Astaxanthin content according to feed

Range 13.23 fed astaxanthin esters: 7.94 fed free astaxanthin mg/kg
Organism Fish bream Pagrus major
Reference Lorenz RT, Cysewski GR. Commercial potential for Haematococcus microalgae as a natural source of astaxanthin. Trends Biotechnol. 2000 Apr18(4):160-7. p.163 left column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID10740262
Primary Source Ito, Y. et al. (1986) Studies on the improvement of body color of red sea bream Pagrus major by astaxanthin and astaxanthin ester. Suisanzoshoku 34, 77–80.
Method Researchers compared sea bream fed 100 ppm free astaxanthin with those fed with astaxanthin ester.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106029