Fresenius' Zeitschrift für analytische Chemie

, Volume 317, Issue 6, pp 759–760 | Cite as

Enzymatic determination of citrulline in biological samples

  • Wolfgang Eichler
Posters Enzymatic Methods: Determination of Activity

Conclusions

The newly developed method for the enzymatic determination of citrulline in biological specimens gives satisfying and reproducible results and is apt for measuring citrulline concentrations in the physiological as well as in the pathological range, for disease screening and probably can be utilized for automatic analysis.

Since citrulline hydrolase is a fairly stable enzyme with no requirements for cofactors and not interfered by basic amino acids and urea, this method offers a true alternative to the citrulline-determinations employed previously.

Keywords

Enzyme Physical Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Urea Inorganic Chemistry 

Enzymatische Bestimmung von Citrullin in biologischen Proben

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Eichler
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  1. 1.Institut für Biochemie I der Universität Heidelberg (Med. Fak.)HeidelbergFederal Republic of Germany

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