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Phytofluene



Phytofluene[1]
IUPAC name (6E,10E,12E,14E,16Z,18E,22E,26E)-2,6,10,14,19,23,27,31-

octamethyldotriaconta-2,6,10,12,14,16,18,22,26,30-decaene

Other names 15-cis-phytofluene
15-cis-7,8,11,12,7',8'-hexahydro-Ψ,Ψ-carotene
Identifiers
CAS number 27664-65-9
PubChem 6857557
SMILES CC(=CCC/C(=C/CC/C(=C/CC/C(=C/C=C\C=C(/C)\

C=C\C=C(/C)\CC\C=C(/C)\CCC=C(C)C)/C)/C)/C)C

Properties
Molecular formula C40H62
Molar mass 542.92028
Appearance orange viscous oil
Boiling point

140-185 °C at 0.0001 mmHg

Solubility in water Insoluble
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Phytofluene is a carotenoid pigment with an orange color found naturally in tomatoes and other vegetables. It is the second product of carotenoid biosynthesis.[2]

Additional recommended knowledge

References

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 7361.
  2. ^ Tomato Metabolite Database, Cornell University


 
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