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Carotenoids, Part A, Chemistry, Separation, Quantitation, and Antioxidation
1st Edition - September 21, 1992
Editors: John N. Abelson, Helmut Sies, Melvin I. Simon
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This volume and its companion, volume 214 of Methods in Enzymology, present a comprehensive, state-of-the-art compilation of the molecular and cellular methodology needed for… Read more
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This volume and its companion, volume 214 of Methods in Enzymology, present a comprehensive, state-of-the-art compilation of the molecular and cellular methodology needed for pursuing research with carotenoids.
AUDIENCE: Biochemists, biophysicists, physical chemists, and molecular and cell biologists.
Chemistry: Synthesis, Properties, and Characterization. Separation and Quantitation. Antioxidation and Singlet Oxygen Quenching.
No. of pages: 538
Published: September 21, 1992
Imprint: Academic Press
Hardback ISBN: 9780121821142
John N. Abelson
Affiliations and expertise
California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, U.S.A.
Helmut Sies, MD, PhD (hon), studied medicine at the universities of Tübingen, Munich, and Paris. He was the professor and chair of the Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany, where he is now professor emeritus. He is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and was the president of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He was named ‘Redox Pioneer’; was the president of the Society for Free Radical Research International (SFRRI). Helmut Sies introduced the concept of “Oxidative Stress” in 1985, and was the first to reveal hydrogen peroxide as a normal constituent of aerobic cell metabolism. His research interests comprise redox biology, oxidants, antioxidants, micronutrients.