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Definition of the noun Capsanthin

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  1. [organic compound] A di-hydroxy, keto carotenoid, which, together with capsorubin, constitutes the red pigment of paprika.

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Google previewFunctional Food Ingredients and Nutraceuticals (2015)

Processing Technologies, Second Edition by John Shi

Capsanthin and Fucoxanthin Capsanthin is a characteristic carotenoid in red pepper. Fucoxanthin is a major carotenoid in sea weed. These carotenoids have conjugated carbonyl group at the eng position of the conjugated double bonds.

Google previewFood Colorants (2007)

Chemical and Functional Properties by Carmen Socaciu

cyclopentane rings to produce capsanthin or capsorubin, respectively.176 The enzyme acts on the 3hydroxy-5,6 epoxy group to produce the unusual κ-ring. Capsanthin is a monoketolated product; capsorubin is di-ketolated (Figure 5.3.3B ).

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

Capsanthin. Wide occurrence, but in smaller amounts than /3-carotene. e.g., in the roots of carrots, Damns carota (Umbelliferae), in the seeds of sweetcorn or maize, Zea mays (Gramineae), in palm, Elaeis guineensis (Palmae), in many fruits, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

carbon dloxide capsanthin El60(cl, a peppery flavouring and pink food colouring ohtained from paprika [also called capsoruhinl Capsella bursa-pastoris Boi. Shepherd's purse capsicum The general name for the hollow seed pods of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

At the breaking stage of fruit development, the red carotenoids, capsanthin and capsorubin, are produced. Capsanthin levels continue ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

Acid and Glycol CAPRYLYL HYDROXYETHYL IMIDAZOLINE •See Imidazoline CAPSANTHIN/CAPSORUBIN • A hair coloring that is used in European products but is banned from American colors. It is a coal tar color. CAPSELLA BURSA ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

capsanthin C40H56O3, derived from caps(a)-, anth(o)-, and -in(e) capsarubin C40H56O4, derived from caps(a)-, rubi-, and -in(e) capside derived from capsa ( Latin: box, ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Science and Nutrition (2009)

by A&C Black

noun capsanthin or capsorubin, pink peppery- flavoured food colouring obtained from paprika E160(d)noun lycopene, a natural red ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

In this case, the effect of 15 kinds of carotenoids (phytoene, phytofluene, E- carotene, lycopene, ot-carotene, [iv-carotene, [3-cryptoxanthin, canthaxanthin, astaxanthin, capsanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin, vioaxanthin, neoxanthin, and fucoxanthin) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

chlorophylls and chlorophyllins; • copper complexes of chlorophylls and chlorophyllins; • plain caramel, caustic sulfite caramel, ammonia caramel, sulfite ammonia caramel; • vegetable carbon; • carotenes; • paprika extract, capsanthin, ...

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Scrabble value of C3A1P3S1A1N1T1H4I1N1

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