Quantitative Amino Acid Analysis

Ben Dunn1

1 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Molecular Biology
Unit Number:  Unit 10.1B
DOI:  10.1002/0471142727.mb1001bs76
Online Posting Date:  November, 2006
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Abstract

This overview unit describes the information that can be derived from quantitative amino acid analysis, presents some details on sample preparation, and gives examples of the calculations that are needed.

     
 
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Table of Contents

  • Information Obtained from Amino Acid Analysis
  • Sample Preparation
  • Calculation of the Average Composition
  • Key Reference
  • Tables
     
 
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Materials

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Literature Cited

Key Reference
   Juris, O. 1990. Amino acid analysis. Methods Enyzmol. 182:587‐601.
  Excellent discussion of sample preparation issues and hydrolysis methods.
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