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Table 2 Chemical characteristics of water-soluble yellow pigments produced by M. ruber CGMCC 10910

From: Rising temperature stimulates the biosynthesis of water-soluble fluorescent yellow pigments and gene expression in Monascus ruber CGMCC10910

No. Peak positions of spectra (nm)a λ ex, λ em (nm) Molecular weightb Pigments
Y1 225, 337 250.0936 Azanigerone E
Y2 215, 361 254.1252 Not reported
Y3 218, 291, 388 388, 520 402.1440 Not reported
Y4 218, 291, 388 388, 520 358.1171 Not reported
  1. aDetected by HPLC-PDAD
  2. bDetected by LC–MS