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bixin

[′bik·sən]
(organic chemistry)
C25H30O4 A carotenoid acid occurring in the seeds of Bixa orellano; used as a fat and food coloring agent.
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Bianchi, "Antioxidant action of bixin against cisplatin-induced chromosome aberrations and lipid peroxidation in rats," Pharmacological Research, vol.
Bianchi, "Protective effect of bixin on cisplatin-induced genotoxicity in PC12 cells," Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol.
Bixin oil extraction generates a large amount of byproducts in the form of annatto seeds that are impregnated with both the oil used in extraction, and residual pigment.
Protective effect of curcumin, ellagic acid and bixin on radiation induced toxicity.
The hydrocarbon carotenoids, lycopene and carotene, and the xanthophylls or oxygen-containing carotenoids, bixin (annatto), capxanthin (paprika and red bell peppers), lutein (marigold) and zeaxanthin (corn), all demonstrate significant antioxidant properties.
TABLE 124 PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL PARAMETERS OF BIXIN AND NORBIXN
Ingrenat specialises in the research and development, production, and sales and marketing of natural extracts from plants which include, among others, paprika rosemary, bixin, alfalfa and more which deliver taste, color, and antioxidant activity solutions for the food industry.