Beta carotene (CAS 7235-40-7)


Beta carotene (CAS 7235-40-7)

Beta carotene is an organic, strongly coloured red-orange pigment abundant in fungi, plants, and fruits. It is a member of the carotenes, which are terpenoids (isoprenoids), synthesized biochemically from eight isoprene units and thus having 40 carbons. Among the carotenes, β-carotene is distinguished by having beta-rings at both ends of the molecule. β-Carotene is biosynthesized from geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate.

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CAS number: 7235-40-7
WE number: 230-636-6
Chemical formula: C40H56
Molar mass: 536,85 g/mol

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Melting / freezing point: 178-179°C

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