Seaweed carbohydrate analysis

Analyzing carbohydrate content of seaweed based samples. Solid sample is hydrolyzed, acid insoluble residue is filtered out and the monosugar components are analysed using ion chromatography. Acid insoluble residue is analysed for its ash content. 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
Minimum sample amount
Optimum sample amount is 4 g (dry basis), but the analysis is possible to perform with less than 0.5 g.
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Measurlabs validated method
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Method expert
Oona Korhonen
Oona Korhonen
Price (VAT 0)
First sample: 623 €
Additional samples: 536 € per sample

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