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Guardian of Organs

Studies and Research Papers

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On the Neuroprotective Role of Astaxanthin: New Perspectives?

In this review, we focus on the neuroprotective properties of astaxanthin and explore the underlying mechanisms to counteract neurological diseases, mainly based on its capability to cross the blood...

07/2018

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Astaxanthin: 19 Known Medical Benefits, Uses, Side Effects & Conditions

Astaxanthin is one of the most sought-after antioxidant supplements right now – and with good reason. It’s not only an antioxidant powerhousebut also jam-packed...

05/2020

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Potential Anti-Atherosclerotic Properties of Astaxanthin

Accumulating evidence suggests that astaxanthin could exert preventive actions against atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) via its potential to improve oxidative stress, inflammation, lipid metabolism, and...

02/2016

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Effects of Astaxanthin on Reverse Cholesterol Transport and Atherosclerosis in Mice

Moreover, astaxanthin can relieve the plaque area of the aortic sinus and aortic cholesterol in mice. These findings suggest that astaxanthin is beneficial for boosting RCT and ...

11/2017

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Administration of natural astaxanthin increases serum HDL-cholesterol and adiponectin in subjects with mild hyperlipidemia

This first-ever randomized, placebo-controlled human study suggests that astaxanthin consumption ameliorates triglyceride and HDL-cholesterol in ...

04/2010

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Protective effect of astaxanthin on naproxen-induced gastric antral ulceration in rats

These results suggest that astaxanthin removes the lipid peroxides and free radicals induced by naproxen, and it may offer potential remedy of gastric ulceration...

05/2005

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Ulcer preventive and antioxidative properties of astaxanthin from Haematococcus pluvialis

The anti-ulcer properties of astaxanthin fractions such as total carotenoid and astaxanthin esters from Haematococcus pluvialis were...

07/2008

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Astaxanthin Inhibits Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Interleukin-8 Expression in Helicobacter pylori-Infected Gastric Epithelial Cells

Astaxanthin may be beneficial for preventing oxidative stress-mediated gastric inflammation-associated...

08/2018

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Effect of Astaxanthin on Human Sperm Capacitation

It is suggested that Asta can be inserted in the membrane and therefore create capacitation-like membrane alteration which allow Tyr-P of the head. Once this has occurred, AR can take place and...

06/2013

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Antioxidants and Male Fertility: From Molecular Studies to Clinical Evidence

Spermatozoa are physiologically exposed to reactive oxygen species (ROS) that play a pivotal role on several sperm functions through activation of different intracellular...

04/2019

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Role of Antioxidants in the Treatment of Male Infertility

Stress is defined as a general body response to initially threatening external or internal demands, involving the mobilization of physiological and psychological resources to deal with them. Recently, oxidative stress has...

01/2018

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Astaxanthin enriched diet reduces blood pressure and improves cardiovascular parameters in spontaneously hypertensive rats

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of astaxanthin-enriched diet on blood pressure production in spontaneousl...

01/2011

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