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Lycopene

Item № 70945
CAS № 502-65-8
Purity ≥98%
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                (CAS 502-65-8)
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     1 mg $115.00 0.00
     5 mg $431.00 0.00
     10 mg $690.00 0.00

Pricing updated 2019-07-23. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Description
Synonyms
  • NSC 407322

Lycopene is a red-colored carotenoid found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables.1 Carotenoids, including lycopene, are powerful antioxidants that efficiently quench singlet oxygen.2,1 Presumably through this action, carotenoids may protect against cancers, cardiovascular stress, and other diseases.3,4,5,6

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Technical Information
Formal Name
ψ,ψ-carotene
CAS Number
502-65-8
Synonyms
  • NSC 407322
Molecular Formula
C40H56
Formula Weight
536.9
Purity
≥98%
Formulation
A crystalline solid
SMILES
C/C(C)=C/CC/C(C)=C/C=C/C(C)=C/C=C/C(C)=C/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C=C(C)/C=C/C=C(C)/CC/C=C(C)/C
InChI Code
InChI=1S/C40H56/c1-33(2)19-13-23-37(7)27-17-31-39(9)29-15-25-35(5)21-11-12-22-36(6)26-16-30-40(10)32-18-28-38(8)24-14-20-34(3)4/h11-12,15-22,25-32H,13-14,23-24H2,1-10H3/b12-11+,25-15+,26-16+,31-17+,32-18+,35-21+,36-22+,37-27+,38-28+,39-29+,40-30+
InChI Key
OAIJSZIZWZSQBC-GYZMGTAESA-N

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Shipping & Storage
Storage
-80°C
Shipping
Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
Stability
≥ 1 year
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References & Product Citations
Product Description References

1. Stahl, W., Heinrich, U., Aust, O., et al. Lycopene-rich products and dietary photoprotection Photochem.Photobiol.Sci. 5(2), 238-242 (2006).

2. Cantrell, A., McGarvey, D.j., Truscott, T.G., et al. Singlet oxygen quenching by dietary carotenoids in a model membrane environment Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 412(1), 47-54 (2003).

3. Vance, T.M., Su, J., Fontham, E.T., et al. Dietary antioxidants and prostate cancer: A review Nutrition and Cancer 65(6), 793-801 (2013).

4. Sato, R., Helzlsouer, K.J., Alberg, A.J., et al. Prospective study of carotenoids, tocopherols, and retinoid concentrations and the risk of breast cancer Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 11(5), 451-457 (2002).

5. Giordano, P., Scicchitano, P., Locorotondo, M., et al. Carotenoids and cardiovascular risk Current Pharmaceutical Design 18(34), 5577-5589 (2012).

6. Aune, D., Chan, D.S.M., Vieira, A.R., et al. Dietary compared with blood concentrations of carotenoids and breast cancer risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 96(2), 356-373 (2013).

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