Carotenoid Pigments in GAC Fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis SPRENG)

@article{Aoki2002CarotenoidPI,
  title={Carotenoid Pigments in GAC Fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis SPRENG)},
  author={Hiromitsu Aoki and Nguyễn Thị Thanh Kiều and Noriko Kuze and Kazue Tomisaka and Nguyen van Chuyen},
  journal={Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry},
  year={2002},
  volume={66},
  pages={2479 - 2482}
}
Key MethodThe carotenoids in Gac fruit (Momordica Cochinchinensis spreng) were analysed by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), and the concentrations of beta-carotene, lycopene, zeaxanthin and beta-cryptoxanthin were measured. Lycopene was found to be predominantly present in the Gac seed membrane at a concentration of up to 380 microg/g of seed membrane. The concentration of lycopene in the Gac seed membrane was about ten-fold higher than that in known lycopene-rich fruit and vegetables…Expand
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