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α-Carotene

analytical standard

Synonym: (+)-α-Carotene

  • CAS Number 7488-99-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C40H56

  • Molecular Weight 536.87

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3227603

  •  MDL number MFCD00136012

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757647

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Related Categories Additional Standards, All alphabetical sorted, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Chromatography,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
assay   ≥97.0% (HPLC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
mp   183-185 °C
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
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format   neat
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   CC(/C=C/[C@H]1C(C)=CCCC1(C)C)=C\C=C\C(C)=C\C=C\C=C(C)\C=C\C=C(\C=C\C2=C(C)CCCC2(C)C)C
InChI   1S/C40H56/c1-31(19-13-21-33(3)25-27-37-35(5)23-15-29-39(37,7)8)17-11-12-18-32(2)20-14-22-34(4)26-28-38-36(6)24-16-30-40(38,9)10/h11-14,17-23,25-28,37H,15-16,24,29-30H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,19-13+,20-14+,27-25+,28-26+,31-17+,32-18+,33-21+,34-22+/t37-/m0/s1
InChI key   ANVAOWXLWRTKGA-NTXLUARGSA-N

Description

General description

α-Carotene is a carotenoid, which shows anticarcinogenic activity.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

α-Carotene may be used as a reference standard in the determination of α-carotene in plasma samples using reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC).

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

HPLC Analysis of Carotene Compounds on Ascentis® RP-Amide

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Carotene Compounds on Ascentis® RP-Amide
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Vitamins

HPLC Analysis of Carotenes on Ascentis® Express RP-Amide, Methanol Mobile Phase

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Carotenes on Ascentis® Express RP-Amide, Methanol Mobile Phase
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Ultraviolet-Visible spectroscopy, Vitamins

LC-MS Analysis of Carotene Compounds on Ascentis® RP-Amide

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents LC-MS Analysis of Carotene Compounds on Ascentis® RP-Amide
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Vitamins

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