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Entry
CA00491                                                            

Classification
Carotenoid Name
Astacene
IUPAC name 3,3'-Dihydroxy-2,3,2',3'-tetradehydro-beta,beta-carotene-4,4'-dione
Formula
C40H48O4
Molecular Weight 
592.784 g/mol
Structure      Search similar carotenoids

Mol file
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Biological functions/Properties 
Number of
conjugated double bonds 
15 including two ketones (15 in total)
Number of
conjugated multiple bonds 
15 including two ketones (15 in total)
Isomers 
  • Constitutional isomer: CA00492
  • InChI
    InChI=1S/C40H48O4/c1-27(17-13-19-29(3)21-23-33-31(5)37(43)35(41)25-39(33,7)8)15-11-12-16-28(2)18-14-20-30(4)22-24-34-32(6)38(44)36(42)26-40(34,9)10/h11-26,41-42H,1-10H3/b12-11+,17-13+,18-14+,23-21+,24-22+,27-15+,28-16+,29-19+,30-20+
    InChIKey
    FMKGDHLSXFDSOU-QISQUURKSA-N
    Canonical SMILES
    C/C(=C\C=C\C=C(\C=C\C=C(\C=C\C1=C(C)C(=O)C(=CC1(C)C)O)/C)/C)/C=C/C=C(/C=C/C1=C(C)C(=O)C(=CC1(C)C)O)\C
    XLogP
    11.998
    Hydrogen Bond donors
    (Lipinski's definition)
    2
    Hydrogen Bond Acceptors
    (Lipinski's definition)
    4
    LipinskiFailures
    1
    Complexity of molecule
    0.326
    Number of heavy atoms
    44
    TPSA
    (Topological Polar Surface Area) 
    74.600 Å2
    Source organisms
    Nannochloropsis oculata (Ref.27, Ref.28) - Alga: Eustigmatophyceae
    References
  • Ref.27 : N. J. Antial, and J.Y. Cheng, British Phycological Journal, Volume 17, Issue 1, 1982 "The Keto carotenoids of two marine cocoid members of the eustimaphyceae" DOI:10.1080/00071618200650061 .
  • Ref.28 : Luis M. Lubián, Olimpio Montero, Ignacio Moreno-Garrido, I. Emma Huertas, Cristina Sobrino, Manuel González-del Valle, Griselda Parés, Journal of Applied Phycology, October 2000, Volume 12, Issue 3-5, pp 249-255 "Nannochloropsis (Eustigmatophyceae) as source of commercially valuable pigments".
  • CAS
    514-76-1
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