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HYDROXY--CAROTENE [1 record]

Record 1 2018-02-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Dyes and Pigments (Industries)
  • Food Additives
  • Nutritive Elements (Biological Sciences)
Universal entry(ies)
C40H56O
formula, see observation
472-70-8
CAS number
DEF

A xanthophyll carotenoid pigment found in plants; convertible to vitamin A by many animal livers.

CONT

Cryptoxanthin. ... Garnet-red prisms with metallic luster ...; soluble in chloroform, benzene, and pyridine; slightly soluble in alcohol and methanol. Occurrence: In many plants, egg yolk, butter, blood serum. Can be made synthetically. Uses: Nutrition; medicine.

OBS

(3R)-ß,ß-caroten-3-ol: The capital letter "R" must be italicized.

OBS

Chemical formula: C40H56O

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Teintures et pigments (Industries)
  • Additifs alimentaires
  • Éléments nutritifs (Sciences biologiques)
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C40H56O
formula, see observation
472-70-8
CAS number
DEF

Pigment caroténoïde rouge grenat, reproductible par synthèse, présent dans le règne végétal, dans le jaune d'œuf, le beurre.

OBS

[Utilisé en] alimentation et [en] médecine.

OBS

(3R)-ß,ß-carotén-3-ol : La lettre majuscule «R» s'écrit en italique.

OBS

Formule chimique : C40H56O

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
  • Tinturas y pigmentos (Industrias)
  • Aditivos alimentarios
  • Elementos nutritivos (Ciencias biológicas)
Entrada(s) universal(es)
C40H56O
formula, see observation
472-70-8
CAS number
OBS

Fórmula química: C40H56O

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