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Carotenoids protect against cell membrane damage by the nitrogen dioxide radical

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Böhm, F., Tinkler, J. & Truscott, T. Carotenoids protect against cell membrane damage by the nitrogen dioxide radical. Nat Med 1, 98–99 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1038/nm0295-98

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