zeta-Carotene

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ζ-Carotene
Zeta-carotene.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 72746-33-9
PubChem 5280788
ChemSpider 4444346
ChEBI CHEBI:28068
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C40H60
Molar mass 540.90 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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ζ-Carotene (zeta-carotene) is a carotene. It is different with α-carotene and β-carotene because it is acyclic. ζ-Carotene is similar in structure to lycopene, but has an additional 4 hydrogen atoms.