'Prenigroxanthin' [(all-E,3R,3′S,6′S) -β,γ-carotene-3,3′,6′-triol], a novel carotenoid from red paprika (Capsicum annuum)

József Deli, Péter Molnár, Zoltán Matus, Gyula Tóth, Bruno Traber, Hanspeter Pfander

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Abstract

From the ripe fruits of red paprika (Capsicum annuum) prenigroxanthin, a minor carotenoid was isolated and, based on the spectral data and the proposed biosynthesis, identified as (all-E,3R,3′S,6′S)-β,γ-carotene-3,3′,6′ -triol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1395-1397
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume42
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - febr. 12 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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