Molecules 2021 Sep 3;26(17). Epub 2021 Sep 3.
Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, School of Pharmacy, Key Laboratory of Hui Ethnic Medicine Modernization, Ministry of Education, Ningxia Medical University, 1160 Shenli Street, Yinchuan 750004, China.
Given the standard substances of zeaxanthin and its homologues obtained from L. (LB) are extremely scarce and unstable, a novel quantitative analysis of carotenoids by single marker method, named QAMS, was established. Four carotenoids including lutein, zeaxanthin, β-carotene, and zeaxanthin dipalmitate were determined simultaneously by employing -β-apo-8'-carotenal, a carotenoid component which did not exist in LB, as standard reference. Read More