Vitamin Analysis for the Health and Food SciencesAuthor:
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: November 1998
Reviews major advances in vitamin assay methodology, showing how research resulted in current methods Explains important regulatory methods and their advantages and limitations so the reader can select the proper regulatory method and understand its applications Summarizes international handbook and regulatory methods, providing information about legally accepted and/or collaborated methods Addresses method deficiencies where they exist, enabling the analyst to avoid analytical problems Includes well referenced tables that provide in-depth summaries of methodology and properties of vitamins Provides important practical information about stability characteristics of vitamins, necessary for successful analyses Vitamin Analysis for the Health and Food Sciences is a valuable resource for students and professionals who want to understand the latest advances in the field and the method development efforts that led to the scientific community's current capability to accurately assay fat- and water-soluble vitamins. This book covers both internationally accepted regulatory and handbook methods as well as recently published research. Discussion emphasizes practical aspects of vitamin analysis gained from the author's experience in the laboratory.