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carotenoid measurement

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Is a quantification of some carotenoid, typically in blood. These are lipid based compounds derived from chloroplasts and chromoplasts of plants and some other photosynthetic organisms. Consumption of a diet rich in carotenoids is reported to have health benefits for human populations.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carotenoid

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