PractiChrom™ L-Glutamate Assay Kit
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For quantitative determination of L-Glutamate using the PiCO Explorer handheld absorbance reader..

Key Features
Sensitive and accurate. Detection limit of 0.05 mM (7.3 ppm, 0.73 mg/dL) and linearity to 2 mM (292 ppm, 29.2 mg/dL) Glutamate.

Convenient. Assay performed with portable PiCO Explorer device.

Cost efficient. No need for expensive plate readers.

PiCO Explorer

Food and beverage samples (e.g. soups, sauces, milk, etc).


20 min

25 tests

Detection Limit
0.05 mM

Shelf Life
6 months

More Details
Glutamate is an important chemical in general metabolism. It is also widely used as a flavor enhancer in the food industry. Consumption of foods containing monosodium glutamate (MSG) has been known to cause headaches, flushing, sweating, nausea, and more. Glutamate is also a crucial mammalian neurotransmitter that is believed to be involved in a number of neurological and psychiatric disorders such as lateral sclerosis, autism, and Alzheimer's disease.

BioAssay Systems' PractiChrom™ Glutamate Assay Kit is based on glutamate dehydrogenase catalyzed oxidation of glutamate in which the formed NADH reduces a chromogenic reagent. The intensity of the product color is directly proportional to the glutamate concentration in the sample.
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PractiChrom™ L-Glutamate Assay Kit
Catalog No: PGLT-25
Price: $109    Qty:
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