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CAPSANTHIN

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CAPSANTHIN Chemical Properties
  • Melting point:177-178℃
  • alpha Cd +36° (chloroform)
  • Boiling point:581.82°C (rough estimate)
  • Density 1.012
  • refractive index 1.4960 (estimate)
  • storage temp. -20°C
  • pka14.85±0.60(Predicted)
  • λmaxλ: 467-471 nm Amax
  • Merck 14,1769
Safety Information
  • WGK Germany 3
CAPSANTHIN Usage And Synthesis
  • DescriptionCapsanthin is the major colouring compounds contained in the Paprika oleoresin, which is a kind of oil-soluble extract isolated from the fruits Capsicum annuum or Capsicum frutescens, and is a colouring and/or flavouring in food products. As a pink pigment, Capsanthin is very abundant in peppers, accounting for 60% of the proportions of all flavonoids in the peppers. It has antioxidant properties, being able to help the body to scavenge the free radicals as well as inhibiting the growth of cancer cells.
  • Referenceshttp://www.botanical-online.com/english/capsanthin_properites.htm
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paprika_oleoresin
  • Usesantineoplastic
  • HazardA poison by skin contact.
  • Safety ProfileA poison by skin contact. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating vapors.
  • Purification MethodsPossible impurities are zeaxanthin and capsorubin (below). Purify capsanthin by chromatography on a column of alumina (grade IV) and develop with 0.2% EtOH in *C6H6. It
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