canthaxanthin(redirected from C40H52O2)
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A red carotenoid pigment, C40H52O2, produced by certain microorganisms and found in some mushrooms, crustaceans, and fish. It is used in animal feed to impart color and as a dietary supplement for its antioxidant properties.
an orange carotenoid, C40H52O2, that is put in feed for poultry and feed for farmed salmon and trout