Hormone Analysis in Food Products
The administration of growth-promoting compounds, to food producing animals is banned within the European Union. We developed several methods whereby the cleanup is based on LLE and SPE and detection based on GC–MSMS or LC–MSMS to identify and confirm the identity of different growth promoting agents in several food products. This chapter describes methods to isolate and identify these growth promoting agents.
Key wordsGrowth promoting agents Gas-chromatography Liquid-chromatography Mass-spectrometry Banned Illegal
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