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Phycocyanin / Spirulina blue (algae blue/lina blue)

Phycocyanin Spirulina blue (algae blue/lina blue)

Brief Introduction

Phycocyanin is a pigment-protein complex from the light-harvesting phycobiliprotein family, along with allophycocyanin and phycoerythrin. It is anaccessory 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. Phycocyanin is a characteristic lightblue color, absorbing orange and red light, particularly near 620 nm, andemits fluorescence at about 650 nm. All phycocyanin absorbs and emitsat longer wavelengths than phycocyanin C or phycocyanin R. Phycocyanins are found in Cyanobacteria.   They have the same properties as proteins, the appearance is blue particles or powder. Soluble in water.Insoluble in alcohol and grease, Ethanol and other organic solvents will lead to irreversible denaturation of phycocyanin, its aqueous solution is bright blue, It is quite stable under various physical and chemical factors.

Phycocyanin is extracted and processed from Spirulina , It contain many kinds of amino acid, the essential amino acid is 37.2% of the total. It can help regulate the synthesis of many important enzymes needed by the human body, It plays an important role in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and promoting the regeneration of human cells. It can also regulate the immune system of the human body, Enhance the function of the immune system, Improve the resistance of human body to diseases, It can keep water and resist freezing.

Application :

Food additives: WideIy us in ice cream, chewing gum, powder drinks and other beverages, jellies, fillings, noodles, mustard, sugar coated tablets, capsules ect.

In beverages, sweets and ice cream. It  used as natural coloring agent 'Lina Blue' or 'EXBERRY Shade Blue'

Cosmetics: Safety pigment additives

Pharmaceuticals: It’s function including anti-oxidant, red blood cell building, immune building, liver-protecting and anti-cancer properties. As a natural dietary supplement dedicated to assisting individuals who are undergoing cancer therapies including chemotherapy and radiation. Besides, it also has cancer fighting and cancer preventive attributes of its own.

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