Title

The biosynthesis of astaxanthin-XVI. The carotenoids in crustacea

Document Type

Article

Date of Original Version

1-1-1976

Abstract

1. 1. The carotenoids were isolated from seven species of Crustacea. 2. 2. Astaxanthin was the most prominent pigments in both carapaces and internal organs. 3. 3. Other pigments isolated include β-carotene, echinenone, canthaxanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin, 3-hydroxy-canthaxanthin and 3,3′-dihydroxy-ε{lunate}-carotene. © 1976.

Publication Title

Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part B: Biochemistry and

Volume

54

Issue

3

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