Earlier this month, the New York Times published a great feature on natural dyes. The article walks its readers through the history of artificial dyes and their fall from grace, diving into today’s quest for natural alternatives. After establishing their dominance in the early to mid 20th century, many studies since the 1950s have linked artificial dyes to everything from hyperactivity in children to distress and discomfort in adults. While they have not been banned in the U.S., public opinion has moved against them, and there has been a strong movement in recent years towards natural dyes.
Nutraceutical Business Review reports that Scottish research scientists are scaling the ability to produce large quantities of a blue pigment-protein called C-phycocyanin (C-PC) to be able mass produce a high-value natural blue dye for use in the food, pharmaceutical and other industries. Global demand for natural blue... The post Scottish scientists scaling up C-phycocyanin appeared first on Algae Industry Magazine.
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The SEACOLORS consortium was reunited again, on 14th of December, in Madrid, in the facilities of ASEBIO, for the final compilation of the project´s results.
The results will be updated soon on the website!
The SEACOLORS consortium will reunite in Madrid, on 14 of December 2016, and will put together the results obtained after the 3 years of the project.
We will keep you updated!