Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT)

When using the Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT) for quantitative analysis what level of accuracy and repeatability can be expected?
The Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit  is extremely accurate – at Megazyme the quality control criteria for accuracy and repeatability is to be wit...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 10:53 AM
What is the detection limit of the Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT)?
Under the conditions of the standard assay procedure the detection limit of the Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit  is ~ 2.82 mg phosphorous/100g of...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 10:54 AM
What is the linearity of the Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT)?
The Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) assay is linear over the range of 0.5 to 7.5 μg of phosphorous per assay. Under the conditions of the standard assay pro...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 10:55 AM
What does the Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT) measure?
Firstly the definition of measurement should be clearly defined prior to the analysis, e.g. is the analysis for total phosphorus (this includes enzymatica...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 11:35 AM
What are the reference values for the sample supplied with the Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT) and which methods have been used to certify them?
The certificate that Megazyme currently supplies for Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit  is the certificate of analysis for the kit (available where...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 11:41 AM
Can liquid samples be tested for phytic acid using Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT)?
Yes. Liquid samples can be tested for phytic acid using Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit . At Step 1 of the procedure (Sample Extraction), ...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 11:36 AM
Can solid samples be tested for phytic acid using Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT)?
Yes. Solid samples such as grain can be tested for phytic acid using Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit . For solid samples, perform step 1...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 11:36 AM
How accurate is Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT) for measuring unprocessed samples?
Unprocessed samples originating from grains usually contain ~ 97% of the total phosphorus content as phytic acid and therefore can be accurately measured ...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 11:36 AM
How accurate is Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit (K-PHYT) for measuring processed samples and does the protocol require any modifications?
When processed samples, which may contain various monophosphates not associated with phytic acid, are analysed the phytic acid content may be overestimate...
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016 at 11:36 AM
How is the sample dilution factor of 55.6 derived for the calculation used in the Phytic Acid (Total Phosphorus) Assay Kit?
The dilution factor of 55.6 is the overall dilution of the sample (after extraction) throughout the Standard Assay Procedure of K-PHYT (Part A step 2, and P...
Wed, 7 Jun, 2017 at 3:30 PM