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Xanthophylls are yellow pigments that occur widely in nature and form one of two major divisions of the carotenoid group; the other division is formed by the carotenes. The name is from Greek xanthos and phyllon, due to their formation of the yellow band seen in early chromatography of leaf pigments.   Wikipedia

  • SMILES: C\C(=C/C=C/C=C(\C)/C=C/C=C(\C)/C=C/C1=C(C)C[C@@H](O)CC1(C)C)\C=C\C=C(/C)\C=C\[C@H]2C(=C[C@H](O)CC2(C)C)C
  • InChIKey: KBPHJBAIARWVSC-RGZFRNHPSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 568.89
  • ALogP: 10.4
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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