OBO ID: CHEBI:71690
Term Name: staphyloxanthin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1-O-[(2E,4E,6E,8E,10E,12E,14E,16E,18E)-2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,4,6,8,10,12,14,16,18,22-decaenoyl]-6-O-(12-methyltetradecanoyl)-beta-D-glucopyranose
  • 8'-apo-psi,psi-carotenoic acid, 6-O-(12-methyl-1-oxotetradecyl)-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl ester
  • beta-D-glucopyranosyl 1-O-(4,4'-diaponeurosporen-4-oate)-6-O-(12-methyltetradecanoate)
  • staphyloxanthin
Definition: A xanthophyll that is beta-D-glucopyranose in which the hydroxy groups at positions 1 and 6 have been acylated by an all-trans-2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,4,6,8,10,12,14,16,18,22-decaenoyl group and a 12-methyltetradecanoyl group, respectively. Staphyloxanthin is responsible for the characteristic yellow-golden colour which gives the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus its name.
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Ontology: Chebi
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