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(keh-rot-en-oydz) [L. carota, carrot] Accessory pigments, yellow and orange, in the chloroplasts of plants; by absorbing wavelengths of light that chlorophyll cannot, they broaden the spectrum of colo [..]
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Carotenoids are a family of natural pigments found in plants and animals. Plants are the source of the carotenoids found in animals. Examples: beta-carotene, lycopene
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Class of plant pigments that includes carotenes and xanthophylls; most are yellow, orange, or red. Carotid
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Carotenoids are natural fat-soluble pigments found in certain plants. Carotenoids provide the bright red, orange, or yellow coloration of many vegetables, serve as antioxidants, and can be a source fo [..]
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Lipid-soluble pigments that are made from isoprene units.
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Pigments found in the chloroplasts of plants (and some other photosynthetic organisms). They help chlorophyll absorb light energy and protect it from overexposure to light. 
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class of a group of flavonoid vitaminic compounds, such as beta-carotene, related to vitamin A. Found in red, orange, green and yellow vegetables, fruits and plants, plus a number of other food source [..]
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Compounds such as lycopene and beta carotene that give red, yellow, and orange color to certain plants.
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Carotenoids are organic pigments that are naturally occurring in plants and some other photosynthetic organisms like algae. Carotenoids are efficient free-radical scavengers, and are known to support the immune system.
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The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow Fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons consisting of a polyisoprene backbone.
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Oxygenated Forms of Carotenoids. They are usually derived from alpha and beta Carotene.
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The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons consisting of a polyisoprene backbone.
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Carotenoids are organic pigments that are naturally occurring in plants and some other photosynthetic organisms like algae. Carotenoids are efficient free-radical scavengers, and are known to enhance the immune system. Many have anti-aging or anti-cancer properties.
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One of the most widespread groups of naturally occurring pigments. These compounds largely are responsible for the red, yellow and orange color of fruits and vegetables and also are found in many dark [..]
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Yellow and orange plant pigments.
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