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Unformatted text preview: because they are insoluble in water and have oily consistency. They play a role in photosynthesis. B-carotene consist of five carbon hydrocarbon monomers known as isoprene units. Most animals convert carotenoids into vitamin A and then converted to a visual pigment retinal....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2010 for the course BIO 01-119-10 taught by Professor D'arville during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.
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