|Product name:||Astaxanthin powder|
|Molecular Formula:||C40H52O4 |
|CAS No.: ||472-61-7|
Astaxanthin powder is a free-flowing dark ref to purplish red powder. It is insoluble in water, soluble in most organic solvents. Astaxanthin is a bright red color with strong pigment deposition ability. As a functional pigment, fish and birds absorb and accumulate astaxanthin much more efficiently than other carotenoids such as keratin, lutein and zeaxanthin.
Astaxanthin is a kind of keto carotenoid, red solid powder, fat soluble, insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents. It widely exists in the biological world, especially in the feathers of aquatic animals such as shrimp, crab, fish and birds.
Astaxanthin is an antioxidant. It has strong antioxidant capacity, can remove nitrogen dioxide, sulfide, disulfide, etc., can also reduce lipid peroxidation, effectively inhibit free radical induced lipid peroxidation. At the same time, it has many physiological functions, such as inhibiting tumor occurrence, enhancing immunity, clearing free radicals in the body, etc. it has a good therapeutic effect on skin cancer caused by ultraviolet rays, and also has a preventive effect on eye diseases caused by diabetes. It has a broad application prospect in health care products, medicine, cosmetics, food additives and aquaculture.
|Appearance ||Free-flowing dark red to purplish red powder|
|Loss on drying||≤8.0%|
|Total Plate Count||≤1000cfu/g|
|Yeast & Mold||≤100cfu/g|
|E. coli||≤30 MPN/100g|
25kg/ drum or as customer requirements.
Stored in a cool dry place, protected from light, heat and oxygen.