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Table 1 Serum responses for 10 subjects in supplementation group. Baseline and plateau values refer to averages obtained prior to supplementation and from week 6 to the end of supplementation, respectively.

From: Macular pigment response to a supplement containing meso-zeaxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin

Subject Number Baseline L concentration ± SD (nmol/dL) Plateau L concentration ± SD (nmol/dL) Baseline Z+MZ concentration ± SD (nmol/dL) Plateau Z+MZ concentration ± SD (nmol/dL)
1 36.9 ± 17.8 42.4 ± 6.7 5.6 ± 0.4 25.1 ± 5.2
2 16.4 ± 1.9 34.1 ± 12.3 7.4 ± 1.6 34.9 ± 15.4
3 22.6 ± 3.5 26.3 ± 2.7 8.7 ± 1.1 22.9 ± 3.7
4 35.8 ± 1.8 36.4 ± 6.9 14.1 ± 5.6 29.6 ± 8.8
5 18.2 ± 1.4 25.5 ± 5.8 6.1 ± 0.4 22.1 ± 5.7
6 42.7 ± 0.9 62.3 ± 18.1 19.0 ± 3.0 35.0 ± 9.3
7 16.7 ± 3.3 24.2 ± 4.9 7.3 ± 0.9 13.6 ± 3.5
8 54.2 ± 5.2 45.2 ± 10.6 11.0 ± 4.0 30.4 ± 0.8
9 34.0 ± 6.8 49.1 ± 4.2 14.0 ± 3.8 27.0 ± 1.2
10 27.1 ± 3.8 34.6 ± 1.2 3.6 ± 2.6 23.4 ± 0.6
Mean ± SD 30.5 ± 12.5 38.0 ± 12.0 9.7 ± 4.8 26.4 ± 6.5