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By T. W. Goodwin C.B.E., F.R.S. (auth.)

des Plantes (Hermann, Paris), and in 1935 by means of Lederer's Les Carotenoides des Animaux (Hermann, Paris). when you consider that then a survey equivalent to the current one has now not seemed. so as to current a whole photograph, a lot of the pre-1934 paintings has been reconsidered and, so far as is understood, each very important contribution which has seemed in view that that date has been mentioned. peripheral facets ofthe topic have, even though, been passed over, particularly (a) the qualita­ tive and quantitative adjustments which the carotenoids of plant fabrics endure in garage or in the course of processing into nutrients and (b) the carotene (pro-vitamin A) necessities of alternative animal species; it used to be felt that the previous, approximately which greatly has been written, was once too technological to be compatible for inclusion within the current quantity, when the latter is greater for a monograph on nutrition A. The very vast distribution of the carotenoids in Nature means that, inspite of the superficially different features ascribed to them in several residing tissues, there's a few issue or estate during which these kinds of features will ultimately be correlated; any recommendation as to the character of this universal estate can probably come so much conveniently from a comparative strategy. except significantly surveying the literature this publication has been developed to be able to concentration consciousness on comparative information and their attainable implications.

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