Acid production - Assays ???

Lesley Robertson l.a.robertson at stm.tudelft.nl
Thu Feb 24 11:30:31 EST 2000


<richh6109 at my-deja.com> wrote in message news:88be2v$7of$1 at nnrp1.deja.com...
> Hi,
>
> I am doing research into micro-organisms that live in food and I need
> to check on acid production in agar.  Does anybody know of (or can
> recommend) assay kits for acids (lactate is currently the only one I
> can assay) such as acetate, citrate etc.
>
> I am in the UK, but ordering internationally is not a problem.
>
Boehringer do kits for acetate and citrate. For liquid samples, a GC is
good, but I doubt whether agar would do it a lot of good!
Lesley Robertson
Delft







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