Stereochemical configuration and provitamin A activity. 11. A comparison of synthetic all trans- and dicis-16, 16'-homo- beta -carotene C42B58 with all-trans- beta -carotene in the rat

Deuel, H.J., J.; Inhoffen, H.H.; Ganguly, J.; Wallcave, L.; Zechmeister, L.

Arch. Biochem. Biophys 40: 352-357

1952


Accession: 013837388

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Abstract
Both the all-trans and the central dicis forms of 16: 16'-homo- beta -carotene, C42H58 had provitamin A activity for the rat, amounting to as much as 20 per cent. of that of all-trans- beta -carotene.