Carotenoids and Retinoids: Molecular Aspects and Health Issues / Edition 1

Carotenoids and Retinoids: Molecular Aspects and Health Issues / Edition 1

by Lester Packer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1893997839

ISBN-13: 9781893997837

Pub. Date: 05/30/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The presence of carotenoids in the diet and their role in human health has become a subject of unprecedented interest. The chapters in this book represent an account of the information presented at a recent workshop, combined with several additional invited contributions to cover topics more completely that are currently at the cutting edge of research. Some of the

Overview

The presence of carotenoids in the diet and their role in human health has become a subject of unprecedented interest. The chapters in this book represent an account of the information presented at a recent workshop, combined with several additional invited contributions to cover topics more completely that are currently at the cutting edge of research. Some of the highlights of this book include a thorough review of the special role that vitamin A intake plays in the health status of developing countries, the essential role of vitamin A in cell signaling, the molecular targets involved in carotenoid action in smoke-induced lung pathology, and how carotenoids are beneficial in cardiovascular health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781893997837
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/30/2005
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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