Reaction of Beta-Carotene with Metal Ions - Products Isolation and Characterisation

Yii, Mei Woo (1998) Reaction of Beta-Carotene with Metal Ions - Products Isolation and Characterisation. Masters thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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Abstract

Reaction of β-carotene with ferric nitrate nonahydrate and anhydrous stannous chloride has been carried out. A π-complex of iron-β-carotene,Fe(N03)3.C40H56.2CH2Ch, been synthesized and characterized. No product was isolated from the reaction between stannous chloride and β-carotene. The structure of the iron-β-carotene complex was proposed on the basis of IR andUV -Vis spectra and elemental analyses.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Chairman Supervisor:Associate Professor Karen Badri, PhD
Call Number:FSAS 1998 21
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
ID Code:9389
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Deposited On:28 Jan 2011 04:46
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