Latoxanthin, a minor carotenoid isolated from the fruits of yellow paprika (Capsicum annuum var. lycopersiciforme flavum)

Veronika Nagy, Attila Agócs, Erika Turcsi, Péter Molnár, Zoltán Szabó, József Deli

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Abstract

Latoxanthin was isolated as a minor carotenoid from the ripe fruits of yellow tomato shaped paprika (Capsicum annuum var. lycopersiciforme flavum) and identified as (all-E,3S,5R,6R,3′S,5′R,6′S)-5′,6′-epoxy-5,6,5′,6′-tetrahydro-β,β-carotene-3,5,6,3′-tetrol based on spectral data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9012-9014
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume48
Issue number51
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 17 2007

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Keywords

  • Carotenoids
  • Isolation
  • Paprika
  • Structure elucidation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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