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Betanin: A Bioeconomy Insight into a Valued Betacyanin
: Received: 9 November 2017 / Approved: 10 November 2017 / Online: 10 November 2017 (04:56:22 CET)
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Journal reference: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018
Sourced so far mostly from beet root juice, betanin is a red-violet natural colorant increasingly used by the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries. We provide an updated bioeconomy perspective into a valued betacyanin whose supply and applications, we argue in this study, will rapidly expand.
betanin; natural red; pigment; betalain; Opuntia; beet root
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