Determination of carotenoids in Taraxacum formosanum by HPLC-DAD-APCI-MS and preparation by column chromatography.

@article{Kao2012DeterminationOC,
  title={Determination of carotenoids in Taraxacum formosanum by HPLC-DAD-APCI-MS and preparation by column chromatography.},
  author={Tsai Hua Kao and Chin Hoe Loh and Baskaran Stephen Inbaraj and Bing Huei Chen},
  journal={Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis},
  year={2012},
  volume={66},
  pages={144-53}
}
The objectives of this study were to determine the variety and content of carotenoids in Taraxacum formosanum, a traditional Chinese herb possessing vital biological activities, by developing an HPLC-DAD-APCI-MS method and a preparative column chromatographic method for carotenoid isolation. A total of 25 carotenoids were resolved within 66 min by employing… CONTINUE READING