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Evaluation of dietary inclusion of the orange microalgae chlorella vulgaris, as a source of carotenoids – a study in wistar rats

  • At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LUCAS, Joana (Faculty Pharmacy. University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Co-author(s): Sampayo, Cristina (Faculty Pharmacy. University of Lisbon, LISBON, Portugal)
    Duarte, Diana (INRB/L-IPIMAR, LISBON, Portugal)
    Bandarra, Narcisa M (INRB/L-IPIMAR, LISBON, Portugal)
    Gouveia, Luísa (INETI-DER - Unidade Biomassa, LISBON, Portugal)
    Silva-Lima, Beatriz (Faculty Pharmacy. University of Lisbon, LISBON, Portugal)
    Pinto, Rui (Faculty Pharmacy. University of Lisbon, LISBON, Portugal)
  • Abstract:

    Carotenoids have been suggested to have health promoting value as precursors of Vitamin A as well as a potent antioxidant chemical entity. Epidemiological studies strongly suggest that consumption of carotenoid-rich food reduces the incidence of cancer, cardiovascular, ocular and other degenerative diseases. The aim of the present work was to

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Last update 4 October 2019

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