EFFICACY AND EFFECTS OF ASTAXANTHIN

Astaxanthin is a keto carotenoid with a variety of uses, including dietary supplements and food dyes. It belongs to a larger class of compounds called terpenoids (as a type of tetraterpenoid) and consists of five carbon precursors, isopentenyl diphosphate and dimethylallyl diphosphate. Astaxanthin is classified as lutein (originally derived from a word meaning “yellow leaf” because … Read more