Mesozeaxanthin protects the liver and reduces cardio-metabolic risk factors in an insulin resistant rodent model

Sahin K., Orhan C., Akdemir F. , Tuzcu M., Sahin N., YILMAZ İ. , ...More

FOOD & NUTRITION RESEARCH, vol.61, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/16546628.2017.1353360
  • Title of Journal : FOOD & NUTRITION RESEARCH


Background: Mesozeaxanthin (MZ) is a macular carotenoid which has been reported to have a number of pharmacological properties, including the antioxidant, and anticarcinogenic property, and has been stated to decrease the hepatocyte lipid content.