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Advances in HPLC and HPLC-MS of Carotenoids and Retinoids

  • Richard F. Taylor
  • Paul E. Farrow
  • Lauren M. Yelle
  • Judith C. Harris
  • Ingrid G. Marenchic

Abstract

High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) has been established during the past 10 years as one of the primary methods for the separation and purification of carotenoids and retinoids. The rapid analysis times (10 to 45 min), high sensitivity (low ng), high resolving power, high recovery and non-destructive conditions of HPLC make it an ideal method for carotenoid and retinoid analysis.

Keywords

MeOH Xanthophyll Oxime Lycopene Zeaxanthin 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard F. Taylor
    • 1
  • Paul E. Farrow
    • 1
  • Lauren M. Yelle
    • 1
  • Judith C. Harris
    • 1
  • Ingrid G. Marenchic
    • 1
  1. 1.Applied Biotechnology and Mass Spectrometry LaboratoriesArthur D. Little, Inc.CambridgeUSA

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