Antitumor Activity of Astaxanthin and Its Mode of Action


Astaxanthin, a carotenoid without vitamin A activity, may exert antitumor activity through the enhancement of immune responses. Here, we determined the effects of dietary astaxanthin on tumor gro...

Dietary Lutein But Not Astaxanthin or beta-Carotene Increases pim-1 Gene Expression in Murine...


Examines the effects of dietary carotenoids lutein and astaxanthin on pim-1 gene expression in mouse splenocytes. Use of Northern blot analysis for determining pim-1 messenger RNA (mRNA); Utiliz...

Astaxanthin: deep sea wonder


The article focuses on the medicinal benefits of astaxanthin, an antioxidant found in marine algae, salmon, and krill oil. This antioxidant protects against free radicals that cause sore joints a...

Astaxanthin Reduces Exercise-Induced Fatigue


The article reports on the therapeutic benefits of natural antioxidant astaxanthin based on the study conducted by researchers in Japan. In the study of mice, the researchers found out that astax...

The Pink Power of Astaxanthin - the Ultimate Antioxidant?


Discusses the major health benefits of the antioxidant astaxanthin, a carotenoid pigment. Protection from premature ageing; Protection for eyes; Digestion support; Healthy heart balance.

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