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F6932 Sigma-Aldrich

Fucoxanthin

carotenoid antioxidant

Synonym: all-trans-Fucoxanthin

  • CAS Number 3351-86-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C42H58O6

  • Molecular Weight 658.91

  •  MDL number MFCD01745140

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329799760

  •  NACRES NA.25

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Properties

Related Categories Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavengers, Biochemicals and Reagents, Cancer Research, Carotenoid, Cell Biology,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥95% (HPLC)
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   CC(=O)O[C@H]1CC(C)(C)C(=C=C\C(C)=C\C=C\C(C)=C\C=C\C=C(C)\C=C\C=C(/C)C(=O)C[C@@]23O[C@]2(C)C[C@@H](O)CC3(C)C)[C@](C)(O)C1
InChI   1S/C42H58O6/c1-29(18-14-19-31(3)22-23-37-38(6,7)26-35(47-33(5)43)27-40(37,10)46)16-12-13-17-30(2)20-15-21-32(4)36(45)28-42-39(8,9)24-34(44)25-41(42,11)48-42/h12-22,34-35,44,46H,24-28H2,1-11H3/b13-12+,18-14+,20-15+,29-16+,30-17+,31-19+,32-21+/t23-,34-,35-,40+,41+,42-/m0/s1
InChI key   SJWWTRQNNRNTPU-XJUZQKKNSA-N

Description

General description

Fucoxanthin is isolated from brown algae. It has anti-angiogenic, hepatoprotective, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular protective properties. Fucoxanthin stimulates G1 cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis in cancer cell lines.

Application

Fucoxanthin has been used to study its neuroprotective effects. It has also been used in calibration to identify the most efficient fucoxanthin producing strains of microalgae.

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Xanthophyll carotenoid pigment extracted from algae. Exhibits anticancer, antioxidant, anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory properties.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. F6932.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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