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- Chandra-Hioe, Maria V.; Bucknall, Martin P.; Arcot, Jayashree
- Food analytical methods 2013 v.6 no.5 pp. 1416-1423
- neural tube defects, etc ; breads; detection limit; folic acid; ion exchange; mass spectrometry; monitoring; sampling; sodium; solid phase extraction; wheat flour; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... In Australia, folic acid (FA) has been mandatorily added to bread making flour (non-organic wheat flour) since September 2009. The objective of FA fortification is to reduce the prevalence of neural tube defects. This study validated a quantitative assay to determine FA in fortified flour using ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS). For this purpose, a proce ...