"Carotenoids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons consisting of a polyisoprene backbone.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Carotenoids".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Carotenoids".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Carotenoids" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Carotenoids" was a major or minor topic of these publication.