ninhydrin


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ninhydrin

[nin′hī·drən]
(organic chemistry)
C9H4O3·H2O White crystals or powder with a melting point of 240-245°C; soluble in water and alcohol; used for the detection and assay of peptides, amines, amino acids, and amino sugars. Also known as triketohydrindene hydrate.
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The SNAN fractions (free amino acid, peptide and soluble protein) in RD and OD collected at 2-h intervals were assessed by ninhydrin assay.
Developing with ninhydrin (acetone base): The reagent was applied to the sample using a spray, then allowed to dry.
In addition, this method is more time-consuming than the ninhydrin test and requires the use of relatively complex and expensive equipment (e.g., filter fluorometer and TLC scanner).
Ninhydrin is used to develop latent prints on porous surfaces.
Proline assay: Three pea plants from each breeding lines were carry outto determine theprolinecontent.To determine the proline content of leaves the acid ninhydrin method was used (Bates et al., 1973).
Ninhydrin and a suitable solvent for chromatographic amino acid detection in biological fluids, for amino acid amine analyzer (Biochrom 30 or equivalent), in a package of a maximum of 2 liters.
The analyte and aqueous ninhydrin solution upon heating for 2-5 min produced the Ruhemann purple colored drug-derivative which was detected at two wavelengths, 400 nm and 567 nm.
After removal of the HCl by evaporation under vacuum, the amino acids were separated by ion-exchange chromatography on a Shimadzu RF-10AXL sodium column and detected following postcolumn derivatization with ninhydrin, by measuring absorbance at 350-450 nm.
Amino acid concentration in the leaf was determined by the Ninhydrin method [33] using L-leucine as the standard.
An improved calorimetric determination of amino acids with the use of ninhydrin. Anal.
Several methods for the diagnosis of GAMT deficiency by determination of GAA concentrations in biological fluids have been reported (14,17-21), including methods based on liquid chromatography with postcolumn derivatization with ninhydrin (14, 21), gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (18,19), and tandem mass spectrometry (20).