Francesco Mascia

Francesco Mascia
Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology | IBMC · Bioengineering and Synthetic Microbiology Research Group

Msc Agri-Food Biotechnology

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Astaxanthin is a ketocarotenoid produced by photosynthetic microalgae. It is a pigment of high industrial interest in acquaculture, cosmetics, and nutraceutics due to its strong antioxidant power. Haematococcus pluvialis, a fresh-water microalga, accumulates high levels of astaxanthin upon oxidative stress, reaching values up to 5% per dry weight....

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