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Astaxanthin Strain Engineering

Astaxanthin Strain Engineering

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Astaxanthin Strain Engineering

Astaxanthin is a natural pigment that belongs to the carotenoid family. It is known for its vibrant red color and is responsible for the pinkish hue seen in flamingos and certain seafood. Apart from its aesthetic appeal, astaxanthin is renowned for its antioxidant properties, which help protect cells from oxidative damage.

Astaxanthin Strain Engineering involves modifying the genetic makeup of microorganisms to increase their ability to produce astaxanthin. By optimizing the biosynthetic pathways involved in astaxanthin production, scientists can create highly efficient strains that yield larger quantities of this valuable compound.

Biosynthetic pathway for astaxanthin production in E. coliBiosynthetic pathway for astaxanthin production in E. coli (SY Park, et al., 2018)

Astaxanthin Biosynthesis Solution Technical Roadmap

  1. Genetic Characterization: Detailed analysis of the genes and enzymes involved in astaxanthin biosynthesis.
  2. Pathway Optimization: Fine-tuning of biosynthetic pathways to maximize astaxanthin production.
  3. Strain Engineering: Genetic modification of microorganisms to enhance astaxanthin yield and stability.
  4. Fermentation Process: Development of scalable and cost-effective fermentation techniques for large-scale astaxanthin production.
  5. Downstream Processing: Purification and concentration of astaxanthin from the fermentation broth for commercial use.
  6. Quality Assurance: Strict quality control measures to ensure the purity, potency, and safety of our astaxanthin products.

Key Features

  • Enhanced Astaxanthin Production: Our strain engineering approach significantly increases astaxanthin yield, allowing for greater availability and affordability of this valuable compound.
  • Sustainable and Natural: The engineered strains produce astaxanthin using renewable resources and environmentally friendly methods, promoting sustainability in the production process.
  • Quality Control: Rigorous quality control measures ensure the purity and consistency of our astaxanthin products, meeting the highest industry standards.
  • Customization Options: We offer tailored solutions to meet specific astaxanthin production requirements, providing flexibility and adaptability to various industries and applications.

Application Areas We Serve

  • Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements: Astaxanthin is widely used in supplements due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps support overall health and well-being.
  • Cosmetics and Skincare: Astaxanthin's ability to protect against UV damage makes it a valuable ingredient in skincare products. It helps maintain youthful and radiant skin.
  • Animal Feed and Aquaculture: Adding astaxanthin to animal feed improves growth, health, and coloration in various species, particularly in the aquaculture industry where vibrant pigmentation is desired.

Contact us to learn more about our Astaxanthin Strain Engineering service and how it can benefit your industry. Together, let's unlock the potential of astaxanthin and revolutionize your product offerings.

Please note that all services are for research use only. Not intended for any clinical use.

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