Studies related to Basophil Count and Astaxanthin

Safety Of An Astaxanthin-rich Haematococcus Pluvialis Algal Extract: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Effect None
Values (n x 10^12/L). Mean and SD Placebo: before 0.00 (0.00), after 0.00 (0.00). Astaxanthin: before 0.00 (0.00), after 0.00 (0.00).
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 35
Sex Both Genders
Notes for this study:
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled safety trial, 35 healthy participants were allocated to take 3 capsules containing 2 mg of astaxanthin, 35 mcg of lutein, and 0.4 mg of rosemary oil daily, or placebo for 8 weeks.

There were no statistically significant or notable changes in glucose, BUN, creatinine, sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium, carbon dioxide, total protein, albumin, globulin, bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, AST, ALT, creatine kinase, or blood cells of any kind.
Funding issues for this study:
"This research was supported by an unrestricted grant from Cyanotech Corporation (73-
4460 Queen Kaahumanu Hwy, Suite 102,
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740). We would like to
thank Dr. R. Todd Lorenz for his assistance
with the literature search."