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Alfa Aesar™ beta-Carotene, 99%

$36.01 - $155.57

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 7235-40-7
Molecular Formula C40H56
Molecular Weight (g/mol) 536.888
MDL Number MFCD00001556
InChI Key OENHQHLEOONYIE-JLTXGRSLSA-N
Synonym all-trans-beta-carotene, beta carotene, beta,beta-carotene, beta-carotene, betacarotene, carotaben, provatene, provitamin a, serlabo, solatene
PubChem CID 5280489
ChEBI CHEBI:17579
IUPAC Name 1,3,3-trimethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5E,7E,9E,11E,13E,15E,17E)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-18-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexen-1-yl)octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaenyl]cyclohexene
SMILES CC1=C(C(CCC1)(C)C)C=CC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)C=CC2=C(CCCC2(C)C)C)C)C
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AAH6010603
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Alfa Aesar™
H6010603
1g
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AAH6010606
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Alfa Aesar™
H6010606
5g
Each for $155.57
 
Description

Description

Applications
The most important of the provitamins A, β-carotene can be classified as an antioxidant due to its inhibition of radical initiated peroxidation in vitro. However, in vivo it appears to act either as an antioxidant or a prooxidant depending on cellular environment. It reduces the incidence of many cancers.

Solubility
Soluble in hexane, dimethyl sulfoxide, benzene, chloroform, cyclohexane. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Air & Light Sensitive. Store in a cool place.
Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

7235-40-7
536.888
OENHQHLEOONYIE-JLTXGRSLSA-N
5280489
1,3,3-trimethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5E,7E,9E,11E,13E,15E,17E)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-18-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexen-1-yl)octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaenyl]cyclohexene
C40H56
MFCD00001556
all-trans-beta-carotene, beta carotene, beta,beta-carotene, beta-carotene, betacarotene, carotaben, provatene, provitamin a, serlabo, solatene
CHEBI:17579
CC1=C(C(CCC1)(C)C)C=CC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)C=CC2=C(CCCC2(C)C)C)C)C

Specifications

1.000 g/mL
Air and light sensitive
1g
C40H56
1917416
Soluble in hexane,dimethyl sulfoxide,benzene,chloroform,cyclohexane. Insoluble in water.
CC1=C(C(CCC1)(C)C)C=CC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)C=CC2=C(CCCC2(C)C)C)C)C
536.888
CHEBI:17579
Solid
beta-Carotene
103°C (217°F)
178°C to 179°C
7235-40-7
MFCD00001556
all-trans-beta-carotene, beta carotene, beta,beta-carotene, beta-carotene, betacarotene, carotaben, provatene, provitamin a, serlabo, solatene
OENHQHLEOONYIE-JLTXGRSLSA-N
1,3,3-trimethyl-2-[(1E,3E,5E,7E,9E,11E,13E,15E,17E)-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-18-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexen-1-yl)octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaenyl]cyclohexene
5280489
536.87
99%
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

EINECSNumber : 230-636-6

RTECSNumber : FI0329500

TSCA : Yes

storageNote1 : -30° to -10°C

Recommended Storage : Store at -20°C; Store under Argon

SDS