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Table 3 Comparison of lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) in marigold, corn, and DDGS

From: Quantification and purification of lutein and zeaxanthin recovered from distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS)

Source Content (mg/g dry mass) References
Marigold flower 152.23 ± 0.45 (L) Bhattacharyya et al. (2010)
1.75 ± 0.06 (L) Sivel et al. (2014)
Corn/maize 0.87 × 10−3 (L), 6.43 × 10−3 (Z) Panfili et al. (2004)
6.44 × 10−3 (L), 4.42 × 10−3 (Z) Kean et al. (2011)
DDGS 42.9 × 10−3(L), 17.6 × 10−3 (Z) (Current work)
  1. It is evident that the processing required to produce DDGS concentrates the lutein and zeaxanthin content