CAROTENOID TERPENOIDS

Terpenoids of Sinularia : Chemistry and Biomedical Applications

The soft coral genus Sinularia is one of the most widely distributed soft corals. It constitutes a dominant portion of the biomass in the tropical reef environment. Sinularia elaborates a rich ha...

Comparison of Neuroprotective Effects of Flavonoids, Terpenoids, and Their Combinations from Ginkgo biloba

Comparison of Neuroprotective Effects of Flavonoids, Terpenoids, and Their Combinations from Ginkgo biloba on Ischemia-Reperfusion-Injured Mice

Progress intreating cerebral ischemia with an extract of Ginkgo biloba L. (Ginkgoaceae), commonly known as EGb 761, has been made in the past. However, neuroprotective interaction of the two main...

Just the carotenoid facts

Quandary: People who eat more foods that are rich in beta-carotene have a lower risk of cancer. But so far, studies haven't shown that taking beta-carotene supplements lowers cancer risk.

Question: Could something other than the beta-carotene in those foods protect against cancer? (And, could Finnish smokers taking high doses of beta-carotene supplements have had more lung cancer because the beta-carotene kept their bodies from absorbing The Real Protector?)

Greater Carotenoid Intake Linked With Longer Cancer-Free Survival in Breast Cancer Patients

The article announces the discovery of a positive effect of high carotenoid intake on recurrence-free survival in breast cancer patients. It has been discovered through a study suggesting that wo...

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