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Carotenoid

Carotenoids are biologically active pigments. Found in bird eggs, carotenoids are shown to prevent the oxidation of immunoglobulin g.


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How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein

... meantime, homozygous plant for the “yellow” allele would lack the green pigment and show the color of the next most abundant pigment – yellow (say carotenoid). Keep in mind that this is only one example. There is no universal mechanism for this. The key point is that alleles of the gene can differ ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:15 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein
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Photosynthesis

I"ll give you a clue http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carotenoid Introduction, paragraph 2 and Section 2 physiological effects should answer most of your question. From that you can explore deeper using pubmed and recent literature.

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by canalon
Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:10 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Photosynthesis
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extinction coefficient of resistomycin

How to calculate extinction coefficient of resistomycin For example,The total carotenoid (mg/L culture liquid) was calculated according to the following formula TC (mg/L) = ADV1/ 0.16V2 (1) where TC denotes the total catotenoid yield (mg/L culture liquid), A the ...

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by brundha
Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:03 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: extinction coefficient of resistomycin
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Photosynthesis

carotenoid is antioxidant, protect the cells reseptor

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by sconov
Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:57 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Photosynthesis
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Presence of carotene in Leaves and in Citrus Fruit

it's not carotene (which is red), but carotenoid (group of compounds)

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by JackBean
Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:06 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Presence of carotene in Leaves and in Citrus Fruit
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