Table 1.7

Trivial and semi-systematic names of different carotenoidsa

Trivial nameSemi-systematic name
Antheraxanthin 5,6-Epoxy-5,6-dihydro-β,β-carotene-3,3′-diol 
Astaxanthin 3,3′-Dihydroxy-β,β-carotene-4,4′-dione 
Auroxanthin 5,8:5′,8′-Diepoxy-5,8,5′,8′-tetrahydro-β,β-carotene-3,3′-diol 
Canthaxanthin β,β-Carotene-4,4′-dione 
Capsanthin 3,3′-Dihydroxy-β,κ-caroten-6′-one 
Capsorubin 3,3′-Dihydroxy-κ,κ-carotene-6,6′-dione 
α-Carotene β,ε-Carotene 
β-Carotene β,β-Carotene 
ζ-Carotene 7,8,7′,8′-Tetrahydro-ψ,ψ-carotene 
Crocetin 8,8′-Diapocarotene-8,8′-dioic acid 
β-Cryptoxanthin β,β-Caroten-3-ol 
Lutein β,ε-Carotene-3,3′-diol 
Lycopene ψ,ψ-Carotene 
Neoxanthin 5′,6′-Epoxy-6,7-didehydro-5,6,5′,6′-tetrahydro-β,β-carotene-3,5,3′-triol 
Phytoene 7,8,11,12,7′,8′,11′,12′-Octahydro-ψ,ψ-carotene 
Phytofluene 7,8,11,12,7′,8′-Hexahydro-ψ,ψ-carotene 
Violaxanthin 5,6,5′,6′-Diepoxy-5,6,5′,6′-tetrahydro-β,β-carotene-3,3′-diol 
Zeaxanthin β,β-Carotene-3,3′-diol 
Trivial nameSemi-systematic name
Antheraxanthin 5,6-Epoxy-5,6-dihydro-β,β-carotene-3,3′-diol 
Astaxanthin 3,3′-Dihydroxy-β,β-carotene-4,4′-dione 
Auroxanthin 5,8:5′,8′-Diepoxy-5,8,5′,8′-tetrahydro-β,β-carotene-3,3′-diol 
Canthaxanthin β,β-Carotene-4,4′-dione 
Capsanthin 3,3′-Dihydroxy-β,κ-caroten-6′-one 
Capsorubin 3,3′-Dihydroxy-κ,κ-carotene-6,6′-dione 
α-Carotene β,ε-Carotene 
β-Carotene β,β-Carotene 
ζ-Carotene 7,8,7′,8′-Tetrahydro-ψ,ψ-carotene 
Crocetin 8,8′-Diapocarotene-8,8′-dioic acid 
β-Cryptoxanthin β,β-Caroten-3-ol 
Lutein β,ε-Carotene-3,3′-diol 
Lycopene ψ,ψ-Carotene 
Neoxanthin 5′,6′-Epoxy-6,7-didehydro-5,6,5′,6′-tetrahydro-β,β-carotene-3,5,3′-triol 
Phytoene 7,8,11,12,7′,8′,11′,12′-Octahydro-ψ,ψ-carotene 
Phytofluene 7,8,11,12,7′,8′-Hexahydro-ψ,ψ-carotene 
Violaxanthin 5,6,5′,6′-Diepoxy-5,6,5′,6′-tetrahydro-β,β-carotene-3,3′-diol 
Zeaxanthin β,β-Carotene-3,3′-diol 
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Data from ref. 125.

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