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Time: 2023-06-09 15:25:57

Product description

Phycocyanin is a dark blue powder isolated from spirulina.Phycocyanin  is mainly found in cyanobacteria, red algae and cryptophytes.

It is the only natural blue pigment approved by the US FDA.The European Union has listed phycocyanin as a color food raw material, and its use in food is not restricted.The Chinese GBChemicalbook2760 Food Additives Catalog also allows phycocyanin to be used as a natural colorant.Phycocyanin can also be used as pharmaceutical and health products, cosmetic raw materials, biochemical reagents, etc.

Phycocyanin properties:

Storage conditions: 2-8°

C form: lyophilized powder

Water solubility: Water: 14.29 mg/mL

Separation and purification of phycocyanin:

Freeze-thaw method: Freeze the cells at a low temperature for a certain period of time, then take them out and melt them at room temperature.

Salting method: The positive and negative ions formed by the ionization of salt in an aqueous solution can attract water molecules, thereby destroying the splash membrane of the protein, neutralizing part of the electric charge, causing the protein to gather and precipitate, and precipitate from the solution.

DEAE monocellulose: English name DEAE-Cellulose, diethylaminoethyl cellulose, total exchange amount 0.9meq/g Functional group: diethylaminoethyl weakly alkaline anion exchanger.


(1) Natural food coloring: phycocyanin is a water-soluble pigment, pure blue, clear and cute, and can be used as a food colorant and cosmetic additive.And it is very rich in protein.

(2) Health food: Phycocyanin in vitro experiments have proved that it stimulates the production of red blood cell colonies, similar to the effect of erythropoietin (EPO).Phycocyanin can help regulate the synthesis of a variety of important enzymes needed by the human body, enhance the function of the immune system, and improve the body's resistance to disease.

(3) In the field of cosmetics: phycocyanin is a collagen-like protein that has the benefits of antioxidant, moisturizin