CHEBI:3918 - crocetin

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ChEBI Name crocetin
Definition A 20-carbon dicarboxylic acid which is a diterpenoid and natural carotenoid. Found in the crocus flower, it has been administered as an anti-fatigue dietary supplement.
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Formula C20H24O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 328.40220
Monoisotopic Mass 328.16746
InChI InChI=1S/C20H24O4/c1-15(11-7-13-17(3)19(21)22)9-5-6-10-16(2)12-8-14-18(4)20(23)24/h5-14H,1-4H3,(H,21,22)(H,23,24)/b6-5+,11-7+,12-8+,15-9+,16-10+,17-13+,18-14+
SMILES CC(\C=C\C=C(/C)C(O)=O)=C/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C=C(\C)C(O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
Application(s): nutraceutical
A product in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance.
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Outgoing crocetin (CHEBI:3918) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
crocetin (CHEBI:3918) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
crocetin (CHEBI:3918) has role nutraceutical (CHEBI:50733)
crocetin (CHEBI:3918) is a carotenoic acid (CHEBI:35311)
crocetin (CHEBI:3918) is a diterpenoid (CHEBI:23849)
crocetin (CHEBI:3918) is a polyunsaturated dicarboxylic acid (CHEBI:134531)
crocetin (CHEBI:3918) is conjugate acid of crocetin(2−) (CHEBI:62767)
Incoming β-D-gentiobiosyl crocetin (CHEBI:62769) has functional parent crocetin (CHEBI:3918)
β-D-glucosyl crocetin (CHEBI:62765) has functional parent crocetin (CHEBI:3918)
bis(β-D-glucosyl) crocetin (CHEBI:62768) has functional parent crocetin (CHEBI:3918)
crocetin(2−) (CHEBI:62767) is conjugate base of crocetin (CHEBI:3918)
(2E,4E,6E,8E,10E,12E,14E)-2,6,11,15-tetramethylhexadeca-2,4,6,8,10,12,14-heptaenedioic acid
8,8'-diapocarotene-8,8'-dioic acid
Synonyms Sources
8,8'-diapo-8,8'-carotenedioic acid CBN
8,8'-diapo-ψ,ψ-carotenedioic acid ChemIDplus
8,8'-diapocarotenedioic acid ChemIDplus
trans-crocetin ChEBI
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C00003768 KNApSAcK
CPD-8662 MetaCyc
Crocetin Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1715455 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1715455 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
27876-94-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
15 February 2017
General Comment
2011-08-19 See also Côté, F., Cormier, F., Dufresne, C. and Willemot, C. Properties of aglucosyltransferase involved in crocin synthesis. Plant Sci. 153 (2000)55—63.