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Absolute configuration of carotenoids


X-Ray crystallographic analysis of a degradation product of fucoxanthin shows that zeaxanthin has the 3R,3′R configuration: the stereochemistry of other common xanthophylls is discussed in the light of this result.

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Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C29690001311
Citation: J. Chem. Soc. D, 1969,0, 1311-1312

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    Absolute configuration of carotenoids

    T. E. De Ville, M. B. Hursthouse, S. W. Russell and B. C. L. Weedon, J. Chem. Soc. D, 1969, 0, 1311
    DOI: 10.1039/C29690001311

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