Fucoxanthin is one of the most abundant carotenoids, and contributes more than 10% of the estimated total production of carotenoids in nature, especially in the marine environment . Fucoxanthin is an orange-colored pigment, along with chlorophylls a and c and β-carotene, present in Chromophyta (Heterokontophyta or Ochrophyta), including brown seaweeds (Phaeophyceae) and diatoms (Bacillariophyta) . Numerous studies have shown that fucoxanthin has considerable potential and promising applications in human health.
The UV-Visible scanning spectrum of purified fucoxanthin
The HPLC chromatogram of fucoxanthin
1.With similar polysaccharide structure to heparin, fucoidan has good anticoagulant activity;
2.It has the inhibiting effect on the replication of several coated virus, such as human immunodeficiency and human cytomegalo—vims;
3.In addition to inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, it can also restrain the diffuse of tumor cells by enhancing immunity.
Packing & Storage:
Pack in paper-drums and two plastic-bags inside. Net Weight: 25kgs/paper-drum.
1kg-5kgs plastic bag inside with aluminum foil bag outside. Net Weight: 20kgs-25kgs/paper-drum.
Store in a well-closed container away from moisture and light.