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Creation date2018-04-10 09:58:51 UTC
Update date2018-04-16 14:14:10 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC001053
FoodDB RecordFDB014613
Chemical Information
Namebeta-Carotene
DescriptionVitamin A precursor. Beta-carotene is an organic, strongly colored red-orange pigment abundant in many foods, some of which are carrot, apricot, red chili, kale, endive, parsley, spinach... When used as a food coloring, it has the E number E160a.
CAS Number7235-40-7
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
(all-e)-1,1'-(3,7,12,16-Tetramethyl-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-octadecanonaene-1,18-diyl)bisHMDB
(all-e)-1,1'-(3,7,12,16-Tetramethyl-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-octadecanonaene-1,18-diyl)bis[2,6,6-trimethyl-cyclohexeneHMDB
β-Carotenebiospider
β,β-Carotenebiospider
1,1'-[(1e,3e,5e,7e,9e,11e,13e,15e,17e)-3,7,12,16-Tetramethyloctadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaene-1,18-diyl]bis(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexene)ChEBI
all-e-b-Carotenebiospider
all-epsilon-beta-Carotenebiospider
all-trans-b-Carotenebiospider
all-trans-beta-Carotenebiospider
all-trans-β-caroteneGenerator
b-CaroteneGenerator
b-KarotinGenerator
b,b-Carotenedb_source
beta-KarotinChEBI
Betacarotenebiospider
Betacarotene, INN, USANdb_source
BetaVitHMDB
C.I. Food Orange 5biospider
Carotabendb_source
Carotene base 80SHMDB
E160adb_source
Food Orange 5biospider
KPMKHMDB
LucaratinHMDB
Lucarotinbiospider
Lurotinbiospider
Phenorodb_source
Provatenedb_source
Provatenolbiospider
Rovimix b-caroteneHMDB
SerlaboHMDB
Solatenedb_source
trans-b-carotenebiospider
Vetoronbiospider
β-caroteneGenerator
β-karotinGenerator
Chemical FormulaC40H56
IUPAC name1,3,3-trimethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5E,7E,9E,11E,13E,15E,17E)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-18-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-1-en-1-yl)octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaen-1-yl]cyclohex-1-ene
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C40H56/c1-31(19-13-21-33(3)25-27-37-35(5)23-15-29-39(37,7)8)17-11-12-18-32(2)20-14-22-34(4)26-28-38-36(6)24-16-30-40(38,9)10/h11-14,17-22,25-28H,15-16,23-24,29-30H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,19-13+,20-14+,27-25+,28-26+,31-17+,32-18+,33-21+,34-22+
InChI KeyInChIKey=OENHQHLEOONYIE-JLTXGRSLSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCC(\C=C\C=C(C)\C=C\C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C)=C/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C
Average Molecular Weight537
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight536
Chemical Taxonomy
ClassCarotenoids
FamilyNot Available
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water Solubility0.0006 mg/mLGREEN,FJ (1991)
Melting PointMp 183° (sealed tube)DFC
Foods of Origin
Carrot, apricot, red chili, kale, endive, parsley, spinach...
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity Available1 to 5 mg
Delivery Time2 weeks
Storage Formpowder
Storage Conditions-18°C
StabilityNot Available
Purity>95%
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Claudine ManachINRA, Human Nutrition, Research Center Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - Theix, Clermont-Ferrand, FR, F-63122claudine.manach@inra.fr