CHEBI:10362 - β-cryptoxanthin

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ChEBI Name β-cryptoxanthin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:10362
ChEBI ASCII Name beta-cryptoxanthin
Definition A carotenol that exhibits antioxidant activity. It has been isolated from fruits like papaya and oranges.
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Formula C40H56O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 552.87204
InChI 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 CC(\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)C[C@@H](O)CC1(C)C
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): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
provitamin A
A provitamin that can be converted into vitamin A by enzymes from animal tissues.
Application(s): biomarker
A substance used as an indicator of a biological state.
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Outgoing β-cryptoxanthin (CHEBI:10362) has parent hydride β-carotene (CHEBI:17579)
β-cryptoxanthin (CHEBI:10362) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
β-cryptoxanthin (CHEBI:10362) has role biomarker (CHEBI:59163)
β-cryptoxanthin (CHEBI:10362) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
β-cryptoxanthin (CHEBI:10362) has role provitamin A (CHEBI:67200)
β-cryptoxanthin (CHEBI:10362) is a carotenol (CHEBI:23045)
IUPAC Name
(3R)-β,β-caroten-3-ol
Synonyms Sources
beta-Cryptoxanthin KEGG COMPOUND
β-cryptoxanthin UniProt
cryptoxanthin ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00000920 KNApSAcK
C08591 KEGG COMPOUND
CPD-7409 MetaCyc
Cryptoxanthin Wikipedia
HMDB33844 HMDB
LMPR01070269 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2230123 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
2230123 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
472-70-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
472-70-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
28 July 2014