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Possible Interaction: Carotene and Vitamin A




Vitamin A

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

The in vivo conversion of carotene to vitamin A was found to vary from 20 to 80 per cent depending on the nutritional status.
The Indian journal of medical research  •  1998  |  View Paper
In stratified analysis by sex, the significant inverse associations for β‐carotene and retinol were observed only in men and not in women.
Cancer medicine  •  2016  |  View Paper
This case–control study explored the associations between the dietary intake of VA and carotenes and the risk of PLC.
Nutrients  •  2016  |  View Paper
The treatment of cells with βcarotene up to 30 M for 72 h led to a significant increase in the cellular βcarotene concentration and formation of retinol.
Biological chemistry  •  2001  |  View Paper
Serum carotene level correlated significantly with that of retinol , and their coefficient of correlation was greater in the winter than in the autumn.
Zhonghua yu fang yi xue za zhi [Chinese journal of preventive medicine]  •  2000  |  View Paper
This study offers evidence that heritability and the reduced conversion of carotene may play a role in the level of serum retinol in type 1 diabetes cases.
Human biology  •  1997  |  View Paper
Intake … carotene … vitamin A was inversely associated with cataract: in multivariate analyses, women in the highest fifth of total vitamin A intake (excluding supplements) had a 39% … risk of cataract relative to women in the lowest fifth (relative risk 0.61; 95% confidence interval 0.45 to 0.81).
BMJ  •  1992  |  View Paper
Inasmuch as a difference in risk associated with retinol and carotene has been shown in a few previous inquiries dealing with esophageal cancer and cancer at other sites, a need for further investigations distinguishing risks associated with the two compounds is apparent.
American journal of epidemiology  •  1990  |  View Paper
High carotene levels may thus give spuriously high vitamin A values unless corrected for.
Clinical and experimental dermatology  •  1981  |  View Paper
In normal individuals there was a highly significant correlation between serum concentrations of vitamin A and carotene (rs=0.606, P smaller than 0.001), whereas in patients with CF this relationship was less significant (rs=0.311, P smaller than 0.02).
Zeitschrift fur Kinderheilkunde  •  1975  |  View Paper
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