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Hydrophilic Carotenoids: Recent Progress
AbstractCarotenoids are substantially hydrophobic antioxidants. Hydrophobicity is this context is rather a disadvantage, because their utilization in medicine as antioxidants or in food chemistry as colorants would require some water dispersibility for their effective uptake or use in many other ways. In the past 15 years several attempts were made to synthetize partially hydrophilic carotenoids. This review compiles the recently synthetized hydrophilic carotenoid derivatives.
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Háda, M.; Nagy, V.; Deli, J.; Agócs, A. Hydrophilic Carotenoids: Recent Progress. Molecules 2012, 17, 5003-5012.View more citation formats
Háda M, Nagy V, Deli J, Agócs A. Hydrophilic Carotenoids: Recent Progress. Molecules. 2012; 17(5):5003-5012.Chicago/Turabian Style
Háda, Magdolna; Nagy, Veronika; Deli, József; Agócs, Attila. 2012. "Hydrophilic Carotenoids: Recent Progress." Molecules 17, no. 5: 5003-5012.