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A group of red, orange and yellow pigments found in plant food and in the tissues of organisms that consume plants. Carotenoids have antioxidant activity. Some, but not all, can act as precursors of vitamin A; the principal of these is fs0 carotene, the most common of the carotenoids.
Source: Biotechnology Glossary

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