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Epoxide-quinone transformations: Multi-parametric indicators for assessing animal welfare

Lee, L, Villalba, MM, Smith, RB and Davis, J (2009) Epoxide-quinone transformations: Multi-parametric indicators for assessing animal welfare. ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS, 11 (8). pp. 1555-1558. [Journal article]

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DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2009.05.056


The use of a novel epoxide label system as the basis of a new approach to monitoring thiol species relevant to animal welfare contexts is presented. The need for the development of on-site/field testing is demonstrated through the analysis of equine saliva before and after exercise and the implication of delays in the analysis process exposed. The system is selective for thiols and, in contrast to simpler labelling systems, could offer potential for speciation studies.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Epoxide; Glutathione; Animal welfare; Stress; Thiol
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Engineering Research Institute
Engineering Research Institute > Nanotechnology & Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)
ID Code:11892
Deposited By: Professor James Davis
Deposited On:14 Feb 2010 15:13
Last Modified:30 Sep 2013 14:10

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