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Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 61–63 | Cite as

Analysis of mucin as raw material and in a saliva substitute by isotachophoresis

  • A. J. G. Emonds
  • D. de Vos
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Abstract

An isotachophoretic method is presented for the analysis of the glycoprotein mucin as raw material. The assay is also used for the mucin assay in the saliva substitute Saliva Orthana®.

Keywords

Isotachophoresis Mucins Saliva, artificial 

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© Royal Dutch Association for Advancement of Pharmacy 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. G. Emonds
    • 1
  • D. de Vos
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, Sylvius LaboratoriesLeiden UniversityAC Leidenthe Netherlands
  2. 2.Medical DepartmentPharmachemie BVRN Haarlemthe Netherlands

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