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X6250 Sigma

Xanthophyll

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Synonym: α-Carotene-3,3′-diol, β, ε-carotene-3,3′-diol, β, ε-carotene, Lutein

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Dietary carotenoid with no vitamin A potency. Increases macular pigment concentration in the eye and may improve visual function.

Packaging

1, 5 mg in glass bottle

Dry powder packed under Argon.

Quality

Minimum 70% total carotenoids as xanthophyll.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. X6250.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Dietary Antioxidants

Antioxidants protect biological systems from oxidative damage produced by oxygen-containing free radicals and from redoxactive transition metal ions such as iron, copper, and cadmium.1 During the oxi...
Biofiles Volume 2 Article 2
Keywords: Adhesion, Anti-inflammatory agents, Applications, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Catalysis, Diabetes, Diseases, Gene expression, Metabolism, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Peroxidations, Phosphorylations, Prebiotics, Probiotics, Reductions, Transcription, Transduction, Vitamins

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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