fucoxanthin


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fucoxanthin

a brown CAROTENOID pigment found in brown algae and diatoms that is present together with CHLOROPHYLL c. Fucoxanthin absorbs light at greater depths of water than chlorophyll a.
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The effect of Xanthigen, a phytomedicine containing fucoxanthin and pomegranate seed oil in obese nondiabetic female volunteers: a double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled trial.
The primary mechanism of fucoxanthin's weight-loss action is accelerated fat- burning (thermogenesis) at the mitochondrial level.
Other carotenoids not exhibiting the characteristics of provitamin A include lycopene, lutein, zeaxanthin, astaxanthin, canthaxanthin, fucoxanthin [4].
Trace values (<3 [micro]g [g.sup.-1]) of zeaxanthin and canthaxanthin were detected in the hepatopancreas of wild shrimp, as well fucoxanthin (0.12 [micro]g [g.sup.-1]) and zeaxanthin (0.10 [micro]g [g.sup.-1]) in the hepatopancreas of shrimp reared under hyper-intensive conditions.
These benefits are derived from several of the kelp's components include polysaccharides (alginates), primary carotenoids (fucoxanthin), sulfated polysaccharides (fucoidan and laminarin) and polyphenols, which have skin-caring benefits related to skin inflammation, immune functions and detoxification.
Fucoxanthin provides neuroprotection in models of traumatic brain injury via the nrf2-ARE and nrf2-autophagy pathways.
decurrens also showed the antioxidant activity and contain high fucoxanthin (Nursid et al., 2013).
Effect of [beta],[beta]-carotene, [beta]-echinenone, astaxanthin, fucoxanthin, vitamin A and vitamin E on the biological defense of the sea urchin Pseudocentrotus depressus.
Inhibition of tumor growth in vitro and in vivo by fucoxanthin against melanoma B16F10 cells.
Extracts from New Zealand Undaria pinnatifida containing fucoxanthin as potential functional biomaterials against cancer in vitro.
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