Title

The biosynthesis of astaxanthin-VII. The carotenoids in sea bream, Chrysophrys major Temminck and Schlegel

Document Type

Article

Date of Original Version

1-15-1973

Abstract

1. 1. Astaxanthin was the major pigment in the integuments of sea bream. 2. 2. Besides 3,3′-dihydroxy-ε-carotene, lutein, α-doradexanthin ester and astaxanthin, the existence of zeaxanthin and α-carotene was confirmed. 3. 3. In the internal organs, echinenone and 3,3′-dihydroxy-ε-carotene were the dominant pigments and also the existence of β-carotene, zeaxanthin, lutein and astaxanthin was confirmed. © 1973.

Publication Title

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part B: Biochemistry and

Volume

44

Issue

1

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