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Carotenoid


DATA No : VCA0044 INFORMANT : Masayoshi Ito

NAME : (3S,3'R,6'S)-3,3'-Dihydroxy-b,e-caroten-4-one

COMMON NAME: 4-Ketolutein F
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C40H54O3 MOL.WT (average) : 582.855


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
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SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:lmax (nm): ether 454 - 470 (Ref. 0475)

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NMR SPECTRA:

MASS SPECTRA:m/z: 582 (M), 564 (M-18) (Ref. 0475)

OTHER SPECTRA:CD data in ether solution: De 225 (-2.0), 248 (-6.0), 260(0), 275(-5.5), 335 (-2), 360 (-5.5) (Ref. 0475)
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Branchiostegus japonicus (integuments) (Ref. 0475)
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM
Branchiostegus japonicus: Astaxanthins a_right 4-ketozeaxanthins a_right 4-ketoluteins a_right luteins a_right tunaxanthins (Ref. 0475)
GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0475]
AUTHOR:Tsushima,M., and Matsuno,T.
TITLE:Carotenoid Composition and Two New 4-ketolutein Isomers in the Integuments of the Red Tilefish Branchiostegus japonicus
JOURNAL:Fisheries Science
VOL:64 PAGE : 464 -468 (1998)
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