The Vitamins - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781483197012, 9781483222042

The Vitamins

2nd Edition

Chemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Methods

Editors: Paul György W. N. Pearson
eBook ISBN: 9781483222042
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1967
Page Count: 352
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The Vitamins: Chemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Methods, Volume VI, Second Edition emphasizes the chemical, physiological, pathological, and methodological aspects of vitamins. This volume contains six chapters that describe the application of biological assays in vitamin analysis. The opening chapter presents the methods for quantitative estimates of vitamin's potency and reliability, followed by descriptions of the design and statistical analysis of vitamin assays. The remaining chapters deal with the chemical, physicochemical, and separation methods of vitamin A, D, K, and E. This book will be of value to nutritionists, dieticians, food scientists, technologists, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Contributors to Volume VI Preface Contents of Other Volumes Chapter I. Animal Assays for Vitamins Introduction I. Precision and Its Measurement II. Basal Rations III. Responses Used in Animal Assays for Vitamins Chapter 2. Statistical Methods in Biological Assay of the Vitamins I. The Dosage-Response Curve and Its Error II. Designs for Segregating Nonrandom Variation III. Measurement of Relative Potency IV. Assays Based on Responses Measured in Percentages V. The Correction of Quantitative Variables: Covariance VI. Slope-Ratio Assays VII. Combination of Estimates of Relative Potency VIII. Summary Chapter 3. Vitamin A Introduction I. Physicochemical Methods of Vitamin A Assay II. Methods for Separation of the Various Members of the Vitamin A Group of Compounds III. Detailed Methods for Determination of the Provitamins A and Vitamin A in Biological Materials and Foods IV. Bioassay of Vitamin A Potency Chapter 4. Vitamin D I. Introduction II. Biological Assays III. Chemical and Physicochemical Methods IV. Assay Procedures Chapter 5. The Determination of Vitamin K I. Physicochemical Methods II. Biological Methods Chapter 6. Vitamin E Assay by Chemical Methods I. Preparation and Extraction of the Sample II. Removal of Fat III. Removal of Interfering Substances IV. Separation of the Tocopherols V. Measurement of Tocopherols VI. Special Assay Procedures VII. Bioassays of Vitamin E Author Index Subject Index


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