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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Astaxanthin, a red ketocarotenoid with strong antioxidant activity and high commercial value, possesses important physiological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Haematococcus pluvialis, a unicellular green microalga, experiences photooxidative stress when exposed to excess photon flux… Expand
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2008
2008
BackgroundThe yeast Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous synthesizes astaxanthin, a carotenoid with high commercial interest. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Astaxanthin is a high-value carotenoid which is used as a pigmentation source in fish aquaculture. Additionally, a beneficial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Under stress conditions, Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow accumulates fatty acid–esterified astaxanthin, in extraplastidial lipid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
During light induction for astaxanthin formation in Haematococcus pluvialis, we substituted photoautotrophic induction for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The microalgae Neochloris wimmeri, Scenedesmus vacuolatus, Scotiellopsisoocystiformis, Chlorella zofingiensis and Protosiphon… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Astaxanthin is a high-value carotenoid used as a pigmentation source in fish aquaculture. In addition, a beneficial role of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We succeeded in isolating a novel cDNA involved in astaxanthin biosynthesis from the green alga Haematococcus pluvialis, by an… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In a green alga, Haematococcus pluvialis, a morphological change of vegetative cells into cyst cells was rapidly induced by the… Expand
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