Rapid Screening of Dietary Supplements with Direct Analysis ID-CUBE Coupled to an Exactive Mass Spectrometer
DescriptionIn Westernized cultures, dietary supplements have been gaining popularity in recent years. In China, traditional herbal supplements have been used for millennia. In both cases, the threat of adulteration and need for further characterization of ingredients have been driving forces behind the need for increased screening. This note presents a new approach to the rapid screening of a product marketed as an herbal weight loss aid and the fingerprint characterization of omega fatty acid dietary supplements derived from marine and flaxseed oils.
|Market:||Food and Beverage|
|Keywords:||Dietary supplements, Exactive, DART, Screening, ID-CUBE, Herbal|
|Author:||Elizabeth Crawford and Maciej Bromirski|
|Affiliation:||IonSense, Inc., Saugus, MA - USA; Thermo Fisher Scientific|
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.