Associations Between Age-Related Nuclear Cataract and Lutein and Zeaxanthin in the Diet and Serum in the Carotenoids in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS), an Ancillary Study of the Women’s Health Initiative

Associations Between Age-Related Nuclear Cataract and Lutein and Zeaxanthin in the Diet and Serum in the Carotenoids in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS), an Ancillary Study of the Women’s Health Initiative By: Suzen M. Moeller, PhD; Rick Voland, PhD; Lesley Tinker, PhD; Barbara A. Blodi, MD; Michael L. Klein, MD; Karen M. Gehrs, MD;…

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Studies on the singlet oxygen scavenging mechanism of human macular pigment

Studies on the singlet oxygen scavenging mechanism of human macular pigment By: Binxing Li, Faisal Ahmed, Paul S. Bernstein It is thought that direct quenching of singlet oxygen and scavenging free radicals by macular pigment carotenoids is a major mechanism for their beneficial effects against light-induced oxidative stress. Corresponding data fromhumantissue remains unavailable, however. In…

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