The Biosynthesis of Astaxanthin—IV. The Carotenoids in the Prawn, Penaeus Japonicus Bate (Part 1)
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1. Besides astaxanthin, the presence of β-carotene, echinenone, canthaxanthin, dihydroxy-pirardixanthin ester, phoenicoxanthin was confirmed in prawn. 2. Apossible metabolic pathway from β-carotene to astaxanthin is proposed, and its sequence ist hus suggested; β-caroteae→echinenone→canthaxanthin→phoenicoxanthin→astaxanthin. © 1971, The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science. All rights reserved.
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Katayama, Teruhisa, Kenji Hirata, and C. O. Chichester. "The Biosynthesis of Astaxanthin—IV. The Carotenoids in the Prawn, Penaeus Japonicus Bate (Part 1)." NIPPON SUISAN GAKKAISHI 37, 7 (1971): 614-620. doi:10.2331/suisan.37.614.