Product nameAnthrone, carbohydrate determination reagent
DescriptionCarbohydrate determination reagent.
Tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon used in the colorometric determination of carbohydrates.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- YEMM EW & WILLIS AJ The estimation of carbohydrates in plant extracts by anthrone. Biochem J 57:508-14 (1954). Read more (PubMed: 13181867) »
- TREVELYAN WE et al. Determination of yeast carbohydrates with the anthrone reagent. Nature 170:626-7 (1952). Read more (PubMed: 13002392) »
- SEIFTER S & DAYTON S The estimation of glycogen with the anthrone reagent. Arch Biochem 25:191-200 (1950). Read more (PubMed: 15401229) »