CHEBI:27740 - γ-carotene

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ChEBI Name γ-carotene
ChEBI ID CHEBI:27740
ChEBI ASCII Name gamma-carotene
Definition A cyclic carotene obtained by the cyclisation of lycopene.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:24189, CHEBI:10560
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Formula C40H56
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 536.87264
Monoisotopic Mass 536.438
InChI InChI=1S/C40H56/c1-32(2)18-13-21-35(5)24-15-26-36(6)25-14-22-33(3)19-11-12-20-34(4)23-16-27-37(7)29-30-39-38(8)28-17-31-40(39,9)10/h11-12,14-16,18-20,22-27,29-30H,13,17,21,28,31H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,22-14+,23-16+,26-15+,30-29+,33-19+,34-20+,35-24+,36-25+,37-27+
InChIKey HRQKOYFGHJYEFS-BXOLYSJBSA-N
SMILES CC(C)=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\C1=C(C)CCCC1(C)C
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fungal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in fungi, the kingdom that includes microorganisms such as the yeasts and moulds.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
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Outgoing γ-carotene (CHEBI:27740) has role fungal metabolite (CHEBI:76946)
γ-carotene (CHEBI:27740) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
γ-carotene (CHEBI:27740) is a cyclic carotene (CHEBI:35163)
Incoming rubixanthin (CHEBI:8907) has parent hydride γ-carotene (CHEBI:27740)
IUPAC Name
β,ψ-carotene
Synonyms Sources
gamma-Carotene KEGG COMPOUND
γ-carotene UniProt
Database Links Databases
C00000926 KNApSAcK
C05435 KEGG COMPOUND
CPD1F-126 MetaCyc
Gamma-carotene Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2066713 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
2066713 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
472-93-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
28 July 2014