Analysis of Biogenic Amines by GC/FID and GC/MS

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Nakovich, Laura;
(2003)
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: Gas Chromatography | Mass Spectroscopy | Propyl Chloroformate Derivatives | Biogenic Amines

Low levels of biogenic amines occur naturally, but high levels (FDA sets 50 ppm of histamine in fish as the maximum allowable level) can lead to scombroid poisoning. Amines in general are difficult to analyze by Gas Chromatography (GC) due to their lack of volatility... View more
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