News

KAS Debuts Natural Astaxanthin by Novel Fermentation
The company’s break-through is comparable to the emergence of algal DHA using fermentation to replace marine oils for healthy, sustainable nutrition.
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ASTAFUSION® Trademark Allowed by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
ASTAFUSION® refers to KAS’s proprietary microalgal extract rich in powerful antioxidants and natural oils for use in making cosmetics and sold as a component and ingredient of soaps, essential oils and cosmetics.
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Introducing MOLOKINI®, Hawaiian Portulaca Stem Cell Concentrate
The Hawaiian Islands are recognized the world over for valued botanicals with healing, nutrition, and beautification properties. This now includes MOLOKINI® with Hawaiian Portulaca Stem Cell Concentrate (INCI: Portulaca Molokiniensis Callus Extract), a unique ingredient for skin care.
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MOLOKINI® Trademark Allowed by U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
KAS received notice from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that its trademark application for MOLOKINI® has been allowed. MOLOKINI® refers to KAS’s proprietary botanical extract rich in polyphenolics and betalains for use in making cosmetics.
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Introducing AstaFusion™, nature's blend of microalgal pigments
Our proprietary microalgal skin care ingredient, AstaFusion™, has been registered with the American Chemical Society and received its CAS Registry Number 1174756-78-5. AstaFusion™ is a natural, non-GMO oil-soluble pigment from the microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis macrozooid cell (pre-haematocyst).
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Publications

Kuehnle Moves Chlamydomonas Toward Commercial Applications
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Algae Planet
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Kuehnle AgroSystems files patent for algae strain for astaxanthin
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Nutraceutical Business Review
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New astaxanthin player debuts armed with ‘dark fermentation’ patent
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Hank Schultz
NutraIngredients-USA
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Digestibility of Schizochytrium sp. whole cell biomass by Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
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B.Hart, R.Schurr, N.Narendranath, A.Kuehnle, S.M.Colombo
Aquaculture, Volume 533, 25 February 2021, Article 736156
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Harnessing Algae for Natural Color and Sustenance
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University of Hawaii System
Noelo, Research and Innovation at the University of Hawaii, 2020 p. 26-27
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Brewing Change: Dark Fermentation of Photosynthetic Microalgae
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Kuehnle A., and R. Schurr
Industrial Biotechnology. February 2019 15(1):3-8
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Industrial Biotechnology Interview: A Conversation with Adelheid Kuehnle
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Kuehnle A.
Industrial Biotechnology. February 2017, 13(1): 11-13.
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Some Microalgae from the Hawaiian Islands with a Focus on Industrial Applications
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Kuehnle A., Schurr R., Perez M.
Current Biotechnology 2015; 4(4): 499-513.
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Algae-mediated valorization of industrial waste streams
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Perez M., N.A. Nolasco, A. Vasavada, M. Johnson, and A. Kuehnle.
Ind Biotechnol 11(4):229-234.
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Microalgae Crop Improvement: Tools for Quality Control and Molecular Breeding
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Schurr R. and A. Kuehnle.
Ind Biotechnol 10(3):237-243.
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Strategic Alliances Create Path to Commercialization for a Microalgae-Focused Start-Up
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Kuehnle A. and M. Ritchie.
Ind Biotechnol 9(5):286-288.
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