Xanthophyll CAS: 127-40-2
MF: C40H56O2
MW: 568.87
One of the most widespread carotenoid alcohols.

Xanthophyll (CAS 127-40-2)

Xanthophyll | CAS 127-40-2 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
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Alternate Names: Lutein
Application: Xanthophyll is one of the most widespread carotenoid alcohols
CAS Number: 127-40-2
Purity: ≥80%
Molecular Weight: 568.87
Molecular Formula: C40H56O2
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
* Refer to Certificate of Analysis for lot specific data (including water content).
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Xanthophyll is one of the most widespread carotenoid alcohols in nature that was originally isolated from egg yolk. It has also been identified via chromatography in algae, nettles, and the petals of many yellow flowers.


References

1. van Het Hof, K H., et al., 2000. Dietary factors that affect the bioavailability of carotenoids. The Journal of nutrition. 130(3): 503-6. PMID: 10702576
2. Cooper, Dale A., et al., 2004. Carotenoids in health and disease: recent scientific evaluations, research recommendations and the consumer. The Journal of nutrition. 134(1): 221S-224S. PMID: 14704323
3. Faulks, Richard Martin., et al., 2005. Challenges to understanding and measuring carotenoid bioavailability. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 1740(2): 95-100. PMID: 15949674
4. Rao, A V., et al., 2007. Carotenoids and human health. Pharmacological research : the official journal of the Italian Pharmacological Society. 55(3): 207-16. PMID: 17349800

Physical State :
Solid
Solubility :
Soluble in dichloromethane (0.98-1.02 mg/ml). Insoluble in water.
Storage :
Store at -80° C
Melting Point :
165-172° C
Boiling Point :
702.3° C at 760 mmHg (Predicted)
Density :
1.0 g/cm3 (Predicted)
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.58 (Predicted)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
WGK Germany :
3
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 10063
MDL Number :
MFCD08435941
EC Number :
204-840-0
Beilstein Registry :
2068547
SMILES :
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PMID: # 34435724  Abdelmonem, M.|Ibrahim, SM.|Essam, RM.|Amin, HAA.|Abd-Elmawla, MA.| et al. 2021. J Biochem Mol Toxicol. e22899.

PMID: # 24229567  La Frano, MR. et al. 2014. Br. J. Nutr. 111: 968-78.

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Hi, is this xanthophyll HPLC grade and suitable to be used as HPLC standard?

Asked by: zoey90
Thank you for your question. This product is research grade, and may not be suitable as a standard.
Answered by: Tech Service
Date published: 2019-05-20
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Xie X; et al Xie X; et al. (PubMed ID: 26439434) determined that xanthophyll was induced at high light and chlorophylls were supressed in Chlorella sorokiniana. -SCBT Publication Review
Date published: 2015-05-27
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