Priotto, Santiago and Lara, Rubén (2013) On the Optimization of Hydrolysis Conditions for Simultaneous Determination of Amino Acids and Amino Sugars in Marine Sediments. Journal of Marine Biology & Oceanography, 2 . p. 3. DOI https://doi.org/10.4172/2324-8661.1000112.

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Abstract

In the present work different approaches were tested for the optimization of the hydrolysis conditions for the joint determination of amino acids and amino sugars in chitin, an important structural polymer in fungi, invertebrates, algae and the exoskeleton of zooplankton. Ten treatments were evaluated, involving different combinations of hydrolysis temperature and duration. The obtained results indicate that slightly lower temperatures (105ºC) than for the classical combined amino acid hydrolysis and longer times (22 hours) than for chitin minimized losses and maximized recoveries of monomeric amino acids and amino sugars.

Document Type: Article
Research affiliation: Ecology > Mangrove Ecology
Affiliations > Not ZMT
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: https://doi.org/10.4172/2324-8661.1000112
ISSN: 23248661
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2019 15:45
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2020 12:59
URI: http://cris.leibniz-zmt.de/id/eprint/2676

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