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Carotenoids in Pearl Oyster Pinctada fucata: The Tissue Distribution and Correlation to Color Parameters

Carotenoids in Pearl Oyster Pinctada fucata: The Tissue Distribution and Correlation to Color Parameters

Bo Zhang1, Changbo Zhu1, Zihao Meng1,4, Baosuo Liu1, Lian Zhong3, Guiju Huang1, Jiaqi Su1, Sigang Fan1 and Dahui Yu1,2,*

1Key Laboratory of South China Sea Fishery Resources Exploitation and Utilization, Ministry of Agriculture, South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Guangzhou 510300, China
2Guangxi Key Laboratory of Beibu Gulf Marine Biodiversity Conservation, Qinzhou University, Qinzhou 535011, China
3Yanzhou Center for Product Quality Control, Yanzhou 272000, Shandong, China
4College of Fisheries and Life Science, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China

*      Corresponding author: pearlydh@163.com

 

Fig. 1.

Linear correlation between TCC of the four tissues and TCC of the soft part.

Fig. 2.

Linear correlation between TCC and a* in adductor.

TCC
% of TCC
TCCs
Relative TCC
% of FW

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 51, Iss. 5, Pages 1599-1997

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