beta-Carotene Other names: Beta carotine Betacarotene Food Orange 5 β-carotene

Chemical formula: C₄₀H₅₆  Molecular mass: 536.888 g/mol  PubChem compound: 5280489

Active ingredient description

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
A11CA02 A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A11 Vitamins → A11C Vitamin A and D, incl. combinations of the two → A11CA Vitamin A, plain
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D02BB01 Betacarotene D Dermatologicals → D02 Emollients and protectives → D02B Protectives against UV-radiation → D02BB Protectives against UV-radiation for systemic use
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 7235-40-7
DrugBank Drug: DB06755
KEGG Drug: D03101
PubChem Compound: 5280489
RxNorm Ingredient: 19143
SNOMED-CT Concept: 103068006
Betacarotene (substance)
UNII Identifier: 01YAE03M7J

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