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Table 1 Vitamin A content in microalgae

From: Challenging microalgal vitamins for human health

Phylum/class Genus Vitamin A Refs
Cyanobacteria Anabaena 0.28 [72]
Arthrospira 0.65 [73]
Synechococcus 0.18 [73]
Chlorophyta Chlamydomonas 0.11–0.13 [72]
Chlorella 0.01–0.65 [72, 74, 75]
Dunaliella 0.01–0.63 [74, 76]
Stichococcus 0.06 [77]
Tetraselmis 0.05–4.28 [73, 74, 77, 78]
Rhodophyta Porphyridium 0.75 [73]
Bacillariophyceae Chaetoceros 0.52–0.97 [73, 78]
Skeletonema 0.14 [78]
Haptophyta Isochrysis 0.01–0.27 [74, 78]
Pavlova 0.10 -0.26 [77, 78]
Eustigmatophyceae Nannochloropsis 0.05–0.08 [73, 77]
Euglenozoa Euglena 0.30 [79]
  1. Values are expressed as mg/g DW of retinol equivalents