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carotin

[ kar-uh-tin ]
/ ˈkær ə tɪn /
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noun
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How to use carotin in a sentence

  • Lycopersicin (or lycopin) is a hydrocarbon pigment having the same formula as carotin.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
  • To separate the carotin from xanthophyll place the ether solution in a small open dish and evaporate to a small volume.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
  • Associated with it are other pigments, which have been variously reported as carotin, phycoxanthin, etc.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
  • It is unlike carotin and xanthophyll in that it has basic properties, forming salts with acids, which are blue in color.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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