Price of the test:
$210 per analysis
Nearly all raw and processed foods or ingredients
Limit of Detection:
The detection limit is 0.1%
Sample Size Requirements:
Please provide at least 2 grams of sample for those products with low protein (<5%). Please provide at least 300mg of sample for those products with high protein (>5%).
Turn Around Time:
7-9 Business Days
Is Rush Available?
Ion Exchange Chromatography of amino acid profile based on AOAC Official Method 994.12. Internally developed method for sample hydrolysis and extraction.
The peptide linkages in the food sample’s proteins are broken by acid hydrolysis. After the acid is removed, the sample is diluted with a buffer solution and filtered. The sample is then injected on an HPLC. Repsonses are compared to a known calibration standard.
Information Required by Submitter:
An estimate of the total nitrogen or total protein in the sample must be submitted. Medallion Laboratories cannot offer the appropriate test if this information is not available. Alternatively, include a request for protein analysis from Medallion Laboratories when submitting your sample.