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Substance Name: Zeaxanthin
RN: 144-68-3
UNII: CV0IB81ORO
InChIKey: JKQXZKUSFCKOGQ-QAYBQHTQSA-N

Note

  • Carotenoids found in fruits and vegetables. Zeaxanthin accumulates in the MACULA LUTEA.

Molecular Formula

  • C40-H56-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 568.88
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Zeaxanthin

MeSH Heading

  • Zeaxanthins

Synonyms

  • 3R,3'R-Zeaxanthin
  • all-trans-Zeaxanthin
  • beta-Carotene-3,3'-diol
  • EINECS 205-636-4
  • trans-Zeaxanthin
  • UNII-CV0IB81ORO
  • Zeaxanthin

Systematic Name

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

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 144-68-3

FDA UNII

  • CV0IB81ORO

Other Registry Numbers

  • 32638-35-0
  • 34182-33-7

System Generated Number

  • 0000144683

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/h11-24,35-36,41-42H,25-28H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,17-13+,18-14+,23-21+,24-22+,29-15+,30-16+,31-19+,32-20+/t35-,36-/m1/s1

InChIKey

JKQXZKUSFCKOGQ-QAYBQHTQSA-N

Smiles

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

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 215.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 14.95 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 7.54E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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