astaxanthin biosynthetic process

Known as: astaxanthin formation, astaxanthin anabolism, astaxanthin biosynthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of astaxanthin. [GOC:TermGenie, GOC:yaf, MetaCyc:PWY-5288, PMID:16434154, UniPathway… (More)

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2009
2009
The green alga Haematococcus pluvialis produces large amounts of the pink carotenoid astaxanthin under high photon flux density… (More)
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2008
2008
Haematococcus pluvialis, a unicellular green microalga, experiences photooxidative stress when exposed to excess photon flux… (More)
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2008
2008
The yeast Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous synthesizes astaxanthin, a carotenoid with high commercial interest. The proposed… (More)
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2005
2005
A gene has been cloned from Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous by complementation of astaxanthin formation in a β-carotene… (More)
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2005
2005
Under stress conditions, Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow accumulates fatty acid–esterified astaxanthin, in extraplastidial lipid… (More)
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2005
2005
The effect of diphenylamine on astaxanthin biosynthesis in Haematococcus pluvialis was studied. Cultures induced to produce… (More)
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2001
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2001
Astaxanthin is a high-value carotenoid used as a pigmentation source in fish aquaculture. In addition, a beneficial role of… (More)
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1998
1998
An in vitro assay procedure for the carotenoid (beta-ionone ring) 3,3'-hydroxylase and 4,4'-oxygenase has been developed that… (More)
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1995
1995
We succeeded in isolating a novel cDNA involved in astaxanthin biosynthesis from the green alga Haematococcus pluvialis, by an… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
In a green alga, Haematococcus pluvialis, a morphological change of vegetative cells into cyst cells was rapidly induced by the… (More)
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