Definition of "xanthophylls" [xanthophylls]
- (noun) Plural form of xanthophyll.
Use "xanthophylls" in a sentence
- "(press release) (NaturalNews) Researchers from Ohio State University may have discovered a mechanism by which proteins known as xanthophylls help prevent against age-related vision loss, they reported in a study published in the"
- "The yolk’s yellow color comes not from the vitamin-A precursor beta-carotene, the orange pigment in carrots and other plant foods, but from plant pigments called xanthophylls p. 267, which the hen obtains mainly from alfalfa and corn feeds."
- "The green colors are yielding to oranges (carotenes) and yellows (xanthophylls) that are part of the pigment already in the leaf."