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Structure Information
Structure

Compound Identification

SMILES

C\C(\C=C\C=C(/C)\C=C\C1=C(C)C(=O)[C@@H](O)CC1(C)C)=C/C=C/C=C(\C)/C=C/C=C(\C)/C=C/C1=C(C)C(=O)[C@H](CC1(C)C)OC1OC(CO)C(O)C(O)C1O

InChIKey

InChIKey=RPOTZDWYDMWJPW-QZNZBDFTSA-N

Formula

C46H62O9

Mass

758.993

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Taxonomic Classification

Taxonomy Tree

Kingdom

Organic compounds

Superclass

Lipids and lipid-like molecules

Class

Prenol lipids

Subclass

Tetraterpenoids

Intermediate Tree Nodes

Carotenoids

Direct Parent

Xanthophylls

Alternative Parents

Molecular Framework

Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds

Substituents

Xanthophyll - Terpene glycoside - Hexose monosaccharide - Glycosyl compound - O-glycosyl compound - Cyclohexenone - Monosaccharide - Oxane - Ketone - Cyclic ketone - Secondary alcohol - Acetal - Oxacycle - Organoheterocyclic compound - Polyol - Alcohol - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organic oxide - Organic oxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Aldehyde - Organooxygen compound - Primary alcohol - Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound

Description

This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as xanthophylls. These are carotenoids containing an oxygenated carotene backbone. Carotenes are characterized by the presence of two end-groups (mostly cyclohexene rings, but also cyclopentene rings or acyclic groups) linked by a long branched alkyl chain. Carotenes belonging form a subgroup of the carotenoids family. Xanthophylls arise by oxygenation of the carotene backbone.

External Descriptors

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