LCGC Europe-07-01-2004

LC Troubleshooting
LCGC Europe

July 01, 2004

Dolan addresses the problems associated with transfering a validated method from one laboratory to another and considers what changes are permissable.

The use of SLM extraction in speciation studies is discussed, especially for determining the form and bioavailable fractions of metals in enviromental and biological matrices.

MIPs are synthetic polymeric materials possessing specific cavities designed for a target molecule. The various parameters affecting extraction selectivity are discussed in the article and the potential of MIPs as selective sorbents reviewed.

Data Analysis
LCGC Europe

July 01, 2004

The authors discuss zero-, first- and second-order data and describe the advantages of using second-order chromatographic data compared with the more traditional univariate or multivariate calibration. They demonstrate how its use can uncover much more information from chromatograms and spectra.

Questions of Quality
LCGC Europe

July 01, 2004

The authors consider the impact an analytical balance can have on the quality of chromatographic analyses.

Obituary
LCGC Europe

July 01, 2004

A look back at the life of this chromatography pioneer.