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X6250 Sigma-Aldrich

Xanthophyll

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

  • CAS Number 127-40-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C40H56O2

  • Molecular Weight 568.87

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2068547

  •  EC Number 204-840-0

  •  MDL number MFCD08435941

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24902152

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Description

Packaging

1, 5 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Packaging

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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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

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

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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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