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Akbaraly, N. T., Faure, H., et al. (2007). “Plasma Carotenoid levels and Cognitive Performance in an Elderly Population: Results of the EVA study.” Gerontology, 62A, No. 3, 308-316

Bhosale, P. and P. S. Bernstein (2005). "Synergistic effects of Zeaxanthin and its binding protein in the prevention of lipid membrane oxidation." Biochim Biophys Acta. 1740(2): 116-121.

Bhosale, P., A. J. Larson, et al. (2004). "Identification and characterization of a Pi isoform of glutathione S-transferase (GSTP1) as a Zeaxanthin-binding protein in the macula of the human eye." J. Biol. Chem. 279(47): 49447-49454.

Bone, R. A., J. T. Landrum, et al. (1997). "Oral supplements of Zeaxanthin enhance macular pigment (poster)." Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 39(Suppl.): S385, Abstract nr 1795.

Delcourt, C., I. Carriere, et al. (2006). "Plasma Lutein and Zeaxanthin and Other Carotenoids as Modifiable Risk Factors for Age-Related Maculopathy and Cataract: The POLA Study." Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 47(6): 2329-2335.

Dorey, K. C., L. Granata, et al. (2005). "Dietary modulation of lens Zeaxanthin in quail." Exp. Eye Res. 81: 464-477.

Johnson, E. J., Maras, J. E. , et al. (2010). “Intake of Lutein and Zeaxanthin Differ with Age, Sex and Ethnicity.” J. Am. Dietetic Assoc., 110 (9): 1357-1362

Khachik, F. (2003). “An efficient conversion of (3R,3'R,6'R)-lutein to (3R,3'S,6'R)-lutein (3'-epilutein) and (3R,3'R)-Zeaxanthin.” J Nat Prod., 66(1): 67-72.

Kim, S. R., K. Nakanishi, et al. (2006). "Photooxidation of A2-PE, a photoreceptor outer segment fluorophore, and protection by lutein and Zeaxanthin." Exp. Eye Res. 82(5): 828-839.

Kvansakul, J., M., Rodriguez-Carmona, et al. (2006). "Supplementation with the carotenoids lutein and Zeaxanthin improves human visual performance." Ophthal. Physiol. Opt. 26(4): 362-371.

Richer, S. P., Stiles, W., Wrobel, J. et al. (2011). “Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of Zeaxanthin and visual function in patients with atrophic age-related macular degeneration”. Optometry; 82: 667-680

Sajilata, M.G., Singhal, R.S., Kamat, M.Y. (2008). “The Carotenoid Pigment Zeaxanthin—A Review,” Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 7(1): 29–49

Stringham, J. M., Hammond, W. R. (2008). “Macular Pigment and Visual Performance under Glare Conditions”. Optometry & Vision Science, 85(2):82-88

Thomson, L. R., Y. Toyoda, et al. (2002). "Long term dietary supplementation with Zeaxanthin reduces photoreceptor death in light-damaged Japanese quail." Exp. Eye Res. 75(5): 529-542.

Thomson, L. R., Y. Toyoda, et al. (2002). "Elevated Retinal Zeaxanthin and Prevention of Light-Induced Photoreceptor Cell Death in Quail." Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 43(11): 3538-3549.

Toyoda, Y., L. R. Thomson, et al. (2002). "Effect of dietary Zeaxanthin on tissue distribution of Zeaxanthin and lutein in quail." Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 43(4): 1210-21.

   
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