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First case of animals making their own essential nutrients: CarotenoidsTags: bioagriculture, university of arizona
[Source: ScienceDaily] - The insects known as aphids can make their own essential nutrients called carotenoids, according to University of Arizona researchers.
No other animals are known to make the potent antioxidants. Until now scientists thought the only way animals could obtain the orangey-red compounds was from their diet.
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