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Analysis Package P21:
Sugars in Solution

This analysis package is suitable if you are interested in determining the free sugars in solution. It allows for the analysis of a range of different constituents including aldoses, fructose, sugar alcohols, and some disaccharides (such as sucrose). If you would also like to determine the uronic acids in solution then you should also use analysis package P15 - Uronic Acids.

However, if you would also like to know if there are oligosaccharides in the solution then we instead recommend analysis package P13 - Sugars and Oligosaccharides in Solution which provides all of the data given by package P21 as well as detailed information on the amounts of each sugar in the oligomeric form.

If you are interested in the analysis of sugars in bio-oil then we have dedicated analysis packages for that purpose.

Constituents Determined

For every constituent determined via wet-chemical analysis each sample is analysed in duplicate and we provide the compositional data for each replicate along with the average value and the standard deviation between the duplicates. Our analytical protocols typically provide results with a high level of precision, as detailed here.

Examples of the data reports generated can be viewed on the Celignis Database. Please log on to the guest account using email "" and password "celignis".

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Sample Weight Requirements

Under nornal conditions there is a minimum requirement of 2g of sample for this analysis package with a recommended weight of 10+g of sample.

However, it may be possible for us to undertake the anaysis with lower quantities than the minimum specified above. Please email us at to find out.