astaxanthin


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astaxanthin

(ăs′tə-zăn′thĭn)
n.
A red carotenoid pigment, C40H52O4, produced by certain bacteria, fungi, and green algae and found in wild salmon, trout, and some crustaceans. It is used in animal feed to impart color and as an antioxidant.
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Astaxanthin market worldwide is projected to grow by US$390.7 Thousand, guided by a compounded growth of 7.6%.
And while astaxanthin on its own is red, it turns into blue when bound by crustacyanin.
Helps lighten dark spots This is possible because astaxanthin inhibits the overproduction of melaninthe dark pigment occurring in the skinafter exposure to UV rays.
Effect of astaxanthin on hepatocellular injury following ischemia/reperfusion.
Gonzalez, Optimization of Biomass, Total Carotenoids and Astaxanthin Production in Haematococcus Pluvialis Flotow Strain Steptoe (Nevada, USA) Under Laboratory Conditions, Biological Research, 36(3-4), 343-57 (2003)
Andie Long, sales and marketing manager of AstaReal Sweden, said: "The AstaReal Group has emerged as an authority in astaxanthin human clinical research, which encompasses multiple health applications.
However, the rate of change was significantly lower among those who received astaxanthin plus sesamin.
Next steps include a Colorado-based, production-scale facility for supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of natural astaxanthin and other products.
Revenues from sales of ZanthoSyn[R], its premium astaxanthin dietary supplement for inflammatory health and longevity, increased almost three-fold from USD107,990 in the first quarter of 2017 to USD313,310 in the first quarter of 2018.
Astaxanthin is one of the most powerful fat-soluble antioxidants known to mankind and it forms a key component of Swedish Beauty Complex Plus.