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Development of a Validated Determination of Methylsulfonylmethane in Dietary Supplement by Gas Chromatography
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  • Journal title : KSBB Journal
  • Volume 30, Issue 4,  2015, pp.141-147
  • Publisher : Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering
  • DOI : 10.7841/ksbbj.2015.30.4.141
 Title & Authors
Development of a Validated Determination of Methylsulfonylmethane in Dietary Supplement by Gas Chromatography
Park, Sang-Wook; Lee, Wonjae;
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The convenient determination of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) for a commercially available dietary supplement was developed using gas chromatography (GC)-flame ionization detector (FID). Chromatography was performed on a capillary column (, ) coated with dimethylpolysiloxane using diethylene glycol methyl ether as an internal standard. The performance characteristics of GC were evaluated in terms of selectivity, linearity, precision, accuracy, recovery, limit of detection (LOD) and limit of quantification (LOQ). The calibration curve was highly linear (the coefficient of determination: 0.9979) within the concentration range of for MSM. The recoveries for three fortified concentrations were 96.7~97.1%, 96.6~97.3% and 96.8~97.2%, respectively. The LOD and LOQ of the method were and , respectively. All obtained results were acceptable according to the guidelines of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists for dietary supplements. Thus, the validated analytical method using the GC-FID system is suitable for the determination of MSM in dietary supplement formulations for quality control.
Dietary supplement;Methylsulfonylmethane;Gas chromatography;
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