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ISOLATION OF A NEW "CAROTENOID" FROM RAT LIVER

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Science  18 Sep 1942:
Vol. 96, Issue 2490, pp. 279-280
DOI: 10.1126/science.96.2490.279

Abstract

A new carotenoid-like substance has been isolated from rat liver. A method for its separation and some of its properties are given.

The authors wish to express their gratitude to Dr. H. F. Seibert, of the S.M.A. Corporation, for the samples of the β carotene used in these studies.