Diatoxanthin

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Diatoxanthin
Diatoxanthin.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 31063-73-7
PubChem 6440986
ChemSpider 4945217 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C40H54O2
Molar mass 566.86 g mol−1
Appearance Yellow solid
Density 1.02 g/mL
Boiling point 708.3 °C (1,306.9 °F; 981.4 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Diatoxanthin is a type of xanthophyll found in phytoplankton and diatoms. It is a type of xanthophyll.