Isolation and purification of food-grade C-phycocyanin from Arthrospira platensis and its determination in confectionery by HPLC with diode array detection.

Abstract

C-Phycocyanin is the major phycobiliprotein in Arthrospira platensis, also known as Spirulina, which is a cyanobacterium used as a dietary supplement because of its powerful effects on body and brain. C-phycocyanin is a blue-colored accessory photosynthetic pigment with multiple applications in food industry as natural dye or additive, and in… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201701151

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