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an·not·to

(ă-not'ō),
Coloring matter extracted from the seeds of Bixa orellana; contains bixin and several other yellow to orange-red pigments; used to color butter, margarine, cheese, and oils.
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reported improved glucose and lipid profile in response to Bixin, a annotto carotenoid, in streptozotocin (STZ) induced diabetic model.