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Substance Name: Cryptoxanthin
RN: 472-70-8
UNII: 6ZIB13GI33
InChIKey: DMASLKHVQRHNES-FKKUPVFPSA-N

Note

  • Mono-hydroxylated xanthophylls formed from the hydroxylation of BETA-CAROTENE. Isomers include: beta-cryptoxanthin, alpha-cryptoxanthin, and zeinoxanthin. The alpha- and beta-cryptoxanthin are provitamin A precursors.

Molecular Formula

  • C40-H56-O

Molecular Weight

  • 552.881
 

Classification Codes

  • Anticarcinogenic Agents
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Protective Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cryptoxanthin

MeSH Heading

  • Cryptoxanthins

Synonyms

  • 3-Hydroxy-beta-carotene
  • beta-Caroten-3-ol
  • beta-Cryptoxanthin
  • Cryptoxanthin
  • Cryptoxanthine
  • Neo-beta-cryptoxanthin
  • UNII-6ZIB13GI33

Systematic Name

  • beta,beta-Caroten-3-ol, (3R)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 472-70-8

FDA UNII

  • 6ZIB13GI33

System Generated Number

  • 0000472708

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C40H56O/c1-30(18-13-20-32(3)23-25-37-34(5)22-15-27-39(37,7)8)16-11-12-17-31(2)19-14-21-33(4)24-26-38-35(6)28-36(41)29-40(38,9)10/h11-14,16-21,23-26,36,41H,15,22,27-29H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,18-13+,19-14+,25-23+,26-24+,30-16+,31-17+,32-20+,33-21+/t36-/m1/s1

InChIKey

DMASLKHVQRHNES-FKKUPVFPSA-N

Smiles

C=1(C(CCCC1C)(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](CC1(C)C)O)C)C)C)C)C

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 160 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 16.08 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 7.45E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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