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Lycopene MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lycopene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.202.216
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249.213
D02.455.849.131.216
D23.767.261.375
Unique ID
D000077276
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077276
Scope Note
A carotenoid and red pigment produced by tomatoes, other red fruits and vegetables, and photosynthetic algae. It is a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of other carotenoids, and has antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, radioprotective, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Entry Term(s)
All-trans-Lycopene
LYC-O-MATO
Lycopene, (13-cis)-isomer
Lycopene, (7-cis,7'-cis,9-cis,9'-cis)-isomer -
Lycopene, (cis)-isomer
Pro-Lycopene
Prolycopene
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antioxidants
Radiation-Protective Agents
Anticarcinogenic Agents
Registry Number
SB0N2N0WV6
Related Numbers
13018-46-7
2361-24-2
4418-71-7
502-65-8
CAS Type 1 Name
psi, psi-Carotene
Public MeSH Note
2019; LYCOPENE was indexed under CAROTENOIDS 1978-2018
History Note
2019 (1978)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/02/27
Lycopene Preferred
LYC-O-MATO Related
All-trans-Lycopene Narrower
Lycopene, (7-cis,7'-cis,9-cis,9'-cis)-isomer - Narrower
Lycopene, (cis)-isomer Narrower
Lycopene, (13-cis)-isomer Narrower
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