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Studies and Research Papers

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Potential health‐promoting effects of astaxanthin: A high‐value carotenoid mostly from microalgae

Growing evidence from tissue culture, animal, and clinical studies (Supporting Information Tables S1, S2, and S3) suggests that astaxanthi...


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Astaxanthin in Cardiovascular Health and Disease

Astaxanthin and derivatives have been documented to have cardiovascular protective effects after prior administration both orally and intravenously and across several animal species. It also reduces oxidat...


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Astaxanthin Is a Heart-Health Ingredient with Growing Science

As populations continue to live longer, new strategies to support healthy aging become increasingly important. Astaxanthin’s scientifically proven benefits mean it has enormous potential in the maintenance of...


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Astaxanthin helps cognitive, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Astaxanthin suppressed about 75% of the reactive oxygen species production along with other parts of the oxidative process involved in the eta-amyloid production process found in Alzheimer's disease...


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Growth-inhibitory effects of the astaxanthin-rich alga Haematoco-ccus pluvialis in human colon cancer cells

H. pluvialis were also observed in HT-29, LS-174, WiDr, SW-480 cells. This study suggests that H. pluvialis may protect from colon can...


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Astaxanthin suppresses the metastasis of colon cancer by inhibiting the MYC-mediated downregulation of microRNA-29a-3p and microRNA-200a

In this study, we selected Astaxanthin (AXT), one of the most common carotenoids, as a novel metastasis...


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Stereoisomers of Astaxanthin Inhibit Human Colon Cancer Cell Growth by Inducing G2/M Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis

This study revealed important information on the inhibitory effects of ASTs on human colon cancer cells, which provided a basis for using AST...


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Astaxanthin Prevents Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease by Modulating Mouse Gut Microbiota

Our research explored the protective effects of astaxanthin on AFLD injury mice and its regulation of gut microbiota. Astaxanthin has the ability to reverse the ethanol-induced liver...


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Astaxanthin as a Potential Protector of Liver Function: A Review

The present review described astaxanthin as a potential protector against liver pathologies. However, the use of astaxanthin in liver protection, with subsequent prevention of the...


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Astaxanthin attenuates hepatic damage and mitochondrial dysfunction in non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease by up‐regulating the FGF21/PGC‐1α pathway

Astaxanthin attenuated hepatocyte damage and mitochondrial...


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Prevention of diabetic nephropathy by treatment with astaxanthin in diabetic db/db mice

The results suggested that the antioxidative activity of astaxanthin reduced the oxidative stress on the kidneys and prevented renal cell...


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Astaxanthin improves glucose metabolism and reduces blood pressure in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

We demonstrated that because participants with type 2 diabetes often have hypertriglycemia and uncontrolled glucose metabolism; o...


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Astaxanthin and Corni Fructus Protect Against Diabetes-Induced Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Advanced Glycation End Product in Livers of Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats


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Ulcer preventive and antioxidative properties of astaxanthin from Haematococcus pluvialis

H. pluvialis astaxanthin may protect gastric mucosal injury by antioxidative mechanism. In addition, ~ 23 fold increased lipoxygenase-inhibitory... 


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Protective Effects of Astaxanthin from Paracoccus carotinifaciens on Murine Gastric Ulcer Models

These results suggest that astaxanthin has antioxidant properties and exerts a protective effect against ulcer formation in murine models...


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Ulcer preventive and antioxidative properties of astaxanthin from Haematococcus pluvialis

The increased antioxidant potencies such as free radical scavenging activity with an IC(50) of approximately 8 microg/ml and reducing power abiliti...



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