Phycocyanin Extract
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Phycocyanin Extract

Product Name:Phycocyanin Extract
CAS NO.:11016-15-2
Appearance:Dark blue powder
EINECS NO.: 234-248-8
Storage condition:2-8°C

Phycocyanin extract natural nutrients

Phycocyanin is a kind of blue pigment extracted from Spirulina platensis, which is a pure natural food pigment. Phycocyanin is one of the rare pigment proteins in nature. It is not only brightly colored, but also a nutrient rich protein and a good health food. It is the only natural blue pigment approved by FDA. The EU has listed phycocyanin as the raw material of color food, and its use in food is not restricted. China GB2760 Food Additives Catalogue also allows the use of algal blue as a natural colorant. Phycocyanin can also be used as medicine and health care products, cosmetics raw materials, biochemical reagents, etc.

Phycocyanin extract application

1. Natural food pigment: phycocyanin is a water-soluble pigment, pure blue, which can be used as an additive for food colorants and cosmetics. And it is very rich in protein.

2. Medical and health food: Phycocyanin has been proved to stimulate the formation of erythropoietin (EPO) in vitro. Phycocyanin can help regulate the synthesis of a variety of important enzymes needed by the human body, and it plays an important role in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells. It can also regulate the human immune system, enhance the function of the immune system, and improve the human resistance to disease.

3. Cosmetics: Phycocyanin is a collagen like protein, which has the effects of anti-oxidation, moisturizing, anti allergy, and freckle removal.

4. Special reagent for biological, chemical and cytological experiments: phycocyanin is blue and fluorescent, which can be used as a research reagent for some photodynamics in biology and cytology. It can also be used as a biochemical marker.

Phycocyanin extract effect

Phycocyanin can help regulate and synthesize a variety of important enzymes needed for human metabolism. It plays an important role in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, promoting the regeneration of human cells, maintaining the ovary, and promoting the synthesis of elastin in the human body. At the same time, phycocyanin regulates the human immune system, enhances the function of the immune system, and improves the human body's resistance to disease. Therefore, phycocyanin is reputed as "food diamond" by food experts. It has good effect in the following aspects.

1. Anti cancer cells and anti-tumor.

Phycocyanin has been shown to inhibit cancer cell expansion. Scientists have found that phycocyanin can significantly inhibit cancer cells. It can be made into anti-tumor adjuvant therapy drugs, and adjuvant therapy for chemotherapy can enhance the body's immunity. In a scientific experiment, rats with liver cancer fed with extracted phycocyanin found that the survival rate of rats fed with phycocyanin was much higher than that of the control group. After 5 weeks, 90% of the rats in the treatment group survived, while only 25% of the rats in the untreated group survived. After 8 weeks, 25% of the rats in the treatment group survived and all the rats in the untreated group died. This shows that oral phycocyanin can improve the survival rate of organisms suffering from cancer.

2. Antioxidant, scavenging free radicals.

Phycocyanin can promote cell activity, eliminate free radicals in the body, improve ovarian function, and promote the rapid synthesis of elastin in the body. According to scientific research, phycocyanin can stimulate the formation of red blood cell colonies, similar to erythropoietin (epo); It can adjust white blood cells and improve lymphocyte activity; It can increase physical strength, promote the growth of red blood cells, enhance the immune function of the body, and promote growth and development.

3. Antiallergic

The research team of Taiwan University published new research results on January 7, and found that purified phycocyanin has an inhibitory effect on all allergies.