05310554 is referenced by 48 patents and cites 9 patents.

Compositions of high-purity natural beta-carotene and of the 9-cis isomer of beta-carotene are provided, as are methods for the production of these compositions from plant matter, conveniently algae such as Dunaliella species. Typically, the compositions contain at least about 5% 9-cis beta-carotene and less than or equal to 40% of all-trans-beta-carotene, and in some cases may contain 75% 9-cis beta-carotene or higher. The compositions are suitable for administration to humans or other animals, particularly for oral delivery, in a variety of formulations and dosages as pharmaceutical agents or as dietary supplements.

Title
High purity beta-carotene
Application Number
7/967897
Publication Number
5310554
Application Date
October 27, 1992
Publication Date
May 10, 1994
Inventor
W Geoffrey Haigh
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Seed and Berry
Assignee
Natural Carotene Corporation
WA, US
IPC
A61K 35/78
A61K 9/20
A61K 9/48
A61K 9/16
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