Astaxanthin concentration

Value 6 pg/cell
Organism Green algae Haematococcus pluvialis
Reference Toshihide Kakizono, Makio Kobayashi and Shiro Nagai, Effect of carbon/nitrogen ratio on encystment accompanied with astaxanthin formation in a green alga, Haematococcus pluvialis, Journal of Fermentation and Bioengineering Volume 74, Issue 6, 1992, Pages 403-405 p.405 fig.3
Method Value extracted from fig.3 at time 0.
Comments For astaxanthin values of 18pg/cell and 80pg/cell for control and following 6 day stress, respectively, see Boussiba et al., Plant Cell Physiol. 32(7): 1077-1082 (1991) p.1078 right column. For total carotenoid of 13.4pg/green cell and 97.7pg/red cell see Bing Wang et al., J. Phycol. 39, 1116–1124 (2003), table 1 p.1120
Entered by Uri M
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