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astaxanthin

[¦as·tə′zan·thən]
(biochemistry)
C40H52O4 A violet carotenoid pigment found in combined form in certain crustacean shells and bird feathers.
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When a lobster eats astaxanthin, it gets absorbed into their body," said Anita Kim, an assistant scientist at the New England Aquarium in Boston.A
Each diet included either astaxanthin (A) or [beta]-carotene (B) in the following concentratios: 0.5, 1, and 1.5%.
" Astaxanthin comes with these benefits: Helps reduce fine lines Astaxanthin does this by protecting the elastic fibers and the collagen network of the skin, as well as stimulating collagen production capacity.
Astaxanthin (ASTA; 3,30-dihidroksi-[beta], [beta]-karoten-4,40-dion), is found in various organisms and especially in salmon, sea bream, rainbow trout, shrimp, lobster, fish eggs and algae.
Yang, Determination of the Time Transferring Cells for Astaxanthin Production Considering Two-Stage Process of Haematococcus Pluvialis Cultivation, Bioresource Technology, 102(24), 11249-53 (2011)
Nutrawell Collagen with Astaxanthin and Hyaluronic Acid Powder Drink also has collagen, thus, providing anti-wrinkle properties for skin nourishment.
"We saw improvements in strength, endurance, and mobility among the study participants who took astaxanthin medicinal formula with a moderate exercise plan," said Kevin Conley, PhD, the study's lead investigator and a professor of radiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Astaxanthin was reconstituted in DMSO at calculated concentrations of 10nM and 20nM and was administrated to primary cortical neurons for 4 h, 24 h and 48 h after 7 days in vitro.
Youth Shine also offers Night Fix, a general nutrition formula for overall wellness, blending antioxidant astaxanthin with B-vitamins and herbal ingredients.
The trial included 24 healthy volunteers between the ages of 30 and 60 who received capsules containing a placebo or 3 mg of astaxanthin plus 5 mg of sesamin.
The portfolio includes natural astaxanthin, DHA Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamin E tocotrienols, apple polyphenols and fruit/berry extracts.