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Ion exchange SPE optimized for amino acid enrichment

Amino acid enrichment is challenging due to the wide diversity of amino acid structures ranging from acidic, neutral, to basic as well as hydrophilic and hydrophobic functional groups. The challenge is compounded by the complex matrices that you must enrich them from. This diverse range of properties needs to be accounted for during extraction of amino acids. In this protocol we provide a method for extraction of the amino acids from a complex matrix with Thermo Scientific™ SOLAμ™ SCX plates. This method is transferable from the 96-well SOLAμ plates to Thermo Scientific™ SOLA™ SPE cartridges.

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