CHEBI:23044 - carotenoid

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ChEBI Name carotenoid
Definition One of a class of tetraterpenoids (C40), formally derived from the acyclic parent, ψ,ψ-carotene by hydrogenation, dehydrogenation, cyclization, oxidation, or combination of these processes. This class includes carotenes, xanthophylls and certain compounds that arise from rearrangement of the skeleton of ψ,ψ-carotene or by loss of part of this structure. Retinoids are excluded.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing carotenoid (CHEBI:23044) has parent hydride carotene (CHEBI:23042)
carotenoid (CHEBI:23044) is a tetraterpenoid (CHEBI:26935)
Incoming apo carotenoid diterpenoid (CHEBI:53186) has functional parent carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
apo carotenoid triterpenoid (CHEBI:36783) has functional parent carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
C45 carotenoid (CHEBI:87168) has functional parent carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
C50 carotenoid (CHEBI:87165) has functional parent carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
1',2'-Dihydro-gamma-carotene (CHEBI:80166) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
7,8-Dihydro-beta-carotene (CHEBI:80427) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
carotenoid ε-end group (CHEBI:139115) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
carotenoid ψ-end group (CHEBI:139114) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
carotenoid β-end group (CHEBI:139120) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
carotenoid φ-end group (CHEBI:139129) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
carotenoid χ-end group (CHEBI:139130) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
chlorobactene (CHEBI:80167) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
dinochrome A (CHEBI:65797) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
prephytoene diphosphate (CHEBI:14885) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
xanthophyll (CHEBI:27325) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
zeaxanthin bis(β-D-glucoside) (CHEBI:63067) is a carotenoid (CHEBI:23044)
Synonyms Sources
carotenes and carotenoids ChemIDplus
carotenoids ChEBI
Registry Number Type Source
36-88-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
21 December 2018