General FAQs - Oligosaccharides

What is the water content in oligosaccharide products and is it included in the impurities stated?
When we prepare these oligosaccharides, we standardise the concentration with the phenol-sulphuric acid method with the relevant monosaccharide (eg. mannose...
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016 at 12:42 PM
Are oligosaccharides manufactured by extraction or synthetically?
Most of the oligosaccharides supplied by Megazyme are prepared by enzymic degradation of polysaccharides followed by chromatographic purification. ...
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016 at 12:42 PM
Oligosaccharide products are stated as being X% (eg. 95%) pure, what are the impurities?
The major contaminants in each of the oligosaccharides are the oligomers of one DP larger or smaller. Product Page
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016 at 3:10 PM