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Table 3 Vitamin E content in microalgae

From: Challenging microalgal vitamins for human health

Phylum/class Genus Vitamin E Refs
Cyanobacteria Anabaena 4 [72]
Aphanizomenon 0.10–0.14 [84]
Arthrospira 0.11–2.50 [73, 84]
Oscillatoria 0.09–0.10 [84]
Synechococcus 1.40 [73]
Synechocystis 0.17 [84]
Chlorophyta Asterochloris 0.09 [84]
Botrydiopsis 0.06–0.17 [84]
Botryococcus 0.16–0.26 [84]
Bracteacoccus 0.17 [84]
Chlamydomonas 0.34–4 [72, 84]
Chlorella 0.01–2 [72, 74, 84,85,86]
Chlorellidium 0.69 [84]
Chloridella 0.04 [84]
Chlorococcum 0.79 [84]
Chloroidium 0.32 [84]
Chloromonas 0.41–0.7 [84]
Chorycystis 0.26 [84]
Chromochloris 0.18 [84]
Coccomyxa 0.66 [84]
Coelastrella 0.42–0.51 [84]
Coelastrum 0.07 [84]
Coenochloris 0.74 [84]
Coenocystis 0.36 [84]
Coleochlamys 0.37 [84]
Desmodesmus 0.19–0.39 [84, 85]
Dunaliella 0.12–1.9 [74, 76, 85, 87]
Edaphochlorella 0.24 [84]
Enallax 0.02 [84]
Fottea 0.48 [84]
Geminella 0.01–0.08 [84]
Haematococcus 0.27–0.88 [84]
Heterochlorella 0.01 [84]
Interfilum 0.05 [84]
Klebsormidium 0.06–0.09 [84]
Lobosphaeropsis 0.10 [84]
Monodopsis 0.46 [84]
Monodus 0.32–0.5 [84]
Muriella 0.62 [84]
Neocystis 0.38 [84]
Neospongiococcum 0.06 [84]
Pabia 0.36 [84]
Pectinodesmus 0.03 [84]
Pseudobumilleriopsis 0.18 [84]
Pseudochlorella 0.05–0.15 [84]
Pseudomuriella 0.24 [84]
Scenedesmus 0.08–1 [72, 84]
Scotiellopsis 0.44 [84]
Stichococcus 0.13–0.44 [84]
Tetradesmus 0.05–0.13 [84]
Tetraedron 0.12–0.22 [73, 74, 77, 84, 87, 88]
Tetraselmis 0.04–6.32 [78]
Trebouxia 0.07–0.14 [84]
Trentepohlia 0.28 [84]
Rhodophyta Porphyridium 0.02–1.30 [73, 84]
Rhodella 0.03–0.07 [84]
Bacillariophyceae Chaetoceros 0.89–1.63 [73, 78]
Phaeodactylum 0.01 [85]
Skeletonema 0.11 [78]
Haptophyta Diacronema 0.40 [89]
Isochrysis 0.06–0.12 [74, 78]
Pavlova 0.14–0.35 [78]
Eustigmatophyceae Microchloropsis 0.23–0.67 [84]
Nannochloropsis 0.02–4.72 [73, 77, 84, 85, 88, 90]
Xanthophyceae Heterococcus 0.09–0.22 [84]
Xanthonema 0.16–0.39 [84]
Vischeria 0.04–0.05 [84]
Euglenozoa Euglena 0.28–1.2 [79, 91]
  1. Values are expressed as mg/g DW of α-tocopherol