OBO ID: CHEBI:5186
Term Name: fucoxanthin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (3'S,5'R,6'R)-3'-acetoxy-5,6-epoxy-3,5'-dihydroxy-6',7'-didehydro-5,6,7,8,5',6'-hexahydro-beta,beta-caroten-8-one
  • (3S,3'S,5R,5'R,6S,6'R)-3'-(acetyloxy)-6',7'-didehydro-5,6-epoxy-5,5',6,6',7,8-hexahydro-3,5'-dihydroxy-8-oxo-beta,beta-carotene
  • (3S,5R,6S,3'S,5'R,6'R)-3,5'-dihydroxy-8-oxo-6',7'-didehydro-5,6-epoxy-5,6,7,8,5',6'-hexahydro-beta,beta-caroten-3'-yl acetate
  • Fucoxanthin
Definition: An epoxycarotenol that is found in brown seaweed and which exhibits anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidative and neuroprotective properties.
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Ontology: Chebi
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