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Introduction: Canthaxanthin

Description of Canthaxanthin

Canthaxanthin: A trans-carotenoid pigment widely distributed in nature. The compound is used as an oral suntanning agent and as a food and drug coloring agent. Oral ingestion of the compound causes canthaxanthin retinopathy.
Source: MeSH 2007

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