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Substance Name: Lutein
RN: 127-40-2
UNII: X72A60C9MT
InChIKey: KBPHJBAIARWVSC-RGZFRNHPSA-N

Note

  • A xanthophyll found in the major LIGHT-HARVESTING PROTEIN COMPLEXES of plants. Dietary lutein accumulates in the MACULA LUTEA.

Molecular Formula

  • C40-H56-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 568.8804
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Lutein

MeSH Heading

  • Lutein

Synonyms

  • all-trans-(+)-Xanthophyll
  • all-trans-Lutein
  • Bo-Xan
  • EINECS 204-840-0
  • Lutamax
  • Lutein
  • Lutein ester
  • Lutein, all-trans-
  • Luteine
  • NSC 59193
  • UNII-X72A60C9MT
  • Vegetable lutein
  • Vegetable luteol
  • Xanthophyll
  • Xanthophyll, all-trans-(+)-

Systematic Names

  • beta,epsilon-Carotene-3,3'-diol
  • beta,epsilon-Carotene-3,3'-diol, (3R,3'R,6'R)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 127-40-2

FDA UNII

  • X72A60C9MT

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1407-74-5
  • 148124-35-0
  • 25312-96-3
  • 28368-07-2
  • 34026-62-5
  • 34445-91-5

System Generated Number

  • 0000127402

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C40H56O2/c1-29(17-13-19-31(3)21-23-37-33(5)25-35(41)27-39(37,7)8)15-11-12-16-30(2)18-14-20-32(4)22-24-38-34(6)26-36(42)28-40(38,9)10/h11-25,35-37,41-42H,26-28H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,17-13+,18-14+,23-21+,24-22+,29-15+,30-16+,31-19+,32-20+/t35-,36+,37-/m0/s1

InChIKey

KBPHJBAIARWVSC-RGZFRNHPSA-N

Smiles

C\C(=C/C=C/C=C(\C)/C=C/C=C(\C)/C=C/C1=C(C)C[C@@H](O)CC1(C)C)\C=C\C=C(/C)\C=C\[C@H]2C(=C[C@H](O)CC2(C)C)C

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 196 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 14.82 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.84E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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