Lutein

An improved UHPLC-UV method for separation and quantification of carotenoids in vegetable crops.

May 17, 2014

An improved UHPLC-UV method for separation and quantification of carotenoids in vegetable crops. Food Chemistry. May 17, 2014. Megan M. Maurer, Jonathan R. Mein, Swapan K. Chaudhuri, Howard L. Constant Monsanto Center for Food and Nutrition Research, North Carolina Research Campus, 150 N. Research Campus Dr. Ste 3700, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA Abstract Carotenoid identification and quantitation is […]

Increasing Lutein Levels in Broccoli to Fight Age-Related Eye Problems

April 09, 2013

PHHI Dr. Allan Brown uses conventional plant breeding methods to enhance lutein levels and other helpful compounds in broccoli. KANNAPOLIS, NC – A new N.C. State University study under way at the Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus is focused on enhanced levels of lutein in broccoli. Lutein, an antioxidant, is […]

Increasing Lutein Levels in Broccoli to Fight Age-Related Eye Problems

April 09, 2013

Plants for Human Health Institute KANNAPOLIS, NC – A new N.C. State University study under way at the Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus is focused on enhanced levels of lutein in broccoli. Lutein, an antioxidant, is also found in leafy greens such as kale and spinach. Lutein is associated with […]

New broccoli would help fight age-related eye problems

April 09, 2013

Southeast Farm Press By Leah Chester-Davis, North Carolina State University • Allan Brown’s plan is to develop plant material through hybridization with wild broccoli. • He will then evaluate the new broccoli material to determine its stability and genetic potential for enhanced levels of lutein and beta-carotene. A new North Carolina State University study under […]