Amino Acids - Physiologically Free Amino Acid Profile

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Price of the test:

$150 per analysis

Acceptable Matrices:

Nearly all raw and processed foods or ingredients.

Limit of Detection:

The detection limit is 0.1%

Sample Size Requirements:

Please provide at least 2g of sample for those products with low protein (<5%). Please provide at least 300mg of sample for those products with high protein (>5%).



Reportable Units:


Turn Around Time:

15 Business Days

Is Rush Available?


Method Reference:

Ion Exchange Chromatography of amino acid profile based on AOAC Official Method 994.12. Internally developed method for sample hydrolysis and extraction.

Information Required by Submitter:

An estimate of the total nitrogen or total protein in the sample must be submitted. Medallion Laboratories cannot offer the appropriate test if this information is not available. Alternatively include a request for protein analysis from Medallion Laboratories when submitting your sample.

Additional Information:

This test measures twenty six amino acids. The amino acids analyzed include: Alanine, Arginine, Asparagine, Aspartic Acid, Citrulline, Cystine, Ethanolamine, GABA, Glutamic Acid, Glutamine, Glycine, Histidine, Hydroxy-L-Proline, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Ornithine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Serine, Taurine,Threonine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine, and Valine.