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Table 4 Vitamins B content in microalgae (μg/g DW except for vitamins B7 and B12 in ng/g DW)

From: Challenging microalgal vitamins for human health

Phylum/class Genus Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B7 Vitamin B9 Vitamin B12 Refs
Cyanobacteria Anabaena 5.8 55 78 88 7 0.18 15 1.5 [72, 94]
Aphanizomenon 40 6 130 8 13   1 6 [95]
Arthrospira 10–23.8 33–45 0.13–149 13 9.6   0.27–4.8 0.50–6.6 [6, 94, 95]
Chlorophyta Chlamydomonas       0.26 9   [72]
Chlorella 18–23 20–68 0.15–250 21.4–190 1.9–25 0.45–1.1 3.1–34 0.08–2.5 [6, 69, 72, 75, 95]
Dunaliella 9–29 9–31.2 10 5–13.2 2.2–4 0.9 0.4–53.7 0.04–0.7 [69, 74, 95]
Haematococcus 4.7 17 66 14 3.6   2.9 1.2 [95]
Picochlorum        64.7   [69]
Stichococcus 29 25    17 1.3 24 1.95 [77]
Tetradesmus        25.9   [69]
Tetraselmis 32.3–627 19.1–42 1410 37.7 2.8–155 0.8–1.3 3–20 1.95–9 [74, 77, 78]
Scenedesmus   46      6   [72]
Rhodophyta Porphyridium        5.39   [69]
Bacillariophyceae Chaetoceros 655 12 25   4    8 [78]
Skeletonema 710 37 511   134    117 [78]
Haptophyta Isochrysis 14–462 14–30 2690 9.1 1.8–183 1 3 0.6–89 [74, 78]
Pavlova 36–290 6–50 955   4–8.4 1.9 23 1.7–1162 [77, 78]
Eustigmatophyceae Microchloropsis        43.6   [69]
Nannochloropsis 70 22–25 0.12   3.6 1.1 17–22 0.3–1.7 [6, 77]
Ochromonadaceae Poteriochromonas   27.57    4.86     [96]
Euglenozoa Euglena   55.71    14.71 0.22    [96]