Total Carbohydrate Assay, Catalog: MA-0144


100 wells, Colorimetric, OD 490 nm

MA 0144 Total Carbohydrate Assay DS
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Catalog MA-0144

Size 100 wells

Sample Type Cell Extracts, Tissue Lysate

Species All

Method of Detection Colorimetric, OD 490 nm

Assay Type Quantitative

Application A plate based colorimetric assay to determine total carbohydrate content in various samples.  

Sensitivity 0.3 µg/well

Storage Conditions Room Temperature

Shipping Temperature Room Temperature


Carbohydrates are one of the fundamental building blocks of biochemistry. The total carbohydrate assay is a crucial analytical technique used to determine overall carbohydrate content in each sample. This assay provides valuable information for a wide range of applications in the food and beverage industries, pharmaceutical research, and basic biochemistry. The assay involves the oxidation of sugars to aldehydes which react with phenol to give color around 490 nm. Scientists utilize the assay to assess the nutritional value of food products, verify the efficiency of carbohydrate-based pharmaceutical formulations, and monitor carbohydrate metabolism in biological samples. AkrivisBio’s Total Carbohydrate Assay’s accuracy and reliability make it an invaluable tool in scientific research and commercial industries, contributing to improved product development and a deeper understanding of carbohydrate-related phenomena. Moreover, it serves as an essential tool in quality control processes, enabling manufacturers to ensure consistency and adherence to standards.