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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2013)

Lycopene and Lutein; A review for their Chemistry and Medicinal Uses

Author(s): Mohamed A. El-Raey, Gamil E. Ibrahim and Omayma A. Eldahshan*
Abstract: Lycopene and lutein are important carotenoids. These are found to be very beneficial for maintaining a good health. This review discuss in details the medicinal uses of lycopene specially antioxidant and anticancer activities, besides other important effects. The most characteristic medicinal uses of lutein are its uses in ocular conditions specially cataract.

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Pages: 245-254  |  1434 Views  35 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mohamed A. El-Raey, Gamil E. Ibrahim, Omayma A. Eldahshan*. Lycopene and Lutein; A review for their Chemistry and Medicinal Uses. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;2(1):245-254.
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