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Name: Adrienne S.
Status: student
Age: 15
Location: N/A
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Date: 12/10/2002


Question:
My question has two parts. The first of these parts is to ask about any information you have regarding Beta Carotene. Next I wanted to know if Beta Carotene had anything to do with a plant's immune system, either good or bad. I truly appreciate your efforts.


Replies:
The following should be helpful beta-carotene is a pigment (coloring) well known in carrots

http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/e20/20b.htm

It is a source of vitamin A

http://members.tripod.com/c_rader0/carotene.htm

There has been some research in the area you were asking about.

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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