Localization of Lutein in Monkey Brain and its Potential Role in Brain Health.

Mohn, Emily.
2017-04-14T13:38:37.572Z

Abstract: Lutein, a carotenoid with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, selectively accumulates in primate brain and may be beneficial for cognition. The combination of lutein with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA), may provide additional cognitive benefits. Lutein is known to incorporate into membranes. However, its distribution in the brain,... read more

Subjects
Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010982
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