Fluorimetric assay of ergotamine

Hooper W.D., Sutherland J.M., Eadie M.J. and Tyrer J.H. (1974) Fluorimetric assay of ergotamine. Analytica Chimica Acta, 69 1: 11-17. doi:10.1016/0003-2670(74)80002-4


Author Hooper W.D.
Sutherland J.M.
Eadie M.J.
Tyrer J.H.
Title Fluorimetric assay of ergotamine
Journal name Analytica Chimica Acta   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0003-2670
Publication date 1974
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0003-2670(74)80002-4
Volume 69
Issue 1
Start page 11
End page 17
Total pages 7
Subject 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
1602 Criminology
1607 Social Work
2304 Environmental Chemistry
Abstract Studies on the fluorescence properties of ergotamine in water at various pH values, and in several organic solvents are described. An assay procedure for ergotamine, based on its intense fluorescence in ethanol, is presented. Extraction of ergotamine into benzene from basic aqueous solution is followed by transfer of the extract to ethanol for fluorescence determination. The plot of fluorescence intensity vs. concentration is linear up to 5 μg ml-1, and the assay has a limit of detection of 0.002 μg ml-1. Reproducibility data at the 2.5-μg ml-1 level are given.
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