[n] - carotenoid that makes tomatoes red
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Lycopene: A red pigment found predominantly in tomatoes (and also in some other fruits) that gives them their color. Lycopene has antioxidant properties and has been claimed to 'promote a healthy heart' and to reduce the risk of cancer. Lycopene has not, however, been proven to contribute to the ant...
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A linear, unsaturated hydrocarbon carotenoid (536 D); the major red pigment in some fruit.
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<chemical> A linear, unsaturated hydrocarbon carotenoid (536D), the major red pigment in some fruit. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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noun carotenoid that makes tomatoes red; may lower the risk of prostate cancer
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an organic compound belonging to the isoprenoid series and responsible for the red colour of the tomato, the hips and haws of the wild rose, and ... [1 related articles]
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Type: Term Pronunciation: lī′kō-pēn Definitions: 1. the characteristic red pigment of the tomato that may be considered chemically as the parent substance from which all natural carotenoid pigments are derived; an unsaturated hydrocarbon made up of eight isoprene units, two of t...
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Lycopene (from the New Latin word lycopersicum for the tomato species name) is a bright red carotene and carotenoid pigment and phytochemical found in tomatoes and other red fruits and vegetables, such as red carrots, watermelons and papayas (but not strawberries or cherries). Although lycopene is ...
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A red pigment found in tomatoes and some fruits. It is an antioxidant and may help prevent some types of cancer.
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[data page] The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions. It is highly recommend that you seek the Material Safety Datasheet (MSDS) for this chemical from a reliable source such as SIRI, and follow its directions. == Structure and properties == All-trans-lycopene with c...
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1) Carotenoid 2) Carotenoid that makes tomatoes red
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