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Título : Isolation and Identification of the Carotenoid Capsolutein from Capsicum annuum as Cucurbitaxanthin A
Autor : Hornero-Méndez, Dámaso, Mínguez Mosquera, María Isabel
Palabras clave : Capsicum annuum
Red pepper
Cucurbitaxanthin A
Fecha de publicación : 24-Sep-2008
Editor: American Chemical Society
Resumen: Capsolutein, a carotenoid pigment mentioned to be present in Capsicum annuum but with an unknown structure, has been isolated. On the basis of spectroscopic (UV-visible, IR, and MS) and chromatographic (TLC and HPLC) behavior, as well as chemical derivatization, it has been identified to be identical with cucurbitaxanthin A (3¢,6¢-epoxy-5¢,6¢-dihydro-â,â-carotene-3,5¢-diol), a peculiar carotenoid containing an 3,6-oxabicycloheptane end group. Hereafter the name cucurbitaxanthin A will be adopted for referring to capsolutein.
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ISSN: 4087-4090
DOI: 10.1021/jf980401m
Citación : J. Agric. Food Chem., 1998, 46 (10), pp 4087–4090
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