The Direct Gas Chromatographic Determination of Low Molecular Weight Fatty Acids in Rumen Fluid

  • J. B. MartinJr.
Conference paper
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 4)


A gas chromatographic procedure to analyze rumen fluids for the low molecular weight fatty acids through n-valeric acid has been developed. The method requires little pretreatment of the rumen sample. The column developed for the analysis overcomes many difficulties associated with the gas chromatographic analysis of very polar materials in aqueous media.


Propionic Acid Rumen Fluid Adsorbed Material Isobutyric Acid Isovaleric Acid 
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© Chicago Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. B. MartinJr.
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  1. 1.Abbott LaboratoriesNorth ChicagoUSA

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