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Comparative study on the carotenoid composition in the buds and flowers of differentAesculus species

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The HPLC analysis of the buds, pollens and petals of two species ofAesculus is reported. Violaxanthin, neoxanthin, aesculaxanthin, lutein, β-carotene, β-cryptoxanthin β-citraurin and theircis-isomers could be detected with a diodearray detector utilising authentic samples.

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Deli, J., Matus, Z. & Tóth, G. Comparative study on the carotenoid composition in the buds and flowers of differentAesculus species. Chromatographia 51, S179–S182 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02492802

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Key Words

  • Column liquid chromatography
  • Carotenoids
  • Aesculus hippocastanum andpavia
  • Plant analysis