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1. What is phycocyanin?
Phycocyanin is a blue pigment that is extracted from spirulina. It is an all-natural food coloring. Phycocyanin also happens to be one of the rare protein pigments found in nature. It's not just bright in hue, but also a kind of protein by itself. It is a nutritious raw material and has high functionality. As one of the very few protein species that are pigmented it is able to provide a comprehensive range of amino acids with strong nutritional and health benefits. It is widely used in food and beverages cosmetics, as well as medical treatments, in addition to other areas.
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Organic Phycocyanin Powder
In Europe as well as the United States, phycocyanin is considered a superfood, and is a common smoothie ingredient. Due to its distinctive blue hue and high nutritional value, smoothies made with phycocyanin are extremely popular on social media platforms like Instagram as well as Facebook.
It can also be used as a fluorescent reagent probe or tracer, which can be used in clinical medicine, immunology, and biology.
Recent studies have revealed that phycocyanin can perform functional functions such as antioxidant anti-tumor, anti-diabetes, and anti-tum. It is a good choice as a drug ingredient in medical treatment, and it is also a perfect photosensitizer without toxic side effects. You can get more information on health by visiting cosmetic raw materials website.
2. The extraction method for the phycocyanin
Phycocyanin is extracted from Spirulina through simple physical techniques such as centrifugation or concentration, and the only addition is water to aid the process.
To ensure that there is no contamination, the whole extraction process is sealed. The phycocyanin extract is generally available in liquid or powder form, with extra excipients. (eg adding trehalose to make protein more stable, adding sodium citrate to lower pH.)
Phycocyanin typically contains peptides as well as proteins (10-90 percent, dry weight, including proteins that are complexed with), carbohydrates and polysaccharides (1000 weight <= 65percent) and fat (dry weight < 1 %) and fiber (<6 dry weight) and mineral ash (<6 dry weight) and water (<6%).
3. Specifications for Phycocyanin
Powder: Phycocyanin E6, M18 E10, E18, and E25 are all blue-colored powders.
Liquid: Phycocyanin E3 an blue honey-like liquid
4. The effectiveness and field of application of phycocyanin.
Phycocyanin, a water-soluble, natural blue pigment, is used in beverages as well as cold foods, candies, jellies and dessert cakes.
Beauty and Make-up
Phycocyanin is a collagen-like protein that has anti-oxidant, moisturizing, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory and removal of freckles, and make skin care products have stunning ocean blue tones.
Medicine and Healthcare
Phycocyanin is a natural antioxidant that can slow aging, improve immunity, nourish blood, and help prevent the growth of tumors. In addition, it can also be efficient in preventing oxidation and reducing allergic reactions.
Reagents for biochemistry
It can be used as some photodynamic research reagents in the fields of cytology and biology. It is also utilized to identify biochemical markers. Fluorescence efficiency is 30x more effective than regular fluorescein.
Photosensitive proteins such as phycocyanin can harvest light and contain rich nutritional value. They also contain a wide range of amino acids. It is a photosensitive protein that can promote crop photosynthesis as well as possess antiviral and antibacterial properties.
Xi'an Lyphar was established in 2011 with a focus on the extraction of phycocyanin and has rich knowledge of extraction, research and development and application of the product. Food safety systems that guarantee that products are safe from the point of origin to consumers. They are also guaranteed for high-quality after they are sold.
5. Dosage of Phycocyanin
The International Codex Committee on Food Additives documents the phycocyanin intake from food and other dietary sources that include food ingredients as well as coatings to supplement diets. It is reported as a person who weighs 60 kg at an intake of 190 mg/kg (i.e. 11.4g, or 700 mg/kg 9.75g for a child who weighs 15 kg. This intake was not considered to be harmful for health. The European Union uses phycocyanin as an ingredient in food coloring. It is used in unlimited amounts.
Phycocyanin is used as a color food raw substance in Europe and is available in unlimited quantities. Therefore, in practical applications, it can be added on demand according to the final required color depth of the product.
Based on the many years of market experience, Xi'an's Lyphar needs only just a tiny amount of E18 to produce the effect of light blue. Increase the amount of E18 to enhance the blue depth.