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Structure Information
Structure

Compound Identification

SMILES

CC(C=CC=C(C)C=CC1=C(C)CC(O)CC1(C)C)=CC=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)C=CC1=C(C)C(=O)CCC1(C)C

InChIKey

InChIKey=ZRCXVNZZDQGBQT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Formula

C40H54O2

Mass

566.87

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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 homomonocyclic compounds

Substituents

Xanthophyll - Cyclohexenone - Cyclic ketone - Secondary alcohol - Ketone - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Hydrocarbon derivative - Organooxygen compound - Carbonyl group - Alcohol - Aliphatic homomonocyclic 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

META CYC (CPD-7861) : a ketocarotenoid

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