Asked by Joseph Forcht on Mar 10, 2024



A yellow pigment derived from plants that can impart a yellow color to the skin is ________.

A) melanin
B) keratin
C) collagen
D) carotene
E) elastin


A type of pigment found in plants that contributes to the orange, yellow, and red colors of many fruits and vegetables; it is a precursor of vitamin A in the human diet.


A substance that imparts color to other materials by absorbing a spectrum of light and reflecting certain wavelengths.

  • Comprehend the importance of specific proteins and pigments in the constitution and wellbeing of the skin.

Verified Answer

Tiffany Cathcart

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Carotene is a yellow pigment found in plants, and when consumed in large amounts, it can cause the skin to appear yellow, a condition known as carotenemia.