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- Artaria, Christian, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Food & function 2017 v.8 no.1 pp. 39-63
- antioxidants; astaxanthin; cardiovascular diseases; health services; human health; humans; lutein; mechanism of action; morbidity; mortality; protective effect; therapeutics
- ... Cardiovascular disease is the main contributor to morbidity and mortality worldwide. Based on its unique chemical features, the xanthophyll carotenoid astaxanthin is being proposed as a suitable preventive and therapeutic agent in cardiovascular disease. This review focuses on recent advances in astaxanthin research relevant to cardiovascular health and disease, i.e. its direct antioxidant, indire ...