Price of the test:
$105 per analysis
This method is applicable to raw and processed foods such as, baby foods, vegetables and vegetable juices.
Limit of Detection:
Any concentration greater than 0.04 mg/100 g is detectable.
Sample Size Requirements:
10 grams of sample is needed and it should be kept frozen.
HPLC with UV/Vis
Turn Around Time:
7-9 business days
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Internally developed method.
Lycopene is extracted from a homogenized sample after enzyme digestion designed for foods, by blending with solvent at high speed. Extracts are filtered and lycopene is quantitated using reverse phase HPLC with UV/Vis detection.
Lycopene is one of the plant pigments known as carotenoids and is a relative of ß-Carotene. This method is for the quantification of lycopene only.