Methods


Cholesterol Determination by Gas Chromatography

Method References


AOAC 976.26

Sample Size


50g

Estimated Turn Around Time


5-7 Business days(R)

Reporting Unit


/100g

Limit of Detection


LOD=5 mg/100g
LOQ=0.5%

Method Description


Sample is saponified in basic medium (KOH) and liberated cholesterol is quantified against a known standard by Gas Chromatography Flame Ionization Detector (GC -FID).

Additional Information


A waxy, fat-like substance produced primarily by the liver in both humans and animals. Found in all cells of the body. "Dietary Cholesterol" is cholesterol found in food.
 

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