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FA18001

Astaxanthin - 95%

A xanthophyll pigment with characteristic reddish-orange colour. Often added to fish food since it is an essential nutrient for healthy fish growth and reproduction. A strong anti-oxidant with suggested preventative roles in cancer as well as cardiovascular and immunological disease.

Technical Data

CAS No: 472-61-7,7542-45-2
Synonyms: 3,3'-Dihydroxy-b,b-carotene-4,4'-dione; 3,3'-Dhydroxy-4,4'-diketo-b-carotene; Ovoester
Product Code: FA18001
MDL No: MFCD00672621
Chemical Formula: C40H52O4
Molecular Weight: 596.84

Literature


  • Higuera-Ciapara, I et al (2006). Astaxanthin: A Review of its Chemistry and Applications. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 46:185-196.

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Astaxanthin - 95%

CAS No:
472-61-7,7542-45-2
Synonyms:
3,3'-Dihydroxy-b,b-carotene-4,4'-dione
3,3'-Dhydroxy-4,4'-diketo-b-carotene
Ovoester
MDL No:
MFCD00672621
Chemical Formula:
Molecular Weight:
596.84
Product Structure
References:
1. Higuera-Ciapara, I et al (2006). Astaxanthin: A Review of its Chemistry and Applications. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 46:185-196.
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