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beta-Glucan

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$125 per analysis

Acceptable Matrices:

Whole grains (oats, barley, wheat, rye) , milling fractions, unsweetened cereals, flours of cereal grains (i.e. Barley, rye, and wheat).

Beta-glucan from mushroom or yeast requires method modifications, please call for availability.


Limit of Quantitation:

0.6%


Sample Size Requirements:

20 grams


Equipment:

Spectrophotometer


Reportable Units:

%


Turn Around Time:

10 Business Days


Is Rush Available?

Yes


Method Reference:

AOAC 995.16


Method Description:

Beta-glucan is digested with highly purified enzymes under controlled dissolution conditions, and the resulting glucose is measured spectrophotometrically.


Information Required by Submitter:

Please provide estimates, especially for samples containing high or concentrated levels of beta glucan. Variations of the method are used for samples with high (>10% and <35%) or concentrated (>35% and <100%) levels of beta glucan.


Additional Information:

This test is ISO/IEC 17025 accredited through A2LA, Certificate # 2769.01.

The method is specific for (1-3)(1-4)-beta-D glucan.  Beta-glucan from mushroom or yeast requires method modifications, please call for availability.