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By Benjamin L Turner, Alan E Richardson, Edward Mullaney

Inositol phosphates are a gaggle of natural compounds came across commonly within the common atmosphere. they're very important in agriculture simply because they represent many of the phosphorus in grain seeds, yet they can not be digested by means of a few animals. for this reason, substantial examine has been directed in the direction of enhancing the digestibility of inositol phosphates in animal diets. Inositol phosphates also are plentiful in soils and water our bodies, but a transparent knowing in their behaviour within the surroundings is still elusive. this is often magnificent given the significance of phosphorus within the food of either terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Written via major specialists, this ebook brings jointly serious studies on inositol phosphates in agriculture, ecology, and the surroundings. The 16 chapters disguise a various diversity of themes, together with the synthesis and hydrolysis of inositol phosphates, their position in animal foodstuff, and their destiny in soils and aquatic ecosystems. it's going to turn out worthwhile to a large readership within the agricultural and organic sciences, and may function a different reference resource in this rising subject.

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Experimental Details This section provides additional details for the experiments discussed above. NMR spectra were recorded on a 400 MHz Varian Unity Inova-400 spectrometer. 0 with the addition of 1 M NaOH or perdeuterated acetic acid, as necessary. 943 MHz. 67 ppm). For onedimensional spectra, 16 scans with recycle delay of 6 s between acquisitions were collected. The acquisition conditions were as follows: spectral windows 5000 Hz; pulse width 90°. Typically, 16–32 scans were collected with recycle delays of 4–6 s between acquisitions.

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G. tetrabutylammonium chloride) to the mobile phase, the normally hydrophobic stationary phase becomes coated with the relatively hydrophobic cation (tetrabutylammonium). Phosphate anions can then form ion pairs with the exposed positive charges on the stationary phase surface, providing an ion-exchange-type mechanism. g. , 1990). The potential of such separations coupled to MS detection is demonstrated in Fig. , 2005a). This system was used to qualitatively identify organic phosphorus compounds in a treatment wetland (Fig.

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