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Table 1 Carotenoid information

From: High-level de novo biosynthesis of glycosylated zeaxanthin and astaxanthin in Escherichia coli

No Compound Chemical structures RT (min) Chemical formula Monoisotopic mass (m/z)
1 β-carotene 8.84 C40H56 536.438
2 Lycopene 7.37 C40H56 536.438
3 Echinenone 5.07 C40H54O 550.417
4 β-cryptoxanthin 4.53 C40H56O 552.433
5 Canthaxanthin 3.38 C40H52O2 564.397
6 Zeaxanthin 2.11 C40H56O2 568.428
7 Adonirubin 1.91 C40H52O3 580.392
8 Adonixanthin 1.35 C40H54O3 582.407
9 Astaxanthin 0.98 C40H52O4 596.387
10 Zeaxanthin-β-D-glucoside 0.78 C46H66O7 730.481
11 Adonirubin-β-D-glucoside 0.81 C46H62O8 742.444
12 Adonixanthin-β-D-glucoside 0.51 C46H64O8 744.460
13 Astaxanthin-β-D-glucoside 0.43 C46H62O9 758.439
14 Zeaxanthin-β-D-diglucoside 0.37 C52H76O12 892.534
15 Adonixanthin-β-D-diglucoside 0.31 C52H74O13 906.513
16 Astaxanthin-β-D-diglucoside 0.30 C52H72O14 920.492