Chromatographia

, Volume 57, Issue 3–4, pp 255–260 | Cite as

First mass spectrometric detection of boldenone in horse mane samples

  • M. A. Popot
  • N. Stojiljkovic
  • P. Garcia
  • Y. Bonnaire
  • J. C. Tabet
Short Communications Gas Chromatography

Summary

In order to investigate the detection of boldenone in horse mane samples, a boldenone study was conducted on two horses. The analytical procedure consisted in a hydrolysis using the Sorensen buffer, a liquid-liquid extraction using diethyl ether and a PFPA derivatization. The instrumental method was a gas chromatography sequential mass spectrometry performed on an ion trap instrument in full scan mode. The limit of detection was estimated to 1 pg mg−1. The detection of boldenone in the mane was made possible for up to 12 months after administration.

Key Words

Gas chromatography—mass spectrometry Horse hair Boldenone 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Popot
    • 1
  • N. Stojiljkovic
    • 1
  • P. Garcia
    • 1
  • Y. Bonnaire
    • 1
  • J. C. Tabet
    • 2
  1. 1.LAB/FNCFChâtenay-MalabryFrance
  2. 2.L.C.O.B, U.M.R 7613Paris Cedex 05France

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