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Substance Name: Lycopene
RN: 502-65-8
UNII: SB0N2N0WV6
InChIKey: OAIJSZIZWZSQBC-GYZMGTAESA-N

Note

  • A carotenoid and red pigment produced by tomatoes, other red fruits and vegetables, and photosynthetic algae. It is a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of other carotenoids, and has antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, radioprotective, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Molecular Formula

  • C40-H56

Molecular Weight

  • 536.8824
 

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Anticarcinogenic Agents
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antioxidants
  • Protective Agents
  • Radiation-Protective Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Lycopene

Name of Substance

  • CI 75125
  • Lycopene
  • Natural yellow 27

MeSH Heading

  • Lycopene

Synonyms

  • all-trans-Lycopene
  • C.I. 75125
  • CCRIS 7925
  • EINECS 207-949-1
  • Lyc-O-Mato
  • Lycopene (VAN)
  • Lycopene 7
  • LycoRed
  • Mexoryl SAQ
  • NSC 407322
  • Redivivo
  • Tomat-O-Red
  • trans-Lycopene
  • UNII-SB0N2N0WV6

Systematic Names

  • Lycopene
  • Lycopene, all-trans-
  • psi,psi-Carotene

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 502-65-8

FDA UNII

  • SB0N2N0WV6

Other Registry Numbers

  • 25453-98-9
  • 360790-67-6
  • 7634-65-3

System Generated Number

  • 0000502658

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/C40H56/c1-33(2)19-13-23-37(7)27-17-31-39(9)29-15-25-35(5)21-11-12-22-36(6)26-16-30-40(10)32-18-28-38(8)24-14-20-34(3)4/h11-12,15-22,25-32H,13-14,23-24H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,25-15+,26-16+,31-17+,32-18+,35-21+,36-22+,37-27+,38-28+,39-29+,40-30+

InChIKey

OAIJSZIZWZSQBC-GYZMGTAESA-N

Smiles

CC(=CCC\C(=C\C=C\C(=C\C=C\C(=C\C=C\C=C(/C)\C=C\C=C(/C)\C=C\C=C(/C)\CCC=C(C)C)\C)\C)\C)C

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 175 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 17.64 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.79E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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