, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 185–191 | Cite as

Carotenoids in the muscles of Orconectes limosus (Raf. ) (Crustacea- Decapoda)

  • B. Czeczuga


The presence of carotenoids pigments in the muscles of Orconectes limosus (Raf.) (Decapoda, Crustacea)- was studied.

In extracts separated by means of column and thin-layer chromatography, the following carotenoids were indentified : β-carotene, cantaxanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin, neoxanthin, ketocarotenoid and astaxanthin.


Chromatography Carotenoid Lutein Astaxanthin Zeaxanthin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Czeczuga
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  1. 1.The Natural History Commission of the Bialystok Scientific SocietyKilinskiego 1Poland

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