Ketocarotenoids From Adonis Palaestina


Methods for the production of new Adonis palaestina plants and plant populations with improved characteristics such as increased flower size, astaxanthin content, and/or reduced cardenolide content are provided. Also provided are an astaxanthin-containing Adonis oleoresin and methods of extracting astaxanthin and other ketocarotenoids from flowers of Adonis palaestina plants, while reducing non-ketocarotenoids and cardenolides.

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  • Publication: Sep 29, 2009
  • Application: May 2, 2006
    US US 38128806 A
  • Priority: May 2, 2006
    US US 38128806 A
  • Priority: May 3, 2005
    US US 67766405 P

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