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Xanthophyll CAS 127-40-2

Product name: Xanthophyll

CAS NO: 127-40-2

Molecular Formula: C40H56O2

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Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: FIRSKY
Model Number: 1KG
Certification: SGS,ISO 9001
Purity: 99%
Packaging Details: Custom aluminum packages,paper boxes,wooden cartons
Delivery Time: Tracks available within 3-5 working days after payment received
Payment Terms: Escrow,Bank transfer,Western Union,Money Gram,Wise,Crypto currencies
Supply Ability: 2000T/Mouth


Xanthophylls are a class of natural pigments that belong to the larger group of carotenoids. They are yellow to red pigments found in various plants, algae, and photosynthetic bacteria. Xanthophylls play important roles in light absorption and energy transfer during photosynthesis, as well as in other biological processes.


1. Light Harvesting: Xanthophylls absorb light energy in the blue and green regions of the visible light spectrum. They serve as accessory pigments in photosynthetic organisms, capturing light energy and transferring it to chlorophyll molecules for photosynthesis. This process helps maximize the efficiency of light absorption and energy conversion.

2. Antioxidant Activity: Xanthophylls possess antioxidant properties, which means they can help neutralize harmful free radicals in the body. By scavenging free radicals, xanthophylls contribute to reducing oxidative stress and protecting cells from damage caused by reactive oxygen species.

3. Eye Health: Some xanthophylls, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, are especially important for eye health. They are concentrated in the macula of the retina, where they act as natural filters of blue light and help protect against damage from ultraviolet (UV) radiation and oxidative stress. Lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation have been associated with potential benefits for reducing the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts.

4. Skin Health: Xanthophylls, particularly astaxanthin, have been studied for their potential benefits in promoting skin health. Their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties may help protect against UV-induced damage, reduce skin aging signs, and improve skin elasticity and moisture.

5. Immune System Support: Xanthophylls, including astaxanthin, have been investigated for their potential immunomodulatory effects. They may help support immune system function, reduce inflammation, and enhance immune responses. However, more research is needed to fully understand their mechanisms and effects on immune health.

Xanthophylls are naturally present in various foods, such as green leafy vegetables (e.g., spinach, kale), yellow and orange fruits (e.g., oranges, mangoes), and certain algae. They can also be obtained through dietary supplements, particularly for specific purposes like eye health or skin benefits. As with any supplement, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional or registered dietitian before considering xanthophyll supplementation, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are taking other medications. They can provide personalized advice based on your specific circumstances.


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beta,e-carotene-3,3'-diol;epsilon-carotene-3,3'-diol,(3theta,3'theta,6'theta)-bet;beta,epsilon-carotene-3,3'-diol;LuteinBeadlet5%-15%;.beta.,.epsilon.-Carotene-3,3-diol, (3R,3R,6R)-;(4R)-4-[(1E,3Z,5E,7Z,9E,11Z,13E,15Z,17E)-18-[(4S)-4-hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexenyl]-3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-octadeca-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-nonaenyl]-3,5,5-trimethyl-cyclohex-2-en-1-ol;LUTEIN 10%, 20%, 70%, 90%;TRANS-LUTEIN









Melting point

195 °C

storage temp.



Chloroform (Slightly), Dichloromethane (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly, Heated, Sonicated)


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