mousavi; Platteau, Peter; Albano, Carola; Van Steirteghem, Andre; Devroey, Paul // Reproductive BioMedicine Online;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p273
Presents a case report of a patient with a high risk of developing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) and rising luteinizing hormone following ovulation induction with a low-dose step-up protocol using gonatrophins. Case report; Discussion.
- The influence of lutein supplementation on macular pigment optical density in patients with dry AMD compared with healthy control subjects. Kaya, Semira; Weigert, G�nther; Dragostinoff, Nikolaus; Werkmeister, Ren�; Pemp, Berthold; Sacu, Stefan; Garh�fer, Gerhard; Schmidt-Erfurth, Ursula; Schmetterer, Leopold // BMC Pharmacology;2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 10, p1
An abstract of the article "The influence of lutein supplementation on macular pigment optical density in patients with dry AMD compared with healthy control subjects," by Semira Kaya and colleagues in the 16th Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR) held in Vienna,...
- A Potential Means of Investigating the Role of Luteinizing Hormone in the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer Disease. Welsh, James S. // Clinical Medicine & Research;May2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Contribution of Luteinizing Hormone to Alzheimer Disease Pathogenesis," by K. M. Webber, G. Perry, M. A. Smith and G. Casadesus in a 2007 issue.
- ICSH. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1148
An encyclopedia entry for "ICSH," which stands for interstitial cell-stimulating hormone, is presented.