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32993

Supelco

Canthaxanthin (trans)

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
β-Carotin-4,4′-dione, E 161g
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C40H52O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
564.84
Beilstein:
1898520
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
E Number:
E161g
NACRES:
NA.24

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥95.0%

form

solid

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

color

brown to very dark red-brown

mp

201.6-201.7 °C

application(s)

food and beverages

format

neat

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC(=C/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C1=C(C)C(=O)CCC1(C)C)\C=C\C=C(C)\C=C\C2=C(C)C(=O)CCC2(C)C

InChI

1S/C40H52O2/c1-29(17-13-19-31(3)21-23-35-33(5)37(41)25-27-39(35,7)8)15-11-12-16-30(2)18-14-20-32(4)22-24-36-34(6)38(42)26-28-40(36,9)10/h11-24H,25-28H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,17-13+,18-14+,23-21+,24-22+,29-15+,30-16+,31-19+,32-20+

InChI key

FDSDTBUPSURDBL-DKLMTRRASA-N

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General description

Canthaxanthin, a diketocarotenoid, belongs to the class of carotenoids and is a strong antioxidant found in many living organisms. The potential antioxidant behavior of canthaxanthin is attributed to the presence of conjugated double bonds in its structure. It is responsible for the animal displays of maturity and the scavenging of reactive oxygen species in plant and animal tissues.

Application

Canthaxanthin (trans) may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in new soil Dietzia sp. and red coral (Corallium rubrum) samples by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) technique.
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Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 32993.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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