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Descriptor English:   beta Carotene 
Descriptor Spanish:   beta Caroteno 
Descriptor Portuguese:   beta Caroteno 
Synonyms English:   BellaCarotin
Betacarotene
Carotaben
Carotene, beta
Max Caro
Max-Caro
MaxCaro
Provatene
Solatene
Vetoron
beta-Carotene  
Tree Number:   D02.455.326.271.665.202.123
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249.050
D02.455.849.131.123
D23.767.261.050
Definition English:   A carotenoid that is a precursor of VITAMIN A. Beta carotene is administered to reduce the severity of photosensitivity reactions in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (PORPHYRIA, ERYTHROPOIETIC). 
Pharmacological Action:   Provitamins
 
History Note English:   97; was BETA-CAROTENE (NM) 1980-96 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   32985 
Unique Identifier:   D019207 

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