The kit assay will only measure the non-covalently linked monosaccharide. Oligosaccharides or polysaccharides can be measured after hydrolysis to the monosaccharide. Generally acid hydrolysis can be achieved by boiling the oligo/polysaccharide in 1.3 M HCl for 1 h. It is recommended that scientific literature is consulted for information on hydrolysis conditions for the particular oligo/polysaccharide that is being measured.
Can oligosaccharides or polysaccharides be measured using the L-Arabinose/D-Galactose Assay Kit (K-ARGA)?
Modified on: Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 2:59 PM
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