Recent Progress in Sources, Biological Activity and Application of Astaxanthin

Recent Progress in Sources, Biological Activity and Application of Astaxanthin

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Author(s): Xin-Yuan Cong, Hui-Zhen Zhang

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2011 61 161 31-34 Volume 8 - Mar 2019


Astaxanthin is a powerful biological antioxidant that exists in many living organisms. Various biological activities of astaxanthin confirmed in experimental animals studies. Astaxanthin has enormous potential and promising applications in food and medicine industry. In this paper, the sources,biological function,application of astaxanthin were reviewed.The current review has helpful for the further study on astaxanthin and its applications.


Astaxanthin, Source, Physiological Activity, Application


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