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Amino Acid Analysis by GCMS


We offer Amino Acid Analysis (AAA) using the Phenomenex kit.  This test uses a proprietary reagent to form derivatives of both the carboxylic acid and free amine groups.  We perform the test using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GCMS).

The test is not applicable to arginine.  However the sensitivity is excellent; the chromatogram below is a 20 umolar standard. The test is applicable to over 38 amino acids, dipeptides, and other amines. 

GCMS Analysis of Amino Acid Derivatives

Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GCMS)

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