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Phycocyanin properties
Jul 30, 2018

Blue particles or powder belong to protein bound pigments, so they have the same properties as protein. The isoelectric point is 3.4. Dissolved in water and insoluble in alcohol and oil. It is unstable to heat, light and acid. It is stable under weak acid and neutral conditions (pH4.5~8). When acid (pH4.2) precipitates, strong alkali can decolorization.


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