amino acid analysis

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a·mi·no ac·id a·nal·y·sis

1. determination and identification of amino acid content of a macromolecule;
2. identification of a specific amino acid in macromolecules, often a mutated protein;
3. identification and quantitation of amino acid content in blood plasma or urine; a key diagnostic aid.
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Following DBS extraction and butylation, amino acid analysis was performed essentially according Dietzen et al.
On the other hand, total amino acid analysis involves the acidic hydrolysis of the samples, which eliminates problems with protein extraction.
Generally, a method for amino acid analysis should have the following properties: (a) high sensitivity to identify amino acids present even at very low concentrations, (b) high specificity to enable distinction from interfering compounds, and (c) accuracy and high test-retest reliability to allow for longitudinal monitoring strategies for therapies.
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Amino acid analysis was done by ion exchange chromatography (IEC), using the Technicon Sequential Multisample (TSM) Amino Acid Analyser (Technicon Instruments Corporation, Dublin, Ireland).
Amino acid analysis was done by ion-exchange chromatography (Moore et al.
Amino acid analysis was conducted on the Shimadzu Amino Acid Analyzer with Shim-Pack Amino- Na column (4.
The results presented here demonstrate that compound-specific amino acid analysis of carbon isotopes is a useful tool in the analysis and interpretation of biomineral organic materials.
The amino acid analysis (Table 3) of the diets confirmed that the diets met the requirements for 0 to 3 week old broilers (NRC, 1994).
To celebrate the golden anniversary of automated amino acid analysis, Biochrom is introducing a special edition Gold Standard Biochrom 30 Amino Acid Analyser.
Included SpectraWiz software suite works for fluorescence applications, including biomedical, amino acid analysis, environmental and general chemistry experiments.
In the traditional method for breaking down proteins for amino acid analysis, the protein or peptide sample is first hydrolyzed in a vacuum or inert atmosphere.