Six reagents possessing ferrocene as an electrophore were prepared and evaluated for pre-column derivatization of amino compounds for their determination by high-performance liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection. The utility of these reagents was investigated employing phenethylamine as a model compound. Among these six, N-succinimidyl 3-ferrocenylpropionate was the best with respect to reactivity, stability and electrochemical properties. The developed method was applied to the determination of putrescine formed from ornithine by ornithine decarboxylase.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of Chromatography B: Biomedical Sciences and Applications|
|Publication status||Published - 1989|
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