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Exploratory study of β-carotene autoxidation

Mordi, Raphael C. and Waltona, John C. and Burtonb, Graham W. and Hughesb, Lise and Ingoldb, Keith U. and Lindsayb, David A. (1991) Exploratory study of β-carotene autoxidation. Tetrahedron Letters, 32 (33). pp. 4203-4206.

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The main products in the early stages of β-carotene autoxidation were epoxides, β-ionone, β-apo-13-carotenone, retinal, and related carbonyl compounds; in the final mixture short chain carbonyl compounds predominated

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carotenoids; β-Carotene; Autoxidation; Degradation
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2015 12:24
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 12:24

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