publication . Article . 2018

Current perspective of yellowish-orange pigments from microorganisms- a review

Aruldass, Claira Arul; Dufossé, Laurent; Ahmad, Wan Azlina;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2018
  • Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract
International audience; Natural yellowish-orange pigments are derived from bacteria, yeasts, fungi and microalgae, including Chryseobacterium, Monascus and Chlorella. The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of these pigments in various aspects towards exploiting them for numerous functions. These pigments are produced in various shades of yellow-orange and categorised as carotenoids, anthraquinones, zeaxanthin, flexirubin and other compounds. They served as alternative colourants to replace hazardous and toxic synthetic pigments. Researchers are in progress to increase the pigment yield by improving the strains genetically, optimising the fermentati...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: sense organs
free text keywords: Pigment enhancement, Novel strategy, Natural yellowish-orange pigment, [CHIM]Chemical Sciences, Industrial application
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publication . Article . 2018

Current perspective of yellowish-orange pigments from microorganisms- a review

Aruldass, Claira Arul; Dufossé, Laurent; Ahmad, Wan Azlina;