The separation of lactose, lactobionic acid, sialic acid*, 6’-sialyllactose, and 3’-sialyllactose is shown as a proof of concept for the control of these components in fermentation process for a pharmaceutical product. The acceptance criterion of a minimum resolution of the peaks (< 1.3) is reached. The separation is achieved on a Metrosep Carb 2 - 250/4.0 column with subsequent pulsed amperometric detection.


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