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Salicylic Acid

Dermatological Agent, Analgesic Synonyms. Acido Ortóxibenzoico; Acidum Salicylicum; Salizylsäure. Proprietary names. It is an ingredient of many proprietary preparations—see Martindale, The comple...

Capillary Electrophoresis for Drug Analysis

In the second edition (1986) of this reference work, the index doesn’t even mention electrophoresis. Traditional electrophoretic methodologies, although they used simple and reliable equipment, were...

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

The ability to separate and analyse complex samples is integral to the biological and medical sciences. Classic column chromatography has evolved over the years, with chromatographic innovations intro...

Thin–layer Chromatography (TLC)

Introduction Thin–layer chromatography (TLC) is a widely used technique for the separation and identification of drugs. It is equally applicable to drugs in their pure state, to those extracted from...