delta-Carotene

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δ-Carotene
Skeletal formula
Space-filling model
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
UNII
Properties
C40H56
Molar mass 536.873
Except where otherwise noted, 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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