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The Use of Dansyl-Chloride for the Detection of Amino Acids and Serotonin in Nervous Tissue

  • B. E. Leonard
  • N. N. Osborne

Abstract

5-Dimethylaminonaphthalene-1-sulfonylchloride (dansyl-Cl) is now being increasingly used as a reagent in different fields of biological research. The usefulness of this reagent is primarily a result of the intense yellow and orange products it forms with peptides, imidazoles, phenolic compounds, and amino acids. Such derivatives are stable and can be readily separated by solvent extraction of chromatography.

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Tissue Extract Buccal Cell Giant Neuron Dansylated Amino Acid Dansyl Derivative 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. E. Leonard
    • 1
    • 2
  • N. N. Osborne
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochemistry GroupMax Planck Institute for Experimental MedicineGöttingenGermany
  2. 2.Pharmacology DepartmentUniversity CollegeGalwayRepublic of Ireland

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