CHEBI:27547 - zeaxanthin

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ChEBI Name zeaxanthin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:27547
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:10108, CHEBI:27361
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Formula C40H56O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 568.87144
InChI 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 CC(\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/C=C(C)/C=C/C1=C(C)C[C@@H](O)CC1(C)C
Metabolite of Species Details
Oscillatoria sp. (NCBI:1159) CH2Cl2/MeOH(2:1) extract of assemblage of two cyanobacteria, Oscillatoria sp. and Hormoscilla sp. See: PubMed
Hormoscilla (NCBI:881023) CH2Cl2/MeOH(2:1) extract of assemblage of two cyanobacteria, Oscillatoria sp. and Hormoscilla sp. See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted antioxidant food additives are from E 300 to E 324.
Biological Role(s): bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing zeaxanthin (CHEBI:27547) has parent hydride β-carotene (CHEBI:17579)
zeaxanthin (CHEBI:27547) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
zeaxanthin (CHEBI:27547) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
zeaxanthin (CHEBI:27547) is a carotenol (CHEBI:23045)
Incoming zeaxanthin bis(β-D-glucoside) (CHEBI:63067) has functional parent zeaxanthin (CHEBI:27547)
IUPAC Name
(3R,3'R)-β,β-carotene-3,3'-diol
Synonyms Sources
(3R,3'R)-dihydroxy-β,β-carotene ChEBI
all-trans-β-carotene-3,3'-diol ChEBI
anchovyxanthin ChEBI
β,β-carotene-3,3'-diol ChEBI
Zeaxanthin KEGG COMPOUND
zeaxanthin UniProt
Database Links Databases
C00000931 KNApSAcK
C06098 KEGG COMPOUND
CPD1F-130 MetaCyc
LMPR01070261 LIPID MAPS
Zeaxanthin Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
144-68-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
144-68-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2068416 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
23 October 2015