Separation and Purification of Amino Acids

  • Khush Bakhat Alia
  • Habibullah NadeemEmail author
  • Ijaz Rasul
  • Farrukh Azeem
  • Sabir Hussain
  • Muhammad Hussnain Siddique
  • Saima Muzammil
  • Muhammad Riaz
  • Shabab Nasir


The most prevalent type of liquid chromatography is ion exchange chromatography. In recent years, the acceptance of ion exchange chromatography has been increased because of its application in agricultural, pharmaceutical, environmental and biotechnology industries. Amino acids are principal components of proteins and their separation from protein hydrolysate or from a mixture of amino acids, is always in focus and ion exchange chromatography finds its application in separation of amino acids. Separation of amino acids by ion exchange chromatography has widespread applications because it has high capacity and it is easy to design. This chapter covers modern applications and basic principles of Ion exchange chromatography in the separation of amino acids.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Khush Bakhat Alia
    • 1
  • Habibullah Nadeem
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ijaz Rasul
    • 1
  • Farrukh Azeem
    • 1
  • Sabir Hussain
    • 2
  • Muhammad Hussnain Siddique
    • 1
  • Saima Muzammil
    • 3
  • Muhammad Riaz
    • 4
  • Shabab Nasir
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Bioinformatics and BiotechnologyGovernment College UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  2. 2.Department of Environmental Sciences and EngineeringGovernment College UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  3. 3.Department of MicrobiologyGovernment College UniversityFaisalabadPakistan
  4. 4.Department of Food SciencesUniversity College of Agriculture, Bahauddin Zakariya UniversityMultanPakistan
  5. 5.Department of ZoologyGovernment College UniversityFaisalabadPakistan

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