Carotenoid

[ Carotenoid, keto-carotenoid ]

Fat-soluable organic pigments found in the chloroplasts and chromoplasts of plants and certain bacteria and fungi. They are tetraterpenoids and range in colour from yellow to red and are responsible for the colour of carrots and ripe tomatoes.

Carotenoids are classified as either xanthophylls or carotenes.

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