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Gas-Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry in Methylation Analysis of Polysaccharides

Authors

  • Dr. Håkan Björndal,

    1. Kungl. Universitetet i Stockholm, Institutionen för organisk kemi, Stockholm Va, Sandåsgatan 2 (Sweden)
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  • Dr. Carl Gustaf Hellerqvist,

    1. Kungl. Universitetet i Stockholm, Institutionen för organisk kemi, Stockholm Va, Sandåsgatan 2 (Sweden)
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  • Prof. Bengt Lindberg,

    1. Kungl. Universitetet i Stockholm, Institutionen för organisk kemi, Stockholm Va, Sandåsgatan 2 (Sweden)
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  • Dr. Sigfrid Svensson

    Corresponding author
    1. Kungl. Universitetet i Stockholm, Institutionen för organisk kemi, Stockholm Va, Sandåsgatan 2 (Sweden)
    • Kungl. Universitetet i Stockholm, Institutionen för organisk kemi, Stockholm Va, Sandåsgatan 2 (Sweden)
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Abstract

New methylation procedures and the combined application of gas-liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of mixtures of methylated sugars permit methylation analysis of polysaccharides to be performed more accurately, faster, and with less material than previously.

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