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Table 2 Vitamin C content in microalgae

From: Challenging microalgal vitamins for human health

Phylum/class Genus Vitamin C Refs
Cyanobacteria Anabaena 2.00 [72]
Chlorophyta Chlamydomonas 2.00 [72]
Chlorella 0.10–15 [72, 74, 75]
Dunaliella 0.16–2.2 [74, 76, 83]
Nannochloris 5.24 [83]
Scenedesmus 2.00 [72]
Stichococcus 2.50 [77]
Tetraselmis 0.19–3 [74, 77, 78]
Bacillariophyceae Chaetoceros 0.12–18.79 [78, 83]
Skeletonema 0.06–6.7 [13, 78, 83]
Thalassiosira 1.79 [83]
Haptophyta Isochrysis galbana 0.12–4.45 [74, 78, 83]
Pavlova lutheri 0.84–1.3 [77, 78, 83]
Eustigmatophyceae Nannochloropsis 2.50–6.04 [77, 83]
Ochromonadaceae Chroomonas 2.13 [83]
Euglenozoa Euglena gracilis 1.82 [79]
  1. Values are expressed as mg/g DW of ascorbic acid