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C6368 Sigma

β-Cryptoxanthin

≥97% (TLC)

Synonym: Caricaxanthin, Hydroxy-β-carotene

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Carotenoid pigment with antioxidant functionality. In vivo conversion of β-cryptoxanthin to retinol can occur in humans. Inhibits carcinogenic induced urinary bladder cancer in experimental animal models.

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Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. C6368.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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RIDADR 
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Retinoic Acid and Gene Expression

All-trans retinoic acid (RA, ATRA) is a pleiotropic activation factor that regulates genes associated with normal vertebrate cellular processes such as cell differentiation, cell proliferation, apopt...
BioFiles 2008, 3.9, 12.
Keywords: Apoptosis, Cancer, Cell proliferation, Cellular processes, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, Condensations, Degradations, Diseases, Gene expression, Hormones, Immunoprecipitation, Ligands, Metabolism, Oxidations, Phosphorylations, Polymerase chain reaction, Sequences, Teratogens, Transcription, Type, Ubiquitinations, Usage, Vitamins

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