OBO ID: CHEBI:17579
Term Name: beta-carotene Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1,1'-[(1E,3E,5E,7E,9E,11E,13E,15E,17E)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyloctadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaene-1,18-diyl]bis(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexene)
  • all-trans-beta-carotene
  • beta,beta-carotene
  • BETA-CAROTENE
  • beta-Karotin
Definition: A cyclic carotene obtained by dimerisation of all-trans-retinol. A strongly-coloured red-orange pigment abundant in plants and fruit and the most active and important provitamin A carotenoid.
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Ontology: Chebi
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