Carotenoids
IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention, Volume 2
IARC NON SERIAL PUBLICATIONS
IARC
ISBN-13    9789283230021 ISBN-10    9283230027
Order Number    17600007   
Price    CHF    45.00 / US$    54.00 Developing countries:    CHF    31.50
English     1998        334   pages
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The objective of the Handbooks programme is the preparation of critical reviews and evaluations of evidence on the cancer-preventive and other relevant properties of a wide range of potential cancer-preventive agents and strategies by international working groups of experts. In this volume on carotenoids their chemical and physical characteristics, occurence, production, use, analysis and human exposure, metabolism, kinetics and genetic variation are studied, as well as their cancer-preventive effects, other beneficial effects, carcinogenicity and other toxic effects. A summary of data and recommendations for research are provided at the end.