Seaweed carbohydrate analysis

This analysis is used to determine the carbohydrate content of seaweed-based samples.

A solid sample is hydrolyzed, the acid-insoluble residue is filtered out, and monosaccharide components are analyzed using ion chromatography. Ash content is determined from the acid-insoluble residue.

The determined components are fucose, glucose, arabinose, xylose, galactose, mannose, rhamnose, mannitol, glucuronic acid, guluronic acid, and galacturonic acid.

The results are given as weight % value (oven dry basis).

Suitable sample matrices
Seaweed-based solid samples
Required sample quantity
Optimum sample amount is 4 g (dry matter), but the analysis can be performed with less than 0.5 g.
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Measurlabs validated method
Device types


First sample (Excl. VAT):
698 €
Additional samples (Excl. VAT):
600 €per sample

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