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Heparin stability by determining unsubstituted amino groups using HILIC-MS, L. Fu, L. Li, C. Cai, G. Li, F. Zhang, Robert J. Linhardt, Analytical Biochemistry, 461, 46–48, 2014.
The thermal instability of the anticoagulant heparin is associated, in part, with the solvolytic loss of N-sulfo groups. This study describes a new method to assess the increased content of unsubstituted amino groups present in thermally-stressed and autoclave-sterilized heparin formulations. N-acetylation of heparin samples with acetic anhydride-d6 is followed by exhaustive heparinase treatment, and disaccharide analysis by hydrophilic interaction chromatography mass spectrometry. The introduction of stable isotopic label provides a sensitive probe for the detection and localization of the lost N-sulfo groups potentially providing valuable insights into degradation mechanism and the reasons for anticoagulant potency loss.;
Analytical Biochemistry, 461, 46–48; Note : if this item contains full text it may be a preprint, author manuscript, or a Gold OA copy that permits redistribution with a license such as CC BY. The final version is available through the publisher’s platform.
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