Vitamin K metabolites

HPLC with electrochemical detection
Clinical details: 
The five and seven carbon vitamin K metabolites are experimental markers thought to represent total vitamin K status i.e. derived from all forms of vitamin K. They have been successfully employed in various areas of research including; vitamin K prophylaxis in neonates, conversion of vitamin K1 to dihydro-vitamin K1 in foods and vitamin E and vitamin K interactions.
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Sample type and Volume required: 
Call in advance: 
Turnaround time: 
Not applicable.
Special sample instructions: 

Protect from light.

Storage and transport: 
Sample must be protected from light, first class post.
Nutristasis Unit at St Thomas'
0207188 6815 / 89543
St Thomas' Hospital
North Wing - 4th Floor
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

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Last updated: 07/08/2015