xanthin


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xanthin

(ˈzænθɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of yellow or orange carotene derivatives that occur in the fruit and flowers of certain plants
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Studies have shown that pumpkin skin contains lutein, xanthin, and carotenes - pigments that have potential antimicrobial effect against yeast infections.
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