Lycopene

Phyto molecular entry number
PRL000030
Phyto molecule name
Lycopene
Phyto molecule type
Cartenoids
Sources
  • Red oranges
  • Water melon
  • Pink grape
  • Guava
Health benefits
  • Anti-cancerous
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-fungal
  • Inhibits platelet aggregation
  • Anti-toxic properties
Structure
CC(=CCCC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)CCC=C(C)C)C)C)C)C
Reference(s)
  1. George Hsiaoa, b, Ying Wangb, Nien-Hsuan Tzub.Inhibitory effects of lycopene on in vitro platelet activation and in vivo prevention of thrombus formation .Powered by GlobalEventsList.Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine.2005.156(5):pp216-226.
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