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By T. W. Goodwin C.B.E., F.R.S. (auth.)

The carotenoids usually are not basically among the main frequent of the certainly happening teams of pigments, yet most likely even have the main assorted features; witness their recognized roles in photokinetic responses of crops, in phototropic responses of fish and as nutrition A precursors in mammals and birds. Pigments with such broad distribution and such assorted features are patently of serious curiosity to organic scientists with very assorted specializa­ tions, specially because it is not likely that the learn of the capabilities of carotenoids is wherever close to entire. the first target of the current paintings is to debate the distribution, bio­ genesis and serve as of the carotenoids through the plant and animal kingdoms in the sort of method that, as a result of, instead of inspite of its bio­ chemical bias, it is going to be of price to employees drawn to the entire organic features of those pigments. The biochemical method is taken into account the best simply because, in most cases talking, such a lot development within the learn of carotenoids in dwelling fabric has been accomplished utilizing biochemical thoughts, be they utilized through zoologists, botanists, entomologists, microbiologists or different experts; what's much more very important is attention of the current place makes it definite that additional primary growth may also be made alongside biochemical lines.

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