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Vitamin A


DATA No : VVA0008 INFORMANT : Hiroyuki Kagechika

NAME : (2E,4E,6E,8E)-3,7-Dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-cyclohex-en-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonateetraen-1-yl-palmitate / (2E,4E,6E,8E)-Hexadecanoic acid 3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-cyclohex-1-enyl)-nona-2, 4,6,8,tetraenyl ester

COMMON NAME: all-trans-retinyl Palmitate
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C36H60O2 MOL.WT (average) : 524.860


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
Same as all-trans-retinol
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
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SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:lmax=325nm (E1%1cm 940 in ethanol)(Ref. 0014)

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OTHER SPECTRA:Fluorescence (in ethanol 25degC):Ex.325 nm Em.470 nm
CHROMATOGRAM DATA

SOURCE
Animals(mainly Liver, Lung and Kidney)
Fish liver oils
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM
All-trans-retinyl palmitate is hydrolyzed and converted to all-trans-retinol by retinyl-ester hydrolase in intestine and pancreas.(Ref. 0001)
GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
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AUTHOR:Michael B. Sporn, Anita B. Roberts, DeWitt S. Goodman,The Retinoids Biology,Chemistry, and Medicine Second Edition, pp229-256, Raven Press, New York
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AUTHOR:Michael B. Sporn, Anita B. Roberts, DeWitt S. Goodman (1994) The Retinoids Biology,Chemistry, and Medicine Second Edition pp188 Raven Press New York
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