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PHL89723

Lutein

phyproof® Reference Substance

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

  • CAS Number 127-40-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C40H56O2

  • Molecular Weight 568.87

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2068547

  •  MDL number MFCD08435941

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Related Categories Alphabetical Index of Phytochemical Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, I - M, Isoprenoids,
biological source   plant
grade   primary reference standard
product line   phyproof® Reference Substance
assay   ≥90.0% (HPLC)
mfr. no.   PhytoLab
mp   195 °C
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   CC(=C/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C1=C(C)C[C@@H](O)CC1(C)C)\C=C\C=C(C)\C=C\[C@H]2C(C)=C[C@H](O)CC2(C)C
InChI   1S/C40H56O2/c1-29(17-13-19-31(3)21-23-37-33(5)25-35(41)27-39(37,7)8)15-11-12-16-30(2)18-14-20-32(4)22-24-38-34(6)26-36(42)28-40(38,9)10/h11-25,35-37,41-42H,26-28H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,17-13+,18-14+,23-21+,24-22+,29-15+,30-16+,31-19+,32-20+/t35-,36+,37-/m0/s1
InChI key   KBPHJBAIARWVSC-RGZFRNHPSA-N

Description

General description

Lutein a non-provitamin A yellowish carotenoid, is commonly found in eggs, fruits, vegetables, vegetable oils and grains. One of the most important beneficial effects of lutein is the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts .

This substance is supplied with certified chromatographic purity. The exact value can be found on the certificate. Produced by PhytoLab GmbH & Co. KG

Application

Lutein may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in chicken liver and vegetables/vegetable oils using high-performance liquid chromatography.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Legal Information

phyproof is a registered trademark of PhytoLab GmbH & Co. KG

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
FI0329900
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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