Chemical Name: 3,3'-Dihydroxy-beta,beta-carotene-4,4'-dione, Astaxanthin.
M.F.: C40H52O4
M.W.: 596.85
CAS: 472-61-7
EINECS: 207-451-4
Appearance Red to dark red oil-saluble agent,
Odor Marine, seaweed smell.
Natural Astaxanthin is a kind of red carotene. It is magenta thick and oily substance.
Chemical name:
3,3'-dihydroxyl-β, β-carotin-4,4'-diketone
Molecular formula:
Content is tested by HPLC Index: >0.5%,>1%,>1.5%,>5%
1. Natural Astaxanthin has excellent oxidation resisting activity. It is praised as "super Vitamin E", which can protect skin from being injured from light.
2. It can prevent arteriosclerosis and relative diseases.
3. Can be used as anticancer activity to strengthen the functions of immune system.
4. Enhance the health of central nervous system.
5. Intensify energy metabolism of organism.
6. Widely used in high-grade health care products, medicine and feedstuffs of poultry etc..