LC/MS Ultra Fast Amino Acid Analysis System
A variety of separation and detection methods are used in amino acid analysis via HPLC. When multiple amino acids are subjected to a batch analysis, considerable time is required for separation, which reduces sample throughput. UF-Amino Station, which was developed in collaboration with Ajinomoto Co., Ltd., uses a special high-speed and high-separation column and the LCMS-2020 mass spectrometer, to perform batch analyses of 38* amino acids and amino acid-related components in a mere 9 minutes. Derivatization reactions are performed automatically, so tedious manual procedures are not required. UF-Amino Station is particularly effective in the field of biochemistry, where analyses of culture media, plasma, and other biological samples are required.
*Allows the analysis of 38 amino acid-related components, such as anserine, citrulline, taurine, and GABA (γ-aminobutyric acid), in addition to the 20 major amino acid components.
This product is currently available only in Japan. Please contact your local Shimadzu representative if you are interested.
The Newest Alternative to Animal Testing for Skin Sensitization
In recent years, there has been a growing movement to promote alternative methods to animal testing and the EU and a few other countries have even moved to ban the import and sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. The Amino acid Derivative Reactivity Assay (ADRA) Method developed by Fujifilm, is an innovative alternative test method for skin sensitization without the use of animals and it was adopted by the OECD in 2019 as a reliable test method. A revision of the Test Guideline (TG) was carried out in 2022, adding an evaluation for the sensitization potential of mixtures by the gravimetric approach and the ADRA-fluorescence method. In this webinar, we will present the technical background of the ADRA method, the use of reagent kits to perform ADRA testing, and our solutions for ADRA analysis that deliver both enhanced selectivity and high-speed testing. Register for this webinar and learn more about how the ADRA method will help you better test the safety of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
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