Table 1

The weight and the character of the three crude solvent extracts from bee pollen and corn pollen
Crude extracta

Yieldb

(g)

Yieldc

(% of pollen sample)

Appearance
Corn bee pollen extracts
  CMEb 35.29 8.40 Dark brown sticky solid
  CDEb 2.40 0.57 Dark brown solid
  CHEb 18.13 4.32 Yellow solid
Floral corn pollen extracts
  CMEp 9.02 2.15 Dark brown solid
  CDEp 4.82 1.15 Brown solid
  CHEp 7.87 1.87 Dark green oil/wax

aCMEb, CDEb and CHEb stand for the crude methanol, DCM and hexane extracts of the bee pollen, while CMEp, CDEp and CHEp stand for the crude methanol, DCM and hexane extracts of the floral corn pollen.

b,cThe yield of each crude extract as bthe net weight (g) and cthe proportion (% (w/w)) of the total starting pollen mass.

Chantarudee et al.

Chantarudee et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:45   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-45

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