Acetaldehyde Kit (K-ACHYD)

When using the K-ACHYD Assay Kit for quantitative analysis what level of accuracy and repeatability can be expected?
The K-ACHYD Assay Kit is extremely accurate – at Megazyme the quality control criteria for accuracy and repeatability is to be within 2% of the expected val...
Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 3:09 PM
What is the detection limit of the K-ACHYD Assay Kit?
The detection limit of the K-ACHYD Assay Kit is 0.176 mg/L, which is derived from an absorbance difference of 0.020 with the maximum sample volume of 2.00 m...
Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 3:09 PM
What is the linear range of the K-ACHYD Assay Kit?
The K-ACHYD assay is linear over the range of 0.5 to 20 μg of acetaldehyde per assay.  Using a 0.1 mL assay volume of the prepared standard at 0.08 mg/mL ac...
Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 3:09 PM
The standard solution supplied with the K-ACHYD Assay Kit is acetaldehyde ammonia powder. Can I use this as an internal standard?
This standard is suitable for use to ensure that the assay is running correctly or as an internal standard when analysing samples. Please note that 1 part a...
Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 3:10 PM
Will ethanol affect the acetaldehyde kit (K-ACHYD) assay?
Ethanol will not react in the acetaldehyde kit assay unless alcohol dehydrogenase is present in the sample whereby it will convert ethanol to acetaldehyde. ...
Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 3:10 PM
How are mg of acetaldehyde calculated from mg of acetaldehyde ammonia trimer in the Acetaldehyde Assay Kit (K-ACHYD)?
The calculation to get obtain mg of acetaldehyde from mg of acetaldehyde ammonia trimer is as follows: (80 / 183.25) x 3 x 44.05 = 57.7 mg of acetaldehy...
Thu, 10 May, 2018 at 3:10 PM