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Lycopene : nutritional, medicinal and therapeutic properties

Author: Victor R Preedy; Ronald R Watson
Publisher: Enfield, NH : Science Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The deep red color of the ripe tomato fruit and related products is mainly due to lycopene. Lycopene is the predominant carotenoid in tomatoes, followed by [alpha]-carotene, [beta]-carotene,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor R Preedy; Ronald R Watson
ISBN: 9781578085385 1578085381
OCLC Number: 226037328
Description: xix, 451 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Lycopene overview: what it is and what it does / Robert M. Diener and Mildred S. Christian --
Stability of lycopene during food processing and storage / John Shi and Sophia Jun Xue --
Lycopene metabolites: apo-lycopenals / Nikki A. Ford and John W. Erdman, Jr. --
Non-covalent binding of lycopene and lycophyll / Zsolt Bikadi [and others] --
Risk assessment of lycopene / Andrew Shao and John N. Hathcock --
Lycopene and peroxynitrite modifications / Kaampwe Muzandu, Kennedy Choongo and Shoichi Fujita --
Lycopene and down-regulation of cyclin D1, pAKT and pBad / Rosanna Sestito and Paola Palozza --
Lycopene and chylomicrons / Kathleen M. Botham and Elena Bravo --
Lycopene and chromosomal aberrations / Lusânia Maria Greggi Antunes and Maria de Lourdes Pires Bianchi --
Lycopene and lycopene-enriched prostasomes / Anuj Goyal, Mridula Chopra and Alan Cooper --
Topically applied lycopene and antioxidant capacity / Marco Andreassi and Lucio Andreassi --
Lycopene and cardiovascular diseases / Martha Verghese [and others] --
Effects of lycopene and monounsaturated fat combination on serum lycopene, lipid and lipoprotein concentrations / Kiran Deep Kaur Ahuja and Madeleine Joyce Ball --
Lycopene: cataract and oxidative stress / S.K. Gupta [and others] --
Lycopene and bone tissue / L.G. Rao, E.S. Mackinnon and A.V. Rao --
Lycopene and its potential role in prostate cancer prevention / A. Trion, F.H. Schröder and W.M. van Weerden --
Lycopene and urokinase receptor expression in prostate cancer cells / Inder Sehgal --
Lycopene and lung cancer / Fuzhi Lian and Xiang-Dong Wang --
Breast cancer and lycopene / Nasséra Chalabi, Yves-Jean Bignon and Dominique J. Bernard-Gallon --
Lycopene and colon cancer / Martha Verghese [and others].
Responsibility: editors, Victor R. Preedy, Ronald R. Watson.
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