MAK224

Sigma-Aldrich

Fatty Acid Methylation Kit

Manufactured by Nacalai Tesque, Inc.

NACRES:
NA.25

usage

sufficient for 100 tests

storage temp.

room temp

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General description

Methyl esterification of fatty acids is commonly done prior to gas chromatography analysis to prevent peak tailing and to increase sample volatility. However, the conventional esterification procedure requires specialized equipment and high technical skill. By using the Fatty Acid Methylation kit that employs a new reaction technique, followed by the fatty acid methyl ester purification kit (MAK225), fatty acid methyl esterification is greatly simplified.

Suitability

Suitable for the methyl esterification of fatty acids (glycerolipids such as triglycerides, phospholipids, glycolipids, lecithin and sterol esters). Samples include blood, yeast, liver, cooking oil, soybean powder, fish oil, etc.

Principle

The Fatty Acid Methylation Kit followed by the Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Purification Kit (Catalog Number MAK225) employs a proprietary reaction technique. Using these kits, the fatty acid methyl esterification/purification process is greatly simplified.

Signal Word

Danger

Target Organs

Central nervous system, Eyes, Nervous system

Supp Hazards

EUH014

RIDADR

UN 3316 9

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

-14.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

-26 °C

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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