What is Phycocyanin?
TIZAN Phycocyanin Powder Phycocyanin Spirulina Extract Powder is a rare natural nutrient that is only present in cyanobacteria. It is pigment in cyanobacteria, it is blue powder, and it can soluble in water but insoluble in alcohol and grease. It is one of the rare pigment proteins in nature, not only brightly colored, but also a nutrient-rich protein. Its amino acid composition is complete and the required amino acid content is high. At the beginning of the 21st century, it is widely used as food and cosmetics high-level natural pigment and was made of biochemical drugs in Europe and the United States, Japan and other countries.
Phycocyanin is a pigment-protein complex from the light-harvesting phycobiliprotein family, along with allophycocyanin and phycoerythrin. It is an accessory pigment to chlorophyll. All phycobiliproteins are water-soluble, so they cannot exist within the membrane like carotenoids can. Instead, phycobiliproteins aggregate to form clusters that adhere to the membrane called phycobilisomes. It is a characteristic light blue color, absorbing orange and red light, particularly near 620 nm, and emits fluorescence at about 650 nm. Allophycocyanin absorbs and emits at longer wavelengths than phycocyanin C or phycocyanin R. Phycocyanins are found in Cyanobacteria. It has fluorescent properties that are used in immunoassay kits.
Phycocyanin Powder Phycocyanin Spirulina Extract Powder Benefits
Anti-oxidation and Anti-inflammation
It has both anti-oxidant and anti-inflammation properties. Peroxyl, hydroxyl, and alkoxyl radicals are all oxidants scavenged.
It scavenges hydrogen peroxide, from the inside of astrocyte, reducing oxidative stress. Astrocytes also increase the production of growth factors like BDNF and NDF, therefore, enhance nerve regeneration. It also prevents astrogliosis and glial inflammation.
It is found to have hepatotoxicity protection.
It has anti-cancer effects, it has been found to prevent cell growth.
It can be used as a natural blue food coloring. It can only be used for low temperature prepared goods because of its inability to maintaining its blue coloring in high heats unless there is an addition of preservatives or sugars. It can be used for numerous types of foods, one of which being syrups. It can be used for syrups ranging from green to blue colors. It can have different green tints by adding yellow food colorings.
Phycocyanin Powder Phycocyanin Spirulina Extract Powder Specifications
|Algae Variety Identification||Spirulina Platensis|
|Water Soluble||100% soluble in water|
|Appearance||Fine Blue Powder|
|Taste||Mildly like seaweed|
|Loss on Drying||≤7.0%|
|Particle Size||100% pass 80 mesh|
|Colour Value||E6.0 / E18.0 / E25.0|
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