xanthophyll

[n] - yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks
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Xanthophyll

Xanthophylls are a class of oxygen-containing carotenoid pigments, which provide the characteristic yellow and brown colours of autumn leaves.
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Xanthophyll

Xan'tho·phyll noun [ Xantho- + Greek fy`llon leaf.] (Botany) A yellow coloring matter found in yellow autumn leaves, and also produced artificially from chlorophyll; -- formerly called also phylloxanthin .
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xanthophyll

<chemical> Any of several yellow accessory pigments which found in plant leaves, egg yolks and human blood plasma, these pigments are oxygenated derivatives of carotenes and are involved in photosynthesis, for example lutein, violaxanthin and neoxanthine. ... (11 May 1997) ...
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xanthophyll

xanthophyl noun yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks
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Xanthophyll

• (n.) A yellow coloring matter found in yellow autumn leaves, and also produced artificially from chlorophyll; -- formerly called also phylloxanthin.
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xanthophyll

(from the article `carotenoid`) ...or red pigments (biochromes) that are almost universally distributed in living things. There are two major types: the hydrocarbon class, or ... Carotenoids occur as two major types: the hydrocarbon class, or carotenes, and the oxygenated (alcoholic) class, or xanthophylls. Some animals ... [2 relate...
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Xanthophyll

Xanthophylls are a class of oxygen-containing carotenoid pigments, which provide the characteristic yellow and brown colours of autumn leaves.
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xanthophyll

Type: Term Pronunciation: zan′thō-fil Definitions: 1. Oxygenated derivative of carotene; a yellow plant pigment, occurring also in egg yolk and corpus luteum. Synonyms: lutein2, luteol, luteole
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xanthophyll

Yellow pigment in plants that, like chlorophyll, is responsible for the production of carbohydrates by photosynthesis
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Xanthophyll

Xanthophylls (originally phylloxanthins) are yellow pigments that form one of two major divisions of the carotenoid group. The name is from Greek xanthos (ξανθός, `yellow`) and phyllon (φύλλον, `leaf`), due to their formation of the yellow band seen in early chromatography of leaf pigments. Their molecular structure is similar to c...
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Xanthophyll

A yellow pigment; see Carotenoids .
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xanthophyll

substance causing yellow colour of autumn leaves
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