delta-Carotene

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δ-Carotene
Skeletal formula
Space-filling model
Identifiers
CAS number 472-92-4
PubChem 5281230
ChemSpider 4444642
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C40H56
Molar mass 536.873
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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δ-Carotene or ε,ψ-carotene is a form of carotene with an ε-ring at one end, and the other uncyclized. It is an intermediate synthesis product in some photosynthetic plants between lycopene and α-carotene (β,ε-carotene) or ε-carotene (ε,ε-carotene).[1] δ-Carotene is fat soluble.

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