Xanthophyll cycle pigments concentration

Value 84.2 mmol/mol chl
Organism Oak Quercus coccifera
Reference Rubio De Casas R, Vargas P, Pérez-Corona E, Manrique E, Quintana JR, García-Verdugo C, Balaguer L. Field patterns of leaf plasticity in adults of the long-lived evergreen Quercus coccifera. Ann Bot. 2007 Aug100(2):325-34 p. 328 table 2PubMed ID17576660
Method Chlorophylls and carotenoids were separated by HPLC (Waters Corp., Milford, MA, USA), following pigment extraction in cool acetone. The peaks were identified and quantified with pure commercial standards (VKI, Hørsholm, Denmark). Three light-responsive pigment pools were determined: total chlorophyll on a leaf area basis, and xanthophyll cycle pigments (VAZ) and b-carotene on a chlorophyll content basis.
Comments Average of sun and shade values in 9 study areas in Spain and Portugal.
Entered by Ben Marks
ID 101433