micro-Kjeldahl method

mi·cro-Kjel·dahl meth·od

(kyel'dahl),
a modification of the macro-Kjeldahl method designed for the analysis of nitrogenous compounds in relatively small quantities, for example, specimens in which the total content of nitrogen is in the range of 1 to a few milligrams.
[Johan G. C. Kjeldahl]

Kjeldahl,

Johan G.C., Danish chemist, 1849-1900.
Kjeldahl apparatus - an apparatus used in nitrogen analysis.
Kjeldahl method
macro-Kjeldahl method - a procedure for analyzing the content of nitrogenous compounds in urine, serum, or other specimens.
micro-Kjeldahl method - a modification of the macro-Kjeldahl method designed for the analysis of nitrogenous compounds in relatively small quantities.
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Protein content was determined by the Micro-Kjeldahl method in triplicate, using a factor of 6.
Moisture, ash, crude fat and crude fibre were determined in accordance with AOAC (2012), while nitrogen was determined by the micro-kjeldahl method and the percentage of nitrogen was converted to crude protein by multiplying by 6.
The samples were wet digested and then analysed for nitrogen using the micro-kjeldahl method, phosphate using sodium molybdate and bases using 2.
Protein content was estimated by Micro-Kjeldahl method and oil content was determined by the Soxhlet extraction method using petroleum ether (BP 40-60[degrees]C).
The percent of total nitrogen in the soil, determined by the micro-Kjeldahl method, was 0.