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Compound Summary for: CID 5280489

beta Carotene

Also known as: beta-carotene; beta,beta-Carotene; Solatene; Provitamin A; Carotaben; all-trans-beta-Carotene; Betacarotene; Provatene
Molecular Formula: C40H56   Molecular Weight: 536.87264   InChIKey: OENHQHLEOONYIE-JLTXGRSLSA-N
A carotenoid that is a precursor of VITAMIN A. It is administered to reduce the severity of photosensitivity reactions in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (PORPHYRIA, ERYTHROPOIETIC). (From Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Engewood, CO, 1995.)   From: MeSH
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