What is Apocarotenal?

CAS: 1107-26-2
Molecular Formula: C30H40O
Molecular weight:416.65
Apocarotenal is a carotenoid accessible in citrus fruits and some vegetables such as spinach. Like beta-carotene, in the animal physique it transforms into Vitamin A. While beta-carotene contributes chicken to orange hues, apocarotenal contributes orange to red hues. Nature-identical apocarotenal appearance is almost calefaction abiding but degrades with ablaze exposure.