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Table 2 Purity and quantity of phycocyanin during partial purification with ammonium sulfate precipitation

From: Phycocyanin content and nutritional profile of Arthrospira platensis from Mexico: efficient extraction process and stability evaluation of phycocyanin

Direct precipitation Purity Quantity (mg/g)
20% 0.39 ± 0.04 4.53 ± 0.075
30% 0.59 ± 0.02 5.84 ± 0.49
40% 0.77 ± 0.00 5.74 ± 0.15
50% 0.77 ± 0.00 6.09 ± 0.13
60% 0.79 ± 0.00 7.00 ± 0.13
70% 0.82 ± 0.00 9.89 ± 0.26
0–20%/20–65% 0.99 ± 0.02 3.44 ± 0.13
0–30%/30–65% 0.81 ± 0.06 4.53 ± 0.16
0–40%/40–65% 0.76 ± 0.01 2.67 ± 0.099