Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2012

Pages :   44-49

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Determination of Cycloserine in Human Plasma by High Performance Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry



Address:   Halde Supriya1,2*, Mungantiwar Ashish2 and Chintamaneni Meena1
1School of Pharmacy and Technology Management, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Higher Studies University, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai-400 056
2Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd., G-2, Mahakali Caves Road, Shanti Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai-400093
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ABSTRACT:
A selective, sensitive, rugged and high throughput high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometric method was developed for the estimation of Cycloserine in human plasma using Acyclovir as an internal standard (IS). Cycloserine and IS were extracted from human plasma by solid phase extraction using Water Oasis MCX 1cc/30mg cartridges. The samples were chromatographed on Inertsil ODS-3V, 4.6 × 250 mm, 5µ column using a mobile phase consisting of Milli-Q water: Acetonitrile: formic acid (30:70:0.3 v/v). The chromatographic separation is achieved in 2.6 minutes. The protonated precursor product ion transition for cycloserine and internal standard were monitored in multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) and positive ion mode. The method was validated over a concentration range of 0.200 µg/ml to 16.000 µg/ml. The method was validated for its sensitivity, selectivity, accuracy and precision, matrix effect recovery, various stabilities and dilution integrity.
KEYWORDS:
LC-MS/MS, Cycloserine, Tuberculosis, Solid Phase extraction and Human Plasma.
Cite:
Halde Supriya, Mungantiwar Ashish Chintamaneni Meena. Determination of Cycloserine in Human Plasma by High Performance Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Asian J. Research Chem. 5(1): January 2012; Page 44-49.
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