A protein with a covalently-bound carotenoid.
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Carotenoprotein and exopolysaccharide production by co-cultures of Rhodotorula glutinis and Lactobacillus helveticus.
Astaxanthin was known exist in three forms: sterified, free molecule or forming chemicalcomplex molecule with protein, the carotenoprotein.
The importance of dechitinization and deproteinization on carotenoproteins is essential to expose the availability of astaxanthin.
Astaxanthin extraction from shrimp waste by lactic fermentation and enzymatic hydrolysis of the carotenoprotein complex.
Blue crustacyanin ([beta]-form) is an oligomeric carotenoprotein that colors the carapace of decapods (Zagalsky et al.
Studies on a blue carotenoprotein, linckiacyanin, isolated from the starfish Linckia laevigata (Echinodermata: Asteroidea).
Pigments associated with some hydrocoral and scleractinian coral skeletons have been identified as carotenoprotein complexes (Fox and Wilkie, 1970; Fox, 1972; Ronneberg et al.
Biochemical and antioxidant properties of peptidic fraction of carotenoproteins generated from shrimp by-products by enzymatic hydrolysis.
Photophysical properties of xanthophylls in carotenoproteins from human retina.
Carotenoproteins from processing discards of shellfish have also been isolated using enzyme-assisted separation techniques [14].